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153974news1Financial relief for Victoria residents includes no 2020 property tax increase
153971news2VIDEO: Community rallies around Campbell River fire victims
153963news3Reality TV show about bodybuilders still filming in Okanagan, amid COVID-19
153967news4BC SPCA seeks help for abandoned German shepherd puppies
153953news5Victoria police safely recover items stolen from Sikh temple
153949news6Autotuned song inspires Island resident to create dance from PM’s ‘speaking moistly’ comment
153945news7Victoria police seek information on nine suspicious fires
153957news8Langford mandates all businesses take new steps to prevent spread of COVID-19
153947news9Victoria reduces parking fees during COVID-19 health emergency
153938news10COVID-19 death toll reaches 50 in B.C., while daily case count steadies
153932news11MISSING: 15-year-old Langford resident Emilie Pattie
153943news12Oak Bay mayor posts daily videos during emergency
153976news13Mental Health: Stigma leads to a life on the streets
153959news14Saanich police pull over 16 drivers over for excessive speeding over the last 30 days
153951news15Sooke School District students permitted to retrieve only essentials from lockers
153934news16Topaz Park camp for Victoria’s homeless desperate for volunteers
153965news18COVID-19: Immigrants face language, financial barriers during crisis
153929news19Oak Bay closes parking near Willows Beach
153927news20Mental health calls for West Shore RCMP nearly double in March over last year
153925news21Vote on new COVID-19 relief bill awaits deal on how to question ministers
153923news22Homemade spike strip found on Cowichan Valley logging road
153921news23Researchers to study whether plasma of recovered patients can treat COVID-19
153915news24Teen girl dies in hospital after police shooting during vehicle stop in Winnipeg
153905news25Cowichan Valley man dies in single-vehicle collision
153902news26Police search for suspect in robbery at Saanich 7-11
153907news27Victoria closes streets near Beacon Hill Park, Dallas Road to encourage social distancing
153900news28B.C., Alberta health ministers urge public to stay home Easter weekend
153909news29Mount Douglas Park closed to vehicle traffic over long weekend
153913news30Royal Roads University limits public access
153898news31Religious leaders look at options to comply with COVID-19 as holiday weeks begin
153890news32COVID-19: School-based lunch programs expand to feed thousands during crisis
153886news33B.C. unveils $5M for mental health supports during the COVID-19 pandemic
153884news34B.C. First Nations Health Authority launches virtual doctor program
153880news35VicPD sees 29 per cent jump in thefts from cars in early April
153876news36VIDEO: B.C. singer creates frontline workers tribute song
153868news37Foundation funds High Acuity Unit for Royal Jubilee Hospital to support COVID-19 patients
153866news38B.C. asking companies to contribute through online COVID-19 supply hub
153864news39Normal life won’t fully return until COVID-19 vaccine developed, Trudeau says
153862news40Controls can keep Canadian COVID-19 deaths under 22,000, health agency says
153860news41People needing addictions services feel ‘abandoned’ during pandemic, B.C.’s ex-top doctor says
153858news42Canada lost 1,011,000 jobs in March, unemployment rate up to 7.8%: StatCan
153854news43Beacon Hill Children’s Farm in need of public support after being forced to close due to pandemic
153844news44COVID-19 world update: 6.6 million U.S. jobless claims; alcohol sales banned in Bangkok
153834news45Victoria community hosts Q&A night with VicPD chief about Royal Athletic Park
153836news46BC Ferries further reduces sailings in response to COVID-19
153830news47Royal Athletic Park will not be a shelter site during COVID-19 crisis: Victoria mayor
153825news48B.C. records five more deaths due to COVID-19, 45 new cases
153815news49Major crimes investigating sudden death of North Okanagan child
153838news50Report looks at COVID-19’s impact on violence in the family
153804news51Judge rejects pandemic as reason to grant bail to immunocompromised prisoner
153842news52Saanich’s Shelbourne corridor work set to start despite pandemic
153801news53Easter Bunny added to B.C.’s list of essential workers
153796news54VicPD asks for help finding owner of recovered camera
153790news55More than 600 items donated to the homeless occupants of Topaz Park
153784news56VIDEO: More than 85 people displaced by Campbell River apartment fire
153782news57UPDATE: Canadians awake to extra COVID-19 emergency benefit money, feds clarify changes
153780news58Investigators seek witnesses in death of Langford woman Angela Dalman
153778news59Thieves steal $5,000 worth of cigarettes and candy from semi trailer in Nanaimo
153772news66COVID-19: B.C. man charged after allegedly coughing on Mounties during arrest
153768news73Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee
153770news74B.C. faith leaders, Horgan discuss need for virtual religious ceremonies
153766news75Emergency COVID-19 funding now available for children with special needs
153763news76Revenue dip needed to qualify for wage subsidy drops to 15% in March: Trudeau
153761news77B.C. closes all provincial parks for COVID-19 protection
153758news78Swan Lake south wharf demolition complete, area remains off-limits
153756news79WestJet joins Air Canada in hoping to qualify for wage subsidy to bring workers back
153754news80Canadians urged to include pets in their COVID-19 emergency plans
153750news81Small businesses say fed’s singular approach to wage subsidies doesn’t fit them all
153740news82COVID-19 world update: Joy in Wuhan as lockdown lifted; Pope denounces profiteers
153727news83RCMP see drop in business break-ins for downtown Sidney
153723news84COVID-19: Victoria hopes to provide financial relief through property taxes, utility bills
153725news85Escaped python found in Saanich building reunited with its owner
153734news86Victoria Literacy Connection offers free e-reading club for kids
153738news87Housing challenges in Canada complicate efforts to fight COVID-19
153729news88Highway 1 tree removal impacts traffic Tuesday evening
153731news89Mental Health: Planning for a crisis
153717news90COVID-19: 4 new deaths, 25 new cases but only in Vancouver Coastal, Fraser Health
153711news91Victoria police locate man missing more than a week
153709news92Comox spring training cancelled for Snowbirds next month
153707news93Some Cowichan schools to reopen for children of essential-services workers
153714news94RCMP call on kids to name latest foal recruits
153719news95UVic closes Finnerty Gardens and popular Cedar Hill Corner
153697news96‘Langford Cares’ campaign to cover hotel expenses for frontline health care workers
153695news97Yukon agents placed at B.C. and N.W.T. boundaries to limit spread of COVID-19
153687news98Logan Boulet Effect: Green Shirt Day calls on Canadians to become organ donors
153685news99Provincial, world leaders thank frontline workers on World Health Day
153683news100No one injured in Saanich townhouse fire
153681news101COVID-19: Trudeau says 30K ventilators on the way; 3.6M Canadians claim benefits
153677news102Police watchdog clears West Shore RCMP in altercation that led to man needing 82 staples
153674news103CBSA seizes 106-kg meth shipment from Mexico at B.C. examination facility
153672news104As Canadians return home amid pandemic, border crossings dip to just 5% of usual traffic
153670news105West Shore RCMP snag suspect in early morning mail theft
153668news106B.C. wide burning restrictions come into effect April 16
153666news107Vehicle bursts into flames due to mechanical failure, occupants escape injury
153664news108Victoria to consider new appeals process for rejected short-term rental applications
153662news109B.C. secures motel, hotel rooms for COVID-19 shelter space
153659news110Sidney opens temporary rest stop for essential delivery drivers
153653news111Look at hospitalizations, not recovery stats for COVID-19, B.C. professor says
153651news112B.C. First Nations want to launch fight of Trans Mountain pipeline approval
153648news113Victoria Fire Department investigating explosion at supportive housing complex
153646news114N95 masks on the way for Canada after 3M reaches deal with White House
153642news115Sooke RCMP traffic stop leads to arrest of five people, seizure of drugs, pipe bomb and counterfeit money
153655news116Advocates call on province to support those accessing welfare but dinged on EI
153636news117Canadian seniors isolated with fewer friends, less access to internet
153640news118U.S. emerging as common denominator in world’s struggle to secure medical gear
153629news119Canadian cities grapple over whether to give more room to pedestrians to spread out
153627news120Commercial landlords offering rent deferrals as economy hit by pandemic
153623news121Advocates call safe drug supply a victory but worry about logistics in pandemic
153617news122Donation dump: Diabetes Canada pens open letter with bins overflowing with trash
153625news123Greater Victoria survey shows third of respondents did not pay, or partially paid rent for April
153615news124City of Victoria looks to shift tens of millions in 2020 budget due to COVID-19
153602news12575-year-old woman rescued from Cowichan Lake
153608news126Not to become bored the game plan for COVID-19
153604news127Nanaimo, Royal Jubilee to be Vancouver Island’s COVID-19 frontline hospitals
153619news128Fire ban implimented in Sooke, throughout province in response to COVID-19
153598news129B.C. clears more acute hospital beds as COVID-19 case growth slows
153596news130BC Transit extends free fare, installs vinyl barriers in some buses
153600news131Oak Bay permits recreation vehicles in driveways during COVID-19
153594news132Recovery rate tops 60% but B.C. records death of man in his 40s due to COVID-19
153592news133Man charged after Langford shooting last year sentenced to 4.5 years
153585news134Family-owned pharmacy gives away free hand sanitizer in Victoria, Oak Bay
153580news135Travellers, travel agents ‘in agony’ over refund policies and customer service
153590news136Victoria’s youth poetry slam goes digital to accommodate COVID-19
153578news137Paramedics called to Oak Bay golf course as man crashes bike into sand trap
153576news138Introverted and extroverted kids likely to react differently to COVID-19 restrictions
153572news139Humboldt Broncos families to quietly mark anniversary of Saskatchewan bus crash
153569news140Friends, family suprise Current Swell singer and new wife with socially distant wedding
153565news141‘How not to handle social isolation concerns’: Victoria police respond to confrontation with firearm
153557news142COVID-19 world update: 1,000 cases hit U.S. military; Good news in Spain, Portugal
153553news143Wearing non-medical masks can stop spread of COVID-19 before symptoms start: Tam
153547news144As 500K+ apply for emergency benefit, Trudeau says aid coming for Canadians left behind
153545news145Canadians on board Coral Princess can disembark, fly home on chartered plane: Champage
153543news146House of Commons seeking virtual sittings in ongoing COVID-19 shutdown
153532news147Fairfield gas station fire deemed arson
153513news148BC Ferries to bring in health checks as feds restrict marine travel due to COVID-19
153511news149Americans brace for ‘hardest, saddest’ week of their lives amid pandemic
153509news150With workers at home, feds eye ways to fast-track training program, groups say
153502news151UPDATE: UK PM Boris Johnson moved to intensive care after COVID-19 symptoms worse
153498news152Actress-activist Shirley Douglas, daughter of medicare’s Tommy Douglas, dies
153494news153Canadians aboard COVID-19 stricken cruise ship to start coming home today
153492news154Sunday morning fire damages Victoria gas station
153487news155‘Better days will return’: Queen Elizabeth delivers message amid COVID-19 pandemic
153496news156COVID-19: Hospitals remain safe for childbirth, say Vancouver Island care providers
153483news157Canadian cadets to mark 103rd anniversary of Vimy Ridge April 9 virtually
153479news158Canada looking to disinfect used masks, Dr. Tam asks they not be thrown away
153475news159Emergency aid portal opens Monday, cash could be in bank accounts by end of week: Trudeau
153473news160‘It’s like ghost towns:’ Canada’s border communities adapt to COVID-19 changes
153462news161Education, not enforcement: B.C. bylaw officers keeping a watch on physical distancing
153467news162B.C. firefighters only responding to most life-threatening calls during COVID-19 pandemic
153469news163Researchers look at humidity as a weapon in the fight against airborne viruses
153450news164Bag containing meat, sewing needles found by dog owner in Cordova Bay
153448news165Two inmates found positive for COVID-19 at federal prison in B.C.; other tests pending
153442news166UVic creates emergency bursary for students facing hardships due to COVID-19
153437news167B.C. temporarily lifts data residency requirement in response to COVID-19
153429news168Traffic impacted on the Malahat near Goldstream Park
153431news169New rail safety measures implemented in Canada
153425news170‘Hold our line’: 29 new cases of COVID-19 announced in B.C.
153423news171Barbecue thief leaves hat behind at Victoria residence
153421news172COVID-19: Saanich police respond to calls about skatepark gathering, group volleyball game
153413news173Full World COVID-19 update: National Guard collect ventilators in New York; Spain, Italy improve
153435news174‘An extra $220 every 90 days’: B.C. patients pay more dispensing fees due to prescription limits
153411news175VIDEO: Sooke teachers are ‘feeling good,’ show it off in song and dance for students
153409news176Oak Bay driver flees on foot after collision on Beach Drive
153404news177Two people fined after B.C. police spot online ads re-selling 5,000 surgical, N95 masks
153402news178VIDEO: How doctors in Canada will decide who lives and dies if pandemic worsens
153388news179Unclear if Cowichan couple refusing to self-isolate will face penalty
153382news180Spring shift in service includes no weekend late night bus services in Greater Victoria
153390news181Sex workers face new risks during COVID-19 pandemic
153384news182Excess activity damaging Saanich golf course – despite being closed
153380news183Greater Victoria liquor stores see spike in sales amidst COVID-19
153378news184Victoria fills more than 100 motel rooms with homeless population
153373news185‘Small python’ found in vacant Cook Street apartment
153371news186COVID-19: Postponed surgeries will be done, B.C. health minister says
153366news187West Shore RCMP searches for suspect who robbed Langford bank with a gun
153376news188Saanich suspends penalty for late bill payments amid COVID-19 pandemic
153364news189Esquimalt’s Buccaneer Days cancelled due to COVID-19
153362news190Number of COVID-19 deaths in B.C. rise to 35, while hospitalizations fall
153394news191Sidney event marking end of the Second World War cancelled because of COVID-19
153396news192Revamped Oak Bay Volunteer Services in need of donations, volunteers
153400news193Members of immunocompromised community seek more options to get groceries as online services are backlogged
153433news194Saanich teen earns $100,000 commerce scholarship to the University of Calgary
153443news195Mental Health: Fractured services leave community to fill gaps
153456news196Program makes a connection with isolated Victoria seniors
153500news197COVID-19: Managing your mental health from isolation
153505news198Saanich moves forward with summer camp registration despite COVID-19
153515news199Victoria company compares drone footage of city streets between August and now
153507news200Conflict expert explains how to talk to people who aren’t social distancing
153360news201COVID-19 has given running a boost
153517news202Sidney senior grateful for stranger’s help during medical incident
153519news203Outreach initiative connects Sooke seniors to support amid COVID-19
153358news204Victoria grocery store staff seek hazard pay during COVID-19 crisis
153355news205VIDEO: ‘Used gloves and masks go in the garbage,’ says irked B.C. mayor
153353news206Nanaimo man arrested after allegedly setting house fire
153349news207Projections show between 3,000 and 15,000 could die from COVID-19 in Ontario
153347news208West Shore RCMP arrests one man after ‘bait’ bike stolen
153345news209Don’t stop going to the doctor, just do it virtually: Doctors of BC
153342news210Victoria fears people would take advantage of free parking, votes to keep fees in place
153339news211No more ferries will sail from Departure Bay, Mill Bay, Brentwood Bay during COVID-19 pandemic
153333news212Victoria businesses replace boy’s stolen bike
153331news213B.C. business groups warn revenues down 50-75% during COVID-19
153329news214Military to help fight COVID in Quebec; deaths pass 150 as cases near 12,000
153326news215Dogs are property, not kids, B.C. judge tells former couple
153324news216Sidney opens shower facility for vulnerable population
153315news217B.C. senior gives blood for 200th time, has ‘saved’ 600 lives
153313news218Trudeau commits $100M to help food banks amid COVID-19 crisis
153309news219From inside the ER: B.C. doctor tells it like it is from the frontlines of COVID-19
153307news2203M pushes back on Trump administration call to stop sending N95 masks to Canada
153298news221COVID-19: Vancouver Islander celebrates 90th birthday with Model T ride as neighbours line streets
153276news222VIDEO: UVic Engineering to 3-D print 4,000 face-shields for frontline workers
153284news223Tax collectors, auditors to help field ‘historic’ numbers of benefit-seeking callers
153272news224Family uses social media to help truckers find places to eat during pandemic
153282news225Advocates sound alarm over COVID-19 limiting access to contraceptives, abortion
153270news226Couple won’t self-isolate after returning from overseas: Cowichan by-law
153268news227Intoxicated man tries to break into building with tiny saw in Esquimalt
153294news228Oak Bay Beach Hotel now delivers groceries, meals
153292news229Peninsula markets on hold, could look radically different upon return
153290news230Saanich councillor named one of Canada’s Top 25 Environmentalists Under 25
153280news231Mental Health: Erasing stigma leads to new path for Victoria woman
153266news232Health care workers gain access to virtual health care options
153264news233COVID-19: Sooke mom faces ‘pandemic police’ for bringing kids to the grocery store
153262news234West Shore RCMP investigates bank robbery in Langford
153260news235Victoria to plant up to 75,000 food seedlings; staff explore measures to help construction projects
153258news236UPDATED: Vancouver Island seniors die in hospital due to COVID-19
153254news237B.C. health officer says homemade masks may prevent spread of COVID-19 to others
153245news238CN Rail notches record grain movement for March as it clears blockade backlog
153243news239B.C.’s senior home staff measures show results in COVID-19 battle
153252news240Trudeau rejects mandatory stay-at-home order for now; COVID deaths up
153256news241People resort to home haircuts or #coronacuts as pandemic continues
153241news242Supply-line disruptions could cause Canadian drug shortage
153237news243Independent investigation praises RCMP actions in Vancouver Island suicide attempt
153235news244B.C. orchardists face challenges from COVID-19 pandemic
153233news245B.C. unveils $3.5M COVID-19 emergency fund for post-secondary students
153239news246Drive-through COVID-19 testing underway at Saanich Peninsula Hospital
153228news247North Cowichan to police popular trails to ensure physical distancing
153218news248West Shore RCMP search for man wanted on 15 outstanding warrants
153216news249B.C. schools Zoom to online education amid COVID-19
153214news250Camosun College to produce more than 9,000 face shields for Island Health workers
153212news251VicPD reunites four-year-old boy with family after he snuck out a window
153205news252B.C. adding $300 to monthly income and disability assistance payments
153203news253‘A matter of human decency’: Truckers’ union calls on gas stations, rest stops to fully re-open
153197news254Hip tradition sing-along planned again for Canadians April 2
153195news255Migrant worker advocates blame feds, employers for COVID-19 outbreak at B.C. garden store
153193news256COVID-19 predictions coming ‘soon’, but results will depend on how Canadians act: Trudeau
153191news257Donald Trump says Canadians on two stranded cruise ships will be heading home
153189news258Local grocers, Victoria Foundation raise over $30,000 for Food Rescue Project
153187news259Doctors trained abroad want to join front lines of COVID-19 fight in Canada
153185news260With U.S. border work on track, rural Canadian towns fear an outbreak
153183news261Fake test kits and other COVID online scams play on public anxiety: fraud centre
153181news262Feds amplify stay-home message as cost of financial aid to Canadians mounts
153176news263World COVID-19 update: Six million U.S. jobless claims; Russia sends medical aid to U.S.
153158news264Sooke creates local business directory during COVID-19 pandemic
153156news265Couple celebrates 61st anniversary through Vancouver Island seniors’ home window
153161news266A look at some of the B.C. inventors creating life-saving tools in fight against COVID-19
153174news267Cycling advocates call for more pedestrian space, temporary bike lanes during pandemic
153172news268Volunteers collect and deliver pet food across Greater Victoria during COVID-19 pandemic
153170news269COVID-19 has been impacting Canadian economy since January
153152news270‘We’re running out of options’: Victoria looks to other municipalities to help shelter homeless
153288news271Victoria-hosted Francophone Games postponed until 2021
153150news272Mental Health: A look at a fractured system
153154news273VIDEO: Man breaks up Saanich road rage fight
153148news274Association launches French-language games, online tools for families learning at home
153146news275VicPD seeks witnesses to suspicious vehicle fire near Beacon Hill Park petting zoo
153142news276‘There can be no ambiguity’: Travellers brought home to B.C. must self-isolate
153140news277Saanich Peninsula Hospital to host new COVID-19 testing facilities
153129news278Saanich police arrest suspect in arson spree near Camosun College Lansdowne campus
153133news279‘We will get through this’: B.C. sees new COVID-19 death, but 57% have recovered
153126news280Belle from ‘Beauty and the Beast’ entertains home-bound kids in Cowichan Bay
153138news281Three impaired drivers stopped in Saanich over one weekend
153122news282Victoria supervised consumption site shifts to mobile during pandemic
153113news283West Shore RCMP seizes illegal drugs, imitation handguns in Colwood
153111news284COVID-19: Social media use goes up as country stays indoors
153119news285Hatley Park closed to vehicles, formal gardens closed due to COVID-19
153109news286Saanich man serving life sentence for double murder granted day parole
153163news287Vancouver Island teachers show the love for their students
153105news288Saanich police arrest man with pellet gun, drugs on BC Transit bus in Victoria
153103news289Canada’s 75% wage subsidy is coming, but not for several weeks: finance minister
153101news290Controversial Cowichan tiny house still in place after removal deadline
153099news291Call before you dig into spring projects during isolation: BC 1 Call
153097news292B.C.’s intersection speed cameras putting more tickets in the mail
153095news293Three rescued after canoe capsizes near Oak Bay
153093news294No April Fool’s jokes from Black Press Media
153091news295First Nations, remote communities need special attention in pandemic, Freeland says
153089news296High cost, limited coverage for asthma medicine a concern during COVID-19 pandemic
153086news297Vancouver Island’s ‘Project Draw Breath’ expands and diversifies to battle pandemic
153083news298Trudeau says Parliament needs to pass more COVID-19 benefits, CERB details announced
153077news299Officials warn of COVID-19’s impact on vulnerable people, restriction extensions
153075news300Consider releasing some inmates to stem COVID-19 in prisons: public safety minister
153071news301UPDATED: Crash snarls early morning Malahat traffic
153067news302World COVID-19 update: NATO suspicious of Russian military drills; Cruise ships ordered to stay at sea
153056news3036.5-magnitude earthquake in Idaho shakes B.C. Interior
153054news304John Horgan extends B.C.’s state of emergency for COVID-19
153052news305B.C.’s first community COVID-19 death was dentist ‘dedicated’ to health: lawyer
153044news306Victoria police find high-risk missing woman last seen on ferry
153037news307Langford expands COVID-19 response to include all of West Shore, home testing
153041news308Greater Victoria resident sick with COVID-19 calls it a ‘horrible disease’
153039news309Sooke businesses respond in time of crisis
153032news310Thief nabs $600 worth of tools in break-and-enter at Saanich hardware store
153030news311Victoria to reassess 2020 budget in light of COVID-19; more hotel rooms found for the homeless
153065news312Victoria councillors want city greenhouses used for food production during COVID-19
153061news313COVID-19: Access school resources with new virtual education hub
153058news314Frontline volunteers bring handwashing stations to Pandora tent city and beyond
153028news315BC SPCA launches matching campaign to help vulnerable animals after big donations
153020news316Tents, sleeping bags donated to Our Place thanks to local firm and outdoor store
153018news317B.C. records five new COVID-19 deaths, ‘zero chance’ life will return to normal in April
153016news318UPDATE: Anti-tax group calls for MPs, senators to donate scheduled pay raises to charity
153013news319Island Health to use Saanich recreation centre to support pandemic needs
153011news320Nanaimo dentists donate 4,000 masks, 25,000 gloves to health-care peers
153009news321Victoria police arrest man in stolen Jubilee Hospital worker’s car
153007news322Emergency crews respond to crash on Carey Road in Saanich
153003news323COVID-19 essential workers can apply for B.C. pre-school child care
152996news324Colwood looks at reopening garbage cans as litter, dog poop pile up in parks
152994news325B.C. worker advocate group calls for more sick days, protected medical leave
152984news326COVID-19: B.C. universities opt out of in-person spring graduation ceremonies
152977news327Two men arrested after lying about having COVID-19 to stay in AirBnb unit for free
152973news328Accent Inns, United Way team up to cover hotel costs for Greater Victoria essential service workers
152961news329World COVID-19 updates: Putin may be exposed; 30,000 prisoners released
152958news330‘This is no joke’: B.C. woman in Alberta hospital asks people to stay home during COVID-19
152937news331BC Ferries able to restrict travel for sick passengers
152941news332Snow and other factors including COVID-19 responsible for fewer international visitors in early 2020
152939news333Victoria councillors propose waiving parkade fees to support essential workers
152934news334Woman comes home to ‘entirely different’ Victoria after cruise ship, military base quarantine
152930news335Man allegedly impersonates health official, takes elderly Princeton woman from her home
152932news336COVID-19: Victoria moves homeless into 35 hotel rooms across the city
152925news337Helping those at risk, one piece of paper at a time through ‘isolation communication’
152920news338‘Back to school, in a virtual way’ for B.C. students in COVID-19 pandemic
152917news339Wheelchair user asks people to leave space on sidewalks to socially distance
152927news340Victoria brewery uses 3D-printer to make face shields for health care workers
152909news341Victoria street nurse thanks public for outpouring of donations
152905news342Pay parking suspended at B.C. hospitals due to COVID-19
152903news343‘School year will not be lost’: SD63 students will move on to next grade
152901news344UPDATE: Missing 26-year-old woman found
152892news345UPDATED: VicPD says High-risk missing 16-year-old girl found safe
152888news346Police seek possible firebug following series of Monday fires
152886news347COVID-19: Greater Victoria schools to spend next two weeks planning next steps
152870news348Cruise ships, one with COVID-19 on board, carry Canadians covertly through Panama Canal
152874news349’The energy sector is destroyed beyond repair’: expert on COVID-19’s impact on economy
152867news350Thieves haul off with copper piping from University of Victoria renovation
152865news351Victoria police arrest suspect in two daytime robberies
152853news352Liberals delay release of 75% wage subsidy details, costs: Morneau
152851news353What Victoria residents are looking to buy while social distancing
152845news354‘We need to do better:’ VicPD responds to more parties, gatherings
152791news355Sidney’s top emergency official reiterates need for physical distancing during virtual chat
152767news356COVID-19: Victoria plumbing company dedicates van for grocery delivery
152763news357Fictionalized accounts of pandemics offer glimpses into our COVID-19 present
152759news358Sidney to engage in unique experiment with virtual forum
152751news359B.C. announces $3M for food banks to increase capacity during COVID-19
152749news360North Saanich drops speed limit on Lands End Road
152716news361B.C. Ferries passengers staying away, as asked, during COVID-19 pandemic
152839news362IN DEPTH: How B.C. emptied its hospitals to prepare for COVID-19
152704news363West Shore woman’s dog found in Colwood more than two weeks after going missing
152689news364Saanich police ticket two speeders before 9 a.m., Saturday
152683news365Duncan man asks community to donate RVs to essential workers in need of quarantine
152666news366B.C. COVID-19 cases rise 92 to 884, one more death, 81 in care
152664news367B.C. veterinarians want to smooth the fur of COVID-19-worried pet owners
152672news368New immigrants to Victoria have online options to combat isolation
152670news369VicPD expands online reporting to keep 911 call-takers free during pandemic
152668news370Big band fundraiser show at Dunnet theatre rescheduled for Sept. 26
152654news371Minor earthquake hits Greater Victoria Saturday morning
152652news372UVic offers students Pass/Fail grading option as COVID-19 impacts spring studies
152616news373Sooke School District promises learning opportunites for students by mid-April
152614news374Victoria police warns of text, vacation rental COVID-19 fraud attempts
152603news375Kids get back to learning in B.C., online
152586news376UPDATE: Nanaimo RCMP now unsure what vehicle missing teen and man may be travelling in
152577news377Victoria Police see new trends in calls due to COVID-19
152575news37867 more B.C. COVID-19 cases, two more deaths in Vancouver region
152573news379Legal time limitations on civil court proceedings in B.C. suspended due to COVID-19
152569news380‘Now is not the time to bag that peak’: BCSAR manager discourages risky outdoor adventures
152590news381VIDEO: Musician stays physically distant in courtyard show for Langford retirees
152588news382COVID-19: Health care workers seek alternative housing options to prevent families from getting sick
152579news383Sidney sets up temporary rest stop for truck drivers transporting critical supplies
152565news384Food Banks BC already seeing surge in demand due to COVID-19 pandemic
152567news385Interim BC Green Party leader asks people to stay home after parents get positive COVID-19 test
152631news386Farmers’ markets still open in Greater Victoria
152633news387“Isolation is normal for us,” says Saanich dad with cystic fibrosis
152562news388Oak Bay Police Chief Const. Andy Brinton passes the torch this summer
152685news389Antibody tests could be the next step in fighting COVID-19, Island doctor says
152724news390Personal, business bankruptcies down in British Columbia
152558news391Nanaimo couple caught aboard cruise ship with four dead and COVID-19 present
152817news392Stats Canada expects COVID-19 to impact inflation
152552news393Over 700 family doctors in Greater Victoria sign public letter pleading with people to stay home
152548news394COVID-19: Isolation exemptions to frontline workers a danger to patients, say Island Health employees
152537news395B.C. Greens suspend leadership race due to COVID-19
152539news396Provincial ban on outdoor burning affects all of Greater Victoria
152535news397Capital City Comic Con goes ‘digital’ in wake of COVID-19
152531news398BC Transit to limit riders on buses to allow for physical distancing
152524news399UPDATED: Rise in protests drive spike in VicPD overtime costs
152529news400COVID-19: Here are the measures being taken at B.C. care homes
152516news401B.C. COVID-19 contact restrictions working, Dr. Bonnie Henry says
152514news402Camosun College appeals for emergency financial assistance for students
152508news403BC Farmers Markets move to online platform amid COVID-19 concerns
152506news404University of Victoria continues summer courses, shifts to virtual platform
152500news405COVID-19: VicPD thanks health care workers with 15-car salute
152494news406COVID-19: Harbour Air suspends all scheduled flights
152488news407B.C. service aims to connect those in need with volunteers amid COVID-19 crisis
152481news408Sooke puts playgrounds off limits to public
152472news409COVID-19: How to apply for employment insurance
153940business1March job losses just ‘a tiny snapshot’ of full impact of COVID-19: B.C. professor
153911business2Canada lost more than a million jobs in March, but April may be even worse
153917business3Canadian businesses urged to complete survey on COVID-19 impacts
153892business4B.C.’s COVID-19 rent supplement starts taking applications
153874business5132,000 B.C. jobs lost just the start of COVID-19 impact, finance minister says
153828business6B.C. sorting medical equipment sales, donation offers for COVID-19
153822business7COVID-19: Saanich company joins nation-wide effort to produce 30,000 ventilators
153799business8Travellers returning to B.C. must have self-isolation plan or face quarantine: Horgan
153776business9Toilet paper, hand sanitizer drop from top 100 most searched items: Used.ca
153752business11Vancity temporarily cuts credit card interest rates to zero for those in need
153721business12COVID-19: Don’t get away for Easter weekend, Dr. Bonnie Henry warns
153633business13Mustard Seed Coffee Company launches online ordering, free delivery
153631business14Current Taxi offers free rides for healthcare workers to or from hospitals
153574business15B.C. begins taking submissions for $2M COVID-19 research fund
153567business16Business outlook soft even before shock of COVID-19, Bank of Canada says
153549business17Parkland Fuel nears completion of maintenance work at B.C. refinery
153541business18Bars, cannabis sector eligible for $40B credit program from government bank
153427business19Critic, workers’ group ‘disappointed’ Trudeau chose Amazon to distribute PPE
153368business20Black Press Media ad sparks discussion about value of community newspapers
153337business21Businesses advised to prepare for federal, B.C. COVID-19 assistance
153231business22GAIN Group offers complimentary delivery services to customers and local health care workers
153199business23COVID-19: More than 120,000 B.C. food service jobs lost, restaurants begin to shutter permanently
153135business24Business Continuity Plan: When You’re Ready, We’re Here for You
153115business25BC Hydro offers three-month bill ‘holiday’ for those affected by COVID-19
152982business26New rules issued for B.C. construction projects, work camps for COVID-19
152861business27LifeLabs reducing public hours as it assists with COVID-19 testing
152857business28Sooke businesses cope with closures in midst of COVID-19
152607business29Cookie monsters rejoice as B.C. stores sell Girl Guide sweets
152629business30Victoria business still busy as people turn to books while in self-isolation
152546business31B.C. farmers markets restricted to food sales only due to COVID-19
152527business32Tofino and Ucluelet distilleries step up with hand sanitizer
152478business33‘Board game sommeliers’ keep residents entertained with home deliveries
153621sports1Vikes Maffia, Mollenhauer among annual athletic award winners
153551sports2Saanich swimmer Lauren Crisp in running for rookie-of-the-year
153458sports3QUIZ: How much do you know about hockey?
153386sports4UVic Vikes new basketball coach on the fast track
153288sports5Victoria-hosted Francophone Games postponed until 2021
153124sports655+ BC Games cancelled amid COVID-19 concerns
152753sports7QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?
152726sports8Innovative free fitness program targets Victoria Royals fans
153748life3Denim Daze
153534life4Life and style with Claudia Knoglinger
153305life5Creating the perfect charcuterie plate
153073life6Life and style with Tara Elston
153896opinion1COLUMN: Economic impact of COVID-19 will be enormous and difficult to estimate
153888opinion2SUZUKI: Healthy forests mean healthy people
153978opinion7LETTERS: Remember to breathe during crisis
153832opinion8LETTERS: Community overreacting to COVID-19 pandemic
153679opinion9COMMENTARY: Knowing where COVID-19 cases are does not protect you
153657opinion10COLUMN: Work continues for MPs practising physical distancing
153638opinion11COLUMN: The other graph that shows B.C. can beat COVID-19
153471opinion12MLA REPORT: Community well-led by trusted expertise of the province
153485opinion13B.C. VIEWS: Pandemic shows need for adequate care home staffing
153224opinion14Mayor’s message: Saanich relies on residents to responsibly follow provincial protocols
153530opinion15LETTER: Meccano sets a great activity for kids
153222opinion16LETTER: Island Health keeping public in dark over Coronavirus
153460opinion17LETTER: Shout out to Sooke grocer
153322opinion18MP REPORT: Responding to the challenges of the COVID-19 global pandemic
153452opinion19LETTERS: Hand sanitizer is vital for surviving COVID-19
153419opinion20LETTERS: People must learn to give and take from Earth
153398opinion21LETTERS: Seniors left out of COVID-19 relief efforts
153392opinion22LETTERS: Climate change a larger crisis than COVID-19
153588opinion23LETTERS: The need to scrap the plastic bag ban
153296opinion24LETTERS: A musical tribute to Bonnie Henry
153286opinion25LETTERS: Closure of Saanich Yard Waste Drop Off a blow to gardeners
153250opinion26LETTERS: Bailing out the oil and gas sector is a mistake
153117opinion27Rickter Scale: Keep safe, keep calm, keep your distance
152621opinion28LETTERS: Working together to ensure store shelves are stocked
152533opinion29LETTERS: Oak Bay must give new thought to budget
152520opinion30LETTERS: Looking forward to more regional coordination in community planning
152504opinion31LETTERS: Oak Bay scholarship performance rescheduled to September
152490opinion32LETTERS: Ear buds a safety concern
153976home25Mental Health: Stigma leads to a life on the streets
153974home26Financial relief for Victoria residents includes no 2020 property tax increase
153965home27COVID-19: Immigrants face language, financial barriers during crisis
153953home28Victoria police safely recover items stolen from Sikh temple
153945home29Victoria police seek information on nine suspicious fires
153947home30Victoria reduces parking fees during COVID-19 health emergency
153934home31Topaz Park camp for Victoria’s homeless desperate for volunteers
153932home32MISSING: 15-year-old Langford resident Emilie Pattie
153959home33Saanich police pull over 16 drivers over for excessive speeding over the last 30 days
153951home34Sooke School District students permitted to retrieve only essentials from lockers
153943home35Oak Bay mayor posts daily videos during emergency
153957home36Langford mandates all businesses take new steps to prevent spread of COVID-19
153907home37Victoria closes streets near Beacon Hill Park, Dallas Road to encourage social distancing
153902home38Police search for suspect in robbery at Saanich 7-11
153909home39Mount Douglas Park closed to vehicle traffic over long weekend
153898home40Religious leaders look at options to comply with COVID-19 as holiday weeks begin
153890home41COVID-19: School-based lunch programs expand to feed thousands during crisis
153880home42VicPD sees 29 per cent jump in thefts from cars in early April
153868home43Foundation funds High Acuity Unit for Royal Jubilee Hospital to support COVID-19 patients
153854home44Beacon Hill Children’s Farm in need of public support after being forced to close due to pandemic
153927home45Mental health calls for West Shore RCMP nearly double in March over last year
153840home46Greater Victoria woman creates ‘call list’ for seniors to tackle loneliness
153913home47Royal Roads University limits public access
153842home48Saanich’s Shelbourne corridor work set to start despite pandemic
153838home49Report looks at COVID-19’s impact on violence in the family
153830home50Royal Athletic Park will not be a shelter site during COVID-19 crisis: Victoria mayor
153836home51BC Ferries further reduces sailings in response to COVID-19
153822home52COVID-19: Saanich company joins nation-wide effort to produce 30,000 ventilators
153929home53Oak Bay closes parking near Willows Beach
153804home54Judge rejects pandemic as reason to grant bail to immunocompromised prisoner
153817home55Canoe found in men’s public bathroom in Cadboro-Gyro Park
153820home56Sidney senior welcomes outreach phone calls from charity
153796home57VicPD asks for help finding owner of recovered camera
153790home58More than 600 items donated to the homeless occupants of Topaz Park
153834home59Victoria community hosts Q&A night with VicPD chief about Royal Athletic Park
153806home60PHOTOS: Spring has sprung in Greater Victoria
153780home61Investigators seek witnesses in death of Langford woman Angela Dalman
153774home62Greater Victoria sheriffs, local business deliver food to those struggling with mental health
153776home63Toilet paper, hand sanitizer drop from top 100 most searched items: Used.ca
153758home64Swan Lake south wharf demolition complete, area remains off-limits
153736home66New #yyjegghunt2020 joins the ranks of fun, social distancing activities in Greater Victoria
153723home67COVID-19: Victoria hopes to provide financial relief through property taxes, utility bills
153738home68Housing challenges in Canada complicate efforts to fight COVID-19
153734home69Victoria Literacy Connection offers free e-reading club for kids
153725home70Escaped python found in Saanich building reunited with its owner
153729home71Highway 1 tree removal impacts traffic Tuesday evening
153711home72Victoria police locate man missing more than a week
153704home73Greater Victoria donates 166 tents, 240 sleeping bags and more for those in need
153719home74UVic closes Finnerty Gardens and popular Cedar Hill Corner
153664home75Victoria to consider new appeals process for rejected short-term rental applications
153683home76No one injured in Saanich townhouse fire
153677home77Police watchdog clears West Shore RCMP in altercation that led to man needing 82 staples
153727home78RCMP see drop in business break-ins for downtown Sidney
153697home79‘Langford Cares’ campaign to cover hotel expenses for frontline health care workers
153648home80Victoria Fire Department investigating explosion at supportive housing complex
153666home81Vehicle bursts into flames due to mechanical failure, occupants escape injury
153670home82West Shore RCMP snag suspect in early morning mail theft
153691home83Art galleries innovate in a time of crisis
153631home84Current Taxi offers free rides for healthcare workers to or from hospitals
153642home85Sooke RCMP traffic stop leads to arrest of five people, seizure of drugs, pipe bomb and counterfeit money
153636home86Canadian seniors isolated with fewer friends, less access to internet
153623home87Advocates call safe drug supply a victory but worry about logistics in pandemic
153659home88Sidney opens temporary rest stop for essential delivery drivers
153625home89Greater Victoria survey shows third of respondents did not pay, or partially paid rent for April
153633home90Mustard Seed Coffee Company launches online ordering, free delivery
153615home91City of Victoria looks to shift tens of millions in 2020 budget due to COVID-19
153604home92Nanaimo, Royal Jubilee to be Vancouver Island’s COVID-19 frontline hospitals
153596home93BC Transit extends free fare, installs vinyl barriers in some buses
153585home94Family-owned pharmacy gives away free hand sanitizer in Victoria, Oak Bay
153592home95Man charged after Langford shooting last year sentenced to 4.5 years
153621home96Vikes Maffia, Mollenhauer among annual athletic award winners
153590home97Victoria’s youth poetry slam goes digital to accommodate COVID-19
153578home98Paramedics called to Oak Bay golf course as man crashes bike into sand trap
153569home99Friends, family suprise Current Swell singer and new wife with socially distant wedding
153565home100‘How not to handle social isolation concerns’: Victoria police respond to confrontation with firearm
153600home101Oak Bay permits recreation vehicles in driveways during COVID-19
153551home102Saanich swimmer Lauren Crisp in running for rookie-of-the-year
153515home103Victoria company compares drone footage of city streets between August and now
153532home104Fairfield gas station fire deemed arson
153513home105BC Ferries to bring in health checks as feds restrict marine travel due to COVID-19
153619home106Fire ban implimented in Sooke, throughout province in response to COVID-19
153517home107Sidney senior grateful for stranger’s help during medical incident
153519home108Outreach initiative connects Sooke seniors to support amid COVID-19
153507home109Conflict expert explains how to talk to people who aren’t social distancing
153500home110COVID-19: Managing your mental health from isolation
153505home111Saanich moves forward with summer camp registration despite COVID-19
153492home112Sunday morning fire damages Victoria gas station
153490home113Deadline extended for annual writing competition
153481home114SOOKE HISTORY: Phillips at Highway 14 before it was home to Sooke’s third traffic light
153464home115Oak Bay deputy police chief and family cut Guatemala vacation short to return home
153456home116Program makes a connection with isolated Victoria seniors
153454home117West Shore businesses bring fitness online during COVID-19
153443home118Mental Health: Fractured services leave community to fill gaps
153467home119B.C. firefighters only responding to most life-threatening calls during COVID-19 pandemic
153450home120Bag containing meat, sewing needles found by dog owner in Cordova Bay
153442home121UVic creates emergency bursary for students facing hardships due to COVID-19
153445home122Colwood Spring Clean-Up postponed, branch drop-off continues
153433home123Saanich teen earns $100,000 commerce scholarship to the University of Calgary
153439home124Peninsula organizations fund food bank ahead of ‘looming crisis’
153429home125Traffic impacted on the Malahat near Goldstream Park
153423home126Barbecue thief leaves hat behind at Victoria residence
153421home127COVID-19: Saanich police respond to calls about skatepark gathering, group volleyball game
153435home128‘An extra $220 every 90 days’: B.C. patients pay more dispensing fees due to prescription limits
153411home129VIDEO: Sooke teachers are ‘feeling good,’ show it off in song and dance for students
153409home130Oak Bay driver flees on foot after collision on Beach Drive
153406home131Saanich mayor receives his foster bees through pollinator rental program
153400home132Members of immunocompromised community seek more options to get groceries as online services are backlogged
153396home133Revamped Oak Bay Volunteer Services in need of donations, volunteers
153394home134Sidney event marking end of the Second World War cancelled because of COVID-19
153390home135Sex workers face new risks during COVID-19 pandemic
153380home136Greater Victoria liquor stores see spike in sales amidst COVID-19
153378home137Victoria fills more than 100 motel rooms with homeless population
153364home138Esquimalt’s Buccaneer Days cancelled due to COVID-19
153373home139‘Small python’ found in vacant Cook Street apartment
153382home140Spring shift in service includes no weekend late night bus services in Greater Victoria
153386home141UVic Vikes new basketball coach on the fast track
153384home142Excess activity damaging Saanich golf course – despite being closed
153366home143West Shore RCMP searches for suspect who robbed Langford bank with a gun
153358home144Victoria grocery store staff seek hazard pay during COVID-19 crisis
153376home145Saanich suspends penalty for late bill payments amid COVID-19 pandemic
153360home146COVID-19 has given running a boost
153342home147Victoria fears people would take advantage of free parking, votes to keep fees in place
153347home148West Shore RCMP arrests one man after ‘bait’ bike stolen
153345home149Don’t stop going to the doctor, just do it virtually: Doctors of BC
153339home150No more ferries will sail from Departure Bay, Mill Bay, Brentwood Bay during COVID-19 pandemic
153333home151Victoria businesses replace boy’s stolen bike
153324home152Sidney opens shower facility for vulnerable population
153292home153Peninsula markets on hold, could look radically different upon return
153294home154Oak Bay Beach Hotel now delivers groceries, meals
153290home155Saanich councillor named one of Canada’s Top 25 Environmentalists Under 25
153280home156Mental Health: Erasing stigma leads to new path for Victoria woman
153319home157Bakery bakes, donates bread just for the Sooke Food Bank
153266home158Health care workers gain access to virtual health care options
153264home159COVID-19: Sooke mom faces ‘pandemic police’ for bringing kids to the grocery store
153258home160UPDATED: Vancouver Island seniors die in hospital due to COVID-19
153268home161Intoxicated man tries to break into building with tiny saw in Esquimalt
153260home162Victoria to plant up to 75,000 food seedlings; staff explore measures to help construction projects
153262home163West Shore RCMP investigates bank robbery in Langford
153256home164People resort to home haircuts or #coronacuts as pandemic continues
153247home165Victoria brewery throws support behind still-operating restaurants
153212home166VicPD reunites four-year-old boy with family after he snuck out a window
153239home167Drive-through COVID-19 testing underway at Saanich Peninsula Hospital
153231home168GAIN Group offers complimentary delivery services to customers and local health care workers
153226home169LIVE MUSIC: Artist in Residence reaching into the community
153214home170Camosun College to produce more than 9,000 face shields for Island Health workers
153199home171COVID-19: More than 120,000 B.C. food service jobs lost, restaurants begin to shutter permanently
153218home172West Shore RCMP search for man wanted on 15 outstanding warrants
153152home173‘We’re running out of options’: Victoria looks to other municipalities to help shelter homeless
153210home174Black Press Media Victoria editor recognized as rising star in industry
153174home175Cycling advocates call for more pedestrian space, temporary bike lanes during pandemic
153189home176Local grocers, Victoria Foundation raise over $30,000 for Food Rescue Project
153146home177VicPD seeks witnesses to suspicious vehicle fire near Beacon Hill Park petting zoo
153172home178Volunteers collect and deliver pet food across Greater Victoria during COVID-19 pandemic
153170home179COVID-19 has been impacting Canadian economy since January
153154home180VIDEO: Man breaks up Saanich road rage fight
153150home181Mental Health: A look at a fractured system
153140home182Saanich Peninsula Hospital to host new COVID-19 testing facilities
153288home183Victoria-hosted Francophone Games postponed until 2021
153129home184Saanich police arrest suspect in arson spree near Camosun College Lansdowne campus
153138home185Three impaired drivers stopped in Saanich over one weekend
153122home186Victoria supervised consumption site shifts to mobile during pandemic
153113home187West Shore RCMP seizes illegal drugs, imitation handguns in Colwood
153119home188Hatley Park closed to vehicles, formal gardens closed due to COVID-19
153158home189Sooke creates local business directory during COVID-19 pandemic
153117home190Rickter Scale: Keep safe, keep calm, keep your distance
153109home191Saanich man serving life sentence for double murder granted day parole
153105home192Saanich police arrest man with pellet gun, drugs on BC Transit bus in Victoria
153095home193Three rescued after canoe capsizes near Oak Bay
153065home194Victoria councillors want city greenhouses used for food production during COVID-19
153071home195UPDATED: Crash snarls early morning Malahat traffic
153079home196Greater Victoria charities organize physically distanced tent, sleeping bag drive
153061home197COVID-19: Access school resources with new virtual education hub
153058home198Frontline volunteers bring handwashing stations to Pandora tent city and beyond
153063home199West Shore podcast highlights COVID-19 pandemic and local businesses
153041home200Greater Victoria resident sick with COVID-19 calls it a ‘horrible disease’
153030home201Victoria to reassess 2020 budget in light of COVID-19; more hotel rooms found for the homeless
153020home202Tents, sleeping bags donated to Our Place thanks to local firm and outdoor store
153044home203Victoria police find high-risk missing woman last seen on ferry
153009home204Victoria police arrest man in stolen Jubilee Hospital worker’s car
153037home205Langford expands COVID-19 response to include all of West Shore, home testing
153032home206Thief nabs $600 worth of tools in break-and-enter at Saanich hardware store
153025home207COVID-19: West Shore B&B offers free suites to frontline workers needing to self-isolate, destress
153013home208Island Health to use Saanich recreation centre to support pandemic needs
152977home209Two men arrested after lying about having COVID-19 to stay in AirBnb unit for free
152996home210Colwood looks at reopening garbage cans as litter, dog poop pile up in parks
153007home211Emergency crews respond to crash on Carey Road in Saanich
152973home212Accent Inns, United Way team up to cover hotel costs for Greater Victoria essential service workers
153039home213Sooke businesses respond in time of crisis
152943home214Royal BC Museum joins home education trend with outreach programs
152934home215Woman comes home to ‘entirely different’ Victoria after cruise ship, military base quarantine
152945home216Stars On Ice tour cancelled for the first time in 34 years due to pandemic
152953home217Victoria car dealership helps fill shelves at the Mustard Seed Food Bank
152939home218Victoria councillors propose waiving parkade fees to support essential workers
152941home219Snow and other factors including COVID-19 responsible for fewer international visitors in early 2020
152932home220COVID-19: Victoria moves homeless into 35 hotel rooms across the city
152927home221Victoria brewery uses 3D-printer to make face shields for health care workers
152917home222Wheelchair user asks people to leave space on sidewalks to socially distance
152909home223Victoria street nurse thanks public for outpouring of donations
152901home224UPDATE: Missing 26-year-old woman found
152892home225UPDATED: VicPD says High-risk missing 16-year-old girl found safe
152886home226COVID-19: Greater Victoria schools to spend next two weeks planning next steps
152897home227Victoria vocalist Maria Manna reaches out to hard-hit Italy with special online song
152865home228Victoria police arrest suspect in two daytime robberies
152903home229‘School year will not be lost’: SD63 students will move on to next grade
152888home230Police seek possible firebug following series of Monday fires
152845home231‘We need to do better:’ VicPD responds to more parties, gatherings
152851home232What Victoria residents are looking to buy while social distancing
152867home233Thieves haul off with copper piping from University of Victoria renovation
152857home234Sooke businesses cope with closures in midst of COVID-19
152815home235COVID-19: Coping with isolation, stress and anxiety
152775home236Balancing kids and work: Greater Victoria parents grapple with a new COVID-19 reality
152818home237Saanich community kitchen continues food distribution amid COVID-19 pandemic
152769home238Food safety a good practice amid COVID-19 concerns
152817home239Stats Canada expects COVID-19 to impact inflation
152791home240Sidney’s top emergency official reiterates need for physical distancing during virtual chat
152773home241Digitization of Peninsula News Review by Sidney Museum and Archives preserves historical legacy
152767home242COVID-19: Victoria plumbing company dedicates van for grocery delivery
152763home243Fictionalized accounts of pandemics offer glimpses into our COVID-19 present
152751home244B.C. announces $3M for food banks to increase capacity during COVID-19
152749home245North Saanich drops speed limit on Lands End Road
152729home246VIDEO: Saanich councillor takes residents along for virtual e-bike ride through the CRD
152726home247Innovative free fitness program targets Victoria Royals fans
152724home248Personal, business bankruptcies down in British Columbia
152759home249Sidney to engage in unique experiment with virtual forum
152704home250West Shore woman’s dog found in Colwood more than two weeks after going missing
152689home251Saanich police ticket two speeders before 9 a.m., Saturday
152693home252PHOTOS: Painted fence in Langford shows thanks for essential workers amid COVID-19
152683home253Duncan man asks community to donate RVs to essential workers in need of quarantine
152685home254Antibody tests could be the next step in fighting COVID-19, Island doctor says
152679home255Greater Victoria resident shares joy in horseshoe pitching competitions from home
152674home256Life mimics art for actors in play about pandemic
152677home257Earth Hour 2020 kicks off online Saturday night
152672home258New immigrants to Victoria have online options to combat isolation
152670home259VicPD expands online reporting to keep 911 call-takers free during pandemic
152668home260Big band fundraiser show at Dunnet theatre rescheduled for Sept. 26
152654home261Minor earthquake hits Greater Victoria Saturday morning
152633home262“Isolation is normal for us,” says Saanich dad with cystic fibrosis
152629home263Victoria business still busy as people turn to books while in self-isolation
152631home264Farmers’ markets still open in Greater Victoria
152652home265UVic offers students Pass/Fail grading option as COVID-19 impacts spring studies
152614home266Victoria police warns of text, vacation rental COVID-19 fraud attempts
152588home267COVID-19: Health care workers seek alternative housing options to prevent families from getting sick
152577home268Victoria Police see new trends in calls due to COVID-19
152567home269Interim BC Green Party leader asks people to stay home after parents get positive COVID-19 test
152579home270Sidney sets up temporary rest stop for truck drivers transporting critical supplies
152548home271COVID-19: Isolation exemptions to frontline workers a danger to patients, say Island Health employees
152590home272VIDEO: Musician stays physically distant in courtyard show for Langford retirees
152552home273Over 700 family doctors in Greater Victoria sign public letter pleading with people to stay home
152539home274Provincial ban on outdoor burning affects all of Greater Victoria
152524home275UPDATED: Rise in protests drive spike in VicPD overtime costs
152562home276Oak Bay Police Chief Const. Andy Brinton passes the torch this summer
152535home277Capital City Comic Con goes ‘digital’ in wake of COVID-19
152531home278BC Transit to limit riders on buses to allow for physical distancing
152516home279B.C. COVID-19 contact restrictions working, Dr. Bonnie Henry says
152514home280Camosun College appeals for emergency financial assistance for students
152500home281COVID-19: VicPD thanks health care workers with 15-car salute
152506home282University of Victoria continues summer courses, shifts to virtual platform
152472home283COVID-19: How to apply for employment insurance
152494home284COVID-19: Harbour Air suspends all scheduled flights
152478home285‘Board game sommeliers’ keep residents entertained with home deliveries
152481home286Sooke puts playgrounds off limits to public
152616home287Sooke School District promises learning opportunites for students by mid-April
153886home21B.C. unveils $5M for mental health supports during the COVID-19 pandemic
153971home22VIDEO: Community rallies around Campbell River fire victims
153892home23B.C.’s COVID-19 rent supplement starts taking applications
153963home24Reality TV show about bodybuilders still filming in Okanagan, amid COVID-19
153961home25B.C.’s top doctor details prescription for safe long weekend
153967home26BC SPCA seeks help for abandoned German shepherd puppies
153949home27Autotuned song inspires Island resident to create dance from PM’s ‘speaking moistly’ comment
153940home28March job losses just ‘a tiny snapshot’ of full impact of COVID-19: B.C. professor
153923home29Homemade spike strip found on Cowichan Valley logging road
153921home210Researchers to study whether plasma of recovered patients can treat COVID-19
153905home211Cowichan Valley man dies in single-vehicle collision
153900home212B.C., Alberta health ministers urge public to stay home Easter weekend
153884home213B.C. First Nations Health Authority launches virtual doctor program
153782home214UPDATE: Canadians awake to extra COVID-19 emergency benefit money, feds clarify changes
153874home215132,000 B.C. jobs lost just the start of COVID-19 impact, finance minister says
153866home216B.C. asking companies to contribute through online COVID-19 supply hub
153862home217Controls can keep Canadian COVID-19 deaths under 22,000, health agency says
153860home218People needing addictions services feel ‘abandoned’ during pandemic, B.C.’s ex-top doctor says
153858home219Canada lost 1,011,000 jobs in March, unemployment rate up to 7.8%: StatCan
153844home220COVID-19 world update: 6.6 million U.S. jobless claims; alcohol sales banned in Bangkok
153828home221B.C. sorting medical equipment sales, donation offers for COVID-19
153825home222B.C. records five more deaths due to COVID-19, 45 new cases
153815home223Major crimes investigating sudden death of North Okanagan child
153801home224Easter Bunny added to B.C.’s list of essential workers
153799home225Travellers returning to B.C. must have self-isolation plan or face quarantine: Horgan
153794home226More than 400 animals have been adopted amid pandemic: B.C. SPCA
153784home227VIDEO: More than 85 people displaced by Campbell River apartment fire
153778home228Thieves steal $5,000 worth of cigarettes and candy from semi trailer in Nanaimo
153772home229COVID-19: B.C. man charged after allegedly coughing on Mounties during arrest
153662home230B.C. secures motel, hotel rooms for COVID-19 shelter space
153768home231Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee
153770home232B.C. faith leaders, Horgan discuss need for virtual religious ceremonies
153766home233Emergency COVID-19 funding now available for children with special needs
153763home234Revenue dip needed to qualify for wage subsidy drops to 15% in March: Trudeau
153761home235B.C. closes all provincial parks for COVID-19 protection
153756home236WestJet joins Air Canada in hoping to qualify for wage subsidy to bring workers back
153754home237Canadians urged to include pets in their COVID-19 emergency plans
153721home238COVID-19: Don’t get away for Easter weekend, Dr. Bonnie Henry warns
153740home239COVID-19 world update: Joy in Wuhan as lockdown lifted; Pope denounces profiteers
153681home240COVID-19: Trudeau says 30K ventilators on the way; 3.6M Canadians claim benefits
153709home241Comox spring training cancelled for Snowbirds next month
153707home242Some Cowichan schools to reopen for children of essential-services workers
153714home243RCMP call on kids to name latest foal recruits
153699home244Physiotherapists turn to technology to reach patients during COVID-19
153672home245As Canadians return home amid pandemic, border crossings dip to just 5% of usual traffic
153687home246Logan Boulet Effect: Green Shirt Day calls on Canadians to become organ donors
153679home247COMMENTARY: Knowing where COVID-19 cases are does not protect you
153674home248CBSA seizes 106-kg meth shipment from Mexico at B.C. examination facility
153668home249B.C. wide burning restrictions come into effect April 16
153653home250Look at hospitalizations, not recovery stats for COVID-19, B.C. professor says
153651home251B.C. First Nations want to launch fight of Trans Mountain pipeline approval
153646home252N95 masks on the way for Canada after 3M reaches deal with White House
153638home253COLUMN: The other graph that shows B.C. can beat COVID-19
153598home254B.C. clears more acute hospital beds as COVID-19 case growth slows
153602home25575-year-old woman rescued from Cowichan Lake
153608home256Not to become bored the game plan for COVID-19
153547home257As 500K+ apply for emergency benefit, Trudeau says aid coming for Canadians left behind
153502home258UPDATE: UK PM Boris Johnson moved to intensive care after COVID-19 symptoms worse
153580home259Travellers, travel agents ‘in agony’ over refund policies and customer service
153576home260Introverted and extroverted kids likely to react differently to COVID-19 restrictions
153574home261B.C. begins taking submissions for $2M COVID-19 research fund
153553home262Wearing non-medical masks can stop spread of COVID-19 before symptoms start: Tam
153582home263Easter Bunny not a COVID-19 carrier, allowed to do drop offs
153557home264COVID-19 world update: 1,000 cases hit U.S. military; Good news in Spain, Portugal
153555home265Vancouver Island teen singer advances to American Idol top 20
153337home266Businesses advised to prepare for federal, B.C. COVID-19 assistance
153541home267Bars, cannabis sector eligible for $40B credit program from government bank
153475home268Emergency aid portal opens Monday, cash could be in bank accounts by end of week: Trudeau
153479home269Canada looking to disinfect used masks, Dr. Tam asks they not be thrown away
153462home270Education, not enforcement: B.C. bylaw officers keeping a watch on physical distancing
153496home271COVID-19: Hospitals remain safe for childbirth, say Vancouver Island care providers
153483home272Canadian cadets to mark 103rd anniversary of Vimy Ridge April 9 virtually
153485home273B.C. VIEWS: Pandemic shows need for adequate care home staffing
153458home274QUIZ: How much do you know about hockey?
153469home275Researchers look at humidity as a weapon in the fight against airborne viruses
153448home276Two inmates found positive for COVID-19 at federal prison in B.C.; other tests pending
153427home277Critic, workers’ group ‘disappointed’ Trudeau chose Amazon to distribute PPE
153413home278Full World COVID-19 update: National Guard collect ventilators in New York; Spain, Italy improve
153404home279Two people fined after B.C. police spot online ads re-selling 5,000 surgical, N95 masks
153388home280Unclear if Cowichan couple refusing to self-isolate will face penalty
153144home281POLL: Will you be able to make your rent or mortgage payment this month?
153371home282COVID-19: Postponed surgeries will be done, B.C. health minister says
153368home283Black Press Media ad sparks discussion about value of community newspapers
153353home284Nanaimo man arrested after allegedly setting house fire
153326home285Dogs are property, not kids, B.C. judge tells former couple
153315home286B.C. senior gives blood for 200th time, has ‘saved’ 600 lives
153313home287Trudeau commits $100M to help food banks amid COVID-19 crisis
153270home288Couple won’t self-isolate after returning from overseas: Cowichan by-law
153311home289How well can cell phones carry COVID-19? Disinfecting may be wise
153307home2903M pushes back on Trump administration call to stop sending N95 masks to Canada
153298home291COVID-19: Vancouver Islander celebrates 90th birthday with Model T ride as neighbours line streets
153284home292Tax collectors, auditors to help field ‘historic’ numbers of benefit-seeking callers
153272home293Family uses social media to help truckers find places to eat during pandemic
153282home294Advocates sound alarm over COVID-19 limiting access to contraceptives, abortion
153254home295B.C. health officer says homemade masks may prevent spread of COVID-19 to others
153243home296B.C.’s senior home staff measures show results in COVID-19 battle
153237home297Independent investigation praises RCMP actions in Vancouver Island suicide attempt
153203home298‘A matter of human decency’: Truckers’ union calls on gas stations, rest stops to fully re-open
153233home299B.C. unveils $3.5M COVID-19 emergency fund for post-secondary students
153228home2100North Cowichan to police popular trails to ensure physical distancing
153133home2101‘We will get through this’: B.C. sees new COVID-19 death, but 57% have recovered
153103home2102Canada’s 75% wage subsidy is coming, but not for several weeks: finance minister
153220home2103COVID-19: ‘The Ballad of Bonnie Henry’ recorded and released
153205home2104B.C. adding $300 to monthly income and disability assistance payments
153197home2105Hip tradition sing-along planned again for Canadians April 2
153195home2106Migrant worker advocates blame feds, employers for COVID-19 outbreak at B.C. garden store
153142home2107‘There can be no ambiguity’: Travellers brought home to B.C. must self-isolate
153193home2108COVID-19 predictions coming ‘soon’, but results will depend on how Canadians act: Trudeau
153187home2109Doctors trained abroad want to join front lines of COVID-19 fight in Canada
153183home2110Fake test kits and other COVID online scams play on public anxiety: fraud centre
153181home2111Feds amplify stay-home message as cost of financial aid to Canadians mounts
153176home2112World COVID-19 update: Six million U.S. jobless claims; Russia sends medical aid to U.S.
153156home2113Couple celebrates 61st anniversary through Vancouver Island seniors’ home window
153161home2114A look at some of the B.C. inventors creating life-saving tools in fight against COVID-19
153148home2115Association launches French-language games, online tools for families learning at home
153126home2116Belle from ‘Beauty and the Beast’ entertains home-bound kids in Cowichan Bay
153124home211755+ BC Games cancelled amid COVID-19 concerns
153115home2118BC Hydro offers three-month bill ‘holiday’ for those affected by COVID-19
153107home2119Some April Fool’s Day jokes bring much-needed laughter; others tone deaf to COVID-19
153163home2120Vancouver Island teachers show the love for their students
153101home2121Controversial Cowichan tiny house still in place after removal deadline
153099home2122Call before you dig into spring projects during isolation: BC 1 Call
153097home2123B.C.’s intersection speed cameras putting more tickets in the mail
153018home2124B.C. records five new COVID-19 deaths, ‘zero chance’ life will return to normal in April
153093home2125No April Fool’s jokes from Black Press Media
153089home2126High cost, limited coverage for asthma medicine a concern during COVID-19 pandemic
153086home2127Vancouver Island’s ‘Project Draw Breath’ expands and diversifies to battle pandemic
153083home2128Trudeau says Parliament needs to pass more COVID-19 benefits, CERB details announced
153016home2129UPDATE: Anti-tax group calls for MPs, senators to donate scheduled pay raises to charity
153067home2130World COVID-19 update: NATO suspicious of Russian military drills; Cruise ships ordered to stay at sea
153056home21316.5-magnitude earthquake in Idaho shakes B.C. Interior
153054home2132John Horgan extends B.C.’s state of emergency for COVID-19
153028home2133BC SPCA launches matching campaign to help vulnerable animals after big donations
153047home2134Quarantined B.C. mom say pandemic has put special-needs families in ‘crisis mode’
153011home2135Nanaimo dentists donate 4,000 masks, 25,000 gloves to health-care peers
153003home2136COVID-19 essential workers can apply for B.C. pre-school child care
152994home2137B.C. worker advocate group calls for more sick days, protected medical leave
152986home2138Sweet treat helps make workers at Island health care centre feel complete
152984home2139COVID-19: B.C. universities opt out of in-person spring graduation ceremonies
152982home2140New rules issued for B.C. construction projects, work camps for COVID-19
152979home2141Order of Canada Vancouver Island musician pens ‘The Ballad of Bonnie Henry’
152961home2142World COVID-19 updates: Putin may be exposed; 30,000 prisoners released
152958home2143‘This is no joke’: B.C. woman in Alberta hospital asks people to stay home during COVID-19
152937home2144BC Ferries able to restrict travel for sick passengers
152905home2145Pay parking suspended at B.C. hospitals due to COVID-19
152930home2146Man allegedly impersonates health official, takes elderly Princeton woman from her home
152925home2147Helping those at risk, one piece of paper at a time through ‘isolation communication’
152920home2148‘Back to school, in a virtual way’ for B.C. students in COVID-19 pandemic
152870home2149Cruise ships, one with COVID-19 on board, carry Canadians covertly through Panama Canal
152874home2150’The energy sector is destroyed beyond repair’: expert on COVID-19’s impact on economy
152861home2151LifeLabs reducing public hours as it assists with COVID-19 testing
152839home2152IN DEPTH: How B.C. emptied its hospitals to prepare for COVID-19
152753home2153QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?
152716home2154B.C. Ferries passengers staying away, as asked, during COVID-19 pandemic
152738home2155‘There is community’: B.C. councillor welcomes new baby into world amid COVID-19 pandemic
152666home2156B.C. COVID-19 cases rise 92 to 884, one more death, 81 in care
152664home2157B.C. veterinarians want to smooth the fur of COVID-19-worried pet owners
152609home2158COVID-19: Qualicum Beach youngster gets car parade for his sixth birthday
152603home2159Kids get back to learning in B.C., online
152584home2160Vancouver Island Regional Library doors closed but online services still available
152586home2161UPDATE: Nanaimo RCMP now unsure what vehicle missing teen and man may be travelling in
152575home216267 more B.C. COVID-19 cases, two more deaths in Vancouver region
152569home2163‘Now is not the time to bag that peak’: BCSAR manager discourages risky outdoor adventures
152565home2164Food Banks BC already seeing surge in demand due to COVID-19 pandemic
152558home2165Nanaimo couple caught aboard cruise ship with four dead and COVID-19 present
152550home2166BC Hockey, Vancouver Canucks encourage stick tapping to honour frontline health care workers
152527home2167Tofino and Ucluelet distilleries step up with hand sanitizer
152529home2168COVID-19: Here are the measures being taken at B.C. care homes
152508home2169BC Farmers Markets move to online platform amid COVID-19 concerns
152488home2170B.C. service aims to connect those in need with volunteers amid COVID-19 crisis
153691entertainment7Art galleries innovate in a time of crisis
153555entertainment8Vancouver Island teen singer advances to American Idol top 20
153490entertainment9Deadline extended for annual writing competition
153226entertainment10LIVE MUSIC: Artist in Residence reaching into the community
153220entertainment11COVID-19: ‘The Ballad of Bonnie Henry’ recorded and released
152979entertainment12Order of Canada Vancouver Island musician pens ‘The Ballad of Bonnie Henry’
152945entertainment13Stars On Ice tour cancelled for the first time in 34 years due to pandemic
152897entertainment14Victoria vocalist Maria Manna reaches out to hard-hit Italy with special online song
152674entertainment15Life mimics art for actors in play about pandemic
152556entertainment16Province announces $3M in funding for arts groups hit by COVID-19 crisis
153961trending-now1B.C.’s top doctor details prescription for safe long weekend
153794trending-now3More than 400 animals have been adopted amid pandemic: B.C. SPCA
153582trending-now4Easter Bunny not a COVID-19 carrier, allowed to do drop offs
153311trending-now5How well can cell phones carry COVID-19? Disinfecting may be wise
153107trending-now6Some April Fool’s Day jokes bring much-needed laughter; others tone deaf to COVID-19
152971trending-now7‘The Office’ star John Krasinski offers Some Good News in trying times
152753trending-now8QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?
152677trending-now9Earth Hour 2020 kicks off online Saturday night
153820community1Sidney senior welcomes outreach phone calls from charity
153817community2Canoe found in men’s public bathroom in Cadboro-Gyro Park
153806community3PHOTOS: Spring has sprung in Greater Victoria
153840community4Greater Victoria woman creates ‘call list’ for seniors to tackle loneliness
153774community5Greater Victoria sheriffs, local business deliver food to those struggling with mental health
153736community10New #yyjegghunt2020 joins the ranks of fun, social distancing activities in Greater Victoria
153699community11Physiotherapists turn to technology to reach patients during COVID-19
153704community12Greater Victoria donates 166 tents, 240 sleeping bags and more for those in need
153481community13SOOKE HISTORY: Phillips at Highway 14 before it was home to Sooke’s third traffic light
153445community14Colwood Spring Clean-Up postponed, branch drop-off continues
153406community15Saanich mayor receives his foster bees through pollinator rental program
153439community16Peninsula organizations fund food bank ahead of ‘looming crisis’
153454community17West Shore businesses bring fitness online during COVID-19
153464community18Oak Bay deputy police chief and family cut Guatemala vacation short to return home
153319community19Bakery bakes, donates bread just for the Sooke Food Bank
153247community20Victoria brewery throws support behind still-operating restaurants
153210community21Black Press Media Victoria editor recognized as rising star in industry
153079community22Greater Victoria charities organize physically distanced tent, sleeping bag drive
153063community23West Shore podcast highlights COVID-19 pandemic and local businesses
153047community24Quarantined B.C. mom say pandemic has put special-needs families in ‘crisis mode’
153025community25COVID-19: West Shore B&B offers free suites to frontline workers needing to self-isolate, destress
152986community26Sweet treat helps make workers at Island health care centre feel complete
152953community27Victoria car dealership helps fill shelves at the Mustard Seed Food Bank
152943community28Royal BC Museum joins home education trend with outreach programs
152753community29QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?
152738community30‘There is community’: B.C. councillor welcomes new baby into world amid COVID-19 pandemic
152693community31PHOTOS: Painted fence in Langford shows thanks for essential workers amid COVID-19
152609community32COVID-19: Qualicum Beach youngster gets car parade for his sixth birthday
152584community33Vancouver Island Regional Library doors closed but online services still available
152679community34Greater Victoria resident shares joy in horseshoe pitching competitions from home
152729community35VIDEO: Saanich councillor takes residents along for virtual e-bike ride through the CRD
152769community36Food safety a good practice amid COVID-19 concerns
152773community37Digitization of Peninsula News Review by Sidney Museum and Archives preserves historical legacy
152775community38Balancing kids and work: Greater Victoria parents grapple with a new COVID-19 reality
152815community39COVID-19: Coping with isolation, stress and anxiety
152818community40Saanich community kitchen continues food distribution amid COVID-19 pandemic
153522marketplace2April is Construction Month in BC
153978letters4LETTERS: Remember to breathe during crisis
153832letters5LETTERS: Community overreacting to COVID-19 pandemic
153530letters6LETTER: Meccano sets a great activity for kids
153222letters7LETTER: Island Health keeping public in dark over Coronavirus
153460letters8LETTER: Shout out to Sooke grocer
153452letters9LETTERS: Hand sanitizer is vital for surviving COVID-19
153419letters10LETTERS: People must learn to give and take from Earth
153398letters11LETTERS: Seniors left out of COVID-19 relief efforts
153392letters12LETTERS: Climate change a larger crisis than COVID-19
153588letters13LETTERS: The need to scrap the plastic bag ban
153296letters14LETTERS: A musical tribute to Bonnie Henry
153286letters15LETTERS: Closure of Saanich Yard Waste Drop Off a blow to gardeners
153250letters16LETTERS: Bailing out the oil and gas sector is a mistake
152621letters17LETTERS: Working together to ensure store shelves are stocked
152533letters18LETTERS: Oak Bay must give new thought to budget
152520letters19LETTERS: Looking forward to more regional coordination in community planning
152504letters20LETTERS: Oak Bay scholarship performance rescheduled to September
152490letters21LETTERS: Ear buds a safety concern
153938video1COVID-19 death toll reaches 50 in B.C., while daily case count steadies
153876video3VIDEO: B.C. singer creates frontline workers tribute song
153864video4Normal life won’t fully return until COVID-19 vaccine developed, Trudeau says
153731video5Mental Health: Planning for a crisis
153717video6COVID-19: 4 new deaths, 25 new cases but only in Vancouver Coastal, Fraser Health
153166social-matters1Black Press Media, Save-On-Foods bring groceries to families and food banks
126007sip-savour1Raise your glass: Award-winning spirits, handcrafted on Vancouver Island
134416federal-election1WATCH: NDP Laurel Collins elected in Victoria