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Advance voting numbers on the rise in Greater Victoria

More people are taking advantage of advance voting ahead of general elections

One third of Victoria’s homeless population identifies as Indigenous

Figure appears in the latest edition of Victoria’s Vital Signs published by the Victoria Foundation.

Greater Victoria residents most educated in B.C.

Region lacks behind the rest of the country when it comes to pursuing apprenticeships

Saanich municipality and police are investing options to disband homeless camp

The camp sprung on a private property on West Saanich Road

Victim of fatal Saanich beating identified as Shawn Campbell

Police say the 41-year-old man died in hospital of injuries suffered in weekend assault

Homicide investigation: Victim of Saanich assault dies of injuries

The 41-year-old man died in hospital Wednesday following assault Saturday on Carey Road

It costs less to house a person in a suite than a shelter

$22,000 a year to house a person in a bachelor suite, but $31,000 in an emergency shelter

Authorities issued one fine in 2017 for violating winter tire rules

Winter tires required on the Malahat as well as highways 4, 14 and 28 on Vancouver Island

Condo sales fall 30 per cent year-to-year in Greater Victoria

One expert predicts Greater Victoria real estate is heading towards balanced market

Provincial population about to hit the 5-million mark

British Columbia’s population stood at 4,991,687 as of July 1, 2018.

New boardwalk floating across Saanich’s Swan Lake re-opens Friday

Costs for replacing the old wooden boardwalk top $800,000

Police seek missing Saanich man

Bill Karczmarczyk was first reported missing on Sept. 29, 2018

Saanich police remain tight-lipped about violent assault on Carey Road

A 41-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries Saturday during the incident

Saanich councillor says efforts to improve Elk/Beaver lake underway

Rowing Canada Aviron might not establish national training in Saanich because of algae blooms

Residents demand Saanich limit parks where homeless can shelter

Calls to prohibit overnight sheltering in all parks that contain playgrounds or sports fields

Saanich set to sit on portable potties placed for homeless

Sanitation station for homeless to remain in place to 2019

Homemade speed limit signs pop up around Saanich

Municipality encourages efforts, provided they do not violate municipal regulations

Jumps in Saanich’s Haro Woods disappear shortly after bikers build them

Users and authorities remain at odds over UVic land’s future

Homeless leader wants Saanich shelter to accommodate entire tent city group

Chrissy Brett questions why Victoria Native Friendship Centre could choose to scatter tent city residents