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City of Victoria to start charging illegal short-term rental operators

Anyone without a proper business license could face $500 per day in fines

Crown to appeal acquittal of Victoria masseur accused of sexual assault

BC Prosecution Service review of the ruling found ‘the judgment revealed errors of fact and law’

Saanich councillor calls for interim Garry oak protection from development

Development in Saanich needs no environmental permits

What are the worst parking spots in Victoria?

We are looking for the worst places in the city to park and need your opinion

Bike thief steals elderly man’s electric-assist bike

Bicycle is a black Raleigh Sprite IE Electric stolen from 600-block of Toronto Street

Oak Bay parents expect to hear details on childcare spaces

School Board officials to provide more details at public meeting Thursday

  • Jan 18, 2019
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Andrew Weaver on the deer in Oak Bay

Budget surpasses $3m for ‘absolutely necessary’ Lubbe Dam work

Reservoir represents about 30 per cent of the total storage in the Goldstream Water Supply System

  • Jan 18, 2019

B.C. dangerous offender in court for violating no-contact order, sends letter to victim

Wayne Belleville was shocked to see a letter addressed to him from his shooter, Ronald Teneycke

City of Victoria reaches impasse on hosting a casino, votes to never reply to BCLC

Conflict between legal concerns and reconciliation push decision ‘into the ether’

VIDEO: Oak Bay High robots compete in international competition

Local school hosts league competition Saturday

  • Jan 18, 2019

West Shore RCMP carry out two drug seizures, arrest one man in Colwood

Man arrested in Colwood after month-long drug trafficking investigation

More than 100,000 toxic toys named in Canada-wide recall

Plastic doll contains levels of phthalates over allowable limit and may pose chemical hazard

School district reconsiders late French for Cedar Hill, but Central is out

District says space at Central at capacity, while Cedar Hill has room

Langford mayor says City threatened during meeting over speculation tax

Stew Young says he wants Langford exempt from tax

RECALL: Salmon Village Salmon Nuggets

Customers warned not to eat product due to possible Listeria contamination

Vancouver Island dog walker accosted by man with bear spray

Woman figures man is afraid of dogs after latest in string of Comox Valley incidents

Wind, tides could combine for 7-metre Long Beach waves Saturday

Extreme wave hazard warning at the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve.

Saanich police warn public after man exposes himself to dog walker

Police say it happened Thursday on Swan Creek Park Trail

Investigators await forensics in fatal Mill Bay police shooting

Independent investigation continues after Chris Bloomfield killed in Mill Bay in November