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Rail survey finds strong support for revitalized service on Vancouver Island

81 per cent of respondents from Victoria to north Island support enhanced rail service

Downtown Victoria drivers: city parkade rate hikes take effect Oct. 15

City uses latest round of price increases to even out demand around its five parkades

Earthquake early warning research backs Great BC ShakeOut activities

Public encouraged to host socially distanced earthquake drills Oct. 15 or anytime

Greater Victoria chamber shifts candidate forums online for 2020

NDP, Liberal and Green candidates answer CEO's questions during lunchtime election panels

Metchosin opens council meetings to the public

Admittance limited to 12 spectators, including presenters, in council chambers only

Saanich soccer turf replacement project close to wrapping up

Hampton Park a beehive of activity of late

Municipal election signs to shrink to address public complaints

Saanich limits sign size, time frame to 28 days before election day

Garden suites get final approval from Saanich council

Backyard detached housing units expected to increase affordability options in the district

Great BC ShakeOut takes a COVID-safe approach for 2020

Public encouraged to host socially distanced earthquake drills Oct. 15 or anytime

Greater Victoria’s coastal communities take derelict boat issue to the CRD

Group looking for regional body to partner on regulation recommendations

Greater Victoria mayors want concrete answers from party leaders, local candidates

Questions focus on child care; mental health, addictions and treatment, and transportation

Outdoors store operators happy in new West Shore home

Island Outfitters opens the doors this week on Island Highway in View Royal

All work stops on Saanich’s University Heights project while developer negotiates with Home Depot

Financial implications of retailer's requests put $230-million mixed-use project in jeopardy

Greater Victoria’s 55+ BC Games committee planning for safe 2021 competition

Richmond cancelled 2020 Games due to COVID, but local organizers optimistic about next year

Victoria lacks more than 4,200 child care spaces within city: report

Eastern neighbourhoods face the largest child care shortages

Growth of Victoria’s bike lane network continues from downtown heart

City staff work toward a full buildout of 32-kilometre network by 2022

Wetland property next to Saanich home donated for parkland through will

Brian Patriquin gained a love of nature and the environment spending time at Cedar Hill property

Cook Street Village grocery icon closing, new owners plan major renovation

Louie family has operated Oxford Foods and predecessor for five decades at Cook and Oxford streets

Heritage revitalization project in downtown Victoria a labour of love for developers

The tiny Adelphi Block offers unique living spaces, urban lifestyle on busy Old Town corner

Cost savings on CRD housing project in Saanich could be passed on to tenants

Affordable housing project on Carey Road came in $700,000 under budget