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Couple gets engaged on BC Ferries sailing between Vancouver, Victoria

Pair sailed between hometowns for two years

Oak Bay driver hits cyclist, police consider blaming snow boots

Break and enter, thefts also seen in mid-January

Downtown Victoria businesses band together to hire private security company following rise in thefts

Lower Johnson Street businesses have had little to no response from VicPD

UPDATED: Protesters leaving Swartz Bay ferry terminal

Movement in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en First Nation

Sooke Food Bank sends out call for help

Need continues as holiday season food drives are over

Number of U-Hauls entering Victoria plummeted in 2019

Data compiled from two million one-way U-Haul transactions

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The Ice Festival at G.R. Pearkes Arena sparkled on Christmas Eve 2019
Saanich Mayor buys locals groceries for Christmas Blessings Challenge
Camosun tech students showcase new inventions and local business partnerships
John Lennon's iconic Rolls Royce rolls into Camosun for first annual checkup

Decline of Canadian manufacturing hurts men, according to new study

A five per cent drop in manufacturing drops the weekly wages of men by at least 6.9 per cent

Esquimalt explores creating portage beach for choppy Gorge waters

The portage beach would add safety to the Victoria Waterways Loop

Following extensive fire damage, Four Mile Pub re-opens Monday

Restaurant feels ‘clean and refreshed’, according to spokesperson

Tech consortium invests $25 million into four University of Victoria research projects

Investments come with goal of developing, implement technologies created by Canadians

Organizers seek input for long-awaited Oaklands community garden

Oswald Park Community Garden Design Workshop coming up on Jan. 19

Government re-annoucement of child care spaces in Sidney meant to be celebratory

Lulu’s Kids Corporation opened its doors in November 2019

Minister of state promises to look into closure of North Saanich child-care program

Closure of Beacon’s Nature Club affected two dozen families

Improperly transporting a pet in the back of the truck can cost up to $368

Police recommend keeping all animals inside the passenger portion of the vehicle

Mass-timber project in Esquimalt switches from condos to rentals

Corvette Landing will now offer rental units in the area

BC Green Party leader visits northern B.C. pipeline protest site

Adam Olsen calls for better relationship between Canada, British Columbia and First Nations

Police incident in Mount Douglas Park leads to road closure

Officers turning cars away, letting hikers go up trails