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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

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Postal workers strike in Victoria
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

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

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

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