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Teens trade sex for drugs, alcohol: study

Teenagers are trading sex for drugs and alcohol at a low but steady rate, yet the vast majority of them attend school and live at home with their parents, a new University of British Columbia study suggests.

Staff delays over bridge costs vex politicians

Memos reveal early warnings

Sister-city mayor joins celebrations

On the eve of the City of Victoria's 150th anniversary, Mayor Dean Fortin played host to delegates from Napier, the community's sister city in New Zealand.


Fish-farm virus test gives negative result

Deaths & Funerals

HOLLINGER, Tena Mavis (nee Preece) February 2, 1943 -July 28, 2012 It is with heavy hearts that the family of Tena Hollinger announces her passing at the age of 69 years.

Okanagan fire extinguished

A B.C. forestry official said Wednesday that a wildfire on the western hillside above Okanagan Lake has been extinguished.

Feast of festivals


Needle in sandwich prompts Air Canada investigation

Air Canada has heightened security precautions after a passenger on a flight from Victoria bound for Toronto Monday discovered a needle in a catered sandwich, the company said Wednesday.

Police chief backs licence tracking

Graham: Trust us on use of data from surveillance

Saanich police seize guns, drugs

three held