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These USB chargers could pose risk of shock, fire

These USB chargers could pose risk of shock, fire

Health Canada warns of safety hazards and has issued a recall of multiple products

These USB chargers could pose risk of shock, fire
The latest Starbucks creation is expected to taste like peaches and cream! (Instagram/lovesewspecial)

Starbucks to unveil latest creation: crystal ball frappuccino

The limited-edition drink will be available starting March 22

The latest Starbucks creation is expected to taste like peaches and cream! (Instagram/lovesewspecial)
Reader Photos: First day of spring around British Columbia

Reader Photos: First day of spring around British Columbia

Our loyal viewers sent us some of their favourite Spring photos from all corners of the province

Reader Photos: First day of spring around British Columbia
British Columbia has the greatest diversity of Indigenous languages in Canada. The 34 unique Indigenous languages, and over 90 dialects, represent 60% of all Indigenous languages in the country. (Flickr/Province of British Columbia)

Province invests $50M to save B.C.’s 34 Indigenous languages

Funds will go towards the preservation and revitalization of languages spoken by less than 6,000 people

British Columbia has the greatest diversity of Indigenous languages in Canada. The 34 unique Indigenous languages, and over 90 dialects, represent 60% of all Indigenous languages in the country. (Flickr/Province of British Columbia)
(Facebook/Victoria Royals Hockey Club)

Victoria Royals to dress like Don Cherry tonight

The themed jerseys are in support of the Kidney Foundation of Canada

(Facebook/Victoria Royals Hockey Club)
(Facebook/Canada’sWorstDriver)

Canada’s Worst Driver looking for next round of bad drivers

Nominations are now open for the popular Discovery Canada TV series

(Facebook/Canada’sWorstDriver)
British Columbia will be well represented at the 2018 Paralympics in South Korea.(Facebook/@CDNParalympics)

Nearly half of Canada’s Paralympic team has ties to B.C.

24 of the 55 athletes either live, train or were born in British Columbia

British Columbia will be well represented at the 2018 Paralympics in South Korea.(Facebook/@CDNParalympics)
VIDEO: Highway 19A reopened after a two-vehicle accident near Black Creek
VIDEO: Highway 19A reopened after a two-vehicle accident near Black Creek
A trio of cougars were put down after they were found near a home in Courtenay, B.C. last weekend. (Black Press file image)

Three cougars killed near Courtenay farm

The animals had attacked pigs and a pet donkey, and killed a lamb

A trio of cougars were put down after they were found near a home in Courtenay, B.C. last weekend. (Black Press file image)
Tougher penalties for distracted drivers in B.C.

Tougher penalties for distracted drivers in B.C.

New measures begin this month to combat distracted driving in the province

Tougher penalties for distracted drivers in B.C.
Former Burns Lake Mayor Luke Strimbold has been charged with sexual assault. (Black Press file image)

UPDATED: Former Burns Lake Mayor Luke Strimbold facing numerous sex assault charges

Luke Strimbold, 28, has resigned from the BC Liberal Party following announcement of charges by RCMP

Former Burns Lake Mayor Luke Strimbold has been charged with sexual assault. (Black Press file image)
Alberta takes out full-page ads in B.C. over strained relationship

Alberta takes out full-page ads in B.C. over strained relationship

It’s the latest move between the two provinces over progress on Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

Alberta takes out full-page ads in B.C. over strained relationship
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Snow in the forecast for Vancouver Island

Environment Canada is calling for up to four centimetres of snow to fall Wednesday

(Black Press file image)
B.C. BUDGET: Fare freeze, free travel for seniors on BC Ferries

B.C. BUDGET: Fare freeze, free travel for seniors on BC Ferries

A complete fare freeze will be put into place on major routes, and fares will be rolled back on smaller routes by 15 per cent

B.C. BUDGET: Fare freeze, free travel for seniors on BC Ferries
B.C. Finance Minister Carole James visits a Victoria daycare on the eve of her first budget, Feb. 19, 2018. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

BC BUDGET: New spaces a step to universal child care

Fees reduced for licensed daycare operators

B.C. Finance Minister Carole James visits a Victoria daycare on the eve of her first budget, Feb. 19, 2018. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
This screenshot was taken from a video posted to Facebook by Vancouver Island resident Shane Mackay. (Facebook screenshot)

WATCH: Vancouver Island man catches dashcam video of near head-on crash

Video shows oncoming van cross over centre line

This screenshot was taken from a video posted to Facebook by Vancouver Island resident Shane Mackay. (Facebook screenshot)
Black Press file photo

Here’s what you need to know about Chinese New Year

2018 is the year of the dog and your birth year is said to determine your personality

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(Photo by David Goldman/The Associated Press)

BC Hydro warns of colder temperatures in coming weeks

Electric company has activated its winter payment program

(Photo by David Goldman/The Associated Press)
A pod of orcas was captured on video near Sechelt Jan. 27, 2018 and posted to Facebook by Martin Michael. (Facebook/Martin Michael)

WATCH: B.C. man captures images of large orca pod near Sechelt

Martin Michael got up close with photos and video of a pod of orcas this past weekend

A pod of orcas was captured on video near Sechelt Jan. 27, 2018 and posted to Facebook by Martin Michael. (Facebook/Martin Michael)
It’s a wet week for Vancouver Island

It’s a wet week for Vancouver Island

Environment Canada is forecasting between 70-100mm of rain to fall over East Vancouver Island today

It’s a wet week for Vancouver Island