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VIDEO: Jagmeet Singh wants drugs decriminalized

The new leader of the federal NDP says his party would decriminalize all drugs, not just marijuana. Jagmeet Singh addressed delegates at the BC New Democrat convention in Victoria on Saturday.

The race for Greater Victoria’s 150th little free library is on

Greater Victoria Placemaking Network maps the neighbourhood book boxes and hopes to hit 150 in 2017

Libraries check in 1,000 pounds of food for food banks

Library program forgave late fees for food donations benefitting the community

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Sooke salt producer shaking up the market
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Community gardens stays busy through the winter
Winter photo gallery

Millionaire Lottery funds ‘ordinary’ to extraordinary equipment for care

Andrew Cho is one of thousands who have relied on lottery-funded equipment to recover, rehabilitate

Horgan slams U.S. duties on lumber

B.C. Premier John Horgan says job loss is a very “real and present concern.”

Couple welcomes art patrons in Oak Bay studio tour

Oak Bay Parks, Recreation and Culture’s 18th semi-annual Oak Bay Artists’ Studio Tour is Nov. 4 and 5

VIDEO: Our best photographs from October

Vancouver Island’s best news photographs from our journalists and our readers

VIDEO: Starbucks releases new holiday cups

After last winter’s plain cups proved controversial, the coffee giant is going DIY

Outdoor garden a “healing space,” for young women.

An alternative school offering more than education for students outside of public schools.

Web series scored in Oak Bay wins grant funding

Against the Grain garners $10,000 grant from Storyhive

Oak Bay High sweeps men’s, women’s cross-country Island titles

St. Margaret’s triathlete Colette Reimer seventh at XC Islands

TIMELAPSE: Making of a bonsai tree

See a one-and-half minute timelapse of Mark Paterson pruning a bonsai tree from scratch

Swan Lake director chows down for fundraiser

Kathleen Burton eats six mealworms to raise $3,000 for the Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary

VIDEO: Halloween costumes bring joy to six-year-old with cerebral palsy

B.C. boy Jackson Poole loves Halloween and all the hand-made costumes his family makes

VIDEO: NDP launches charm offensive with Jagmeet Singh as it kicks off leader’s tour

One of Singh’s goals is to unlock the party’s potential in suburban ridings around Toronto,Vancouver

Video: Rocky the squirrel is wild once more

After spending two months at Wild ARC recuperating from a crow attack, Rocky is free once again

Video: Protest camp moves to Oak Bay cenotaph from Willows Beach

Uplands Park third Oak Bay site in as many weeks for travelling tents