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A sled dog with an amazing past shows a young pug the ropes

A sled dog with an amazing past shows a young pug the ropes

A local school bus driver and passionate dog lover has written his…

A sled dog with an amazing past shows a young pug the ropes
Victoria airport workers rally on Tuesday

Victoria airport workers rally on Tuesday

Food service workers call for improved working conditions

Victoria airport workers rally on Tuesday
The corner of a building at Beacon Ave. and Second St. after a truck clipped a power line and dragged a section of the building down. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

Delivery truck downs power lines in Sidney

A tractor trailer delivering eggs clipped a low-hanging wire on Second St.…

The corner of a building at Beacon Ave. and Second St. after a truck clipped a power line and dragged a section of the building down. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)
A $100,000 donation is the start of a $2.5 million fundraising campaign for the Mary Winspear. From left: Richard Paquette (President, Memorial Park Society), Gwyn Morgan, Patricia Trottier, Sheilah Fey (President, Mary Winspear Foundation), and Brad Edgett (Executive Director, Mary Winspear Centre).

$100k donation kicks off Mary Winspear fundraiser

The Mary Winspear Centre is beginning a $2.5 million fundraising campaign for…

A $100,000 donation is the start of a $2.5 million fundraising campaign for the Mary Winspear. From left: Richard Paquette (President, Memorial Park Society), Gwyn Morgan, Patricia Trottier, Sheilah Fey (President, Mary Winspear Foundation), and Brad Edgett (Executive Director, Mary Winspear Centre).
Woodwynn Farms is currently closed, pending a sale to an unknown buyer. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)                                Woodwynn Farms is currently closed, pending a sale to an unknown buyer. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

Woodwynn Farms sold to B.C. government

Therapeutic-recovery community is the goal, but no on-site housing planned

Woodwynn Farms is currently closed, pending a sale to an unknown buyer. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)                                Woodwynn Farms is currently closed, pending a sale to an unknown buyer. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)
Allison Fundis of the Ocean Exploration Trust gives reporters a tour of the remotely operated vehicle Hercules, used to explore the deep ocean. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

Live-streaming ancient undersea volcanoes in HD

16-day expedition to map underwater seamounts

Allison Fundis of the Ocean Exploration Trust gives reporters a tour of the remotely operated vehicle Hercules, used to explore the deep ocean. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)
Baby deer gets police escort to the vet

Baby deer gets police escort to the vet

Sidney/North Saanich RCMP say it had been struck by a car

Baby deer gets police escort to the vet
Minister of Defence Harjit Sajjan announces a new marine mammal survey at the Institute of Ocean Sciences in Sidney, B.C. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

Summer-long marine survey off B.C. coast the largest of its kind

Scientists to learn more about little-known whales

Minister of Defence Harjit Sajjan announces a new marine mammal survey at the Institute of Ocean Sciences in Sidney, B.C. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)
Minister of Defence Harjit Sajjan announces a new marine mammal survey at the Institute of Ocean Sciences in Sidney, B.C. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

Summer-long marine survey the largest of its kind

Scientists to learn more about little-known whales

Minister of Defence Harjit Sajjan announces a new marine mammal survey at the Institute of Ocean Sciences in Sidney, B.C. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)
Sidney ballplayer wins Seattle skill competition

Sidney ballplayer wins Seattle skill competition

Nolan Weinmeyer was the only Canadian chosen

Sidney ballplayer wins Seattle skill competition
Chronic disease no obstacle for ultra-cyclist

Chronic disease no obstacle for ultra-cyclist

Cross-Canada ride raises funds for Crohn’s disease

Chronic disease no obstacle for ultra-cyclist
Geese are problematic for Saanich Peninsula farmers, but in Parksville, they are known to affect estuaries and waterways. (File photo)

Feasting geese concern farmers

For farmers on the Saanich Peninsula, cereal crops like corn are starting…

Geese are problematic for Saanich Peninsula farmers, but in Parksville, they are known to affect estuaries and waterways. (File photo)
Tanner’s Books owner is running for Sidney mayor

Tanner’s Books owner is running for Sidney mayor

Cliff McNeil-Smith says managing growth is his top priority

Tanner’s Books owner is running for Sidney mayor
B.C. Ferries MV Klitsa slides out of Brentwood Bay with a full load of passengers enroute to Mill Bay. (File)

An upstart ferry company might be a Malahat alternative

A new ferry service might alleviate Malahat congestion. Dogwood Ferries is a…

B.C. Ferries MV Klitsa slides out of Brentwood Bay with a full load of passengers enroute to Mill Bay. (File)
Man found dead on Central Saanich beach

Man found dead on Central Saanich beach

Paddleboarder spotted him and attempted first aid

Man found dead on Central Saanich beach
The lineup at the Brentwood Bay ferry terminal stretched to the West Saanich Road roundabout on May 24 following a fuel truck rollover on the Malahat which closed the road until midnight. (Hugo Wong/News Staff file)

MLA prefers more ferries over bridge for Saanich Inlet

Increased car traffic could overwhelm Pat Bay, says Olsen

The lineup at the Brentwood Bay ferry terminal stretched to the West Saanich Road roundabout on May 24 following a fuel truck rollover on the Malahat which closed the road until midnight. (Hugo Wong/News Staff file)
One driver was taken to hospital after a rollover at the Pat Bay highway. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

Driver in hospital after rollover near Swartz Bay

One driver is in hospital after their vehicle hit the centre median…

One driver was taken to hospital after a rollover at the Pat Bay highway. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)
Alyssa Jensen, 15, is speaking to local councillors about the problems of single-use plastic. (Provided)

Central Saanich teen spreads the word about plastic bags

Alyssa Jensen, 15, presenting to Saanich Peninsula councils

Alyssa Jensen, 15, is speaking to local councillors about the problems of single-use plastic. (Provided)
CRD CUPE members vote overwhelmingly in favour of strike

CRD CUPE members vote overwhelmingly in favour of strike

Strike action would require 72‑hour strike notice issued

CRD CUPE members vote overwhelmingly in favour of strike
Avid birders Liam Singh, left, and Rick Schortinghuis look out over Esquimalt Lagoon while on an outing with the Victoria Natural History Society. (Ann Nightingale/File Photo)

Basic birding for beginners on the Saanich Peninsula

Event this Saturday at Island View Beach Regional Park

Avid birders Liam Singh, left, and Rick Schortinghuis look out over Esquimalt Lagoon while on an outing with the Victoria Natural History Society. (Ann Nightingale/File Photo)