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(Photo by Terry Venables/Natural Images Canada via BC Hydro)

Hydro crews in B.C. help move ospreys evicted from nest

Ospreys in Greater Victoria tried to build their new nests on top of powerlines after Canada geese took over their home

(Photo by Terry Venables/Natural Images Canada via BC Hydro)
Premier John Horgan displays his best playground “tricks” with students at Quadra elementary, Tuesday May 8. Horgan joined Minister of Education, Rob Fleming, to announce $5 million in annual funding for safer and more accessible playground equipment for schoolchildren across B.C. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS

B.C. invests $5M for new school playground equipment

Fifty-one schools across the province to benefit from new program

Premier John Horgan displays his best playground “tricks” with students at Quadra elementary, Tuesday May 8. Horgan joined Minister of Education, Rob Fleming, to announce $5 million in annual funding for safer and more accessible playground equipment for schoolchildren across B.C. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS
Riot Brewing was one of eight B.C. brewers to win awards at the 2018 World Beer Cup, and the only brewery to win for more than one beer. (Facebook/Riot Brewing Company)                                Riot Brewing was one of eight B.C. brewers to win awards at the 2018 World Beer Cup, and the only brewery to win for more than one beer. (Facebook/Riot Brewing Company)

B.C. breweries win big at 2018 World Beer Cup

8 different breweries take home awards from the world-wide competition in Nashville, TN

Riot Brewing was one of eight B.C. brewers to win awards at the 2018 World Beer Cup, and the only brewery to win for more than one beer. (Facebook/Riot Brewing Company)                                Riot Brewing was one of eight B.C. brewers to win awards at the 2018 World Beer Cup, and the only brewery to win for more than one beer. (Facebook/Riot Brewing Company)
At least one B.C. company celebrated May 4th with some sweet treats from a galaxy far, far away. (Empire Donuts/Instagram)

May the fourth be with you: B.C. company bakes up sweet treats

Victoria’s Empire Donuts quickly sold out of their Star Wars themed items

At least one B.C. company celebrated May 4th with some sweet treats from a galaxy far, far away. (Empire Donuts/Instagram)
Residents have been taking advantage of all of this sunshine. Daisy McMurray took this photo of kites at Esquimalt Lagoon in Victoria. (Submitted)

16 temperature records broken around B.C. on Thursday

Agassiz broke a record that goes back more than 100 years

Residents have been taking advantage of all of this sunshine. Daisy McMurray took this photo of kites at Esquimalt Lagoon in Victoria. (Submitted)
DNA sheds new light on 30-year-old B.C. murder mystery

DNA sheds new light on 30-year-old B.C. murder mystery

Police in Washington release sketch of suspect in murder of Victoria sweethearts

DNA sheds new light on 30-year-old B.C. murder mystery
B.C., Alberta clash as Kinder Morgan suspends Trans Mountain work

B.C., Alberta clash as Kinder Morgan suspends Trans Mountain work

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley promises “serious economic consequences” for B.C.

B.C., Alberta clash as Kinder Morgan suspends Trans Mountain work
Illicit drug overdose deaths across B.C. trending down for 2018

Illicit drug overdose deaths across B.C. trending down for 2018

Death Review Panel on overdose deaths make three major recommendations

Illicit drug overdose deaths across B.C. trending down for 2018
(Flickr/Keith Allison)

5 things you didn’t know about Steve Nash

The two-time MVP from Victoria, B.C. will be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame this year

(Flickr/Keith Allison)
These USB chargers could pose risk of shock, fire

These USB chargers could pose risk of shock, fire

Health Canada warns of safety hazards and has issued a recall of multiple products

These USB chargers could pose risk of shock, fire
The latest Starbucks creation is expected to taste like peaches and cream! (Instagram/lovesewspecial)

Starbucks to unveil latest creation: crystal ball frappuccino

The limited-edition drink will be available starting March 22

The latest Starbucks creation is expected to taste like peaches and cream! (Instagram/lovesewspecial)
Reader Photos: First day of spring around British Columbia

Reader Photos: First day of spring around British Columbia

Our loyal viewers sent us some of their favourite Spring photos from all corners of the province

Reader Photos: First day of spring around British Columbia
British Columbia has the greatest diversity of Indigenous languages in Canada. The 34 unique Indigenous languages, and over 90 dialects, represent 60% of all Indigenous languages in the country. (Flickr/Province of British Columbia)

Province invests $50M to save B.C.’s 34 Indigenous languages

Funds will go towards the preservation and revitalization of languages spoken by less than 6,000 people

British Columbia has the greatest diversity of Indigenous languages in Canada. The 34 unique Indigenous languages, and over 90 dialects, represent 60% of all Indigenous languages in the country. (Flickr/Province of British Columbia)
British Columbia will be well represented at the 2018 Paralympics in South Korea.(Facebook/@CDNParalympics)

Nearly half of Canada’s Paralympic team has ties to B.C.

24 of the 55 athletes either live, train or were born in British Columbia

British Columbia will be well represented at the 2018 Paralympics in South Korea.(Facebook/@CDNParalympics)
A trio of cougars were put down after they were found near a home in Courtenay, B.C. last weekend. (Black Press file image)

RCMP, Conservation Officers kill 3 cougars near B.C. farm

The animals had attacked pigs and a pet donkey, and killed a lamb

A trio of cougars were put down after they were found near a home in Courtenay, B.C. last weekend. (Black Press file image)
Tougher penalties for distracted drivers in B.C.

Tougher penalties for distracted drivers in B.C.

New measures begin this month to combat distracted driving in the province

Tougher penalties for distracted drivers in B.C.
Former Burns Lake Mayor Luke Strimbold has been charged with sexual assault. (Black Press file image)

UPDATED: Former Burns Lake Mayor Luke Strimbold facing numerous sex assault charges

Luke Strimbold, 28, has resigned from the BC Liberal Party following announcement of charges by RCMP

Former Burns Lake Mayor Luke Strimbold has been charged with sexual assault. (Black Press file image)
Alberta takes out full-page ads in B.C. over strained relationship

Alberta takes out full-page ads in B.C. over strained relationship

It’s the latest move between the two provinces over progress on Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

Alberta takes out full-page ads in B.C. over strained relationship
B.C. Finance Minister Carole James visits a Victoria daycare on the eve of her first budget, Feb. 19, 2018. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

BC BUDGET: New spaces a step to universal child care

Fees reduced for licensed daycare operators

B.C. Finance Minister Carole James visits a Victoria daycare on the eve of her first budget, Feb. 19, 2018. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
Black Press file photo

Here’s what you need to know about Chinese New Year

2018 is the year of the dog and your birth year is said to determine your personality

Black Press file photo