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Jaywalking teen struck by car near Uptown

At 5:22 p.m., Aug. 29, police responded to Blanshard just north of Saanich Road, between Saanich Plaza and Uptown where three girls were crossing the southbound street near but not on the pedestrian controlled crosswalk. One of the pedestrians was hit just before reaching the curb.

Woman, 57, allegedly attacks two Victoria cops

Woman now facing numerous charges, psychiatric evaluation
Changes coming to B.C. carbon offsets

Changes coming to B.C. carbon offsets

The B.C. government's carbon neutrality program is working, but it needs changes, Environment Minister Terry Lake says. School and hospital funds are being diverted to carbon reduction projects at energy, cement and forest companies.
Cordova Bay’s newest centenarian still spry

Cordova Bay’s newest centenarian still spry

Remarkably, for a man who was born while Sir. Wilfrid Laurier was still Prime Minister of Canada, Noble lives independently with minimal home care support. Should he pass his renewal exam, Noble will also retain his driver’s licence and continue to drive to take his wife Kay out for dinner.
UPDATED: Home builders, restaurateurs hope return to PST/GSt will help ailing sectors

UPDATED: Home builders, restaurateurs hope return to PST/GSt will help ailing sectors

New homes were previously PST-exempt, so purchases only included a five-per-cent HST. When the taxes were harmonized on July 1, 2010, the tax jumped to 12 per cent.

Province funds 64 spots at Camosun for health care assistants

The program allows trained health care assistants to provide care to promote and maintain the physical, emotional, cognitive and social well-being of clients in a variety of institutional and community settings including home support agencies and residential care facilities.
Jane Goodall brings her stories to Victoria

Jane Goodall brings her stories to Victoria

Fundraising event celebrates 50 years of Goodall's groundbreaking chimpanzee research
HST rejected by B.C. voters

HST rejected by B.C. voters

The B.C. government is getting to work dismantling the harmonized sales tax, a job that may take more than a year and add billions to the province's deficit.
City contemplates boost for buskers

City contemplates boost for buskers

Changes to busking laws coming
Cities set to grill minister over planned auditor

Cities set to grill minister over planned auditor

UBCM convention to mull civic spending watchdog