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Greater Victoria warned of ‘quick change’ con artist hitting stores

Man gives a $50 then confuses teller with multiple requests for change

Presentation talks about how Oak Bay can adapt to a warmer, drier climate

Speakers to talk landscape planning in face of climate change, Monday at Monterey Centre

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John Lennon's iconic Rolls Royce rolls into Camosun for first annual checkup
Fix-A-Heart campaign at Hillside Canadian Tire features light-up heart
Remembrance Day Ceremony in Saanich
Victoria News Update

Wellburn’s forced to close due to sewage flooding basement

Owner says at one point sewage was two feet high in the basement

Candlelit red ribbon to shine on World AIDS Day

The memorial take places on Dec. 1 on the Legislature steps

Climate protest hinders afternoon traffic on Victoria streets

Nov. 29 march starting at Centennial Square protests LNG

Coast Capital Savings gifts $1-million to UVic innovation centre

The centre has helped more than 500 students turn ideas in business plans

Malahat area MP MacGregor named official critic for NDP

NDP MP for Cowichan-Malahat-Duncan assigned two roles as part of the NDP Caucus sworn in Nov. 28.

  • Nov 29, 2019

Roving flock of turkeys creates havoc in Mill Bay

Poultry may have come from Shawnigan Lake

Saanich Fire Department leans into green technology

‘The next generation of fire station’ is on the horizon, says Saanich deputy fire chief

Port Renfrew’s salmon hatchery enters a new era

Community support is critical to a quiet but efficient operation

Grumpy Taxpayer$ keep an eye on infrastructure spending, government transparency

Non-profit group determines 2020 priorities in annual general meeting

Bayside parents outraged by cancellation of school trip

Parents question whether another strike is in the works for 2020

Sooke firefighters learn to save themselves in ground survival training

Specialized equipment brought in for weekend training

Below freezing wind chill for Friday morning, sunny skies later on

Plus a look ahead at the weekend’s forecast

  • Nov 29, 2019

Electric vehicle businesses can use free public charging stations

Victoria currently has no policies in place to separate pleasure versus business vehicles

Real or fake: The best Christmas tree option for the planet

Artificial tree has to be used for 20 years to have the impact of one live cut tree says Sierra Club

Canadian Tire matches Fix-A-Heart campaign donations for Victoria cardiac care

Campaign started by Langford Canadian Tire owner Peter Spillette who died in 2008

EXCLUSIVE: West Shore seniors forced to relocate, no hospice care

Private report shows dire need for hospice, long-term care beds for West Shore seniors