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  • Oct 9th, 2017

The 2017 Tour de Rock remembered

Black Press media rider Arnold Lim reflects on the 2017 Tour de Rock

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    Sooke Home Hardware plants 11 chestnut trees in Sooke

       

      EMCS holds annual Spin-a-thon

         

        Teacher offers to shave head if students raise 10,000 for Tour de Rock

           

          All-female Odd Couple hits Royal Oak, Sidney stages this month

          Peninsula Players in rehearsals for Oct. 13 show opening

          Brentwood Bay Empourium welcomes Jon Brooks this month

          Concert on Oct. 12 features Toronto-based indie folk musician

          • Oct 8th, 2017

          Court rejects discrimination suit from Victoria guide dog owner

          The man claimed discrimination when a driver with Victoria Taxi said he could not allow dogs in his car because of his allergies.

          BC Ferries oversold on Thanksgiving weekend

          Passengers were delayed on the Horseshoe Bay to Departure Bay route Friday evening

          New era of sightseeing in Greater Victoria

          They’re retiring the older, double-decker buses in favour of more eco-friendly versions starting Oct. 7, 2017.

          Low-income tenants in Victoria reno project worry where they’ll end up

          Council considering upgrade proposal that would likely price renters out of homes

          V2V ferry out of commission until end of 2017

          Ferry ran for roughly three months before engine problems forced suspension of service

          Tour de Rock completes epic Island journey in Victoria

          Riders made stops across Capital Region finishing with roughly $1 million in donations

          Landing gear incident puts aircraft on hold at Victoria Airport

          Private jet en route from Hawaii told landing gear was not down; aircraft lands safely

          Transit Road clear again after gas line struck

          Fire department was called out this morning

          • Oct 6th, 2017

          Sooke School District sees more than 300 new students

          Numbers are on track with district’s long-range facilities plan

          Tour de Rock riders take a fall in North Saanich

          Riders OK; team able to continue into North Saanich and Sidney for communtiy rallies

          Reynolds head shave doesn’t disappoint

          Tour de Rock wraps up with visits to Saanich high schools

          WATCH: Victoria couple donates $2.5 million for dementia project

          Island Health, UVic, UBC involved in ambitious project combining research with patient care

          Rufus has flown the coop

          Help find Rufus, the green winged macaw

          • Oct 5th, 2017