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159181news1West Shore RCMP seeks suspects after trio spray paints Langford construction site
159185news2TRAFFIC ALERT: Section of Blanshard Street will be closed this weekend
159179news3272 more COVID-19 cases for B.C., outbreak at oil sands project
159177news4Rash of vehicle break-ins in Saanich prompt police reminder to lock-up, take precautions
159175news66-year sentence for Kamloops man who helped carve ‘rat’ into flesh of fellow gang member
159158news9VIDEO: Prisoner convicted of first-degree murder still at large from Mission Institution
159156news105 things about Canada’s foreign-policy end run around Donald Trump
159152news11Victoria police seek help locating high-risk missing youth
159150news13‘Have to get things under control:’ Manitoba brings back tougher COVID restrictions
159148news16Victoria fire crews extinguish multi-unit fire near Beacon Hill Park
159143news21Saanich man sentenced to three years in prison for breaking into woman’s home and sexually assaulting her
159128news22$62K raised in 1 day for boy in coma at BC Children’s after being hit by vehicle in Yukon
159124news23CFB Esquimalt connecting workforce through diverse foods
159118news24RCMP nab prolific property offender in Ladysmith with assist from police dog Herc
159116news25UPDATE: Langford vehicle crash takes down power lines, affecting 3,000
159111news26Earthquake kills 6 in western Turkey, rattles Greek island
159104news27ROAM warns Peninsula cat owners after threatening note posted in neighbourhood
159095news28Conversion therapy ban gets approval in principle, exposes Conservative divisions
159091news29Ethics watchdog clears Morneau of accepting gift from WE Charity
159089news30Truck driver responsible for Humboldt Broncos crash seeks to stay in Canada
159087news314 sentenced in B.C. steroid smuggling, distribution ring that spilled into U.S.
159084news32Father and son found dead after weeklong search near Pemberton
159077news33Police issue warning after Victoria man scammed out of $6,000
159062news34Not-so-rosy State of the Island report caps off virtual summit
159079news35Sooke survey collects thoughts on tree bylaw
159058news36B.C. man’s lawsuit over marketing of Canada Dry ginger ale settled for $200K
159060news37Sidney serves up ghoulish spills and thrills during Halloween
159056news38One dollar or two? Greater Victoria parks acquisition fee hike spurs debate
159050news39Anti-Semitic, hate-based graffiti found in Esquimalt park
159048news40B.C. reports 234 new COVID cases, 1 death of senior who had attended small birthday party
159046news41Sooke RCMP search for driver who fled crash site
159042news42Sooke committee takes aim at affordable housing
159039news43Sooke Legion credits restaurant, volunteers for keeping doors open through pandemic
159044news44Tourism operators hope Canadian Snowbirds flock to B.C.
159065news45Oak Bay a step closer to banning gas leaf blowers
159071news46Spooks and Chill study reveals Canada’s favourite horror flicks
159067news47Pandemic impacts trends in Halloween looks, says costume shop owner
159037news48Victoria approves 72 new affordable housing units
159029news49Kelowna Mountie hit with 2nd lawsuit in 2 months for alleged assault
159022news50Cobble Hill remembers lost military members with ceremony, flyover
159020news51VicPD searching for suspect in sexual assault incident
159014news52Man, 24, charged with sex assault after allegedly posing as Uber driver in Vancouver
159010news53VIDEO: Suspected dine-and-dasher falls through ceiling of Burnaby restaurant
159008news54ACAB removed from Victoria’s More Justice, More Peace mural
158998news55BC Ferries faces calls for improved reliability on Swartz Bay-Fulford Harbour route
158992news56A Biden presidency could mean good news for Canadian environment policy: observers
159002news57Trudeau condemns deadly attack at Nice church that killed 3
158996news58Judicial discretion for mandatory minimum sentences for murder would save $8.3M: PBO
159004news59Planned class-action suit against Facebook alleges misuse of personal information
158986news60RCMP lacked dedicated team to investigate illegal activities at casino, inquiry hears
158984news61‘It has to be dealt with’: Border officer says examination of Meng was necessary
158982news62Cost for cancer-fighting drugs triples in Canada but still no national drug plan
158980news63Court approves money for B.C. foster children alleging harm from Kelowna social worker
158967news64Second driver not found after Sooke Road crash snarls evening traffic
158965news65Vancouver Island First Nation blocks highway access to logging trucks in Gold River
158961news66No ‘safe six’ for household gatherings in Fraser Health as region leads B.C. in COVID cases
158950news67Rescued bald eagle that came to life in B.C. man’s car had lead poisoning
158955news68Highly poisonous death cap mushroom discovered in Comox
158945news69B.C.’s COVID-19 case count jumps by 287, another senior home outbreak
158978news70Taxpayer watchdog howling over outgoing MLAs’ pension payouts
158941news71Sooke needs more officers to accommodate 24-hour coverage
158943news72Mayor, T’Sou-ke Nation chief receive first poppies of 2020
158934news73PHOTOS: B.C. Lieutenant Governor receives first poppy to kick off 2020 campaign
158947news74High school athletes remain on sidelines across B.C.
158932news75Victoria police seize fentanyl, more than $150,000-worth of cocaine
158930news76Cowichan Search and Rescue save dog from icy Cowichan River
158922news77Long-term care deaths surged in COVID-19 first wave, Tam hopeful it won’t repeat
158920news78Advocates call for migrant care worker protections, document alleged pandemic abuses
158924news79Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers wanted list for the week of Oct. 27
158928news80Nomination period for Victoria’s byelection now open
158918news81Former Conservative leader Andrew Scheer not casting a ballot in U.S. election
158912news82West Shore RCMP arrest two, find 1,000 pieces of stolen ID in Langford
158910news83Despite challenges, 2020 good year for Vancouver Island marmot population
158908news84Gang enforcement team seizes drugs and weapons in Victoria and Nanaimo
158900news85University of Victoria study finds extroverts experiencing higher stress levels during pandemic
158896news86Sooke approves demolition for dilapidated downtown building
158894news872 men accused of fleeing border agents near U.S.-B.C. border with $2M in drugs
158890news88‘Horrific’ abuse of volunteers, staff by parents must stop: Chilliwack soccer club
158886news89Mechanical failure leaves nearly 200 passengers stranded on BC Ferries ship for hours
158884news90Maple Ridge X-ray tech convicted of sexual assault dating back 30 years
158904news91U.S. election results one factor that could impact immigration to Canada next year
158902news92Transport Canada’s dangerous-goods registry has outdated, missing data: audit
158882news94Officer didn’t alert feds that CBSA would examine Meng before arrest, court hears
158880news95Canadians come together online to ring in U.S. election with cross-border stakes
158877news96NXIVM guru gets 120 years in prison in sex-slaves case
158875news97Too rural, not enough diversity, soul searching needed, say BC Liberals
158873news98Alberta COVID deaths pushes Canada past milestone of 10,000 deaths
158866news99B.C. has been under a COVID-19 state of emergency for more than half the year
158868news100Plans for new Legion in Langford include low-cost housing for seniors
158864news101Thieves hit Sidney jewelry store
158849news102PHOTOS: Haunted Oak Bay
158840news103Child’s body cold, no pulse: Off-duty cop testifies in Langley mother’s murder trial
158832news104North Cowichan council members face financial ding for bad behaviour
158838news105Sidney business association partners with courier for free commercial delivery
158830news106RCMP investigating after young boy run over by SUV in Campbell River parking lot
158826news107Fernwood pub Logan’s permanently closing its doors
158824news108B.C. records 217 more COVID-19 cases, mask use urged
158822news109Judge rejects 15 youths’ climate change lawsuit against Canadian government
158820news110Prime minister greets Vancouver Island economic summit attendees
158818news111Strong support for pre-flight COVID testing ahead of upcoming WestJet trial: YVR
158814news112Man steals $120 worth of Sharpies from Oak Bay Village
158808news113Trudeau says pandemic ‘really sucks,’ and that Christmas gatherings are up in the air
158810news114Corrections watchdog urges moratorium on doctor-assisted deaths in Canadian prisons
158812news115Mi’kmaq band finds buyer for portion of lobster catch after alleged blacklisting
158802news116Two B.C. salmon enhancement projects granted $56,900
158796news117Who controls mushroom harvesting on Indigenous lands?
158798news1184 Moe Years: Scott Moe and Saskatchewan Party defeat NDP for majority
158790news119Fixing Canada’s ‘exploitative’ immigration system
158794news120U.S. election results one factor that could impact immigration to Canada next year
158788news121B.C. students choose NDP majority in mock election
158781news122Judgment reserved in Surrey Six slayings appeals
158778news123Kelowna City Hall hit by anti-pandemic vandalism
158776news124Home nurse visits could play big role in reducing cannabis use, smoking in young mothers
158774news125Driver fails roadside screening after early morning crash in Saanich
158772news126Vancouver Island flower farmers were blooming as the pandemic wilted everything else
158770news127COVID Alert app has ‘been a challenge,’ not suitable for B.C. yet: Dr. Henry
158766news128Crown says murder of B.C. girl, 7, by accused mother was planned, deliberate
158764news129Victoria police searching for suspect in late-night stabbing
158761news130VIDEO: Scientists remove 98 ‘murder hornets’ just south of Canadian border in Washington
158759news131Island Health opens COVID-19 testing site at UVic
158757news132Canadians don’t want to ‘rock the boat’ when voting during pandemic: experts
158755news133B.C. money laundering inquiry hears of $800,000 and more in bags, luggage, backpacks
158753news134Liberals face probe into pandemic response after losing House vote
158743news135Amy Coney Barrett confirmed by Senate for Supreme Court, takes oath
158720news136Victoria HarbourCats locked out of team Facebook page
158741news137Survey seeks input on racism in Greater Victoria
158727news138Time to get batty for International Bat Week
158722news13916 BC Wildfire Service firefighters returning from U.S. test positive for COVID-19
158717news140Review launched after ‘high-risk, multi-jurisdictional’ chase, arrest in Williams Lake
158711news141MacGregor introduces bill to address freighter anchorages along the South Coast
158709news142B.C. limits events in private homes to household, plus ‘safe six’ amid COVID-19 surge
158707news143B.C. shatters COVID-19 records with 817 weekend cases; masks now expected indoors
158705news144RCMP officer says nothing unusual in U.S. request to arrest Huawei’s CFO
158703news145In pushing to amend conversion therapy bill, Tories seek to bridge caucus divide
158698news146UPDATED: Court hears letter from driver convicted of hitting Saanich girl
158696news147Andrew Wilkinson stepping down as B.C. Liberal leader
158694news148B.C.’s commercial halibut season extended three weeks
158692news149Nurse diverts opiates and falsifies records at Campbell River Hospital
158690news150Ontario dog believed to be first in Canada to test positive for COVID-19
158687news151VIDEO: Victoria police, B.C. Conservation help two bucks caught in one fishing net
158682news152Police arrest suspect in Saanich liquor store break and enters
158680news153Police situation leads to ‘hold and secure’ at North Okanagan school
158678news154COVID-19 outbreak forces closure of Kelowna school
158676news155UPDATED: Victoria police arrest high-risk parolee with history of bank robbery
158674news156Sooke School District opens conversation on catchment boundary changes
157830news157It took two years, $500,000 to build Oak Bay Marina in 1964
158700news158Sooke mayor front-line commander of the coronavirus pandemic
158670news159Nanaimo RCMP vehicle spray-painted while officer investigates spray-painting incident
158666news160Wash your hands, not your candy: UBC offers COVID-safe tips for Halloween trick-or-treating
158664news161274-unit rental development proposed for Victoria’s Old Town
158660news162Horgan’s B.C. majority came with historically low voter turnout
158658news163Road closure on Otter Point Road starts Thursday morning
158656news164UPDATE: ‘Suspicious’ man seen in Parksville woods not manslaughter suspect
158654news165Saanich makes one-way traffic permanent on segment of Prospect Lake Road
158652news166Liberals warns PPE contracts would be jeopardized by probe of pandemic response
158650news167Commons showdown highlights tension between politics and science
158648news168Video catches police pursuit that ends with man kicked, punched in Williams Lake
158634news169Provincial snap election ‘one of the worst losses’ for Liberals, says UVic political expert
158638news170Move to Canada? A pipe dream for some Americans is a parachute for Canadian expats
158629news171Canadian provinces hardest hit by COVID-19 reach sobering milestones
158631news172New Oak Bay-Gordon Head MLA Murray Rankin says he will use his federal connections
158617news173Trudeau dodges questions on Trump, breaks down COVID Alert app on ‘22 Minutes’
158615news174Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq chief casts doubt on Ottawa’s bid to quell violence over lobster
158611news175Premier-elect John Horgan promises to work with all MLAs
158609news176Trudeau congratulates Horgan on NDP’s election victory in British Columbia
158607news177VIDEO: Furstenau leads BC Greens to win first riding outside of Vancouver Island
158605news178Horgan celebrates projected majority NDP government, but no deadline for $1,000 deposit
158580news179NDP claims six out of seven Greater Victoria ridings after preliminary results
158574news180Green leader Furstenau declared victor in her home riding on Vancouver Island
158572news181ELECTION 2020: Live blog from B.C. party headquarters
158566news182Horgan, NDP head for majority in B.C. election results
158564news183Horgan trounces challengers in Langford-Juan de Fuca
158561news184NDP John Horgan wins Langford-Juan de Fuca
158557news185NDP’s Rankin declared winner in Oak Bay-Gordon Head
158555news186Five-time winner Fleming declared elected in Victoria-Swan Lake
158551news187Mitzi Dean declared in Esquimalt-Metchosin riding
158553news188B.C. VOTES 2020 MAP: Provincial election results, riding by riding
158599news189American voters living in Canada increasingly being counted in presidential race
158597news190Majority of international travellers since March deemed ‘essential’, avoid quarantine
158595news191Companies warn Tory motion could deter domestic production of PPE
158548news192Canada’s top doctor warns severe illness likely to rise, trailing spike in COVID-19 cases
158543news193Crews vacuum ‘murder hornets’ out of Washington nest, first-ever in U.S.
158535news194UPDATED: Adam Olsen declared winner in Saanich North and the Islands
158527news195‘Slow’ turnout at polls across Saanich North and the Islands
158523news196Polls now closed in Langford-Juan de Fuca
158521news197Early voting reduces election day turnout in Oak Bay-Gordon Head
158517news198NDP’s Grace Lore declared winner in Victoria-Beacon Hill
158519news199NDP’s Lana Popham reclaims Saanich South riding
158525news200VIDEO: Esquimalt-Metchosin candidates reflect on campaign as polls close
158515news201Drive up voting popular at Craigflower polling station in Victoria-Swan Lake
158513news202UPDATE: Power restored to more than 3,000 Sooke residents
158496news203VIDEO: British Columbians vote for province’s next leadership in 2020 election
158494news204UPDATED: Youth missing, wanted on warrants taken into custody
158492news205Polling stations see steady stream of voters for B.C. Election Day, no long lines
157630news206Here’s your Greater Victoria roundup for the 2020 B.C. election
158473news207Police track down driver caught filming accident scene on Pat Bay Highway
158471news208Platform Points: Each party’s 2020 B.C. election promises
158469news209B.C. VOTES 2020: How each party plans to address the opioid crisis
158467news210B.C. sees 223 new COVID-19 cases, now 2,009 active
158455news211BC VOTES 2020: Where the parties stand on housing affordability ahead of Oct. 24
158448news212B.C. driver thought he retrieved a dead bald eagle – until it came to life in his backseat
158446news213B.C. reconciliation advocate encourages Indigenous women to vote in provincial election
158438news214White Rock’s top cop wants to bill local health authority for lengthy mental-health calls
158459news215Alumni Association abandons plans for eight-lane track at Vic High
158453news216VicPD survey says: overall satisfaction positive, accountability needs work
158486news217It’s Election Day in B.C.: Here’s what you need to know to vote
158436news218VIDEO: One day until B.C. voters go to the polls in snap election defined by pandemic
158440news219Crime Stoppers looking for man who stole charity box from Saanich grocery store
158434news220Purdue Pharma pleas could bolster efforts for Canadian opioid class action
158481news221Regional Housing First Program strikes another chord in Greater Victoria
158511news222Sunset on the Selkirk in Victoria
158590news223Efforts to regulate Greater Victoria home heating oil tanks continues
158627news224Langford pizza restaurant makes a difference one pie at a time
158430news225UPDATED: Pat Bay Highway reopens after rally supporting Mi’kmaq fishing rights
158428news226B.C. Green party says it’s raised nearly $835,000 in 38 days
158426news227Ottawa predicts system delays, backlogs unless court extends life of refugee pact
158424news228B.C. VOTES 2020: Climate change and sustainability promises from the parties
158646news229Pandemic poses serious problems for children with autism, say Victoria parents
158422news230No-confidence showdown over sweeping Tory motion on government handling of pandemic
158419news231Saanich emergency crews respond to Blanshard Street crash
158409news232Victim of tree-pruning death in Oak Bay identified as Australian man with ‘thirst for life’
158407news233VicPD arrest break and enter suspect after brief foot chase
158402news234Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers wanted list for the week of Oct. 20
158400news235Elections B.C. beefs up local teams for surge of mail-in ballots
158398news236Saturday is the ‘breast’ night of the year, say Victoria pottery studio staff
158442news237UBC fisheries department supports Mi’kmaq lobster fishermen
158395news238Move to Canada? A pipe dream for some Americans is a parachute for Canadian expats
158393news239Trump, Biden fight over the raging virus, climate and race
158354news240Vancouver Island man $75K richer after purchasing winning lottery ticket at Nanaimo Walmart
158387news241Sooke man’s bumped knee leads to fight for life
158343news242Poor condition of rural road in Cowichan has resident fed up
158341news243Patient with neck, back injuries rescued from Saanich bike trails
158329news244Mom of missing Manning Park hiker believes her son is waiting to come home
158331news245Ground-breaking for the new Sooke library
158327news246B.C shatters single-day COVID-19 record with 274 new cases; most linked to gatherings
158323news247A short snap election would pose voting hurdles, says chief electoral officer
158321news248O’Toole says Liberals can play politics, Tories will focus on issues
158356news249Deer with items tangled in antlers spotted in Saanich as rutting season begins
158319news250Wanted man from Calgary may be on Vancouver Island
158315news251Tlowitsis First Nation records 370 archaeological sites on traditional territories across B.C.
158313news252One man injured, Victoria police seek more suspects afer Centennial Square brawl
158347news253Saanich South Liberal candidate commits to improving Interurban/Wilkinson intersection
158311news254Anti-gay street preacher facing charges in fight that left B.C. radio host with broken leg
158317news255Oak Bay expands sidewalks to accommodate social distancing
158305news256Snowfall expected in parts of Vancouver Island this week
158303news257Northbound traffic stalled on Pat Bay Highway after three separate rear-end collisions
158301news258EU reimposes travel restriction on Canada amid rising pandemic numbers
158381news259Bats have been getting a bad rap — B.C. Bat Program looks to change that
158385news260Three-way stop coming to King George Terrace and Beach Drive in Oak Bay
158383news261Victoria resident calls for a stop to the ‘Bayview squawk’
158299news262West Shore RCMP seek help identifying man selling drugs to youth
158307news263Section of Pat Bay Highway closes for Mi’kmaq fishing rights demonstration
158289news264Lower Mainland man sees significant spike in BC Hydro bill after buying electrical vehicle
158282news265Saanich police suspect slingshot used to break window at SD61 office
158292news266Sibling squirrels in recovery after sap situation leads to tail amputation
158280news267Early turnout breaks records as more than a million people vote ahead of B.C. election
158276news268Search efforts to resume for missing Manning Park hiker; Trudeau speaks on case
158274news269National media calling for level playing field with Google, Facebook
158272news270OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to plead to 3 criminal charges in U.S.
158268news271Langford city staff return to City Hall after evacuated due to high carbon monoxide levels
158263news272B.C. records first COVID-19 outbreak at school, six weeks after students return to class
158259news273B.C. Green leader hopes voters see value in minority government
158257news274B.C. NDP takes snap election risk during pandemic in quest for majority government
158255news275B.C. Liberal Leader maintains confidence as campaign tests party identity
158253news276New Tory motion could trigger second confidence showdown for Liberal minority
158238news277Victoria police called to two separate knife incidents at the same time
158225news278Search continues for bear wandering through Saanich
158218news279B.C. sets another COVID-19 record with 203 new cases
158215news280Tree-pruning community gathers in Oak Bay after tragic death
158213news281More than 10,000 voters have cast advance ballots in Saanich North and Islands
158208news282Vancouver Island First Nations back Nova Scotia’s Indigenous lobster fishermen
158180news283Investigation continues after overnight break-in at Saanich liquor store
158243news284Stone Takaya sculpture could soon ‘howl’ at Cattle Point
158167news285Driver caught going 70 km/h over the speed limit in front of the Saanich Police Department
158160news286Coast Guard towed rudderless sailors to Port Hardy hours before a powerful storm
158153news287UPDATED: BC Ferries cancels additional sailings to Salt Spring Island
158146news288At least 26% of registered voters have already cast their ballot, Elections BC says
158143news289Human rights win in rainbow flag fight cost B.C. city $62,000
158239news290Lawsuit claims Kelowna man suffered ‘vicious’ attack by RCMP dog, handler
158140news291Two drivers caught doing nearly triple the speed limit in Victoria school zone
158137news292Police seek man wanted for assault in Saanich, multiple charges in other jurisdictions
158131news293Toddler in hospital, woman dead following stabbings at Surrey townhouse
158119news294Victoria rally calling for decriminalization of drugs to be held day before B.C. election
158092news295Sidney BIA hands out Halloween Spooktacular
158048news296Wreckage of decades-old plane crash discovered on mountain near Harrison Lake
158046news297Sexual assault suspect sought by West Shore RCMP
158044news298Bear spotted several times in Saanich likely to be euthanized
158042news299‘I am not leaving without my son,’ says mother of missing Manning Park hiker
158037news300B.C. dad pledges to appeal quashed call for mandatory masks, distancing in schools
158033news301WorkSafe BC investigating man’s death during Oak Bay tree removal
158024news302Be prepared: Know what to do in the event of a Greater Victoria tsunami warning
158022news303Williams Lake man treated for gunshot wound after accidental shooting: RCMP
158012news304Watch out for Amazon imposters, says scam expert
157994news305Saanich residents warned to watch livestock after bear kills llama
157990news306‘Erratic’ cyclists potential cause of rider injured in Oak Bay
157982news307Storm-smashed boat pulled off rocks of Cattle Point in Oak Bay
157945news308Todd Creek Trestle restoration completed
157941news309Accused pleads not guilty in Nanaimo teen’s 2017 murder
157932news310Large housing development eyed for Sooke core
157897news311Family devastated as search for missing Manning Park hiker suspended
157837news312‘Please pray for our son,’ says mother of missing Manning Park hiker
157820news313Victoria residents can help choose names for two new baby orcas
157802news314VIDEO: Victoria chalk fairy brings smiles to kids with cancer
157839news315Ancient ‘woolly dog’ ate mostly fish, new University of Victoria study finds
157903news316YouTube, other free streaming services big winners as Canadians spent more time online
157664news317Oak Bay extends on-street patio use into 2021
158488news318Northern B.C. study using salmon DNA to count annual runs
159121business2VIDEO: The results are in for the 2020 Best of the WestShore Awards
159114business3WorkSafeBC disallows majority of COVID-19 job injury claims
159054business4B.C. bus companies say they need help to survive COVID-19
159012business5B.C. still awaiting U.S. approval to eliminate daylight saving time
158994business6Suncor says end of Alberta oil quotas a ‘positive signal’ as it reports $302M loss
159000business7Ho, ho, no: Experts advise preparing for a scaled-back COVID holiday season
158990business8Canadian small business confidence drops in October as COVID-19 cases rise
158926business9Pandemic payments have to wait for B.C. vote count, swearing-in
158916business10Inequality in capital markets sector continues to hurt women, BIPOC and LGBTQ: report
158800business11Video app TikTok leans into e-commerce with Shopify deal
158804business12Kamloops area wine industry sees record year
158783business13Check your workplace COVID-19 safety plans, Dr. Henry urges
158444business14Clothing retailer Le Chateau plans to close its doors, files for CCAA protection
158325business15Site C actions, costs won’t be known until after B.C. election, Horgan says
158261business16Law to shield businesses that spread COVID-19 could benefit insurers, limit consumers
158194business17Nominations open for Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards
158188business18B.C. carbon tax highest in Canada, export industries unprotected
158097business19Cadboro Bay Starbucks location to close permanently after 16 years
158026business20COVID-19 co-operation a casualty of B.C.’s pandemic election
157889business21Esquimalt welcomes two new art spaces
159154sports1CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie says league exploring all options to hold 2021 season
159101sports3No class of 2021 for Hockey Hall of Fame, will have ceremony for 2020 class instead
159093sports4Hockey Canada still holding out hope that Lafreniere can play in world juniors
158988sports5Junior hockey employment lawsuit on thin ice; judges refuse to OK $30M deal
158842sports6L.A. Dodgers beat Rays 3-1 to win 1st World Series title since 1988
158806sports7Peninsula Panthers’ losing streak reaches four games as injuries mount
158768sports8Chilliwack hockey parents petition to be let back in the arena
158737sports9E-sports trial at B.C. high schools to start with ‘League of Legends’ team game
158684sports10Sooke U15 squad blast past Comox
158668sports11BC Lions owner David Braley dead at 79
158662sports12National sailing team prepares for Olympics at Vancouver Island location
158640sports13Calgary Roughnecks draft young Saanich lacrosse star for coming NLL season
158345sports14Cowichan masters derby takes unexpected turn with broken leg
158287sports15Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen, Vancouver Canucks agree to two-year deal
158203sports16Popular Comox Valley adventure race cancelled for 2021
158220sports17Pacific FC partners with Sooke School District soccer academies
158360sports18B.C. Lions, Canucks hype-man sidelined as sports move to fan-free play amid pandemic
158087sports19Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen, Vancouver Canucks playing waiting game for new contract
158415life1In Studio: Year(s) of the hare
157606life2Boulevard: Newlook life
159107opinion2Littering is a widespread problem
159187opinion8LETTER: Crowded out by condos
159075opinion9LETTER: Assistance appreciated
158892opinion10LETTER: Takaya sculpture puts selection process in question
158871opinion11Majority needs to work for all British Columbians
158457opinion12Paying respect to veterans
158636opinion13LETTER: Pandemic fight a global effort
158533opinion14LETTER: Streets crowded by RV parking
158593opinion15LETTER: Grumpy Taxpayer$ say Island Corridor survey off the rails
158507opinion16LETTER: Grateful for wallet’s return
158490opinion17LETTER: Social distancing sign removed from trailhead
158367opinion18LETTER: Speculation tax unfair
158391opinion19LETTER: Population straining B.C. power supply
158389opinion20LETTER: Rail service an election issue
158477opinion21LETTER: Homeless can’t be blamed for inadequate support for seniors
158156opinion22A genuinely compassionate community
158145opinion23Food bank manager rises to pandemic challenge
157949opinion24Neither fish nor fowl
157851opinion25LETTER: Development stripping away Sidney’s character
159145home18Poppy campaign launches in Langford with pinning ceremony
159181home19West Shore RCMP seeks suspects after trio spray paints Langford construction site
159177home20Rash of vehicle break-ins in Saanich prompt police reminder to lock-up, take precautions
159162home21PHOTOS: Homes get spooky across Greater Victoria ahead of Halloween
159152home22Victoria police seek help locating high-risk missing youth
159148home23Victoria fire crews extinguish multi-unit fire near Beacon Hill Park
159097home24Sooke girl left speechless after Island off-road community replaces stolen toy Jeep
159143home25Saanich man sentenced to three years in prison for breaking into woman’s home and sexually assaulting her
159124home26CFB Esquimalt connecting workforce through diverse foods
159116home27UPDATE: Langford vehicle crash takes down power lines, affecting 3,000
159185home28TRAFFIC ALERT: Section of Blanshard Street will be closed this weekend
159121home29VIDEO: The results are in for the 2020 Best of the WestShore Awards
159046home30Sooke RCMP search for driver who fled crash site
159104home31ROAM warns Peninsula cat owners after threatening note posted in neighbourhood
159073home32Sooke library set to reopen in November
159077home33Police issue warning after Victoria man scammed out of $6,000
159071home34Spooks and Chill study reveals Canada’s favourite horror flicks
159067home35Pandemic impacts trends in Halloween looks, says costume shop owner
159065home36Oak Bay a step closer to banning gas leaf blowers
159042home37Sooke committee takes aim at affordable housing
159039home38Sooke Legion credits restaurant, volunteers for keeping doors open through pandemic
159056home39One dollar or two? Greater Victoria parks acquisition fee hike spurs debate
159050home40Anti-Semitic, hate-based graffiti found in Esquimalt park
159054home41B.C. bus companies say they need help to survive COVID-19
159060home42Sidney serves up ghoulish spills and thrills during Halloween
159044home43Tourism operators hope Canadian Snowbirds flock to B.C.
159037home44Victoria approves 72 new affordable housing units
159020home45VicPD searching for suspect in sexual assault incident
159008home46ACAB removed from Victoria’s More Justice, More Peace mural
158973home47Hitting the jackpot: Sooke man finds niche audience by gold-panning on YouTube
158941home48Sooke needs more officers to accommodate 24-hour coverage
158967home49Second driver not found after Sooke Road crash snarls evening traffic
158943home50Mayor, T’Sou-ke Nation chief receive first poppies of 2020
158978home51Taxpayer watchdog howling over outgoing MLAs’ pension payouts
158998home52BC Ferries faces calls for improved reliability on Swartz Bay-Fulford Harbour route
158958home53Quest to cure Blau syndrome a family affair
158963home54Newly public Emily Carr painting depicts well-known Victoria view
158969home55PHOTOS: Coven paddles through Saanich waters
158947home56High school athletes remain on sidelines across B.C.
158934home57PHOTOS: B.C. Lieutenant Governor receives first poppy to kick off 2020 campaign
158932home58Victoria police seize fentanyl, more than $150,000-worth of cocaine
158896home59Sooke approves demolition for dilapidated downtown building
158908home60Gang enforcement team seizes drugs and weapons in Victoria and Nanaimo
158912home61West Shore RCMP arrest two, find 1,000 pieces of stolen ID in Langford
158864home62Thieves hit Sidney jewelry store
158900home63University of Victoria study finds extroverts experiencing higher stress levels during pandemic
158846home64Rare owl found dead in Saanich yard to be sent for necropsy
158928home65Nomination period for Victoria’s byelection now open
158868home66Plans for new Legion in Langford include low-cost housing for seniors
158849home67PHOTOS: Haunted Oak Bay
158838home68Sidney business association partners with courier for free commercial delivery
158836home69Cadboro Bay Starbucks closes despite petition signed by nearly 250 residents
158826home70Fernwood pub Logan’s permanently closing its doors
158700home71Sooke mayor front-line commander of the coronavirus pandemic
158674home72Sooke School District opens conversation on catchment boundary changes
158739home73Retired Victoria woman looking to cook, clean or garden in exchange for rent
158729home74PHOTOS: Check out these Colwood homes ready for Halloween
158814home75Man steals $120 worth of Sharpies from Oak Bay Village
158764home76Victoria police searching for suspect in late-night stabbing
158759home77Island Health opens COVID-19 testing site at UVic
158774home78Driver fails roadside screening after early morning crash in Saanich
158806home79Peninsula Panthers’ losing streak reaches four games as injuries mount
158741home80Survey seeks input on racism in Greater Victoria
158727home81Time to get batty for International Bat Week
158720home82Victoria HarbourCats locked out of team Facebook page
158698home83UPDATED: Court hears letter from driver convicted of hitting Saanich girl
158687home84VIDEO: Victoria police, B.C. Conservation help two bucks caught in one fishing net
158658home85Road closure on Otter Point Road starts Thursday morning
158676home86UPDATED: Victoria police arrest high-risk parolee with history of bank robbery
158682home87Police arrest suspect in Saanich liquor store break and enters
158646home88Pandemic poses serious problems for children with autism, say Victoria parents
158664home89274-unit rental development proposed for Victoria’s Old Town
158640home90Calgary Roughnecks draft young Saanich lacrosse star for coming NLL season
158634home91Provincial snap election ‘one of the worst losses’ for Liberals, says UVic political expert
157830home92It took two years, $500,000 to build Oak Bay Marina in 1964
158627home93Langford pizza restaurant makes a difference one pie at a time
158644home94West Shore fire halls take pandemic-safe approach to Halloween
158654home95Saanich makes one-way traffic permanent on segment of Prospect Lake Road
158623home96Mysterious 1900s writing box finds a home among Saanich Archives
158619home97Spooky online class cooks up funds for Greater Victoria Imagination Library
158631home98New Oak Bay-Gordon Head MLA Murray Rankin says he will use his federal connections
158611home99Premier-elect John Horgan promises to work with all MLAs
158582home10091-year-old Saanich man publishes first novel based on wife’s Alzheimer’s experience
158580home101NDP claims six out of seven Greater Victoria ridings after preliminary results
158601home102New roundabout along Peatt Road completed in Langford
158590home103Efforts to regulate Greater Victoria home heating oil tanks continues
158585home104No Halloween, Christmas events in Oak Bay Village
158572home105ELECTION 2020: Live blog from B.C. party headquarters
158523home106Polls now closed in Langford-Juan de Fuca
158525home107VIDEO: Esquimalt-Metchosin candidates reflect on campaign as polls close
158515home108Drive up voting popular at Craigflower polling station in Victoria-Swan Lake
158521home109Early voting reduces election day turnout in Oak Bay-Gordon Head
158527home110‘Slow’ turnout at polls across Saanich North and the Islands
158492home111Polling stations see steady stream of voters for B.C. Election Day, no long lines
158486home112It’s Election Day in B.C.: Here’s what you need to know to vote
158574home113Green leader Furstenau declared victor in her home riding on Vancouver Island
158561home114NDP John Horgan wins Langford-Juan de Fuca
158513home115UPDATE: Power restored to more than 3,000 Sooke residents
158511home116Sunset on the Selkirk in Victoria
158509home117Grocery managers across the Island pull together for Queer youth
158494home118UPDATED: Youth missing, wanted on warrants taken into custody
158483home119Oak Bay artist wins juried show in Vancouver
158481home120Regional Housing First Program strikes another chord in Greater Victoria
158479home121New reservation service allows Victoria residents to dine out at half price
158430home122UPDATED: Pat Bay Highway reopens after rally supporting Mi’kmaq fishing rights
158387home123Sooke man’s bumped knee leads to fight for life
158413home124All together now: Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra to launch second virtual concert
158473home125Police track down driver caught filming accident scene on Pat Bay Highway
158475home126Esquimalt’s Japanese Cultural Fair takes tastes, experiences and cultures online
158459home127Alumni Association abandons plans for eight-lane track at Vic High
158453home128VicPD survey says: overall satisfaction positive, accountability needs work
158440home129Crime Stoppers looking for man who stole charity box from Saanich grocery store
158409home130Victim of tree-pruning death in Oak Bay identified as Australian man with ‘thirst for life’
158419home131Saanich emergency crews respond to Blanshard Street crash
158407home132VicPD arrest break and enter suspect after brief foot chase
158398home133Saturday is the ‘breast’ night of the year, say Victoria pottery studio staff
158339home134Salmon returning to Sooke River
158331home135Ground-breaking for the new Sooke library
158381home136Bats have been getting a bad rap — B.C. Bat Program looks to change that
158296home137Sooke Elementary plants native plant garden with help from community
158356home138Deer with items tangled in antlers spotted in Saanich as rutting season begins
158347home139Saanich South Liberal candidate commits to improving Interurban/Wilkinson intersection
158341home140Patient with neck, back injuries rescued from Saanich bike trails
158335home141Great Horned owl mate found alive in Cuthbert Holmes Park
158265home142B.C. VOTES 2020: They can’t vote, but Sooke’s Edward Milne students have opinions about the provincial election
158292home143Sibling squirrels in recovery after sap situation leads to tail amputation
158299home144West Shore RCMP seek help identifying man selling drugs to youth
158313home145One man injured, Victoria police seek more suspects afer Centennial Square brawl
158307home146Section of Pat Bay Highway closes for Mi’kmaq fishing rights demonstration
158303home147Northbound traffic stalled on Pat Bay Highway after three separate rear-end collisions
158383home148Victoria resident calls for a stop to the ‘Bayview squawk’
158385home149Three-way stop coming to King George Terrace and Beach Drive in Oak Bay
158317home150Oak Bay expands sidewalks to accommodate social distancing
158309home151Victoria’s Golf for Kids fundraiser goes online for 2020
158246home152PHOTOS: Visitors flock to Goldstream Provincial Park for 2020 salmon run
158282home153Saanich police suspect slingshot used to break window at SD61 office
158241home154Victoria new mom group navigates challenges of motherhood in a pandemic
158243home155Stone Takaya sculpture could soon ‘howl’ at Cattle Point
158360home156B.C. Lions, Canucks hype-man sidelined as sports move to fan-free play amid pandemic
158268home157Langford city staff return to City Hall after evacuated due to high carbon monoxide levels
158220home158Pacific FC partners with Sooke School District soccer academies
158215home159Tree-pruning community gathers in Oak Bay after tragic death
158238home160Victoria police called to two separate knife incidents at the same time
158225home161Search continues for bear wandering through Saanich
158153home162UPDATED: BC Ferries cancels additional sailings to Salt Spring Island
158167home163Driver caught going 70 km/h over the speed limit in front of the Saanich Police Department
158213home164More than 10,000 voters have cast advance ballots in Saanich North and Islands
158180home165Investigation continues after overnight break-in at Saanich liquor store
158140home166Two drivers caught doing nearly triple the speed limit in Victoria school zone
158137home167Police seek man wanted for assault in Saanich, multiple charges in other jurisdictions
158119home168Victoria rally calling for decriminalization of drugs to be held day before B.C. election
158046home169Sexual assault suspect sought by West Shore RCMP
158033home170WorkSafe BC investigating man’s death during Oak Bay tree removal
158094home171Historic Langford pub serves up some spirits
158044home172Bear spotted several times in Saanich likely to be euthanized
158097home173Cadboro Bay Starbucks location to close permanently after 16 years
157932home174Large housing development eyed for Sooke core
158024home175Be prepared: Know what to do in the event of a Greater Victoria tsunami warning
158092home176Sidney BIA hands out Halloween Spooktacular
158080home177Poison suspected after well-known owl found dead in Saanich park
158012home178Watch out for Amazon imposters, says scam expert
157945home179Todd Creek Trestle restoration completed
157994home180Saanich residents warned to watch livestock after bear kills llama
157982home181Storm-smashed boat pulled off rocks of Cattle Point in Oak Bay
157990home182‘Erratic’ cyclists potential cause of rider injured in Oak Bay
157935home183Victoria city leaf pickup a sure sign of fall
157903home184YouTube, other free streaming services big winners as Canadians spent more time online
157889home185Esquimalt welcomes two new art spaces
157839home186Ancient ‘woolly dog’ ate mostly fish, new University of Victoria study finds
157820home187Victoria residents can help choose names for two new baby orcas
157664home188Oak Bay extends on-street patio use into 2021
159006home21POLL: How closely are you following the U.S. presidential election?
159175home226-year sentence for Kamloops man who helped carve ‘rat’ into flesh of fellow gang member
159158home23VIDEO: Prisoner convicted of first-degree murder still at large from Mission Institution
159130home24Abbotsford pumpkin carver’s creations include fallen police officer
159128home25$62K raised in 1 day for boy in coma at BC Children’s after being hit by vehicle in Yukon
159118home26RCMP nab prolific property offender in Ladysmith with assist from police dog Herc
159114home27WorkSafeBC disallows majority of COVID-19 job injury claims
159109home28Reader’s Lens
159095home29Conversion therapy ban gets approval in principle, exposes Conservative divisions
159087home2104 sentenced in B.C. steroid smuggling, distribution ring that spilled into U.S.
159084home211Father and son found dead after weeklong search near Pemberton
159081home212Rare full moon, Daylight Saving makes for a uniquely spooky Halloween – despite COVID-19
159048home213B.C. reports 234 new COVID cases, 1 death of senior who had attended small birthday party
159062home214Not-so-rosy State of the Island report caps off virtual summit
159010home215VIDEO: Suspected dine-and-dasher falls through ceiling of Burnaby restaurant
159079home217Sooke survey collects thoughts on tree bylaw
159058home218B.C. man’s lawsuit over marketing of Canada Dry ginger ale settled for $200K
159031home219Hammy 2.0? Prince Rupert deer spotted with bright pink yoga ball stuck in antlers
159029home220Kelowna Mountie hit with 2nd lawsuit in 2 months for alleged assault
159014home221Man, 24, charged with sex assault after allegedly posing as Uber driver in Vancouver
159022home222Cobble Hill remembers lost military members with ceremony, flyover
159016home223799 days: ‘Super’ Weston defeats cancer
159012home224B.C. still awaiting U.S. approval to eliminate daylight saving time
158992home225A Biden presidency could mean good news for Canadian environment policy: observers
159000home226Ho, ho, no: Experts advise preparing for a scaled-back COVID holiday season
158996home227Judicial discretion for mandatory minimum sentences for murder would save $8.3M: PBO
158986home228RCMP lacked dedicated team to investigate illegal activities at casino, inquiry hears
158980home229Court approves money for B.C. foster children alleging harm from Kelowna social worker
158965home230Vancouver Island First Nation blocks highway access to logging trucks in Gold River
158961home231No ‘safe six’ for household gatherings in Fraser Health as region leads B.C. in COVID cases
158950home232Rescued bald eagle that came to life in B.C. man’s car had lead poisoning
158955home233Highly poisonous death cap mushroom discovered in Comox
158930home234Cowichan Search and Rescue save dog from icy Cowichan River
158926home235Pandemic payments have to wait for B.C. vote count, swearing-in
158924home236Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers wanted list for the week of Oct. 27
158910home237Despite challenges, 2020 good year for Vancouver Island marmot population
158906home238Who are you calling a trash panda? Raccoon takes a shift at Toronto Tim Hortons
158894home2392 men accused of fleeing border agents near U.S.-B.C. border with $2M in drugs
158890home240‘Horrific’ abuse of volunteers, staff by parents must stop: Chilliwack soccer club
158886home241Mechanical failure leaves nearly 200 passengers stranded on BC Ferries ship for hours
158884home242Maple Ridge X-ray tech convicted of sexual assault dating back 30 years
158875home243Too rural, not enough diversity, soul searching needed, say BC Liberals
158873home244Alberta COVID deaths pushes Canada past milestone of 10,000 deaths
158866home245B.C. has been under a COVID-19 state of emergency for more than half the year
158842home246L.A. Dodgers beat Rays 3-1 to win 1st World Series title since 1988
158840home247Child’s body cold, no pulse: Off-duty cop testifies in Langley mother’s murder trial
158834home248TOP 5: Suggestions for your week ahead
158832home249North Cowichan council members face financial ding for bad behaviour
158830home250RCMP investigating after young boy run over by SUV in Campbell River parking lot
158822home251Judge rejects 15 youths’ climate change lawsuit against Canadian government
158871home252Majority needs to work for all British Columbians
158820home253Prime minister greets Vancouver Island economic summit attendees
158818home254Strong support for pre-flight COVID testing ahead of upcoming WestJet trial: YVR
158808home255Trudeau says pandemic ‘really sucks,’ and that Christmas gatherings are up in the air
158796home256Who controls mushroom harvesting on Indigenous lands?
158794home257U.S. election results one factor that could impact immigration to Canada next year
158788home258B.C. students choose NDP majority in mock election
158783home259Check your workplace COVID-19 safety plans, Dr. Henry urges
158781home260Judgment reserved in Surrey Six slayings appeals
158778home261Kelowna City Hall hit by anti-pandemic vandalism
158776home262Home nurse visits could play big role in reducing cannabis use, smoking in young mothers
158772home263Vancouver Island flower farmers were blooming as the pandemic wilted everything else
158770home264COVID Alert app has ‘been a challenge,’ not suitable for B.C. yet: Dr. Henry
158768home265Chilliwack hockey parents petition to be let back in the arena
158766home266Crown says murder of B.C. girl, 7, by accused mother was planned, deliberate
158761home267VIDEO: Scientists remove 98 ‘murder hornets’ just south of Canadian border in Washington
158755home268B.C. money laundering inquiry hears of $800,000 and more in bags, luggage, backpacks
158737home269E-sports trial at B.C. high schools to start with ‘League of Legends’ team game
158722home27016 BC Wildfire Service firefighters returning from U.S. test positive for COVID-19
158717home271Review launched after ‘high-risk, multi-jurisdictional’ chase, arrest in Williams Lake
158711home272MacGregor introduces bill to address freighter anchorages along the South Coast
158709home273B.C. limits events in private homes to household, plus ‘safe six’ amid COVID-19 surge
158696home274Andrew Wilkinson stepping down as B.C. Liberal leader
158694home275B.C.’s commercial halibut season extended three weeks
158692home276Nurse diverts opiates and falsifies records at Campbell River Hospital
158684home277Sooke U15 squad blast past Comox
158672home278Millionaire Lottery home up for grabs in Sooke
158670home279Nanaimo RCMP vehicle spray-painted while officer investigates spray-painting incident
158668home280BC Lions owner David Braley dead at 79
158666home281Wash your hands, not your candy: UBC offers COVID-safe tips for Halloween trick-or-treating
158662home282National sailing team prepares for Olympics at Vancouver Island location
158660home283Horgan’s B.C. majority came with historically low voter turnout
158680home284Police situation leads to ‘hold and secure’ at North Okanagan school
158656home285UPDATE: ‘Suspicious’ man seen in Parksville woods not manslaughter suspect
158648home286Video catches police pursuit that ends with man kicked, punched in Williams Lake
158609home287Trudeau congratulates Horgan on NDP’s election victory in British Columbia
158613home288Seth Rogen talks about fighting cannabis stigma, why pot should be as accepted as beer
158566home289Horgan, NDP head for majority in B.C. election results
158678home290COVID-19 outbreak forces closure of Kelowna school
158597home291Majority of international travellers since March deemed ‘essential’, avoid quarantine
158548home292Canada’s top doctor warns severe illness likely to rise, trailing spike in COVID-19 cases
158471home293Platform Points: Each party’s 2020 B.C. election promises
158448home294B.C. driver thought he retrieved a dead bald eagle – until it came to life in his backseat
158446home295B.C. reconciliation advocate encourages Indigenous women to vote in provincial election
158438home296White Rock’s top cop wants to bill local health authority for lengthy mental-health calls
158444home297Clothing retailer Le Chateau plans to close its doors, files for CCAA protection
158428home298B.C. Green party says it’s raised nearly $835,000 in 38 days
158426home299Ottawa predicts system delays, backlogs unless court extends life of refugee pact
158424home2100B.C. VOTES 2020: Climate change and sustainability promises from the parties
158422home2101No-confidence showdown over sweeping Tory motion on government handling of pandemic
158402home2102Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers wanted list for the week of Oct. 20
158400home2103Elections B.C. beefs up local teams for surge of mail-in ballots
158404home2104SOOKE HISTORY: East Sooke group creates enduring friendships
158393home2105Trump, Biden fight over the raging virus, climate and race
158364home2106BC VOTES 2020: Mid-Island candidate plans occupation of shelter to protest homelessness
158354home2107Vancouver Island man $75K richer after purchasing winning lottery ticket at Nanaimo Walmart
158349home2108Ryan Reynolds text almost gives away Shuswap boy’s birthday surprise
158345home2109Cowichan masters derby takes unexpected turn with broken leg
158343home2110Poor condition of rural road in Cowichan has resident fed up
158329home2111Mom of missing Manning Park hiker believes her son is waiting to come home
158325home2112Site C actions, costs won’t be known until after B.C. election, Horgan says
158319home2113Wanted man from Calgary may be on Vancouver Island
158315home2114Tlowitsis First Nation records 370 archaeological sites on traditional territories across B.C.
158311home2115Anti-gay street preacher facing charges in fight that left B.C. radio host with broken leg
158305home2116Snowfall expected in parts of Vancouver Island this week
158289home2117Lower Mainland man sees significant spike in BC Hydro bill after buying electrical vehicle
158294home2118Anonymous Instagram page reviews COVID-19 safety measures at B.C. businesses
158280home2119Early turnout breaks records as more than a million people vote ahead of B.C. election
158276home2120Search efforts to resume for missing Manning Park hiker; Trudeau speaks on case
158274home2121National media calling for level playing field with Google, Facebook
158285home2122POLL: Have you voted yet?
158263home2123B.C. records first COVID-19 outbreak at school, six weeks after students return to class
158259home2124B.C. Green leader hopes voters see value in minority government
158257home2125B.C. NDP takes snap election risk during pandemic in quest for majority government
158255home2126B.C. Liberal Leader maintains confidence as campaign tests party identity
158208home2127Vancouver Island First Nations back Nova Scotia’s Indigenous lobster fishermen
158203home2128Popular Comox Valley adventure race cancelled for 2021
158197home2129Reader’s Lens
158194home2130Nominations open for Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards
158188home2131B.C. carbon tax highest in Canada, export industries unprotected
158172home2132Green Party’s Istace apologizes for remark about First Nations gaming grants being a ‘handout’
158160home2133Coast Guard towed rudderless sailors to Port Hardy hours before a powerful storm
158146home2134At least 26% of registered voters have already cast their ballot, Elections BC says
158143home2135Human rights win in rainbow flag fight cost B.C. city $62,000
158239home2136Lawsuit claims Kelowna man suffered ‘vicious’ attack by RCMP dog, handler
158169home2137EDITORIAL: Don’t like using disposable masks, go reusable
158148home2138TOP 5: Suggestions for your week ahead
158131home2139Toddler in hospital, woman dead following stabbings at Surrey townhouse
158048home2140Wreckage of decades-old plane crash discovered on mountain near Harrison Lake
158042home2141‘I am not leaving without my son,’ says mother of missing Manning Park hiker
158037home2142B.C. dad pledges to appeal quashed call for mandatory masks, distancing in schools
158022home2143Williams Lake man treated for gunshot wound after accidental shooting: RCMP
157955home2144SOOKE HISTORY: Prince of Wales visited Sooke twice
157941home2145Accused pleads not guilty in Nanaimo teen’s 2017 murder
157897home2146Family devastated as search for missing Manning Park hiker suspended
157837home2147‘Please pray for our son,’ says mother of missing Manning Park hiker
158488home2148Northern B.C. study using salmon DNA to count annual runs
158963entertainment1Newly public Emily Carr painting depicts well-known Victoria view
158973entertainment2Hitting the jackpot: Sooke man finds niche audience by gold-panning on YouTube
159130trending-now2Abbotsford pumpkin carver’s creations include fallen police officer
159081trending-now3Rare full moon, Daylight Saving makes for a uniquely spooky Halloween – despite COVID-19
159035trending-now5The magic of Christmas returns to the Butchart Gardens
159031trending-now6Hammy 2.0? Prince Rupert deer spotted with bright pink yoga ball stuck in antlers
158906trending-now7Who are you calling a trash panda? Raccoon takes a shift at Toronto Tim Hortons
158724trending-now8Northern Lights return to dance across the Yukon sky
158613trending-now9Seth Rogen talks about fighting cannabis stigma, why pot should be as accepted as beer
158588trending-now10QUIZ: A celebration of colour
158479trending-now11New reservation service allows Victoria residents to dine out at half price
158294trending-now12Anonymous Instagram page reviews COVID-19 safety measures at B.C. businesses
157846trending-now13QUIZ: Are you ready for the B.C. election?
157800trending-now14Unofficial holidays: Here’s what people are celebrating for the week of Oct. 18 to 24
159162community3PHOTOS: Homes get spooky across Greater Victoria ahead of Halloween
159145community6Poppy campaign launches in Langford with pinning ceremony
159109community7Reader’s Lens
159097community8Sooke girl left speechless after Island off-road community replaces stolen toy Jeep
159073community9Sooke library set to reopen in November
159016community10799 days: ‘Super’ Weston defeats cancer
158969community11PHOTOS: Coven paddles through Saanich waters
158958community12Quest to cure Blau syndrome a family affair
158846community13Rare owl found dead in Saanich yard to be sent for necropsy
158834community14TOP 5: Suggestions for your week ahead
158836community15Cadboro Bay Starbucks closes despite petition signed by nearly 250 residents
158973community16Hitting the jackpot: Sooke man finds niche audience by gold-panning on YouTube
158792community17VIDEO: Boaters encounter pod of humpbacks in Georgia Strait
158739community18Retired Victoria woman looking to cook, clean or garden in exchange for rent
158729community19PHOTOS: Check out these Colwood homes ready for Halloween
158672community20Millionaire Lottery home up for grabs in Sooke
158601community21New roundabout along Peatt Road completed in Langford
158475community22Esquimalt’s Japanese Cultural Fair takes tastes, experiences and cultures online
158483community23Oak Bay artist wins juried show in Vancouver
158509community24Grocery managers across the Island pull together for Queer youth
158582community2591-year-old Saanich man publishes first novel based on wife’s Alzheimer’s experience
158585community26No Halloween, Christmas events in Oak Bay Village
158619community27Spooky online class cooks up funds for Greater Victoria Imagination Library
158623community28Mysterious 1900s writing box finds a home among Saanich Archives
158644community29West Shore fire halls take pandemic-safe approach to Halloween
158413community30All together now: Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra to launch second virtual concert
158404community31SOOKE HISTORY: East Sooke group creates enduring friendships
158349community32Ryan Reynolds text almost gives away Shuswap boy’s birthday surprise
158339community33Salmon returning to Sooke River
158335community34Great Horned owl mate found alive in Cuthbert Holmes Park
158296community35Sooke Elementary plants native plant garden with help from community
158309community36Victoria’s Golf for Kids fundraiser goes online for 2020
158210community37VIDEO: Quintet of bears frolic in Vancouver Island yard
158197community38Reader’s Lens
158194community39Nominations open for Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards
158246community40PHOTOS: Visitors flock to Goldstream Provincial Park for 2020 salmon run
158241community41Victoria new mom group navigates challenges of motherhood in a pandemic
158160community42Coast Guard towed rudderless sailors to Port Hardy hours before a powerful storm
158148community43TOP 5: Suggestions for your week ahead
158080community44Poison suspected after well-known owl found dead in Saanich park
158094community45Historic Langford pub serves up some spirits
157955community46SOOKE HISTORY: Prince of Wales visited Sooke twice
157935community47Victoria city leaf pickup a sure sign of fall
159107letters1Littering is a widespread problem
159187letters7LETTER: Crowded out by condos
159075letters8LETTER: Assistance appreciated
158892letters9LETTER: Takaya sculpture puts selection process in question
158457letters10Paying respect to veterans
158636letters11LETTER: Pandemic fight a global effort
158533letters12LETTER: Streets crowded by RV parking
158593letters13LETTER: Grumpy Taxpayer$ say Island Corridor survey off the rails
158507letters14LETTER: Grateful for wallet’s return
158490letters15LETTER: Social distancing sign removed from trailhead
158367letters16LETTER: Speculation tax unfair
158391letters17LETTER: Population straining B.C. power supply
158389letters18LETTER: Rail service an election issue
158477letters19LETTER: Homeless can’t be blamed for inadequate support for seniors
158156letters20A genuinely compassionate community
158145letters21Food bank manager rises to pandemic challenge
157949letters22Neither fish nor fowl
157851letters23LETTER: Development stripping away Sidney’s character
159179video1272 more COVID-19 cases for B.C., outbreak at oil sands project
127711photo-galleries1Whales are regular visitors to Sooke’s waters
127329photo-galleries2Sooke Santa Run 2019 an inspiration
158761photo-galleries3VIDEO: Scientists remove 98 ‘murder hornets’ just south of Canadian border in Washington
111940sip-savour1Raise your glass: Award-winning spirits, handcrafted on Vancouver Island
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