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Upset student causes safety plan to be enacted at Island Elementary School

Child’s behaviour results in students being held in classrooms until order restored

Salmon runs produce highs and lows on Vancouver Island this year

Chinook salmon did particularly well on the Island this year

WATCH: Cyclist doored by pickup truck near Goldstream Avenue traffic circle

The incident was captured by a reader’s dashcam on Friday evening

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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

One in five Canadians reported they had one or more disabilities in 2017, survey shows

Persons with disabilities had lower personal incomes compared to those without disabilities

Should Canada’s western provinces split from the east?

Facebook page suggests B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Yukon and the NWT unite

Saanich drivers can plug into 30 charging stations for electric vehicles

Transportation accounts for about 58 per cent of Saanich’s greenhouse gases

Saanich to smoke out pot bunkers in Agricultural Land Reserve

Pending bylaw changes will crack down on high-yield structures

Latest search ends with no leads for missing Victoria woman Emma Fillipoff

Experts, volunteers and a cadaver dog searched woods and waterways around Greater Victoria for three days

Emergency radio communications upgrades will be ready in the new year

CREST officials say the new P25 communications system will roll out in a few weeks

Victoria General Hospital receives gift of reading from thankful family

The Little Warriors Library will help parents connect with their infants in the NICU

Mayor Murdoch settling in

Mayor can’t say how many deer letters he’s read, but otherwise confident

  • Dec 7, 2018

City of Victoria looking into citywide Childcare Action Plan

Mayor Lisa Helps and Coun. Jeremy Loveday endorsing provincial plan

Protesters opposing LNG Canada drop banners inside B.C. legislature

Protective Services remind public that building should be kept impartial

Greater Victoria teachers want school liaison officers back

Teachers say there have been violent incidents at schools where preventative care is necessary

Land clearing begins for new salmon hatchery in Sooke

Construction of facility expected to begin next spring

Victoria Symphony hammered by huge rent increase at Royal Theatre

Symphony already planning to move half its concerts to UVic’s Farquhar Auditorium

Saanich police budget threatens to break the bank, says advocacy group

Draft budget from Saanich Police Board calls for an increase of almost five per cent

Property assessments to rise again on Vancouver Island

Some areas could see their assessments spike as much as 20 per cent