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Man wanted on Canada-wide warrant believed to be in Victoria

Man wanted on Canada-wide warrant believed to be in Victoria

Victoria police are asking for the public’s help in locating a man wanted on a Canada-wide warrant who is believed to be in the city. Stephen Blackwater, 44, is wanted for suspension of his day parole.
Woman, 25, hasn't seen for more than a month

Woman, 25, hasn't seen for more than a month

Victoria police are looking for a 25-year-old woman who was last seen over a month ago. Abigayle Singh is known to frequent the 900-block of Pandora Avenue.
CRD looks at banning furniture, mattresses, wood from landfill

CRD looks at banning furniture, mattresses, wood from landfill

The Capital Regional District is exploring new policies that would see wood, roofing shingles, furniture, mattresses and other items banned from the Hartland Landfill and reused or recycled on site.
Police issue warning about spiked drinks in Nanaimo

Police issue warning about spiked drinks in Nanaimo

Nanaimo RCMP have issued a warning about several incidents of spiked drinks at a number of city nightclubs.
Road closures in downtown Victoria today for two marches

Road closures in downtown Victoria today for two marches

Two events in downtown Victoria will close some streets around the B.C. legislature.
Les Leyne: $25 billion spent, thousands of new hires, B.C.'s health care still falls short

Les Leyne: $25 billion spent, thousands of new hires, B.C.'s health care still falls short

B.C.'s health-care workforce has grown to 223,000 in 2022 from 184,000 in 2018.
Sidney Island fallow deer cull in limbo after vote falls short

Sidney Island fallow deer cull in limbo after vote falls short

75% vote approval by property owners needed to proceed with cull
Tax on new developments to fund new schools in Nanaimo-Ladysmith

Tax on new developments to fund new schools in Nanaimo-Ladysmith

Nanaimo-Ladysmith School District is projecting a surge in population growth
Jack Knox: $2,000 treasures to hidden weed — 25 years of book sale memories

Jack Knox: $2,000 treasures to hidden weed — 25 years of book sale memories

Times Colonist Book Sale, raising money for literacy programs, being held Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Victoria Curling Club, 1952 Quadra St.
Revamp for former A&B Sound building in downtown Nanaimo

Revamp for former A&B Sound building in downtown Nanaimo

Building has been largely empty since A&B Sound closed its store at the site in 2008.