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Don Cherry criticizes media coverage of NFL protests

Don Cherry criticizes media coverage of NFL protests

Don Cherry calls media coverage of kneeling protests hypocritical

Don Cherry criticizes media coverage of NFL protests
Trump’s still criticizing NFL

Trump’s still criticizing NFL

Trump is still on a still criticizing NFL owners over players who kneel

Trump’s still criticizing NFL
Giovanna Brunetta loads up her vehicle with groceries, using a reusable bag. Council will discuss a motion to ban single-use plastic bags on Monday.                                Wolf Depner / News Staff

Saanich councillor wants to stuff plastic bags

Saanich council to debate notice of motion to ban single-use plastic bags Monday

Giovanna Brunetta loads up her vehicle with groceries, using a reusable bag. Council will discuss a motion to ban single-use plastic bags on Monday.                                Wolf Depner / News Staff
Esquimalt town council is asking for public input regarding housing policies at a special meeting of committee of the whole next Tuesday (Oct. 3). Screenshot

Esquimalt committee of the whole seeks public input on housing plans

Council to review housing policies as part of new Official Community Plan

Esquimalt town council is asking for public input regarding housing policies at a special meeting of committee of the whole next Tuesday (Oct. 3). Screenshot
Money is running out in hurricane-hit Puerto Rico

Money is running out in hurricane-hit Puerto Rico

“We’re without gasoline. Without money. Without food. This is a disaster.”

Money is running out in hurricane-hit Puerto Rico
Eight-year-old faced Leukaemia for years and now loves being a junior rider with the Tour de Rock

Eight-year-old faced Leukaemia for years and now loves being a junior rider with the Tour de Rock

Eight-year-old cancer survivor Natalia Corigall endured a harrowing journey with Leukaemia and…

Eight-year-old faced Leukaemia for years and now loves being a junior rider with the Tour de Rock
Hugh Hefner, Playboy magazine founder, dies at 91

Hugh Hefner, Playboy magazine founder, dies at 91

He founded the men’s magazine in 1953

Hugh Hefner, Playboy magazine founder, dies at 91
Living room rendering for a Customs House suite shows spectacular harbour views through large floor to ceiling windows. Site work for the luxury homes project is due to start this fall, with the projected completion time early 2020.                                Courtesy Edelman

HOMEFINDER: Customs House envisions Inner Harbour luxury in Victoria

Residential project blends heritage features with modern design

Living room rendering for a Customs House suite shows spectacular harbour views through large floor to ceiling windows. Site work for the luxury homes project is due to start this fall, with the projected completion time early 2020.                                Courtesy Edelman
VicPD looking for missing 18-year-old woman

VicPD looking for missing 18-year-old woman

Victoria Police are asking for the public’s help in the search for…

VicPD looking for missing 18-year-old woman
The temporary bridge built across the Peace River for construction of the Site C dam. BC Hydro.

Winter work stoppage prompts Site C layoffs

BC Hydro says such fluctuations are normal, but work could continue into early winter

The temporary bridge built across the Peace River for construction of the Site C dam. BC Hydro.
Saanich waiting on pot details

Saanich waiting on pot details

Province asks public for input on pot as legalization approaches

Saanich waiting on pot details
WestJet announced Wednesday Swoop, the ULCC will begin selling flights in early 2018.

Island airports prepare for WestJet’s new low-cost carrier, Swoop

With WestJet’s announcement Wednesday morning of their new ultra-low cost carrier Swoop,…

WestJet announced Wednesday Swoop, the ULCC will begin selling flights in early 2018.
B.C. cities strengthen call for bigger role in marijuana legalization

B.C. cities strengthen call for bigger role in marijuana legalization

Convention delegates vote for more consultation and revenue sharing

B.C. cities strengthen call for bigger role in marijuana legalization
North Saanich firefighters take local school children through a variety of stations at the annual fire expo. the next one is happening in North Saanich from Oct. 3 to 6. (Steven Heywood/News staff file)

Saanich Peninsula Grade 5s to get the lowdown on fire safety

Fire safety expo for local school children takes place Oct. 3 to 6

North Saanich firefighters take local school children through a variety of stations at the annual fire expo. the next one is happening in North Saanich from Oct. 3 to 6. (Steven Heywood/News staff file)
Kinder Morgan warned to stop installing anti-spawning mats

Kinder Morgan warned to stop installing anti-spawning mats

National Energy Board is ordering the company to stop installing the mats until approved

Kinder Morgan warned to stop installing anti-spawning mats
RICKTER SCALE: Reflections on trips beyond the great divides

RICKTER SCALE: Reflections on trips beyond the great divides

Rock Stiebel || Contributed If fentanyl had scourged the streets when I…

  • Sep 27, 2017
RICKTER SCALE: Reflections on trips beyond the great divides
Pet lover’s paradise at St. Luke’s

Pet lover’s paradise at St. Luke’s

Saanich’s St. Luke’s Church hosts Blessing of the Animals service Sunday morning

Pet lover’s paradise at St. Luke’s
Harold Backer leaves the B.C. Provincial Court building in Victoria, B.C., on Monday, May 1, 2017 following his release on bail for fraud charges. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Former Olympian pleads not guilty to mutual fund fraud

Harold Backer of Victoria will be going to trial, charged with two counts of fraud over $5,000.

Harold Backer leaves the B.C. Provincial Court building in Victoria, B.C., on Monday, May 1, 2017 following his release on bail for fraud charges. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Coins valued at an estimated $25,000 were stolen from a Parksville home in late August. — Photo submitted by Oceanside RCMP

$25,000 coin collection stolen in Parksville

Late August theft nets collection worth $25,000, say RCMP

  • Sep 27, 2017
Coins valued at an estimated $25,000 were stolen from a Parksville home in late August. — Photo submitted by Oceanside RCMP
Wildfires cause more than $127 million in insured damage

Wildfires cause more than $127 million in insured damage

The two most significant fires in B.C. this summer caused more than $127 million in insured damage.

Wildfires cause more than $127 million in insured damage