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Greater Victoria mayors united over transportation, housing and community building

Seven mayors discuss their political and personal goals for 2019

Prep your pets for NYE fireworks

The SPCA sees an increase in lost pets during any holiday that includes fireworks

  • Dec 31, 2018

Plan a safe ride home for New Year’s Eve, ICBC warns

Victoria police will be out conducting roadchecks so take transit. It’s free after 6 p.m.

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Scout hall becomes bottle depot
Let it shine
Oak Bay Roadblocks
Andrew Weaver on the deer in Oak Bay

Following legislative process key to cross-party amendments: Andrew Weaver

Green party leader Andrew Weaver on working with Liberals, Uber, speculation tax

  • Dec 31, 2018

Fire tears through home under renovation near Royal Jubilee Hospital

Saanich and Oak Bay Fire departments both attended the scene, no injuries

Saanich looks to leverage more funding for daycare analysis

Daycare spaces could also become part of amenity contributions, says Mayor Fred Haynes

Provincial real estate body warns of ‘cracks’ in Canadian economy in 2019

British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) predicts Bank of Canada won’t meet interest goals

RCMP divert traffic in North Saanich after pedestrian hit

East Saanich Road closed from Barrett to Dean Park

  • Dec 30, 2018

Seven Greater Victoria mayors face 5 questions

What do local mayors hope for in 2019?

  • Dec 30, 2018

Sidney Museum brings back Lego Exhibition bigger than ever

Hundreds of thousands of pieces on display in creations big and small during exhibit running Jan. 2 until March 31

VicPD seeking witness after sexual assault in Victoria

Man in custody after indecent act, sexual assault being investigated

The key to success in New Year’s resolutions is to not be deterred by slip ups

Success rate about 10x higher than success rate of adults wanting change but not making resolution

Condoms recalled after concerns over variable burst pressure

Health Canada issues recall on specific batch of DUREX condoms

Portofino gluten-free almond stollen recalled due to undeclared wheat

Canadian Food Inspection Agency issues recall after allergen found

Suspect arrested after sexual assault, indecent act in Victoria

Man faces recommended charges for indecent act, sexual assault investigation remains ongoing

Deer put down after rescue in Esquimalt

Fences serve as newest danger to ungulates in Victoria

  • Dec 28, 2018

Residents raise questions over the Sewer-CRD debt on utility bills

Residents raise questions over the Sewer-CRD debt on utility bills

  • Dec 28, 2018