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Forty per cent of online purchases made on cell phone in 2018

In 2014, mobile devices accounted for 12 per cent of online purchases

Capital Regional District directors demand declaration of climate emergency

Saanich councillor, Victoria mayor, Sooke mayor call for action

Feds pump $3.5M into UVic climate research centre

Federal minister says investment strengthens scientific research, economic development

Building boom continues in Greater Victoria as other parts of Canada go bust

Canada’s largest province, Ontario, is slowing down as B.C. continues to grow

Saanich man crashes after driving 120 km/h near elementary school

Police arrest 21-year-old for dangerous driving

No immediate plan to electrify Washington State ferry to Sidney

Washington State Ferries says it plans to convert vessels serving Seattle area first

Saanich councillors call for ban on disposable plastic products

Plastic bag ban takes effect Jan. 1 with bans on coffee cups and takeout containers being considered

Third time and a bit is the charm when it comes to quitting smoking

Roughly five million Canadians smoked either daily or occasionally in 2017

Saanich to ban single-use plastic bags by Jan. 1, 2020

Move comes six months earlier than first proposed, and follows City of Victoria lead

Greater Victoria unemployment rate remains below provincial, national average

Only Kelowna has a tighter labour market in British Columbia

Speed trap on Highway 17 causes collision involving double-decker bus

Authorities say the collision caused minimal damage with no reported injuries

Man with self-inflicted wounds arrested Thursday in Saanich

Man scheduled to make a court appearance Tuesday in Victoria

Greater Victoria avoids wind damage

Environment Canada issued, then cancelled wind warning for the region

Victoria real estate market approaches balanced condition

Out-going VREB president joins chorus who predict slowdown in 2019

Retailers in B.C. preparing for slower growth, higher costs in 2019

British Columbia, once a region of strength, has gone soft for retailers

Cannabis sales topped $43 million in first two weeks after legalization

Overall retail sales remained sluggish

Each Saanich resident uses 200 single-use plastic bags a year, report estimates

Second Capital Region municipality looks to join plastic bag ban

Average assessed home value in Greater Victoria rises 8.5 per cent

Growth trend happening slower than previous years

Pedestrian struck in North Saanich remains in serious but stable condition

Collision happened in a crosswalk on East Saanich Road

Greater Victoria mayors united over transportation, housing and community building

Seven mayors discuss their political and personal goals for 2019