Local News

Province urges drivers to ‘Shift Into Winter’

Transportation minister Claire Trevena warns drivers to have winter tires, reduce speeds in icy and snowy conditions

Building permits don’t tell the whole story in Sooke

Building starts have slowed, but market is strong

Thieves raid charity bike campaign in Nanaimo

About 15 to 25 bicycles stolen from Bikes for Kids program

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Tour de Rock visits Sooke
Orange Shirt Day celebration
Sooke cenotaph needs maintenance upgrade
Changes coming for speculation tax

Central Saanich candidates address the issues

Candidates call for safety improvements, more transportation networks and more

  • Oct 10th, 2018

Advance voting numbers on the rise in Greater Victoria

More people are taking advantage of advance voting ahead of general elections

Island Health reminds people to get their flu shots early

Nationally, influenza causes over 12,000 hospitalizations per year

Victoria’s Centennial Square upgrades could include greenspace, public art and a water park

Most people asked for better connections between the plaza and Douglas Street

Uplands provides perfect conditions for deadly mushroom

Education versus eradication for death cap safety

BC Ferries asked passengers to disembark and volunteer to take later sailings

Plan underway to shift travelers on long weekends; three-hour waits this Thanksgiving

Victoria airport hosts cannabis information session

Oct. 11 event features RCMP, Island Health and airport authority

Seven straight days of sunshine to warm Victoria

Unseasonably warm temperatures in forecast, with no rain in sight

October is LGBT History Month

Canada has a lot to be proud of, but still a long way to go

Housing starts down across Greater Victoria for September

More than 1,600 rental units currently under construction on the West Shore

Saanich property owner says homeless campers have been nothing but respectful

Sam Seera says of Friday departure, he might even miss them after helping to clean up property

The scary truth about ‘dooring’

Few options exist for cyclists to avoid ‘dooring’, which can cause injuries and even result in death

Chamber music concert a unique opportunity

Intimate setting gives audience a chance to connect with the artists and music

Victoria welcomes 640,000 cruise ship passengers this season

12 companies bring 250 boat loads of visitors to the region

  • Oct 9th, 2018

Police briefs: Naloxone at hand saves in overdose situation

Candy caper, bikes swiped, thefts from vehicles continue

  • Oct 9th, 2018

New BC Ferries website coming soon

More pricing options, better mobile experience coming in the spring