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Dog ban starts Tuesday at Willows Beach

Capital Regional District dog restrictions begin June 1

  • Apr 30th, 2018

North Saanich embarks on plan for former horse racing track

Seven years after the Sandown transfer began, Distirct now ready to plan

Unusual sea life washes up in Metchosin

These sea creatures are propelled by the wind

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Campers leave big mess at rural Port Renfrew campsite
Fire near Quinsam coal mine
Family of 30-year cold case victims speak to the public
Arrest made in 30-year homicide cold case of Oak Bay High grads

Vancouver Island School of Art looking for new home

Increasing SD61 enrolment prompts district’s termination of lease with Quadra Street facility

Morning crash in Oak Bay costs driver $782 and his mom’s car

The driver was ultimately issued another 90-day roadside prohibition in his own name

Hundreds take to Victoria streets for Khalsa Day parade

For the first time in over 100 years, region’s Sikh community celebrates Vaisakhi

GoFundMe for man struck on Pat Bay Highway

Proceeds will support family of Mike Underwood

  • Apr 28th, 2018

Officials send warnings about backyard chickens and bird flu

Canadian Food Inspection Agency gives advice to prevent deadly disease

Front-line stress and trauma: are Island first responders prepared?

Big Read: Industry leaders call for more pre-incident training

Elephant seal claims Gonzales Beach for its annual moulting

Confined to land, sleeping, shedding its fur and losing 25 per cent of its body weight

Both left turn lanes now open on Millstream overpass

Second left turn option also added to Peatt Road

Fake rentals make a resurgence in tight Victoria housing market

In high demand market, scammers encourage speedy response without viewing

Sudden rise in overdose calls exhausts Victoria police officers’ naloxone supplies

Five overdose calls resulting in one death exhaust Victoria Police department’s naloxone supply

UPDATED: Millstream Road reopened early Friday morning

Downed hydro pole blocked both lanes at Industrial Way

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.”

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