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Announcement for Sooke Road improvement expected this week

Premier promising ‘preliminary’ work, with more on the way

Sooke’s Most Wanted

  • Jan 16th, 2018

Butchart Gardens is hiring now and paying more

Wages start at $15, job fair Feb. 20

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EMCS welcomes new principal, Laura Fulton
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2017 Sooke Where in the Worlds

Sooke seniors activity centre gets green light from council

The move allows three groups to begin lobbying government for funding

Police in brief: Teens nabbed for pot smoking near Oak Bay cop shop

Yacht club thefts, fireworks found and wakeful arrest in Oak Bay this week

  • Jan 15th, 2018

Passengers bound for Victoria say Sunwing left them stranded in Abbotsford

Company says late arrival led to difficulties securing accommodation, transportation

Injured parachutist wants stolen backpack back

Bag contained important video files of 2017 parachuting incident

  • Jan 15th, 2018

Witnesses sought to reported sexual assault in downtown Victoria

Early morning incident happened near Quadra and View streets

Third Victoria person pricked by needle in past week

Police say this one appears to have been deliberately placed

Police ticket driver after van found perched on logs near Esplanade in Oak Bay

Ticket issued for Drive Without Consideration with a fine of $196

  • Jan 15th, 2018

Community rallies behind Sooke boy with rare condition

Dozens called on government to cover cost of drug for six-year-old Landen Alexa

UPDATE: Unlicensed teen driver found by Victoria police after Clover Point crash

Vehicle was found halfway down the hillside, occupants initially fled crash

Tent city resident just wants a home

Roving tent city has made its way to Central Saanich

Keating Elementary to get seismic upgrades, 4 new classrooms

Construction on $7.92 million project to begin in July

Disciplinary hearing for former Victoria police chief begins today

Frank Elsner has long since quit the force, so work-related discipline may be moot

Sidney’s Salish Sea aquarium to close for maintenance

First extended closure for the Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea since it opened in 2009

Victoria Women’s March 2.0 hits the streets Jan. 20

Violence against women has impact on a local level, says march organizer

Greater Victoria’s recycling still welcomed in foreign markets

Uncontaminated material leave markets open to material from B.C.

VIDEO: A thousand come out to honour Chloe and Aubrey Berry at public funeral

“We will be forever changed by this, but the question is how we change. And that is up to us”