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Cadboro-Gyro Park has been identified by council as an appropriate park to test out the food truck pilot program. (Sophie Heizer/News Staff)
Cadboro-Gyro Park has been identified by council as an appropriate park to test out the food truck pilot program. (Sophie Heizer/News Staff)
Dylan Thomas is the new Indigenous Artist in Residence for Victoria. (File contributed/ City of Victoria)
Dylan Thomas is the new Indigenous Artist in Residence for Victoria. (File contributed/ City of Victoria)
On Friday evening the Geminid meteor shower will be visible, known as one of the brightest showers of the year. (Unsplash)

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On Friday evening the Geminid meteor shower will be visible, known as one of the brightest showers of the year. (Unsplash)
A man was taken to hospital after barricading himself in a Victoria synagogue. (Kendra Crighton-Victoria News Staff)
A man was taken to hospital after barricading himself in a Victoria synagogue. (Kendra Crighton-Victoria News Staff)
Bay Street Bridge will be closed to east-bound traffic for the next couple of weeks. The route will be closed between 7 p.m. and 5 a.m. so final construction requirements can take place. (Black Press Media file photo)
Bay Street Bridge will be closed to east-bound traffic for the next couple of weeks. The route will be closed between 7 p.m. and 5 a.m. so final construction requirements can take place. (Black Press Media file photo)
The 21st annual Truck Light Convoy will roll through communities on Dec. 7 at 5:45 p.m. (Black Press Media file photo)
The 21st annual Truck Light Convoy will roll through communities on Dec. 7 at 5:45 p.m. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Esquimalt Celebration of Lights parade rings in the Christmas spirit Dec. 8 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. (Black Press File Photo)
The Esquimalt Celebration of Lights parade rings in the Christmas spirit Dec. 8 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. (Black Press File Photo)
Vote online for the VicPD greeting card art until Dec. 5 at noon. (Twitter/VicPD)
Vote online for the VicPD greeting card art until Dec. 5 at noon. (Twitter/VicPD)
Ground Fire Training teaches fire fighters what to do if they get entangled in wires and other debris.(contributed)

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Ground Fire Training teaches fire fighters what to do if they get entangled in wires and other debris.(contributed)
As of Dec. 2, visitors to Island Health hospitals and healthcare facilities must wear masks to avoid spreading harmful flu germs to patients and staff. (Black Press File Photo)
As of Dec. 2, visitors to Island Health hospitals and healthcare facilities must wear masks to avoid spreading harmful flu germs to patients and staff. (Black Press File Photo)
The REALice rink de-aerator is expected to cut 36 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions for the District each year. (Santeri Viinamäki/Wikimedia Commons)
The REALice rink de-aerator is expected to cut 36 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions for the District each year. (Santeri Viinamäki/Wikimedia Commons)
According to the Sierra Club, an artificial tree has to be used for 20 years to have roughly the same impact as one live cut Christmas tree. (Black Press Media file photo)
According to the Sierra Club, an artificial tree has to be used for 20 years to have roughly the same impact as one live cut Christmas tree. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Magic of Christmas lights up Butchart Gardens from Dec. 1 until Jan. 6. (Twitter/Destination Greater Victoria) The Magic of Christmas lights up Butchart Gardens from Dec. 1 until Jan. 6. (Twitter/Destination Greater Victoria)
The Magic of Christmas lights up Butchart Gardens from Dec. 1 until Jan. 6. (Twitter/Destination Greater Victoria) The Magic of Christmas lights up Butchart Gardens from Dec. 1 until Jan. 6. (Twitter/Destination Greater Victoria)
Olav Krigolson, neuroscientist and associate director of UVic’s Centre for Biomedical Research, in front of the HI-SEAS Analog Habitat in Hawaii on a previous trip. (File contributed/ Olav Krigolson)
Olav Krigolson, neuroscientist and associate director of UVic’s Centre for Biomedical Research, in front of the HI-SEAS Analog Habitat in Hawaii on a previous trip. (File contributed/ Olav Krigolson)
Bailey Dube could use some help reaching her goal of filling 50 Christmas stockings for less fortunate kids by Dec. 14. (Rick Stiebel/News Staff)

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Bailey Dube could use some help reaching her goal of filling 50 Christmas stockings for less fortunate kids by Dec. 14. (Rick Stiebel/News Staff)
Many people lined up to pick up a youth transit pass from Victoria’s City Hall since Friday. (Twitter/ Lisa Helps)
Many people lined up to pick up a youth transit pass from Victoria’s City Hall since Friday. (Twitter/ Lisa Helps)
Nov. 21, 2019 – Robert Cookson at Dino Labs Inc. are excavating the fossilized remains of a 65-million-year-old triceratops. In the photo, the skull of the triceratops can be seen with its front horn at the bottom near the centre of the photo, and the crest of its skull near the top left. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Nov. 21, 2019 – Robert Cookson at Dino Labs Inc. are excavating the fossilized remains of a 65-million-year-old triceratops. In the photo, the skull of the triceratops can be seen with its front horn at the bottom near the centre of the photo, and the crest of its skull near the top left. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
The transgender flad at half-mast outside the B.C. Legislature on Wednesday in support of Transgender Day of Remembrance. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)

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The transgender flad at half-mast outside the B.C. Legislature on Wednesday in support of Transgender Day of Remembrance. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)
Father Shane Doty, two-year-old Ariah, and mom Melissa, were among those who got their picture taken with Sensitive Santa at Tillicum Centre in 2017. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

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Father Shane Doty, two-year-old Ariah, and mom Melissa, were among those who got their picture taken with Sensitive Santa at Tillicum Centre in 2017. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
The Nativity Display in Sooke has traditional representations of the event as well as some imaginative interpretations. (file photo)

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The Nativity Display in Sooke has traditional representations of the event as well as some imaginative interpretations. (file photo)