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Anonymous Good Samaritan pays outstanding rent for Sidney woman facing eviction

Zora Hlevnjak, 76, supplements her pension by collecting cans and receiving public donations

Germany victorious as Greater Victoria loses bid to host 2022 Invictus Games

Victoria Military Sports Society expresses disappointment, but also congratulates Duesseldorf

Sledding injures tens of thousands of children each year

Several municipalities in Canada and the United States have banned sledding

Capital Iron owner says decision to close Sidney store is not a verdict against community

Mike Black says Sidney remains the region’s retail hub as he continues to look for suitable locations

German media report suggests Greater Victoria losing bid to host 2022 Invictus Games

Duesseldorf’s Lord Mayor is travelling to London Wednesday with press conference scheduled Thursday

Bird strike diverts plane from Victoria landing

Plane with 31 passengers was travelling from Calgary, lands in Vancouver

Island woman facing eviction receives offers of help, questions about honesty

Zora Hlevnjak welcomes help but rejects suggestions that she is scamming people

BC Ferries cancelled 163 sailings across multiple routes over the weekend

Two weeks into 2020 cancellations have passed the halfway mark of an average year

Island senior facing eviction for income raised collecting cans

Petition started for Zora Hlevnjak, facing eviction Jan. 21 for unpaid rent tied to income reporting

One million bricks: Lego Exhibition in Sidney bigger, better than ever

The show runs at the Sidney Museum daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. until March 31

Greater Victoria’s unemployment rate of 3.4 per cent lowest in Canada

The provincial unemployment rate of 4.8 was the lowest in the country

More than 7,200 properties sold in Greater Victoria in 2019

2019 figures down almost 32 per cent from 2016 peak

More than 80,000 people have claimed Elvis tribute artist as profession

Jan. 8, 2020 would have been the King’s 85th birthday

Almost eight million Canadians act as caregivers for parents, spouses or children among others

Almost half of these caregivers look after parents or parent-in-laws

Store owner hugs, invites Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex to dinner during Sidney shopping trip

Sixth in line to the British throne, Prince Harry and family spent Christmas on Saanich Peninsula

Cancellations piling up for BC Ferries early in 2020

A dozen sailings between Greater Victoria and Greater Vancouver cancelled during first week of 2020

Assessments down across most of Greater Victoria as real estate market softens

Oak Bay remains the most expensive part of Greater Victoria based on assessments

Youths face possible criminal charges after doing doughnuts in a Central Saanich hay field

Longview Farms estimates the damage to be in the thousands of dollars

Restaurant and bar sales dropping in British Columbia

Several provinces saw restaurant and bar sales decline

B.C. sees decrease in job vacancies

Construction sector primarily responsible for the first decline since 2016