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Thieves target Sooke school’s emergency supplies

Journey middle school victims for a second time

Road closures, detours near Zeballos due to hazards from last summer’s wildfires

BC Ministry of Transportation diverts traffic near Zeballos due to “rockfall and debris.”

The last day before legalization: what local dispensaries are doing

Some local dispensaries are shutting down, while others are planning big celebrations

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As long as you are in line by 8 p.m. you can vote
Advance polls not necessarily sign of higher voter turnout
Changes coming for speculation tax
Celebrating pot at the Legislature

Langford law office receives second envelope with unknown substance

West Shore office hit with unknown substance twice within the month

Sewage leak closes sterilizing room at Victoria General Hospital

Royal Jubilee equipment sharing means no VGH surgeries cancelled

Island pot smokers won’t be allowed to light up on the ski hill

Mount Washington maintains smoke-free policy in light of marijuana legalization

Saanich homeless campers ‘apprehensive’ about pending police action

No police are currently on site after provincial government issued notice of eviction

Smoking pot? Your dentist wants to know

Vancouver dentist and cannabis researcher shares oral health concerns of marijuana

Fall-ing for unseasonably warm weather on Vancouver Island

Environment Canada forecast calls for sunshine through weekend

Caution urged after cougar sighting in Nanaimo

Weekend encounter at Long Lake the most recent in in area

West Shore RCMP tape off Langford law office sent suspicious substance last month

No confirmation as to why police were back at Hemminger Law Group Monday afternoon

Parksville unable to avoid court in supportive housing challenge

Council had no luck reaching compromise with group fighting to stop 222 Corfield project

  • Oct 16th, 2018

Robert Barron column: Glad straps no longer used in schools

You would have to hold out your hands, palms up to expose the most sensitive parts

Wait times for ICBC road tests increase in Victoria

Increase has no connection with tests becoming more challenging: ICBC

  • Oct 16th, 2018

Central Saanich will allow police officers to use pot

Marijuana use by officers not allowed 24 hours before duty

Saanich Mayor Richard Atwell refuses to stop distribution of election brochure

The District of Saanich has asked United for Saanich to “immediately” stop distribution

Victoria police searching for missing 72-year-old man

Albert Bedard was reported missing Oct. 13, believed to be in Sooke or Duncan

Inside Victoria’s tent city: ‘I’m still human’

Campers share their experiences of homelessness, struggles to find housing