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Volkswagen van catches fire in Colwood parking lot

The cause of the fire is still under investigation

Victoria signature puts Ironman super-fan one step closer to completing unique collection

Iowa man has collected Ironman Kona posters and signatures for nearly a decade

Poppy fund scammer on the loose, says local Royal Canadian Legion

Caller is pretending to be a poppy fund volunteer, asking for Visa or MasterCard payments

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Increase in raccoon roadkill on Highway 17

Shorter days, darker commutes could be contributing factors

Migratory birds need more protection on Greater Victoria shorelines, says bird organization

Naturalist says recent study should be cause for concern for local wildlife

Candidate Corner: Cowichan-Malahat-Langford hopefuls talk kids and families

Part three in a four-part discussion with local candidates

BC Cancer Foundation opens doors to the Victoria public for tours of the facility

The tour showed visitors all the important work that goes on at BC Cancer-Victoria

University student studies effects of artificial reefs made of sunken ships, planes

To preserve marine life eight ships and a plane have been deliberately sunk off the Island

  • Oct 5, 2019

Saanich approves plan to reach climate action goals

Goals include reducing carbon emissions by 50 per cent by 2030

Neighbour rallies community support for family that lost home, pets in fire

‘Every little bit helps, even verbal expressions of support,’ says the neighbour

Drivers are ‘ICE-ing’ electric car charging spots in Greater Victoria

Region needs more electric charging stations, driver says

Island Prostate Centre offers free PSA tests for Men’s Health Day

Over 500 men took part in free prostate cancer screenings offered at Tillicum Centre

Saanich resident plans another protest against cigarettes in B.C. drugstores

The demonstration will take place in front of the B.C. Legislature on Monday

Mysterious nurdle pellets washing up on Vancouver Island traced back to Fraser River source

Pre-consumer plastic pellets lead UVic researcher, Surfrider call on province for enforcement

Elizabeth May pledges to plant 10 billion trees by 2050

Federal Green leader introduces further measures to combat climate change

Mayors of Victoria and German city of Dortmund meet to talk innovation

Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps and Lord Mayor Ullrich Sierau hope to take environmental initiatives

Animal Control rescues distressed dog from an Esquimalt roof

Pepper escaped through a screen window on the second floor leaving her stranded

McKenzie Interchange work means Friday night lane closures

The southbound closures are expected to last from 8 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.