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Pandora supervised consumption site has busy first month

Site whose aim is to save lives takes on a new client-driven name: The Harbour

Police respond after dog left in vehicle at the movies

West Shore RCMP determined the animal was not in distress

Victoria sending 18 athletes to Special Olympics Canada Summer Games

Island athletes will compete in Nova Scotia in golf, swimming, gymnastics and softball

Affordable housing idea dead for Central Park, idea shifts to Royal Athletic Park lot

Underground parking with housing units above to be considered for existing lot

BC Nurses Union calls for decriminalization of opioids

BCNU president wants the federal government to do more to reduce preventable deaths

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A Garry Oak in Oak Bay falls on neighbours house and car
Demo underway at house destroyed by fire
Woman rescued after safe entrapment
Chimney teardown at 57 Beach Drive

Esquimalt gets on board with Island-wide business licence

Township the first municipality in the region to sign on

Delayed grant decisions could send new Crystal Pool costs soaring

Delays could cost the City of Victoria up to $500,000/month more in construction costs

Stolen West Shore vehicle found in ocean off Oak Bay

SUV was submerged 90 feet from shore at Cattle Point

Deadly mushroom spotted in Greater Victoria

Early return of death cap mushrooms prompts Island Health warning

Campfire ban coming into effect across West Coast

The Coastal Fire Centre says bans will begin on Wednesday

Tonight’s agenda for Committee of the Whole and Council

Development and land use dominate agenda along with marijuana, energy and public engagement

Women’s March Victoria keeps movement going with UVic symposium

Discussions, community building and fundraising event highlights women of colour, LGBTQ, immigrants

Heat warning issued for Vancouver Island

Temperatures expected to cool down later this week

Croatia loses in World Cup final, Victoria fans still jubilant

“We’re just a small little country, we only have 4.5 million people, and look how far we’ve come.”

Victoria Police issue public warning after man pricked by hidden syringe

Used syringes in discrete locations have caused injuries over the past year in Greater Victoria

Up to $500,000 fine and potential jail time for feeding seals

Changes to the Marine Mammal Regulations make it illegal to feed seals

Living with obsessive compulsive disorder

The Big Read: Vancouver Island mom calls for more mental health services as son battles OCD