Cpl. Stephanie Lin is taking care of a sweet little black and white Border Collie cross at the Williams Lake RCMP Command Post. The lost dog is being transferred to the BC SPCA in Williams Lake until the owner can be found. Photo submitted

RCMP check turns up lost dog in evacuation zone near Williams Lake

The possible border-collie cross has helped boost officers’ morale

Cpl. Stephanie Lin is taking care of a sweet little black and white Border Collie cross at the Williams Lake RCMP Command Post. The lost dog is being transferred to the BC SPCA in Williams Lake until the owner can be found. Photo submitted
Transport Canada eases drone regulations

Transport Canada eases drone regulations

Changes include smaller no-fly zones and shorter distances from buildings and people

Transport Canada eases drone regulations
(Black Press files)

Man gives up ASIMIL8 licence plate, compares government to Star Trek’s Borg

Troller says he is being assimilated by the government bureaucracy, losing his freedom of expression

(Black Press files)
It just got easier to ship IKEA furniture to the Island

It just got easier to ship IKEA furniture to the Island

The company has added Collection Points to Nanaimo and Victoria, allowing you to shop online and ship for $79.

It just got easier to ship IKEA furniture to the Island
Digital ‘absolutely cannibalizing’ cash as Canadian stores, shoppers snub cash

Digital ‘absolutely cannibalizing’ cash as Canadian stores, shoppers snub cash

It’s a choice some in the industry say is likely to become more commonplace

Digital ‘absolutely cannibalizing’ cash as Canadian stores, shoppers snub cash
A giant mechanical fire-breathing dragon-horse is wandering the streets of Ottawa as part of Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations, along with a giant mechanical spider. The Canadian Press.

Towering dragon roams streets

Meanwhile in Ottawa… Canada 150 celebrations continue

A giant mechanical fire-breathing dragon-horse is wandering the streets of Ottawa as part of Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations, along with a giant mechanical spider. The Canadian Press.
(All photos by Concierge Auctions)

Multi-million dollar home up for auction on Salt Spring Island

It offers panoramic views of the ocean and will be available to bidders with no reserve limit on Aug. 15

(All photos by Concierge Auctions)
Rio’s Olympics, 1 year later

Rio’s Olympics, 1 year later

A look at the good, the bad, and the ugly from the 2016 Summer Games

Rio’s Olympics, 1 year later
Hardy has been given around the clock care at the rescue centre. (Vancouver Aquarium)

WATCH: Rescued sea otter pup named Hardy

The pup was rescued from the ocean and first brought to Port Hardy for treatment.

Hardy has been given around the clock care at the rescue centre. (Vancouver Aquarium)
A view of the control tower, the Victoria Flying Club and aircraft at the Victoria International Airport. (Don Denton/Black Press)

Victoria airport named one of world’s most loved

CNN travel has included YYJ on its list of top 10 airports due to efficiency and ease of use.

A view of the control tower, the Victoria Flying Club and aircraft at the Victoria International Airport. (Don Denton/Black Press)
Phelps loses to simulated ‘Great White’

Phelps loses to simulated ‘Great White’

Phelps loses by 2 seconds to simulated shark in ‘Shark Week’

Phelps loses to simulated ‘Great White’
Mountie caught ‘having a word’ with two pigs

Mountie caught ‘having a word’ with two pigs

With Williams Lake and 100 Mile House under evacuation, RCMP are getting acquainted with livestock

Mountie caught ‘having a word’ with two pigs
Rare waterspout towers over Lasqueti Island

Rare waterspout towers over Lasqueti Island

Fisherman and Island residents alike caught a rare glimpse of a massive…

Rare waterspout towers over Lasqueti Island
One serious Caesar

One serious Caesar

Two Kelowna bartenders launch a new version of the Caesar

One serious Caesar
Ian Purcell captured this object on video as it traversed the sky above Shawnigan Lake. (Ian Purcell image)

VIDEO: UFO spotted near Shawnigan Lake

Witness took 10-minute video of object

Ian Purcell captured this object on video as it traversed the sky above Shawnigan Lake. (Ian Purcell image)
(Instagram/feastoffields)

Feast of Fields coming back to Greater Victoria

The 20th annual event takes place Aug. 27 at Ravenhill Farm on the Saanich Peninsula.

(Instagram/feastoffields)
Caitlyn Ashley says her cat Dutchess was stolen early Sunday morning and dropped off in Surrey. But thanks to a local Facebook group, she’ll soon be reunited with her pet. (Facebook)

Stolen cat returned by kindness of strangers

Langford woman says cops found her cat in Surrey; it’s being returned with help from local Facebook group.

Caitlyn Ashley says her cat Dutchess was stolen early Sunday morning and dropped off in Surrey. But thanks to a local Facebook group, she’ll soon be reunited with her pet. (Facebook)
Caitlyn Ashley says her cat Dutchess was stolen early Sunday morning and dropped off in Surrey. But thanks to a local Facebook group, she’ll soon be reunited with her pet. (Facebook)

Stolen cat returned by kindness of strangers

Langford woman says cops found her cat in Surrey; it’s being returned with help from local Facebook group.

Caitlyn Ashley says her cat Dutchess was stolen early Sunday morning and dropped off in Surrey. But thanks to a local Facebook group, she’ll soon be reunited with her pet. (Facebook)
(Facebook/Victoria Military Music Festival)

RCMP Musical Ride to make stops in Victoria

They will be performing August 26 and 27 at Topaz Park and on the grounds of Royal Roads University.

(Facebook/Victoria Military Music Festival)
Calgary Stampede takes place all weekend. (Instagram - @calgarystampede
Calgary Stampede takes place all weekend. (Instagram - @calgarystampede