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Police respond after dog left in vehicle at the movies

West Shore RCMP determined the animal was not in distress

Victoria sending 18 athletes to Special Olympics Canada Summer Games

Island athletes will compete in Nova Scotia in golf, swimming, gymnastics and softball

Fire in Oak Bay contained to garage thanks to alarms, quick response

Early notification key to battling blaze

BC Nurses Union calls for decriminalization of opioids

BCNU president wants the federal government to do more to reduce preventable deaths

Commercial vehicle takes out a light pole on Jacklin Road

Minor traffic delays are expected

Esquimalt gets on board with Island-wide business licence

Township the first municipality in the region to sign on

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Exploring underwater seamounts
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Pipeline protest comes to Sidney
Some of the faces in Justin Trudeau cabinet shuffle

Stolen West Shore vehicle found in ocean off Oak Bay

SUV was submerged 90 feet from shore at Cattle Point

Deadly mushroom spotted in Greater Victoria

Early return of death cap mushrooms prompts Island Health warning

Campfire ban coming into effect across West Coast

The Coastal Fire Centre says bans will begin on Wednesday

Women’s March Victoria keeps movement going with UVic symposium

Discussions, community building and fundraising event highlights women of colour, LGBTQ, immigrants

Heat warning issued for Vancouver Island

Temperatures expected to cool down later this week

Croatia loses in World Cup final, Victoria fans still jubilant

“We’re just a small little country, we only have 4.5 million people, and look how far we’ve come.”

Victoria Police issue public warning after man pricked by hidden syringe

Used syringes in discrete locations have caused injuries over the past year in Greater Victoria

Peninsula Streams needs volunteers

Program addresses the scourge of plastics in the ocean

Up to $500,000 fine and potential jail time for feeding seals

Changes to the Marine Mammal Regulations make it illegal to feed seals

Living with obsessive compulsive disorder

The Big Read: Vancouver Island mom calls for more mental health services as son battles OCD

Premier wades into fishery closure debate

John Horgan questions the federal government’s approach

Mobile health clinic treats underserved patients where they are in Victoria

Telus Health and Doctors for the World team up to expand idea

Island Health urging safe drug use at festivals

Five tips offered to stay safe

  • Jul 13th, 2018