Devon Bidal

Saanich resident calls for gas leaf blower ban

Council asked to acknowledge the mental and physical health effects of noise pollution

Island Health no longer testing water at popular Vancouver Island beaches

Municipalities were warned last summer but some have yet to take on the responsibility

Saanich police ask the public for help with unsolved assault case

The assault took place in Rutledge Park on July 18

Saanich councillor ponders potential for drive-thru ban, gets met with mixed reactions

No ban on the immediate horizon for District of Saanich

To market, to market all across B.C.

The BC Farmers’ Market Trail is a new way to find nearby markets

Saanich might see a two-level bowling alley

Saanich council to vote on proposed Uptown mall bowling alley

Even police dogs get a summer vacation

Members of the Saanich Police K9 Unit tag along on their handlers vacations

UVic cross country and track coach to retire after 31 years

Coach Brent Fougner will retire at the end of August

UVic PhD graduate’s work emphasizes importance of forested wildlife corridors

Frances Stewart’s work in Alberta shows that wildlife corridors are necessary for animal well-being

Mysterious box from the 1900s unearths connections nation-wide

121-year-old letter, several photos guide Canada-wide search for the relatives after discovering in Victoria

Gendered codes affect trans folks seeking health care

Part three of a series looking at trans-inclusive sexual health care in B.C.

$81,000 of drugs, $170,000 in cash and several weapons seized in Saanich

Police arrest Saanich man for drug trafficking after raiding his home

Victoria stripped of its last strip club

The Fox Showroom Pub announces closure on Facebook

Women-only clinics create barriers for trans folks seeking sexual health care

Part two of a series looking at trans-inclusive sexual health care in B.C.

$75 million investment for affordable housing in B.C. announced by federal government

1,500 affordable and accessible units will be built across the province for those in need

Public asked not to share police location during active incidents

Posts could be seen by a suspect and may result in them targeting officers or evading capture

Trans-inclusive practice in B.C. sexual health and abortion clinics

Part one of a series looking at trans-inclusive sexual health care in B.C.

Young woman struck in Saanich hit and run still in a coma

‘The results of this senseless act have been a nightmare,’ said Aisha Strange’s family and friends

Grave simulations, pretend missing persons just part of a UVic anthropology student summer class

Forensic Anthropology and Death Investigation course includes digging up bodies

Customers voice outrage after Forever 21 sends diet bars out with online orders

The clothing company sent Atkins diet bar samples with online orders packages