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More deaths than births on Vancouver Island

But people moving here from off the Island means region is growing

Saanich crews repair more than 500 potholes after January snowstorm

Winter weather puts stress on pavement, explains a District spokesperson

Valentine’s Day rooted in Pagan, Roman and Christian traditions

While its namesake is a Christian saint, the day of love has a complex history

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Mass funerals begin after deadly Sri Lanka attacks
Minister not feeling great about social media co-operation as election nears
Toddler tumbles out of moving vehicle

Demonstrations planned at 30 Victoria buildings on Friday

Supporters of the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs plan ‘government shutdown’

Lake Cowichan pushing for Highway 18 wildlife solution

Numbers of elk are growing, and they are now showing up in new areas, increasing danger to drivers

More than a quarter of students at one Cowichan elementary school home sick

Alex Aitken Elementary School reports more than one-quarter of students sick

Johnson Street Bridge taking twice as long to lift as it should

Ongoing issues with the hydraulic filter system are keeping things slow

Consultant’s report sheds light on ‘very difficult’ era at Nanaimo city hall

Cuff report from 2019, obtained via FOI, highlights concerns expressed by city employees

Drone pilots volunteer services to help in search for missing Cowichan man

Ethan Sampson was last seen entering the Cowichan River Jan. 30

Our Place Society brings back annual beauty day

Beauty Day is taking place on Valentine’s Day

Vancouver Island MP wants to decriminalize self-harm in military

NDP’s third attempt to improve mental health assistance within the military

Victoria woman charged with human-trafficking in Saskatchewan, returns home on bail

Shermineh Sheri Ziaee was released last week following a Jan. 28 arrest in Swift Current

Victoria man files human rights complaint over alleged guide dog discrimination

Bluebird Cabs Ltd. application to dismiss complaint denied

Comox Valley RCMP seeking witnesses to suspicious fire

Man who may have been wearing black hoodie seen fleeing area

Vancouver Island man stuck in Thailand after fleeing China to avoid coronavirus

Mark Conway unsure when he can return to teaching job at Chinese university

Listing Seaspan barge full of wood chips nearly tips in Haro Strait

Tug and listing barge drifted through Haro Strait Wednesday morning

Lake Cowichan couple win $500,000 in lottery

Michele Zaharia and Mark Langton won playing Lotto Max

  • Feb 12, 2020

VicPD says four assault victims identified in legislature rally allegations

Statement comes after Coun. Ben Isitt calls investigation ‘fake news’