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Tla-o-qui-aht carver preps MFA finale at University of Victoria

“They see us as people of the past, stories of the past, but we’re still here now.”

VIDEO: Students battle in Pacific Northwest robotics competition

More than 300 high school students from B.C., Alta., and Washington took part in the VEX Robotics competition

VIDEO: Students battle in Pacific Northwest robotics competition

More than 300 high school students from B.C., Alta., and Washington took part in the VEX Robotics competition

REPLAY: B.C. this week in video

In case you missed it, here's a look at replay-worthy highlights from across the province this week

Tofino author remembers Detroit riot

“The Detroit skyline was right there in front of us all the time."

BC Parks Foundation board begins work

Board gets $10 million endowment, will raise money and encourage more use of provincial parks

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BioBlitz at Pacific Rim National Park Reserve
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What was your best car?
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Have you got any unclaimed cash at the Bank of Canada?

The central bank is holding about $678 million in unclaimed funds. Here’s how to find out if any of it is yours.

The coming disruption: How robots might upend different professions

The study argues that tasks, not entire professions, will be affected

ARTSPLASH: Pinhole photographer shares craft with Tofino and Ucluelet

“You can take a kleenex box and create photographs that can be regarded as extremely high art."

Tofino local wins Young Birder Award

“I didn’t think that I had a chance really. There’s so many amazing young birders.”

Winning ticket for Friday’s $25 million Lotto Max jackpot in B.C.

The next jackpot of an estimated $10 million will be drawn March 17.

Surfrider aims to eliminate plastic bags in Tofino

“It’s a great way to get involved with the community, have fun, meet others and perhaps find a way to volunteer that you hadn’t before."

Black Press papers up for Ma Murray awards

The awards honour community newspaper excellence across B.C.

Canadians happy without the penny, but not ready to say goodbye to the nickel: poll

A new survey suggests most British Columbians also agree with the end of the one-cent coin.

7 Earth-size worlds found orbiting star; could hold life

This cluster of planets is 40 light-years away in the constellation Aquarius

Black Press offers a $20,000 prize giveaway to celebrate Canada 150

Enter for a chance to win prizes including a trip for two to one of six Canadian destinations.

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Surfrider Pacific Rim launches into 2017

“I don’t think an actual campaign or education around cigarette pollution has really been prominent in Ucluelet or Tofino.”

New safety signage en route to West Coast

“We have this increase in people visiting all year and participating in activities that they just didn’t before."

Queen Elizabeth II marks record 65 years on throne

The palace says the 90-year-old queen will spend the day quietly at her Sandringham estate in eastern England.