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Wildfire burns through Nanaimo Christmas tree farm

Hundreds of trees were destroyed in a wildfire in Nanaimo.

Woman confronted by bold coyote while gardening in T.O.

Oak Bay leaf blower debate heats up

Some are making light of a long-standing issue in Oak Bay: should gas-powered leaf blowers be allowed in the municipality?

Victoria heritage buildings may be redeveloped

A pair of dilapidated heritage buildings that have sat vacant on Victoria's waterfront for 40 years could soon be in for a major facelift.

Community garden at risk of closing down

A vegetable garden that's been growing for years along Victoria's Dallas Road could soon be shut down by bylaw officials.

Islanders call for change amid doctor shortage

Both patients and doctors on Vancouver Island are calling on the province to do more to attract family doctors to the region.

Brazilian cuts off nose, adds horns to resemble an 'orc'

A Brazilian man went through multiple body transformations, including cutting off his nose, in an attempt to resemble an 'orc'.

Baby critical after being pulled from backyard pool in Ont.

Live music returning across B.C.

As Victoria's orchestra performs at an outdoor festival, the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra is getting ready to welcome guests again.

Price of lumber surges again

B.C.'s wildfires are causing the price of lumber to surge again, though it's still nowhere near the high it reached in May.