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Rainbow House or by the Kwak’wala word Gukwas sa Wagalus, and is the first of its kind in the country. Photo by Ali Roddam

Vancouver Island 2SLGBTQ+ youth housing project will be the first of its kind in Canada

Gukwas sa Wagalus or Rainbow House first of its kind in Canada

  • Jan 25, 2023
Rainbow House or by the Kwak’wala word Gukwas sa Wagalus, and is the first of its kind in the country. Photo by Ali Roddam
Singer Libby Coulthard portrait photography by Lia Crowe

A songbird soars

Libby Coulthard finds her voice

  • Jan 25, 2023
Singer Libby Coulthard portrait photography by Lia Crowe

Tom Rhodes

In loving memory ~ Tom passed away after a short struggle with…

  • Jan 25, 2023
Kathleen Sheret donated $34 million to the Greater Victoria Eldercare Foundation. (Black Press Media file photo)

‘Transformative’: Greater Victoria Eldercare Foundation receives $34M gift

The donation is one of Canada’s largest legacy gifts ever dedicated to senior care

  • Jan 24, 2023
Kathleen Sheret donated $34 million to the Greater Victoria Eldercare Foundation. (Black Press Media file photo)
This Courtenay home in Crown Isle is one of the nine grand prize options in the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation’s 2023 Choices Lottery. Photos supplied

Courtenay home a grand prize option in BC Children’s Hospital 2023 Choices Lottery

Another lottery, another Courtenay home as a grand prize option. The BC…

  • Jan 24, 2023
This Courtenay home in Crown Isle is one of the nine grand prize options in the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation’s 2023 Choices Lottery. Photos supplied
Kimberley Kufaas Photography

Annual Mount Cain Cup held during much needed weekend blizzard

Awards and prizes were handed out in the beer garden after the event

  • Jan 24, 2023
Kimberley Kufaas Photography
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CRSAR Chocolate Lab Pickle, pictured here, has seen rescue missions all over Vancouver Island and province wide. Photo Courtesy Campbell River Search and Rescue

Beloved search and rescue dog ‘Pickle’ goes into retirement

Search and rescue dog had been to over 50 rescues over her career

  • Jan 24, 2023
CRSAR Chocolate Lab Pickle, pictured here, has seen rescue missions all over Vancouver Island and province wide. Photo Courtesy Campbell River Search and Rescue
Supply chain issues that have plagued the automotive sector are expected to start easing this year, which should mean more new-vehicle inventory available to consumers.

Rollercoaster Continues for Auto Industry

By Blair Qualey Over the past few years, the auto industry has…

  • Jan 23, 2023
Supply chain issues that have plagued the automotive sector are expected to start easing this year, which should mean more new-vehicle inventory available to consumers.
Scott Viala portait. Lia Crowe photography

Secrets, lives and the 7 sins with Scott Viala

Steel mace trainer builds strength and skills

  • Jan 23, 2023
Scott Viala portait. Lia Crowe photography

Ron Price

March 9, 1937 - January 23, 2023In loving memory ~ Born and…

  • Jan 23, 2023
The Supreme Court of Canada has refused an appeal by a B.C. developer who argued a government decision rejecting his build on a creek of spiritual significance to the Cheam First Nation violated the state’s requirement to be religiously neutral. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Spiritual beliefs of Indigenous people valid grounds for gov’t decisions, Supreme Court confirms

B.C. developer’s appeal shot down at national court

  • Jan 22, 2023
The Supreme Court of Canada has refused an appeal by a B.C. developer who argued a government decision rejecting his build on a creek of spiritual significance to the Cheam First Nation violated the state’s requirement to be religiously neutral. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Most PPE in B.C. is only made with men in mind, creating one more barrier for women looking to enter the trades.(Credit: Pixabay)

From hardhats to boots: PPE is keeping women from the trades

Virtually all personal protective gear is designed only for men, creating barriers and safety risks

  • Jan 22, 2023
Most PPE in B.C. is only made with men in mind, creating one more barrier for women looking to enter the trades.(Credit: Pixabay)
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LETTER: Loss of bank a devastating blow

In regards to the only bank in Esquimalt closing down, I do…

  • Jan 22, 2023
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A tent city. (Photo by Morf Morford)

‘Bad’ data harming efforts to deal with homelessness in Victoria: researcher

Study looked at Victoria and other major Canadian cities

  • Jan 22, 2023
A tent city. (Photo by Morf Morford)

Margaret Robinson

September 8, 1930 - January 22, 2023Margaret passed away peacefully on January…

  • Jan 22, 2023

Taimi Annie Rose (nee Saari)

May 23, 1937 - January 22, 2023In loving memory ~ Taimi Rose…

  • Jan 22, 2023
Karen’s Diner is famous for its bad service and great food. (Courtesy of Karen’s Diner)

Diner to bring terrible service to Victoria

Karen’s Diner will be making its way to B.C.’s capital this spring

  • Jan 21, 2023
Karen’s Diner is famous for its bad service and great food. (Courtesy of Karen’s Diner)
Send your letter to the editor via email to editor@langleyadvancetimes.com. Please included your first and last name, address, and phone number. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Lots of luck locating a lovely loo

Residents are wondering why most city washrooms are substandard and in shambles…

  • Jan 21, 2023
Send your letter to the editor via email to editor@langleyadvancetimes.com. Please included your first and last name, address, and phone number. (Black Press Media files)
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LETTER: Dogs running amok at once idyllic locations

It’s hard to know where to begin unpacking the twisted logic and…

  • Jan 21, 2023
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