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Wildfire evacuation numbers beginning to decline

More people allowed back into their homes, but threat to leave remains high and depends on weather.

Premier John Horgan, NDP cabinet get down to work

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

Feast of Fields coming back to Greater Victoria

The 20th annual event takes place Aug. 27 at Ravenhill Farm on the Saanich Peninsula.

RCMP Musical Ride to make stops in Victoria

They will be performing August 26 and 27 at Topaz Park and on the grounds of Royal Roads University.

Island Farms milk gets new safety seal

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

Ticket packs unveiled for 2019 World Junior Championships

Victoria Royals season ticket holders will get the first chance to secure their seats.

Victoria mother says child was burned by sunscreen

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

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.

Veteran walking from Prince George to Victoria

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

Heat wave coming to Vancouver Island

Temperatures expected to rise into 30’s for some areas including the east coast of island.

Public funeral for retired fire chief who battled cancer

A procession for Doug Angrove is scheduled for Saturday afternoon in Esquimalt.

Original McDonald’s Canada location offering $0.67 hamburgers

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

Summer solstice brings sunshine to Vancouver Island

Environment Canada is calling for lots of sun throughout the weekend and highs up to 30.

VIDEO: Eagle steals fish off boat near Vancouver Island

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

Small earthquake on Vancouver Island

The 4.6 magnitude quake struck west of Gold River Monday morning.

Vancouver Island dog breeder forced to surrender 17 animals

BC SPCA says dogs were in poor condition and soaked in urine and feces.

Coast Guard better prepared on Vancouver Island

Federal funding will see three new lifeboat stations and better emergency management.

Final report to be released into sinking of Leviathan II

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

Wind storm cuts power for 15,000 on Vancouver Island

Tuesday’s wind storm had BC Hydro crews hard at work all over Vancouver Island

First female in league history

The Victoria HarbourCats are breaking down baseball stereotypes