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Opioid Crisis Special Report: Hidden demographic served by West Shore clinic

AIDS Vancouver Island-run clinic provides opioid agonist treatment to almost 200 people

Special Report: Greater Victoria ambulance crews run off their feet with overdose calls

More resources and programs are helping, but they’re not the end-all solution

Special Report: Thin blue line stretched with opioid crisis

Lack of funding, government rehab centres and increased drug potency leading to more deaths

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Special Report: Living with addiction while saving others during the opioid crisis

Charlene Baron draws on her experiences in her work with other local addicts

Royal and McPherson Society pleads its case to Victoria council

‘Dark days’ at Royal, user groups’ weekend priorities make scheduling other entertainment challenging

First cruise ship of the season docks in Victoria

The largest ship in the schedule due to arrive on May 12

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria receives $2.8M Anthony Thorn donation

Victoria News article inspires hefty donation for gallery expansion

Owners of The Drake Eatery to open new brewery and lounge

The new lounge is set to open on Herald Street in downtown Victoria

Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty to lying about attack

Lawyer Tina Glandian entered the plea on behalf of the actor during a hearing in Cook County Circuit Court

Canadian poet and novelist Patrick Lane dead at 79

Literary community responds to news of his passing

Victoria author pens biography on Emily Carr’s monkey, Woo

The artist famously had many animals including the macaque monkey

Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died

He spent virtually his entire career at luxury labels catering to the very wealthy

Learning the dragon: Victoria students rehearse for Chinese New Year performance

Students at the Victoria Chinese Public School participate in traditional dances every year

Ontario police say they ‘rescued’ multiple victims of alleged human trafficking

Investigators say multiple alleged victims have been safely relocated

Victoria dancer shares concussion experience in a neuro-diverse performance

Stacey Horton’s Concussion explores living with and recovering from brain injury

Kevin Spacey’s lawyers enter not guilty plea in sex assault

Former ‘House of Cards’ star is facing charges he groped an 18-year-old busboy in 2016

Free admission returns to Royal BC Museum

Admission by donation supports ongoing programs, exhibits