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Sidney charges up conversion of municipal vehicle fleet

Availability of charging stations, vehicle types and maintenance may be barriers

School District 62 sets registration dates for kindergarten

Rick Stiebel News Staff Here’s some important information for those looking forward…

  • Dec 2, 2019
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Sooke News Update
Sooke News Update
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Sooke News Update

Periods of rain ahead for Monday

Plus a look ahead at the week’s forecast

Music fundraiser for Peninsula foodbank rocks new record

Barney Bentall and Cariboo Express raise $43,500 for the Saanich Peninsula Lions Food Bank

Greater Victoria records one of the lowest homicide rates in Canada

Region has the lowest homicide rate of all four Census Metropolitan Areas in British Columbia

Drivers flee VicPD’s first impaired driving roadblocks of December

Fleeing driver causes short chase in Vic West Sunday morning

Colwood expands only public community garden in the city

16 more plots, a small shed for tools, and wheelchair access will be added

Open house for proposed tallest mass timber building on Vancouver Island

Colwood residents can have their say on Tuesday, Dec. 3 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Victoria resident reflects on being diagnosed with HIV and cancer

World AIDS Day on Dec. 1 aims to break the stigma surrounding the disease

Saanich adds to green rink resurfacing fleet at Pearkes

The device creates bubble-free ice without the need for heat

Sidney Volunteer Fire Department heats up recruitment drive

Over the years, the department has served as a stepping ground toward paid positions

Saanich police warns roadside scam ‘preys on sympathy of good people’

Suspects say they urgently need cash to get back to Dubai

Saanich Fire uses ATV to rescue injured cyclist

Cyclist injured on double-black diamond trail

Ocean swim challenge in support of Crystal Pool ‘rejected’ by Victoria councillors

Ultra-marathon swimmer still plans on swimming in ocean on Sunday

Mother charged with abducting child from Canada to face trial in UK this week

Saanich officer says Jersey crown counsel doesn’t support extraditing Lauren Etchells back to Canada

Dangers remain the same for marked, unmarked crosswalks

‘Imaginary lines drawn across the street, from one edge of the sidewalk to the other’