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Police believe North Saanich marina fire that killed man in his 50s started on boat

Sunk boat to be floated as coroner, police, fire, WorkSafeBC investigate

Sidney looks at banning short-term housing rentals

Coun. Peter Wainwright has raised the idea to help local hotels recover from COVID-19 pandemic

Unemployment rate in Greater Victoria has doubled, compared to February

The amount of people who aren’t working has reached 7.2 per cent

UPDATED: One dead, two injured following a large fire at North Saanich Marina

One boat has sunk, nearby resident says they heard an explosion ‘sounding like a cannon’

Real estate sales in Greater Victoria drop almost 60 per cent in April

Blame dropped on COVID-19 pandemic with insiders disagreeing over pace of recovery

Sidney’s top cop say community is ‘lucrative’ for panhandlers

Staff-Sgt. Wayne Conley says up 15 individuals of no fixed address within Sidney

Central Saanich dog walker warns of eagle attacks on small dogs

An attack reportedly took place Tuesday last week

Crews continue to investigate large sinkhole in Central Saanich

Cause of the sinkhole remains unknown

COVID-19 survey: Some business revenues slashed by more than 70 per cent

Businesses in the accommodation and food sector especially hit hard by pandemic

Significant sinkhole closes Veyannes Road in Central Saanich

Roads closed while public works repair hole

Canada ranks 16th in global press freedom

Norway and North Korea represent polar opposites on the World Press Freedom Index

Pandemic drives record demand for Vancouver Island digital library offerings

Additional services to come online in the future

PHOTOS: Sidney residents serenade senior from school field for her 88th birthday

Margaret Ibbotson watches celebrations from her balcony

Sidney cancels popular outdoor market

Officials also advised cancellation or postponment of summer events involving large gatherings

PHOTOS: COVID-19 forced Sidney couple to change wedding arrangements

Hundreds give newlyweds parade down Sidney’s Beacon Avenue

More than a third of Canadian workers fear losing their job because of COVID-19

Workers aged 25 to 54 recorded the greatest drop in employment from February to March

Older Canadians with pre-existing health pre-conditions more at risk of developing complications from COVID-19

According to Statistics Canada, 38 per cent of the Canadian population was aged 50 and older in 2019

Central Saanich Police looking into racist graffiti

Municipal staff have since painted over the graffiti in Centennial Park

Raccoon turns Saanich window well into nursery

Something likely chased the animal into the window well

New survey puts Canada’s COVID-19 response in Top 15 globally

Israel, Germany and South Korea make the Top 3