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Canadian EI claims dropped 13.3 per cent year-to-year in September

In Sept. 2018, almost half a million fewer eligible Canadians received employment insurance

Vancouver Island job rate slightly worse than the provincial average

Greater Victoria records unemployment rate of 3.9 in October 2018

Men account for highest number of deaths in opioid crisis in B.C.

Individuals aged 35 to 64 account for 61 per cent of all opioids deaths in B.C. between 2011 and 2016

Overdose death of B.C. cabinet minister’s stepson underscores need for policy shift, expert says

Dan Sealey died of an illicit drug overdose earlier this month

Bankruptcies in British Columbia on the rise

Consumer bankruptcies climbed by 6. 1 per cent in August 2018 from the same month last year.

Canada has enough pipelines to get the moon

Pipelines totalling 840,000 kilometres run across Canada

Protesters confront Environment Minister in B.C.

Protesters wanting more for killer whales confront Catherine McKenna

Provincial housing boss brought home more than $350,000 in 2017-18

BC Housing develops, manages and administers a wide range of subsidized housing options

B.C. liquor boss soaked up almost $250,000 in total compensation

Executive in charge of cannabis operations earned $8,883 for less than a month’s work in 2017-18

Three former ICBC executives earned more than $1 million in 2017-18

Mark Blucher, former president and chief executive officer, received a total of $320,260.

Trio of former ICBC executives earned at total of more $1 million in 2017-18

Mark Blucher, former president and chief executive officer, received a total of $320,260.

Former B.C. Hydro CEO earns half a million without working a single day

Jessica McDonald received $541,615 in compensation following firing

Top Island Health executives earn more than $1.775 million in 2017-2018

Kathryn E. MacNeil, president and chief executive officer, earned a total of $338,208

Roadkill counts rising on Vancouver Island

ICBC recorded 2,200 animal-related crashes on Vancouver Island in 2017

British Columbians like to drink and eat out according to new figures

Total food and beverage sales in B.C. rose 9.4 per cent cent in August 2018 year-to-year

Homeowner surprised when renter invites homeless camp to B.C. backyard

Current mayoral candidate invited roughly 20 campers previously kicked out of Greater Victoria provincial campground

Homemade speed limit signs pop up around B.C. city

Greater Victoria residents set their own limits

Big Read: Vancouver Islanders ponder the traditional practice of giving tax breaks to churches

Should public officials grant religious organizations economic advantages through tax breaks? And…

Final cost for Saanich homeless camp approaches $1 million

It is uncertain what impact the camp will have on 2019 tax rates

B.C. man fined $15,000, barred from trading securities for fraud

Larry Keith Davis used money from an investor to pay personal bills