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B.C. poverty plan combines existing spending, housing programs

Target is to lift 140,000 people out of poverty from 2016 level

Saanich homeowner scares off cougar taking down deer in Cadboro Bay

Conservation officer Peter Pauwels does not expect the animal to make future appearances

Reeling Port Alice about to lose its only bank

Scotiabank branch closure follows latest mill setback, bad for business and the elderly

  • Mar 18, 2019
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North Saanich shark necropsy
Toddler tumbles out of moving vehicle
Horgan says those breaking the law in Houston will have consequences
BC NDP say emergency route on Malahat is an urgent matter.

Community leader calls on Saanich to directly spend money on affordable housing

Teale Phelps Bondaroff calls for “dedicated funds” to support affordable housing

Man enters unlocked Saanich home with knife, sexually assaults 22-year-old

Investigation ongoing after woman sexually assaulted in Gordon Head early Sunday morning

Dunahee run continues 28 years after four-year-old disappears

The Michael Dunahee ‘Keep The Hope Alive’ happens on March 24

North Saanich byelection 2019: What you need to know

Eight candidates standing for election in the North Saanich byelection, April 6

Poison found near Vic West off-leash dog park

Dog owner finds box of poison in bushes at Barnard Park

Building permit frustration at boiling point in Sooke

Builders plan a mass meeting with Mayor Maja Tait

Saanich and Victoria top two destinations for “non-resident” owners

Finding appears in new report from Statistics Canada and CMHC

Public’s help needed in tracking fatal bat disease

White Nose Syndrome may affect B.C. bat populations

Search continues for missing Langford man

Search party held in Langford on Saturday in search of Joshua Bennet

Highlands challenging B.C. municipalities to reduce ecological footprint

Municipal Survivor Climate Challenge uses online tool to calculate footprint

Woman admits to accidentally starting Dallas Road brush fire: Victoria Fire

Woman taken to hospital with burn to head suffered while trying to put out fire

World’s largest gnome might have a new home in Langford

Colwood business proposes to house Howard the gnome at new location

Study highlights critical impacts of housing market in Victoria

76 % feel they will be forced to leave Victoria due to housing insecurity

Teddy the dog trial postponed for two weeks in Duncan

Defence counsel withdraws due to “personal tragedy”