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Saanich man serving life sentence for killing two as a teen gets extended day parole

Derik Christopher Lord was convicted in 1992 for two counts of first-degree murder

Local MP Elizabeth May calls for additional support for tourism operators

May says public health takes priority but businesses need support

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COVID-19 vaccine candidates encouraging, but no silver bullet
Canada discussing vaccine orders
B.C. premier tells those with American licence plates to take the transit
Trudeau says he made a mistake.

School district set to welcome back students Sept. 8

‘There’s a lot of anxiety out there for parents,’ says school board chair

Three people compete in B.C. Green Party leadership race

The leadership event will feature a live, online debate on Sept. 1.

Amid summer sun, officials remind public to take water safety seriously

RCMP, Search and Rescue and BC branch of Lifesaving Society offer recommendations to those water-bound

Founder of Victoria’s ‘cheeky’ flower count, dies at 97

This year’s 45th annual flower count, held March 4 to 11, saw a total of 45.9 billion blooms

VIDEO: B.C. transplant recipient meets family of late donor after 17 years

Darcy Doherty’s mom, Marie and, brother Daryl, met heart transplant recipient Carrie Jung in Feb

  • Jul 29, 2020

So far, Sooke is weathering pandemic’s economic storm

District has not dipped into reserve funds

41 more COVID-19 cases in B.C., alert for Kelowna night club

No additional deaths as B.C. has 259 active virus cases

Greater Victoria School District prepares for fall classes

Province invests $45.6 million towards enhanced safety and cleaning measures for school districts

  • Jul 29, 2020

BC Ferries’ COVID-related financial woes compounded by lack of transit bailout funding

Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Claire Trevena insists no fare increases on the way

Pilots report laser interference while en route to Nanaimo and Victoria

Airplane and helicopter pilots report green flashes, green beams coming from Saltair

University of Victoria launches fund to support, accelerate research

The UVic Research Accelerator Fund aims to help speed up recovery from COVID-19

  • Jul 30, 2020

North Saanich woman hopes to recover stolen sign gifted to her by late son

Renate Herberger says the theft of the mermaid house-marker aims to hurt her