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166143news1Bus route mishap leaves EMCS student walking 45 mins to pickup spot
166139news2Swimming, skating continue at Saanich recreation, exercise groups cancelled
166146news3Accent Inns, Hotel Zed CEO earns prestigious award
166137news4Central Saanich police hand out almost $1,200 in excessive speeding fines
166135news5All dance studios, other indoor group fitness facilities must close amid updated COVID-19 rules
166130news6B.C. Liberal leadership contest will wait for election post-mortem
166128news7Canadian officials also obtained security code for Meng’s home, court hears
166126news8Assisted-death bill sends wrong message to Indigenous people, advocates say
166122news9RCMP boss responds to watchdog report about alleged spying on anti-oil protesters
166124news10B.C. mayors want key role for resource development in pandemic recovery
166120news11Recycling broken or burnt string lights can reduce holiday landfill waste
166118news12Oak Bay Talks goes online with homelessness
166111news131 cat dies, his brother injured after at-home neutering attempt in Vancouver
166103news14B.C. to test emergency alert system on cell phones, TVs, radios on Wednesday
166101news15Canada’s inability to manufacture vaccines in-house will delay distribution: Trudeau
166099news16Victoria police searching for missing teen
166096news17Miscarriage of justice before B.C. teen’s 1983 guilty plea in girl’s murder: lawyer
166094news18VIDEO: How do the leading COVID vaccines differ? And what does that mean for Canada?
166092news19Biden transition gets government OK after Trump out of options
166090news21Alberta researcher gets award for COVID-19 mask innovation
166088news22Fossil fuels to decline but remain big player in Canada’s energy use by 2050: report
166086news23Victoria doctor fined and reprimanded for calling pre-teen patient a ‘loose woman’
166072news2441 positive COVID-19 cases associated with the LNG Canada site outbreak in Kitimat
166070news25Police arrest man covered in blood on heels of significant Saanich crash into woods
166081news26Elf on the shelf an acceptable house guest, B.C. premier tells Penticton girl
166066news27Rapid tests ‘not a panacea’ for care homes, Dr. Bonnie Henry says
166083news28Goodbye garburator, this Victoria company has a clean composting solution
166077news29PHOTOS: Victoria businessman donates 100 jackets, 100 sleeping bags to Our Place
166061news30Cannabis edibles found in Halloween bag lead B.C. police to illegal lab
166068news31Esquimalt dog owner issues alert after deer injures German shepherd
166057news32VIDEO: Woman arrested for refusing to wear mask at Kelowna Value Village
166059news33BC Transit launches investigation after passenger fall from upper deck
166055news34B.C. reports 17 COVID deaths, 1,933 new cases as hospitalizations surge over the weekend
166053news35Investigation launched into man’s death after arrest in Victoria
166046news36Large dog attacks mother and child in Langford
166048news37Canadian Armed Forces to formally apologize to victims for sexual misconduct
166044news38Risk of death higher for multiple emergency room visits linked to alcohol: study
166038news39Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers nabs international award for aiding 38 arrests last year
166036news40Cabinet veteran Shirley Bond chosen interim leader of B.C. Liberals
166031news41COVID-19: What do rising positivity rates mean for B.C.? It’s not entirely clear
166028news422020 provincial election sets historical low turnout
166026news43‘I could still be the one out there’: Snowmobiler rescued, 1 missing on northern B.C. mountain
166024news44Anglers ticketed in Fraser River demonstration fishery heading to court
166022news45More COVID-19 testing needed for senior home staff, B.C.’s advocate says
166020news46New home on the agenda after scratch ticket win in Saanich
166018news47Co-founder of viral ALS Ice Bucket Challenge dies at 37
166016news48Exclusion of mental health as grounds for assisted death is likely temporary: Lametti
166014news49Business is booming for HVAC companies as commercial buildings see pandemic upgrades
166012news50Heiltsuk man files human rights complaint against Vancouver police, BMO after bank arrest
166010news51Private school becomes second Greater Victoria school with COVID-19 exposure
165992news52Loblaw expands launch of PC Health app, offering access to nurses, dietitians
165980news533rd major COVID-19 vaccine shown to be effective and cheaper
165957news54Trudeau joins G20 in promising COVID-19 aid to poor nations, rejecting protectionism
165953news55B.C. archbishop says there was ‘no evidence’ given for ban on in-person religious services
165947news56Saanich woman biking to work after truck stolen outside home
165942news57Two women, dog uninjured after capsizing in Gorge Waterway
165937news58Top doctor urges Canadians to plan safe holidays as new COVID cases continue to rise
165935news59More provinces sign up for rent benefit as Liberals set up promised housing council
165933news60Exclusion of mental illness in assisted dying-bill slammed by psychiatrists
165929news61First COVID vaccines could arrive in U.S. on Dec. 12
165927news62B.C.’s declining fisheries the result of poor DFO management: audit
165920news63BCTF asks parents to ‘create a culture of mask wearing’ as schools excluded from new rules
165917news64Canada’s first Indigenous-led coast guard auxiliary patrols B.C.’s rugged coast
165915news65VIDEO: Canada, Britain ink new trade deal, beating Brexit, incorporating expiring EU pact
165899news66Former northern B.C. mayoral candidate arrested after allegedly refusing to wear mask
165913news67Trump’s legal team cried vote fraud, but courts found none
165893news68‘Quite a sight to see’: Empty vehicle found submerged off coast of Central Saanich
165882news69Vancouver Island Junior Hockey suspends play following new COVID-19 restrictions
165878news70Andrew Wilkinson quits as BC Liberal Leader, party to choose interim replacement
165872news71One person taken to hospital following fire in Saanich apartment building
165864news72Victoria woman seeks answers about estranged father
165861news73Supercars and classics cruising through Langford today for a cause
165828news74Sex-offender provision unconstitutional in not criminally responsible cases: court
165834news75PHOTOS: Gingerbread Showcase the perfect COVID-safe activity
165826news76B.C. records 516 more COVID-19 cases, second day of decline
165818news77Island Health warns of possible COVID-19 exposure at Victoria pub
165820news78Traffic delays expected on Highway 14 on Saturday and Monday
165814news79School trustee under fire again – this time for offensive slur at Chilliwack journalists
165844news80Lou-ann Neel wins the Fulmer Award in First Nations Art
165822news81Sidney receives more than $2.75M in provincial support to deal with COVID-19 costs
165840news82Sidney council makes 2020 business tax cuts permanent heading into 2021
165854news83More red-light cameras may be part of the future for drivers in Saanich
165884news84Money welcome, toys are not, for annual Peninsula Santa’s Helpers drive
165901news85Victoria ranks seventh in Canadian tech talent
165907news86Metchosin’s Pearson College part of new global initiative to support young refugees and trailblazers
165909news87Victoria ranked as world’s fifth best small city to live
165803news88B.C. nurses plead with public to follow COVID-19 rules as hospitalizations climb
165949news89Oak Bay host pandemic-safe art exhibition
165951news90Esquimalt mayor repeats call for regional approach to urban deer management
165801news91PHOTOS: Victoria residents protest removal of showers, community tent from Beacon Hill Park
165965news92Canadians paid more for food and housing in October as inflation rose
165971news93Foul Bay Road a corridor of crashes in 2019
165805news94Have your say: Public feedback encouraged on CRD 2021 provisional budgets
165797news95CRD, First Nations sign contract to haul biosolids to Mainland cement plant
165795news96Latest COVID-19 restrictions starting to show results in B.C.
165793news97Creston woman living with COVID-19 reflects on experience
165791news98Sidney business formerly known as Happy Buddha Cannabis bears new name
165781news99Nix non-essential travel, stay home as much as possible as COVID 2nd wave surges: Trudeau
165783news100Magnitude 3.0 earthquake off Oak Bay shakes south Island
165779news101B.C.’s smaller communities want a better solution for funding fire protection
165777news102High-income earners in Canada collected CERB, pandemic-related data shows
165775news103Famous Kootenay deer shot by poacher, sparking conservation probe
165771news1046 things you need to know about B.C.’s latest COVID-19 health orders
165769news105North Saanich defers key questions around open burning
165766news106Immigration rules could put 94-year-old on plane home to Netherlands
165764news107Victoria Humane Society’s new rescue vehicle allows for thousand more animals to be helped
165757news108Metchosin animal rescue treats mouse found stuck to ‘inhumane’ glue trap
165749news109Victoria Hudson’s Bay referenced in legal petition against Penticton store
165747news110Victoria police seeking witnesses, dashcam footage of crash that killed cyclist
165734news111538 new infections, 1 death recorded as B.C. struggles with 50+ COVID outbreaks
165732news112Conservation organization launches ‘food boxes’ for northern Vancouver Island communities
165730news113Masks now mandatory in all public indoor and retail spaces in B.C.
165728news114COVID-19: B.C. extends private gathering ban province-wide
165721news115Island Health reports COVID-19 exposure at Saanich school
165738news116Ethiopian conflict leaves Victoria woman unsure if her family is alive
165723news117Saanich Peninsula Lions Food Bank staff rattled after altercation
165719news118COVID-19 outbreak at LNG Canada Project site in Kitimat
165717news119Former Saanich massage therapist accused of voyeurism voluntarily gives up title
165715news120Tenants’ union calls on B.C. government to reinstate eviction ban
165712news121Saanich police still searching for man who unexpectedly left mental health facility
165710news122UPDATED: RCMP asking for other victims sexually assaulted on Cowichan hospital grounds to come forward
165708news123Victoria Airport Authority receives $622,000 in tax assessment appeals
165706news124Trudeau defends arrest of Huawei executive, says countries must stand up to China
165704news125Report on harassment, assault calls for major changes to rid RCMP of toxic culture
165702news126Doctors, Conservative MPs say not enough consultation on assisted-dying bill
165700news127Furnace fire leaves burns on Sooke man’s face
165697news128Cowichan Tribes against anchorage of freighters in local waters
165695news129Merritt man attempts to run 100-miles in 24 hours for addiction awareness
165693news130More pandemic protection needed for B.C. seniors as second COVID-19 wave hits: report
165691news131Million-dollar reno will update Oak Bay’s municipal hall
165677news132T’Sou-ke First Nation eyes 2022 groundbreaking for $7.4-million community centre
165675news133Retail Council of Canada asks B.C. to mandate masks to help with aggressive customers
165673news134Central Saanich plans to review housing policies and practices
165671news135CFIB calls for freeze on Canada Pension Plan premiums set to rise on Jan. 1
165669news136Women leaving workforce faster than men, childcare playing big role in exodus: study
165665news137Meng’s lawyer asks if border officer was gathering evidence for the FBI
165663news138B.C. education minister wants to avoid school closures completely
165652news139CFB Esquimalt’s Fleet Diving Unit members remove large tires submerged in Chemainus Bay for years
165633news140VIDEO: Radical wave storm hits Ucluelet’s Wild Pacific Trail
165629news141Massage therapist faces charges following alleged voyeurism incident
165617news142Terry Teegee re-elected BC Assembly First Nations Regional Chief
165612news143Victoria police issue photo of suspect in weekend stabbing on Pandora Avenue
165631news144RCMP needs structural changes to address racism: MMIWG commissioner
165627news145Health Canada warns against UV products that falsely claim to kill COVID-19 virus
165614news146Potential vaccine news brightens dark day marked by rising COVID-19 cases, deaths in Canada
165607news147CRD shuts down camping at Jordan River
165636news148Oak Bay police sergeant under investigation
165812news149Royal Jubilee COVID-19 patient recalls being so weak he ‘couldn’t get out of bed’
165646news150Need for childcare butts heads with proposed six-storey building in Saanich
165650news151Pandemic is a time for ‘blue sky thinking’ on B.C. doctor shortage, expert says
165619news152PHOTOS: Divest UVic holds ‘live-art’ protest as welcome to new president
165605news153Six new EV stations leading the charge on renewable energy in Victoria
165601news154B.C. COVID-19 infections keep rising, 762 more Wednesday
165599news155Premier urges B.C. religious leaders to keep celebrations virtual this holiday season
165597news156Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers wanted list for the week of Nov. 17
165603news157Immersive, drive-thru holiday light show coming to Victoria
165595news1584.1 magnitude earthquake detected near Haida Gwaii
165588news15946% of Canadians’ daily calories come from ‘ultra-processed’ food: Stats Can
165576news160PHOTOS: A king tide tangled with a rainstorm to make dramatically high water levels in Coal Harbour
165574news161Two Saanich councillors now lead CRD board
165572news162Police on Vancouver Island investigating ‘dangerous’ thefts from traffic lights
165568news163‘I want my son back’: B.C. mother pleads for information on man missing since 2016
165566news164Mother accused in Langley child-murder trial collapses in court
165559news165New privacy bill promises greater control for consumers, stiff fines for companies
165557news166Tories push Liberals to decide 5G, Huawei amid China imprisonment of Kovrig, Spavor
165555news167Worn pipe cause of gas leak at Saanich’s public works yard
165553news168Info commissioner slams RCMP, Liberals on rampant access-to-information failures
165549news169B.C. premier calls for national COVID-19 travel restrictions
165545news170Vancouver mayor asks for approval to decriminalize personal possession of illicit drugs
165542news171VIDEO: Campaign to help ailing Daisy the llama launched by B.C. farm
165539news172At least 86 of the Island’s fall COVID-19 cases were people who travelled
165535news173New blend by West Coast Seeds to bloom in Dr. Bonnie Henry’s name
165533news174New COVID-19 exposure on WestJet flight from Calgary to Victoria
165531news175Ottawa to keep Boeing Max aircraft grounded for now, despite U.S. approval
165529news176COVID-19 crisis cascading in U.S. as presidential election drama recedes
165526news177Pfizer: COVID-19 shot 95% effective, seeking clearance soon
165524news178PM says military could help distribute COVID-19 vaccine, but Canada not there yet
165522news179Donald Trump on Elections Canada’s disavowal of voting machines: ‘THIS SAYS IT ALL’
165508news180Person from Alberni high school tests positive for COVID-19
165506news181City of Victoria employee tests positive for COVID-19
165504news182Police issue more than a dozen pandemic-related fines across Greater Victoria this year
165498news183Oak Bay ready to get lit for Christmas despite pandemic
165510news184Mayor worries Saanich ‘poker grinches’ will steal holiday season
165512news185Cost to rent a Victoria two bedroom up 15 per cent from 2019
165514news186Storms prompt downed power line warning from BC Hydro
165496news187One in custody after window smashed in downtown Victoria
165486news188Island Health declares region’s first COVID-19 outbreak in long-term care
165488news189West Shore RCMP officer recognized for intervening in mental health crisis
165484news190Alberta Health says province has had only one human case of rare swine flu
165490news191VIDEO: SpaceX capsule with 4 astronauts reaches space station
165479news192TRAFFIC: Crash on Douglas Street next to Mayfair mall delaying traffic
165477news193B.C. records deadliest day of pandemic with 11 deaths, 717 new COVID cases
165481news194Ground breaks on mass timber condo buildings in Victoria
165470news195Contact tracing now mandatory at Vancouver Island campgrounds, RV parks
165472news196Elementary school students behind mystery poppy stones placed at Sidney’s cenotaph
165466news197CMHC says annual pace of housing starts climbed higher in October
165460news198WATCH: Want winter tires? You may face a wait because of the pandemic
165457news199Canada still in ‘incredibly serious’ situation with COVID-19, Trudeau says
165453news200Body found in car in Chemainus
165451news201It’s Critical hospital campaign gets $2.65M donation to advance Victoria critical care
165449news202Fentanyl and cash seized, two arrests made in bust in Nanaimo
165447news203B.C. outdoor group calls for removal of U.S. dam
165443news204CRD warns of wastewater overflows contaminating Greater Victoria beaches
165441news205Community rallies to buy private island off Parksville for parkland
165437news206Power down for swatch of rural residents near Brentwood Bay
165429news207UPDATE: Cowichan Valley egg farm cleaning up after devastating fire
165427news208Saanich homeowner fined $2,300 for poker game with 10 guests
165425news209Protesters block rail line on Trans Mountain pipeline route in Metro Vancouver
165433news210Zoning amendments to allow large housing development in Sooke sent to public hearing
165421news211Wikipedia was source of security concern questions for Meng: Border officer
165419news212Flu season in Canada ‘exceptionally low’ so far, public health says
165417news213VIDEO: Growing number of Canadians plan to get vaccinated for COVID-19
165415news214Canada surpasses 300,000 COVID cases, more than 100,000 in past month
165408news215UPDATE: Swartz Bay-Tsawwassen sailings expected to resume Tuesday evening
165400news216UPDATE: Ferries to resume sailing between Island and mainland this afternoon
165398news217Storm brings wind warnings for most of Vancouver Island
165406news218Saanich collaborating with police to improve parking enforcement model
165404news219Oak Bay Pharmasave a target for shoplifters
165390news220Saanich police searching for man who left mental health facility unexpectedly
165388news221Fraser Valley undercover video chicken abuse trial to go ahead
165386news222Victoria police seek suspect in weekend stabbing on Pandora Avenue
165383news223West Shore RCMP investigating two suspicious fires three days apart from each other
165377news224Six Mainland residents face charges after months-long drug trafficking investigation
165375news225Stop non-essential travel B.C.-wide, Dr. Bonnie Henry urges
165372news226No mask mandate as B.C. breaks records with 1,959 new COVID cases, 9 deaths over weekend
165364news227Residential-school survivors call on Ottawa and provinces for monuments
165362news228RCMP identify 12 and 10-year-old in connection to weekend break-in at Lower Mainland school
165381news229Young racoon rescued after getting trapped in compost bin
165358news230Passenger attempts to attack driver, forced off BC Transit bus in Saanich
165356news231Prenatal care remains key amid COVID, B.C. expert says, as U.S. studies show heightened risk
165352news232Fire claims chickens, barn at Farmer Ben’s egg farm in Cowichan
165348news233Vancouver Island teacher suspended after audio of inappropriate conversation in class surfaces
165346news234Study suggests video games can help mental health
165340news235Bear breaks into Metchosin car, leaves stench, mess behind
165338news236Construction of Port Hardy Coast Guard facility underway
165325news237Haliburton Road upgrades make roadway safer for pedestrians, cyclists
165323news238B.C. city set to become home of the largest pump track facility in North America
165313news239COVID-19 counts continue to rise as Canada approaches 300,000 cases
165311news240Iconic Salvation Army fundraiser faces increased demand, challenges due to COVID-19
165308news241Abbotsford mom with COVID-19 still in coma days after giving birth to baby boy
165306news242VIDEO: 2nd coronavirus vaccine shows early success in U.S. tests
165304news243Strong winds expected to hit Greater Victoria on Tuesday
165280news244UPDATE: Power restored to more than 400 Port Renfrew residents Sunday
165262news245Suspicious fire in Saanich Sunday afternoon forces evacuation of apartment building
165252news246Second fire at abandoned Langford home in three days
165268news247New housing report says Central Saanich families find it increasingly difficult to find housing
165217news248RCMP seeking witnesses to midday stabbing in Island community
165215news249COVID-19: Legion branch closed on Vancouver Island for 10 days after low-risk exposure
165204news250Nine new child care studios coming to Greater Victoria in 2021
165194news251New cases linked to site of B.C.’s largest prison COVID-19 outbreak
165191news252Motor vehicle incident slows morning traffic on Sooke Road
165189news253Couple, reported missing in Nanaimo Lakes area, found safe and sound
165187news254Victoria’s visually impaired community wins ‘floating bus stop’ case against city
165185news25510 B.C. Indigenous groups get federal funding to rebuild their governance structure
165164news256PHOTOS: Langford murder victim remembered as ‘vibrant and vivacious’ at candlelight vigil
165151news257Body of fisherman who went missing a year ago recovered from Cowichan Lake
165147news258B.C.’s COVID-19 wave continues with 617 new cases
165166news259COVID protocols working well in SD62
165141news260Baby delivered early after Abbotsford mom becomes critically ill with COVID-19
165137news261COVID-19: Tofino and Ucluelet kindly ask visitors from Lower Mainland to postpone trips, again
165155news262Flu vaccine runs low in Greater Victoria
165135news263Fed offers $2.3 million for plastics-based scientific research
165149news264Highlands Community Association considers next step after judicial review rules in favour of quarry
165130news265Saanich police seek missing high-risk 14-year-old girl
165174news266Islanders drink more alcohol than provincial, national average
165236news267Pandemic raises stakes for B.C. residents with intellectual disabilities
165126news268Sooke councillors pledge to pare down tax hike
165132news269Highlands firefighters run marathon to replace annual boot drive
165121news270Nearly 30 Saanich cars broken into in early November, most in Cordova Bay
165118news271Charges laid in Capital CityCenter Hotel arson, Victoria police seek other victims
165111news272No luck locating missing body from 1970 in Vancouver Island lake: RCMP dive team
165109news273UPDATED: Nearly a dozen power outages reported across the south Island
165105news274Saanich police hope to hook up fishing bag found in Cordova Bay with owner
165103news275Schools, hospitals top B.C.’s COVID-19 protection list
165099news276UPDATE: Medical issue causes dump truck driver to veer off Sooke Road
165288news277Unemployment in Greater Victoria continues to drop
165077news278Sidney announces ‘substantial completion’ of Reay Creek Dam renovations
165058news279PHOTOS: Metchosin fire rescues dog, person stuck on cliff near Matheson Lake
165048news280Victoria councillor notes ‘escape clause’ in bid to bring homeless indoors by spring
165036news281Greater Victoria expected to see ‘damaging winds’
165032news282B.C. COVID-19 spreading fastest among younger people
165044news283Outdoor warming tents installed outside Victoria Our Place Society
165038news284Sooke rejects parking variance for affordable housing development
165020news2852019 crime spike in B.C. largest in 20 years; RCMP say it’s partly due to changes in stat organizing
165016news286Vancouver Island pair running the length of Vancouver Island to fundraise for single parents
165004news287Saanich mom with kids in vehicle faces impaired driving charges after crash
164997news288Dawn, dusk top times to watch for rumbling, rutting deer
165012news289BCAFN regional chief candidates lay out priorities
164993news290Police arrest man after victim hit repeatedly by stranger with a stick
164984news291Driver of speeding cab taken to hospital following collision near Sidney
164982news292Can B.C. salmon farmers play a bigger role in post-pandemic economic recovery?
164956news293Fire in Langford home tagged for demolition sparks investigation
164943news294Vancouver Island sees first COVID-19 outbreak after staff test positive at Nanaimo hospital
164933news295PHOTOS: Victoria residents pay their respects
164927news296UPDATE: Traffic cleared after three-vehicle crash along Island Highway
164921news297VIDEO: Langford Remembrance Day ceremony is small and heartfelt
164870news298Victoria cycling coalition pushing for higher standards following death of cyclist
166109business1Victoria woman says Tofino Airbnb host encouraged travel despite provincial restrictions
166074business2Wander along Fort Street for a total holiday shopping experience
166042business3Online shopping set to hit record this year in Canada
165990business4Long-awaited federal rent subsidy program for businesses hurt by COVID-19 opens today
165984business5Blue Friday to support more trash skimmers in Greater Victoria waters
165959business6Canada’s labour unions could play big role in efforts to avert ‘Buy American’ rules
165842business7Uber Eats offers 50 per cent off Victoria takeout for Small Business Saturdays
165874business8Sidney market manager crafts new online option for Christmas vendors
165931business9New Victoria period care company looks to empower menstruators
165969business10Greater Victoria economic ‘reboot’ plan tackles impacts of COVID-19
165807business11Victoria simplifies business licences with online option
165745business12Be careful with buy now, pay later deals for nominal purchases: experts
165586business13B.C. legislature resumes Dec. 7 to vote on COVID-19 payments
165644business14Annual rate of inflation rose to 0.7 per cent in October, Statistics Canada says
165518business15Saanich shoppers plan to holiday shop early, online amid pandemic
165494business16Air Miles or cash back? How to manage your travel rewards during a pandemic
165468business17Kraft Heinz says production of its iconic condiment Heinz Ketchup to return to Canada
165464business18‘Flying off the shelves’: Toys likely bright spot amid muted holiday retail season
165445business19Latest COVID-19 travel advice another blow to B.C. tourism
165412business20B.C. deconstruction company ignites Dragons’ Den interest
165410business21Used Victoria launches new section for handmade goods
165366business22CREA says October home sales edged back from record high set in September
165330business23B.C. fields tough COVID-19 questions on urban restrictions
165145business24Chevy Bolts recalled over vehicle fires in U.S.
165290business25Time to ramp up COVID-friendly shopping: Better Business Bureau
165042business26View Royal Quality Foods launches innovative new cart cleaning device
164995business27Ikea will buy back your gently-used furniture this Black Friday
164939business28Royal Bay’s newest coffee shop made of shipping containers completes first week
166132sports1Wenatchee Wild taking BC Hockey League break
166063sports2Saanich Predators junior hockey team breaks in new logo, jerseys
166003sports3BCHL pushes back season start due to provincial health orders
165955sports4‘I am one of yours forever,’ departing Serge Ibaka tells Toronto Raptors fans
165911sports5VanVleet staying with Raptors on 4-year deal: AP source
165876sports6VIJHL hits pause on season due to COVID-19 orders
165785sports7COVID-19: Vancouver Island minor hockey cancels all games until December
165680sports8B.C. women’s soccer team penalized by club for putting LGBTQI2S+ patch on jerseys
165590sports9Six-day running record bid still going strong at Cowichan Sportsplex
165551sports10Canada reviewing NBA plan to play in Toronto amid pandemic
165350sports11Pacific FC adds four more players to 2021 roster
165344sports12VIDEO: Canucks unveil redesigned jersey as part of NHL’s ‘Reverse Retro’ collection
165327sports13B.C. broadcasting legend Bernie Pascall remembers longtime friend, Howie Meeker
165079sports14NASCAR suspends former Vancouver Island resident for insensitive social media post
164986sports15VIJHL suspends weekend North Division play due to COVID outbreak in Nanaimo school system
166105life1Magical living in the Lovig ‘wolf den’
165753life3The Vaults: For your eyes only
166050opinion1COLUMN: Thoughts of coronavirus flood my mind
166000opinion2LETTERS: Integrity is part of democracy
165994opinion3LETTERS: Keep up the good work
165751opinion4COLUMN: Holiday shopping in 2020 crucial to Greater Victoria businesses
166040opinion5LETTER: Premier fails to take action
165963opinion6LETTER: MLA pensions hard to justify
165961opinion7LETTER: We cannot accept this ‘new normal’
165922opinion8LETTER: Remembrance Day another casualty of COVID
165905opinion9LETTER: Marlene Davie worked tirelessly for Mount Tolmie
165897opinion10LETTER: COVID measures carry heavy toll
165870opinion11LETTER: Park residents feel betrayed by rezoning process
165856opinion12LETTER: Too many ignore risks of COVID
165838opinion13LETTER: Sidney stuck with a third-rate library
165564opinion14OPINION: Island Health doctors call on residents to ‘double down’ to slow spread of COVID-19
165423opinion15GUEST COLUMN: COVID-19 masks mandatory in B.C., but not everywhere
165516opinion16LETTER: Together, for a brighter future for all British Columbians
165198opinion17COLUMN: Returning Green MLA gives thanks, looks forward to the future
165202opinion18EDITORIAL: U.S. election chaos puts democracy in doubt
165034opinion19LETTER: The fine line between good and bad neighbours
165332opinion20LETTER: MLAs get enough perks without rich pensions
165396opinion21LETTER: Frontline workers helping us cope with COVID
165402opinion22LETTER: Camping has taken toll on beloved Victoria park
165334opinion23LETTER: Oak Bay Police crack down on dangerous intersection
165221opinion24LETTER: Sidney cannabis shops should go to a vote
165286opinion25LETTER: Daughter falling through cracks in mental health system
165570opinion26LETTER: Parks acquisition benefits climate
165284opinion27LETTER: Cannabis health concerns overlooked
165250opinion28LETTER: Sidney’s heritage trees appreciated
165234opinion29LETTER: Priorities should guide landfill’s future
165219opinion30LETTER: Wood-burning fireplaces should be banned
165196opinion31LETTER: Saanich staff go above and beyond
165183opinion32LETTER: Safety the reason behind ban on lower passenger decks
165168opinion33LETTER: Fireworks cause distress
165270opinion34LETTER: Enclosed ferry decks not safe for passengers
166143home1Bus route mishap leaves EMCS student walking 45 mins to pickup spot
166139home2Swimming, skating continue at Saanich recreation, exercise groups cancelled
166146home3Accent Inns, Hotel Zed CEO earns prestigious award
166137home4Central Saanich police hand out almost $1,200 in excessive speeding fines
166109home5Victoria woman says Tofino Airbnb host encouraged travel despite provincial restrictions
166099home6Victoria police searching for missing teen
166118home7Oak Bay Talks goes online with homelessness
166086home8Victoria doctor fined and reprimanded for calling pre-teen patient a ‘loose woman’
166070home9Police arrest man covered in blood on heels of significant Saanich crash into woods
166077home10PHOTOS: Victoria businessman donates 100 jackets, 100 sleeping bags to Our Place
166074home11Wander along Fort Street for a total holiday shopping experience
166083home12Goodbye garburator, this Victoria company has a clean composting solution
166068home13Esquimalt dog owner issues alert after deer injures German shepherd
166063home14Saanich Predators junior hockey team breaks in new logo, jerseys
166046home15Large dog attacks mother and child in Langford
166053home16Investigation launched into man’s death after arrest in Victoria
166020home17New home on the agenda after scratch ticket win in Saanich
166010home18Private school becomes second Greater Victoria school with COVID-19 exposure
166059home19BC Transit launches investigation after passenger fall from upper deck
166028home202020 provincial election sets historical low turnout
166038home21Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers nabs international award for aiding 38 arrests last year
165971home22Foul Bay Road a corridor of crashes in 2019
165951home23Esquimalt mayor repeats call for regional approach to urban deer management
165984home24Blue Friday to support more trash skimmers in Greater Victoria waters
165965home25Canadians paid more for food and housing in October as inflation rose
165942home26Two women, dog uninjured after capsizing in Gorge Waterway
165949home27Oak Bay host pandemic-safe art exhibition
165969home28Greater Victoria economic ‘reboot’ plan tackles impacts of COVID-19
165945home29Belfry Theatre offers ‘rare and unusual wines’ for online auction
165947home30Saanich woman biking to work after truck stolen outside home
165924home31View Royal grocery store will temporarily close to film Netflix series
165939home32North Saanich build benefits from $200,000 Habitat donation
165931home33New Victoria period care company looks to empower menstruators
165909home34Victoria ranked as world’s fifth best small city to live
165907home35Metchosin’s Pearson College part of new global initiative to support young refugees and trailblazers
165901home36Victoria ranks seventh in Canadian tech talent
165893home37‘Quite a sight to see’: Empty vehicle found submerged off coast of Central Saanich
165886home38Greater Victoria seniors need holiday cheer more than ever this year
165884home39Money welcome, toys are not, for annual Peninsula Santa’s Helpers drive
165889home40Influx of donated art a ‘fantastic problem to have,’ says Oak Bay mayor
165882home41Vancouver Island Junior Hockey suspends play following new COVID-19 restrictions
165874home42Sidney market manager crafts new online option for Christmas vendors
165872home43One person taken to hospital following fire in Saanich apartment building
165867home44Santa comes to Westshore Town Centre virtually this year
165864home45Victoria woman seeks answers about estranged father
165854home46More red-light cameras may be part of the future for drivers in Saanich
165842home47Uber Eats offers 50 per cent off Victoria takeout for Small Business Saturdays
165861home48Supercars and classics cruising through Langford today for a cause
165840home49Sidney council makes 2020 business tax cuts permanent heading into 2021
165844home50Lou-ann Neel wins the Fulmer Award in First Nations Art
165834home51PHOTOS: Gingerbread Showcase the perfect COVID-safe activity
165812home52Royal Jubilee COVID-19 patient recalls being so weak he ‘couldn’t get out of bed’
165824home53Santa’s Drive-Thru Lunch replaces breakfast event in Esquimalt
165818home54Island Health warns of possible COVID-19 exposure at Victoria pub
165822home55Sidney receives more than $2.75M in provincial support to deal with COVID-19 costs
165801home56PHOTOS: Victoria residents protest removal of showers, community tent from Beacon Hill Park
165830home57Langford serves up extra helping of Christmas cheer
165791home58Sidney business formerly known as Happy Buddha Cannabis bears new name
165797home59CRD, First Nations sign contract to haul biosolids to Mainland cement plant
165820home60Traffic delays expected on Highway 14 on Saturday and Monday
165783home61Magnitude 3.0 earthquake off Oak Bay shakes south Island
165799home62Saanich recognizes winners of 2020 Environmental Awards for advocacy of natural areas
165805home63Have your say: Public feedback encouraged on CRD 2021 provisional budgets
165773home64Outdoor skating rink, road mural among holiday festivities at Saanich mall
165807home65Victoria simplifies business licences with online option
165766home66Immigration rules could put 94-year-old on plane home to Netherlands
165730home67Masks now mandatory in all public indoor and retail spaces in B.C.
165764home68Victoria Humane Society’s new rescue vehicle allows for thousand more animals to be helped
165769home69North Saanich defers key questions around open burning
165757home70Metchosin animal rescue treats mouse found stuck to ‘inhumane’ glue trap
165749home71Victoria Hudson’s Bay referenced in legal petition against Penticton store
165721home72Island Health reports COVID-19 exposure at Saanich school
165747home73Victoria police seeking witnesses, dashcam footage of crash that killed cyclist
165740home74PHOTOS: Sooke’s spectacular sunset sights
165717home75Former Saanich massage therapist accused of voyeurism voluntarily gives up title
165738home76Ethiopian conflict leaves Victoria woman unsure if her family is alive
165723home77Saanich Peninsula Lions Food Bank staff rattled after altercation
165712home78Saanich police still searching for man who unexpectedly left mental health facility
165708home79Victoria Airport Authority receives $622,000 in tax assessment appeals
165700home80Furnace fire leaves burns on Sooke man’s face
165725home81Sooke library enters next chapter with limited service re-opening
165646home82Need for childcare butts heads with proposed six-storey building in Saanich
165677home83T’Sou-ke First Nation eyes 2022 groundbreaking for $7.4-million community centre
165652home84CFB Esquimalt’s Fleet Diving Unit members remove large tires submerged in Chemainus Bay for years
165650home85Pandemic is a time for ‘blue sky thinking’ on B.C. doctor shortage, expert says
165691home86Million-dollar reno will update Oak Bay’s municipal hall
165688home87Sooke to move forward with Santa Run, decked out with lights and music
165629home88Massage therapist faces charges following alleged voyeurism incident
165636home89Oak Bay police sergeant under investigation
165673home90Central Saanich plans to review housing policies and practices
165619home91PHOTOS: Divest UVic holds ‘live-art’ protest as welcome to new president
165574home92Two Saanich councillors now lead CRD board
165612home93Victoria police issue photo of suspect in weekend stabbing on Pandora Avenue
165539home94At least 86 of the Island’s fall COVID-19 cases were people who travelled
165603home95Immersive, drive-thru holiday light show coming to Victoria
165607home96CRD shuts down camping at Jordan River
165518home97Saanich shoppers plan to holiday shop early, online amid pandemic
165605home98Six new EV stations leading the charge on renewable energy in Victoria
165555home99Worn pipe cause of gas leak at Saanich’s public works yard
165510home100Mayor worries Saanich ‘poker grinches’ will steal holiday season
165562home101Purchase of South Jubilee park funds new UVic scholarships
165512home102Cost to rent a Victoria two bedroom up 15 per cent from 2019
165533home103New COVID-19 exposure on WestJet flight from Calgary to Victoria
165506home104City of Victoria employee tests positive for COVID-19
165514home105Storms prompt downed power line warning from BC Hydro
165504home106Police issue more than a dozen pandemic-related fines across Greater Victoria this year
165481home107Ground breaks on mass timber condo buildings in Victoria
165488home108West Shore RCMP officer recognized for intervening in mental health crisis
165498home109Oak Bay ready to get lit for Christmas despite pandemic
165496home110One in custody after window smashed in downtown Victoria
165427home111Saanich homeowner fined $2,300 for poker game with 10 guests
165443home112CRD warns of wastewater overflows contaminating Greater Victoria beaches
165470home113Contact tracing now mandatory at Vancouver Island campgrounds, RV parks
165451home114It’s Critical hospital campaign gets $2.65M donation to advance Victoria critical care
165472home115Elementary school students behind mystery poppy stones placed at Sidney’s cenotaph
165479home116TRAFFIC: Crash on Douglas Street next to Mayfair mall delaying traffic
165437home117Power down for swatch of rural residents near Brentwood Bay
165433home118Zoning amendments to allow large housing development in Sooke sent to public hearing
165406home119Saanich collaborating with police to improve parking enforcement model
165412home120B.C. deconstruction company ignites Dragons’ Den interest
165410home121Used Victoria launches new section for handmade goods
165404home122Oak Bay Pharmasave a target for shoplifters
165393home123Victoria artist’s king-sized tribute to Eddie Van Halen draws on personal connection
165390home124Saanich police searching for man who left mental health facility unexpectedly
165408home125UPDATE: Swartz Bay-Tsawwassen sailings expected to resume Tuesday evening
165358home126Passenger attempts to attack driver, forced off BC Transit bus in Saanich
165381home127Young racoon rescued after getting trapped in compost bin
165377home128Six Mainland residents face charges after months-long drug trafficking investigation
165386home129Victoria police seek suspect in weekend stabbing on Pandora Avenue
165368home130Famed Colwood landmark lighthouse celebrates 160 years
165383home131West Shore RCMP investigating two suspicious fires three days apart from each other
165292home132Vikes rally support for alum battling brain cancer
165340home133Bear breaks into Metchosin car, leaves stench, mess behind
165336home134Sooke Santa Parade cancelled due to COVID-19
165325home135Haliburton Road upgrades make roadway safer for pedestrians, cyclists
165262home136Suspicious fire in Saanich Sunday afternoon forces evacuation of apartment building
165290home137Time to ramp up COVID-friendly shopping: Better Business Bureau
165304home138Strong winds expected to hit Greater Victoria on Tuesday
165350home139Pacific FC adds four more players to 2021 roster
165288home140Unemployment in Greater Victoria continues to drop
165280home141UPDATE: Power restored to more than 400 Port Renfrew residents Sunday
165258home142New book tells history of Tod Inlet
165260home143Esquimalt tree decorating contest lights up online this holiday season
165256home144Virtual career fair connects Vancouver Island students with job opportunities
165236home145Pandemic raises stakes for B.C. residents with intellectual disabilities
165252home146Second fire at abandoned Langford home in three days
165212home147Downtown Victoria cathedral replaces 100-year-old roof
165206home148Seasonal fundraiser suits Victoria youth housing non-profit to a tea
165268home149New housing report says Central Saanich families find it increasingly difficult to find housing
165204home150Nine new child care studios coming to Greater Victoria in 2021
165200home151West Shore Parks and Rec surveys youth ahead of 2021 programs
165191home152Motor vehicle incident slows morning traffic on Sooke Road
165187home153Victoria’s visually impaired community wins ‘floating bus stop’ case against city
165174home154Islanders drink more alcohol than provincial, national average
165155home155Flu vaccine runs low in Greater Victoria
165164home156PHOTOS: Langford murder victim remembered as ‘vibrant and vivacious’ at candlelight vigil
165130home157Saanich police seek missing high-risk 14-year-old girl
165123home158Diwali festival goes virtual in Greater Victoria
165121home159Nearly 30 Saanich cars broken into in early November, most in Cordova Bay
165118home160Charges laid in Capital CityCenter Hotel arson, Victoria police seek other victims
165132home161Highlands firefighters run marathon to replace annual boot drive
165166home162COVID protocols working well in SD62
165109home163UPDATED: Nearly a dozen power outages reported across the south Island
165149home164Highlands Community Association considers next step after judicial review rules in favour of quarry
165126home165Sooke councillors pledge to pare down tax hike
165105home166Saanich police hope to hook up fishing bag found in Cordova Bay with owner
165079home167NASCAR suspends former Vancouver Island resident for insensitive social media post
165099home168UPDATE: Medical issue causes dump truck driver to veer off Sooke Road
165036home169Greater Victoria expected to see ‘damaging winds’
165073home170Mushroom pickers disregard bylaws for Mount Douglas Park
165077home171Sidney announces ‘substantial completion’ of Reay Creek Dam renovations
165042home172View Royal Quality Foods launches innovative new cart cleaning device
165058home173PHOTOS: Metchosin fire rescues dog, person stuck on cliff near Matheson Lake
165048home174Victoria councillor notes ‘escape clause’ in bid to bring homeless indoors by spring
165044home175Outdoor warming tents installed outside Victoria Our Place Society
165038home176Sooke rejects parking variance for affordable housing development
165093home177B.C’s top Indigenous affordable housing provider asking for holiday donations
164989home178The great Saanich pumpkin dump: Advocates advise against abandoning carved gourds in park
165004home179Saanich mom with kids in vehicle faces impaired driving charges after crash
165012home180BCAFN regional chief candidates lay out priorities
164999home181Thursday night online film festival displays beauty of northern B.C.
164984home182Driver of speeding cab taken to hospital following collision near Sidney
165008home183Sooke Rotary Club eyes building gazebos for seniors with 2020 auction funds
164995home184Ikea will buy back your gently-used furniture this Black Friday
164993home185Police arrest man after victim hit repeatedly by stranger with a stick
164956home186Fire in Langford home tagged for demolition sparks investigation
164976home187Oak Bay Preschool tree sale returns for 40th year
164939home188Royal Bay’s newest coffee shop made of shipping containers completes first week
164933home189PHOTOS: Victoria residents pay their respects
164929home190Online Vikes breakfast raises over $500K for University of Victoria athletes
164918home191Bald eagle’s life on the fence after fighting another eagle in Greater Victoria
164921home192VIDEO: Langford Remembrance Day ceremony is small and heartfelt
164916home193Langford woman writes poem for veteran husband who served over 25 years in the army
164927home194UPDATE: Traffic cleared after three-vehicle crash along Island Highway
164925home195Art exhibit focused on Indigenous representation comes to Esquimalt
164870home196Victoria cycling coalition pushing for higher standards following death of cyclist
166135home21All dance studios, other indoor group fitness facilities must close amid updated COVID-19 rules
166130home22B.C. Liberal leadership contest will wait for election post-mortem
166120home23Recycling broken or burnt string lights can reduce holiday landfill waste
166111home241 cat dies, his brother injured after at-home neutering attempt in Vancouver
166113home25B.C. woman who survived Spanish Flu turns 105
166103home26B.C. to test emergency alert system on cell phones, TVs, radios on Wednesday
166101home27Canada’s inability to manufacture vaccines in-house will delay distribution: Trudeau
166096home28Miscarriage of justice before B.C. teen’s 1983 guilty plea in girl’s murder: lawyer
166094home29VIDEO: How do the leading COVID vaccines differ? And what does that mean for Canada?
166072home21041 positive COVID-19 cases associated with the LNG Canada site outbreak in Kitimat
166081home211Elf on the shelf an acceptable house guest, B.C. premier tells Penticton girl
166066home212Rapid tests ‘not a panacea’ for care homes, Dr. Bonnie Henry says
166061home213Cannabis edibles found in Halloween bag lead B.C. police to illegal lab
166057home214VIDEO: Woman arrested for refusing to wear mask at Kelowna Value Village
166036home215Cabinet veteran Shirley Bond chosen interim leader of B.C. Liberals
166034home216Cumberland lottery winner says first purchase will be a roast beef dinner
166031home217COVID-19: What do rising positivity rates mean for B.C.? It’s not entirely clear
166026home218‘I could still be the one out there’: Snowmobiler rescued, 1 missing on northern B.C. mountain
166024home219Anglers ticketed in Fraser River demonstration fishery heading to court
166022home220More COVID-19 testing needed for senior home staff, B.C.’s advocate says
166018home221Co-founder of viral ALS Ice Bucket Challenge dies at 37
166016home222Exclusion of mental health as grounds for assisted death is likely temporary: Lametti
166014home223Business is booming for HVAC companies as commercial buildings see pandemic upgrades
166012home224Heiltsuk man files human rights complaint against Vancouver police, BMO after bank arrest
166005home225Meet B.C.’s only cowboy cop; a voice for the livestock industry
166003home226BCHL pushes back season start due to provincial health orders
165990home227Long-awaited federal rent subsidy program for businesses hurt by COVID-19 opens today
165953home228B.C. archbishop says there was ‘no evidence’ given for ban on in-person religious services
165937home229Top doctor urges Canadians to plan safe holidays as new COVID cases continue to rise
165927home230B.C.’s declining fisheries the result of poor DFO management: audit
165920home231BCTF asks parents to ‘create a culture of mask wearing’ as schools excluded from new rules
165899home232Former northern B.C. mayoral candidate arrested after allegedly refusing to wear mask
165880home233‘You’ll see it when you see it’: BC Ferries mask graphic gains James Corden’s attention
165878home234Andrew Wilkinson quits as BC Liberal Leader, party to choose interim replacement
165876home235VIJHL hits pause on season due to COVID-19 orders
165826home236B.C. records 516 more COVID-19 cases, second day of decline
165814home237School trustee under fire again – this time for offensive slur at Chilliwack journalists
165597home238Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers wanted list for the week of Nov. 17
165610home239POLL: Do you think non-essential travel should be restricted to and from Vancouver Island?
165803home240B.C. nurses plead with public to follow COVID-19 rules as hospitalizations climb
165795home241Latest COVID-19 restrictions starting to show results in B.C.
165793home242Creston woman living with COVID-19 reflects on experience
165788home243B.C. man aims to bridge gap between remote communities and rest of Canada
165785home244COVID-19: Vancouver Island minor hockey cancels all games until December
165781home245Nix non-essential travel, stay home as much as possible as COVID 2nd wave surges: Trudeau
165779home246B.C.’s smaller communities want a better solution for funding fire protection
165777home247High-income earners in Canada collected CERB, pandemic-related data shows
165775home248Famous Kootenay deer shot by poacher, sparking conservation probe
165732home249Conservation organization launches ‘food boxes’ for northern Vancouver Island communities
165728home250COVID-19: B.C. extends private gathering ban province-wide
165719home251COVID-19 outbreak at LNG Canada Project site in Kitimat
165715home252Tenants’ union calls on B.C. government to reinstate eviction ban
165710home253UPDATED: RCMP asking for other victims sexually assaulted on Cowichan hospital grounds to come forward
165704home254Report on harassment, assault calls for major changes to rid RCMP of toxic culture
165697home255Cowichan Tribes against anchorage of freighters in local waters
165695home256Merritt man attempts to run 100-miles in 24 hours for addiction awareness
165693home257More pandemic protection needed for B.C. seniors as second COVID-19 wave hits: report
165682home258Former Agassiz DJ turned prospector finds treasure, renewed life in Lillooet
165680home259B.C. women’s soccer team penalized by club for putting LGBTQI2S+ patch on jerseys
165675home260Retail Council of Canada asks B.C. to mandate masks to help with aggressive customers
165663home261B.C. education minister wants to avoid school closures completely
165633home262VIDEO: Radical wave storm hits Ucluelet’s Wild Pacific Trail
165617home263Terry Teegee re-elected BC Assembly First Nations Regional Chief
165614home264Potential vaccine news brightens dark day marked by rising COVID-19 cases, deaths in Canada
165599home265Premier urges B.C. religious leaders to keep celebrations virtual this holiday season
165572home266Police on Vancouver Island investigating ‘dangerous’ thefts from traffic lights
165595home2674.1 magnitude earthquake detected near Haida Gwaii
165588home26846% of Canadians’ daily calories come from ‘ultra-processed’ food: Stats Can
165586home269B.C. legislature resumes Dec. 7 to vote on COVID-19 payments
165576home270PHOTOS: A king tide tangled with a rainstorm to make dramatically high water levels in Coal Harbour
165568home271‘I want my son back’: B.C. mother pleads for information on man missing since 2016
165566home272Mother accused in Langley child-murder trial collapses in court
165590home273Six-day running record bid still going strong at Cowichan Sportsplex
165549home274B.C. premier calls for national COVID-19 travel restrictions
165545home275Vancouver mayor asks for approval to decriminalize personal possession of illicit drugs
165547home276Merville avian rescue shelter seeing spike in victims of rat poisoning ingestion
165542home277VIDEO: Campaign to help ailing Daisy the llama launched by B.C. farm
165535home278New blend by West Coast Seeds to bloom in Dr. Bonnie Henry’s name
165531home279Ottawa to keep Boeing Max aircraft grounded for now, despite U.S. approval
165522home280Donald Trump on Elections Canada’s disavowal of voting machines: ‘THIS SAYS IT ALL’
165508home281Person from Alberni high school tests positive for COVID-19
165486home282Island Health declares region’s first COVID-19 outbreak in long-term care
165494home283Air Miles or cash back? How to manage your travel rewards during a pandemic
165475home284Kamloops resident raises funds for Shuswap baby goat’s prostheses
165460home285WATCH: Want winter tires? You may face a wait because of the pandemic
165453home286Body found in car in Chemainus
165449home287Fentanyl and cash seized, two arrests made in bust in Nanaimo
165447home288B.C. outdoor group calls for removal of U.S. dam
165445home289Latest COVID-19 travel advice another blow to B.C. tourism
165441home290Community rallies to buy private island off Parksville for parkland
165429home291UPDATE: Cowichan Valley egg farm cleaning up after devastating fire
165425home292Protesters block rail line on Trans Mountain pipeline route in Metro Vancouver
165423home293GUEST COLUMN: COVID-19 masks mandatory in B.C., but not everywhere
165419home294Flu season in Canada ‘exceptionally low’ so far, public health says
165415home295Canada surpasses 300,000 COVID cases, more than 100,000 in past month
165400home296UPDATE: Ferries to resume sailing between Island and mainland this afternoon
165398home297Storm brings wind warnings for most of Vancouver Island
165388home298Fraser Valley undercover video chicken abuse trial to go ahead
165375home299Stop non-essential travel B.C.-wide, Dr. Bonnie Henry urges
165362home2100RCMP identify 12 and 10-year-old in connection to weekend break-in at Lower Mainland school
165356home2101Prenatal care remains key amid COVID, B.C. expert says, as U.S. studies show heightened risk
165352home2102Fire claims chickens, barn at Farmer Ben’s egg farm in Cowichan
165348home2103Vancouver Island teacher suspended after audio of inappropriate conversation in class surfaces
165344home2104VIDEO: Canucks unveil redesigned jersey as part of NHL’s ‘Reverse Retro’ collection
165338home2105Construction of Port Hardy Coast Guard facility underway
165330home2106B.C. fields tough COVID-19 questions on urban restrictions
165327home2107B.C. broadcasting legend Bernie Pascall remembers longtime friend, Howie Meeker
165323home2108B.C. city set to become home of the largest pump track facility in North America
165308home2109Abbotsford mom with COVID-19 still in coma days after giving birth to baby boy
165217home2110RCMP seeking witnesses to midday stabbing in Island community
165215home2111COVID-19: Legion branch closed on Vancouver Island for 10 days after low-risk exposure
165194home2112New cases linked to site of B.C.’s largest prison COVID-19 outbreak
165189home2113Couple, reported missing in Nanaimo Lakes area, found safe and sound
165185home211410 B.C. Indigenous groups get federal funding to rebuild their governance structure
165103home2115Schools, hospitals top B.C.’s COVID-19 protection list
165151home2116Body of fisherman who went missing a year ago recovered from Cowichan Lake
165141home2117Baby delivered early after Abbotsford mom becomes critically ill with COVID-19
165320home2118New book shines a light on Sheringham Point Lighthouse
165135home2119Fed offers $2.3 million for plastics-based scientific research
165107home2120Scouts across B.C. to stop meeting in person as cases surge
165018home2121POLL: Should the province introduce tougher restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19?
165111home2122No luck locating missing body from 1970 in Vancouver Island lake: RCMP dive team
165137home2123COVID-19: Tofino and Ucluelet kindly ask visitors from Lower Mainland to postpone trips, again
165032home2124B.C. COVID-19 spreading fastest among younger people
165020home21252019 crime spike in B.C. largest in 20 years; RCMP say it’s partly due to changes in stat organizing
165016home2126Vancouver Island pair running the length of Vancouver Island to fundraise for single parents
164997home2127Dawn, dusk top times to watch for rumbling, rutting deer
164986home2128VIJHL suspends weekend North Division play due to COVID outbreak in Nanaimo school system
164982home2129Can B.C. salmon farmers play a bigger role in post-pandemic economic recovery?
164972home2130Island woman warns of scams on dating sites from personal experience
164943home2131Vancouver Island sees first COVID-19 outbreak after staff test positive at Nanaimo hospital
165982entertainment1VIDEO: Indigenous illustrator of new Marvel comic hopes Aboriginal women feel inspired
165978entertainment2Taylor Swift wins top prize at AMAs, says she’s re-recording music
165924entertainment3View Royal grocery store will temporarily close to film Netflix series
165393entertainment4Victoria artist’s king-sized tribute to Eddie Van Halen draws on personal connection
164999entertainment5Thursday night online film festival displays beauty of northern B.C.
166141trending-now1An Ambassador’s Guide to Banff: Exploring Local History
166005trending-now2Meet B.C.’s only cowboy cop; a voice for the livestock industry
165903trending-now3QUIZ: How much do you know about social behaviour?
165880trending-now4‘You’ll see it when you see it’: BC Ferries mask graphic gains James Corden’s attention
165852trending-now5Unofficial holidays: Here’s what people are celebrating for the week of Nov. 22 to 28
165858trending-now6Sorry, Grinch. Virus won’t stop NORAD from tracking Santa
165667trending-now7Barack Obama memoir off to record-setting start in sales
165502trending-now8As the COVID-19 crisis cuts jobs, Canadians cash in on hobbies with ‘side hustles’
165475trending-now9Kamloops resident raises funds for Shuswap baby goat’s prostheses
165107trending-now10Scouts across B.C. to stop meeting in person as cases surge
164995trending-now11Ikea will buy back your gently-used furniture this Black Friday
166113community1B.C. woman who survived Spanish Flu turns 105
166034community2Cumberland lottery winner says first purchase will be a roast beef dinner
165830community3Langford serves up extra helping of Christmas cheer
165844community4Lou-ann Neel wins the Fulmer Award in First Nations Art
165824community5Santa’s Drive-Thru Lunch replaces breakfast event in Esquimalt
165867community6Santa comes to Westshore Town Centre virtually this year
165886community7Greater Victoria seniors need holiday cheer more than ever this year
165889community8Influx of donated art a ‘fantastic problem to have,’ says Oak Bay mayor
165939community9North Saanich build benefits from $200,000 Habitat donation
165945community10Belfry Theatre offers ‘rare and unusual wines’ for online auction
165799community11Saanich recognizes winners of 2020 Environmental Awards for advocacy of natural areas
165788community12B.C. man aims to bridge gap between remote communities and rest of Canada
165773community13Outdoor skating rink, road mural among holiday festivities at Saanich mall
165740community14PHOTOS: Sooke’s spectacular sunset sights
165725community15Sooke library enters next chapter with limited service re-opening
165688community16Sooke to move forward with Santa Run, decked out with lights and music
165682community17Former Agassiz DJ turned prospector finds treasure, renewed life in Lillooet
165562community18Purchase of South Jubilee park funds new UVic scholarships
165547community19Merville avian rescue shelter seeing spike in victims of rat poisoning ingestion
165368community20Famed Colwood landmark lighthouse celebrates 160 years
165336community21Sooke Santa Parade cancelled due to COVID-19
165294community22Arts inspire connection and creativity in Saanich
165320community23New book shines a light on Sheringham Point Lighthouse
165200community24West Shore Parks and Rec surveys youth ahead of 2021 programs
165206community25Seasonal fundraiser suits Victoria youth housing non-profit to a tea
165123community26Diwali festival goes virtual in Greater Victoria
165256community27Virtual career fair connects Vancouver Island students with job opportunities
165258community28New book tells history of Tod Inlet
165260community29Esquimalt tree decorating contest lights up online this holiday season
165212community30Downtown Victoria cathedral replaces 100-year-old roof
165292community31Vikes rally support for alum battling brain cancer
165093community32B.C’s top Indigenous affordable housing provider asking for holiday donations
165073community33Mushroom pickers disregard bylaws for Mount Douglas Park
165008community34Sooke Rotary Club eyes building gazebos for seniors with 2020 auction funds
164989community35The great Saanich pumpkin dump: Advocates advise against abandoning carved gourds in park
164976community36Oak Bay Preschool tree sale returns for 40th year
164972community37Island woman warns of scams on dating sites from personal experience
164918community38Bald eagle’s life on the fence after fighting another eagle in Greater Victoria
164916community39Langford woman writes poem for veteran husband who served over 25 years in the army
164925community40Art exhibit focused on Indigenous representation comes to Esquimalt
164929community41Online Vikes breakfast raises over $500K for University of Victoria athletes
165996marketplace1Inside this bubble there’s laughter, safety and community
165974marketplace2A childhood story of love, loss and hope
165315marketplace3Vital Signs report charts challenges 2020 has brought locally
165299marketplace4What’s it like inside Independent Living? ‘Vibrant and safe!’
166000letters1LETTERS: Integrity is part of democracy
165994letters2LETTERS: Keep up the good work
166040letters3LETTER: Premier fails to take action
165963letters4LETTER: MLA pensions hard to justify
165961letters5LETTER: We cannot accept this ‘new normal’
165922letters6LETTER: Remembrance Day another casualty of COVID
165905letters7LETTER: Marlene Davie worked tirelessly for Mount Tolmie
165897letters8LETTER: COVID measures carry heavy toll
165870letters9LETTER: Park residents feel betrayed by rezoning process
165856letters10LETTER: Too many ignore risks of COVID
165838letters11LETTER: Sidney stuck with a third-rate library
165034letters12LETTER: The fine line between good and bad neighbours
165332letters13LETTER: MLAs get enough perks without rich pensions
165396letters14LETTER: Frontline workers helping us cope with COVID
165402letters15LETTER: Camping has taken toll on beloved Victoria park
165334letters16LETTER: Oak Bay Police crack down on dangerous intersection
165221letters17LETTER: Sidney cannabis shops should go to a vote
165286letters18LETTER: Daughter falling through cracks in mental health system
165570letters19LETTER: Parks acquisition benefits climate
165284letters20LETTER: Cannabis health concerns overlooked
165250letters21LETTER: Sidney’s heritage trees appreciated
165234letters22LETTER: Priorities should guide landfill’s future
165219letters23LETTER: Wood-burning fireplaces should be banned
165196letters24LETTER: Saanich staff go above and beyond
165183letters25LETTER: Safety the reason behind ban on lower passenger decks
165168letters26LETTER: Fireworks cause distress
165270letters27LETTER: Enclosed ferry decks not safe for passengers
166055video1B.C. reports 17 COVID deaths, 1,933 new cases as hospitalizations surge over the weekend
165982video2VIDEO: Indigenous illustrator of new Marvel comic hopes Aboriginal women feel inspired
165917video3Canada’s first Indigenous-led coast guard auxiliary patrols B.C.’s rugged coast
165903video4QUIZ: How much do you know about social behaviour?
165740photo-galleries1PHOTOS: Sooke’s spectacular sunset sights
117597sip-savour1Raise your glass: Award-winning spirits, handcrafted on Vancouver Island
125972federal-election1Garrison re-elected in Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke
146967travel1Discover Saanich
165327podcasts1B.C. broadcasting legend Bernie Pascall remembers longtime friend, Howie Meeker