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Tuesday, June 6, 2023

Curtis Blandy

Staff Writer/Reporter

Here are the candidates running for Saanich’s mayor and council this election

Only 30 days until election time!

Rifflandia is the new Vegas: Get married at the biggest music festival in Victoria


BC schools will be closed on Monday to recognize the Queen’s funeral

Despite this, it will not be considered a stat holiday.

7 spots in Victoria to get new boots that’ll complete your fall wardrobe

It’s boot season! 🥾

A ceremony will take place In Victoria this Monday in memory of Queen Elizabeth...

She passed away last Thursday.

Saanich Police cleared of any wrongdoing in standoff that saw man seriously injured

It was determined that the injuries were self-inflicted.

Here are the candidates running for Victoria’s mayor and council this election

The election is set for October 15th.
Bike Lanes Victoria

Construction underway: New, safer continuous bike lanes coming to Vic West area

The E&N is about to get safer and less confusing.

Esquimalt restaurateur makes bid for Victoria mayoral race on October 15th

He co-owns the Sunnyside Cafe.

This free program for Victoria’s hospitality sector to combat sexualized violence and harassment

43% of workers in the industry have experienced this.

The Strathcona’s long awaited venue ‘Wicket Hall’ will open its doors next weekend

Get your dancing shoes ready! 🕺

VicPD seeks witnesses and video after driver arrested in second incident of erratic driving

He was tased after trying to fight officers.

New ban on saving dogs from certain countries will impact BC rescue groups

The federal ban comes into effect September 28th.

Ross Bay Cemetery will get new gated entrance to commemorate its 150th anniversary

People are dying to get in there! 💀

Iconic thin mint Girl Guide cookies return to BC this September

Get your wallet and your appetite ready!

Single game tickets now on sale for the Victoria Royals upcoming season

The puck drops on their 12th season September 23rd.

Saanich Police looking for young suspect in multiple liquor store robberies

At least 11 bottles of liquor have been stolen by her group.

Here’s how you can give your condolences to the late Queen Elizabeth II in...

There are 3 condolence books for Victorians to sign.

Former Victoria City Councillor Sonya Gracey to run for Mayor of Esquimalt

“There is an excitement in our community for what is possible.”

Get a taste of the navy life with Victoria’s ‘Defence on the Dock’

A family-friendly and free event!
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BC to cap rent increases to 2% in 2023 due to rising inflation

The rent cap could save BC residents upwards of $816 next year.

The Royal Family confirms Queen Elizabeth II has died at the age of 96

She was the longest reigning British monarch.

Ben Isitt confirms he’s seeking re-election on Victoria city council

His top priorities are affordable housing and free transit.
Westshore RCMP cruiser

West Shore RCMP are seeking suspect in View Royal Park sexual assault

The victim was a female between 14 and 16 years old.

Sea lion jumps aboard boat near Metchosin to escape the jaws of nearby orca

Who’s more scared, the sea lion or the boaters? 😲

Last police officer injured in Saanich bank shooting released from hospital (VIDEO)

A procession was held outside the hospital.

Here’s what to expect at Esquimalt Ribfest happening this weekend

Are you ready? 😋

Police seek help in identifying suspect in Oak Bay pet store theft

The older suspect was caught on video surveillance.

5 places to get your shawarma fix in and around Victoria

Everything is better in a pita!

Here’s what you need to know about BC’s fall COVID-19 booster shots

Invitations to book will be sent out soon.

This Saanich park is getting a fabulous new mural by a beloved local artist

Sarah Jim shows ecosystems through the lens of her W̱SÁNEĆ culture.

Dog who found and ingested marijuana on Sooke trail makes a full recovery

Jefferson was completely incapacitated shortly after eating the joint.

This iconic Victoria food cart is up for sale and could be yours for...

You could be the new Mr. Tube Steak! 🌭

Former Victoria city council member Chris Coleman announces his intention to return

He plans to steer city council toward governance and away from politics.

5 magnificent new murals you can now check out in Esquimalt (PHOTOS)

Arts and sports collide for the Great Mural Race.

Goaltender Jaelyn Davis becomes first female to play for Peninsula Panthers

She will play a preseason game tonight!

Here’s a list of some sweet deals you can get with your Rifflandia wristband

You can get so much more than just music! 🕺

Victoria heritage home operated by Island Health goes up in flames

Occupants evacuated the home safely.

BC will see summer temperatures stick around throughout September: Weather Network

After the hottest August on record…

Early morning blaze destroys vacant home in Saanich on Thursday

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Here’s a list of Canada’s top songs of summer ‘22 according to Spotify

Justin Bieber and Drake topped the list!