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When it comes to plastics, ‘people are lazy,’ and the plastics industry knows it, says advocate

City-Wide Beach Clean-Up to hit nine Victoria-area beaches on Sunday morning

Greater Victoria has longer life expectancy than national average

National statistics say Victorians are likely to live to 83

Saanich group wants to break mayor’s slate

Break The Slate has denounced the slate headed by Mayor Richard Atwell as undemocratic and unfair

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

Victoria school district to revise school catchments borders

SD61 to adjust catchments as it projects influx of 1,800 students

Massive manhunt ends on View Royal shoreline

More than 30 officers from three departments called to Gorge Waterway

VIU opens multimillion-dollar health and science centre

University showcases new and renovated sciences and trades facilities with grand opening event

Province urges drivers to ‘Shift Into Winter’

Transportation minister Claire Trevena warns drivers to have winter tires, reduce speeds in icy and snowy conditions

Strathcona regional director censured for something she denies saying

Brenda Leigh dismisses accusation as political motivated

Nanaimo woman missing since late September

Nanaimo RCMP searching for 29-year-old Rena Harker

Thieves raid charity bike campaign in Nanaimo

About 15 to 25 bicycles stolen from Bikes for Kids program

K’ómoks First Nation wins precedent setting case regarding land management

Court case surrounded eviction of tenants who refused to vacate property after termination of lease

  • Oct 10th, 2018

Island Health reminds people to get their flu shots early

Nationally, influenza causes over 12,000 hospitalizations per year

Advance voting numbers on the rise in Greater Victoria

More people are taking advantage of advance voting ahead of general elections

Nanaimo man goes missing over the weekend

RCMP advised in a press release Wednesday they are looking for 29-year-old Joel Cumming

Port Hardy fibre optic installation due by year’s end

Underground issues have slowed push to completely connect the town

Displaced Comox senior worries he’s on street permanently

Fire damage forces him out of suite, landlord says he’s resisted offers to help

Seven straight days of sunshine to warm Vancouver Island

Unseasonably warm temperatures in forecast, with no rain in sight