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Researchers criticize UBC study on orca prey

A group of orca conservation groups are calling out the University of British Columbia for a recent study on salmon stocks in the region.

Island woman waiting for ambulance calls cab

A Saanichton woman took a taxi to hospital after waiting on hold for half an hour with ambulance dispatchers.

Victoria parents write guide for child addictions

Parents in Victoria have penned a guide on how to support children through drug and alcohol challenges, something they say could save lives.

U.S. reopening land border to vaccinated Canadians

Starting next month, vaccinated Canadians will be able to drive into the U.S., though some requirements are still proving to be a barrier.

Sawatsky Sign-off: Casting Carey

After experiencing addiction and homelessness, a Victoria woman is feeling renewed hope after being hired to appear in Netflix's Maid.

MLB pitcher raised in Victoria

CTV News speaks with Boston Red Sox pitcher, Nicholas Pivetta, who had his start on Vancouver Island.

CTV News in London: What's known about U.K. MP's stabbing

Law enforcement officials in the U.K. gave an update on the investigation after Conservative MP David Amess was stabbed to death.

Critical circuit breaker for B.C.'s north

New restrictions in B.C’s north have begun in a desperate attempt to stop the spread of COVID-19.

Pharmacies in talks to help vaccinate kids

Kids under 12 may soon be approved for a COVID-19 vaccine in B.C., but it isn't clear if pharmacies will play a big part in the rollout.

Island man pleads guilty to impaired driving charge

The mood in a Campbell River courtroom took a surprising turn when a man accused of impaired driving causing death pleaded guilty.