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Man arrested at gunpoint outside Vic High

Police were called after he allegedly threatened a teacher with a knife

Hundreds of students participate in WE Walk for Water event

350 students from Greater Victoria took part in a walk for access to clean water

WATCH: Moms Stop The Harm respond to opioid crisis

Someone asked her if she does the work for her son. McBain said: “No, actually. I do it for your son.”

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Family of 30-year cold case victims speak to the public
Arrest made in 30-year homicide cold case of Oak Bay High grads
Missing man Ben Kilmer
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Skydiver lands safely after cutting away main chute

Central Saanich emergency services called after witnesses saw spiralling chute

WATCH: Officers recognized at 10th anniversary of anti-impaired driving program

Alexa’s Team has grown from 26 members in 2008 to the current 2,400

Affordable housing development leaves neighbours concerned

A 90-unit proposal on Prosser Rd. is before Central Saanich council

VicPD cuts school liaison program over budget impasse with Esquimalt

Six officers, including three school liaisons, to be reassigned to frontline duties

Saanich man arrested in cross-border drug smuggling operation

William Milton Barnes of Greater Victoria faces multiple charges following six-month investigation

UPDATE: Recycling truck destroyed by fire in Victoria

Emterra truck sitting on McLure Street in residential neighbourhood, driver safe

Greater Victoria’s living wage now costs $20.50 an hour

Cost of living increase drives region’s living wage up 49 cents, leaving you able to afford only one latte per year

Roadwork program begins this spring, Sooke council told

District plans to spend $3.4 million on roads over next five years

North Saanich targets recreational pot on ALR land

District adds voice to municipalities calling for production to stay off ALR land

UVic microbiologist patents potential syphilis vaccine

Syphilis is a sexually transmitted bacterial disease that dates back to at least 1495

  • Apr 25th, 2018

Legal action against B.C. speculation tax a last resort

Group of Arizona home owners feel they’ve been swept up in an attack on land speculators

Amalgamation Yes hosting citizen’s assembly info meeting Wednesday at Vic High

Mayors of Victoria and Saanich will be on hand to give updates to residents

Esquimalt council green-lights first mass-timber building on Vancouver Island

Mayor appreciates 12-storey structure’s proximity to naval base, graving dock and Seaspan

Greater Victoria School District adopts new dress code policy

Two years in the making, SD61 moves to more inclusionary guidelines

Sooke makes call for regional fire dispatch

Some municipalities decide to take service off-Island

Rock the Rink gives youth once-in-a-lifetime opportunity

Winning band will get to play a set at Rock the Shores

  • Apr 24th, 2018