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Vancouver Island company faces backlash to “fat-shaming” picture

Vancouver Island company faces backlash to “fat-shaming” picture

Owner of Fresh Coast Victoria apologizes for posting photo of large man with caption “Get this guy some @freshcoastvic”

Vancouver Island company faces backlash to “fat-shaming” picture
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Wildfire season transitions from response to recovery

There are still 168 fires burning throughout the province, costing the BC Wildfire Service nearly $500 million since April 1.

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Largest wildfire in province’s history continues to grow

Largest wildfire in province’s history continues to grow

BC Wildfire officials hope for rain, but conditions remain hot and dry throughout the province.

Largest wildfire in province’s history continues to grow
(Parvez Kumar)

Wildfire smoke leads to weather alert on Vancouver Island

Environment Canada says these smoky conditions could remain until Wednesday.

(Parvez Kumar)
(Parvez Kumar)

Wildfire smoke leads to weather alert on Vancouver Island

Environment Canada says these smoky conditions could remain until Wednesday.

(Parvez Kumar)
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Hot and dry long weekend concerns BC Wildfire crews

Temperatures are forecasted to be unseasonably warm this weekend with highs into the 30’s for many areas.

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(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Last chance for summer sizzle?

Environment Canada has issued a special weather alert as temps are expected to reach 30 degrees this weekend.

(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
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Campers urged to stay out of back country this long weekend

While no ban is in place, patrols will be stepped up as officials expect hot and dry conditions to continue.

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VicPD fentanyl series: Intelligence-led approach

VicPD fentanyl series: Intelligence-led approach

Intelligence is the key to success in fight against fentanyl. Police take viewers inside the briefing on a local dealer.

VicPD fentanyl series: Intelligence-led approach
VicPD fentanyl series: Focus on a killer

VicPD fentanyl series: Focus on a killer

The first episode in VicPD’s web video series on fentanyl details the task at hand after 900 people died last year in BC.

VicPD fentanyl series: Focus on a killer
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Actor Josh Brolin takes a break in Victoria bookstore

The Academy Award nominated actor is believed to be on Vancouver Island shooting scenes for the Deadpool sequel starring Ryan Reynolds.

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This photo shows some of the hundreds of personnel who have come from around the world to fight the Elephant Hill wildfire. (Facebook/BC Wildfire Service)

2017 wildfire season will go down as “unprecedented”

Kevin Skrepnek says this wildfire season will go down in history, both for its volatility and the resilience of British Columbians.

This photo shows some of the hundreds of personnel who have come from around the world to fight the Elephant Hill wildfire. (Facebook/BC Wildfire Service)
30 new fires in BC since yesterday

30 new fires in BC since yesterday

Thursday was one of the busiest days in recent weeks for wildfire officials and first responders on the ground.

30 new fires in BC since yesterday
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Massive superyacht sailing through B.C. waters

The 72.5 metre pleasure craft can sleep up to 12 people and can be rented for just over $1.1 million per week.

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Pilot survives float plane crash on Comox Lake

-With files from Scott Strasser A crash landing on Comox Lake Wednesday…

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Minnesota and Texas A&M to headline basketball showcase

Minnesota and Texas A&M to headline basketball showcase

Vancouver to host men’s and women’s U.S. college basketball tournament at convention centre.

Minnesota and Texas A&M to headline basketball showcase
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Rare white moose spotted in Sweden

Video of the animal was captured by Hans Nilsson.

(Hans Nilsson/Facebook)
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Rolling Stone profiles Victoria music scene

Music magazine sends correspondent to Capital Region as part of their new video series, “The Scene.”

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Education Minister Rob Fleming, Advanced Education Minister Melanie Mark and Premier John Horgan at Camosun College on Tuesday. (Black Press)

NDP eliminate tuition for adult education, will end interest on student loans

Government says this will open door for tens of thousands of people to upgrade their skills and save money.

Education Minister Rob Fleming, Advanced Education Minister Melanie Mark and Premier John Horgan at Camosun College on Tuesday. (Black Press)
This photo was taken by a Victoria News viewer Wednesday night from Victoria’s Inner Harbour. (Instagram/harshakalra06)

Record heat breaks records across Vancouver Island

A number of communities broke records on Wednesday as this summer continues to heat up.

This photo was taken by a Victoria News viewer Wednesday night from Victoria’s Inner Harbour. (Instagram/harshakalra06)