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Cynthia and Tim Day with their dog in front of the rock wall. (Shalu Mehta/News staff)

Colwood Coun. Cynthia Day arrested over ongoing dispute with city

Day arrested Wednesday protesting rock wall removal

Cynthia and Tim Day with their dog in front of the rock wall. (Shalu Mehta/News staff)
A funding announcement for Indigenous housing across B.C. was made Saturday at Katzie First Nation reserve in Pitt Meadows. (Contributed)

More housing for Indigenous peoples coming to Langford, Colwood

M’akola Housing Society, Vancouver Aboriginal Land Trust to receive capital funding

  • Nov 26, 2018
A funding announcement for Indigenous housing across B.C. was made Saturday at Katzie First Nation reserve in Pitt Meadows. (Contributed)
Colwood hosts its inaugural Pumpkin Fest this weekend

Colwood hosts its inaugural Pumpkin Fest this weekend

Festival takes place in the new Royal Bay development

  • Oct 24, 2018
Colwood hosts its inaugural Pumpkin Fest this weekend
Community members volunteer with the Greater Victoria Green Team to remove invasive plants and plant trees and shrubs in Colwood Creek Park in July. Another tree-planting session will be taking place on Oct. 27, from 9:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. (Greater Victoria Green Team)

Community plants trees in Colwood Creek Park this weekend

The tree planting is being held by the Greater Victoria Green Team and City of Colwood.

  • Oct 24, 2018
Community members volunteer with the Greater Victoria Green Team to remove invasive plants and plant trees and shrubs in Colwood Creek Park in July. Another tree-planting session will be taking place on Oct. 27, from 9:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. (Greater Victoria Green Team)
Officials, members of the community and Colwood Elementary School students gathered at Colwood Elementary School to celebrate the Sway Fun, a piece of playground equipment that is accessible for people in wheelchairs. (Lindsey Horsting/News staff)

Colwood Elementary gets new inclusive and accessible playground equipment

Parks and playgrounds on the West Shore have equipment for everyone

Officials, members of the community and Colwood Elementary School students gathered at Colwood Elementary School to celebrate the Sway Fun, a piece of playground equipment that is accessible for people in wheelchairs. (Lindsey Horsting/News staff)
One of the screws pulled from a truck tire after passing through the Island Highway and Ocean Boulevard intersection in Colwood Thursday evening. (Melissa Mitchell/Black Press)

Motorists stuck fixing tires after screws scattered across popular Colwood roadway

Hundreds of screws fell off a vehicle on Island Highway near Ocean Boulevard

One of the screws pulled from a truck tire after passing through the Island Highway and Ocean Boulevard intersection in Colwood Thursday evening. (Melissa Mitchell/Black Press)
Target shooting at the Esquimalt Lagoon lands Colwood pair a ticket for open liquor
Target shooting at the Esquimalt Lagoon lands Colwood pair a ticket for open liquor
(Google maps)

Off-leash dog killed at Esquimalt Lagoon

Mixed-breed bulldog will be put down

(Google maps)
Additional buses added for Rock the Shores

Additional buses added for Rock the Shores

Colwood Transit Exchange closed at night, passengers directed to Island Highway instead

Additional buses added for Rock the Shores
The oystercatcher, a driftwood animal created by artist Paul Lewis, was one of the four pieces stolen from where it sat at Esquimalt Lagoon. (Photo courtesy of Paul Lewis)

Esquimalt Lagoon driftwood art stolen, vandalized

Artist Paul Lewis has already repaired two of the pieces in Colwood

The oystercatcher, a driftwood animal created by artist Paul Lewis, was one of the four pieces stolen from where it sat at Esquimalt Lagoon. (Photo courtesy of Paul Lewis)
National Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations draw hundreds

National Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations draw hundreds

Premier John Horgan joins ceremony at Royal Roads University

National Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations draw hundreds
Woman stabbed multiple times during argument in Colwood

Woman stabbed multiple times during argument in Colwood

One woman arrested for aggravated assault following early morning fight

Woman stabbed multiple times during argument in Colwood
Allan Cahoon, Royal Roads University president and vice-chancellor, and Songhees Nation Chief Ron Sam signed a framework agreement Tuesday that outlines some objectives for the Colwood site. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

Songhees Nation, Royal Roads plan for future of Colwood site

Framework agreement outlines objectives for DND site if ownership is passed to Songhees Nation

Allan Cahoon, Royal Roads University president and vice-chancellor, and Songhees Nation Chief Ron Sam signed a framework agreement Tuesday that outlines some objectives for the Colwood site. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)
Emergency crews rescue trapped driver after rollover crash in Colwood

Emergency crews rescue trapped driver after rollover crash in Colwood

The driver was transported to hospital, and the extent of his injuries are unknown

Emergency crews rescue trapped driver after rollover crash in Colwood
Rock the Shores transforms the lower fields of the West Shore Parks and Recreation site into a three-day intimate rock concert. (Gazette file photo)
Rock the Shores transforms the lower fields of the West Shore Parks and Recreation site into a three-day intimate rock concert. (Gazette file photo)
Crowds of Greater Victoria residents gathered on top of Mt. Tolmie early Tuesday morning after a tsunami warning was issued for coastal areas of B.C. (Spencer Pickles/Black Press)

WATCH: Greater Victoria residents gather at higher ground during tsunami warning

Ocean Boulevard and the Esquimalt Lagoon reopened shortly before 5 a.m. Tuesday

Crowds of Greater Victoria residents gathered on top of Mt. Tolmie early Tuesday morning after a tsunami warning was issued for coastal areas of B.C. (Spencer Pickles/Black Press)
The Priory, a palliataive care facility on Goldstream Avenue, has 140 beds. Well-known philanthropist Dave Saunders is spearheading an initiatve to bring another palliative care facility to the West Shore.                                 (Kendra Wong                                /News Gazette staff)

Support growing for palliative care facility on the West Shore

Dave Saunders says facilities ‘bursting at the seams’

The Priory, a palliataive care facility on Goldstream Avenue, has 140 beds. Well-known philanthropist Dave Saunders is spearheading an initiatve to bring another palliative care facility to the West Shore.                                 (Kendra Wong                                /News Gazette staff)
Parvovirus has been reported on the Westshore and dog owners are encouraged to vaccinate their pets. (photo: freepexels.com)

Colwood puppy dies of parvovirus

Vaccination is only way to avoid the virus’ effects says vet

Parvovirus has been reported on the Westshore and dog owners are encouraged to vaccinate their pets. (photo: freepexels.com)
Galaxy Motors general manager David King, Living Edge pastor Neil van Heerden, Vivian Chenard, manager of community relations for Thrifty Foods, and Ray Gudmundson, manager of the Thrifty Foods Colwood location, with the van they donated to Living Edge, with decal work provided for free by Speedpro Signs. <em>(Rick Stiebel/News Gazette staff)</em>

Local businesses help by replace aging wheels

Collaborative effort assists with charitable deliveries

  • Nov 22, 2017
Galaxy Motors general manager David King, Living Edge pastor Neil van Heerden, Vivian Chenard, manager of community relations for Thrifty Foods, and Ray Gudmundson, manager of the Thrifty Foods Colwood location, with the van they donated to Living Edge, with decal work provided for free by Speedpro Signs. <em>(Rick Stiebel/News Gazette staff)</em>
Alexandra Strickland (left) and Jason Heit, with Katie Nelson (centre), manager of operations with the Parkinson Wellness Project, at Club Phoenix on Langford Parkway. The gym will be home to a new boxing program that helps people with Parkinson’s disease starting next week. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)

Parkinson’s boxing program expands to West Shore

Rock Steady Boxing program helps participants with balance, agility and memory

Alexandra Strickland (left) and Jason Heit, with Katie Nelson (centre), manager of operations with the Parkinson Wellness Project, at Club Phoenix on Langford Parkway. The gym will be home to a new boxing program that helps people with Parkinson’s disease starting next week. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)