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Provincial government backs off plans to reinstate E&N Railway

The government is proposing more bus lanes on the Trans Canada Highway

Victoria man wanted by police for breaching conditions related to fraud

He is active on several local Facebook pages and is active online locally
Ben Kilmer

Family pleads for help locating missing man near Cowichan River

Ben Kilmer has been missing since Wednesday evening
royal bc museum egypt

Take a peek at the Royal BC Museum’s new Egypt exhibit (PHOTOS)

The exhibit features the bust of Hatshepsut, the fifth pharaoh of the Eighteenth Dynasty of Egypt!
oak bay rollover collision

Five youth involved in single-vehicle rollover collision in Oak Bay

Officers initially believed the crash to be fatal based on its appearance
ICBC

B.C. government to make insurance rates more fair after public feedback

82.3% of British Columbians think that risky drivers should pay more

Find love and other treasures at this singles scavenger hunt in Beacon Hill Park

Here's a chance to meet someone outside a dating app!

10 places to grab a Caesar in Victoria this National Caesar Day

Ever have a pierogi in your Caesar? How about chicken skin?

The Malahat will re-open to three lanes for the May long weekend

The second northbound lane will be open Friday afternoon through Sunday evening for non-holiday weekends
CANADIAN MONEY

Nanaimo RCMP seeking male suspected of passing counterfeit bills

Police are asking the public to be especially vigilant while handling money

The Victoria Cool Aid Society’s 50th anniversary gala is tonight

They're hoping to raise over $100,000 this year

Another elephant seal is moulting at Gonzales Beach (UPDATE)

Can we leave the seal alone this time?

Foo Ramen Bar is closing down for good

The restaurant says they are in the process of rebrand

Sidney approves $9-million land purchase for old fire hall property

The purchase will offset costs of the new Community Safety Building

NZ Builders Ltd.’s lost mascot Sooty has been found! (UPDATE)

Could she be on the lamb? đŸ€”

Take a look at Phillips Brewing & Malting Co.’s new tasting room (PHOTOS)

These photos are making us thirsty! đŸ»

Elizabeth May charged with criminal contempt after Trans Mountain protest

May is expected to enter a plea on May 28

Here’s what Ship Point could look like in 2020 (PHOTOS)

The next step is for City Council to approve a draft Ship Point Master Plan in June

TELUS employees give back at Jeneece Place volunteer event (PHOTOS)

They prepared meals for families that are using the home's services

Consider yourself invited to the World Vision Global 6K for Water

Get your feet moving for a great cause
BC Ferries

GoFundMe launched for BC Ferries employee injured in accident

The GoFundMe has already raised $2,755 in two weeks

Victoria PD are looking for a missing 14-year-old girl (UPDATED)

Hannah was last seen on May 9, and was reported missing to VicPD on May 10

Starbucks is changing its bathroom policy after racial controversy

No more sneaking in and hoping an employee doesn't catch you

Victoria city council approves new pathway connecting Fairfield, James Bay

The expanded pathway will cut through Beacon Hill park
Camosun Students Category 12 Brewing Beer

Here’s how much Canadians spent on liquor last year

Per person, British Columbians were the second-biggest spenders in Canada at $864
Fentanyl overdose crisis

There were 161 illicit drug overdose deaths in B.C. last March

There were no deaths recorded at supervised consumption or drug overdose prevention sites
Victoria Police Needle

Man dies in fiery crash on Cowichan Valley Highway

The identity of the man has yet to be determined

Former pistol range at Thetis Lake converted back to park

For over 100 years, police forces, security companies and gun clubs used the area as a firing range

New paint formula means brighter, more reflective lines on Vancouver Island roadways

The thicker lane markings will contain higher-quality glass beads in the paint formula

Wakey, wakey! Esquimalt Buccaneers Days is setting sail this weekend

There's no shortage of things to do this year

The CRD is investing $90-million to build more affordable housing

It'll fund the construction of 1,000 affordable units and 400 shelter-rate units

Two people arrested from Esquimalt after intensive armed robbery investigation

The investigation involved 24 officers and ran a combined 790 hours

Here’s how to become a volunteer for the 2019 World Juniors

While the positions are unpaid, there are a ton of perks that come with volunteering

Colwood man shoots another with nail gun after “tempers flared”

Officers found the victim with a single nail in his abdomen.

B.C. government issues update in response to emergency alert failure

No specific reasons were given for the alert's failure

RCMP warns Sidney residents after another rash of car break-ins

Don't forget to lock your doors!

The RCMP major crime unit is investigating a woman’s death in East Sooke

Investigators do not believe there is any risk to the public
Victoria Police Needle

Man killed at Nanaimo ferry terminal was wanted in connection with violent crimes

RCMP are investigating if the three incidents are connected

CRD approves updated affordable housing strategy

Total rental demand within the CRD is estimated to reach 34,167 units by 2038
Victoria Police

Victoria police arrest pair of suspects for breaking and entering, stealing mail

It continues to be a busy week for Victoria police, as officers seized drugs and stolen property including mail while arresting a Victoria man and...

Boxing BC to host national boxing event in Langford next year

The championship is in preparation for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Victoria Event Centre hires new ‘consent captain’ to prevent sexualized violence

She'll be at events to deal with non-consensual behaviour
Victoria Police

Victoria police received 80 calls for service Monday night

And there wasn't even a full moon!

Three provincial parks to be renamed as part of reconciliation efforts

One of the parks is on Vancouver Island