Local News

Campbell River substitute teacher receives seven-day suspension

Decision in relation to an in-class student injury from 2017

Vigils in Victoria honour National Day of Remembrance

Annual day to reflect on violence against women and girls held on Dec. 6

Salvation Army jingles all the way for Christmas donations

Kettlebells hit the streets for annual fundraiser on Dec. 4

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BC Referendum draws mixed reaction.
BC Referendum draws mixed reaction.

The City of Victoria considers a $500 rent cap for tiny homes

Tiny home pilot project could allow Victoria residents to rent out yards

Officials want transportation plan to connect Vancouver Island communities

RDN says inter-regional transit, and other modes of transportation crucial for economic growth.

Saanich hears mixed reviews about new voluntary building code

New code promises to improve energy efficiency but comes at a cost

Sooke’s ‘dreamer’ continues to tout seaside park

Former mayoralty candidate Mick Rhodes’ dream shared, but method questioned

Downtown Victoria Business Association not opposed to Sunday parking fees

The DVBA says the City’s proposition for more fees could help local businesses

MP Gord Johns’ ocean plastics motion passes unanimously

M-151 calls for a national framework for elimination of plastic pollition

  • Dec 5, 2018

UPDATE: Man taken into custody after hours-long standoff in Victoria

Carroll Street closed to traffic on Dec. 5 during an hours-long arrest attempt

  • Dec 5, 2018

Community Christmas dinner in Sidney ensures no one spends holidays alone

Annual event celebrates 19 years of serving up a festive feast with all the trimmings

Bears in Sooke are wide awake and looking for garbage

Sooke bears are not the problem. It’s humans.

Strike a possibility at Port McNeill’s only grocery store

IGA’s unionized workers have authorized a walkout

Vancouver Islanders debate publicizing hiking locations

Popular Facebook group Take A Hike Vancouver Island closed after cyber backlash

Councillor questions commitment of colleagues to protect agriculture

Concern over subdivision’s impact on local agriculture

SD 63 to slam door on outside students

About 600 Greater Victoria students commute to Saanich schools

New Victoria bus lane to ‘save people valuable time’: Province

In peak travel times, 1,700 vehicles per hour move along Douglas Street