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UVic to study link between pot use and auto crashes

Crashes caused by drunk drivers are well documented, but the record is much hazier when it comes to tracking collisions caused when the person behind the wheel is stoned on marijuana.

RCMP street crime unit busy with busts in July

Three large marijuana grow operations were dismantled by West Shore RCMP in late July.
Cabbies distraught over death of colleague at Victoria airport

Cabbies distraught over death of colleague at Victoria airport

A memorial service is planned for this Sunday for the 57-year-old taxi driver killed outside the Victoria International Airport last week.

Mom tricks suspected child lurer into arrest

Mother of man charged with luring offences fought for funding to help him cope with FAS
Ship’s dark past taints ground-breaking mission

Ship’s dark past taints ground-breaking mission

Chilean navy’s torture ship greeted by protesters in Victoria

Colwood carving out sewers master plan

A master plan for expanding Colwood’s municipal sewer system is in the works.
No car, no problem

No car, no problem

Demand for Victoria car share prompts fleet expansion

Plans to shift transit governance progressing

Members of the Victoria Regional Transit Commission, who are provincially appointed, have long complained the governing body lacks representation since it is comprised of leaders from five of 13 municipalities in the region.

Colwood demands return to full ambulance service

Colwood council is calling for an end to a BC Ambulance pilot project that has left only one round-the-clock ambulance running out of the West Shore station.
B.C. loses people to Alberta

B.C. loses people to Alberta

B.C. recorded a slight net loss of people migrating to other provinces in the first quarter of 2011, according to preliminary data compiled by Statistics Canada.