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Firefighters across the region swing into the giving season

Local firefighter says it’s about whole community

  • Dec 8, 2018

Holiday dodgeball event to raise funds for youth suicide prevention

Cascadia Martial Arts’ ‘Jingle Balls’ event taking different approach to holiday celebrations

Upset student causes safety plan to be enacted at Island Elementary School

Child’s behaviour results in students being held in classrooms until order restored

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Man dies after fall from Johnson Street Bridge
Victoria Police investigate stabbing in restaurant on Douglas Street
UVic looks at how concussions affect the brains and hearts of ageing athletes
Colwood Coun. Cynthia Day arrested over ongoing dispute with City

Salmon runs produce highs and lows on Vancouver Island this year

Chinook salmon did particularly well on the Island this year

WATCH: Cyclist doored by pickup truck near Goldstream Avenue traffic circle

The incident was captured by a reader’s dashcam on Friday evening

One in five Canadians reported they had one or more disabilities in 2017, survey shows

Persons with disabilities had lower personal incomes compared to those without disabilities

Should Canada’s western provinces split from the east?

Facebook page suggests B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Yukon and the NWT unite

Saanich drivers can plug into 30 charging stations for electric vehicles

Transportation accounts for about 58 per cent of Saanich’s greenhouse gases

Saanich to smoke out pot bunkers in Agricultural Land Reserve

Pending bylaw changes will crack down on high-yield structures

Latest search ends with no leads for missing Victoria woman Emma Fillipoff

Experts, volunteers and a cadaver dog searched woods and waterways around Greater Victoria for three days

Emergency radio communications upgrades will be ready in the new year

CREST officials say the new P25 communications system will roll out in a few weeks

Victoria General Hospital receives gift of reading from thankful family

The Little Warriors Library will help parents connect with their infants in the NICU

City of Victoria looking into citywide Childcare Action Plan

Mayor Lisa Helps and Coun. Jeremy Loveday endorsing provincial plan

Protesters opposing LNG Canada drop banners inside B.C. legislature

Protective Services remind public that building should be kept impartial

Greater Victoria teachers want school liaison officers back

Teachers say there have been violent incidents at schools where preventative care is necessary

Land clearing begins for new salmon hatchery in Sooke

Construction of facility expected to begin next spring

Victoria Symphony hammered by huge rent increase at Royal Theatre

Symphony already planning to move half its concerts to UVic’s Farquhar Auditorium

Saanich police budget threatens to break the bank, says advocacy group

Draft budget from Saanich Police Board calls for an increase of almost five per cent

Property assessments to rise again on Vancouver Island

Some areas could see their assessments spike as much as 20 per cent