Local News

Social media aflutter after 100 chickens corralled on Peninsula

Situation caused quite a stir Thursday morning as cops helped chase down the chickens

Windstorm blows in a December record for cancelled BC Ferries sailings

BC Ferries reports 50 per cent increase over the previous December high

Feds pump $3.5M into UVic climate research centre

Federal minister says investment strengthens scientific research, economic development

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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

Baby Jesus stolen from Parksville church

Roman Catholic Church of the Ascension’s replica goes missing from nativity scene

Central Saanich joining Greater Victoria integrated 911 dispatch centre

Capital Regional District’s 911 centre set to open this spring

H1N1 strain of influenza hits hard in Greater Victoria

Island Health reports 197 lab-confirmed cases, some children in ICU

Building boom continues in Greater Victoria as other parts of Canada go bust

Canada’s largest province, Ontario, is slowing down as B.C. continues to grow

Gas leak closes Beach Drive in Oak Bay

Beach Drive was closed for some time the afternoon of Jan. 10

Man rescued from water at Esquimalt boat launch

Police looking for Good Samaritans who helped him back to launch

New dog greeter at Fairmont Empress is spreading smiles

Trained as a guide dog, Winston was ‘too friendly’ for official service

Grumpy Taxpayers criticize Saanich police request for five per cent budget increase

Increase details costs for four additional officers and five civilians

Chicken Run: Birds on the loose in North Saanich

Fire department, RCMP corral more than 20 unruly birds now in care of Animal Control

Piece for pier extension at Ogden Point Cruise Terminal lost at sea

Greater Victoria Harbour Authority expanding the pier in order to welcome larger curise ships

Crash on Fort impedes traffic

No serious injuries reported in Victoria crash this morning

Victoria’s Gordy Dodd awarded Lifetime Achievement Award

Owner of Dodd’s Furniture and Mattress recognized for philanthropy and community work