Local News

Heat wave coming to Vancouver Island

Temperatures expected to rise into 30’s for some areas including the east coast of island.

Vital Signs takes Greater Victoria’s temperature

Annual survey online now for providing community input

  • Jun 23rd, 2017

Victoria woman alerts public about dangers of stray BBQ brush wires

Bristle in food leads serious intestinal surgery

  • Jun 23rd, 2017

Victoria daycare operators concerned over lack of qualified staff

Shortages may prompt some daycares to break worker-to-child ratio rules

CREST upgrades almost operational in Capital Region

New equipment replaces aging systems

  • Jun 22nd, 2017
Lack of qualified staff resulting in lack of childcare spaces, says local daycares


SD61 students and technology


Car Free YYJ 2017


Mr. Floatie retires


UFO spotted near Sooke Basin

Ann Talbot saw a large round glowing object hover and fly across the Sooke Basin last week.

Sooke firefighters rescue injured woman in Coopers Cove

The 56-year old woman may have a “possibly-serious leg injury” says Sooke Fire chief.

23 new sex assault charges against Victoria man

Harry Charles Sadd has been arrested again as more victims have come forward.

Man pleads guilty in Victoria pellet gun firing incident

Receives 30 days for shooting from Johnson Street housing facility window, damaging car

Watch for baby deer across the region

Oak Bay police calls in Wild ARC for injured fawn

$1.25-million investment in technology to be felt in Victoria classrooms

Greater Victoria School District purchasing 2,300 more portable computers

Victoria trainer Adam Zugec devastated following boxer Tim Hague’s death

Zugec was in fighter Adam Braidwood’s corner during fatal fight with Hague

Island Health pursues Johnson Street supervised consumption site

Portland Hotel Society’s residential facility in Victoria eyed as location

‘Walking’ camper wins top prize at tech contest in Victoria West

Rainhouse competition highlights technology and imagination

  • Jun 20th, 2017

Johnson Street Bridge offers number of lessons learned

Lessons will be used to guide future city projects

Pandora bike lane seeing high usage

Close to 40,000 bicycle trips were made along the corridor in the first month.

Victoria and Esquimalt students chosen for summer academic program

Prestigious SHAD program helps students achieve great things

  • Jun 19th, 2017

Thousands take to their feet for Car Free YYJ in downtown Victoria

Iffy weather doesn’t deter participants in annual celebration of pedestrian friendly cities

CRD BRIEFS: Region’s water of ‘excellent quality:’ report

Board tackles questions about regional-growth strategy

  • Jun 18th, 2017