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A billboard-size highway sign that highlights the province’s rich Mi’kmaq heritage stands along the Trans-Canada Highway near Amherst, N.S. on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Some Indigenous advocates ambivalent to land acknowledgments

Others say the scripts can be disingenuous token gestures, a symbolic way for settlers to appease First Nations without taking meaningful action

A billboard-size highway sign that highlights the province’s rich Mi’kmaq heritage stands along the Trans-Canada Highway near Amherst, N.S. on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
(Flickr/Chase N.)

Another human foot washes up near B.C. coastline

The latest foot was found near Everett, Wash. on Jan. 1, 2019.

(Flickr/Chase N.)
BC Hydro calls December storm ‘most destructive in history’

BC Hydro calls December storm ‘most destructive in history’

At one point more than 750,000 customers were without power

BC Hydro calls December storm ‘most destructive in history’
VIDEO: What you need to know about the pro-rep debate

VIDEO: What you need to know about the pro-rep debate

Legislative reporter doesn’t expect results by end of 2018

VIDEO: What you need to know about the pro-rep debate
CRD officials have confirmed the dog will be euthanized. (Facebook/Kyla Johnson)

Officials confirm B.C. pit bull from weekend attack will be euthanized

Reader reaction suggests owners should have been more cautious with newly adopted animal

CRD officials have confirmed the dog will be euthanized. (Facebook/Kyla Johnson)
(U.S. Geological Survey)

Earthquake registered off B.C. coast one week after multiple tremors

The 4.0 earthquake was recorded off the coast of Tofino at a depth of 10 km

(U.S. Geological Survey)
The life-sized Lotto Max balls spread the word about the record-breaking Lotto Max $60 million jackpot plus 53 Max Millions up for grabs on Oct. 19, 2018. (CNW Group/OLG)

Record-breaking $113 million Lotto Max jackpot up for grabs

This is Canada’s highest top prize offering ever and includes 53 Max Millions

The life-sized Lotto Max balls spread the word about the record-breaking Lotto Max $60 million jackpot plus 53 Max Millions up for grabs on Oct. 19, 2018. (CNW Group/OLG)
Most residents near Prince George, B.C. are being allowed back into their homes after Tuesday’s gas pipeline rupture. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Gas flowing again along FortisBC’s Enbridge pipeline

Customers in B.C. still asked to avoid non-essential use of natural gas until situation is resolved

Most residents near Prince George, B.C. are being allowed back into their homes after Tuesday’s gas pipeline rupture. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
The death cap mushroom has been found on a boulevard in Greater Victoria. (Contributed by Adolf and Oluna Ceska)

Disease control warns mushroom pickers against death cap

Pickers should be on look out and report the extremely poisonous mushroom

The death cap mushroom has been found on a boulevard in Greater Victoria. (Contributed by Adolf and Oluna Ceska)
B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver and Premier John Horgan are seen in this Black Press file image from Sept. 18, 2017. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

B.C. Green Party leader disappointed in LNG announcement

“Our Caucus has been clear that we do not support the government’s LNG regime”

B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver and Premier John Horgan are seen in this Black Press file image from Sept. 18, 2017. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
BC SPCA constables removed 34 animals in distress from a property near Ladysmith earlier this year. (File image from the BC SPCA)

Vancouver Island man guilty of cruelty to bearded dragons, other animals

BC SPCA found 34 animals near Ladysmith living in filthy and substandard conditions

BC SPCA constables removed 34 animals in distress from a property near Ladysmith earlier this year. (File image from the BC SPCA)
Chrissy Brett weeps as she holds another Camp Namagens resident at Goldstream Park in Langford (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

Tent city campers now allowed to stay in B.C. provincial park

Contrary to earlier reports, Ministry of Environment says there is no deadline for campers to leave Greater Victoria camp site

Chrissy Brett weeps as she holds another Camp Namagens resident at Goldstream Park in Langford (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
VIDEO: Driver’s sobriety a factor in fatal Vancouver Island crash, police say

VIDEO: Driver’s sobriety a factor in fatal Vancouver Island crash, police say

Driver crossed centre line before striking pedestrians Monday night in Victoria

VIDEO: Driver’s sobriety a factor in fatal Vancouver Island crash, police say
A vehicle has flipped over on the Malahat Wednesday morning. (George Papaloukas photo)

Fatal crash involving sewage truck closes major B.C. highway

The driver of the truck is dead after a serious crash on the Malahat just north of Victoria

A vehicle has flipped over on the Malahat Wednesday morning. (George Papaloukas photo)
Training camp ramps up in Kamloops as the schedule for the IIHF 2019 World Junior Championships in Vancouver and Victoria is released. (Twitter/HC_WJC)

Schedule released for world junior hockey championship in B.C.

Vancouver and Victoria ready to host, as Canada conducts training camp in Kamloops

Training camp ramps up in Kamloops as the schedule for the IIHF 2019 World Junior Championships in Vancouver and Victoria is released. (Twitter/HC_WJC)
Crews responding to 3 hectare wildfire near Merritt

Crews responding to 3 hectare wildfire near Merritt

Popular Rockin’ River music festival begins tonight south of town

Crews responding to 3 hectare wildfire near Merritt
VIDEO: B.C. rescuers unable to save dolphin found on Vancouver Island

VIDEO: B.C. rescuers unable to save dolphin found on Vancouver Island

It was found Thursday morning stranded on a sandy shoreline of Pacific Rim National Park

VIDEO: B.C. rescuers unable to save dolphin found on Vancouver Island
Sixteen athletes were awarded with a Coast Capital Savings Leadership Bursary at the closing ceremony of the 2018 BC Summer Games in the Cowichan Valley. (BC Games Society)

BC Games bursaries handed out to 16 provincial athletes

The 2018 BC Summer Games were also the last with Kelly Mann in charge, as he’ll be stepping down after 19 years

Sixteen athletes were awarded with a Coast Capital Savings Leadership Bursary at the closing ceremony of the 2018 BC Summer Games in the Cowichan Valley. (BC Games Society)
VIDEO: A look back at the 2018 BC Games

VIDEO: A look back at the 2018 BC Games

Video and photo montage of the summer games in the Cowichan Valley, July 19-22

VIDEO: A look back at the 2018 BC Games
Sgt. Duncan Maillie and former minister and current Liberal MLA Rich Coleman pose with a veteran license plate. (BCVeterans.org)

Should police officers also have veteran licence plates?

The province of British Columbia is accepting feedback from the public until early September

Sgt. Duncan Maillie and former minister and current Liberal MLA Rich Coleman pose with a veteran license plate. (BCVeterans.org)