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Window smashed, car robbed in daylight

Four incidents make OB Police Department media report

  • Dec 10, 2018

Victoria no longer interested in hosting a downtown casino

Mayor puts forward letter that retracts interest in hosting a casino

West Shore RCMP seize stolen gun, drugs

The search was part of a warrant in the 800-block of Cecil Blogg Drive in Colwood earlier this month

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The kindness of trees
Oak Bay Fire Chief Dave Cockle retiring after more than three decades
Kevin Murdoch wins Oak Bay mayoral race in 2018 Municipal Election
Trees Dispensary team discuss favourite cannabis products and the path forward after legalization

Year-end budget adjustments, 2019 utility hikes on the table at council

Council sits this evening at 6 p.m.

  • Dec 10, 2018

Victoria Native Friendship Centre challenges Greater Victoria School District in strongly worded letter

The VNFC is upset with how the School Board has approached hiring an Indigenous-focused educator

Child struck by vehicle in Saanich, taken to hospital

Police are investigating this as a hit and run on Glanford Avenue

Farmers in British Columbia make up 1.3 per cent of provincial population

Most farmers lived in Ontario, which accounted for 27.1 per cent of Canada’s farming population

No NDP challengers for Sheila Malcolmson in Nanaimo

Resigning MP will be confirmed next week as B.C. NDP’s nominee for Nanaimo MLA

Environment Canada issues wind warning to much of Vancouver Island

‘Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring,’ says forecaster

Canadians gobbled up 3.3 million whole turkeys for Christmas 2017

47 per cent of all whole turkeys sold that year, according to the Turkey Farmers of Canada.

Saanich home renovation company is building the change that is coming

MAC Renovations Ltd. used move to Saanich to test and showcase new building techniques

Victoria Disability Resource Centre helps people find jobs

Statistics Canada survey found people with disabilities face higher rate of unemployment

Saanich walks the walk on crosswalk after student lobbied for improvements

Elanor Teel approached first Saanich about the intersection in March 2017

Victoria police stop alleged drunk driver who offered up burger instead of ID

Roadblock checks over the weekend found at least two other impaired drivers

UPDATE: Central Saanich woman Daniella Morrison found

Central Saanich Police say items belonging to Morrison were found abandoned at Centennial Beach

Pedestrian scrambles, underground tunnels and other downtown Victoria quirks

The area around the former Eaton’s Centre had some unique ideas

Remember Spunky? Santa came out to Sidney to check on him

Red-tailed Hawk made headlines last year after being stolen, raised by eagles

Charge your phone through pedal power with Victoria art installation

Cook St. Village’s urban spinning bench invites users to make a positive impact

Firefighters across the region swing into the giving season

Local firefighter says it’s about whole community

  • Dec 8, 2018

Holiday dodgeball event to raise funds for youth suicide prevention

Cascadia Martial Arts’ ‘Jingle Balls’ event taking different approach to holiday celebrations