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146246news2Bag containing meat, sewing needles found by dog owner in Cordova Bay
146244news3Two inmates found positive for COVID-19 at federal prison in B.C.; other tests pending
146238news4UVic creates emergency bursary for students facing hardships due to COVID-19
146233news5B.C. temporarily lifts data residency requirement in response to COVID-19
146225news6Traffic impacted on the Malahat near Goldstream Park
146227news7New rail safety measures implemented in Canada
146221news8‘Hold our line’: 29 new cases of COVID-19 announced in B.C.
146219news9Barbecue thief leaves hat behind at Victoria residence
146217news10COVID-19: Saanich police respond to calls about skatepark gathering, group volleyball game
146209news11Full World COVID-19 update: National Guard collect ventilators in New York; Spain, Italy improve
146231news12‘An extra $220 every 90 days’: B.C. patients pay more dispensing fees due to prescription limits
146207news13VIDEO: Sooke teachers are ‘feeling good,’ show it off in song and dance for students
146205news14Oak Bay driver flees on foot after collision on Beach Drive
146200news15Two people fined after B.C. police spot online ads re-selling 5,000 surgical, N95 masks
146198news16VIDEO: How doctors in Canada will decide who lives and dies if pandemic worsens
146184news17Unclear if Cowichan couple refusing to self-isolate will face penalty
146178news18Spring shift in service includes no weekend late night bus services in Greater Victoria
146186news19Sex workers face new risks during COVID-19 pandemic
146180news20Excess activity damaging Saanich golf course – despite being closed
146176news21Greater Victoria liquor stores see spike in sales amidst COVID-19
146174news22Victoria fills more than 100 motel rooms with homeless population
146169news23‘Small python’ found in vacant Cook Street apartment
146167news24COVID-19: Postponed surgeries will be done, B.C. health minister says
146162news25West Shore RCMP searches for suspect who robbed Langford bank with a gun
146172news26Saanich suspends penalty for late bill payments amid COVID-19 pandemic
146160news27Esquimalt’s Buccaneer Days cancelled due to COVID-19
146158news28Number of COVID-19 deaths in B.C. rise to 35, while hospitalizations fall
146190news29Sidney event marking end of the Second World War cancelled because of COVID-19
146192news30Revamped Oak Bay Volunteer Services in need of donations, volunteers
146196news31Members of immunocompromised community seek more options to get groceries as online services are backlogged
146229news32Saanich teen earns $100,000 commerce scholarship to the University of Calgary
146239news33Mental Health: Fractured services leave community to fill gaps
146156news39COVID-19 has given running a boost
146154news42Victoria grocery store staff seek hazard pay during COVID-19 crisis
146151news43VIDEO: ‘Used gloves and masks go in the garbage,’ says irked B.C. mayor
146149news44Nanaimo man arrested after allegedly setting house fire
146145news45Projections show between 3,000 and 15,000 could die from COVID-19 in Ontario
146143news46West Shore RCMP arrests one man after ‘bait’ bike stolen
146141news47Don’t stop going to the doctor, just do it virtually: Doctors of BC
146138news48Victoria fears people would take advantage of free parking, votes to keep fees in place
146135news49No more ferries will sail from Departure Bay, Mill Bay, Brentwood Bay during COVID-19 pandemic
146129news50Victoria businesses replace boy’s stolen bike
146127news51B.C. business groups warn revenues down 50-75% during COVID-19
146125news52Military to help fight COVID in Quebec; deaths pass 150 as cases near 12,000
146122news53Dogs are property, not kids, B.C. judge tells former couple
146120news54Sidney opens shower facility for vulnerable population
146111news55B.C. senior gives blood for 200th time, has ‘saved’ 600 lives
146109news56Trudeau commits $100M to help food banks amid COVID-19 crisis
146105news57From inside the ER: B.C. doctor tells it like it is from the frontlines of COVID-19
146103news583M pushes back on Trump administration call to stop sending N95 masks to Canada
146094news59COVID-19: Vancouver Islander celebrates 90th birthday with Model T ride as neighbours line streets
146072news60VIDEO: UVic Engineering to 3-D print 4,000 face-shields for frontline workers
146080news61Tax collectors, auditors to help field ‘historic’ numbers of benefit-seeking callers
146068news62Family uses social media to help truckers find places to eat during pandemic
146078news63Advocates sound alarm over COVID-19 limiting access to contraceptives, abortion
146066news64Couple won’t self-isolate after returning from overseas: Cowichan by-law
146064news65Intoxicated man tries to break into building with tiny saw in Esquimalt
146090news66Oak Bay Beach Hotel now delivers groceries, meals
146088news67Peninsula markets on hold, could look radically different upon return
146086news68Saanich councillor named one of Canada’s Top 25 Environmentalists Under 25
146076news69Mental Health: Erasing stigma leads to new path for Victoria woman
146062news70Health care workers gain access to virtual health care options
146060news71COVID-19: Sooke mom faces ‘pandemic police’ for bringing kids to the grocery store
146058news72West Shore RCMP investigates bank robbery in Langford
146056news73Victoria to plant up to 75,000 food seedlings; staff explore measures to help construction projects
146054news74UPDATED: Vancouver Island seniors die in hospital due to COVID-19
146050news75B.C. health officer says homemade masks may prevent spread of COVID-19 to others
146041news76CN Rail notches record grain movement for March as it clears blockade backlog
146039news77B.C.’s senior home staff measures show results in COVID-19 battle
146048news78Trudeau rejects mandatory stay-at-home order for now; COVID deaths up
146052news79People resort to home haircuts or #coronacuts as pandemic continues
146037news80Supply-line disruptions could cause Canadian drug shortage
146033news81Independent investigation praises RCMP actions in Vancouver Island suicide attempt
146031news82B.C. orchardists face challenges from COVID-19 pandemic
146029news83B.C. unveils $3.5M COVID-19 emergency fund for post-secondary students
146035news84Drive-through COVID-19 testing underway at Saanich Peninsula Hospital
146024news85North Cowichan to police popular trails to ensure physical distancing
146014news86West Shore RCMP search for man wanted on 15 outstanding warrants
146010news87B.C. schools Zoom to online education amid COVID-19
146012news88Camosun College to produce more than 9,000 face shields for Island Health workers
146008news89VicPD reunites four-year-old boy with family after he snuck out a window
146001news90B.C. adding $300 to monthly income and disability assistance payments
145999news91‘A matter of human decency’: Truckers’ union calls on gas stations, rest stops to fully re-open
145993news92Hip tradition sing-along planned again for Canadians April 2
145991news93Migrant worker advocates blame feds, employers for COVID-19 outbreak at B.C. garden store
145989news94COVID-19 predictions coming ‘soon’, but results will depend on how Canadians act: Trudeau
145987news95Donald Trump says Canadians on two stranded cruise ships will be heading home
145985news96Local grocers, Victoria Foundation raise over $30,000 for Food Rescue Project
145983news97Doctors trained abroad want to join front lines of COVID-19 fight in Canada
145981news98With U.S. border work on track, rural Canadian towns fear an outbreak
145979news99Fake test kits and other COVID online scams play on public anxiety: fraud centre
145977news100Feds amplify stay-home message as cost of financial aid to Canadians mounts
145972news101World COVID-19 update: Six million U.S. jobless claims; Russia sends medical aid to U.S.
145954news102Sooke creates local business directory during COVID-19 pandemic
145952news103Couple celebrates 61st anniversary through Vancouver Island seniors’ home window
145957news104A look at some of the B.C. inventors creating life-saving tools in fight against COVID-19
145970news105Cycling advocates call for more pedestrian space, temporary bike lanes during pandemic
145968news106Volunteers collect and deliver pet food across Greater Victoria during COVID-19 pandemic
145966news107COVID-19 has been impacting Canadian economy since January
145948news108‘We’re running out of options’: Victoria looks to other municipalities to help shelter homeless
146084news109Victoria-hosted Francophone Games postponed until 2021
145946news110Mental Health: A look at a fractured system
145950news111VIDEO: Man breaks up Saanich road rage fight
145944news112Association launches French-language games, online tools for families learning at home
145942news113VicPD seeks witnesses to suspicious vehicle fire near Beacon Hill Park petting zoo
145938news114‘There can be no ambiguity’: Travellers brought home to B.C. must self-isolate
145936news115Saanich Peninsula Hospital to host new COVID-19 testing facilities
145925news116Saanich police arrest suspect in arson spree near Camosun College Lansdowne campus
145929news117‘We will get through this’: B.C. sees new COVID-19 death, but 57% have recovered
145922news118Belle from ‘Beauty and the Beast’ entertains home-bound kids in Cowichan Bay
145931news119Three impaired drivers stopped in Saanich over one weekend
145918news120Victoria supervised consumption site shifts to mobile during pandemic
145911news121West Shore RCMP seizes illegal drugs, imitation handguns in Colwood
145909news122COVID-19: Social media use goes up as country stays indoors
145915news123Hatley Park closed to vehicles, formal gardens closed due to COVID-19
145907news124Saanich man serving life sentence for double murder granted day parole
145959news125Vancouver Island teachers show the love for their students
145903news126Saanich police arrest man with pellet gun, drugs on BC Transit bus in Victoria
145901news127Canada’s 75% wage subsidy is coming, but not for several weeks: finance minister
145899news128Controversial Cowichan tiny house still in place after removal deadline
145897news129Call before you dig into spring projects during isolation: BC 1 Call
145895news130B.C.’s intersection speed cameras putting more tickets in the mail
145893news131Three rescued after canoe capsizes near Oak Bay
145891news132No April Fool’s jokes from Black Press Media
145889news133First Nations, remote communities need special attention in pandemic, Freeland says
145887news134High cost, limited coverage for asthma medicine a concern during COVID-19 pandemic
145884news135Vancouver Island’s ‘Project Draw Breath’ expands and diversifies to battle pandemic
145881news136Trudeau says Parliament needs to pass more COVID-19 benefits, CERB details announced
145875news137Officials warn of COVID-19’s impact on vulnerable people, restriction extensions
145873news138Consider releasing some inmates to stem COVID-19 in prisons: public safety minister
145869news139UPDATED: Crash snarls early morning Malahat traffic
145865news140World COVID-19 update: NATO suspicious of Russian military drills; Cruise ships ordered to stay at sea
145854news1416.5-magnitude earthquake in Idaho shakes B.C. Interior
145852news142John Horgan extends B.C.’s state of emergency for COVID-19
145850news143B.C.’s first community COVID-19 death was dentist ‘dedicated’ to health: lawyer
145842news144Victoria police seek public help finding high-risk missing woman last seen on ferry
145832news145Two inmates at prison housing Robert Pickton test positive for COVID-19
145835news146Langford expands COVID-19 response to include all of West Shore, home testing
145839news147Greater Victoria resident sick with COVID-19 calls it a ‘horrible disease’
145837news148Sooke businesses respond in time of crisis
145830news149Thief nabs $600 worth of tools in break-and-enter at Saanich hardware store
145828news150Victoria to reassess 2020 budget in light of COVID-19; more hotel rooms found for the homeless
145863news151Victoria councillors want city greenhouses used for food production during COVID-19
145859news152COVID-19: Access school resources with new virtual education hub
145856news153Frontline volunteers bring handwashing stations to Pandora tent city and beyond
145826news154BC SPCA launches matching campaign to help vulnerable animals after big donations
145818news155Tents, sleeping bags donated to Our Place thanks to local firm and outdoor store
145816news156B.C. records five new COVID-19 deaths, ‘zero chance’ life will return to normal in April
145814news157UPDATE: Anti-tax group calls for MPs, senators to donate scheduled pay raises to charity
145811news158Island Health to use Saanich recreation centre to support pandemic needs
145809news159Nanaimo dentists donate 4,000 masks, 25,000 gloves to health-care peers
145807news160Victoria police arrest man in stolen Jubilee Hospital worker’s car
145805news161Emergency crews respond to crash on Carey Road in Saanich
145801news162COVID-19 essential workers can apply for B.C. pre-school child care
145797news163Walkers, grocery store customers courteous with physical distancing in B.C.
145794news164Colwood looks at reopening garbage cans as litter, dog poop pile up in parks
145792news165B.C. worker advocate group calls for more sick days, protected medical leave
145782news166COVID-19: B.C. universities opt out of in-person spring graduation ceremonies
145775news167Two men arrested after lying about having COVID-19 to stay in AirBnb unit for free
145773news16810% of hospitalized COVID-19 patients are 40 or younger: Canada’s top doctor
145771news169Accent Inns, United Way team up to cover hotel costs for Greater Victoria essential service workers
145767news170Canada to spend $2B more on procuring medical supplies for COVID-19 fight
145759news171World COVID-19 updates: Putin may be exposed; 30,000 prisoners released
145756news172‘This is no joke’: B.C. woman in Alberta hospital asks people to stay home during COVID-19
145754news173Rest stops barring washroom access to truckers a ‘huge problem’ as COVID-19 spreads
145749news174Canadians asked to wash mailboxes, keep dogs at bay, to ensure safe mail delivery
145747news175Hospitality workers hit ‘first and hit hardest,’ says union seeking more support
145745news176Transparency on COVID-19 response crucial: former public safety minister Goodale
145735news177BC Ferries able to restrict travel for sick passengers
145739news178Snow and other factors including COVID-19 responsible for fewer international visitors in early 2020
145737news179Victoria councillors propose waiving parkade fees to support essential workers
145732news180Woman comes home to ‘entirely different’ Victoria after cruise ship, military base quarantine
145728news181Man allegedly impersonates health official, takes elderly Princeton woman from her home
145730news182COVID-19: Victoria moves homeless into 35 hotel rooms across the city
145723news183Helping those at risk, one piece of paper at a time through ‘isolation communication’
145718news184‘Back to school, in a virtual way’ for B.C. students in COVID-19 pandemic
145709news185World COVID-19 updates: U.S. cases surge past 125,000; Disease slows slightly in Italy
145715news186Wheelchair user asks people to leave space on sidewalks to socially distance
145725news187Victoria brewery uses 3D-printer to make face shields for health care workers
145707news188Victoria street nurse thanks public for outpouring of donations
145703news189Pay parking suspended at B.C. hospitals due to COVID-19
145701news190‘School year will not be lost’: SD63 students will move on to next grade
145699news191UPDATE: Missing 26-year-old woman found
145697news192B.C. records first at-home death from COVID-19, but 70+ hospital patients have recovered
145693news193Canadian ferry operators call for inclusion in COVID-19 travel restrictions
145690news194UPDATED: VicPD says High-risk missing 16-year-old girl found safe
145686news195Police seek possible firebug following series of Monday fires
145684news196COVID-19: Greater Victoria schools to spend next two weeks planning next steps
145682news197Trudeau says he’s ‘proud’ Canadians stepping up to challenge of COVID-19
145676news198Canadian COVID-19 round-up: Air Canada cuts 15,000 jobs, 90% of flights
145674news199WestJet extends international flight suspensions into May amid COVID-19 pandemic
145668news200Cruise ships, one with COVID-19 on board, carry Canadians covertly through Panama Canal
145672news201’The energy sector is destroyed beyond repair’: expert on COVID-19’s impact on economy
145665news202Thieves haul off with copper piping from University of Victoria renovation
145663news203Victoria police arrest suspect in two daytime robberies
145661news204Flurries fall on Malahat Monday morning
145657news20524,000 Canadian Forces members ready for COVID-19 response: Defence Minister
145651news206Liberals delay release of 75% wage subsidy details, costs: Morneau
145649news207What Victoria residents are looking to buy while social distancing
145639news208Crucial details of Ottawa’s proposed wage subsidy program expected today
145647news209Battling addiction in self-isolation: online AA meetings can help
145643news210‘We need to do better:’ VicPD responds to more parties, gatherings
145625news211World COVID-19 morning update: Olympics delayed one year; 12,000 health care workers infected
145612news212Trump: We won’t pay for security for Prince Harry and his wife Meghan
145596news213Evening world update: U.S. restrictions extended 30 days; NY deaths near 1,000
145635news214‘There isn’t consistency:’ COVID-19 response varies for children in care
145623news215Newspapers are safe to touch, World Health Organization confirms
145609news216‘It’s up to us: Recently-returned B.C. couple urges Canadians to take COVID-19 seriously
145597news217‘Nothing concrete’: Tenants, landlords lack details after B.C. unveils COVID-19 rental aid
145593news218Sidney’s top emergency official reiterates need for physical distancing during virtual chat
145588news219COVID-19 in Canada update: Meat plant worker tests positive; 1 million file for EI
145586news220Canadian among dead after plane catches fire at Manila airport, killing all 8 on board
145584news221Canada will make sure masks sent by China meet quality standards: Trudeau
145581news222Experts study how coronavirus pandemic affects trust in officials, ourselves
145579news223Home becomes school and workplace as students switch to online learning
145573news224B.C. issues guidelines about distancing, reusable bags to grocery stores amid COVID-19
145567news22514-day quarantine is key, but hospitals preparing for potential COVID-19 ‘surge’: Tam
145569news226COVID-19: Victoria plumbing company dedicates van for grocery delivery
145565news227Fictionalized accounts of pandemics offer glimpses into our COVID-19 present
145559news228‘Do something now:’ Inmate’s wife calls for release of non-violent offenders
145561news229Sidney to engage in unique experiment with virtual forum
145553news230B.C. announces $3M for food banks to increase capacity during COVID-19
145551news231North Saanich drops speed limit on Lands End Road
145546news232World COVID-19 update: U.S. expects 100,000 deaths; Oregon declares disaster
145544news233No plans to call in military right now to enforce COVID-19 quarantine: Trudeau
145538news234Canada could face legal trouble over refugee deportations amid COVID-19 crisis: advocates
145518news235B.C. Ferries passengers staying away, as asked, during COVID-19 pandemic
145637news236IN DEPTH: How B.C. emptied its hospitals to prepare for COVID-19
145535news237Social media a blessing and a curse during time of crisis: B.C. communication expert
145520news238Sewers stitch masks to free up supplies for front-line health-care workers
145508news239COVID-19 world update: Enforceable quarantine in NYC?; France orders 1 billion masks
145506news240West Shore woman’s dog found in Colwood more than two weeks after going missing
145491news241Saanich police ticket two speeders before 9 a.m., Saturday
145489news242B.C. is seeing the highest rate of COVID-19 recovery in Canada: here are a few reasons why
145485news243Duncan man asks community to donate RVs to essential workers in need of quarantine
145468news244B.C. COVID-19 cases rise 92 to 884, one more death, 81 in care
145466news245B.C. veterinarians want to smooth the fur of COVID-19-worried pet owners
145458news246Latest Canadian updates: About 7% of COVID-19 cases require hospitalization
145474news247New immigrants to Victoria have online options to combat isolation
145472news248VicPD expands online reporting to keep 911 call-takers free during pandemic
145470news249Big band fundraiser show at Dunnet theatre rescheduled for Sept. 26
145456news250Minor earthquake hits Greater Victoria Saturday morning
145454news251UVic offers students Pass/Fail grading option as COVID-19 impacts spring studies
145450news252‘Tremendous’ response from blood donors has supply keeping pace with demand
145448news253Federal doctor says COVID-19 battle will last ‘months, many months’ as cases soar
145446news254Canadians with COVID-19 symptoms to be denied boarding domestic flights, trains
145440news255Morning world update: Cases surge past 600,000; positive news in Germany
145425news256World update, 9:30 p.m. March 27: Positive news in Korea as U.S. hits 100,000 cases
145418news257Sooke School District promises learning opportunites for students by mid-April
145416news258Victoria police warns of text, vacation rental COVID-19 fraud attempts
145407news259Development and building applications in Victoria can now be submitted online
145405news260Kids get back to learning in B.C., online
145390news261UPDATE: Nanaimo RCMP now unsure what vehicle missing teen and man may be travelling in
145381news262Victoria Police see new trends in calls due to COVID-19
145379news26367 more B.C. COVID-19 cases, two more deaths in Vancouver region
145377news264Legal time limitations on civil court proceedings in B.C. suspended due to COVID-19
145373news265‘Now is not the time to bag that peak’: BCSAR manager discourages risky outdoor adventures
145392news266VIDEO: Musician stays physically distant in courtyard show for Langford retirees
145388news267COVID-19: Health care workers seek alternative housing options to prevent families from getting sick
145375news268BC Parks Foundation organizes virtual picnic for the province
145383news269Sidney sets up temporary rest stop for truck drivers transporting critical supplies
145369news270Food Banks BC already seeing surge in demand due to COVID-19 pandemic
145371news271Interim BC Green Party leader asks people to stay home after parents get positive COVID-19 test
145364news272Sidney mayor updates residents on COVID-19 during virtual forum Sunday
145433news273Farmers’ markets still open in Greater Victoria
145435news274“Isolation is normal for us,” says Saanich dad with cystic fibrosis
145366news275Oak Bay Police Chief Const. Andy Brinton passes the torch this summer
145487news276Antibody tests could be the next step in fighting COVID-19, Island doctor says
145526news277Personal, business bankruptcies down in British Columbia
145362news278Nanaimo couple caught aboard cruise ship with four dead and COVID-19 present
145619news279Stats Canada expects COVID-19 to impact inflation
145356news280Over 700 family doctors in Greater Victoria sign public letter pleading with people to stay home
145352news281COVID-19: Isolation exemptions to frontline workers a danger to patients, say Island Health employees
145345news282Canada COVID-19 update: Wage subsidies, rate cuts, possible charge for coughing
145341news283B.C. Greens suspend leadership race due to COVID-19
145343news284Provincial ban on outdoor burning affects all of Greater Victoria
145339news285Capital City Comic Con goes ‘digital’ in wake of COVID-19
145335news286BC Transit to limit riders on buses to allow for physical distancing
145328news287UPDATED: Rise in protests drive spike in VicPD overtime costs
145333news288COVID-19: Here are the measures being taken at B.C. care homes
145326news289Landlords respond to Horgan’s announcement about rental contributions, eviction freezes
145322news290Service Canada offices to shutter for in-person services over COVID-19 concerns
145320news291B.C. COVID-19 contact restrictions working, Dr. Bonnie Henry says
145314news292Man arrested for ‘purposely coughing in someone’s face while feeling ill’: N.B. police
145318news293Camosun College appeals for emergency financial assistance for students
145312news294BC Farmers Markets move to online platform amid COVID-19 concerns
145310news295University of Victoria continues summer courses, shifts to virtual platform
145306news296Trudeau announces 75% wage subsidy for small businesses amid COVID-19
145304news297COVID-19: VicPD thanks health care workers with 15-car salute
145302news298Bank of Canada cuts key interest rate target to 0.25%
145300news299US has most COVID-19 virus infections in the world right now
145298news300COVID-19: Harbour Air suspends all scheduled flights
145287news301World COVID-19 update, 5:30 a.m.: British PM tests positive; US Surgeon General not satisfied
145272news30210 p.m. world COVID-19 update: Asian markets gain; US set to pass $2.2 trillion package
145268news303Beacon Hill Park will not be used to shelter Victoria’s homeless population, says Mayor
145266news304With B.C. schools closed to most, teachers reach tentative three-year deal
145263news305Outbreak in Saanich mental health facility not COVID-19, says Island Health
145292news306B.C. service aims to connect those in need with volunteers amid COVID-19 crisis
145243news307RCMP, prime minister warn of text scam related to COVID-19 relief
145285news308Sooke puts playgrounds off limits to public
145278news309Saanich residents call for more public consultation on youth bike park
145276news310COVID-19: How to apply for employment insurance
145239news311Victoria business launches The Craic, series of live and interactive video calls
145245news312Full-time campers face various struggles amidst COVID-19
145226news313Sooke seniors home steps up precautions in light of pandemic
145224news314Rats likely to blame for Saanich hydro pole fire leaving about 3,000 without power
145222news315UPDATE: One person in custody after stolen vehicle rams into police car near Centennial Square
145220news31666 new B.C. cases of COVID-19, up to 725 positive tests so far
145218news317Case of COVID-19 at Campbell River seniors residence confirmed
145210news318VicPD officer buys ferry ticket for stranded woman to help her go home
145208news319Police called to break up a gathering in Saanich park
145203news320Victoria’s Cool Aid Society receives generous outpouring of donations
145200news321Not the time for vacation: Trucker discouraged to see B.C.-bound Alberta travellers
145196news322B.C. 211 hotline expands to link COVID-19 homebound seniors, volunteers
145194news323COVID-19: Here’s what is considered an essential service in B.C.
145184news324Victoria man dies after being assaulted with a weapon
145182news325Purple Day 2020: Epilepsy awareness heads online
145180news326Police dog helps nab break and enter suspect in Colwood
145178news327VicPD seek suspect to robbery call near Cook Street Village
145176news328Greater Victoria residents can thank health care workers through online portal
145172news329COVID-19: New directory connects Victorians with open businesses
145161news330Canada-wide Tragically Hip sing-along planned for March 26
145158news331VIDEO: Saanich locks down playgrounds after video of busy park goes viral
145156news332Schooling stays home next week for most B.C. students during COVID-19
145150news333Precaution the watchword for Sooke Fire Rescue amid COVID-19 outbreak
145148news334Increased coronavirus cases spark B.C.-wide burning restrictions
145126news335Beloved Discovery Island wolf Takaya shot and killed
145092news336Man wanted for almost a month in connection to violent home invasion has been arrested
145088news337RCMP seek help locating man potentially headed for Vancouver Island from Jasper
145106news338Rescue kitten lifts mood of Saanich couple in isolation
145109news339PHOTOS: Victoria photographer documents families in isolation with the Front Door Project
145104news340Car sharing services still open to members across Greater Victoria
145086news341Victoria mayor asks residents not to flush wipes as city’s sewers start to clog
145094news342VIDEO: Young B.C. couple tie the knot in wake of COVID-19
145084news343Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce asks feds, province for more support for businesses
145068news344Island business owner starts #SocialDistanceChallenge during COVID-19 pandemic
145064news345COVID-19 curbs Sidney Taxi until further notice
145082news346COVID-19: Victoria’s service industry hit hard by pandemic layoffs
145076news347Saanich Peninsula doctors dial up telehealth care
145047news348Suspect leaps from second-storey window after alleged break-in at Nanaimo daycare
145045news349Swiftsure International Yacht Race cancelled in light of COVID-19
145049news350How Greater Victoria’s non-profit sector is handling the pandemic
145031news351UPDATED: Construction continues after natural gas leak in Langford
145033news352COVID-19: A roundup of park and recreation closures across Greater Victoria
145027news353Recycling truck fire on Saanich street leads to morning road closure
145024news354Greater Victoria residents roar in thanks to frontline workers
145007news355Crane contact cut power to 2,500 people in Sidney
144999news356MLA Adam Olsen fears COVID-19 will overwhelm medical facilities on Gulf Islands
144997news357Canada now mandating all returning travellers to quarantine: Freeland
145043news358B.C. nurses call for mandatory shutdown of all non-essential workplaces
144993news359Potential COVID-19 exposure sends warship back to CFB Esquimalt port
144969news360Tsunami not expected for B.C. after 7.5-magnitude earthquake hits near Russia
144948news361Michael Dunahee case still unsolved after 29 years
144961news362COVID-19: Latex gloves, paper towel and wipes are not flushable, CRD warns
144963news363Cleaning for COVID-19: Mixing products can create toxic gases
144929news364West Shore RCMP investigate robbery at Ma Miller’s Pub
144925news365Internet safety while social distancing: expert says monitor internet use
144923news366Saanich trims proposed property tax increase in light of COVID-19
144921news367Saanich council temporarily suspends open forum as meetings go electronic in light of COVID-19
144912news368Two men arrested as Victoria police step up patrols in core business areas
144907news369Greater Victoria little free libraries pull the books due to COVID-19
144882news370Wineries and liquor stores should be essential services: B.C. Wine Institute
144886news371Victoria women’s shelters bracing for impact with expected uptick due to pandemic
144860news372Capital Regional District releases 2020 financial budget plan
144806news373Langford COVID-19 response team receives more than 500 calls in first two days
144687news374Greater Victoria among Canadian leaders in new housing prices
146223business1Critic, workers’ group ‘disappointed’ Trudeau chose Amazon to distribute PPE
144945business2Nanaimo’s Harmac mill works to fill doubled pulp order for medical masks and gowns
146164business3Black Press Media ad sparks discussion about value of community newspapers
146133business4Businesses advised to prepare for federal, B.C. COVID-19 assistance
146027business5GAIN Group offers complimentary delivery services to customers and local health care workers
145995business6COVID-19: More than 120,000 B.C. food service jobs lost, restaurants begin to shutter permanently
145913business7BC Hydro offers three-month bill ‘holiday’ for those affected by COVID-19
145803business8No laws in B.C. to force businesses to offer refunds, even during a pandemic
145780business9New rules issued for B.C. construction projects, work camps for COVID-19
145659business10LifeLabs reducing public hours as it assists with COVID-19 testing
145655business11Sooke businesses cope with closures in midst of COVID-19
145607business12Big Oil’s interest in renewable energy investments expected to waver: report
145409business13Cookie monsters rejoice as B.C. stores sell Girl Guide sweets
145431business14Victoria business still busy as people turn to books while in self-isolation
145350business15B.C. farmers markets restricted to food sales only due to COVID-19
145331business16Tofino and Ucluelet distilleries step up with hand sanitizer
145282business17‘Board game sommeliers’ keep residents entertained with home deliveries
145174business18West Fraser shutting B.C. sawmills for week of March 30 due to COVID-19
145072business19UPDATED: Island distillery switches production to sanitizers
145022business20UPDATED: London Drugs offers exclusive hours for healthcare workers, helps sell Girl Guide cookies
144893business21Victoria’s Fairmont Empress, Grand Pacific hotels close due to COVID-19
146182sports1UVic Vikes new basketball coach on the fast track
146084sports2Victoria-hosted Francophone Games postponed until 2021
145920sports355+ BC Games cancelled amid COVID-19 concerns
145645sports4Tokyo Olympics rescheduled for July 23-Aug. 8 in 2021
145555sports5QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?
145528sports6Innovative free fitness program targets Victoria Royals fans
145206sports7BCHL hockey playoffs continue – in video game action involving players
145018sports82020 B.C. Summer Games in Maple Ridge cancelled due to COVID-19
146101life5Creating the perfect charcuterie plate
145871life6Life and style with Tara Elston
145641life7That day I was a life model
145296life8Secrets and Lives with Tanner Caouette
146020opinion1Mayor’s message: Saanich relies on residents to responsibly follow provincial protocols
146018opinion3LETTER: Island Health keeping public in dark over Coronavirus
146118opinion4MP REPORT: Responding to the challenges of the COVID-19 global pandemic
146248opinion6LETTERS: Hand sanitizer is vital for surviving COVID-19
146215opinion7LETTERS: People must learn to give and take from Earth
146194opinion8LETTERS: Seniors left out of COVID-19 relief efforts
146188opinion9LETTERS: Climate change a larger crisis than COVID-19
146092opinion11LETTERS: A musical tribute to Bonnie Henry
146082opinion12LETTERS: Closure of Saanich Yard Waste Drop Off a blow to gardeners
146046opinion13LETTERS: Bailing out the oil and gas sector is a mistake
145452opinion14B.C. VIEWS: Small businesses need our help
145632opinion15LETTERS: U.S. an expert in political interference
145633opinion16LETTERS: Fantastic job on Wilkinson jail stone wall
145524opinion17LETTERS: Time to look at health care system’s strengths and weaknesses
145563opinion18LETTERS: Hospital name a community fixture
145493opinion19LETTERS: Keep biosolids out of Hartland Landfill
145533opinion20LETTERS: Cedar Hill green fees should reflect a municipal rate
145522opinion21LETTERS: Run on toilet paper defies logic
145464opinion22LETTERS: Mount Tolmie Community Association grateful for support
145423opinion23LETTERS: Working together to ensure store shelves are stocked
145438opinion24LETTERS: Ability to contain COVID-19 depends on our response
145337opinion25LETTERS: Oak Bay must give new thought to budget
145324opinion26LETTERS: Looking forward to more regional coordination in community planning
145308opinion27LETTERS: Oak Bay scholarship performance rescheduled to September
145294opinion28LETTERS: Ear buds a safety concern
145241opinion29LETTERS: Are we overreacting to COVID-19?
145198opinion30LETTERS: MP’s remarks to St. Margaret’s School were disturbing
145165opinion31LETTERS: Changes to animal collection don’t add up
145102opinion32LETTERS: Canada needs to act on the Global Polio Initiative
145142opinion33LETTERS: Road work an example of democracy in action
145116opinion34LETTERS: Driver’s impatience put others at risk
145096opinion35LETTERS: No hope for a better retirement
145053opinion36LETTERS: Who do you trust to speak for Saanich residents?
145041opinion37LETTERS: Wildlife abounds on the shores of Cadboro Bay
146239home10Mental Health: Fractured services leave community to fill gaps
146246home11Bag containing meat, sewing needles found by dog owner in Cordova Bay
146238home12UVic creates emergency bursary for students facing hardships due to COVID-19
146241home13Colwood Spring Clean-Up postponed, branch drop-off continues
146229home14Saanich teen earns $100,000 commerce scholarship to the University of Calgary
146235home15Peninsula organizations fund food bank ahead of ‘looming crisis’
146219home16Barbecue thief leaves hat behind at Victoria residence
146225home17Traffic impacted on the Malahat near Goldstream Park
146217home18COVID-19: Saanich police respond to calls about skatepark gathering, group volleyball game
146231home19‘An extra $220 every 90 days’: B.C. patients pay more dispensing fees due to prescription limits
146207home20VIDEO: Sooke teachers are ‘feeling good,’ show it off in song and dance for students
146205home21Oak Bay driver flees on foot after collision on Beach Drive
146202home22Saanich mayor receives his foster bees through pollinator rental program
146196home23Members of immunocompromised community seek more options to get groceries as online services are backlogged
146192home24Revamped Oak Bay Volunteer Services in need of donations, volunteers
146190home25Sidney event marking end of the Second World War cancelled because of COVID-19
146182home26UVic Vikes new basketball coach on the fast track
146178home27Spring shift in service includes no weekend late night bus services in Greater Victoria
146186home28Sex workers face new risks during COVID-19 pandemic
146180home29Excess activity damaging Saanich golf course – despite being closed
146176home30Greater Victoria liquor stores see spike in sales amidst COVID-19
146169home31‘Small python’ found in vacant Cook Street apartment
146160home32Esquimalt’s Buccaneer Days cancelled due to COVID-19
146154home33Victoria grocery store staff seek hazard pay during COVID-19 crisis
146156home34COVID-19 has given running a boost
146174home35Victoria fills more than 100 motel rooms with homeless population
146172home36Saanich suspends penalty for late bill payments amid COVID-19 pandemic
146143home37West Shore RCMP arrests one man after ‘bait’ bike stolen
146162home38West Shore RCMP searches for suspect who robbed Langford bank with a gun
146141home39Don’t stop going to the doctor, just do it virtually: Doctors of BC
146138home40Victoria fears people would take advantage of free parking, votes to keep fees in place
146135home41No more ferries will sail from Departure Bay, Mill Bay, Brentwood Bay during COVID-19 pandemic
146129home42Victoria businesses replace boy’s stolen bike
146090home43Oak Bay Beach Hotel now delivers groceries, meals
146120home44Sidney opens shower facility for vulnerable population
146086home45Saanich councillor named one of Canada’s Top 25 Environmentalists Under 25
146088home46Peninsula markets on hold, could look radically different upon return
146115home47Bakery bakes, donates bread just for the Sooke Food Bank
146076home48Mental Health: Erasing stigma leads to new path for Victoria woman
146062home49Health care workers gain access to virtual health care options
146060home50COVID-19: Sooke mom faces ‘pandemic police’ for bringing kids to the grocery store
146064home51Intoxicated man tries to break into building with tiny saw in Esquimalt
146058home52West Shore RCMP investigates bank robbery in Langford
146054home53UPDATED: Vancouver Island seniors die in hospital due to COVID-19
146052home54People resort to home haircuts or #coronacuts as pandemic continues
146012home55Camosun College to produce more than 9,000 face shields for Island Health workers
146043home56Victoria brewery throws support behind still-operating restaurants
146035home57Drive-through COVID-19 testing underway at Saanich Peninsula Hospital
146027home58GAIN Group offers complimentary delivery services to customers and local health care workers
146022home59LIVE MUSIC: Artist in Residence reaching into the community
146056home60Victoria to plant up to 75,000 food seedlings; staff explore measures to help construction projects
146014home61West Shore RCMP search for man wanted on 15 outstanding warrants
146008home62VicPD reunites four-year-old boy with family after he snuck out a window
145970home63Cycling advocates call for more pedestrian space, temporary bike lanes during pandemic
145995home64COVID-19: More than 120,000 B.C. food service jobs lost, restaurants begin to shutter permanently
146006home65Black Press Media Victoria editor recognized as rising star in industry
145968home66Volunteers collect and deliver pet food across Greater Victoria during COVID-19 pandemic
145925home67Saanich police arrest suspect in arson spree near Camosun College Lansdowne campus
145985home68Local grocers, Victoria Foundation raise over $30,000 for Food Rescue Project
145966home69COVID-19 has been impacting Canadian economy since January
146084home70Victoria-hosted Francophone Games postponed until 2021
145946home71Mental Health: A look at a fractured system
145950home72VIDEO: Man breaks up Saanich road rage fight
145942home73VicPD seeks witnesses to suspicious vehicle fire near Beacon Hill Park petting zoo
145948home74‘We’re running out of options’: Victoria looks to other municipalities to help shelter homeless
145936home75Saanich Peninsula Hospital to host new COVID-19 testing facilities
145931home76Three impaired drivers stopped in Saanich over one weekend
145911home77West Shore RCMP seizes illegal drugs, imitation handguns in Colwood
145915home78Hatley Park closed to vehicles, formal gardens closed due to COVID-19
145907home79Saanich man serving life sentence for double murder granted day parole
145903home80Saanich police arrest man with pellet gun, drugs on BC Transit bus in Victoria
145918home81Victoria supervised consumption site shifts to mobile during pandemic
145893home82Three rescued after canoe capsizes near Oak Bay
145877home83Greater Victoria charities organize physically distanced tent, sleeping bag drive
145869home84UPDATED: Crash snarls early morning Malahat traffic
145856home85Frontline volunteers bring handwashing stations to Pandora tent city and beyond
145861home86West Shore podcast highlights COVID-19 pandemic and local businesses
145954home87Sooke creates local business directory during COVID-19 pandemic
145863home88Victoria councillors want city greenhouses used for food production during COVID-19
145859home89COVID-19: Access school resources with new virtual education hub
145839home90Greater Victoria resident sick with COVID-19 calls it a ‘horrible disease’
145811home91Island Health to use Saanich recreation centre to support pandemic needs
145818home92Tents, sleeping bags donated to Our Place thanks to local firm and outdoor store
145842home93Victoria police seek public help finding high-risk missing woman last seen on ferry
145835home94Langford expands COVID-19 response to include all of West Shore, home testing
145823home95COVID-19: West Shore B&B offers free suites to frontline workers needing to self-isolate, destress
145830home96Thief nabs $600 worth of tools in break-and-enter at Saanich hardware store
145828home97Victoria to reassess 2020 budget in light of COVID-19; more hotel rooms found for the homeless
145807home98Victoria police arrest man in stolen Jubilee Hospital worker’s car
145837home99Sooke businesses respond in time of crisis
145794home100Colwood looks at reopening garbage cans as litter, dog poop pile up in parks
145805home101Emergency crews respond to crash on Carey Road in Saanich
145775home102Two men arrested after lying about having COVID-19 to stay in AirBnb unit for free
145771home103Accent Inns, United Way team up to cover hotel costs for Greater Victoria essential service workers
145739home104Snow and other factors including COVID-19 responsible for fewer international visitors in early 2020
145741home105Royal BC Museum joins home education trend with outreach programs
145751home106Victoria car dealership helps fill shelves at the Mustard Seed Food Bank
145732home107Woman comes home to ‘entirely different’ Victoria after cruise ship, military base quarantine
145743home108Stars On Ice tour cancelled for the first time in 34 years due to pandemic
145737home109Victoria councillors propose waiving parkade fees to support essential workers
145686home110Police seek possible firebug following series of Monday fires
145715home111Wheelchair user asks people to leave space on sidewalks to socially distance
145725home112Victoria brewery uses 3D-printer to make face shields for health care workers
145730home113COVID-19: Victoria moves homeless into 35 hotel rooms across the city
145707home114Victoria street nurse thanks public for outpouring of donations
145699home115UPDATE: Missing 26-year-old woman found
145690home116UPDATED: VicPD says High-risk missing 16-year-old girl found safe
145684home117COVID-19: Greater Victoria schools to spend next two weeks planning next steps
145695home118Victoria vocalist Maria Manna reaches out to hard-hit Italy with special online song
145701home119‘School year will not be lost’: SD63 students will move on to next grade
145665home120Thieves haul off with copper piping from University of Victoria renovation
145649home121What Victoria residents are looking to buy while social distancing
145663home122Victoria police arrest suspect in two daytime robberies
145643home123‘We need to do better:’ VicPD responds to more parties, gatherings
145661home124Flurries fall on Malahat Monday morning
145619home125Stats Canada expects COVID-19 to impact inflation
145655home126Sooke businesses cope with closures in midst of COVID-19
145620home127Saanich community kitchen continues food distribution amid COVID-19 pandemic
145617home128COVID-19: Coping with isolation, stress and anxiety
145577home129Balancing kids and work: Greater Victoria parents grapple with a new COVID-19 reality
145571home130Food safety a good practice amid COVID-19 concerns
145593home131Sidney’s top emergency official reiterates need for physical distancing during virtual chat
145569home132COVID-19: Victoria plumbing company dedicates van for grocery delivery
145575home133Digitization of Peninsula News Review by Sidney Museum and Archives preserves historical legacy
145565home134Fictionalized accounts of pandemics offer glimpses into our COVID-19 present
145553home135B.C. announces $3M for food banks to increase capacity during COVID-19
145551home136North Saanich drops speed limit on Lands End Road
145531home137VIDEO: Saanich councillor takes residents along for virtual e-bike ride through the CRD
145528home138Innovative free fitness program targets Victoria Royals fans
145526home139Personal, business bankruptcies down in British Columbia
145561home140Sidney to engage in unique experiment with virtual forum
145535home141Social media a blessing and a curse during time of crisis: B.C. communication expert
145506home142West Shore woman’s dog found in Colwood more than two weeks after going missing
145491home143Saanich police ticket two speeders before 9 a.m., Saturday
145495home144PHOTOS: Painted fence in Langford shows thanks for essential workers amid COVID-19
145485home145Duncan man asks community to donate RVs to essential workers in need of quarantine
145487home146Antibody tests could be the next step in fighting COVID-19, Island doctor says
145481home147Greater Victoria resident shares joy in horseshoe pitching competitions from home
145476home148Life mimics art for actors in play about pandemic
145479home149Earth Hour 2020 kicks off online Saturday night
145474home150New immigrants to Victoria have online options to combat isolation
145472home151VicPD expands online reporting to keep 911 call-takers free during pandemic
145470home152Big band fundraiser show at Dunnet theatre rescheduled for Sept. 26
145456home153Minor earthquake hits Greater Victoria Saturday morning
145435home154“Isolation is normal for us,” says Saanich dad with cystic fibrosis
145431home155Victoria business still busy as people turn to books while in self-isolation
145433home156Farmers’ markets still open in Greater Victoria
145454home157UVic offers students Pass/Fail grading option as COVID-19 impacts spring studies
145366home158Oak Bay Police Chief Const. Andy Brinton passes the torch this summer
145381home159Victoria Police see new trends in calls due to COVID-19
145392home160VIDEO: Musician stays physically distant in courtyard show for Langford retirees
145388home161COVID-19: Health care workers seek alternative housing options to prevent families from getting sick
145375home162BC Parks Foundation organizes virtual picnic for the province
145383home163Sidney sets up temporary rest stop for truck drivers transporting critical supplies
145371home164Interim BC Green Party leader asks people to stay home after parents get positive COVID-19 test
145352home165COVID-19: Isolation exemptions to frontline workers a danger to patients, say Island Health employees
145356home166Over 700 family doctors in Greater Victoria sign public letter pleading with people to stay home
145328home167UPDATED: Rise in protests drive spike in VicPD overtime costs
145416home168Victoria police warns of text, vacation rental COVID-19 fraud attempts
145407home169Development and building applications in Victoria can now be submitted online
145364home170Sidney mayor updates residents on COVID-19 during virtual forum Sunday
145320home171B.C. COVID-19 contact restrictions working, Dr. Bonnie Henry says
145335home172BC Transit to limit riders on buses to allow for physical distancing
145339home173Capital City Comic Con goes ‘digital’ in wake of COVID-19
145326home174Landlords respond to Horgan’s announcement about rental contributions, eviction freezes
145318home175Camosun College appeals for emergency financial assistance for students
145343home176Provincial ban on outdoor burning affects all of Greater Victoria
145310home177University of Victoria continues summer courses, shifts to virtual platform
145304home178COVID-19: VicPD thanks health care workers with 15-car salute
145278home179Saanich residents call for more public consultation on youth bike park
145298home180COVID-19: Harbour Air suspends all scheduled flights
145268home181Beacon Hill Park will not be used to shelter Victoria’s homeless population, says Mayor
145276home182COVID-19: How to apply for employment insurance
145282home183‘Board game sommeliers’ keep residents entertained with home deliveries
145285home184Sooke puts playgrounds off limits to public
145245home185Full-time campers face various struggles amidst COVID-19
145418home186Sooke School District promises learning opportunites for students by mid-April
145263home187Outbreak in Saanich mental health facility not COVID-19, says Island Health
145228home188PHOTOS: Our changing landscape, images of Victoria amid COVID-19
145176home189Greater Victoria residents can thank health care workers through online portal
145239home190Victoria business launches The Craic, series of live and interactive video calls
145224home191Rats likely to blame for Saanich hydro pole fire leaving about 3,000 without power
145222home192UPDATE: One person in custody after stolen vehicle rams into police car near Centennial Square
145203home193Victoria’s Cool Aid Society receives generous outpouring of donations
145210home194VicPD officer buys ferry ticket for stranded woman to help her go home
145226home195Sooke seniors home steps up precautions in light of pandemic
145208home196Police called to break up a gathering in Saanich park
145182home197Purple Day 2020: Epilepsy awareness heads online
145184home198Victoria man dies after being assaulted with a weapon
145178home199VicPD seek suspect to robbery call near Cook Street Village
145172home200COVID-19: New directory connects Victorians with open businesses
145126home201Beloved Discovery Island wolf Takaya shot and killed
145180home202Police dog helps nab break and enter suspect in Colwood
145158home203VIDEO: Saanich locks down playgrounds after video of busy park goes viral
145162home204Greater Victoria food banks ask public for financial donations during COVID-19 pandemic
145106home205Rescue kitten lifts mood of Saanich couple in isolation
145109home206PHOTOS: Victoria photographer documents families in isolation with the Front Door Project
145150home207Precaution the watchword for Sooke Fire Rescue amid COVID-19 outbreak
145104home208Car sharing services still open to members across Greater Victoria
145082home209COVID-19: Victoria’s service industry hit hard by pandemic layoffs
145084home210Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce asks feds, province for more support for businesses
145092home211Man wanted for almost a month in connection to violent home invasion has been arrested
145076home212Saanich Peninsula doctors dial up telehealth care
145045home213Swiftsure International Yacht Race cancelled in light of COVID-19
145086home214Victoria mayor asks residents not to flush wipes as city’s sewers start to clog
145064home215COVID-19 curbs Sidney Taxi until further notice
145049home216How Greater Victoria’s non-profit sector is handling the pandemic
145024home217Greater Victoria residents roar in thanks to frontline workers
145033home218COVID-19: A roundup of park and recreation closures across Greater Victoria
145031home219UPDATED: Construction continues after natural gas leak in Langford
145027home220Recycling truck fire on Saanich street leads to morning road closure
144999home221MLA Adam Olsen fears COVID-19 will overwhelm medical facilities on Gulf Islands
145007home222Crane contact cut power to 2,500 people in Sidney
144993home223Potential COVID-19 exposure sends warship back to CFB Esquimalt port
144963home224Cleaning for COVID-19: Mixing products can create toxic gases
144969home225Tsunami not expected for B.C. after 7.5-magnitude earthquake hits near Russia
144961home226COVID-19: Latex gloves, paper towel and wipes are not flushable, CRD warns
144948home227Michael Dunahee case still unsolved after 29 years
144925home228Internet safety while social distancing: expert says monitor internet use
144929home229West Shore RCMP investigate robbery at Ma Miller’s Pub
144907home230Greater Victoria little free libraries pull the books due to COVID-19
144921home231Saanich council temporarily suspends open forum as meetings go electronic in light of COVID-19
144912home232Two men arrested as Victoria police step up patrols in core business areas
144886home233Victoria women’s shelters bracing for impact with expected uptick due to pandemic
144893home234Victoria’s Fairmont Empress, Grand Pacific hotels close due to COVID-19
144860home235Capital Regional District releases 2020 financial budget plan
144923home236Saanich trims proposed property tax increase in light of COVID-19
144827home237United Way Greater Victoria launches Local Love in a Global Crisis
144806home238Langford COVID-19 response team receives more than 500 calls in first two days
144687home239Greater Victoria among Canadian leaders in new housing prices
144689home240Food preservation also a fun family activity amid COVID-19
146244home22Two inmates found positive for COVID-19 at federal prison in B.C.; other tests pending
146223home23Critic, workers’ group ‘disappointed’ Trudeau chose Amazon to distribute PPE
146209home24Full World COVID-19 update: National Guard collect ventilators in New York; Spain, Italy improve
144945home25Nanaimo’s Harmac mill works to fill doubled pulp order for medical masks and gowns
146200home26Two people fined after B.C. police spot online ads re-selling 5,000 surgical, N95 masks
146184home27Unclear if Cowichan couple refusing to self-isolate will face penalty
145940home28POLL: Will you be able to make your rent or mortgage payment this month?
146167home29COVID-19: Postponed surgeries will be done, B.C. health minister says
146164home210Black Press Media ad sparks discussion about value of community newspapers
146149home211Nanaimo man arrested after allegedly setting house fire
146133home212Businesses advised to prepare for federal, B.C. COVID-19 assistance
146122home213Dogs are property, not kids, B.C. judge tells former couple
146111home214B.C. senior gives blood for 200th time, has ‘saved’ 600 lives
146109home215Trudeau commits $100M to help food banks amid COVID-19 crisis
146066home216Couple won’t self-isolate after returning from overseas: Cowichan by-law
146107home217How well can cell phones carry COVID-19? Disinfecting may be wise
146103home2183M pushes back on Trump administration call to stop sending N95 masks to Canada
146094home219COVID-19: Vancouver Islander celebrates 90th birthday with Model T ride as neighbours line streets
146080home220Tax collectors, auditors to help field ‘historic’ numbers of benefit-seeking callers
146068home221Family uses social media to help truckers find places to eat during pandemic
146078home222Advocates sound alarm over COVID-19 limiting access to contraceptives, abortion
146050home223B.C. health officer says homemade masks may prevent spread of COVID-19 to others
146039home224B.C.’s senior home staff measures show results in COVID-19 battle
146033home225Independent investigation praises RCMP actions in Vancouver Island suicide attempt
145979home226Fake test kits and other COVID online scams play on public anxiety: fraud centre
145993home227Hip tradition sing-along planned again for Canadians April 2
146016home228COVID-19: ‘The Ballad of Bonnie Henry’ recorded and released
145999home229‘A matter of human decency’: Truckers’ union calls on gas stations, rest stops to fully re-open
146001home230B.C. adding $300 to monthly income and disability assistance payments
146029home231B.C. unveils $3.5M COVID-19 emergency fund for post-secondary students
146024home232North Cowichan to police popular trails to ensure physical distancing
145929home233‘We will get through this’: B.C. sees new COVID-19 death, but 57% have recovered
145901home234Canada’s 75% wage subsidy is coming, but not for several weeks: finance minister
145991home235Migrant worker advocates blame feds, employers for COVID-19 outbreak at B.C. garden store
145938home236‘There can be no ambiguity’: Travellers brought home to B.C. must self-isolate
145989home237COVID-19 predictions coming ‘soon’, but results will depend on how Canadians act: Trudeau
145983home238Doctors trained abroad want to join front lines of COVID-19 fight in Canada
145977home239Feds amplify stay-home message as cost of financial aid to Canadians mounts
145972home240World COVID-19 update: Six million U.S. jobless claims; Russia sends medical aid to U.S.
145952home241Couple celebrates 61st anniversary through Vancouver Island seniors’ home window
145957home242A look at some of the B.C. inventors creating life-saving tools in fight against COVID-19
145944home243Association launches French-language games, online tools for families learning at home
145922home244Belle from ‘Beauty and the Beast’ entertains home-bound kids in Cowichan Bay
145920home24555+ BC Games cancelled amid COVID-19 concerns
145913home246BC Hydro offers three-month bill ‘holiday’ for those affected by COVID-19
145905home247Some April Fool’s Day jokes bring much-needed laughter; others tone deaf to COVID-19
145959home248Vancouver Island teachers show the love for their students
145899home249Controversial Cowichan tiny house still in place after removal deadline
145897home250Call before you dig into spring projects during isolation: BC 1 Call
145895home251B.C.’s intersection speed cameras putting more tickets in the mail
145816home252B.C. records five new COVID-19 deaths, ‘zero chance’ life will return to normal in April
145891home253No April Fool’s jokes from Black Press Media
145887home254High cost, limited coverage for asthma medicine a concern during COVID-19 pandemic
145884home255Vancouver Island’s ‘Project Draw Breath’ expands and diversifies to battle pandemic
145881home256Trudeau says Parliament needs to pass more COVID-19 benefits, CERB details announced
145814home257UPDATE: Anti-tax group calls for MPs, senators to donate scheduled pay raises to charity
145865home258World COVID-19 update: NATO suspicious of Russian military drills; Cruise ships ordered to stay at sea
145854home2596.5-magnitude earthquake in Idaho shakes B.C. Interior
145852home260John Horgan extends B.C.’s state of emergency for COVID-19
145832home261Two inmates at prison housing Robert Pickton test positive for COVID-19
145826home262BC SPCA launches matching campaign to help vulnerable animals after big donations
145845home263Quarantined B.C. mom say pandemic has put special-needs families in ‘crisis mode’
145809home264Nanaimo dentists donate 4,000 masks, 25,000 gloves to health-care peers
145803home265No laws in B.C. to force businesses to offer refunds, even during a pandemic
145773home26610% of hospitalized COVID-19 patients are 40 or younger: Canada’s top doctor
145801home267COVID-19 essential workers can apply for B.C. pre-school child care
145799home268Most abiding by COVID-19 rules, back fines, arrests of those who aren’t: poll
145797home269Walkers, grocery store customers courteous with physical distancing in B.C.
145792home270B.C. worker advocate group calls for more sick days, protected medical leave
145784home271Sweet treat helps make workers at Island health care centre feel complete
145782home272COVID-19: B.C. universities opt out of in-person spring graduation ceremonies
145780home273New rules issued for B.C. construction projects, work camps for COVID-19
145777home274Order of Canada Vancouver Island musician pens ‘The Ballad of Bonnie Henry’
145767home275Canada to spend $2B more on procuring medical supplies for COVID-19 fight
145759home276World COVID-19 updates: Putin may be exposed; 30,000 prisoners released
145756home277‘This is no joke’: B.C. woman in Alberta hospital asks people to stay home during COVID-19
145754home278Rest stops barring washroom access to truckers a ‘huge problem’ as COVID-19 spreads
145749home279Canadians asked to wash mailboxes, keep dogs at bay, to ensure safe mail delivery
145747home280Hospitality workers hit ‘first and hit hardest,’ says union seeking more support
145735home281BC Ferries able to restrict travel for sick passengers
145703home282Pay parking suspended at B.C. hospitals due to COVID-19
145728home283Man allegedly impersonates health official, takes elderly Princeton woman from her home
145723home284Helping those at risk, one piece of paper at a time through ‘isolation communication’
145718home285‘Back to school, in a virtual way’ for B.C. students in COVID-19 pandemic
145693home286Canadian ferry operators call for inclusion in COVID-19 travel restrictions
145676home287Canadian COVID-19 round-up: Air Canada cuts 15,000 jobs, 90% of flights
145668home288Cruise ships, one with COVID-19 on board, carry Canadians covertly through Panama Canal
145672home289’The energy sector is destroyed beyond repair’: expert on COVID-19’s impact on economy
145659home290LifeLabs reducing public hours as it assists with COVID-19 testing
145657home29124,000 Canadian Forces members ready for COVID-19 response: Defence Minister
145637home292IN DEPTH: How B.C. emptied its hospitals to prepare for COVID-19
145597home293‘Nothing concrete’: Tenants, landlords lack details after B.C. unveils COVID-19 rental aid
145489home294B.C. is seeing the highest rate of COVID-19 recovery in Canada: here are a few reasons why
145567home29514-day quarantine is key, but hospitals preparing for potential COVID-19 ‘surge’: Tam
145623home296Newspapers are safe to touch, World Health Organization confirms
145609home297‘It’s up to us: Recently-returned B.C. couple urges Canadians to take COVID-19 seriously
145584home298Canada will make sure masks sent by China meet quality standards: Trudeau
145573home299B.C. issues guidelines about distancing, reusable bags to grocery stores amid COVID-19
145544home2100No plans to call in military right now to enforce COVID-19 quarantine: Trudeau
145555home2101QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?
145518home2102B.C. Ferries passengers staying away, as asked, during COVID-19 pandemic
145520home2103Sewers stitch masks to free up supplies for front-line health-care workers
145516home2104Experts weigh in on best handling of groceries during COVID-19 pandemic
145540home2105‘There is community’: B.C. councillor welcomes new baby into world amid COVID-19 pandemic
145468home2106B.C. COVID-19 cases rise 92 to 884, one more death, 81 in care
145466home2107B.C. veterinarians want to smooth the fur of COVID-19-worried pet owners
145452home2108B.C. VIEWS: Small businesses need our help
145450home2109‘Tremendous’ response from blood donors has supply keeping pace with demand
145448home2110Federal doctor says COVID-19 battle will last ‘months, many months’ as cases soar
145440home2111Morning world update: Cases surge past 600,000; positive news in Germany
145420home2112VIDEO: Penguins roam empty halls of Vancouver Aquarium
145411home2113COVID-19: Qualicum Beach youngster gets car parade for his sixth birthday
145405home2114Kids get back to learning in B.C., online
145390home2115UPDATE: Nanaimo RCMP now unsure what vehicle missing teen and man may be travelling in
145379home211667 more B.C. COVID-19 cases, two more deaths in Vancouver region
145373home2117‘Now is not the time to bag that peak’: BCSAR manager discourages risky outdoor adventures
145369home2118Food Banks BC already seeing surge in demand due to COVID-19 pandemic
145362home2119Nanaimo couple caught aboard cruise ship with four dead and COVID-19 present
145354home2120BC Hockey, Vancouver Canucks encourage stick tapping to honour frontline health care workers
145037home2121POLL: Are you working from home or self-isolating?
145331home2122Tofino and Ucluelet distilleries step up with hand sanitizer
145333home2123COVID-19: Here are the measures being taken at B.C. care homes
145314home2124Man arrested for ‘purposely coughing in someone’s face while feeling ill’: N.B. police
145312home2125BC Farmers Markets move to online platform amid COVID-19 concerns
145302home2126Bank of Canada cuts key interest rate target to 0.25%
145300home2127US has most COVID-19 virus infections in the world right now
145287home2128World COVID-19 update, 5:30 a.m.: British PM tests positive; US Surgeon General not satisfied
145266home2129With B.C. schools closed to most, teachers reach tentative three-year deal
145292home2130B.C. service aims to connect those in need with volunteers amid COVID-19 crisis
145243home2131RCMP, prime minister warn of text scam related to COVID-19 relief
145194home2132COVID-19: Here’s what is considered an essential service in B.C.
145218home2133Case of COVID-19 at Campbell River seniors residence confirmed
145206home2134BCHL hockey playoffs continue – in video game action involving players
145200home2135Not the time for vacation: Trucker discouraged to see B.C.-bound Alberta travellers
145196home2136B.C. 211 hotline expands to link COVID-19 homebound seniors, volunteers
145174home2137West Fraser shutting B.C. sawmills for week of March 30 due to COVID-19
145161home2138Canada-wide Tragically Hip sing-along planned for March 26
145156home2139Schooling stays home next week for most B.C. students during COVID-19
145148home2140Increased coronavirus cases spark B.C.-wide burning restrictions
145088home2141RCMP seek help locating man potentially headed for Vancouver Island from Jasper
145072home2142UPDATED: Island distillery switches production to sanitizers
145068home2143Island business owner starts #SocialDistanceChallenge during COVID-19 pandemic
145047home2144Suspect leaps from second-storey window after alleged break-in at Nanaimo daycare
145022home2145UPDATED: London Drugs offers exclusive hours for healthcare workers, helps sell Girl Guide cookies
145018home21462020 B.C. Summer Games in Maple Ridge cancelled due to COVID-19
145043home2147B.C. nurses call for mandatory shutdown of all non-essential workplaces
144882home2148Wineries and liquor stores should be essential services: B.C. Wine Institute
146022entertainment1LIVE MUSIC: Artist in Residence reaching into the community
146016entertainment2COVID-19: ‘The Ballad of Bonnie Henry’ recorded and released
145777entertainment3Order of Canada Vancouver Island musician pens ‘The Ballad of Bonnie Henry’
145743entertainment4Stars On Ice tour cancelled for the first time in 34 years due to pandemic
145695entertainment5Victoria vocalist Maria Manna reaches out to hard-hit Italy with special online song
145612entertainment6Trump: We won’t pay for security for Prince Harry and his wife Meghan
145476entertainment7Life mimics art for actors in play about pandemic
145360entertainment8Province announces $3M in funding for arts groups hit by COVID-19 crisis
145316entertainment9Netflix reduces video quality in Canada to lower internet bandwidth use
146107trending-now1How well can cell phones carry COVID-19? Disinfecting may be wise
145905trending-now2Some April Fool’s Day jokes bring much-needed laughter; others tone deaf to COVID-19
145799trending-now3Most abiding by COVID-19 rules, back fines, arrests of those who aren’t: poll
145769trending-now4‘The Office’ star John Krasinski offers Some Good News in trying times
145555trending-now5QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?
145516trending-now6Experts weigh in on best handling of groceries during COVID-19 pandemic
145479trending-now7Earth Hour 2020 kicks off online Saturday night
145420trending-now8VIDEO: Penguins roam empty halls of Vancouver Aquarium
146241community1Colwood Spring Clean-Up postponed, branch drop-off continues
146202community2Saanich mayor receives his foster bees through pollinator rental program
146235community3Peninsula organizations fund food bank ahead of ‘looming crisis’
146115community6Bakery bakes, donates bread just for the Sooke Food Bank
146043community7Victoria brewery throws support behind still-operating restaurants
146006community8Black Press Media Victoria editor recognized as rising star in industry
145877community9Greater Victoria charities organize physically distanced tent, sleeping bag drive
145861community10West Shore podcast highlights COVID-19 pandemic and local businesses
145845community11Quarantined B.C. mom say pandemic has put special-needs families in ‘crisis mode’
145823community12COVID-19: West Shore B&B offers free suites to frontline workers needing to self-isolate, destress
145784community13Sweet treat helps make workers at Island health care centre feel complete
145751community14Victoria car dealership helps fill shelves at the Mustard Seed Food Bank
145741community15Royal BC Museum joins home education trend with outreach programs
145555community16QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?
145540community17‘There is community’: B.C. councillor welcomes new baby into world amid COVID-19 pandemic
145495community18PHOTOS: Painted fence in Langford shows thanks for essential workers amid COVID-19
145411community19COVID-19: Qualicum Beach youngster gets car parade for his sixth birthday
145481community20Greater Victoria resident shares joy in horseshoe pitching competitions from home
145531community21VIDEO: Saanich councillor takes residents along for virtual e-bike ride through the CRD
145571community22Food safety a good practice amid COVID-19 concerns
145575community23Digitization of Peninsula News Review by Sidney Museum and Archives preserves historical legacy
145577community24Balancing kids and work: Greater Victoria parents grapple with a new COVID-19 reality
145617community25COVID-19: Coping with isolation, stress and anxiety
145620community26Saanich community kitchen continues food distribution amid COVID-19 pandemic
145228community27PHOTOS: Our changing landscape, images of Victoria amid COVID-19
145162community28Greater Victoria food banks ask public for financial donations during COVID-19 pandemic
144827community29United Way Greater Victoria launches Local Love in a Global Crisis
144689community30Food preservation also a fun family activity amid COVID-19
145933marketplace1Business Continuity Plan: When You’re Ready, We’re Here for You
145653marketplace2Community comes together to fund Rapid Relief
146018letters2LETTER: Island Health keeping public in dark over Coronavirus
146248letters4LETTERS: Hand sanitizer is vital for surviving COVID-19
146215letters5LETTERS: People must learn to give and take from Earth
146194letters6LETTERS: Seniors left out of COVID-19 relief efforts
146188letters7LETTERS: Climate change a larger crisis than COVID-19
146092letters9LETTERS: A musical tribute to Bonnie Henry
146082letters10LETTERS: Closure of Saanich Yard Waste Drop Off a blow to gardeners
146046letters11LETTERS: Bailing out the oil and gas sector is a mistake
145632letters12LETTERS: U.S. an expert in political interference
145633letters13LETTERS: Fantastic job on Wilkinson jail stone wall
145524letters14LETTERS: Time to look at health care system’s strengths and weaknesses
145563letters15LETTERS: Hospital name a community fixture
145493letters16LETTERS: Keep biosolids out of Hartland Landfill
145533letters17LETTERS: Cedar Hill green fees should reflect a municipal rate
145522letters18LETTERS: Run on toilet paper defies logic
145464letters19LETTERS: Mount Tolmie Community Association grateful for support
145423letters20LETTERS: Working together to ensure store shelves are stocked
145438letters21LETTERS: Ability to contain COVID-19 depends on our response
145337letters22LETTERS: Oak Bay must give new thought to budget
145324letters23LETTERS: Looking forward to more regional coordination in community planning
145308letters24LETTERS: Oak Bay scholarship performance rescheduled to September
145294letters25LETTERS: Ear buds a safety concern
145241letters26LETTERS: Are we overreacting to COVID-19?
145198letters27LETTERS: MP’s remarks to St. Margaret’s School were disturbing
145165letters28LETTERS: Changes to animal collection don’t add up
145102letters29LETTERS: Canada needs to act on the Global Polio Initiative
145142letters30LETTERS: Road work an example of democracy in action
145116letters31LETTERS: Driver’s impatience put others at risk
145096letters32LETTERS: No hope for a better retirement
145053letters33LETTERS: Who do you trust to speak for Saanich residents?
145041letters34LETTERS: Wildlife abounds on the shores of Cadboro Bay
146221video1‘Hold our line’: 29 new cases of COVID-19 announced in B.C.
146198video2VIDEO: How doctors in Canada will decide who lives and dies if pandemic worsens
146151video3VIDEO: ‘Used gloves and masks go in the garbage,’ says irked B.C. mayor
146072video4VIDEO: UVic Engineering to 3-D print 4,000 face-shields for frontline workers
146105video5From inside the ER: B.C. doctor tells it like it is from the frontlines of COVID-19
146048video6Trudeau rejects mandatory stay-at-home order for now; COVID deaths up
145962social-matters1Black Press Media, Save-On-Foods bring groceries to families and food banks
119008sip-savour1Raise your glass: Award-winning spirits, handcrafted on Vancouver Island
127011federal-election1Federal Election 2019: What you need to know in the Victoria riding