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  • Timothy Chu, missing scuba diver, found dead near Race Rocks, B.C.
    Timothy Chu, missing scuba diver, found dead near Race Rocks, B.C. CBC - Thu, 27 Aug, 2015

    The body of Timothy Chu, a British police officer missing since he went scuba diving near Victoria on July 5, has been found near Race Rocks, the B.C. Coroners Service … More »Timothy Chu, missing scuba diver, found dead near Race Rocks, B.C.

    Timothy Chu, missing scuba diver, found dead near Race Rocks, B.C.

    The body of Timothy Chu, a British police officer missing since he went scuba diving near Victoria on July 5, has been found near Race Rocks, the B.C. Coroners Service has confirmed. Chu, 27, was on a dive with the Ogden Point Dive Centre at Race Rocks, a marine ecological reserve near the eastern end of Juan de Fuca Strait, …

  • Join two robots exploring the deeps off the British Columbia coast — without getting wet. You can watch them online during a three-week mission by the University of Victoria's Ocean Networks Canada in the Salish Sea and Pacific Ocean to discover new species, map the ocean floor, upgrade high-tech undersea sensors – and …

  • Last year, Kim Jay, who now calls Victoria, B.C. home, started a crowd-funding campaign for her project We Are Revellers. "It has been a crazy summer, " Jay said. Jay and her partner, Craig Shutko, raised $8,000 and brought the project to life.

  • The Malahat First Nation and Steelhead LNG have reached a deal to develop an liquefied natural gas facility in Bamberton, about 40 kilometres north of Victoria, B.C. 

  • Young people drinking too much, says UVic study

    A new study shows that young Canadians are tipping back more drinks than national guidelines recommend. The study, published in the Canadian Journal of Public Health, shows as many as 60 per cent of young people, aged 18 to 24, were consistently drinking above daily consumption guidelines. The study was conducted by researchers …

  • "One particular auction was a mystery auction. Nestled somewhere in the middle was this Bible. Annamaria hung on to it and carried it with her when she moved from Oxfordshire, England to her house in Kingston, Ontario. In 2006, the family moved again, this time into a condominium in Victoria, B.C. The smaller living quarters …

 

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