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Sidney considers sidewalk, cycling, trail upgrades, spending $10 million in 10 years

Sidney considers sidewalk, cycling, trail upgrades, spending $10 million in 10 years

The plan includes installing an average of 500 metres of new sidewalk each year, creating more trails through and between parks and at least one cycling network improvement every year
Grant will allow Maritime Museum to digitize maps, ships' plans

Grant will allow Maritime Museum to digitize maps, ships' plans

Federal $17,000 heritage grant will allow the museum to buy a large-format scanner, so items can be digitized and made available to the public
B.C. Ferries hires barge, tug to help with Shearwater service on B.C. central coast

B.C. Ferries hires barge, tug to help with Shearwater service on B.C. central coast

Northern Sea Wolf not able to use dock at Shearwater, on B.C. central coast.
Residents brandish garden tools to keep suspect for police

Residents brandish garden tools to keep suspect for police

Nanaimo RCMP received several 911 calls after a homeowner came face-to-face with an intruder.
Vancouver elementary school to dump name of lord linked to Boer War, other atrocities

Vancouver elementary school to dump name of lord linked to Boer War, other atrocities

Decriminalization begins in B.C. as coroners service releases overdose death data

Decriminalization begins in B.C. as coroners service releases overdose death data

Decriminalization of people with small amounts of illegal drugs for their own use has become a reality in British Columbia, but substance users and researchers say the change is expected to make little immediate difference because of a toxic drug supply.
Heating problem at S.J. Willis leads to cancellation of Vic High classes

Heating problem at S.J. Willis leads to cancellation of Vic High classes

Repairs to a boiler will be made in time for classes to resume Wednesday at 12:30 p.m., principal Aaron Parker said in an email to the school community.
Nanaimo RCMP seek man who threw coffee at McDonald's employee

Nanaimo RCMP seek man who threw coffee at McDonald's employee

Police said the man threw the coffee after an employee roused him when he appeared to be sleeping at a table at the Bowen Road McDonald’s
Saanich hires interim CAO for five-year term

Saanich hires interim CAO for five-year term

Brent Reems was appointed interim CAO last February after the municipality parted ways with former CAO Paul Thorkelsson.
Thief steals $2,000 worth of sunglasses in Oak Bay

Thief steals $2,000 worth of sunglasses in Oak Bay

Woman tucked several pairs of Maui Jim sunglasses up her sleeve before leaving a store in the 2000-block of Cadboro Bay Road
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