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Hundreds of thousands of British Columbians to take part in earthquake drill

The B.C.-wide, one-and-a-half-minute drill will be held Thursday

Smoking pot? Your dentist wants to know

Vancouver dentist and cannabis researcher shares oral health concerns of marijuana

Wait times for ICBC road tests increase in Victoria

Increase has no connection with tests becoming more challenging: ICBC

  • Oct 16th, 2018

BC SPCA sees successful weekend from adoption sales

On Saturday animal shelters across the province reduced their adoption fees

West Shore RCMP tape off Langford law office sent suspicious substance last month

No confirmation as to why police were back at Hemminger Law Group Monday afternoon

Saanich municipal candidate plays politics by a different tune

Trevor Barry is using musical earworms to strike up voters

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Namegans Nation anticipates being evicted from Saanich municipal hall
Saanich council candidate Trevor Barry hits a political high note
Greater Victoria wins bid to host 2021 BC Senior Games (55-plus)
Police continue to investigate Carey Road incident

Central Saanich will allow police officers to use pot

Marijuana use by officers not allowed 24 hours before duty

Victoria police searching for missing 72-year-old man

Albert Bedard was reported missing Oct. 13, believed to be in Sooke or Duncan

Saanich Mayor Richard Atwell refuses to stop distribution of election brochure

The District of Saanich has asked United for Saanich to “immediately” stop distribution

Meet Your Candidates: Saanich mayoral candidates identify their priorities

Candidates share their key initiatives

  • Oct 15th, 2018

Afternoon collision launches vehicle through downtown Victoria business

Two female drivers and staff of CEV Victoria uninjured, but visibly shaken

Two drivers crash through Victoria homes in two weeks

VicPD say alcohol is believed to a factor in both incidents

Inside Victoria’s tent city: ‘I’m still human’

Campers share their experiences of homelessness, struggles to find housing

Campers near Saanich municipal hall await response from transportation ministry

MOTI expected to decide Monday when campers need to leave

Homeless Action Week: Our Place Society asking for blankets, sleeping bags

The fundraiser is off to a slow start as the days get colder

West Shore RCMP put best foot forward

Interaction with community a key focus of foot patrols

  • Oct 15th, 2018

Victoria among Top 10 sunniest Canadian cities

Victoria ranks 6th in sunny days per year

Growing numbers of Vancouver Islanders get flu shots

In 2017 alone, more than 240,000 people got vaccinated

Island Corridor Foundation to hold public meetings around Island

First meeting to held in Duncan on Nov. 7

  • Oct 14th, 2018