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Water head appointed chief administrative officer at CRD

Water head appointed chief administrative officer at CRD

Ted Robbins will assume the role Nov. 7 with the retirement of current CAO Robert Lapham.
New interactive online map shows if you're in a tsunami hazard zone; some spots are inland

New interactive online map shows if you're in a tsunami hazard zone; some spots are inland

You might think you’re safe being further inland, but it’s all in the lay of the land. For example, a strip of inland Oak Bay is vulnerable. Interactive map at PrepareYourself.ca
Beacon Hill Park camping issue headed back to court in November

Beacon Hill Park camping issue headed back to court in November

The central issue in the B.C. Court of Appeal case is whether the 1882 Beacon Hill Park Trust under which the City of Victoria runs the park is a ‘contract’, or is subject to change
Historic former St. Joseph's Hospital is on the market for $13.2 million

Historic former St. Joseph's Hospital is on the market for $13.2 million

The 1908 building contains 70 rental apartments and a chapel that’s rented to artists
CRD budget comes with 2.3 per cent tax hike

CRD budget comes with 2.3 per cent tax hike

CRD chair Colin Plant says it’s a prudent budget that comes in well below inflation

CRD directors opt for First Nations training

Fewer people own homes than a decade ago: Statistics Canada

Fewer people own homes than a decade ago: Statistics Canada

The decline in home-ownership rates between 2011 and 2021 was the largest for younger Canadians, with the rate falling to 36.5 per cent from 44.1 per cent for those between the ages of 25 and 29
Police arrest two suspects, looking for more victims in string of Victoria rental frauds

Police arrest two suspects, looking for more victims in string of Victoria rental frauds

Frauds start with online ads for rental suites and have involved suspects meeting with victims, calling victims’ references and giving out phoney key fobs, police say
Island awarded grants to help deal with extreme heat

Island awarded grants to help deal with extreme heat

Money is part of $1.9 million from the Community Emergency Preparedness Fund that will be shared among 36 B.C. communities
Times Colonist a finalist in 2022 Webster Awards for journalism excellence

Times Colonist a finalist in 2022 Webster Awards for journalism excellence

Reporter Cindy Harnett and photographer Darren Stone’s feature Pandemic: Behind the Curtain is a finalist in the category of Excellence in Health Reporting