Sidney Coles, Local Journalism Initiative


CRD announces $777M budget for 2024

Long-term care and supportive housing get a boost in CRD financial plan.


CRD under pressure to make a plan for biosolid waste by June

Having run out of time and space to manage solid waste, the CRD can’t afford to step in it.

City Hall

You’re not alone: taxes are going up everywhere

Councils have reduced earlier draft tax hikes but they remain some of the highest in years.


CRD has Island Health’s backing on its $1.2B Water Supply Master Plan

SEK: Island Health medical officer presides over presentation to commissioners,

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A streamlined program aims to boost Esquimalt’s curb appeal

An updated business façade improvement program is ready to help local businesses


Protestors say no to arms business as usual at Lockheed Martin offices in Esquimalt

A group of protestors demanding an arms embargo disrupted work at the Department of National Defence and Lockheed Martin


Wayde Compton and the Black poets of BC

Black History Month event brings BC author to talk about writing Black in BC