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131954news1West Shore RCMP arrest man attempting to break into Colwood homes naked
131948news3John Lennon’s psychedelic Rolls-Royce on display at Victoria’s Royal BC Museum
131945news4Furstenau flays NDP as she launches B.C. Green Party leadership bid
131941news5Tenessa Nikirk found guilty in Saanich crash involving Leila Bui
131939news6Greater Victoria man killed in Alberta accident was expectant father
131936news7Pregnant B.C. woman stuck in Wuhan, the epicentre of coronavirus outbreak
131934news8NAFTA, gun bill Liberal priorities as House of Commons gets back to work
131928news9Kobe Bryant’s helicopter flew in fog that grounded other choppers
131924news10Ontario confirms second presumptive coronavirus case in wife of first patient
131920news11VicPD says circumstances around missing teen are ‘high-risk’
131893news12Deputy prime minister asks Opposition not to delay new NAFTA deal
131891news13Quebec Court of Appeal to hear Alexandre Bissonnette appeals on Monday
131878news14Canadian Lunar New Year celebrations dampened by coronavirus worries
131874news15Victoria teen goes missing for the second time this month
131870news16Central Saanich councillor says council may re-examine speed limits in Brentwood Bay
131868news17Kobe Bryant, daughter killed in California helicopter crash
131866news18Investigation launched after six dead puppies dumped in Richmond hotel parking lot
131864news19No travel ban, temperature checks for Wuhan travellers as coronavirus spreads to Canada
131860news20UPDATE: James Bay wolf tranquillized by conservation officers after being spotted Saturday and Sunday
131858news21Virus death toll in China rises as U.S. prepares evacuation
131856news22Officials concerned if Canada is ‘able to effectively respond’ to right-wing extremism
131854news23Officials reaching out to those in contact with Canada’s first coronavirus patient
131852news24Risk of coronavirus low in B.C. as first case emerges in Toronto: officials
131842news25VicPD confirms wolf sighting in James Bay
131834news26VIDEO: Furry, four-legged donors make their way to doggy blood drive in Langford
131826news27WATCH: Police warn car break-ins are on the rise in Greater Victoria
131830news28Social Security Tribunal turns to people in the system to help cut wait times for benefits
131828news29Former cabinet minister Peter MacKay announces Tory leadership bid
131822news30‘Presumptive case’ of coronavirus in Canada confirmed by Ontario doctors
131820news31People knowingly take fentanyl so make policy changes to reduce harm: B.C. study
131818news32‘My heart is going to bleed’: Bodies brought back to Canada following Iran plane crash
131812news33‘Room and contents’ fire sparks in Saanich neighbourhood while residents were home
131806news34Leadership race or no, Tories will hold Liberal government to account: Scheer
131802news35Victoria artist in residence seeks seniors to share stories of life with students
131797news36Canada slips in global corruption ranking in aftermath of SNC-Lavalin scandal
131794news37Wuhan bans cars, Hong Kong closes schools as coronavirus spreads
131786news38Vernon woman suing McDonald’s for spilled coffee
131776news39Home oil tank to blame for spill in Esquimalt’s Gorge Creek
131774news40Swimmers, advocates plead to Victoria council for new Crystal Pool facility
131768news41Saanich swaps last propane-powered Zamboni for electric model
131765news42VIDEO: Traffic snarled during Friday evening rush hour, now clear
131763news43VIDEO: Drone footage shows extent of damage in Highway 4 rockslide
131756news44Man in life-threatening condition after suspected overdose
131750news45VicPD search for suspect after man taken to hospital due to assault on Pandora Avenue
131772news46Colwood promises to fix potholes, road issues on Ocean Boulevard
131748news47B.C. comic wins judgment after club owner slaps cellphone out of his hands
131778news48Province’s oldest lawyer shares advice for living well at her 100th birthday party
131767news49Victoria police seek to pilot blue-lighted vehicles for increased visibility
131761news50Petition launched to ‘ensure’ consequences after Victoria man charged in connection with killing dog
131754news51VIDEO: Over capacity hospitals lead a selection of today’s news stories
131301news52VIDEO: Dashcam records driver’s near-miss near Sooke
131739news53PHOTOS: New BC Ferries hybrid vessels arrive in Victoria’s Inner Harbour
131746news54Doomsday Clock moves closest to midnight in 73-year history
131737news55Expansive bike park, skate park coming to Topaz Park
131730news56Police investigating early morning break and enter in Esquimalt
131725news574.8 earthquake shakes Vancouver Island’s west coast
131723news58VIDEO: Mass coronavirus quarantines seen in China won’t happen in Canada, authorities say
131788news59Victoria votes to slash sister city celebrations
131790news60Dozen Metchosin ‘barn cats’ on the hunt for new homes
131792news61Shortlisted options for Beacon Wharf replacement cost between $6.3 and $14.2 million
131824news62Sidney woman promises to pay back anonymous donor who covered her back rent
131816news63Carbon monoxide poisoning a concern year-round, higher risks in winter
131718news64Police investigating after vehicles driven recklessly at Sooke Business Park
131848news65Court rejects mistrial for accused Victoria drug dealer who fired his lawyer
131850news66Local Monarchist says Saanich Peninsula would be a ‘great place’ for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
131876news67Registration live for community race in most ‘prestigious’ international cross country event in B.C.
131714news68VIDEO: Wet’suwet’en activists say Victoria arrests a ‘perpetuation of violence’
131882news69Camosun student shares story of overcoming struggles to inspire others
131711news70Owner surrenders dog suffering from days-old gunshot wound to B.C. SPCA
131914news71Suicide rates not impacted by seasons
131916news72Colwood asks public for online feedback on four-year strategic plan
131918news73Canada Post aware of ongoing email, text phishing scams
131704news74B.C. tribunal tosses human rights complaint over garlic, onion and latex balloon allergies
131702news75Saanich man killed in Alberta shooting
131700news76UPDATED: Mayors call for ‘calmness’ as highway rockslide cuts Tofino, Ucluelet off from supplies
131681news77Public weighs in on Sooke municipal budget
131679news78West Shore Parks & Recreation to unveil new indoor sports complex by end of January
131677news79New U.S. LNG terminal near northwestern B.C. town proposed
131669news80‘I would not go’ to China says B.C. traveller concerned about coronavirus
131667news81Facing minority Parliament, Trudeau tells MPs to respect opposition
131665news82Feds roll out education, call for self-reporting to prevent coronavirus outbreak
131664news83Royal Canadian Legion expels B.C. member for wearing unearned military commendations
131662news84‘I was alone’: B.C. woman warns others after robber tries to force her to go to ATM
131660news85Electric BC Ferries vessels on the move in Victoria
131658news86Saskatchewan lab joins global effort to develop coronavirus vaccine
131656news87NDP to put forward private member’s bill on making national pharmacare a reality
131654news88‘Latte-sipping urbanites’ need to realize value of mining in B.C., association head says
131648news89Province rejects two ride hailing operators in Greater Victoria
131646news90Victoria security company sees jump in clients in lower downtown after influx of thefts
131652news91Saanich’s plastic bag ban won’t be affected by the Supreme Court ruling against Victoria
131634news92‘We could see fire all over the landscape’: Vancouver Island man recounts helping crews in Australia
131627news93Greater Victoria cop, firefighters rescue man trapped headfirst as well fills with water
131624news94Former Mountie, sports coach convicted of sex abuse in B.C. granted day parole
131622news95Victoria votes to go ahead with installation of turf field at Topaz Park
131638news96Lion dance, Kung Fu demonstrations celebrate Chinese New Year
131611news97Northern B.C. RCMP investigating alleged sexual assault in downtown Smithers
131640news98Victoria ranks as 16th least affordable city in the world
131636news99Number of EI recipients up 8.1 per cent in Greater Victoria, but unemployment remains low
131605news100Saanich mayor signs up for mason bee rental service
131629news101Occupancy rates remain above capacity in Greater Victoria hospitals
131599news102Here’s what Canada is doing to stop the coronavirus from getting in
131597news103RCMP investigating sexual allegation against Lower Mainland police officer
131614news104Central Saanich council calls for higher speeding fines
131591news105Investigators in wildfire-torn Australia head to site of B.C. airtanker crash
131589news106VIDEO: Person in wheelchair narrowly avoids collision with car in Kelowna
131603news107New Sooke education academy focuses on environment, community
131578news108Councillor in Revelstoke withdraws proposed 67% pay hike amid backlash
131721news109Supreme Court of Canada affirms acquittals in refusing to hear Tamil migrant case
131570news110‘Clever’ 90-year-old Saanich resident evades vitamin phone scammer
131568news111Uber, Lyft approved for ride-hailing in Lower Mainland
131566news112Is climate action a $26-trillion opportunity? ‘A little baloney’ in minister’s claim
131556news113‘Bureaucratic mix-up’ could lead to Sooke daycare closure
131553news114VIDEO: The plastic bag debate leads a selection of today’s news stories
131546news115Victoria council will debate support for provincially funded birth control
131544news116Abandoned boats left to freeze on Okanagan Lake cause chaos
131540news117B.C. teacher witnesses coronavirus terror in Shanghai: ‘Everyone is on edge’
131538news118Remote surveillance helps RCMP nab suspect immediately in Island break-in
131536news119VIDEO: WHO says China virus not global health emergency
131534news120Living near major roads linked to higher risk of dementia, Parkinson’s: UBC study
131531news121B.C. privacy commissioner suggests media civility for Prince Harry and Meghan
131529news122One person in Vancouver being monitored for coronavirus, feds say
131525news123Fatal shooting in downtown Seattle leaves boy, 9, and others injured
131523news124Sooke boardwalk reopens to public
131521news125The word ‘landlord’ is too negative, one B.C. councillor says
131519news126UPDATED: Tofino-Ucluelet highway reopens after bridge installed earlier than expected
131517news127Gap between cost of legal and illegal cannabis keeps growing: Stats Canada
131515news128Canada prepares as WHO decides whether to declare global coronavirus emergency
131513news129‘The court is being embarrassed’: Meng lawyers say Crown changed argument
131511news130Survey finds support among Canadians for broader assisted-dying law
131506news131Victoria man charged after dog stolen during break and enter killed
131504news132Lisa Helps ‘disappointed, not surprised’ by Supreme Court decision to not hear plastic bag bylaw appeal
131486news133B.C.-based firefighting plane crashes in Australia, killing three
131490news134New nasal spray launched in Canada to combat hypoglycemic shock in diabetics
131484news135Drug-dispensing machine model should be expanded to fight overdoses: B.C. doctor
131494news136Prices for recreational marijuana in B.C. down from a year ago
131492news137Royal BC Museum’s Woolly the Mammoth turns 40 years old
131498news138Veteran B.C. journalist battles cancer through pioneering immunotherapy treatment
131474news139B.C. RCMP spent roughly $750K on massive manhunt for Port Alberni men
131480news140Future space homes could be made of mushrooms
131467news141Man killed by police in Lytton called 911, asking to be shot: RCMP
131454news142Canadian public health agencies ramping up preparations in response to new virus
131462news143Langford resident called 911 to report crash before police began homicide investigation
131451news144Volkswagen ordered to pay $196.5M in emissions scandal
131447news145Victoria council keeps its catered lunches at more than $10,000 per year
131442news146VIDEO: Protesters occupying a downtown government building leads a selection of today’s news stories
131437news147Successful end to search for kayakers along the Island river
131433news148Vancouver Island man arrested after police seize suspected illicit drugs in Nanoose Bay
131430news149Air Canada, WestJet remove Boeing 737 Max from operating schedule until June
131428news150Volkswagen pleads guilty to all Canadian charges in emissions-cheating scandal
131426news151Harry and Meghan should cover their own security costs: NDP heritage critic
131424news152Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers wanted list for the week of Jan. 21
131419news153Theo the 800-pound pig trimmed down and still looking for love on Vancouver Island
131422news154Literacy global phenomenon lands in Sooke
131410news155High-rise hotel proposed for downtown Victoria location
131406news156Horgan unveils B.C. cabinet shuffle changes
131401news157B.C.’s first ride-hailing app to launch in Tofino, Whistler in February
131399news15812 Wet’suwet’en supporters arrested by VicPD
131397news159Councillor resigns in Revelstoke after colleagues approved 67% raise
131395news160Rolled-over dairy truck in Abbotsford lost 40,000 litres of milk
131393news161B.C. premier talks forestry, service needs with handful of northern mayors in Prince George
131391news162Flights to resume out of St. John’s, N.L., as search for missing man suspended
131389news163Jagmeet Singh says NDP caucus will discuss whether to support new NAFTA
131387news164Fraud case against Meng is straightforward, Crown argues at extradition hearing
131385news165VIDEO: Trudeau insists Iran respect families’ wishes when it comes to burials
131383news166Restrictions on unrelated occupants dominates Saanich council meeting
131365news167Province asks health-care staff to be ‘vigilant’ in screening for possible coronavirus cases
131362news168Gold Rush star dons Lucky Lager shirt in latest episode
130611news169UPDATED: Missing teen found safe
131358news170Indigenous LNG supporters chide human rights advocates over pipeline comments
131356news171Malaysia returns 150 containers of garbage, including 11 to Canada
131354news172National public health data finds vaccine rates for kids fall short
131375news173Advocates call hospital parking fees a ‘shakedown’ after learning most Island tickets are waived
131373news174University of Victoria tells stories of Holocaust survivors with graphic novels
131371news175Consumer bankruptcies down in Greater Victoria
131340news176Victoria man out $6,000 in latest gift card phone scam
131338news177Saanich starts reserve fund to enhance municipality’s urban forest
131342news178WATCH: Sooke’s top stories
131330news179Canadian law firm launches class action on behalf of Iran flight victims
131328news180Cellarman at Okanagan winery fired after mistakenly dumping $162K of wine down the drain
131317news181Police investigate homicide after man found dead in vehicle in Langford
131299news182Boy, 13, arrested after alleged assault involving girl at B.C. middle school
131297news183VIDEO: Protesters block entrance to Victoria government building to support Wet’suwet’en First Nation
131295news184Police suspect foul play in Cowichan Tribes death
131293news185Hospital patient pleads guilty to dumbbell assault of nurse in Abbotsford
131287news186‘Epic sky palace’: B.C. businesses help create dream treehouse for boy recovering from cancer
131285news187B.C. teacher suspended for poking student in stomach, pulling another’s ponytail
131280news188Trump lauds U.S. economy in Davos, while Thunberg slams elites
131273news189VIDEO: Lineups outside grocery stores in St. John’s as state of emergency continues
131271news190VIDEO: 17 Husky pups rescued from Interior B.C. property find new homes
131269news191U.S. officials confirm first case of Wuhan coronavirus near Seattle
131267news192Police recover body of Tofino man near Hot Springs Cove
131252news193Anti-tax group calls for no federal funds for Prince Harry, Meghan Markle while in Canada
131250news194Thief steals donation box, tip jar from Oak Bay businesses
131248news195George Jay parents tired of dog poop left on school’s fields
131245news196VIDEO: Bobcat infiltrates Shuswap couple’s coop, feasts on fowl
131239news197State of emergency in St. John’s, N.L., reaches Day 5 after massive blizzard
131237news198Liberal priorities for minority Parliament, NAFTA ratification, assault rifle ban
131235news199Allegations against Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou not fraud in Canada: defence
131231news200Canada to ratify new NAFTA next week following U.S. Senate approval: Trudeau
131229news201Buckle up: What to watch as Trump impeachment trial takes off
131227news202Skier dies at Fernie Alpine Resort
131225news203Booms go up in Gorge Creek after hydrocarbon spill
131223news204Dog dies, Victoria man arrested after incident in Oaklands
131206news205Power lines cut as thieves strike Vancouver Island veterinary hospital
131215news206Put away the shovels, week of rain ahead for Greater Victoria
131209news207Supreme Court determines next phase of Victoria’s plastic bag ban on Thursday
131204news208One person into custody after incident in 1300-block of Hillside Avenue
131202news209B.C. and Alberta Indigenous leaders protest major Teck oilsands project
131193news210Ted Hughes, B.C.’s first conflict watchdog, dies at 92
131187news211VIDEO: Soldiers trade rifles for snow shovels to help dig out St. John’s
131377news212Sooke homeowners face 6.58% tax hike
131190news213Some 500 people attend Sidney vigil for victims of Iran airplane crash
131221news214EDITORIAL: Sooke council’s punts come up short
131213news215VIDEO: Greater Victoria mom shares ‘insane’ experience of viral dinosaur video
131184news216Saanich Police ask for help locating missing high-risk youth
131182news217Victoria man arrested in stolen car with drugs and weapons, tied to break and enter
131177news218Victoria’s reconciliation dialogue on newcomers, Indigenous peoples takes place Monday
131175news219VIDEO: A morning protest blocking the Swartz Bay ferry terminal leads a selection of today’s news stories
131195news220Tenant forced out of Wellburn’s building angry at ‘lack of human decency’ from development companies
131179news221Warm ‘blob’ could be behind mass starvation of North Pacific seabirds: Study
131171news222ICBC to bring in ranking system for collision, glass repair shops
131173news223Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce announces its 2020 board
131166news224Surrey’s ‘Pink Palace’ being used for Stephen King horror shoot
131162news225‘It was just so fast’: B.C. teen recalls 150-metre fall down Oregon mountain
131160news226Six boat wrecks wash up on Cadboro Bay beaches over the weekend
131157news227Former Sidney mayor calls on local MLA Adam Olsen to resign over protests
131149news228Scarlett Point lighthouse keeper wins a million bucks playing the lottery
131146news229Some don’t think Canada should send troops to stop genocide, poll suggests
131142news230Thousands, many heavily armed, take part in rally in Virginia’s capital for gun rights
131134news231B.C. woman crowned the fastest female marathon runner in Canadian history
131129news232Couple gets engaged on BC Ferries sailing between Vancouver, Victoria
131125news233Alberta bulldog breeder ordered to refund B.C. buyer over puppy’s behaviour
131121news234Oak Bay driver hits cyclist, police consider blaming snow boots
131118news235Man dies in backcountry near Nelson’s Whitewater Ski Resort
131116news236Cariboo Memorial Hospital on the mend after cold weather wreaks havoc
129456news237UPDATE: West Shore RCMP identify alleged Langford laptop thief
131114news238Site of planned Jumbo Valley ski resort to be protected, managed by First Nations
131112news239Meng’s lawyer argues at extradition hearing that fraud allegations are ‘facade’
131110news240Growing natural-disaster response risks dulling Army’s fighting edge: Commander
131108news241Downtown Victoria businesses band together to hire private security company following rise in thefts
131106news242Prince Harry: ‘Powerful media’ is why he’s stepping away
131102news243Shooting kills 2 officers before Hawaii homes catch fire
131097news244UPDATED: One-sailing wait from Swartz Bay ferry terminal after morning protest
131095news245Dog reunited with Tofino owner, months after being taken from beach
131080news246Colwood approves new single-lane roundabout at intersection with ‘immediate need for improvement’
131091news247How to beat Blue Monday, the most depressing day of the year
131074news248Following extensive fire damage, Four Mile Pub re-opens Monday
131070news249B.C. forest industry grasps for hope amid seven-month strike, shutdowns, changes
131066news250Canadian airlines feel the pressure of flight-shaming and the ‘Greta effect’
131057news251UBC, Iranian-Canadian community create memorial scholarship in honour of victims
131055news252Government re-annoucement of child care spaces in Sidney meant to be celebratory
131053news253Disrespectful that Horgan won’t meet during northern B.C. tour: hereditary chief
131051news254Armed Forces being mobilized to help Eastern Newfoundland dig out
131047news255Minister of state promises to look into closure of North Saanich child-care program
131045news256Saanich’s Mount Douglas Park open after police investigate non-suspicious death Saturday
131043news257Thousands gather for Women’s March rallies across the US
131041news258Canada keeps up pressure amid signs Iran won’t turn over plane’s black boxes
131023news259BC Green Party leader visits northern B.C. pipeline protest site
131035news260‘Extensive’ work planned at Big Bar landslide ahead of salmon, steelhead migration
131039news261Royal deal clears way for Harry, Meghan part-time Canada move: experts
131021news262‘Like an ATM’: World’s first biometric opioid-dispensing machine launches in B.C.
131019news263Police incident in Mount Douglas Park leads to road closure
131003news264PHOTOS: Women’s March through downtown Victoria draws crowds of activists, allies
131000news265Dogs no longer welcome at Hillside Shopping Centre
130997news266Horgan cancels event in northern B.C. due to security concerns, says Fraser Lake mayor
130986news267New BC Ferries hybrid-electric vessels arrive in Victoria
130984news268Blue Monday is a myth but seasonal affective disorder and winter blues are real
130972news269Ice chunk from truck crushes vehicle windshield on Vancouver Island
130970news270Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers sees 37 per cent increase in tips in 2019
130968news271B.C. society calls out conservation officer after dropping off bear cub covered in ice
130966news272Close to 1,500 BC Hydro customers without power in Greater Victoria
130960news273Canada to bolster screening of central China passengers for virus at 3 airports
130942news274Hydro pole fire closes portion of Metchosin Road in Colwood
130936news275‘We thought it was an earthquake,’ homeowners okay after tree falls
130932news276Theft victim confronts suspects with baseball bat on Vancouver Island
130927news277Victoria theatre company asks for public’s help after more than $5,000 worth of equipment stolen
130934news278Closed mills, housing surge support a positive forecast for lumber industries
131093news279Sooke Food Bank sends out call for help
130924news280Saanich roads doused in more than 300 tonnes of salt during snowstorm
130922news281Strong winds expected in Greater Victoria Friday evening
130920news282U.S. sanction law not enough to prove Canadian fraud: Meng’s lawyers
130918news283BC Ferries hybrid ships arrive in Victoria on Saturday
130916news284Esquimalt arsonist sentenced to two years in jail, thanks police, defence lawyer and taxpayers
130944news285Esquimalt, T’Sou-ke nations join more than 50 other members in South Island Prosperity Partnership
130950news286Almost 150 calls of service for Westshore Towing during snowstorm
130992news287New Victoria Conservatory music scholarship recognizes long-time Sidney resident
130995news288Victoria resident lives well despite dementia
130914news289Three Saanich councillors ask for $2-M investment into District road safety
131030news290Kindergarten registration begins for Greater Victoria School District
131032news291Mass-timber project in Esquimalt switches from condos to rentals
131037news292Improperly transporting a pet in the back of the truck can cost up to $368
131059news293Organizers seek input for long-awaited Oaklands community garden
131064news294Six months to Francophone Games, 600 volunteers needed
131068news295Tech consortium invests $25 million into 14 research projects, two at UVic
131084news296Decline of Canadian manufacturing hurts men, according to new study
131089news297Number of U-Hauls entering Victoria plummeted in 2019
131086news298Esquimalt explores creating portage beach for choppy Gorge waters
130893news299Kelowna’s ‘Baby Mary’ finds biological parents after more than 30 years
130896news300What was Sooke’s most popular book last year?
130871news301Keating Elementery earthquake upgrades complete
130869news302Clerk bruised, traumatized after armed robbery at Nanaimo liquor store
130864news303Victoria’s Spencer Castle damaged in early morning fire
130860news304Cul-de-sac or through road? Frustration grows over lack of action on Brailsford Place in Sooke
130883news305VIDEO: The Victoria byelection leads a selection of today’s news stories
130858news306Speeding Alaska driver tells VicPD police chief he knows how to drive in the snow
130853news307Adverse weather cancelled more than 900 ferry sailings in 2012
130825news308Hazardous black ice coats Greater Victoria streets
130819news309Crystal pool advocates hold mixed feelings as Victoria explores previously studied sites
130817news310Saanich councillor feels new Walmart at Hillside a step in the wrong direction
130815news311Pair ordered to pay more than $50,000 for oil tank discovered four years after selling Victoria home
130805news312Canadian military program seeks help to take out space trash
130799news313Snow crews aren’t prioritizing Victoria bike lanes before streets, says City
130795news314Latest Victoria economic plan features new conference centre, downtown tech transformations
130823news315Hunting and fishing group seeks bylaw exemption
130793news316Flood at Cedar Hill Golf Course clubhouse leads to six-month closure
130781news317UPDATE: Missing Langford man located
130779news318Sooke poised to add staff and more office space
130776news319Remaining Danbrook One tenants ordered to vacate immediately
130767news320VicPD seizes significant amount of drugs, loaded guns in three separate stings
130761news321Inclement weather forces closure of Sooke boardwalk
130759news322Stephen Harper says farewell to party post, but says will stay connected
130748news323Artists hired to help in skull reconstruction in B.C. cold cases
130746news324BMO sets up advisory council after Indigenous man, granddaughter handcuffed at B.C. branch
130741news325Sooke School District reinstates most bus services Thursday afternoon
130739news326Victoria councillors want less criticism from VicPD in exchange for budget approval
130735news327Collaborative effort removes salmon farms from BC coast
130694news328UPDATE: CRD director lobbies for full cellphone service on Pacific Marine Circle Tour
130678news329Keep your dog contained, pleads Victoria-based Canada Post worker after attack
130653news330PHOTOS: Snow around Greater Victoria as seen by readers
130650news331B.C. judge rules in favour of vaccination for two children despite mother’s objections
130638news332VIDEO: Sadness, silence grip Canada’s universities in honour of Iran plane crash victims
130634news333Three turned away at B.C. pipeline checkpoint over miscommunication: RCMP
130628news334VIDEO: MLA Andrew Weaver to sit as an independent, leads a selection of today’s news stories
130534news335How to keep the hummingbirds fed during a cold snap
130530news336Snowy windshields can cost drivers $109 in fines
130540news337Sooke volunteers prepare salmon for next stage of life
130456news338Victoria masseuse not allowed to appeal order for new trial after acquitted of sexual assault charges
130445news339Sooke Community Association gets new president
130441news340Most Greater Victoria grocery stores back on track after weather delays left shelves empty
130400news341RCMP set up checkpoint, give workers access to northern B.C. LNG pipeline
131752business1Diners’ health tax not catching on in B.C., restaurant group says
131689business2B.C. employer health tax wins ‘paperweight award’ for red tape
131587business3B.C. still struggling to control non-resident medical care fraud
131562business4Colwood, Saanich finalists for B.C. small business awards
131482business5All Carlton Cards stores closing in the coming weeks
131469business6Island Bakery in Cobble Hill to close
131381business7Bank of Canada keeps key rate target on hold, trims growth expectations for 2020
131342business8WATCH: Sooke’s top stories
131155business9Victoria hotel awards couples for baby-making with Valentine’s freebie
130976business10VIDEO: Cold snap brings ideal conditions for Okanagan icewine
130491business11Promised 25% wireless rate drop must be on top of recent cuts, feds say
131943sports1Hope Curling Club set to welcome provincial championship in February
131910sports2Sooke runners place well in Cobble Hill 10K
131895sports3Canada’s basketball community mourns Kobe Bryant after helicopter crash
131888sports4Pacific Division puts aside differences to grab NHL all-star game crown
131884sports5‘Devastated’: Fans, celebrities remember Kobe Bryant after his death
131862sports6Canadian Mark McMorris makes Winter X Games history with 18th career medal
131810sports7More than 1,000 youth athletes gear up for BC Winter Games in Fort St. John
131808sports8Women take centre stage at NHL all-star skills competition
131732sports9Hockey players in PEI warned of season suspensions for online trash talk
131580sports10Father to B.C.’s first MLB hall-of-famer is one proud dad
131572sports11Sooke launches Hockeyville bid
131551sports1213th annual UVic Vikes Shoot for the Cure supports Canadian Cancer Society
131527sports13A look at Canada’s seven NHL teams heading into the all-star break
131471sports14Sidney cadet takes home gold at South Island Zone biathlon
131412sports15Greater Victoria Hall of Fame accepting nominations
131322sports16B.C. player becomes only second Canadian to enter Hall of Fame of Baseball
131367sports17Peninsula Panthers ride new goalie, old goalie to pair of victories
131082sports18After cashing in on QB gambles, Chiefs and 49ers to clash in Super Bowl
131104sports19Sooke runner breaks record with 200th consecutive race
131049sports20VIDEO: Royals squashed by Giants in 6–2 loss
131028sports21Canucks extend home win streak to 8 with 4-1 triumph over Sharks
130904sports22Young Island skiers earn podium finishes at first Teck BC Cup of 2020
130812sports23Shotgun Jake: Virtanen nets key goal as Canucks beat Coyotes 3-1
131644life1Fashion Fridays: The basics you need for your body type
131320life2Elevated Style
131650life3Life, style etc. with Jenny McKinney
131922life4Combining art and science in a medical practice
131378life5Secrets and Lives with Sue Tyler
131099life6Amanda Shatzko’s Mixed Mediums
131872opinion1B.C. VIEWS: New coronavirus outbreak an important reminder
131698opinion3Downtown Dialogue: Downtown Victoria building on its momentum
131631opinion4LETTERS: Recent paper the best in years
131716opinion5LETTERS: Thanks for shooting local
131633opinion6LETTERS: Great job snow clearing in Oak Bay
131693opinion7LETTERS: Climate change out of our control
131685opinion8LETTERS: A case for the pedestrian
131585opinion9LETTERS: Crystal Pool project drains tax dollars
131642opinion10LETTER: Cyclists turning trails to mud
131593opinion11LETTERS: The business of butts, bottles and bongs
131564opinion12LETTERS: Humans should achieve a zero population growth
131576opinion13LETTERS: Be wary of adding more bike lanes
131456opinion14LETTER: Road contractor receives failing grade
131435opinion15MLA REPORT: Ferry terminal protest divides community
131408opinion16COLUMN: Governments should modernize their processes, get with the times for 2020
131336opinion17LETTER: Shopping mall’s parking lot a tricky maze
131465opinion18LETTER: Property assessment went up 21%
131303opinion19PHOTOS: Neither rain, nor sleet, nor snow stopped paper carriers
131221opinion20EDITORIAL: Sooke council’s punts come up short
129274opinion21LETTER: All quiet on the opioid front
131164opinion22LETTER: Update Motor Vehicle Act to include bicycles
131241opinion23LETTERS: Street parking is not ‘a free benefit’ for homeowners
131153opinion24LETTERS: A second look at land use
131138opinion25LETTER: Homeless person left out in the cold
131140opinion26LETTER: Bike lanes causing congestion
131132opinion27LETTER: Marijuana has many benefits
131127opinion28Letter: Make Richardson, Haultain one-way streets
131076opinion29B.C. VIEWS: Few clouds on Horgan’s horizon
130769opinion30PEOPLE ‘N’ PLACES: Parvez earns wings on Vomit Comet
131954home1West Shore RCMP arrest man attempting to break into Colwood homes naked
131948home2John Lennon’s psychedelic Rolls-Royce on display at Victoria’s Royal BC Museum
131941home3Tenessa Nikirk found guilty in Saanich crash involving Leila Bui
131939home4Greater Victoria man killed in Alberta accident was expectant father
131920home6VicPD says circumstances around missing teen are ‘high-risk’
131758home7Journey Middle School students try out the trades
131918home8Canada Post aware of ongoing email, text phishing scams
131914home9Suicide rates not impacted by seasons
131916home10Colwood asks public for online feedback on four-year strategic plan
131882home11Camosun student shares story of overcoming struggles to inspire others
131886home12PhenomaCon announces The Walking Dead video game’s Clementine as special guest
131876home13Registration live for community race in most ‘prestigious’ international cross country event in B.C.
131850home14Local Monarchist says Saanich Peninsula would be a ‘great place’ for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
131848home15Court rejects mistrial for accused Victoria drug dealer who fired his lawyer
131846home16Saanich seeks young residents to serve on 2020 advisory committees
131910home17Sooke runners place well in Cobble Hill 10K
131898home18PHOTOS: Hundreds celebrate Year of the Rat in Victoria’s Chinatown
131907home19Actors asked to find a spirituality for new Belfry production
131880home20Legendary Reggae guitarist Al Anderson to hit the stage in Sidney
131874home21Victoria teen goes missing for the second time this month
131870home22Central Saanich councillor says council may re-examine speed limits in Brentwood Bay
131860home23UPDATE: James Bay wolf tranquillized by conservation officers after being spotted Saturday and Sunday
131842home24VicPD confirms wolf sighting in James Bay
131834home25VIDEO: Furry, four-legged donors make their way to doggy blood drive in Langford
131832home26Annual Salmon Carcass Transplant draws Saanich residents to Douglas Creek
131844home27Developer hosts open house on future of Royal Bay community
131826home28WATCH: Police warn car break-ins are on the rise in Greater Victoria
131824home29Sidney woman promises to pay back anonymous donor who covered her back rent
131816home30Carbon monoxide poisoning a concern year-round, higher risks in winter
131814home31Colwood school’s mascot embarks on cross-country journey
131812home32‘Room and contents’ fire sparks in Saanich neighbourhood while residents were home
131802home33Victoria artist in residence seeks seniors to share stories of life with students
131790home34Dozen Metchosin ‘barn cats’ on the hunt for new homes
131788home35Victoria votes to slash sister city celebrations
131792home36Shortlisted options for Beacon Wharf replacement cost between $6.3 and $14.2 million
131778home37Province’s oldest lawyer shares advice for living well at her 100th birthday party
131776home38Home oil tank to blame for spill in Esquimalt’s Gorge Creek
131768home39Saanich swaps last propane-powered Zamboni for electric model
131765home41VIDEO: Traffic snarled during Friday evening rush hour, now clear
131756home42Man in life-threatening condition after suspected overdose
131750home43VicPD search for suspect after man taken to hospital due to assault on Pandora Avenue
131681home44Public weighs in on Sooke municipal budget
131774home45Swimmers, advocates plead to Victoria council for new Crystal Pool facility
131772home46Colwood promises to fix potholes, road issues on Ocean Boulevard
131767home47Victoria police seek to pilot blue-lighted vehicles for increased visibility
131761home48Petition launched to ‘ensure’ consequences after Victoria man charged in connection with killing dog
131739home49PHOTOS: New BC Ferries hybrid vessels arrive in Victoria’s Inner Harbour
131737home50Expansive bike park, skate park coming to Topaz Park
131718home51Police investigating after vehicles driven recklessly at Sooke Business Park
131702home52Saanich man killed in Alberta shooting
131706home53PHOTOS: Colwood middle school students let sparks fly at trades workshop
131648home54Province rejects two ride hailing operators in Greater Victoria
131730home55Police investigating early morning break and enter in Esquimalt
131556home56‘Bureaucratic mix-up’ could lead to Sooke daycare closure
131572home57Sooke launches Hockeyville bid
131695home58Powerful Russian folk trio makes triumphant return to city
131603home59New Sooke education academy focuses on environment, community
131679home60West Shore Parks & Recreation to unveil new indoor sports complex by end of January
131660home61Electric BC Ferries vessels on the move in Victoria
131652home62Saanich’s plastic bag ban won’t be affected by the Supreme Court ruling against Victoria
131646home63Victoria security company sees jump in clients in lower downtown after influx of thefts
131640home64Victoria ranks as 16th least affordable city in the world
131523home65Sooke boardwalk reopens to public
131638home66Lion dance, Kung Fu demonstrations celebrate Chinese New Year
131627home67Greater Victoria cop, firefighters rescue man trapped headfirst as well fills with water
131636home68Number of EI recipients up 8.1 per cent in Greater Victoria, but unemployment remains low
131605home69Saanich mayor signs up for mason bee rental service
131622home70Victoria votes to go ahead with installation of turf field at Topaz Park
131629home71Occupancy rates remain above capacity in Greater Victoria hospitals
131618home72Stunning image tops more than 600 entries in Black Press Media contest
131614home73Central Saanich council calls for higher speeding fines
131601home74Music coffee house returns to Metchosin with new name
131570home75‘Clever’ 90-year-old Saanich resident evades vitamin phone scammer
131504home76Lisa Helps ‘disappointed, not surprised’ by Supreme Court decision to not hear plastic bag bylaw appeal
131562home77Colwood, Saanich finalists for B.C. small business awards
131422home78Literacy global phenomenon lands in Sooke
131551home7913th annual UVic Vikes Shoot for the Cure supports Canadian Cancer Society
131546home80Victoria council will debate support for provincially funded birth control
131506home81Victoria man charged after dog stolen during break and enter killed
131462home82Langford resident called 911 to report crash before police began homicide investigation
131492home83Royal BC Museum’s Woolly the Mammoth turns 40 years old
131494home84Prices for recreational marijuana in B.C. down from a year ago
131480home85Future space homes could be made of mushrooms
131496home86James Bay to host third annual Window Wanderland display
131482home87All Carlton Cards stores closing in the coming weeks
131476home88Meet Arthur Heart, Oak Bay Avenue’s resident stickman
131471home89Sidney cadet takes home gold at South Island Zone biathlon
131399home9012 Wet’suwet’en supporters arrested by VicPD
131377home91Sooke homeowners face 6.58% tax hike
131447home92Victoria council keeps its catered lunches at more than $10,000 per year
131412home93Greater Victoria Hall of Fame accepting nominations
131410home94High-rise hotel proposed for downtown Victoria location
131365home95Province asks health-care staff to be ‘vigilant’ in screening for possible coronavirus cases
131373home96University of Victoria tells stories of Holocaust survivors with graphic novels
131362home97Gold Rush star dons Lucky Lager shirt in latest episode
131383home98Restrictions on unrelated occupants dominates Saanich council meeting
131371home99Consumer bankruptcies down in Greater Victoria
131375home100Advocates call hospital parking fees a ‘shakedown’ after learning most Island tickets are waived
131317home101Police investigate homicide after man found dead in vehicle in Langford
131344home102Homes fit for royals for sale in North Saanich
131340home103Victoria man out $6,000 in latest gift card phone scam
131338home104Saanich starts reserve fund to enhance municipality’s urban forest
131223home105Dog dies, Victoria man arrested after incident in Oaklands
131104home106Sooke runner breaks record with 200th consecutive race
131252home107Anti-tax group calls for no federal funds for Prince Harry, Meghan Markle while in Canada
131303home108PHOTOS: Neither rain, nor sleet, nor snow stopped paper carriers
131093home109Sooke Food Bank sends out call for help
131250home110Thief steals donation box, tip jar from Oak Bay businesses
131248home111George Jay parents tired of dog poop left on school’s fields
131233home112Prince Harry reunites with Meghan and Archie in Victoria
131225home113Booms go up in Gorge Creek after hydrocarbon spill
131215home114Put away the shovels, week of rain ahead for Greater Victoria
131209home115Supreme Court determines next phase of Victoria’s plastic bag ban on Thursday
131184home116Saanich Police ask for help locating missing high-risk youth
131190home117Some 500 people attend Sidney vigil for victims of Iran airplane crash
131195home118Tenant forced out of Wellburn’s building angry at ‘lack of human decency’ from development companies
131179home119Warm ‘blob’ could be behind mass starvation of North Pacific seabirds: Study
131160home120Six boat wrecks wash up on Cadboro Bay beaches over the weekend
131182home121Victoria man arrested in stolen car with drugs and weapons, tied to break and enter
131204home122One person into custody after incident in 1300-block of Hillside Avenue
131177home123Victoria’s reconciliation dialogue on newcomers, Indigenous peoples takes place Monday
131157home124Former Sidney mayor calls on local MLA Adam Olsen to resign over protests
131129home125Couple gets engaged on BC Ferries sailing between Vancouver, Victoria
131097home126UPDATED: One-sailing wait from Swartz Bay ferry terminal after morning protest
131367home127Peninsula Panthers ride new goalie, old goalie to pair of victories
131121home128Oak Bay driver hits cyclist, police consider blaming snow boots
131155home129Victoria hotel awards couples for baby-making with Valentine’s freebie
129456home130UPDATE: West Shore RCMP identify alleged Langford laptop thief
131108home131Downtown Victoria businesses band together to hire private security company following rise in thefts
131084home132Decline of Canadian manufacturing hurts men, according to new study
131089home133Number of U-Hauls entering Victoria plummeted in 2019
131086home134Esquimalt explores creating portage beach for choppy Gorge waters
131064home135Six months to Francophone Games, 600 volunteers needed
131068home136Tech consortium invests $25 million into 14 research projects, two at UVic
131059home137Organizers seek input for long-awaited Oaklands community garden
131037home138Improperly transporting a pet in the back of the truck can cost up to $368
131032home139Mass-timber project in Esquimalt switches from condos to rentals
131030home140Kindergarten registration begins for Greater Victoria School District
131080home141Colwood approves new single-lane roundabout at intersection with ‘immediate need for improvement’
131074home142Following extensive fire damage, Four Mile Pub re-opens Monday
131055home143Government re-annoucement of child care spaces in Sidney meant to be celebratory
131049home144VIDEO: Royals squashed by Giants in 6–2 loss
131047home145Minister of state promises to look into closure of North Saanich child-care program
131045home146Saanich’s Mount Douglas Park open after police investigate non-suspicious death Saturday
131019home147Police incident in Mount Douglas Park leads to road closure
131003home148PHOTOS: Women’s March through downtown Victoria draws crowds of activists, allies
131000home149Dogs no longer welcome at Hillside Shopping Centre
130995home150Victoria resident lives well despite dementia
130992home151New Victoria Conservatory music scholarship recognizes long-time Sidney resident
130986home152New BC Ferries hybrid-electric vessels arrive in Victoria
130984home153Blue Monday is a myth but seasonal affective disorder and winter blues are real
130970home154Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers sees 37 per cent increase in tips in 2019
130966home155Close to 1,500 BC Hydro customers without power in Greater Victoria
130950home156Almost 150 calls of service for Westshore Towing during snowstorm
130944home157Esquimalt, T’Sou-ke nations join more than 50 other members in South Island Prosperity Partnership
130942home158Hydro pole fire closes portion of Metchosin Road in Colwood
130922home159Strong winds expected in Greater Victoria Friday evening
130860home160Cul-de-sac or through road? Frustration grows over lack of action on Brailsford Place in Sooke
130936home161‘We thought it was an earthquake,’ homeowners okay after tree falls
130927home162Victoria theatre company asks for public’s help after more than $5,000 worth of equipment stolen
130924home163Saanich roads doused in more than 300 tonnes of salt during snowstorm
130918home164BC Ferries hybrid ships arrive in Victoria on Saturday
130916home165Esquimalt arsonist sentenced to two years in jail, thanks police, defence lawyer and taxpayers
130909home166West Shore parenting program tackles stigmas around raising teenagers
130904home167Young Island skiers earn podium finishes at first Teck BC Cup of 2020
130914home168Three Saanich councillors ask for $2-M investment into District road safety
130907home169Oak Bay climate group meets Saturday
130864home170Victoria’s Spencer Castle damaged in early morning fire
130871home171Keating Elementery earthquake upgrades complete
130825home172Hazardous black ice coats Greater Victoria streets
130853home173Adverse weather cancelled more than 900 ferry sailings in 2012
130858home174Speeding Alaska driver tells VicPD police chief he knows how to drive in the snow
130823home175Hunting and fishing group seeks bylaw exemption
130817home176Saanich councillor feels new Walmart at Hillside a step in the wrong direction
130815home177Pair ordered to pay more than $50,000 for oil tank discovered four years after selling Victoria home
130819home178Crystal pool advocates hold mixed feelings as Victoria explores previously studied sites
130761home179Inclement weather forces closure of Sooke boardwalk
130779home180Sooke poised to add staff and more office space
130799home181Snow crews aren’t prioritizing Victoria bike lanes before streets, says City
130694home182UPDATE: CRD director lobbies for full cellphone service on Pacific Marine Circle Tour
130793home183Flood at Cedar Hill Golf Course clubhouse leads to six-month closure
130776home184Remaining Danbrook One tenants ordered to vacate immediately
130795home185Latest Victoria economic plan features new conference centre, downtown tech transformations
130781home186UPDATE: Missing Langford man located
130767home187VicPD seizes significant amount of drugs, loaded guns in three separate stings
130741home188Sooke School District reinstates most bus services Thursday afternoon
130739home189Victoria councillors want less criticism from VicPD in exchange for budget approval
130678home190Keep your dog contained, pleads Victoria-based Canada Post worker after attack
130653home191PHOTOS: Snow around Greater Victoria as seen by readers
130636home192VIDEO: Sooke man clears snow wearing inflatable unicorn costume
130611home193UPDATED: Missing teen found safe
130534home194How to keep the hummingbirds fed during a cold snap
130530home195Snowy windshields can cost drivers $109 in fines
130445home196Sooke Community Association gets new president
130456home197Victoria masseuse not allowed to appeal order for new trial after acquitted of sexual assault charges
130441home198Most Greater Victoria grocery stores back on track after weather delays left shelves empty
131945home21Furstenau flays NDP as she launches B.C. Green Party leadership bid
131936home22Pregnant B.C. woman stuck in Wuhan, the epicentre of coronavirus outbreak
131924home23Ontario confirms second presumptive coronavirus case in wife of first patient
131895home24Canada’s basketball community mourns Kobe Bryant after helicopter crash
131884home25‘Devastated’: Fans, celebrities remember Kobe Bryant after his death
131866home26Investigation launched after six dead puppies dumped in Richmond hotel parking lot
131878home27Canadian Lunar New Year celebrations dampened by coronavirus worries
131872home28B.C. VIEWS: New coronavirus outbreak an important reminder
131868home29Kobe Bryant, daughter killed in California helicopter crash
131864home210No travel ban, temperature checks for Wuhan travellers as coronavirus spreads to Canada
131852home211Risk of coronavirus low in B.C. as first case emerges in Toronto: officials
131822home212‘Presumptive case’ of coronavirus in Canada confirmed by Ontario doctors
131763home213VIDEO: Drone footage shows extent of damage in Highway 4 rockslide
131820home214People knowingly take fentanyl so make policy changes to reduce harm: B.C. study
131818home215‘My heart is going to bleed’: Bodies brought back to Canada following Iran plane crash
131804home216BCLC opens novelty bet on Harry and Meghan moving to the west coast
131797home217Canada slips in global corruption ranking in aftermath of SNC-Lavalin scandal
131794home218Wuhan bans cars, Hong Kong closes schools as coronavirus spreads
131786home219Vernon woman suing McDonald’s for spilled coffee
131752home220Diners’ health tax not catching on in B.C., restaurant group says
131748home221B.C. comic wins judgment after club owner slaps cellphone out of his hands
131301home222VIDEO: Dashcam records driver’s near-miss near Sooke
131799home223SOOKE HISTORY: Sawmill location significant to region’s industrial history
131725home2244.8 earthquake shakes Vancouver Island’s west coast
131711home225Owner surrenders dog suffering from days-old gunshot wound to B.C. SPCA
131704home226B.C. tribunal tosses human rights complaint over garlic, onion and latex balloon allergies
131700home227UPDATED: Mayors call for ‘calmness’ as highway rockslide cuts Tofino, Ucluelet off from supplies
131691home228Was Bigfoot just spotted on a Washington State webcam?
131689home229B.C. employer health tax wins ‘paperweight award’ for red tape
131686home230Red Carpet Valentine’s event will aid Sooke charities
131677home231New U.S. LNG terminal near northwestern B.C. town proposed
131672home232Couple wonders who’s in a Cariboo photo that’s been hanging in their home for years
131669home233‘I would not go’ to China says B.C. traveller concerned about coronavirus
131664home234Royal Canadian Legion expels B.C. member for wearing unearned military commendations
131654home235‘Latte-sipping urbanites’ need to realize value of mining in B.C., association head says
131634home236‘We could see fire all over the landscape’: Vancouver Island man recounts helping crews in Australia
131568home237Uber, Lyft approved for ride-hailing in Lower Mainland
131591home238Investigators in wildfire-torn Australia head to site of B.C. airtanker crash
131597home239RCMP investigating sexual allegation against Lower Mainland police officer
131624home240Former Mountie, sports coach convicted of sex abuse in B.C. granted day parole
131589home241VIDEO: Person in wheelchair narrowly avoids collision with car in Kelowna
131599home242Here’s what Canada is doing to stop the coronavirus from getting in
131587home243B.C. still struggling to control non-resident medical care fraud
131580home244Father to B.C.’s first MLB hall-of-famer is one proud dad
131578home245Councillor in Revelstoke withdraws proposed 67% pay hike amid backlash
131548home246VIDEO: ‘Porn’ answer was a wrong one for Surrey family on ‘Feud’ game show
131544home247Abandoned boats left to freeze on Okanagan Lake cause chaos
131540home248B.C. teacher witnesses coronavirus terror in Shanghai: ‘Everyone is on edge’
131486home249B.C.-based firefighting plane crashes in Australia, killing three
131538home250Remote surveillance helps RCMP nab suspect immediately in Island break-in
131534home251Living near major roads linked to higher risk of dementia, Parkinson’s: UBC study
131531home252B.C. privacy commissioner suggests media civility for Prince Harry and Meghan
131529home253One person in Vancouver being monitored for coronavirus, feds say
131517home254Gap between cost of legal and illegal cannabis keeps growing: Stats Canada
131521home255The word ‘landlord’ is too negative, one B.C. councillor says
131519home256UPDATED: Tofino-Ucluelet highway reopens after bridge installed earlier than expected
131511home257Survey finds support among Canadians for broader assisted-dying law
131498home258Veteran B.C. journalist battles cancer through pioneering immunotherapy treatment
131490home259New nasal spray launched in Canada to combat hypoglycemic shock in diabetics
131474home260B.C. RCMP spent roughly $750K on massive manhunt for Port Alberni men
131484home261Drug-dispensing machine model should be expanded to fight overdoses: B.C. doctor
131469home262Island Bakery in Cobble Hill to close
131467home263Man killed by police in Lytton called 911, asking to be shot: RCMP
131454home264Canadian public health agencies ramping up preparations in response to new virus
131444home265‘Naughty boy’: Monty Python star Terry Jones dies at 77
131442home266VIDEO: Protesters occupying a downtown government building leads a selection of today’s news stories
131437home267Successful end to search for kayakers along the Island river
131433home268Vancouver Island man arrested after police seize suspected illicit drugs in Nanoose Bay
131424home269Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers wanted list for the week of Jan. 21
131419home270Theo the 800-pound pig trimmed down and still looking for love on Vancouver Island
131406home271Horgan unveils B.C. cabinet shuffle changes
131095home272Dog reunited with Tofino owner, months after being taken from beach
131401home273B.C.’s first ride-hailing app to launch in Tofino, Whistler in February
131397home274Councillor resigns in Revelstoke after colleagues approved 67% raise
131395home275Rolled-over dairy truck in Abbotsford lost 40,000 litres of milk
131299home276Boy, 13, arrested after alleged assault involving girl at B.C. middle school
131393home277B.C. premier talks forestry, service needs with handful of northern mayors in Prince George
131322home278B.C. player becomes only second Canadian to enter Hall of Fame of Baseball
131348home279PHOTOS: Heavy snowfall breaks window, causing avalanche into B.C. newsroom office
131328home280Cellarman at Okanagan winery fired after mistakenly dumping $162K of wine down the drain
131324home281POLL: How closely have you been following the news that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle could be moving to Vancouver Island?
131369home282Where in the World?
131295home283Police suspect foul play in Cowichan Tribes death
131293home284Hospital patient pleads guilty to dumbbell assault of nurse in Abbotsford
131285home285B.C. teacher suspended for poking student in stomach, pulling another’s ponytail
131278home286Gene Simmons to launch new Titans of Rock music festival in Grand Forks
131271home287VIDEO: 17 Husky pups rescued from Interior B.C. property find new homes
131269home288U.S. officials confirm first case of Wuhan coronavirus near Seattle
131267home289Police recover body of Tofino man near Hot Springs Cove
131227home290Skier dies at Fernie Alpine Resort
131206home291Power lines cut as thieves strike Vancouver Island veterinary hospital
131217home292Vancouver Island home to one of Canada’s largest private skateboard collections
131171home293ICBC to bring in ranking system for collision, glass repair shops
131166home294Surrey’s ‘Pink Palace’ being used for Stephen King horror shoot
131162home295‘It was just so fast’: B.C. teen recalls 150-metre fall down Oregon mountain
131151home296Vancouver Island Pride weekend returns to Mount Washington Alpine Resort
131149home297Scarlett Point lighthouse keeper wins a million bucks playing the lottery
131134home298B.C. woman crowned the fastest female marathon runner in Canadian history
131125home299Alberta bulldog breeder ordered to refund B.C. buyer over puppy’s behaviour
131118home2100Man dies in backcountry near Nelson’s Whitewater Ski Resort
131116home2101Cariboo Memorial Hospital on the mend after cold weather wreaks havoc
131114home2102Site of planned Jumbo Valley ski resort to be protected, managed by First Nations
131112home2103Meng’s lawyer argues at extradition hearing that fraud allegations are ‘facade’
131106home2104Prince Harry: ‘Powerful media’ is why he’s stepping away
131091home2105How to beat Blue Monday, the most depressing day of the year
131076home2106B.C. VIEWS: Few clouds on Horgan’s horizon
131070home2107B.C. forest industry grasps for hope amid seven-month strike, shutdowns, changes
131057home2108UBC, Iranian-Canadian community create memorial scholarship in honour of victims
131053home2109Disrespectful that Horgan won’t meet during northern B.C. tour: hereditary chief
131041home2110Canada keeps up pressure amid signs Iran won’t turn over plane’s black boxes
131028home2111Canucks extend home win streak to 8 with 4-1 triumph over Sharks
131023home2112BC Green Party leader visits northern B.C. pipeline protest site
131035home2113‘Extensive’ work planned at Big Bar landslide ahead of salmon, steelhead migration
130968home2114B.C. society calls out conservation officer after dropping off bear cub covered in ice
131039home2115Royal deal clears way for Harry, Meghan part-time Canada move: experts
130997home2116Horgan cancels event in northern B.C. due to security concerns, says Fraser Lake mayor
130972home2117Ice chunk from truck crushes vehicle windshield on Vancouver Island
130932home2118Theft victim confronts suspects with baseball bat on Vancouver Island
130934home2119Closed mills, housing surge support a positive forecast for lumber industries
130911home2120The Coldest Night of the Year comes to Sooke
130893home2121Kelowna’s ‘Baby Mary’ finds biological parents after more than 30 years
130879home2122SOOKE HISTORY: Remembering Salvatore (Sam) Pasta
130869home2123Clerk bruised, traumatized after armed robbery at Nanaimo liquor store
130830home2124Sub-zero B.C. weather freezes clothing in just 45 minutes
130812home2125Shotgun Jake: Virtanen nets key goal as Canucks beat Coyotes 3-1
130748home2126Artists hired to help in skull reconstruction in B.C. cold cases
130746home2127BMO sets up advisory council after Indigenous man, granddaughter handcuffed at B.C. branch
130735home2128Collaborative effort removes salmon farms from BC coast
130769home2129PEOPLE ‘N’ PLACES: Parvez earns wings on Vomit Comet
130650home2130B.C. judge rules in favour of vaccination for two children despite mother’s objections
130634home2131Three turned away at B.C. pipeline checkpoint over miscommunication: RCMP
130431home2132Read winter away and win prizes
130417home2133Reader’s Lens
130400home2134RCMP set up checkpoint, give workers access to northern B.C. LNG pipeline
131931entertainment1VIDEO: Music stars pay tribute to Kobe Bryant at Grammys award show
131926entertainment2Billie Eilish, a voice of the youth, tops the Grammy Awards
131907entertainment3Actors asked to find a spirituality for new Belfry production
131880entertainment4Legendary Reggae guitarist Al Anderson to hit the stage in Sidney
131886entertainment5PhenomaCon announces The Walking Dead video game’s Clementine as special guest
131695entertainment6Powerful Russian folk trio makes triumphant return to city
131601entertainment7Music coffee house returns to Metchosin with new name
131548entertainment8VIDEO: ‘Porn’ answer was a wrong one for Surrey family on ‘Feud’ game show
131509entertainment9Canadian superstars Shawn Mendes and Drake among nominees at the Grammys
131476entertainment10Meet Arthur Heart, Oak Bay Avenue’s resident stickman
131444entertainment11‘Naughty boy’: Monty Python star Terry Jones dies at 77
131290entertainment12VIDEO: Nickelback gears up for nostalgia tour
131278entertainment13Gene Simmons to launch new Titans of Rock music festival in Grand Forks
131136entertainment14B.C.-based painter, educator, art champion Gordon Smith dead at 100
130559entertainment15VIDEO: Ken Jennings wins Jeopardy! ‘Greatest of all Time’ title
131804trending-now1BCLC opens novelty bet on Harry and Meghan moving to the west coast
131691trending-now2Was Bigfoot just spotted on a Washington State webcam?
131672trending-now3Couple wonders who’s in a Cariboo photo that’s been hanging in their home for years
131644trending-now4Fashion Fridays: The basics you need for your body type
131595trending-now5VIDEO: Rare ‘ice circle’ spotted on Kamloops river
131559trending-now6VIDEO: Driver tries to cross B.C. bridge with only three working wheels
131440trending-now7Four things ‘not’ to do if you run into Prince Harry and Meghan in B.C.
131348trending-now8PHOTOS: Heavy snowfall breaks window, causing avalanche into B.C. newsroom office
131344trending-now9Homes fit for royals for sale in North Saanich
131233trending-now10Prince Harry reunites with Meghan and Archie in Victoria
130875trending-now11Vancouver Island distillery wins award for best Canadian rye whisky
130830trending-now12Sub-zero B.C. weather freezes clothing in just 45 minutes
131898community1PHOTOS: Hundreds celebrate Year of the Rat in Victoria’s Chinatown
131844community2Developer hosts open house on future of Royal Bay community
131832community3Annual Salmon Carcass Transplant draws Saanich residents to Douglas Creek
131799community4SOOKE HISTORY: Sawmill location significant to region’s industrial history
131758community5Journey Middle School students try out the trades
131814community6Colwood school’s mascot embarks on cross-country journey
131846community7Saanich seeks young residents to serve on 2020 advisory committees
131706community8PHOTOS: Colwood middle school students let sparks fly at trades workshop
131686community9Red Carpet Valentine’s event will aid Sooke charities
131618community10Stunning image tops more than 600 entries in Black Press Media contest
131572community11Sooke launches Hockeyville bid
131496community12James Bay to host third annual Window Wanderland display
131458community13Year of the Rat: Celebrate Chinese New Year with Victoria food fundraiser
128496community14Capital Regional District seeks volunteers to fill Arts Advisory Council
131369community15Where in the World?
128310community16Doggy donors wanted at West Shore blood drive
131217community17Vancouver Island home to one of Canada’s largest private skateboard collections
131151community18Vancouver Island Pride weekend returns to Mount Washington Alpine Resort
130909community19West Shore parenting program tackles stigmas around raising teenagers
130911community20The Coldest Night of the Year comes to Sooke
130907community21Oak Bay climate group meets Saturday
130879community22SOOKE HISTORY: Remembering Salvatore (Sam) Pasta
130769community23PEOPLE ‘N’ PLACES: Parvez earns wings on Vomit Comet
130636community24VIDEO: Sooke man clears snow wearing inflatable unicorn costume
130540community25Sooke volunteers prepare salmon for next stage of life
130431community26Read winter away and win prizes
130417community27Reader’s Lens
131631letters1LETTERS: Recent paper the best in years
131716letters2LETTERS: Thanks for shooting local
131633letters3LETTERS: Great job snow clearing in Oak Bay
131693letters4LETTERS: Climate change out of our control
131685letters5LETTERS: A case for the pedestrian
131585letters6LETTERS: Crystal Pool project drains tax dollars
131642letters7LETTER: Cyclists turning trails to mud
131593letters8LETTERS: The business of butts, bottles and bongs
131564letters9LETTERS: Humans should achieve a zero population growth
131576letters10LETTERS: Be wary of adding more bike lanes
131456letters11LETTER: Road contractor receives failing grade
131336letters12LETTER: Shopping mall’s parking lot a tricky maze
131465letters13LETTER: Property assessment went up 21%
129274letters14LETTER: All quiet on the opioid front
131164letters15LETTER: Update Motor Vehicle Act to include bicycles
131241letters16LETTERS: Street parking is not ‘a free benefit’ for homeowners
131153letters17LETTERS: A second look at land use
131138letters18LETTER: Homeless person left out in the cold
131140letters19LETTER: Bike lanes causing congestion
131132letters20LETTER: Marijuana has many benefits
131127letters21Letter: Make Richardson, Haultain one-way streets
131931video1VIDEO: Music stars pay tribute to Kobe Bryant at Grammys award show
131854video2Officials reaching out to those in contact with Canada’s first coronavirus patient
131806video3Leadership race or no, Tories will hold Liberal government to account: Scheer
131808video4Women take centre stage at NHL all-star skills competition
131723video5VIDEO: Mass coronavirus quarantines seen in China won’t happen in Canada, authorities say
131754video6VIDEO: Over capacity hospitals lead a selection of today’s news stories
131714video7VIDEO: Wet’suwet’en activists say Victoria arrests a ‘perpetuation of violence’
129153photo-galleries1Polar Bear dip at Whiffen Spit challenges Sookites
127711photo-galleries2Whales are regular visitors to Sooke’s waters
127329photo-galleries3Sooke Santa Run 2019 an inspiration
111940sip-savour1Raise your glass: Award-winning spirits, handcrafted on Vancouver Island
130976sip-savour2VIDEO: Cold snap brings ideal conditions for Okanagan icewine
130875sip-savour3Vancouver Island distillery wins award for best Canadian rye whisky