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Greater Victoria sees unemployment rise in November

Unemployment rate jumps to 3.5 per cent from 3.2 per cent

Decision on Victoria’s bid for 2022 Invictus Games expected next month

Greater Victoria is competing against Germany’s Düsseldorf to host the games

New Stats Canada survey confirms cash value of master’s degree

Holders of master’s degrees earn up to $21,000 more than undergraduate degree holders

Canada home to 6.5 million people with one or more disability

Women are more likely than men to be living with disability

New survey finds 4.7 million women over 15 were victims of sexual assault in Canada

Some 1.2 million men (eight per cent) report having been sexually assaulted since age 15

Greater Victoria records one of the lowest homicide rates in Canada

Region has the lowest homicide rate of all four Census Metropolitan Areas in British Columbia

Sidney accused of promoting animal exploitation with holiday horse carriage rides

Supporters of seasonal horse-drawn carriage rides say horses receive care with safety paramount

Sidney family who fled burning home remain ‘shaken’

Family of three with a five-year-old girl face an uncertain future after Saturday afternoon fire

Central Saanich crash injures five after woman runs red light

Collision happened at the high-profile intersection of Mt. Newton Cross Road and Highway 17

Women closing the professor gap in numbers and salary

Four out of 10 individuals teaching full-time at Canadian public universities in 2018-19 were women

Fire official describes Sidney fire that chased young family from their home as ‘accidental’

Fundraising campaigns have been launched to help couple and their five-year-old daughter

Extinction Rebellion interrupts Rex Murphy in Sidney

Security staff removed five activists after they interrupted the start of Murphy’s speech

Oak Bay ranked second-least dangerous community in Canada

Alberni the most dangerous, Parksville shows biggest increase in the Crime Severity Index

Sidney’s queen’s portrait news expected before Christmas

Return awaits completion of town crest, First Nations artwork

Vancouver Island crash involving seniors underscores pedestrian safety issues

Sunday’s collision includes many of the main factors in crashes involving pedestrians

British Columbians pay more for goods and services than most other Canadians

Year-to-year inflation rate up 2.2 per cent in October second-highest rate in Canada

Uncertainty continues to surround body found in Central Saanich

BC Coroners Service say the man in his 20s is from Victoria. His death remains under investigation

Saanich School District parents welcome end of strike

Various sides of support worker strike acknowledge remaining tensions

Two Sidney seniors struck by vehicle with foggy windows in marked crosswalk

Driver fined for failure to yield, limited visibility caused by foggy windows