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Slay the ‘energy vampires’ lurking at home: BC Hydro

A recent survey found the average home has more than 25 devices that draw power, even when they’re turned off.

Heavy rain causes flooding in small B.C. First Nation community

The tiny hamlet of Kingcome Inlet is underwater after Monday night’s storm

VIDEO: Drone footage shows wolf vs. moose fight in Canada

The video was taken in northern Ontario and posted to YouTube by Dan Nystedt.

PHOTOS: Winners of the BC SCPA wildlife contest

Three finalists in the Wildlife-In-Focus photography contest hail from Vancouver Island.

BC Ferries restricts passengers from lower vehicle decks

The new regulations will no longer allow passengers to remain in their vehicles on closed car decks.

Fire Prevention Week across B.C.

This year’s theme is ‘Every second counts - plan 2 ways out’

Free pumpkin spice lattes at 7/11

Popular convenience store is getting in on the October action with free tasters this Wednesday

Victoria man reunited with Las Vegas men who saved his life

Sheldon Mack was pulled to safety by an off-duty paramedic and driven to hospital by a Armed Forces veteran.

PHOTOS: Aurora Borealis light up night sky above B.C.

The northern lights were out in full effect Wednesday night throughout much of the province.

Toronto Raptors open training camp at University of Victoria

The team will play an intra-squad game open to the public on Thursday, but tickets have already sold out.

RCMP wraps up investigation into tainted milk

Investigators say it is unknown how the foreign objects came to be inside the milk jugs and there is no evidence of criminality.

Vancouver Island company faces backlash to “fat-shaming” picture

Owner of Fresh Coast Victoria apologizes for posting photo of large man with caption “Get this guy some @freshcoastvic”

Wildfire season transitions from response to recovery

There are still 168 fires burning throughout the province, costing the BC Wildfire Service nearly $500 million since April 1.

Largest wildfire in province’s history continues to grow

BC Wildfire officials hope for rain, but conditions remain hot and dry throughout the province.

Hot and dry long weekend concerns BC Wildfire crews

Temperatures are forecasted to be unseasonably warm this weekend with highs into the 30’s for many areas.

Campers urged to stay out of back country this long weekend

While no ban is in place, patrols will be stepped up as officials expect hot and dry conditions to continue.

Police believe there are more sex assault victims in Kootenays

Harry Charles Sadd of Victoria currently faces 23 counts of indecent assault and one count of sexual assault against young boys.

Actor Josh Brolin takes a break in Victoria bookstore

The Academy Award nominated actor is believed to be on Vancouver Island shooting scenes for the Deadpool sequel starring Ryan Reynolds.

2017 wildfire season will go down as “unprecedented”

Kevin Skrepnek says this wildfire season will go down in history, both for its volatility and the resilience of British Columbians.

30 new fires in BC since yesterday

Thursday was one of the busiest days in recent weeks for wildfire officials and first responders on the ground.