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Gas leak closes Beach Drive in Oak Bay

Beach Drive was closed for some time the afternoon of Jan. 10

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Dangerous driving on the Malahat
New canine ambassador at Fairmont Empress
Namegans Nation camps on grounds of law courts before court appearance Jan. 9
Black bear caught snooping around Langford home

Man rescued from water at Esquimalt boat launch

Police looking for Good Samaritans who helped him back to launch

New dog greeter at Fairmont Empress is spreading smiles

Trained as a guide dog, Winston was ‘too friendly’ for official service

Grumpy Taxpayers criticize Saanich police request for five per cent budget increase

Increase details costs for four additional officers and five civilians

Chicken Run: Birds on the loose in North Saanich

Fire department, RCMP corral more than 20 unruly birds now in care of Animal Control

Piece for pier extension at Ogden Point Cruise Terminal lost at sea

Greater Victoria Harbour Authority expanding the pier in order to welcome larger curise ships

Crash on Fort impedes traffic

No serious injuries reported in Victoria crash this morning

Victoria’s Gordy Dodd awarded Lifetime Achievement Award

Owner of Dodd’s Furniture and Mattress recognized for philanthropy and community work

Esquimalt addresses the ‘missing middle’ in housing

Township developing guideines for multi-family housing

Parks cleanups and closures continue on Vancouver Island in wake of windstorm

Damage assessment underway due to fallen trees, hanging debris

  • Jan 10, 2019

David Foster to be feted for philanthropic work

The Canadian producer is getting another accolade to add to his collection of awards

Saanich EDPA’s biggest critic found guilty of ethics violation

College of Applied Biology cites lack of due diligence and conflict of interest by Ted Lea

No immediate plan to electrify Washington State ferry to Sidney

Washington State Ferries says it plans to convert vessels serving Seattle area first

Cycling coalition agrees priority lanes should be re-evaluated in Victoria

Greater Victoria Cycling Coalition hopes bike and bus lanes can be separated

Oak Bay resident could face another set of arson charges

A 25-year-old woman who faced charges in the summer is in custody again for Monday fire

  • Jan 9, 2019

Court denies compensation to man with debilitating injuries from 2010 Saanich arrest

Judge found Saanich police used excessive force but dismissed case over not providing written notice

  • Jan 9, 2019

Vandals dump living room set in Saanich’s Mount Doug Park

Park advocate saddened by effort to carry sofas into woods