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137619news2Unclear if Cowichan couple refusing to self-isolate will face penalty
137613news3Spring shift in service includes no weekend late night bus services in Greater Victoria
137621news4Sex workers face new risks during COVID-19 pandemic
137615news5Excess activity damaging Saanich golf course – despite being closed
137611news6Greater Victoria liquor stores see spike in sales amidst COVID-19
137609news7Victoria fills more than 100 motel rooms with homeless population
137604news8‘Small python’ found in vacant Cook Street apartment
137602news9COVID-19: Postponed surgeries will be done, B.C. health minister says
137597news10West Shore RCMP searches for suspect who robbed Langford bank with a gun
137607news11Saanich suspends penalty for late bill payments amid COVID-19 pandemic
137595news12Esquimalt’s Buccaneer Days cancelled due to COVID-19
137593news13Number of COVID-19 deaths in B.C. rise to 35, while hospitalizations fall
137591news24COVID-19 has given running a boost
137589news27Victoria grocery store staff seek hazard pay during COVID-19 crisis
137586news28VIDEO: ‘Used gloves and masks go in the garbage,’ says irked B.C. mayor
137584news29Nanaimo man arrested after allegedly setting house fire
137580news30Projections show between 3,000 and 15,000 could die from COVID-19 in Ontario
137578news31West Shore RCMP arrests one man after ‘bait’ bike stolen
137576news32Don’t stop going to the doctor, just do it virtually: Doctors of BC
137573news33Victoria fears people would take advantage of free parking, votes to keep fees in place
137570news34No more ferries will sail from Departure Bay, Mill Bay, Brentwood Bay during COVID-19 pandemic
137564news35Victoria businesses replace boy’s stolen bike
137562news36B.C. business groups warn revenues down 50-75% during COVID-19
137560news37Military to help fight COVID in Quebec; deaths pass 150 as cases near 12,000
137557news38Dogs are property, not kids, B.C. judge tells former couple
137555news39Sidney opens shower facility for vulnerable population
137546news40B.C. senior gives blood for 200th time, has ‘saved’ 600 lives
137544news41Trudeau commits $100M to help food banks amid COVID-19 crisis
137540news42From inside the ER: B.C. doctor tells it like it is from the frontlines of COVID-19
137538news433M pushes back on Trump administration call to stop sending N95 masks to Canada
137529news44COVID-19: Vancouver Islander celebrates 90th birthday with Model T ride as neighbours line streets
137507news45VIDEO: UVic Engineering to 3-D print 4,000 face-shields for frontline workers
137515news46Tax collectors, auditors to help field ‘historic’ numbers of benefit-seeking callers
137503news47Family uses social media to help truckers find places to eat during pandemic
137513news48Advocates sound alarm over COVID-19 limiting access to contraceptives, abortion
137501news49Couple won’t self-isolate after returning from overseas: Cowichan by-law
137499news50Intoxicated man tries to break into building with tiny saw in Esquimalt
137525news51Oak Bay Beach Hotel now delivers groceries, meals
137523news52Peninsula markets on hold, could look radically different upon return
137521news53Saanich councillor named one of Canada’s Top 25 Environmentalists Under 25
137511news54Mental Health: Erasing stigma leads to new path for Victoria woman
137497news55Health care workers gain access to virtual health care options
137495news56COVID-19: Sooke mom faces ‘pandemic police’ for bringing kids to the grocery store
137493news57West Shore RCMP investigates bank robbery in Langford
137491news58Victoria to plant up to 75,000 food seedlings; staff explore measures to help construction projects
137489news59UPDATED: Vancouver Island seniors die in hospital due to COVID-19
137485news60B.C. health officer says homemade masks may prevent spread of COVID-19 to others
137476news61CN Rail notches record grain movement for March as it clears blockade backlog
137474news62B.C.’s senior home staff measures show results in COVID-19 battle
137483news63Trudeau rejects mandatory stay-at-home order for now; COVID deaths up
137487news64People resort to home haircuts or #coronacuts as pandemic continues
137472news65Supply-line disruptions could cause Canadian drug shortage
137468news66Independent investigation praises RCMP actions in Vancouver Island suicide attempt
137466news67B.C. orchardists face challenges from COVID-19 pandemic
137464news68B.C. unveils $3.5M COVID-19 emergency fund for post-secondary students
137470news69Drive-through COVID-19 testing underway at Saanich Peninsula Hospital
137459news70North Cowichan to police popular trails to ensure physical distancing
137449news71West Shore RCMP search for man wanted on 15 outstanding warrants
137445news72B.C. schools Zoom to online education amid COVID-19
137447news73Camosun College to produce more than 9,000 face shields for Island Health workers
137443news74VicPD reunites four-year-old boy with family after he snuck out a window
137436news75B.C. adding $300 to monthly income and disability assistance payments
137434news76‘A matter of human decency’: Truckers’ union calls on gas stations, rest stops to fully re-open
137428news77Hip tradition sing-along planned again for Canadians April 2
137426news78Migrant worker advocates blame feds, employers for COVID-19 outbreak at B.C. garden store
137424news79COVID-19 predictions coming ‘soon’, but results will depend on how Canadians act: Trudeau
137422news80Donald Trump says Canadians on two stranded cruise ships will be heading home
137420news81Local grocers, Victoria Foundation raise over $30,000 for Food Rescue Project
137418news82Doctors trained abroad want to join front lines of COVID-19 fight in Canada
137416news83With U.S. border work on track, rural Canadian towns fear an outbreak
137414news84Fake test kits and other COVID online scams play on public anxiety: fraud centre
137412news85Feds amplify stay-home message as cost of financial aid to Canadians mounts
137407news86World COVID-19 update: Six million U.S. jobless claims; Russia sends medical aid to U.S.
137389news87Sooke creates local business directory during COVID-19 pandemic
137387news88Couple celebrates 61st anniversary through Vancouver Island seniors’ home window
137392news89A look at some of the B.C. inventors creating life-saving tools in fight against COVID-19
137405news90Cycling advocates call for more pedestrian space, temporary bike lanes during pandemic
137403news91Volunteers collect and deliver pet food across Greater Victoria during COVID-19 pandemic
137401news92COVID-19 has been impacting Canadian economy since January
137383news93‘We’re running out of options’: Victoria looks to other municipalities to help shelter homeless
137519news94Victoria-hosted Francophone Games postponed until 2021
137381news95Mental Health: A look at a fractured system
137385news96VIDEO: Man breaks up Saanich road rage fight
137379news97Association launches French-language games, online tools for families learning at home
137377news98VicPD seeks witnesses to suspicious vehicle fire near Beacon Hill Park petting zoo
137373news99‘There can be no ambiguity’: Travellers brought home to B.C. must self-isolate
137371news100Saanich Peninsula Hospital to host new COVID-19 testing facilities
137360news101Saanich police arrest suspect in arson spree near Camosun College Lansdowne campus
137364news102‘We will get through this’: B.C. sees new COVID-19 death, but 57% have recovered
137357news103Belle from ‘Beauty and the Beast’ entertains home-bound kids in Cowichan Bay
137366news104Three impaired drivers stopped in Saanich over one weekend
137353news105Victoria supervised consumption site shifts to mobile during pandemic
137346news106West Shore RCMP seizes illegal drugs, imitation handguns in Colwood
137344news107COVID-19: Social media use goes up as country stays indoors
137350news108Hatley Park closed to vehicles, formal gardens closed due to COVID-19
137342news109Saanich man serving life sentence for double murder granted day parole
137394news110Vancouver Island teachers show the love for their students
137338news111Saanich police arrest man with pellet gun, drugs on BC Transit bus in Victoria
137336news112Canada’s 75% wage subsidy is coming, but not for several weeks: finance minister
137334news113Controversial Cowichan tiny house still in place after removal deadline
137332news114Call before you dig into spring projects during isolation: BC 1 Call
137330news115B.C.’s intersection speed cameras putting more tickets in the mail
137328news116Three rescued after canoe capsizes near Oak Bay
137326news117No April Fool’s jokes from Black Press Media
137324news118First Nations, remote communities need special attention in pandemic, Freeland says
137322news119High cost, limited coverage for asthma medicine a concern during COVID-19 pandemic
137319news120Vancouver Island’s ‘Project Draw Breath’ expands and diversifies to battle pandemic
137316news121Trudeau says Parliament needs to pass more COVID-19 benefits, CERB details announced
137310news122Officials warn of COVID-19’s impact on vulnerable people, restriction extensions
137308news123Consider releasing some inmates to stem COVID-19 in prisons: public safety minister
137304news124UPDATED: Crash snarls early morning Malahat traffic
137300news125World COVID-19 update: NATO suspicious of Russian military drills; Cruise ships ordered to stay at sea
137289news1266.5-magnitude earthquake in Idaho shakes B.C. Interior
137287news127John Horgan extends B.C.’s state of emergency for COVID-19
137285news128B.C.’s first community COVID-19 death was dentist ‘dedicated’ to health: lawyer
137277news129Victoria police seek public help finding high-risk missing woman last seen on ferry
137267news130Two inmates at prison housing Robert Pickton test positive for COVID-19
137270news131Langford expands COVID-19 response to include all of West Shore, home testing
137274news132Greater Victoria resident sick with COVID-19 calls it a ‘horrible disease’
137272news133Sooke businesses respond in time of crisis
137265news134Thief nabs $600 worth of tools in break-and-enter at Saanich hardware store
137263news135Victoria to reassess 2020 budget in light of COVID-19; more hotel rooms found for the homeless
137298news136Victoria councillors want city greenhouses used for food production during COVID-19
137294news137COVID-19: Access school resources with new virtual education hub
137291news138Frontline volunteers bring handwashing stations to Pandora tent city and beyond
137261news139BC SPCA launches matching campaign to help vulnerable animals after big donations
137253news140Tents, sleeping bags donated to Our Place thanks to local firm and outdoor store
137251news141B.C. records five new COVID-19 deaths, ‘zero chance’ life will return to normal in April
137249news142UPDATE: Anti-tax group calls for MPs, senators to donate scheduled pay raises to charity
137246news143Island Health to use Saanich recreation centre to support pandemic needs
137244news144Nanaimo dentists donate 4,000 masks, 25,000 gloves to health-care peers
137242news145Victoria police arrest man in stolen Jubilee Hospital worker’s car
137240news146Emergency crews respond to crash on Carey Road in Saanich
137236news147COVID-19 essential workers can apply for B.C. pre-school child care
137232news148Walkers, grocery store customers courteous with physical distancing in B.C.
137229news149Colwood looks at reopening garbage cans as litter, dog poop pile up in parks
137225news150B.C. worker advocate group calls for more sick days, protected medical leave
137215news151COVID-19: B.C. universities opt out of in-person spring graduation ceremonies
137208news152Two men arrested after lying about having COVID-19 to stay in AirBnb unit for free
137206news15310% of hospitalized COVID-19 patients are 40 or younger: Canada’s top doctor
137204news154Accent Inns, United Way team up to cover hotel costs for Greater Victoria essential service workers
137200news155Canada to spend $2B more on procuring medical supplies for COVID-19 fight
137192news156World COVID-19 updates: Putin may be exposed; 30,000 prisoners released
137189news157‘This is no joke’: B.C. woman in Alberta hospital asks people to stay home during COVID-19
137187news158Rest stops barring washroom access to truckers a ‘huge problem’ as COVID-19 spreads
137182news159Canadians asked to wash mailboxes, keep dogs at bay, to ensure safe mail delivery
137180news160Hospitality workers hit ‘first and hit hardest,’ says union seeking more support
137178news161Transparency on COVID-19 response crucial: former public safety minister Goodale
137168news162BC Ferries able to restrict travel for sick passengers
137172news163Snow and other factors including COVID-19 responsible for fewer international visitors in early 2020
137170news164Victoria councillors propose waiving parkade fees to support essential workers
137165news165Woman comes home to ‘entirely different’ Victoria after cruise ship, military base quarantine
137161news166Man allegedly impersonates health official, takes elderly Princeton woman from her home
137163news167COVID-19: Victoria moves homeless into 35 hotel rooms across the city
137156news168Helping those at risk, one piece of paper at a time through ‘isolation communication’
137151news169‘Back to school, in a virtual way’ for B.C. students in COVID-19 pandemic
137142news170World COVID-19 updates: U.S. cases surge past 125,000; Disease slows slightly in Italy
137148news171Wheelchair user asks people to leave space on sidewalks to socially distance
137158news172Victoria brewery uses 3D-printer to make face shields for health care workers
137140news173Victoria street nurse thanks public for outpouring of donations
137136news174Pay parking suspended at B.C. hospitals due to COVID-19
137134news175‘School year will not be lost’: SD63 students will move on to next grade
137132news176UPDATE: Missing 26-year-old woman found
137130news177B.C. records first at-home death from COVID-19, but 70+ hospital patients have recovered
137126news178Canadian ferry operators call for inclusion in COVID-19 travel restrictions
137123news179UPDATED: VicPD says High-risk missing 16-year-old girl found safe
137119news180Police seek possible firebug following series of Monday fires
137117news181COVID-19: Greater Victoria schools to spend next two weeks planning next steps
137115news182Trudeau says he’s ‘proud’ Canadians stepping up to challenge of COVID-19
137109news183Canadian COVID-19 round-up: Air Canada cuts 15,000 jobs, 90% of flights
137107news184WestJet extends international flight suspensions into May amid COVID-19 pandemic
137101news185Cruise ships, one with COVID-19 on board, carry Canadians covertly through Panama Canal
137105news186’The energy sector is destroyed beyond repair’: expert on COVID-19’s impact on economy
137098news187Thieves haul off with copper piping from University of Victoria renovation
137096news188Victoria police arrest suspect in two daytime robberies
137094news189Flurries fall on Malahat Monday morning
137090news19024,000 Canadian Forces members ready for COVID-19 response: Defence Minister
137086news191Liberals delay release of 75% wage subsidy details, costs: Morneau
137084news192What Victoria residents are looking to buy while social distancing
137074news193Crucial details of Ottawa’s proposed wage subsidy program expected today
137082news194Battling addiction in self-isolation: online AA meetings can help
137078news195‘We need to do better:’ VicPD responds to more parties, gatherings
137060news196World COVID-19 morning update: Olympics delayed one year; 12,000 health care workers infected
137043news197Trump: We won’t pay for security for Prince Harry and his wife Meghan
137027news198Evening world update: U.S. restrictions extended 30 days; NY deaths near 1,000
137070news199‘There isn’t consistency:’ COVID-19 response varies for children in care
137058news200Newspapers are safe to touch, World Health Organization confirms
137040news201‘It’s up to us: Recently-returned B.C. couple urges Canadians to take COVID-19 seriously
137028news202‘Nothing concrete’: Tenants, landlords lack details after B.C. unveils COVID-19 rental aid
137024news203Sidney’s top emergency official reiterates need for physical distancing during virtual chat
137019news204COVID-19 in Canada update: Meat plant worker tests positive; 1 million file for EI
137017news205Canadian among dead after plane catches fire at Manila airport, killing all 8 on board
137015news206Canada will make sure masks sent by China meet quality standards: Trudeau
137012news207Experts study how coronavirus pandemic affects trust in officials, ourselves
137010news208Home becomes school and workplace as students switch to online learning
137004news209B.C. issues guidelines about distancing, reusable bags to grocery stores amid COVID-19
136998news21014-day quarantine is key, but hospitals preparing for potential COVID-19 ‘surge’: Tam
137000news211COVID-19: Victoria plumbing company dedicates van for grocery delivery
136996news212Fictionalized accounts of pandemics offer glimpses into our COVID-19 present
136990news213‘Do something now:’ Inmate’s wife calls for release of non-violent offenders
136992news214Sidney to engage in unique experiment with virtual forum
136984news215B.C. announces $3M for food banks to increase capacity during COVID-19
136982news216North Saanich drops speed limit on Lands End Road
136977news217World COVID-19 update: U.S. expects 100,000 deaths; Oregon declares disaster
136975news218No plans to call in military right now to enforce COVID-19 quarantine: Trudeau
136969news219Canada could face legal trouble over refugee deportations amid COVID-19 crisis: advocates
136949news220B.C. Ferries passengers staying away, as asked, during COVID-19 pandemic
137072news221IN DEPTH: How B.C. emptied its hospitals to prepare for COVID-19
136966news222Social media a blessing and a curse during time of crisis: B.C. communication expert
136951news223Sewers stitch masks to free up supplies for front-line health-care workers
136939news224COVID-19 world update: Enforceable quarantine in NYC?; France orders 1 billion masks
136937news225West Shore woman’s dog found in Colwood more than two weeks after going missing
136922news226Saanich police ticket two speeders before 9 a.m., Saturday
136920news227B.C. is seeing the highest rate of COVID-19 recovery in Canada: here are a few reasons why
136916news228Duncan man asks community to donate RVs to essential workers in need of quarantine
136899news229B.C. COVID-19 cases rise 92 to 884, one more death, 81 in care
136897news230B.C. veterinarians want to smooth the fur of COVID-19-worried pet owners
136889news231Latest Canadian updates: About 7% of COVID-19 cases require hospitalization
136905news232New immigrants to Victoria have online options to combat isolation
136903news233VicPD expands online reporting to keep 911 call-takers free during pandemic
136901news234Big band fundraiser show at Dunnet theatre rescheduled for Sept. 26
136887news235Minor earthquake hits Greater Victoria Saturday morning
136885news236UVic offers students Pass/Fail grading option as COVID-19 impacts spring studies
136881news237‘Tremendous’ response from blood donors has supply keeping pace with demand
136879news238Federal doctor says COVID-19 battle will last ‘months, many months’ as cases soar
136877news239Canadians with COVID-19 symptoms to be denied boarding domestic flights, trains
136871news240Morning world update: Cases surge past 600,000; positive news in Germany
136856news241World update, 9:30 p.m. March 27: Positive news in Korea as U.S. hits 100,000 cases
136849news242Sooke School District promises learning opportunites for students by mid-April
136847news243Victoria police warns of text, vacation rental COVID-19 fraud attempts
136838news244Development and building applications in Victoria can now be submitted online
136836news245Kids get back to learning in B.C., online
136821news246UPDATE: Nanaimo RCMP now unsure what vehicle missing teen and man may be travelling in
136812news247Victoria Police see new trends in calls due to COVID-19
136810news24867 more B.C. COVID-19 cases, two more deaths in Vancouver region
136808news249Legal time limitations on civil court proceedings in B.C. suspended due to COVID-19
136804news250‘Now is not the time to bag that peak’: BCSAR manager discourages risky outdoor adventures
136823news251VIDEO: Musician stays physically distant in courtyard show for Langford retirees
136819news252COVID-19: Health care workers seek alternative housing options to prevent families from getting sick
136806news253BC Parks Foundation organizes virtual picnic for the province
136814news254Sidney sets up temporary rest stop for truck drivers transporting critical supplies
136800news255Food Banks BC already seeing surge in demand due to COVID-19 pandemic
136802news256Interim BC Green Party leader asks people to stay home after parents get positive COVID-19 test
136795news257Sidney mayor updates residents on COVID-19 during virtual forum Sunday
136864news258Farmers’ markets still open in Greater Victoria
136866news259“Isolation is normal for us,” says Saanich dad with cystic fibrosis
136797news260Oak Bay Police Chief Const. Andy Brinton passes the torch this summer
136918news261Antibody tests could be the next step in fighting COVID-19, Island doctor says
136957news262Personal, business bankruptcies down in British Columbia
136793news263Nanaimo couple caught aboard cruise ship with four dead and COVID-19 present
137050news264Stats Canada expects COVID-19 to impact inflation
136787news265Over 700 family doctors in Greater Victoria sign public letter pleading with people to stay home
136783news266COVID-19: Isolation exemptions to frontline workers a danger to patients, say Island Health employees
136776news267Canada COVID-19 update: Wage subsidies, rate cuts, possible charge for coughing
136772news268B.C. Greens suspend leadership race due to COVID-19
136774news269Provincial ban on outdoor burning affects all of Greater Victoria
136770news270Capital City Comic Con goes ‘digital’ in wake of COVID-19
136766news271BC Transit to limit riders on buses to allow for physical distancing
136759news272UPDATED: Rise in protests drive spike in VicPD overtime costs
136764news273COVID-19: Here are the measures being taken at B.C. care homes
136757news274Landlords respond to Horgan’s announcement about rental contributions, eviction freezes
136753news275Service Canada offices to shutter for in-person services over COVID-19 concerns
136751news276B.C. COVID-19 contact restrictions working, Dr. Bonnie Henry says
136745news277Man arrested for ‘purposely coughing in someone’s face while feeling ill’: N.B. police
136749news278Camosun College appeals for emergency financial assistance for students
136743news279BC Farmers Markets move to online platform amid COVID-19 concerns
136741news280University of Victoria continues summer courses, shifts to virtual platform
136737news281Trudeau announces 75% wage subsidy for small businesses amid COVID-19
136735news282COVID-19: VicPD thanks health care workers with 15-car salute
136733news283Bank of Canada cuts key interest rate target to 0.25%
136731news284US has most COVID-19 virus infections in the world right now
136729news285COVID-19: Harbour Air suspends all scheduled flights
136718news286World COVID-19 update, 5:30 a.m.: British PM tests positive; US Surgeon General not satisfied
136703news28710 p.m. world COVID-19 update: Asian markets gain; US set to pass $2.2 trillion package
136701news288Conservatives suspend party’s leadership race in face of COVID-19 crisis
136699news289Beacon Hill Park will not be used to shelter Victoria’s homeless population, says Mayor
136697news290With B.C. schools closed to most, teachers reach tentative three-year deal
136694news291Outbreak in Saanich mental health facility not COVID-19, says Island Health
136684news292World COVID-19 5:30 p.m. update, March 26: Washingon governor says ‘we gotta pound it’
136691news293COVID-19 cases, deaths climb despite restrictions; experts warn of ‘cures’
136678news294B.C. man returns to isolation in China nearly two months after fleeing COVID-19 scare
136723news295B.C. service aims to connect those in need with volunteers amid COVID-19 crisis
136682news296B.C. egg, chicken farms facing down challenge of COVID-19
136688news297Should non-violent offenders be released from prison to avoid COVID-19 spread?
136674news298RCMP, prime minister warn of text scam related to COVID-19 relief
136716news299Sooke puts playgrounds off limits to public
136709news300Saanich residents call for more public consultation on youth bike park
136707news301COVID-19: How to apply for employment insurance
136670news302Victoria business launches The Craic, series of live and interactive video calls
136676news303Full-time campers face various struggles amidst COVID-19
136657news304Sooke seniors home steps up precautions in light of pandemic
136655news305Rats likely to blame for Saanich hydro pole fire leaving about 3,000 without power
136653news306UPDATE: One person in custody after stolen vehicle rams into police car near Centennial Square
136651news30766 new B.C. cases of COVID-19, up to 725 positive tests so far
136649news308Case of COVID-19 at Campbell River seniors residence confirmed
136647news309‘Strongly’ and diplomatically, Canada tries to block U.S. soldiers at border
136641news310VicPD officer buys ferry ticket for stranded woman to help her go home
136639news311Police called to break up a gathering in Saanich park
136643news312Some big city shoppers heading to small B.C. towns to stock up on COVID-19 supplies
136634news313Victoria’s Cool Aid Society receives generous outpouring of donations
136631news314Not the time for vacation: Trucker discouraged to see B.C.-bound Alberta travellers
136627news315B.C. 211 hotline expands to link COVID-19 homebound seniors, volunteers
136625news316COVID-19: Here’s what is considered an essential service in B.C.
136617news317BC Liquor Stores closing on Sundays, seeing skyrocketing sales amid COVID-19
136619news318World COVID-19 12 p.m. update: WHO chief urges aggressive action
136615news319Victoria man dies after being assaulted with a weapon
136613news320Purple Day 2020: Epilepsy awareness heads online
136611news321Police dog helps nab break and enter suspect in Colwood
136609news322VicPD seek suspect to robbery call near Cook Street Village
136607news323Greater Victoria residents can thank health care workers through online portal
136603news324COVID-19: New directory connects Victorians with open businesses
136592news325Canada-wide Tragically Hip sing-along planned for March 26
136589news326VIDEO: Saanich locks down playgrounds after video of busy park goes viral
136587news327Schooling stays home next week for most B.C. students during COVID-19
136585news328Taking time off work due to COVID-19 now falls under medical leave
136583news329B.C. bans ‘shameful black market’ of food, medical supplies; limits buying quantities
136581news330Precaution the watchword for Sooke Fire Rescue amid COVID-19 outbreak
136579news331Increased coronavirus cases spark B.C.-wide burning restrictions
136577news332Ottawa seeking lower credit card interest rates amid COVID-19 crisis
136567news333PHOTOS: With a crash and a bang, B.C. residents applaud health-care workers
136565news334COVID-19 cases march higher despite restrictions and threats of punishment
136563news335CMHC expanding insured mortgage purchase program to $150B, up from $50B
136557news336Beloved Discovery Island wolf Takaya shot and killed
136551news337COVID-19 morning Canadian update: Cases nationwide climb to 3,500
136559news338World COVID-19 5:30 a.m. update: 500,000 infections globally
136529news339COVID-19 major world updates, 9:30 p.m.: U.S. Senate approves $2-trillion relief package
136523news340Man wanted for almost a month in connection to violent home invasion has been arrested
136519news341RCMP seek help locating man potentially headed for Vancouver Island from Jasper
136537news342Rescue kitten lifts mood of Saanich couple in isolation
136540news343PHOTOS: Victoria photographer documents families in isolation with the Front Door Project
136535news344Car sharing services still open to members across Greater Victoria
136517news345Victoria mayor asks residents not to flush wipes as city’s sewers start to clog
136525news346VIDEO: Young B.C. couple tie the knot in wake of COVID-19
136515news347Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce asks feds, province for more support for businesses
136499news348Island business owner starts #SocialDistanceChallenge during COVID-19 pandemic
136495news349COVID-19 curbs Sidney Taxi until further notice
136493news350Weddings, big gatherings have to stop, B.C.’s COVID-19 doctor says
136513news351COVID-19: Victoria’s service industry hit hard by pandemic layoffs
136507news352Saanich Peninsula doctors dial up telehealth care
136478news353Suspect leaps from second-storey window after alleged break-in at Nanaimo daycare
136476news354Swiftsure International Yacht Race cancelled in light of COVID-19
136480news355How Greater Victoria’s non-profit sector is handling the pandemic
136470news356B.C. promises up to $500 monthly in rent support amid COVID-19
136462news357UPDATED: Construction continues after natural gas leak in Langford
136464news358COVID-19: A roundup of park and recreation closures across Greater Victoria
136458news359Recycling truck fire on Saanich street leads to morning road closure
136455news360Greater Victoria residents roar in thanks to frontline workers
136438news361Crane contact cut power to 2,500 people in Sidney
136432news362MLA Adam Olsen fears COVID-19 will overwhelm medical facilities on Gulf Islands
136428news363Canada now mandating all returning travellers to quarantine: Freeland
136474news364B.C. nurses call for mandatory shutdown of all non-essential workplaces
136426news365Trudeau unveils new $2,000 per month benefit to streamline COVID-19 aid
136424news366Potential COVID-19 exposure sends warship back to CFB Esquimalt port
136400news367Tsunami not expected for B.C. after 7.5-magnitude earthquake hits near Russia
136379news368Michael Dunahee case still unsolved after 29 years
136392news369COVID-19: Latex gloves, paper towel and wipes are not flushable, CRD warns
136394news370Cleaning for COVID-19: Mixing products can create toxic gases
136372news371Possible COVID-19 exposure at downtown Victoria establishments
136360news372West Shore RCMP investigate robbery at Ma Miller’s Pub
136358news373B.C. COVID-19 tests up to 3,500 a day, care home staffing to change
136549news374Death looks different in a pandemic: Vancouver Islanders taking new measures for funerals
136356news375Internet safety while social distancing: expert says monitor internet use
136354news376Saanich trims proposed property tax increase in light of COVID-19
136352news377Saanich council temporarily suspends open forum as meetings go electronic in light of COVID-19
136347news378Crofton girl, 12, makes video plea about COVID-19 safety
136343news379Two men arrested as Victoria police step up patrols in core business areas
136338news380Greater Victoria little free libraries pull the books due to COVID-19
136332news381B.C. closes camping, day services at provincial parks for COVID-19
136313news382Wineries and liquor stores should be essential services: B.C. Wine Institute
136311news383UPDATED: VicPD locate missing man safe
136317news384Victoria women’s shelters bracing for impact with expected uptick due to pandemic
136309news385Avalanche Canada to stop avalanche forecasting early
136300news386Parks Canada to close access to trails
136291news387Capital Regional District releases 2020 financial budget plan
136287news388Construction company shuts down all job sites, says new B.C. guidelines are ‘too little, too late’
136239news389Cities warned from declaring local states of emergency, Abbotsford mayor says
136241news390Langford COVID-19 response team receives more than 500 calls in first two days
136197news391Western Forest Products curtails operations for one week due to COVID-19 crisis
136188news392Out-of-control blaze burning near Lytton: BC Wildfire
136598news393Canada COVID-19 11 a.m. update: $192 million for vaccine development
136168news394B.C. screening care home workers as two more test positive for COVID-19
136147news395COVID-19: Rogers to provide Food Bank Canada with one million meals
136112news396Visitors asked to stay away from Gulf Islands during COVID-19 pandemic
136010news397Island Health facilities now only open for essential visits
135988news398Victoria Sexual Assault Centre remains open for survivors through COVID-19 pandemic
136118news399Greater Victoria among Canadian leaders in new housing prices
137599business1Black Press Media ad sparks discussion about value of community newspapers
137568business2Businesses advised to prepare for federal, B.C. COVID-19 assistance
137462business3GAIN Group offers complimentary delivery services to customers and local health care workers
137430business4COVID-19: More than 120,000 B.C. food service jobs lost, restaurants begin to shutter permanently
137348business5BC Hydro offers three-month bill ‘holiday’ for those affected by COVID-19
137238business6No laws in B.C. to force businesses to offer refunds, even during a pandemic
137213business7New rules issued for B.C. construction projects, work camps for COVID-19
137092business8LifeLabs reducing public hours as it assists with COVID-19 testing
137088business9Sooke businesses cope with closures in midst of COVID-19
137038business10Big Oil’s interest in renewable energy investments expected to waver: report
136840business11Cookie monsters rejoice as B.C. stores sell Girl Guide sweets
136862business12Victoria business still busy as people turn to books while in self-isolation
136781business13B.C. farmers markets restricted to food sales only due to COVID-19
136762business14Tofino and Ucluelet distilleries step up with hand sanitizer
136713business15‘Board game sommeliers’ keep residents entertained with home deliveries
136605business16West Fraser shutting B.C. sawmills for week of March 30 due to COVID-19
136503business17UPDATED: Island distillery switches production to sanitizers
136453business18UPDATED: London Drugs offers exclusive hours for healthcare workers, helps sell Girl Guide cookies
136441business19B.C. budget heads into unknown deficit range preparing for COVID-19
136324business20Victoria’s Fairmont Empress, Grand Pacific hotels close due to COVID-19
136243business21B.C. moves to prevent people being fired due to COVID-19 consequences
136221business22No plans to shut off isolated B.C. communities from COVID-19, Adrian Dix says
136203business23B.C. legislature meets briefly with minimum MLAs to deal with COVID-19
136190business24B.C. announces $5 billion financial relief for COVID-19 pandemic
137617sports1UVic Vikes new basketball coach on the fast track
137519sports2Victoria-hosted Francophone Games postponed until 2021
137355sports355+ BC Games cancelled amid COVID-19 concerns
137080sports4Tokyo Olympics rescheduled for July 23-Aug. 8 in 2021
136986sports5QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?
136959sports6Innovative free fitness program targets Victoria Royals fans
136637sports7BCHL hockey playoffs continue – in video game action involving players
136449sports82020 B.C. Summer Games in Maple Ridge cancelled due to COVID-19
136233sports9All golf courses in the province should be closed to prevent virus spreading, British Columbia Golf says
137536life5Creating the perfect charcuterie plate
137306life6Life and style with Tara Elston
137076life7That day I was a life model
136727life8Secrets and Lives with Tanner Caouette
137455opinion1Mayor’s message: Saanich relies on residents to responsibly follow provincial protocols
137453opinion3LETTER: Island Health keeping public in dark over Coronavirus
137553opinion4MP REPORT: Responding to the challenges of the COVID-19 global pandemic
137623opinion9LETTERS: Climate change a larger crisis than COVID-19
137527opinion11LETTERS: A musical tribute to Bonnie Henry
137517opinion12LETTERS: Closure of Saanich Yard Waste Drop Off a blow to gardeners
137481opinion13LETTERS: Bailing out the oil and gas sector is a mistake
136883opinion14B.C. VIEWS: Small businesses need our help
136601opinion15COLUMN: Four reasons to hope that B.C. will win COVID-19 fight
137067opinion16LETTERS: U.S. an expert in political interference
137068opinion17LETTERS: Fantastic job on Wilkinson jail stone wall
136955opinion18LETTERS: Time to look at health care system’s strengths and weaknesses
136994opinion19LETTERS: Hospital name a community fixture
136924opinion20LETTERS: Keep biosolids out of Hartland Landfill
136964opinion21LETTERS: Cedar Hill green fees should reflect a municipal rate
136953opinion22LETTERS: Run on toilet paper defies logic
136895opinion23LETTERS: Mount Tolmie Community Association grateful for support
136854opinion24LETTERS: Working together to ensure store shelves are stocked
136869opinion25LETTERS: Ability to contain COVID-19 depends on our response
136768opinion26LETTERS: Oak Bay must give new thought to budget
136755opinion27LETTERS: Looking forward to more regional coordination in community planning
136739opinion28LETTERS: Oak Bay scholarship performance rescheduled to September
136725opinion29LETTERS: Ear buds a safety concern
136672opinion30LETTERS: Are we overreacting to COVID-19?
136629opinion31LETTERS: MP’s remarks to St. Margaret’s School were disturbing
136596opinion32LETTERS: Changes to animal collection don’t add up
136533opinion33LETTERS: Canada needs to act on the Global Polio Initiative
136573opinion34LETTERS: Road work an example of democracy in action
136547opinion35LETTERS: Driver’s impatience put others at risk
136527opinion36LETTERS: No hope for a better retirement
136484opinion37LETTERS: Who do you trust to speak for Saanich residents?
136472opinion38LETTERS: Wildlife abounds on the shores of Cadboro Bay
137613home16Spring shift in service includes no weekend late night bus services in Greater Victoria
137621home17Sex workers face new risks during COVID-19 pandemic
137617home18UVic Vikes new basketball coach on the fast track
137570home19No more ferries will sail from Departure Bay, Mill Bay, Brentwood Bay during COVID-19 pandemic
137611home20Greater Victoria liquor stores see spike in sales amidst COVID-19
137615home21Excess activity damaging Saanich golf course – despite being closed
137604home22‘Small python’ found in vacant Cook Street apartment
137595home23Esquimalt’s Buccaneer Days cancelled due to COVID-19
137597home24West Shore RCMP searches for suspect who robbed Langford bank with a gun
137589home25Victoria grocery store staff seek hazard pay during COVID-19 crisis
137609home26Victoria fills more than 100 motel rooms with homeless population
137591home27COVID-19 has given running a boost
137578home28West Shore RCMP arrests one man after ‘bait’ bike stolen
137576home29Don’t stop going to the doctor, just do it virtually: Doctors of BC
137573home30Victoria fears people would take advantage of free parking, votes to keep fees in place
137564home31Victoria businesses replace boy’s stolen bike
137607home32Saanich suspends penalty for late bill payments amid COVID-19 pandemic
137555home33Sidney opens shower facility for vulnerable population
137521home34Saanich councillor named one of Canada’s Top 25 Environmentalists Under 25
137523home35Peninsula markets on hold, could look radically different upon return
137525home36Oak Bay Beach Hotel now delivers groceries, meals
137511home37Mental Health: Erasing stigma leads to new path for Victoria woman
137550home38Bakery bakes, donates bread just for the Sooke Food Bank
137497home39Health care workers gain access to virtual health care options
137495home40COVID-19: Sooke mom faces ‘pandemic police’ for bringing kids to the grocery store
137489home41UPDATED: Vancouver Island seniors die in hospital due to COVID-19
137470home42Drive-through COVID-19 testing underway at Saanich Peninsula Hospital
137487home43People resort to home haircuts or #coronacuts as pandemic continues
137493home44West Shore RCMP investigates bank robbery in Langford
137499home45Intoxicated man tries to break into building with tiny saw in Esquimalt
137478home46Victoria brewery throws support behind still-operating restaurants
137447home47Camosun College to produce more than 9,000 face shields for Island Health workers
137462home48GAIN Group offers complimentary delivery services to customers and local health care workers
137457home49LIVE MUSIC: Artist in Residence reaching into the community
137449home50West Shore RCMP search for man wanted on 15 outstanding warrants
137491home51Victoria to plant up to 75,000 food seedlings; staff explore measures to help construction projects
137443home52VicPD reunites four-year-old boy with family after he snuck out a window
137430home53COVID-19: More than 120,000 B.C. food service jobs lost, restaurants begin to shutter permanently
137420home54Local grocers, Victoria Foundation raise over $30,000 for Food Rescue Project
137441home55Black Press Media Victoria editor recognized as rising star in industry
137405home56Cycling advocates call for more pedestrian space, temporary bike lanes during pandemic
137401home57COVID-19 has been impacting Canadian economy since January
137371home58Saanich Peninsula Hospital to host new COVID-19 testing facilities
137403home59Volunteers collect and deliver pet food across Greater Victoria during COVID-19 pandemic
137519home60Victoria-hosted Francophone Games postponed until 2021
137381home61Mental Health: A look at a fractured system
137385home62VIDEO: Man breaks up Saanich road rage fight
137377home63VicPD seeks witnesses to suspicious vehicle fire near Beacon Hill Park petting zoo
137383home64‘We’re running out of options’: Victoria looks to other municipalities to help shelter homeless
137360home65Saanich police arrest suspect in arson spree near Camosun College Lansdowne campus
137366home66Three impaired drivers stopped in Saanich over one weekend
137338home67Saanich police arrest man with pellet gun, drugs on BC Transit bus in Victoria
137353home68Victoria supervised consumption site shifts to mobile during pandemic
137346home69West Shore RCMP seizes illegal drugs, imitation handguns in Colwood
137350home70Hatley Park closed to vehicles, formal gardens closed due to COVID-19
137342home71Saanich man serving life sentence for double murder granted day parole
137294home72COVID-19: Access school resources with new virtual education hub
137328home73Three rescued after canoe capsizes near Oak Bay
137304home74UPDATED: Crash snarls early morning Malahat traffic
137312home75Greater Victoria charities organize physically distanced tent, sleeping bag drive
137389home76Sooke creates local business directory during COVID-19 pandemic
137291home77Frontline volunteers bring handwashing stations to Pandora tent city and beyond
137298home78Victoria councillors want city greenhouses used for food production during COVID-19
137296home79West Shore podcast highlights COVID-19 pandemic and local businesses
137274home80Greater Victoria resident sick with COVID-19 calls it a ‘horrible disease’
137253home81Tents, sleeping bags donated to Our Place thanks to local firm and outdoor store
137277home82Victoria police seek public help finding high-risk missing woman last seen on ferry
137270home83Langford expands COVID-19 response to include all of West Shore, home testing
137246home84Island Health to use Saanich recreation centre to support pandemic needs
137258home85COVID-19: West Shore B&B offers free suites to frontline workers needing to self-isolate, destress
137265home86Thief nabs $600 worth of tools in break-and-enter at Saanich hardware store
137242home87Victoria police arrest man in stolen Jubilee Hospital worker’s car
137263home88Victoria to reassess 2020 budget in light of COVID-19; more hotel rooms found for the homeless
137229home89Colwood looks at reopening garbage cans as litter, dog poop pile up in parks
137240home90Emergency crews respond to crash on Carey Road in Saanich
137172home91Snow and other factors including COVID-19 responsible for fewer international visitors in early 2020
137208home92Two men arrested after lying about having COVID-19 to stay in AirBnb unit for free
137272home93Sooke businesses respond in time of crisis
137204home94Accent Inns, United Way team up to cover hotel costs for Greater Victoria essential service workers
137174home95Royal BC Museum joins home education trend with outreach programs
137170home96Victoria councillors propose waiving parkade fees to support essential workers
137176home97Stars On Ice tour cancelled for the first time in 34 years due to pandemic
137184home98Victoria car dealership helps fill shelves at the Mustard Seed Food Bank
137165home99Woman comes home to ‘entirely different’ Victoria after cruise ship, military base quarantine
137158home100Victoria brewery uses 3D-printer to make face shields for health care workers
137148home101Wheelchair user asks people to leave space on sidewalks to socially distance
137163home102COVID-19: Victoria moves homeless into 35 hotel rooms across the city
137140home103Victoria street nurse thanks public for outpouring of donations
137134home104‘School year will not be lost’: SD63 students will move on to next grade
137132home105UPDATE: Missing 26-year-old woman found
137123home106UPDATED: VicPD says High-risk missing 16-year-old girl found safe
137096home107Victoria police arrest suspect in two daytime robberies
137128home108Victoria vocalist Maria Manna reaches out to hard-hit Italy with special online song
137084home109What Victoria residents are looking to buy while social distancing
137119home110Police seek possible firebug following series of Monday fires
137094home111Flurries fall on Malahat Monday morning
137024home112Sidney’s top emergency official reiterates need for physical distancing during virtual chat
137078home113‘We need to do better:’ VicPD responds to more parties, gatherings
137098home114Thieves haul off with copper piping from University of Victoria renovation
137117home115COVID-19: Greater Victoria schools to spend next two weeks planning next steps
137048home116COVID-19: Coping with isolation, stress and anxiety
137088home117Sooke businesses cope with closures in midst of COVID-19
137002home118Food safety a good practice amid COVID-19 concerns
137050home119Stats Canada expects COVID-19 to impact inflation
137051home120Saanich community kitchen continues food distribution amid COVID-19 pandemic
137008home121Balancing kids and work: Greater Victoria parents grapple with a new COVID-19 reality
137006home122Digitization of Peninsula News Review by Sidney Museum and Archives preserves historical legacy
137000home123COVID-19: Victoria plumbing company dedicates van for grocery delivery
136996home124Fictionalized accounts of pandemics offer glimpses into our COVID-19 present
136992home125Sidney to engage in unique experiment with virtual forum
136984home126B.C. announces $3M for food banks to increase capacity during COVID-19
136982home127North Saanich drops speed limit on Lands End Road
136962home128VIDEO: Saanich councillor takes residents along for virtual e-bike ride through the CRD
136959home129Innovative free fitness program targets Victoria Royals fans
136957home130Personal, business bankruptcies down in British Columbia
136966home131Social media a blessing and a curse during time of crisis: B.C. communication expert
136937home132West Shore woman’s dog found in Colwood more than two weeks after going missing
136922home133Saanich police ticket two speeders before 9 a.m., Saturday
136926home134PHOTOS: Painted fence in Langford shows thanks for essential workers amid COVID-19
136916home135Duncan man asks community to donate RVs to essential workers in need of quarantine
136918home136Antibody tests could be the next step in fighting COVID-19, Island doctor says
136912home137Greater Victoria resident shares joy in horseshoe pitching competitions from home
136907home138Life mimics art for actors in play about pandemic
136910home139Earth Hour 2020 kicks off online Saturday night
136905home140New immigrants to Victoria have online options to combat isolation
136903home141VicPD expands online reporting to keep 911 call-takers free during pandemic
136901home142Big band fundraiser show at Dunnet theatre rescheduled for Sept. 26
136887home143Minor earthquake hits Greater Victoria Saturday morning
136866home144“Isolation is normal for us,” says Saanich dad with cystic fibrosis
136862home145Victoria business still busy as people turn to books while in self-isolation
136864home146Farmers’ markets still open in Greater Victoria
136885home147UVic offers students Pass/Fail grading option as COVID-19 impacts spring studies
136814home148Sidney sets up temporary rest stop for truck drivers transporting critical supplies
136802home149Interim BC Green Party leader asks people to stay home after parents get positive COVID-19 test
136795home150Sidney mayor updates residents on COVID-19 during virtual forum Sunday
136812home151Victoria Police see new trends in calls due to COVID-19
136823home152VIDEO: Musician stays physically distant in courtyard show for Langford retirees
136819home153COVID-19: Health care workers seek alternative housing options to prevent families from getting sick
136806home154BC Parks Foundation organizes virtual picnic for the province
136838home155Development and building applications in Victoria can now be submitted online
136783home156COVID-19: Isolation exemptions to frontline workers a danger to patients, say Island Health employees
136787home157Over 700 family doctors in Greater Victoria sign public letter pleading with people to stay home
136774home158Provincial ban on outdoor burning affects all of Greater Victoria
136751home159B.C. COVID-19 contact restrictions working, Dr. Bonnie Henry says
136847home160Victoria police warns of text, vacation rental COVID-19 fraud attempts
136766home161BC Transit to limit riders on buses to allow for physical distancing
136797home162Oak Bay Police Chief Const. Andy Brinton passes the torch this summer
136770home163Capital City Comic Con goes ‘digital’ in wake of COVID-19
136759home164UPDATED: Rise in protests drive spike in VicPD overtime costs
136757home165Landlords respond to Horgan’s announcement about rental contributions, eviction freezes
136749home166Camosun College appeals for emergency financial assistance for students
136741home167University of Victoria continues summer courses, shifts to virtual platform
136735home168COVID-19: VicPD thanks health care workers with 15-car salute
136709home169Saanich residents call for more public consultation on youth bike park
136699home170Beacon Hill Park will not be used to shelter Victoria’s homeless population, says Mayor
136729home171COVID-19: Harbour Air suspends all scheduled flights
136713home172‘Board game sommeliers’ keep residents entertained with home deliveries
136707home173COVID-19: How to apply for employment insurance
136676home174Full-time campers face various struggles amidst COVID-19
136849home175Sooke School District promises learning opportunites for students by mid-April
136716home176Sooke puts playgrounds off limits to public
136641home177VicPD officer buys ferry ticket for stranded woman to help her go home
136634home178Victoria’s Cool Aid Society receives generous outpouring of donations
136613home179Purple Day 2020: Epilepsy awareness heads online
136694home180Outbreak in Saanich mental health facility not COVID-19, says Island Health
136603home181COVID-19: New directory connects Victorians with open businesses
136670home182Victoria business launches The Craic, series of live and interactive video calls
136659home183PHOTOS: Our changing landscape, images of Victoria amid COVID-19
136655home184Rats likely to blame for Saanich hydro pole fire leaving about 3,000 without power
136653home185UPDATE: One person in custody after stolen vehicle rams into police car near Centennial Square
136639home186Police called to break up a gathering in Saanich park
136657home187Sooke seniors home steps up precautions in light of pandemic
136615home188Victoria man dies after being assaulted with a weapon
136611home189Police dog helps nab break and enter suspect in Colwood
136609home190VicPD seek suspect to robbery call near Cook Street Village
136607home191Greater Victoria residents can thank health care workers through online portal
136557home192Beloved Discovery Island wolf Takaya shot and killed
136589home193VIDEO: Saanich locks down playgrounds after video of busy park goes viral
136593home194Greater Victoria food banks ask public for financial donations during COVID-19 pandemic
136507home195Saanich Peninsula doctors dial up telehealth care
136540home196PHOTOS: Victoria photographer documents families in isolation with the Front Door Project
136549home197Death looks different in a pandemic: Vancouver Islanders taking new measures for funerals
136537home198Rescue kitten lifts mood of Saanich couple in isolation
136535home199Car sharing services still open to members across Greater Victoria
136581home200Precaution the watchword for Sooke Fire Rescue amid COVID-19 outbreak
136495home201COVID-19 curbs Sidney Taxi until further notice
136523home202Man wanted for almost a month in connection to violent home invasion has been arrested
136513home203COVID-19: Victoria’s service industry hit hard by pandemic layoffs
136476home204Swiftsure International Yacht Race cancelled in light of COVID-19
136438home205Crane contact cut power to 2,500 people in Sidney
136517home206Victoria mayor asks residents not to flush wipes as city’s sewers start to clog
136480home207How Greater Victoria’s non-profit sector is handling the pandemic
136515home208Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce asks feds, province for more support for businesses
136455home209Greater Victoria residents roar in thanks to frontline workers
136462home210UPDATED: Construction continues after natural gas leak in Langford
136464home211COVID-19: A roundup of park and recreation closures across Greater Victoria
136458home212Recycling truck fire on Saanich street leads to morning road closure
136432home213MLA Adam Olsen fears COVID-19 will overwhelm medical facilities on Gulf Islands
136424home214Potential COVID-19 exposure sends warship back to CFB Esquimalt port
136394home215Cleaning for COVID-19: Mixing products can create toxic gases
136400home216Tsunami not expected for B.C. after 7.5-magnitude earthquake hits near Russia
136392home217COVID-19: Latex gloves, paper towel and wipes are not flushable, CRD warns
136379home218Michael Dunahee case still unsolved after 29 years
136372home219Possible COVID-19 exposure at downtown Victoria establishments
136356home220Internet safety while social distancing: expert says monitor internet use
136360home221West Shore RCMP investigate robbery at Ma Miller’s Pub
136338home222Greater Victoria little free libraries pull the books due to COVID-19
136352home223Saanich council temporarily suspends open forum as meetings go electronic in light of COVID-19
136343home224Two men arrested as Victoria police step up patrols in core business areas
136311home225UPDATED: VicPD locate missing man safe
136317home226Victoria women’s shelters bracing for impact with expected uptick due to pandemic
136324home227Victoria’s Fairmont Empress, Grand Pacific hotels close due to COVID-19
136354home228Saanich trims proposed property tax increase in light of COVID-19
136291home229Capital Regional District releases 2020 financial budget plan
136262home230United Way Greater Victoria launches Local Love in a Global Crisis
136241home231Langford COVID-19 response team receives more than 500 calls in first two days
136118home232Greater Victoria among Canadian leaders in new housing prices
136120home233Food preservation also a fun family activity amid COVID-19
136010home234Island Health facilities now only open for essential visits
135988home235Victoria Sexual Assault Centre remains open for survivors through COVID-19 pandemic
137619home21Unclear if Cowichan couple refusing to self-isolate will face penalty
137375home22POLL: Will you be able to make your rent or mortgage payment this month?
137602home23COVID-19: Postponed surgeries will be done, B.C. health minister says
137599home24Black Press Media ad sparks discussion about value of community newspapers
137584home25Nanaimo man arrested after allegedly setting house fire
137568home26Businesses advised to prepare for federal, B.C. COVID-19 assistance
137557home27Dogs are property, not kids, B.C. judge tells former couple
137546home28B.C. senior gives blood for 200th time, has ‘saved’ 600 lives
137544home29Trudeau commits $100M to help food banks amid COVID-19 crisis
137501home210Couple won’t self-isolate after returning from overseas: Cowichan by-law
137542home211How well can cell phones carry COVID-19? Disinfecting may be wise
137538home2123M pushes back on Trump administration call to stop sending N95 masks to Canada
137529home213COVID-19: Vancouver Islander celebrates 90th birthday with Model T ride as neighbours line streets
137515home214Tax collectors, auditors to help field ‘historic’ numbers of benefit-seeking callers
137503home215Family uses social media to help truckers find places to eat during pandemic
137513home216Advocates sound alarm over COVID-19 limiting access to contraceptives, abortion
137485home217B.C. health officer says homemade masks may prevent spread of COVID-19 to others
137474home218B.C.’s senior home staff measures show results in COVID-19 battle
137468home219Independent investigation praises RCMP actions in Vancouver Island suicide attempt
137434home220‘A matter of human decency’: Truckers’ union calls on gas stations, rest stops to fully re-open
137464home221B.C. unveils $3.5M COVID-19 emergency fund for post-secondary students
137459home222North Cowichan to police popular trails to ensure physical distancing
137364home223‘We will get through this’: B.C. sees new COVID-19 death, but 57% have recovered
137336home224Canada’s 75% wage subsidy is coming, but not for several weeks: finance minister
137451home225COVID-19: ‘The Ballad of Bonnie Henry’ recorded and released
137436home226B.C. adding $300 to monthly income and disability assistance payments
137428home227Hip tradition sing-along planned again for Canadians April 2
137426home228Migrant worker advocates blame feds, employers for COVID-19 outbreak at B.C. garden store
137373home229‘There can be no ambiguity’: Travellers brought home to B.C. must self-isolate
137424home230COVID-19 predictions coming ‘soon’, but results will depend on how Canadians act: Trudeau
137418home231Doctors trained abroad want to join front lines of COVID-19 fight in Canada
137414home232Fake test kits and other COVID online scams play on public anxiety: fraud centre
137412home233Feds amplify stay-home message as cost of financial aid to Canadians mounts
137407home234World COVID-19 update: Six million U.S. jobless claims; Russia sends medical aid to U.S.
137387home235Couple celebrates 61st anniversary through Vancouver Island seniors’ home window
137392home236A look at some of the B.C. inventors creating life-saving tools in fight against COVID-19
137379home237Association launches French-language games, online tools for families learning at home
137357home238Belle from ‘Beauty and the Beast’ entertains home-bound kids in Cowichan Bay
137355home23955+ BC Games cancelled amid COVID-19 concerns
137348home240BC Hydro offers three-month bill ‘holiday’ for those affected by COVID-19
137340home241Some April Fool’s Day jokes bring much-needed laughter; others tone deaf to COVID-19
137394home242Vancouver Island teachers show the love for their students
137334home243Controversial Cowichan tiny house still in place after removal deadline
137332home244Call before you dig into spring projects during isolation: BC 1 Call
137330home245B.C.’s intersection speed cameras putting more tickets in the mail
137251home246B.C. records five new COVID-19 deaths, ‘zero chance’ life will return to normal in April
137326home247No April Fool’s jokes from Black Press Media
137322home248High cost, limited coverage for asthma medicine a concern during COVID-19 pandemic
137319home249Vancouver Island’s ‘Project Draw Breath’ expands and diversifies to battle pandemic
137316home250Trudeau says Parliament needs to pass more COVID-19 benefits, CERB details announced
137249home251UPDATE: Anti-tax group calls for MPs, senators to donate scheduled pay raises to charity
137300home252World COVID-19 update: NATO suspicious of Russian military drills; Cruise ships ordered to stay at sea
137289home2536.5-magnitude earthquake in Idaho shakes B.C. Interior
137287home254John Horgan extends B.C.’s state of emergency for COVID-19
137267home255Two inmates at prison housing Robert Pickton test positive for COVID-19
137261home256BC SPCA launches matching campaign to help vulnerable animals after big donations
137280home257Quarantined B.C. mom say pandemic has put special-needs families in ‘crisis mode’
137244home258Nanaimo dentists donate 4,000 masks, 25,000 gloves to health-care peers
137238home259No laws in B.C. to force businesses to offer refunds, even during a pandemic
137206home26010% of hospitalized COVID-19 patients are 40 or younger: Canada’s top doctor
137236home261COVID-19 essential workers can apply for B.C. pre-school child care
137234home262Most abiding by COVID-19 rules, back fines, arrests of those who aren’t: poll
137232home263Walkers, grocery store customers courteous with physical distancing in B.C.
137225home264B.C. worker advocate group calls for more sick days, protected medical leave
137217home265Sweet treat helps make workers at Island health care centre feel complete
137215home266COVID-19: B.C. universities opt out of in-person spring graduation ceremonies
137213home267New rules issued for B.C. construction projects, work camps for COVID-19
137210home268Order of Canada Vancouver Island musician pens ‘The Ballad of Bonnie Henry’
137200home269Canada to spend $2B more on procuring medical supplies for COVID-19 fight
137192home270World COVID-19 updates: Putin may be exposed; 30,000 prisoners released
137189home271‘This is no joke’: B.C. woman in Alberta hospital asks people to stay home during COVID-19
137187home272Rest stops barring washroom access to truckers a ‘huge problem’ as COVID-19 spreads
137182home273Canadians asked to wash mailboxes, keep dogs at bay, to ensure safe mail delivery
137180home274Hospitality workers hit ‘first and hit hardest,’ says union seeking more support
137168home275BC Ferries able to restrict travel for sick passengers
137126home276Canadian ferry operators call for inclusion in COVID-19 travel restrictions
137136home277Pay parking suspended at B.C. hospitals due to COVID-19
137161home278Man allegedly impersonates health official, takes elderly Princeton woman from her home
137156home279Helping those at risk, one piece of paper at a time through ‘isolation communication’
137151home280‘Back to school, in a virtual way’ for B.C. students in COVID-19 pandemic
137109home281Canadian COVID-19 round-up: Air Canada cuts 15,000 jobs, 90% of flights
137101home282Cruise ships, one with COVID-19 on board, carry Canadians covertly through Panama Canal
137105home283’The energy sector is destroyed beyond repair’: expert on COVID-19’s impact on economy
137092home284LifeLabs reducing public hours as it assists with COVID-19 testing
137090home28524,000 Canadian Forces members ready for COVID-19 response: Defence Minister
137072home286IN DEPTH: How B.C. emptied its hospitals to prepare for COVID-19
137028home287‘Nothing concrete’: Tenants, landlords lack details after B.C. unveils COVID-19 rental aid
136920home288B.C. is seeing the highest rate of COVID-19 recovery in Canada: here are a few reasons why
136998home28914-day quarantine is key, but hospitals preparing for potential COVID-19 ‘surge’: Tam
137058home290Newspapers are safe to touch, World Health Organization confirms
137040home291‘It’s up to us: Recently-returned B.C. couple urges Canadians to take COVID-19 seriously
137015home292Canada will make sure masks sent by China meet quality standards: Trudeau
137004home293B.C. issues guidelines about distancing, reusable bags to grocery stores amid COVID-19
136975home294No plans to call in military right now to enforce COVID-19 quarantine: Trudeau
136986home295QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?
136949home296B.C. Ferries passengers staying away, as asked, during COVID-19 pandemic
136951home297Sewers stitch masks to free up supplies for front-line health-care workers
136947home298Experts weigh in on best handling of groceries during COVID-19 pandemic
136971home299‘There is community’: B.C. councillor welcomes new baby into world amid COVID-19 pandemic
136899home2100B.C. COVID-19 cases rise 92 to 884, one more death, 81 in care
136897home2101B.C. veterinarians want to smooth the fur of COVID-19-worried pet owners
136883home2102B.C. VIEWS: Small businesses need our help
136881home2103‘Tremendous’ response from blood donors has supply keeping pace with demand
136879home2104Federal doctor says COVID-19 battle will last ‘months, many months’ as cases soar
136871home2105Morning world update: Cases surge past 600,000; positive news in Germany
136851home2106VIDEO: Penguins roam empty halls of Vancouver Aquarium
136842home2107COVID-19: Qualicum Beach youngster gets car parade for his sixth birthday
136836home2108Kids get back to learning in B.C., online
136821home2109UPDATE: Nanaimo RCMP now unsure what vehicle missing teen and man may be travelling in
136810home211067 more B.C. COVID-19 cases, two more deaths in Vancouver region
136804home2111‘Now is not the time to bag that peak’: BCSAR manager discourages risky outdoor adventures
136800home2112Food Banks BC already seeing surge in demand due to COVID-19 pandemic
136793home2113Nanaimo couple caught aboard cruise ship with four dead and COVID-19 present
136785home2114BC Hockey, Vancouver Canucks encourage stick tapping to honour frontline health care workers
136468home2115POLL: Are you working from home or self-isolating?
136762home2116Tofino and Ucluelet distilleries step up with hand sanitizer
136764home2117COVID-19: Here are the measures being taken at B.C. care homes
136745home2118Man arrested for ‘purposely coughing in someone’s face while feeling ill’: N.B. police
136743home2119BC Farmers Markets move to online platform amid COVID-19 concerns
136733home2120Bank of Canada cuts key interest rate target to 0.25%
136731home2121US has most COVID-19 virus infections in the world right now
136718home2122World COVID-19 update, 5:30 a.m.: British PM tests positive; US Surgeon General not satisfied
136701home2123Conservatives suspend party’s leadership race in face of COVID-19 crisis
136697home2124With B.C. schools closed to most, teachers reach tentative three-year deal
136691home2125COVID-19 cases, deaths climb despite restrictions; experts warn of ‘cures’
136678home2126B.C. man returns to isolation in China nearly two months after fleeing COVID-19 scare
136723home2127B.C. service aims to connect those in need with volunteers amid COVID-19 crisis
136682home2128B.C. egg, chicken farms facing down challenge of COVID-19
136674home2129RCMP, prime minister warn of text scam related to COVID-19 relief
136583home2130B.C. bans ‘shameful black market’ of food, medical supplies; limits buying quantities
136625home2131COVID-19: Here’s what is considered an essential service in B.C.
136617home2132BC Liquor Stores closing on Sundays, seeing skyrocketing sales amid COVID-19
136649home2133Case of COVID-19 at Campbell River seniors residence confirmed
136643home2134Some big city shoppers heading to small B.C. towns to stock up on COVID-19 supplies
136637home2135BCHL hockey playoffs continue – in video game action involving players
136631home2136Not the time for vacation: Trucker discouraged to see B.C.-bound Alberta travellers
136627home2137B.C. 211 hotline expands to link COVID-19 homebound seniors, volunteers
136585home2138Taking time off work due to COVID-19 now falls under medical leave
136605home2139West Fraser shutting B.C. sawmills for week of March 30 due to COVID-19
136601home2140COLUMN: Four reasons to hope that B.C. will win COVID-19 fight
136592home2141Canada-wide Tragically Hip sing-along planned for March 26
136587home2142Schooling stays home next week for most B.C. students during COVID-19
136579home2143Increased coronavirus cases spark B.C.-wide burning restrictions
136577home2144Ottawa seeking lower credit card interest rates amid COVID-19 crisis
136567home2145PHOTOS: With a crash and a bang, B.C. residents applaud health-care workers
136565home2146COVID-19 cases march higher despite restrictions and threats of punishment
136551home2147COVID-19 morning Canadian update: Cases nationwide climb to 3,500
136519home2148RCMP seek help locating man potentially headed for Vancouver Island from Jasper
136503home2149UPDATED: Island distillery switches production to sanitizers
136499home2150Island business owner starts #SocialDistanceChallenge during COVID-19 pandemic
136493home2151Weddings, big gatherings have to stop, B.C.’s COVID-19 doctor says
136478home2152Suspect leaps from second-storey window after alleged break-in at Nanaimo daycare
136470home2153B.C. promises up to $500 monthly in rent support amid COVID-19
136426home2154Trudeau unveils new $2,000 per month benefit to streamline COVID-19 aid
136453home2155UPDATED: London Drugs offers exclusive hours for healthcare workers, helps sell Girl Guide cookies
136449home21562020 B.C. Summer Games in Maple Ridge cancelled due to COVID-19
136441home2157B.C. budget heads into unknown deficit range preparing for COVID-19
136474home2158B.C. nurses call for mandatory shutdown of all non-essential workplaces
136358home2159B.C. COVID-19 tests up to 3,500 a day, care home staffing to change
136347home2160Crofton girl, 12, makes video plea about COVID-19 safety
136332home2161B.C. closes camping, day services at provincial parks for COVID-19
136328home2162Strings of lights seen in night sky over Cowichan Valley
136243home2163B.C. moves to prevent people being fired due to COVID-19 consequences
136313home2164Wineries and liquor stores should be essential services: B.C. Wine Institute
136309home2165Avalanche Canada to stop avalanche forecasting early
136300home2166Parks Canada to close access to trails
136287home2167Construction company shuts down all job sites, says new B.C. guidelines are ‘too little, too late’
136239home2168Cities warned from declaring local states of emergency, Abbotsford mayor says
136190home2169B.C. announces $5 billion financial relief for COVID-19 pandemic
136203home2170B.C. legislature meets briefly with minimum MLAs to deal with COVID-19
136197home2171Western Forest Products curtails operations for one week due to COVID-19 crisis
136188home2172Out-of-control blaze burning near Lytton: BC Wildfire
136170home2173Chemainus Theatre temporarily suspends operations, postpones next two shows
136168home2174B.C. screening care home workers as two more test positive for COVID-19
136147home2175COVID-19: Rogers to provide Food Bank Canada with one million meals
136112home2176Visitors asked to stay away from Gulf Islands during COVID-19 pandemic
136132home2177Will the show go on? B.C. music festivals consider options over coronavirus
137457entertainment1LIVE MUSIC: Artist in Residence reaching into the community
137451entertainment2COVID-19: ‘The Ballad of Bonnie Henry’ recorded and released
137210entertainment3Order of Canada Vancouver Island musician pens ‘The Ballad of Bonnie Henry’
137176entertainment4Stars On Ice tour cancelled for the first time in 34 years due to pandemic
137128entertainment5Victoria vocalist Maria Manna reaches out to hard-hit Italy with special online song
137043entertainment6Trump: We won’t pay for security for Prince Harry and his wife Meghan
136907entertainment7Life mimics art for actors in play about pandemic
136791entertainment8Province announces $3M in funding for arts groups hit by COVID-19 crisis
136747entertainment9Netflix reduces video quality in Canada to lower internet bandwidth use
136132entertainment10Will the show go on? B.C. music festivals consider options over coronavirus
137542trending-now1How well can cell phones carry COVID-19? Disinfecting may be wise
137340trending-now2Some April Fool’s Day jokes bring much-needed laughter; others tone deaf to COVID-19
137234trending-now3Most abiding by COVID-19 rules, back fines, arrests of those who aren’t: poll
137202trending-now4‘The Office’ star John Krasinski offers Some Good News in trying times
136986trending-now5QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?
136947trending-now6Experts weigh in on best handling of groceries during COVID-19 pandemic
136910trending-now7Earth Hour 2020 kicks off online Saturday night
136851trending-now8VIDEO: Penguins roam empty halls of Vancouver Aquarium
136328trending-now9Strings of lights seen in night sky over Cowichan Valley
137550community4Bakery bakes, donates bread just for the Sooke Food Bank
137478community5Victoria brewery throws support behind still-operating restaurants
137441community6Black Press Media Victoria editor recognized as rising star in industry
137312community7Greater Victoria charities organize physically distanced tent, sleeping bag drive
137296community8West Shore podcast highlights COVID-19 pandemic and local businesses
137280community9Quarantined B.C. mom say pandemic has put special-needs families in ‘crisis mode’
137258community10COVID-19: West Shore B&B offers free suites to frontline workers needing to self-isolate, destress
137217community11Sweet treat helps make workers at Island health care centre feel complete
137184community12Victoria car dealership helps fill shelves at the Mustard Seed Food Bank
137174community13Royal BC Museum joins home education trend with outreach programs
136986community14QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?
136971community15‘There is community’: B.C. councillor welcomes new baby into world amid COVID-19 pandemic
136926community16PHOTOS: Painted fence in Langford shows thanks for essential workers amid COVID-19
136842community17COVID-19: Qualicum Beach youngster gets car parade for his sixth birthday
136912community18Greater Victoria resident shares joy in horseshoe pitching competitions from home
136962community19VIDEO: Saanich councillor takes residents along for virtual e-bike ride through the CRD
137002community20Food safety a good practice amid COVID-19 concerns
137006community21Digitization of Peninsula News Review by Sidney Museum and Archives preserves historical legacy
137008community22Balancing kids and work: Greater Victoria parents grapple with a new COVID-19 reality
137048community23COVID-19: Coping with isolation, stress and anxiety
137051community24Saanich community kitchen continues food distribution amid COVID-19 pandemic
136659community25PHOTOS: Our changing landscape, images of Victoria amid COVID-19
136593community26Greater Victoria food banks ask public for financial donations during COVID-19 pandemic
136262community27United Way Greater Victoria launches Local Love in a Global Crisis
136170community28Chemainus Theatre temporarily suspends operations, postpones next two shows
136120community29Food preservation also a fun family activity amid COVID-19
137368marketplace1Business Continuity Plan: When You’re Ready, We’re Here for You
137054marketplace2Town of Sidney: What you need to know about the local response to COVID-19
137453letters2LETTER: Island Health keeping public in dark over Coronavirus
137623letters7LETTERS: Climate change a larger crisis than COVID-19
137527letters9LETTERS: A musical tribute to Bonnie Henry
137517letters10LETTERS: Closure of Saanich Yard Waste Drop Off a blow to gardeners
137481letters11LETTERS: Bailing out the oil and gas sector is a mistake
137067letters12LETTERS: U.S. an expert in political interference
137068letters13LETTERS: Fantastic job on Wilkinson jail stone wall
136955letters14LETTERS: Time to look at health care system’s strengths and weaknesses
136994letters15LETTERS: Hospital name a community fixture
136924letters16LETTERS: Keep biosolids out of Hartland Landfill
136964letters17LETTERS: Cedar Hill green fees should reflect a municipal rate
136953letters18LETTERS: Run on toilet paper defies logic
136895letters19LETTERS: Mount Tolmie Community Association grateful for support
136854letters20LETTERS: Working together to ensure store shelves are stocked
136869letters21LETTERS: Ability to contain COVID-19 depends on our response
136768letters22LETTERS: Oak Bay must give new thought to budget
136755letters23LETTERS: Looking forward to more regional coordination in community planning
136739letters24LETTERS: Oak Bay scholarship performance rescheduled to September
136725letters25LETTERS: Ear buds a safety concern
136672letters26LETTERS: Are we overreacting to COVID-19?
136629letters27LETTERS: MP’s remarks to St. Margaret’s School were disturbing
136596letters28LETTERS: Changes to animal collection don’t add up
136533letters29LETTERS: Canada needs to act on the Global Polio Initiative
136573letters30LETTERS: Road work an example of democracy in action
136547letters31LETTERS: Driver’s impatience put others at risk
136527letters32LETTERS: No hope for a better retirement
136484letters33LETTERS: Who do you trust to speak for Saanich residents?
136472letters34LETTERS: Wildlife abounds on the shores of Cadboro Bay
137586video2VIDEO: ‘Used gloves and masks go in the garbage,’ says irked B.C. mayor
137507video3VIDEO: UVic Engineering to 3-D print 4,000 face-shields for frontline workers
137540video4From inside the ER: B.C. doctor tells it like it is from the frontlines of COVID-19
137483video5Trudeau rejects mandatory stay-at-home order for now; COVID deaths up
137324video6First Nations, remote communities need special attention in pandemic, Freeland says
136567photo-galleries1PHOTOS: With a crash and a bang, B.C. residents applaud health-care workers
137397social-matters1Black Press Media, Save-On-Foods bring groceries to families and food banks
110375sip-savour1Raise your glass: Award-winning spirits, handcrafted on Vancouver Island