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A DriveBC highway camera at Mount Newton Cross Road in Central Saanich captured part of the emergency response to the scene of a fatal pedestrian collision Tuesday night. (DriveBC)

Man struck and killed on the Pat Bay Highway

Pedestrian struck while crossing near Mount Newton X Rd in Central Saanich

A DriveBC highway camera at Mount Newton Cross Road in Central Saanich captured part of the emergency response to the scene of a fatal pedestrian collision Tuesday night. (DriveBC)
UPS workers were treated and observed after a package arriving on a aircraft at the Victoria airport April 25 leaked unknown contents. (Steven Heywood/News Staff)

Spill at Victoria airport prompts emergency response

North Saanich Fire and ambulance respond to spill of unknown substance

UPS workers were treated and observed after a package arriving on a aircraft at the Victoria airport April 25 leaked unknown contents. (Steven Heywood/News Staff)
Out-of-country owners of waterfront and other homes on the Saanich Peninsula fear they may have to sell if the Province enacts its speculation tax. (Steven Heywood/News Staff)

American homeowners threaten lawsuit against speculation tax

Group of Arizona-based Vancouver Island homeowners feel they’re unfairly attacked as land speculators

Out-of-country owners of waterfront and other homes on the Saanich Peninsula fear they may have to sell if the Province enacts its speculation tax. (Steven Heywood/News Staff)
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UPDATE: Two rescued after falling from ferry at Swartz Bay

A pair of BC Ferries crew members accidentally fell in the water…

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A BN Islander aircraft, owned by startup airline NorthStar Air Tours. (northstarairtours.com)

“World’s shortest” international flights coming out of Victoria

NorthStar Air offering 12-minute flights between Victoria and Friday Harbour

A BN Islander aircraft, owned by startup airline NorthStar Air Tours. (northstarairtours.com)
A BC SPCA worker washes one of 45 Havanese dogs that were taken from a Victoria-area property. The BC SPCA is recommending charges against the owner in order to seek a ban. (BC SPCA)

BC SPCA seeks cruelty charge after seizing 45 filthy dogs

Dogs found in Victoria-area home; matted with urine and feces

A BC SPCA worker washes one of 45 Havanese dogs that were taken from a Victoria-area property. The BC SPCA is recommending charges against the owner in order to seek a ban. (BC SPCA)
A BC SPCA worker washes one of 45 Havanese dogs that were taken from a Victoria-area property. The BC SPCA is recommending charges against the owner in order to seek a ban. (BC SPCA)

BC SPCA seeks cruelty charge after seizing 45 filthy dogs

Dogs found in Victoria-area home; matted with urine and feces

A BC SPCA worker washes one of 45 Havanese dogs that were taken from a Victoria-area property. The BC SPCA is recommending charges against the owner in order to seek a ban. (BC SPCA)
An Avro Lancaster painted in its coastal recce colours while in service with the RCAF. (warbirdregistry.org)

North Saanich’s BC Aviation Museum bidding for a bomber

Museum could know by Friday if Lancaster is coming to the Island

An Avro Lancaster painted in its coastal recce colours while in service with the RCAF. (warbirdregistry.org)
This map shows the locations of six new spill response bases on Vancouver Island. All are on hold in the wak of the Trans Mountain pipeline project delay. (WCMRC)

New spill response bases on hold as pipeline paused

Future of six new bases, 125 jobs, on Vancouver Island in limbo over Kinder Morgan decision

This map shows the locations of six new spill response bases on Vancouver Island. All are on hold in the wak of the Trans Mountain pipeline project delay. (WCMRC)
Habitat project shores up Pat Bay

Habitat project shores up Pat Bay

Over time, adding gravel to the North Saanich beach supports fish habitat

Habitat project shores up Pat Bay
Sidney firefighters responded to a house fire on James White Boulevard Tuesday afternoon. It was contained to an outbuilding and extinguished quickly.                                (Steven Heywood/News Staff)

UPDATE: Sidney firefighters back off blaze as ammunition explodes

No one injured in fire contained to outbuilding

Sidney firefighters responded to a house fire on James White Boulevard Tuesday afternoon. It was contained to an outbuilding and extinguished quickly.                                (Steven Heywood/News Staff)
Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay looks over grape vines with Anna-Mary Schmidt, Head of Grapevine Diagnostics at the Centre for Plant Health in North Saanich. Ottawa announced $80 million to replace the Centre by 2022. (Steven Heywood/News Staff)

UPDATE: Feds to pay $80 million for new lab in North Saanich

Centre for Plant Health to be replaced by 2022

Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay looks over grape vines with Anna-Mary Schmidt, Head of Grapevine Diagnostics at the Centre for Plant Health in North Saanich. Ottawa announced $80 million to replace the Centre by 2022. (Steven Heywood/News Staff)
Patrick McAdams, left, and his brother-in-law Peter Belair at thier home in Sidney. Patrick says the care his wife, Peter and himself received from a new doctor in the community went above and beyond thier expectations. (Steven Heywood/News Staff)

In a difficult time, Sidney doctor stands out for a local family

Patrick McAdams thankful his family found a caring, dedicated doctor

Patrick McAdams, left, and his brother-in-law Peter Belair at thier home in Sidney. Patrick says the care his wife, Peter and himself received from a new doctor in the community went above and beyond thier expectations. (Steven Heywood/News Staff)
Central Saanich Police Service and the Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team executed a search warrant Wednesday morning at a home on Bella Vista Drive. (File)

Two arrested in Central Saanich Police raid

Home on Bella Vista Drive subject of a search warrant Wednesday morning

Central Saanich Police Service and the Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team executed a search warrant Wednesday morning at a home on Bella Vista Drive. (File)
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North Saanich exploring cannabis injunction

Councillor Jack McClintock wants legal advice on whether B.C. overstepped on ALR rules

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Oak Bay Bays’ Caelan Scott is defended by Walnut Grove Gators’ Alasdair Coyle in early season play. Scott is on the South Island boys ‘A’ All-Star team. (Gary Ahuja/Black Press)

Island high school hoops all-star teams at UVic April 7

Top players from the South and North Island invited

Oak Bay Bays’ Caelan Scott is defended by Walnut Grove Gators’ Alasdair Coyle in early season play. Scott is on the South Island boys ‘A’ All-Star team. (Gary Ahuja/Black Press)
The Victoria International Airport. (File)

Victoria airport ready to comply with new safety regulations

Transport Canada expected to make mandatory new runway buffer zones

The Victoria International Airport. (File)
The Victoria International Airport. (File)

Victoria airport terminal expansion under way

Videos posted showing work in progress over the next 27 months

The Victoria International Airport. (File)
Central Saanich Police Service held a forum recenty on local road safety issues. (File)

Police preparing for drugged drivers

Drug recognition experts needed as Canada nears cannabis legalization this year

Central Saanich Police Service held a forum recenty on local road safety issues. (File)
Federal Green Party Leader Elizabeth May at the Victoria International Airport in a Black Press file photo. Former employees have alleged mistreatment by May and now a third party is investigating. (File)

Investigation into bullying allegations against Elizabeth May still weeks away

Federal Green Party Leader asked for third-party investigation back in January

Federal Green Party Leader Elizabeth May at the Victoria International Airport in a Black Press file photo. Former employees have alleged mistreatment by May and now a third party is investigating. (File)