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Carla Qualtrough, minister of employment, workforce development and disability inclusion, speaks during the second reading of the Canada Disability Benefit Act in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

New disability benefit would make ‘major difference’ in many Canadians’ lives

The Canada Disability Benefit Act is awaiting Senate approval

  • Feb 7, 2023
Carla Qualtrough, minister of employment, workforce development and disability inclusion, speaks during the second reading of the Canada Disability Benefit Act in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Known as ‘Hollywood North’, Vancouver is the third largest film and TV production centre in North America with approximately 65 movies and 55 TV series filmed here every year. (Photo: Brands&People on Unsplash)

1 million job openings predicted in B.C. over the next decade

Report makes 65 recommendations on how to fill the future void

  • Feb 7, 2023
Known as ‘Hollywood North’, Vancouver is the third largest film and TV production centre in North America with approximately 65 movies and 55 TV series filmed here every year. (Photo: Brands&People on Unsplash)
A cyclist was injured in a crash on the Trans-Canada Highway in Ladysmith on Tuesday, Feb. 7. (Black Press Media file photo)

RCMP’s actions under investigation after cyclist hurt in crash in Ladysmith

Incident happened in the early morning Feb. 7 on the Trans-Canada Highway

  • Feb 7, 2023
A cyclist was injured in a crash on the Trans-Canada Highway in Ladysmith on Tuesday, Feb. 7. (Black Press Media file photo)
The market share of zero-emission light-duty ZEVs vehicle in Canada hit 9.4 per cent in the third quarter of 2022, an all-time high that shatters the previous best quarterly result of 8.3 per cent, recorded in Q1 last year. Photo courtesy the New Car Dealers Association

ZEV Sales in Canada on the upswing but not yet on pace with British Columbia

By Blair Qualey The latest report by S&P Global Mobility demonstrates that…

  • Feb 6, 2023
The market share of zero-emission light-duty ZEVs vehicle in Canada hit 9.4 per cent in the third quarter of 2022, an all-time high that shatters the previous best quarterly result of 8.3 per cent, recorded in Q1 last year. Photo courtesy the New Car Dealers Association
Snuxyaltwa (Snooks-yell-twa) totem to the Nuxalk Nation of Bella Coola before it was removed in 1913. (Photo submitted)

Coming home: A history of the Nuxalk totem and its return to Bella Coola

More than 100 Nuxalk are expected to travel to Victoria Feb. 13

  • Feb 6, 2023
Snuxyaltwa (Snooks-yell-twa) totem to the Nuxalk Nation of Bella Coola before it was removed in 1913. (Photo submitted)
Christian Nielsan was diagnosed with  a faulty aortic heart valve at 38 during a routine check up.

An oh-so-easy challenge built for Heart Month: Listen to Your Heart

February is about more than flowers + chocolates – a routine check up could save your life

  • Feb 6, 2023
Christian Nielsan was diagnosed with  a faulty aortic heart valve at 38 during a routine check up.
‘I didn’t ever want to be part of the murdered and missing family, but I find myself there,’ says Lindsey Bishop. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)

March honouring missing, murdered Indigenous women and girls to be held in Victoria

The march will start at Our Place Society on Feb. 12

  • Feb 6, 2023
‘I didn’t ever want to be part of the murdered and missing family, but I find myself there,’ says Lindsey Bishop. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)
The Victoria Shamrocks’ eight 2023 draft picks were all from Vancouver Island teams. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria Shamrocks select 7 local players in 2023 junior player draft

The Victoria Shamrocks drafted Arthur Miller with the second-overall pick

  • Feb 5, 2023
The Victoria Shamrocks’ eight 2023 draft picks were all from Vancouver Island teams. (Black Press Media file photo)
Some roads will be closed in downtown Victoria for the throne speech. (Black Press Media file photo)

Road closures scheduled in downtown Victoria during throne speech

The 500-block of Belleville Street and parts of Menzies Street will be closed

  • Feb 5, 2023
Some roads will be closed in downtown Victoria for the throne speech. (Black Press Media file photo)
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LETTER: Councillor’s views represent concerns of North Saanich taxpayers

The draft OCP report paid for by North Saanich taxpayers may contain…

  • Feb 5, 2023
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Jean Beverly Williscroft

February 5, 2023In loving memory ~ With great sadness, we announce the…

  • Feb 5, 2023
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LETTER: Diversity is key to a functioning democracy

Re: Rift on council emerges as North Saanich OCP committees unveiled. The…

  • Feb 4, 2023
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Dr. Jeff Meldrum holding a Bigfoot cast. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Jeff Meldrum)

More Victoria residents believe in Bigfoot than you might think

Professor talks about people’s fascination with the fabled creature

  • Feb 4, 2023
Dr. Jeff Meldrum holding a Bigfoot cast. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Jeff Meldrum)
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LETTER: Dog owners need to follow the rules

Hey fellow dog lovers, can some of you please stop being so…

  • Feb 4, 2023
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LETTER: Transition from fossil fuel will take time

I take exception to comments in a recent letter that state we…

  • Feb 4, 2023
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Victoria tenant Glenn MacDonald with the pipe that burst and caused his home to flood. (Ella Matte photo for Black Press Media)

‘Frustrating’: Victoria renters hit by floods after pipes burst blame landlords

Victoria plumber says landlords often don’t know how to shut off water

  • Feb 3, 2023
Victoria tenant Glenn MacDonald with the pipe that burst and caused his home to flood. (Ella Matte photo for Black Press Media)
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LETTER: Central Saanich crews go above and beyond

With all the negative rhetoric I thought it was time for some…

  • Feb 3, 2023
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Linda Magnuson (nee MacLeod)

In Loving Memory of our dear Linda Magnuson (nee MacLeod) August 14th,…

  • Feb 3, 2023

Paul Lingstrom

In Loving Memory ~ Thank you, Nanaimo! My lovely Dad's 98th Birthday…

  • Feb 3, 2023
Ben Baker died of an accidental overdose on Jan. 23, 2023. The family is fundraising for two memorial benches to make a monetary donation in Ben’s name to The Last Door in New Westminster. (Ben Baker’s Legacy/GoFundMe)

Benches in West Kelowna, Lower Mainland help keep man’s legacy alive

All additional donations will be donated to the treatment facility Ben stayed at

  • Feb 2, 2023
Ben Baker died of an accidental overdose on Jan. 23, 2023. The family is fundraising for two memorial benches to make a monetary donation in Ben’s name to The Last Door in New Westminster. (Ben Baker’s Legacy/GoFundMe)