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Vancouver designer's boots on deck as official shoes of the Enterprise in new Star Trek series

Vancouver's John Fluevog is joining the USS Enterprise this spring as Starfleet's official bootmaker.Fluevog, whose shoes have been worn by the likes of Madonna, Beyoncé,...

Lytton to elect 2 new village councillors this weekend as community continues to rebuild

As the village of Lytton, B.C. works to restore the community after it was all but destroyed by a wildfire last summer, residents will head to the...

Victoria paramedics raise enough money to donate 3 ambulances to war effort in Ukraine

As Melissa Sims and Andrew Mills watched news coverage of the war in Ukraine, they were moved to help. An urgent call for ambulances and medical...

Coast Salish artist raises awareness of Canada's history with new pro soccer jersey design

Victoria's professional soccer team is sporting a new kit this week, featuring designs by Coast Salish artist Maynard Johnny Jr. Johnny hopes his bold designs, printed...

Late poet Patrick Lane's final book of poems published posthumously, compiled by poet, partner Lorna Crozier

Canadian poet and author Patrick Lane wrote several award-winning novels, essays and poems during his many decades as a writer, and now, his last book of...

Salmon fry return to Victoria's Bowker Creek for first time in nearly a century

Volunteers are rejoicing as salmon fry have successfully emerged from the gravel in an urban B.C. creek for the first time in nearly 100 years.In...

Investigation of potential burial sites top priority for Williams Lake First Nation as prime minister visits

WARNING: This story contains details some readers may find distressing.Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Canada's Minister of Indigenous-Crown Relations are scheduled to visit the Williams...

Dakelh language to get standardized writing system for keyboard use

If you speak and read English, what you're looking at right now is easy to understand, with all the letters and punctuation easily accessible on keyboards. But...

$22M core funding for programs helping sexual assault survivors is a 'huge deal,' service director says

Sexual assault support programs have welcomed the announcement in B.C.'s budget of $22 million in core funding for up to 50 such services across the...

Parents in B.C. watch in awe as their son captains China's Olympic hockey team

Brandon Yip has had hockey on the brain for more than 30 years.His mother, Gale Yip, said he walked around the house with a hockey...

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