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Victoria man arrested after barricading himself inside someone else’s home

Crisis negotiators use portable public address system to communicate with the man into the early morning hours

Esquimalt Lagoon washrooms get screened from view in Colwood

Screen is meant to prevent tipping of washrooms by wind or mischief, improve aesthetics

Lack of doctors causing frustration for patients

One Sidney resident writes about his experiences trying to get care at local walk-in clinics

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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

WATCH: Gear-heads, amateurs alike gathered on Beacon Avenue

Crowds flock to Sidney to admire the 2019 Sidney Summer Car Show

UVic cross country and track coach to retire after 31 years

Coach Brent Fougner will retire at the end of August

Incident involving two vehicles drew emergency crews from Saanich and Victoria

One person was taken to hospital with minor injuries, both vehicles damaged

CFL partners with Vancouver company to combat brain trauma

New digital platform to help manage risks of concussion and CTE

New MRI crane-lifted into Victoria’s Royal Jubilee Hospital

Scanner double the magnetic strength of Island Health’s current MRIs

PHOTOS: Largest Little Airshow dazzles in Central Saanich

The model airshow brings in pilots from all over the U.S. and B.C.

CRD warns visitors, dog owners of toxic algae in Beaver Lake

Visitors advised not to swim in lake and keep dogs on leash

Victoria man makes a hobby of reuniting owners with lost rings

Don Marshall is part of the international metal detector hobbyist group, The Ring Finders

Mexican expat allegedly harassed by fake immigration officer while busking in Victoria

Fernando Garci-Crespo Santalo says he was approached by a man while busking in Spanish

National Peacekeepers’ Day marked by ceremony at cenotaph

Event in Victoria honours those who’ve served in peacekeeping efforts

Trees Cannabis closures impact pain management for regular customers

Vancouver Island retailer offered high-potency cannabis products, many say they can’t get elsewhere

Pacific FC to face off against FC Edmonton as part of three-game roadtrip

The Island team will travel to York9 FC after Saturday’s game

Lieutenant governor of B.C. visits North Saanich Coast Guard and ‘science hub’

Tour talks earthquakes, ocean mapping and marine crisis on IOS tour

Mysterious box from the 1900s unearths connections nation-wide

121-year-old letter, several photos guide Canada-wide search for the relatives after discovering in Victoria

Gendered codes affect trans folks seeking health care

Part three of a series looking at trans-inclusive sexual health care in B.C.

PHOTOS: The Victoria Dragon Boat Festival kicks off with eye-dotting ceremony

The 25th annual Victoria Dragon Boat Festival is running from Aug. 9-11