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Black Press chairman David Black receives his honorary degree from the University of Victoria.

Media mogul David Black receives honorary degree from UVic

Black, the owner of Black Press newspaper group, urges graduating students to 'show up' and to 'surround yourself with bright people'.

Black Press chairman David Black receives his honorary degree from the University of Victoria.
The caskets for the three RCMP officers killed in last week's shootings in Moncton lay side-by-side at a funeral in New Brunswick on Tuesday.

(VIDEO) Funeral for Moncton RCMP officers; B.C. communities honour victims

More than 5,000 officers from around Canada were expected to attend Tuesday's funeral in New Brunswick.

The caskets for the three RCMP officers killed in last week's shootings in Moncton lay side-by-side at a funeral in New Brunswick on Tuesday.
New York Rangers forward Chris Kreider slams feet-first into Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price

(VIDEO) Canadiens need to Carey on without Anahim Lake’s Price

Price was injured in Game 1 after he was slammed into by New York Rangers forward Chris Kreider, and is out for the series...

New York Rangers forward Chris Kreider slams feet-first into Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price
Montreal Canadiens fans celebrate their team's win over the Boston Bruins

(VIDEO) Habs fans paint Montreal red and blue, celebrate Game 7 win over Boston Bruins

Canadiens fans flooded the streets of Montreal to celebrate their team's upset win over the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night...

Montreal Canadiens fans celebrate their team's win over the Boston Bruins
Finance Minister Jim Flaherty takes part in a TV interview on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on March 21

Former Canadian finance minister Jim Flaherty dies at age 64

The House of Commons has been suspended as MPs pause out of respect, and Premier Christy Clark says she is 'shocked and saddened'.

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty takes part in a TV interview on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on March 21
Stephen Colbert

(VIDEO) Stephen Colbert to replace outgoing ‘Late Show’ host David Letterman

Letterman announced his retirement on April 3 – after 4,000 shows – and CBS had found his replacement in the Comedy Central funny guy.

Stephen Colbert
A view of downtown Toronto from the CN Tower

Canada’s banks say they are not affected by Heartbleed bug

'Canadians can continue to bank with confidence,' says Bankers' Association, while major sites like Yahoo and OKCupid were affected.

A view of downtown Toronto from the CN Tower
Overwaitea Food Group

Overwaitea purchases 15 grocery stores from Sobeys, locations in B.C. and Alberta

B.C. will take over 12 locations, the most going to New Westminster (two) and Victoria (three). 14 will become Save-On-Foods stores.

Overwaitea Food Group
10 minor hockey teams in B.C. could win 25 tickets for each of their teams

Play hockey? You can win tickets to the 2014 Tim Hortons Heritage Classic in Vancouver

We're giving 25 tickets to 10 lucky minor hockey teams around B.C. Tell us an inspiring hockey story on our online Contests page to enter.

10 minor hockey teams in B.C. could win 25 tickets for each of their teams
Orange Crush: BC NDP leader Adrian Dix in July

BC NDP will vote for, announce new leader this September

Adrian Dix announced his resignation last fall, and will be replaced by an in-party vote between Sept. 24-27, 2014.

Orange Crush: BC NDP leader Adrian Dix in July
B.C.'s '60 Minute Kids' Club' is running from January 15 to March 15

60 Minute Kids’ Club running from Jan. 15 to March 15

The program encourages students, parents in B.C. to live a healthy, active lifestyle, and provides health and vegetable/fruit trackers.

B.C.'s '60 Minute Kids' Club' is running from January 15 to March 15
The Flag of British Columbia.

Government now accepting public’s nominations for 2014 Order of B.C.

The province called its annual ward its 'highest recognition of excellence and lifetime achievement'. Deadline: March 7, 2014.

The Flag of British Columbia.
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper

VIDEO: Christmas Greetings from Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper

The head of Canada's executive branch wished the country a Merry Christmas today, on YouTube.

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper
Pedro Perez-Garrido is wanted across British Columbia

High risk offender wanted B.C.-wide, say Vancouver Police

Pedro Perez-Garrido is wanted across the province for allegedly threatening a woman and holding her against her will, according to the VPD.

Pedro Perez-Garrido is wanted across British Columbia
A Cessna 185 float plane lands in the United States.

3 dead after float plane crash off Vancouver Island

The Cessna 185 crashed on West Cracroft Island. Mounties say it had taken off from Port McNeil.

A Cessna 185 float plane lands in the United States.
Canadian environmentalist and activist David Suzuki (seen here in 2006).

David Suzuki most ‘admired’ Canadian; Rick Hansen second

Peter Mansbridge and Margaret Atwood also placed high, while Mike Duffy, Conrad Black, and John Furlong scraped the bottom.

Canadian environmentalist and activist David Suzuki (seen here in 2006).
The now-annual Canadian road hockey tour – Five Hole For Food – has formed a partnership with the BCHL.

BCHL teams up with Five Hole For Food for 2013/14 season

Hockey communities will compete to raise the most food for B.C. food banks, starting in Nanaimo on Friday, October 4.

The now-annual Canadian road hockey tour – Five Hole For Food – has formed a partnership with the BCHL.
Victoria's Ann Makosinski clutches her Age 15-16 category award at this year's Google Science Fair ending Gala.

Victoria teen Ann Makosinski wins Google Science Fair award for battery-free flashlight

Makosinski won her Age 15-16 category and won $25,000 scholarship money at Monday night's GSF Gala in California.

Victoria's Ann Makosinski clutches her Age 15-16 category award at this year's Google Science Fair ending Gala.
The B.C. government has invited citizens to express their input on the province's liquor laws

Yap: British Columbians are invited to shape province’s Liquor Laws

The government of B.C. has unveiled a new educational website for reforming laws on the use and sale of beer, wine, and spirits.

The B.C. government has invited citizens to express their input on the province's liquor laws
The Twitter bird. The one that Tweets.

Twitter files for IPO; Revenues to top $500 million in 2013

The long-awaited IPO has come to fruition, the social media company announced on Thursday via – you guessed it – its own Twitter account.

The Twitter bird. The one that Tweets.