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(Left to right) Jagmeet Singh, federal NDP leader; Zeb King, Saanich North and the Islands NDP candidate; Telaxten (Paul Sam), Tsartlip Nation councillor; Laurel Collins, NDP Member of Parliament for Victoria; Gord John, NDP Member of Parliament for Courtenay-Alberni; Murray Rankin, NDP candidate for Oak Bay—Gordon Head visited Deep Cove on Oct. 17. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Federal NDP leader promises to champion freighter traffic control in Deep Cove

Jagmeet Singh, local NDP candidates spoke in North Saanich Saturday morning

(Left to right) Jagmeet Singh, federal NDP leader; Zeb King, Saanich North and the Islands NDP candidate; Telaxten (Paul Sam), Tsartlip Nation councillor; Laurel Collins, NDP Member of Parliament for Victoria; Gord John, NDP Member of Parliament for Courtenay-Alberni; Murray Rankin, NDP candidate for Oak Bay—Gordon Head visited Deep Cove on Oct. 17. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Film crews will be shooting on the Pat Bay Highway from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Oct. 14 and 15. Traffic control personnel will be guiding drivers through a planned detour. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Film crews will be shooting on the Pat Bay Highway from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Oct. 14 and 15. Traffic control personnel will be guiding drivers through a planned detour. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
West Shore RCMP recommends that drivers avoid the Millstream overpass on Sept. 26 and 27 as construction reduces traffic to one lane. (Image via Google Maps)

Construction slows weekend traffic at Millstream overpass

West Shore RCMP recommend Leigh Road exit instead

West Shore RCMP recommends that drivers avoid the Millstream overpass on Sept. 26 and 27 as construction reduces traffic to one lane. (Image via Google Maps)
Saanich emergency crews responded to a collision on the Pat Bay Highway at Haliburton Road on Saturday afternoon. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

TRAFFIC: Saanich emergency crews responding to Pat Bay Highway collision

Incident took place at Haliburton Road intersection

Saanich emergency crews responded to a collision on the Pat Bay Highway at Haliburton Road on Saturday afternoon. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
The driver of a beige vehicle crashed into the front of Motus Physiotherapy in Langford on Saturday (Sept. 26) afternoon. (Photo via Courtney Casselman‎)

UPDATED: Driver crashes into Langford physiotherapy business

No injuries, driver not impaired, police say

The driver of a beige vehicle crashed into the front of Motus Physiotherapy in Langford on Saturday (Sept. 26) afternoon. (Photo via Courtney Casselman‎)
Drivers heading northbound on the Trans Canada Highway on Saturday, Sept. 5 can expect delays due to traffic congestion. (Screenshot via PulsePoint)
Drivers heading northbound on the Trans Canada Highway on Saturday, Sept. 5 can expect delays due to traffic congestion. (Screenshot via PulsePoint)
McKenzie Road at Braefoot Park looking toward Borden Road where repaving work could cause noise this week. (Google Maps)

Noisy roadwork ahead for McKenzie Avenue as Saanich paving project begins

Work takes place 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily from Borden Street to Braefoot Road

McKenzie Road at Braefoot Park looking toward Borden Road where repaving work could cause noise this week. (Google Maps)
The new southbound loop ramp exit at the McKenzie Interchange opened Saturday, Aug. 15. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Ministry opens southbound loop exit at McKenzie Interchange

Traffic pattern change, new signage to direct drivers to correct lanes

The new southbound loop ramp exit at the McKenzie Interchange opened Saturday, Aug. 15. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
A motor vehicle incident on the Malahat north of the Shawnigan Lake exit may be impacting traffic. (Black Press Media file photo)
A motor vehicle incident on the Malahat north of the Shawnigan Lake exit may be impacting traffic. (Black Press Media file photo)
Starting Monday, Aug. 10, drivers headed to and from Colwood along Sooke Road can expect traffic delays due to sewage installation from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. until early September. (City of Colwood)

Sewage installation to delay drivers along Sooke Road until early September

Construction starts Monday, Aug. 10 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Starting Monday, Aug. 10, drivers headed to and from Colwood along Sooke Road can expect traffic delays due to sewage installation from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. until early September. (City of Colwood)
(Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: Pedestrian injured in collision on Hillside Avenue

Traffic impacted between Douglas and Blanshard streets

(Black Press Media file photo)
A motor vehicle incident on the Malahat has lead to the closure of southbound lanes. (Black Press Media file photo)
A motor vehicle incident on the Malahat has lead to the closure of southbound lanes. (Black Press Media file photo)
A mid-block sign on Humboldt Street between Blanshard and Quadra streets gives motorists and cyclists instruction on how to use the newly reconfigured roadway. (Don Descoteau/Black Press)

VIDEO: New bike lanes on Victoria street leave some drivers confused

Drivers in single centre lane must yield to cyclists when moving over for oncoming vehicles

A mid-block sign on Humboldt Street between Blanshard and Quadra streets gives motorists and cyclists instruction on how to use the newly reconfigured roadway. (Don Descoteau/Black Press)
Greater Victoria cycling and walking groups are calling for improvements to Shelbourne Street, such as barriers and wider sidewalks, to increase pedestrian safety. The groups say the timing is perfect to implement the changes, as traffic has decreased significantly along Shelbourne Street due to COVID-19. (Black Press Media file photo)

Make improvements now to Shelbourne Sreet: Greater Victoria cycling, pedestrian groups

Pandemic-related lifestyle changes make sidewalk widening, other safety improvements timely

  • Jul 23, 2020
Greater Victoria cycling and walking groups are calling for improvements to Shelbourne Street, such as barriers and wider sidewalks, to increase pedestrian safety. The groups say the timing is perfect to implement the changes, as traffic has decreased significantly along Shelbourne Street due to COVID-19. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich residents can expect about three weeks of construction at the intersection of Shelbourne Street and McKenzie Avenue as part of the street improvement project. (District of Saanich/Twitter)

Saanich warns of ongoing night work at the Shelbourne, McKenzie intersection

Construction expected to take three weeks to complete

Saanich residents can expect about three weeks of construction at the intersection of Shelbourne Street and McKenzie Avenue as part of the street improvement project. (District of Saanich/Twitter)
Responders deal with a truck overturned on Millstream Road July 10, 2020. (Jimmy Page photo)

Turned over truck impedes traffic in Langford

Truck at the side of Millstream Road near Western Speedway

Responders deal with a truck overturned on Millstream Road July 10, 2020. (Jimmy Page photo)
A vehicle left Sooke Road at Colwood Corners Monday morning. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

UPDATE: Traffic moving again after crash at Colwood Corners

Morning commute stalled after vehicle leaves Sooke Road

A vehicle left Sooke Road at Colwood Corners Monday morning. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
Garden waste drop off at the Saanich Parks and Public Works yard has been shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (District of Saanich/Twitter)

Two-hour waits for yard waste drop-off in Saanich not a police matter

First hour after opening is busiest, two hour waits expected, District spokesperson says

Garden waste drop off at the Saanich Parks and Public Works yard has been shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (District of Saanich/Twitter)
VicPD is responding to a collision involving three drivers near the intersection of Hillside Avenue and Douglas Street. (Black Press Media file photo)
VicPD is responding to a collision involving three drivers near the intersection of Hillside Avenue and Douglas Street. (Black Press Media file photo)