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144477news1World update, 9:30 p.m. March 27: Positive news in Korea as U.S. hits 100,000 cases
144470news2Sooke School District promises learning opportunites for students by mid-April
144468news3Victoria police warns of text, vacation rental COVID-19 fraud attempts
144459news4Development and building applications in Victoria can now be submitted online
144457news5Kids get back to learning in B.C., online
144440news6Nanaimo RCMP ask for help locating 17-year-old girl believed to be with 36-year-old man
144433news7Victoria Police see new trends in calls due to COVID-19
144431news867 more B.C. COVID-19 cases, two more deaths in Vancouver region
144429news9Legal time limitations on civil court proceedings in B.C. suspended due to COVID-19
144425news10‘Now is not the time to bag that peak’: BCSAR manager discourages risky outdoor adventures
144444news11VIDEO: Musician stays physically distant in courtyard show for Langford retirees
144442news12COVID-19: Health care workers seek alternative housing options to prevent families from getting sick
144427news13BC Parks Foundation organizes virtual picnic for the province
144435news14Sidney sets up temporary rest stop for truck drivers transporting critical supplies
144421news15Food Banks BC already seeing surge in demand due to COVID-19 pandemic
144423news16Interim BC Green Party leader asks people to stay home after parents get positive COVID-19 test
144416news17Sidney mayor updates residents on COVID-19 during virtual forum Sunday
144418news20Oak Bay Police Chief Const. Andy Brinton passes the torch this summer
144414news23Nanaimo couple caught aboard cruise ship with four dead and COVID-19 present
144408news25Over 700 family doctors in Greater Victoria sign public letter pleading with people to stay home
144404news26COVID-19: Isolation exemptions to frontline workers a danger to patients, say Island Health employees
144397news27Canada COVID-19 update: Wage subsidies, rate cuts, possible charge for coughing
144393news28B.C. Greens suspend leadership race due to COVID-19
144395news29Provincial ban on outdoor burning affects all of Greater Victoria
144391news30Capital City Comic Con goes ‘digital’ in wake of COVID-19
144387news31BC Transit to limit riders on buses to allow for physical distancing
144380news32UPDATED: Rise in protests drive spike in VicPD overtime costs
144385news33COVID-19: Here are the measures being taken at B.C. care homes
144378news34Landlords respond to Horgan’s announcement about rental contributions, eviction freezes
144374news35Service Canada offices to shutter for in-person services over COVID-19 concerns
144372news36B.C. COVID-19 contact restrictions working, Dr. Bonnie Henry says
144366news37Man arrested for ‘purposely coughing in someone’s face while feeling ill’: N.B. police
144370news38Camosun College appeals for emergency financial assistance for students
144364news39BC Farmers Markets move to online platform amid COVID-19 concerns
144362news40University of Victoria continues summer courses, shifts to virtual platform
144358news41Trudeau announces 75% wage subsidy for small businesses amid COVID-19
144356news42COVID-19: VicPD thanks health care workers with 15-car salute
144354news43Bank of Canada cuts key interest rate target to 0.25%
144352news44US has most COVID-19 virus infections in the world right now
144350news45COVID-19: Harbour Air suspends all scheduled flights
144339news46World COVID-19 update, 5:30 a.m.: British PM tests positive; US Surgeon General not satisfied
144324news4710 p.m. world COVID-19 update: Asian markets gain; US set to pass $2.2 trillion package
144322news48Conservatives suspend party’s leadership race in face of COVID-19 crisis
144320news49Beacon Hill Park will not be used to shelter Victoria’s homeless population, says Mayor
144318news50With B.C. schools closed to most, teachers reach tentative three-year deal
144315news51Outbreak in Saanich mental health facility not COVID-19, says Island Health
144305news52World COVID-19 5:30 p.m. update, March 26: Washingon governor says ‘we gotta pound it’
144312news53COVID-19 cases, deaths climb despite restrictions; experts warn of ‘cures’
144299news54B.C. man returns to isolation in China nearly two months after fleeing COVID-19 scare
144344news55B.C. service aims to connect those in need with volunteers amid COVID-19 crisis
144303news56B.C. egg, chicken farms facing down challenge of COVID-19
144309news57Should non-violent offenders be released from prison to avoid COVID-19 spread?
144295news58RCMP, prime minister warn of text scam related to COVID-19 relief
144337news59Sooke puts playgrounds off limits to public
144330news60Saanich residents call for more public consultation on youth bike park
144328news61COVID-19: How to apply for employment insurance
144291news62Victoria business launches The Craic, series of live and interactive video calls
144297news63Full-time campers face various struggles amidst COVID-19
144278news64Sooke seniors home steps up precautions in light of pandemic
144276news65Rats likely to blame for Saanich hydro pole fire leaving about 3,000 without power
144274news66UPDATE: One person in custody after stolen vehicle rams into police car near Centennial Square
144272news6766 new B.C. cases of COVID-19, up to 725 positive tests so far
144270news68Case of COVID-19 at Campbell River seniors residence confirmed
144268news69‘Strongly’ and diplomatically, Canada tries to block U.S. soldiers at border
144262news70VicPD officer buys ferry ticket for stranded woman to help her go home
144260news71Police called to break up a gathering in Saanich park
144264news72Some big city shoppers heading to small B.C. towns to stock up on COVID-19 supplies
144255news73Victoria’s Cool Aid Society receives generous outpouring of donations
144252news74Not the time for vacation: Trucker discouraged to see B.C.-bound Alberta travellers
144248news75B.C. 211 hotline expands to link COVID-19 homebound seniors, volunteers
144246news76COVID-19: Here’s what is considered an essential service in B.C.
144244news77BC Liquor Stores closing on Sundays, seeing skyrocketing sales amid COVID-19
144238news78World COVID-19 12 p.m. update: WHO chief urges aggressive action
144236news79Victoria man dies after being assaulted with a weapon
144234news80Purple Day 2020: Epilepsy awareness heads online
144232news81Police dog helps nab break and enter suspect in Colwood
144230news82VicPD seek suspect to robbery call near Cook Street Village
144228news83Greater Victoria residents can thank health care workers through online portal
144224news84COVID-19: New directory connects Victorians with open businesses
144213news85Canada-wide Tragically Hip sing-along planned for March 26
144210news86VIDEO: Saanich locks down playgrounds after video of busy park goes viral
144208news87Schooling stays home next week for most B.C. students during COVID-19
144206news88Taking time off work due to COVID-19 now falls under medical leave
144204news89B.C. bans ‘shameful black market’ of food, medical supplies; limits buying quantities
144202news90Precaution the watchword for Sooke Fire Rescue amid COVID-19 outbreak
144200news91Increased coronavirus cases spark B.C.-wide burning restrictions
144198news92Ottawa seeking lower credit card interest rates amid COVID-19 crisis
144188news93PHOTOS: With a crash and a bang, B.C. residents applaud health-care workers
144186news94COVID-19 cases march higher despite restrictions and threats of punishment
144184news95CMHC expanding insured mortgage purchase program to $150B, up from $50B
144178news96Beloved Discovery Island wolf Takaya shot and killed
144172news97COVID-19 morning Canadian update: Cases nationwide climb to 3,500
144180news98World COVID-19 5:30 a.m. update: 500,000 infections globally
144150news99COVID-19 major world updates, 9:30 p.m.: U.S. Senate approves $2-trillion relief package
144144news100Man wanted for almost a month in connection to violent home invasion has been arrested
144140news101RCMP seek help locating man potentially headed for Vancouver Island from Jasper
144158news102Rescue kitten lifts mood of Saanich couple in isolation
144161news103PHOTOS: Victoria photographer documents families in isolation with the Front Door Project
144156news104Car sharing services still open to members across Greater Victoria
144138news105Victoria mayor asks residents not to flush wipes as city’s sewers start to clog
144146news106VIDEO: Young B.C. couple tie the knot in wake of COVID-19
144136news107Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce asks feds, province for more support for businesses
144132news108Body of missing Ontario man found on logging road outside of Nothern Vancouver Island town
144120news109Island business owner starts #SocialDistanceChallenge during COVID-19 pandemic
144116news110COVID-19 curbs Sidney Taxi until further notice
144114news111Weddings, big gatherings have to stop, B.C.’s COVID-19 doctor says
144107news112World COVID-19 3:30 p.m. update: WHO chief commends Trump
144103news11355 healthcare workers have tested positive for COVID-19 in B.C.
144134news114COVID-19: Victoria’s service industry hit hard by pandemic layoffs
144128news115Saanich Peninsula doctors dial up telehealth care
144097news116Suspect leaps from second-storey window after alleged break-in at Nanaimo daycare
144095news117Swiftsure International Yacht Race cancelled in light of COVID-19
144101news118How Greater Victoria’s non-profit sector is handling the pandemic
144089news119B.C. promises up to $500 monthly in rent support amid COVID-19
144081news120UPDATED: Construction continues after natural gas leak in Langford
144083news121COVID-19: A roundup of park and recreation closures across Greater Victoria
144079news122Electric Vehicle Association asks Vancouver Island scrap dealers to keep an eye out for stolen chargers
144077news123Recycling truck fire on Saanich street leads to morning road closure
144074news124Greater Victoria residents roar in thanks to frontline workers
144062news125Pandemic-related supports coming for media and journalism, Trudeau says
144057news126Crane contact cut power to 2,500 people in Sidney
144053news127UN chief urges $2 billion for vulnerable nations with virus
144051news128MLA Adam Olsen fears COVID-19 will overwhelm medical facilities on Gulf Islands
144047news129Canada now mandating all returning travellers to quarantine: Freeland
144049news130COVID-19: A message from the publisher
144093news131B.C. nurses call for mandatory shutdown of all non-essential workplaces
144045news132Trudeau unveils new $2,000 per month benefit to streamline COVID-19 aid
144043news133Potential COVID-19 exposure sends warship back to CFB Esquimalt port
144039news134Canadians who have lost their jobs anxiously awaiting federal help
144027news135Patients bumped by COVID face anxiety, as health system searches for alternatives
144064news136World COVID-19 11 a.m. update: Infections in Italy level off
144019news137Tsunami not expected for B.C. after 7.5-magnitude earthquake hits near Russia
144015news138World COVID-19 update, 5 a.m., March 25: Prince Charles tests positive, $2 trillion in U.S. aid
144006news139World COVID-19 update, 9:30 p.m., March 24: Asian market surge; ‘cacophony of coughing’
144000news140BC Ferries passengers asked to avoid all non-essential travel amid pandemic
143998news141Michael Dunahee case still unsolved after 29 years
144011news142COVID-19: Latex gloves, paper towel and wipes are not flushable, CRD warns
144013news143Cleaning for COVID-19: Mixing products can create toxic gases
143993news144COVID-19, lack of pool has Greater Victoria marathon swimmer worried
143991news145Possible COVID-19 exposure at downtown Victoria establishments
143988news146Victoria mayor challenges residents to cheer from home for frontline workers at 7 p.m. every day
143984news147COVID-19: Island councillor makes social distancing a sign of the times
143981news148World COVID-19 updates, 5 p.m., March 24: NY plans for 40,000 in intensive care
143979news149West Shore RCMP investigate robbery at Ma Miller’s Pub
144130news150Greater Victoria raises $1M in 36 hours for those in need
143977news151B.C. COVID-19 tests up to 3,500 a day, care home staffing to change
144170news152Death looks different in a pandemic: Vancouver Islanders taking new measures for funerals
143975news153Internet safety while social distancing: expert says monitor internet use
143973news154Saanich trims proposed property tax increase in light of COVID-19
143971news155Saanich council temporarily suspends open forum as meetings go electronic in light of COVID-19
143969news15628% of B.C.’s COVID-19 cases have recovered: provincial health officer
143966news157Crofton girl, 12, makes video plea about COVID-19 safety
143964news158Sisters surprised to find themselves reunited at Nanaimo seniors care home after years apart
144035news159Overdose prevention, safe injection sites take extra precautions to mitigate COVID-19
143962news160Two men arrested as Victoria police step up patrols in core business areas
143959news161COVID-19 Canadian update: Massive job cuts at Westjet, Parliament session suspended
143957news162Greater Victoria little free libraries pull the books due to COVID-19
143953news163Driver’s licence renewals, 90-day payment deferral now available online, ICBC says
143951news164B.C. closes camping, day services at provincial parks for COVID-19
143949news165UPDATED: Sidney residents now with power following motor vehicle crash
143945news166No gifts please – Island Health asks for gift delivery to cease at health care facilities
143941news167$1,000 payment for COVID-19 affected workers won’t come till May: B.C. finance ministry
143939news168BC SPCA seeks help for 36 neglected mini-horses, 17 other farm animals
143934news169Trump’s impatience with coronavirus measures continues to escalate
143932news170Wineries and liquor stores should be essential services: B.C. Wine Institute
143930news171UPDATED: VicPD locate missing man safe
143936news172Victoria women’s shelters bracing for impact with expected uptick due to pandemic
143928news173Avalanche Canada to stop avalanche forecasting early
143926news174Tories will support aid to Canadians, not Liberal ‘power grab’: Scheer
143923news175COVID-19: Brand new Victoria long-term care home could take pressure off hospitals
143921news176No immediate plans to use cell phone tracking in COVID-19 fight: Trudeau
143919news177Parks Canada to close access to trails
143916news178National coronavirus update, March 24: Parliament suspends emergency session
143914news179Northern Vancouver Island provincial park suspends services due to COVID-19
143910news180Capital Regional District releases 2020 financial budget plan
143908news181Trudeau: More ‘stringent measures’ will come if Canadians ignore COVID-19 guidelines
143906news182Construction company shuts down all job sites, says new B.C. guidelines are ‘too little, too late’
143904news183Fine Canadians for ignoring COVID-19 orders or face consequences: doctor
143902news184Parliament to debate emergency spending and government powers in COVID-19 fight
143900news185Victoria health care worker sends plea to closed business to donate unused masks, gloves
143894news18685% of new infections, deaths coming from Europe and US, UN says
143892news187Tokyo Olympics officially postponed until 2021
143889news188Close call has B.C. senior warning of an unexpected fire hazard
143885news189March 24 world COVID-19 update: Olympics postponed, confusion in Britain
143874news190Canadian coronavirus evening update: Premiers’ call focuses on Emergencies Act
143870news191World COVID-19 news, 8 p.m. update: Italian Patient No. 1 recovers, Wuhan reports just one case
143868news192Doctor concerned about COVID-19 ‘overpowering’ Island’s health-care system
143866news193Central Saanich rallies around family displaced by Sunday fire
143858news194Cities warned from declaring local states of emergency, Abbotsford mayor says
143856news195Beacon Hill, Topaz, Royal Athletic parks to open as temporary sites for the homeless
143860news196Langford COVID-19 response team receives more than 500 calls in first two days
143847news197A student loan freeze, $1,000 payments: Here’s what B.C.’s COVID-19 plan has for you
143883news198Oak Bay siblings keep busy, entertain the public with ‘bored board’
143878news199Langford residents give four-year-old girl a birthday to remember
143846news200MP Blaney one of three NDP MPs joining emergency session of Parliament on Tuesday
143850news201Swan Lake south wharf demolition begins in Saanich
143854news202Greater Victoria street nurses ask government to help the homeless in COVID-19 crisis
143844news203Add playgrounds to the list of off-limit places in Oak Bay
143836news204Victoria city hall flag flies at half-mast in recognition of former councillor
143832news205Comprehensive COVID-19 world update as of Monday afternoon, March 23
143828news206Victoria harbour authority closes Ogden Point walkway to the public
143830news207COVID-19: Outdoor recreation facilities close across Greater Victoria
143826news208West Shore RCMP seek stranger who tried to walk into Langford home
143824news209Suspect’s replica gun and truck keys taken during botched armed robbery in Nanaimo
143818news210COVID-19: Goldstream Food Bank braces for influx of patrons after layoffs
143816news211Western Forest Products curtails operations for one week due to COVID-19 crisis
143815news212COVID-19 in Canada afternoon updates: State of emergency in Toronto
143811news213COVID-19: Help for agriculture industry as Farm Credit Canada receives $5B increase
143807news214Out-of-control blaze burning near Lytton: BC Wildfire
143804news215Port Renfrew, Pacheedaht Nation close communities to visitors amidst COVID-19 fears
143801news216COVID-19 pandemic is no time for divisiveness, North Island medical health officer says
143797news217Drunk in public, cross-border mischief keep Oak Bay police busy
143795news218Vancouver businesses not obeying COVID-19 rules to get hit with fines of up to $50K
143793news219COVID-19: Messages of support and positivity pop up around Greater Victoria
144219news220Canada COVID-19 11 a.m. update: $192 million for vaccine development
143787news221B.C. screening care home workers as two more test positive for COVID-19
143783news222B.C. reports 3 new COVID-19 deaths but 100 people have recovered, Henry says
143777news223Sunday fire causes extensive damage to Central Saanich home
143775news224Service BC offices remain open with social distancing measures, first hours of business for vulnerable
143770news225Trudeau announces new flights to Peru, Americas to repatriate stranded Canadians
143768news226Crews quickly douse garage fire in Oak Bay
143766news227COVID-19: Rogers to provide Food Bank Canada with one million meals
143764news228Canada to spend $192M to find vaccine for COVID-19, Trudeau says
143753news229Feds launch ad campaign urging social distancing, hygiene during COVID-19 crisis
143747news230COVID-19 update for Canada, March 23: Businesses could face $50,000 fines, only 12 B.C. MLAs to sit today
143745news231COVID-19 World Update, March 23: Foreigners barred in Hong Kong
143726news232Visitors asked to stay away from Gulf Islands during COVID-19 pandemic
143724news233City of Victoria closes outdoor recreation facilities because of COVID-19
143722news234BC Ferries confirms worker has COVID-19
143716news235Saanich Peninsula residents try to keep their faith, social distance and solidarity as COVID-19 pandemic continues
143714news236Electric vehicle chargers damaged during theft on Vancouver Island
143694news237Doctors of B.C. urged to stand behind official messaging, as some say response is lacking
143689news238Nearly 1,000 B.C. tenants ‘personally at risk’ of eviction due to COVID-19: tenants union
143687news239Researchers study how pandemic affecting people’s mental health
143677news240B.C. to allow restaurants to hire laid-off servers to deliver alcohol
143675news241B.C. scientist one of many fighting coronavirus pandemic on dozens of fronts
143673news242Novel coronavirus grows, as do questions: Will the Tokyo Olympics open?
143671news243Sidney retail expert calls for property tax deferment by municipalities
143663news244World COVID-19 afternoon update: Trump lashes out at critics, grim milestone for France
143655news245Partying Victoria-area youth told police they are ‘immune’ to COVID-19
143653news246Not time for state of emergency, Trudeau says, but Parliament asked to pass COVID-19 aid
143651news247Retailers careful handling cash while WHO says currency doesn’t transmit COVID
143639news248COVID-19: Vancouver Island woman aims to bring some light to difficult situation
143681news249COVID-19: Tofino’s top doctor makes urgent appeal to new visitors
143644news2503-in-10 Canadians admit they aren’t practicing social distancing amid COVID-19: poll
143633news251Doctors will have help with any ‘distressing decisions’ around which COVID-19 patients get ventilators
143645news252Pandemic could bring benefits to B.C.’s environment
143647news253COVID-19: Keeping their distance will help keep your kids healthy
143629news254Multiculturalism grants advance anti-racism across B.C.
143626news255Sidney Emergency Operations Centre focuses on ‘preparation, not panic’ amid COVID-19 crisis
143624news256Island Health facilities now only open for essential visits
143615news257Delays, potential intermittent closures at Hartland Landfill
143606news258Not COVID-19: Here’s what else happened this week in B.C.
143602news259Victoria Sexual Assault Centre remains open for survivors through COVID-19 pandemic
143600news260Cowichan Valley strata using yellow caution tape to tie neighbourhood together during crisis
143594news261More than 400 COVID-19 cases, 10 deaths in B.C.
143592news262B.C.’s top doctor orders immediate closure of salons, spas and other personal services
143597news263Grocery stores hiring more staff, offer wage boost as B.C. adapts to COVID-19 buying habits
143590news264Help on way for renters amid COVID-19, B.C.’s housing minister says
143588news265Swimming Canada supports US after Americans call for Olympic postponement
143579news266Court shutdown could threaten safe confinement and fair trials: B.C. defence lawyer
143564news267World COVID-19 afternoon update: New virus test gets results in 45 minutes
143560news268Canadian coronavirus evening update: B.C. death toll rises, Quebec forbids gatherings
143556news269‘Different than anything we’ve ever seen’: How B.C. paramedics are responding to COVID-19
143545news270Car crashes into Vancouver Island travel agency building
143538news271VicPD seeks high-risk missing 75-year-old man
143536news272Annual race for missing Michael Dunahee moves online amid pandemic
143540news273Family of B.C. woman who died of COVID-19 makes plea for people to stay home
143532news274Oak Bay residents on Westdowne take happy hour to the limit
143518news275No sanitization, no workers: Tradespeople walk off the job amid COVID-19 pandemic
143515news276‘I bawled, it was heartbreaking’: Parksville homeless shelter forced to close due to COVID-19 concerns
143552news277Vernon mom with presumptive COVID-19 case shares inside look into self-quarantining
143507news278UPDATED: Province permits proposed gravel quarry in Highlands
143550news279Retail expert warns of serious consequences for Sidney because of COVID-19
143554news280Greater Victoria business owner pays for lunches, blankets at Our Place in dire times
143505news281B.C. man with COVID-19 symptoms forced to call 811 more than 100 times
143499news282Canadian Forces recalls vessels from mission early amid COVID-19 fears
143497news283COVID-19: B.C.’s top doctor bans dine-in guests at restaurants across province
143493news284B.C. COVID-19 cases jump by another 77, another care home affected
143490news285Oak Bay businesses cope as best they can during COVID-19 crisis
143484news286B.C. city suspends business licence of studio claiming hot yoga kills COVID-19
143480news287BC Hydro halts planned residential outages as COVID-19 keeps people at home
143486news288Saanich has no lay-offs planned as facilities close due to COVID-19
143609news289Saanich moves forward with food truck pilot program for this summer
143772news290Oak Bay figure skaters reach podium
143691news291New scholarship created in former Oak Bay mayor Nils Jensen’s honour
143474news292‘It was a stupid mistake’: Lake Country couple regretful of panic purchase, donate $1,000
143478news293COVID-19: Bus fares waived, back door entry for most as BC Transit ensures social distancing
143730news294Saanich police make attempts to mend relationship with Indigenous people
143732news295Greater Victoria among Canadian leaders in new housing prices
143476news296UPDATED: Playgrounds across the South Island close as COVID-19 spreads
143470news297Victoria restaurant offers its entire stock of food to staff as it closes due to COVID-19
143464news298Sooke takes Emergency Operations Centre to next level amid COVID-19 crisis
143466news299COVID-19: BC Parks to suspend camping, access to some facilities
143461news300View Royal families thank hospital staff working through COVID-19 with colourful signs
143459news301Saanich, Parksville say playgrounds off-limits due to COVID-19 concerns
143456news302Sooke man building his own submarine
143452news303During a pandemic, Americans turn to pot in massive numbers
143448news304Costco bans return of hoarded items, including toilet paper
143446news305UPDATED: Saanich police front counter now closed to public
143444news306Island doctor says health authority dropping the ball on COVID-19
143442news307Quadra Islanders ask non-residents to avoid unnecessary visits
143439news308COVID-19: BC Transit beefs up sanitization measures, still operating
143437news309COVID-19 precautions ‘not optional,’ B.C.’s Dr. Bonnie Henry warns
143432news310Killer whales make visit to Sooke
143430news311Island Health has 96 ICU beds and 140 ventilators if needed
143428news312Island doctors offer advice on COVID-19: What to do, who to see, how to prevent the spread
143418news313B.C. dentist petitions province to order shut-down of all dental offices
143416news314First responders adjust how they respond to emergencies in face of pandemic
143414news315Irregular migrants to be turned away at U.S.-Canada border: Trudeau
143412news316Canadian coronavirus evening update: Nearly 1,100 cases, 13 deaths
143407news317B.C. family’s sidewalk chalk messages lift spirits in a time of social distancing
143403news318UVic confirms COVID-19 diagnosis of student living off-campus
143401news319Air Canada laying off more than 5,000 flight attendants
143385news320World COVID-19 evening update update March 20: Wuhan reports no new cases, Canadian cruise ship passenger dies
143376news3217-Eleven Canada announces confirmed case of COVID-19 at Ladysmith 7-Eleven
143372news322UPDATED: West Shore RCMP arrest suspect in Langford for discharging firearm outdoors
143365news323COVID-19: Ucluelet calls on visitors to postpone trips to the West Coast
143383news324Dutch stockpile cannabis, French red wine during COVID-19 crisis
143381news325UPDATED: Health care workers bring COVID-19 assistance to Langford residents
143379news326VicPD evaluating protocols in response to COVID-19
143361news327Abnormal becoming new normal as COVID-19 cases keep rising across Canada
143358news328Reducing liquor store hours could undermine containment efforts: epidemiologists
143356news329UPDATED: Possible COVID-19 exposure at University of Victoria, Saanich Commonwealth Place
143352news330VicPD arrests suspect connected to assault with weapon
143350news331B.C. Ferries halts all food service as sandwiches go uneaten amid COVID-19
143363news332Esquimalt closes its buildings to the public, offers online, phone services only
143346news333Langford Subway offers free ‘happy meal’ for people struggling due to pandemic
143344news334Victoria takes action to support business, residents in COVID-19 crisis
143338news335Mayor encourages residents to take advantage of Saanich trails amid COVID-19
143392news336Pregnant in a pandemic: expectant mothers change birth plans due to COVID-19
143336news337Save-On-Foods temporarily bans reusable shopping bags, suspends bottle returns due to COVID-19
143332news338Royals fans encouraged to keep tickets to cancelled games for next year’s season
143325news339Central Saanich farmer welcomes pending arrival of foreign seasonal labour
143328news340Coronavirus update: What’s happening right now in Canada
143322news341B.C. Rotary exchange students told to ‘shelter in place’ through COVID-19
143320news342Island Health isn’t sharing locations of COVID-19 cases for privacy reasons
143318news343B.C. records new COVID-19 death as number of cases rises to 271
143304news344Saanich Police arrest man in connection to violent home invasion, find loaded rifle under kitchen table
143301news345Sooke Food Bank sets up new protocols for donations
143307news346Pacheedaht First Nation closes campground, lodge due to COVID-19
143299news347West Shore RCMP search for suspect, victim in Langford assault
143291news348VicPD suspends bike pick-up program during pandemic
143286news349COVID-19 March 19 International update at 2130: The ‘world is at war’, stock markets rise
143278news350Saanich amps up COVID-19 precautions, closes all major facilities to the public
143274news351RCMP warns of COVID-19 scams spreading through B.C.
143272news352More than 2,000 UVic students asked to leave dorms in response to COVID-19
143270news353Social services centre faces food shortages as pandemic limits donations
143268news354Canada’s foreign affairs minister tested for COVID-19, in isolation with ‘flu-like’ symptoms
143266news355VicPD still searching for man wanted in violent home invasion
143260news356BC SPCA restricts access to shelters over COVID-19 concerns
143258news357Man charged in 2019 crash that killed girl, 13, and injured two more kids in Coquitlam
143256news358Black Ball Ferry suspends service beginning March 30
143254news359B.C. Teachers’ Federation says teachers will return to work after spring break
143252news360B.C. First Nation chief closes border at Kingcome Inlet to keep out COVID-19
143250news361UPDATE: BC Transit cancels many routes, offers free fares for next 30 days
143248news362Border between Canada and U.S. likely to close Friday night: Trudeau
143246news363Domestic violence shelters adapt as COVID-19 forces families home
143244news364Why the feds aren’t closing the door on non-essential businesses
143240news365‘Everybody’s in the same boat’: Tourism operators starting to see COVID-19 cancellations
143216news366What it’s been like living in Emily Carr’s house for 23 years
143208news3676,800 seasonal workers allowed in country to fill empty B.C. agricultural jobs
143204news368North Saanich closes all public facilities until further notice
143219news369Kimberly Proctor’s killers eligible for parole on 10th anniversary of Langford teen’s death
143206news370Greater Victoria fire departments restrict duties in light of COVID-19
143235news371Victoria International Airport still grappling with border closure
143231news372Signs of spring sprout in Victoria
143193news373COVID-19: Ucluelet’s Black Rock Oceanfront Resort implements full closure
143199news374Rotary program keeps communities prepared in the event of an emergency
143191news375COVID-19: Tommy Gun’s Barbershop closes all Canada locations
143185news376COVID-19: B.C. supreme and provincial courts suspend regular operations
143181news377Passengers from Nanaimo now on ‘mystery cruise’ due to COVID-19 state of catastrophe in Chile
143210news378WATCH: Single-use surgical masks pile up on Hong Kong beaches after COVID-19 outbreak
143179news379‘Lots of unknowns’: B.C. restaurant workers stressed as COVID-19 causes layoffs
143170news380Saanich Fire prepares for COVID-19
143195news381Oak Bay couple anxiously await flight home after spending $15,000 to escape Morocco amid COVID-19
143148news382PHOTOS: Residents rescue dolphins stranded near Powell River
143163news383Vancouver Island Regional Library issues notices of layoff to most staff
143175news384Victoria parkades ditch attendants in effort to reduce COVID-19 exposure
143177news385Oak Bay pursues council meeting participation by webcam
143141news386Saanich allows some electronic meetings to hinder spread of COVID-19
143143news387Otter Point dental patients warned of possible coronavirus exposure
143139news388Surrey councillors under fire for behavior concerning pandemic travel guidelines
143134news389VIDEO: Long line of trucks at B.C. crossing after Canada’s borders close to ‘non-essential’ travel
143132news390VIDEO: B.C. teacher returns from Spain, makes impassioned plea to Canadians
143122news392Saanich cancels public hearing on unrelated occupancy limits amid COVID-19 spread
143118news393Harbour Air cancels all Seattle flights amid COVID-19
143112news394Canada Post not stopping amid COVID-19, but changes made to package delivery
143116news395COVID-19: Tofino asks visitors to postpone trips, return home
143102news396COVID-19: Skip doc, see pharmacist for renewals
143100news397Vancouver Island gas prices drop amid COVID-19 pandemic
143098news398International ferry service to Sidney pushed back to late April
143095news399Man seriously injured in Victoria weapon assault
143076news400Canada-U.S. border closing to non-essential travel
143062news401B.C. Ferries stops serving hot food on vessels as COVID-19 measure
143070news402Talk to your kids about COVID-19: here’s how
143068news403Greater Victoria residents find compassion and community amid COVID-19 isolation
143066news404New south Island casino could be in the cards for Saanich
143054news405Sooke museum, recreation centre closed due to COVID-19
143043news406Public life grinding to a halt on the Saanich Peninsula
143058news407Central Saanich resident among the first tested for COVID-19 at Saanich Peninsula Hospital
143041news408Stores dedicate early hours to seniors, health-compromised shoppers
143046news409Social services groups take extra precautions for Victoria’s most vulnerable amid pandemic
143035news410Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre phone lines closed
143039news411Boat owner missing outboard motor in Oak Bay
143027news412Some Saanich pubs will remain open for St. Patrick’s Day
143012news413Victoria Clipper stops sailings through April 30
142840news414B.C. bans all gatherings of 50+ people to slow COVID-19 transmission
143008news415Oak Bay closes municipal hall to public
143002news416Sooke Municipal Hall closed to stem spread of coronavirus
142995news417Saanich residents receive six-hour water shut off notice amid COVID-19 concerns
142985news418Saanich cancels all programs and drop-in activities until further notice
142981news419One seriously injured, one taken into custody after stabbing in Nanaimo
142979news420New poll suggests most B.C. residents agree with building Coastal GasLink
142970news421Drive-through COVID-19 screening clinic opens in Victoria
142968news422National parks closing visitor services tomorrow
142964news423Royal BC Museum closes due to COVID-19 situation
142962news424Oak Bay closes rec centres effective Tuesday
142958news425People now allowed to stay in cars on BC Ferries to avoid COVID-19 spread
142954news426VIDEO: Unique vending machine offering syringes, naloxone coming to B.C. cities
142944news427Avalanche Canada calling for user data amid backcountry business shutdowns
142916news428Okanagan grocery store manager responds after couple buys entire meat supply
142921news429Cedar Hill Golf course gets new Paramobile, helping wheelchair users golf
142898news430Tourism industry advocate calls for emergency fund in wake of COVID-19 cancellations
142906news431BC Ferries reduces sailings between Swartz Bay and Tsawwassen
142904news432Great-grandson of original carver helps restore totem pole at Royal B.C. Museum in Victoria
142880news433Protect yourself from COVID-19 by grabbing a bar of soap
142885news434Saanich joins pilot project to lower speeds on residential streets
142876news435Victoria by-election postponed due to COVID-19 precautions
142867news436Victoria Police seek witnesses to downtown stabbing of 71-year-old woman
142859news437Girl Guides cancel summer gathering at Camp Bernard in Sooke
142865news438Comox Valley school exposed to COVID-19
142855news439Greater Victoria libraries shut doors until further notice
142853news440UPDATED: Visitor restrictions in place at Island Health facilities in response to pandemic
142829news441Langford urges closure of Westhills YMCA, all public libraries
142811news442CFB Esquimalt pulls non-essential staff, closes base to public due to COVID-19
142753news443Chemainus Theatre Festival cancels remaining dates of The Marvelous Wonderettes due to COVID-19
142751news444BC Ferries restores two cancelled sailings Sunday to help with traffic
142745news445Victoria mayor Lisa Helps pushes emergency motion to support local businesses during COVID-19 fears
142727news446‘Business as usual’: B.C. truckers crossing U.S. border despite COVID-19
142725news447Greater Victoria sees early bloom of spring real estate market
142709news448Camosun College cancels all public events amid COVID-19
142721news449Cancer patients urged to keep all appointments, if possible, despite COVID-19
142682news450Not all sick people require COVID-19 tests, B.C.’s top doctor says
142674news451Victoria ticket wins $93,000 Lotto Max draw
142672news452Victoria council candidate calls for postponement of byelection amidst COVID-19 concerns
142661news453Annual Souper Bowls for Hope event postponed due to COVID-19 concerns
142644news454Test comes back negative for potential COVID-19 case at Glenlyon Norfolk School
142689news455Clothing reserves critically low for Victoria cooperative Women In Need
142743news456Victoria Police Department warns of coronavirus-related fraud attempts
142505news457Worried about your vacation amid the COVID-19 pandemic? Here’s what you can cancel
144461business1Cookie monsters rejoice as B.C. stores sell Girl Guide sweets
144402business3B.C. farmers markets restricted to food sales only due to COVID-19
144383business4Tofino and Ucluelet distilleries step up with hand sanitizer
144334business5‘Board game sommeliers’ keep residents entertained with home deliveries
144226business6West Fraser shutting B.C. sawmills for week of March 30 due to COVID-19
144124business7UPDATED: Island distillery switches production to sanitizers
144072business8UPDATED: London Drugs offers exclusive hours for healthcare workers, helps sell Girl Guide cookies
144060business9B.C. budget heads into unknown deficit range preparing for COVID-19
144037business10North American stock markets open higher after strong showing Tuesday, loonie up
143995business11Nanaimo’s Harmac mill works to fill doubled pulp order for medical masks and gowns
143955business12WestJet lays off nearly 7,000 employees, cutting staff in half amid COVID-19 crisis
143943business13Victoria’s Fairmont Empress, Grand Pacific hotels close due to COVID-19
143862business14B.C. moves to prevent people being fired due to COVID-19 consequences
143840business15No plans to shut off isolated B.C. communities from COVID-19, Adrian Dix says
143822business16B.C. legislature meets briefly with minimum MLAs to deal with COVID-19
143809business17B.C. announces $5 billion financial relief for COVID-19 pandemic
143762business18Thousands laid off as airlines struggle with COVID-19 cancellations, travel bans
143760business19North American stock markets start the trading week down, loonie falls
143758business20Victoria Cat hotel offers free board for cat-owners hospitalized amid COVID-19 pandemic
143696business21All B.C. distillers now authorized to make hand sanitizer as COVID-19 leads to shortages
143683business22B.C. lays out guidelines for construction industry, but keeps sites open
143679business23Forestry giant Interfor curtails operations in the face of COVID-19
143534business24B.C. Real Estate Association calls for stop to open houses during pandemic
143488business25Grande trouble: BBB warns of bogus COVID-19 Starbucks gift card scam
143468business26Myth of medical masks drives profiteering in B.C. COVID-19 battle
143421business27Pacific Coastal Airlines temporarily suspending operations due to COVID-19 outbreak
143334business28B.C. medical coverage extended to residents returning from COVID-19-affected areas
143284business29Closures, revenue, staffing among main impacts of COVID-19 on 90% of B.C. business: survey
143280business30Victoria shop sees spike in sales after Alberta medical officer wears periodic table dress
143276business31Don’t stockpile drugs, only recently expired prescriptions can be refilled, B.C. pharmacies say
143264business32Coronavirus self-assessment soars in B.C., 1-888-COVID19 line picking up
143214business33Many businesses can still carry on, B.C. COVID-19 doctor says
143189business34Victoria distiller partners with body care store to make free hand sanitizer
143130business35Langford Costco limits number of shoppers in store at one time
143126business36B.C. declares state of emergency, recalling legislature for COVID-19
143091business37EI expansion answers B.C.’s request for Ottawa coronavirus assistance
142946business38Vancouver Island YMCA/YWCA locations close in response to COVID-19
142948business39Victoria Fertility Clinic sends patients to Vancouver for in-vitro treatment
144258sports2BCHL hockey playoffs continue – in video game action involving players
144070sports3Vancouver Island Olympic hopeful resets after hard-fought journey to Tokyo Games hits COVID-19 pothole
144068sports42020 B.C. Summer Games in Maple Ridge cancelled due to COVID-19
144055sports5CFL players told to prepare for the worst regarding COVID-19 pandemic
143864sports6Vancouver Island Olympic hopeful devastated by Team Canada decision, but in full support
143852sports7All golf courses in the province should be closed to prevent virus spreading, British Columbia Golf says
143842sports8CHL cancels 2020 Memorial Cup in Kelowna due to COVID-19 concerns
143799sports9Canadian IOC member Dick Pound expects Olympic postponement
143756sports10Canada refuses to go to Tokyo Games in 2020, asks for one-year postponement
143548sports11Vikes forced to cancel marquee events including Brown Cup regatta, Keg Cup
143635sports12Peninsula Panthers won’t let COVID-19 define best winning season in history
143641sports13Gordon Head kid keeps career focus during pandemic
143294sports14‘It’s never too late to get strong’: B.C. grandma deadlifts twice her weight for the gold
143309sports15PHOTOS: St. Mikes stifle Oak Bay to reclaim Gareth Rees Boot trophy
143124sports16WHL cancels remaining games of season, hopeful for playoffs at later date
143097sports17Another successful Vancouver Island Society for Adaptive Snowsports season comes to an end
143064sports18Ottawa Senators player tests positive for COVID-19
142987sports19B.C. School Sports suspends spring season
142719sports20First BCRA-sanctioned rodeo cancelled due to COVID-19
144348life8Secrets and Lives with Tanner Caouette
144025life9Fresh and Green
143749life10Fraiche Living’s Tori Wesszer inspires
143405life11In Studio with artist Anita McComas
144222opinion1COLUMN: Four reasons to hope that B.C. will win COVID-19 fight
144475opinion10LETTERS: Working together to ensure store shelves are stocked
144389opinion12LETTERS: Oak Bay must give new thought to budget
144376opinion13LETTERS: Looking forward to more regional coordination in community planning
144360opinion14LETTERS: Oak Bay scholarship performance rescheduled to September
144346opinion15LETTERS: Ear buds a safety concern
144293opinion16LETTERS: Are we overreacting to COVID-19?
144250opinion17LETTERS: MP’s remarks to St. Margaret’s School were disturbing
144217opinion18LETTERS: Changes to animal collection don’t add up
144154opinion19LETTERS: Canada needs to act on the Global Polio Initiative
144194opinion20LETTERS: Road work an example of democracy in action
144168opinion21LETTERS: Driver’s impatience put others at risk
144148opinion22LETTERS: No hope for a better retirement
144105opinion23LETTERS: Who do you trust to speak for Saanich residents?
144091opinion24LETTERS: Wildlife abounds on the shores of Cadboro Bay
144085opinion25Sending thanks to community workers across Greater Victoria
143912opinion26MLA REPORT: Olsen continues work but offices close amid coronavirus concerns
143685opinion27B.C. VIEWS: The good, bad and the ugly of COVID-19
143472opinion28COLUMN: The economic road to recovery from COVID-19
143454opinion29LETTER: Pay it forward with gestures of selflessness
143394opinion30LETTER: Let’s get through this together
143221opinion31COLUMN: Navigating working from home during these pandemic times
143020opinion32EDITORIAL: Communities have a right to know when COVID-19 arrives locally
144470home16Sooke School District promises learning opportunites for students by mid-April
144444home17VIDEO: Musician stays physically distant in courtyard show for Langford retirees
144442home18COVID-19: Health care workers seek alternative housing options to prevent families from getting sick
144427home19BC Parks Foundation organizes virtual picnic for the province
144433home20Victoria Police see new trends in calls due to COVID-19
144435home21Sidney sets up temporary rest stop for truck drivers transporting critical supplies
144423home22Interim BC Green Party leader asks people to stay home after parents get positive COVID-19 test
144408home23Over 700 family doctors in Greater Victoria sign public letter pleading with people to stay home
144404home24COVID-19: Isolation exemptions to frontline workers a danger to patients, say Island Health employees
144468home25Victoria police warns of text, vacation rental COVID-19 fraud attempts
144418home26Oak Bay Police Chief Const. Andy Brinton passes the torch this summer
144416home27Sidney mayor updates residents on COVID-19 during virtual forum Sunday
144459home28Development and building applications in Victoria can now be submitted online
144395home29Provincial ban on outdoor burning affects all of Greater Victoria
144391home30Capital City Comic Con goes ‘digital’ in wake of COVID-19
144372home31B.C. COVID-19 contact restrictions working, Dr. Bonnie Henry says
144387home32BC Transit to limit riders on buses to allow for physical distancing
144380home33UPDATED: Rise in protests drive spike in VicPD overtime costs
144378home34Landlords respond to Horgan’s announcement about rental contributions, eviction freezes
144370home35Camosun College appeals for emergency financial assistance for students
144362home36University of Victoria continues summer courses, shifts to virtual platform
144356home37COVID-19: VicPD thanks health care workers with 15-car salute
144328home38COVID-19: How to apply for employment insurance
144320home39Beacon Hill Park will not be used to shelter Victoria’s homeless population, says Mayor
144334home40‘Board game sommeliers’ keep residents entertained with home deliveries
144350home41COVID-19: Harbour Air suspends all scheduled flights
144330home42Saanich residents call for more public consultation on youth bike park
144337home43Sooke puts playgrounds off limits to public
144297home44Full-time campers face various struggles amidst COVID-19
144315home45Outbreak in Saanich mental health facility not COVID-19, says Island Health
144280home46PHOTOS: Our changing landscape, images of Victoria amid COVID-19
144278home47Sooke seniors home steps up precautions in light of pandemic
144232home48Police dog helps nab break and enter suspect in Colwood
144291home49Victoria business launches The Craic, series of live and interactive video calls
144274home50UPDATE: One person in custody after stolen vehicle rams into police car near Centennial Square
144276home51Rats likely to blame for Saanich hydro pole fire leaving about 3,000 without power
144262home52VicPD officer buys ferry ticket for stranded woman to help her go home
144260home53Police called to break up a gathering in Saanich park
144255home54Victoria’s Cool Aid Society receives generous outpouring of donations
144236home55Victoria man dies after being assaulted with a weapon
144234home56Purple Day 2020: Epilepsy awareness heads online
144230home57VicPD seek suspect to robbery call near Cook Street Village
144228home58Greater Victoria residents can thank health care workers through online portal
144224home59COVID-19: New directory connects Victorians with open businesses
144178home60Beloved Discovery Island wolf Takaya shot and killed
144210home61VIDEO: Saanich locks down playgrounds after video of busy park goes viral
144214home62Greater Victoria food banks ask public for financial donations during COVID-19 pandemic
144158home63Rescue kitten lifts mood of Saanich couple in isolation
144202home64Precaution the watchword for Sooke Fire Rescue amid COVID-19 outbreak
144161home65PHOTOS: Victoria photographer documents families in isolation with the Front Door Project
144156home66Car sharing services still open to members across Greater Victoria
144170home67Death looks different in a pandemic: Vancouver Islanders taking new measures for funerals
144134home68COVID-19: Victoria’s service industry hit hard by pandemic layoffs
144136home69Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce asks feds, province for more support for businesses
144144home70Man wanted for almost a month in connection to violent home invasion has been arrested
144099home71Goldstream Gazette adds Beefs and Bouquets for West Shore readers
144138home72Victoria mayor asks residents not to flush wipes as city’s sewers start to clog
144101home73How Greater Victoria’s non-profit sector is handling the pandemic
144095home74Swiftsure International Yacht Race cancelled in light of COVID-19
144128home75Saanich Peninsula doctors dial up telehealth care
144116home76COVID-19 curbs Sidney Taxi until further notice
144081home77UPDATED: Construction continues after natural gas leak in Langford
144083home78COVID-19: A roundup of park and recreation closures across Greater Victoria
144074home79Greater Victoria residents roar in thanks to frontline workers
144043home80Potential COVID-19 exposure sends warship back to CFB Esquimalt port
144077home81Recycling truck fire on Saanich street leads to morning road closure
144035home82Overdose prevention, safe injection sites take extra precautions to mitigate COVID-19
144051home83MLA Adam Olsen fears COVID-19 will overwhelm medical facilities on Gulf Islands
144019home84Tsunami not expected for B.C. after 7.5-magnitude earthquake hits near Russia
144057home85Crane contact cut power to 2,500 people in Sidney
144013home86Cleaning for COVID-19: Mixing products can create toxic gases
144011home87COVID-19: Latex gloves, paper towel and wipes are not flushable, CRD warns
143993home88COVID-19, lack of pool has Greater Victoria marathon swimmer worried
144000home89BC Ferries passengers asked to avoid all non-essential travel amid pandemic
143998home90Michael Dunahee case still unsolved after 29 years
143991home91Possible COVID-19 exposure at downtown Victoria establishments
143979home92West Shore RCMP investigate robbery at Ma Miller’s Pub
144130home93Greater Victoria raises $1M in 36 hours for those in need
143975home94Internet safety while social distancing: expert says monitor internet use
143957home95Greater Victoria little free libraries pull the books due to COVID-19
143988home96Victoria mayor challenges residents to cheer from home for frontline workers at 7 p.m. every day
143971home97Saanich council temporarily suspends open forum as meetings go electronic in light of COVID-19
143962home98Two men arrested as Victoria police step up patrols in core business areas
143936home99Victoria women’s shelters bracing for impact with expected uptick due to pandemic
143943home100Victoria’s Fairmont Empress, Grand Pacific hotels close due to COVID-19
143930home101UPDATED: VicPD locate missing man safe
143878home102Langford residents give four-year-old girl a birthday to remember
143923home103COVID-19: Brand new Victoria long-term care home could take pressure off hospitals
143973home104Saanich trims proposed property tax increase in light of COVID-19
143949home105UPDATED: Sidney residents now with power following motor vehicle crash
143900home106Victoria health care worker sends plea to closed business to donate unused masks, gloves
143826home107West Shore RCMP seek stranger who tried to walk into Langford home
143910home108Capital Regional District releases 2020 financial budget plan
143883home109Oak Bay siblings keep busy, entertain the public with ‘bored board’
143860home110Langford COVID-19 response team receives more than 500 calls in first two days
143881home111United Way Greater Victoria launches Local Love in a Global Crisis
143856home112Beacon Hill, Topaz, Royal Athletic parks to open as temporary sites for the homeless
143866home113Central Saanich rallies around family displaced by Sunday fire
143854home114Greater Victoria street nurses ask government to help the homeless in COVID-19 crisis
143818home115COVID-19: Goldstream Food Bank braces for influx of patrons after layoffs
143828home116Victoria harbour authority closes Ogden Point walkway to the public
143850home117Swan Lake south wharf demolition begins in Saanich
143844home118Add playgrounds to the list of off-limit places in Oak Bay
143836home119Victoria city hall flag flies at half-mast in recognition of former councillor
143804home120Port Renfrew, Pacheedaht Nation close communities to visitors amidst COVID-19 fears
143830home121COVID-19: Outdoor recreation facilities close across Greater Victoria
143793home122COVID-19: Messages of support and positivity pop up around Greater Victoria
143758home123Victoria Cat hotel offers free board for cat-owners hospitalized amid COVID-19 pandemic
143797home124Drunk in public, cross-border mischief keep Oak Bay police busy
143777home125Sunday fire causes extensive damage to Central Saanich home
143768home126Crews quickly douse garage fire in Oak Bay
143655home127Partying Victoria-area youth told police they are ‘immune’ to COVID-19
143730home128Saanich police make attempts to mend relationship with Indigenous people
143732home129Greater Victoria among Canadian leaders in new housing prices
143734home130Food preservation also a fun family activity amid COVID-19
143724home131City of Victoria closes outdoor recreation facilities because of COVID-19
143700home132North Saanich artist carves out legacy
143691home133New scholarship created in former Oak Bay mayor Nils Jensen’s honour
143772home134Oak Bay figure skaters reach podium
143641home135Gordon Head kid keeps career focus during pandemic
143637home136City of Victoria to create local music strategy
143635home137Peninsula Panthers won’t let COVID-19 define best winning season in history
143716home138Saanich Peninsula residents try to keep their faith, social distance and solidarity as COVID-19 pandemic continues
143671home139Sidney retail expert calls for property tax deferment by municipalities
143624home140Island Health facilities now only open for essential visits
143626home141Sidney Emergency Operations Centre focuses on ‘preparation, not panic’ amid COVID-19 crisis
143615home142Delays, potential intermittent closures at Hartland Landfill
143612home143Saanich woman recounts life of adventure and adversity
143604home144West Shore gymnasts nab 10 golds in B.C. competition before season ended indefinitely
143609home145Saanich moves forward with food truck pilot program for this summer
143602home146Victoria Sexual Assault Centre remains open for survivors through COVID-19 pandemic
143594home147More than 400 COVID-19 cases, 10 deaths in B.C.
143554home148Greater Victoria business owner pays for lunches, blankets at Our Place in dire times
143550home149Retail expert warns of serious consequences for Sidney because of COVID-19
143548home150Vikes forced to cancel marquee events including Brown Cup regatta, Keg Cup
143556home151‘Different than anything we’ve ever seen’: How B.C. paramedics are responding to COVID-19
143538home152VicPD seeks high-risk missing 75-year-old man
143507home153UPDATED: Province permits proposed gravel quarry in Highlands
143518home154No sanitization, no workers: Tradespeople walk off the job amid COVID-19 pandemic
143530home155Reader suggestions: What’s on your quarantine watch list?
143536home156Annual race for missing Michael Dunahee moves online amid pandemic
143532home157Oak Bay residents on Westdowne take happy hour to the limit
143499home158Canadian Forces recalls vessels from mission early amid COVID-19 fears
143461home159View Royal families thank hospital staff working through COVID-19 with colourful signs
143509home160Quilters invite Greater Victoria residents to add colour to their neighbourhoods in dark times
143521home161PHOTOS: Life goes on – Victorians enjoy the outdoors amid COVID-19 pandemic
143511home162VIDEO: Saanich farm converts vegetable stand into veggie drive-thru as COVID-19 spreads
143470home163Victoria restaurant offers its entire stock of food to staff as it closes due to COVID-19
143476home164UPDATED: Playgrounds across the South Island close as COVID-19 spreads
143490home165Oak Bay businesses cope as best they can during COVID-19 crisis
143456home166Sooke man building his own submarine
143381home167UPDATED: Health care workers bring COVID-19 assistance to Langford residents
143430home168Island Health has 96 ICU beds and 140 ventilators if needed
143464home169Sooke takes Emergency Operations Centre to next level amid COVID-19 crisis
143432home170Killer whales make visit to Sooke
143372home171UPDATED: West Shore RCMP arrest suspect in Langford for discharging firearm outdoors
143446home172UPDATED: Saanich police front counter now closed to public
143403home173UVic confirms COVID-19 diagnosis of student living off-campus
143392home174Pregnant in a pandemic: expectant mothers change birth plans due to COVID-19
143383home175Dutch stockpile cannabis, French red wine during COVID-19 crisis
143379home176VicPD evaluating protocols in response to COVID-19
143356home177UPDATED: Possible COVID-19 exposure at University of Victoria, Saanich Commonwealth Place
143354home178Coronavirus takes down longest standing parade in Canada – Victoria Day
143346home179Langford Subway offers free ‘happy meal’ for people struggling due to pandemic
143299home180West Shore RCMP search for suspect, victim in Langford assault
143325home181Central Saanich farmer welcomes pending arrival of foreign seasonal labour
143352home182VicPD arrests suspect connected to assault with weapon
143486home183Saanich has no lay-offs planned as facilities close due to COVID-19
143363home184Esquimalt closes its buildings to the public, offers online, phone services only
143304home185Saanich Police arrest man in connection to violent home invasion, find loaded rifle under kitchen table
143332home186Royals fans encouraged to keep tickets to cancelled games for next year’s season
143280home187Victoria shop sees spike in sales after Alberta medical officer wears periodic table dress
143338home188Mayor encourages residents to take advantage of Saanich trails amid COVID-19
143272home189More than 2,000 UVic students asked to leave dorms in response to COVID-19
143344home190Victoria takes action to support business, residents in COVID-19 crisis
143270home191Social services centre faces food shortages as pandemic limits donations
143291home192VicPD suspends bike pick-up program during pandemic
143309home193PHOTOS: St. Mikes stifle Oak Bay to reclaim Gareth Rees Boot trophy
143254home194B.C. Teachers’ Federation says teachers will return to work after spring break
143307home195Pacheedaht First Nation closes campground, lodge due to COVID-19
143266home196VicPD still searching for man wanted in violent home invasion
143301home197Sooke Food Bank sets up new protocols for donations
143256home198Black Ball Ferry suspends service beginning March 30
143250home199UPDATE: BC Transit cancels many routes, offers free fares for next 30 days
143278home200Saanich amps up COVID-19 precautions, closes all major facilities to the public
143235home201Victoria International Airport still grappling with border closure
143219home202Kimberly Proctor’s killers eligible for parole on 10th anniversary of Langford teen’s death
143231home203Signs of spring sprout in Victoria
143227home204Victoria Quarantunes playlist encourages support for struggling artists
143206home205Greater Victoria fire departments restrict duties in light of COVID-19
143210home206WATCH: Single-use surgical masks pile up on Hong Kong beaches after COVID-19 outbreak
143195home207Oak Bay couple anxiously await flight home after spending $15,000 to escape Morocco amid COVID-19
143189home208Victoria distiller partners with body care store to make free hand sanitizer
143126home209B.C. declares state of emergency, recalling legislature for COVID-19
143170home210Saanich Fire prepares for COVID-19
143175home211Victoria parkades ditch attendants in effort to reduce COVID-19 exposure
143143home212Otter Point dental patients warned of possible coronavirus exposure
143130home213Langford Costco limits number of shoppers in store at one time
143216home214What it’s been like living in Emily Carr’s house for 23 years
143199home215Rotary program keeps communities prepared in the event of an emergency
143100home217Vancouver Island gas prices drop amid COVID-19 pandemic
143204home218North Saanich closes all public facilities until further notice
143118home219Harbour Air cancels all Seattle flights amid COVID-19
143058home220Central Saanich resident among the first tested for COVID-19 at Saanich Peninsula Hospital
143095home221Man seriously injured in Victoria weapon assault
143177home222Oak Bay pursues council meeting participation by webcam
143122home223Saanich cancels public hearing on unrelated occupancy limits amid COVID-19 spread
143098home224International ferry service to Sidney pushed back to late April
143141home225Saanich allows some electronic meetings to hinder spread of COVID-19
143066home226New south Island casino could be in the cards for Saanich
143068home227Greater Victoria residents find compassion and community amid COVID-19 isolation
143070home228Talk to your kids about COVID-19: here’s how
143041home229Stores dedicate early hours to seniors, health-compromised shoppers
143046home230Social services groups take extra precautions for Victoria’s most vulnerable amid pandemic
143039home231Boat owner missing outboard motor in Oak Bay
143027home232Some Saanich pubs will remain open for St. Patrick’s Day
143012home233Victoria Clipper stops sailings through April 30
143043home234Public life grinding to a halt on the Saanich Peninsula
143002home235Sooke Municipal Hall closed to stem spread of coronavirus
142970home236Drive-through COVID-19 screening clinic opens in Victoria
142987home237B.C. School Sports suspends spring season
143054home238Sooke museum, recreation centre closed due to COVID-19
143008home239Oak Bay closes municipal hall to public
142946home240Vancouver Island YMCA/YWCA locations close in response to COVID-19
142985home241Saanich cancels all programs and drop-in activities until further notice
142995home242Saanich residents receive six-hour water shut off notice amid COVID-19 concerns
142964home243Royal BC Museum closes due to COVID-19 situation
142962home244Oak Bay closes rec centres effective Tuesday
142921home245Cedar Hill Golf course gets new Paramobile, helping wheelchair users golf
142948home246Victoria Fertility Clinic sends patients to Vancouver for in-vitro treatment
142906home247BC Ferries reduces sailings between Swartz Bay and Tsawwassen
142904home248Great-grandson of original carver helps restore totem pole at Royal B.C. Museum in Victoria
142880home249Protect yourself from COVID-19 by grabbing a bar of soap
142883home250Victoria musician takes to the web to replace cancelled Oak Bay concert
142829home251Langford urges closure of Westhills YMCA, all public libraries
142867home252Victoria Police seek witnesses to downtown stabbing of 71-year-old woman
142876home253Victoria by-election postponed due to COVID-19 precautions
142855home254Greater Victoria libraries shut doors until further notice
142853home255UPDATED: Visitor restrictions in place at Island Health facilities in response to pandemic
142885home256Saanich joins pilot project to lower speeds on residential streets
142859home257Girl Guides cancel summer gathering at Camp Bernard in Sooke
142811home258CFB Esquimalt pulls non-essential staff, closes base to public due to COVID-19
142743home259Victoria Police Department warns of coronavirus-related fraud attempts
142745home260Victoria mayor Lisa Helps pushes emergency motion to support local businesses during COVID-19 fears
142689home261Clothing reserves critically low for Victoria cooperative Women In Need
142751home262BC Ferries restores two cancelled sailings Sunday to help with traffic
142725home263Greater Victoria sees early bloom of spring real estate market
142709home264Camosun College cancels all public events amid COVID-19
142674home265Victoria ticket wins $93,000 Lotto Max draw
142672home266Victoria council candidate calls for postponement of byelection amidst COVID-19 concerns
142661home267Annual Souper Bowls for Hope event postponed due to COVID-19 concerns
142644home268Test comes back negative for potential COVID-19 case at Glenlyon Norfolk School
144049home21COVID-19: A message from the publisher
144477home22World update, 9:30 p.m. March 27: Positive news in Korea as U.S. hits 100,000 cases
144472home23VIDEO: Penguins roam empty halls of Vancouver Aquarium
144463home24COVID-19: Qualicum Beach youngster gets car parade for his sixth birthday
144457home25Kids get back to learning in B.C., online
144440home26Nanaimo RCMP ask for help locating 17-year-old girl believed to be with 36-year-old man
144431home2767 more B.C. COVID-19 cases, two more deaths in Vancouver region
144425home28‘Now is not the time to bag that peak’: BCSAR manager discourages risky outdoor adventures
144421home29Food Banks BC already seeing surge in demand due to COVID-19 pandemic
144414home210Nanaimo couple caught aboard cruise ship with four dead and COVID-19 present
144406home211BC Hockey, Vancouver Canucks encourage stick tapping to honour frontline health care workers
144087home212POLL: Are you working from home or self-isolating?
144383home213Tofino and Ucluelet distilleries step up with hand sanitizer
144385home214COVID-19: Here are the measures being taken at B.C. care homes
144366home215Man arrested for ‘purposely coughing in someone’s face while feeling ill’: N.B. police
144364home216BC Farmers Markets move to online platform amid COVID-19 concerns
144354home217Bank of Canada cuts key interest rate target to 0.25%
144352home218US has most COVID-19 virus infections in the world right now
144339home219World COVID-19 update, 5:30 a.m.: British PM tests positive; US Surgeon General not satisfied
144322home220Conservatives suspend party’s leadership race in face of COVID-19 crisis
144318home221With B.C. schools closed to most, teachers reach tentative three-year deal
144312home222COVID-19 cases, deaths climb despite restrictions; experts warn of ‘cures’
144299home223B.C. man returns to isolation in China nearly two months after fleeing COVID-19 scare
144344home224B.C. service aims to connect those in need with volunteers amid COVID-19 crisis
144303home225B.C. egg, chicken farms facing down challenge of COVID-19
144295home226RCMP, prime minister warn of text scam related to COVID-19 relief
144204home227B.C. bans ‘shameful black market’ of food, medical supplies; limits buying quantities
144246home228COVID-19: Here’s what is considered an essential service in B.C.
144244home229BC Liquor Stores closing on Sundays, seeing skyrocketing sales amid COVID-19
144270home230Case of COVID-19 at Campbell River seniors residence confirmed
144264home231Some big city shoppers heading to small B.C. towns to stock up on COVID-19 supplies
144258home232BCHL hockey playoffs continue – in video game action involving players
144252home233Not the time for vacation: Trucker discouraged to see B.C.-bound Alberta travellers
144248home234B.C. 211 hotline expands to link COVID-19 homebound seniors, volunteers
144206home235Taking time off work due to COVID-19 now falls under medical leave
144226home236West Fraser shutting B.C. sawmills for week of March 30 due to COVID-19
144222home237COLUMN: Four reasons to hope that B.C. will win COVID-19 fight
144213home238Canada-wide Tragically Hip sing-along planned for March 26
144208home239Schooling stays home next week for most B.C. students during COVID-19
144200home240Increased coronavirus cases spark B.C.-wide burning restrictions
144198home241Ottawa seeking lower credit card interest rates amid COVID-19 crisis
144188home242PHOTOS: With a crash and a bang, B.C. residents applaud health-care workers
144186home243COVID-19 cases march higher despite restrictions and threats of punishment
144172home244COVID-19 morning Canadian update: Cases nationwide climb to 3,500
144140home245RCMP seek help locating man potentially headed for Vancouver Island from Jasper
144132home246Body of missing Ontario man found on logging road outside of Nothern Vancouver Island town
144124home247UPDATED: Island distillery switches production to sanitizers
144120home248Island business owner starts #SocialDistanceChallenge during COVID-19 pandemic
144122home249Hearts of Vancouver Island campaign spreading message of love and unity
144114home250Weddings, big gatherings have to stop, B.C.’s COVID-19 doctor says
144097home251Suspect leaps from second-storey window after alleged break-in at Nanaimo daycare
144089home252B.C. promises up to $500 monthly in rent support amid COVID-19
144045home253Trudeau unveils new $2,000 per month benefit to streamline COVID-19 aid
144079home254Electric Vehicle Association asks Vancouver Island scrap dealers to keep an eye out for stolen chargers
144072home255UPDATED: London Drugs offers exclusive hours for healthcare workers, helps sell Girl Guide cookies
144070home256Vancouver Island Olympic hopeful resets after hard-fought journey to Tokyo Games hits COVID-19 pothole
144068home2572020 B.C. Summer Games in Maple Ridge cancelled due to COVID-19
144060home258B.C. budget heads into unknown deficit range preparing for COVID-19
144093home259B.C. nurses call for mandatory shutdown of all non-essential workplaces
144041home260#PlankTheCurve: B.C. celebrities urge Canadians to take COVID-19 seriously
144039home261Canadians who have lost their jobs anxiously awaiting federal help
144033home262Stars not aligned for astrologers during COVID-19, as horoscopes dish outdated advice
144029home263Kilted window-washers helping seniors with groceries
144015home264World COVID-19 update, 5 a.m., March 25: Prince Charles tests positive, $2 trillion in U.S. aid
143995home265Nanaimo’s Harmac mill works to fill doubled pulp order for medical masks and gowns
143984home266COVID-19: Island councillor makes social distancing a sign of the times
143977home267B.C. COVID-19 tests up to 3,500 a day, care home staffing to change
143966home268Crofton girl, 12, makes video plea about COVID-19 safety
143964home269Sisters surprised to find themselves reunited at Nanaimo seniors care home after years apart
143941home270$1,000 payment for COVID-19 affected workers won’t come till May: B.C. finance ministry
143955home271WestJet lays off nearly 7,000 employees, cutting staff in half amid COVID-19 crisis
143953home272Driver’s licence renewals, 90-day payment deferral now available online, ICBC says
143951home273B.C. closes camping, day services at provincial parks for COVID-19
143947home274Strings of lights seen in night sky over Cowichan Valley
143945home275No gifts please – Island Health asks for gift delivery to cease at health care facilities
143908home276Trudeau: More ‘stringent measures’ will come if Canadians ignore COVID-19 guidelines
143862home277B.C. moves to prevent people being fired due to COVID-19 consequences
143783home278B.C. reports 3 new COVID-19 deaths but 100 people have recovered, Henry says
143939home279BC SPCA seeks help for 36 neglected mini-horses, 17 other farm animals
143932home280Wineries and liquor stores should be essential services: B.C. Wine Institute
143928home281Avalanche Canada to stop avalanche forecasting early
143926home282Tories will support aid to Canadians, not Liberal ‘power grab’: Scheer
143921home283No immediate plans to use cell phone tracking in COVID-19 fight: Trudeau
143919home284Parks Canada to close access to trails
143916home285National coronavirus update, March 24: Parliament suspends emergency session
143914home286Northern Vancouver Island provincial park suspends services due to COVID-19
143906home287Construction company shuts down all job sites, says new B.C. guidelines are ‘too little, too late’
143904home288Fine Canadians for ignoring COVID-19 orders or face consequences: doctor
143892home289Tokyo Olympics officially postponed until 2021
143889home290Close call has B.C. senior warning of an unexpected fire hazard
143885home291March 24 world COVID-19 update: Olympics postponed, confusion in Britain
143874home292Canadian coronavirus evening update: Premiers’ call focuses on Emergencies Act
143868home293Doctor concerned about COVID-19 ‘overpowering’ Island’s health-care system
143864home294Vancouver Island Olympic hopeful devastated by Team Canada decision, but in full support
143858home295Cities warned from declaring local states of emergency, Abbotsford mayor says
143809home296B.C. announces $5 billion financial relief for COVID-19 pandemic
143838home297B.C. man holds virtual birthday party with 70 guests
143807home298Out-of-control blaze burning near Lytton: BC Wildfire
143824home299Suspect’s replica gun and truck keys taken during botched armed robbery in Nanaimo
143822home2100B.C. legislature meets briefly with minimum MLAs to deal with COVID-19
143816home2101Western Forest Products curtails operations for one week due to COVID-19 crisis
143846home2102MP Blaney one of three NDP MPs joining emergency session of Parliament on Tuesday
143815home2103COVID-19 in Canada afternoon updates: State of emergency in Toronto
143811home2104COVID-19: Help for agriculture industry as Farm Credit Canada receives $5B increase
143801home2105COVID-19 pandemic is no time for divisiveness, North Island medical health officer says
143795home2106Vancouver businesses not obeying COVID-19 rules to get hit with fines of up to $50K
143789home2107Chemainus Theatre temporarily suspends operations, postpones next two shows
143787home2108B.C. screening care home workers as two more test positive for COVID-19
143775home2109Service BC offices remain open with social distancing measures, first hours of business for vulnerable
143756home2110Canada refuses to go to Tokyo Games in 2020, asks for one-year postponement
143060home2111POLL: How much of an impact is the COVID-19 outbreak having on your daily life?
143785home2112Theatre BC cancels festivals in response to COVID-19
143766home2113COVID-19: Rogers to provide Food Bank Canada with one million meals
143764home2114Canada to spend $192M to find vaccine for COVID-19, Trudeau says
143762home2115Thousands laid off as airlines struggle with COVID-19 cancellations, travel bans
143745home2116COVID-19 World Update, March 23: Foreigners barred in Hong Kong
143728home2117VIDEO: B.C. artist gets help from Canadians far and wide to make inspirational COVID-19 self-isolation video
143726home2118Visitors asked to stay away from Gulf Islands during COVID-19 pandemic
143722home2119BC Ferries confirms worker has COVID-19
143714home2120Electric vehicle chargers damaged during theft on Vancouver Island
143663home2121World COVID-19 afternoon update: Trump lashes out at critics, grim milestone for France
143696home2122All B.C. distillers now authorized to make hand sanitizer as COVID-19 leads to shortages
143694home2123Doctors of B.C. urged to stand behind official messaging, as some say response is lacking
143689home2124Nearly 1,000 B.C. tenants ‘personally at risk’ of eviction due to COVID-19: tenants union
143685home2125B.C. VIEWS: The good, bad and the ugly of COVID-19
143687home2126Researchers study how pandemic affecting people’s mental health
143683home2127B.C. lays out guidelines for construction industry, but keeps sites open
143679home2128Forestry giant Interfor curtails operations in the face of COVID-19
143677home2129B.C. to allow restaurants to hire laid-off servers to deliver alcohol
143675home2130B.C. scientist one of many fighting coronavirus pandemic on dozens of fronts
143639home2131COVID-19: Vancouver Island woman aims to bring some light to difficult situation
143751home2132Will the show go on? B.C. music festivals consider options over coronavirus
143597home2133Grocery stores hiring more staff, offer wage boost as B.C. adapts to COVID-19 buying habits
143681home2134COVID-19: Tofino’s top doctor makes urgent appeal to new visitors
143644home21353-in-10 Canadians admit they aren’t practicing social distancing amid COVID-19: poll
143633home2136Doctors will have help with any ‘distressing decisions’ around which COVID-19 patients get ventilators
143560home2137Canadian coronavirus evening update: B.C. death toll rises, Quebec forbids gatherings
143647home2138COVID-19: Keeping their distance will help keep your kids healthy
143631home2139‘Coronaoke’ hits high note among self-isolating crowd thanks to B.C. man
143606home2140Not COVID-19: Here’s what else happened this week in B.C.
143600home2141Cowichan Valley strata using yellow caution tape to tie neighbourhood together during crisis
143592home2142B.C.’s top doctor orders immediate closure of salons, spas and other personal services
143540home2143Family of B.C. woman who died of COVID-19 makes plea for people to stay home
143590home2144Help on way for renters amid COVID-19, B.C.’s housing minister says
143581home2145Country star Kenny Rogers dies of natural causes at 81
143505home2146B.C. man with COVID-19 symptoms forced to call 811 more than 100 times
143545home2147Car crashes into Vancouver Island travel agency building
143534home2148B.C. Real Estate Association calls for stop to open houses during pandemic
143515home2149‘I bawled, it was heartbreaking’: Parksville homeless shelter forced to close due to COVID-19 concerns
143448home2150Costco bans return of hoarded items, including toilet paper
143497home2151COVID-19: B.C.’s top doctor bans dine-in guests at restaurants across province
143493home2152B.C. COVID-19 cases jump by another 77, another care home affected
143488home2153Grande trouble: BBB warns of bogus COVID-19 Starbucks gift card scam
143484home2154B.C. city suspends business licence of studio claiming hot yoga kills COVID-19
143474home2155‘It was a stupid mistake’: Lake Country couple regretful of panic purchase, donate $1,000
143478home2156COVID-19: Bus fares waived, back door entry for most as BC Transit ensures social distancing
143468home2157Myth of medical masks drives profiteering in B.C. COVID-19 battle
143466home2158COVID-19: BC Parks to suspend camping, access to some facilities
143459home2159Saanich, Parksville say playgrounds off-limits due to COVID-19 concerns
143452home2160During a pandemic, Americans turn to pot in massive numbers
143444home2161Island doctor says health authority dropping the ball on COVID-19
143442home2162Quadra Islanders ask non-residents to avoid unnecessary visits
143439home2163COVID-19: BC Transit beefs up sanitization measures, still operating
143437home2164COVID-19 precautions ‘not optional,’ B.C.’s Dr. Bonnie Henry warns
143428home2165Island doctors offer advice on COVID-19: What to do, who to see, how to prevent the spread
143418home2166B.C. dentist petitions province to order shut-down of all dental offices
143416home2167First responders adjust how they respond to emergencies in face of pandemic
143421home2168Pacific Coastal Airlines temporarily suspending operations due to COVID-19 outbreak
143407home2169B.C. family’s sidewalk chalk messages lift spirits in a time of social distancing
143401home2170Air Canada laying off more than 5,000 flight attendants
143376home21717-Eleven Canada announces confirmed case of COVID-19 at Ladysmith 7-Eleven
143367home2172Cannes canned; Rosie brings back talk show amid COVID-19 concerns
143365home2173COVID-19: Ucluelet calls on visitors to postpone trips to the West Coast
143361home2174Abnormal becoming new normal as COVID-19 cases keep rising across Canada
143358home2175Reducing liquor store hours could undermine containment efforts: epidemiologists
143350home2176B.C. Ferries halts all food service as sandwiches go uneaten amid COVID-19
143336home2177Save-On-Foods temporarily bans reusable shopping bags, suspends bottle returns due to COVID-19
143334home2178B.C. medical coverage extended to residents returning from COVID-19-affected areas
143328home2179Coronavirus update: What’s happening right now in Canada
143322home2180B.C. Rotary exchange students told to ‘shelter in place’ through COVID-19
143320home2181Island Health isn’t sharing locations of COVID-19 cases for privacy reasons
143294home2182‘It’s never too late to get strong’: B.C. grandma deadlifts twice her weight for the gold
143286home2183COVID-19 March 19 International update at 2130: The ‘world is at war’, stock markets rise
143284home2184Closures, revenue, staffing among main impacts of COVID-19 on 90% of B.C. business: survey
143276home2185Don’t stockpile drugs, only recently expired prescriptions can be refilled, B.C. pharmacies say
143274home2186RCMP warns of COVID-19 scams spreading through B.C.
143268home2187Canada’s foreign affairs minister tested for COVID-19, in isolation with ‘flu-like’ symptoms
143264home2188Coronavirus self-assessment soars in B.C., 1-888-COVID19 line picking up
143258home2189Man charged in 2019 crash that killed girl, 13, and injured two more kids in Coquitlam
143252home2190B.C. First Nation chief closes border at Kingcome Inlet to keep out COVID-19
143246home2191Domestic violence shelters adapt as COVID-19 forces families home
143244home2192Why the feds aren’t closing the door on non-essential businesses
143237home2193QUIZ: Are you ready for spring?
143225home2194March 18 Lotto 6/49 draw produces third Vancouver Island millionaire in the past two weeks
143214home2195Many businesses can still carry on, B.C. COVID-19 doctor says
143208home21966,800 seasonal workers allowed in country to fill empty B.C. agricultural jobs
143193home2197COVID-19: Ucluelet’s Black Rock Oceanfront Resort implements full closure
143185home2198COVID-19: B.C. supreme and provincial courts suspend regular operations
143181home2199Passengers from Nanaimo now on ‘mystery cruise’ due to COVID-19 state of catastrophe in Chile
143179home2200‘Lots of unknowns’: B.C. restaurant workers stressed as COVID-19 causes layoffs
143172home2201Healthy harmony: Two fans pay tribute to B.C.’s top doctor, in song
143163home2202Vancouver Island Regional Library issues notices of layoff to most staff
143148home2203PHOTOS: Residents rescue dolphins stranded near Powell River
143139home2204Surrey councillors under fire for behavior concerning pandemic travel guidelines
143132home2205VIDEO: B.C. teacher returns from Spain, makes impassioned plea to Canadians
143134home2206VIDEO: Long line of trucks at B.C. crossing after Canada’s borders close to ‘non-essential’ travel
143128home2207Sooke Fall Fair celebrating pumpkins this year
143116home2208COVID-19: Tofino asks visitors to postpone trips, return home
143112home2209Canada Post not stopping amid COVID-19, but changes made to package delivery
143102home2210COVID-19: Skip doc, see pharmacist for renewals
143097home2211Another successful Vancouver Island Society for Adaptive Snowsports season comes to an end
143091home2212EI expansion answers B.C.’s request for Ottawa coronavirus assistance
143081home2213Be safe while using the outdoors for social distancing, B.C. search and rescue group urges
143064home2214Ottawa Senators player tests positive for COVID-19
143062home2215B.C. Ferries stops serving hot food on vessels as COVID-19 measure
143035home2216Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre phone lines closed
142981home2217One seriously injured, one taken into custody after stabbing in Nanaimo
142979home2218New poll suggests most B.C. residents agree with building Coastal GasLink
142968home2219National parks closing visitor services tomorrow
142954home2220VIDEO: Unique vending machine offering syringes, naloxone coming to B.C. cities
142944home2221Avalanche Canada calling for user data amid backcountry business shutdowns
142916home2222Okanagan grocery store manager responds after couple buys entire meat supply
142898home2223Tourism industry advocate calls for emergency fund in wake of COVID-19 cancellations
142865home2224Comox Valley school exposed to COVID-19
142753home2225Chemainus Theatre Festival cancels remaining dates of The Marvelous Wonderettes due to COVID-19
142727home2226‘Business as usual’: B.C. truckers crossing U.S. border despite COVID-19
142719home2227First BCRA-sanctioned rodeo cancelled due to COVID-19
142721home2228Cancer patients urged to keep all appointments, if possible, despite COVID-19
144412entertainment2Province announces $3M in funding for arts groups hit by COVID-19 crisis
144368entertainment3Netflix reduces video quality in Canada to lower internet bandwidth use
143785entertainment4Theatre BC cancels festivals in response to COVID-19
143751entertainment5Will the show go on? B.C. music festivals consider options over coronavirus
143581entertainment6Country star Kenny Rogers dies of natural causes at 81
143558entertainment7Relief fund for Canadian performing artists gets $100,000 boost
143530entertainment8Reader suggestions: What’s on your quarantine watch list?
143367entertainment9Cannes canned; Rosie brings back talk show amid COVID-19 concerns
143227entertainment10Victoria Quarantunes playlist encourages support for struggling artists
143114entertainment11Self-isolating? National Film Board of Canada has over 4,000 free films online
142883entertainment12Victoria musician takes to the web to replace cancelled Oak Bay concert
144472trending-now1VIDEO: Penguins roam empty halls of Vancouver Aquarium
144041trending-now2#PlankTheCurve: B.C. celebrities urge Canadians to take COVID-19 seriously
144033trending-now3Stars not aligned for astrologers during COVID-19, as horoscopes dish outdated advice
143947trending-now4Strings of lights seen in night sky over Cowichan Valley
143728trending-now5VIDEO: B.C. artist gets help from Canadians far and wide to make inspirational COVID-19 self-isolation video
143631trending-now6‘Coronaoke’ hits high note among self-isolating crowd thanks to B.C. man
143426trending-now750 things to do at home during the coronavirus pandemic
143237trending-now8QUIZ: Are you ready for spring?
143172trending-now9Healthy harmony: Two fans pay tribute to B.C.’s top doctor, in song
144463community1COVID-19: Qualicum Beach youngster gets car parade for his sixth birthday
144280community9PHOTOS: Our changing landscape, images of Victoria amid COVID-19
144214community10Greater Victoria food banks ask public for financial donations during COVID-19 pandemic
144122community11Hearts of Vancouver Island campaign spreading message of love and unity
144099community12Goldstream Gazette adds Beefs and Bouquets for West Shore readers
144029community13Kilted window-washers helping seniors with groceries
143881community14United Way Greater Victoria launches Local Love in a Global Crisis
143838community15B.C. man holds virtual birthday party with 70 guests
143789community16Chemainus Theatre temporarily suspends operations, postpones next two shows
143521community17PHOTOS: Life goes on – Victorians enjoy the outdoors amid COVID-19 pandemic
143509community18Quilters invite Greater Victoria residents to add colour to their neighbourhoods in dark times
143511community19VIDEO: Saanich farm converts vegetable stand into veggie drive-thru as COVID-19 spreads
143604community20West Shore gymnasts nab 10 golds in B.C. competition before season ended indefinitely
143612community21Saanich woman recounts life of adventure and adversity
143637community22City of Victoria to create local music strategy
143700community23North Saanich artist carves out legacy
143734community24Food preservation also a fun family activity amid COVID-19
143354community25Coronavirus takes down longest standing parade in Canada – Victoria Day
143237community26QUIZ: Are you ready for spring?
143225community27March 18 Lotto 6/49 draw produces third Vancouver Island millionaire in the past two weeks
143128community28Sooke Fall Fair celebrating pumpkins this year
143736marketplace2New Langford condominium meets demand for livable, affordable, accessible homes
143740marketplace4Art blooms like a breath of fresh air
142783marketplace5City Excitement or Suburban Paradise? The Choice is yours!
144475letters9LETTERS: Working together to ensure store shelves are stocked
144389letters11LETTERS: Oak Bay must give new thought to budget
144376letters12LETTERS: Looking forward to more regional coordination in community planning
144360letters13LETTERS: Oak Bay scholarship performance rescheduled to September
144346letters14LETTERS: Ear buds a safety concern
144293letters15LETTERS: Are we overreacting to COVID-19?
144250letters16LETTERS: MP’s remarks to St. Margaret’s School were disturbing
144217letters17LETTERS: Changes to animal collection don’t add up
144154letters18LETTERS: Canada needs to act on the Global Polio Initiative
144194letters19LETTERS: Road work an example of democracy in action
144168letters20LETTERS: Driver’s impatience put others at risk
144148letters21LETTERS: No hope for a better retirement
144105letters22LETTERS: Who do you trust to speak for Saanich residents?
144091letters23LETTERS: Wildlife abounds on the shores of Cadboro Bay
143454letters24LETTER: Pay it forward with gestures of selflessness
143394letters25LETTER: Let’s get through this together
144358video1Trudeau announces 75% wage subsidy for small businesses amid COVID-19
144309video2Should non-violent offenders be released from prison to avoid COVID-19 spread?
144272video366 new B.C. cases of COVID-19, up to 725 positive tests so far
144146video4VIDEO: Young B.C. couple tie the knot in wake of COVID-19
144103video555 healthcare workers have tested positive for COVID-19 in B.C.
144047video6Canada now mandating all returning travellers to quarantine: Freeland
144188photo-galleries1PHOTOS: With a crash and a bang, B.C. residents applaud health-care workers
143148photo-galleries2PHOTOS: Residents rescue dolphins stranded near Powell River
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