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Saanich council approves rural subdivision despite staff and public opposition

Critics say it will lead to urban sprawl, while supporters cite the need for housing

Royal Bay drama students help police train for emergency

Students helped train crisis negotiators by acting out scenarios

Westhills proposes picnic area, pier and beach by Langford Lake

The public amenity contribution is part of a proposed deal for a waterfront restaurant

Victoria BC Transit driver taken to hospital after assault

Driver attempted to stop an altercation between two people on the bus

CRD’s 2019 financial plan includes 23 per cent increase for capital projects

Housing, health care and wastewater projects included in 2019 plan

Saanich Police arrest suspended driver with fake licence plates

Fake plates crafted of laminated paper

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Pacific FC signs Islander
Fox McGrigor during the 2019 Vancouver Island Region Championships
Metal detectors seek lost wedding ring
Man declared deceased at Oak Bay marina, police confirm

Volunteer garbage-picker regularly stuff bags with Prospect Lake Road litter

Resident says trash is an indicator of dangerous cut-through traffic

Indian Day School students eligible for $10K apiece

Islanders included in settlement package reached with Canada’s federal government

Short list for new gnome home includes Parksville, Coombs

Five potential locations have been chosen by Howard’s owners who will decide Tuesday

Warrant issued for man who missed court in Victoria

In 2012 Derek McLean was prematurely released due to a paperwork mistake

Parksville’s mystery cowboy revealed

Kevin Gourlay’s horse garners attention for being ‘parked’ outside a liquor store

Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps hires new chief of staff

Alison James will take over as head of strategy and operations on April 23

Almost 150 hectares purchased for parks in the CRD

Capital Regional District purchases two sites to increase park connectivity

  • Mar 21, 2019

Victoria shatters its oldest temperature record

B.C. sees fourth straight day of record-breaking warmth

Yarns, string and human hair pose a risk to Greater Victoria birds

Wild ARC handles a number of entanglement cases each year

Saanich falls short of climate goals

Under current projections, Saanich will have cut its emissions by seven per cent in 2020

High of 15 C expected Thursday

Plus your weekend forecast

Overturned vessels, simulated smoke expected in Victoria harbour for Coast Guard exercise

Coast Guard and other first responders will be on the water from 1 - 4 p.m. Thursday

Timelapse shows Blue Morpho chrysalis morphing at Butterfly Gardens

One of many speices of butterlflies at the Buterfly Garden

Greater Victoria workforce gets older but also more diverse

By 2036, Greater Victoria will have roughly two workers for every person 65 years and older