Local News

Caution urged after cougar sighting in Nanaimo

Weekend encounter at Long Lake the most recent in in area

Hundreds of thousands of British Columbians to take part in earthquake drill

The B.C.-wide, one-and-a-half-minute drill will be held Thursday

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Mainroad joins Shift Into Winter
Tour de Rock visits Sooke
Orange Shirt Day celebration
Sooke cenotaph needs maintenance upgrade

Doctor’s orders: How to get grandma high for the first time

Island Health expects seniors and first-time stoners will lead to increase in service after Oct. 17

Wait times for ICBC road tests increase in Victoria

Increase has no connection with tests becoming more challenging: ICBC

  • Oct 16th, 2018

Greater Victoria municipalities will consider at least seven applications for private pot stores

Victoria will eventually consider six applications, while Sooke will consider one

Central Saanich will allow police officers to use pot

Marijuana use by officers not allowed 24 hours before duty

West Shore RCMP tape off Langford law office sent suspicious substance last month

No confirmation as to why police were back at Hemminger Law Group Monday afternoon

Two drivers crash through Victoria homes in two weeks

VicPD say alcohol is believed to a factor in both incidents

Afternoon collision launches vehicle through downtown Victoria business

Two female drivers and staff of CEV Victoria uninjured, but visibly shaken

Victoria police searching for missing 72-year-old man

Albert Bedard was reported missing Oct. 13, believed to be in Sooke or Duncan

Inside Victoria’s tent city: ‘I’m still human’

Campers share their experiences of homelessness, struggles to find housing

UPDATE: Heavy police presence after woman falls into Gorge Waterway

West Shore RCMP initially investigating possible missing person, woman located shortly after

Homeless Action Week: Our Place Society asking for blankets, sleeping bags

The fundraiser is off to a slow start as the days get colder

MP hosts Esquimalt town hall to talk Trans Mountain

MP Randall Garrison and Mp Nathan Cullen host the Oct. 10 event at Esquimalt High School

  • Oct 6th, 2018

Advance voting begins Oct. 10 in Greater Victoria

The polls open at 8 a.m. for the 2018 municipal election with the general election taking place Oct. 20

West Shore RCMP put best foot forward

Interaction with community a key focus of foot patrols

  • Oct 15th, 2018

Victoria among Top 10 sunniest Canadian cities

Victoria ranks 6th in sunny days per year

Surge in requests for help, reports of sexual assault since #MeToo

Growing demand for Victoria Sexual Assault Clinic’s services in first year of #MeToo