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Beached boat grounded by weather in Oak Bay

20-foot fibreglass sailboat ended up ashore

Facebook comment inspires donation of 2,000 lbs of oranges

Root Cellar gave fresh fruit to the Mustard Seed in Victoria

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BC Referendum draws mixed reaction.
BC Referendum draws mixed reaction.

Victoria in Canada’s top three cities for highest household debt

Rising interest rates could cause required payments to exceed budgets of highly indebted households

New wind warning for most of Vancouver Island

Forecasters are calling for strong winds up to 90km/h for some areas

  • Dec 14, 2018

Mount Washington opening for winter season this weekend

The resort’s original opening day was delayed due to lack of snow

Judge sets bail at $2.5 million in 1987 slaying of Oak Bay couple

William Talbott II, 55, is charged with two counts of aggravated first-degree murder

  • Dec 14, 2018

World Junior tryouts expected to have far-reaching economic effects

The Q Centre’s rep set to take major strides

  • Dec 14, 2018

Vancouver Island fire chief pleads with Ottawa for traumatic stress support

Campbell River fire chief Thomas Doherty presented concerns to federal government

Saanich, Oak Bay seek to expand supply of daycare

Mayor Fred Haynes has asked staff to prepare grant application

Victoria Hospice named in top 100 Canadian charities list

Society honoured for transparency of donated funds

Blind Parksville man learns to trust new four-legged partner

Canadian National Institute for the Blind introduces first group of guide dogs

Victoria fundraiser looking for menstrual products

The Period Posse is running a 10-day campaign to help people who can’t afford pricey necessities

Dog killed by gunshot north of Courtenay – Crime Stoppers

Police seeking help from public after dog found dead near mouth of Oyster River on Nov. 27

  • Dec 13, 2018

Zoning amendment gets a rough ride through Sooke council

Move to densify Otter Pont Road property defeated

Oak Bay’s Spandads help give new life to used bikes

Local cycling club is donating 100 bikes worldwide to those in need

  • Dec 13, 2018

Man in his 60s dies in ATV accident north of Parksville

BC Coroners Service investigating the death

More affordable housing for Indigenous residents coming to Langford

40 units will be added to Station Avenue development

Reader Response: Victoria’s wages not meeting general needs

Victoria was recently ranked as one of the worst cities in B.C. to work in due to low average income