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Victoria explores options for safe byelection during pandemic

Election to replace former councillor Laurel Collins

West Shore RCMP arrest suspect hiding behind a bathtub on Colwood construction site

Remote surveillance led police to nab a break-and-enter suspect in Colwood on…

Saanich police find stolen construction equipment after tools posted for sale online

Equipment worth more than $2,000 reported stolen from Feltham Road property

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Humboldt Street bike lanes extension
Victoria's Raging Grannies call for end to public funding of for-profit senior homes
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B.C. premier tells those with American licence plates to take the transit

View Royal neighbours’ complaints lead to arrests in drug-trafficking investigation

Long gun, narcotics and cash found on property at centre of complaints

Pedestrian upgrades slated for Sooke’s town centre by fall

New sidewalks, crosswalk and bus pullouts along West Coast Road

Saanich man serving life sentence for killing two as a teen gets extended day parole

Derik Christopher Lord was convicted in 1992 for two counts of first-degree murder

Local MP Elizabeth May calls for additional support for tourism operators

May says public health takes priority but businesses need support

Founder of Victoria’s ‘cheeky’ flower count, dies at 97

This year’s 45th annual flower count, held March 4 to 11, saw a total of 45.9 billion blooms

University of Victoria launches fund to support, accelerate research

The UVic Research Accelerator Fund aims to help speed up recovery from COVID-19

  • Jul 30, 2020

North Saanich woman hopes to recover stolen sign gifted to her by late son

Renate Herberger says the theft of the mermaid house-marker aims to hurt her

BC Ferries’ COVID-related financial woes compounded by lack of transit bailout funding

Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Claire Trevena insists no fare increases on the way

So far, Sooke is weathering pandemic’s economic storm

District has not dipped into reserve funds

Greater Victoria School District prepares for fall classes

Province invests $45.6 million towards enhanced safety and cleaning measures for school districts

  • Jul 29, 2020

Victoria man in custody after multiple theft calls on the West Shore

One resident reported the suspect trying to steal her patio furniture, minutes later another reported a stolen bike