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Man found dead near Nanaimo roadway likely struck by vehicle: police

Man found dead near Nanaimo roadway likely struck by vehicle: police

Victim found by someone out for a walk about 7 a.m Friday at the side of Nanaimo’s Harewood Mines Road
Courtenay councillor on leave because of assault charge

Courtenay councillor on leave because of assault charge

David Michael Frisch had a court appearance in Courtenay provincial court on Thursday
Victoria council adopts divisive missing middle housing program

Victoria council adopts divisive missing middle housing program

The policy is designed to encourage medium-density options — such as houseplexes, small apartment buildings and townhouses — rather than detached single-family homes and high-rises
Rent rose by one third for Greater Victoria apartments changing hands last year: CMHC

Rent rose by one third for Greater Victoria apartments changing hands last year: CMHC

The sharp increase helped drive up the average cost of renting a two-bedroom unit in a purpose-built rental apartment by 6.7 per cent from 2021.
Jack Knox: A punk legend's advice for new city councillors

Jack Knox: A punk legend's advice for new city councillors

Punk legend by night, city councillor by day, Joe Keithley has plenty of tips for council newcomers, including this one: Disagreements are fine, but confrontation won’t get you far.
Greater Victoria seniors charity receives $34M bequest

Greater Victoria seniors charity receives $34M bequest

The money comes from estate of last surviving daughter of Andrew Sheret plumbing company founder.
Camosun set to open first outpatient training ultrasound clinic

Camosun set to open first outpatient training ultrasound clinic

Called Campus Ultrasound, its the first clinic of its kind in the country to support on-site learning.
Boys' quick action gets stolen bikes back

Boys' quick action gets stolen bikes back

When their bikes were stolen outside West Shore Town Centre, Jackson Neuhaus, 12, and Josiah Quatell, 13, immediately reported the theft to mall security, which tracked down the culprits
Would-be shoplifter brandishes screwdriver at store staff

Would-be shoplifter brandishes screwdriver at store staff

Man was trying to leave Quality Foods in View Royal with a cart full of groceries that hadn’t been paid for
Former Victoria mayor appointed as housing adviser for province

Former Victoria mayor appointed as housing adviser for province

Lisa Helps will help develop the province’s B.C. Builds program, an initiative to build housing for middle-income families, individuals and seniors.
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