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First Nations salmon farm occupation

First Nations protesters have occupied a fish farm off the coast of Vancouver Island...

A group of First Nations people, led by hereditary Chief Ernest Alexander Alfred, has peacefully occupied a salmon farm. Located 17km east of Alert Bay, near Swanson...
Salmon Run

Hundreds of thousands of Atlantic Salmon have escaped from a fish farm in the...

Fish farm owners blamed high tides due to the solar eclipse, but that explanation doesn't seem to hold water.
kinder morgan pipeline

BC NDP government to take legal steps to challenge Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion

The hiring of an external counsel and First Nations consultations mark the government's first major steps towards preventing the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.
Air Quality Victoria

Air Quality in Victoria Reaches “High Risk” Level

Wildfire smoke has drifted over Victoria, making for some beautiful photos but also reducing our air quality considerably.
Gorge Creek sewage dumping

Deliberate sewage dumping contaminated Gorge Creek and led to swim fest’s cancellation

Lab results from the creek confirmed the presence of fecal coliform and e-coli.
Smoky Victoria Sunset

19 amazing photos of Victoria’s smoky skies

If you've been outside in Victoria today, you'll notice that our regularly scheduled blue-sky programming has been interrupted by a smoky haze. We've compiled a collection...
Smoke Haze Ferry

BC Wildfire smoke drifting over to Vancouver Island today

Smoke has started to creep over the Georgia Strait.
Great White Shark

Climate change could bring great white sharks to British Columbia

"There could be [great white sharks] in B.C. waters if we maintain the status quo and do not mitigate carbon emissions," said William Cheung, a UBC Associate Professor.

New Pacific Marine Circle Route Book Launch on July 19th

Want to explore Southern Vancouver Island this summer? Look no further. The Pacific Marine Circle Route offers a phenomenal day or weekend trip through plenty...
James Bay cruise ship

Air pollution in James Bay hits record low

The BC Lung Association revealed that Sulphur Dioxide levels in James Bay have hit a record low.

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Another set of new bike lanes proposed for downtown Victoria

Victoria City Council is inviting the public to voice their opinions about the project on Monday, November 27th from 10:30 am - 1:30 pm.
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