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The sidewalk outside businesses in the 700-block of Fort Street remains interrupted due to construction on the protected bike lane, although every retailer has customer access. Anna James/VICTORIA NEWS

Latest disrupted retailers remain positive during Victoria bike lane work

Business continues despite noisy construction downtown

The sidewalk outside businesses in the 700-block of Fort Street remains interrupted due to construction on the protected bike lane, although every retailer has customer access. Anna James/VICTORIA NEWS
The Independent Investigations Office of BC found that Victoria police officers used reasonable force in an apprehension that occurred June 5, 2017. News file photo

VicPD officers cleared of wrongdoing in arrest resulting in injury

Independent investigation finds police used reasonable force during mental health call

The Independent Investigations Office of BC found that Victoria police officers used reasonable force in an apprehension that occurred June 5, 2017. News file photo
Welfare woes: trying to stem Victoria’s ‘cheque effect’

Welfare woes: trying to stem Victoria’s ‘cheque effect’

VicPD chief suggests staggered social assistance payments, others say solution not that simple

Welfare woes: trying to stem Victoria’s ‘cheque effect’
Firefighters put out a bus fire on Blanshard Street at Fort Street. Don Denton/Victoria News

Mini bus catches fire on Blanshard at Fort Street in downtown Victoria

Firefighters battle blaze in a Wilsons Transportation bus

Firefighters put out a bus fire on Blanshard Street at Fort Street. Don Denton/Victoria News
Firefighters put out a bus fire on Blanshard Street at Fort Street. Don Denton/Victoria News

UPDATED: No one hurt as mini bus catches fire in downtown Victoria

Firefighters battle blaze in a Wilsons Transportation bus at Fort and Blanshard streets

Firefighters put out a bus fire on Blanshard Street at Fort Street. Don Denton/Victoria News
The annual Greater Victoria Flower Count celebrates the city’s temperate weather and community spirit. Don Denton/Black Press

Annual Flower Count to celebrate blooming community

Over 138 million flowers were counted in Greater Victoria in 2017

The annual Greater Victoria Flower Count celebrates the city’s temperate weather and community spirit. Don Denton/Black Press