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Expect traffic delays at Burnside and Douglas this week for new bus lanes

Prep work runs Tuesday through Thursday while paving takes place Friday

Victoria police searching for missing 18-year-old

Austin Bennett-Frechette is known to frequent the Greater Victoria Public Library

Lawyer questions rejection of visitors to Goldstream homeless campers

Activist Chrissy Brett says they are still in fear of being kicked out

Recent rash of thefts in Sidney similar to past sprees

Sidney/North Saanich RCMP warn residents to lock their vehicles

Cool Aid Society cleans up Woodwynn Farms

Casual labour pool helps to clear debris

Municipalities can help tent cities with provincial aid, says UBCM president

Provincial housing efforts can be facilitated on local level

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Search and Rescue Exercise 2018 Training in Metchosin
Langford Fire Rescue extinguishes brush fire off Latoria Road
New York Review of Books editor out after Ghomeshi backlash
Scary car accident in Sooke

Bee-friendly farming earns Newman Farm a national award

Pollinator Advocate of Canada award given to Central Saanich farm

LGBTQ activists, allies in Victoria counter anti-SOGI protest with rally of their own

Lower Mainland activists plan to protest SOGI on legislature lawn, Sept. 29

Fire chiefs question medical response times after ‘sweeping changes’ to system

New system drops View Royal Fire Rescue’s medical aid response calls dramatically

  • Sep 24th, 2018

Get ready for a week of sunshine across Vancouver Island

Environment Canada is forecasting temperatures in the high teens all this week

Finance options on the table for city sewer hookups in Langford

Residents have just over one year to connect their homes to the City sewer at a cost of up to $20,000

Victoria’s Spectrum Community School celebrates one year stigma-free

The school was the first in Victoria to align with the Stigma Free Society

West Shore residents hold forum to voice frustration with Goldstream Park homeless camp

Some 200 residents fill local pub pointing fingers, claiming crime on the rise, safety at risk

City stamps rezoning approval for Merridale Cidery expansion in Victoria

Owner expects doors open by fall 2019 in Dockside Green neighbourhood

Victoria non-profit karate school struggles to stay afloat

James Bay non-profit karate school tries to keep up with big businesses

Two to hospital after University of Victoria sailing mishap

Wind gusts capsize boat of recreational club sailors

Victoria’s deaf community advocates for different sign languages to be recognized on federal accessibility act

Advocates also want Indigenous Sign Language to be recognized on the Indigenous Language Act

Transport Canada announces $17M for pollutant clean up in Victoria Park, removal of abandoned boats

Contaminants at Laurel Point Park will be removed starting at the end of September

Seeing double, the trials and tribulations of twins

BIG READ: Three Vancouver Island mothers share their experiences with multiple births