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How schools across Greater Victoria are handling marijuana legalization

Districts and campuses have different approaches to pot use and education

  • Oct 19th, 2018

Trump: ‘Severe’ consequences if Saudis murdered Khashoggi

Pro-government newspaper Yeni Safak on Wednesday said it had obtained audio recordings of the alleged killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2.

  • Oct 19th, 2018

Migrants, police mass in town on Guatemala-Mexico border

Many of the more than 2,000 Hondurans in a migrant caravan trying to wend its way to the United States left spontaneously with little more than the clothes on their backs and what they could quickly throw into backpacks.

  • Oct 19th, 2018

Okanagan clinical team to research Alzheimer’s Disease drug

Disease-modifying medication study seeks participants

Robert Barron column: Don’t forget to vote tomorrow

The very first night I put an election campaign sign on my lawn, someone used it like a football.

Your morning news in 90: Oct. 19, 2018

Tune in for 90 seconds to get the top headlines for the Okanagan, Shuswap and Similkameen.

Going legal: Meet Red Beard, your bong maker

Patrick Vrolyk is an Okanagan-based glassblower who specializes in handmade pipes and bongs

  • Oct 19th, 2018

Stadium vendor seen in pizza spitting video pleads guilty

The 21-year-old's sentencing is Nov. 15. His lawyer has said he understood what he did was wrong and was remorseful.

  • Oct 19th, 2018

Celebrating small business in B.C.

"We care about small businesses and the people who own them, and we are committed to ensuring their viability and success," said Bruce Ralston, Minister of Jobs, Trade and Technology.

  • Oct 19th, 2018

Voting in Hope? Here’s what you need to know

Who can vote, what IDs to bring and how the process works in your Oct. 20 municipal election

  • Oct 19th, 2018

New interchange, work on Alex Fraser to make ‘easier commutes’ for Delta, province says

Bridge construction will restart next week, while the Highway 91 interchange was finished in August

  • Oct 19th, 2018

Oh, Deer

Urban venison: a cause for concern?

  • Oct 19th, 2018

Uruguay leads the world in pot legalization with Canada second

The small Latin American started to legalize pot in early 2010

  • Oct 19th, 2018

Greater Vernon Cultural Centre Yes vote rally goes today

Those who support planned new cultural centre in Vernon to meet at Greater Vernon Museum at 11:30

  • Oct 19th, 2018

Sooke woman seeks changes in assisted dying law

Family's ordeal has spurred a petition to Parliament

  • Oct 19th, 2018

Going legal: Meet Red Beard, your bong maker

Patrick Vrolyk is an Okanagan-based glassblower who specializes in handmade pipes and bongs

  • Oct 19th, 2018

School District 83 reveals fall budget changes due to surplus funds

Extra staff, counselling and supports a top priority for additional funds

  • Oct 19th, 2018

Record-breaking $113 million Lotto Max jackpot up for grabs

This is Canada's highest top prize offering ever and includes 53 Max Millions

  • Oct 19th, 2018

Dryness, nitrates possible explanations for Fraser Valley dairy farm fires

Farmers in Agassiz, Rosedale still unsure how fires started

  • Oct 19th, 2018

Woman speaks out after alleged sexual assault at Vancouver Island Walmart

Allegations launched against man with ties to Ladysmith community

  • Oct 19th, 2018