Visitors look over the statue of a woolly mammoth in the Royal BC Museum. (Don Denton/News staff)

VIDEO: The plastic bag debate leads a selection of today’s news stories

A selection of Greater Victoria top stories for Jan. 23

These Greater Victoria stories for Jan. 23 are brought to you by Victoria Video Network (VVN).

Victoria’s plastic bag ban has been ended by the Supreme Court of Canada. For more information on this story, click here.

Victoria council will keep its catered lunches, despite two councillors trying to eliminate the expense of more than $10,000 per year. For more information on this story, click here.

The Royal BC Museum is celebrating the 40th anniversary of Woolly the Mammoth. The party will be hosted on Jan. 26. For more information on this story, click here.

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