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Penny Stone of the Victoria Humane Society got an email asking for help housing 20 animals rescued from the Interior. (Victoria Humane Society/Facebook)

20 cats rescued after B.C. man allegedly tries to strangle them

Rescued from the Interior, 15 kittens and five cats are now in the care of Victoria Humane Society

Penny Stone of the Victoria Humane Society got an email asking for help housing 20 animals rescued from the Interior. (Victoria Humane Society/Facebook)
In 2016, an emotionally distressed Tasha Brown speaks to reporters about the whereabouts of her daughter Kaydance Paige Etchells. (Black Press Media)

WATCH: Mom thrilled after abducted B.C. toddler located in Europe three years later

Lauren Etchells left Canada with her young daughter against a court order in 2016

In 2016, an emotionally distressed Tasha Brown speaks to reporters about the whereabouts of her daughter Kaydance Paige Etchells. (Black Press Media)
Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone was released on June 26, 1997. (IMDB Photo)

Making Millennials feel old: the first Harry Potter book was released 22 years ago

Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone was released on June 26, 1997

Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone was released on June 26, 1997. (IMDB Photo)
A GoFundMe has been set up for Tai Caverhill, who’s life was taken after a tragic accident at Camp Barnard last Wednesday when a tree fell on him during a school filed trip. (GoFundMe)

B.C. teen killed by fallen tree on field trip remembered as hero

13-year-old Tai Caverhill was the first to spot the tree falling and warned his friends

A GoFundMe has been set up for Tai Caverhill, who’s life was taken after a tragic accident at Camp Barnard last Wednesday when a tree fell on him during a school filed trip. (GoFundMe)
Woman dead, two in hospital after morning apartment fire in Saanich

Woman dead, two in hospital after morning apartment fire in Saanich

Residents were evacuated shortly after 4 a.m. Friday

Woman dead, two in hospital after morning apartment fire in Saanich
Mid-life crisis? Fulfilling a childhood dream? Buy your own dinosaur fossil for as low as $7. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)

Buy your own dinosaur fossil for as low as $7

T-rex fossils are all sold out

Mid-life crisis? Fulfilling a childhood dream? Buy your own dinosaur fossil for as low as $7. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)
Hailey Davies and Wendy Fleming, contributors to the study on human consumptions of microplastics using a seine fishing net in Sidney British Columbia. (Credit: Kieran Cox)
Hailey Davies and Wendy Fleming, contributors to the study on human consumptions of microplastics using a seine fishing net in Sidney British Columbia. (Credit: Kieran Cox)
According to Eileen Drever, senior officer protection and stakeholders relations for the B.C. SPCA, dogs don’t perpire the same way humans do and the only way for them to cool off is through panting or disipating heat from their paws. (Black Press News Media file photo)

Leaving dog in hot car can result in $75,000 fine, prohibition from owning animals, prison

B.C. SPCA received 800 calls last year about dogs left in hot cars

According to Eileen Drever, senior officer protection and stakeholders relations for the B.C. SPCA, dogs don’t perpire the same way humans do and the only way for them to cool off is through panting or disipating heat from their paws. (Black Press News Media file photo)
Wearing long pants, socks and using bug spray containing deet are a few ways to protect against ticks. (Black Press files)

Prepare yourself for tick season, says Island Health official

2017 saw three reported cases of Lyme disease

Wearing long pants, socks and using bug spray containing deet are a few ways to protect against ticks. (Black Press files)
Quazar’s Arcade in Victoria will have more than 20 new vintage arcade games on the floor this weekend. (Photo Provided)

B.C. arcade lands one of the ‘rarest games in the world’

More than 20 vintage games featured at Quazar’s Arcade in Victoria

Quazar’s Arcade in Victoria will have more than 20 new vintage arcade games on the floor this weekend. (Photo Provided)
Investigators, here seen Saturday, are continuing their investigation of a ���very violent struggle” in Brentwood Bay. (Keri Coles/Victoria News)

Man charged with murder, assault in Victoria appears in court

Alan Charles Chapman charged with first degree murder

Investigators, here seen Saturday, are continuing their investigation of a ���very violent struggle” in Brentwood Bay. (Keri Coles/Victoria News)
Saanich Police arrested the man charged in connection with a sexual assault in the 3900 block of Wolf Street on March 17, 2019 on Tuesday. The 23-year-old Saanich man faces charges of sexual assault with a weapon, break and enter, and forcible confinement when he appears in court later today. (Google).

B.C. child care worker arrested in connection to sexual assault with a knife

23-year-old worked for Victoria area charity

Saanich Police arrested the man charged in connection with a sexual assault in the 3900 block of Wolf Street on March 17, 2019 on Tuesday. The 23-year-old Saanich man faces charges of sexual assault with a weapon, break and enter, and forcible confinement when he appears in court later today. (Google).
Early sailings full for BC Ferries between Vancouver, Victoria

Early sailings full for BC Ferries between Vancouver, Victoria

Nanaimo sailings slower for Thursday morning runs

Early sailings full for BC Ferries between Vancouver, Victoria
The Canadian accent has been ranked 13th sexiest in the world according to a new survey by Big 7 Travel. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

Canadian accent ranked 13th sexiest in the world

Kiwis top the list of sweet talkers

The Canadian accent has been ranked 13th sexiest in the world according to a new survey by Big 7 Travel. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
The Canadian Armed Forces got a wardrobe update after the most recent meeting of the National Defence Clothing and Dress Committee this past December. Members of the CAF who express their gender as women now have the option to put their hair in a pony tail and to wear flats and nylons under a skirt. (Canadian Press Photo)

Women in Canadian Armed Forces get wardrobe update

Pony tails, flats and optional nylons now allowed

The Canadian Armed Forces got a wardrobe update after the most recent meeting of the National Defence Clothing and Dress Committee this past December. Members of the CAF who express their gender as women now have the option to put their hair in a pony tail and to wear flats and nylons under a skirt. (Canadian Press Photo)
The Spirit of British Columbia, which was damaged while trying to dock during Saturday’s heavy winds, is expected to be out of commission for 10 more days in order for welding repairs to be made to the rubbing strake on the side of the ship. (Photo courtesy Charlotte Prong Parkhill)

Spirit of BC ferry out of commission for 10 more days

The vessel was damaged on Saturday during high winds

The Spirit of British Columbia, which was damaged while trying to dock during Saturday’s heavy winds, is expected to be out of commission for 10 more days in order for welding repairs to be made to the rubbing strake on the side of the ship. (Photo courtesy Charlotte Prong Parkhill)
The Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay ferry scheduled for 7:00 a.m. is sitting at 80 per cent full and the ferry scheduled for 8:00 a.m. is cancelled on Mon. April 29 as of 7:00 a.m.

Ferry cancellations back up Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay route

A busy day for ferry passengers

The Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay ferry scheduled for 7:00 a.m. is sitting at 80 per cent full and the ferry scheduled for 8:00 a.m. is cancelled on Mon. April 29 as of 7:00 a.m.
According to a recent Reddit thread the biggest indicator of a happy union is the smashing of the wedding cake and the reactions that come after. (File Photo/Black Press Media)

Signs of doomed marriages, according to wedding photographers

How does your wedding hold up?

According to a recent Reddit thread the biggest indicator of a happy union is the smashing of the wedding cake and the reactions that come after. (File Photo/Black Press Media)
The healthy immigrant effect can be partially explained by the point system used to admit new immigrants based on higher human capital such as education and language skills. (File Photo/Black Press Media)

New immigrants healthier than Canadian-born population

In 2016, 7.5 million immigrants were accounted for in Canada

The healthy immigrant effect can be partially explained by the point system used to admit new immigrants based on higher human capital such as education and language skills. (File Photo/Black Press Media)
Busy day for passengers on BC Ferries

Busy day for passengers on BC Ferries

First two sailings from Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay full Thursday morning

Busy day for passengers on BC Ferries