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Friday, Nov 30

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Winning $20M lotto ticket sold in Nanaimo

Someone who bought their 649 ticket in Nanaimo could be sitting on $20 million.

UVic students rally to keep Starbucks off campus

The plan to bring a java giant to the University of Victoria is leaving a bitter taste in the mouths of some students.

Two puppies snatched from Langford home

A Langford woman says one of the stolen puppies was earmarked for a little girl who's bottled fed the dog since birth.

Thursday, Nov 29

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What to make of sanctions against 17 Saudi nationals?

Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland speaks to media on the roof of the Panamericano Hotel in Buenos Aires, Argentina on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018., to attend the G20 Summit. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

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William Shatner suggests Jeopardy adopt B.C. boy's invented word

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I'll take "levidrome" for $500, please! Hollywood icon, William Shatner is asking Jeopardy to use the made-up word on its show.

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Disbelief after grizzly kills mom and daughter

Communities are in mourning after the sudden and horrific loss of a mother and her baby girl.

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Comox gets crucial water treatment plant

If you live in the Comox Valley, boil water advisories are commonplace – but it looks like that might finally come to an end.

Blown fuel pump leads to ferry setbacks

Backup was called in after the Spirit of British Columbia blew a fuel pump, throwing a wrench into Victoria-Vancouver sailings.

Victoria now third-most expensive rental market

The average rental unit in Victoria jumped to $1,170 monthly as the vacancy rate broke one per cent for the first time in years.

Canada Post warns of late Christmas parcels

It's a waiting game for Canada Post customers who aren't sure whether their shipments will arrive on time for Dec. 25.

B.C. midwives seek added support amid high demand on Vancouver Island

According to the Midwives Association of B.C., more pregnant women on Vancouver Island use a midwife to help with the delivery of a child than anywhere else in Canada. The industry is seeking support to keep up with demand.

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Bite out of crime: Nanaimo police dog 'Jager' nabs prolific offenders

The incident took place at around 1 a.m. Saturday after police were alerted to reported vehicle theft at the Duke Point terminal.

Wednesday, Nov 28

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B.C. to test tsunami text alerts on mobile phones, TVs, radios today

At 1:55 p.m., text alerts will be pushed to mobile phones as well as routine television and radio tests, B.C's Solicitor General says.

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Final flights: Military bids farewell to Sea King helicopter

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They were burn to hunt down submarines, but expanded into search and rescue, disaster relief and maritime patrol.

Greater Victoria’s charity sector worth billions: Study

A new study presents a third heavy hitter when it comes to economic drivers in BC’s capital region: charities.

Pot shop says it had to reopen, or close for good

As bills piled up, Green Heart Dispensary said it had to reopen without a provincial license – and now fears the repercussions.

Seniors tied up in violent Nanaimo home invasion

Three criminal burst into a home through a sliding door, tied up a married couple in their 70s and robbed them blind, according to RCMP.

Desperate for daycare? Good news for Victorians

Parents who spoke with CTV News were excited about the 439 new spots, despite some questions about portables being used to house them.

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How will B.C.'s winter stack up to the rest of Canada? Forecasters issue predictions

A Weather Network meteorologist broke down the winter forecast for each region in Canada.

Tuesday, Nov 27

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Victoria Royals go viral with locker room 'header challenge' video

Since being tweeted by Royals forward Dante Hannoun with the words "I challenge you," the video has racked up hundreds of retweets and thousands of likes.

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NASA's InSight lander reaches Mars

Millions of people around the world watched a nail-biting touchdown on Mars Monday.

Voyeurism trial begins for former youth coach

A former baseball and hockey coach is in court this week in New Westminster, accused of secretly photographing children.

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