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163616news1Residents of Pat Bay Highway encampment to be relocated after early morning fire, site secured for clean up
163613news2One of Canada’s oldest seniors, at 110 years old, gets COVID-19 vaccine at Surrey care home
163610news3A deer with 3 ears? Unique animal routinely visits B.C. property
163588news4Sophisticated glass-removal crime returns to downtown Victoria
163586news5VIDEO: Wobbly Cats a riot of flailing legs and paws but bundles of love and joy to their owner
163590news6Subdivision proposal in Metchosin would ruin natural values, opponents say
163580news7B.C. researchers identify new tool to trace salmon at sea
163578news8‘Stay the course’ with COVID measures, Island Health reminds
163574news9BCAFN condems racism against Cowichan Tribes after COVID-19 outbreak
163572news10Canada’s top doctor says to avoid non-essential travel as B.C. explores legal options
163582news11Sentencing date moved for Saanich nanny guilty of child porn charges
163576news12Saanich repeals, reschedules two public hearings for consideration of new information
163570news13Rejection letter agency sent to Black organizations ‘completely unacceptable’: Hussen
163568news14B.C.’s COVID-19 spread steady with 509 new cases Friday
163566news15Alleged Montreal synagogue vandal charged with attempted arson, uttering threats
163557news16Harvest Meats recalls sausages over undercooking
163555news17Prosecutors seek restrictions on Rittenhouse after bar stop with Proud Boys
163553news18Sooke Potholes reopen after storm
163596news19Follow a coast guard ship’s trip from Victoria to Halifax, through Panama Canal
163598news20Families set to move in to affordable housing project in North Saanich by spring
163548news21B.C. health ministry commits $6.25M to hospital expansion in Port Alberni
163546news27UPDATED: High-risk, missing woman located by Victoria police
163544news30After 30,000 tests, influenza virtually nowhere to be found in B.C.
163542news31Man exposes himself to woman, children on Sooke trail
163540news34North Saanich lays out criteria for grants to non-profits
163538news35Government reinforces importance of anti-racism act on Black Shirt Day
163534news36Emergency sewer repairs underway on Phillips Road in Sooke
163532news37Police seeking suspect, witness of sexual assault of Esquimalt teen
163530news38Greater Victoria man wins $28,000 while watching football
163528news39Port McNeill driver tells police he thought the pandemic meant no breathalyzers
163525news40New childcare spaces coming soon as residents move into affordable housing in Langford
163523news41Landmark deal sees B.C. forest firms treat big cedars like a First Nation would
163519news42Coast Guard ramps up protections for B.C. whales
163517news43BC SPCA calls for ban on exotic animal trade after 50 parrots, toucans pass through YVR
163512news44Classes cancelled by fire at a Duncan-area school for the second time this week
163507news45Police seek public’s help after ‘tire slashing spree’ in central Nanaimo
163505news46Trudeau says Canada’s COVID vaccine plan on track despite Pfizer cutting back deliveries
163503news47ICBC gets green light to slash car insurance rates by 15% starting in May
163499news48No evidence that killer was in ‘psychotic state’ during Abbotsford school stabbing: Crown
163481news49Alert pooch helps owner, feline friends escape as Vancouver Island home goes up in flames
163493news50Saanich school hopes to catch greenhouse thief red-handed
163490news5174 Oak Bay property owners paid $693,000 in spec tax
163488news52Greater Victoria raises record-breaking $350,000 for Salvation Army
163495news53Quota debate heats up on the eve of Vancouver Island herring fishery
163478news54Full parole granted to former Mountie, sports coach convicted of sex abuse of boys
163469news55UPDATED: Police locate 8-year-old boy missing from Saanich elementary school
163458news56More vaccine arrives as B.C. struggles with remote COVID-19 cases
163455news57Tiny homes project on Victoria parking lot gets boost from council
163471news58Esquimalt man honouring father’s legacy with birdfeeders for shut-in seniors in Greater Victoria
163452news59Island mayor calls for de-escalation as social media gets uglier in racism fight
163444news60536 COVID cases, 7 deaths reported as B.C. finds its first case of South African variant
163462news61Why it’s imperative to stop the spread of a more transmissible COVID-19 variant
163464news62Syrian refugees celebrate fifth anniversary in Canada with virtual event
163440news63Suspect charged after Saanich homeowner stops bike theft
163432news64Doses of COVID-19 vaccine expected in 60 B.C. First Nations by next week
163446news65West Shore RCMP arrest two after covert operation
163430news66‘Ramp up’ of vaccine delivery in Canada not expected until April, Fortin says
163428news67Todd Stone says he’s not running for B.C. Liberal leadership
163424news68TSB: Sooke search and rescue boat crash caused by ‘misinterpretation of navigational information’
163419news69GoFundMe in memory of Langford teen looks to address mental health
163450news70Sooke makes progress on storm cleanup
163417news71UPDATE: Telus services restored across Western Canada
163413news722 students arrested in assault of transgender girl at Lower Mainland school
163411news73Senior who fell and spent days lying on floor of home saved by Princeton cop
163415news74Saanich police seek owner of costume jewelry turned in by Good Samaritan
163408news75Province wants Sooke to cover police 911 costs by 2022
163426news76Pandemic fury: 65% of Canadians want to see borders closed to keep sun-seekers home
163403news77Two of Greater Victoria’s most notorious teenaged killers have parole privileges extended
163397news78Search called off for kayaker missing near Sooke, officials say
163395news79COVID clarity: Feds say 42-day gap for 2-dose vaccines OK as provinces race to immunity
163387news80B.C. considers provincial COVID-19 bubble as visitors come in
163385news81‘Return of the Giants:’ B.C. getting 2nd chance to coexist with humpback whales
163380news82Early morning fire claims one shelter at encampment between Pat Bay Highway, McKenzie Avenue
163376news83Sea to Sky Gondola plans to reopen in late spring, early summer
163372news84B.C. judge reserves decision on Meng Wanzhou bail conditions
163370news85Racism towards Cowichan Tribes in COVID-19 fight denounced by federal minister
163366news86Victoria International Airport revenues in a tailspin
163362news87Killer was in ‘psychotic state’ when he stabbed 2 girls at Abbotsford school: defence
163360news88Island Health sets new daily COVID-19 case record despite stagnant provincial infection rates
163358news89Supreme Court denies church’s appeal in Mount Cashel sexual abuse case
163356news90Canadian emergency doctors call for greater transparency on vaccine rollout
163354news91Feds look at using border data to find travellers applying for sickness benefit
163336news92B.C. ministry warned birth alerts ‘illegal and unconstitutional’ months before banning them
163349news93Metchosin mayor fuming over subdivision proposal
163328news94Proud Boys confrontation was wake-up call about military racism, hate: Defence chief
163352news95Mountie accused of Kelowna sexual assault faces dismissal from RCMP
163332news96CEO of air traffic controller Nav Canada cites ‘staggering’ drop in flights in 2020
163330news97Yukon could be first place in Canada to achieve herd immunity, says top doctor
163324news98RCMP look for suspect who dodged Tasering in scuffle in Nanaimo
163322news99Family of P.E.I. teen files civil lawsuit against sex offender, arts organizations
163320news100Canadian Senators Group leader Scott Tannas travels to Hawaii
163318news101Experts say stretching out time between COVID-19 vaccine doses in Alberta reasonable
163312news102Kayak belonging to missing Langford man found in Sooke
163310news103B.C. records 519 new cases of COVID-19 Wednesday
163305news104UPDATED: Wanted man in custody following downtown Victoria criminal barricade
163303news105Sooke council to reconsider virtual meetings in February
163316news106Work to resolve The Summit hum in Victoria continues through winter
163299news107Feds’ challenge of ruling on First Nations children ‘a slap in the face’: AFN
163295news108Couple’s long battle with Saanich over a $300,000 storm drain ends with a win
163307news109Oak Bay residents can now discard of yard waste in green bins
163293news110Twice-sunken barge will remain under water at Port McNeill marina until February
163291news111Socializing after the vaccine: Experts say shot won’t offer ‘free pass’ right away
163289news112Canada’s outgoing military commander sounds alarm over threat of xenophobia
163279news113Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers wanted list for the week of Jan. 12
163274news114Trump impeached for the second time, this time for ‘incitement of insurrection’
163272news115Controversial Chilliwack trustee causes stir online after sleeping, smoking during Zoom meeting
163270news116Dix ‘very disappointed’ some Vancouver-area doctors jumped the queue for 2nd vaccine dose
163262news117COVID-19: B.C. names new lead for ‘largest’ vaccine rollout in province’s history
163260news118Fired Gold River fire chief breaks silence, claims ‘wrongful termination’ by council
163257news119Two fires add to busy night for West Shore crews
163255news120City of Cranbrook files lawsuit against Winnipeg Ice, WHL
163253news121Historic ranches, waterfront, trapline part of B.C.’s latest park expansion
163251news122Airlines have turned away hundreds of passengers since launch of new testing mandate
163249news123Oven roasted turkey breast recalled Canada-wide due to plastic pieces
163242news124UPDATE: Power restored at Victoria General Hospital
163240news125Sooke Potholes closed again due to weather
163238news126Airbnb to block, cancel Washington, D.C. bookings ahead of inauguration
163236news127Pandemic worsening mental health for women more than men, poll suggests
163233news128Refrigerated morgue truck deployed in Fraser Health: BC Coroners Service
163230news129Greater Victoria schools face power outages, cancelled bus routes
163226news130Doctors, nurses call on B.C. to test surgical, emergency patients for COVID-19
163224news131Canada secures 20M more Pfizer vaccine doses; U.S. border closure extended to Feb. 21
163222news132B.C. care home allowed group activities to continue after positive test: family
163216news133UPDATED: Road closures, power outages across Greater Victoria after windstorm
163210news134Craft Beer Market buys Victoria’s Canoe Brewpub
163207news135Metchosin Art Pod doing an about-face
163204news136Daily free food markets offer fresh produce to Greater Victorians in need
163198news137B.C. sees another 446 COVID-19 cases Tuesday, nine more deaths
163196news138Listening to podcast off phone app while driving not distracted driving, B.C. judge rules
163194news139Used concrete pontoon from the United States could replace Sidney’s Beacon Wharf
163190news140Saanich mayor, Habitat Acquisition Trust call on residents to help raise $1M for new regional park by Earth Day
163200news141Metchosin mayor defers discussion of councillor’s travel while residents weigh in
163186news142Over one kilogram of meth and fentanyl seized by Victoria police
163188news143Proposal for two six-storey buildings still too tall, says Langford resident
163184news144Michigan plans to charge ex-governor in Flint lead-contaminated water scandal
163182news145UPDATED: Peninsula chamber postpones virtual award show because of COVID-19 restrictions
163180news146Canadian blueberries no threat to U.S. producers, embassy tells trade commission
163176news147Manatee in Florida found with ‘Trump’ drawn on back, officials say
163174news148Man found guilty of manslaughter in bludgeoning death in Nanaimo
163172news149UPDATE: Three people seriously injured in crash on the Duke Point Highway in Nanaimo
163167news150Trump takes no responsibility for U.S. Capitol riot, visits Texas
163165news151Winds up to 70 km/h expected across Greater Victoria
163159news152Another Vancouver Island First Nation to receive COVID-19 vaccine
163157news153Driver who crashed into Saanich hydro pole ‘impaired by drugs,’ police say
163155news154Petition calling for official anti-racism Black Shirt Day gaining traction in B.C.
163153news155Fisheries minister, MP Blaney talk fish farm transition plans for Vancouver Island
163150news156Police hunt for arsonist who lit sleeping homeless woman’s blanket on fire in Vancouver
163148news157Funds top $117K for family of children seriously injured in Coquitlam crash
163138news158Air search for missing Langford kayaker called off
163144news159Antibody test kits being sent to British Columbians to measure impact of COVID-19
163142news160Central Saanich police looking to reunite lost diamond ring with rightful owner
163136news161Driver caught going 144 km/h on Pat Bay Highway slapped with hefty fines
163132news162Sidney encourages public to continue to submit ideas on OCP review
163129news163Trump says ‘tremendous anger’ in nation over impeachment
163127news164Trudeau shuffles cabinet as Bains plans to retire from politics
163125news165Gold River village council terminates fire chief
163123news166Island faith leaders voice opposition to churches defying COVID-19 restrictions
163112news167Researchers flag increase in COVID-19 cases in Canadian prisons, jails
163108news168Langford crash sends one to hospital after driver avoids deer on Highway 1
163105news169‘It’s heartbreaking:’ Calls for increased mental health support following death of Langford teen
163103news170Greater Victoria man killed in snowboarding accident was a source of strength for his family
163101news171COVID-19 outbreak declared at First Nation in northern B.C. as cases soar to 32
163096news172Residents fuming, calling for Metchosin councillor to resign following travel to Mexico
163094news173COVID death toll in B.C. tops 1,000 as 1,475 new cases recorded over the weekend
163117news174Dropping unemployment rate in Greater Victoria defies national and provincial picture
163092news175Surrey strata says resident’s dog has to go because it’s too tall
163119news176Deadly salmonella outbreak flying through Greater Victoria songbird population
163090news177Quebec woman, leash-clad husband fined $3K after attempting to skirt curfew rules
163088news178Vancouver Islanders with feeders cautioned about salmonella outbreak
163076news179Pamela Anderson promotes Island animal sanctuary with billboard campaign
163074news180Students at 100-person gathering by UVic given $230 fines
163070news181VIDEO: Icy plunge marks end of Red Deer firefighter’s trek across B.C. for cancer
163067news182Whistler snowboarder remembered as ‘stand-up guy’
163064news183Number of Canadians who want COVID vaccine inches country towards herd immunity: poll
163060news184Search continues for missing kayaker near Sooke
163056news185‘We have had enough’: B.C. Nurses’ petition condemns ‘hefty’ license fee hike
163054news186St. Michaels junior school student tests positive for COVID-19
163050news187‘Vile; filled with racism’: Officials condemn reaction to Cowichan First Nations COVID outbreak
163044news188Ottawa gives accounting firm Deloitte $16M contract to track COVID-19 vaccinations
163042news189RCMP still looking for Alberta man missing since 2019, now believed to be in B.C.
163039news190Victoria police continue search for missing man
163037news191Sooke mom feels the pinch of school fees
163035news192$11,000 custom bike stolen from Victoria backyard
163033news193Man in hospital, dog dead after suspected impaired driving crash in B.C. Interior
163029news194Change needed for access, outreach: B.C. police complaints commissioner
163028news195Records show fervent Trump fans fuelled U.S. Capitol takeover
163026news196Feds change sick-leave benefit, applicants required to say if they travelled
163022news197Trump faces incitement of insurrection impeachment charge
163016news198VIDEO: Arnold Schwarzenegger compares U.S. Capitol mob to Nazis
163012news199VIDEO: One sent to hospital after fire engulfs Campbell River home
162992news200COVID-19 reported at Vancouver Island high school
162988news201The tale of two pandemics: Provincial COVID-19 case numbers suggest growing disparity
162985news202U.S. Capitol police were overrun, ‘left naked’ against rioters
162983news203Experts call for community sacrifices to ensure COVID-19 safety in schools
162981news204Canada weighs listing Proud Boys as terror group after U.S. Capitol riot
162977news205RCMP pay another visit to Kelowna church already fined for defying public health orders
162967news206Canada joins allies in condemning latest Hong Kong arrests by China
162961news207B.C. real estate agent fined $25K for subletting rented home and keeping the cash
162948news208Indonesian divers find parts of plane wreckage in Java Sea
162946news209Victoria no longer flushes raw sewage into ocean after area opens treatment plant
162942news210Saturday lottery produces Vancouver Island multi-millionaire
162939news211Body of missing 16-year-old Langford teen found in Goldstream Provincial Park
162935news212Sister in B.C. waits for little brother’s ashes that seem to be lost in transit
162933news213COVID-19 vaccine arrives in remote First Nations across Canada
162918news214COVID-19 outbreak declared at Victoria Hart House long-term care
162894news215Winners of Victoria’s 12th annual Gingerbread Showcase announced
162888news216Seedy Saturday to hold province-wide gardening conference
162886news217UPDATED: RCMP say missing Langford 15 year old is safe
162868news218Sooke RCMP seize drugs, firearms during traffic stop
162866news219Tiny home plucked off B.C. property in brazen theft over Christmas
162864news220First orca baby of the year in B.C. named Ne’nakw
162860news221Legal group fights B.C. government’s COVID-19 rules on protests and places of worship
162858news222Layoffs at B.C. hospice that refused to offer medical assistance in dying
162849news223Castlegar mayor resigns amid criticism for holiday trip to Okanagan cabin
162847news224Twitter bans Trump, citing risk of incitement
162845news225B.C. reports 617 more COVID-19 cases, 18 more deaths
162843news226Victoria police seek owner of giant, white lion statue
162853news227Victoria council gives green light to 30 km/h speed limit pilot project
162856news228District of Saanich closes Durrance Road bridge for emergency repairs
162838news229One person dead after drowning near Brentwood Bay Ferry Terminal
162875news230Expert praises resilience of Sidney retailers in 2020
162882news231View Royal fire chief gears up for Wounded Warrior Run
162898news232Victoria’s artist in residence creates toll-free ‘Be Calm’ phone line
162929news233Shawnigan Lake School a force in women’s hockey
162965news234Have your say on Victoria’s city budget 2021
162835news235No unexpected side-effects from COVID-19 shots given in Canada so far: Health Canada
162973news236Victoria students gobble up books on virtual trek across Canada
162996news237Private ferry service between Sidney and Anacortes feasible, according to new report
162832news238Snowboarder dies in Whistler after plunging off cliff
162830news239Three flights from Calgary to Victoria added to exposures list
162826news240Langford to release audio of council meetings
162824news241Democracy takes work, Trudeau says in condemning ‘violent rioters’ incited by Trump
162819news242West Shore RCMP searching for suspect in Colwood hit and run
162815news243University of Victoria marks first anniversary of Iran plane crash
162810news244Second boat washes ashore in Cadboro Bay in less than a week
162806news2455 nations want Iran to deliver justice on downed plane
162803news246Big White Ski Resort cancels bookings for non-locals until February
162801news247Cat rescue reunites Vancouver Island family with special link to missing son
162793news248Suspect in roadside stabbing near Creston found dead, police confirm
162789news249UPDATED: One person sustains head, foot injury following Pat Bay Highway collision
162780news250Christmas tree still up? So is your fire risk
162766news251Victoria police arrest manslaughter convict after parole revoked
162774news252Orca pod returns to the Broughton Archipelago for first time in more than 20 years
162752news253B.C. shifts reporting to get COVID-19 information out faster
162758news254Greater Victoria politicians’ travel activities come under fire
162764news255‘Please come home:’ Langford parents desperately search for missing teen
162750news256Cowichan Tribes ordered to shelter in place due to COVID-19 outbreak
162748news257Victoria cuts $10,000 catered lunch fund from 2021 budget
162744news258B.C. Interior MP’s office broken into amid her support for vaccines, she says in tweet
162742news259Fentanyl, loaded assault-style rifle lead to double arrest by Victoria police
162739news260Sooke school district continues lottery system for nature, French immersion kindergarten
162737news261Conservative MPs demand plan for B.C. salmon farm transition
162724news262Sooke taxpayers brace for 3.3 per cent tax hike
162772news263New monument outside BC Aviation Museum honours fallen pilot
162720news264West Shore RCMP seek help identifying theft suspect
162716news265Report unveils final moments before still-missing Cessna crashed into Fraser River in June
162712news266Pedestrian in Nanaimo finds money ‘floating from the sky,’ turns it over to RCMP
162710news267Port Alberni man in critical condition after crash on Highway 4
162701news268UPDATE: 2 people fatally stabbed near Creston, male suspect at large
162699news269Tiny home stolen off property near Lower Mainland found 1 week later in Lillooet
162691news270Island Health’s daily COVID-19 case count reaches record high
162689news271RCMP arrest suspect after reports of naked man running through Qualicum Beach forest
162666news272Victoria police seek high-risk man missing for one week
162681news273High demand, low supply drove up Greater Victoria home prices in 2020
162657news274Eight Island Health region First Nations share 1,900 doses of COVID-19 vaccine
162655news275Junior B hockey games resume on Vancouver Island Jan. 15, pending provincial announcements
162645news276Langford thief snagged after someone rifled through four vehicles
162636news277Forms collapse during concrete slab pour at Colwood Corners
162630news278Families warned of positive COVID-19 cases at Saanich daycare
162632news279Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers wanted list for the week of Jan. 5
162624news280Victoria fugitive wanted on five warrants, 17 charges
162612news281Saanich police investigating intentionally set fires
162610news282Vaccine request quickly granted to combat Nanaimo-area First Nation COVID-19 outbreak
162569news283Fernwood ‘litter picker’ collects over 300 litres in under a month
162571news284Tears of excitement: COVID-19 vaccine arrives in Alert Bay
162550news285Group of 38 B.C. church leaders ‘fully support’ Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix
162530news286Ongoing series of ‘sophisticated’ break-ins plague Victoria businesses
162534news287WATCH: Greater Victoria bus drivers featured in Lotto BC video following big win
162536news288Metchosin councillor travelled to Mexico in December
162520news289Missing 20-year-old man located safe: Saanich police
162513news290West Shore RCMP arrested armed, barricaded man New Year’s Day
162507news291Saanich police investigating sexual assault in Glanford Park
162505news292Three arrested after weapons destined for Sooke never made it to Island
162485news293Saanich suspect arrested with help from VicPD K9 unit
162448news294Dam safety upgrades complete, popular swimming spot in Colwood opens
162407news295Langley church fined second time for ignoring B.C.’s COVID ban on gatherings
162315news296LGBTQ2S lounge Friends of Dorothy opens in Victoria
162336news297UVic biologists discover glimmer of hope for world’s coral reefs
162378news298Net worth of Canadians barely growing, according to new report
163515business1Vancouver Island egg producer cries foul over ‘Island’ label
163475business2Ask about COVID-19 return policies as you shop to avoid disappointment later: experts
163264business3Supply management key to survival of B.C. dairy industry, says Okanagan farmer
163228business4Air Canada cuts 1,700 more jobs, slashes capacity
163212business5Proponents see gleam of promise in North Island copper and gold mine
163178business6Starbucks says closure of up to 300 stores in Canada to be completed by end of March
163146business7B.C. takes over homeowner grant applications, raises eligibility
163098business8B.C. company makes 1st Canadian-made mask to receive official CSA certification
163084business9Speculation tax doesn’t slow B.C.’s hot housing market
163046business10Pandemic job concerns could pose problem in long-term, Bank of Canada says
163018business11At least 4 million Canadians need vaccines for country to look at reopening economy: RBC
162937business12‘Not as easy as it looks’: Small businesses share what it takes to move online
162877business13Pandemic provides Victoria woman chance to realize dream knitting business
162822business14WestJet puts 1,000 workers on leave, citing government’s ‘Incoherent’ policy
162817business15B.C. pellet contract with Japanese giant extended past 2023
162812business16Canadian economy lost 63,000 jobs in Dec., first decline since April
162602business17Vancouver, Victoria among top 10 tech markets in Canada
163559sports1Canadian swimmer Brent Hayden hopes his swim comeback is for Tokyo
163485sports2Connor McDavid nets hat trick as Oilers cruise past Canucks 5-2
163421sports3Former Taekwondo Canada coach found guilty of sex-related offences involving student
163460sports4Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League hasn’t given up on season
163405sports5B.C. Coast Salish artist designs new mask for Canucks goalie
163374sports6‘Epic’ conditions at Mount Washington
163334sports7Boeser scores 2, Vancouver Canucks dump Edmonton 5-3 in NHL season opener
163326sports8Olympic rowing champion Kathleen Heddle dead of cancer at age 55
163285sports9Not only goalies wear masks: NHL coaches must cover faces
163170sports10Ottawa Senators owner backtracks on plan for 6,000 fans to attend home games
163161sports11NHL player with B.C. ties, Evander Kane, files for bankruptcy claiming $27M in debt
163114sports12‘False positive’ COVID-19 test behind Vancouver Canucks cancelling training camp
163048sports13Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool catches 2 touchdowns in Steelers’ playoff loss
162975sports14NHLers know not everyone’s happy they’re playing: ‘We’re not blind’
162953sports15UPDATE: Vancouver Canucks say they’ll be back on the ice after COVID scare
163003sports16Vancouver Islander making NHL assistant coaching debut
162814sports17BCHL delays start of the season as provincial health orders remain in place
162768sports18Former West Shore teammates to unite again on Long Island
162770sports19Victoria pro cyclist keeps busy with big rides and sneaky coffee stashes
162628sports20Annual ‘Cain Cup’ competition returns to Mount Cain on Jan. 16
163220life2Life and style interview with Ed Geric
163014life3Capturing The Conceptual
162791life4Tea with Avery Brohman
163497opinion1Column: Cowichan Leadership Group urges community to come together against racism, COVID-19
163442opinion2Tread lightly with moral indignation
163368opinion3LETTER: Public Fishery Alliance clarifies stance on ways to restore B.C.’s salmon population
163594opinion7LETTER: Say no to chickens, cannabis and vacation rentals
163618opinion16LETTER: Convert tennis courts to pickleball
163608opinion17LETTER: Development rejected by Royal Oak residents
163592opinion18LETTER: Kitty Islet cleanup appreciated
163584opinion19LETTER: Health care has not kept pace with aging population
163214opinion20LETTER: Metchosin councillor has lost public’s trust
162840opinion21COLUMN: Rediscovering our place in nature
162890opinion22MLA Report: Rankin adapts to new provincial role
162896opinion23MP REPORT: We can’t let down our guard in fight against pandemic
162955opinion24MLA REPORT: Light on horizon to get through pandemic
162963opinion25MP REPORT: Challenging year coming to a close
162799opinion26MP REPORT: Despite turmoil of 2020 work continued in House of Commons
162718opinion27LETTER: Compulsory trades training for B.C. apprentices makes sense
163024opinion28LETTER: Government in competition with community groups
163062opinion29LETTER: Handling of Site C dam issue has been a disaster
163009opinion30LETTER: Credit union closure a loss for James Bay
162990opinion31LETTER: Councillors out of touch with Victoria
162959opinion32LETTER: Cut to COVID grant puts seniors at risk
162931opinion33LETTER: Suites threaten neighbourhoods’ character
162920opinion34LETTER: Councillor’s travel is inexcusable
162892opinion35LETTER: Credit union lets down its members
162884opinion36LETTER: Loss of Vic High track would erode the health of city’s youth
162873opinion37LETTER: Mandatory registration essential for secondary suites
162286opinion38ISLAND HEALTH COLUMN: New year focus on vaccinations, opioid crisis, racism in healthcare
163598home13Families set to move in to affordable housing project in North Saanich by spring
163596home14Follow a coast guard ship’s trip from Victoria to Halifax, through Panama Canal
163603home15Mariners coach running 10 miles a day for United Way
163616home16Residents of Pat Bay Highway encampment to be relocated after early morning fire, site secured for clean up
163582home17Sentencing date moved for Saanich nanny guilty of child porn charges
163588home18Sophisticated glass-removal crime returns to downtown Victoria
163590home19Subdivision proposal in Metchosin would ruin natural values, opponents say
163540home20North Saanich lays out criteria for grants to non-profits
163576home21Saanich repeals, reschedules two public hearings for consideration of new information
163542home22Man exposes himself to woman, children on Sooke trail
163530home23Greater Victoria man wins $28,000 while watching football
163534home24Emergency sewer repairs underway on Phillips Road in Sooke
163546home25UPDATED: High-risk, missing woman located by Victoria police
163490home2674 Oak Bay property owners paid $693,000 in spec tax
163532home27Police seeking suspect, witness of sexual assault of Esquimalt teen
163525home28New childcare spaces coming soon as residents move into affordable housing in Langford
163493home29Saanich school hopes to catch greenhouse thief red-handed
163403home30Two of Greater Victoria’s most notorious teenaged killers have parole privileges extended
163471home31Esquimalt man honouring father’s legacy with birdfeeders for shut-in seniors in Greater Victoria
163488home32Greater Victoria raises record-breaking $350,000 for Salvation Army
163424home33TSB: Sooke search and rescue boat crash caused by ‘misinterpretation of navigational information’
163455home34Tiny homes project on Victoria parking lot gets boost from council
163366home35Victoria International Airport revenues in a tailspin
163419home36GoFundMe in memory of Langford teen looks to address mental health
163469home37UPDATED: Police locate 8-year-old boy missing from Saanich elementary school
163446home38West Shore RCMP arrest two after covert operation
163440home39Suspect charged after Saanich homeowner stops bike theft
163397home40Search called off for kayaker missing near Sooke, officials say
163415home41Saanich police seek owner of costume jewelry turned in by Good Samaritan
163380home42Early morning fire claims one shelter at encampment between Pat Bay Highway, McKenzie Avenue
163450home43Sooke makes progress on storm cleanup
163408home44Province wants Sooke to cover police 911 costs by 2022
163349home45Metchosin mayor fuming over subdivision proposal
163360home46Island Health sets new daily COVID-19 case record despite stagnant provincial infection rates
163316home47Work to resolve The Summit hum in Victoria continues through winter
163382home48Sooke man reveals how he made a living predicting the future
163295home49Couple’s long battle with Saanich over a $300,000 storm drain ends with a win
163344home50Bold colours spark early spring
163341home51Saanich senior turned to poetry in 2020, published two books of limericks at 94 years old
163305home52UPDATED: Wanted man in custody following downtown Victoria criminal barricade
163303home53Sooke council to reconsider virtual meetings in February
163194home54Used concrete pontoon from the United States could replace Sidney’s Beacon Wharf
163312home55Kayak belonging to missing Langford man found in Sooke
163307home56Oak Bay residents can now discard of yard waste in green bins
163281home57PHOTOS: Wind breaks for sunshine in Greater Victoria
163216home58UPDATED: Road closures, power outages across Greater Victoria after windstorm
163257home59Two fires add to busy night for West Shore crews
163240home60Sooke Potholes closed again due to weather
163242home61UPDATE: Power restored at Victoria General Hospital
163230home62Greater Victoria schools face power outages, cancelled bus routes
163204home63Daily free food markets offer fresh produce to Greater Victorians in need
163207home64Metchosin Art Pod doing an about-face
163210home65Craft Beer Market buys Victoria’s Canoe Brewpub
163182home66UPDATED: Peninsula chamber postpones virtual award show because of COVID-19 restrictions
163136home67Driver caught going 144 km/h on Pat Bay Highway slapped with hefty fines
163165home68Winds up to 70 km/h expected across Greater Victoria
163190home69Saanich mayor, Habitat Acquisition Trust call on residents to help raise $1M for new regional park by Earth Day
163142home70Central Saanich police looking to reunite lost diamond ring with rightful owner
163200home71Metchosin mayor defers discussion of councillor’s travel while residents weigh in
163186home72Over one kilogram of meth and fentanyl seized by Victoria police
163188home73Proposal for two six-storey buildings still too tall, says Langford resident
163157home74Driver who crashed into Saanich hydro pole ‘impaired by drugs,’ police say
163138home75Air search for missing Langford kayaker called off
163132home76Sidney encourages public to continue to submit ideas on OCP review
163119home77Deadly salmonella outbreak flying through Greater Victoria songbird population
163105home78‘It’s heartbreaking:’ Calls for increased mental health support following death of Langford teen
163121home79Longtime Greater Victoria construction supervisor remembered for hard work, love of trades
163117home80Dropping unemployment rate in Greater Victoria defies national and provincial picture
163103home81Greater Victoria man killed in snowboarding accident was a source of strength for his family
163096home82Residents fuming, calling for Metchosin councillor to resign following travel to Mexico
163074home83Students at 100-person gathering by UVic given $230 fines
163060home84Search continues for missing kayaker near Sooke
163108home85Langford crash sends one to hospital after driver avoids deer on Highway 1
163076home86Pamela Anderson promotes Island animal sanctuary with billboard campaign
162996home87Private ferry service between Sidney and Anacortes feasible, according to new report
163054home88St. Michaels junior school student tests positive for COVID-19
163035home89$11,000 custom bike stolen from Victoria backyard
163039home90Victoria police continue search for missing man
162939home91Body of missing 16-year-old Langford teen found in Goldstream Provincial Park
163037home92Sooke mom feels the pinch of school fees
163020home93Saanich collects, mulches more than 9,000 cubic yards of fallen foliage
162973home94Victoria students gobble up books on virtual trek across Canada
162998home95Victoria Film Festival returns with virtual viewing
162994home96Max, Charlie and Molly among top names for Saanich pups in 2020
162969home97Spectrum Community School winter fundraiser generates $10K for families in need
162965home98Have your say on Victoria’s city budget 2021
162946home99Victoria no longer flushes raw sewage into ocean after area opens treatment plant
162922home100International Baccalaureate at North Saanich school offers ‘education with a purpose’
162924home101Giving season extends into new year as Habitat for Humanity Victoria ReStores call for donations
162929home102Shawnigan Lake School a force in women’s hockey
162918home103COVID-19 outbreak declared at Victoria Hart House long-term care
162910home104PHOTOS: Young Saanich philanthropist raises $31,031 for sick kids, folds thousands of paper cranes
162904home105Saanich police sergeant who survived ’80s car bomb explosion dies at 74
162902home106Volunteer at Sidney’s Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea marks major milestone
162900home107Greater Victoria tech companies upload more than $72,000 in food bank donations
162898home108Victoria’s artist in residence creates toll-free ‘Be Calm’ phone line
162894home109Winners of Victoria’s 12th annual Gingerbread Showcase announced
162875home110Expert praises resilience of Sidney retailers in 2020
162882home111View Royal fire chief gears up for Wounded Warrior Run
162877home112Pandemic provides Victoria woman chance to realize dream knitting business
162886home113UPDATED: RCMP say missing Langford 15 year old is safe
162871home114Top cops drive devoted Central Saanich deputy chief into retirement with parade
162838home115One person dead after drowning near Brentwood Bay Ferry Terminal
162856home116District of Saanich closes Durrance Road bridge for emergency repairs
162853home117Victoria council gives green light to 30 km/h speed limit pilot project
162843home118Victoria police seek owner of giant, white lion statue
162830home119Three flights from Calgary to Victoria added to exposures list
162868home120Sooke RCMP seize drugs, firearms during traffic stop
162819home121West Shore RCMP searching for suspect in Colwood hit and run
162789home122UPDATED: One person sustains head, foot injury following Pat Bay Highway collision
162810home123Second boat washes ashore in Cadboro Bay in less than a week
162772home124New monument outside BC Aviation Museum honours fallen pilot
162826home125Langford to release audio of council meetings
162780home126Christmas tree still up? So is your fire risk
162764home127‘Please come home:’ Langford parents desperately search for missing teen
162770home128Victoria pro cyclist keeps busy with big rides and sneaky coffee stashes
162766home129Victoria police arrest manslaughter convict after parole revoked
162768home130Former West Shore teammates to unite again on Long Island
162758home131Greater Victoria politicians’ travel activities come under fire
162691home132Island Health’s daily COVID-19 case count reaches record high
162748home133Victoria cuts $10,000 catered lunch fund from 2021 budget
162720home134West Shore RCMP seek help identifying theft suspect
162742home135Fentanyl, loaded assault-style rifle lead to double arrest by Victoria police
162739home136Sooke school district continues lottery system for nature, French immersion kindergarten
162731home137Coldest Night of the Year walk returns to Sooke for second year
162724home138Sooke taxpayers brace for 3.3 per cent tax hike
162681home139High demand, low supply drove up Greater Victoria home prices in 2020
162708home140View Royal names winners of inaugural light up contest
162666home141Victoria police seek high-risk man missing for one week
162655home142Junior B hockey games resume on Vancouver Island Jan. 15, pending provincial announcements
162630home143Families warned of positive COVID-19 cases at Saanich daycare
162636home144Forms collapse during concrete slab pour at Colwood Corners
162624home145Victoria fugitive wanted on five warrants, 17 charges
162612home146Saanich police investigating intentionally set fires
162602home147Vancouver, Victoria among top 10 tech markets in Canada
162645home148Langford thief snagged after someone rifled through four vehicles
162638home149Blue jay, usually found in southeastern Canada, spotted in Sooke
162569home150Fernwood ‘litter picker’ collects over 300 litres in under a month
162530home151Ongoing series of ‘sophisticated’ break-ins plague Victoria businesses
162536home152Metchosin councillor travelled to Mexico in December
162520home153Missing 20-year-old man located safe: Saanich police
162513home154West Shore RCMP arrested armed, barricaded man New Year’s Day
162505home155Three arrested after weapons destined for Sooke never made it to Island
162507home156Saanich police investigating sexual assault in Glanford Park
162485home157Saanich suspect arrested with help from VicPD K9 unit
162456home158Bateman sketch classes come alive online
162448home159Dam safety upgrades complete, popular swimming spot in Colwood opens
162378home160Net worth of Canadians barely growing, according to new report
162336home161UVic biologists discover glimmer of hope for world’s coral reefs
162315home162LGBTQ2S lounge Friends of Dorothy opens in Victoria
163613home21One of Canada’s oldest seniors, at 110 years old, gets COVID-19 vaccine at Surrey care home
163610home22A deer with 3 ears? Unique animal routinely visits B.C. property
163606home23Podcast: Interview with longtime actor/broadcaster and B.C. resident Terry David Mulligan
163544home24After 30,000 tests, influenza virtually nowhere to be found in B.C.
163572home25Canada’s top doctor says to avoid non-essential travel as B.C. explores legal options
163586home26VIDEO: Wobbly Cats a riot of flailing legs and paws but bundles of love and joy to their owner
163538home27Government reinforces importance of anti-racism act on Black Shirt Day
163519home28Coast Guard ramps up protections for B.C. whales
163578home29‘Stay the course’ with COVID measures, Island Health reminds
163536home210Proud dad moment: B.C. minister’s son, 10, receives handwritten note for act of kindness
163574home211BCAFN condems racism against Cowichan Tribes after COVID-19 outbreak
163553home212Sooke Potholes reopen after storm
163548home213B.C. health ministry commits $6.25M to hospital expansion in Port Alberni
163505home214Trudeau says Canada’s COVID vaccine plan on track despite Pfizer cutting back deliveries
163528home215Port McNeill driver tells police he thought the pandemic meant no breathalyzers
163523home216Landmark deal sees B.C. forest firms treat big cedars like a First Nation would
163517home217BC SPCA calls for ban on exotic animal trade after 50 parrots, toucans pass through YVR
163515home218Vancouver Island egg producer cries foul over ‘Island’ label
163512home219Classes cancelled by fire at a Duncan-area school for the second time this week
163507home220Police seek public’s help after ‘tire slashing spree’ in central Nanaimo
163279home221Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers wanted list for the week of Jan. 12
163301home222POLL: What do you think the speed limit should be on residential streets without a centre line?
163503home223ICBC gets green light to slash car insurance rates by 15% starting in May
163499home224No evidence that killer was in ‘psychotic state’ during Abbotsford school stabbing: Crown
163481home225Alert pooch helps owner, feline friends escape as Vancouver Island home goes up in flames
163495home226Quota debate heats up on the eve of Vancouver Island herring fishery
163392home227Victoria writer and illustrator pens children’s book about COVID-19 safety
163405home228B.C. Coast Salish artist designs new mask for Canucks goalie
163478home229Full parole granted to former Mountie, sports coach convicted of sex abuse of boys
163458home230More vaccine arrives as B.C. struggles with remote COVID-19 cases
162434home231From arts to environment, nominate your West Shore hero
163452home232Island mayor calls for de-escalation as social media gets uglier in racism fight
163432home233Doses of COVID-19 vaccine expected in 60 B.C. First Nations by next week
163428home234Todd Stone says he’s not running for B.C. Liberal leadership
163417home235UPDATE: Telus services restored across Western Canada
163395home236COVID clarity: Feds say 42-day gap for 2-dose vaccines OK as provinces race to immunity
163385home237‘Return of the Giants:’ B.C. getting 2nd chance to coexist with humpback whales
163411home238Senior who fell and spent days lying on floor of home saved by Princeton cop
163426home239Pandemic fury: 65% of Canadians want to see borders closed to keep sun-seekers home
163387home240B.C. considers provincial COVID-19 bubble as visitors come in
163413home2412 students arrested in assault of transgender girl at Lower Mainland school
163376home242Sea to Sky Gondola plans to reopen in late spring, early summer
163374home243‘Epic’ conditions at Mount Washington
163370home244Racism towards Cowichan Tribes in COVID-19 fight denounced by federal minister
163362home245Killer was in ‘psychotic state’ when he stabbed 2 girls at Abbotsford school: defence
163356home246Canadian emergency doctors call for greater transparency on vaccine rollout
163334home247Boeser scores 2, Vancouver Canucks dump Edmonton 5-3 in NHL season opener
163336home248B.C. ministry warned birth alerts ‘illegal and unconstitutional’ months before banning them
163293home249Twice-sunken barge will remain under water at Port McNeill marina until February
163324home250RCMP look for suspect who dodged Tasering in scuffle in Nanaimo
163291home251Socializing after the vaccine: Experts say shot won’t offer ‘free pass’ right away
163270home252Dix ‘very disappointed’ some Vancouver-area doctors jumped the queue for 2nd vaccine dose
163328home253Proud Boys confrontation was wake-up call about military racism, hate: Defence chief
163352home254Mountie accused of Kelowna sexual assault faces dismissal from RCMP
163249home255Oven roasted turkey breast recalled Canada-wide due to plastic pieces
163272home256Controversial Chilliwack trustee causes stir online after sleeping, smoking during Zoom meeting
163318home257Experts say stretching out time between COVID-19 vaccine doses in Alberta reasonable
163264home258Supply management key to survival of B.C. dairy industry, says Okanagan farmer
163262home259COVID-19: B.C. names new lead for ‘largest’ vaccine rollout in province’s history
163260home260Fired Gold River fire chief breaks silence, claims ‘wrongful termination’ by council
163255home261City of Cranbrook files lawsuit against Winnipeg Ice, WHL
163253home262Historic ranches, waterfront, trapline part of B.C.’s latest park expansion
163247home263Tragically Hip face masks raise $40K to support Canadian musicians
163236home264Pandemic worsening mental health for women more than men, poll suggests
163233home265Refrigerated morgue truck deployed in Fraser Health: BC Coroners Service
163226home266Doctors, nurses call on B.C. to test surgical, emergency patients for COVID-19
163224home267Canada secures 20M more Pfizer vaccine doses; U.S. border closure extended to Feb. 21
163222home268B.C. care home allowed group activities to continue after positive test: family
163212home269Proponents see gleam of promise in North Island copper and gold mine
163196home270Listening to podcast off phone app while driving not distracted driving, B.C. judge rules
163150home271Police hunt for arsonist who lit sleeping homeless woman’s blanket on fire in Vancouver
163174home272Man found guilty of manslaughter in bludgeoning death in Nanaimo
163172home273UPDATE: Three people seriously injured in crash on the Duke Point Highway in Nanaimo
163159home274Another Vancouver Island First Nation to receive COVID-19 vaccine
163144home275Antibody test kits being sent to British Columbians to measure impact of COVID-19
163155home276Petition calling for official anti-racism Black Shirt Day gaining traction in B.C.
163161home277NHL player with B.C. ties, Evander Kane, files for bankruptcy claiming $27M in debt
163153home278Fisheries minister, MP Blaney talk fish farm transition plans for Vancouver Island
163148home279Funds top $117K for family of children seriously injured in Coquitlam crash
163146home280B.C. takes over homeowner grant applications, raises eligibility
163125home281Gold River village council terminates fire chief
163123home282Island faith leaders voice opposition to churches defying COVID-19 restrictions
163101home283COVID-19 outbreak declared at First Nation in northern B.C. as cases soar to 32
163092home284Surrey strata says resident’s dog has to go because it’s too tall
163090home285Quebec woman, leash-clad husband fined $3K after attempting to skirt curfew rules
163088home286Vancouver Islanders with feeders cautioned about salmonella outbreak
163084home287Speculation tax doesn’t slow B.C.’s hot housing market
163070home288VIDEO: Icy plunge marks end of Red Deer firefighter’s trek across B.C. for cancer
163067home289Whistler snowboarder remembered as ‘stand-up guy’
163064home290Number of Canadians who want COVID vaccine inches country towards herd immunity: poll
163056home291‘We have had enough’: B.C. Nurses’ petition condemns ‘hefty’ license fee hike
163050home292‘Vile; filled with racism’: Officials condemn reaction to Cowichan First Nations COVID outbreak
163042home293RCMP still looking for Alberta man missing since 2019, now believed to be in B.C.
163033home294Man in hospital, dog dead after suspected impaired driving crash in B.C. Interior
162953home295UPDATE: Vancouver Canucks say they’ll be back on the ice after COVID scare
163029home296Change needed for access, outreach: B.C. police complaints commissioner
163026home297Feds change sick-leave benefit, applicants required to say if they travelled
163018home298At least 4 million Canadians need vaccines for country to look at reopening economy: RBC
163012home299VIDEO: One sent to hospital after fire engulfs Campbell River home
162992home2100COVID-19 reported at Vancouver Island high school
162981home2101Canada weighs listing Proud Boys as terror group after U.S. Capitol riot
162977home2102RCMP pay another visit to Kelowna church already fined for defying public health orders
162961home2103B.C. real estate agent fined $25K for subletting rented home and keeping the cash
162957home2104Resident Alien brings Ladysmith to the small screen with January 27 premiere
163003home2105Vancouver Islander making NHL assistant coaching debut
162942home2106Saturday lottery produces Vancouver Island multi-millionaire
162937home2107‘Not as easy as it looks’: Small businesses share what it takes to move online
162935home2108Sister in B.C. waits for little brother’s ashes that seem to be lost in transit
162888home2109Seedy Saturday to hold province-wide gardening conference
162866home2110Tiny home plucked off B.C. property in brazen theft over Christmas
162864home2111First orca baby of the year in B.C. named Ne’nakw
162860home2112Legal group fights B.C. government’s COVID-19 rules on protests and places of worship
162858home2113Layoffs at B.C. hospice that refused to offer medical assistance in dying
162849home2114Castlegar mayor resigns amid criticism for holiday trip to Okanagan cabin
162847home2115Twitter bans Trump, citing risk of incitement
162835home2116No unexpected side-effects from COVID-19 shots given in Canada so far: Health Canada
162632home2117Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers wanted list for the week of Jan. 5
162640home2118POLL: Do you think councillors who recently travelled internationally should resign?
162832home2119Snowboarder dies in Whistler after plunging off cliff
162817home2120B.C. pellet contract with Japanese giant extended past 2023
162806home21215 nations want Iran to deliver justice on downed plane
162803home2122Big White Ski Resort cancels bookings for non-locals until February
162801home2123Cat rescue reunites Vancouver Island family with special link to missing son
162797home2124VIDEO: Beaver waddles through downtown Vancouver
162793home2125Suspect in roadside stabbing near Creston found dead, police confirm
162774home2126Orca pod returns to the Broughton Archipelago for first time in more than 20 years
162756home2127$6 painting turned into $10,000 charity windfall
162778home212810,000 old Nanaimo-area garbage bins repurposed elsewhere on the Island
162750home2129Cowichan Tribes ordered to shelter in place due to COVID-19 outbreak
162744home2130B.C. Interior MP’s office broken into amid her support for vaccines, she says in tweet
162737home2131Conservative MPs demand plan for B.C. salmon farm transition
162701home2132UPDATE: 2 people fatally stabbed near Creston, male suspect at large
162718home2133LETTER: Compulsory trades training for B.C. apprentices makes sense
162716home2134Report unveils final moments before still-missing Cessna crashed into Fraser River in June
162712home2135Pedestrian in Nanaimo finds money ‘floating from the sky,’ turns it over to RCMP
162710home2136Port Alberni man in critical condition after crash on Highway 4
162699home2137Tiny home stolen off property near Lower Mainland found 1 week later in Lillooet
162689home2138RCMP arrest suspect after reports of naked man running through Qualicum Beach forest
162657home2139Eight Island Health region First Nations share 1,900 doses of COVID-19 vaccine
162628home2140Annual ‘Cain Cup’ competition returns to Mount Cain on Jan. 16
162610home2141Vaccine request quickly granted to combat Nanaimo-area First Nation COVID-19 outbreak
162571home2142Tears of excitement: COVID-19 vaccine arrives in Alert Bay
162550home2143Group of 38 B.C. church leaders ‘fully support’ Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix
162407home2144Langley church fined second time for ignoring B.C.’s COVID ban on gatherings
163606entertainment1Podcast: Interview with longtime actor/broadcaster and B.C. resident Terry David Mulligan
163564entertainment2New Uvagut TV to feature all programming made in Inuktut language
163561entertainment3B.C. tree that inspired award-winning author Joy Kogawa damaged by windstorm
163392entertainment5Victoria writer and illustrator pens children’s book about COVID-19 safety
163344entertainment6Bold colours spark early spring
163110entertainment7‘Sex and the City’ revival won’t have Kim Cattrall’s character Samantha
162957entertainment8Resident Alien brings Ladysmith to the small screen with January 27 premiere
162998entertainment9Victoria Film Festival returns with virtual viewing
162756entertainment10$6 painting turned into $10,000 charity windfall
163601trending-now1Unofficial holidays: Here’s what people are celebrating for the week of Jan. 17 to 23
163536trending-now2Proud dad moment: B.C. minister’s son, 10, receives handwritten note for act of kindness
163247trending-now3Tragically Hip face masks raise $40K to support Canadian musicians
162927trending-now4QUIZ: How much do you know about Elvis?
162880trending-now5Unofficial holidays: Here’s what people are celebrating for the week of Jan. 10 to 16
162797trending-now6VIDEO: Beaver waddles through downtown Vancouver
163603community1Mariners coach running 10 miles a day for United Way
163341community4Saanich senior turned to poetry in 2020, published two books of limericks at 94 years old
163281community5PHOTOS: Wind breaks for sunshine in Greater Victoria
163382community6Sooke man reveals how he made a living predicting the future
163121community7Longtime Greater Victoria construction supervisor remembered for hard work, love of trades
163020community8Saanich collects, mulches more than 9,000 cubic yards of fallen foliage
162910community9PHOTOS: Young Saanich philanthropist raises $31,031 for sick kids, folds thousands of paper cranes
162904community10Saanich police sergeant who survived ’80s car bomb explosion dies at 74
162871community11Top cops drive devoted Central Saanich deputy chief into retirement with parade
162900community12Greater Victoria tech companies upload more than $72,000 in food bank donations
162902community13Volunteer at Sidney’s Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea marks major milestone
162922community14International Baccalaureate at North Saanich school offers ‘education with a purpose’
162924community15Giving season extends into new year as Habitat for Humanity Victoria ReStores call for donations
162969community16Spectrum Community School winter fundraiser generates $10K for families in need
162994community17Max, Charlie and Molly among top names for Saanich pups in 2020
162778community1810,000 old Nanaimo-area garbage bins repurposed elsewhere on the Island
162731community19Coldest Night of the Year walk returns to Sooke for second year
162708community20View Royal names winners of inaugural light up contest
162638community21Blue jay, usually found in southeastern Canada, spotted in Sooke
162456community22Bateman sketch classes come alive online
162434community23From arts to environment, nominate your West Shore hero
163000marketplace2Your Guide to Our New Normal
163442letters1Tread lightly with moral indignation
163368letters2LETTER: Public Fishery Alliance clarifies stance on ways to restore B.C.’s salmon population
163594letters6LETTER: Say no to chickens, cannabis and vacation rentals
163618letters15LETTER: Convert tennis courts to pickleball
163608letters16LETTER: Development rejected by Royal Oak residents
163592letters17LETTER: Kitty Islet cleanup appreciated
163584letters18LETTER: Health care has not kept pace with aging population
163214letters19LETTER: Metchosin councillor has lost public’s trust
162718letters20LETTER: Compulsory trades training for B.C. apprentices makes sense
163024letters21LETTER: Government in competition with community groups
163062letters22LETTER: Handling of Site C dam issue has been a disaster
163009letters23LETTER: Credit union closure a loss for James Bay
162990letters24LETTER: Councillors out of touch with Victoria
162959letters25LETTER: Cut to COVID grant puts seniors at risk
162931letters26LETTER: Suites threaten neighbourhoods’ character
162920letters27LETTER: Councillor’s travel is inexcusable
162892letters28LETTER: Credit union lets down its members
162884letters29LETTER: Loss of Vic High track would erode the health of city’s youth
162873letters30LETTER: Mandatory registration essential for secondary suites
163601video1Unofficial holidays: Here’s what people are celebrating for the week of Jan. 17 to 23
163568video2B.C.’s COVID-19 spread steady with 509 new cases Friday
163444video3536 COVID cases, 7 deaths reported as B.C. finds its first case of South African variant
163310video4B.C. records 519 new cases of COVID-19 Wednesday
110375sip-savour1Raise your glass: Award-winning spirits, handcrafted on Vancouver Island
139736travel1Discover Sidney
163202travel2It’s time to Dine Around, Victoria!
163606podcasts1Podcast: Interview with longtime actor/broadcaster and B.C. resident Terry David Mulligan