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Greater Victoria school budget passes with roughly $6M worth of cuts

Greater Victoria school budget passes with roughly $6M worth of cuts

Reductions will be made to some music programs as well as counselling, learning support staff
Langford donates fire truck to Malahat Fire Hall

Langford donates fire truck to Malahat Fire Hall

Freightliner truck will better equip fire volunteers for emergencies
Victoria asks B.C. to stop making councillors decide their own pay

Victoria asks B.C. to stop making councillors decide their own pay

Plea for change comes after councillors criticized for giving themselves a raise this term
Habitat for Humanity’s biggest project on Island being built in Nanaimo

Habitat for Humanity’s biggest project on Island being built in Nanaimo

Four-building, 25-unit project planned for Metral Drive
New bylaw will charge Saratoga Speedway for campground sites

New bylaw will charge Saratoga Speedway for campground sites

Comox Valley Regional District bylaw to bill campground developers in Black Creek and Oyster Bay
Greater Victoria struggles to retain students as grads lack local prospects

Greater Victoria struggles to retain students as grads lack local prospects

Diversifying the local economy, boosting housing could help keep grads in the region
B.C.’s 2nd Latter-day Saints temple to be built in Victoria

B.C.’s 2nd Latter-day Saints temple to be built in Victoria

The president of the church announced it will be one of 15 new temples worldwide
Mill Bay Nature School PAC appeals SD79’s decision to end nature-based learning program

Mill Bay Nature School PAC appeals SD79’s decision to end nature-based learning program

No consultation with parents before decision was made
Greater Victoria School District faces $6M budget shortfall, cuts coming

Greater Victoria School District faces $6M budget shortfall, cuts coming

Head of the teacher’s union says plans will lead to layoffs and reduced programming
Vancouver Island politicians to gather in Victoria for annual convention

Vancouver Island politicians to gather in Victoria for annual convention

Municipal representatives will vote to endorse 57 resolutions