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BC parents could save up to $550 per child starting in December

Then you’ll be able to afford a few more litres of gas.

5 things you can do to recognize National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Also known as Orange Shirt Day. 🧡

15 places in Victoria you can get official Orange Shirt Day t-shirts

All proceeds go toward Indigenous led charities and organizations.
BC Legislature

There’s a demonstration happening today at BC Legislature in solidarity with Iranian women’s rights

Following the death of a 22-year-old Iranian woman.

Victoria approves motion to hand over John A. MacDonald statue to historical society

It was removed from city hall in 2018.

Cost of living for a single person in Victoria is now $3,494/month

Time to get a third job! 💸

RCMP investigating suspicious fire in downtown Parksville

No one was injured.

A new urgent care centre is now open at Gorge Road Hospital

Marking the sixth urgent care centre in Greater Victoria.

Victoria woman running for city council arrested in Langley

Her name may still be included on the ballot.

Here are all the candidates for Esquimalt’s next mayor and council members

There will only be one disappointed candidate in both races.

‘I can feel the chemistry’: The Victoria Royals gear up for their home opener...

Dan Price and Tyler Palmer give us a peek into the locker room before the first game.

Police search for more victims of sophisticated rental fraud in Victoria area

Two suspects have been arrested.

75,000th book delivered to the little free library network in Greater Victoria

What’s the best book you’ve gotten from a little free library? 📖

Vancouver Island’s own West Coast League strikes a deal with the MLB

Baseball fans rejoice! ⚾

Westshore Motorsports Park saw its last burnout this past weekend

The end of an era. 🏁

Victoria’s Belleville Terminal might get a massive makeover and they want your input

Redevelopment is projected to create 3,200 jobs.

VicPD identify source of blood trails in Esquimalt over the weekend

The person was found to be in significant medical and mental distress.

Amber Alert for 3-year old boy abducted by mother in Vancouver resolved safely

He was found near Calgary.

27 snaps of Rifflandia’s return to Victoria (PHOTOS)

Only 364 days until the next one!

Two men arrested following early morning shooting on Douglas Street: VicPD

The victim suffered a potentially life-altering injury.

Rifflandia just announced Pussy Riot will not be playing this Friday

Due to “unforeseen circumstances”

Nearly 100,000 BC Hydro customers lose power on southern Vancouver Island Friday afternoon

It’s being blamed on a transmission failure.

Here’s how you can get your pet on a beer label and support BC...

The real hard part is getting your camera shy pup to sit still for a portrait.

Tim Hortons smile cookies return to Greater Victoria for one week only

Turn that frown upside down! 🙃

BC health-care workers COVID-19 vaccination requirements will remain in place

For the foreseeable future.

Victoria’s CRAFT Beer Market has a brand new look and an official opening date

It’ll have 110 taps of ice-cold beer and an all season patio! 🍻

More doctors in Victoria opting to charge patients a monthly fee for their services

Can you put a price on good health?

Rental woes: The price of a 2-bedroom in Victoria is up 20.3% since this...

We’ve also been ranked the third most expensive market in Canada.
Fentanyl overdose crisis

‘There is more to do’: Toxic drugs leave 192 BC residents dead in July...

That’s an average of 6.2 deaths per day for the month.

Victoria woman who is wanted by police also running for city council

She nearly hit officers with her vehicle on Canada Day.

Here’s how the Victoria Royals pre-season is going so far

The last game of the pre-season is tonight!

There’s a real life Jeopardy happening in downtown Victoria and it’s all for a...

Get your free good karma upon attendance.

Two companies in Greater Victoria fined over $200K for occupational safety violations

Last year, WorkSafeBC fines amounted to $7.9 million.

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.
Amalgamation

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.