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Swimmers splashing in Reay Creek pond advised to stay out until remediation complete

Pond a Class 1 contamination site but only sediment a problem says Transport Canada

Saanich resident calls for gas leaf blower ban

Council asked to acknowledge the mental and physical health effects of noise pollution

Greater Victoria wanted list for the week of Aug. 13

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in locating the…

  • Aug 14, 2019
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One man taken to hospital following shooing on Bay Street
Weekend Wrap-up Aug.2-5
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Gordy Dodd 10th annual Peace Walk

Sea King spotted in Langford as DND works to divest retired aircraft

Helicopter destined for the Comox Air Force Museum trucked through Langford on Aug. 6

Legal pot shop to open in Victoria with free merchandise

Clarity Cannabis opens second location on Aug. 17

Happy Campers bus vandalized in Colwood

Daycare forced to cancel Wednesday field trip to Langford Lake due to damage

RCMP identifies persons of interest in murder of Metchosin man

Martin Payne, 60, was found dead in his Metchosin home on July 12

Saanich police ask the public for help with unsolved assault case

The assault took place in Rutlegde Park on July 18

Water quality not being tested as usual at popular public beaches on the Island

Municipalities were warned last summer but some have yet to take on the responsibility

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria sees delays in expansion

Rising construction costs prompt AGGV to look at different design and funding options

UPDATE: Sooke Road reopens after early morning crash sends two to hospital

West Shore RCMP continues to investigate cause of Colwood Corners crash

Tsartlip First Nation says their rights not being recognized by CRD

Peaceful demonstration at Hartland Landfill requests meaningful consultation on wastewater project

Teen gets 36 months’ probation for selling fentanyl to undercover Victoria cop

Mainland gang sent teen to Greater Victoria to sell drugs, work off his own drug debt

Saanich police warn against a ‘brazen’ new phone scam

Man posing as police officer uses husband’s cell phone number to trick wife

Saanich council supports new bowling alley proposal for Uptown

The Banquet still needs approval from B.C. Liquor and Cannabis Regulation Branch for extended hours

Revamped seven month cruise season to see 283 ship arrivals in 2020

Mid-week sailings to help contribute to 770,000 visitors disembarking in Victoria

Sun-soaked Cowichan River tubers pelted with rocks

Police take man into custody after woman receives minor injuries in incident near Duncan

  • Aug 13, 2019