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Victoria mom didn’t want mentally ill son discharged, 9 days later he died

Victoria mom didn’t want mentally ill son discharged, 9 days later he died

Son dealt with severe mental health and addiction issues for a decade, couldn’t get the care he needed
UPDATE: Victoria police arrest man wanted for fraud over $5000

UPDATE: Victoria police arrest man wanted for fraud over $5000

Christian Richardson, 45, was arrested
Greater Victoria school budget passes with roughly $6M worth of cuts

Greater Victoria school budget passes with roughly $6M worth of cuts

Reductions will be made to some music programs as well as counselling, learning support staff
Langford donates fire truck to Malahat Fire Hall

Langford donates fire truck to Malahat Fire Hall

Freightliner truck will better equip fire volunteers for emergencies
Victoria asks B.C. to stop making councillors decide their own pay

Victoria asks B.C. to stop making councillors decide their own pay

Plea for change comes after councillors criticized for giving themselves a raise this term
Greater Victoria struggles to retain students as grads lack local prospects

Greater Victoria struggles to retain students as grads lack local prospects

Diversifying the local economy, boosting housing could help keep grads in the region
B.C.’s 2nd Latter-day Saints temple to be built in Victoria

B.C.’s 2nd Latter-day Saints temple to be built in Victoria

The president of the church announced it will be one of 15 new temples worldwide
Greater Victoria School District faces $6M budget shortfall, cuts coming

Greater Victoria School District faces $6M budget shortfall, cuts coming

Head of the teacher’s union says plans will lead to layoffs and reduced programming
Colwood Church celebrates 50 years with cake, hot dogs and bouncy castles

Colwood Church celebrates 50 years with cake, hot dogs and bouncy castles

The official celebration will begin on May 24
Vancouver Island politicians to gather in Victoria for annual convention

Vancouver Island politicians to gather in Victoria for annual convention

Municipal representatives will vote to endorse 57 resolutions