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WATCH: Province, Feds see lots of work ahead of marijuana legalization

More than 48,000 B.C. residents provided feedback to the Province on how to roll out the legalization and regulation of cannabis in 2018.

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Kwakwaka’wakw nations and supporters stand against fish farms in their traditional territories during a demonstration on Lekwungen Territory at Legislature in Victoria, B.C., on Nov. 2, 2017. (Chad Hipolito/The Canadian Press)

‘Protect wild salmon’: Protesters light sacred fire at B.C. legislature

About 200 people gathered in Victoria Thursday, protesting fish farms

Kwakwaka’wakw nations and supporters stand against fish farms in their traditional territories during a demonstration on Lekwungen Territory at Legislature in Victoria, B.C., on Nov. 2, 2017. (Chad Hipolito/The Canadian Press)
DeVine’s Ancient Grains whisky uses five grains, barley, emmer, einkorn, kamut and spelt—the ancestors of all modern grains. The product launches Saturday, noon to 5 p.m., at deVine Wines and Spirits distillery and tasting room, 618B Old West Saanich Rd. deVine Distillery photo

SAANICH FOODIE: All-grain whisky a first for Saanich distiller

He’s Saanich’s Willy Wonka of booze, and he’s at it again. Master…

DeVine’s Ancient Grains whisky uses five grains, barley, emmer, einkorn, kamut and spelt—the ancestors of all modern grains. The product launches Saturday, noon to 5 p.m., at deVine Wines and Spirits distillery and tasting room, 618B Old West Saanich Rd. deVine Distillery photo
Front of the house and kitchen staff from the Dunlop House kitchen at Camosun College’s Lansdowne campus. Submitted

SAANICH FOODIE: Dunlop House restaurant a best-kept-secret

Camosun hospitality students open Dunlop House Restaurant

  • Nov 3, 2017
Front of the house and kitchen staff from the Dunlop House kitchen at Camosun College’s Lansdowne campus. Submitted
Saanich gets behind new municipal spending rules

Saanich gets behind new municipal spending rules

Mayor suggests other measures, such as term limits, needed to level playing field

Saanich gets behind new municipal spending rules
tHUNder Duo master percussionist Kornel Horvath (right) and rising-star drummer Gabor Dornyei will be performing at Belmont Secondary School on Saturday, Nov. 4 at 8 p.m. (Contributed photo)

World class drummers coming to the West Shore

tHUNder Duo will be performing this Saturday

tHUNder Duo master percussionist Kornel Horvath (right) and rising-star drummer Gabor Dornyei will be performing at Belmont Secondary School on Saturday, Nov. 4 at 8 p.m. (Contributed photo)
Visitors to the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria’s Nov. 17 event, Urbanite, are encouraged to question the notions of people and place from an artistic lens. Photo contributed

Urbanite returns to activate Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

‘Come as you are’ and explore the connections between people and place from an artistic lens

Visitors to the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria’s Nov. 17 event, Urbanite, are encouraged to question the notions of people and place from an artistic lens. Photo contributed
Human remains found in Maple Bay
Human remains found in Maple Bay
Province to meet with BC Hydro over pricing, billing

Province to meet with BC Hydro over pricing, billing

Officials will discuss potential changes to deferred debt, past price increases and two-tier billing early in the new year.

Province to meet with BC Hydro over pricing, billing
LETTERS: Otter Point Road is not Sooke’s dump

LETTERS: Otter Point Road is not Sooke’s dump

I was walking my dog on Otter Point Road on Oct. 29,…

  • Nov 2, 2017
LETTERS: Otter Point Road is not Sooke’s dump
LETTERS: ‘Safe’ injection sites don’t enhance our society

LETTERS: ‘Safe’ injection sites don’t enhance our society

Re: End the stigma of addiction (Letters, Nov. 1) No thanks John…

  • Nov 2, 2017
LETTERS: ‘Safe’ injection sites don’t enhance our society
Learn about spawning salmon at Charters Interpretive Centre

Learn about spawning salmon at Charters Interpretive Centre

Salmon have returned to the rivers, and the Charters Interpretive Centre is…

  • Nov 2, 2017
Learn about spawning salmon at Charters Interpretive Centre
Paul Kershaw, a Pitt Meadows resident and UBC associate professor, spoke at forum called ‘Through The Eyes of Langley’s Children: A Conduit for Change.’ The forum was held Nov. 2 at the Township of Langley Civic Facility. Troy Landreville Langley Times

B.C.’s ‘Generation Squeeze’ feeling pinch of high cost of living, says UBC prof

Paul Kershaw spoke in Langley Township about high costs of housing, childcare

Paul Kershaw, a Pitt Meadows resident and UBC associate professor, spoke at forum called ‘Through The Eyes of Langley’s Children: A Conduit for Change.’ The forum was held Nov. 2 at the Township of Langley Civic Facility. Troy Landreville Langley Times
Saanich intersection has taken a new turn

Saanich intersection has taken a new turn

An intersection that has long frustrated Saanich drivers has taken a new…

Saanich intersection has taken a new turn
A group of homeless tenters moved into Cadboro-Gyro Park on Halloween. It’s the group’s ninth week since first assembling at Beacon Hill Park. Travis Paterson/News Staff

Nomadic tent city moves into Caddy Bay

Homeless tenters seek ‘basic human rights’

A group of homeless tenters moved into Cadboro-Gyro Park on Halloween. It’s the group’s ninth week since first assembling at Beacon Hill Park. Travis Paterson/News Staff
Police piece together final days of teen found dead on farm

Police piece together final days of teen found dead on farm

RCMP address rumours, misinformation about their investigation at Silver Creek farm

Police piece together final days of teen found dead on farm
Antisemitic posters turn up at University of Victoria

Antisemitic posters turn up at University of Victoria

The Facebook group ‘Anti-Racist Action UVic’ has set up a meeting to discuss anti-racist strategy

Antisemitic posters turn up at University of Victoria
Maple Batalia. (File photo)

Movie about murdered B.C. teen Maple Batalia debuts this month

Documentary film at Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival

Maple Batalia. (File photo)
Russia hackers had targets worldwide

Russia hackers had targets worldwide

The Russian hackers who targeted the U.S. presidential election had targets outside Hillary Clinton’s campaign

Russia hackers had targets worldwide
Supreme Court of Canada dismisses Ktunaxa Jumbo resort appeal

Supreme Court of Canada dismisses Ktunaxa Jumbo resort appeal

First Nation argued the area around a proposed ski resort carries significant spiritual meaning

Supreme Court of Canada dismisses Ktunaxa Jumbo resort appeal