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Island MP Randall Garrison predicts NDP won’t suffer fate of other social democrats

He also questions projections that show his riding a toss-up and the Greens eating into NDP support

Central Saanich strawberry farmer reports bumper crop

Strawberry season could last well into October

B.C. population on pace to fall behind Alberta

Provincial population could reach almost seven million in 2043, but Alberta is growing faster

Greens look to expand on Vancouver Island

Elizabeth May predicts likely more Greens elected in region that sent party’s first two MPs to Ottawa

Former Saanich cop who lost his leg in collision running against Elizabeth May

Ron Broda is running in the Saanich-Gulf Islands riding for the People’s Party of Canada

BC Ferries’ new alcohol trial under scrutiny

MADD Canada recommended drink limit

Unemployment rate in Greater Victoria drops to 3.3 per cent

Only Quebec City records lower unemployment rate in Canada

BC Ferries to sell beer and wine on Tsawwassen-Swartz Bay route

Beer, wine to be available in late October on three sailings

Howard the too-tall Gnome could rise over Saanich in early October

Saga of Howard and the 16 Angry Inches could be resolved with a height variance

Builders say Saanich’s opposition to density made McKenzie interchange necessary

Head of Victoria Residential Builders Association defends highway project in wake of criticism

Steady stream of federal announcements washes across Vancouver Island

Fisheries minister Jonathan Wilkinson denies flurry of announcements is part of election campaign

Man goes to pub after stabbing in Saanich

Police found the injured man in the Red Lion Inn after the stabbing at a nearby gas station

American visitors to Canada up more than two per cent in 2019

Strong American dollar credited for increase, but non-American visitors staying away

Uber won’t offer rides on Vancouver Island — for now

Uber’s decision to apply for license in Metro Vancouver and elsewhere draws range of reactions

Sparkling eye for bling earns Vancouver Island man a life-time achievement award

de Goutière in-demand expert for sellers and buyers of gems, insurance firms and investigators

Flooded Saanich Centennial library branch closed for at least three weeks

Almost 60,000 items to be stored off-site as crews have to remove all carpets and drywall

Location may leave Vancouver Island bid for Invictus Games on the outside

Greater Victoria a finalist against Dusseldorf in chase for games for those hurt in military service

Annual study shows high satisfaction with B.C. post-secondary schools

Study also reveals men tend to dominate higher paying jobs in the trades

Greater Victoria residents saw their mortgage payments rise almost five per cent last year

New Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) study says residents have ‘excellent’ credit scores