Alleged drunk driver with 3 kids in car arrested after Langford crash, Nanaimo hospital COVID-19 outbreak may have come from Lower Mainland: Island Health, Caught on cam: Fire tears through Victoria home, Man arrested for allegedly beating man with stick in Victoria, Victoria report outlines effects of homelessness on downtown businesses, Crash causes delays, cuts power to 1,100 near East Sooke, Vancouver Island's first COVID-19 outbreak declared at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital, 1 taken to hospital after Pat Bay Hwy crash, Infectious disease modeller predicts new COVID-19 measures could be just the beginning, Vancouver Island man wins BC Children's Hospital Dream Lottery grand prize, Residents find queen 'murder hornet' in B.C. Although the Second World War veteran doesn't like to recall his past, he says it’s imperative we never forget those responsible for our present freedom. A COVID-19 exposure event has been identified at John Barsby Secondary School in Nanaimo. 10. A City of Victoria staff report says that homelessness in the region has had tangible impacts on businesses in the downtown area. Yukon's chief medical health officer is cautioning against travel to British Columbia as COVID-19 cases in the province spike. An animal sanctuary and rescue facility on Vancouver Island will undergo a complete reconstruction thanks to the help of celebrity and activist Pamela Anderson. 1, Provincial officials are applauding sharp-eyed British Columbians for their discovery of yet another Asian giant hornet as dozens of ministry traps set throughout the Fraser Valley sit empty. paramedics almost zero, Neighbours rally to protect Garry oak ecosystem on Saanich development site, Island Health reports COVID-19 outbreak at Nanaimo hospital, Victoria lays out ambitious plan to end sheltering in parks by March 2021, Colwood seeks solution as rabbits run rampant in Royal Bay, Campers in Parksville nature park cleared out by bylaw officials, Chainsaw carver creates memorial piece to honour veterans in Qualicum Beach. The federal government says it has a game plan to transition away from open-net fish farming on British Columbia's coast. Earthquakes Canada noted the tremour shortly after 5 p.m. More than 100 cases of COVID-19 were confirmed over the last week in the Fraser East region by Tyler Olsen; 16 hours ago; video . 1. INTERACTIVE MAP/GRAPHS: Vancouver Island and Vancouver see jump in new COVID-19 cases over last week. Aisha Strange has not spoken, walked since she was struck in July 2019, Municipality ordered to reassess rezoning application, Case gained international attention in 2018 after ‘vigilante’ video went viral, Nanaimo area September ridership about 56 per cent what it was previous September, Island Health apologized for Nov. 7 situation, Pieces nearly in place to have representation from nine area nations on various CRD committees, RCMP ask for public’s help to try to find 21-year-old Joshua Yost, Group developing an Island climate leadership plan to be presented in the spring, Kenneth Weber, 56, charged with second degree murder of wife, Armaan Singh Chandi appealed charges of attempted murder, dangerous driving and failing to stop, Aisha Strange, then 20, was struck while stopped at a Saanich intersection on her scooter, A police dog helped Victoria Police Department locate the two suspects, Pair of dogs survive cougar attack near Takala Road, No tsunami after 4.2 magnitude earthquake reported near Haida Gwaii, Second COVID-19 case at Nanaimo high school makes a ‘cluster’, Cyclist dies from injuries after Friday night collision at Harriet, Gorge, Suspects sought after Victoria jeweller loses almost $100,000 worth of watches in sophisticated scheme, Resort cabin near Campbell River burns down, COVID-19: Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation announces return to Stage 1 restrictions, Impaired driver gets 2.5 years for hit-and-run that left UVic student with severe brain trauma, Court quashes North Cowichan’s decision to deny expansion at VIMC, 18 months for Port Alberni child-lurer zap-strapped to chair, RDN Transit hopes recovery funding will help balance books as ridership slowly returns, Nurse shortage forced Port Alice Health Centre to close for a full day, Capital Regional District opening doors for more First Nations input, UPDATED: Young man dropped off at Nanaimo mall more than a week ago has been found, Vancouver Island delegates plan for climate change, Neighbour says murdered Langford woman was ‘always kind and talkative’, Court dismisses appeal by man convicted in 2016 drive-by shooting in Nanaimo, UPDATE: Man who hit UVic student promises victim’s family he will never drive under influence again, Police arrest two suspects after robbery at Quadra Village store at knifepoint. CTV News Channel, B.C. What would Greater Victoria look like with only 100 people? Five staff members at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital have tested positive for COVID-19, prompting Island Health to declare an outbreak of the disease. 1. election called for Oct. 24. British Columbia's Labour Relations Board says it will provide neutral third-party “troubleshooters” to help iron out challenges arising from COVID-19 protocols in public schools. Individual at home and isolating, says Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools after case at Dover Bay, Victoria cycling coalition calls for higher standards following death of cyclist, Police are looking for information on two individuals who may be connected to this crime, Notice issued after big cat spotted at Nymph Falls Park. 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