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City of Victoria closes outdoor recreation facilities because of COVID-19

Decision comes after closure of municipal playgrounds and indoor recreation facilities last week

New scholarship created in former Oak Bay mayor Nils Jensen’s honour

Family, community partner to create scholarship and plaque on memorial

Oak Bay figure skaters reach podium

A pair of athletes from Oak Bay Figure Skating Club made it…

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Cadboro-Gyro Park Playground
13th Annual Pink Shirt Day Victoria
Wet'suwet'en supporters occupying legislature in Victoria set press conference
Crews respond to house fire in Langford Monday night

COVID-19: Tofino’s top doctor makes urgent appeal to new visitors

Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District and City of Port Alberni unite with West Coast communities.

Sidney retail expert calls for property tax deferment by municipalities

Richard Talbot says most residents would be prepared to pick up the slack

Sidney Emergency Operations Centre focuses on ‘preparation, not panic’ amid COVID-19 crisis

Residents encouraged to practice social distancing, take care of one another

Island Health facilities now only open for essential visits

Visits allowed for critically ill, those in end-of-life care or those that need escorts

Delays, potential intermittent closures at Hartland Landfill

Public asked to hold off on visits to Hartland Landfill until COVID-19 pandemic subsides

Saanich moves forward with food truck pilot program for this summer

Council will consider postponing to 2021 amid COVID-19 outbreak

Victoria Sexual Assault Centre remains open for survivors through COVID-19 pandemic

Times of crisis can lead to increase in domestic violence, board of director member says

Greater Victoria business owner pays for lunches, blankets at Our Place in dire times

Shell operator Sweetpal Chauhan hopes to inspire others to help amidst COVID-19 worries

Retail expert warns of serious consequences for Sidney because of COVID-19

Richard Talbot predicts that downtown Sidney will resemble a ‘hockey player’s mouth’

VicPD seeks high-risk missing 75-year-old man

Barry Doyle suffers a medical condition and walked away from his residence in James Bay

Annual race for missing Michael Dunahee moves online amid pandemic

Event takes place two days prior to the 29th anniversary of the four-year-old’s disappearance

PHOTOS: Life goes on – Victorians enjoy the outdoors amid COVID-19 pandemic

Many take to Dallas Road while implementing social distancing measures