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188637news1TRAFFIC: Intersection at Johnson, Fernwood Streets closed due to vehicle fire
188633news2Blood donations are rebounding from COVID, but there remains a need for more
188625news3B.C. reports 402 new COVID cases as active infections top 2,000
188629news4Oak bay secondary suite survey results show varied results
188627news5Security grants made available to downtown Victoria businesses
188619news6Most B.C. COVID cases are in 20 to 40-year-olds with 1 or fewer doses: top doctor
188616news7B.C. looks for input on paid sick leave legislation
188611news8No summer doldrums on Greater Victoria home values
188614news9U.S. considers requiring foreign visitors to be vaccinated as travel pressure mounts
188623news10Indigenous lobster fishing boats cut loose from wharf in Nova Scotia: First Nation
188609news11France to proceed with health pass by Monday after court approval
188607news12Man who survived 4 gangland hits in B.C. found dead at Okanagan campground
188605news13Donor steps up for Maple Ridge police shooting victim’s sister
188597news14‘Consequences’ for unvaccinated promised by B.C. officials, who stay vague on vaccine passports
188588news15Witnesses sought to early-morning stabbing in downtown Victoria
188584news16BC SPCA warns dog owners of contagious cough
188582news17B.C.’s Walk-in Wednesday proves a success; 33,277 COVID vaccine jabs into arms
188578news18New evacuations ordered as B.C. wildfire flares, but rain possible this weekend
188576news19Health minister urges vaccination as COVID-19 cases rise in B.C. Interior
188574news20Canada focused on 2nd doses, not COVID booster shots as 4th wave looms: Tam
188572news21Quebec premier announces vaccine passport system after rise in COVID-19 cases
188568news22Northwest heat wave targeted vulnerable, tested climate prep
188564news23‘We lost Greenville.’ Wildfire decimates California town
188562news24High-tech projector aims to help patients with dementia
188560news25Thieves make off with griffin statue from Oak Bay yard
188556news26Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers wanted list for the week of Aug. 3
188558news27Some federal workers may be required to get COVID-19 vaccine: Prime Minister Trudeau
188552news28UPDATE: Road reopened following gas line rupture in Cordova Bay
188550news29Seniors cut off from federal income supplement after receiving emergency benefits
188546news30Calgary police looking for man after residential school memorial set on fire
188544news31Canada welcomes first of Afghan refugees who supported Canadian military mission
188542news32Biden nominates first LGBT federal appeals court nominee
188540news33‘Trauma as his shield’: Cuomo’s apology, defence for sexual harassment allegations criticized
188538news34Uptick in marine thefts concerns Victoria police
188528news35Falkland community flee their homes due to raging White Rock Lake wildfire
188520news36VIDEO: Shuswap couple pull off Highway 1 in Salmon Arm to give birth to child
188516news37Damage estimate for fire-razed Lytton reaches $78 million
188511news38Canada, U.S. seek new approach as blistering 2021 wildfire season drains resources
188530news39Feds offer $11 million in added support for housing in Greater Victoria
188509news40Fixing long-term care in Canada could cost $13.7B, budget watchdog estimates
188506news41Alberta’s top doctor apologizes for causing ‘confusion, fear or anger’ on COVID-19
188502news42Ontario senior pulled from the water near Parksville Community Park
188500news431 taken into custody as standoff with RCMP north of Duncan concludes
188498news44Wildfire in Chemainus River Provincial Park under control
188484news45B.C. reports 342 new COVID cases as infections reach a two-month high
188486news46Amid suspicions over animal welfare, BC SPCA points to gaps in accountability
188482news47Couple dies after single-vehicle crash in Central Saanich on Tuesday
188480news48Staffing issues cancel 2 ferries between Victoria and Vancouver
187699news49Women hobby farmers are part of a food revolution
188476news50Rain helps curb B.C. wildfires, not enough to make long-term impact or clear smoke
188474news51Canadian border workers issue Friday strike notice
188472news52Man who fatally stabbed Pentagon officer had troubled past
188465news53PQBeat: Island Health’s Dr. Mike Benusic discusses impact of COVID-19 vaccinations
188459news54What B.C. wildfire evacuees need to know upon returning home
188453news55MISSING: Two missing teens may be in Victoria, Nanaimo
188449news56More Canadians say worst of COVID-19 yet to come as the Delta variant spreads: poll
188447news57Toronto, Vancouver Island protests shine spotlight on media access
188443news58B.C. urges unvaccinated people to get their COVID shot during Walk-in Wednesday
188441news59Final outcome of a pandemic election could take a few days: chief electoral officer
188439news60Premier backs Alberta’s top doctor, defends Alberta’s response as COVID-19 cases rise
188437news61Three more COVID-19 exposures reported on Victoria flights
188435news62Delta variant behind increase in COVID-19 case numbers in British Columbia: experts
188431news63UPDATE: Power back up for more than 100 in Saanich neighbourhood
188429news64Greater Victoria School District board chair answers Indigenous call to resign
188404news65Completion of E & N Trail section in Langford creates continuous 13-kilometre route
188427news66‘Please tell someone:’ Langford woman whose mother was murdered begs abuse survivors to get help
188397news671st cruise ship docks in Puerto Rico since pandemic began
188400news68B.C. reports 742 new COVID cases, 1 death over August long weekend
188393news69Victoria police nab 24 impaired drivers over busy long weekend
188391news70Nine-year-old Chilliwack girl presents Lytton mayor with $3,440 from lemonade sales
188389news71In call with Biden, Trudeau talks trade, border ‘collaboration’ and Olympic soccer
188382news72Thousands flee homes outside Athens as heat fuels wildfires
188379news73After Beirut blast, winning justice becomes a life’s mission
188377news74‘Enough is enough’: Montreal police promise action after shooting leaves three dead
188373news75Opposition NDP calls for public inquiry into Alberta’s COVID-19 response
188375news76B.C. to mark Sept. 30 as day of commemoration for residential school victims, survivors
188371news77Saanich police find 10 replica firearms and a variety of drugs during traffic stop
188367news78Public risking lives on BC Hydro facilities pursuing perfect selfies
188365news79Ferry-goers stranded between Tsawwassen, Salt Spring and Pender Islands on B.C. Day
188363news80Vaccinated? You’re 10x less likely to catch and transmit COVID-19, but risk remains
188359news81Grand Forks man allegedly assaults paramedics, takes up sword in armed stand-off
188361news82B.C. man who survived 2 recent assassination attempts has a history of getting shot at
188355news83VIDEO: Explosions rock Kamloops after semi-truck catches fire on Highway 1
188353news84Surrey RCMP probe garbage-throwing ‘racism’ confrontation at Aspen Park in Newton
188351news85One dead after early morning crash near Black Creek
188357news86Saanich Peninsula’s Pauquachin First Nation receives $41 million from feds for road closure deal
188349news87Toxic algae bloom prompts water warning in View Royal lake
188347news88Malahat totem pole removed for refurbishment following July 2 arson
188341news89Woman drowns in Christina Lake, say Grand Forks RCMP
188339news90Distinctive urn, with Indigenous design, only item taken in Victoria break and enter
188331news91UPDATE: Officer dead, suspect killed in violence outside Pentagon
188333news92Over 85% of local taxes paid in Sooke
188329news93UPDATE: Missing woman found safe
188327news94UPDATE: No fly-zone being amended in Kelowna, YLW operations to resume
188325news95NYC will require COVID vaccination proof for indoor dining, gyms
188320news96Where will homelessness rise or fall? A federally funded AI has some predictions
188318news97Trudeau Liberals maintain lead over rivals ahead of possible election call: poll
188313news98Winds, thunderstorms in the forecast for B.C. fire zone
188311news99Tree planter dies after bear attack in northern Alberta
188296news100Health critic, Kelowna MLA Renee Merrifield joins BC Liberal leadership race
188294news101Fundraiser set up for Nanaimo woman who may lose foot after motorcycle crash
188632news102Canadian trucker freed, says he’s victim of cannabis scam
188292news103‘Why three bullets?’: Family of Black Quebec man shot dead by police wants answers
188284news104West Kootenay man spends 24 hours fighting wildfire with plastic bag
188282news105Dr. Bonnie Henry among 16 people appointed to receive province’s Order of B.C.
188280news106Former Afghan interpreters plead for Canada to help families
188257news107More than 1,500 march in support of Penelakut First Nation after unmarked graves found
188240news108UPDATE: Two missing people rescued from Metchosin coastline
188238news109Three Greater Victoria residents awarded Order of B.C.
188224news110Canada to receive 2.3 million COVID-19 vaccine doses this week
188226news111B.C. Christmas tree growers say intense heat singes prized trees, kills seedlings
188193news112B.C. wildfire count nears 250 but cooler temperatures, light rain bring some relief
188191news113B.C. and Canada officially recognize Emancipation Day on Aug. 1
188171news114Explosive device found at site of Kelowna shooting that sent 2 men to hospital
188173news115VicPD arrest man at Victoria’s Inner Harbour for allegedly assaulting vendors with metal pole
188169news116Defence chief’s notes reveal debate over due process, optics on Fortin allegation
188136news117Saanich firefighters rescue horse stuck in a bog near Viaduct Avenue
188140news118B.C. Farmers Market Guide helps Greater Victoria residents find nearby sites
188134news119Pat Bay Highway march on Monday to honour residential school children, survivors
188115news120PHOTOS: More than 2,500 take in Pacific FC’s long-awaited Greater Victoria return
188111news121RCMP seek assistance after boat was stolen from Vancouver Island marina
188109news122Fairy Creek old-growth protests hit 500-arrest mark
188132news123Dog coaxed to safety from edge of Greater Victoria-bound BC Ferry vessel
188107news124UPDATE: Chatterton Way in Saanich reopened after suspicious package caused closure
188101news125Federal government reaches nearly $8B deal with First Nations on drinking water suit
188096news126An ocean menace: Study finds ghost gear capturing species at risk and lobster
188099news127Heat warning in effect for B.C. as firefighters battle wildfires in province
188094news128Billions in losses, thousands could die if wildfire response unchanged: report
188105news129Severe wildfires could affect community watersheds, says forest service researcher
188076news130Nanaimo RCMP respond ‘in force’ after man couldn’t wait to load replica gun he just bought
188071news131Conservation service fines off-roader who got stuck in a creek near Nanaimo
188067news132Chatterton Way block closed as Saanich police investigate suspicious package
188069news133Public commentary on Northern Junk proposal pushes Victoria vote to next week
188063news134Voting ends soon for Saanich sand sculpture favourites at Cadboro-Gyro Park
188060news135City of Duncan eliminates town crier position
188058news136B.C. offers $1,200 to wildfire evacuees out more than 10 days
188056news137B.C. sees 243 COVID-19 cases Friday as infections keep rising
188054news138Council approves Sooke’s first dog park
188203news139Friends of Bowker Creek to plant 30,000 salmon eggs in Oak Bay section
188052news140B.C. hospitals, ambulances gear up for weekend hot weather
188048news141Victoria International Airport receives $3-million federal injection
188303news142Oak Bay will contribute $75,000 towards Kings Road nature space
188046news143Greater Victoria Green Team to remove invasive species in Oak Bay’s Uplands Park
188040news144Highlands resident group turns to Supreme Court for help on Millstream mining issue
188020news145Island fisherman already convicted of Fisheries Act violations facing a further 11 charges
188018news146Dumpster fire witnesses sought by Victoria police
188010news147Long weekend ferry sailings close to full between Vancouver and Victoria
188008news148Researchers celebrate return of orcas after ‘unprecedented absence’ from southern Vancouver Island waters
188004news149UPDATE: Weekend vaccine appointments in Langford relocated to Victoria
187991news150Road Safety at Work promotes caution on the roads following 207 worker injuries in last nine years
187998news151British Canadians frustrated by exclusion from U.K.’s new quarantine exemptions
187981news152UPDATE: Victoria police use irritant gas during arrest of assault suspect
188000news153GLOBAL COVID-19 REPORT: Africa outlook ‘encouraging’ amid dose shortage
187976news154All ferries from Tsawwassen to Vancouver Island full for the rest of the day
187967news155Still no arrests or suspects identified in series of Saanich dumpster fires
187965news156More burned in 2021 wildfires so far than all of last year
187963news157B.C.’s COVID-19 cases up 204 Thursday, half in Interior region
187959news158Singh meets with Indigenous leaders at residential school where unmarked graves found
187955news159Demand increasing: Canadian Blood Services watching supply as COVID-19 rules eased
187953news160Long-awaited rain, clearing smoke ahead for southern B.C. wildfires
187943news161Many Stawamus Chief climbing routes closed after tons of rock tumbles in Squamish
187935news162Ammonia sensor alarm brings Colwood firefighters to Juan de Fuca arena
187933news163Campfire ban lifted in Prince George area as wildfire risk remains high elsewhere in B.C.
187931news164Quebec police mistake body of missing woman for mannequin, throw remains in garbage
187921news165Kelowna man fired from UPS, accused of punching woman and sending offensive text
187908news166‘Canada has to step up’ says federal Indigenous minister during B.C. stop
187906news167Ottawa proposes new rules to crack down on harmful online content
187904news168One road in Victoria’s Beacon Hill Park to reopen to vehicles
187892news169Proposed settlement reached in lawsuit against fertility doc alleged to have used own sperm
187890news170Alberta to end isolation rules for COVID-19 cases, close contacts as cases rise
187888news171B.C. wildfire crews watchful as latest heat wave arrives
187886news172Victoria expected to approve letting residents put yard waste in green bins
187882news173UPDATE: 70 earthquakes detected off Alaska peninsula following 8.2-magnitude quake Wednesday night
187880news174BC Ferries bracing for busy terminals over the long weekend
187865news175Southern B.C. Interior cities have worst air quality in Canada
187852news176VIDEO: B.C. man arrested after ‘violent outburst’ recorded at McDonald’s
187844news177Clinton RCMP probe fatal collision involving stolen truck at 6 Mile Lake
187829news178England, Scotland exclude Canadians from new exception to quarantine measures
187814news179Greater Victoria physicians group likens pipeline expansion to addiction
187748news180Greater Victoria approaching its rainless days record
187744news181Oliver Mountie helps hungry pig left behind during Nk’Mip fire evacuations
187746news182Heat warning in place for East Vancouver Island
187729news183Family of woman killed in hotel says justice served, but killer to appeal conviction
187721news184UPDATE: Traffic flowing again after garbage truck strikes power line in Victoria
187688news185BC Wildfire: ‘Wind is our greatest enemy’ for Okanagan blazes
187686news186Colwood man pleads guilty, sentenced for impaired driving, theft, break-and-enter
187668news187Saanich man arrested in relation to indecent act report from Elk Lake beach
188635business1New economic development agency promises federal focus on Victoria
188513business2Victoria leads Canadian cities in restaurants, pubs, bars per capita
188195business3Canadian companies seeing venture capital funding boom, interest in fintechs high
188084business4Best of the City: Third-generation owners keep Dutch Bakery recipes alive after 65 years in Victoria
188142business5Build Back Victoria programs add vibrancy to the city
188154business6Second Root Cellar store to open in Victoria as early as late fall
188244business7Best of the City: Beers, buds, no boats – this is Whistle Buoy Brewing Co.
188307business8Best of the City: Yumbrosia brings a world of flavour to Oak Bay
188042business9B.C. issuing new farmgate licences to allow meat sales this fall
187923business10B.C.’s tax take continued to climb during COVID-19 pandemic year
187826business11Downtown Victoria reps surprised by business resiliency during pandemic
188639sports1VIDEO: Canadian women’s soccer team prepares for Olympic final
188621sports2CFL to remember children, families impacted by Canadian residential schools tragedy
188554sports3VIDEO: Game time changed for Olympic women’s soccer final between Canada and Sweden
188548sports4Three-medal day for Canada as Damian Warner wins decathlon gold, sets Olympic record
188496sports5Vancouver Islander is Canada’s third Strongest Man
188478sports6After long delay due to global pandemic, CFL finally set to resume playing football
188470sports7FITNESS: Exercise essential for healthy aging
188433sports8De Grasse ends Canada’s two-day medal drought in Tokyo in electrifying fashion
188395sports9Canada’s Ellie Black finishes fourth in women’s beam, Biles takes bronze
188389sports10In call with Biden, Trudeau talks trade, border ‘collaboration’ and Olympic soccer
188115sports11PHOTOS: More than 2,500 take in Pacific FC’s long-awaited Greater Victoria return
188315sports12Canadian Olympic sprinter and record-holder Angela Bailey dies
188323sports13Canada shut out of medals again, but sprinters De Grasse, Brown provide hope
188230sports14Canada keeps rolling in Olympic women’s beach volleyball with 2 teams in quarters
188222sports15Canada advances to Olympic women’s soccer final with 1-0 win over United States
188177sports16Rugby Canada set to start review after disappointing Olympics and turbulent leadup
188165sports17Claim that San Jose Sharks left wing Evander Kane bet on his own games is under investigation
188163sports18Dajome’s stoppage time goal helps Vancouver Whitecaps tie Minnesota United 2-2
188160sports19Oleksiak makes history with seventh Olympic medal, De Grasse wins 100m bronze
188250sports20Victoria Eagles players heading to junior national baseball camp in Ontario
187987sports21Vancouver Island-based women’s eights wins gold at Tokyo Olympics
188002sports22Olympic women’s boxing is bigger, deeper, better in Tokyo
187972sports23Mexico boxers accuse country’s softball players of throwing away Olympic apparel
187945sports24Canadian MLS teams given green light to finish out season using home stadiums
187929sports25Grandparents cheer from Nanaimo as granddaughter wins Canada’s first rowing medal of Olympics
187927sports26Women’s curling championship coming back to Prince George in 2022
187914sports27Ultra Marathon running: the highs, the lows, the pain
187898sports28Oilers, Flames make big splashes in free agency; Leafs find help in net
187884sports29Canada gets first rowing medal of Tokyo Olympics
187846sports30PHOTOS: Saanich’s Emma Entzminger returns home from Olympics with bronze
187816sports31Islander named Canadian wheelchair rugby co-captain at 2020 Tokyo Paralympics
187742sports32Quesnel to host 2024 BC Winter Games
187733sports33Penny Oleksiak swims into Canada’s record books after earning sixth career medal
187707sports34Grubauer, Hamilton among top names entering NHL free agency
188220life1Films a place to tell stories for Marie Clements
188570opinion1LETTER: Burning cigarettes the real problem
188457opinion8LETTER: Businesses face water dilemma
188343opinion9LETTER: Council has visions of Shanghai – or Langford
188026opinion10LETTER: Word salad fogs the issue on old-growth forests
188228opinion11LETTER: Put North Saanich density to a vote
188218opinion12LETTER: Water supply can’t keep pace with development
188201opinion13LETTER: High standard of care needed for Turkey Head
188199opinion14LETTER: Replace Beacon wharf with a similar structure
188182opinion15LETTER: Tourism funding leaves out natural attractions
188167opinion16LETTER: Saanich walks the talk on safety improvements
188158opinion17LETTER: Traffic light on Cadboro Bay Road out of sync
188138opinion18LETTER: Article on Saanich Police not taking sexual assault seriously brings back bad memories
188078opinion19University of Victoria misguided on plans for additional cyling path
188103opinion20LETTER: ICBC low rates come at a price
188092opinion21LETTER: Save Sidney’s seafood market
187937opinion22GUEST COLUMNIST: Former logger fights for remaining old-growth forests
187902opinion23OUR VIEW: Action welcome on ambulance service
187869opinion24LETTER: Horses make a mess of Lochside Trail
187491opinion25LETTER: Central Saanich losing its character
187438opinion26LETTER: LNG’s economic benefits outweighed by damage to climate
187867opinion27LETTER: Cooling trend expected
187419opinion28LETTER: Fish market an integral part of Sidney waterfront
187405opinion29LETTER: Calls to action on reconciliation stalled
187387opinion30LETTER: Saanich council forgetting the promises that got them elected
187391opinion31LETTER: Parkland sacrificed for community garden
187381opinion32LETTER: Tempers flare over North Saanich OCP process
188611home4No summer doldrums on Greater Victoria home values
188635home5New economic development agency promises federal focus on Victoria
188629home6Oak bay secondary suite survey results show varied results
188534home7Sooke animal rescue group needs homes for 28 kittens
188627home8Security grants made available to downtown Victoria businesses
188637home9TRAFFIC: Intersection at Johnson, Fernwood Streets closed due to vehicle fire
188602home10Volunteers unite for Meals on Wheels
188562home11High-tech projector aims to help patients with dementia
188588home12Witnesses sought to early-morning stabbing in downtown Victoria
188524home13Aviation museum in North Saanich unveils monument to B.C. pilot killed in Second World War
188532home14Runner tackling 35-hour challenge at Saanich’s Mt. Work for Help Fill a Dream
188560home15Thieves make off with griffin statue from Oak Bay yard
188536home16Bowker Creek Brush-Up returns to Oak Bay Sunday
188552home17UPDATE: Road reopened following gas line rupture in Cordova Bay
188530home18Feds offer $11 million in added support for housing in Greater Victoria
188538home19Uptick in marine thefts concerns Victoria police
186978home20Victoria senior invites public for fundraiser walk for Kenyan school
188518home21Crafty summer sewing camp on offer in Langford for kids
188513home22Victoria leads Canadian cities in restaurants, pubs, bars per capita
188482home23Couple dies after single-vehicle crash in Central Saanich on Tuesday
188480home24Staffing issues cancel 2 ferries between Victoria and Vancouver
187699home25Women hobby farmers are part of a food revolution
188054home26Council approves Sooke’s first dog park
188453home27MISSING: Two missing teens may be in Victoria, Nanaimo
188427home28‘Please tell someone:’ Langford woman whose mother was murdered begs abuse survivors to get help
188437home29Three more COVID-19 exposures reported on Victoria flights
188429home30Greater Victoria School District board chair answers Indigenous call to resign
188431home31UPDATE: Power back up for more than 100 in Saanich neighbourhood
188422home32Final Creekside Concerts event a multicultural affair in Oak Bay
188417home33Greater Victoria photographer creates vivid story of Nagasaki bomb aftermath
188408home34The Francophone Games are on again for Greater Victoria
188404home35Completion of E & N Trail section in Langford creates continuous 13-kilometre route
188402home36Langford’s Starlight Stadium to host two-day music festival
188333home37Over 85% of local taxes paid in Sooke
188393home38Victoria police nab 24 impaired drivers over busy long weekend
186576home39PHOTOS: The view from Kohweechela - Oak Bay’s island park
188371home40Saanich police find 10 replica firearms and a variety of drugs during traffic stop
188357home41Saanich Peninsula’s Pauquachin First Nation receives $41 million from feds for road closure deal
188365home42Ferry-goers stranded between Tsawwassen, Salt Spring and Pender Islands on B.C. Day
188347home43Malahat totem pole removed for refurbishment following July 2 arson
188349home44Toxic algae bloom prompts water warning in View Royal lake
188339home45Distinctive urn, with Indigenous design, only item taken in Victoria break and enter
188415home46Greater Victoria police and fire departments spearhead toy drive for children at VGH
188305home47Tank to store Saanich’s excess wastewater expected to be complete this summer
188307home48Best of the City: Yumbrosia brings a world of flavour to Oak Bay
188303home49Oak Bay will contribute $75,000 towards Kings Road nature space
188272home50PHOTOS: Lost Indigenous children honoured during demonstration along Pat Bay highway
188250home51Victoria Eagles players heading to junior national baseball camp in Ontario
188240home52UPDATE: Two missing people rescued from Metchosin coastline
188244home53Best of the City: Beers, buds, no boats – this is Whistle Buoy Brewing Co.
188242home54Oak Bay Village welcomes live music via pilot program
188232home55Langford resident cycling 800km, raising $2,500 for sick children
188238home56Three Greater Victoria residents awarded Order of B.C.
188236home57Greater Victorians asked to honour front-line workers this B.C. Day
188207home58Best of the City: Victoria ceramic artist contemplates space in work and life
188203home59Friends of Bowker Creek to plant 30,000 salmon eggs in Oak Bay section
188179home60Metchosin art market works to support BIPOC artists
188184home61Buskers fill downtown Victoria with joy as pandemic subsides
188175home62Free-B Film Festival moves to Victoria’s Royal Athletic Park
188234home63Artsy Saanich Peninsula residents invited to apply for ArtSea grants
188191home64B.C. and Canada officially recognize Emancipation Day on Aug. 1
188197home65Flavour Trails returns with scavenger hunt through North Saanich
188173home66VicPD arrest man at Victoria’s Inner Harbour for allegedly assaulting vendors with metal pole
188154home67Second Root Cellar store to open in Victoria as early as late fall
188144home68Mural festival to take over Esquimalt buildings
188142home69Build Back Victoria programs add vibrancy to the city
188136home70Saanich firefighters rescue horse stuck in a bog near Viaduct Avenue
188134home71Pat Bay Highway march on Monday to honour residential school children, survivors
188140home72B.C. Farmers Market Guide helps Greater Victoria residents find nearby sites
188126home73Graffiti to greenery: Shawn O’Keefe’s journey as a visual artist
188124home74Songhees Nation continues road of innovation, healing, success
188121home75August to see return of community painted pianos in Oak Bay
188132home76Dog coaxed to safety from edge of Greater Victoria-bound BC Ferry vessel
188115home77PHOTOS: More than 2,500 take in Pacific FC’s long-awaited Greater Victoria return
188107home78UPDATE: Chatterton Way in Saanich reopened after suspicious package caused closure
188084home79Best of the City: Third-generation owners keep Dutch Bakery recipes alive after 65 years in Victoria
188109home80Fairy Creek old-growth protests hit 500-arrest mark
188082home81St. John Ambulance therapy dogs head back to work in B.C. Aug. 5
188080home82IMAX Victoria set to reopen
188088home83Black Press photojournalist Arnold Lim reports from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics
188073home84Sidney butterfly release honours seniors lost to COVID-19, plus survivors
188069home85Public commentary on Northern Junk proposal pushes Victoria vote to next week
188063home86Voting ends soon for Saanich sand sculpture favourites at Cadboro-Gyro Park
188048home87Victoria International Airport receives $3-million federal injection
188067home88Chatterton Way block closed as Saanich police investigate suspicious package
188040home89Highlands resident group turns to Supreme Court for help on Millstream mining issue
188046home90Greater Victoria Green Team to remove invasive species in Oak Bay’s Uplands Park
188004home91UPDATE: Weekend vaccine appointments in Langford relocated to Victoria
188010home92Long weekend ferry sailings close to full between Vancouver and Victoria
188018home93Dumpster fire witnesses sought by Victoria police
187989home94B.C. boat show in Sidney ready to celebrate delayed 30th anniversary this fall
188008home95Researchers celebrate return of orcas after ‘unprecedented absence’ from southern Vancouver Island waters
187991home96Road Safety at Work promotes caution on the roads following 207 worker injuries in last nine years
187981home97UPDATE: Victoria police use irritant gas during arrest of assault suspect
187969home98Professional Firefighters of Greater Victoria deliver final $25,000 cheque for VGH
187967home99Still no arrests or suspects identified in series of Saanich dumpster fires
187961home100Outdoor dance-theatre shows to inhabit Greater Victoria parks, natural areas
187935home101Ammonia sensor alarm brings Colwood firefighters to Juan de Fuca arena
187929home102Grandparents cheer from Nanaimo as granddaughter wins Canada’s first rowing medal of Olympics
187904home103One road in Victoria’s Beacon Hill Park to reopen to vehicles
187877home104Lone turtle spotted in Bowker Creek by Oak Bay residents
187860home105Victoria Dragon Boat Festival comes ashore for 2021 celebration
187886home106Victoria expected to approve letting residents put yard waste in green bins
187748home107Greater Victoria approaching its rainless days record
187846home108PHOTOS: Saanich’s Emma Entzminger returns home from Olympics with bronze
187814home109Greater Victoria physicians group likens pipeline expansion to addiction
187826home110Downtown Victoria reps surprised by business resiliency during pandemic
187686home111Colwood man pleads guilty, sentenced for impaired driving, theft, break-and-enter
187721home112UPDATE: Traffic flowing again after garbage truck strikes power line in Victoria
187691home113From salt to stevia: Pender Island couple nears year of producing everything they eat
187668home114Saanich man arrested in relation to indecent act report from Elk Lake beach
187647home115Esquimalt Ribfest organizers licking their lips for September festival
187385home116Feast of Fields offers virtual farm connection, hands-on Greater Victoria produce box
188556home21Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers wanted list for the week of Aug. 3
188633home22Blood donations are rebounding from COVID, but there remains a need for more
188625home23B.C. reports 402 new COVID cases as active infections top 2,000
188619home24Most B.C. COVID cases are in 20 to 40-year-olds with 1 or fewer doses: top doctor
188616home25B.C. looks for input on paid sick leave legislation
188614home26U.S. considers requiring foreign visitors to be vaccinated as travel pressure mounts
188607home27Man who survived 4 gangland hits in B.C. found dead at Okanagan campground
188605home28Donor steps up for Maple Ridge police shooting victim’s sister
188597home29‘Consequences’ for unvaccinated promised by B.C. officials, who stay vague on vaccine passports
188590home210Rock’s Bif Naked on the return to performance post-COVID and rock as protest music
188584home211BC SPCA warns dog owners of contagious cough
188582home212B.C.’s Walk-in Wednesday proves a success; 33,277 COVID vaccine jabs into arms
188578home213New evacuations ordered as B.C. wildfire flares, but rain possible this weekend
188576home214Health minister urges vaccination as COVID-19 cases rise in B.C. Interior
188574home215Canada focused on 2nd doses, not COVID booster shots as 4th wave looms: Tam
188572home216Quebec premier announces vaccine passport system after rise in COVID-19 cases
188568home217Northwest heat wave targeted vulnerable, tested climate prep
188564home218‘We lost Greenville.’ Wildfire decimates California town
188516home219Damage estimate for fire-razed Lytton reaches $78 million
188554home220VIDEO: Game time changed for Olympic women’s soccer final between Canada and Sweden
188550home221Seniors cut off from federal income supplement after receiving emergency benefits
188548home222Three-medal day for Canada as Damian Warner wins decathlon gold, sets Olympic record
188528home223Falkland community flee their homes due to raging White Rock Lake wildfire
188520home224VIDEO: Shuswap couple pull off Highway 1 in Salmon Arm to give birth to child
188511home225Canada, U.S. seek new approach as blistering 2021 wildfire season drains resources
188509home226Fixing long-term care in Canada could cost $13.7B, budget watchdog estimates
188502home227Ontario senior pulled from the water near Parksville Community Park
188500home2281 taken into custody as standoff with RCMP north of Duncan concludes
188498home229Wildfire in Chemainus River Provincial Park under control
188496home230Vancouver Islander is Canada’s third Strongest Man
188493home231Sooke poet publishes narrative poems – an investment in life’s third chapter
188484home232B.C. reports 342 new COVID cases as infections reach a two-month high
188486home233Amid suspicions over animal welfare, BC SPCA points to gaps in accountability
188586home234What’s On This Weekend In Sooke
188476home235Rain helps curb B.C. wildfires, not enough to make long-term impact or clear smoke
188474home236Canadian border workers issue Friday strike notice
188472home237Man who fatally stabbed Pentagon officer had troubled past
188470home238FITNESS: Exercise essential for healthy aging
188468home239Reader’s Lens
188465home240PQBeat: Island Health’s Dr. Mike Benusic discusses impact of COVID-19 vaccinations
188461home241Vancouver Island man to be reunited with father’s 104-year-old First World War uniform
188459home242What B.C. wildfire evacuees need to know upon returning home
188449home243More Canadians say worst of COVID-19 yet to come as the Delta variant spreads: poll
188447home244Toronto, Vancouver Island protests shine spotlight on media access
188443home245B.C. urges unvaccinated people to get their COVID shot during Walk-in Wednesday
188441home246Final outcome of a pandemic election could take a few days: chief electoral officer
188435home247Delta variant behind increase in COVID-19 case numbers in British Columbia: experts
188433home248De Grasse ends Canada’s two-day medal drought in Tokyo in electrifying fashion
188400home249B.C. reports 742 new COVID cases, 1 death over August long weekend
188391home250Nine-year-old Chilliwack girl presents Lytton mayor with $3,440 from lemonade sales
188389home251In call with Biden, Trudeau talks trade, border ‘collaboration’ and Olympic soccer
188385home252Dating changed during the pandemic, apps are following suit
188382home253Thousands flee homes outside Athens as heat fuels wildfires
188375home254B.C. to mark Sept. 30 as day of commemoration for residential school victims, survivors
188367home255Public risking lives on BC Hydro facilities pursuing perfect selfies
188363home256Vaccinated? You’re 10x less likely to catch and transmit COVID-19, but risk remains
188359home257Grand Forks man allegedly assaults paramedics, takes up sword in armed stand-off
188361home258B.C. man who survived 2 recent assassination attempts has a history of getting shot at
188425home259Vancouver Island singer’s new song becomes TikTok sensation
188455home260Netflix thriller ‘Lou’ filming in Ucluelet
188355home261VIDEO: Explosions rock Kamloops after semi-truck catches fire on Highway 1
188353home262Surrey RCMP probe garbage-throwing ‘racism’ confrontation at Aspen Park in Newton
188351home263One dead after early morning crash near Black Creek
188341home264Woman drowns in Christina Lake, say Grand Forks RCMP
188252home265Hissing hitchhiker: Snake discovered on B.C. company’s bus
188331home266UPDATE: Officer dead, suspect killed in violence outside Pentagon
188284home267West Kootenay man spends 24 hours fighting wildfire with plastic bag
188336home268SOOKE HISTORY: Sooke School student ambitions in 1948
188327home269UPDATE: No fly-zone being amended in Kelowna, YLW operations to resume
188318home270Trudeau Liberals maintain lead over rivals ahead of possible election call: poll
188323home271Canada shut out of medals again, but sprinters De Grasse, Brown provide hope
188313home272Winds, thunderstorms in the forecast for B.C. fire zone
188311home273Tree planter dies after bear attack in northern Alberta
188296home274Health critic, Kelowna MLA Renee Merrifield joins BC Liberal leadership race
188294home275Fundraiser set up for Nanaimo woman who may lose foot after motorcycle crash
188282home276Dr. Bonnie Henry among 16 people appointed to receive province’s Order of B.C.
188257home277More than 1,500 march in support of Penelakut First Nation after unmarked graves found
188230home278Canada keeps rolling in Olympic women’s beach volleyball with 2 teams in quarters
188222home279Canada advances to Olympic women’s soccer final with 1-0 win over United States
188193home280B.C. wildfire count nears 250 but cooler temperatures, light rain bring some relief
188171home281Explosive device found at site of Kelowna shooting that sent 2 men to hospital
188165home282Claim that San Jose Sharks left wing Evander Kane bet on his own games is under investigation
188163home283Dajome’s stoppage time goal helps Vancouver Whitecaps tie Minnesota United 2-2
188160home284Oleksiak makes history with seventh Olympic medal, De Grasse wins 100m bronze
188149home285QUIZ: How much do you know about British Columbia?
188111home286RCMP seek assistance after boat was stolen from Vancouver Island marina
188101home287Federal government reaches nearly $8B deal with First Nations on drinking water suit
188099home288Heat warning in effect for B.C. as firefighters battle wildfires in province
188094home289Billions in losses, thousands could die if wildfire response unchanged: report
188076home290Nanaimo RCMP respond ‘in force’ after man couldn’t wait to load replica gun he just bought
188071home291Conservation service fines off-roader who got stuck in a creek near Nanaimo
188060home292City of Duncan eliminates town crier position
188058home293B.C. offers $1,200 to wildfire evacuees out more than 10 days
188056home294B.C. sees 243 COVID-19 cases Friday as infections keep rising
188052home295B.C. hospitals, ambulances gear up for weekend hot weather
188042home296B.C. issuing new farmgate licences to allow meat sales this fall
188020home297Island fisherman already convicted of Fisheries Act violations facing a further 11 charges
187842home298POLL: Do you have an air conditioner in your home?
187987home299Vancouver Island-based women’s eights wins gold at Tokyo Olympics
188016home2100Frosted relic: Slice of Lady Di’s wedding cake up for sale
188012home2101Review: In ‘Stillwater,’ a red state American hero roams chic France
187998home2102British Canadians frustrated by exclusion from U.K.’s new quarantine exemptions
188000home2103GLOBAL COVID-19 REPORT: Africa outlook ‘encouraging’ amid dose shortage
188002home2104Olympic women’s boxing is bigger, deeper, better in Tokyo
187976home2105All ferries from Tsawwassen to Vancouver Island full for the rest of the day
187965home2106More burned in 2021 wildfires so far than all of last year
187963home2107B.C.’s COVID-19 cases up 204 Thursday, half in Interior region
187955home2108Demand increasing: Canadian Blood Services watching supply as COVID-19 rules eased
187947home2109Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over ‘Black Widow’ release
187953home2110Long-awaited rain, clearing smoke ahead for southern B.C. wildfires
187943home2111Many Stawamus Chief climbing routes closed after tons of rock tumbles in Squamish
187933home2112Campfire ban lifted in Prince George area as wildfire risk remains high elsewhere in B.C.
187931home2113Quebec police mistake body of missing woman for mannequin, throw remains in garbage
187927home2114Women’s curling championship coming back to Prince George in 2022
187923home2115B.C.’s tax take continued to climb during COVID-19 pandemic year
187921home2116Kelowna man fired from UPS, accused of punching woman and sending offensive text
187939home2117Reader’s Lens
187937home2118GUEST COLUMNIST: Former logger fights for remaining old-growth forests
187914home2119Ultra Marathon running: the highs, the lows, the pain
187916home2120Sooke Garden Club marks 50th-anniversary milestone
187908home2121‘Canada has to step up’ says federal Indigenous minister during B.C. stop
187906home2122Ottawa proposes new rules to crack down on harmful online content
187902home2123OUR VIEW: Action welcome on ambulance service
187894home2124B.C. seniors find love amid pandemic – ‘and I didn’t even know her name’
187888home2125B.C. wildfire crews watchful as latest heat wave arrives
187884home2126Canada gets first rowing medal of Tokyo Olympics
187882home2127UPDATE: 70 earthquakes detected off Alaska peninsula following 8.2-magnitude quake Wednesday night
187880home2128BC Ferries bracing for busy terminals over the long weekend
187865home2129Southern B.C. Interior cities have worst air quality in Canada
187852home2130VIDEO: B.C. man arrested after ‘violent outburst’ recorded at McDonald’s
187856home2131Award winners revealed for Sooke Fine Arts Show
187844home2132Clinton RCMP probe fatal collision involving stolen truck at 6 Mile Lake
187829home2133England, Scotland exclude Canadians from new exception to quarantine measures
187816home2134Islander named Canadian wheelchair rugby co-captain at 2020 Tokyo Paralympics
187744home2135Oliver Mountie helps hungry pig left behind during Nk’Mip fire evacuations
187746home2136Heat warning in place for East Vancouver Island
187742home2137Quesnel to host 2024 BC Winter Games
187733home2138Penny Oleksiak swims into Canada’s record books after earning sixth career medal
187688home2139BC Wildfire: ‘Wind is our greatest enemy’ for Okanagan blazes
187497home2140VIDEO: Cool cars provide some automotive magic for B.C. teen
188600entertainment1Growth In Confinement wins people’s choice award at Sooke Fine Arts Show
188590entertainment2Rock’s Bif Naked on the return to performance post-COVID and rock as protest music
188493entertainment3Sooke poet publishes narrative poems – an investment in life’s third chapter
188417entertainment4Greater Victoria photographer creates vivid story of Nagasaki bomb aftermath
188402entertainment5Langford’s Starlight Stadium to host two-day music festival
188425entertainment6Vancouver Island singer’s new song becomes TikTok sensation
188455entertainment7Netflix thriller ‘Lou’ filming in Ucluelet
188234entertainment8Artsy Saanich Peninsula residents invited to apply for ArtSea grants
188197entertainment9Flavour Trails returns with scavenger hunt through North Saanich
188088entertainment10Black Press photojournalist Arnold Lim reports from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics
188080entertainment11IMAX Victoria set to reopen
188126entertainment12Graffiti to greenery: Shawn O’Keefe’s journey as a visual artist
188175entertainment13Free-B Film Festival moves to Victoria’s Royal Athletic Park
188179entertainment14Metchosin art market works to support BIPOC artists
188184entertainment15Buskers fill downtown Victoria with joy as pandemic subsides
188207entertainment16Best of the City: Victoria ceramic artist contemplates space in work and life
187989entertainment17B.C. boat show in Sidney ready to celebrate delayed 30th anniversary this fall
188012entertainment18Review: In ‘Stillwater,’ a red state American hero roams chic France
187974entertainment19Review: Emily Blunt transcends overstuffed ‘Jungle Cruise’
187961entertainment20Outdoor dance-theatre shows to inhabit Greater Victoria parks, natural areas
187947entertainment21Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over ‘Black Widow’ release
187912entertainment22‘Arthur’ to end on PBS Kids after 25-season stint
187896entertainment23Director James Gunn assembles his perfect ‘Suicide Squad’
187647entertainment24Esquimalt Ribfest organizers licking their lips for September festival
188385trending-now1Dating changed during the pandemic, apps are following suit
188345trending-now2VIDEO: Seal gives birth on dock at Comox Marina
188252trending-now3Hissing hitchhiker: Snake discovered on B.C. company’s bus
188149trending-now4QUIZ: How much do you know about British Columbia?
188016trending-now5Frosted relic: Slice of Lady Di’s wedding cake up for sale
187894trending-now6B.C. seniors find love amid pandemic – ‘and I didn’t even know her name’
186978community4Victoria senior invites public for fundraiser walk for Kenyan school
188602community5Volunteers unite for Meals on Wheels
188580community6Island musician rocks out on drums from rocky heights
188562community7High-tech projector aims to help patients with dementia
188534community8Sooke animal rescue group needs homes for 28 kittens
188536community9Bowker Creek Brush-Up returns to Oak Bay Sunday
188532community10Runner tackling 35-hour challenge at Saanich’s Mt. Work for Help Fill a Dream
188518community11Crafty summer sewing camp on offer in Langford for kids
188524community12Aviation museum in North Saanich unveils monument to B.C. pilot killed in Second World War
188586community13What’s On This Weekend In Sooke
186576community14PHOTOS: The view from Kohweechela - Oak Bay’s island park
188470community15FITNESS: Exercise essential for healthy aging
188468community16Reader’s Lens
188461community17Vancouver Island man to be reunited with father’s 104-year-old First World War uniform
188422community18Final Creekside Concerts event a multicultural affair in Oak Bay
188408community19The Francophone Games are on again for Greater Victoria
188415community20Greater Victoria police and fire departments spearhead toy drive for children at VGH
188336community21SOOKE HISTORY: Sooke School student ambitions in 1948
188272community22PHOTOS: Lost Indigenous children honoured during demonstration along Pat Bay highway
188236community23Greater Victorians asked to honour front-line workers this B.C. Day
188073community24Sidney butterfly release honours seniors lost to COVID-19, plus survivors
188082community25St. John Ambulance therapy dogs head back to work in B.C. Aug. 5
188121community26August to see return of community painted pianos in Oak Bay
188124community27Songhees Nation continues road of innovation, healing, success
188144community28Mural festival to take over Esquimalt buildings
188232community29Langford resident cycling 800km, raising $2,500 for sick children
188242community30Oak Bay Village welcomes live music via pilot program
188305community31Tank to store Saanich’s excess wastewater expected to be complete this summer
187969community32Professional Firefighters of Greater Victoria deliver final $25,000 cheque for VGH
187939community33Reader’s Lens
187916community34Sooke Garden Club marks 50th-anniversary milestone
187877community35Lone turtle spotted in Bowker Creek by Oak Bay residents
187860community36Victoria Dragon Boat Festival comes ashore for 2021 celebration
187856community37Award winners revealed for Sooke Fine Arts Show
187691community38From salt to stevia: Pender Island couple nears year of producing everything they eat
187497community39VIDEO: Cool cars provide some automotive magic for B.C. teen
187385community40Feast of Fields offers virtual farm connection, hands-on Greater Victoria produce box
188213marketplace15 ways to do more with less water in your garden this summer!
188570letters1LETTER: Burning cigarettes the real problem
188457letters8LETTER: Businesses face water dilemma
188343letters9LETTER: Council has visions of Shanghai – or Langford
188026letters10LETTER: Word salad fogs the issue on old-growth forests
188228letters11LETTER: Put North Saanich density to a vote
188218letters12LETTER: Water supply can’t keep pace with development
188201letters13LETTER: High standard of care needed for Turkey Head
188199letters14LETTER: Replace Beacon wharf with a similar structure
188182letters15LETTER: Tourism funding leaves out natural attractions
188167letters16LETTER: Saanich walks the talk on safety improvements
188158letters17LETTER: Traffic light on Cadboro Bay Road out of sync
188138letters18LETTER: Article on Saanich Police not taking sexual assault seriously brings back bad memories
188078letters19University of Victoria misguided on plans for additional cyling path
188103letters20LETTER: ICBC low rates come at a price
188092letters21LETTER: Save Sidney’s seafood market
187869letters22LETTER: Horses make a mess of Lochside Trail
187491letters23LETTER: Central Saanich losing its character
187438letters24LETTER: LNG’s economic benefits outweighed by damage to climate
187867letters25LETTER: Cooling trend expected
187419letters26LETTER: Fish market an integral part of Sidney waterfront
187405letters27LETTER: Calls to action on reconciliation stalled
187387letters28LETTER: Saanich council forgetting the promises that got them elected
187391letters29LETTER: Parkland sacrificed for community garden
187381letters30LETTER: Tempers flare over North Saanich OCP process
188639video1VIDEO: Canadian women’s soccer team prepares for Olympic final
188558video2Some federal workers may be required to get COVID-19 vaccine: Prime Minister Trudeau
188580video3Island musician rocks out on drums from rocky heights
188345video4VIDEO: Seal gives birth on dock at Comox Marina
127711photo-galleries1Whales are regular visitors to Sooke’s waters
127329photo-galleries2Sooke Santa Run 2019 an inspiration
111940sip-savour1Raise your glass: Award-winning spirits, handcrafted on Vancouver Island
142053travel1Discover Sooke
188593travel2Which BC brewery do you think offers the best overall experience?
188451travel3New Royal BC Museum pocket gallery exhibition reclaims BC Black history
188465podcasts1PQBeat: Island Health’s Dr. Mike Benusic discusses impact of COVID-19 vaccinations
188088podcasts2Black Press photojournalist Arnold Lim reports from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics