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Saanich Mayor Fred Haynes says municipality will re-group after Rowing Canada decision

Haynes said he is “quite disappointed” but also respects choice of North Cowichan as national centre

CRD committee proposes ending livestock payouts to farmers

The bylaw has existed since the creation of the CRD’s animal control service in 1979

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New 62-condo building underway at 1588 North Dairy
Help Fill A Dream sends another Victoria family to Disneyland
Saanich Police impound cars of impaired, unlicensed drivers during holiday road block
New southbound bus priority turning lane ready from Carey to Douglas

Saanich police dog tracks dangerous driver after car ditched in Oak Bay

Man may face charges of dangerous driving and mischief

  • Jan 17, 2019

Rowing Canada will keep some of its oars in Saanich, say officials

Rowing club official says financial impact of Rowing Canada’s decision still unknown

UVic dumpster divers raise awareness for food waste

Eating only from dumpsters, the students hope to raise money for food banks in Northern Canada

  • Jan 17, 2019

Victoria police defend call for more officers, role in overdose prevention

Critics say harm reduction alternatives a better investment

Victoria ranks 20th among 25 Canadian cities for Internet experience

Findings appear in a 2016 report from Canadian Internet Registration Authority

Oak Bay realtor recalls sale of home where family was murdered

Home sellers not always required to disclose violent crimes

  • Jan 16, 2019

Victoria police seek witnesses after assault reported by man in wheelchair

Cops hope to speak with witnesses near Yates and Douglas on Jan. 13 between 1:45 and 3:15 p.m.

Olympic Gold medalist rower disppointed Saanich won’t host national training centre

Adam Kreek said also he respects decision by Rowing Canada Aviron

Saanich strikes standing committee to help create citizens’ assembly

Membership includes vocal amalgamation critic Coun. Judy Brownoff

Victoria teen with diabetes told ‘no food’ on B.C. Transit bus

B. C. Transit apologizes, saying it will look into food and drink policy

City of Victoria denies cannabis lounge business licence

Terp City Canna Lounge has been illegally operating for several years

Firefighters save two dogs in Oak Bay house fire

Home saved, but residents have been displaced

  • Jan 16, 2019

UPDATED: First Nation supporters march to Premier John Horgan’s MLA office in Langford

Upwards of 30 people moved across the West Shore Wednesday morning in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en

BC Transit unveiling real time bus tracking and stop notifications in Victoria

New display system will allow customers to see and hear upcoming bus stop information

  • Jan 16, 2019

Saanich entrepreneurs face off against the Dragons on television

Dragons Den segment featuring Endur Apparel business partners airs Jan. 24

Langford Fire Rescue partners with Wounded Warriors to focus on mental health

B.C. organization addresses mental health of veterans, first responders and their families