Local News

RCMP ask for public’s help to determine cause of weekend fire in Sooke

Building, equipment destroyed in fire

  • Feb 19, 2019

UPDATED: Water main break in Brentwood Bay area now repaired

A water main break had affected homes in Brentwood Bay and the Tsartlip First Nation

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Westshore Urgent Primary Care Centre celebrates its 5000th patient
Surveillance footage of ATM theft suspects, Feb. 9
Langford teen shovels West Shore bus stops to help commuters
Surveillance footage of ATM theft suspects

Mount Doug thaw reveals abandoned Subaru, dog poo

Gate left unlocked in snow storm invites daredevil drivers

Victoria to lose $6 million in funding for new Crystal Pool

No extension for March 31 gas tax grant deadline

Pedestrian struck, vehicles targeted by thieves in Oak Bay

Police say the snow did not affect call volume

One arrested, weapons and drugs seized in Sooke bust

During the Feb. 6 raid, police found firearms, ammunition, drugs, and brass knuckles

Unhealthy disagreement sees three First Nations chiefs take government to court

Claim and counter-claim: B.C.’s First Nations health department and administrator end up in court.

New tutorial ‘Whales in our Waters’ launched by BC Ferries

A new tutorial has been launched for mariners and the general public about whales in the Salish Sea

Victoria will be one of the first cities with GPS tracking, digital fare on BC transit buses

Two major technology uprades are underway on buses across the province

Saanich firefighters remove bear cub stuck up tree

Family Day was eventful for cub, firefighters

Head-on collision on Prospect Lake Road shuts down road

Prospect Lake Road reopened to traffic at approximately 4:15 a.m. Tuesday

West coast group campaigns for seal, sea lion harvest

‘Salmon are going the way of the buffalo unless we do something’

  • Feb 19, 2019

British Columbia is mellowing out when it comes to using cannabis

Nova Scotia smokes rest of Canada, with almost 22 per cent usage among individuals 15 years and up

Peninsula youth clinic experiencing growing demand

Clinic seeing rising mental and cyber-health referrals

Value of building permits dropping in Greater Victoria

Victoria’s decline contrasts with provincial and national gains

Saanich intersections rank as Island’s three worst

Intersection of Admirals Road, McKenzie Avenue, and the Trans-Canada Highway had the most crashes

Stories from the old Edge dairy farm on Panama Flats

Emily Carr once offered a painting to pay her dairy tab

Victoria installation for the blind causes problems for those with mobility issues

The truncated domes installed at Blanshard and Fort streets aren’t helpful for everyone