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Former merchant mariner living in Sidney hopes Canadians won’t forget

Don Young said merchant navy made a war-winning contribution

New survey warns of COVID-19 effects on post-secondary debt in Canada

Survey finds 64 per cent of students who graduated in 2015 still had outstanding debt in 2018

Vancouver Island educator and academic joins Order of BC

Saanich Peninsula’s Dr. Janet N. Mort is an expert in the field of primary learning

Victoria International Airport linked with new COVID-19 case

WestJet flight 3355 landed at YYJ from Vancouver on Aug. 18

Collision in Sidney leaves cyclist with ‘significant injuries’

Police say the collision remains under investigation

Sidney Island visitors asked to stay away from seal pups

Parks Canada advises people to maintain a minimum distance of 100 metres

Medical clinics in Sidney and Central Saanich getting thousands of calls daily

Executive director of Shoreline Medical says patients may not get through because of call volume

Vancouver Island Tory candidate says new leader will grow party

David Busch had earlier endorsed Peter MacKay, who lost the leadership race to Erin O’Toole.

Drilling causes mysterious small house fire in Sidney

Firefighters had to do some detective work to find the blaze inside a wall.

Head of local chamber says Sidney’s ‘complacent days are over’ after possible COVID-19 exposures

Local retail expert says possible exposures damage Sidney’s reputation

Vancouver Island teachers and other unions want mask mandate expanded

Demand mirrors existing requirements in other provinces

MP Elizabeth May does not believe federal election is imminent

Politician predicts New Democrats will prop up Liberals

Vancouver Island Soccer League supports bursary honouring Saanich player, coach and teacher

David Ravenhill died at 57 after long career playing and coaching at Reynolds Secondary School

Vancouver Island officials can ‘only educate and encourage’ people to social distance

Leaders plead for education, as municipality lacks authority to enforce social distancing in public

COVID-19 has depressed mental health of Canadian youth

Lower mental health harms developmental skills, school performance and social relationships

Vancouver Island’s southeast corner plugged into to electric cars

Saltspring, Sidney and Central Saanich lead the charge as B.C. doubles electric vehicle ownership

Island MP Elizabeth May calls for additional support for tourism operators

May says public health takes priority but businesses need support

Sidney/North Saanich RCMP faces criticism after driver hits unmarked cruiser

Cpl. Carrie Harding defends handling of the collision

North Saanich woman hopes to recover stolen sign gifted to her by late son

Renate Herberger says the theft of the mermaid house-marker aims to hurt her