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John Horgan enters the Government House ballroom. Horgan was sworn in as B.C.’s new premier and the new cabinet positions were announced at Government House in Victoria. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

Premier John Horgan, NDP cabinet get down to work

NDP’s 22-member cabinet includes minister of mental health

John Horgan enters the Government House ballroom. Horgan was sworn in as B.C.’s new premier and the new cabinet positions were announced at Government House in Victoria. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
Island Farms milk gets new safety seal

Island Farms milk gets new safety seal

A large product recall at the Victoria facility has led to more stringent safety measures.

Island Farms milk gets new safety seal
A Victoria mother says her son suffered serious blistering after applying a Banana Boat sunscreen spray during a class trip to the beach. (Facebook/Patrizia Fitch)

Victoria mother says child was burned by sunscreen

Says her son began to blister after using a spray-on sunscreen made by Banana Boat.

A Victoria mother says her son suffered serious blistering after applying a Banana Boat sunscreen spray during a class trip to the beach. (Facebook/Patrizia Fitch)
The alarming rate of drug overdose statistics, plus increasing fentanyl deaths, has prompted a public presentation Monday at Fulton on the topic. (Black Press file photo)

May numbers: Four deaths per day caused by illicit drugs

The BC Coroners Service says 129 people died during the month of May, slightly down from 136 deaths in April.

The alarming rate of drug overdose statistics, plus increasing fentanyl deaths, has prompted a public presentation Monday at Fulton on the topic. (Black Press file photo)
Veteran walking from Prince George to Victoria

Veteran walking from Prince George to Victoria

Robert Gagnon is hoping to raise awareness for for veterans and first responders with PTSD

Veteran walking from Prince George to Victoria
Original McDonald’s Canada location offering $0.67 hamburgers

Original McDonald’s Canada location offering $0.67 hamburgers

The Richmond location was first opened in 1967 and is celebrating 50 years.

Original McDonald’s Canada location offering $0.67 hamburgers
VIDEO: Eagle steals fish off boat near Vancouver Island

VIDEO: Eagle steals fish off boat near Vancouver Island

Slow-motion video taken in Kyuquot Sound viewed nearly one million times since last week.

VIDEO: Eagle steals fish off boat near Vancouver Island
The bow of the Leviathan II, a whale-watching boat owned by Jamie’s Whaling Station, is seen near Vargas Island Tuesday, October 27, 2015 as it waits to be towed into Tofino, B.C., for inspection. The Transportation Safety Board is analyzing cameras from passengers and crew as part of its investigation into a deadly whale-watching accident that claimed six lives near Tofino, B.C. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Final report to be released into sinking of Leviathan II

Six people died when the whale-watching boat capsized and sank in October 2015.

The bow of the Leviathan II, a whale-watching boat owned by Jamie’s Whaling Station, is seen near Vargas Island Tuesday, October 27, 2015 as it waits to be towed into Tofino, B.C., for inspection. The Transportation Safety Board is analyzing cameras from passengers and crew as part of its investigation into a deadly whale-watching accident that claimed six lives near Tofino, B.C. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
First female in league history

First female in league history

The Victoria HarbourCats are breaking down baseball stereotypes

First female in league history
BC Greens gain two more seats in 2017 provincial election

BC Greens gain two more seats in 2017 provincial election

Andrew Weaver, leader of the BC Green Party, will be joined by Adam Olsen and Sonia Furstenau

BC Greens gain two more seats in 2017 provincial election