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Victoria police defend call for more officers, role in overdose prevention

Critics say harm reduction alternatives a better investment

Victoria ranks 20th among 25 Canadian cities for Internet experience

Findings appear in a 2016 report from Canadian Internet Registration Authority

Oak Bay realtor recalls sale of home where family was murdered

Home sellers not always required to disclose violent crimes

  • Jan 16, 2019
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Medieval fighters train for world championships
First Nation supporters march to Premier John Horgan's MLA office in Langford
Goldstream River overflows onto trails and walkways.
Fans gather for Team USA vs. Slovakia World Junior Championship Game

Victoria police seek witnesses after assault reported by man in wheelchair

Cops hope to speak with witnesses near Yates and Douglas on Jan. 13 between 1:45 and 3:15 p.m.

Olympic Gold medalist rower disppointed Saanich won’t host national training centre

Adam Kreek said also he respects decision by Rowing Canada Aviron

Saanich strikes standing committee to help create citizens’ assembly

Membership includes vocal amalgamation critic Coun. Judy Brownoff

Victoria teen with diabetes told ‘no food’ on B.C. Transit bus

B. C. Transit apologizes, saying it will look into food and drink policy

City of Victoria denies cannabis lounge business licence

Terp City Canna Lounge has been illegally operating for several years

Firefighters save two dogs in Oak Bay house fire

Home saved, but residents have been displaced

  • Jan 16, 2019

UPDATED: First Nation supporters march to Premier John Horgan’s MLA office in Langford

Upwards of 30 people moved across the West Shore Wednesday morning in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en

BC Transit unveiling real time bus tracking and stop notifications in Victoria

New display system will allow customers to see and hear upcoming bus stop information

  • Jan 16, 2019

Saanich entrepreneurs face off against the Dragons on television

Dragons Den segment featuring Endur Apparel business partners airs Jan. 24

Langford Fire Rescue partners with Wounded Warriors to focus on mental health

B.C. organization addresses mental health of veterans, first responders and their families

Amalgamation advocate predicts citizens assembly in place by late spring

Shellie Gudgson promises Amalgamation Yes won’t participate in assembly

VicPD honours seven citizens for their courage and dedication

Civic Service Awards presented at ceremony in Hall of Honour

Second fatal crash occurs in Alberni Valley

Traffic on Highway 4 is being re-routed as investigators are en route

  • Jan 15, 2019

‘It’s just hair:’ Central Saanich woman chops her locks for Wigs for Kids

Wigs for Kids BC will receive two 12-inch braids from Brentwood Bay resident Liza Glynn

Stolen Macs already replaced, no arrests in UVic break in

Several rooms entered using keys thieves obtained once inside the building

  • Jan 15, 2019