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Saanich Peninsula paramedics stock shelves at Sidney foodbank

Paramedics hauled in some 9,000 in donated groceries and $3,000 in cash

Giant sequoia to light up Victoria sky

Campus Honda lights up 100-plus-year-old tree for the holidays

Service, staff and hugs part of The Cloth Castle’s 50-year success

Langford landmark celebrates 50 years in business

  • Dec 1, 2019

Victoria non-profit celebrates a decade of helping entrepreneurs get started

Community Micro Lending Society hosts celebration on Nov. 29 at The Dock

Vancouver Island business awards nomination deadline looms

Nov. 22 deadline for nominations in 17 categories

  • Nov 18, 2019

Two Sidney seniors struck by vehicle with foggy windows in marked crosswalk

Driver fined for failure to yield, limited visibility caused by foggy windows

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Oak Bay High artificial turf closed indefinitely as plastic leaking into Bowker creek
Images and moments from the 2019 Remembrance Day service at the Oak Bay Memorial Cenotaph
On the hunt for Oak Bay's most wanted
Parade of Play mural complete for Oak Bay community to enjoy

Hundreds flock to the Bay for annual Unwrap the Glam Gala

Glamorous event supports mental health initiatives across Canada

New gay pub to open in Victoria in the new year

The Vicious Poodle will be relaxed setting and host drag shows as well

Personal health scare inspires Sidney’s newest gym

Arne Jackson said the scare was a ‘wake-up call’

New photo gallery snaps into Sidney with a peak

Al Kohut says new downtown gallery aims to develop greater appreciation for photography

Both sides in Saanich School District strike question calls for mediation

Sidney council has called on the province to appoint a mediator

Victoria’s cocktail king releases book on best bartenders in Canada

Four bartenders from Kelowna and one from Penticton are recognzied in Great Northern Coocktails

Proposed four-storey Victoria parkade offers zero spots for public use

A proposed parkade at 730-780 Summit Ave. will soon be up for discussion

Sooke distillery launches Canada’s first non-alcoholic gin

Lumette!, a ‘bright, light alt-gin,’ is made from natural botanicals

Calling all Air Bud Pup Academy fans: Set sale in Metchosin

The event takes place on Nov. 29, 30 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Island Corridor Foundation joins partnership pursuing rail

South Island Prosperity Partnership continues to grow

  • Nov 4, 2019

Don’t throw out Halloween candy wrappers, take them to London Drugs

London Drugs will recycle candy wrappers as part of Other Flexible Plastic Packaging program

Victoria News celebrates Women in Business

Victoria News chats with Milestone Woman Grace Van den Brink president of…

  • Oct 29, 2019

Construction starts on Oak Park with 81 affordable rentals and a 36-child daycare

Pacifica Housing’s Oak Park is expected to be completed by late 2020