Police turn up the heat on impaired drivers

!Sgt. John Price, Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit supervisor, is warning drivers to stay off the road if they’re going to drink this summer as the police step up their CounterAttack program. According to ICBC, the majority of impaired driving accidents occur in the summer months, making it a prime time for more local patrols. - Jacob Zinn/News Staff
  • updated Jul 27, 2016 at 4:42 PM

Long weekend will see CounterAttack roadchecks in Saanich


Muskrat love has got nothing on the Vancouver Island marmot

  • posted Jul 28, 2016 at 4:00 PM

Scientists playing rodent matchmaker having great success rehabilitating Canada's most endangered mammal, but much more work needed


Healing 'the sickest a child can ever be'

  • updated Jul 28, 2016 at 12:29 PM

How Emily Rogers, the wonder girl of B.C. Children's Hospital, overcame being born with seven organs outside her body


Industrial use encroaching on Saanich farmland

  • updated Jul 27, 2016 at 4:39 PM

Blenkinsop Valley farmers say complaint-based system not enough


Film camp puts focus on kids

  • updated Jul 27, 2016 at 4:38 PM

St. Michaels University School and Victoria Film Festival hold weeklong film camp for youth

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TransCanada CEO says Saskatchewan oil spill adds to pipeline skepticism

  • updated Jul 28, 2016 at 1:14 PM

Saskatchewan spill shakes confidence: TransCanada

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