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Thousands celebrate big day

City's 150th anniversary provides chance to look back - and ahead

PQ government would scrap planned Quebec tuition hikes

The Parti Québécois says it's uniquely suited to restore social peace in Quebec and it plans to achieve that by scrapping controversial tuition hikes within its first 100 days in office.

Cyclist seriously hurt in collision

A 20-year-old cyclist was in critical condition at Victoria General Hospital Thursday after a collision at a Duncan intersection. "From what we can gather, he went through the stop sign - and then got hit by the truck," said Cpl.

Historian Sam Bawlf wants Drake on map


A chance to talk about your ideas - in 18 minutes or less

TEDxVictoria looking for speakers at fall event

Man charged after grenade launcher found in hotel

A 28-year-old man has been charged after police found a grenade launcher in a Nanaimo hotel room. Dustin Pacheo appeared in provincial court Thursday, a day after Mounties investigating a report of a firearm instead discovered a launcher. Const.

Wolf risk eases, Island park reopens

The B.C. Conservation Officer Service has been unable to capture a wolf that has been spotted on Discovery Island, but officers say they don't believe it poses a risk to people.

Lenders to help struggling TLC

Land Conservancy asks creditors to take interest-only payments

Water safety alert issued in wake of 8 drownings

The B.C. Coroners Service is urging people to be extra cautious around water-related activities as it investigates eight recent drownings.

Street race lands novice driver $368 ticket, damaged vehicle

An alleged street race between two novice drivers came to an abrupt end this week when one of the cars became airborne and slammed into the pavement, breaking its engine mounts.
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