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Saanich police warn public after man exposes himself to dog walker

Police say it happened Thursday on Swan Creek Park Trail

Investigators await forensics in fatal Mill Bay police shooting

Independent investigation continues after Chris Bloomfield killed in Mill Bay in November

Victoria Whisky Festival kicks off this weekend

Whisky-lovers flock to Hotel Grand Pacific for weekend events and tastings

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Raccoon scales tall building
Wedding a chance to focus on something 'positive': Island Royal watcher
Howie Mandel on Meghan Markle, Just For Laughs
Jason Priestley remembers Margot Kidder as being 'full of love'

Little change seen in number of impaired drivers since new laws enacted

25 drivers in Victoria pulled for drug impairment since cannabis legalized

Campbell River resident asking for bottles and cans to help Chemainus stabbing victim

Janelle Guyatt suffered serious injuries during a May 2016 knife attack

Minor mattress fire could have killed, Nanaimo Fire Rescue warns

Public fire safety warnings issued following potentially deadly fire on Victoria Road

Victoria city council seeks authority to tax empty homes

Council is asking the province for the authority to invoke a vacancy tax

CRD committee proposes ending livestock payouts to farmers

The bylaw has existed since the creation of the CRD’s animal control service in 1979

First Nations take over off-reserve family services in mid-Island region

Kw’umut Lelum hosts grand opening of new Nanaimo office

Port Alberni bear spraying suspect arrested in Coombs

Nanaimo resident facing 16 criminal charges after “well coordinated” RCMP effort

  • Jan 17, 2019

Nanaimo man thought he was being pranked during drive-by shooting

Motaz Al-harbi was in car that was shot at in March 2016 in Nanaimo

Saanich police dog tracks dangerous driver after car ditched in Oak Bay

Man may face charges of dangerous driving and mischief

  • Jan 17, 2019

UVic students dumpster diving for food

Eating only from dumpsters, the students hope to raise money for food banks in Northern Canada

  • Jan 17, 2019

Sooke mayor travels to Cambodia to empower women in politics

The trip is part of a Global Affairs Canada initiative

Port Alice gets two RCMP officers stationed in the village

Posting addresses concerns village would lose resident officers

Victoria police defends call for more officers, role in overdose prevention

Critics say harm reduction alternatives a better investment

Victoria ranks 20th among 25 Canadian cities for Internet experience

Findings appear in a 2016 report from Canadian Internet Registration Authority

Vancouver Island merchants warned to be on the lookout for fake American cash

Two suspects sought in counterfeit currency operation after Cowichan raid

Selling the scene of the murder

Moral and legal questions abound when selling homes that were the settings of a violent crime

  • Jan 17, 2019