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Free dental program keeps tots' teeth healthy

Free dental program keeps tots' teeth healthy

When dental hygienist Pamela Poon screens the mouths of tots, it’s not uncommon for her to see children with a cavity who haven’t reached their first birthday.

Medical issue likely cause of rural Saanich crash

Saanich police Sgt. Dean Jantzen said the driver, a female, suffered "some kind of medical issue" right before the accident, which resulted in her veering off the road and pushing the parked car into a nearby ditch.
St. Aidan’s embraces the rainbow; officially welcomes LGBT people to congregation

St. Aidan’s embraces the rainbow; officially welcomes LGBT people to congregation

“Very often a congregation will say that these are the values, but by going through the process, it’s highlighting,” said Rev. Caveney. “Many congregations say that they are inclusive, and yet, for example, lesbians cannot be fully involved or ordained in those churches.”
Victoria cop wins Toughest Competitor Alive competition in the World Police and Fire Games in New York

Victoria cop wins Toughest Competitor Alive competition in the World Police and Fire Games in New York

Const. Lane Douglas-Hunt wins gold despite recent on-the-job injury
Roman Catholic Womenpriests hold surfside ceremony

Roman Catholic Womenpriests hold surfside ceremony

Roman Catholic Womenpriests consider themselves within the Roman Catholic Church though the movement itself is at odds with the Vatican.

Oak Bay Lodge project moving forward

Design for potential replacement facility revealed to council
Broadmead liquor store targetted in smash and grab

Broadmead liquor store targetted in smash and grab

Footage shows the two men put on balaclavas around 11:30 p.m. before kicking and pushing at the front door. The pair gained entry and triggered the alarm, absconding with several bottles of Captain Morgan and Grand Marnier before Saanich police arrived.

Labour Day’s roots must not be forgotten: labour leader

Holiday stems from workers pushing for better conditions
UVic bans smoking within Ring Road

UVic bans smoking within Ring Road

“There hasn’t been any resistance to this,” said UVic spokesperson Patty Pitts, adding that extensive student and staff consultation has been conducted since the spring. “We did change our policy back in 2007, where we were asking people not to smoke within 10-metres of any buildings, but I understand we were still receiving complaints of second-hand smoke coming in through windows or venting systems.”

Fall schedule brings bus route changes

Transit buses return to fall schedule next Tuesday