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Nurse comes home to ‘dream job’ at Saanich Peninsula Hospital

Jane Fox is the first Aboriginal liaison nurse at the Saanich Peninsula Hospital

Greater Victoria records second-lowest unemployment rate in Canada in September

Victoria’s unemployment rate of 3.2 per cent below Quebec City’s three per cent

Green leader criticized for push to scrap temporary foreign worker program

Elizabeth May wants to scrap federal program which supplies local business with temporary workers

Capital region residents dominate Vancouver Island electric vehicle ownership

Sidney, Saltspring have the most per capita, Port Alberni and Campbell River the least

Victoria International Airport leader theorizes speculation tax led to decline in passenger numbers

CEO Geoff Dickson says tensions with Alberta also a factor, more study needed on the issue

B.C. Greens examining next step in wake of Weaver announcement

South Island Green MLA Adam Olsen has not ruled out running for leader of provincial Green Party

B.C. education minister says New Democrats ‘absolutely’ remain friends of teachers

Rob Fleming made the comment in Sidney after opening a play ground

Filming transform Sidney’s Beacon Wharf into American seaside resort

Hallmark Channel will air Mysteries of Martha’s Vineyard in 2020

Prominent business in downtown Sidney to close

Victoria Lavender Store on Beacon Avenue closing after 15 years

Fares for ferry between United States and Sidney rise Oct. 1

Fares will rise again on May 1, 2020

Sidney pulls Queen’s portrait, First Nations art pending

“A portrait of the monarch is definitely a colonial symbol,” says Island community’s acting mayor

Islander cycles from Arctic to Salish Sea with songs on his lips

Bill Brooks cycled from Tuktoyaktuk to Victoria this summer

Speculation tax has generated about $3.74 million in Greater Victoria

Victoria, Saanich and North Saanich are the top three communities in the area

Island MP Randall Garrison predicts NDP won’t suffer fate of other social democrats

He also questions projections that show his riding a toss-up and the Greens eating into NDP support

Central Saanich strawberry farmer reports bumper crop

Strawberry season could last well into October

B.C. population on pace to fall behind Alberta

Provincial population could reach almost seven million in 2043, but Alberta is growing faster

Greens look to expand on Vancouver Island

Elizabeth May predicts likely more Greens elected in region that sent party’s first two MPs to Ottawa

Former Saanich cop who lost his leg in collision running against Elizabeth May

Ron Broda is running in the Saanich-Gulf Islands riding for the People’s Party of Canada