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189616news1Election reticence expected to temper political battle over federal budget
189599news2Federal government to send health-care workers to Ontario, Trudeau says
189597news3‘It’s more than just a fish:’ Scientists worry cod will never come back in Newfoundland
189614news4Public input resumes at Saanich council following lengthy suspension due to pandemic
189587news5Mounties get their unicorn; stolen statue of mythical beast found in Alberta field
189583news6Residents of a Central Saanich duplex ‘fortunate’ to escape Sunday morning fire
189573news7B.C. to open up COVID vaccine registration to all B.C. residents 18+ in April
189571news8Rules against RV living hard on Island residents caught in housing crunch
189569news9Police: FedEx shooter legally bought guns used in U.S. shooting
189567news10MISSING: Kiana Chamberland, considered at high risk
189565news11UPDATED: Multiple stabbings at Vancouver Island bush party
189563news12B.C. finance minister to table historic pandemic-challenged deficit budget
189561news13China, Russia using their COVID-19 vaccines to gain political influence
189559news14Six people escape early Sunday morning fire in Central Saanich unharmed
189557news15The queen says goodbye to Philip, continues her reign alone
189535news16VIDEO: Dance party erupts at Vancouver’s Kitsilano Beach to the dismay of onlookers
189533news17UPDATED: Collision involving driver, pedestrian snarls traffic at Hillside Avenue, Blanshard Street
189531news18B.C. funds 18 Victoria multiculturalism, anti-racism programs
189527news19Doug Ford backtracks on new police COVID-19 powers amid intense backlash
189525news20Canadian doctors say lowering age cutoff for AstraZeneca vaccine makes sense as cases surge
189523news21Researchers say the United States is at risk of an armed anti-police insurgency
189512news22Canada’s naked MP speaks out: leaked photo sends message ‘anything goes’ in politics
189510news23Flouting COVID-19 health orders off the clock could lead to workplace discipline: lawyers
189518news24Courtenay fossil hunter finds ancient turtle on local river
189503news25‘Entire province faces risk’: B.C. citizens urged to prepare for above-average spring flooding
189501news26B.C. Indigenous nation opposes mineral exploration in culturally sensitive area
189499news27Sidney, North Saanich honour the late Prince Philip with proclamation on Saturday
189489news28Symbolic red dresses rehung along B.C. highway after vandals tore them down
189493news29Trudeau announces $200K donation to Duke of Edinburgh award as Prince Philip laid to rest
189483news30COVID-19 exposure confirmed at K-12 French school in Esquimalt, Island Health reports
189497news31Court of Appeal grants partial stay in ruling on B.C. auto injuries
189495news32Worldwide COVID-19 death toll tops a staggering 3 million
189481news33Canada’s 2nd blood clot confirmed in Alberta after AstraZeneca vaccine
189478news34Wild ARC looking for donations to care for yearly influx of vulnerable animals
189429news35North Saanich actively recruiting volunteer firefighters
189424news36PHOTOS: Prince Philip laid to rest Saturday as sombre queen sits alone
189422news37B.C. health minister says delay in Moderna vaccine ‘disappointing’
189420news38Groups offer more support for Canadian families of drug users who have fatally overdosed
189418news39B.C. man dies in custody awaiting trial for Valentine’s Day robbery, kidnapping spree
189416news40No bubble tea this spring? Canada faces boba shortage amid shipping delays
189392news41Extinction Rebellion activists march from Vancouver to Victoria this weekend
189385news42Sooke RCMP warns park users to keep valuables in vehicles out of sight
189390news43Island woman on fence books vaccine due to brother’s death
189381news44RCMP intercept vehicle fleeing with infant taken from Kamloops hospital
189387news45Mountain bikers celebrate first new trail in years on Saanich’s Mount Work
189383news46Red Cross hires out-of-province workers to staff Langford vaccination centre
189375news47VIDEO: Vancouver officer convicted of uttering threats under watchdog review again
189367news48UPDATED: BC Hydro crews repairing failed electrical equipment in Saanich
189370news49B.C.’s COVID-19 infection rate persists, 1,005 new cases Friday
189514news50Province supports potential interim improvements to Sidney intersection
189549news51UVic researcher uses theatre to empower marginalized voices, fight climate change
189551news52Vancouver Island arbutus trees fighting for survival against parasites
189362news5322-hour Highway 14 road closure planned for Wednesday
189360news54‘A lot of instability’: B.C. restaurants in layoff limbo
189356news55Expectations high as Trudeau Liberals get ready to unveil first pandemic budget
189358news56‘Quite fitting.’ Prince Philip’s funeral an online event for all but a few in Canada
189373news60Faulty sprinklers to blame for second Cedar Hill Golf Course clubhouse closure in just over a year
189365news61Maclean’s Magazine ranks Langford best community in B.C.
189354news62Rugby coach resigns, is suspended from Victoria restaurant following sexual assault allegations
189352news63Temperature records eyed for Victoria with sunny weekend forcast
189346news64John Furlong presents 2030 Winter Games vision to Vancouver Board of Trade
189348news65Crime and calls to Sooke RCMP on the decline in February compared to 2020
189340news66New campgrounds coming to B.C. parks as part of $83M provincial boost
189334news67UPDATED: Saanich fire crews truck in water as hog fuel fire smoulders
189326news68GoFundMe started in memory of 8-year-old boy who died at Hotel Zed pool
189324news69Student pilot crashes plane onto Highway 5A almost hitting school bus
189322news70Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce calls for revisions to Central Saanich flyover overpass
189320news71Winning bidder approved for Oak Bay Lodge demolition
189312news72Pig shelter at Sandown Agricultural Lands comes down
189310news73B.C. Premier John Horgan gets AstraZeneca shot, encourages others
189306news74Lethbridge doctor becomes 7th Alberta health-care worker to die from COVID-19
189304news75Pfizer to increase vaccine deliveries in Canada as Moderna supply slashed
189302news76‘Be prepared and not scared:’ Iqaluit locks down after reporting first COVID-19 case
189300news77P.1 variant likely highest in B.C. due to more testing for it: Dr. Henry
189298news78Victoria gives businesses a tax break for 2021
189296news79Greater Victoria women’s shelter adds second safe harbour
189294news80Family fights killer’s release from Metchosin institution
189291news81Oak Bay Marina questionnaire nets hundreds of responses
189289news82Victoria police looking for driver of truck who nearly hit kids before crashing in Esquimalt
189282news83Traffic backs up on Highway 1 westbound in View Royal after crash
189284news84Final witness will extend Langley child murder trial into May or June
189280news85‘Nothing to be envious about:’ Experts caution against following U.S. lead on COVID
189287news86Fort Langley rainbow crosswalk covered up for filming of Sonic the Hedgehog sequel
189276news87Busy B.C. intersection gets unique ‘touchless’ crosswalk signals
189274news88Driver stopped on Pat Bay Highway after road rage reports fails breathalyzer test: police
189270news89NDP lawmaker tables bill to decriminalize drug use as overdose deaths soar
189268news90Ottawa’s COVID-19 vaccine point man aims to ensure more predictability for shipments
189264news91Parksville-Qualicum passes Nanaimo in new COVID-19 cases
189266news92Victoria bylaw staff encampment work to include police escort through April
189260news93Victoria’s bylaw banning plastic bags back in effect
189249news94Police standoff at Duncan apartment ends peacefully
189247news95Sooke hopes to start Church Road Corridor project this summer
189242news96Top doctor warns B.C.’s daily cases could reach 3,000 as COVID hospitalizations surge
189244news97District of Sooke approves development with 77 rental units
189238news98Inmate with ties to Victoria dies in Abbotsford institution
189240news99COVID-infected students in Lower Mainland schools transmitting to 1 to 2 others: data
189236news100Industrial sites, pubs, restaurants driving COVID-19 spread in B.C.
189234news101Five 10-hour Pacific Rim highway closures planned in the next 6 weeks
189228news102Online panel to discuss planning for death with Greater Victoria residents
189224news103B.C. announces $2B for affordable, middle-income family home projects
189220news104Provincial pandemic aid passes the Legion by
189217news105Esquimalt moves along path of legalizing detached suites
189214news106Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder gets ‘meagre’ support compared to other conditions: B.C. report
189209news107Self-advocates ‘sad, scared, angry’ over revisions to assisted-death legislation
189206news108Lower Post residential school building to be demolished, replaced with cultural centre
189203news1098 people arrested after anti-pipeline protestors chain themselves to Vancouver buildings
189200news110Construction underway, homes for sale at Victoria’s Dockside Green
189198news111Man charged in alleged high-profile Vancouver stalking case that went viral online
189196news112‘A huge source of guilt’: Creston woman shares COVID-19 impact on her mental health
189190news114Sooke open for food truck pilot project
189188news115COVID-19 spike in B.C. could overwhelm B.C. hospitals: modelling group
189184news116Boaters urged to use caution around hurt humpback off Vancouver
189182news117B.C. families push for changes as special committee examines provincial Police Act
189180news118Canada negotiating contracts to secure COVID-19 booster shots for next year: Anand
189178news119Voting opens for Victoria’s annual Best of the City
189176news120Canadian home sales up 76% year-over-year, set new March record: CREA
189172news121Home construction near Victoria’s Gonzales Hill Park spurs legal battle
189170news122Major Sidney intersection already deficient predicted to get worse
189161news123Rally calls for decriminalization, safe supply as overdose emergency turns 5
189158news124Colwood’s Royal Bay could be home to new long-term care facilities
189156news125Youth gets combative with police at Victoria hospital
189152news126Liberal MP caught stark naked during House of Commons video conference
189150news127Man convicted of sexual offences arrested after teens followed in Victoria
189148news128B.C.’s COVID-19 case count jumps to 1,168 Wednesday, nearly 400 in hospital
189146news129Italian-Canadians to get formal apology for treatment during Second World War
189144news130B.C. blockades aimed at protecting old-growth forests reveal First Nation split
189140news131‘Racially motivated’ incidents on the rise in B.C’s 4th largest city: police
189154news132SD61’s proposed $7 million cuts threaten equity and inclusion, say parents, teachers
189142news133UPDATED: Four Greater Victoria municipalities will join Saanich in application to reduce residential road speed to 30 km/h
189135news134CBSA officers’ union calls for vaccine priority in B.C.
189137news135Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers wanted list for the week of April 13
189133news136Kelowna demonstrators show support for Vancouver Island logging activists
189131news137COVID-19 case reported at Sidney grocery store
189129news138Women still underrepresented in boardrooms despite ‘comply-or-explain’ rule: study
189127news139Biden’s planned U.S. pullout from Afghanistan to use Sept. 11 anniversary as deadline
189125news140Hul’q’umi’num street signs installed in downtown Duncan
189123news141Kelowna Mountie charged with assault for caught-on-camera violent arrest
189118news142Sooke man dies in Tuesday crash on West Coast Road
189111news143Suspicious death along the highway in Nanaimo now being investigated as a homicide
189109news144Privacy concerns keep COVID-19 cases at University of Victoria off the record
189102news145Kings Park advocates call on Saanich to extend fundraising deadline, contribute $1.75 million to save greenspace
189100news146Health Canada releases guidelines for reducing COVID-19 transmission at home
189098news147New pathway to residency for 90,000 essential workers and graduates: Mendicino
189095news148New Victoria fire hall begins to take shape
189089news149Air Canada’s government aid deal needs stricter terms, passenger advocate says
189083news150Sidney rejects proposal for third cannabis location in community
189077news151‘I don’t run and I don’t hide’: Cariboo MP says RCMP probing threats made against family
189072news152Religious B.C. man lodges human rights complaint after fired for refusing to wear a mask
189065news153VIDEO: B.C. car dealer posts clip of thieves towing a truck right off his lot
189063news154B.C. to request federal exemption for simple drug possession
189061news155VIDEO: ‘Extremely, extremely rare’ blood clots ‘may be linked’ to AstraZeneca, Health Canada says
189059news156Victoria police arrest federal offender following foot chase
189029news157B.C.’s COVID-19 indoor dining, drinking ban extending into May
189056news158Calls for government transparency in COVID data continue as B.C.’s 3rd wave wears on
189054news159Pedestrian struck in downtown Victoria suffers non-life-threatening injuries
189050news160Former health officials, advocates reflect on anniversary of B.C.’s overdose emergency
189048news161Tagged grey whale off Vancouver Island given treatment after developing lesions
189046news162EXPLAINER: What’s known about COVID vaccines and rare clots
189043news163Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff dies in prison: AP source
189041news164Man catches fire sleeping while outdoors in downtown Courtenay
189027news165Observers ‘gutted’ as pair filmed removing red dresses hung along B.C. highway
189035news166Island Farm Fresh Guide lets residents explore local product
189033news167Transition Sooke calls for slower growth rate
189031news168Colwood pitches $100 property tax hike
189018news169Tougher COVID-19 restrictions in B.C., including travel, still ‘on the table’: Horgan
189016news170Greater Victoria and African grandmothers celebrate solidarity with virtual concert
189009news171Island Health issues overdose advisory for Greater Victoria
189013news172Violent altercation at Port Hardy trailer park sends one to hospital
189014news173B.C. sees 873 more COVID-19 cases Tuesday, decline continues
189011news174Six years including time served for Nanaimo man in bludgeoning death
189006news175West Coast Road reopens after ‘serious incident’ prompted Tuesday afternoon closure
189003news176B.C. martial arts gym refusing patrons who have been vaccinated, wear masks
189001news177West Shore RCMP seeks information about collision between bike, car
188994news178Driver caught accelerating to twice the speed limit through Oak Bay school zone
188989news179B.C. seafood company owner fined $25K for eating receipt, obstructing DFO inspection
188985news180West Shore RCMP arrest man after shots fired at Malahat campground
188983news181Getting the vaccine does not break your fast, says Muslim COVID-19 task force
188981news182Pacheedaht Nation says activist interference not welcome at Fairy Creek
188979news183100+ international travellers who landed in B.C. refused to quarantine
188977news184PHAC receives first report of blood clot linked to AstraZeneca
188975news185Driver who crashed into Uptown Walmart likely suffering mental health crisis, police say
188971news186Campbell River Gun Club range shut down after complaints of stray bullets
188969news187Pacific Rim National Park Reserve campground sees ‘unprecedented’ interest
188967news1881 in 3 young Canadians have given up on owning a home: poll
188963news189Nanaimo man sentenced for sexually abusing girl more than 40 years ago
188961news190Oak Bay declares a decade of ecological restoration
188959news191B.C. urges people to stay in their neighbourhoods, discourages out-of-household meet-ups
188957news192Prince Philip shaped, and was shaped by, a century of tumult
188955news193Most Canadians plan to get COVID-19 vaccine, but safety fears drive hesitancy: poll
188953news194RCMP under scrutiny one year after mass killing that left 22 dead in Nova Scotia
188951news195U.S. recommends ‘pause’ for Johnson & Johnson vaccine over blood clot reports
188949news196Air Canada refunds en route after $5.9B deal for federal government aid
188947news197Terry Fox’s legacy of resilience resonates during COVID-19 crisis, says brother
188945news198AstraZeneca vaccinations continue at Colwood pharmacy
188943news199Additional COVID-19 exposures reported at two Saanich schools
188930news200Victoria seeks $3M to $4M in grant funds to enhance community services for unhoused population
188934news201Sooke road work nears completion
188941news202B.C. and Victoria’s overdose deaths still rising five years after public health emergency declared
188927news203Victoria police seize replica firearm in early Sunday morning call
188925news204Onlookers laugh and jeer as B.C. teen beaten, then forced to strip and walk home
188923news205B.C.’s COVID-19 case count slows after last week’s peak
188921news206B.C. municipality to take no action against councillor who posted sexist meme
188919news207Let users carry certain amounts of drugs without criminal sanctions: Vancouver mayor
188914news208B.C. NDP promises more health care spending, business support in 2021 budget
188916news209Police report multiple victims in Tennessee school shooting
188912news210Vancouver Island team helps make $368 million three-tonne cocaine seizure
188910news211Indoor wine tastings still allowed in B.C., not considered a ‘social gathering’
188902news212Washington State trio’s fisheries violations the worst veteran officer has seen in 20 years
188900news213Single-vehicle crash topples Victoria hydro pole, sends one to hospital
188890news214Intelligence committee warns China, Russia targeting Canadian COVID-19 research
188885news215Canadian court rejects appeal by Google Canada in long-running patent case
188888news216O’Toole to vote against Conservative MP’s private bill on ‘sex-selective abortion’
188881news217Tenants disappear in the night leaving Okanagan home trashed with junk, feces
188892news218Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions increased slightly in 2019: report
188879news219B.C. to register people ages 40+ for COVID-19 vaccines in April
188877news220For Canadian Muslims, second pandemic Ramadan is a time of hope and sadness
188875news221Students protest proposed cuts to SD61 music programs
188869news222West Shore RCMP cautions motorists to drive slowly through school zones
188865news223Victoria police continue search for wanted man following failed arrest attempt
188861news224UPDATE: B.C.’s COVID-19 vaccine booking back up after maintenance
188859news225Ontario man believed to be 1st Canadian with COVID-destroyed lungs gets transplant
188857news226Canada set to receive 1M Pfizer-BioNTech doses, Moderna playing catch-up
188855news227VIDEO: Hundreds defy Montreal’s 8 p.m. curfew in violent, destructive protest
188819news228VIDEO: Dancers, signholders show support for Fairy Creek in Victoria
188848news229Flight from Calgary to Victoria added to COVID-19 exposure list
188846news230Six new Greater Victoria school exposures reported over weekend
188817news231Trudeau winds up Liberal convention with election campaign-style speech
188873news232Singh seeks to rally New Democrats as testy policy convention wraps up
188813news233Erin O’Toole says ‘I didn’t hide who I was’ running for Conservative leader
188811news234Adults living, working in Whistler, B.C., eligible for COVID-19 vaccine on Monday
188809news235Canada nearing peak of next wave of COVID-19, Tam says as Ontario sets case record
188807news236UPDATE: RCMP investigating after child, 6, dies at motel in Duncan, B.C.
188805news237Senior dog rescued after being stuck on Surrey cliffside for 10 days
188803news2383 banned from fishing, holding licences after overfishing violations near Vancouver Island
188801news239Increased office vacancies offer chance for growing companies to expand
188799news240Sooke Autism Support Society promotes inclusion and understanding
188788news241Washed-up explosive device destroyed by VicPD bomb squad
188790news242Child, 12, dies after serious ski accident on Mount Seymour in North Vancouver
188780news243The COVID-19 wasteland: searching for clues to the pandemic in the sewers
188778news244Three local podcasts coming to Victoria following Telus Storyhive grants
188767news245Horgan’s NDP to bring in throne speech in B.C., Opposition wants coherent plan
188771news246Teens need coping skills to deal with anger during pandemic: doctor
188742news247PHOTOS: Vehicle driven into Saanich Walmart removed after two trapped workers rescued
188738news248Sooke, Langford bottle drives help cover family’s costs of staying with daughter during cancer treatments
188730news249Quake off Ucluelet reportedly felt as far south as Oregon
188726news250B.C. residents age 60+ can now register to get their COVID-19 vaccine
188721news251Take-home COVID-19 tests available for some B.C. students who fall ill at school
188713news2521 dead, 3 injured in shooting at Missouri convenience store
188711news253NDP convention targets inequality, as contentious planks threaten to steal spotlight
188707news254Man finds men who rescued him from drowning in B.C.’s Fraser River
188705news255‘He has been my strength all these years,’ Queen said about Prince Philip
188703news256Liberals approve basic income, pharmacare, long-term care standards at convention
188701news257Spring, summer hours in effect at Saanich Public Works Yard
188698news258Province announces $150,000 investment into movie studio study at Camosun College
188691news259Countries worldwide hit new records for COVID-19 cases, deaths
188689news260Canada’s ICUs see near-record of COVID-19 patients last week as variant cases double
188685news261Flags drop, bells toll as Canadians remember special relationship with Prince Philip
188681news262Teach students coping skills to deal with anger during the pandemic: doctor
188662news263Free Victoria seed sharing collective bags work experience funding
188653news264UPDATED: Saanich firefighters free trapped workers at Uptown Walmart
188656news265Nanaimo RCMP trying to identify stabbing suspect who wielded rusty knife
188673news266An octopus named Wanda will soon say goodbye to Sidney
188728news267Sooke’s food truck pilot project under scrutiny
188759news268Tsunami preparation in the forefront across Greater Victoria
188761news269CRD gives $118,000 financial boost to local arts organizations
188649news270Leftover vaccines go into arms, not down the drain: Island Health
188797news271Wild Wise Sooke reminds public to be aware of bears
188828news272Boat owner ordered to vacate waters off North Saanich park
188830news273Form, function of new Greater Victoria arts venue service to be determined
188832news274Victoria man living a full, active life after double lung transplant
188647news2751,262 more COVID-19 infections in B.C. Friday, 9,574 active cases
188645news276Colwood pharmacy vaccinating those aged 55 to 65 this weekend with special clinic
188641news277Suspect identified in anti-Semitic graffiti incident at Victoria Jewish centre
188637news278Suspect caught on camera pinching parcel from Saanich building
188635news279Calls for stricter action in B.C. as COVID-19 variants projected to climb
188633news280Vancouver park board issues order to restrict tents in Strathcona Park
188631news281A look at the more than 20 trips Prince Philip made to Canada
188627news282Man shot in Vancouver while sitting in a parked car: police
188621news283UPDATED: Excavator takes out power lines leaving more than 150 without power in Esquimalt
188623news284Don’t line up for vaccines unless asked to come, Dr. Bonnie Henry warns
188619news285No time to waste: Greater Victoria closes in on plan for garbage
188615news286Cariboo teacher charged in child exploitation case
188607news287UPDATED: Owner of large, off-leash dog that fatally mauled small pup in Saanich park identified
188605news288Liquor servers, caretakers boosted to B.C.’s $15.20/hour minimum wage
188597news289Rapper-actor DMX dead at 50
188593news290False alarm: Oak Bay not considering faster speed limits
188585news291BC Transit announces updates to Greater Victoria routes
188574news292Two more Greater Victoria schools report COVID-19 exposures
188565news293Supportive housing proposed for Central Saanich promises to be a ‘good neighbour’
188563news294Colwood Fire Rescue refreshes public on burning bylaws
188550news295Unique masks valued at $1,000 stolen from Chemainus Theatre Gallery
188540news296Peninsula Co-op donates $100,000 to United Way Greater Victoria’s Blue Love Campaign
188536news297Victoria residents join nationwide candlelit vigil for basic income
188534news298WorkSafeBC can now shut down businesses due to COVID-19 transmission
188532news299Dwelling destroyed, two taken to hospital after mid-Island blaze
188528news300B.C. sets new COVID-19 daily record with 1,293 cases Thursday
188526news301Variants of concern higher than reported, but giving precise data challenging: BCCDC
188523news302Victoria police seek two suspects after Chabad Centre tagged with anti-Semitic graffiti
188521news303Greater Victoria inter-city bus operators land $2 million in provincial funding
188510news30438 ‘fearful’ dogs living in ‘filthy’ conditions seized from Kamloops-area property: BC SPCA
189222news305B.C. Greens call for a ‘targeted shutdown’ strategy, more COVID data as cases remain high
188501news306Nearly 600 COVID-19 fines already issued by B.C. RCMP in 2021
188498news307Saanich police ticket vehicle owner for not turning tires to curb while parked on slope
188493news308Man who took wild bear cubs to a Grand Forks motel may face charges
188517news309Police responded to North Saanich pickleball courts for COVID-19 complaint
188484news310Experts say COVID variants likely make up 40% of B.C.’s cases, double what officials have disclosed
188479news311Pat Bay Highway crash sends one to hospital
188476news31253% of Canadians teetering the brink of insolvency: survey
188474news313New conservancy protects sacred Tahltan land in northwest B.C.
188468news314RCMP investigating suspicious death along Nanaimo Parkway
188491news315Cellular reception to be expanded past Sooke to Port Renfrew
188464news316Saanich whisky-maker facing lawsuit over alleged misleading branding
188460news317Friends of Rails to Trails pleads for support to transform Island’s dormant rail line
188456news318Saanich middle school added to growing list of COVID-19 exposures
188454news319Esquimalt parents alerted after young boy attacked on way to school
188442news320Victoria Day parade postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic
188448news321Bee supply threatened this year by wasps, COVID
188425news322Conservative leader tells Island’s business community his party should lead COVID recovery
188435news323Saanich halts herbicide use at Kings Park greenspace amid neighbourhood outcry
188407news324Victoria police searching for missing woman wanted on multiple warrants
188397news325Tires slashed on more than 20 Langford vehicles, West Shore RCMP seeks info and surveillance footage
188393news326Grandfather among two killed in Highway 1 crash east of Sicamous
188371news327Five-foot-tall bronze statue stolen from Saanich burial park over long weekend
188358news328Woman charged with attempted murder in Castlegar teen stabbing incident
188353news329Unpaid caregivers in Canada feeling more burned out than ever: New report
188351news330UPDATED: Missing Victoria woman Shawna Buckles found safe
188316news331Police seek suspect caught on camera taking $500 of product from Victoria romance shop
188298news332Victoria guitarist rocks a $1M Lotto Max ticket
188259news333Saanich police warn parents after driver attempts to engage girl out walking
188182news334Victoria Conference Centre to open as city vaccination site on April 12
188157news335Canadian Cancer Society helps bloom new research initiatives
188146news336Online COVID-19 vaccine booking opens B.C.-wide Tuesday morning
189618business1One year after crude turned negative, oilpatch relishes first-quarter profit outlook
189378business2Psychedelic food truck the next thing for veteran’s wife in Colwood
189405business3East Sooke carpenter builds the ultimate tree fort
189529business4Micro brewery proposed for Jordan River
189544business5New pet poop-scooping business picks up in Sooke
189350business6Analysts say new CRTC limits on Big 3 help regional carriers with growth plans
189328business7Paper Excellence shuts Mackenzie pulp mill, investing in Port Alberni, Crofton
189194business8U.S.-based theme park company buys Vancouver Aquarium
189052business9WestJet extends temporary suspension of international sun flights until June
188987business10B.C. NDP ministers defend ‘air tax,’ latest COVID-19 business aid
188965business11PODCAST: COVID-19 pandemic hits Island’s food service industry hard
188894business12Small business struggling amid COVID-19 pandemic looks for aid in Liberals’ budget
188871business13B.C. NDP now wants to keep even ‘non-farmers’ on the land
188853business14Households expect return to pre-pandemic spending within a year, Bank of Canada says
188671business15Fabric and quilting store opens doors in Sooke
188773business16BUZZ ON BUSINESS: Maverick Games aims to make learning fun
188599business17Horgan says B.C. logging licences to be bought back, redistributed
188595business18Corus, Hulu announce ‘breakthrough’ multi-year streaming deal
188503business19Two big Vancouver Island-based firms switching to electric transport trucks
188470business20Hot U.S. lumber market good for trade talks: Canadian ambassador
188411business21Girl Guide cookie sales return to B.C. London Drugs stores
188367business22$60,000 grant program announced for vandalized Victoria businesses
188135business23Website helps patrons find patios for dining on Vancouver Island
189622sports1Horvat sparks Canucks to 3-2 OT win over Leafs in return from COVID outbreak
189540sports2Power struggle: New governance model proposed for B.C. high school sports
189414sports3Canucks to return to play Sunday versus Leafs after COVID-19 outbreak
189508sports4Oak Bay local signs with pro rugby team
189601sports5PHOTOS: Saanich teen awarded $1,800 Karate Canada bursary to pursue officiant certification
189336sports6Nanaimo Clippers COVID-19 test negative, team can practise and play
189308sports7Head of Tokyo Olympics again says games will not be cancelled
189232sports8Island BCHL game postponed due to ‘potential positive’ COVID-19 test
189230sports9Canucks’ return to ice postponed again after players voice COVID health concerns
189192sports10Island broadcasting legend Bernie Pascall named to Canadian Football Hall of Fame
189186sports11Rings on the Horizon: Tokyo Summer Olympics hit 100 days out marker
189093sports12Source: Ottawa won’t provide CFL with interest-free loan in 2021
188886sports13CFL continuing talks with federal government about return to field in ‘21
188863sports14Canucks’ return to practice pushed back as player added to COVID protocol list
188769sports15Vancouver Canucks scheduled to practice Sunday, resume games April 16 after COVID outbreak
188683sports16UVic, women’s rowing coach deny former athlete’s allegation of verbal abuse
188629sports17Canucks players ‘mostly on the other side’ of COVID outbreak: general manager
188601sports18BC Hockey League submits notice to withdraw from CJHL
188428sports19Victoria golfer places second at Masters’ Drive, Chip and Putt youth competition
188583life1Secrets and Lives Interview with Marnie Naka
189581opinion1MLA REPORT: Committee tackles systemic bias in policing
189330opinion2LETTER: Awaken to your internal place of power
189318opinion3LETTER: A betrayal of public trust
189538opinion4LETTER: Victoria council strays from mandate
189610opinion5LETTER: Heritage has advantages
189396opinion6LETTER: Analysis lacking from input on Oak Bay Marina options
189542opinion8LETTER: Mooring buoys jeopardize local waters
189516opinion10LETTER: History shows Oak Bay is averse to change
189624opinion11LETTER: Old-growth critical to our survival
189620opinion12LETTER: Laying the foundation for a livable community
189579opinion13LETTER: Music expands boundaries for students
189555opinion14LETTER: Killing of wolves isn’t recreation
189537opinion15LETTER: Houlihan would make a great bike park
189487opinion16LETTER: Saanich’s housing strategy leads to conflicting policies
189412opinion17LETTER: Bike lanes bring havoc
189394opinion18LETTER: Music education crucial to children’s learning
189211opinion19GUEST COLUMN: A strategy for forests that benefits all British Columbians
189070opinion20COLUMN: Island Health solemnly reflects upon the fifth anniversary of opioid crisis
188719opinion21COLUMN: Autism acceptance, not autism awareness
188834opinion22LETTER: Amalgamation would pave way for better transportation system
188815opinion23LETTER: Installation a fitting tribute to Oak Bay wildlife painter
188795opinion24LETTER: Garden space forces others to the sidelines
188776opinion25LETTER: Victoria’s winter was par for the course
188757opinion26LETTER: Pickleball nothing to complain about
188748opinion27LETTER: Building bike lanes as the downtown crumbles
188715opinion28LETTER: Let neighbouring properties encroach on Saanich park
188679opinion29LETTER: Fortunate to have called Sidney home for 25 years
188669opinion30LETTER: No one has a right to own a home in Oak Bay
189612home4WATCH: Saanich police, Victoria mayor bust some moves in new Dance Across Victoria video
189595home5Oak Bay High Alumni Association passes torch to new president
189601home6PHOTOS: Saanich teen awarded $1,800 Karate Canada bursary to pursue officiant certification
189583home7Residents of a Central Saanich duplex ‘fortunate’ to escape Sunday morning fire
189614home8Public input resumes at Saanich council following lengthy suspension due to pandemic
189607home9Sooke pickleball enthusiasts push for outdoor court resurfacing
189593home10Colwood speaker series celebrates Earth Month
189567home11MISSING: Kiana Chamberland, considered at high risk
189559home12Six people escape early Sunday morning fire in Central Saanich unharmed
189551home13Vancouver Island arbutus trees fighting for survival against parasites
189549home14UVic researcher uses theatre to empower marginalized voices, fight climate change
189544home15New pet poop-scooping business picks up in Sooke
189533home16UPDATED: Collision involving driver, pedestrian snarls traffic at Hillside Avenue, Blanshard Street
189531home17B.C. funds 18 Victoria multiculturalism, anti-racism programs
189508home18Oak Bay local signs with pro rugby team
189529home19Micro brewery proposed for Jordan River
189514home20Province supports potential interim improvements to Sidney intersection
189506home21Tenant starter kits help support people moving into long-term homes in Victoria
189499home22Sidney, North Saanich honour the late Prince Philip with proclamation on Saturday
189483home23COVID-19 exposure confirmed at K-12 French school in Esquimalt, Island Health reports
189478home24Wild ARC looking for donations to care for yearly influx of vulnerable animals
189429home25North Saanich actively recruiting volunteer firefighters
189405home26East Sooke carpenter builds the ultimate tree fort
189398home27Sidney man who met late Prince Philip twice remembers his wicked sense of humour
189401home28Wild bees need messy gardens to survive
189392home29Extinction Rebellion activists march from Vancouver to Victoria this weekend
189387home30Mountain bikers celebrate first new trail in years on Saanich’s Mount Work
189383home31Red Cross hires out-of-province workers to staff Langford vaccination centre
189352home32Temperature records eyed for Victoria with sunny weekend forcast
189367home33UPDATED: BC Hydro crews repairing failed electrical equipment in Saanich
189354home34Rugby coach resigns, is suspended from Victoria restaurant following sexual assault allegations
189385home35Sooke RCMP warns park users to keep valuables in vehicles out of sight
189326home36GoFundMe started in memory of 8-year-old boy who died at Hotel Zed pool
189334home37UPDATED: Saanich fire crews truck in water as hog fuel fire smoulders
189378home38Psychedelic food truck the next thing for veteran’s wife in Colwood
189365home39Maclean’s Magazine ranks Langford best community in B.C.
189362home4022-hour Highway 14 road closure planned for Wednesday
189373home41Faulty sprinklers to blame for second Cedar Hill Golf Course clubhouse closure in just over a year
189294home42Family fights killer’s release from Metchosin institution
189343home43PHOTOS: Swan takes in a Colwood sunset
189322home44Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce calls for revisions to Central Saanich flyover overpass
189320home45Winning bidder approved for Oak Bay Lodge demolition
189348home46Crime and calls to Sooke RCMP on the decline in February compared to 2020
189274home47Driver stopped on Pat Bay Highway after road rage reports fails breathalyzer test: police
189298home48Victoria gives businesses a tax break for 2021
189314home49Sooke Folk Music Society Monthly Coffee House to feature Sarah Smith
189312home50Pig shelter at Sandown Agricultural Lands comes down
189291home51Oak Bay Marina questionnaire nets hundreds of responses
189289home52Victoria police looking for driver of truck who nearly hit kids before crashing in Esquimalt
189296home53Greater Victoria women’s shelter adds second safe harbour
189266home54Victoria bylaw staff encampment work to include police escort through April
189260home55Victoria’s bylaw banning plastic bags back in effect
189238home56Inmate with ties to Victoria dies in Abbotsford institution
189282home57Traffic backs up on Highway 1 westbound in View Royal after crash
189172home58Home construction near Victoria’s Gonzales Hill Park spurs legal battle
189264home59Parksville-Qualicum passes Nanaimo in new COVID-19 cases
189228home60Online panel to discuss planning for death with Greater Victoria residents
189244home61District of Sooke approves development with 77 rental units
189217home62Esquimalt moves along path of legalizing detached suites
189220home63Provincial pandemic aid passes the Legion by
189170home64Major Sidney intersection already deficient predicted to get worse
189247home65Sooke hopes to start Church Road Corridor project this summer
189200home66Construction underway, homes for sale at Victoria’s Dockside Green
189178home67Voting opens for Victoria’s annual Best of the City
189150home68Man convicted of sexual offences arrested after teens followed in Victoria
189161home69Rally calls for decriminalization, safe supply as overdose emergency turns 5
189158home70Colwood’s Royal Bay could be home to new long-term care facilities
189190home71Sooke open for food truck pilot project
189167home72Dog sculpture at Glen Lake Park based off a happy hunting hound
189156home73Youth gets combative with police at Victoria hospital
189154home74SD61’s proposed $7 million cuts threaten equity and inclusion, say parents, teachers
189142home75UPDATED: Four Greater Victoria municipalities will join Saanich in application to reduce residential road speed to 30 km/h
189085home76PHOTOS: Langford residents hit the beach
189131home77COVID-19 case reported at Sidney grocery store
189118home78Sooke man dies in Tuesday crash on West Coast Road
189095home79New Victoria fire hall begins to take shape
189109home80Privacy concerns keep COVID-19 cases at University of Victoria off the record
189102home81Kings Park advocates call on Saanich to extend fundraising deadline, contribute $1.75 million to save greenspace
189059home82Victoria police arrest federal offender following foot chase
189054home83Pedestrian struck in downtown Victoria suffers non-life-threatening injuries
189083home84Sidney rejects proposal for third cannabis location in community
189035home85Island Farm Fresh Guide lets residents explore local product
189033home86Transition Sooke calls for slower growth rate
189048home87Tagged grey whale off Vancouver Island given treatment after developing lesions
189009home88Island Health issues overdose advisory for Greater Victoria
189023home89HeroWork Victoria tackles makeover of Salvation Army rehab centre
189031home90Colwood pitches $100 property tax hike
189016home91Greater Victoria and African grandmothers celebrate solidarity with virtual concert
189001home92West Shore RCMP seeks information about collision between bike, car
188975home93Driver who crashed into Uptown Walmart likely suffering mental health crisis, police say
188994home94Driver caught accelerating to twice the speed limit through Oak Bay school zone
188985home95West Shore RCMP arrest man after shots fired at Malahat campground
188981home96Pacheedaht Nation says activist interference not welcome at Fairy Creek
188941home97B.C. and Victoria’s overdose deaths still rising five years after public health emergency declared
188961home98Oak Bay declares a decade of ecological restoration
188945home99AstraZeneca vaccinations continue at Colwood pharmacy
188932home100Victoria shovels free home-made compost out to gardeners
188973home101Tune into the West Shore’s music bingo night
188936home102SOOKE HISTORY: Remembering dinner with the Queen and Prince Philip
188938home103Live episode of Saanich podcast focuses on region’s housing issues
188930home104Victoria seeks $3M to $4M in grant funds to enhance community services for unhoused population
188927home105Victoria police seize replica firearm in early Sunday morning call
188934home106Sooke road work nears completion
188900home107Single-vehicle crash topples Victoria hydro pole, sends one to hospital
188897home108Greater Victoria Sikhs observe Vaisakhi virtually, but find a way to give out food
188846home109Six new Greater Victoria school exposures reported over weekend
188828home110Boat owner ordered to vacate waters off North Saanich park
188832home111Victoria man living a full, active life after double lung transplant
188865home112Victoria police continue search for wanted man following failed arrest attempt
188848home113Flight from Calgary to Victoria added to COVID-19 exposure list
188869home114West Shore RCMP cautions motorists to drive slowly through school zones
188788home115Washed-up explosive device destroyed by VicPD bomb squad
188830home116Form, function of new Greater Victoria arts venue service to be determined
188797home117Wild Wise Sooke reminds public to be aware of bears
188792home118Victoria cancer centre marks two decades of saving lives
188783home119Greater Victoria galleries beckon spring with vibrant, whimsical nature scenes
188778home120Three local podcasts coming to Victoria following Telus Storyhive grants
188799home121Sooke Autism Support Society promotes inclusion and understanding
188763home122Victoria Gyro Club celebrates 100 years of friendship, building community
188759home123Tsunami preparation in the forefront across Greater Victoria
188761home124CRD gives $118,000 financial boost to local arts organizations
188724home125Lions stock the toy cupboard for young patients at Victoria General Hospital
188728home126Sooke’s food truck pilot project under scrutiny
188719home127COLUMN: Autism acceptance, not autism awareness
188742home128PHOTOS: Vehicle driven into Saanich Walmart removed after two trapped workers rescued
188738home129Sooke, Langford bottle drives help cover family’s costs of staying with daughter during cancer treatments
188730home130Quake off Ucluelet reportedly felt as far south as Oregon
188717home131Claremont’s drama students to ‘TRAP’ audience’s attention with thrilling virtual performances
188675home132West Shore families share experience in raising a child with autism
188673home133An octopus named Wanda will soon say goodbye to Sidney
188671home134Fabric and quilting store opens doors in Sooke
188701home135Spring, summer hours in effect at Saanich Public Works Yard
188698home136Province announces $150,000 investment into movie studio study at Camosun College
188683home137UVic, women’s rowing coach deny former athlete’s allegation of verbal abuse
188653home138UPDATED: Saanich firefighters free trapped workers at Uptown Walmart
188662home139Free Victoria seed sharing collective bags work experience funding
188641home140Suspect identified in anti-Semitic graffiti incident at Victoria Jewish centre
188607home141UPDATED: Owner of large, off-leash dog that fatally mauled small pup in Saanich park identified
188619home142No time to waste: Greater Victoria closes in on plan for garbage
188637home143Suspect caught on camera pinching parcel from Saanich building
188645home144Colwood pharmacy vaccinating those aged 55 to 65 this weekend with special clinic
188621home145UPDATED: Excavator takes out power lines leaving more than 150 without power in Esquimalt
188593home146False alarm: Oak Bay not considering faster speed limits
188574home147Two more Greater Victoria schools report COVID-19 exposures
188585home148BC Transit announces updates to Greater Victoria routes
188536home149Victoria residents join nationwide candlelit vigil for basic income
188563home150Colwood Fire Rescue refreshes public on burning bylaws
188565home151Supportive housing proposed for Central Saanich promises to be a ‘good neighbour’
188523home152Victoria police seek two suspects after Chabad Centre tagged with anti-Semitic graffiti
188540home153Peninsula Co-op donates $100,000 to United Way Greater Victoria’s Blue Love Campaign
188528home154B.C. sets new COVID-19 daily record with 1,293 cases Thursday
188542home155PHOTOS: Sunny days draw residents outdoors on the Saanich Peninsula
188521home156Greater Victoria inter-city bus operators land $2 million in provincial funding
188498home157Saanich police ticket vehicle owner for not turning tires to curb while parked on slope
188464home158Saanich whisky-maker facing lawsuit over alleged misleading branding
188454home159Esquimalt parents alerted after young boy attacked on way to school
188517home160Police responded to North Saanich pickleball courts for COVID-19 complaint
188479home161Pat Bay Highway crash sends one to hospital
188491home162Cellular reception to be expanded past Sooke to Port Renfrew
188456home163Saanich middle school added to growing list of COVID-19 exposures
188448home164Bee supply threatened this year by wasps, COVID
188435home165Saanich halts herbicide use at Kings Park greenspace amid neighbourhood outcry
188442home166Victoria Day parade postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic
188432home167Peninsula’s green thumb writer remembered
188428home168Victoria golfer places second at Masters’ Drive, Chip and Putt youth competition
188383home169Netflix series ‘Maid’ filming in Colwood
188407home170Victoria police searching for missing woman wanted on multiple warrants
188397home171Tires slashed on more than 20 Langford vehicles, West Shore RCMP seeks info and surveillance footage
188371home172Five-foot-tall bronze statue stolen from Saanich burial park over long weekend
188312home173Peter Dinklage, Shirley MacLaine spotted filming new movie in Victoria
188367home174$60,000 grant program announced for vandalized Victoria businesses
188316home175Police seek suspect caught on camera taking $500 of product from Victoria romance shop
188298home176Victoria guitarist rocks a $1M Lotto Max ticket
188259home177Saanich police warn parents after driver attempts to engage girl out walking
188193home178Victoria Foundation opens applications for next round of Community Recovery Program
188135home179Website helps patrons find patios for dining on Vancouver Island
188157home180Canadian Cancer Society helps bloom new research initiatives
189622home21Horvat sparks Canucks to 3-2 OT win over Leafs in return from COVID outbreak
189616home22Election reticence expected to temper political battle over federal budget
189573home23B.C. to open up COVID vaccine registration to all B.C. residents 18+ in April
189571home24Rules against RV living hard on Island residents caught in housing crunch
189565home25UPDATED: Multiple stabbings at Vancouver Island bush party
189563home26B.C. finance minister to table historic pandemic-challenged deficit budget
189547home27QUIZ: How much do you really know about beer?
189540home28Power struggle: New governance model proposed for B.C. high school sports
189518home29Courtenay fossil hunter finds ancient turtle on local river
189493home210Trudeau announces $200K donation to Duke of Edinburgh award as Prince Philip laid to rest
189503home211‘Entire province faces risk’: B.C. citizens urged to prepare for above-average spring flooding
189501home212B.C. Indigenous nation opposes mineral exploration in culturally sensitive area
189489home213Symbolic red dresses rehung along B.C. highway after vandals tore them down
189485home214Unofficial holidays: Here’s what people are celebrating for the week of April 18 to 24
189497home215Court of Appeal grants partial stay in ruling on B.C. auto injuries
189481home216Canada’s 2nd blood clot confirmed in Alberta after AstraZeneca vaccine
189432home217‘We can get rid of COVID together’: B.C. kids share heartwarming advice
189424home218PHOTOS: Prince Philip laid to rest Saturday as sombre queen sits alone
189422home219B.C. health minister says delay in Moderna vaccine ‘disappointing’
189418home220B.C. man dies in custody awaiting trial for Valentine’s Day robbery, kidnapping spree
189414home221Canucks to return to play Sunday versus Leafs after COVID-19 outbreak
189390home222Island woman on fence books vaccine due to brother’s death
189381home223RCMP intercept vehicle fleeing with infant taken from Kamloops hospital
189375home224VIDEO: Vancouver officer convicted of uttering threats under watchdog review again
189370home225B.C.’s COVID-19 infection rate persists, 1,005 new cases Friday
189360home226‘A lot of instability’: B.C. restaurants in layoff limbo
189356home227Expectations high as Trudeau Liberals get ready to unveil first pandemic budget
189346home228John Furlong presents 2030 Winter Games vision to Vancouver Board of Trade
189340home229New campgrounds coming to B.C. parks as part of $83M provincial boost
189336home230Nanaimo Clippers COVID-19 test negative, team can practise and play
189328home231Paper Excellence shuts Mackenzie pulp mill, investing in Port Alberni, Crofton
189324home232Student pilot crashes plane onto Highway 5A almost hitting school bus
189316home233Lizard fails to survive surgery, GoFundMe dollars help Langley family offset medical bills
189310home234B.C. Premier John Horgan gets AstraZeneca shot, encourages others
189304home235Pfizer to increase vaccine deliveries in Canada as Moderna supply slashed
189300home236P.1 variant likely highest in B.C. due to more testing for it: Dr. Henry
189116home237POLL: Do you have a plan in place in the event of a tsunami?
189137home238Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers wanted list for the week of April 13
189262home239Sooke will bud but not bloom in provincial competition
189249home240Police standoff at Duncan apartment ends peacefully
189236home241Industrial sites, pubs, restaurants driving COVID-19 spread in B.C.
189234home242Five 10-hour Pacific Rim highway closures planned in the next 6 weeks
189232home243Island BCHL game postponed due to ‘potential positive’ COVID-19 test
189284home244Final witness will extend Langley child murder trial into May or June
189240home245COVID-infected students in Lower Mainland schools transmitting to 1 to 2 others: data
189230home246Canucks’ return to ice postponed again after players voice COVID health concerns
189224home247B.C. announces $2B for affordable, middle-income family home projects
189214home248Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder gets ‘meagre’ support compared to other conditions: B.C. report
189213home249VIDEO: Motorist takes a drive along Vancouver seawall
189209home250Self-advocates ‘sad, scared, angry’ over revisions to assisted-death legislation
189206home251Lower Post residential school building to be demolished, replaced with cultural centre
189211home252GUEST COLUMN: A strategy for forests that benefits all British Columbians
189203home2538 people arrested after anti-pipeline protestors chain themselves to Vancouver buildings
189198home254Man charged in alleged high-profile Vancouver stalking case that went viral online
189196home255‘A huge source of guilt’: Creston woman shares COVID-19 impact on her mental health
189194home257U.S.-based theme park company buys Vancouver Aquarium
189192home258Island broadcasting legend Bernie Pascall named to Canadian Football Hall of Fame
189188home259COVID-19 spike in B.C. could overwhelm B.C. hospitals: modelling group
189184home260Boaters urged to use caution around hurt humpback off Vancouver
189182home261B.C. families push for changes as special committee examines provincial Police Act
189180home262Canada negotiating contracts to secure COVID-19 booster shots for next year: Anand
189152home263Liberal MP caught stark naked during House of Commons video conference
189148home264B.C.’s COVID-19 case count jumps to 1,168 Wednesday, nearly 400 in hospital
189144home265B.C. blockades aimed at protecting old-growth forests reveal First Nation split
189120home266Hometown Heroes Lottery features seaside home in Sooke
189125home267Hul’q’umi’num street signs installed in downtown Duncan
189123home268Kelowna Mountie charged with assault for caught-on-camera violent arrest
189111home269Suspicious death along the highway in Nanaimo now being investigated as a homicide
189107home270VIDEO: Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation brothers produce COVID-19 healing song
189104home271SOOKE HISTORY: Butler brothers bull block logs in at a record size
189140home272‘Racially motivated’ incidents on the rise in B.C’s 4th largest city: police
189135home273CBSA officers’ union calls for vaccine priority in B.C.
189100home274Health Canada releases guidelines for reducing COVID-19 transmission at home
189133home275Kelowna demonstrators show support for Vancouver Island logging activists
189003home276B.C. martial arts gym refusing patrons who have been vaccinated, wear masks
189077home277‘I don’t run and I don’t hide’: Cariboo MP says RCMP probing threats made against family
189056home278Calls for government transparency in COVID data continue as B.C.’s 3rd wave wears on
189074home279‘Green and Blue’: B.C. country musician releases tribute song for front-line workers
189072home280Religious B.C. man lodges human rights complaint after fired for refusing to wear a mask
189065home281VIDEO: B.C. car dealer posts clip of thieves towing a truck right off his lot
189063home282B.C. to request federal exemption for simple drug possession
189029home283B.C.’s COVID-19 indoor dining, drinking ban extending into May
189050home284Former health officials, advocates reflect on anniversary of B.C.’s overdose emergency
188417home285POLL: Have you registered as an organ donor?
189046home286EXPLAINER: What’s known about COVID vaccines and rare clots
189041home287Man catches fire sleeping while outdoors in downtown Courtenay
189037home288QUIZ: How much do you know about the world’s most famous shipwreck?
189027home289Observers ‘gutted’ as pair filmed removing red dresses hung along B.C. highway
189018home290Tougher COVID-19 restrictions in B.C., including travel, still ‘on the table’: Horgan
189013home291Violent altercation at Port Hardy trailer park sends one to hospital
189011home292Six years including time served for Nanaimo man in bludgeoning death
188996home293Langley lizard’s owners raise funds for gynecological surgery
188992home294VIDEO: Sea lion randomly spotted on remote B.C. logging road
188989home295B.C. seafood company owner fined $25K for eating receipt, obstructing DFO inspection
188987home296B.C. NDP ministers defend ‘air tax,’ latest COVID-19 business aid
188983home297Getting the vaccine does not break your fast, says Muslim COVID-19 task force
188979home298100+ international travellers who landed in B.C. refused to quarantine
188977home299PHAC receives first report of blood clot linked to AstraZeneca
188971home2100Campbell River Gun Club range shut down after complaints of stray bullets
188969home2101Pacific Rim National Park Reserve campground sees ‘unprecedented’ interest
188965home2102PODCAST: COVID-19 pandemic hits Island’s food service industry hard
188967home21031 in 3 young Canadians have given up on owning a home: poll
188963home2104Nanaimo man sentenced for sexually abusing girl more than 40 years ago
188959home2105B.C. urges people to stay in their neighbourhoods, discourages out-of-household meet-ups
188955home2106Most Canadians plan to get COVID-19 vaccine, but safety fears drive hesitancy: poll
188947home2107Terry Fox’s legacy of resilience resonates during COVID-19 crisis, says brother
188925home2108Onlookers laugh and jeer as B.C. teen beaten, then forced to strip and walk home
188923home2109B.C.’s COVID-19 case count slows after last week’s peak
188921home2110B.C. municipality to take no action against councillor who posted sexist meme
188912home2111Vancouver Island team helps make $368 million three-tonne cocaine seizure
188905home2112Chainsaw and friends near the beach thrill orca watchers in Lantzville
188902home2113Washington State trio’s fisheries violations the worst veteran officer has seen in 20 years
188910home2114Indoor wine tastings still allowed in B.C., not considered a ‘social gathering’
188894home2115Small business struggling amid COVID-19 pandemic looks for aid in Liberals’ budget
188890home2116Intelligence committee warns China, Russia targeting Canadian COVID-19 research
188881home2117Tenants disappear in the night leaving Okanagan home trashed with junk, feces
188892home2118Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions increased slightly in 2019: report
188879home2119B.C. to register people ages 40+ for COVID-19 vaccines in April
188877home2120For Canadian Muslims, second pandemic Ramadan is a time of hope and sadness
188871home2121B.C. NDP now wants to keep even ‘non-farmers’ on the land
188863home2122Canucks’ return to practice pushed back as player added to COVID protocol list
188861home2123UPDATE: B.C.’s COVID-19 vaccine booking back up after maintenance
188811home2124Adults living, working in Whistler, B.C., eligible for COVID-19 vaccine on Monday
188807home2125UPDATE: RCMP investigating after child, 6, dies at motel in Duncan, B.C.
188805home2126Senior dog rescued after being stuck on Surrey cliffside for 10 days
188803home21273 banned from fishing, holding licences after overfishing violations near Vancouver Island
188790home2128Child, 12, dies after serious ski accident on Mount Seymour in North Vancouver
188767home2129Horgan’s NDP to bring in throne speech in B.C., Opposition wants coherent plan
188769home2130Vancouver Canucks scheduled to practice Sunday, resume games April 16 after COVID outbreak
188750home2131B.C. family looking for puppy with limb difference, just like 2-year-old Ivy
188732home2132PHOTOS: Out-of-town divers remove 100s of pounds of trash from Cultus Lake
188726home2133B.C. residents age 60+ can now register to get their COVID-19 vaccine
188721home2134Take-home COVID-19 tests available for some B.C. students who fall ill at school
188707home2135Man finds men who rescued him from drowning in B.C.’s Fraser River
188696home2136B.C. Mountie handing out toy cars to light up children’s faces
188689home2137Canada’s ICUs see near-record of COVID-19 patients last week as variant cases double
188677home2138Unofficial holidays: Here’s what people are celebrating for the week of April 11 to 17
188656home2139Nanaimo RCMP trying to identify stabbing suspect who wielded rusty knife
188649home2140Leftover vaccines go into arms, not down the drain: Island Health
188635home2141Calls for stricter action in B.C. as COVID-19 variants projected to climb
188633home2142Vancouver park board issues order to restrict tents in Strathcona Park
188629home2143Canucks players ‘mostly on the other side’ of COVID outbreak: general manager
188627home2144Man shot in Vancouver while sitting in a parked car: police
188623home2145Don’t line up for vaccines unless asked to come, Dr. Bonnie Henry warns
188591home2146St. John Ambulance providing ‘pawsitive’ support with virtual therapy dog event
188615home2147Cariboo teacher charged in child exploitation case
188605home2148Liquor servers, caretakers boosted to B.C.’s $15.20/hour minimum wage
188687home2149Vogue features B.C. red dresses in honour of missing, murdered Indigenous women
188599home2150Horgan says B.C. logging licences to be bought back, redistributed
188550home2151Unique masks valued at $1,000 stolen from Chemainus Theatre Gallery
188534home2152WorkSafeBC can now shut down businesses due to COVID-19 transmission
188503home2153Two big Vancouver Island-based firms switching to electric transport trucks
188532home2154Dwelling destroyed, two taken to hospital after mid-Island blaze
188526home2155Variants of concern higher than reported, but giving precise data challenging: BCCDC
188510home215638 ‘fearful’ dogs living in ‘filthy’ conditions seized from Kamloops-area property: BC SPCA
189222home2157B.C. Greens call for a ‘targeted shutdown’ strategy, more COVID data as cases remain high
188501home2158Nearly 600 COVID-19 fines already issued by B.C. RCMP in 2021
188496home2159VIDEO: B.C. singer hits world’s lowest female note after ‘ridiculous’ ordeal to set record
188493home2160Man who took wild bear cubs to a Grand Forks motel may face charges
188484home2161Experts say COVID variants likely make up 40% of B.C.’s cases, double what officials have disclosed
188476home216253% of Canadians teetering the brink of insolvency: survey
188474home2163New conservancy protects sacred Tahltan land in northwest B.C.
188470home2164Hot U.S. lumber market good for trade talks: Canadian ambassador
188468home2165RCMP investigating suspicious death along Nanaimo Parkway
188460home2166Friends of Rails to Trails pleads for support to transform Island’s dormant rail line
188425home2167Conservative leader tells Island’s business community his party should lead COVID recovery
188411home2168Girl Guide cookie sales return to B.C. London Drugs stores
188395home2169B.C. performing arts groups could see gradual return of live events
188393home2170Grandfather among two killed in Highway 1 crash east of Sicamous
188358home2171Woman charged with attempted murder in Castlegar teen stabbing incident
188353home2172Unpaid caregivers in Canada feeling more burned out than ever: New report
188146home2173Online COVID-19 vaccine booking opens B.C.-wide Tuesday morning
189314entertainment1Sooke Folk Music Society Monthly Coffee House to feature Sarah Smith
189107entertainment2VIDEO: Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation brothers produce COVID-19 healing song
189091entertainment3Juno Awards postpone 50th anniversary show date to June 6 amid COVID-19 pandemic
189074entertainment4‘Green and Blue’: B.C. country musician releases tribute song for front-line workers
189016entertainment5Greater Victoria and African grandmothers celebrate solidarity with virtual concert
188973entertainment6Tune into the West Shore’s music bingo night
188778entertainment7Three local podcasts coming to Victoria following Telus Storyhive grants
188717entertainment8Claremont’s drama students to ‘TRAP’ audience’s attention with thrilling virtual performances
188783entertainment9Greater Victoria galleries beckon spring with vibrant, whimsical nature scenes
188496entertainment10VIDEO: B.C. singer hits world’s lowest female note after ‘ridiculous’ ordeal to set record
188395entertainment11B.C. performing arts groups could see gradual return of live events
188383entertainment12Netflix series ‘Maid’ filming in Colwood
188312entertainment13Peter Dinklage, Shirley MacLaine spotted filming new movie in Victoria
189547trending-now1QUIZ: How much do you really know about beer?
189485trending-now2Unofficial holidays: Here’s what people are celebrating for the week of April 18 to 24
189432trending-now3‘We can get rid of COVID together’: B.C. kids share heartwarming advice
189316trending-now4Lizard fails to survive surgery, GoFundMe dollars help Langley family offset medical bills
189272trending-now5Google Earth adds time-lapse video to depict climate change
189213trending-now6VIDEO: Motorist takes a drive along Vancouver seawall
189079trending-now7Abbotsford woman receives more than 600 cards from public for 100th birthday
189037trending-now8QUIZ: How much do you know about the world’s most famous shipwreck?
188996trending-now9Langley lizard’s owners raise funds for gynecological surgery
188992trending-now10VIDEO: Sea lion randomly spotted on remote B.C. logging road
188905trending-now11Chainsaw and friends near the beach thrill orca watchers in Lantzville
188750trending-now12B.C. family looking for puppy with limb difference, just like 2-year-old Ivy
188732trending-now13PHOTOS: Out-of-town divers remove 100s of pounds of trash from Cultus Lake
188696trending-now14B.C. Mountie handing out toy cars to light up children’s faces
188677trending-now15Unofficial holidays: Here’s what people are celebrating for the week of April 11 to 17
188687trending-now16Vogue features B.C. red dresses in honour of missing, murdered Indigenous women
188591trending-now17St. John Ambulance providing ‘pawsitive’ support with virtual therapy dog event
189607community1Sooke pickleball enthusiasts push for outdoor court resurfacing
189593community2Colwood speaker series celebrates Earth Month
189506community3Tenant starter kits help support people moving into long-term homes in Victoria
189398community4Sidney man who met late Prince Philip twice remembers his wicked sense of humour
189401community5Wild bees need messy gardens to survive
189595community6Oak Bay High Alumni Association passes torch to new president
189612community7WATCH: Saanich police, Victoria mayor bust some moves in new Dance Across Victoria video
189343community8PHOTOS: Swan takes in a Colwood sunset
189278community9VIDEO: Lookout Lake stocked with hatchery trout to delight of a seniors fishing club
189262community10Sooke will bud but not bloom in provincial competition
189167community11Dog sculpture at Glen Lake Park based off a happy hunting hound
189120community12Hometown Heroes Lottery features seaside home in Sooke
189104community13SOOKE HISTORY: Butler brothers bull block logs in at a record size
189085community14PHOTOS: Langford residents hit the beach
189023community15HeroWork Victoria tackles makeover of Salvation Army rehab centre
188932community16Victoria shovels free home-made compost out to gardeners
188938community17Live episode of Saanich podcast focuses on region’s housing issues
188936community18SOOKE HISTORY: Remembering dinner with the Queen and Prince Philip
188897community19Greater Victoria Sikhs observe Vaisakhi virtually, but find a way to give out food
188843community20Black Press Media introduces one of Western Canada’s best real estate platforms helping home buyers Find. Love. Live. that new home
188675community21West Shore families share experience in raising a child with autism
188724community22Lions stock the toy cupboard for young patients at Victoria General Hospital
188763community23Victoria Gyro Club celebrates 100 years of friendship, building community
188792community24Victoria cancer centre marks two decades of saving lives
188542community25PHOTOS: Sunny days draw residents outdoors on the Saanich Peninsula
188432community26Peninsula’s green thumb writer remembered
188193community27Victoria Foundation opens applications for next round of Community Recovery Program
188836marketplace4This local pro gives home heating + cooling the personal touch
188839marketplace5A progressive development in a desirable community – what more could you ask for?
189330letters1LETTER: Awaken to your internal place of power
189318letters2LETTER: A betrayal of public trust
189538letters3LETTER: Victoria council strays from mandate
189610letters4LETTER: Heritage has advantages
189396letters5LETTER: Analysis lacking from input on Oak Bay Marina options
189542letters7LETTER: Mooring buoys jeopardize local waters
189516letters9LETTER: History shows Oak Bay is averse to change
189624letters10LETTER: Old-growth critical to our survival
189620letters11LETTER: Laying the foundation for a livable community
189579letters12LETTER: Music expands boundaries for students
189555letters13LETTER: Killing of wolves isn’t recreation
189537letters14LETTER: Houlihan would make a great bike park
189487letters15LETTER: Saanich’s housing strategy leads to conflicting policies
189412letters16LETTER: Bike lanes bring havoc
189394letters17LETTER: Music education crucial to children’s learning
189070letters18COLUMN: Island Health solemnly reflects upon the fifth anniversary of opioid crisis
188834letters19LETTER: Amalgamation would pave way for better transportation system
188815letters20LETTER: Installation a fitting tribute to Oak Bay wildlife painter
188795letters21LETTER: Garden space forces others to the sidelines
188776letters22LETTER: Victoria’s winter was par for the course
188757letters23LETTER: Pickleball nothing to complain about
188748letters24LETTER: Building bike lanes as the downtown crumbles
188715letters25LETTER: Let neighbouring properties encroach on Saanich park
188679letters26LETTER: Fortunate to have called Sidney home for 25 years
188669letters27LETTER: No one has a right to own a home in Oak Bay
189535video1VIDEO: Dance party erupts at Vancouver’s Kitsilano Beach to the dismay of onlookers
188850social-matters1Creating SHARP Workplaces: Addressing Workplace Sexual Harassment
126007sip-savour1Raise your glass: Award-winning spirits, handcrafted on Vancouver Island
134416federal-election1WATCH: NDP Laurel Collins elected in Victoria
155438travel1Discover Victoria
188755travel2An octopus named Wanda will soon say goodbye to Sidney
188965podcasts1PODCAST: COVID-19 pandemic hits Island’s food service industry hard