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Victoria ranks as 16th least affordable city in the world

Vancouver, as well as the Fraser Valley, Nanaimo and Comox Valley also crack the Top 25

Number of EI recipients up 8.1 per cent in Greater Victoria, but unemployment remains low

Greater Victoria recorded the lowest unemployment in December 2019

Vancouver Island officials calling for higher speeding fines

Central Saanich motion could end up before UBMC delegates in Victoria later this fall

Prices for recreational marijuana in B.C. down from a year ago

New inflation figures show gasoline, housing and certain kinds of food cost more

Consumer bankruptcies down in Greater Victoria

More residents are making alternative arrangements to settle their debts

500 attend Vancouver Island vigil for victims of Iran airplane crash

Sidney audience hears from several members of of the local Iranian-Canadian community

Former Sidney mayor calls on local MLA Adam Olsen to resign over ferry blockade

Olsen has rejected the demand, calling Price’s language divisive and responsible for polarization

Despite flurry of cancellations, BC Ferries record remains way off

Adverse weather cancelled more than 900 ferry sailings in 2012

Value of new building permits in Greater Victoria down almost 30 per cent

Year-to-year drop of 27.9 per cent consistent with other figures

Anonymous Good Samaritan pays outstanding rent for Sidney woman facing eviction

Zora Hlevnjak, 76, supplements her pension by collecting cans and receiving public donations

Germany victorious as Greater Victoria loses bid to host 2022 Invictus Games

Victoria Military Sports Society expresses disappointment, but also congratulates Duesseldorf

Sledding injures tens of thousands of children each year

Several municipalities in Canada and the United States have banned sledding

Capital Iron owner says decision to close Sidney store is not a verdict against community

Mike Black says Sidney remains the region’s retail hub as he continues to look for suitable locations

German media report suggests Greater Victoria losing bid to host 2022 Invictus Games

Duesseldorf’s Lord Mayor is travelling to London Wednesday with press conference scheduled Thursday

Bird strike diverts plane from Victoria landing

Plane with 31 passengers was travelling from Calgary, lands in Vancouver

Island woman facing eviction receives offers of help, questions about honesty

Zora Hlevnjak welcomes help but rejects suggestions that she is scamming people

BC Ferries cancelled 163 sailings across multiple routes over the weekend

Two weeks into 2020 cancellations have passed the halfway mark of an average year

Island senior facing eviction for income raised collecting cans

Petition started for Zora Hlevnjak, facing eviction Jan. 21 for unpaid rent tied to income reporting

One million bricks: Lego Exhibition in Sidney bigger, better than ever

The show runs at the Sidney Museum daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. until March 31

Greater Victoria’s unemployment rate of 3.4 per cent lowest in Canada

The provincial unemployment rate of 4.8 was the lowest in the country