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Sidney group fights to protect downtown’s survival

Retail expert Richard Talbot predicts dramatic changes to shopping experience

UVic historian reflects on changing definitions of VE Day

Countries have different perspectives on the 75th anniversary of end to Second World War in Europe

Real estate sales in Greater Victoria drop almost 60 per cent in April

Blame dropped on COVID-19 pandemic with insiders disagreeing over pace of recovery

UPDATED: Failure of stormwater pipe caused large sinkhole in Central Saanich

Sinkhole opened up Tuesday as Veyaness Road remains closed at the site

Central Saanich dog walker warns of eagle attacks on small dogs

An attack reportedly took place Tuesday last week

Significant sinkhole closes Veyannes Road in Central Saanich

Roads closed while public works repair hole

Canada ranks 16th in global press freedom

Norway and North Korea represent polar opposites on the World Press Freedom Index

Some businesses have seen revenues slashed by more than 70 per cent

Businesses in the accommodation and food sector especially hit hard by COVID-19

Public art pieces beautify Sidney as Coast Salish art continues resurgence

Pieces from four local First Nation artists help beautify Beacon Avenue

Sidney’s top cop say community is ‘lucrative’ for panhandlers

Staff-Sgt. Wayne Conley says up 15 individuals of no fixed address within Sidney

North Saanich cuts property property tax increase in half

Coun. Jack Weisenberger said the move is more about ‘optics’ than tax relief

Sidney approves property tax relief

Council approved the measures by a 6-1 vote, but concerns about effectiveness remain

Pandemic drives record demand for digital library offerings across Peninsula

Additional services to come online in the future

StatsCan survey finds seniors concerned about health, youth about economics during pandemic

More than four out of 10 Canadians aged 15 to 24 fear civil unrest

PHOTOS: Sidney residents serenade senior from school field for her 88th birthday

Margaret Ibbotson watches celebrations from her balcony

PHOTOS: COVID-19 forced Sidney couple to change wedding arrangements

Hundreds give newlyweds parade down Sidney’s Beacon Avenue

RCMP reports crime in Sidney rose 16 per cent during first quarter of 2020

Crimes against person including assaults and domestic violence up

Sidney cancels popular outdoor market

Officials also advised cancellation or postponment of summer events involving large gatherings

Sidney barber shop hopes to serve alcohol to customers

Cut Cartel Barbers Lounge has submitted a liquor primary application

Central Saanich adopts 2020 budget with tax increase of 2.85%

Coun. Zeb King opposed to budget he says is not reflective of COVID-19 crisis