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Accommodation revenues in Victoria down 86 per cent in June

Tourism Industry Association of BC (TIABC) cites figures in call for additional support

Volunteers shake off pandemic, return to war against invasive plants

Friends of North Saanich Parks strip one ton of invasive plants from greenspace

Victoria airport officials confident with protocols, despite flight link to COVID-19

Enhanced cleaning measures meet provincial guidelines, departing passengers checked by airlines

Ferry on route to Greater Victoria discovers unoccupied Zodiac on open ocean

BC Ferries says smaller boat likely a tender that broke away

North Saanich pursues ALR exclusion for new library, despite large opposition

Opposed residents shift lobby to ALC after vote sets exclusion table for 16 acres near rec centre

COVID-19 case landed in Victoria International Airport last week

British Columbia Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) confirmed the case on its website

Victoria International Airport deemed the most efficient for its size

Ranking appears in a report comparing airports across three international areas

Public welcomed back to Sidney Spit ferry and camping ground

Service opens July 20 with new ferry contractor and other pandemic-related changes

Court strikes down Sidney’s denial of proposed cannabis store

Justice Jennifer Power orders municipality to reconsider application and pay court costs

W0rk underway to fix polluted pond near Victoria Airports

Residents around Sidney’s Reay Creek Pond welcome federal remediation efforts

Sidney’s iconic Star Cinema looks to reel in audience with reopening

The big screen is up again in temporary location as work continues on new digs

Central Saanich council spills plans for alcohol in public parks

Local expert Adam Sherk praises decision, warns of liberalization

Sidney’s Mary Winspear Centre to host a trio of acts

Aaron Pritchett, Alex Cuba and Valdy will each play four shows

Rare comet dazzles night sky over Saanich Peninsula

Comet NEOWISE is passing Earth for the first time in 7,000 years

Faulty janitorial equipment likely caused Saanich school fire

Saturday morning fire damaged roof of Strawberry Vale Elementary

Plans for pot shop in Sidney spark back to life

Changing provincial regulations could clear the way for Sidney’s first ever pot shop

Younger Canadians, men less likely to wear masks, according to Stats Canada

Immigrants, especially immigrant women, more likely to follow precautions

Vancouver Island pig hogs the limelight by crashing Saturday night party

Central Saanich oinker reunited with owner thanks to missing animal help group

Canadians with disabilities disproportionately hit by COVID-19 pandemic

More than four out of 10 British Columbians aged 70 and up have various disabilities

Vancouver Island’s chief medical health officer questions alcohol consumption in public parks

Central Saanich to consider the issue next week, after Saanich turned it down