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Alberta ending separate offices for climate change, environmental monitoring

Climate change office and division that monitors and reports on environment will be integrated

Enrolment exceeds projections at Tillicum Elementary

No new portables needed, class sizes stay within limits

B.C. pawn shop ordered to pay thousands after charging ‘criminal’ interest rate

An Agassiz pawn shop charged 25% interest a month, similar to other shops in the region

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Ammonia leak triggers evacuation of Island hockey arena

The Comox Valley Sports Centre was evacuated Thursday evening while crews contained the leak

Victoria man arrested with enough fentanyl to kill thousands sentenced to 41 months

Micah Jair McClure, 40, was arrested in November 2017 while travelling from Nanaimo in a cab

Mounties lay secrets-law charges against one of their own

Cameron Ortis has been charged under the Security of Information Act

Absent Trudeau is main target in leaders’ first election debate

Vying for third place, both NDP and Green leaders paint Liberals and Tories as establishment parties

Federal leaders back with political families for Day 3 of campaign

Trudeau vows to eliminate ‘swipe fee’ on sales taxes that merchants must pay to credit card companies

Bus crash on Trans-Canada Highway slows traffic

Reports show a bus crashed through a highway median

U.S. government plans to ban flavours used in e-cigarettes

Surprise White House announcement could remake the multibillion-dollar vaping industry

Realtor groups push for eased mortgage rules as federal campaign gets underway

Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver wants to see balanced lending and regulation

Spotlight on B.C.: How will the province affect the federal election?

Black Press Media presents a four-part series looking into how B.C. will affect the national outcome

  • Sep 13, 2019

Clean Up the Shores returns to Victoria’s Inner Harbour

VicPD, GVHA, businesses, volunteers clean garbage from Victoria shoreline

UVic ranks financial scandals as the worst in Canadian politics

The University of Victoria finds Canadians are most bothered by financial scandals.

Three West Shore communities see crime severity index increase

Traffic incidents top reason for calls for service for West Shore RCMP

Saanich looks to engage residents in sustainability through One Planet platforms

Networking website, series of apps will help public reach climate goals