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Flu season could last until May — Greater Victoria clinics offer flu shots

Flu season could last until May — Greater Victoria clinics offer flu shots

Vaccines are available through public health clinics, pharmacies and doctor’s offices

Flu season could last until May — Greater Victoria clinics offer flu shots
UPDATED: Langford homes evacuated after water main break

UPDATED: Langford homes evacuated after water main break

Break at the corner of Goldstream Avenue and Strathmore Road, several homes without water

UPDATED: Langford homes evacuated after water main break
Runner Chris Loran gets a hair cut from Shawna Bertrand to support the Wounded Warrior run. (Swikar Oli/News staff)

Langford barber shop donates cuts for veterans’ cause

Hair cuts raise funds for Wounded Warrior Run, which travels from Port Hardy to Victoria

Runner Chris Loran gets a hair cut from Shawna Bertrand to support the Wounded Warrior run. (Swikar Oli/News staff)
Canada Games alumnus and Olympian Ryan Cochrane was a torchbearer in Victoria - the westernmost stop on the first-ever national torch relay. (FILE PHOTO)

Meet the Greater Victoria athletes in Red Deer for the 2019 Canada Winter Games

Players express gratitude and excitement about representing Team BC

Canada Games alumnus and Olympian Ryan Cochrane was a torchbearer in Victoria - the westernmost stop on the first-ever national torch relay. (FILE PHOTO)
Runners hit their stride in the 2018 Goodlife Marathon. (File photo)

Runners invited to get set for the 40th annual Goodlife Marathon

More than 9,000 runners expected to pack Victoria streets in October

Runners hit their stride in the 2018 Goodlife Marathon. (File photo)
The listings to sales ratio has reached the “balanced” territory, at 20 per cent. (Black Press file photo)
The listings to sales ratio has reached the “balanced” territory, at 20 per cent. (Black Press file photo)
Nolan Bentham, plays an intra squad game with the Victoria Royals 2018. (Jay Wallace)

Six Royals prospects to participate in 2019 Canada Winter Games

Three of the players are representing Team BC

Nolan Bentham, plays an intra squad game with the Victoria Royals 2018. (Jay Wallace)
West Shore RCMP responds to 75 traffic incidents in five days during snow storms

West Shore RCMP responds to 75 traffic incidents in five days during snow storms

26 collisions on the West Shore during recent storms, no major injuries reported

West Shore RCMP responds to 75 traffic incidents in five days during snow storms
Goldstream Food Bank volunteers Karen Birtwistle and Sandy Prette pack an emergency hamper. (Gazette file photo)

Goldstream Food bank closed this week due to weather

Regular service expected to resume early Tuesday

Goldstream Food Bank volunteers Karen Birtwistle and Sandy Prette pack an emergency hamper. (Gazette file photo)
Shamrocks pick up four new graduating juniors, retain five in 2019 WLA draft

Shamrocks pick up four new graduating juniors, retain five in 2019 WLA draft

Jr. Salmonbellies Keegan Bell selected in first round, sixth overall

Shamrocks pick up four new graduating juniors, retain five in 2019 WLA draft
Foreman Darryl Slater worked 12 hours and made many passes on the Malahat during the Feb. 11 snow storm. (Swikar Oli/News Staff)

WATCH: Behind the scenes of Mainroad’s plowing operation

Operations manager Chris Cowley sheds light on the company that has taken care of ministry roads for 15 years

Foreman Darryl Slater worked 12 hours and made many passes on the Malahat during the Feb. 11 snow storm. (Swikar Oli/News Staff)
(BC Hydro outage map)

BC Hydro: 17 outages ongoing on southern Vancouver Island

More than 700 people still affected

(BC Hydro outage map)
Victoria Grizzlies are partnering with Umbrella Society for the Feb. 10 fundraiser at The Q Centre. (File photo)
Victoria Grizzlies are partnering with Umbrella Society for the Feb. 10 fundraiser at The Q Centre. (File photo)
Protestors rally infront of Parksville Qualicum Beach MLA Michelle Stilwell’s office on Feb. 6 to call for the protection of old-growth forests on Vancouver Island. (Karly Blats/News staff)

B.C. residents visit MLAs’ offices to urge action on old growth protection

Activists want to see more done to protect old growth forests

Protestors rally infront of Parksville Qualicum Beach MLA Michelle Stilwell’s office on Feb. 6 to call for the protection of old-growth forests on Vancouver Island. (Karly Blats/News staff)
Lindsay Critchley holds the Secchi disk she lowered off her property to check the Portage Inlet’s turbidity. (Swikar Oli/News staff)

View Royal residents, council concerned about runoff in Portage Inlet

View Royal council wants more responsibility from upstream neighbours, development

Lindsay Critchley holds the Secchi disk she lowered off her property to check the Portage Inlet’s turbidity. (Swikar Oli/News staff)
Colwood Mayor Rob Martin announces an Indigenous affordable housing project coming to Wale Road. (Photo courtesy of the City of Colwood)

Stalled Wale Road site to be filled with affordable housing in Colwood

Province to grant $24 million for a 124-unit building for Indigenous housing initiative

Colwood Mayor Rob Martin announces an Indigenous affordable housing project coming to Wale Road. (Photo courtesy of the City of Colwood)
Drop off your old mobile devices and accessories at Colwood City Hall

Drop off your old mobile devices and accessories at Colwood City Hall

The Recycle My Cell initiative asks for mobile devices ‘regardless of brand, model age or condition’

Drop off your old mobile devices and accessories at Colwood City Hall
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