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Oak Bay man dies after scooter collision

Victoria, B.C. - A 70-year-old Oak Bay man has died of his injuries after the scooter he was riding collided with a car on Dec. 28 in Oak Bay.

Woman trapped in car as it teetered on Malahat brink

Man dead, two hurt in crash; fire chief cites lack of barriers

Planned development at foot of Johnson Street Bridge on hold

A proposal to build a $25-million, five-storey commercial/condominium project at the foot of the Johnson Street Bridge stalled Thursday when Victoria councillors clashed over the scope of the project and how much public land should be involved.
How to remove a bridge? It's downright complicated

How to remove a bridge? It's downright complicated

Removal of the Johnson Street rail bridge - locked in an upright position since it was declared unsafe in the spring - will begin in earnest in six to eight weeks.
Search starts for a seam of TV talent

Search starts for a seam of TV talent

- Coming soon to a TV near you: a dramatic series about B.C.'s mining industry, using your tax dollars.
Christmas Fund forms available here

Christmas Fund forms available here

The Times Colonist Christmas Fund assists people in need at Christmas time, providing gift cards and grocery vouchers. Applications for help from the Fund can be picked up at the Times Colonist, 2621 Douglas St.

HST referendum ballots on the way in the mail

Most British Columbians should receive their referendum ballots on the harmonized sales tax by July 5 now that Canada Post mail service has resumed, says Elections B.C.

More challenges ahead on homelessness, mayor says

With 435 new units this year, progress is being made by various groups around the city to solve the affordable housing problem, but more still needs to be accomplished, Mayor Dean Fortin, co-chairman of the Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessn

Saanich girls threatened by knife at bus stop

Two girls aged 16 were threatened with a knife after their singing and dancing angered a man as they waited for a bus.

School board changes course over budget after extra funds released

The Saanich school board reversed course Tuesday night and will now present a balanced budget for 2011-12 after the provincial government released funds that almost matched the amount the board needed to avoid more cuts for students.