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192324news1BC Wildfire: ‘Wind is our greatest enemy’ for Okanagan blazes
192322news2Colwood man pleads guilty, sentenced for impaired driving, theft, break-and-enter
192317news3Developer brings eighth proposal for Northern Junk buildings to Victoria council
192315news4Heat-related deaths, B.C. wildfires spur Greater Victoria doctors’ call to end pipeline construction
192313news5B.C.’s COVID-19 daily cases jump to 150 Tuesday, mostly in Interior
192311news7Follow local evacuation orders, B.C. Wildfire Service urges
192308news8Only 0.5 per cent of COVID-19 cases in fully vaccinated Canadians: Trudeau
192306news9One-time payments to seniors over 75 likely to also go to the dead
192304news10Saanich man arrested in relation to indecent act report from Elk Lake beach
192302news11‘This is how I’m going to die’: Police recall harrowing Capitol Hill riot at hearing
192300news12B.C. cities will no longer need provincial approval to launch single-use plastic ban
192295news13Telephone fraudster tricks Fraser Valley senior out of $44,000
192293news14Ambulance T-boned by driver in Oak Bay on Sunday
192287news15Kelowna cop who sexually harassed women involved in his cases avoids jail time
192289news16Trucker sentenced to 12 1/2 years in hotel room death of Edmonton woman
192291news17Canadian border workers could be on strike as early as next week
192280news18Catalyst reducing water flow into Cowichan River due to drought
192277news19Pacheedaht condemn cutting of trees by Fairy Creek protesters
191446news20UBCIC slams union’s claim RCMP ‘protected’ Campbell River in fatal shooting of Indigenous man
192273news21Gun call at Sidney restaurant a mistake: RCMP
192268news22Island RCMP officers honoured for cracking pair of high-profile cold case murders
192275news23Mike Hicks retiring from politics, will not run in next election
192266news24No serious injuries reported after floatplane flips during Tofino takeoff
192261news25800 Christmas trees burn in fire at Nanaimo tree farm
192259news26Most new B.C. COVID-19 cases are now among unvaccinated people
192255news27B.C.’s active wildfires fall to 250, evacuation orders up to 61
192247news28B.C. puts moratorium on new mink farms after more COVID infections confirmed
192245news29Urgent need in Alberta to address potent drug supply, overdose crisis: health experts
192243news30Babies born in COVID lockdown facing new health risk post-pandemic
192241news31Fix to software problem behind naval helicopter crash needed ‘forthwith’: experts
192239news32Fires in Western Canada creating own weather systems, experts say
192237news33Heat warnings, special weather statements issued for parts of Western Canada
192235news34Blockchain technology training offered at Camosun College
192224news35Hot summer days in the forecast this week on Vancouver Island
192231news36Greater Victoria’s public EV charging stations need to quadruple by 2030: report
192228news37Oak Bay closes northern boat ramp at Cattle Point for safety reasons
192226news38Central Saanich gets in gear for increase in active transportation
192222news39$40K in wildfire suppression equipment stolen from Kootenay crews
192233news40New funding for wastewater plant will improve environment, Sooke mayor says
192218news41Victoria lawyer disbarred for misappropriating client funds
192208news42Ferry terminal, Agrifair host B.C. COVID-19 vaccination clinics
192206news43Dream comes true as Parksville woman collects $3-million Lotto 6/49 jackpot
192204news44Protesters cut young trees at Fairy Creek logging blockades
192196news45Tunisia on edge as president suspends parliament, fires PM
192194news46Philippine leader unabashedly threatens to kill drug dealers
192193news47Feds on track to have enough doses of COVID-19 vaccine for eligible Canadians
192157news48B.C. forest fuel load becoming priority after decades of warnings
192155news49As drought cuts hay crop, U.S. cattle ranchers face culling herds
192153news50Expert: climate change expected to bring longer wildfire seasons and more area burned
192145news51Muir Creek fire in mop-up stage
192143news52Mary Simon installed as 30th Governor General, first Indigenous person to hold role
192141news53Biodiversity project with University of Victoria connection to use Indigenous eco-knowledge
192134news54Water taxi to connect five Southern Gulf Islands in pilot project
192132news55North Cowichan cheers on “home-town” rowing team at Tokyo Olympics
192126news56Human remains found in Manning Park, believed to be missing Penticton man
192124news57$400,000 in damages caused by fire in Victoria commercial building
192108news58Wildfire worries continue: Fire risk remains high to extreme over most of southern B.C.
192103news59Fauci says US headed in ‘wrong direction’ on coronavirus
192101news60Tory riding associations’ war chests larger than other parties, analysis shows
192110news61Northern B.C.’s famed abandoned town preserved in time awaits its turn
192097news62Doctors, air pollution experts forecast worsening health effects of wildfire smoke
192091news63VIDEO: Mary Simon becomes Canada’s 1st Indigenous governor general
192087news64COVID-19 exposure reported on flight to Victoria
192068news65Courtenay firefighters tend to small fire at homeless encampment in city’s forested area
192045news66Vancouver Island man donates 140,000 mollusk specimens to biodiversity museum
192013news67VIDEO: Saanich truck parade celebrates 91-year-old’s 45-year career at Butler Concrete
192004news68Alberta bike gangs battle in Cranbrook
191999news69UPDATE: Downtown Victoria stabbing victim taken to hospital, suspect arrested
191997news70Iqaluit’s elders home remains closed more than two months after case of COVID-19
191993news71Alberta renews child-care deal with Ottawa; prolongs talks about $10 a day program
191991news72Wildfire report author says heat dome highlights need for new plans in wildfire fight
191984news73Salmon getting through B.C.’s Big Bar landslide, runs rebounding
191986news74COVID-19 restrictions lifting at B.C. seniors home ‘absolutely’ a big deal
191969news75Saanich staff, council gain help in amenity package negotiations with developers
191971news76Report outlines barriers, recommendations to ending homelessness in Greater Victoria
191965news77Some inmates evacuated from Okanagan Correctional Centre due to Nk’Mip wildfire
191980news78Terminus building nears completion, first tenants are lining up
191961news79B.C.’s COVID-19 spread rises, 112 more cases confirmed Friday
192006news80Oak Bay sets aside $27,000 for Indigenous art at muncipal hall
191959news81Wildfire crew looking for newly started fire finds B.C. hiker missing for 2 weeks
192074news82Saanich-based group continues its call for no-cost birth control
192076news83Victoria peer-led program provides training to improve quality of mental health services
191947news84RCMP looking to identify woman linked to missing man Cameron Blake Beaven
191941news85Fentanyl dealer sentenced after crashing, ditching shotgun, hiding in forest on north Island
191939news86Saanich Peninsula watershed among those being monitored for drought by province
191934news87Missing elderly couple last seen near Honeymoon Bay found safe
191931news88B.C. hair salon target of ‘cowardly’ anti-mask graffiti
191929news89Chilliwack near capacity for accommodating displaced wildfire evacuees
191923news90Canada to resettle Afghans who worked with military, embassy
191921news91Incoming governor general Mary Simon has 1st audience with Queen
191916news92B.C. says expanding emergency alert for wildfires is a priority, but no timeline set
191907news93Request for more information on OCP review a good sign, say North Saanich residents
191890news94Police search for man missing in Manning Park with link to dead hiker Jordan Naterer
191903news95Nature area, business park proposed for 52-hectare parcel in north Metchosin
191898news96Oak Bay deer report to be ready by end of summer
191896news97Saanich to review yard and garden waste dropoff service
191886news98Value of 2020 residential construction in Sidney close to $75 million
191900news99Sooke man leads petition to build pedestrian bridge over ‘dangerous crosswalk’
191881news100Langford’s #MyBelmont neighbourhood reveals fourth and final phase
191877news101B.C. sees 89 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, active infections rising
191872news102Officials urge British Columbians to conserve water as regions face extreme drought
191884news103VIDEO: New ‘Island 3’ ferry arrives in Victoria
191870news104RCMP add officers to help with B.C. Interior wildfire evacuations
191867news105UPDATE: Muir Creek fire now ‘being held’ by firefighers
191863news1061-year-old in hospital following dog attack on Nakusp beach
191861news107‘A light at the end of the tunnel’: Canadians hug loved ones in post-vaccine reunions
191859news108Government docs on porn regulator will take six years to access: Justice Department
191857news109Annamie Paul says ‘small group’ of party execs behind court case against Green leader
191855news110Sajjan directed military to provide him with aide in Vancouver
191848news111Man defrauded Chinese pop singer with Vancouver link in sex scandal: Police
191846news112Climber found dead in Glacier National Park
191836news113Oak Bay secondary suites study to be reviewed by council
191830news114BC SPCA responds to more than 600 calls for animals in distress during heat wave
191832news115Snowy conditions main factor in landing gear collapse at northwest B.C. airport: TSB
191828news116Island Health launches mobile first-vaccination clinic across south island communities
191825news117Toquaht Nation opens Secret Beach Campground and Marina on Vancouver Island
191819news118‘Nobody should have to wait for an ambulance’ — paramedic union president
191839news119Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers wanted list for the week of July 20
191815news120Out of control, Muir Creek fire has grown to one hectare
191813news121Engineering, computer science expansion at UVic to support 500 more students
191809news122‘Celebrating with sadness’: Muslims mark sombre Eid, some without health restrictions
191807news123Feds host Islamophobia summit after series of deadly attacks across Canada
191795news124Island 3 joins BC Ferries’ fleet
191793news125Province opens new urgent, primary care centre in Victoria
191791news126Sidney won’t add third option to Beacon Wharf engagement process
191789news127UPDATE: No arrests made after man hit by vehicle on street outside Victoria courthouse
191780news128RCMP looking for elderly couple last seen near Honeymoon Bay on Tuesday
191771news129RCMP looking for elderly couple last seen near Honeymoon Bay on Tuesday
191778news130Fundraiser benefits man experiencing homelessness who was purposely struck by motorist in Nanaimo
191769news131Cyclist with Airsoft handgun arrested in Saanich for breaching terms of probation
191736news132Langford Lake boardwalk replacement work underway
191722news133Bold plan to house Lytton wildfire evacuees proposed by Kanaka Bar band
191718news134B.C.’s COVID-19 infection creeps up, 78 new cases Wednesday
191716news135B.C. puts 18-month ban on rodenticides to help protect wildlife
191712news136VIDEO: North Cowichan man dies in house fire
191706news137B.C. wildfires ‘graphic’ evidence of climate change, premier says
191704news138Wildfire out of control in Muir Creek near Shirley
191702news139Late donations help HAT reach goal to buy Saanich’s Mountain Road Forest with CRD
191698news140Five young children sent to Victoria hospital after accidentally eating cannabis gummies
191696news141Stay out of B.C. back country while fire risk high, Horgan urges
191694news142RCMP called after decomposed body found by cleanup crew on Vancouver Island
191692news143Event aims to uproot invasive seaweed sweeping through Vancouver Island bay
191690news144Canadians see NDP’s Singh as a better PM than Tories’ O’Toole, survey suggests
191688news145UK man arrested in Spain, charged in U.S. with Twitter hack
191680news146Jeff Bezos’s comments on workers after spaceflight draws rebuke
191678news147France requires COVID pass for Eiffel Tower, tourist venues
191676news148Despite Canada’s easing, U.S. adding 30 days to Canada, Mexico border restrictions
191672news149‘Defining issue’: Federal environment minister says extreme weather a wake-up call
191663news150Fire in North Saanich park won’t affect local airspace safety: NAV Canada
191626news151‘Make Abbotsford great again’ - artist includes phrase on mural without approval
191622news152Weinstein brought to California to face further rape charges
191628news153RCMP’s Fairy Creek exclusion zones, checkpoints go too far, judge rules
191616news154Ground broken in Colwood on retail element of Royal Bay
191614news155B.C. turns 150: From fur trades to ferries and controversy in 2021
191612news156Mark Carney says climate commitments prevent him from running for Liberals in fall election
191610news157B.C. reaches 80% COVID-19 vaccination starts for 12 and older
191605news158B.C. declares state of emergency over wildfire season, preparing for potential ‘mass evacuation’
191603news159B.C. chambers endorse pandemic-recovery blueprint for cities
191595news160B.C. approves search funds for 18 residential schools, 3 hospitals
191593news161Five-vehicle crash delaying traffic near Sooke
191584news162Fairy Creek logging protesters may face criminal charges
191580news163B.C. psychosis intervention to expand with 100 care providers
191577news164West Shore RCMP investigating suspicious fire at vacant Colwood home
191575news165‘Make Abbotsford great again’: Downtown mural used unapproved content
191555news1662 Neutrogena spray-on sunscreens recalled due to elevated levels of benzene
191553news167RCMP catch Vancouver Island shoplifting suspect with $14,000 in drugs
191531news168Teen girl, 15, dead after being struck by motorcycle in Kelowna
191533news169Sooke mayor welcomes provincial funding for upgrades to wastewater treatment plant
191527news170COVID-19: Loved ones line up for reopening of B.C. senior home visits
191523news171Western Canada desperately needs rain but it’s not in the forecast: climatologist
191519news172Air Canada announces dozens of U.S. routes as border restrictions ease
191494news173Update: Inkaneep Creek fire near Osoyoos growing, evacuation order issued for band land
191483news174B.C. woman launches online campaign for tougher laws after dog killed by 2 pit bulls
191474news175University of Victoria collaborates with Georgia researcher on cellphone arsenic tester
191462news176Vandals damage facilities at The Raptors near Duncan
191460news177Another 156 cases of COVID-19 confirmed in B.C. since Friday
191454news178Esquimalt society receives grant for mental health support services
191442news179‘Amazing father’ remembered after drowning while saving child in Chehalis Lake
191427news180PHOTOS: Maxime Bernier’s ‘Mad Max’ tour rolls through Lower Mainland
191395news181Woman dead, children in critical condition in Coquihalla crash
191356news182Cross that overlooked Cowichan Valley from Mount Tzouhalem cut down
191333news183Chilliwack RCMP race to report of male with firearm, find young boy with toy gun
191323news184Social media platforms ‘killing people’ with misinformation, says Biden
191320news185Saskatchewan First Nations searching for more graves
191306news186Victoria immigrant and refugee group combats racism with bystander training
191268news18713-year-old boy dead after found unconscious in Montreal public pool
191257news188PHOTOS: Hundreds gather for vigil for Kelowna crane collapse victims
191255news189Police officer, wife launching complaint for ‘driving while Black’ stop by RCMP
191249news190Firefighters from Mexico en route to aid B.C. wildfire fight
191243news191Ottawa promises plan to help Afghan interpreters, stops short on timeline
191241news192Supreme Court sides with Lac Seul First Nation over flooding compensation
191239news193Sending former defence chief’s case to civilian courts the only option, says expert
191237news194Salmon and other sea life affected by recent heat waves, experts say
191235news195B.C. Civil Liberties Association leader resigns after controversial social media post
191193news196B.C. premier says province ready to reopen border to U.S. and international travel
191191news197Half of eligible B.C residents fully vaccinated, 45 new COVID-19 cases reported
191182news198Mike Wiegele, Blue River heli-skiing industry legend, dies at age 82
191180news199B.C. to create new clean energy centre to help with low-carbon innovation
191170news200B.C. premier defends not declaring state of emergency over wildfires
191168news2013 males charged with human trafficking of underage girls in Vancouver
191160news202Government to allow ‘more residential flexibility’ in agricultural lands, says B.C. minister
191158news203Unprepared ship, bad communication factors in B.C. ship crash: TSB
191156news204Canada to have new refugee stream for journalists, others who defend human rights
191154news205Prairie farmers pray for rain as drought, grasshoppers ravage crops and pastures
191152news206Extreme heat waves are putting lakes and rivers in hot water this summer
191150news207Stun grenade deployed in Vancouver takedown of suspect allegedly seen holding rifle
191143news208Sooke residents say rock blasting is impacting water wells; Ministry points to dry weather
191141news209Feds doling out $1.5M for removal of 18 derelict boats from B.C., Atlantic coasts
191139news210University of Victoria makes it official, Faculty of Humanities has first woman dean
191137news211Sooke council approves development permit for 132 housing units
191135news212Wildfire season strikes a month early in B.C. with 1,100 blazes to date
191130news213Ex-Okanagan teacher who sexually exploited student released after 1 year in jail
191118news214Annual pace of housing starts in Canada slowed in June: CMHC
191114news215Canadians likely to be targeted by foreign actors in next election, cyber agency says
191110news216Vancouver Island man arrested for arson as RCMP investigate rash of wildfires
191079news217Animal Food Bank looks to help pets of B.C. fire evacuees
191075news218UPDATED: Youth cyclist killed in Mill Bay collision was ‘brilliant young boy of 11’
191099news219Ocean plastic-trapping ‘artificial coastline’ to depart from Victoria
191069news220VIDEO: Unique Malahat SkyWalk wows opening day visitors
191797news221Will B.C. see a 4th wave? Researcher says it’s a battle of vaccines versus the variants
191062news222Lions eye community centre at John Phillips Park in Sooke
191057news223Sparks Lake wildfire near Kamloops remains largest in B.C.
191050news22480% of British Columbians believe border with U.S. should remain closed: survey
191043news225Security guard attacked by man in racist tirade outside Kelowna COVID vaccine clinic
191031news2264 coyotes euthanized following attack on toddler in Stanley Park
191019news227‘Expert’ of fighting COVID-19 restrictions in court barred from acting as lawyer in B.C.
191909news228‘The need is so high’: B.C.’s period poverty crisis combatted by free-supply campaign
190915news229Secondary suites causing parking congestion in Sooke
190846news230Sword-brandishing robbery suspect arrested in Sooke
190830news231Indigenous woman issues demands for residential school records in meeting with Royal B.C. Museum
192220business1Victoria-based company nets record return for B.C. pension investment in pandemic year
192008business2Tourists starting to roll back into Sidney
192078business3Sliding-scale, upcycled and gender-inclusive: Victoria shop creates accessible retail space
191943business4B.C. COVID-19 fund supports 83 tourist attractions, bus companies
191821business5Record B.C. lumber profits should go to wildfire fight, Horgan says
191914business6Tseshaht First Nation re-opens Broken Group Islands with refreshed Beach Keepers Program
191720business7B.C.’s minimum working age going from 12 to 16 in October
191479business8Credit union donates $50K to support B.C. wildfire victims
191448business9Eyes in the sky have a future for B.C. farmland, minister says
191037business10Coastal Gaslink pipeline nears halfway mark with B.C. river crossing
192285sports1Trudeau says Canadiens’ selection of sex-related offender shows ‘lack of judgment’
192263sports2Saanich’s Emma Entzminger helps Canadian softball team win bronze at Tokyo Olympics
192257sports3‘We did it’: Canadian softball team wins bronze at Tokyo Olympics
192249sports4Rough day for stars Simone Biles, Naomi Osaka at Olympics
192202sports5Canada will play for softball bronze at Tokyo Olympics after 1-run losses foil bid for gold
192106sports6Singer Pink backs beach handball team on ‘sexist’ clothing
192099sports7B.C.’s Jake Virtanen set to be bought out by Vancouver Canucks amid sex assault accusation
192066sports8Mac Neil tops women’s 100 butterfly to win Canada’s 1st Olympic gold medal in Tokyo
192023sports9Victoria Royals defenceman drafted by San Jose Sharks
191995sports10Tokyo Olympics Roundup: Woods comes close to winning medal for Canada
191973sports11First openly gay, NHL-contracted player gained insight from Oak Bay agent
191967sports12Canucks send No. 9 pick to Coyotes, receive Ekman-Larsson, Garland in blockbuster deal
192037sports13Greater Victoria-based athletes named to Save-On-Foods fueling sport initiative
192058sports14Three Victoria charities receive season tickets from HarbourCats fan
191945sports153-on-3 basketball tournament coming to Sooke
191925sports16Olympic Roundup: Small, enthusiastic contingent represents Canada at opening ceremony
191919sports17NHL prepares for second straight virtual entry draft
191918sports18NFL teams face potential forfeits for COVID-19 outbreaks
191911sports19Cleveland’s baseball team goes from Indians to Guardians
191888sports20Langford-based women’s sevens rugby team a unified force for Tokyo Olympics
191879sports21Tokyo Olympics beckons 18 University of Victoria athletes
191850sports22Seattle Kraken sets first roster, will open season at Vegas
191811sports23Nanaimo boxing club raising money so Indigenous youths can go more rounds
191805sports24Osaka makes her return against Zheng at Tokyo Olympics
191803sports25Olympic scandals march on long after torch goes out
191787sports26Saanich’s Emma Entzminger perfect at third in Olympic debut
191686sports27B.C. pitcher leads Canada to win over Mexico on first day of Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics
191670sports28Tokyo virus cases hit 6-month high 2 days before Games open
191630sports29Blugh leaves B.C. Lions coaching post to attend to ‘personal and health matters’
191590sports30Jeremy’s Roubaix ends sporting drought in B.C. community
191340sports31Stars sign Heiskanen for 8 years, trade Dickinson to Canucks
191327sports323 men arrested near All-Star Game facing federal gun charges
191247sports33B.C.’s Dolores Claman, ‘Hockey Night in Canada’ song composer dead at 94
191199sports34Toronto Blue Jays get government approval to return to Canada, starting July 30
191366sports35Lifelong dream to be realized with Olympic rugby debut
191148sports36Ontario asks federal government to open border for Toronto Blue Jays
190867sports37Six former Victoria HarbourCats chosen in MLB draft
192089life3Financial planning pro Dale Lamb
191787life4Saanich’s Emma Entzminger perfect at third in Olympic debut
191436life5Master of the creative
192210opinion3LETTER: Municipal overlap costly to taxpayers
192130opinion5LETTER: Central Saanich losing its character
192064opinion6LETTER: Climate crisis demands action from us all
192122opinion7LETTER: Stop old-growth logging until plan in place
192043opinion8LETTERS: Misinformation being spread on North Saanich OCP process
192072opinion9LETTER: LNG’s economic benefits outweighed by damage to climate
192053opinion11LETTER: Fish market an integral part of Sidney waterfront
192051opinion12LETTER: Independent review needed for expedited projects in Langford
192039opinion13LETTER: Calls to action on reconciliation stalled
192021opinion14LETTER: Saanich council forgetting the promises that got them elected
192025opinion15LETTER: Parkland sacrificed for community garden
192017opinion16LETTER: North Saanich has the chance to be a leader in the region
192015opinion17LETTER: Tempers flare over North Saanich OCP process
191834opinion18Beefs and Bouquets for July 22
191827opinion19LETTER: Greenhouse gases a devastating effect on our forests
191823opinion20LETTER: $30 million for a birthday party
191801opinion21We can’t predict the next wildfire disaster – but we can plan for it
191963opinion22LETTER: North Saanich doesn’t need fixing
191905opinion23LETTER: Students make the most of challenging school year
192322home1Colwood man pleads guilty, sentenced for impaired driving, theft, break-and-enter
192327home3From salt to stevia: Pender Island couple nears year of producing everything they eat
192315home4Heat-related deaths, B.C. wildfires spur Greater Victoria doctors’ call to end pipeline construction
192317home5Developer brings eighth proposal for Northern Junk buildings to Victoria council
192304home6Saanich man arrested in relation to indecent act report from Elk Lake beach
192283home7Esquimalt Ribfest organizers licking their lips for September festival
192293home8Ambulance T-boned by driver in Oak Bay on Sunday
192273home9Gun call at Sidney restaurant a mistake: RCMP
192275home10Mike Hicks retiring from politics, will not run in next election
192263home11Saanich’s Emma Entzminger helps Canadian softball team win bronze at Tokyo Olympics
192277home12Pacheedaht condemn cutting of trees by Fairy Creek protesters
192228home13Oak Bay closes northern boat ramp at Cattle Point for safety reasons
192218home14Victoria lawyer disbarred for misappropriating client funds
192231home15Greater Victoria’s public EV charging stations need to quadruple by 2030: report
192233home16New funding for wastewater plant will improve environment, Sooke mayor says
192204home17Protesters cut young trees at Fairy Creek logging blockades
192235home18Blockchain technology training offered at Camosun College
192226home19Central Saanich gets in gear for increase in active transportation
192220home20Victoria-based company nets record return for B.C. pension investment in pandemic year
192145home21Muir Creek fire in mop-up stage
192093home22FireSmart home assessments a timely resource for Metchosin
192212home23PHOTOS: Oak Bay rocks at Willows Beach with Soul Shakers
192134home24Water taxi to connect five Southern Gulf Islands in pilot project
192141home25Biodiversity project with University of Victoria connection to use Indigenous eco-knowledge
192076home26Victoria peer-led program provides training to improve quality of mental health services
192124home27$400,000 in damages caused by fire in Victoria commercial building
192087home28COVID-19 exposure reported on flight to Victoria
192078home29Sliding-scale, upcycled and gender-inclusive: Victoria shop creates accessible retail space
192074home30Saanich-based group continues its call for no-cost birth control
192060home31Victoria Native Friendship Centre Elders first to go virtual during pandemic
192058home32Three Victoria charities receive season tickets from HarbourCats fan
192055home33Fantasy-themed Little Free Library in Saanich marks Greater Victoria’s 500th fixture
192037home34Greater Victoria-based athletes named to Save-On-Foods fueling sport initiative
192027home35Fort Rodd Hill summer programs bring the past to light
192031home36Reading fundraiser challenges Greater Victorians to pick up a book
192013home37VIDEO: Saanich truck parade celebrates 91-year-old’s 45-year career at Butler Concrete
192019home38Feast of Fields offers virtual farm connection, hands-on Greater Victoria produce box
192023home39Victoria Royals defenceman drafted by San Jose Sharks
192008home40Tourists starting to roll back into Sidney
192006home41Oak Bay sets aside $27,000 for Indigenous art at muncipal hall
192011home42Greater Victoria issues-based podcast celebrates one-year anniversary
191999home43UPDATE: Downtown Victoria stabbing victim taken to hospital, suspect arrested
191978home44VIDEO: Greater Victoria master carver says Indigenous art a way to restore culture
191980home45Terminus building nears completion, first tenants are lining up
191976home46Hot shellfish: cooked in overlapping heat and low tides
191973home47First openly gay, NHL-contracted player gained insight from Oak Bay agent
191971home48Report outlines barriers, recommendations to ending homelessness in Greater Victoria
191900home49Sooke man leads petition to build pedestrian bridge over ‘dangerous crosswalk’
191947home50RCMP looking to identify woman linked to missing man Cameron Blake Beaven
191969home51Saanich staff, council gain help in amenity package negotiations with developers
191903home52Nature area, business park proposed for 52-hectare parcel in north Metchosin
191934home53Missing elderly couple last seen near Honeymoon Bay found safe
191939home54Saanich Peninsula watershed among those being monitored for drought by province
191896home55Saanich to review yard and garden waste dropoff service
191888home56Langford-based women’s sevens rugby team a unified force for Tokyo Olympics
191881home57Langford’s #MyBelmont neighbourhood reveals fourth and final phase
191907home58Request for more information on OCP review a good sign, say North Saanich residents
191898home59Oak Bay deer report to be ready by end of summer
191886home60Value of 2020 residential construction in Sidney close to $75 million
191867home61UPDATE: Muir Creek fire now ‘being held’ by firefighers
191874home62North Saanich part of Parks Canada program to sharpen camping skills
191879home63Tokyo Olympics beckons 18 University of Victoria athletes
191834home64Beefs and Bouquets for July 22
191799home65It’s a seal! It’s an otter! It’s a … crocodile?
191813home66Engineering, computer science expansion at UVic to support 500 more students
191828home67Island Health launches mobile first-vaccination clinic across south island communities
191836home68Oak Bay secondary suites study to be reviewed by council
191736home69Langford Lake boardwalk replacement work underway
191815home70Out of control, Muir Creek fire has grown to one hectare
191791home71Sidney won’t add third option to Beacon Wharf engagement process
191795home72Island 3 joins BC Ferries’ fleet
191780home73RCMP looking for elderly couple last seen near Honeymoon Bay on Tuesday
191793home74Province opens new urgent, primary care centre in Victoria
191789home75UPDATE: No arrests made after man hit by vehicle on street outside Victoria courthouse
191787home76Saanich’s Emma Entzminger perfect at third in Olympic debut
191769home77Cyclist with Airsoft handgun arrested in Saanich for breaching terms of probation
191748home78PHOTOS: Crews decimate broom growth on Oak Bay island
191704home79Wildfire out of control in Muir Creek near Shirley
191698home80Five young children sent to Victoria hospital after accidentally eating cannabis gummies
191702home81Late donations help HAT reach goal to buy Saanich’s Mountain Road Forest with CRD
191663home82Fire in North Saanich park won’t affect local airspace safety: NAV Canada
191628home83RCMP’s Fairy Creek exclusion zones, checkpoints go too far, judge rules
191616home84Ground broken in Colwood on retail element of Royal Bay
191593home85Five-vehicle crash delaying traffic near Sooke
191603home86B.C. chambers endorse pandemic-recovery blueprint for cities
191577home87West Shore RCMP investigating suspicious fire at vacant Colwood home
191584home88Fairy Creek logging protesters may face criminal charges
191533home89Sooke mayor welcomes provincial funding for upgrades to wastewater treatment plant
191537home90PHOTOS: Snowbirds take to the skies over Greater Victoria
191477home91Sooke’s Woodside Farm honoured for 100 years of agriculture in B.C.
191481home92Home gardeners supported through Greater Victoria growing program
191474home93University of Victoria collaborates with Georgia researcher on cellphone arsenic tester
191454home94Esquimalt society receives grant for mental health support services
191405home95Victoria fitness coach targets $100,000 for KidSport with burpee challenge
191366home96Lifelong dream to be realized with Olympic rugby debut
191360home97PHOTOS: Crews tackle summer trimming at Oak Bay municipal hall
191329home98Calligraphy artist couple create beautiful designs for passersby on Victoria harbour
191309home99PHOTOS: A look inside the Victoria prize in the Dream Lottery for BC Children’s Hospital
191306home100Victoria immigrant and refugee group combats racism with bystander training
191212home101PHOTOS: The view from Kohweechela - Oak Bay’s island park
191166home102Sooke charities receive $100,000 in funding
191143home103Sooke residents say rock blasting is impacting water wells; Ministry points to dry weather
191137home104Sooke council approves development permit for 132 housing units
191139home105University of Victoria makes it official, Faculty of Humanities has first woman dean
191099home106Ocean plastic-trapping ‘artificial coastline’ to depart from Victoria
191069home107VIDEO: Unique Malahat SkyWalk wows opening day visitors
191062home108Lions eye community centre at John Phillips Park in Sooke
190915home109Secondary suites causing parking congestion in Sooke
190939home110Sooke Fine Arts Show launches online, July 23
190867home111Six former Victoria HarbourCats chosen in MLB draft
190846home112Sword-brandishing robbery suspect arrested in Sooke
190830home113Indigenous woman issues demands for residential school records in meeting with Royal B.C. Museum
192324home21BC Wildfire: ‘Wind is our greatest enemy’ for Okanagan blazes
192313home22B.C.’s COVID-19 daily cases jump to 150 Tuesday, mostly in Interior
192311home23Follow local evacuation orders, B.C. Wildfire Service urges
192308home24Only 0.5 per cent of COVID-19 cases in fully vaccinated Canadians: Trudeau
192306home25One-time payments to seniors over 75 likely to also go to the dead
192300home26B.C. cities will no longer need provincial approval to launch single-use plastic ban
192298home27Vancouver Island man wins a $1-million Maxmillions prize
192295home28Telephone fraudster tricks Fraser Valley senior out of $44,000
192287home29Kelowna cop who sexually harassed women involved in his cases avoids jail time
192291home210Canadian border workers could be on strike as early as next week
192280home211Catalyst reducing water flow into Cowichan River due to drought
192268home212Island RCMP officers honoured for cracking pair of high-profile cold case murders
192266home213No serious injuries reported after floatplane flips during Tofino takeoff
192261home214800 Christmas trees burn in fire at Nanaimo tree farm
192259home215Most new B.C. COVID-19 cases are now among unvaccinated people
192257home216‘We did it’: Canadian softball team wins bronze at Tokyo Olympics
192255home217B.C.’s active wildfires fall to 250, evacuation orders up to 61
192247home218B.C. puts moratorium on new mink farms after more COVID infections confirmed
192243home219Babies born in COVID lockdown facing new health risk post-pandemic
192241home220Fix to software problem behind naval helicopter crash needed ‘forthwith’: experts
192239home221Fires in Western Canada creating own weather systems, experts say
192237home222Heat warnings, special weather statements issued for parts of Western Canada
192224home223Hot summer days in the forecast this week on Vancouver Island
192222home224$40K in wildfire suppression equipment stolen from Kootenay crews
192208home225Ferry terminal, Agrifair host B.C. COVID-19 vaccination clinics
192206home226Dream comes true as Parksville woman collects $3-million Lotto 6/49 jackpot
192172home227PHOTOS: A look at Olympic Games of the past
192202home228Canada will play for softball bronze at Tokyo Olympics after 1-run losses foil bid for gold
192193home229Feds on track to have enough doses of COVID-19 vaccine for eligible Canadians
192157home230B.C. forest fuel load becoming priority after decades of warnings
192159home231SOOKE HISTORY: The Swiss cowbell at Woodside Farm
192153home232Expert: climate change expected to bring longer wildfire seasons and more area burned
192143home233Mary Simon installed as 30th Governor General, first Indigenous person to hold role
192136home234VIDEO: Cool cars provide some automotive magic for B.C. teen
192132home235North Cowichan cheers on “home-town” rowing team at Tokyo Olympics
192126home236Human remains found in Manning Park, believed to be missing Penticton man
192106home237Singer Pink backs beach handball team on ‘sexist’ clothing
192108home238Wildfire worries continue: Fire risk remains high to extreme over most of southern B.C.
192103home239Fauci says US headed in ‘wrong direction’ on coronavirus
192110home240Northern B.C.’s famed abandoned town preserved in time awaits its turn
191984home241Salmon getting through B.C.’s Big Bar landslide, runs rebounding
192099home242B.C.’s Jake Virtanen set to be bought out by Vancouver Canucks amid sex assault accusation
192097home243Doctors, air pollution experts forecast worsening health effects of wildfire smoke
191839home244Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers wanted list for the week of July 20
191841home245POLL: Are you planning to travel internationally this year?
192066home246Mac Neil tops women’s 100 butterfly to win Canada’s 1st Olympic gold medal in Tokyo
192068home247Courtenay firefighters tend to small fire at homeless encampment in city’s forested area
192045home248Vancouver Island man donates 140,000 mollusk specimens to biodiversity museum
192033home249QUIZ: Are you ready for the Olympics?
192004home250Alberta bike gangs battle in Cranbrook
191993home251Alberta renews child-care deal with Ottawa; prolongs talks about $10 a day program
191995home252Tokyo Olympics Roundup: Woods comes close to winning medal for Canada
191991home253Wildfire report author says heat dome highlights need for new plans in wildfire fight
191909home254‘The need is so high’: B.C.’s period poverty crisis combatted by free-supply campaign
191989home255Tubthumping: Bears stay cool at BC Wildlife Park
191982home256Unofficial holidays: Here’s what people are celebrating for the week of July 25 to 31
192002home257Vancouver Island hip hop dance duo Funkanometry promotes ice cream dream
192041home258Food: Catching up with British Columbia chef, TV personality Thea VanHerwaarden
191986home259COVID-19 restrictions lifting at B.C. seniors home ‘absolutely’ a big deal
191967home260Canucks send No. 9 pick to Coyotes, receive Ekman-Larsson, Garland in blockbuster deal
191965home261Some inmates evacuated from Okanagan Correctional Centre due to Nk’Mip wildfire
191961home262B.C.’s COVID-19 spread rises, 112 more cases confirmed Friday
191959home263Wildfire crew looking for newly started fire finds B.C. hiker missing for 2 weeks
191943home264B.C. COVID-19 fund supports 83 tourist attractions, bus companies
191945home2653-on-3 basketball tournament coming to Sooke
191941home266Fentanyl dealer sentenced after crashing, ditching shotgun, hiding in forest on north Island
191797home267Will B.C. see a 4th wave? Researcher says it’s a battle of vaccines versus the variants
191890home268Police search for man missing in Manning Park with link to dead hiker Jordan Naterer
191931home269B.C. hair salon target of ‘cowardly’ anti-mask graffiti
191929home270Chilliwack near capacity for accommodating displaced wildfire evacuees
191925home271Olympic Roundup: Small, enthusiastic contingent represents Canada at opening ceremony
191923home272Canada to resettle Afghans who worked with military, embassy
191877home273B.C. sees 89 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, active infections rising
191872home274Officials urge British Columbians to conserve water as regions face extreme drought
191884home275VIDEO: New ‘Island 3’ ferry arrives in Victoria
191870home276RCMP add officers to help with B.C. Interior wildfire evacuations
191863home2771-year-old in hospital following dog attack on Nakusp beach
191848home278Man defrauded Chinese pop singer with Vancouver link in sex scandal: Police
191846home279Climber found dead in Glacier National Park
191843home280Sooke ATV Club gives back by cleaning up
191830home281BC SPCA responds to more than 600 calls for animals in distress during heat wave
191832home282Snowy conditions main factor in landing gear collapse at northwest B.C. airport: TSB
191825home283Toquaht Nation opens Secret Beach Campground and Marina on Vancouver Island
191821home284Record B.C. lumber profits should go to wildfire fight, Horgan says
191819home285‘Nobody should have to wait for an ambulance’ — paramedic union president
191811home286Nanaimo boxing club raising money so Indigenous youths can go more rounds
191914home287Tseshaht First Nation re-opens Broken Group Islands with refreshed Beach Keepers Program
191803home288Olympic scandals march on long after torch goes out
191771home289RCMP looking for elderly couple last seen near Honeymoon Bay on Tuesday
191778home290Fundraiser benefits man experiencing homelessness who was purposely struck by motorist in Nanaimo
191722home291Bold plan to house Lytton wildfire evacuees proposed by Kanaka Bar band
191720home292B.C.’s minimum working age going from 12 to 16 in October
191718home293B.C.’s COVID-19 infection creeps up, 78 new cases Wednesday
191716home294B.C. puts 18-month ban on rodenticides to help protect wildlife
191712home295VIDEO: North Cowichan man dies in house fire
191706home296B.C. wildfires ‘graphic’ evidence of climate change, premier says
191696home297Stay out of B.C. back country while fire risk high, Horgan urges
191694home298RCMP called after decomposed body found by cleanup crew on Vancouver Island
191692home299Event aims to uproot invasive seaweed sweeping through Vancouver Island bay
191686home2100B.C. pitcher leads Canada to win over Mexico on first day of Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics
191676home2101Despite Canada’s easing, U.S. adding 30 days to Canada, Mexico border restrictions
191605home2102B.C. declares state of emergency over wildfire season, preparing for potential ‘mass evacuation’
191626home2103‘Make Abbotsford great again’ - artist includes phrase on mural without approval
191614home2104B.C. turns 150: From fur trades to ferries and controversy in 2021
191610home2105B.C. reaches 80% COVID-19 vaccination starts for 12 and older
191597home2106‘Virgin’ sturgeon caught in Fraser River more than 11 feet long
191595home2107B.C. approves search funds for 18 residential schools, 3 hospitals
191608home2108One of B.C.’s Property Brothers nominated for Independent Lens award
191590home2109Jeremy’s Roubaix ends sporting drought in B.C. community
191580home2110B.C. psychosis intervention to expand with 100 care providers
191575home2111‘Make Abbotsford great again’: Downtown mural used unapproved content
191555home21122 Neutrogena spray-on sunscreens recalled due to elevated levels of benzene
191553home2113RCMP catch Vancouver Island shoplifting suspect with $14,000 in drugs
191531home2114Teen girl, 15, dead after being struck by motorcycle in Kelowna
192253home2115Help pets evacuated from B.C. wildfires by adopting animals from the BC SPCA
191527home2116COVID-19: Loved ones line up for reopening of B.C. senior home visits
191523home2117Western Canada desperately needs rain but it’s not in the forecast: climatologist
191494home2118Update: Inkaneep Creek fire near Osoyoos growing, evacuation order issued for band land
191483home2119B.C. woman launches online campaign for tougher laws after dog killed by 2 pit bulls
191468home2120Still Standing with Jonny Harris still has legs
191462home2121Vandals damage facilities at The Raptors near Duncan
191460home2122Another 156 cases of COVID-19 confirmed in B.C. since Friday
191448home2123Eyes in the sky have a future for B.C. farmland, minister says
191442home2124‘Amazing father’ remembered after drowning while saving child in Chehalis Lake
191427home2125PHOTOS: Maxime Bernier’s ‘Mad Max’ tour rolls through Lower Mainland
191395home2126Woman dead, children in critical condition in Coquihalla crash
191356home2127Cross that overlooked Cowichan Valley from Mount Tzouhalem cut down
191338home2128BC Hydro keeping eye on large wildfire burning near transmission line
191333home2129Chilliwack RCMP race to report of male with firearm, find young boy with toy gun
191257home2130PHOTOS: Hundreds gather for vigil for Kelowna crane collapse victims
191249home2131Firefighters from Mexico en route to aid B.C. wildfire fight
191247home2132B.C.’s Dolores Claman, ‘Hockey Night in Canada’ song composer dead at 94
191235home2133B.C. Civil Liberties Association leader resigns after controversial social media post
191371home2134Vancouver Island community depicted in all its glory for TV’s ‘Still Standing’
191193home2135B.C. premier says province ready to reopen border to U.S. and international travel
191191home2136Half of eligible B.C residents fully vaccinated, 45 new COVID-19 cases reported
191180home2137B.C. to create new clean energy centre to help with low-carbon innovation
191170home2138B.C. premier defends not declaring state of emergency over wildfires
191168home21393 males charged with human trafficking of underage girls in Vancouver
191160home2140Government to allow ‘more residential flexibility’ in agricultural lands, says B.C. minister
191158home2141Unprepared ship, bad communication factors in B.C. ship crash: TSB
191150home2142Stun grenade deployed in Vancouver takedown of suspect allegedly seen holding rifle
191141home2143Feds doling out $1.5M for removal of 18 derelict boats from B.C., Atlantic coasts
191130home2144Ex-Okanagan teacher who sexually exploited student released after 1 year in jail
191110home2145Vancouver Island man arrested for arson as RCMP investigate rash of wildfires
191079home2146Animal Food Bank looks to help pets of B.C. fire evacuees
191075home2147UPDATED: Youth cyclist killed in Mill Bay collision was ‘brilliant young boy of 11’
191057home2148Sparks Lake wildfire near Kamloops remains largest in B.C.
191050home214980% of British Columbians believe border with U.S. should remain closed: survey
191043home2150Security guard attacked by man in racist tirade outside Kelowna COVID vaccine clinic
191037home2151Coastal Gaslink pipeline nears halfway mark with B.C. river crossing
191031home21524 coyotes euthanized following attack on toddler in Stanley Park
191019home2153‘Expert’ of fighting COVID-19 restrictions in court barred from acting as lawyer in B.C.
192283entertainment1Esquimalt Ribfest organizers licking their lips for September festival
192106entertainment2Singer Pink backs beach handball team on ‘sexist’ clothing
192002entertainment3Vancouver Island hip hop dance duo Funkanometry promotes ice cream dream
192041entertainment4Food: Catching up with British Columbia chef, TV personality Thea VanHerwaarden
191957entertainment5‘Aquaman’s’ Jason Momoa resurfacing in Canada for sequel
191674entertainment6‘Dear Evan Hansen’ to open Toronto International Film Festival
191624entertainment7Netflix confirms move into video games as its growth slows
191608entertainment8One of B.C.’s Property Brothers nominated for Independent Lens award
191468entertainment9Still Standing with Jonny Harris still has legs
191270entertainment10Why the Anthony Bourdain voice cloning in documentary ‘Roadrunner’ creeps people out
191371entertainment11Vancouver Island community depicted in all its glory for TV’s ‘Still Standing’
191329entertainment12Calligraphy artist couple create beautiful designs for passersby on Victoria harbour
192172trending-now1PHOTOS: A look at Olympic Games of the past
192147trending-now2VIDEO: B.C. man donates 140,000 mollusk specimens to biodiversity museum
192033trending-now3QUIZ: Are you ready for the Olympics?
191989trending-now4Tubthumping: Bears stay cool at BC Wildlife Park
191982trending-now5Unofficial holidays: Here’s what people are celebrating for the week of July 25 to 31
191597trending-now6‘Virgin’ sturgeon caught in Fraser River more than 11 feet long
192253trending-now7Help pets evacuated from B.C. wildfires by adopting animals from the BC SPCA
192327community1From salt to stevia: Pender Island couple nears year of producing everything they eat
192298community2Vancouver Island man wins a $1-million Maxmillions prize
192212community3PHOTOS: Oak Bay rocks at Willows Beach with Soul Shakers
192159community4SOOKE HISTORY: The Swiss cowbell at Woodside Farm
192136community5VIDEO: Cool cars provide some automotive magic for B.C. teen
192093community6FireSmart home assessments a timely resource for Metchosin
192019community7Feast of Fields offers virtual farm connection, hands-on Greater Victoria produce box
191976community8Hot shellfish: cooked in overlapping heat and low tides
191978community9VIDEO: Greater Victoria master carver says Indigenous art a way to restore culture
192011community10Greater Victoria issues-based podcast celebrates one-year anniversary
192027community11Fort Rodd Hill summer programs bring the past to light
192031community12Reading fundraiser challenges Greater Victorians to pick up a book
192055community13Fantasy-themed Little Free Library in Saanich marks Greater Victoria’s 500th fixture
192060community14Victoria Native Friendship Centre Elders first to go virtual during pandemic
191874community15North Saanich part of Parks Canada program to sharpen camping skills
191843community16Sooke ATV Club gives back by cleaning up
191799community17It’s a seal! It’s an otter! It’s a … crocodile?
191748community18PHOTOS: Crews decimate broom growth on Oak Bay island
191537community19PHOTOS: Snowbirds take to the skies over Greater Victoria
191477community20Sooke’s Woodside Farm honoured for 100 years of agriculture in B.C.
191481community21Home gardeners supported through Greater Victoria growing program
191405community22Victoria fitness coach targets $100,000 for KidSport with burpee challenge
191360community23PHOTOS: Crews tackle summer trimming at Oak Bay municipal hall
191309community24PHOTOS: A look inside the Victoria prize in the Dream Lottery for BC Children’s Hospital
191212community25PHOTOS: The view from Kohweechela - Oak Bay’s island park
191166community26Sooke charities receive $100,000 in funding
191062community27Lions eye community centre at John Phillips Park in Sooke
190939community28Sooke Fine Arts Show launches online, July 23
190891community29Staycation in Victoria raffle aids women’s transition house in Sooke
192084marketplace1Victoria Foundation + local donors support vital community rebuilding
192080marketplace2Ribbon cut on state-of-the-art, interactive sales centre in Langford!
192210letters3LETTER: Municipal overlap costly to taxpayers
192130letters5LETTER: Central Saanich losing its character
192064letters6LETTER: Climate crisis demands action from us all
192122letters7LETTER: Stop old-growth logging until plan in place
192043letters8LETTERS: Misinformation being spread on North Saanich OCP process
192072letters9LETTER: LNG’s economic benefits outweighed by damage to climate
192053letters11LETTER: Fish market an integral part of Sidney waterfront
192051letters12LETTER: Independent review needed for expedited projects in Langford
192039letters13LETTER: Calls to action on reconciliation stalled
192021letters14LETTER: Saanich council forgetting the promises that got them elected
192025letters15LETTER: Parkland sacrificed for community garden
192017letters16LETTER: North Saanich has the chance to be a leader in the region
192015letters17LETTER: Tempers flare over North Saanich OCP process
191827letters18LETTER: Greenhouse gases a devastating effect on our forests
191823letters19LETTER: $30 million for a birthday party
191963letters20LETTER: North Saanich doesn’t need fixing
191905letters21LETTER: Students make the most of challenging school year
192147video1VIDEO: B.C. man donates 140,000 mollusk specimens to biodiversity museum
192091video2VIDEO: Mary Simon becomes Canada’s 1st Indigenous governor general
117927sip-savour1Raise your glass: Award-winning spirits, handcrafted on Vancouver Island
147269travel1Discover the West Shore
192163travel2PHOTOS: Humpbacks put on a show for visitors to Vancouver Island