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Two ferry sailings cancelled between Swartz Bay and Tsawwassen

Mechanical issues prompted two morning cancellations

Victoria police seek male suspect after Esquimalt break and enter

Caucasian man in his 20’s last seen in the 500-block of Lampson Street

Pedestrian bridge struck at Atkins and Six Mile in View Royal

Traffic down to single lane, motorists asked to avoid the area

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One year anniversary of BC211 on Vancouver Island
Crash closes Fort Street
Community response to the opioid crisis
Neighbour reaction to Beach Drive fire

Oak Bay seeks municipal power to levy vacant homes

Council sends speculation tax motion to UBCM

Pharmacy robbed on Richmond Road

Police say suspect was targeting drugs available at location

Two-hour parking limitation expands on Granite Street in Oak Bay

Granite from Mitchell to Foul Bay to join the rest of the street with business hour limitations

CRD staff could look to job action after mediation fails

Over 1,000 employees could partake in reduced hours, walk-outs

Near-final plans for new Crystal Pool on display Tuesday

Open houses will feature revised designs for new Victoria recreation facility

Businesses take a hit due to the construction on Jacklin Road

One business owner hopes construction will pay off in the long run

Motorcyclist injured in Fort Street crash

Victoria Police say stretch from Foul Bay to Lee closed to investigate

City of Victoria makes it official: longtime staffer new city manager

Jocelyn Jenkyns the first internal hire in role in 20 years

Vancouver Island School of Art sets course for new Victoria campus

Partnership with private developers ARYZE, Purdey Group, the first of its kind in the city

Portable gas fires now legal on Oak Bay beaches

Fires restricted to gas appliances, no wood or charcoal allowed

Frustration mounts over fishing ban

Fishermen having a hard time understanding DFO’s logic: councillor

Living tiny in a big city: Victoria workshops drive momentum for tiny homes

“You can’t just look at a photo on Instagram or Pinterest and go – ‘that’s nice.’ You have to know what your lifestyle is.”

UPDATE: Missing cruise ship employee found

Lloyd Takana was last seen June 2 but failed to return to ship that evening

High cost of living means fewer foster families

More than 1,000 children are in desperate need of foster families on Vancouver Island

Victoria police seize unlicensed firearm

Man in possession of weapon held in custody for mental health review

Casino workers petition BCLC for fairness

Workers rallying at BCLC offices today