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Bizarre accident sends vehicle into water

Elderly Sooke resident involved in an accident in his driveway

Afternoon collision launches vehicle through downtown Victoria business

Two female drivers and staff of CEV Victoria uninjured, but visibly shaken

West Shore RCMP put best foot forward

Interaction with community a key focus of foot patrols

  • Oct 15th, 2018
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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

Surge of theft from vehicle in Sidney, North Saanich

Three in five cars stolen on Saanich Peninsula had keys or fobs in or nearby

Court finds that company was ‘careless’ in cutting down 45 trees near Nanaimo

Western Canadian Timber Products ordered to pay $80,000 to private landowners

Victoria among Top 10 sunniest Canadian cities

Victoria ranks 6th in sunny days per year

Surge in requests for help, reports of sexual assault since #MeToo

Growing demand for Victoria Sexual Assault Clinic’s services in first year of #MeToo

Growing numbers of Vancouver Islanders get flu shots

In 2017 alone, more than 240,000 people got vaccinated

Elections BC encourages voting in electoral reform referendum

Mail referendum to be held from Oct. 22 to Nov. 30

  • Oct 15th, 2018

Campbell River RCMP catch youth with stolen handgun

Gun was allegedly stolen in break-and-enter on Dogwood St.

  • Oct 14th, 2018

No address, no problem: Comox Valley Coalition to End Homelessness encourages homeless to vote

Homeless voters can use the address of a local shelter or hostel and must make a statutory declaration of residency

Island Corridor Foundation to hold public meetings around Island

First meeting to held in Duncan on Nov. 7

  • Oct 14th, 2018

Saanich homeless camp to voluntarily leave provincial land by Tuesday

‘If the province really wants to pick a fight with us, we may end up in John Horgan’s backyard,’ says camp leader Chrissy Brett

VIDEO: Victoria artist paints portraits of the homeless

Elfrida Schragen says spending time with patrons of Our Place has changed her view on homelessness

ELECTION 2018: Vancouver Islander politician ending unprecedented 40-year run

Mike Kokura served on the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District board since 1972

  • Oct 14th, 2018

Explosive device discovered at Discontent City

RCMP Explosives Disposal Unit on way to Nanaimo to deal with materials found at homeless camp

Why are huge cranes in Vic West holding up tiny boats?

The punt boats caused confusion for Greater Victoria citizens, but the answer is simple

Man sentenced to six years for dangerous driving causing death near Nanaimo

Dustin Dennis Zinter had previously been found guilty after 2015 incident on Yellow Point Road

Sidney-Anacortes ferry stops Oct. 22 to Nov. 4

Vessel re-assigned as seven sister ships need repairs