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BC Ferries waits already building ahead of the long weekend

Long weekend travellers trying to get a jump on the weekend

Saanich School District support staff vote to strike if necessary

Local CUPE members willing to take job action over wage discrepancy

Investigators ask for dashcam footage of crash that closed highway north of Nanaimo

Toyota ‘demolished,’ semi truck ended up in ditch, one person airlifted after accident at Ware Road

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London Drugs drone carried pharmaceuticals from Duncan to Salt Spring Island in test flights

  • Aug 29, 2019

Man goes to pub after stabbing in Saanich

Police found the injured man in the Red Lion Inn after the stabbing at a nearby gas station

Child porn investigation numbers climb in Nanaimo

Nanaimo RCMP ask public to report child porn incidents as city’s annual investigation numbers rise

Vancouver Island urged to be careful with fire use over long weekend

BC Wildfire Service responded to 696 wildfires between April 1 and Aug. 28

Dark name-sake legacy not a factor in Ogden Point rename, says harbour authority

Peter Odgen had a reputation for violence, indicted for murder

Langford mayor left with questions nearly two months after Metchosin prison escape

Stew Young says community concerns and anxieties need to be addressed

Campbell River spending $200,000 on pre-fab downtown washroom

Toilet is designed to discourage vagrancy, withstand and deter vandalism and be easier to maintain

Pacific Rim National Park Reserve urges drivers to slow down

Drivers going too fast in multiple construction zones

American visitors to Canada up more than two per cent in 2019

Strong American dollar credited for increase, but non-American visitors staying away

Mixed-income housing project in View Royal to provide more than 150 homes

The Regional Housing First program is expected to create up to 2,000 rental units throughout the CRD

BC Ferries offers travel tips for smooth sailings this long weekend

Arrive early, make a reservation and more advice from BC Ferries

Uber won’t offer rides on Vancouver Island — for now

Uber’s decision to apply for license in Metro Vancouver and elsewhere draws range of reactions

Oak Bay father says he doesn’t know why he didn’t deny killing girls after attack

Andrew Berry is accused of second-degree murder in the stabbing deaths of his two daughters

Crews in Nanaimo manage to get toppled crane truck right-side up

Crane company uses auxiliary hydraulic unit to solve problem that was holding up recovery operation

Victoria police bust suspected drug dealer with loaded shotgun

Cash, drugs and long list of weapons seized at Esquimalt home

Broad daylight Courtenay attack leaves 78-year-old woman with black eye

Second attack on a senior within the city in less than one month