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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)
It was a busy morning for passengers on Thursday morning. The Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay ferry scheduled for 9 a.m. is 100 per cent full and the Swartz Bay to Tsawwassen ferry scheduled for 9 a.m. is sitting at 88 per cent full. (BC Ferries/Twitter)

Busy day for passengers on BC Ferries

First two sailings from Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay full Thursday morning

It was a busy morning for passengers on Thursday morning. The Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay ferry scheduled for 9 a.m. is 100 per cent full and the Swartz Bay to Tsawwassen ferry scheduled for 9 a.m. is sitting at 88 per cent full. (BC Ferries/Twitter)
Game of Thrones will return for its final season this month. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

B.C. bettors can take a stab at Game of Thrones outcomes

Bran Stark is the current betting favourite

Game of Thrones will return for its final season this month. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
In this file photo dated Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, in his capacity as patron of the charity WellChild, Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex arrive for the annual WellChild awards in London. Kensington Palace announced Monday Oct. 15, 2018, that Prince Harry and his wife the Duchess of Sussex are expecting a child in spring 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, FILE)

Bets open in B.C. on Royal baby’s arrival date, gender, name and more

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle await the birth of a child this spring

In this file photo dated Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, in his capacity as patron of the charity WellChild, Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex arrive for the annual WellChild awards in London. Kensington Palace announced Monday Oct. 15, 2018, that Prince Harry and his wife the Duchess of Sussex are expecting a child in spring 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, FILE)
Emergency crews were on scene at Glen Lake Sunday after reports of a dead body found in the area. (Swikar Oli/News Staff)

Body of missing 31-year-old man found in B.C. lake

Family member confirms police have located his great-nephew’s remains

Emergency crews were on scene at Glen Lake Sunday after reports of a dead body found in the area. (Swikar Oli/News Staff)
Earth Hour takes place on March 30, from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. people are encouraged to turn off their lights to promote energy conservation and environmentalism worldwide. (File Photo/Black Press Media)

Will you turn off your lights for Earth Hour?

Clock is ticking down to Earth Hour, running March 30 from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Earth Hour takes place on March 30, from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. people are encouraged to turn off their lights to promote energy conservation and environmentalism worldwide. (File Photo/Black Press Media)
Kids found playing darts with syringes in Vancouver Island park

Kids found playing darts with syringes in Vancouver Island park

Saanich police is urging people to throw out their syringes properly and safely

Kids found playing darts with syringes in Vancouver Island park
Saanich Police are investigating a sexual assault in the 3900-block of Wolf Street that happened around 2 a.m. on March 17. (Pexels)

Man enters unlocked B.C. home with knife, sexually assaults 22-year-old

Investigation ongoing after woman sexually assaulted in Greater Victoria early Sunday morning

Saanich Police are investigating a sexual assault in the 3900-block of Wolf Street that happened around 2 a.m. on March 17. (Pexels)
Archie comic characters Betty, Veronica and FP Jones visit Victoria 23 years apart

Archie comic characters Betty, Veronica and FP Jones visit Victoria 23 years apart

Old comic shows Riverdale’s favourite friends outside prominent Victoria landmarks

Archie comic characters Betty, Veronica and FP Jones visit Victoria 23 years apart
Happy Pi Day: How pie, Einstein and Stephen Hawking connect

Happy Pi Day: How pie, Einstein and Stephen Hawking connect

National Pi Day declared in 2009

Happy Pi Day: How pie, Einstein and Stephen Hawking connect
At least 200 tiny tremors hit between Victoria and Seattle on March 12. (@earthquakeguy/Twitter)

200 tremors recorded near Vancouver Island due to ‘tectonic dance’

The tremors were not felt but provide useful information to scientists

At least 200 tiny tremors hit between Victoria and Seattle on March 12. (@earthquakeguy/Twitter)
Eight cases of measles have been confirmed in Vancouver. (Contributed)

No treatment for highly infectious measles, says doctor

10 cases of measles confirmed in Vancouver as of Friday

Eight cases of measles have been confirmed in Vancouver. (Contributed)
When staff at the Inn at Laurel Point received a request for a photo of Channing Tatum to be placed in a guest’s room, they took the opportunity to show some local pride. (Photo from @Sarzattacks on Twitter)

B.C. hotel trashes Channing Tatum in favour of Ryan Reynolds

Tatum’s picture left in recycling bin, replaced with photo of Ryan Reynolds

When staff at the Inn at Laurel Point received a request for a photo of Channing Tatum to be placed in a guest’s room, they took the opportunity to show some local pride. (Photo from @Sarzattacks on Twitter)