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Video shows orcas clashing with humpbacks

A dramatic encounter between orcas and humpback whales was recently caught on camera off the coast of Vancouver Island.

Survivors walk to former residential school site

On the North Shore, hundreds gathered for a pilgrimage at a former residential school site – including survivors still battling with trauma.

Gov. Gen. Mary Simon speaks to children on TRC day

Second National Day for Truth and Reconciliation marked

Remembering the Children – National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Plan to expel seniors from hospitals criticized

The widespread shortage of health-care workers is raising questions about the B.C.'s plan to free-up beds in hospitals this fall.

B.C. boosts power of pharmacists

The B.C. government is hopeful that letting pharmacists do more will help tackle the province's health-care crisis.

Southern Resident killer whale population dips

Researchers say there are only 73 Southern Resident killer whales remaining in the wild, a decline from the year before.

Greater Victoria gas prices reach record heights

Gas prices in Greater Victoria surged to a record-setting 239.9 this week.

Divers install underwater map in Nanaimo

A map that divides Canada by the different languages of Indigenous peoples has been placed underwater at the Nanaimo Aquatic Centre.

Truth and Reconciliation events planned on island

Communities and students across Vancouver Island took time this week to reflect on reconciliation in Canada.