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176511news1VIDEO: Dance party erupts at Vancouver’s Kitsilano Beach to the dismay of onlookers
176509news2UPDATED: Collision involving driver, pedestrian snarls traffic at Hillside Avenue, Blanshard Street
176507news3B.C. funds 18 Victoria multiculturalism, anti-racism programs
176503news4Doug Ford backtracks on new police COVID-19 powers amid intense backlash
176501news5Canadian doctors say lowering age cutoff for AstraZeneca vaccine makes sense as cases surge
176499news6Researchers say the United States is at risk of an armed anti-police insurgency
176488news7Canada’s naked MP speaks out: leaked photo sends message ‘anything goes’ in politics
176486news8Flouting COVID-19 health orders off the clock could lead to workplace discipline: lawyers
176494news9Courtenay fossil hunter finds ancient turtle on local river
176479news10‘Entire province faces risk’: B.C. citizens urged to prepare for above-average spring flooding
176477news11B.C. Indigenous nation opposes mineral exploration in culturally sensitive area
176475news12Sidney, North Saanich honour the late Prince Philip with proclamation on Saturday
176465news13Symbolic red dresses rehung along B.C. highway after vandals tore them down
176469news14Trudeau announces $200K donation to Duke of Edinburgh award as Prince Philip laid to rest
176459news15COVID-19 exposure confirmed at K-12 French school in Esquimalt, Island Health reports
176473news16Court of Appeal grants partial stay in ruling on B.C. auto injuries
176471news17Worldwide COVID-19 death toll tops a staggering 3 million
176457news18Canada’s 2nd blood clot confirmed in Alberta after AstraZeneca vaccine
176454news19Wild ARC looking for donations to care for yearly influx of vulnerable animals
176405news20North Saanich actively recruiting volunteer firefighters
176400news21PHOTOS: Prince Philip laid to rest Saturday as sombre queen sits alone
176398news22B.C. health minister says delay in Moderna vaccine ‘disappointing’
176396news23Groups offer more support for Canadian families of drug users who have fatally overdosed
176394news24B.C. man dies in custody awaiting trial for Valentine’s Day robbery, kidnapping spree
176392news25No bubble tea this spring? Canada faces boba shortage amid shipping delays
176368news26Extinction Rebellion activists march from Vancouver to Victoria this weekend
176363news27Island woman on fence books vaccine due to brother’s death
176357news28RCMP intercept vehicle fleeing with infant taken from Kamloops hospital
176365news29Mountain bikers celebrate first new trail in years on Saanich’s Mount Work
176361news30Red Cross hires out-of-province workers to staff Langford vaccination centre
176359news31Sooke RCMP warns park users to keep valuables in vehicles out of sight
176351news32VIDEO: Vancouver officer convicted of uttering threats under watchdog review again
176343news33UPDATED: BC Hydro crews repairing failed electrical equipment in Saanich
176346news34B.C.’s COVID-19 infection rate persists, 1,005 new cases Friday
176490news35Province supports potential interim improvements to Sidney intersection
176338news3822-hour Highway 14 road closure planned for Wednesday
176336news39‘A lot of instability’: B.C. restaurants in layoff limbo
176332news40Expectations high as Trudeau Liberals get ready to unveil first pandemic budget
176334news41‘Quite fitting.’ Prince Philip’s funeral an online event for all but a few in Canada
176349news45Faulty sprinklers to blame for second Cedar Hill Golf Course clubhouse closure in just over a year
176341news46Maclean’s Magazine ranks Langford best community in B.C.
176330news47Rugby coach resigns, is suspended from Victoria restaurant following sexual assault allegations
176328news48Temperature records eyed for Victoria with sunny weekend forcast
176322news49John Furlong presents 2030 Winter Games vision to Vancouver Board of Trade
176324news50Crime and calls to Sooke RCMP on the decline in February compared to 2020
176316news51New campgrounds coming to B.C. parks as part of $83M provincial boost
176310news52UPDATED: Saanich fire crews truck in water as hog fuel fire smoulders
176300news53GoFundMe started in memory of 8-year-old boy who died at Hotel Zed pool
176298news54Student pilot crashes plane onto Highway 5A almost hitting school bus
176296news55Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce calls for revisions to Central Saanich flyover overpass
176294news56Winning bidder approved for Oak Bay Lodge demolition
176286news57Pig shelter at Sandown Agricultural Lands comes down
176284news58B.C. Premier John Horgan gets AstraZeneca shot, encourages others
176280news59Lethbridge doctor becomes 7th Alberta health-care worker to die from COVID-19
176278news60Pfizer to increase vaccine deliveries in Canada as Moderna supply slashed
176276news61‘Be prepared and not scared:’ Iqaluit locks down after reporting first COVID-19 case
176274news62P.1 variant likely highest in B.C. due to more testing for it: Dr. Henry
176272news63Victoria gives businesses a tax break for 2021
176270news64Greater Victoria women’s shelter adds second safe harbour
176268news65Family fights killer’s release from Metchosin institution
176265news66Oak Bay Marina questionnaire nets hundreds of responses
176263news67Victoria police looking for driver of truck who nearly hit kids before crashing in Esquimalt
176256news68Traffic backs up on Highway 1 westbound in View Royal after crash
176258news69Final witness will extend Langley child murder trial into May or June
176254news70‘Nothing to be envious about:’ Experts caution against following U.S. lead on COVID
176261news71Fort Langley rainbow crosswalk covered up for filming of Sonic the Hedgehog sequel
176250news72Busy B.C. intersection gets unique ‘touchless’ crosswalk signals
176248news73Driver stopped on Pat Bay Highway after road rage reports fails breathalyzer test: police
176244news74NDP lawmaker tables bill to decriminalize drug use as overdose deaths soar
176242news75Ottawa’s COVID-19 vaccine point man aims to ensure more predictability for shipments
176236news76Parksville-Qualicum passes Nanaimo in new COVID-19 cases
176238news77Victoria bylaw staff encampment work to include police escort through April
176232news78Victoria’s bylaw banning plastic bags back in effect
176221news79Police standoff at Duncan apartment ends peacefully
176219news80Sooke hopes to start Church Road Corridor project this summer
176214news81Top doctor warns B.C.’s daily cases could reach 3,000 as COVID hospitalizations surge
176216news82District of Sooke approves development with 77 rental units
176210news83Inmate with ties to Victoria dies in Abbotsford institution
176212news84COVID-infected students in Lower Mainland schools transmitting to 1 to 2 others: data
176208news85Industrial sites, pubs, restaurants driving COVID-19 spread in B.C.
176206news86Five 10-hour Pacific Rim highway closures planned in the next 6 weeks
176200news87Online panel to discuss planning for death with Greater Victoria residents
176196news88B.C. announces $2B for affordable, middle-income family home projects
176192news89Provincial pandemic aid passes the Legion by
176189news90Esquimalt moves along path of legalizing detached suites
176186news91Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder gets ‘meagre’ support compared to other conditions: B.C. report
176181news92Self-advocates ‘sad, scared, angry’ over revisions to assisted-death legislation
176178news93Lower Post residential school building to be demolished, replaced with cultural centre
176175news948 people arrested after anti-pipeline protestors chain themselves to Vancouver buildings
176172news95Construction underway, homes for sale at Victoria’s Dockside Green
176170news96Man charged in alleged high-profile Vancouver stalking case that went viral online
176168news97‘A huge source of guilt’: Creston woman shares COVID-19 impact on her mental health
176162news99Sooke open for food truck pilot project
176160news100COVID-19 spike in B.C. could overwhelm B.C. hospitals: modelling group
176156news101Boaters urged to use caution around hurt humpback off Vancouver
176154news102B.C. families push for changes as special committee examines provincial Police Act
176152news103Canada negotiating contracts to secure COVID-19 booster shots for next year: Anand
176150news104Voting opens for Victoria’s annual Best of the City
176148news105Canadian home sales up 76% year-over-year, set new March record: CREA
176144news106Home construction near Victoria’s Gonzales Hill Park spurs legal battle
176142news107Major Sidney intersection already deficient predicted to get worse
176133news108Rally calls for decriminalization, safe supply as overdose emergency turns 5
176130news109Colwood’s Royal Bay could be home to new long-term care facilities
176128news110Youth gets combative with police at Victoria hospital
176122news111Liberal MP caught stark naked during House of Commons video conference
176120news112Man convicted of sexual offences arrested after teens followed in Victoria
176118news113B.C.’s COVID-19 case count jumps to 1,168 Wednesday, nearly 400 in hospital
176116news114Italian-Canadians to get formal apology for treatment during Second World War
176114news115B.C. blockades aimed at protecting old-growth forests reveal First Nation split
176110news116‘Racially motivated’ incidents on the rise in B.C’s 4th largest city: police
176124news117SD61’s proposed $7 million cuts threaten equity and inclusion, say parents, teachers
176112news118UPDATED: Four Greater Victoria municipalities will join Saanich in application to reduce residential road speed to 30 km/h
176106news119CBSA officers’ union calls for vaccine priority in B.C.
176108news120Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers wanted list for the week of April 13
176104news121Kelowna demonstrators show support for Vancouver Island logging activists
176102news122COVID-19 case reported at Sidney grocery store
176100news123Women still underrepresented in boardrooms despite ‘comply-or-explain’ rule: study
176098news124Biden’s planned U.S. pullout from Afghanistan to use Sept. 11 anniversary as deadline
176096news125Hul’q’umi’num street signs installed in downtown Duncan
176094news126Kelowna Mountie charged with assault for caught-on-camera violent arrest
176091news127Sooke man dies in Tuesday crash on West Coast Road
176084news128Suspicious death along the highway in Nanaimo now being investigated as a homicide
176082news129Privacy concerns keep COVID-19 cases at University of Victoria off the record
176073news130Kings Park advocates call on Saanich to extend fundraising deadline, contribute $1.75 million to save greenspace
176071news131Health Canada releases guidelines for reducing COVID-19 transmission at home
176069news132New pathway to residency for 90,000 essential workers and graduates: Mendicino
176066news133New Victoria fire hall begins to take shape
176060news134Air Canada’s government aid deal needs stricter terms, passenger advocate says
176054news135Sidney rejects proposal for third cannabis location in community
176048news136‘I don’t run and I don’t hide’: Cariboo MP says RCMP probing threats made against family
176043news137Religious B.C. man lodges human rights complaint after fired for refusing to wear a mask
176036news138VIDEO: B.C. car dealer posts clip of thieves towing a truck right off his lot
176034news139B.C. to request federal exemption for simple drug possession
176032news140VIDEO: ‘Extremely, extremely rare’ blood clots ‘may be linked’ to AstraZeneca, Health Canada says
176030news141Victoria police arrest federal offender following foot chase
176000news142B.C.’s COVID-19 indoor dining, drinking ban extending into May
176027news143Calls for government transparency in COVID data continue as B.C.’s 3rd wave wears on
176025news144Pedestrian struck in downtown Victoria suffers non-life-threatening injuries
176021news145Former health officials, advocates reflect on anniversary of B.C.’s overdose emergency
176019news146Tagged grey whale off Vancouver Island given treatment after developing lesions
176017news147EXPLAINER: What’s known about COVID vaccines and rare clots
176014news148Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff dies in prison: AP source
176012news149Man catches fire sleeping while outdoors in downtown Courtenay
175998news150Observers ‘gutted’ as pair filmed removing red dresses hung along B.C. highway
176006news151Island Farm Fresh Guide lets residents explore local product
176004news152Transition Sooke calls for slower growth rate
176002news153Colwood pitches $100 property tax hike
175989news154Tougher COVID-19 restrictions in B.C., including travel, still ‘on the table’: Horgan
175987news155Greater Victoria and African grandmothers celebrate solidarity with virtual concert
175982news156Island Health issues overdose advisory for Greater Victoria
175984news157Violent altercation at Port Hardy trailer park sends one to hospital
175985news158B.C. sees 873 more COVID-19 cases Tuesday, decline continues
175980news159Six years including time served for Nanaimo man in bludgeoning death
175977news160West Coast Road reopens after ‘serious incident’ prompted Tuesday afternoon closure
175974news161B.C. martial arts gym refusing patrons who have been vaccinated, wear masks
175972news162West Shore RCMP seeks information about collision between bike, car
175965news163Driver caught accelerating to twice the speed limit through Oak Bay school zone
175960news164B.C. seafood company owner fined $25K for eating receipt, obstructing DFO inspection
175956news165West Shore RCMP arrest man after shots fired at Malahat campground
175954news166Getting the vaccine does not break your fast, says Muslim COVID-19 task force
175952news167Pacheedaht Nation says activist interference not welcome at Fairy Creek
175950news168100+ international travellers who landed in B.C. refused to quarantine
175948news169PHAC receives first report of blood clot linked to AstraZeneca
175946news170Driver who crashed into Uptown Walmart likely suffering mental health crisis, police say
175942news171Campbell River Gun Club range shut down after complaints of stray bullets
175940news172Pacific Rim National Park Reserve campground sees ‘unprecedented’ interest
175938news1731 in 3 young Canadians have given up on owning a home: poll
175934news174Nanaimo man sentenced for sexually abusing girl more than 40 years ago
175932news175Oak Bay declares a decade of ecological restoration
175930news176B.C. urges people to stay in their neighbourhoods, discourages out-of-household meet-ups
175928news177Prince Philip shaped, and was shaped by, a century of tumult
175926news178Most Canadians plan to get COVID-19 vaccine, but safety fears drive hesitancy: poll
175924news179RCMP under scrutiny one year after mass killing that left 22 dead in Nova Scotia
175922news180U.S. recommends ‘pause’ for Johnson & Johnson vaccine over blood clot reports
175920news181Air Canada refunds en route after $5.9B deal for federal government aid
175918news182Terry Fox’s legacy of resilience resonates during COVID-19 crisis, says brother
175916news183AstraZeneca vaccinations continue at Colwood pharmacy
175914news184Additional COVID-19 exposures reported at two Saanich schools
175901news185Victoria seeks $3M to $4M in grant funds to enhance community services for unhoused population
175905news186Sooke road work nears completion
175912news187B.C. and Victoria’s overdose deaths still rising five years after public health emergency declared
175898news188Victoria police seize replica firearm in early Sunday morning call
175896news189Onlookers laugh and jeer as B.C. teen beaten, then forced to strip and walk home
175894news190B.C.’s COVID-19 case count slows after last week’s peak
175892news191B.C. municipality to take no action against councillor who posted sexist meme
175890news192Let users carry certain amounts of drugs without criminal sanctions: Vancouver mayor
175885news193B.C. NDP promises more health care spending, business support in 2021 budget
175887news194Police report multiple victims in Tennessee school shooting
175883news195Vancouver Island team helps make $368 million three-tonne cocaine seizure
175881news196Indoor wine tastings still allowed in B.C., not considered a ‘social gathering’
175873news197Washington State trio’s fisheries violations the worst veteran officer has seen in 20 years
175871news198Single-vehicle crash topples Victoria hydro pole, sends one to hospital
175861news199Intelligence committee warns China, Russia targeting Canadian COVID-19 research
175856news200Canadian court rejects appeal by Google Canada in long-running patent case
175859news201O’Toole to vote against Conservative MP’s private bill on ‘sex-selective abortion’
175852news202Tenants disappear in the night leaving Okanagan home trashed with junk, feces
175863news203Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions increased slightly in 2019: report
175850news204B.C. to register people ages 40+ for COVID-19 vaccines in April
175848news205For Canadian Muslims, second pandemic Ramadan is a time of hope and sadness
175846news206Students protest proposed cuts to SD61 music programs
175840news207West Shore RCMP cautions motorists to drive slowly through school zones
175836news208Victoria police continue search for wanted man following failed arrest attempt
175832news209UPDATE: B.C.’s COVID-19 vaccine booking back up after maintenance
175830news210Ontario man believed to be 1st Canadian with COVID-destroyed lungs gets transplant
175828news211Canada set to receive 1M Pfizer-BioNTech doses, Moderna playing catch-up
175826news212VIDEO: Hundreds defy Montreal’s 8 p.m. curfew in violent, destructive protest
175800news213VIDEO: Dancers, signholders show support for Fairy Creek in Victoria
175822news214Flight from Calgary to Victoria added to COVID-19 exposure list
175820news215Six new Greater Victoria school exposures reported over weekend
175798news216Trudeau winds up Liberal convention with election campaign-style speech
175844news217Singh seeks to rally New Democrats as testy policy convention wraps up
175794news218Erin O’Toole says ‘I didn’t hide who I was’ running for Conservative leader
175792news219Adults living, working in Whistler, B.C., eligible for COVID-19 vaccine on Monday
175790news220Canada nearing peak of next wave of COVID-19, Tam says as Ontario sets case record
175788news221UPDATE: RCMP investigating after child, 6, dies at motel in Duncan, B.C.
175786news222Senior dog rescued after being stuck on Surrey cliffside for 10 days
175784news2233 banned from fishing, holding licences after overfishing violations near Vancouver Island
175782news224Increased office vacancies offer chance for growing companies to expand
175780news225Sooke Autism Support Society promotes inclusion and understanding
175764news226Washed-up explosive device destroyed by VicPD bomb squad
175771news227Child, 12, dies after serious ski accident on Mount Seymour in North Vancouver
175761news228The COVID-19 wasteland: searching for clues to the pandemic in the sewers
175759news229Three local podcasts coming to Victoria following Telus Storyhive grants
175748news230Horgan’s NDP to bring in throne speech in B.C., Opposition wants coherent plan
175752news231Teens need coping skills to deal with anger during pandemic: doctor
175723news232PHOTOS: Vehicle driven into Saanich Walmart removed after two trapped workers rescued
175719news233Sooke, Langford bottle drives help cover family’s costs of staying with daughter during cancer treatments
175711news234Quake off Ucluelet reportedly felt as far south as Oregon
175707news235B.C. residents age 60+ can now register to get their COVID-19 vaccine
175702news236Take-home COVID-19 tests available for some B.C. students who fall ill at school
175694news2371 dead, 3 injured in shooting at Missouri convenience store
175692news238NDP convention targets inequality, as contentious planks threaten to steal spotlight
175688news239Man finds men who rescued him from drowning in B.C.’s Fraser River
175686news240‘He has been my strength all these years,’ Queen said about Prince Philip
175684news241Liberals approve basic income, pharmacare, long-term care standards at convention
175682news242Spring, summer hours in effect at Saanich Public Works Yard
175679news243Province announces $150,000 investment into movie studio study at Camosun College
175672news244Countries worldwide hit new records for COVID-19 cases, deaths
175670news245Canada’s ICUs see near-record of COVID-19 patients last week as variant cases double
175664news246Flags drop, bells toll as Canadians remember special relationship with Prince Philip
175662news247Teach students coping skills to deal with anger during the pandemic: doctor
175643news248Free Victoria seed sharing collective bags work experience funding
175634news249UPDATED: Saanich firefighters free trapped workers at Uptown Walmart
175637news250Nanaimo RCMP trying to identify stabbing suspect who wielded rusty knife
175654news251An octopus named Wanda will soon say goodbye to Sidney
175709news252Sooke’s food truck pilot project under scrutiny
175740news253Tsunami preparation in the forefront across Greater Victoria
175742news254CRD gives $118,000 financial boost to local arts organizations
175630news255Leftover vaccines go into arms, not down the drain: Island Health
175778news256Wild Wise Sooke reminds public to be aware of bears
175809news257Boat owner ordered to vacate waters off North Saanich park
175811news258Form, function of new Greater Victoria arts venue service to be determined
175813news259Victoria man living a full, active life after double lung transplant
175628news2601,262 more COVID-19 infections in B.C. Friday, 9,574 active cases
175626news261Colwood pharmacy vaccinating those aged 55 to 65 this weekend with special clinic
175624news262Oak Bay parks, recreation, culture shortfall covered by COVID-19 restart grant
175622news263Suspect identified in anti-Semitic graffiti incident at Victoria Jewish centre
175618news264Suspect caught on camera pinching parcel from Saanich building
175616news265Calls for stricter action in B.C. as COVID-19 variants projected to climb
175614news266Vancouver park board issues order to restrict tents in Strathcona Park
175612news267A look at the more than 20 trips Prince Philip made to Canada
175608news268Man shot in Vancouver while sitting in a parked car: police
175606news269Emergency officials on Saanich Peninsula pleased with transition to new alert platform
175602news270UPDATED: Excavator takes out power lines leaving more than 150 without power in Esquimalt
175604news271Don’t line up for vaccines unless asked to come, Dr. Bonnie Henry warns
175600news272No time to waste: Greater Victoria closes in on plan for garbage
175596news273Cariboo teacher charged in child exploitation case
175588news274UPDATED: Owner of large, off-leash dog that fatally mauled small pup in Saanich park identified
175586news275Liquor servers, caretakers boosted to B.C.’s $15.20/hour minimum wage
175578news276Rapper-actor DMX dead at 50
175574news277False alarm: Oak Bay not considering faster speed limits
175568news278WHO chief describes ‘shocking’ vaccine imbalance between nations
175566news279BC Transit announces updates to Greater Victoria routes
175555news280Two more Greater Victoria schools report COVID-19 exposures
175560news281Ottawa mulls exempting more workers from Canada-U.S. border shutdown: Garneau
175550news282Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, dies at 99
175548news283Adults with autism struggle with isolation, uncertainty as pandemic continues
175546news284Supportive housing proposed for Central Saanich promises to be a ‘good neighbour’
175544news285Colwood Fire Rescue refreshes public on burning bylaws
175531news286Unique masks valued at $1,000 stolen from Chemainus Theatre Gallery
175519news287Union of BC Indian Chiefs latest group to call for moratorium on B.C. mink farming
175521news288Peninsula Co-op donates $100,000 to United Way Greater Victoria’s Blue Love Campaign
175517news289Victoria residents join nationwide candlelit vigil for basic income
175515news290WorkSafeBC can now shut down businesses due to COVID-19 transmission
175513news291Dwelling destroyed, two taken to hospital after mid-Island blaze
175509news292B.C. sets new COVID-19 daily record with 1,293 cases Thursday
175507news293Variants of concern higher than reported, but giving precise data challenging: BCCDC
175504news294Victoria police seek two suspects after Chabad Centre tagged with anti-Semitic graffiti
175502news295Greater Victoria inter-city bus operators land $2 million in provincial funding
175491news29638 ‘fearful’ dogs living in ‘filthy’ conditions seized from Kamloops-area property: BC SPCA
176194news297B.C. Greens call for a ‘targeted shutdown’ strategy, more COVID data as cases remain high
175482news298Nearly 600 COVID-19 fines already issued by B.C. RCMP in 2021
175479news299Saanich police ticket vehicle owner for not turning tires to curb while parked on slope
175474news300Man who took wild bear cubs to a Grand Forks motel may face charges
175498news301Police responded to North Saanich pickleball courts for COVID-19 complaint
175465news302Experts say COVID variants likely make up 40% of B.C.’s cases, double what officials have disclosed
175460news303Pat Bay Highway crash sends one to hospital
175457news30453% of Canadians teetering the brink of insolvency: survey
175453news305Fundraiser underway for April Parisian billboards
175455news306New conservancy protects sacred Tahltan land in northwest B.C.
175449news307RCMP investigating suspicious death along Nanaimo Parkway
175472news308Cellular reception to be expanded past Sooke to Port Renfrew
175445news309Saanich whisky-maker facing lawsuit over alleged misleading branding
175441news310Friends of Rails to Trails pleads for support to transform Island’s dormant rail line
175437news311Saanich middle school added to growing list of COVID-19 exposures
175435news312Esquimalt parents alerted after young boy attacked on way to school
175423news313Victoria Day parade postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic
175429news314Bee supply threatened this year by wasps, COVID
175427news315Pauquachin purchases second North Saanich golf course for $5.38 million
175406news316Conservative leader tells Island’s business community his party should lead COVID recovery
175416news317Saanich halts herbicide use at Kings Park greenspace amid neighbourhood outcry
175404news318Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers wanted list for the week of April 6
175388news319Victoria police searching for missing woman wanted on multiple warrants
175378news320Tires slashed on more than 20 Langford vehicles, West Shore RCMP seeks info and surveillance footage
175374news321Grandfather among two killed in Highway 1 crash east of Sicamous
175352news322Five-foot-tall bronze statue stolen from Saanich burial park over long weekend
175339news323Woman charged with attempted murder in Castlegar teen stabbing incident
175334news324Unpaid caregivers in Canada feeling more burned out than ever: New report
175332news325UPDATED: Missing Victoria woman Shawna Buckles found safe
175297news326Police seek suspect caught on camera taking $500 of product from Victoria romance shop
175279news327Victoria guitarist rocks a $1M Lotto Max ticket
175240news328Saanich police warn parents after driver attempts to engage girl out walking
175158news329Victoria Conference Centre to open as city vaccination site on April 12
175133news330Canadian Cancer Society helps bloom new research initiatives
175120news331Online COVID-19 vaccine booking opens B.C.-wide Tuesday morning
175062news332Tourism spending in Canada dropped by almost 50 per cent in 2020
176354business1Psychedelic food truck the next thing for veteran’s wife in Colwood
176381business2East Sooke carpenter builds the ultimate tree fort
176505business3Micro brewery proposed for Jordan River
176326business5Analysts say new CRTC limits on Big 3 help regional carriers with growth plans
176302business6Paper Excellence shuts Mackenzie pulp mill, investing in Port Alberni, Crofton
176166business7U.S.-based theme park company buys Vancouver Aquarium
176023business8WestJet extends temporary suspension of international sun flights until June
175958business9B.C. NDP ministers defend ‘air tax,’ latest COVID-19 business aid
175936business10PODCAST: COVID-19 pandemic hits Island’s food service industry hard
175865business11Small business struggling amid COVID-19 pandemic looks for aid in Liberals’ budget
175842business12B.C. NDP now wants to keep even ‘non-farmers’ on the land
175824business13Households expect return to pre-pandemic spending within a year, Bank of Canada says
175652business14Fabric and quilting store opens doors in Sooke
175754business15BUZZ ON BUSINESS: Maverick Games aims to make learning fun
175580business16Horgan says B.C. logging licences to be bought back, redistributed
175576business17Corus, Hulu announce ‘breakthrough’ multi-year streaming deal
175553business18Economy adds 303,000 jobs in March, unemployment rate falls: Statistics Canada
175484business19Two big Vancouver Island-based firms switching to electric transport trucks
175451business20Hot U.S. lumber market good for trade talks: Canadian ambassador
175392business21Girl Guide cookie sales return to B.C. London Drugs stores
175348business22$60,000 grant program announced for vandalized Victoria businesses
175107business23Website helps patrons find patios for dining on Vancouver Island
176516sports1Power struggle: New governance model proposed for B.C. high school sports
176390sports2Canucks to return to play Sunday versus Leafs after COVID-19 outbreak
176484sports3Oak Bay local signs with pro rugby team
176312sports5Nanaimo Clippers COVID-19 test negative, team can practise and play
176308sports6FITNESS: Tackling the pain of arthritis
176282sports7Head of Tokyo Olympics again says games will not be cancelled
176204sports8Island BCHL game postponed due to ‘potential positive’ COVID-19 test
176202sports9Canucks’ return to ice postponed again after players voice COVID health concerns
176164sports10Island broadcasting legend Bernie Pascall named to Canadian Football Hall of Fame
176158sports11Rings on the Horizon: Tokyo Summer Olympics hit 100 days out marker
176064sports12Source: Ottawa won’t provide CFL with interest-free loan in 2021
175857sports13CFL continuing talks with federal government about return to field in ‘21
175834sports14Canucks’ return to practice pushed back as player added to COVID protocol list
175750sports15Vancouver Canucks scheduled to practice Sunday, resume games April 16 after COVID outbreak
175668sports16UVic, women’s rowing coach deny former athlete’s allegation of verbal abuse
175610sports17Canucks players ‘mostly on the other side’ of COVID outbreak: general manager
175582sports18BC Hockey League submits notice to withdraw from CJHL
175557sports19NHL grapples with vaccine inequity between U.S. and Canada
175409sports20Victoria golfer places second at Masters’ Drive, Chip and Putt youth competition
175564life1Secrets and Lives Interview with Marnie Naka
176304opinion2LETTER: Awaken to your internal place of power
176292opinion3LETTER: A betrayal of public trust
176514opinion4LETTER: Victoria council strays from mandate
176372opinion6LETTER: Analysis lacking from input on Oak Bay Marina options
176518opinion8LETTER: Mooring buoys jeopardize local waters
176492opinion10LETTER: History shows Oak Bay is averse to change
176513opinion15LETTER: Houlihan would make a great bike park
176463opinion16LETTER: Saanich’s housing strategy leads to conflicting policies
176388opinion17LETTER: Bike lanes bring havoc
176370opinion18LETTER: Music education crucial to children’s learning
176183opinion19GUEST COLUMN: A strategy for forests that benefits all British Columbians
176041opinion20COLUMN: Island Health solemnly reflects upon the fifth anniversary of opioid crisis
175700opinion21COLUMN: Autism acceptance, not autism awareness
175815opinion22LETTER: Amalgamation would pave way for better transportation system
175796opinion23LETTER: Installation a fitting tribute to Oak Bay wildlife painter
175776opinion24LETTER: Garden space forces others to the sidelines
175757opinion25LETTER: Victoria’s winter was par for the course
175738opinion26LETTER: Pickleball nothing to complain about
175729opinion27LETTER: Building bike lanes as the downtown crumbles
175696opinion28LETTER: Let neighbouring properties encroach on Saanich park
175660opinion29LETTER: Fortunate to have called Sidney home for 25 years
175650opinion30LETTER: No one has a right to own a home in Oak Bay
176509home10UPDATED: Collision involving driver, pedestrian snarls traffic at Hillside Avenue, Blanshard Street
176507home11B.C. funds 18 Victoria multiculturalism, anti-racism programs
176505home12Micro brewery proposed for Jordan River
176490home13Province supports potential interim improvements to Sidney intersection
176484home14Oak Bay local signs with pro rugby team
176482home15Tenant starter kits help support people moving into long-term homes in Victoria
176475home16Sidney, North Saanich honour the late Prince Philip with proclamation on Saturday
176459home17COVID-19 exposure confirmed at K-12 French school in Esquimalt, Island Health reports
176454home18Wild ARC looking for donations to care for yearly influx of vulnerable animals
176381home19East Sooke carpenter builds the ultimate tree fort
176377home20Wild bees need messy gardens to survive
176405home21North Saanich actively recruiting volunteer firefighters
176374home22Sidney man who met late Prince Philip twice remembers his wicked sense of humour
176338home2322-hour Highway 14 road closure planned for Wednesday
176368home24Extinction Rebellion activists march from Vancouver to Victoria this weekend
176324home25Crime and calls to Sooke RCMP on the decline in February compared to 2020
176361home26Red Cross hires out-of-province workers to staff Langford vaccination centre
176365home27Mountain bikers celebrate first new trail in years on Saanich’s Mount Work
176359home28Sooke RCMP warns park users to keep valuables in vehicles out of sight
176354home29Psychedelic food truck the next thing for veteran’s wife in Colwood
176343home30UPDATED: BC Hydro crews repairing failed electrical equipment in Saanich
176328home31Temperature records eyed for Victoria with sunny weekend forcast
176341home32Maclean’s Magazine ranks Langford best community in B.C.
176288home33Sooke Folk Music Society Monthly Coffee House to feature Sarah Smith
176330home34Rugby coach resigns, is suspended from Victoria restaurant following sexual assault allegations
176300home35GoFundMe started in memory of 8-year-old boy who died at Hotel Zed pool
176310home36UPDATED: Saanich fire crews truck in water as hog fuel fire smoulders
176349home37Faulty sprinklers to blame for second Cedar Hill Golf Course clubhouse closure in just over a year
176319home38PHOTOS: Swan takes in a Colwood sunset
176296home39Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce calls for revisions to Central Saanich flyover overpass
176294home40Winning bidder approved for Oak Bay Lodge demolition
176268home41Family fights killer’s release from Metchosin institution
176219home42Sooke hopes to start Church Road Corridor project this summer
176216home43District of Sooke approves development with 77 rental units
176286home44Pig shelter at Sandown Agricultural Lands comes down
176270home45Greater Victoria women’s shelter adds second safe harbour
176265home46Oak Bay Marina questionnaire nets hundreds of responses
176272home47Victoria gives businesses a tax break for 2021
176256home48Traffic backs up on Highway 1 westbound in View Royal after crash
176263home49Victoria police looking for driver of truck who nearly hit kids before crashing in Esquimalt
176248home50Driver stopped on Pat Bay Highway after road rage reports fails breathalyzer test: police
176192home51Provincial pandemic aid passes the Legion by
176236home52Parksville-Qualicum passes Nanaimo in new COVID-19 cases
176210home53Inmate with ties to Victoria dies in Abbotsford institution
176162home54Sooke open for food truck pilot project
176232home55Victoria’s bylaw banning plastic bags back in effect
176200home56Online panel to discuss planning for death with Greater Victoria residents
176091home57Sooke man dies in Tuesday crash on West Coast Road
176238home58Victoria bylaw staff encampment work to include police escort through April
176189home59Esquimalt moves along path of legalizing detached suites
176144home60Home construction near Victoria’s Gonzales Hill Park spurs legal battle
176130home61Colwood’s Royal Bay could be home to new long-term care facilities
176172home62Construction underway, homes for sale at Victoria’s Dockside Green
176139home63Dog sculpture at Glen Lake Park based off a happy hunting hound
176142home64Major Sidney intersection already deficient predicted to get worse
176150home65Voting opens for Victoria’s annual Best of the City
176126home66Island author brings Trickster in online library event
176133home67Rally calls for decriminalization, safe supply as overdose emergency turns 5
176128home68Youth gets combative with police at Victoria hospital
176120home69Man convicted of sexual offences arrested after teens followed in Victoria
176124home70SD61’s proposed $7 million cuts threaten equity and inclusion, say parents, teachers
176112home71UPDATED: Four Greater Victoria municipalities will join Saanich in application to reduce residential road speed to 30 km/h
176004home72Transition Sooke calls for slower growth rate
176082home73Privacy concerns keep COVID-19 cases at University of Victoria off the record
176102home74COVID-19 case reported at Sidney grocery store
176056home75PHOTOS: Langford residents hit the beach
176030home76Victoria police arrest federal offender following foot chase
176025home77Pedestrian struck in downtown Victoria suffers non-life-threatening injuries
176073home78Kings Park advocates call on Saanich to extend fundraising deadline, contribute $1.75 million to save greenspace
176066home79New Victoria fire hall begins to take shape
176006home80Island Farm Fresh Guide lets residents explore local product
176054home81Sidney rejects proposal for third cannabis location in community
176019home82Tagged grey whale off Vancouver Island given treatment after developing lesions
176002home83Colwood pitches $100 property tax hike
175982home84Island Health issues overdose advisory for Greater Victoria
175987home85Greater Victoria and African grandmothers celebrate solidarity with virtual concert
175994home86HeroWork Victoria tackles makeover of Salvation Army rehab centre
175972home87West Shore RCMP seeks information about collision between bike, car
175952home88Pacheedaht Nation says activist interference not welcome at Fairy Creek
175956home89West Shore RCMP arrest man after shots fired at Malahat campground
175905home90Sooke road work nears completion
175907home91SOOKE HISTORY: Remembering dinner with the Queen and Prince Philip
175965home92Driver caught accelerating to twice the speed limit through Oak Bay school zone
175946home93Driver who crashed into Uptown Walmart likely suffering mental health crisis, police say
175944home94Tune into the West Shore’s music bingo night
175916home95AstraZeneca vaccinations continue at Colwood pharmacy
175932home96Oak Bay declares a decade of ecological restoration
175912home97B.C. and Victoria’s overdose deaths still rising five years after public health emergency declared
175909home98Live episode of Saanich podcast focuses on region’s housing issues
175903home99Victoria shovels free home-made compost out to gardeners
175901home100Victoria seeks $3M to $4M in grant funds to enhance community services for unhoused population
175898home101Victoria police seize replica firearm in early Sunday morning call
175868home102Greater Victoria Sikhs observe Vaisakhi virtually, but find a way to give out food
175871home103Single-vehicle crash topples Victoria hydro pole, sends one to hospital
175820home104Six new Greater Victoria school exposures reported over weekend
175840home105West Shore RCMP cautions motorists to drive slowly through school zones
175813home106Victoria man living a full, active life after double lung transplant
175809home107Boat owner ordered to vacate waters off North Saanich park
175836home108Victoria police continue search for wanted man following failed arrest attempt
175822home109Flight from Calgary to Victoria added to COVID-19 exposure list
175764home110Washed-up explosive device destroyed by VicPD bomb squad
175811home111Form, function of new Greater Victoria arts venue service to be determined
175778home112Wild Wise Sooke reminds public to be aware of bears
175773home113Victoria cancer centre marks two decades of saving lives
175766home114Greater Victoria galleries beckon spring with vibrant, whimsical nature scenes
175759home115Three local podcasts coming to Victoria following Telus Storyhive grants
175780home116Sooke Autism Support Society promotes inclusion and understanding
175744home117Victoria Gyro Club celebrates 100 years of friendship, building community
175740home118Tsunami preparation in the forefront across Greater Victoria
175742home119CRD gives $118,000 financial boost to local arts organizations
175709home120Sooke’s food truck pilot project under scrutiny
175705home121Lions stock the toy cupboard for young patients at Victoria General Hospital
175700home122COLUMN: Autism acceptance, not autism awareness
175723home123PHOTOS: Vehicle driven into Saanich Walmart removed after two trapped workers rescued
175719home124Sooke, Langford bottle drives help cover family’s costs of staying with daughter during cancer treatments
175711home125Quake off Ucluelet reportedly felt as far south as Oregon
175698home126Claremont’s drama students to ‘TRAP’ audience’s attention with thrilling virtual performances
175652home127Fabric and quilting store opens doors in Sooke
175656home128West Shore families share experience in raising a child with autism
175654home129An octopus named Wanda will soon say goodbye to Sidney
175626home130Colwood pharmacy vaccinating those aged 55 to 65 this weekend with special clinic
175682home131Spring, summer hours in effect at Saanich Public Works Yard
175679home132Province announces $150,000 investment into movie studio study at Camosun College
175643home133Free Victoria seed sharing collective bags work experience funding
175634home134UPDATED: Saanich firefighters free trapped workers at Uptown Walmart
175632home135Beach fires not cool in Saanich but gas-powered fire pits permitted
175622home136Suspect identified in anti-Semitic graffiti incident at Victoria Jewish centre
175618home137Suspect caught on camera pinching parcel from Saanich building
175588home138UPDATED: Owner of large, off-leash dog that fatally mauled small pup in Saanich park identified
175544home139Colwood Fire Rescue refreshes public on burning bylaws
175548home140Adults with autism struggle with isolation, uncertainty as pandemic continues
175566home141BC Transit announces updates to Greater Victoria routes
175624home142Oak Bay parks, recreation, culture shortfall covered by COVID-19 restart grant
175602home143UPDATED: Excavator takes out power lines leaving more than 150 without power in Esquimalt
175600home144No time to waste: Greater Victoria closes in on plan for garbage
175584home145View Royal Elementary School parents host spring bottle drive for swings
175606home146Emergency officials on Saanich Peninsula pleased with transition to new alert platform
175555home147Two more Greater Victoria schools report COVID-19 exposures
175574home148False alarm: Oak Bay not considering faster speed limits
175546home149Supportive housing proposed for Central Saanich promises to be a ‘good neighbour’
175521home150Peninsula Co-op donates $100,000 to United Way Greater Victoria’s Blue Love Campaign
175509home151B.C. sets new COVID-19 daily record with 1,293 cases Thursday
175523home152PHOTOS: Sunny days draw residents outdoors on the Saanich Peninsula
175517home153Victoria residents join nationwide candlelit vigil for basic income
175504home154Victoria police seek two suspects after Chabad Centre tagged with anti-Semitic graffiti
175502home155Greater Victoria inter-city bus operators land $2 million in provincial funding
175472home156Cellular reception to be expanded past Sooke to Port Renfrew
175479home157Saanich police ticket vehicle owner for not turning tires to curb while parked on slope
175498home158Police responded to North Saanich pickleball courts for COVID-19 complaint
175460home159Pat Bay Highway crash sends one to hospital
175435home160Esquimalt parents alerted after young boy attacked on way to school
175445home161Saanich whisky-maker facing lawsuit over alleged misleading branding
175427home162Pauquachin purchases second North Saanich golf course for $5.38 million
175429home163Bee supply threatened this year by wasps, COVID
175437home164Saanich middle school added to growing list of COVID-19 exposures
175409home165Victoria golfer places second at Masters’ Drive, Chip and Putt youth competition
175423home166Victoria Day parade postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic
175416home167Saanich halts herbicide use at Kings Park greenspace amid neighbourhood outcry
175413home168Peninsula’s green thumb writer remembered
175378home169Tires slashed on more than 20 Langford vehicles, West Shore RCMP seeks info and surveillance footage
175388home170Victoria police searching for missing woman wanted on multiple warrants
175364home171Netflix series ‘Maid’ filming in Colwood
175352home172Five-foot-tall bronze statue stolen from Saanich burial park over long weekend
175348home173$60,000 grant program announced for vandalized Victoria businesses
175293home174Peter Dinklage, Shirley MacLaine spotted filming new movie in Victoria
175297home175Police seek suspect caught on camera taking $500 of product from Victoria romance shop
175279home176Victoria guitarist rocks a $1M Lotto Max ticket
175240home177Saanich police warn parents after driver attempts to engage girl out walking
175172home178Victoria Foundation opens applications for next round of Community Recovery Program
175107home179Website helps patrons find patios for dining on Vancouver Island
175133home180Canadian Cancer Society helps bloom new research initiatives
175062home181Tourism spending in Canada dropped by almost 50 per cent in 2020
176516home21Power struggle: New governance model proposed for B.C. high school sports
176494home22Courtenay fossil hunter finds ancient turtle on local river
176469home23Trudeau announces $200K donation to Duke of Edinburgh award as Prince Philip laid to rest
176479home24‘Entire province faces risk’: B.C. citizens urged to prepare for above-average spring flooding
176477home25B.C. Indigenous nation opposes mineral exploration in culturally sensitive area
176465home26Symbolic red dresses rehung along B.C. highway after vandals tore them down
176461home27Unofficial holidays: Here’s what people are celebrating for the week of April 18 to 24
176473home28Court of Appeal grants partial stay in ruling on B.C. auto injuries
176457home29Canada’s 2nd blood clot confirmed in Alberta after AstraZeneca vaccine
176408home210‘We can get rid of COVID together’: B.C. kids share heartwarming advice
176400home211PHOTOS: Prince Philip laid to rest Saturday as sombre queen sits alone
176398home212B.C. health minister says delay in Moderna vaccine ‘disappointing’
176394home213B.C. man dies in custody awaiting trial for Valentine’s Day robbery, kidnapping spree
176390home214Canucks to return to play Sunday versus Leafs after COVID-19 outbreak
176363home215Island woman on fence books vaccine due to brother’s death
176357home216RCMP intercept vehicle fleeing with infant taken from Kamloops hospital
176351home217VIDEO: Vancouver officer convicted of uttering threats under watchdog review again
176346home218B.C.’s COVID-19 infection rate persists, 1,005 new cases Friday
176336home219‘A lot of instability’: B.C. restaurants in layoff limbo
176332home220Expectations high as Trudeau Liberals get ready to unveil first pandemic budget
176322home221John Furlong presents 2030 Winter Games vision to Vancouver Board of Trade
176316home222New campgrounds coming to B.C. parks as part of $83M provincial boost
176312home223Nanaimo Clippers COVID-19 test negative, team can practise and play
176308home224FITNESS: Tackling the pain of arthritis
176302home225Paper Excellence shuts Mackenzie pulp mill, investing in Port Alberni, Crofton
176298home226Student pilot crashes plane onto Highway 5A almost hitting school bus
176290home227Lizard fails to survive surgery, GoFundMe dollars help Langley family offset medical bills
176284home228B.C. Premier John Horgan gets AstraZeneca shot, encourages others
176278home229Pfizer to increase vaccine deliveries in Canada as Moderna supply slashed
176274home230P.1 variant likely highest in B.C. due to more testing for it: Dr. Henry
176258home231Final witness will extend Langley child murder trial into May or June
176212home232COVID-infected students in Lower Mainland schools transmitting to 1 to 2 others: data
176234home233Sooke will bud but not bloom in provincial competition
176221home234Police standoff at Duncan apartment ends peacefully
176208home235Industrial sites, pubs, restaurants driving COVID-19 spread in B.C.
176206home236Five 10-hour Pacific Rim highway closures planned in the next 6 weeks
176204home237Island BCHL game postponed due to ‘potential positive’ COVID-19 test
176202home238Canucks’ return to ice postponed again after players voice COVID health concerns
176196home239B.C. announces $2B for affordable, middle-income family home projects
176186home240Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder gets ‘meagre’ support compared to other conditions: B.C. report
176185home241VIDEO: Motorist takes a drive along Vancouver seawall
176181home242Self-advocates ‘sad, scared, angry’ over revisions to assisted-death legislation
176178home243Lower Post residential school building to be demolished, replaced with cultural centre
176183home244GUEST COLUMN: A strategy for forests that benefits all British Columbians
176175home2458 people arrested after anti-pipeline protestors chain themselves to Vancouver buildings
176170home246Man charged in alleged high-profile Vancouver stalking case that went viral online
176168home247‘A huge source of guilt’: Creston woman shares COVID-19 impact on her mental health
176166home249U.S.-based theme park company buys Vancouver Aquarium
176164home250Island broadcasting legend Bernie Pascall named to Canadian Football Hall of Fame
176160home251COVID-19 spike in B.C. could overwhelm B.C. hospitals: modelling group
176156home252Boaters urged to use caution around hurt humpback off Vancouver
176154home253B.C. families push for changes as special committee examines provincial Police Act
176152home254Canada negotiating contracts to secure COVID-19 booster shots for next year: Anand
176122home255Liberal MP caught stark naked during House of Commons video conference
176118home256B.C.’s COVID-19 case count jumps to 1,168 Wednesday, nearly 400 in hospital
176114home257B.C. blockades aimed at protecting old-growth forests reveal First Nation split
176110home258‘Racially motivated’ incidents on the rise in B.C’s 4th largest city: police
176106home259CBSA officers’ union calls for vaccine priority in B.C.
176108home260Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers wanted list for the week of April 13
176104home261Kelowna demonstrators show support for Vancouver Island logging activists
176096home262Hul’q’umi’num street signs installed in downtown Duncan
176094home263Kelowna Mountie charged with assault for caught-on-camera violent arrest
176089home264POLL: Do you have a plan in place in the event of a tsunami?
176084home265Suspicious death along the highway in Nanaimo now being investigated as a homicide
176080home266VIDEO: Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation brothers produce COVID-19 healing song
176077home267SOOKE HISTORY: Butler brothers bull block logs in at a record size
176075home268Hometown Heroes Lottery features seaside home in Sooke
176071home269Health Canada releases guidelines for reducing COVID-19 transmission at home
175974home270B.C. martial arts gym refusing patrons who have been vaccinated, wear masks
176048home271‘I don’t run and I don’t hide’: Cariboo MP says RCMP probing threats made against family
176027home272Calls for government transparency in COVID data continue as B.C.’s 3rd wave wears on
176045home273‘Green and Blue’: B.C. country musician releases tribute song for front-line workers
176043home274Religious B.C. man lodges human rights complaint after fired for refusing to wear a mask
176036home275VIDEO: B.C. car dealer posts clip of thieves towing a truck right off his lot
176034home276B.C. to request federal exemption for simple drug possession
176000home277B.C.’s COVID-19 indoor dining, drinking ban extending into May
176021home278Former health officials, advocates reflect on anniversary of B.C.’s overdose emergency
176017home279EXPLAINER: What’s known about COVID vaccines and rare clots
176012home280Man catches fire sleeping while outdoors in downtown Courtenay
176008home281QUIZ: How much do you know about the world’s most famous shipwreck?
175998home282Observers ‘gutted’ as pair filmed removing red dresses hung along B.C. highway
175989home283Tougher COVID-19 restrictions in B.C., including travel, still ‘on the table’: Horgan
175984home284Violent altercation at Port Hardy trailer park sends one to hospital
175980home285Six years including time served for Nanaimo man in bludgeoning death
175967home286Langley lizard’s owners raise funds for gynecological surgery
175963home287VIDEO: Sea lion randomly spotted on remote B.C. logging road
175960home288B.C. seafood company owner fined $25K for eating receipt, obstructing DFO inspection
175958home289B.C. NDP ministers defend ‘air tax,’ latest COVID-19 business aid
175954home290Getting the vaccine does not break your fast, says Muslim COVID-19 task force
175950home291100+ international travellers who landed in B.C. refused to quarantine
175948home292PHAC receives first report of blood clot linked to AstraZeneca
175942home293Campbell River Gun Club range shut down after complaints of stray bullets
175940home294Pacific Rim National Park Reserve campground sees ‘unprecedented’ interest
175936home295PODCAST: COVID-19 pandemic hits Island’s food service industry hard
175938home2961 in 3 young Canadians have given up on owning a home: poll
175934home297Nanaimo man sentenced for sexually abusing girl more than 40 years ago
175930home298B.C. urges people to stay in their neighbourhoods, discourages out-of-household meet-ups
175926home299Most Canadians plan to get COVID-19 vaccine, but safety fears drive hesitancy: poll
175918home2100Terry Fox’s legacy of resilience resonates during COVID-19 crisis, says brother
175896home2101Onlookers laugh and jeer as B.C. teen beaten, then forced to strip and walk home
175894home2102B.C.’s COVID-19 case count slows after last week’s peak
175892home2103B.C. municipality to take no action against councillor who posted sexist meme
175883home2104Vancouver Island team helps make $368 million three-tonne cocaine seizure
175876home2105Chainsaw and friends near the beach thrill orca watchers in Lantzville
175873home2106Washington State trio’s fisheries violations the worst veteran officer has seen in 20 years
175881home2107Indoor wine tastings still allowed in B.C., not considered a ‘social gathering’
175865home2108Small business struggling amid COVID-19 pandemic looks for aid in Liberals’ budget
175861home2109Intelligence committee warns China, Russia targeting Canadian COVID-19 research
175852home2110Tenants disappear in the night leaving Okanagan home trashed with junk, feces
175863home2111Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions increased slightly in 2019: report
175850home2112B.C. to register people ages 40+ for COVID-19 vaccines in April
175848home2113For Canadian Muslims, second pandemic Ramadan is a time of hope and sadness
175842home2114B.C. NDP now wants to keep even ‘non-farmers’ on the land
175834home2115Canucks’ return to practice pushed back as player added to COVID protocol list
175832home2116UPDATE: B.C.’s COVID-19 vaccine booking back up after maintenance
175792home2117Adults living, working in Whistler, B.C., eligible for COVID-19 vaccine on Monday
175788home2118UPDATE: RCMP investigating after child, 6, dies at motel in Duncan, B.C.
175786home2119Senior dog rescued after being stuck on Surrey cliffside for 10 days
175784home21203 banned from fishing, holding licences after overfishing violations near Vancouver Island
175771home2121Child, 12, dies after serious ski accident on Mount Seymour in North Vancouver
175748home2122Horgan’s NDP to bring in throne speech in B.C., Opposition wants coherent plan
175750home2123Vancouver Canucks scheduled to practice Sunday, resume games April 16 after COVID outbreak
175731home2124B.C. family looking for puppy with limb difference, just like 2-year-old Ivy
175713home2125PHOTOS: Out-of-town divers remove 100s of pounds of trash from Cultus Lake
175707home2126B.C. residents age 60+ can now register to get their COVID-19 vaccine
175702home2127Take-home COVID-19 tests available for some B.C. students who fall ill at school
175688home2128Man finds men who rescued him from drowning in B.C.’s Fraser River
175677home2129B.C. Mountie handing out toy cars to light up children’s faces
175670home2130Canada’s ICUs see near-record of COVID-19 patients last week as variant cases double
175668home2131UVic, women’s rowing coach deny former athlete’s allegation of verbal abuse
175658home2132Unofficial holidays: Here’s what people are celebrating for the week of April 11 to 17
175637home2133Nanaimo RCMP trying to identify stabbing suspect who wielded rusty knife
175630home2134Leftover vaccines go into arms, not down the drain: Island Health
175616home2135Calls for stricter action in B.C. as COVID-19 variants projected to climb
175614home2136Vancouver park board issues order to restrict tents in Strathcona Park
175610home2137Canucks players ‘mostly on the other side’ of COVID outbreak: general manager
175608home2138Man shot in Vancouver while sitting in a parked car: police
175604home2139Don’t line up for vaccines unless asked to come, Dr. Bonnie Henry warns
175596home2140Cariboo teacher charged in child exploitation case
175586home2141Liquor servers, caretakers boosted to B.C.’s $15.20/hour minimum wage
175666home2142Vogue features B.C. red dresses in honour of missing, murdered Indigenous women
175580home2143Horgan says B.C. logging licences to be bought back, redistributed
175572home2144St. John Ambulance providing ‘pawsitive’ support with virtual therapy dog event
175560home2145Ottawa mulls exempting more workers from Canada-U.S. border shutdown: Garneau
175553home2146Economy adds 303,000 jobs in March, unemployment rate falls: Statistics Canada
175550home2147Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, dies at 99
175531home2148Unique masks valued at $1,000 stolen from Chemainus Theatre Gallery
175515home2149WorkSafeBC can now shut down businesses due to COVID-19 transmission
175474home2150Man who took wild bear cubs to a Grand Forks motel may face charges
175491home215138 ‘fearful’ dogs living in ‘filthy’ conditions seized from Kamloops-area property: BC SPCA
175513home2152Dwelling destroyed, two taken to hospital after mid-Island blaze
175507home2153Variants of concern higher than reported, but giving precise data challenging: BCCDC
175484home2154Two big Vancouver Island-based firms switching to electric transport trucks
176194home2155B.C. Greens call for a ‘targeted shutdown’ strategy, more COVID data as cases remain high
175482home2156Nearly 600 COVID-19 fines already issued by B.C. RCMP in 2021
175477home2157VIDEO: B.C. singer hits world’s lowest female note after ‘ridiculous’ ordeal to set record
175465home2158Experts say COVID variants likely make up 40% of B.C.’s cases, double what officials have disclosed
175519home2159Union of BC Indian Chiefs latest group to call for moratorium on B.C. mink farming
175457home216053% of Canadians teetering the brink of insolvency: survey
175453home2161Fundraiser underway for April Parisian billboards
175455home2162New conservancy protects sacred Tahltan land in northwest B.C.
175451home2163Hot U.S. lumber market good for trade talks: Canadian ambassador
175449home2164RCMP investigating suspicious death along Nanaimo Parkway
175441home2165Friends of Rails to Trails pleads for support to transform Island’s dormant rail line
175406home2166Conservative leader tells Island’s business community his party should lead COVID recovery
175404home2167Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers wanted list for the week of April 6
175398home2168POLL: Have you registered as an organ donor?
175392home2169Girl Guide cookie sales return to B.C. London Drugs stores
175376home2170B.C. performing arts groups could see gradual return of live events
175374home2171Grandfather among two killed in Highway 1 crash east of Sicamous
175339home2172Woman charged with attempted murder in Castlegar teen stabbing incident
175334home2173Unpaid caregivers in Canada feeling more burned out than ever: New report
175120home2174Online COVID-19 vaccine booking opens B.C.-wide Tuesday morning
176288entertainment1Sooke Folk Music Society Monthly Coffee House to feature Sarah Smith
176080entertainment2VIDEO: Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation brothers produce COVID-19 healing song
176062entertainment3Juno Awards postpone 50th anniversary show date to June 6 amid COVID-19 pandemic
176045entertainment4‘Green and Blue’: B.C. country musician releases tribute song for front-line workers
175987entertainment5Greater Victoria and African grandmothers celebrate solidarity with virtual concert
175944entertainment6Tune into the West Shore’s music bingo night
175759entertainment7Three local podcasts coming to Victoria following Telus Storyhive grants
175698entertainment8Claremont’s drama students to ‘TRAP’ audience’s attention with thrilling virtual performances
175766entertainment9Greater Victoria galleries beckon spring with vibrant, whimsical nature scenes
175477entertainment10VIDEO: B.C. singer hits world’s lowest female note after ‘ridiculous’ ordeal to set record
175376entertainment11B.C. performing arts groups could see gradual return of live events
175364entertainment12Netflix series ‘Maid’ filming in Colwood
175293entertainment13Peter Dinklage, Shirley MacLaine spotted filming new movie in Victoria
176461trending-now1Unofficial holidays: Here’s what people are celebrating for the week of April 18 to 24
176408trending-now2‘We can get rid of COVID together’: B.C. kids share heartwarming advice
176290trending-now3Lizard fails to survive surgery, GoFundMe dollars help Langley family offset medical bills
176246trending-now4Google Earth adds time-lapse video to depict climate change
176185trending-now5VIDEO: Motorist takes a drive along Vancouver seawall
176050trending-now6Abbotsford woman receives more than 600 cards from public for 100th birthday
176008trending-now7QUIZ: How much do you know about the world’s most famous shipwreck?
175967trending-now8Langley lizard’s owners raise funds for gynecological surgery
175963trending-now9VIDEO: Sea lion randomly spotted on remote B.C. logging road
175876trending-now10Chainsaw and friends near the beach thrill orca watchers in Lantzville
175731trending-now11B.C. family looking for puppy with limb difference, just like 2-year-old Ivy
175713trending-now12PHOTOS: Out-of-town divers remove 100s of pounds of trash from Cultus Lake
175677trending-now13B.C. Mountie handing out toy cars to light up children’s faces
175658trending-now14Unofficial holidays: Here’s what people are celebrating for the week of April 11 to 17
175666trending-now15Vogue features B.C. red dresses in honour of missing, murdered Indigenous women
175572trending-now16St. John Ambulance providing ‘pawsitive’ support with virtual therapy dog event
176482community1Tenant starter kits help support people moving into long-term homes in Victoria
176374community2Sidney man who met late Prince Philip twice remembers his wicked sense of humour
176377community3Wild bees need messy gardens to survive
176319community6PHOTOS: Swan takes in a Colwood sunset
176308community7FITNESS: Tackling the pain of arthritis
176240community8Bonsai plants rooted at next garden club meet up
176252community9VIDEO: Lookout Lake stocked with hatchery trout to delight of a seniors fishing club
176234community10Sooke will bud but not bloom in provincial competition
176139community11Dog sculpture at Glen Lake Park based off a happy hunting hound
176126community12Island author brings Trickster in online library event
176077community13SOOKE HISTORY: Butler brothers bull block logs in at a record size
176075community14Hometown Heroes Lottery features seaside home in Sooke
176056community15PHOTOS: Langford residents hit the beach
175994community16HeroWork Victoria tackles makeover of Salvation Army rehab centre
175903community17Victoria shovels free home-made compost out to gardeners
175909community18Live episode of Saanich podcast focuses on region’s housing issues
175907community19SOOKE HISTORY: Remembering dinner with the Queen and Prince Philip
175868community20Greater Victoria Sikhs observe Vaisakhi virtually, but find a way to give out food
175817community21Black Press Media introduces one of Western Canada’s best real estate platforms helping home buyers Find. Love. Live. that new home
175632community22Beach fires not cool in Saanich but gas-powered fire pits permitted
175656community23West Shore families share experience in raising a child with autism
175705community24Lions stock the toy cupboard for young patients at Victoria General Hospital
175744community25Victoria Gyro Club celebrates 100 years of friendship, building community
175773community26Victoria cancer centre marks two decades of saving lives
175584community27View Royal Elementary School parents host spring bottle drive for swings
175523community28PHOTOS: Sunny days draw residents outdoors on the Saanich Peninsula
175413community29Peninsula’s green thumb writer remembered
175172community30Victoria Foundation opens applications for next round of Community Recovery Program
176304letters1LETTER: Awaken to your internal place of power
176292letters2LETTER: A betrayal of public trust
176514letters3LETTER: Victoria council strays from mandate
176372letters5LETTER: Analysis lacking from input on Oak Bay Marina options
176518letters7LETTER: Mooring buoys jeopardize local waters
176492letters9LETTER: History shows Oak Bay is averse to change
176513letters14LETTER: Houlihan would make a great bike park
176463letters15LETTER: Saanich’s housing strategy leads to conflicting policies
176388letters16LETTER: Bike lanes bring havoc
176370letters17LETTER: Music education crucial to children’s learning
176041letters18COLUMN: Island Health solemnly reflects upon the fifth anniversary of opioid crisis
175815letters19LETTER: Amalgamation would pave way for better transportation system
175796letters20LETTER: Installation a fitting tribute to Oak Bay wildlife painter
175776letters21LETTER: Garden space forces others to the sidelines
175757letters22LETTER: Victoria’s winter was par for the course
175738letters23LETTER: Pickleball nothing to complain about
175729letters24LETTER: Building bike lanes as the downtown crumbles
175696letters25LETTER: Let neighbouring properties encroach on Saanich park
175660letters26LETTER: Fortunate to have called Sidney home for 25 years
175650letters27LETTER: No one has a right to own a home in Oak Bay
176511video1VIDEO: Dance party erupts at Vancouver’s Kitsilano Beach to the dismay of onlookers
176252video2VIDEO: Lookout Lake stocked with hatchery trout to delight of a seniors fishing club
176214video3Top doctor warns B.C.’s daily cases could reach 3,000 as COVID hospitalizations surge
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
175736travel2An octopus named Wanda will soon say goodbye to Sidney
175936podcasts1PODCAST: COVID-19 pandemic hits Island’s food service industry hard