Local News

Vic High students take Saanich-reared comic’s words on mental illness to heart

School counsellors see uptick in visits after Kevin Breel relays his depression story

Pedestrian struck in downtown Sidney after receiving safety reflector

Man treated for minor injures by police who were at the scene handing out reflectors

Victoria’s cannabis shops mapped out

The News offers an interactive look the city’s marijuana dispensaries

VIDEO: Government approves funding of $750,000 drug for B.C. woman

Approval comes one day after province announces funding for Soliris on a case-by-case basis

New map targets Sidney’s hot crime spots

Local RCMP issue monthly crime statistics map to help raise awareness

BC Hydro issues storm safety tips

Bulletin indicates “electrical contact incidents resulting in serious injury are on the rise.”

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Remembrance Day 2017
    Greater Victoria Public Library "Food for Fines" donation
      Students, local garden club taste fruits of labour
        Black Press Extreme Career Fair

          Boxes and boxes and boxes of books at annual Used Book Sale

          Friends of GVPL Used Book Sale at Pearkes, Nov. 25 and 26

          Widow of chef killed by SUV gives birth to twin boys

          Khushal Rana was struck and killed by an out-of-control vehicle on Gorge Road last month

          Development a risk to Garry oak woodlands: neighbour

          Foul Bay Road development heads to public hearing

          BC Conservatives call for ICBC reform

          Leader Scott Anderson of Vernon calls ICBC ‘national embarrassment

          • Nov 21st, 2017

          Developers to put 25,000 cubic metres of Esquimalt fill into Cordova Bay site

          Cordova Bay’s Trio site development still awaiting redesign

          City of Colwood considers plastic bag ban

          Bylaw must be brought forward for public input before adoption

          Wet weather expected for much of coastal B.C.

          The Weather Network is calling for up to 200mm of rain to fall in some areas of the South Coast and Vancouver Island

          West Shore RCMP catch thieves in the act in Colwood

          Thieves were trying to steal a utility trailer from the driveway of a home

          Peninsula Panthers finally solve the Kerry Park Islanders

          Panthers score first win over Islanders in 13 games over two seasons

          B.C. groups to address child sex abuse in sports

          viaSport is organizing a full day of education in association with Canadian Centre for Child Protection and the Coaching Association of Canada.

          Recent calls prompt warning from Langford Fire Rescue

          Heating sources are one of the leading causes of house fires

          High winds cancel slew of BC Ferries sailings

          Travel to and from Victoria and Vancouver as well as Northern Gulf Islands affected