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Disaster

What the Beirut explosion would have done to Victoria

Virtually the entire historic downtown would have been flattened

Travel

Time for a staycation: Our guide to Vancouver Island’s hidden gems

Spooky ruins, crashed planes, famous murder weapons and some very, very tall trees

Policing

Police Are Facing Ever-Rising Rates of Mental Health Calls, Raising the Risk of Tragedies Like the Shooting of Chantel Moore

Canadian police face a "significant increase" in mental health-related calls, and as the killing of Vancouver Island woman Chantel Moore shows, sometimes these calls can go terribly wrong

COVID-19

Limit Cars in Beacon Hill, More Free Transit, More Gardens: Victoria Sets Out Plans For Life After Reopening

In marathon session, city council endorses everything from cheaper parking to extended free transit to a federal wealth tax

COVID-19

Our All-Out, Comprehensive Guide to What's Open in Greater Victoria

Every grocery, eatery, brewery, bakery, distillery, winery and cidery open through COVID-19

COVID-19

(Updated) What's Still Open In Victoria

The grocery and drug stores are all open, and you can still get a cocktail and a donut

COVID-19

See Aerial Footage of Victoria Deserted by COVID-19

A drone from the Victoria-based SkyScope took to the air Sunday morning to capture the BC capital utterly emptied of people

COVID-19

The Capital’s Guide to a Grand Day Out Without Leaving Your Couch

Take in some opera, ride a roller coaster or inspect some historical artifacts