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Sidney senior grateful for stranger’s help during medical incident

Hendrina Welter never caught a glimpse of the woman who helped her after she blacked out

BC Ferries to bring in health checks as feds restrict marine travel due to COVID-19

Measures announced Sunday came into effect Monday

B.C. announces $3M for food banks to increase capacity during COVID-19

Food Banks BC will distribute the money among food banks province-wide because

COVID-19 has been impacting Canadian economy since January

But full effects of pandemic won’t be known for months

Saanich Peninsula Hospital to host new COVID-19 testing facilities

It is not clear yet when they will go into action

Vancouver Island man sick with COVID-19 calls it a ‘horrible disease’

Tim Green says he has ‘extreme coughing fits every hour’ to clear his lungs

Snow and other factors including COVID-19 responsible for fewer international visitors in early 2020

Notably, visits from China rose just before travel restrictions

Stats Canada expects COVID-19 to slow inflation

Inflation trajectory already pointing downards because of COVID-19

Vancouver Islanders reminded their doctor is still there for them

Most physicians treating patients by phone or online as they social distance in the face of COVID-19

Rescue kitten lifts mood of Saanich couple in isolation

Gemma has been acting more like a dog in ability to learn tricks

MLA Adam Olsen fears COVID-19 will overwhelm medical facilities on Gulf Islands

Residents call for a ban on external contact other than shipments of essentials

Community rallies around Island family displaced by Sunday fire

COVID-19 outbreak impacts what kind of donations can be accepted

Langford residents give four-year-old girl a birthday to remember

COVID-19 cancelled Cassidy Gollmer’s fourth birthday party; neighbours gave it back

Sunday fire causes extensive damage to Central Saanich home

Saanich Peninsula fire crews contain blaze to one residence

Partying Victoria-area youth told police they are ‘immune’ to COVID-19

Victoria Police broke up a house party Friday night

Victoria-area youth at house party tell police they are ‘immune’ to COVID-19

Victoria Police broke up a house party Saturday night

Dutch stockpile cannabis, French red wine during COVID-19 crisis

Public health officials, politicians continue to denounce hoarding as countries show trends

Central Saanich farmer welcomes pending arrival of foreign seasonal labour

Federal government announced Wednesday up to 6,800 seasonal farm workers can arrive in B.C.

International ferry service to Sidney pushed back to late April

Ferry service between Sidney and Anacortes was scheduled to resume March 29