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Greater Victoria to mark 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

Battle of the First World War seen as Canada’s ‘coming of age’ on the world stage.

BC Ferries passengers to be banned from lower decks; smoking could be thing of the past

Formal announcement on BC Ferries policy changes expected in the new year.

What will happen to the Sandown land?

North Saanich hires CRFAIR to conduct public consultation in 2015. No plan expected until late 2016.

Security ramping up for Remembrance Day

No specific threats received about Nov. 11 but police forces will have added security resources on duty.

Stranded porpoise rescued from Saanich Inlet

Male porpoise named Levi in critical condition and in treatment at the Vancouver Aquarium.

Farmers under siege by developers

Growing south Island population puts pressure on farmland

SPCA seizes 45 dogs from Brentwood Bay home

Owner was hoarding the animals, leading to emotional and physical distress, says B.C. SPCA.

Earthquake felt off the coast of Sidney

Small quake, deep in Haro Strait, caused no damage.

B.C. Ferries assessment sends chill through North Saanich

District municipality could be affected by recent decision to reduce value of Horseshoe Bay terminal from $47.9 million to twenty bucks.

Midget AA baseball team undefeated in finals

Team will now be part of Victoria AA squad bound for Island championships

U19 girls channel the Peninsula Power

U19 C Peninsula softball team win district 1 championships, move on to provincials

Lacrosse fan brings sport film to Star Cinema

Pauquachin teen hopes to share the history of his people’s sport

Hockey girls clean up in Winnipeg tourney

Island Elite peewee hockey team wins North American Classic in Winnipeg

Peninsula midget AA baseballers nearly perfect

Team 1 finds stellar 20-1 record this year as final game of the season nears

Peninsula Wildcats roar into football finals

Pre-atom, atom, peewee teams will compete in finals at Bear Mountain Stadium this weekend

Midget AA baseball sqad posts near-perfect season

With one game left, Peninsula #1 midget AA boys are 20-1

The innovative, diverse world of makers

Victoria Makerspace hosts its first Mini Maker Faire to bring together other Island do-it-yourselfers

New airline could operate out of Victoria International Airport

NorthStar Air hopes to run flights between Victoria and Bamfield - West Coast Trail, Tofino

Peninsula poetry pair award one of their own

Susan Musgrave wins latest Spirit Bear Award for poetry

Cat fight: Panthers on their last leg following third straight loss

Victoria Cougars have swept the VIJHL finals so far with three wins in a row, winning 3-0 on Friday