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Injunction against Saanich’s tent city a ‘death sentence,’ says advocate

Saanich earns court injunction to ‘decamp’ Regina Park tent city, Sept. 11

Victoria composer’s ‘Amazing Grace’ performed at funeral of John McCain

World renowned melodist ‘tickled pink’ to be part of public mourning

Police not charged for an arrest leading to a Victoria woman’s broken shoulder

The IIO looked into a July 2017 incident that included Central Saanich and Victoria police officers

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Victoria area tent city remains beyond court set deadline
Protester tapes herself to Marine Harvest ship in Victoria
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New York Review of Books editor out after Ghomeshi backlash

Wildlife experts weigh in on brown pelican sighting off Oak Bay

Climate change brings brown pelicans, other southern species to Victoria area

Victoria General Hospital, Royal Jubilee now wired for free public Wi-Fi

Patient started petition in April pledging need to stay connected with friends, family while in hospital

Affordable housing project breaks ground in Saanich

The Westview project under construction off Carey Road will add 73 housing units

Moving giants: the art of transporting homes

Island-company moves house from Langford to Chemainus

Rare sighting of lone Brown Pelican in Oak Bay waters

Bird is uncharacteristically alone and far from home

Two significant fires on the West Shore in three days

Firefighters urging residents to be extra cautious after a grass fire Tuesday in Langford

Affordable housing needs mandated policy: Victoria, Esquimalt councillors

New policy would require developers to ensure 10-15% of units are affordable rentals

SD61 installs new water fountains after finding elevated levels of lead in water

District spent $850,000 for 230 water fixtures, 40 new pre-filtration systems

Intoxicated man banned from Oak Bay business after defecating in pants

Police briefs: injured deer; break and enter; thefts from cars; stolen vehicle

Condominiums prop up weakening real estate market across Greater Victoria

August home sales drop compared to last month, last year

Photo of BC Wildfire Service unit gets thousands of reactions on Facebook

The BC Wildfire Service’s Stormriders have been battling the Shovel Lake wildfire

Lit cigarette caused fire at Saanich tent city, officials say

Saanich Fire Department characterize blaze as “accidental due to the careless use of smoking materials”

Sooke police on scene of motorcycle accident near EMCS

The condition of the motorcyclist is unknown

Victoria parents push for crosswalk safety with jungle-themed paint

Crosswalk used by George Jay elementary students sits on a busy Bay Street intersection

Tourism Victoria refreshes its look with new brand

Organization’s new name, Destination Greater Victoria, more reflective of its marketing efforts