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Wet’suwet’en hereditary chief Na’Moks updates media on Coastal GasLink’s eviction during a press conference Jan. 7. (Thom Barker photo)

B.C. Green Party interim leader to visit Wet’suwet’en camps

MLA Adam Olsen stands behind First Nations

Wet’suwet’en hereditary chief Na’Moks updates media on Coastal GasLink’s eviction during a press conference Jan. 7. (Thom Barker photo)
Zora Hlevnjak no longer faces eviction after an unidentified source has covered her outstanding rent. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

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A selection of Greater Victoria top stories for Jan. 17

Zora Hlevnjak no longer faces eviction after an unidentified source has covered her outstanding rent. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
After the first announcement Keating would get seismic upgrades in January 2018, B.C. Education Minister Rob Fleming read B.J. Novak’s children’s book ‘The Book With No Pictures’ to students. (Black Press Media file photo)

Keating Elementery earthquake upgrades complete

Seismic upgrades help better protect students in the event of an earthquake.

After the first announcement Keating would get seismic upgrades in January 2018, B.C. Education Minister Rob Fleming read B.J. Novak’s children’s book ‘The Book With No Pictures’ to students. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Greater Victoria School District’s electrical crew helped to clear snow at Mount Douglas Secondary School on Wednesday after up to 30 centimetres fell across the region. Greater Victoria schools were closed Wednesday but most were back in session Thursday morning. (Twitter/Mount Doug Secondary)
The Greater Victoria School District’s electrical crew helped to clear snow at Mount Douglas Secondary School on Wednesday after up to 30 centimetres fell across the region. Greater Victoria schools were closed Wednesday but most were back in session Thursday morning. (Twitter/Mount Doug Secondary)
BC Green Party MLA Andrew Weaver announced he is stepping away from the Green Party to sit as an independent. (Black Press Media file photo)
BC Green Party MLA Andrew Weaver announced he is stepping away from the Green Party to sit as an independent. (Black Press Media file photo)
This photo shows the nose of the Boeing 737-800 struck by multiple birds as it was approaching Victoria International Airport Tuesday morning. WestJet re-routed the plane to Vancouver. (Peter Wagner/Twitter)

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A selection of Greater Victoria top stories for Jan. 14

This photo shows the nose of the Boeing 737-800 struck by multiple birds as it was approaching Victoria International Airport Tuesday morning. WestJet re-routed the plane to Vancouver. (Peter Wagner/Twitter)
Greater Victoria schools are in session on Monday, Jan. 13. (Unsplash)

VIDEO: Victoria unemployment rates lead a selection of today’s news stories

A selection of Greater Victoria top stories for Jan. 13

Greater Victoria schools are in session on Monday, Jan. 13. (Unsplash)
Family-run Langford quilt and sewing shop Cloth Castle is hosting a pouch-making party to help injured and orphaned Australian wildlife. (Facebook/Australian Wildlife Conservancy)
Family-run Langford quilt and sewing shop Cloth Castle is hosting a pouch-making party to help injured and orphaned Australian wildlife. (Facebook/Australian Wildlife Conservancy)
First-year University of Victoria student Roja Omidbakhsh has been identified as one of 176 victims of the Tehran air crash. (LinkedIn)
First-year University of Victoria student Roja Omidbakhsh has been identified as one of 176 victims of the Tehran air crash. (LinkedIn)
Rescue team work at the scene where an Ukrainian plane crashed in Shahedshahr, southwest of the capital Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. A Ukrainian airplane carrying 176 people crashed on Wednesday shortly after takeoff from Tehran’s main airport, killing all onboard. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
Rescue team work at the scene where an Ukrainian plane crashed in Shahedshahr, southwest of the capital Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. A Ukrainian airplane carrying 176 people crashed on Wednesday shortly after takeoff from Tehran’s main airport, killing all onboard. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
The day started out cool and rainy but by the end of the polar dip, a rainbow appeared. (Contributed photo.)

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The day started out cool and rainy but by the end of the polar dip, a rainbow appeared. (Contributed photo.)
A police incident has shut down two blocks of Quadra Street. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
A police incident has shut down two blocks of Quadra Street. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
UVic astronomer Jon Willis and colleagues discovered a 10 billion-year-old galaxy cluster. (Photo Courtesy of UVic Photos) Services.

VIDEO: Victoria astronomer helps discover 10-billion-year-old galaxy cluster

A selection of Victoria’s top stories for Jan. 6

UVic astronomer Jon Willis and colleagues discovered a 10 billion-year-old galaxy cluster. (Photo Courtesy of UVic Photos) Services.
Victoria readies its free outdoor concerts with call for artists

Victoria readies its free outdoor concerts with call for artists

Applications are due Jan. 15 for musicians and community programmers

Victoria readies its free outdoor concerts with call for artists
Jupiter George and Agnes Ratcliff will each receive one of the gifts donated to Cool Aid this year. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Jupiter George and Agnes Ratcliff will each receive one of the gifts donated to Cool Aid this year. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
VIDEO: McKenzie Interchange leads today’s selection of Greater Victoria stories
VIDEO: McKenzie Interchange leads today’s selection of Greater Victoria stories
Sisters 4-year-old Aubrey Berry and 6-year-old Chloe Berry were found dead in their father’s apartment in Oak Bay on Christmas Day. Their father Andrew Berry is charged with two counts of second-degree murder in their deaths. (Submitted photo)
Sisters 4-year-old Aubrey Berry and 6-year-old Chloe Berry were found dead in their father’s apartment in Oak Bay on Christmas Day. Their father Andrew Berry is charged with two counts of second-degree murder in their deaths. (Submitted photo)
Cathy and Janice Gouk say that serving free Christmas lunches is their gift to the community that supports them all year round. (Tim Collins - Sooke News Mirror)

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Cathy and Janice Gouk say that serving free Christmas lunches is their gift to the community that supports them all year round. (Tim Collins - Sooke News Mirror)
Photo courtesy WestJet

Swoop airlines adds three destinations in 2020 – Victoria, Kamloops, San Diego

Low-fair subsidiary of WestJet Airlines brings new destinations in April 2020

Photo courtesy WestJet
The Sticky Wicket, The Strathcona hotel and other venues in the same complex closed on Thursday afternoon due to ‘construction issues’ according to a Facebook post from the business. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
The Sticky Wicket, The Strathcona hotel and other venues in the same complex closed on Thursday afternoon due to ‘construction issues’ according to a Facebook post from the business. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)