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A young girl holds up a sign as hundreds of people, many youth who have aged out of foster care, rallied at the steps of the BC Legislature to ask for better support for youth aging out of care. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

Rally held for B.C. youth aging out of foster care

Nearly 100 people showed up to provide support to those who have aged out of provincial foster care in the province.

A young girl holds up a sign as hundreds of people, many youth who have aged out of foster care, rallied at the steps of the BC Legislature to ask for better support for youth aging out of care. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
Have you heard about Black Press scholarships?

Have you heard about Black Press scholarships?

Up to 37 scholarships are awarded each year to students throughout British Columbia

Have you heard about Black Press scholarships?
Hey Amazon, the bid’s in the mail: Langford mayor

Hey Amazon, the bid’s in the mail: Langford mayor

The City of Langford has officially submitted its bid to become the home of Amazon HQ2.

Hey Amazon, the bid’s in the mail: Langford mayor
Slay the ‘energy vampires’ lurking at home: BC Hydro

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.

Slay the ‘energy vampires’ lurking at home: BC Hydro
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VIDEO: Dramatic water rescue off Vancouver Island

Passengers on a BC Ferries vessel watched as a kayaker was pulled from the Pacific Ocean near Victoria.

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

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

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Rainfall warning in effect for much of Vancouver Island

Rainfall warning in effect for much of Vancouver Island

Expect heavy rains this week with up to 100mm falling in some areas of the north and western coasts.

Rainfall warning in effect for much of Vancouver Island
This photo won the People’s Choice Award in the BC SPCA’s 2017 Wildlife-In-Focus photography contest. (Credit: Carolyn Matt)

PHOTOS: Winners of the BC SCPA wildlife contest

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

This photo won the People’s Choice Award in the BC SPCA’s 2017 Wildlife-In-Focus photography contest. (Credit: Carolyn Matt)
VIDEO: Drone footage shows wolf vs. moose fight in Canada

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

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

VIDEO: Drone footage shows wolf vs. moose fight in Canada
BC Ferries restricts passengers from lower vehicle decks

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.

BC Ferries restricts passengers from lower vehicle decks
Fire Prevention Week across B.C.

Fire Prevention Week across B.C.

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

Fire Prevention Week across B.C.
Free pumpkin spice lattes at 7/11

Free pumpkin spice lattes at 7/11

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

Free pumpkin spice lattes at 7/11
BC ferries adds extra sailings for long weekend

BC ferries adds extra sailings for long weekend

Another 90 sailings between major routes have been added between Oct. 5-10 for holiday travellers.

BC ferries adds extra sailings for long weekend
Victoria man reunited with Las Vegas men who saved his life

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.

Victoria man reunited with Las Vegas men who saved his life
Las Vegas shooting hits home on Vancouver Island

Las Vegas shooting hits home on Vancouver Island

Many local residents knew someone that was in Las Vegas Sunday night when the shooting took place from Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.

Las Vegas shooting hits home on Vancouver Island
Victoria police chief in Las Vegas during attack

Victoria police chief in Las Vegas during attack

Chief Del Manak and his family were in the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino complex when shots rang out Sunday night.

Victoria police chief in Las Vegas during attack
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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.

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Harold Backer leaves the B.C. Provincial Court building in Victoria, B.C., on Monday, May 1, 2017 following his release on bail for fraud charges. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Former Olympian pleads not guilty to mutual fund fraud

Harold Backer of Victoria will be going to trial, charged with two counts of fraud over $5,000.

Harold Backer leaves the B.C. Provincial Court building in Victoria, B.C., on Monday, May 1, 2017 following his release on bail for fraud charges. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry speaks with media after the team’s first training camp session at University of Victoria on Sept. 26. (Black Press/Ragnar Haagen)

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.

Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry speaks with media after the team’s first training camp session at University of Victoria on Sept. 26. (Black Press/Ragnar Haagen)
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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.

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