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Watch out for these common backyard invaders

The truth and how-to-remove behind English ivy, periwinkle and more

  • Jul 18th, 2017

Order of Canada marking 50-year anniversary

Quintessential Canadian additions to this year’s Order of Canada

Miss BC competition a ‘catalyst’ for confidence, advocacy

Past winner Tara Teng reflects on her accomplishments as this year’s event approaches

Leadership lessons forged from politics

Book review: On! Achieving Excellence in Leadership

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Pickle ball family fun day Aug. 19

     

    Test ride Battalion 1

       

      Oak Bay mayor tours the town's newest fire truck

         

        Playing a painted piano in Estevan Village

           

          Light it up blue for World Autism Awareness Day

          Every year on April 2, the organization invites the world to #lightitupblue

          VIDEO: Students battle in Pacific Northwest robotics competition

          More than 300 high school students from B.C., Alta., and Washington took part in the VEX Robotics competition

          Gas prices in Victoria to get a seven-cent increase

          Observer says B.C. drivers should expect prices per litre of around $1.40 or $1.45 all summer long

          Taste standards for pot are coming: UBC study

          Marijuana could soon have flavours as standardized as shiraz and pinot gris are for wine

          BC Parks Foundation board begins work

          Board gets $10 million endowment, will raise money and encourage more use of provincial parks

          Column: Follow on: Instagram ideas for Gardeners

          Christin Geall is an avid Oak Bay gardener and a creative non-fiction writing instructor at the University of Victoria.

          • Mar 22nd, 2017

          Have you got any unclaimed cash at the Bank of Canada?

          The central bank is holding about $678 million in unclaimed funds. Here’s how to find out if any of it is yours.

          The coming disruption: How robots might upend different professions

          The study argues that tasks, not entire professions, will be affected

          REPLAY: B.C. this week in video

          In case you missed it, here's a look at replay-worthy highlights from across the province this week

          Lecture explores Jewellery for Old Houses

          Expert reviews original hardware options for home restorations

          Winning ticket for Friday’s $25 million Lotto Max jackpot in B.C.

          The next jackpot of an estimated $10 million will be drawn March 17.

          Black Press papers up for Ma Murray awards

          The awards honour community newspaper excellence across B.C.

          Succeeding with sweet peas

          The time is right to start your sweet pea seedlings