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BC Ferries sets fiscal records: $12M net earnings for the first quarter of fiscal 2020

Ships sailed 700 more round trips compared to 2018

  • Aug 15, 2019

Man connected to April shooting in Langford to face bail hearing

Justin Lemmen charged with several weapons-related offences

Esquimalt Fire Department rolls out 25-foot pig for Ribfest

The Esquimalt Fire Department hogged some hall space for a cheeky character

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One man taken to hospital following shooing on Bay Street
Weekend Wrap-up Aug.2-5
Weekend Wrap-up Aug.2-5
Gordy Dodd 10th annual Peace Walk

Langford bank temporarily closed after driver crashes through front doors

Customers resort to walking through drive-through cash machine

RCMP investigate scam after Colwood home rented twice by non-owner

Potential renters handed over deposits only to meet real owners upon attempting to move in

Oak Bay police bring woman spotted walking in hospital pyjamas back to shore

Woman ultimately located near Cattle Point, taken to hospital

CRD Board passes motion to look at banning single-use styrofoam

An amendment to consider banning all single-use plastics failed

Orca ‘superpod’ photographed off shoreline of Vancouver Island

Questions of health, food supply still plague dwindling southern resident killer whale population

Happy Hygge housing breaking ground in Sidney

Shovels in ground Aug. 19, information talk Aug. 24

Fort Street closure planned for Sunday

A whole block of the downtown Victoria street will be shut down from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Soil recycling proponent weighs options for 50-hectare Metchosin parcel

Land originally purchased with 10-acre lots in mind

  • Aug 15, 2019

GardenWorks’ time on Oak Bay Avenue winding down

With development proposal before the city, store looks for new location for 2020

Saanich council giggles through public-less public hearing

By the third item at Monday’s public hearing, council and staff were alone in chambers

Man who tortured, killed Langford teen Kimberly Proctor denied day parole

Kruse Wellwood in prison for 2010 sexual assault and murder of Langford teen

VIDEO: City of Victoria finds high numbers of single-use items in initial stages of garbage analysis

Environmental scientists dig through local trash bins to see what people are throwing out

Greater Victoria commission says ‘no’ to regional youth transit pass pilot

The City of Victoria still offering free youth transit passes starting this fall

New boards, glass at Save-On-Foods arena to up excitement for fans

Curved glass, soft caps on boards highlight upgrades at Victoria arena