Local News

Construction company not subject of investigation after run-off into Saanich river

Incident happened on Jan. 5 following heavy rains and pump failure

Victoria mixed on potential locations of Malahat emergency route

Province says they’ll explore all options from Sooke to Duncan

Saanich councillors call for ban on disposable plastic products

Plastic bag ban takes effect Jan. 1 with bans on coffee cups and takeout containers being considered

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Province addressing need for emergency alternative to the Malahat

Alternate route to be part of new Vancouver Island transportation strategy to decrease congestion

Oak Bay police make house call to issue speeding ticket

Cops watched motorist speed through school zone, failed to stop for police

  • Jan 9, 2019

Oak Bay sees spike in mental health calls to police

Calls increased 25 per cent last year

  • Jan 9, 2019

Study finds human impact played major role in 2017 wildfire season

1.2 million hectares burned in 2017 set a record, only to be surpassed in 2018

  • Jan 9, 2019

Oak Bay firefighter helps defuse situation on board U.S. flight

En route to Phoenix, firefighter Brad Scott’s flight was forced to make an emergency landing

  • Jan 8, 2019

Green water flowing into ocean at Willows Beach no cause for concern

Oak Bay was conducting sewage tests using an EPA certified tracing dye

  • Jan 8, 2019

Man carrying pickaxe along Oak Bay Avenue apprehended

Man taken to hospital for mental health assessment

  • Jan 8, 2019

An alternate route for Malahat shouldn’t go through Sooke watershed, says CRD director

Water supply safety more important than traffic fixes: Mike Hicks

Hundreds rally in Victoria for Wet’suwet’en pipeline protesters

RCMP arrested 14 people on Jan. 7 in northern B.C.

Construction to begin on Colwood’s Royal Bay Secondary expansion

600-seat expansion set to open at Royal Bay Secondary School by September 2020

Victoria bus drivers say shared space with cyclists not efficient use of new lanes

BC Transit union rep says it’s ready to brainstorm for better solution

Saanich to ban single-use plastic bags by Jan. 1, 2020

Move comes six months earlier than first proposed, and follows City of Victoria lead

Snowfall warning for parts of Vancouver Island

Up to 20 cm possible for inland areas of the Island