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151275news1VicPD find used, uncapped needle tied to handrail in Beacon Hill Park
151273news2Rollout of COVID-19 Alert app faces criticism over accessibility
151268news3SpaceX capsule and NASA crew make 1st splashdown in 45 years
151246news4Alleged impaired driver sparks small wildfire near Lytton after crash: B.C. RCMP
151244news5Colwood man to ride 400 kilometres to fight kids cancer
151242news6COVID-19 blamed as work on military port first promised in 2007 sees new delay
151226news7Travel restrictions inspiring co-operation in border communities
151224news8B.C. First Nation adopts ‘digital twinning’ software to better manage territory
151222news9Woman arrested near Nanaimo beach after alleged road rage incidents
151216news10All inquiry recommendations implemented after fatal Port Hardy RCMP shooting: Ministry
151210news11Leave your deets when dining: Restaurants taking personal info to trace COVID-19
151206news12Federal parties see drop in donations during height of pandemic
151159news13UPDATED: Missing 25-year-old Saanich woman found Saturday
151143news14Crews challenged by mountaintop wildfire west of Nanaimo
151140news15UPDATED: Malahat traffic resumes after lane closures near Langford due to single-vehicle collision
151131news16Police search for suspect in break and enter, theft at Saanich home
151127news17Programs at 3 of 17 medical schools in Canada aim for equity for Black students
151125news18Researchers look for unique ways to continue studies as COVID-19 changes methods
151123news19Fishing lodge ‘shocked’ by B.C. ban on travel to Haida Gwaii as COVID-19 cases spike
151073news20Do not plant mystery seeds received in mail, warns CFIA
151071news21Abused dog rescued in Chemainus is now a happy West Shore hound
151048news22B.C. teacher hopes province will change back-to-school plan in fear of COVID transmission
151046news23UPDATED: Public helps Victoria police quickly locate missing senior
151040news24Anonymous letters tell Vancouver Island family their kids are too loud
151077news25Hard-hit Victoria harbour tenants get a hand from their landlord
151129news26Esquimalt mayor says police use ‘compassionate check-ins’
151133news27Victoria, Esquimalt firefighters donate $4,500 to Burn Camp
151149news28Wastewater treatment project less than six months from completion
151151news29Victoria non-profit alleges Island Health not interested in holding people accountable for racist acts
151156news30Sidney mayor says economic impacts of COVID will reach into 2021, if not beyond
151026news31B.C.’s daily COVID-19 case count jumps to 50
151024news32PHOTOS: Rally at Ministry of Health calls attention to deadliest month of overdoses
151196news33Canada geese a scourge on Greater Victoria farmers
151254news34Saanich landfill gets used oil and antifreeze dropoff centre upgrades
151264news35Saanich Peninsula plugs into EV ownership
151135news37First Arts Alive sculptures of 2020 now installed
151022news41B.C. health-care workers asked to share experiences of racism as part of independent probe
151020news42UPDATED: Fire crews extinguish balcony fire in 4300-block of West Saanich Road
151018news43Saanich police search for cyclist accused of spitting in driver’s face
151014news44Sooke lifts campfire ban
151012news45Victoria police to increase officer presence at Burnside Gorge, Beacon Hill Park
151010news46Temperature records broken during heat wave in Southern Interior
151008news47New urgent and primary care centre coming to Esquimalt
151005news48National COVID-19 exposure alert app now available to download
151003news49New supportive housing complex for Indigenous women opens in Victoria
150998news50Someone stole a portable toilet meant for truckers along Highway 3 in Kootenays
150994news51Bail hearing delayed again for man accused in Rideau Hall gate-ramming
150992news52Salmonella cases in Western and Central Canada linked to U.S.-grown red onions
150988news53Mining and exploration industries donate $100K to B.C. food banks
150982news54Canada urged to avoid ‘vaccine nationalism’ in race for COVID-19 cure
150980news55British Columbians overestimate their swimming abilities, survey finds
150976news56Regional district’s Esquimalt land sale means $3.7M back to municipalities
150965news57Non-resident travel to Haida Gwaii shut down amid COVID outbreak
150955news58DFO will not lay charges against Texan who snatched baby seal in Port McNeill
150974news59130 cases of COVID-19 linked to Kelowna as reporting classification changes
150953news60First dog that tested positive for COVID-19 dies in New York
150945news61VicPD says window at City Hall shot by suspected air gun
150943news62B.C. records 29 more COVID-19 cases, no new deaths
150967news63Sidney homeless population drops to traditional levels after free transit ends
150960news64Vancouver Island Soccer League supports bursary honouring Saanich player, coach and teacher
150971news65Saanich residents signal need for speed reduction, road safety on Union Road
150935news66B.C. tackles wildfire prediction, new strategies to respond
150933news67Woman in hospital after police successfully intervene in crisis situation
150929news68West Shore RCMP arrest suspect hiding behind a bathtub on Colwood construction site
150924news6985% of B.C. wildfires since April have been human-caused
150931news70Victoria explores options for safe byelection during pandemic
150922news71Saanich police find stolen construction equipment after tools posted for sale online
150916news72Smoke wafting from Washington wildfires potential cause of Victoria haze
150905news73View Royal neighbours’ complaints lead to arrests in drug-trafficking investigation
150900news74‘Dangerous game’ on rail line killed Surrey teen in 2018: B.C. coroner
150898news75BC Ferries passengers travelling for medical reasons to get priority boarding
150895news76Pedestrian upgrades slated for Sooke’s town centre by fall
150926news77DeMamiel Creek pedestrian crossing opens
150887news78CBSA cracks down on U.S. travellers heading for Alaska then staying in B.C.
150893news79Saanich man serving life sentence for killing two as a teen gets extended day parole
150883news80Local MP Elizabeth May calls for additional support for tourism operators
150909news81New owners of Sooke Harbour House aim for fall 2021 re-opening
150880news82School district set to welcome back students Sept. 8
150878news83Colourful hot air balloon makes unexpected landing at Okanagan business
150876news84Three people compete in B.C. Green Party leadership race
150874news85Victoria woman interrupts attempted break-in of her ground-floor suite
150866news86Saanich police warn of potential bear sighting near Viaduct Avenue
150868news87Amid summer sun, officials remind public to take water safety seriously
150864news88Founder of Victoria’s ‘cheeky’ flower count, dies at 97
150837news89VIDEO: B.C. transplant recipient meets family of late donor after 17 years
150842news90So far, Sooke is weathering pandemic’s economic storm
150835news9141 more COVID-19 cases in B.C., alert for Kelowna night club
150833news92Greater Victoria School District prepares for fall classes
150844news93BC Ferries’ COVID-related financial woes compounded by lack of transit bailout funding
150850news94Sidney/North Saanich RCMP faces criticism after driver hits unmarked cruiser
150831news95Pilots report laser interference while en route to Nanaimo and Victoria
150852news96Oak Bay to get back on track with active transportation plan
150855news97University of Victoria launches fund to support, accelerate research
150846news98North Saanich woman hopes to recover stolen sign gifted to her by late son
150828news99Victoria man in custody after multiple theft calls on the West Shore
150826news100Shocked spectators watch as man drowns squirrel at Cowichan Lake
150822news101Man in custody after allegedly brandishing knife, attempting to rob passerby on Victoria street
150818news102Man, 20, dies after incident at lake near Whistler
150811news103Good Samaritan recalls diving in to try to rescue young man who drowned at B.C. lake
150807news104B.C. to roll out ‘learning groups’ as part of COVID-19 back-to-school plan
150809news105No campfires: Sooke raises fire danger rating to ‘Extreme’
150803news106Food truck pilot project begins in Sooke parks
150801news107Guns and military-grade munitions found in home after assault suspect arrested in Nanaimo
150799news108Osoyoos hottest spot in Canada, summer sun sparks heat warnings across B.C. Interior
150797news109B.C. Greens nix NDP’s change to private power production
150795news110Mill Hill brush fire officially out
150790news111SPCA investigating after ‘emaciated’ moose euthanized at B.C. zoo
150788news112Work ahead of schedule to improve deadly stretch of Trans-Canada Highway in Langford
150780news113Federal government announces $3 million to support B.C. tech companies
150793news114Lack of bees, pollination limiting crop yields across U.S., B.C., study finds
150778news115Canada agrees to tax homegrown wine in trade settlement
150776news116B.C. to announce plans for September return to school amid COVID-19 pandemic
150774news117‘Please don’t’: Biologists irked after man plucks baby seal onto boat off Vancouver Island
150770news118Crews work to free three humpback whales entangled near Vancouver Island
150768news119Saanich police target impaired drivers with increased road checks
150751news120Late-night brawl downtown Victoria lands four youths in custody
150749news121Esquimalt Ribfest 2020 cancelled by COVID-19
150762news122Park yourself for a pint on the patio in Oak Bay
150753news123Having a U.S. license plate is not a crime, police say
150747news124Tam says feds, experts discussing COVID-19 vaccine orders amid concerns of delay
150755news125Vancouver Island fire departments to hold service for fallen firefighter
150737news126Health officials urge long weekend safety as B.C. sees 23 new COVID-19 cases, one death
150744news127Affordable rental home project under construction in Victoria
150742news128B.C. Liberals accuse NDP government of continued neglect over dwindling steelhead populations
150733news129MISSING: Victoria police seek man with Saskatchewan licence plate, travelling with dog
150724news130B.C. prepares back-to-school plan for students in COVID-19
150728news131Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers wanted list for the week of July 28
150720news132Ottawa announces full inquiry into Nova Scotia mass shooting
150718news133Business owner sends Victoria police image of break and enter suspect, leads to arrest
150711news134WE not chosen to run volunteer program because of Liberal ties, founders say
150709news135Victoria granted injunction to move tenters in Beacon Hill Park to less sensitive areas
150707news136Two dead, forest fire ignited after Highway 1 crash near Ashcroft
150700news137Top doctor says ‘upswing’ in Western Canada’s COVID cases is pushing the curve upwards
150698news138Veteran escapes jail time after Greater Victoria judge rules PTSD led him to child porn
150696news139Multiple sailing waits expected on ferries on B.C. Day long weekend
150694news140One person dead, one injured after plane crashes in Lower Mainland
150691news141Southern resident orca who carried her dead calf is pregnant again
150689news142Health Canada approves remdesivir for treatment of severe COVID-19
150685news143Parents divided over sending kids back to school: Poll
150683news144Craig, Marc Kielburger to testify at Commons committee over student program
150681news145Probation, animal ownership ban issued in Hope the dog cruelty case
150679news146Senate approves bill on wage subsidy, disability payments for COVID-19
150677news147Coalition calls for public input on environmental framework for Saanich Peninsula
150668news148Swimmers and boaters in Nanaimo rescue girl on inflatable blown out to sea
150664news149Metchosin’s Wild ARC fishes for fillets to feed more than 70 raccoons
150660news150Accommodation revenues in Victoria down 86 per cent in June
150673news151B.C. boaters on lookout for unwanted American travellers
150658news15215 workers test positive for COVID-19 at Abbotsford berry facility
150649news153Province says 800 homes will help with tight Victoria student housing scene
150647news154B.C. sets limits on number of guests, visitors in vacation rentals, houseboats
150656news155VIDEO: Transient orcas spotted near Victoria harbour
150652news156Former Westshore Rebel remembered as vibrant, passionate player
150645news157Large black bear spotted near Goldstream Trestle
150643news158Horgan advises drivers with non-B.C. plates to take bus to avoid harassment
150641news159B.C. records 81 more cases of COVID-19 in B.C. since Friday
150639news160Advocates urge B.C. to withdraw proposed bill allowing youth to be held after overdoses
150637news161Victoria mail carriers had 18 dog incidents in seven months
150654news162North Island healthcare advocates demand inquiry into awarding of Campbell River Hospital lab contract
150631news163Oak Bay Police impound new driver’s car for drinking and driving
150627news164Canada provides exception for U.S. students planning to study north of border
150624news165B.C. RCMP arrest man who allegedly jumped U.S.– Canada border, floated down river naked
150622news166Highlands brush fire sparked by dead tree falling on power line
150620news167Man suffers life-threatening injuries after being shot in Nanaimo
150618news168Stop passing the buck on tent camps, Horgan tells municipalities
150612news169Kamloops business owners say ‘rude, unruly’ customers need to start following COVID rules
150633news170Sooke Fire chief urges caution as the weather heats up
150607news171Disorientation, loss of instrumentation contributed to Gabriola plane crash: TSB
150605news172Federal government commits $625 million in child care funding
150614news173Temporary shelter ready for homeless by Friday in Sooke
150597news174Bedridden elderly woman rescued from burning home on Songhees Nation
150594news175Advocacy groups seek to provide long-lasting support for Sooke’s homeless population
150592news176Several people sent to hospital after multi-vehicle crash on Sea to Sky
150590news177Halifax rally hopes to increase pressure for public inquiry into April massacre
150588news178Amusement parks welcome back fewer guests with new pandemic precautions
150585news179Former Westshore Rebels football player drowns in Shuswap Lake
150583news180Cougar sighting near Cordova Bay prompts police warning
150579news181Alberta family believes lug nuts purposely loosened in Summerland after tire flies off
150564news182‘Absolutely incredible’: Alberta man born legally blind finally gets driver’s licence
150556news183Admiral lashes out at ‘hateful’ comments as Navy looks to drop ‘seaman’
150550news184PHOTOS: Police and protesters clash in violent weekend across the U.S.
150548news185Central Saanich Police warn of black bear roaming Newton Heights neighbourhood
150546news186Man charged with murder after woman found dead in northern B.C.
150541news187Workers praise Disney virus safety, but will visitors come?
150537news188B.C. CDC issues COVID-19 exposure warning for four flights at Vancouver airport
150534news189Hundreds rally to help Vancouver woman find ‘Mamabear’ with recording of mother’s voice
150529news190Activists will strike as calls continue for a public inquiry into Nova Scotia massacre
150527news191Environment Canada warns first heat of the season coming to southern B.C.
150525news192Federal Court’s decision on Safe Third Country Agreement a `cautious victory for refugee rights’: advocates
150487news193Victoria parks staff threatened in Beacon Hill Park, refuse work
150466news194VIDEO: Oakleaf the moose, 8, euthanized at Greater Vancouver Zoo
150456news195Dino-mite chance to snag some dinosaurs
150464news196With 18 drowning deaths in B.C this year, advocates urge caution during summer
150442news197B.C. finds another 27 cases of COVID-19, outbreak on Haida Gwaii
150436news198Cyclist killed in Maple Ridge was just beginning a cross-Canada ride
150573news199Royal Bay development in Colwood looks towards next phases
150571news200Victoria rally calls for decriminalization of drugs after record number of overdose deaths
150558news201Bike to Work Week returning to Victoria with new name
150511news202Early Victoria biologist’s photo collection documents a different era
150505news203Royal Roads student’s study on mindfulness and paramedics makes waves in Ontario
150501news204Applicants for student aid now automatically assessed for new, non-repayable loan
150491news205VIDEO: New bike lanes on Victoria street leave some drivers confused
150454news206Colwood’s Lookout Brook Dam upgrades to start after swimming season
150440news207Temporary use of Oak Bay Lodge risks project timelines, mayor says
150432news208Special weather statement warns of hot days ahead on Vancouver Island
150429news209UPDATED: Crash investigation impedes Victoria traffic on Gorge Road East
150418news210Oak Bay police investigate man ‘discreetly’ filming at Willows Beach
150444news211View Royal fire chief frustrated by Thetis Lake accidents
150434news212Langford non-profit serving veterans unable to qualify for federal wage subsidy
150410news213B.C. man gets 5 years behind bars for kicking death in Nelson
150412news214Regular parking rates return for some Victoria parkades, on-street meters up in the air
150404news215Construction at Clover Point pump station causes Victoria wastewater spill
150397news216Far-right Proud Boys posters popping up in Kamloops
150393news217Langford resident out $10,000 after bitcoin scam: West Shore RCMP
150383news218UPDATE: Man in custody after lengthy police incident at Victoria housing facility
150395news219Victoria council looks to ban police street checks
150375news220Crime Stoppers seeks nine people who dined and dashed at Victoria restaurant
150360news221PHOTOS: Kite surfers gather for ‘sail past’ tribute for fellow kiter battling cancer
150358news222Mexican consulate wants answers after ‘assault’ on farmworker by Abbotsford police
150354news223Police seize nearly 200 kg of meth near near U.S.-B.C. border
150343news224Humpback calf named in honour of whale-loving B.C. girl who died of rare genetic disease
150345news225Alleged tattoo shop sexual assaults rooted in power, says Victoria Sexual Assault Centre
150330news226RCMP looking for man who allegedly smashed window of Langford hair salon
150366news227Victoria resident creates website to map out more than 100 local happy hour spots
150315news228COVID-19: Rental guests to be limited, B.C.’s Dr. Bonnie Henry says
150310news229PHOTOS: Bystander alerts Saanich residents of house fire
150298news230Rally held outside Victoria hospital for Indigenous man allegedly denied medical care
150289news231BC SPCA launches ‘No Hot Pet’ campaign to keep animals safe
150287news232B.C. Legislature gets deep clean after staffer on flight with COVID-19 case
150283news233Another $1 billion borrowed for B.C. municipalities, transit
150285news234‘Give turtles a brake’: Conservation group asking motorists to slow down
150408news235Sidney to review revised proposal for cannabis retail business on Beacon
150278news236Metchosin prison escapees appear in court for murder charges
150273news237Visitors warned of toxic algae bloom in Saanich lake
150253news238University of Victoria to study COVID outbreaks from your poop
150262news239Make improvements now to Shelbourne Sreet: Greater Victoria cycling, pedestrian groups
150219news240UPDATED: Missing 15-year-old Saanich girl located safe
150217news24132-year-old woman drowns at Matheson Lake in Metchosin
150214news242Sasquatch sighted in East Sooke
150211news243Fleeing unlicensed motorcyclist caught after crashing in Saanich
150206news244Search and rescue calls climb as more people get outdoors
150196news245Vancouver Island marmot population gets boost with help from Calgary Zoo
150194news246Brush fire near View Royal neighbourhood believed to be human-caused
150192news247Local resources offer support for Sooke job seekers, employers
150133news248Self-reported B.C. fish farm data showed 14 farms with violating levels of lice
150129news249Photos of crowded Langford beach spark COVID-19 concerns
150110news250RCMP officer cleared of wrongdoing in serious collision with cyclist in View Royal
150108news251Victoria to talk nixing reduced pandemic parking rates
150089news252Victoria police chief nabs Lamborghini going 80 kilometres above speed limit
150085news253Woman punched in the face during unprovoked attack on Saanich beach
150048news254COVID COVER-UP: Company will print your smiling selfie on a mask
151036business1‘People should be aware these are taxable benefits’: Tax-planning for CERB
151075business2Saanich Peninsula business proves resilient during pandemic
151194business3Three Peninsula businesses celebrate longevity
151228business4West Coast Trail shuttle operator struggles with closure
151230business5Peninsula businesses launch amidst COVID-19
151234business6Victoria program helps businesses shift swiftly in wake of COVID-19
150996business7Economy grew 4.5% in May, Statistics Canada says
150990business8B.C. Hydro’s Site C set back by COVID-19, foundation changes
151001business921,000 small businesses in B.C. at risk of closure due to COVID-19: survey
150937business10VIDEO: The 2020 Best of the City results are in!
150918business11COVID-19: Minimum income for farm tax status waived in B.C.
150872business12Shaw Mobile launches in Alberta, B.C., alongside Shaw’s Freedom Mobile
150870business13DavidsTea to shrink network to 18 stores in Canada after renegotiating leases
150820business14COVID-19: Cut sales tax, boost daycare, B.C. business group urges
150722business15Boosting marginalized groups key to ‘feminist economic recovery,’ report says
150687business16Vacation properties see spike in demand as people look for safe getaways
150420business17PHOTOS: Giant Canadian flag soars above new Langford RV dealership
150406business18B.C. struggles with local food production in COVID-19 pandemic
151252sports1Wild blank Canucks 3-0 to take early NHL play-in series lead
151238sports2NHL hit with criticism over English-only version of ‘O Canada’ on Saturday
151208sports3Fans still drawn to arenas despite secure zones as NHL returns to ice
151204sports4Raptors kneel for both American and Canadian anthems ahead of tipoff
151138sports5Wild’s Mathew Dumba makes anti-racism speech, kneels ahead of Blackhawks vs. Oilers
150962sports6Belmont grad signs with Pacific FC
150862sports7Who’s ready for a little NHL action in August?
150848sports8Hellebuyck backstops Jets to 4-1 win over Canucks in NHL exhibition play
150784sports9B.C.’s best bikers crank out top spots at Crankworx
150782sports10B.C.’s community sport organizations to receive $1.5 million to survive pandemic
150714sports11B.C. pledges $1.5M to help local groups return to sport; no date for competitive play
150616sports12NHL announces no positive COVID-19 tests over final week of Phase 3
150599sports13NHL’s Rob Shick goes ‘inside the bubble’ for pro hockey’s restart
150562sports14Return of baseball, basketball brings customers back to sports bars
150543sports15Former Maple Leafs star Eddie Shack dies at 83
150539sports16NHL players take assortment of creature comforts with them to hub cities
150341sports17Future still uncertain for B.C. high school sports this fall
151218opinion1MP REPORT: Pitching the case for a national maritime museum in Langford
150914opinion2Pandemic perpetuates with misinformation
150907opinion3Sigh … No podcast option for council meetings
151266opinion5LETTERS: Transit needs help from government
151250opinion6LETTERS: West Shore Mountie at fault in collision
151214opinion7LETTERS: Oak Bay should embrace alternative transportation options
151202opinion8Increasing use, not cyclists, taking toll on Victoria trails
151162opinion9LETTERS: Development devastating Ten Mile Point’s natural environment
151147opinion10LETTER: Silent heroes help to keep us all safe
151085opinion11LETTER: Saanich Peninsula needs more splash parks
151055opinion12LETTERS: Victoria mayor fails to listen to majority
150626opinion13EDITORIAL: Let’s all do our part to make this summer safe
150629opinion14LETTER: North Saanich should look at virtual library
150560opinion15LETTER: Homeless situation getting out of hand
150581opinion16LETTERS: Food trucks a problem for lagoon
150569opinion17LETTER: Reopen Ocean Boulevard to vehicles
150545opinion18LETTER: Public has right to know location of COVID-19 cases
150503opinion19LETTER: Minister says province supporting tourism sector
150499opinion20LETTER: Opioid deaths a problem that won’t go away
150476opinion21LETTER: Council correct to keep Lagoon Road closed
150462opinion22LETTER: Panorama property should remain in ALC
150448opinion23LETTER: Oak Bay Lodge should be used to benefit disadvantaged children
151275home8VicPD find used, uncapped needle tied to handrail in Beacon Hill Park
151256home9PHOTOS: Kids, parents cool off at Langford splash park
151254home10Saanich landfill gets used oil and antifreeze dropoff centre upgrades
151240home11Saanich woman completes 10 marathons, raises double her initial goal amount
151244home12Colwood man to ride 400 kilometres to fight kids cancer
151159home13UPDATED: Missing 25-year-old Saanich woman found Saturday
151264home14Saanich Peninsula plugs into EV ownership
151228home15West Coast Trail shuttle operator struggles with closure
151230home16Peninsula businesses launch amidst COVID-19
151234home17Victoria program helps businesses shift swiftly in wake of COVID-19
151196home18Canada geese a scourge on Greater Victoria farmers
151194home19Three Peninsula businesses celebrate longevity
151212home20Saanich’s 2020 climate plan up for another award
151164home21A Day in the Life Oak Bay
151198home22QUIZ: How much do you know about British Columbia?
151140home23UPDATED: Malahat traffic resumes after lane closures near Langford due to single-vehicle collision
151135home24First Arts Alive sculptures of 2020 now installed
151149home25Wastewater treatment project less than six months from completion
151151home26Victoria non-profit alleges Island Health not interested in holding people accountable for racist acts
151156home27Sidney mayor says economic impacts of COVID will reach into 2021, if not beyond
151133home28Victoria, Esquimalt firefighters donate $4,500 to Burn Camp
151129home29Esquimalt mayor says police use ‘compassionate check-ins’
151131home30Police search for suspect in break and enter, theft at Saanich home
151077home31Hard-hit Victoria harbour tenants get a hand from their landlord
151075home32Saanich Peninsula business proves resilient during pandemic
151087home33PHOTOS: A day in the life Saanich
151014home34Sooke lifts campfire ban
151071home35Abused dog rescued in Chemainus is now a happy West Shore hound
151046home36UPDATED: Public helps Victoria police quickly locate missing senior
151038home37Morning Esquimalt lagoon walk brings mermaid back to North Saanich
151024home38PHOTOS: Rally at Ministry of Health calls attention to deadliest month of overdoses
151020home39UPDATED: Fire crews extinguish balcony fire in 4300-block of West Saanich Road
151018home40Saanich police search for cyclist accused of spitting in driver’s face
150984home41Premier John Horgan offers masks to BC Transit passengers as friendly reminder
151003home42New supportive housing complex for Indigenous women opens in Victoria
151058home43Oak Bay police cruise through youth community car wash
151008home44New urgent and primary care centre coming to Esquimalt
151012home45Victoria police to increase officer presence at Burnside Gorge, Beacon Hill Park
150976home46Regional district’s Esquimalt land sale means $3.7M back to municipalities
150967home47Sidney homeless population drops to traditional levels after free transit ends
150962home48Belmont grad signs with Pacific FC
150969home49Pop-up seaside cinema comes to Colwood beach this weekend
150971home50Saanich residents signal need for speed reduction, road safety on Union Road
150960home51Vancouver Island Soccer League supports bursary honouring Saanich player, coach and teacher
150945home52VicPD says window at City Hall shot by suspected air gun
150941home53Sooke Fine Arts Show reaches new audiences with virtual showcase
150916home54Smoke wafting from Washington wildfires potential cause of Victoria haze
150895home55Pedestrian upgrades slated for Sooke’s town centre by fall
150937home56VIDEO: The 2020 Best of the City results are in!
150922home57Saanich police find stolen construction equipment after tools posted for sale online
150905home58View Royal neighbours’ complaints lead to arrests in drug-trafficking investigation
150926home59DeMamiel Creek pedestrian crossing opens
150929home60West Shore RCMP arrest suspect hiding behind a bathtub on Colwood construction site
150933home61Woman in hospital after police successfully intervene in crisis situation
150909home62New owners of Sooke Harbour House aim for fall 2021 re-opening
150880home63School district set to welcome back students Sept. 8
150931home64Victoria explores options for safe byelection during pandemic
150864home65Founder of Victoria’s ‘cheeky’ flower count, dies at 97
150893home66Saanich man serving life sentence for killing two as a teen gets extended day parole
150842home67So far, Sooke is weathering pandemic’s economic storm
150809home68No campfires: Sooke raises fire danger rating to ‘Extreme’
150874home69Victoria woman interrupts attempted break-in of her ground-floor suite
150803home70Food truck pilot project begins in Sooke parks
150883home71Local MP Elizabeth May calls for additional support for tourism operators
150866home72Saanich police warn of potential bear sighting near Viaduct Avenue
150850home73Sidney/North Saanich RCMP faces criticism after driver hits unmarked cruiser
150855home74University of Victoria launches fund to support, accelerate research
150852home75Oak Bay to get back on track with active transportation plan
150844home76BC Ferries’ COVID-related financial woes compounded by lack of transit bailout funding
150846home77North Saanich woman hopes to recover stolen sign gifted to her by late son
150828home78Victoria man in custody after multiple theft calls on the West Shore
150822home79Man in custody after allegedly brandishing knife, attempting to rob passerby on Victoria street
150795home80Mill Hill brush fire officially out
150788home81Work ahead of schedule to improve deadly stretch of Trans-Canada Highway in Langford
150833home82Greater Victoria School District prepares for fall classes
150758home83West Shore business gifts woman with gnomes after midnight theft
150768home84Saanich police target impaired drivers with increased road checks
150744home85Affordable rental home project under construction in Victoria
150764home86Burritos, miso soup and key lime pie among top 10 ordered foods in B.C.
150753home87Having a U.S. license plate is not a crime, police say
150762home88Park yourself for a pint on the patio in Oak Bay
150749home89Esquimalt Ribfest 2020 cancelled by COVID-19
150751home90Late-night brawl downtown Victoria lands four youths in custody
150733home91MISSING: Victoria police seek man with Saskatchewan licence plate, travelling with dog
150718home92Business owner sends Victoria police image of break and enter suspect, leads to arrest
150698home93Veteran escapes jail time after Greater Victoria judge rules PTSD led him to child porn
150691home94Southern resident orca who carried her dead calf is pregnant again
150709home95Victoria granted injunction to move tenters in Beacon Hill Park to less sensitive areas
150664home96Metchosin’s Wild ARC fishes for fillets to feed more than 70 raccoons
150594home97Advocacy groups seek to provide long-lasting support for Sooke’s homeless population
150660home98Accommodation revenues in Victoria down 86 per cent in June
150633home99Sooke Fire chief urges caution as the weather heats up
150681home100Probation, animal ownership ban issued in Hope the dog cruelty case
150662home101Symphony Splash goes virtual, revisits 2018 performance
150677home102Coalition calls for public input on environmental framework for Saanich Peninsula
150656home103VIDEO: Transient orcas spotted near Victoria harbour
150652home104Former Westshore Rebel remembered as vibrant, passionate player
150649home105Province says 800 homes will help with tight Victoria student housing scene
150637home106Victoria mail carriers had 18 dog incidents in seven months
150645home107Large black bear spotted near Goldstream Trestle
150622home108Highlands brush fire sparked by dead tree falling on power line
150618home109Stop passing the buck on tent camps, Horgan tells municipalities
150631home110Oak Bay Police impound new driver’s car for drinking and driving
150597home111Bedridden elderly woman rescued from burning home on Songhees Nation
150585home112Former Westshore Rebels football player drowns in Shuswap Lake
150583home113Cougar sighting near Cordova Bay prompts police warning
150573home114Royal Bay development in Colwood looks towards next phases
150571home115Victoria rally calls for decriminalization of drugs after record number of overdose deaths
150505home116Royal Roads student’s study on mindfulness and paramedics makes waves in Ontario
150558home117Bike to Work Week returning to Victoria with new name
150511home118Early Victoria biologist’s photo collection documents a different era
150501home119Applicants for student aid now automatically assessed for new, non-repayable loan
150548home120Central Saanich Police warn of black bear roaming Newton Heights neighbourhood
150487home121Victoria parks staff threatened in Beacon Hill Park, refuse work
150470home122Victoria Humane Society rallies to save sick golden retriever puppy
150478home123Rotary tees up 4,000 golf balls to drop in West Shore fundraiser
150454home124Colwood’s Lookout Brook Dam upgrades to start after swimming season
150444home125View Royal fire chief frustrated by Thetis Lake accidents
150418home126Oak Bay police investigate man ‘discreetly’ filming at Willows Beach
150434home127Langford non-profit serving veterans unable to qualify for federal wage subsidy
150383home128UPDATE: Man in custody after lengthy police incident at Victoria housing facility
150393home129Langford resident out $10,000 after bitcoin scam: West Shore RCMP
150420home130PHOTOS: Giant Canadian flag soars above new Langford RV dealership
150440home131Temporary use of Oak Bay Lodge risks project timelines, mayor says
150429home132UPDATED: Crash investigation impedes Victoria traffic on Gorge Road East
150375home133Crime Stoppers seeks nine people who dined and dashed at Victoria restaurant
150412home134Regular parking rates return for some Victoria parkades, on-street meters up in the air
150404home135Construction at Clover Point pump station causes Victoria wastewater spill
150366home136Victoria resident creates website to map out more than 100 local happy hour spots
150371home137Pig, pup, pony all make appearance in Central Saanich fire photo shoot
150395home138Victoria council looks to ban police street checks
150345home139Alleged tattoo shop sexual assaults rooted in power, says Victoria Sexual Assault Centre
150360home140PHOTOS: Kite surfers gather for ‘sail past’ tribute for fellow kiter battling cancer
150192home141Local resources offer support for Sooke job seekers, employers
150330home142RCMP looking for man who allegedly smashed window of Langford hair salon
150298home143Rally held outside Victoria hospital for Indigenous man allegedly denied medical care
150214home144Sasquatch sighted in East Sooke
150310home145PHOTOS: Bystander alerts Saanich residents of house fire
150206home146Search and rescue calls climb as more people get outdoors
150287home147B.C. Legislature gets deep clean after staffer on flight with COVID-19 case
150278home148Metchosin prison escapees appear in court for murder charges
150256home149New Victoria art show displays 600 collaboratively made postcards from the pandemic
150408home150Sidney to review revised proposal for cannabis retail business on Beacon
150273home151Visitors warned of toxic algae bloom in Saanich lake
150253home152University of Victoria to study COVID outbreaks from your poop
150262home153Make improvements now to Shelbourne Sreet: Greater Victoria cycling, pedestrian groups
150217home15432-year-old woman drowns at Matheson Lake in Metchosin
150241home155Saanich runner tackles 10 marathons in 10 days for Victoria hospitals
150219home156UPDATED: Missing 15-year-old Saanich girl located safe
150194home157Brush fire near View Royal neighbourhood believed to be human-caused
150211home158Fleeing unlicensed motorcyclist caught after crashing in Saanich
150129home159Photos of crowded Langford beach spark COVID-19 concerns
150118home160Saanich teacher and soccer legend dies at 57
150110home161RCMP officer cleared of wrongdoing in serious collision with cyclist in View Royal
150089home162Victoria police chief nabs Lamborghini going 80 kilometres above speed limit
150085home163Woman punched in the face during unprovoked attack on Saanich beach
150108home164Victoria to talk nixing reduced pandemic parking rates
150000home165Learning groups offer engaging opportunities for Sooke residents
150048home166COVID COVER-UP: Company will print your smiling selfie on a mask
151273home21Rollout of COVID-19 Alert app faces criticism over accessibility
151252home22Wild blank Canucks 3-0 to take early NHL play-in series lead
151246home23Alleged impaired driver sparks small wildfire near Lytton after crash: B.C. RCMP
151224home24B.C. First Nation adopts ‘digital twinning’ software to better manage territory
151222home25Woman arrested near Nanaimo beach after alleged road rage incidents
151216home26All inquiry recommendations implemented after fatal Port Hardy RCMP shooting: Ministry
151210home27Leave your deets when dining: Restaurants taking personal info to trace COVID-19
151204home28Raptors kneel for both American and Canadian anthems ahead of tipoff
151143home29Crews challenged by mountaintop wildfire west of Nanaimo
151138home210Wild’s Mathew Dumba makes anti-racism speech, kneels ahead of Blackhawks vs. Oilers
151127home211Programs at 3 of 17 medical schools in Canada aim for equity for Black students
151125home212Researchers look for unique ways to continue studies as COVID-19 changes methods
151123home213Fishing lodge ‘shocked’ by B.C. ban on travel to Haida Gwaii as COVID-19 cases spike
151073home214Do not plant mystery seeds received in mail, warns CFIA
151048home215B.C. teacher hopes province will change back-to-school plan in fear of COVID transmission
151040home216Anonymous letters tell Vancouver Island family their kids are too loud
151022home217B.C. health-care workers asked to share experiences of racism as part of independent probe
151010home218Temperature records broken during heat wave in Southern Interior
151016home219Island bottle depot holds drive to help former worker
150998home220Someone stole a portable toilet meant for truckers along Highway 3 in Kootenays
150994home221Bail hearing delayed again for man accused in Rideau Hall gate-ramming
150992home222Salmonella cases in Western and Central Canada linked to U.S.-grown red onions
150990home223B.C. Hydro’s Site C set back by COVID-19, foundation changes
150988home224Mining and exploration industries donate $100K to B.C. food banks
151001home22521,000 small businesses in B.C. at risk of closure due to COVID-19: survey
150982home226Canada urged to avoid ‘vaccine nationalism’ in race for COVID-19 cure
150980home227British Columbians overestimate their swimming abilities, survey finds
150965home228Non-resident travel to Haida Gwaii shut down amid COVID outbreak
150955home229DFO will not lay charges against Texan who snatched baby seal in Port McNeill
150974home230130 cases of COVID-19 linked to Kelowna as reporting classification changes
150887home231CBSA cracks down on U.S. travellers heading for Alaska then staying in B.C.
150935home232B.C. tackles wildfire prediction, new strategies to respond
150924home23385% of B.C. wildfires since April have been human-caused
150918home234COVID-19: Minimum income for farm tax status waived in B.C.
150900home235‘Dangerous game’ on rail line killed Surrey teen in 2018: B.C. coroner
150898home236BC Ferries passengers travelling for medical reasons to get priority boarding
150889home237VIDEO: Strathcona Park cougar sighting caps off gruelling trip for backpacking duo
150878home238Colourful hot air balloon makes unexpected landing at Okanagan business
150876home239Three people compete in B.C. Green Party leadership race
150868home240Amid summer sun, officials remind public to take water safety seriously
150862home241Who’s ready for a little NHL action in August?
150848home242Hellebuyck backstops Jets to 4-1 win over Canucks in NHL exhibition play
150835home24341 more COVID-19 cases in B.C., alert for Kelowna night club
150831home244Pilots report laser interference while en route to Nanaimo and Victoria
150826home245Shocked spectators watch as man drowns squirrel at Cowichan Lake
150824home246POLL: Are you going away for the long weekend?
150820home247COVID-19: Cut sales tax, boost daycare, B.C. business group urges
150818home248Man, 20, dies after incident at lake near Whistler
150811home249Good Samaritan recalls diving in to try to rescue young man who drowned at B.C. lake
150801home250Guns and military-grade munitions found in home after assault suspect arrested in Nanaimo
150799home251Osoyoos hottest spot in Canada, summer sun sparks heat warnings across B.C. Interior
150797home252B.C. Greens nix NDP’s change to private power production
150790home253SPCA investigating after ‘emaciated’ moose euthanized at B.C. zoo
150780home254Federal government announces $3 million to support B.C. tech companies
150793home255Lack of bees, pollination limiting crop yields across U.S., B.C., study finds
150778home256Canada agrees to tax homegrown wine in trade settlement
150776home257B.C. to announce plans for September return to school amid COVID-19 pandemic
150774home258‘Please don’t’: Biologists irked after man plucks baby seal onto boat off Vancouver Island
150772home259B.C. Lotto Max players win big with 4 tickets earning nearly $2.5M
150770home260Crews work to free three humpback whales entangled near Vancouver Island
150700home261Top doctor says ‘upswing’ in Western Canada’s COVID cases is pushing the curve upwards
150755home262Vancouver Island fire departments to hold service for fallen firefighter
150857home263B.C. from A to Z
150742home264B.C. Liberals accuse NDP government of continued neglect over dwindling steelhead populations
150730home265Psychological thriller filmed on northern Vancouver Island debuts on AppleTV
150726home266With dance floors vacant, Canada’s nightclub life faces an identity crisis
150724home267B.C. prepares back-to-school plan for students in COVID-19
150728home268Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers wanted list for the week of July 28
150714home269B.C. pledges $1.5M to help local groups return to sport; no date for competitive play
150707home270Two dead, forest fire ignited after Highway 1 crash near Ashcroft
150696home271Multiple sailing waits expected on ferries on B.C. Day long weekend
150694home272One person dead, one injured after plane crashes in Lower Mainland
150689home273Health Canada approves remdesivir for treatment of severe COVID-19
150647home274B.C. sets limits on number of guests, visitors in vacation rentals, houseboats
150687home275Vacation properties see spike in demand as people look for safe getaways
150685home276Parents divided over sending kids back to school: Poll
150668home277Swimmers and boaters in Nanaimo rescue girl on inflatable blown out to sea
150673home278B.C. boaters on lookout for unwanted American travellers
150666home279Canadians not getting enough light exercise during pandemic, UBC study finds
150658home28015 workers test positive for COVID-19 at Abbotsford berry facility
150643home281Horgan advises drivers with non-B.C. plates to take bus to avoid harassment
150639home282Advocates urge B.C. to withdraw proposed bill allowing youth to be held after overdoses
150635home283Canadians pick Pierre Trudeau as the top prime minister since 1968, new poll suggests
150654home284North Island healthcare advocates demand inquiry into awarding of Campbell River Hospital lab contract
150624home285B.C. RCMP arrest man who allegedly jumped U.S.– Canada border, floated down river naked
150620home286Man suffers life-threatening injuries after being shot in Nanaimo
150670home287SOOKE HISTORY: Community celebrates 1953 girls softball champions
150612home288Kamloops business owners say ‘rude, unruly’ customers need to start following COVID rules
150607home289Disorientation, loss of instrumentation contributed to Gabriola plane crash: TSB
150626home290EDITORIAL: Let’s all do our part to make this summer safe
150599home291NHL’s Rob Shick goes ‘inside the bubble’ for pro hockey’s restart
150614home292Temporary shelter ready for homeless by Friday in Sooke
150592home293Several people sent to hospital after multi-vehicle crash on Sea to Sky
150534home294Hundreds rally to help Vancouver woman find ‘Mamabear’ with recording of mother’s voice
150579home295Alberta family believes lug nuts purposely loosened in Summerland after tire flies off
150564home296‘Absolutely incredible’: Alberta man born legally blind finally gets driver’s licence
150546home297Man charged with murder after woman found dead in northern B.C.
150527home298Environment Canada warns first heat of the season coming to southern B.C.
150466home299VIDEO: Oakleaf the moose, 8, euthanized at Greater Vancouver Zoo
150456home2100Dino-mite chance to snag some dinosaurs
150464home2101With 18 drowning deaths in B.C this year, advocates urge caution during summer
150442home2102B.C. finds another 27 cases of COVID-19, outbreak on Haida Gwaii
150436home2103Cyclist killed in Maple Ridge was just beginning a cross-Canada ride
150432home2104Special weather statement warns of hot days ahead on Vancouver Island
150410home2105B.C. man gets 5 years behind bars for kicking death in Nelson
150406home2106B.C. struggles with local food production in COVID-19 pandemic
150315home2107COVID-19: Rental guests to be limited, B.C.’s Dr. Bonnie Henry says
150397home2108Far-right Proud Boys posters popping up in Kamloops
150354home2109Police seize nearly 200 kg of meth near near U.S.-B.C. border
150343home2110Humpback calf named in honour of whale-loving B.C. girl who died of rare genetic disease
150341home2111Future still uncertain for B.C. high school sports this fall
150285home2112‘Give turtles a brake’: Conservation group asking motorists to slow down
150231home2113POLL: Should it be mandatory to wear masks when out in public?
150209home2114Reader’s Lens
150196home2115Vancouver Island marmot population gets boost with help from Calgary Zoo
150133home2116Self-reported B.C. fish farm data showed 14 farms with violating levels of lice
150941entertainment2Sooke Fine Arts Show reaches new audiences with virtual showcase
150730entertainment3Psychological thriller filmed on northern Vancouver Island debuts on AppleTV
150726entertainment4With dance floors vacant, Canada’s nightclub life faces an identity crisis
150703entertainment5‘Schitt’s Creek’ scores 15 Emmy noms, including leads Eugene Levy and Catherine O’Hara
150662entertainment6Symphony Splash goes virtual, revisits 2018 performance
151248trending-now1VIDEO: Otter pups learn to swim at B.C. wildlife rescue facility
150816trending-now2Vancouver resident finds lost teddy bear containing her mother’s voice recording
150772trending-now3B.C. Lotto Max players win big with 4 tickets earning nearly $2.5M
150666trending-now4Canadians not getting enough light exercise during pandemic, UBC study finds
150635trending-now5Canadians pick Pierre Trudeau as the top prime minister since 1968, new poll suggests
151240community1Saanich woman completes 10 marathons, raises double her initial goal amount
151198community2QUIZ: How much do you know about British Columbia?
151058community3Oak Bay police cruise through youth community car wash
151051community4PHOTOS: Catch of the day crawls into Sidney trap
151038community5Morning Esquimalt lagoon walk brings mermaid back to North Saanich
151087community6PHOTOS: A day in the life Saanich
151164community7A Day in the Life Oak Bay
151212community8Saanich’s 2020 climate plan up for another award
151256community9PHOTOS: Kids, parents cool off at Langford splash park
151016community12Island bottle depot holds drive to help former worker
150984community13Premier John Horgan offers masks to BC Transit passengers as friendly reminder
150969community14Pop-up seaside cinema comes to Colwood beach this weekend
150941community15Sooke Fine Arts Show reaches new audiences with virtual showcase
150889community16VIDEO: Strathcona Park cougar sighting caps off gruelling trip for backpacking duo
150764community17Burritos, miso soup and key lime pie among top 10 ordered foods in B.C.
150758community18West Shore business gifts woman with gnomes after midnight theft
150857community19B.C. from A to Z
150670community20SOOKE HISTORY: Community celebrates 1953 girls softball champions
150508community21QUIZ: A summer’s day on the water
150470community22Victoria Humane Society rallies to save sick golden retriever puppy
150478community23Rotary tees up 4,000 golf balls to drop in West Shore fundraiser
150241community24Saanich runner tackles 10 marathons in 10 days for Victoria hospitals
150347community25VIDEO: Langford downsizes 24th annual Mayor’s Golf Tournament amid pandemic
150371community26Pig, pup, pony all make appearance in Central Saanich fire photo shoot
150256community27New Victoria art show displays 600 collaboratively made postcards from the pandemic
150214community28Sasquatch sighted in East Sooke
150209community29Reader’s Lens
150000community30Learning groups offer engaging opportunities for Sooke residents
150914letters1Pandemic perpetuates with misinformation
150907letters2Sigh … No podcast option for council meetings
151266letters4LETTERS: Transit needs help from government
151250letters5LETTERS: West Shore Mountie at fault in collision
151214letters6LETTERS: Oak Bay should embrace alternative transportation options
151202letters7Increasing use, not cyclists, taking toll on Victoria trails
151162letters8LETTERS: Development devastating Ten Mile Point’s natural environment
151147letters9LETTER: Silent heroes help to keep us all safe
151085letters10LETTER: Saanich Peninsula needs more splash parks
151055letters11LETTERS: Victoria mayor fails to listen to majority
150629letters12LETTER: North Saanich should look at virtual library
150560letters13LETTER: Homeless situation getting out of hand
150581letters14LETTERS: Food trucks a problem for lagoon
150569letters15LETTER: Reopen Ocean Boulevard to vehicles
150545letters16LETTER: Public has right to know location of COVID-19 cases
150503letters17LETTER: Minister says province supporting tourism sector
150499letters18LETTER: Opioid deaths a problem that won’t go away
150476letters19LETTER: Council correct to keep Lagoon Road closed
150462letters20LETTER: Panorama property should remain in ALC
150448letters21LETTER: Oak Bay Lodge should be used to benefit disadvantaged children
151248video1VIDEO: Otter pups learn to swim at B.C. wildlife rescue facility
151026video2B.C.’s daily COVID-19 case count jumps to 50
151005video3National COVID-19 exposure alert app now available to download
150673fishing1B.C. boaters on lookout for unwanted American travellers
127711photo-galleries1Whales are regular visitors to Sooke’s waters
127329photo-galleries2Sooke Santa Run 2019 an inspiration
151268photo-galleries3SpaceX capsule and NASA crew make 1st splashdown in 45 years
151256photo-galleries4PHOTOS: Kids, parents cool off at Langford splash park
150550photo-galleries5PHOTOS: Police and protesters clash in violent weekend across the U.S.
111940sip-savour1Raise your glass: Award-winning spirits, handcrafted on Vancouver Island
142053travel1Discover Sooke
150862podcasts1Who’s ready for a little NHL action in August?