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Mayor’s message: Saanich restart may look different than other communities

District follows its own necessary path, B.C. Restart Plan in wake of COVID-19 closures

  • May 29, 2020

Local Flavour: Growing Together launches Seedlings for Saanich Seniors giveaway

By Linda Geggie CR FAIR Finding themselves at home with more time…

  • May 28, 2020

COLUMN: B.C.’s labour minister should look at COVID-19 financial carnage amid minimum wage increase

The timing couldn’t be worse for any government decision that drives up costs for business, writes Jock Finlayson

  • May 28, 2020
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MLA REPORT: Members expect to head back to the legislature this summer

Adam Olsen is the MLA for Saanich North and the Islands

  • May 24, 2020

MLA REPORT: Opportunity in economic recovery from COVID-19

Andrew Weaver is MLA for Oak Bay-Gordon Head

  • May 23, 2020

COLUMN: Downtown Victoria welcomes you back

Jeff Bray Downtown Victoria Business Association These last few months have been…

  • May 23, 2020

GUEST COLUMN: B.C. COVID-19 survey brings answers closer

275,000 responses so far, broader health information helps

  • May 22, 2020

COLUMN: Residents should explore B.C. to help tourism industry amid COVID-19

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • May 11, 2020

MAYOR’S MESSAGE: District steps up to help during pandemic

Mayor Maja Tait says local government offers 0% tax increase and other programs during COVID crisis

  • May 4, 2020

COLUMN: Return to team health care clinics improves community health

Carole James is MLA for Victoria-Beacon Hill

  • May 3, 2020

COLUMN: Esquimalt recreation offers tips to keep active

Township hosts free fitness, learning, information resources online

  • May 2, 2020

MP REPORT: Work is far from finished as Canadians fall through the cracks

Alistair MacGregor is the MP for Cowichan-Malahat-Langford

  • Apr 29, 2020

Rickter Scale: Follicle follies hair to stay

The Rickter Scale is a regular column

  • Apr 29, 2020

MLA Column: Showing up for business who have showed up for us

Adam Olsen is MLA for Saanich North and the Islands

  • Apr 26, 2020

Volunteer opportunities abound in Greater Victoria

Local volunteer organizations highlight some of their current needs

  • Apr 25, 2020

Earth Day: A new relationship to wildlife is needed for nature and people

Dan Kraus is senior conservation biologist with the Nature Conservancy of Canada.

  • Apr 22, 2020

COLUMN: Every little bit counts as businesses face ‘devastating’ time

Jeff Bray is the executive director of the Downtown Victoria Business Association

  • Apr 19, 2020

COMMENTARY: COVID-19 modelling useful, but not a crystal ball

B.C.’s chief health officer explains risk of relaxing too soon

  • Apr 19, 2020

LETTER: Greater Victoria school board chairs pen a message to families amid pandemic

Jordan Watters, Ravi Parmar, Timothy Dunford chair the three school districts in the region

  • Apr 18, 2020

COLUMN: Helping those who use substances during the COVID-19 pandemic

B.C. Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Judy Darcy talks about both public health emergencies

  • Apr 18, 2020