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Unanswered questions around sudden death in Victoria

Police yet to release name of deceased person, cause of death under investigation

RCMP probe suspicious death in Metchosin

Foul play is supected

  • Aug 23rd, 2017

Actor Johnny Depp spotted filming at Hatley Castle

Star was seen in a grey suit, reportedly filming scenes for upcoming movie

Esquimalt a holdout on region’s Commonwealth Games bid

Council looked for specifics in plan, saw little direct value for Esquimalt

Update: Power restored after major outage in Victoria

BC Hydro says more than 5,000 were without power for about an hour

Steel shipment draws attention

The tugboat and barge drew onlookers as the long-awaited shipment arrived last night

Saanich Sunday Farmers' Market


    Getting creative: How Saanichites watched the eclipse


      Saanich Music in the Park


        Saanich prepares for near total solar eclipse


          Ladysmith runner creates giant minion design on local roads

          Ladysmith’s Sean Sherstone tapped into his creative side during a morning run on Wednesday.

          RCMP musical ride performing this weekend in Greater Victoria

          Equestrian performers will be in Topaz Park on Saturday, Royal Roads on Sunday

          Have you donated blood lately in Victoria?

          Canadian Blood Services is hoping to fill 550 appointments in the Captial Region by Labour Day.

          Two generations of music performing Sidney concert

          West Coast Chamber Players’ concert Saturday features two generations of musicians

          New contractor taking over second phase of McKenzie interchange

          Completion date has been delayed to Summer of 2019, with some work to continue until 2020.

          Abandoned pet turtles threatening local species

          Western painted turtle last of its species on Island

          • Aug 23rd, 2017

          Police investigate body found at school

          Victoria police now confirm a dead body was found Tuesday afternoon at the edge of Topaz Park.

          Bike thief seen on video, found after she rode stolen bike to RCMP office.

          Owner discovered bike thief at police station with the bicycle.

          Major changes coming to BC Ferries

          Passengers no longer allowed to remain on lower vehicle deck and complete smoking ban coming in 2018.

          Drug paraphernalia, stolen items retrieved during early morning arrest

          Oak Bay police say pair may have stolen items from Langford as well

          Unaffordable housing blamed for Capital Region job shortages

          Greater Victoria survey identifies transit as a recruitment barrier

          Prolific UVic political science professor passes away

          Associate Professor Emeritus Norman Ruff inspired entire generations of scholars at the university

          Long awaited steel for Johnson Street Bridge arriving soon

          The first shipment reached North Vancouver on Sunday, and will arrive in Victoria on Tuesday.

          Saanich man attacked with his own bike

          Central Saanich police are treating the attack as a mental health case and are contemplating charges.