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Saanich, W̱SÁNEĆ leaders stress reconciliation with new memorandum of understanding

Saanich, W̱SÁNEĆ leaders stress reconciliation with new memorandum of understanding

The W̱SÁNEĆ Leadership Council and the District of Saanich have formalized their resolve in the pursuit of reconciliation and collaboration by signing a memorandum of understanding.
Extra shelter spaces opened up as south Island braces for snow

Extra shelter spaces opened up as south Island braces for snow

Temperatures around or below zero degrees are expected, along with snowfall that may accumulate.
Wanted man sought by West Shore RCMP

Wanted man sought by West Shore RCMP

West Shore RCMP are searching for 34-year-old Ryan Fletcher, who has had his statutory release suspended. He is described as white, five-foot-six and 166 pounds with black hair and blue eyes.
Nanaimo RCMP to offer coffee coupons to sober drivers

Nanaimo RCMP to offer coffee coupons to sober drivers

Nanaimo RCMP say roving patrols will be handing out coupons for McDonald’s coffee to sober motorists on Saturday, National Impaired Driving Enforcement Day.
Dog dies in Colwood house fire, despite firefighters' efforts to save it

Dog dies in Colwood house fire, despite firefighters' efforts to save it

“Some of the firefighters that were on scene took it a little hard,” said acting Colwood Fire Chief Greg Chow.
Law-enforcement memorial at legislature defaced with anti-police graffiti

Law-enforcement memorial at legislature defaced with anti-police graffiti

Legislative security found the acronym ACAB on the monument last weekend .
New Saanich police chief rose through the ranks

New Saanich police chief rose through the ranks

Obituary: Sardul S. Gill, 90, faced significant barriers, had a knack for business, donated $5 million to UVic

Obituary: Sardul S. Gill, 90, faced significant barriers, had a knack for business, donated $5 million to UVic

“He laboured all his life and encouraged me to pursue my education at a time when there were significant barriers to people of Indian descent in this country,” Sardul S. Gill said of his father.
Victoria council turns down request to close to public downtown mid-block walkway

Victoria council turns down request to close to public downtown mid-block walkway

Greater Victoria residents eager to travel despite new virus threat

Greater Victoria residents eager to travel despite new virus threat

"We’ve been slammed … pent-up demand is an understatement."