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Drivers reminded to be cautious when near horses and riders

Moving some ICBC matters to tribunal acceptable, top court rules

Moving some ICBC matters to tribunal acceptable, top court rules

ICBC's financial viability was being threatened by its previous motor vehicle accident compensation regulatory scheme, B.C.'s Chief Justice Robert Bauman said in a May 12 decision approving moving issues to the Civil Resolution Tribunal.
New West Shore skate park expected to open next March

New West Shore skate park expected to open next March

After 15 years, a new skate park is finally coming to the West Shore. Officials say the 13,000-square-foot park could be open by next March on the grounds of the West Shore Parks & Recreation Centre.
City endorses plan to expand Downtown Victoria Business Association

City endorses plan to expand Downtown Victoria Business Association

The Downtown Victoria Business Association is now the second largest business improvement association in the province, after the city adopted a bylaw this week expanding its downtown boundaries.
Woman, 71, assaulted and robbed in downtown Nanaimo after leaving casino

Woman, 71, assaulted and robbed in downtown Nanaimo after leaving casino

Nanaimo RCMP are asking for the public’s help as they investigate the assault and robbery of a 71-year-old woman in downtown Nanaimo in March.
Second World War veteran finishes third fundraising walk, raising $81,000

Second World War veteran finishes third fundraising walk, raising $81,000

A 103-year-old Second World War veteran completed his third annual fundraising walk Friday morning with his 103rd lap of the courtyard at Oak Bay’s Carlton House.
Saanich crews contain spill of paint thinner in Bowker Creek

Saanich crews contain spill of paint thinner in Bowker Creek

Saanich public works crews contained a toxic spill in Bowker Creek this week. Residents in the Haultain Street area alerted Saanich of fumes and a fuel sheen on the creek water and banks on Wednesday.
Surge of violent youth crime downtown, Victoria police say

Surge of violent youth crime downtown, Victoria police say

Large groups of youths have been coming into downtown on Friday and Saturday nights to drink and take drugs, police say. Some of the youths have been attacking strangers.
B.C. Ferries hires 500 to help prevent sailing cancellations

B.C. Ferries hires 500 to help prevent sailing cancellations

The corporation has been short of staff, forcing the cancellation of numerous sailings.
Adrian Raeside cartoon: It's the season

Adrian Raeside cartoon: It's the season