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145084news1Sidney opens temporary rest stop for essential delivery drivers
145078news2Look at hospitalizations, not recovery stats for COVID-19, B.C. professor says
145076news3B.C. First Nations want to launch fight of Trans Mountain pipeline approval
145073news4Douglas Street closed at Finlayson Street as emergency crews respond to incident
145071news5N95 masks on the way for Canada after 3M reaches deal with White House
145067news6Sooke RCMP traffic stop leads to arrest of five people, seizure of drugs, pipe bomb and counterfeit money
145080news7Advocates call on province to support those accessing welfare but dinged on EI
145061news8Canadian seniors isolated with fewer friends, less access to internet
145065news9U.S. emerging as common denominator in world’s struggle to secure medical gear
145054news10Canadian cities grapple over whether to give more room to pedestrians to spread out
145052news11Commercial landlords offering rent deferrals as economy hit by pandemic
145048news12Advocates call safe drug supply a victory but worry about logistics in pandemic
145042news13Donation dump: Diabetes Canada pens open letter with bins overflowing with trash
145050news14Greater Victoria survey shows third of respondents did not pay, or partially paid rent for April
145040news15City of Victoria looks to shift tens of millions in 2020 budget due to COVID-19
145027news1675-year-old woman rescued from Cowichan Lake
145033news17Not to become bored the game plan for COVID-19
145029news18Nanaimo, Royal Jubilee to be Vancouver Island’s COVID-19 frontline hospitals
145044news19Fire ban implimented in Sooke, throughout province in response to COVID-19
145023news20B.C. clears more acute hospital beds as COVID-19 case growth slows
145021news21BC Transit extends free fare, installs vinyl barriers in some buses
145025news22Oak Bay permits recreation vehicles in driveways during COVID-19
145019news23Recovery rate tops 60% but B.C. records death of man in his 40s due to COVID-19
145017news24Man charged after Langford shooting last year sentenced to 4.5 years
145010news25Family-owned pharmacy gives away free hand sanitizer in Victoria, Oak Bay
145005news26Travellers, travel agents ‘in agony’ over refund policies and customer service
145015news27Victoria’s youth poetry slam goes digital to accommodate COVID-19
145003news28Paramedics called to Oak Bay golf course as man crashes bike into sand trap
145001news29Introverted and extroverted kids likely to react differently to COVID-19 restrictions
144997news30Humboldt Broncos families to quietly mark anniversary of Saskatchewan bus crash
144994news31Friends, family suprise Current Swell singer and new wife with socially distant wedding
144990news32‘How not to handle social isolation concerns’: Victoria police respond to confrontation with firearm
144982news33COVID-19 world update: 1,000 cases hit U.S. military; Good news in Spain, Portugal
144978news34Wearing non-medical masks can stop spread of COVID-19 before symptoms start: Tam
144972news35As 500K+ apply for emergency benefit, Trudeau says aid coming for Canadians left behind
144970news36Canadians on board Coral Princess can disembark, fly home on chartered plane: Champage
144968news37House of Commons seeking virtual sittings in ongoing COVID-19 shutdown
144959news38Fairfield gas station fire deemed arson
144944news39BC Ferries to bring in health checks as feds restrict marine travel due to COVID-19
144942news40Americans brace for ‘hardest, saddest’ week of their lives amid pandemic
144940news41With workers at home, feds eye ways to fast-track training program, groups say
144933news42UPDATE: UK PM Boris Johnson moved to intensive care after COVID-19 symptoms worse
144929news43Actress-activist Shirley Douglas, daughter of medicare’s Tommy Douglas, dies
144925news44Canadians aboard COVID-19 stricken cruise ship to start coming home today
144923news45Sunday morning fire damages Victoria gas station
144918news46‘Better days will return’: Queen Elizabeth delivers message amid COVID-19 pandemic
144927news47COVID-19: Hospitals remain safe for childbirth, say Vancouver Island care providers
144914news48Canadian cadets to mark 103rd anniversary of Vimy Ridge April 9 virtually
144910news49Canada looking to disinfect used masks, Dr. Tam asks they not be thrown away
144906news50Emergency aid portal opens Monday, cash could be in bank accounts by end of week: Trudeau
144904news51‘It’s like ghost towns:’ Canada’s border communities adapt to COVID-19 changes
144893news52Education, not enforcement: B.C. bylaw officers keeping a watch on physical distancing
144898news53B.C. firefighters only responding to most life-threatening calls during COVID-19 pandemic
144900news54Researchers look at humidity as a weapon in the fight against airborne viruses
144881news55Bag containing meat, sewing needles found by dog owner in Cordova Bay
144879news56Two inmates found positive for COVID-19 at federal prison in B.C.; other tests pending
144873news57UVic creates emergency bursary for students facing hardships due to COVID-19
144868news58B.C. temporarily lifts data residency requirement in response to COVID-19
144860news59Traffic impacted on the Malahat near Goldstream Park
144862news60New rail safety measures implemented in Canada
144856news61‘Hold our line’: 29 new cases of COVID-19 announced in B.C.
144854news62Barbecue thief leaves hat behind at Victoria residence
144852news63COVID-19: Saanich police respond to calls about skatepark gathering, group volleyball game
144844news64Full World COVID-19 update: National Guard collect ventilators in New York; Spain, Italy improve
144866news65‘An extra $220 every 90 days’: B.C. patients pay more dispensing fees due to prescription limits
144842news66VIDEO: Sooke teachers are ‘feeling good,’ show it off in song and dance for students
144840news67Oak Bay driver flees on foot after collision on Beach Drive
144835news68Two people fined after B.C. police spot online ads re-selling 5,000 surgical, N95 masks
144833news69VIDEO: How doctors in Canada will decide who lives and dies if pandemic worsens
144819news70Unclear if Cowichan couple refusing to self-isolate will face penalty
144813news71Spring shift in service includes no weekend late night bus services in Greater Victoria
144821news72Sex workers face new risks during COVID-19 pandemic
144815news73Excess activity damaging Saanich golf course – despite being closed
144811news74Greater Victoria liquor stores see spike in sales amidst COVID-19
144809news75Victoria fills more than 100 motel rooms with homeless population
144804news76‘Small python’ found in vacant Cook Street apartment
144802news77COVID-19: Postponed surgeries will be done, B.C. health minister says
144797news78West Shore RCMP searches for suspect who robbed Langford bank with a gun
144807news79Saanich suspends penalty for late bill payments amid COVID-19 pandemic
144795news80Esquimalt’s Buccaneer Days cancelled due to COVID-19
144793news81Number of COVID-19 deaths in B.C. rise to 35, while hospitalizations fall
144825news82Sidney event marking end of the Second World War cancelled because of COVID-19
144827news83Revamped Oak Bay Volunteer Services in need of donations, volunteers
144831news84Members of immunocompromised community seek more options to get groceries as online services are backlogged
144864news85Saanich teen earns $100,000 commerce scholarship to the University of Calgary
144874news86Mental Health: Fractured services leave community to fill gaps
144887news87Program makes a connection with isolated Victoria seniors
144931news88COVID-19: Managing your mental health from isolation
144936news89Saanich moves forward with summer camp registration despite COVID-19
144946news90Victoria company compares drone footage of city streets between August and now
144938news91Conflict expert explains how to talk to people who aren’t social distancing
144791news92COVID-19 has given running a boost
144948news93Sidney senior grateful for stranger’s help during medical incident
144950news94Outreach initiative connects Sooke seniors to support amid COVID-19
144789news95Victoria grocery store staff seek hazard pay during COVID-19 crisis
144786news96VIDEO: ‘Used gloves and masks go in the garbage,’ says irked B.C. mayor
144784news97Nanaimo man arrested after allegedly setting house fire
144780news98Projections show between 3,000 and 15,000 could die from COVID-19 in Ontario
144778news99West Shore RCMP arrests one man after ‘bait’ bike stolen
144776news100Don’t stop going to the doctor, just do it virtually: Doctors of BC
144773news101Victoria fears people would take advantage of free parking, votes to keep fees in place
144770news102No more ferries will sail from Departure Bay, Mill Bay, Brentwood Bay during COVID-19 pandemic
144764news103Victoria businesses replace boy’s stolen bike
144762news104B.C. business groups warn revenues down 50-75% during COVID-19
144760news105Military to help fight COVID in Quebec; deaths pass 150 as cases near 12,000
144757news106Dogs are property, not kids, B.C. judge tells former couple
144755news107Sidney opens shower facility for vulnerable population
144746news108B.C. senior gives blood for 200th time, has ‘saved’ 600 lives
144744news109Trudeau commits $100M to help food banks amid COVID-19 crisis
144740news110From inside the ER: B.C. doctor tells it like it is from the frontlines of COVID-19
144738news1113M pushes back on Trump administration call to stop sending N95 masks to Canada
144729news112COVID-19: Vancouver Islander celebrates 90th birthday with Model T ride as neighbours line streets
144707news113VIDEO: UVic Engineering to 3-D print 4,000 face-shields for frontline workers
144715news114Tax collectors, auditors to help field ‘historic’ numbers of benefit-seeking callers
144703news115Family uses social media to help truckers find places to eat during pandemic
144713news116Advocates sound alarm over COVID-19 limiting access to contraceptives, abortion
144701news117Couple won’t self-isolate after returning from overseas: Cowichan by-law
144699news118Intoxicated man tries to break into building with tiny saw in Esquimalt
144725news119Oak Bay Beach Hotel now delivers groceries, meals
144723news120Peninsula markets on hold, could look radically different upon return
144721news121Saanich councillor named one of Canada’s Top 25 Environmentalists Under 25
144711news122Mental Health: Erasing stigma leads to new path for Victoria woman
144697news123Health care workers gain access to virtual health care options
144695news124COVID-19: Sooke mom faces ‘pandemic police’ for bringing kids to the grocery store
144693news125West Shore RCMP investigates bank robbery in Langford
144691news126Victoria to plant up to 75,000 food seedlings; staff explore measures to help construction projects
144689news127UPDATED: Vancouver Island seniors die in hospital due to COVID-19
144685news128B.C. health officer says homemade masks may prevent spread of COVID-19 to others
144676news129CN Rail notches record grain movement for March as it clears blockade backlog
144674news130B.C.’s senior home staff measures show results in COVID-19 battle
144683news131Trudeau rejects mandatory stay-at-home order for now; COVID deaths up
144687news132People resort to home haircuts or #coronacuts as pandemic continues
144672news133Supply-line disruptions could cause Canadian drug shortage
144668news134Independent investigation praises RCMP actions in Vancouver Island suicide attempt
144666news135B.C. orchardists face challenges from COVID-19 pandemic
144664news136B.C. unveils $3.5M COVID-19 emergency fund for post-secondary students
144670news137Drive-through COVID-19 testing underway at Saanich Peninsula Hospital
144659news138North Cowichan to police popular trails to ensure physical distancing
144649news139West Shore RCMP search for man wanted on 15 outstanding warrants
144645news140B.C. schools Zoom to online education amid COVID-19
144647news141Camosun College to produce more than 9,000 face shields for Island Health workers
144643news142VicPD reunites four-year-old boy with family after he snuck out a window
144636news143B.C. adding $300 to monthly income and disability assistance payments
144634news144‘A matter of human decency’: Truckers’ union calls on gas stations, rest stops to fully re-open
144628news145Hip tradition sing-along planned again for Canadians April 2
144626news146Migrant worker advocates blame feds, employers for COVID-19 outbreak at B.C. garden store
144624news147COVID-19 predictions coming ‘soon’, but results will depend on how Canadians act: Trudeau
144622news148Donald Trump says Canadians on two stranded cruise ships will be heading home
144620news149Local grocers, Victoria Foundation raise over $30,000 for Food Rescue Project
144618news150Doctors trained abroad want to join front lines of COVID-19 fight in Canada
144616news151With U.S. border work on track, rural Canadian towns fear an outbreak
144614news152Fake test kits and other COVID online scams play on public anxiety: fraud centre
144612news153Feds amplify stay-home message as cost of financial aid to Canadians mounts
144607news154World COVID-19 update: Six million U.S. jobless claims; Russia sends medical aid to U.S.
144588news155Sooke creates local business directory during COVID-19 pandemic
144586news156Couple celebrates 61st anniversary through Vancouver Island seniors’ home window
144591news157A look at some of the B.C. inventors creating life-saving tools in fight against COVID-19
144605news158Cycling advocates call for more pedestrian space, temporary bike lanes during pandemic
144603news159Volunteers collect and deliver pet food across Greater Victoria during COVID-19 pandemic
144601news160COVID-19 has been impacting Canadian economy since January
144582news161‘We’re running out of options’: Victoria looks to other municipalities to help shelter homeless
144719news162Victoria-hosted Francophone Games postponed until 2021
144580news163Mental Health: A look at a fractured system
144584news164VIDEO: Man breaks up Saanich road rage fight
144578news165Association launches French-language games, online tools for families learning at home
144576news166VicPD seeks witnesses to suspicious vehicle fire near Beacon Hill Park petting zoo
144572news167‘There can be no ambiguity’: Travellers brought home to B.C. must self-isolate
144570news168Saanich Peninsula Hospital to host new COVID-19 testing facilities
144559news169Saanich police arrest suspect in arson spree near Camosun College Lansdowne campus
144563news170‘We will get through this’: B.C. sees new COVID-19 death, but 57% have recovered
144556news171Belle from ‘Beauty and the Beast’ entertains home-bound kids in Cowichan Bay
144565news172Three impaired drivers stopped in Saanich over one weekend
144552news173Victoria supervised consumption site shifts to mobile during pandemic
144545news174West Shore RCMP seizes illegal drugs, imitation handguns in Colwood
144543news175COVID-19: Social media use goes up as country stays indoors
144549news176Hatley Park closed to vehicles, formal gardens closed due to COVID-19
144541news177Saanich man serving life sentence for double murder granted day parole
144593news178Vancouver Island teachers show the love for their students
144537news179Saanich police arrest man with pellet gun, drugs on BC Transit bus in Victoria
144535news180Canada’s 75% wage subsidy is coming, but not for several weeks: finance minister
144533news181Controversial Cowichan tiny house still in place after removal deadline
144531news182Call before you dig into spring projects during isolation: BC 1 Call
144529news183B.C.’s intersection speed cameras putting more tickets in the mail
144527news184Three rescued after canoe capsizes near Oak Bay
144525news185No April Fool’s jokes from Black Press Media
144523news186First Nations, remote communities need special attention in pandemic, Freeland says
144521news187High cost, limited coverage for asthma medicine a concern during COVID-19 pandemic
144518news188Vancouver Island’s ‘Project Draw Breath’ expands and diversifies to battle pandemic
144515news189Trudeau says Parliament needs to pass more COVID-19 benefits, CERB details announced
144509news190Officials warn of COVID-19’s impact on vulnerable people, restriction extensions
144507news191Consider releasing some inmates to stem COVID-19 in prisons: public safety minister
144503news192UPDATED: Crash snarls early morning Malahat traffic
144499news193World COVID-19 update: NATO suspicious of Russian military drills; Cruise ships ordered to stay at sea
144488news1946.5-magnitude earthquake in Idaho shakes B.C. Interior
144486news195John Horgan extends B.C.’s state of emergency for COVID-19
144484news196B.C.’s first community COVID-19 death was dentist ‘dedicated’ to health: lawyer
144476news197Victoria police find high-risk missing woman last seen on ferry
144466news198Two inmates at prison housing Robert Pickton test positive for COVID-19
144469news199Langford expands COVID-19 response to include all of West Shore, home testing
144473news200Greater Victoria resident sick with COVID-19 calls it a ‘horrible disease’
144471news201Sooke businesses respond in time of crisis
144464news202Thief nabs $600 worth of tools in break-and-enter at Saanich hardware store
144462news203Victoria to reassess 2020 budget in light of COVID-19; more hotel rooms found for the homeless
144497news204Victoria councillors want city greenhouses used for food production during COVID-19
144493news205COVID-19: Access school resources with new virtual education hub
144490news206Frontline volunteers bring handwashing stations to Pandora tent city and beyond
144460news207BC SPCA launches matching campaign to help vulnerable animals after big donations
144452news208Tents, sleeping bags donated to Our Place thanks to local firm and outdoor store
144450news209B.C. records five new COVID-19 deaths, ‘zero chance’ life will return to normal in April
144448news210UPDATE: Anti-tax group calls for MPs, senators to donate scheduled pay raises to charity
144445news211Island Health to use Saanich recreation centre to support pandemic needs
144443news212Nanaimo dentists donate 4,000 masks, 25,000 gloves to health-care peers
144441news213Victoria police arrest man in stolen Jubilee Hospital worker’s car
144439news214Emergency crews respond to crash on Carey Road in Saanich
144435news215COVID-19 essential workers can apply for B.C. pre-school child care
144431news216Walkers, grocery store customers courteous with physical distancing in B.C.
144428news217Colwood looks at reopening garbage cans as litter, dog poop pile up in parks
144426news218B.C. worker advocate group calls for more sick days, protected medical leave
144416news219COVID-19: B.C. universities opt out of in-person spring graduation ceremonies
144409news220Two men arrested after lying about having COVID-19 to stay in AirBnb unit for free
144407news22110% of hospitalized COVID-19 patients are 40 or younger: Canada’s top doctor
144405news222Accent Inns, United Way team up to cover hotel costs for Greater Victoria essential service workers
144401news223Canada to spend $2B more on procuring medical supplies for COVID-19 fight
144393news224World COVID-19 updates: Putin may be exposed; 30,000 prisoners released
144390news225‘This is no joke’: B.C. woman in Alberta hospital asks people to stay home during COVID-19
144388news226Rest stops barring washroom access to truckers a ‘huge problem’ as COVID-19 spreads
144383news227Canadians asked to wash mailboxes, keep dogs at bay, to ensure safe mail delivery
144381news228Hospitality workers hit ‘first and hit hardest,’ says union seeking more support
144379news229Transparency on COVID-19 response crucial: former public safety minister Goodale
144369news230BC Ferries able to restrict travel for sick passengers
144373news231Snow and other factors including COVID-19 responsible for fewer international visitors in early 2020
144371news232Victoria councillors propose waiving parkade fees to support essential workers
144366news233Woman comes home to ‘entirely different’ Victoria after cruise ship, military base quarantine
144362news234Man allegedly impersonates health official, takes elderly Princeton woman from her home
144364news235COVID-19: Victoria moves homeless into 35 hotel rooms across the city
144357news236Helping those at risk, one piece of paper at a time through ‘isolation communication’
144352news237‘Back to school, in a virtual way’ for B.C. students in COVID-19 pandemic
144343news238World COVID-19 updates: U.S. cases surge past 125,000; Disease slows slightly in Italy
144349news239Wheelchair user asks people to leave space on sidewalks to socially distance
144359news240Victoria brewery uses 3D-printer to make face shields for health care workers
144341news241Victoria street nurse thanks public for outpouring of donations
144337news242Pay parking suspended at B.C. hospitals due to COVID-19
144335news243‘School year will not be lost’: SD63 students will move on to next grade
144333news244UPDATE: Missing 26-year-old woman found
144331news245B.C. records first at-home death from COVID-19, but 70+ hospital patients have recovered
144327news246Canadian ferry operators call for inclusion in COVID-19 travel restrictions
144324news247UPDATED: VicPD says High-risk missing 16-year-old girl found safe
144320news248Police seek possible firebug following series of Monday fires
144318news249COVID-19: Greater Victoria schools to spend next two weeks planning next steps
144316news250Trudeau says he’s ‘proud’ Canadians stepping up to challenge of COVID-19
144310news251Canadian COVID-19 round-up: Air Canada cuts 15,000 jobs, 90% of flights
144308news252WestJet extends international flight suspensions into May amid COVID-19 pandemic
144302news253Cruise ships, one with COVID-19 on board, carry Canadians covertly through Panama Canal
144306news254’The energy sector is destroyed beyond repair’: expert on COVID-19’s impact on economy
144299news255Thieves haul off with copper piping from University of Victoria renovation
144297news256Victoria police arrest suspect in two daytime robberies
144295news257Flurries fall on Malahat Monday morning
144291news25824,000 Canadian Forces members ready for COVID-19 response: Defence Minister
144285news259Liberals delay release of 75% wage subsidy details, costs: Morneau
144283news260What Victoria residents are looking to buy while social distancing
144273news261Crucial details of Ottawa’s proposed wage subsidy program expected today
144281news262Battling addiction in self-isolation: online AA meetings can help
144277news263‘We need to do better:’ VicPD responds to more parties, gatherings
144259news264World COVID-19 morning update: Olympics delayed one year; 12,000 health care workers infected
144230news265Evening world update: U.S. restrictions extended 30 days; NY deaths near 1,000
144269news266‘There isn’t consistency:’ COVID-19 response varies for children in care
144257news267Newspapers are safe to touch, World Health Organization confirms
144243news268‘It’s up to us: Recently-returned B.C. couple urges Canadians to take COVID-19 seriously
144231news269‘Nothing concrete’: Tenants, landlords lack details after B.C. unveils COVID-19 rental aid
144227news270Sidney’s top emergency official reiterates need for physical distancing during virtual chat
144201news27114-day quarantine is key, but hospitals preparing for potential COVID-19 ‘surge’: Tam
144203news272COVID-19: Victoria plumbing company dedicates van for grocery delivery
144199news273Fictionalized accounts of pandemics offer glimpses into our COVID-19 present
144195news274Sidney to engage in unique experiment with virtual forum
144187news275B.C. announces $3M for food banks to increase capacity during COVID-19
144185news276North Saanich drops speed limit on Lands End Road
144152news277B.C. Ferries passengers staying away, as asked, during COVID-19 pandemic
144271news278IN DEPTH: How B.C. emptied its hospitals to prepare for COVID-19
144140news279West Shore woman’s dog found in Colwood more than two weeks after going missing
144125news280Saanich police ticket two speeders before 9 a.m., Saturday
144123news281B.C. is seeing the highest rate of COVID-19 recovery in Canada: here are a few reasons why
144119news282Duncan man asks community to donate RVs to essential workers in need of quarantine
144102news283B.C. COVID-19 cases rise 92 to 884, one more death, 81 in care
144100news284B.C. veterinarians want to smooth the fur of COVID-19-worried pet owners
144108news285New immigrants to Victoria have online options to combat isolation
144106news286VicPD expands online reporting to keep 911 call-takers free during pandemic
144104news287Big band fundraiser show at Dunnet theatre rescheduled for Sept. 26
144090news288Minor earthquake hits Greater Victoria Saturday morning
144088news289UVic offers students Pass/Fail grading option as COVID-19 impacts spring studies
144052news290Sooke School District promises learning opportunites for students by mid-April
144050news291Victoria police warns of text, vacation rental COVID-19 fraud attempts
144039news292Kids get back to learning in B.C., online
144024news293UPDATE: Nanaimo RCMP now unsure what vehicle missing teen and man may be travelling in
144015news294Victoria Police see new trends in calls due to COVID-19
144013news29567 more B.C. COVID-19 cases, two more deaths in Vancouver region
144011news296Legal time limitations on civil court proceedings in B.C. suspended due to COVID-19
144007news297‘Now is not the time to bag that peak’: BCSAR manager discourages risky outdoor adventures
144026news298VIDEO: Musician stays physically distant in courtyard show for Langford retirees
144022news299COVID-19: Health care workers seek alternative housing options to prevent families from getting sick
144017news300Sidney sets up temporary rest stop for truck drivers transporting critical supplies
144003news301Food Banks BC already seeing surge in demand due to COVID-19 pandemic
144005news302Interim BC Green Party leader asks people to stay home after parents get positive COVID-19 test
144067news303Farmers’ markets still open in Greater Victoria
144069news304“Isolation is normal for us,” says Saanich dad with cystic fibrosis
144000news305Oak Bay Police Chief Const. Andy Brinton passes the torch this summer
144121news306Antibody tests could be the next step in fighting COVID-19, Island doctor says
144160news307Personal, business bankruptcies down in British Columbia
143996news308Nanaimo couple caught aboard cruise ship with four dead and COVID-19 present
144253news309Stats Canada expects COVID-19 to impact inflation
143990news310Over 700 family doctors in Greater Victoria sign public letter pleading with people to stay home
143986news311COVID-19: Isolation exemptions to frontline workers a danger to patients, say Island Health employees
143975news312B.C. Greens suspend leadership race due to COVID-19
143977news313Provincial ban on outdoor burning affects all of Greater Victoria
143973news314Capital City Comic Con goes ‘digital’ in wake of COVID-19
143969news315BC Transit to limit riders on buses to allow for physical distancing
143962news316UPDATED: Rise in protests drive spike in VicPD overtime costs
143967news317COVID-19: Here are the measures being taken at B.C. care homes
143954news318B.C. COVID-19 contact restrictions working, Dr. Bonnie Henry says
143952news319Camosun College appeals for emergency financial assistance for students
143946news320BC Farmers Markets move to online platform amid COVID-19 concerns
143944news321University of Victoria continues summer courses, shifts to virtual platform
143940news322Trudeau announces 75% wage subsidy for small businesses amid COVID-19
143938news323COVID-19: VicPD thanks health care workers with 15-car salute
143932news324COVID-19: Harbour Air suspends all scheduled flights
143900news325With B.C. schools closed to most, teachers reach tentative three-year deal
143926news326B.C. service aims to connect those in need with volunteers amid COVID-19 crisis
143877news327RCMP, prime minister warn of text scam related to COVID-19 relief
143919news328Sooke puts playgrounds off limits to public
143910news329COVID-19: How to apply for employment insurance
143873news330Victoria business launches The Craic, series of live and interactive video calls
143879news331Full-time campers face various struggles amidst COVID-19
143860news332Sooke seniors home steps up precautions in light of pandemic
143854news33366 new B.C. cases of COVID-19, up to 725 positive tests so far
143852news334Case of COVID-19 at Campbell River seniors residence confirmed
143844news335VicPD officer buys ferry ticket for stranded woman to help her go home
143842news336Police called to break up a gathering in Saanich park
143837news337Victoria’s Cool Aid Society receives generous outpouring of donations
143834news338Not the time for vacation: Trucker discouraged to see B.C.-bound Alberta travellers
143830news339B.C. 211 hotline expands to link COVID-19 homebound seniors, volunteers
143828news340COVID-19: Here’s what is considered an essential service in B.C.
143814news341Police dog helps nab break and enter suspect in Colwood
143812news342VicPD seek suspect to robbery call near Cook Street Village
143810news343Greater Victoria residents can thank health care workers through online portal
143806news344COVID-19: New directory connects Victorians with open businesses
143795news345Canada-wide Tragically Hip sing-along planned for March 26
143792news346VIDEO: Saanich locks down playgrounds after video of busy park goes viral
143790news347Schooling stays home next week for most B.C. students during COVID-19
143784news348Precaution the watchword for Sooke Fire Rescue amid COVID-19 outbreak
143782news349Increased coronavirus cases spark B.C.-wide burning restrictions
143760news350Beloved Discovery Island wolf Takaya shot and killed
143740news351Rescue kitten lifts mood of Saanich couple in isolation
143743news352PHOTOS: Victoria photographer documents families in isolation with the Front Door Project
143738news353Car sharing services still open to members across Greater Victoria
143720news354Victoria mayor asks residents not to flush wipes as city’s sewers start to clog
143728news355VIDEO: Young B.C. couple tie the knot in wake of COVID-19
143718news356Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce asks feds, province for more support for businesses
143702news357Island business owner starts #SocialDistanceChallenge during COVID-19 pandemic
143698news358COVID-19 curbs Sidney Taxi until further notice
143716news359COVID-19: Victoria’s service industry hit hard by pandemic layoffs
143681news360Suspect leaps from second-storey window after alleged break-in at Nanaimo daycare
143679news361Swiftsure International Yacht Race cancelled in light of COVID-19
143683news362How Greater Victoria’s non-profit sector is handling the pandemic
143667news363COVID-19: A roundup of park and recreation closures across Greater Victoria
143661news364Recycling truck fire on Saanich street leads to morning road closure
143658news365Greater Victoria residents roar in thanks to frontline workers
143641news366Crane contact cut power to 2,500 people in Sidney
143635news367MLA Adam Olsen fears COVID-19 will overwhelm medical facilities on Gulf Islands
143631news368Canada now mandating all returning travellers to quarantine: Freeland
143627news369Potential COVID-19 exposure sends warship back to CFB Esquimalt port
143582news370Michael Dunahee case still unsolved after 29 years
143595news371COVID-19: Latex gloves, paper towel and wipes are not flushable, CRD warns
143597news372Cleaning for COVID-19: Mixing products can create toxic gases
143563news373West Shore RCMP investigate robbery at Ma Miller’s Pub
143559news374Internet safety while social distancing: expert says monitor internet use
143557news375Saanich trims proposed property tax increase in light of COVID-19
143555news376Saanich council temporarily suspends open forum as meetings go electronic in light of COVID-19
143546news377Two men arrested as Victoria police step up patrols in core business areas
143541news378Greater Victoria little free libraries pull the books due to COVID-19
143516news379Wineries and liquor stores should be essential services: B.C. Wine Institute
143520news380Victoria women’s shelters bracing for impact with expected uptick due to pandemic
143494news381Capital Regional District releases 2020 financial budget plan
145058business1Mustard Seed Coffee Company launches online ordering, free delivery
145056business2Current Taxi offers free rides for healthcare workers to or from hospitals
144999business3B.C. begins taking submissions for $2M COVID-19 research fund
144992business4Business outlook soft even before shock of COVID-19, Bank of Canada says
144974business5Parkland Fuel nears completion of maintenance work at B.C. refinery
144966business6Bars, cannabis sector eligible for $40B credit program from government bank
144858business7Critic, workers’ group ‘disappointed’ Trudeau chose Amazon to distribute PPE
143579business8Nanaimo’s Harmac mill works to fill doubled pulp order for medical masks and gowns
144799business9Black Press Media ad sparks discussion about value of community newspapers
144768business10Businesses advised to prepare for federal, B.C. COVID-19 assistance
144662business11GAIN Group offers complimentary delivery services to customers and local health care workers
144630business12COVID-19: More than 120,000 B.C. food service jobs lost, restaurants begin to shutter permanently
144547business13BC Hydro offers three-month bill ‘holiday’ for those affected by COVID-19
144437business14No laws in B.C. to force businesses to offer refunds, even during a pandemic
144414business15New rules issued for B.C. construction projects, work camps for COVID-19
144293business16LifeLabs reducing public hours as it assists with COVID-19 testing
144289business17Sooke businesses cope with closures in midst of COVID-19
144043business18Cookie monsters rejoice as B.C. stores sell Girl Guide sweets
144065business19Victoria business still busy as people turn to books while in self-isolation
143984business20B.C. farmers markets restricted to food sales only due to COVID-19
143965business21Tofino and Ucluelet distilleries step up with hand sanitizer
143916business22‘Board game sommeliers’ keep residents entertained with home deliveries
143808business23West Fraser shutting B.C. sawmills for week of March 30 due to COVID-19
143706business24UPDATED: Island distillery switches production to sanitizers
143656business25UPDATED: London Drugs offers exclusive hours for healthcare workers, helps sell Girl Guide cookies
143527business26Victoria’s Fairmont Empress, Grand Pacific hotels close due to COVID-19
145046sports1Vikes Maffia, Mollenhauer among annual athletic award winners
144976sports2Saanich swimmer Lauren Crisp in running for rookie-of-the-year
144889sports3QUIZ: How much do you know about hockey?
144817sports4UVic Vikes new basketball coach on the fast track
144719sports5Victoria-hosted Francophone Games postponed until 2021
144554sports655+ BC Games cancelled amid COVID-19 concerns
144279sports7Tokyo Olympics rescheduled for July 23-Aug. 8 in 2021
144189sports8QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?
144162sports9Innovative free fitness program targets Victoria Royals fans
143840sports10BCHL hockey playoffs continue – in video game action involving players
144961life4Life and style with Claudia Knoglinger
144736life5Creating the perfect charcuterie plate
144505life6Life and style with Tara Elston
144275life7That day I was a life model
145082opinion1COLUMN: Work continues for MPs practising physical distancing
145063opinion2COLUMN: The other graph that shows B.C. can beat COVID-19
144902opinion3MLA REPORT: Community well-led by trusted expertise of the province
144916opinion4B.C. VIEWS: Pandemic shows need for adequate care home staffing
144655opinion5Mayor’s message: Saanich relies on residents to responsibly follow provincial protocols
144957opinion6LETTER: Meccano sets a great activity for kids
144653opinion7LETTER: Island Health keeping public in dark over Coronavirus
144891opinion8LETTER: Shout out to Sooke grocer
144753opinion9MP REPORT: Responding to the challenges of the COVID-19 global pandemic
144883opinion10LETTERS: Hand sanitizer is vital for surviving COVID-19
144850opinion11LETTERS: People must learn to give and take from Earth
144829opinion12LETTERS: Seniors left out of COVID-19 relief efforts
144823opinion13LETTERS: Climate change a larger crisis than COVID-19
145013opinion14LETTERS: The need to scrap the plastic bag ban
144727opinion15LETTERS: A musical tribute to Bonnie Henry
144717opinion16LETTERS: Closure of Saanich Yard Waste Drop Off a blow to gardeners
144681opinion17LETTERS: Bailing out the oil and gas sector is a mistake
144086opinion18B.C. VIEWS: Small businesses need our help
144266opinion19LETTERS: U.S. an expert in political interference
144267opinion20LETTERS: Fantastic job on Wilkinson jail stone wall
144057opinion21LETTERS: Working together to ensure store shelves are stocked
143971opinion22LETTERS: Oak Bay must give new thought to budget
143958opinion23LETTERS: Looking forward to more regional coordination in community planning
143942opinion24LETTERS: Oak Bay scholarship performance rescheduled to September
143928opinion25LETTERS: Ear buds a safety concern
143875opinion26LETTERS: Are we overreacting to COVID-19?
143832opinion27LETTERS: MP’s remarks to St. Margaret’s School were disturbing
143799opinion28LETTERS: Changes to animal collection don’t add up
143736opinion29LETTERS: Canada needs to act on the Global Polio Initiative
143776opinion30LETTERS: Road work an example of democracy in action
143750opinion31LETTERS: Driver’s impatience put others at risk
143730opinion32LETTERS: No hope for a better retirement
143687opinion33LETTERS: Who do you trust to speak for Saanich residents?
143675opinion34LETTERS: Wildlife abounds on the shores of Cadboro Bay
145073home1Douglas Street closed at Finlayson Street as emergency crews respond to incident
145067home2Sooke RCMP traffic stop leads to arrest of five people, seizure of drugs, pipe bomb and counterfeit money
145056home3Current Taxi offers free rides for healthcare workers to or from hospitals
145061home4Canadian seniors isolated with fewer friends, less access to internet
145084home5Sidney opens temporary rest stop for essential delivery drivers
145048home6Advocates call safe drug supply a victory but worry about logistics in pandemic
145050home7Greater Victoria survey shows third of respondents did not pay, or partially paid rent for April
145058home8Mustard Seed Coffee Company launches online ordering, free delivery
145046home9Vikes Maffia, Mollenhauer among annual athletic award winners
145029home10Nanaimo, Royal Jubilee to be Vancouver Island’s COVID-19 frontline hospitals
145021home11BC Transit extends free fare, installs vinyl barriers in some buses
145010home12Family-owned pharmacy gives away free hand sanitizer in Victoria, Oak Bay
145017home13Man charged after Langford shooting last year sentenced to 4.5 years
145015home14Victoria’s youth poetry slam goes digital to accommodate COVID-19
145003home15Paramedics called to Oak Bay golf course as man crashes bike into sand trap
144994home16Friends, family suprise Current Swell singer and new wife with socially distant wedding
144990home17‘How not to handle social isolation concerns’: Victoria police respond to confrontation with firearm
145025home18Oak Bay permits recreation vehicles in driveways during COVID-19
145040home19City of Victoria looks to shift tens of millions in 2020 budget due to COVID-19
144976home20Saanich swimmer Lauren Crisp in running for rookie-of-the-year
144946home21Victoria company compares drone footage of city streets between August and now
144944home22BC Ferries to bring in health checks as feds restrict marine travel due to COVID-19
144959home23Fairfield gas station fire deemed arson
144950home24Outreach initiative connects Sooke seniors to support amid COVID-19
144948home25Sidney senior grateful for stranger’s help during medical incident
145044home26Fire ban implimented in Sooke, throughout province in response to COVID-19
144938home27Conflict expert explains how to talk to people who aren’t social distancing
144936home28Saanich moves forward with summer camp registration despite COVID-19
144931home29COVID-19: Managing your mental health from isolation
144895home30Oak Bay deputy police chief and family cut Guatemala vacation short to return home
144923home31Sunday morning fire damages Victoria gas station
144921home32Deadline extended for annual writing competition
144912home33SOOKE HISTORY: Phillips at Highway 14 before it was home to Sooke’s third traffic light
144887home34Program makes a connection with isolated Victoria seniors
144885home35West Shore businesses bring fitness online during COVID-19
144874home36Mental Health: Fractured services leave community to fill gaps
144898home37B.C. firefighters only responding to most life-threatening calls during COVID-19 pandemic
144881home38Bag containing meat, sewing needles found by dog owner in Cordova Bay
144873home39UVic creates emergency bursary for students facing hardships due to COVID-19
144876home40Colwood Spring Clean-Up postponed, branch drop-off continues
144864home41Saanich teen earns $100,000 commerce scholarship to the University of Calgary
144870home42Peninsula organizations fund food bank ahead of ‘looming crisis’
144860home43Traffic impacted on the Malahat near Goldstream Park
144854home44Barbecue thief leaves hat behind at Victoria residence
144852home45COVID-19: Saanich police respond to calls about skatepark gathering, group volleyball game
144866home46‘An extra $220 every 90 days’: B.C. patients pay more dispensing fees due to prescription limits
144842home47VIDEO: Sooke teachers are ‘feeling good,’ show it off in song and dance for students
144840home48Oak Bay driver flees on foot after collision on Beach Drive
144837home49Saanich mayor receives his foster bees through pollinator rental program
144831home50Members of immunocompromised community seek more options to get groceries as online services are backlogged
144827home51Revamped Oak Bay Volunteer Services in need of donations, volunteers
144825home52Sidney event marking end of the Second World War cancelled because of COVID-19
144815home53Excess activity damaging Saanich golf course – despite being closed
144817home54UVic Vikes new basketball coach on the fast track
144821home55Sex workers face new risks during COVID-19 pandemic
144804home56‘Small python’ found in vacant Cook Street apartment
144811home57Greater Victoria liquor stores see spike in sales amidst COVID-19
144813home58Spring shift in service includes no weekend late night bus services in Greater Victoria
144807home59Saanich suspends penalty for late bill payments amid COVID-19 pandemic
144795home60Esquimalt’s Buccaneer Days cancelled due to COVID-19
144797home61West Shore RCMP searches for suspect who robbed Langford bank with a gun
144789home62Victoria grocery store staff seek hazard pay during COVID-19 crisis
144809home63Victoria fills more than 100 motel rooms with homeless population
144791home64COVID-19 has given running a boost
144776home65Don’t stop going to the doctor, just do it virtually: Doctors of BC
144778home66West Shore RCMP arrests one man after ‘bait’ bike stolen
144773home67Victoria fears people would take advantage of free parking, votes to keep fees in place
144770home68No more ferries will sail from Departure Bay, Mill Bay, Brentwood Bay during COVID-19 pandemic
144764home69Victoria businesses replace boy’s stolen bike
144755home70Sidney opens shower facility for vulnerable population
144725home71Oak Bay Beach Hotel now delivers groceries, meals
144723home72Peninsula markets on hold, could look radically different upon return
144711home73Mental Health: Erasing stigma leads to new path for Victoria woman
144721home74Saanich councillor named one of Canada’s Top 25 Environmentalists Under 25
144750home75Bakery bakes, donates bread just for the Sooke Food Bank
144697home76Health care workers gain access to virtual health care options
144695home77COVID-19: Sooke mom faces ‘pandemic police’ for bringing kids to the grocery store
144689home78UPDATED: Vancouver Island seniors die in hospital due to COVID-19
144687home79People resort to home haircuts or #coronacuts as pandemic continues
144693home80West Shore RCMP investigates bank robbery in Langford
144699home81Intoxicated man tries to break into building with tiny saw in Esquimalt
144670home82Drive-through COVID-19 testing underway at Saanich Peninsula Hospital
144678home83Victoria brewery throws support behind still-operating restaurants
144647home84Camosun College to produce more than 9,000 face shields for Island Health workers
144662home85GAIN Group offers complimentary delivery services to customers and local health care workers
144649home86West Shore RCMP search for man wanted on 15 outstanding warrants
144657home87LIVE MUSIC: Artist in Residence reaching into the community
144643home88VicPD reunites four-year-old boy with family after he snuck out a window
144630home89COVID-19: More than 120,000 B.C. food service jobs lost, restaurants begin to shutter permanently
144584home90VIDEO: Man breaks up Saanich road rage fight
144691home91Victoria to plant up to 75,000 food seedlings; staff explore measures to help construction projects
144641home92Black Press Media Victoria editor recognized as rising star in industry
144603home93Volunteers collect and deliver pet food across Greater Victoria during COVID-19 pandemic
144605home94Cycling advocates call for more pedestrian space, temporary bike lanes during pandemic
144620home95Local grocers, Victoria Foundation raise over $30,000 for Food Rescue Project
144559home96Saanich police arrest suspect in arson spree near Camosun College Lansdowne campus
144601home97COVID-19 has been impacting Canadian economy since January
144570home98Saanich Peninsula Hospital to host new COVID-19 testing facilities
144565home99Three impaired drivers stopped in Saanich over one weekend
144576home100VicPD seeks witnesses to suspicious vehicle fire near Beacon Hill Park petting zoo
144582home101‘We’re running out of options’: Victoria looks to other municipalities to help shelter homeless
144719home102Victoria-hosted Francophone Games postponed until 2021
144580home103Mental Health: A look at a fractured system
144537home104Saanich police arrest man with pellet gun, drugs on BC Transit bus in Victoria
144552home105Victoria supervised consumption site shifts to mobile during pandemic
144545home106West Shore RCMP seizes illegal drugs, imitation handguns in Colwood
144549home107Hatley Park closed to vehicles, formal gardens closed due to COVID-19
144541home108Saanich man serving life sentence for double murder granted day parole
144527home109Three rescued after canoe capsizes near Oak Bay
144490home110Frontline volunteers bring handwashing stations to Pandora tent city and beyond
144503home111UPDATED: Crash snarls early morning Malahat traffic
144588home112Sooke creates local business directory during COVID-19 pandemic
144511home113Greater Victoria charities organize physically distanced tent, sleeping bag drive
144497home114Victoria councillors want city greenhouses used for food production during COVID-19
144495home115West Shore podcast highlights COVID-19 pandemic and local businesses
144493home116COVID-19: Access school resources with new virtual education hub
144464home117Thief nabs $600 worth of tools in break-and-enter at Saanich hardware store
144476home118Victoria police find high-risk missing woman last seen on ferry
144445home119Island Health to use Saanich recreation centre to support pandemic needs
144473home120Greater Victoria resident sick with COVID-19 calls it a ‘horrible disease’
144452home121Tents, sleeping bags donated to Our Place thanks to local firm and outdoor store
144469home122Langford expands COVID-19 response to include all of West Shore, home testing
144457home123COVID-19: West Shore B&B offers free suites to frontline workers needing to self-isolate, destress
144441home124Victoria police arrest man in stolen Jubilee Hospital worker’s car
144462home125Victoria to reassess 2020 budget in light of COVID-19; more hotel rooms found for the homeless
144439home126Emergency crews respond to crash on Carey Road in Saanich
144428home127Colwood looks at reopening garbage cans as litter, dog poop pile up in parks
144409home128Two men arrested after lying about having COVID-19 to stay in AirBnb unit for free
144471home129Sooke businesses respond in time of crisis
144405home130Accent Inns, United Way team up to cover hotel costs for Greater Victoria essential service workers
144373home131Snow and other factors including COVID-19 responsible for fewer international visitors in early 2020
144366home132Woman comes home to ‘entirely different’ Victoria after cruise ship, military base quarantine
144385home133Victoria car dealership helps fill shelves at the Mustard Seed Food Bank
144377home134Stars On Ice tour cancelled for the first time in 34 years due to pandemic
144375home135Royal BC Museum joins home education trend with outreach programs
144371home136Victoria councillors propose waiving parkade fees to support essential workers
144341home137Victoria street nurse thanks public for outpouring of donations
144364home138COVID-19: Victoria moves homeless into 35 hotel rooms across the city
144349home139Wheelchair user asks people to leave space on sidewalks to socially distance
144359home140Victoria brewery uses 3D-printer to make face shields for health care workers
144335home141‘School year will not be lost’: SD63 students will move on to next grade
144333home142UPDATE: Missing 26-year-old woman found
144320home143Police seek possible firebug following series of Monday fires
144324home144UPDATED: VicPD says High-risk missing 16-year-old girl found safe
144318home145COVID-19: Greater Victoria schools to spend next two weeks planning next steps
144329home146Victoria vocalist Maria Manna reaches out to hard-hit Italy with special online song
144297home147Victoria police arrest suspect in two daytime robberies
144283home148What Victoria residents are looking to buy while social distancing
144277home149‘We need to do better:’ VicPD responds to more parties, gatherings
144295home150Flurries fall on Malahat Monday morning
144254home151Saanich community kitchen continues food distribution amid COVID-19 pandemic
144299home152Thieves haul off with copper piping from University of Victoria renovation
144289home153Sooke businesses cope with closures in midst of COVID-19
144211home154Balancing kids and work: Greater Victoria parents grapple with a new COVID-19 reality
144253home155Stats Canada expects COVID-19 to impact inflation
144251home156COVID-19: Coping with isolation, stress and anxiety
144205home157Food safety a good practice amid COVID-19 concerns
144227home158Sidney’s top emergency official reiterates need for physical distancing during virtual chat
144209home159Digitization of Peninsula News Review by Sidney Museum and Archives preserves historical legacy
144203home160COVID-19: Victoria plumbing company dedicates van for grocery delivery
144199home161Fictionalized accounts of pandemics offer glimpses into our COVID-19 present
144187home162B.C. announces $3M for food banks to increase capacity during COVID-19
144185home163North Saanich drops speed limit on Lands End Road
144165home164VIDEO: Saanich councillor takes residents along for virtual e-bike ride through the CRD
144162home165Innovative free fitness program targets Victoria Royals fans
144160home166Personal, business bankruptcies down in British Columbia
144195home167Sidney to engage in unique experiment with virtual forum
144140home168West Shore woman’s dog found in Colwood more than two weeks after going missing
144125home169Saanich police ticket two speeders before 9 a.m., Saturday
144129home170PHOTOS: Painted fence in Langford shows thanks for essential workers amid COVID-19
144119home171Duncan man asks community to donate RVs to essential workers in need of quarantine
144121home172Antibody tests could be the next step in fighting COVID-19, Island doctor says
144115home173Greater Victoria resident shares joy in horseshoe pitching competitions from home
144110home174Life mimics art for actors in play about pandemic
144113home175Earth Hour 2020 kicks off online Saturday night
144108home176New immigrants to Victoria have online options to combat isolation
144106home177VicPD expands online reporting to keep 911 call-takers free during pandemic
144104home178Big band fundraiser show at Dunnet theatre rescheduled for Sept. 26
144090home179Minor earthquake hits Greater Victoria Saturday morning
144069home180“Isolation is normal for us,” says Saanich dad with cystic fibrosis
144065home181Victoria business still busy as people turn to books while in self-isolation
144067home182Farmers’ markets still open in Greater Victoria
144088home183UVic offers students Pass/Fail grading option as COVID-19 impacts spring studies
144017home184Sidney sets up temporary rest stop for truck drivers transporting critical supplies
144015home185Victoria Police see new trends in calls due to COVID-19
144026home186VIDEO: Musician stays physically distant in courtyard show for Langford retirees
144022home187COVID-19: Health care workers seek alternative housing options to prevent families from getting sick
143990home188Over 700 family doctors in Greater Victoria sign public letter pleading with people to stay home
144005home189Interim BC Green Party leader asks people to stay home after parents get positive COVID-19 test
143986home190COVID-19: Isolation exemptions to frontline workers a danger to patients, say Island Health employees
143977home191Provincial ban on outdoor burning affects all of Greater Victoria
143969home192BC Transit to limit riders on buses to allow for physical distancing
144050home193Victoria police warns of text, vacation rental COVID-19 fraud attempts
144000home194Oak Bay Police Chief Const. Andy Brinton passes the torch this summer
143962home195UPDATED: Rise in protests drive spike in VicPD overtime costs
143973home196Capital City Comic Con goes ‘digital’ in wake of COVID-19
143954home197B.C. COVID-19 contact restrictions working, Dr. Bonnie Henry says
143952home198Camosun College appeals for emergency financial assistance for students
144052home199Sooke School District promises learning opportunites for students by mid-April
143944home200University of Victoria continues summer courses, shifts to virtual platform
143938home201COVID-19: VicPD thanks health care workers with 15-car salute
143916home202‘Board game sommeliers’ keep residents entertained with home deliveries
143910home203COVID-19: How to apply for employment insurance
143932home204COVID-19: Harbour Air suspends all scheduled flights
143842home205Police called to break up a gathering in Saanich park
143919home206Sooke puts playgrounds off limits to public
143879home207Full-time campers face various struggles amidst COVID-19
143862home208PHOTOS: Our changing landscape, images of Victoria amid COVID-19
143844home209VicPD officer buys ferry ticket for stranded woman to help her go home
143873home210Victoria business launches The Craic, series of live and interactive video calls
143837home211Victoria’s Cool Aid Society receives generous outpouring of donations
143860home212Sooke seniors home steps up precautions in light of pandemic
143810home213Greater Victoria residents can thank health care workers through online portal
143814home214Police dog helps nab break and enter suspect in Colwood
143812home215VicPD seek suspect to robbery call near Cook Street Village
143806home216COVID-19: New directory connects Victorians with open businesses
143792home217VIDEO: Saanich locks down playgrounds after video of busy park goes viral
143760home218Beloved Discovery Island wolf Takaya shot and killed
143796home219Greater Victoria food banks ask public for financial donations during COVID-19 pandemic
143740home220Rescue kitten lifts mood of Saanich couple in isolation
143716home221COVID-19: Victoria’s service industry hit hard by pandemic layoffs
143743home222PHOTOS: Victoria photographer documents families in isolation with the Front Door Project
143784home223Precaution the watchword for Sooke Fire Rescue amid COVID-19 outbreak
143738home224Car sharing services still open to members across Greater Victoria
143718home225Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce asks feds, province for more support for businesses
143683home226How Greater Victoria’s non-profit sector is handling the pandemic
143679home227Swiftsure International Yacht Race cancelled in light of COVID-19
143720home228Victoria mayor asks residents not to flush wipes as city’s sewers start to clog
143661home229Recycling truck fire on Saanich street leads to morning road closure
143698home230COVID-19 curbs Sidney Taxi until further notice
143667home231COVID-19: A roundup of park and recreation closures across Greater Victoria
143658home232Greater Victoria residents roar in thanks to frontline workers
143627home233Potential COVID-19 exposure sends warship back to CFB Esquimalt port
143635home234MLA Adam Olsen fears COVID-19 will overwhelm medical facilities on Gulf Islands
143641home235Crane contact cut power to 2,500 people in Sidney
143597home236Cleaning for COVID-19: Mixing products can create toxic gases
143595home237COVID-19: Latex gloves, paper towel and wipes are not flushable, CRD warns
143582home238Michael Dunahee case still unsolved after 29 years
143557home239Saanich trims proposed property tax increase in light of COVID-19
143555home240Saanich council temporarily suspends open forum as meetings go electronic in light of COVID-19
143559home241Internet safety while social distancing: expert says monitor internet use
143563home242West Shore RCMP investigate robbery at Ma Miller’s Pub
143541home243Greater Victoria little free libraries pull the books due to COVID-19
143546home244Two men arrested as Victoria police step up patrols in core business areas
143527home245Victoria’s Fairmont Empress, Grand Pacific hotels close due to COVID-19
143520home246Victoria women’s shelters bracing for impact with expected uptick due to pandemic
143494home247Capital Regional District releases 2020 financial budget plan
145078home21Look at hospitalizations, not recovery stats for COVID-19, B.C. professor says
145076home22B.C. First Nations want to launch fight of Trans Mountain pipeline approval
145071home23N95 masks on the way for Canada after 3M reaches deal with White House
145063home24COLUMN: The other graph that shows B.C. can beat COVID-19
145023home25B.C. clears more acute hospital beds as COVID-19 case growth slows
145027home2675-year-old woman rescued from Cowichan Lake
145033home27Not to become bored the game plan for COVID-19
144972home28As 500K+ apply for emergency benefit, Trudeau says aid coming for Canadians left behind
144933home29UPDATE: UK PM Boris Johnson moved to intensive care after COVID-19 symptoms worse
145005home210Travellers, travel agents ‘in agony’ over refund policies and customer service
145001home211Introverted and extroverted kids likely to react differently to COVID-19 restrictions
144999home212B.C. begins taking submissions for $2M COVID-19 research fund
144978home213Wearing non-medical masks can stop spread of COVID-19 before symptoms start: Tam
145007home214Easter Bunny not a COVID-19 carrier, allowed to do drop offs
144982home215COVID-19 world update: 1,000 cases hit U.S. military; Good news in Spain, Portugal
144980home216Vancouver Island teen singer advances to American Idol top 20
144768home217Businesses advised to prepare for federal, B.C. COVID-19 assistance
144966home218Bars, cannabis sector eligible for $40B credit program from government bank
144906home219Emergency aid portal opens Monday, cash could be in bank accounts by end of week: Trudeau
144910home220Canada looking to disinfect used masks, Dr. Tam asks they not be thrown away
144893home221Education, not enforcement: B.C. bylaw officers keeping a watch on physical distancing
144927home222COVID-19: Hospitals remain safe for childbirth, say Vancouver Island care providers
144914home223Canadian cadets to mark 103rd anniversary of Vimy Ridge April 9 virtually
144916home224B.C. VIEWS: Pandemic shows need for adequate care home staffing
144889home225QUIZ: How much do you know about hockey?
144900home226Researchers look at humidity as a weapon in the fight against airborne viruses
144879home227Two inmates found positive for COVID-19 at federal prison in B.C.; other tests pending
144858home228Critic, workers’ group ‘disappointed’ Trudeau chose Amazon to distribute PPE
144844home229Full World COVID-19 update: National Guard collect ventilators in New York; Spain, Italy improve
143579home230Nanaimo’s Harmac mill works to fill doubled pulp order for medical masks and gowns
144835home231Two people fined after B.C. police spot online ads re-selling 5,000 surgical, N95 masks
144819home232Unclear if Cowichan couple refusing to self-isolate will face penalty
144574home233POLL: Will you be able to make your rent or mortgage payment this month?
144802home234COVID-19: Postponed surgeries will be done, B.C. health minister says
144799home235Black Press Media ad sparks discussion about value of community newspapers
144784home236Nanaimo man arrested after allegedly setting house fire
144757home237Dogs are property, not kids, B.C. judge tells former couple
144746home238B.C. senior gives blood for 200th time, has ‘saved’ 600 lives
144744home239Trudeau commits $100M to help food banks amid COVID-19 crisis
144701home240Couple won’t self-isolate after returning from overseas: Cowichan by-law
144742home241How well can cell phones carry COVID-19? Disinfecting may be wise
144738home2423M pushes back on Trump administration call to stop sending N95 masks to Canada
144729home243COVID-19: Vancouver Islander celebrates 90th birthday with Model T ride as neighbours line streets
144715home244Tax collectors, auditors to help field ‘historic’ numbers of benefit-seeking callers
144703home245Family uses social media to help truckers find places to eat during pandemic
144713home246Advocates sound alarm over COVID-19 limiting access to contraceptives, abortion
144685home247B.C. health officer says homemade masks may prevent spread of COVID-19 to others
144674home248B.C.’s senior home staff measures show results in COVID-19 battle
144668home249Independent investigation praises RCMP actions in Vancouver Island suicide attempt
144634home250‘A matter of human decency’: Truckers’ union calls on gas stations, rest stops to fully re-open
144664home251B.C. unveils $3.5M COVID-19 emergency fund for post-secondary students
144659home252North Cowichan to police popular trails to ensure physical distancing
144563home253‘We will get through this’: B.C. sees new COVID-19 death, but 57% have recovered
144535home254Canada’s 75% wage subsidy is coming, but not for several weeks: finance minister
144651home255COVID-19: ‘The Ballad of Bonnie Henry’ recorded and released
144636home256B.C. adding $300 to monthly income and disability assistance payments
144628home257Hip tradition sing-along planned again for Canadians April 2
144626home258Migrant worker advocates blame feds, employers for COVID-19 outbreak at B.C. garden store
144572home259‘There can be no ambiguity’: Travellers brought home to B.C. must self-isolate
144624home260COVID-19 predictions coming ‘soon’, but results will depend on how Canadians act: Trudeau
144618home261Doctors trained abroad want to join front lines of COVID-19 fight in Canada
144614home262Fake test kits and other COVID online scams play on public anxiety: fraud centre
144612home263Feds amplify stay-home message as cost of financial aid to Canadians mounts
144607home264World COVID-19 update: Six million U.S. jobless claims; Russia sends medical aid to U.S.
144586home265Couple celebrates 61st anniversary through Vancouver Island seniors’ home window
144591home266A look at some of the B.C. inventors creating life-saving tools in fight against COVID-19
144578home267Association launches French-language games, online tools for families learning at home
144556home268Belle from ‘Beauty and the Beast’ entertains home-bound kids in Cowichan Bay
144554home26955+ BC Games cancelled amid COVID-19 concerns
144547home270BC Hydro offers three-month bill ‘holiday’ for those affected by COVID-19
144539home271Some April Fool’s Day jokes bring much-needed laughter; others tone deaf to COVID-19
144593home272Vancouver Island teachers show the love for their students
144533home273Controversial Cowichan tiny house still in place after removal deadline
144531home274Call before you dig into spring projects during isolation: BC 1 Call
144529home275B.C.’s intersection speed cameras putting more tickets in the mail
144450home276B.C. records five new COVID-19 deaths, ‘zero chance’ life will return to normal in April
144525home277No April Fool’s jokes from Black Press Media
144521home278High cost, limited coverage for asthma medicine a concern during COVID-19 pandemic
144518home279Vancouver Island’s ‘Project Draw Breath’ expands and diversifies to battle pandemic
144515home280Trudeau says Parliament needs to pass more COVID-19 benefits, CERB details announced
144448home281UPDATE: Anti-tax group calls for MPs, senators to donate scheduled pay raises to charity
144499home282World COVID-19 update: NATO suspicious of Russian military drills; Cruise ships ordered to stay at sea
144488home2836.5-magnitude earthquake in Idaho shakes B.C. Interior
144486home284John Horgan extends B.C.’s state of emergency for COVID-19
144466home285Two inmates at prison housing Robert Pickton test positive for COVID-19
144460home286BC SPCA launches matching campaign to help vulnerable animals after big donations
144479home287Quarantined B.C. mom say pandemic has put special-needs families in ‘crisis mode’
144443home288Nanaimo dentists donate 4,000 masks, 25,000 gloves to health-care peers
144437home289No laws in B.C. to force businesses to offer refunds, even during a pandemic
144407home29010% of hospitalized COVID-19 patients are 40 or younger: Canada’s top doctor
144435home291COVID-19 essential workers can apply for B.C. pre-school child care
144433home292Most abiding by COVID-19 rules, back fines, arrests of those who aren’t: poll
144431home293Walkers, grocery store customers courteous with physical distancing in B.C.
144426home294B.C. worker advocate group calls for more sick days, protected medical leave
144418home295Sweet treat helps make workers at Island health care centre feel complete
144416home296COVID-19: B.C. universities opt out of in-person spring graduation ceremonies
144414home297New rules issued for B.C. construction projects, work camps for COVID-19
144411home298Order of Canada Vancouver Island musician pens ‘The Ballad of Bonnie Henry’
144401home299Canada to spend $2B more on procuring medical supplies for COVID-19 fight
144393home2100World COVID-19 updates: Putin may be exposed; 30,000 prisoners released
144390home2101‘This is no joke’: B.C. woman in Alberta hospital asks people to stay home during COVID-19
144388home2102Rest stops barring washroom access to truckers a ‘huge problem’ as COVID-19 spreads
144383home2103Canadians asked to wash mailboxes, keep dogs at bay, to ensure safe mail delivery
144381home2104Hospitality workers hit ‘first and hit hardest,’ says union seeking more support
144369home2105BC Ferries able to restrict travel for sick passengers
144337home2106Pay parking suspended at B.C. hospitals due to COVID-19
144362home2107Man allegedly impersonates health official, takes elderly Princeton woman from her home
144357home2108Helping those at risk, one piece of paper at a time through ‘isolation communication’
144352home2109‘Back to school, in a virtual way’ for B.C. students in COVID-19 pandemic
144327home2110Canadian ferry operators call for inclusion in COVID-19 travel restrictions
144310home2111Canadian COVID-19 round-up: Air Canada cuts 15,000 jobs, 90% of flights
144302home2112Cruise ships, one with COVID-19 on board, carry Canadians covertly through Panama Canal
144306home2113’The energy sector is destroyed beyond repair’: expert on COVID-19’s impact on economy
144293home2114LifeLabs reducing public hours as it assists with COVID-19 testing
144291home211524,000 Canadian Forces members ready for COVID-19 response: Defence Minister
144271home2116IN DEPTH: How B.C. emptied its hospitals to prepare for COVID-19
144231home2117‘Nothing concrete’: Tenants, landlords lack details after B.C. unveils COVID-19 rental aid
144123home2118B.C. is seeing the highest rate of COVID-19 recovery in Canada: here are a few reasons why
144201home211914-day quarantine is key, but hospitals preparing for potential COVID-19 ‘surge’: Tam
144257home2120Newspapers are safe to touch, World Health Organization confirms
144243home2121‘It’s up to us: Recently-returned B.C. couple urges Canadians to take COVID-19 seriously
144189home2122QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?
144152home2123B.C. Ferries passengers staying away, as asked, during COVID-19 pandemic
144174home2124‘There is community’: B.C. councillor welcomes new baby into world amid COVID-19 pandemic
144102home2125B.C. COVID-19 cases rise 92 to 884, one more death, 81 in care
144100home2126B.C. veterinarians want to smooth the fur of COVID-19-worried pet owners
144086home2127B.C. VIEWS: Small businesses need our help
144045home2128COVID-19: Qualicum Beach youngster gets car parade for his sixth birthday
144039home2129Kids get back to learning in B.C., online
144024home2130UPDATE: Nanaimo RCMP now unsure what vehicle missing teen and man may be travelling in
144013home213167 more B.C. COVID-19 cases, two more deaths in Vancouver region
144007home2132‘Now is not the time to bag that peak’: BCSAR manager discourages risky outdoor adventures
144003home2133Food Banks BC already seeing surge in demand due to COVID-19 pandemic
143996home2134Nanaimo couple caught aboard cruise ship with four dead and COVID-19 present
143988home2135BC Hockey, Vancouver Canucks encourage stick tapping to honour frontline health care workers
143671home2136POLL: Are you working from home or self-isolating?
143965home2137Tofino and Ucluelet distilleries step up with hand sanitizer
143967home2138COVID-19: Here are the measures being taken at B.C. care homes
143946home2139BC Farmers Markets move to online platform amid COVID-19 concerns
143900home2140With B.C. schools closed to most, teachers reach tentative three-year deal
143926home2141B.C. service aims to connect those in need with volunteers amid COVID-19 crisis
143877home2142RCMP, prime minister warn of text scam related to COVID-19 relief
143828home2143COVID-19: Here’s what is considered an essential service in B.C.
143852home2144Case of COVID-19 at Campbell River seniors residence confirmed
143840home2145BCHL hockey playoffs continue – in video game action involving players
143834home2146Not the time for vacation: Trucker discouraged to see B.C.-bound Alberta travellers
143830home2147B.C. 211 hotline expands to link COVID-19 homebound seniors, volunteers
143808home2148West Fraser shutting B.C. sawmills for week of March 30 due to COVID-19
143795home2149Canada-wide Tragically Hip sing-along planned for March 26
143790home2150Schooling stays home next week for most B.C. students during COVID-19
143782home2151Increased coronavirus cases spark B.C.-wide burning restrictions
143706home2152UPDATED: Island distillery switches production to sanitizers
143702home2153Island business owner starts #SocialDistanceChallenge during COVID-19 pandemic
143681home2154Suspect leaps from second-storey window after alleged break-in at Nanaimo daycare
143656home2155UPDATED: London Drugs offers exclusive hours for healthcare workers, helps sell Girl Guide cookies
143516home2156Wineries and liquor stores should be essential services: B.C. Wine Institute
144980entertainment1Vancouver Island teen singer advances to American Idol top 20
144921entertainment2Deadline extended for annual writing competition
144657entertainment3LIVE MUSIC: Artist in Residence reaching into the community
144651entertainment4COVID-19: ‘The Ballad of Bonnie Henry’ recorded and released
144411entertainment5Order of Canada Vancouver Island musician pens ‘The Ballad of Bonnie Henry’
144377entertainment6Stars On Ice tour cancelled for the first time in 34 years due to pandemic
144329entertainment7Victoria vocalist Maria Manna reaches out to hard-hit Italy with special online song
144110entertainment8Life mimics art for actors in play about pandemic
143994entertainment9Province announces $3M in funding for arts groups hit by COVID-19 crisis
145007trending-now1Easter Bunny not a COVID-19 carrier, allowed to do drop offs
144742trending-now2How well can cell phones carry COVID-19? Disinfecting may be wise
144539trending-now3Some April Fool’s Day jokes bring much-needed laughter; others tone deaf to COVID-19
144433trending-now4Most abiding by COVID-19 rules, back fines, arrests of those who aren’t: poll
144403trending-now5‘The Office’ star John Krasinski offers Some Good News in trying times
144189trending-now6QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?
144113trending-now7Earth Hour 2020 kicks off online Saturday night
144912community1SOOKE HISTORY: Phillips at Highway 14 before it was home to Sooke’s third traffic light
144876community2Colwood Spring Clean-Up postponed, branch drop-off continues
144837community3Saanich mayor receives his foster bees through pollinator rental program
144870community4Peninsula organizations fund food bank ahead of ‘looming crisis’
144885community5West Shore businesses bring fitness online during COVID-19
144895community6Oak Bay deputy police chief and family cut Guatemala vacation short to return home
144750community7Bakery bakes, donates bread just for the Sooke Food Bank
144678community8Victoria brewery throws support behind still-operating restaurants
144641community9Black Press Media Victoria editor recognized as rising star in industry
144511community10Greater Victoria charities organize physically distanced tent, sleeping bag drive
144495community11West Shore podcast highlights COVID-19 pandemic and local businesses
144479community12Quarantined B.C. mom say pandemic has put special-needs families in ‘crisis mode’
144457community13COVID-19: West Shore B&B offers free suites to frontline workers needing to self-isolate, destress
144418community14Sweet treat helps make workers at Island health care centre feel complete
144385community15Victoria car dealership helps fill shelves at the Mustard Seed Food Bank
144375community16Royal BC Museum joins home education trend with outreach programs
144189community17QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?
144174community18‘There is community’: B.C. councillor welcomes new baby into world amid COVID-19 pandemic
144129community19PHOTOS: Painted fence in Langford shows thanks for essential workers amid COVID-19
144045community20COVID-19: Qualicum Beach youngster gets car parade for his sixth birthday
144115community21Greater Victoria resident shares joy in horseshoe pitching competitions from home
144165community22VIDEO: Saanich councillor takes residents along for virtual e-bike ride through the CRD
144205community23Food safety a good practice amid COVID-19 concerns
144209community24Digitization of Peninsula News Review by Sidney Museum and Archives preserves historical legacy
144211community25Balancing kids and work: Greater Victoria parents grapple with a new COVID-19 reality
144251community26COVID-19: Coping with isolation, stress and anxiety
144254community27Saanich community kitchen continues food distribution amid COVID-19 pandemic
143862community28PHOTOS: Our changing landscape, images of Victoria amid COVID-19
143796community29Greater Victoria food banks ask public for financial donations during COVID-19 pandemic
144567marketplace2Business Continuity Plan: When You’re Ready, We’re Here for You
144287marketplace3Community comes together to fund Rapid Relief
144957letters1LETTER: Meccano sets a great activity for kids
144653letters2LETTER: Island Health keeping public in dark over Coronavirus
144891letters3LETTER: Shout out to Sooke grocer
144883letters4LETTERS: Hand sanitizer is vital for surviving COVID-19
144850letters5LETTERS: People must learn to give and take from Earth
144829letters6LETTERS: Seniors left out of COVID-19 relief efforts
144823letters7LETTERS: Climate change a larger crisis than COVID-19
145013letters8LETTERS: The need to scrap the plastic bag ban
144727letters9LETTERS: A musical tribute to Bonnie Henry
144717letters10LETTERS: Closure of Saanich Yard Waste Drop Off a blow to gardeners
144681letters11LETTERS: Bailing out the oil and gas sector is a mistake
144266letters12LETTERS: U.S. an expert in political interference
144267letters13LETTERS: Fantastic job on Wilkinson jail stone wall
144057letters14LETTERS: Working together to ensure store shelves are stocked
143971letters15LETTERS: Oak Bay must give new thought to budget
143958letters16LETTERS: Looking forward to more regional coordination in community planning
143942letters17LETTERS: Oak Bay scholarship performance rescheduled to September
143928letters18LETTERS: Ear buds a safety concern
143875letters19LETTERS: Are we overreacting to COVID-19?
143832letters20LETTERS: MP’s remarks to St. Margaret’s School were disturbing
143799letters21LETTERS: Changes to animal collection don’t add up
143736letters22LETTERS: Canada needs to act on the Global Polio Initiative
143776letters23LETTERS: Road work an example of democracy in action
143750letters24LETTERS: Driver’s impatience put others at risk
143730letters25LETTERS: No hope for a better retirement
143687letters26LETTERS: Who do you trust to speak for Saanich residents?
143675letters27LETTERS: Wildlife abounds on the shores of Cadboro Bay
145019video1Recovery rate tops 60% but B.C. records death of man in his 40s due to COVID-19
144918video2‘Better days will return’: Queen Elizabeth delivers message amid COVID-19 pandemic
144856video3‘Hold our line’: 29 new cases of COVID-19 announced in B.C.
144596social-matters1Black Press Media, Save-On-Foods bring groceries to families and food banks
117597sip-savour1Raise your glass: Award-winning spirits, handcrafted on Vancouver Island
125972federal-election1Garrison re-elected in Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke