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Provincial campaign started in Saanich calls for free prescription contraception

Group will promote cause at upcoming International Women’s Day rally outside Victoria City Hall

Canada’s gender wage gap among the highest in the world

Canada ranks 8th in 2018 study of 43 countries

B.C. sees drop in distracted driving tickets

ICBC recorded 39,000 tickets issued in 2017, down from 48,000 in 2013

Canada ranks 59th based on share of women in elected legislatures

British Columbia’s legislative assembly has the highest female share in Canada with 38 per cent

Saanich’s tent city parks to remain open for temporary overnight sheltering

Staff recommends council reduce the list of eligible parks by 25 to 81

Man charged in Saanich car-jacking known to police

Steven Anthony Willson has no fixed address, but is a familiar figure among police

Saanich police arrest man after two failed carjacking attempts

Police credit witnesses for preventing a worse outcome

Saanich aims to help homeowners dump their oil tanks for heat pumps

With a proposed budget of $724,000 over two years, 50 out of 4,600 homes with oil tanks may benefit

Bankruptcies down in British Columbia in 2018 compared to 2017

Personal bankruptcies dropped seven per cent in 2018

Is a casino in the cards for Saanich?

Coun. Susan Brice wants staff to look into issue

Greater Victoria’s bid for the Invictus Games faces tough competition

Staging the 2022 Invictus Games expected to cost about $39 million

Greater Victoria commuters on the road for a good time not a long time

Region has one of the lowest shares of long commutes

Saanich Police recovers flowers, investigates blooming crime

Two women stole unknown amount of flowers from Quadra Street grocery store

Victoria CMA recorded second-lowest unemployment rate in Canada in January

With a rate of 3.3 per cent, Victoria behind only Guelph with a rate of 1.9 per cent

Canadians spent more than $8 billion on pet-related items in 2017

Fifty-seven per cent of Canadian households own pets

Saanich police look for driver involved in a hit-and-run

Incident happened Monday, Feb. 18 near Admirals Road by Murray Drive

Vancouver Island’s 10 worst intersections revealed

Saanich, Victoria, Nanaimo, Duncan and Langford junctions make the list

British Columbia is mellowing out when it comes to using cannabis

Nova Scotia smokes rest of Canada, with almost 22 per cent usage among individuals 15 years and up

Value of building permits dropping in Greater Victoria

Victoria’s decline contrasts with provincial and national gains

Community rec programs attracting far more women than men

Saanich report shows significant gender split in terms of who uses receration programs