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Premier touches on multiple topics ahead of Asia trade trip

Housing and childcare are expected to be the focus of the BC NDP’s first budget in February.

Son charged in death of Salt Spring Island woman

Martin Galen Vandenberg, 22, has now been charged with second-degree murder in the death of Heather Jones

Province raises threshold for homeowner grant to $1.65 million

Eligible homeowners must apply for the grant each year. To be eligible, the home must be used as the owner’s principal residence

VIDEO: Father charged in Victoria Christmas Day killings

Andrew Robert Douglas Berry, 43, charged with two counts of second degree murder.

2017 BC Assessment values now available online

Property owners will be receiving a letter in the mail in January, but are able to access their values now

UPDATE: Police in Victoria investigating two bodies found on Christmas Day

An injured person was also found at the scene and taken to hospital. Authorities say the public is not at risk

BC Ferries exploring options for better WI-FI

The company says it could bring in a two-tiered system that would include an additional cost

67,000 homeowners get early-warning assessment notice

These notices have been sent out to homes with an above-average increase in their 2018 assessment

Victoria gets approval for supervised consumption site

This will be the first permanent facility on Vancouver Island

VIDEO: Salt Spring Islanders ferry piano to their floating home

Everyone enjoys a little music on the water, but not everyone has a piano on their boat

Strategy announced for Indigenous cancer care

Various stakeholders have come together to provide a road map from prevention to survivorship

BC Ferries adds extra sailings for Christmas

More than 175 sailings are being added, including 130 between the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island

WestJet Christmas video turns children’s wishes into reality

This year’s annual video took a new spin on the 12 days of Christmas

Updated: Suspect in Salt Spring murder held under Mental Health Act

Police arrested a 22-year-old man, but are providing few other details

Few details in police incident on Salt Spring Island

A home on Maliview Drive was surrounded in police tape

BC Ferries to go smoke-free in the new year

A new policy will no longer allow passengers or crew to smoke while aboard any BC Ferries vessel

What is your most embarrassing work story?

These 25 scenarios taken from senior managers in North America will make you cringe

American Airlines glitch gives pilots holiday at Christmas

A computer glitch with the world’s largest airline means American is scrambling to schedule pilots into planes

B.C. to implement longer prohibitions for dangerous drivers

Drivers caught street racing or stunt driving will soon see driving prohibitions extended up to 36 months

Truck fire, chemical spill closes Highway 5 between Hope, Merritt

A transport vehicle has caught fire and is leaking a corrosive liquid