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Victoria Police Officer Charged With Forgery, Fraud

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.23.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Const. Leroy Anderson was suspended without pay in September 2014.

B.C. Graduate Student Defends Thesis Underwater

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 04.22.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Mike Irvine is the first person in the world to defend his thesis from the deep.

Suspected Speeders Drive Their New Cars Right Over B.C. Cliff

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 04.18.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Their cars — with an estimated value of $70,000 — were written off.

This? Just A River Running Through A B.C. Mansion

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 04.16.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The $13-million property outside Victoria has won major design awards.

► B.C. Target Staffers' 'Closing Time' Rendition Goes Viral

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 04.16.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"We poured our heart into our final goodbye through song, to a job we loved..."

B.C. Therapy Dogs Take The Fear Out Of Visiting The Dentist

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 04.21.2015 | Canada British Columbia

InHarmony Dental Care in Victoria, B.C. is believed to be the first dentist's office in Canada to use therapy dogs.

B.C. Unions Press For Minimum Wage Of $15

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.16.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The recent 20-cent increase to $10.45/hour is pathetic, said the B.C. Federation of Labour president.

B.C. Family Needs Land For Their Tiny House

CBC | Posted 03.28.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A family in Victoria is looking for a place to put the 350 sq. ft. home they're building.

► BC Ferries Passenger LOSES IT

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 01.21.2015 | Canada British Columbia

From lineups to cancelled sailings, travelling with BC Ferries can sometimes be frustrating. But we doubt many passengers have reacted with a meltdown...

B.C. Parents Camp For Days To Get Kids Into Nature Kindergarten

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 01.12.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A dozen parents camped for three nights outside South Park Family School in Victoria, B.C. to secure one of 20 coveted spots in a unique kindergar...

Victoria Parking Warning Is Oh So Canadian

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 01.08.2015 | Canada British Columbia

They say island life makes you more relaxed, more easygoing. Such is the case for one forgiving University of Victoria (UVic) parking officer, at leas...

Awesome Sh*t Club Is Giving Away Money As Long As You Have A Great Idea

Kris Constable | Posted 03.08.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Kris Constable

People would pitch us whatever awesome thing they would do with money. Whoever won, would get the entire pot of cash, no strings attached. Awesome Shit Club was born. I thought that since our beer consumption encouraged the name and concept that the event would die or at least stay underground, but it's had the opposite effect.

The Helipad Isn't Even The Most Impressive Part Of B.C. House For Sale

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 12.17.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Gary Anderson is someone who likes to get things done right. So when the former Alberta rancher and businessman decided to build a home on Vancouver I...

New Victoria Mayor Declines To Pledge Oath To The Queen

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 12.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The new mayor of Victoria, B.C. declined to pledge allegiance to Queen Elizabeth II during her inauguration, sparking controversy during her very firs...

Cuddle Parties Are Not Orgies: Co-Founder

The Huffington Post B.C. | Hillary Nguyen-Don | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

No, a cuddle party is not a cover-up for an orgy. That's what Marcia Baczynski, co-founder of Cuddle Party, wants to make clear. Rather, the playfu...

Victoria Hotel Unveils Holiday Skating Rink

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 11.17.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Feeling festive? The Fairmont Empress in Victoria is expanding its annual holiday celebration this year a new ice skating rink. Located on the icon...

Victoria Police Shoot, Kill Confrontational Man

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.02.2015 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - A man has been shot and killed by police responding to a 911 call from a home in Victoria.Chief Frank Elsner says officers were confronted ...

B.C. Was Warned About 'Heightened' Concerns Before Ottawa Shooting

CP | Dirk Meissener, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The clerk of British Columbia's legislature says some provincial politicians were warned this week about "heightened" security concerns in ...

Halloween Costumes Are Sexualizing Our Youngest Trick-Or-Treaters

Raina Delisle | Posted 12.17.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Raina Delisle

We quickly located a firefighter costume for boys, complete with a bright red jacket, a traditional helmet and an axe. The girl's version, on the other hand, is a skin-tight, short, shiny dress that's surely flammable. It includes a fascinator (in lieu of a helmet) never before seen on a real firefighter.

'When These Guys Turn Up, They Really Put On A Show'

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 09.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Whale-watching boats are reporting a boom in rare sightings of Pacific white-sided dolphins off the coast of Vancouver Island and the San Juan Islands...

B.C. Man Had His Ferrari Wrapped Entirely In Chrome

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Now THAT is a shiny car. A man in Victoria, B.C. had his Ferrari F430 wrapped entirely in chrome, and the results are quite something. Atilla Ba...

Victoria Just Nabbed A Giant Global Honour

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 08.06.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Visitors to Auckland, New Zealand and Melbourne, Australia are least likely to be riled up by snobby wait staff or snubbed by rude locals, according t...

B.C. Hospital's Psychedelic Room Helps Patients With Recovery

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.20.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Marya Brown twirls a lighted fibre cable above her head at least twice a week.She says it reminds her of her teenage years when she held up...

Victoria Police Are Going Undercover As Panhandlers

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 07.11.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Police in Victoria, B.C. are at it again, in their unusual tactics to catch bad drivers. A female officer posed as a panhandler on a median at a bu...

Victoria Hotel Goes Retro. Very, Very Retro.

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.07.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - When was the last time you played table tennis at a hotel? Probably never.Or spent time in a hotel lobby listening to vinyl records on a st...