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Victoria police are raising red flags as motorcycle and scooter thefts have shot up by more than 30 per cent in the last month.
Health concerns over the level of particulates in the air have turned into a buying frenzy, with many scooping up air purifiers and masks.
CTV's Gord Kurbis takes the pulse of a meeting between Justin Trudeau and John Horgan in Nanaimo.
John Horgan will tour some of B.C.'s wildfire hotspots Tuesday ahead of a meeting with the prime minister in Nanaimo.
Several cabinet ministers touched down on Vancouver Island Monday to spend the day touring sites including Saanich's Commonwealth Place.
A Victoria swimmer with multiple sclerosis had to abandon her effort due to hypothermic waters and choppy waves.
The smoke and ash comes from 65 fires burning on the North island, the most serious of which continues to scorch an area near Zeballos.