REPLAY: B.C. this week in video

In case you missed it, here's a look at replay-worthy highlights from across the province this week

In case you missed it, here’s a look at replay-worthy highlights from across the province this week:

B.C.: Don’t touch that phone even a little bit

“People need to know that according to the legislation, ‘use’ is simply when a person holds a device in their hands.” (VIDEO: Jen Zelinski/Black Press) See More >

Oak Bay: Music dreams possible for Syrian refugee

Sari Alesh, a refugee from Syria now living in the Oak Bay area, played violin at a Syrian Refugee Benefit Concert that raised enough funds for him to pursue music education at the University of Victoria,in the fall. (VIDEO: Contributed) See More >

Cloverdale: Medieval knights suit up

With swords in hand, sporting medieval style armour, dozens of enthusiasts meet in Cloverdale regularly to practice. The Cloverdale Reporter speaks with a long-time member about what makes it so special. (VIDEO: Grace Kennedy/Cloverdale Reporter) See More >

Ucluelet: Local calls on city officials to ‘save’ Spring Cove

A Ucluelet resident is urging officials to halt the construction of a trail in Spring Cove, without completing an environmental assessment of the area. (VIDEO: Westerly News) See More >

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Solitary-confinement veto a chance to address mental health: advocate

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B.C. civil rights group files complaint about RCMP arrest of man who later died

Dale Culver, a 35-year-old Indigenous man was arrested in Prince George last July

Lawyer says former B.C. government aide ‘barely guilty’ in ethnic vote scandal

Brian Bonney pleaded guilty to a breach of trust charge

Quite a few tears as homemade quilts distributed to residents of Ashcroft Reserve, Boston Flats affected by last summer’s fire

Quilters in B.C. and Alberta worked through the summer and fall to create more than 100 quilts.

Island Health: No need for alarm in wake of Victoria needle-prick incidents

Three incidents in a week prompts meeting between health authority, city service providers

B.C. coast loggers celebrate history, hope for improvement

Truck Loggers Association awaits B.C. NDP government’s new direction

Global Affairs aware of report of two Canadians kidnapped in Nigeria

The foreigners were heading south from Kafanchan to Abuja when they were ambushed around Kagarko

Whistler role in potential Calgary Olympic bid would be welcome: IOC

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Food industry failing at voluntary sodium reduction: Health Canada

Health Canada report shows the food industry made no meaningful progress in curtailing salt levels

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