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Investigation finds lack of communication led to near-miss at Trail airport

A plane almost collided with an airport vehicle in December 2018

 

Saanich approves cannabis bylaws amid pending BC Cannabis application

Saanich Council has looks for ways to ensure the production and sale of cannabis

 

Saanich Fire responds to early morning house fire

The D crew were on scene at 4:40 a.m. fire is contained

 

Saanich councillor believes code of conduct changes inhibit civic engagement

Coun. Nathalie Chambers believes that code updates will stop her from holding council accountable

Earthquake with 4.4 magnitude hits off Vancouver Island north coast

Monday morning earthquake was the third with magnitude higher than 4.0 to hit B.C. coast this year

BC Ferries brings in debit payment for all customers this spring

BC Ferries will install PIN pads for foot and vehicle passengers

‘Reconciliation is not dead’ says Victoria Mayor

Lisa Helps wants allies to show that reconciliation is not dead and to uphold Indigenous rights

Police will no longer be responsible to Saanich dead animals

A one-year pilot contract has been approved by Saanich council for the dead animal removal service

Saanich launches new tool to help residents learn about the budget

Tool launch will coincide with the Mar. 3 budget meeting

Island Food Caring launches program to tackle food insecurities

Victoria Foundation and five local grocers team to launch campaign on Feb. 27

Saanich students get on board Walking School Bus

Rogers Elementary students led by teachers and Saanich Police in new initiative

Okanagan man swims across Columbia River to evade Trail police

RCMP Cpl. Devon Reid says the incident began the evening of Thursday, Feb. 20

West Shore RCMP seeks help identifying suspected Skilsaw thief in Langford

RCMP asks public to help identify suspect from Canadian Tire theft on Feb. 16

West Shore centre hosts queer youth safe sex event

AVI Health and Community Services Feb. 26 event to promote safe sex

Victoria veteran receives the National Order of the Legion of Honour

Lorne Frame was pilot for the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War

South Vancouver Island B.C. Hydro Customers without power

Due to high winds nearly 3,900 B.C. Hydro customer will be out of power

Nearly 1,000 Saanich households located within tsunami-planning zone

Residents sent preparedness packs, although risk of tsunami is low

UVic to host brain health presentation at Ideafest 2020

Integrative Lifespan Lab will teach residents brain health for free at Ideafest 2020

Saanich Police say bubbling pavement poses no threat to public

Resident reports water coming from cracked pavement at Cedar Hill Road and Cedar Hill Cross Road

Camosun College team working to turn Indigenous art into virtual reality

Expert team will scan Victoria Indigenous artist Carey Newman’s work The Witness Blanket