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Christy Clark at women’s luncheon in Vancouver June 21. (Twitter - @Kimmy_Haak)

Clark pledges $1-billion in childcare spending

Christy Clark continued rebranding the BC Liberals this week, ahead of the Speech from the Throne

Christy Clark at women’s luncheon in Vancouver June 21. (Twitter - @Kimmy_Haak)
Sooke firefighters rescue injured woman in Coopers Cove

Sooke firefighters rescue injured woman in Coopers Cove

The 56-year old woman may have a “possibly-serious leg injury” says Sooke Fire chief.

Sooke firefighters rescue injured woman in Coopers Cove
23 new sex assault charges against Victoria man

23 new sex assault charges against Victoria man

Harry Charles Sadd has been arrested again as more victims have come forward.

23 new sex assault charges against Victoria man
Thomas Wood recently pled guilty in provincial court in Victoria to charges stemming from an incident involving the firing of a pellet gun into the street from a window in the Johnson Street Community supported housing complex (above). He received a 30-day sentence, to be served in the community. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Man pleads guilty in Victoria pellet gun firing incident

Receives 30 days for shooting from Johnson Street housing facility window, damaging car

Thomas Wood recently pled guilty in provincial court in Victoria to charges stemming from an incident involving the firing of a pellet gun into the street from a window in the Johnson Street Community supported housing complex (above). He received a 30-day sentence, to be served in the community. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
This time of year, be on the lookout for fawns following does. (Black Press file photo)

Watch for baby deer across the region

Oak Bay police calls in Wild ARC for injured fawn

This time of year, be on the lookout for fawns following does. (Black Press file photo)
Summer solstice brings sunshine to Vancouver Island

Summer solstice brings sunshine to Vancouver Island

Environment Canada is calling for lots of sun throughout the weekend and highs up to 30.

Summer solstice brings sunshine to Vancouver Island
Landmark in Saanich to bear name of late councillor

Landmark in Saanich to bear name of late councillor

Christmas Hill Park’s name will be changed to Vic Derman Park

Landmark in Saanich to bear name of late councillor
Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in locating the following individuals.

Greater Victoria’s most wanted for the week of June 20

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in locating the following individuals

  • Jun 20, 2017
Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in locating the following individuals.
25 per cent of organs donated in B.C. came from fentanyl overdose deaths

25 per cent of organs donated in B.C. came from fentanyl overdose deaths

In the first six weeks of 2017, B.C. Transplant says there were 20 organ donors in the province

25 per cent of organs donated in B.C. came from fentanyl overdose deaths
Sooke council seeks more info on cell towers

Sooke council seeks more info on cell towers

More telecommunication towers planned in Sooke region

Sooke council seeks more info on cell towers
Boxer and Victoria resident Adam Braidwood says he told opponent Tim Hague that he loved him after their fight Friday night in Edmonton. Hague, seated, later died from injuries sustained in the bout. (Twitter)

Victoria trainer Adam Zugec devastated following boxer Tim Hague’s death

Zugec was in fighter Adam Braidwood’s corner during fatal fight with Hague

Boxer and Victoria resident Adam Braidwood says he told opponent Tim Hague that he loved him after their fight Friday night in Edmonton. Hague, seated, later died from injuries sustained in the bout. (Twitter)
Boxer and Victoria resident Adam Braidwood says he told opponent Tim Hague that he loved him after their fight Friday night in Edmonton. Hague, seated, later died from injuries sustained in the bout. (Twitter)

Victoria trainer Adam Zugec devastated following boxer Tim Hague’s death

Zugec was in fighter Adam Braidwood’s corner during fatal fight with Hague

Boxer and Victoria resident Adam Braidwood says he told opponent Tim Hague that he loved him after their fight Friday night in Edmonton. Hague, seated, later died from injuries sustained in the bout. (Twitter)
It’s important to remember the sunscreen when you are around the water; but don’t think you have to get special children’s sunscreen for kids. There’s no difference between sunscreen for adults and children.                                Darrell Bruvelaitis

Stay safe in the sun this summer

Dr. Harvey Lui has some tips for protecting your skin, and busts a few myths about tanning.

It’s important to remember the sunscreen when you are around the water; but don’t think you have to get special children’s sunscreen for kids. There’s no difference between sunscreen for adults and children.                                Darrell Bruvelaitis
Volunteers set up a billboard created by the Rethink 150: Indigenous Truth Collective which aims to create a dialogue about Canada’s history, Saturday, June 17 at the north end of Duck Lake. - Credit: Carli Berry/Capital News                                Volunteers set up a billboard created by the Rethink 150: Indigenous Truth Collective which aims to create a dialogue about Canada’s history, Saturday, June 17 at the north end of Duck Lake. - Credit: Carli Berry/Capital News

Indigenous group’s billboard criticizes Canada 150

Billboards near Kelowna offer a different perspective on Canada celebrations

Volunteers set up a billboard created by the Rethink 150: Indigenous Truth Collective which aims to create a dialogue about Canada’s history, Saturday, June 17 at the north end of Duck Lake. - Credit: Carli Berry/Capital News                                Volunteers set up a billboard created by the Rethink 150: Indigenous Truth Collective which aims to create a dialogue about Canada’s history, Saturday, June 17 at the north end of Duck Lake. - Credit: Carli Berry/Capital News
Island Health pursues Johnson Street supervised consumption site

Island Health pursues Johnson Street supervised consumption site

Portland Hotel Society’s residential facility in Victoria eyed as location

Island Health pursues Johnson Street supervised consumption site
Fast charging station in Squamish (MINISTRY OF ENERGY AND MINES)

B.C. Liberals pitch electric car stations

Christy Clark government facing defeat in legislature after throne speech

Fast charging station in Squamish (MINISTRY OF ENERGY AND MINES)
District of Central Saanich looking for new planner

District of Central Saanich looking for new planner

The current planner’s contract ended six months early.

  • Jun 20, 2017
District of Central Saanich looking for new planner
Tim Shields. (File photo)

UPDATE: Complainant describes details of ex-RCMP Tim Shields’ alleged sexual assault

Former civilian employee claims former Mountie assaulted her in a bathroom

Tim Shields. (File photo)
Five-year-old Jesse Rice Jr. performs Lekwungen traditional dance at the Langford Aboriginal Day Festival hosted at the M’akola Housing Society’s parking lot in 2016. (Arnold Lim/News staff)

National Indigenous Peoples Day 2017

Check in for Indigenous Peoples Day, formerly known as Aboriginal Day, coverage from across the CRD

Five-year-old Jesse Rice Jr. performs Lekwungen traditional dance at the Langford Aboriginal Day Festival hosted at the M’akola Housing Society’s parking lot in 2016. (Arnold Lim/News staff)
Xiao Xue is a University of Victoria fine arts graduate who designed a system to allow an abandoned truck camper to walk in search of a truck. Her work recently won first place at the Rainhouse Technology Challenge in Vic West. Tim Collins/Victoria News

‘Walking’ camper wins top prize at tech contest in Victoria West

Rainhouse competition highlights technology and imagination

  • Jun 20, 2017
Xiao Xue is a University of Victoria fine arts graduate who designed a system to allow an abandoned truck camper to walk in search of a truck. Her work recently won first place at the Rainhouse Technology Challenge in Vic West. Tim Collins/Victoria News