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WestJet employee diagnosed with measles, seven flights possibly exposed

Measles is a highly contagious disease that spreads easily to those who are not immune or are vulnerable, health officials warn

A lesson in tolerance

A Queer Trial - written by UVic professor Dr. Jennifer Wise - tells the story of an openly gay man acquitted of sodomy charges.

  • Mar 30th, 2017

In the name of science

The March for Science, taking place in Centennial Square on Apr. 22 celebrates the role of scientific research and evidence-based policies.

  • Mar 30th, 2017

Canadian talent on display

The National Canadian Film Day 150 set to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canada’s confederation.

  • Mar 30th, 2017

City calls for female performers to perform in A CHoRd

Information Sessions on Sunday for A CHoRd - a Site Performance Art Opportunity

  • Mar 30th, 2017

UPDATED: Rock the Shores cancelled for 2017, organizers hope it can return next year

West Shore Parks and Recreation says they'll welcome festival back in 2018 if that is the case.

VIDEO: B.C. to develop own regulations on driving while high on marijuana, minister says

Public Safety Minister Mike Morris weighs in on the news that Ottawa is set to consider a bill on marijuana legalization next month.

VIDEO: Power down for Earth Hour Saturday evening

British Columbians can join the global movement 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. March 25.

B.C. Liberals return $93,000 in donations

New information comes as RCMP are reviewing possible violations of the B.C. Elections Act.

Budget 2017: Liberals try to ease anxiety and get Canada ready for the future

Budget 2017: get ready for a changing world

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

Raise awareness and wear mismatched socks

March 21 is World Down Syndrome Day recognized by the United Nations.

Check your pulse…to win a shopping spree

Enter to win a $1,000 shopping spree for completing our readers survey

  • Mar 17th, 2017

Overdoses claim 102 lives in B.C. in February

Vancouver, Surrey, Kelowna saw the highest number of deaths.

New bill would prohibit employers from requiring women to wear high heels in B.C.

Green Party leader Andrew Weaver call the proposed bill ‘an appropriate and overdue step.’

BREAKING: Another oil spill reported off northern Vancouver Island

Up to 1,100 litres may have spilled near Port Harvey Marine Resort about 60 km south of Port McNeill

B.C. teacher approve deal with province, end 15-year-long bargaining battle

More than 21,000 educators voted on an agreement about class size and composition, the union says.

Most Canadians don’t feel more women needed in politics: survey

Women’s right’s group calls on political parties to recruit more women to mark International Women’s Day.

Alonzo King LINES Ballet; heart in the music, heart in the dance

Monday Magazine's dance critic Monique Salez gears up for Alonzo King LINES Ballet

  • Mar 8th, 2017

B.C. government will usher Uber onto taxi turf by December

Taxi industry monopoly to be broken, but firms will get financial aid to make transition