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Esquimalt gets on board with Island-wide business licence

Township the first municipality in the region to sign on

Delayed grant decisions could send new Crystal Pool costs soaring

Delays could cost the City of Victoria up to $500,000/month more in construction costs

Campfire ban coming into effect across West Coast

The Coastal Fire Centre says bans will begin on Wednesday

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Driver blows stop sign
A Garry Oak in Oak Bay falls on neighbours house and car
Demo underway at house destroyed by fire
Woman rescued after safe entrapment

Stolen West Shore vehicle found in ocean off Oak Bay

SUV was submerged 90 feet from shore at Cattle Point

Deadly mushroom spotted in Greater Victoria

Early return of death cap mushrooms prompts Island Health warning

Tonight’s agenda for Committee of the Whole and Council

Development and land use dominate agenda along with marijuana, energy and public engagement

Heat warning issued for Vancouver Island

Temperatures expected to cool down later this week

Victoria Police issue public warning after man pricked by hidden syringe

Used syringes in discrete locations have caused injuries over the past year in Greater Victoria

Women’s March Victoria keeps movement going with UVic symposium

Discussions, community building and fundraising event highlights women of colour, LGBTQ, immigrants

Up to $500,000 fine and potential jail time for feeding seals

Changes to the Marine Mammal Regulations make it illegal to feed seals

Canadian Coast Guard opens new search and rescue station in Victoria

The station is one of four that will help monitor the Strait of Juan de Fuca

Slate of candidates to run for City council

Together Victoria endorses rookie trio for Oct. 20 election

Croatia loses in World Cup final, Victoria fans still jubilant

“We’re just a small little country, we only have 4.5 million people, and look how far we’ve come.”

Living with obsessive compulsive disorder

The Big Read: Vancouver Island mom calls for more mental health services as son battles OCD

Premier wades into fishery closure debate

John Horgan questions the federal government’s approach

Mobile health clinic treats underserved patients where they are in Victoria

Telus Health and Doctors for the World team up to expand idea

UPDATE: Victoria police safely locate missing 13-year-old girl

Maisie Bodrug was reported missing at 10 a.m., VicPD tweeting at 3:30 p.m. the teen had been found safe

Thursday roadblocks in Victoria net three impaired drivers

July impaired total hits 21; multiple others ticketed for having no license, no valid insurance