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The two most expensive cities to live in in Canada are now in B.C. after Victoria knocked Toronto into third place.

According to its March 2022 Rent Report, liv.rent found that the average cost of living in an unfurnished, one-bedroom unit across Metro Vancouver is now $1,856 — a rise of $16 from February.

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A father and his 7-year-old daughter are missing and police are hoping the public can help in their search for the pair.

The North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP said both police officers and family have not been able to contact Jesse or Violet Bennet since they were reported missing on January 23.

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B.C. Premier John Horgan said he will start treatment for throat cancer "in the next number of days."

The 62-year-old was diagnosed in November after discovering a lump in the summer. Since his diagnosis, the premier said he would require radiation treatment and has reduced the number of in-person events and briefings he has attended.

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Multiple people were injured in an explosion at one of Canada's military bases, according to local emergency personnel.

The blast happened at Canadian Forces Base Comox on Vancouver Island at around 9 a.m. PT on Thursday.

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An explosion has happened at a military base on Vancouver Island, according to reports.

The incident occurred at Canadian Forces Base Comox and a spokesperson told CTV that the blast happened in an unused building next to the Comox Valley Search and Rescue centre.

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Most of coastal B.C. is being battered by a "historic" storm and the wild weather is causing huge waves in some areas.

The Weather Network is warning that high winds through Monday, October 25, will cause disruption, and B.C. Hydro teams have been working to fix outages affecting thousands across the province.

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A tour guide on Vancouver Island has been fined $10,000 for deliberately getting too close to a pod of orcas.

Fisheries and Oceans Canada said that Nicklaus Templeman, the owner of Campbell River Whale and Bear Excursions, knowingly got too close to the animals.

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Three cities in B.C. have been ranked in the top 10 places for the best quality of life in Canada.

The results, which were listed on the website Numbeo, compared the quality of life in cities across the world using factors such as health care, cost of living, property prices, income and safety.

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British Columbians hoping to travel internationally or use federally regulated modes of transport will need two separate vaccine passports.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on October 21 that Canada is launching a standardized vaccine passport for international travel.

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Maid on Netflix just came out this month and already has people raving. If you live in B.C., you're probably recognizing a bunch of locations while you're watching.

The popular show was filmed around Vancouver Island at some stunning locations.

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The Oak Bay Beach Hotel was just ranked as Canada's best hotel in 2021 and the pictures are about to prove why.

Condé Nast Traveler released its list of stunning locations and chose this hotel, nestled into the coastline of Victoria, B.C., as its number one pick.

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Starting on September 13, B.C. will require a mandatory vaccine passport for higher-risk social and recreational events, and the province has just outlined what that means for you.

If you're 12 or older, you'll need to use the passport to attend a variety of non-discretionary events until January 31, 2022, which is subject to extension, according to the government.

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