Andrea Peacock

Kite fest soars into town

Kite fliers and visitors alike will descend upon Clover Point this weekend for the third annual Victoria International Kite Festival.

Royals take games 1, 2

Victoria’s next home game in this series (if necessary) will be Friday, April 1.

Exhibit features Inuit sculptor

Inuit sculptor Abraham Anghik Ruben is partnering with local artist Robert Bateman as part of the Narratives from the North exhibit.

Family-run businesses important to community

The holiday season is a time to spend quality time with family, but for Ron and Greg Boyce, spending time with family has become the norm.

Local woman overcomes employment and personal challenges with Bridges for Women

Bridges for Women's employment program helps women gain confidence and skills to find a job

City kids get wild in nature

George Jay and Tilicum elementary school students got out of the classroom to experience nature firsthand

New loyalty card encourages shopping local

Think Local First Victoria is launching a card to be used at participating businesses in Victoria to earn merits to use for rewards

Environmentalists chase ‘dragons of inaction’

Psychological and structural barriers keep many people from fighting climate change despite good intentions, say experts

Young Victoria goalkeeper eyes national team

Emily Moore is working toward a university scholarship to play soccer

2.2% property tax increase in Victoria budget

Victoria city council finalized this year's budget, which includes a property tax increase

Naden Band celebrates 75th anniversary with launch of two commemorative CDs

The Naden Band is a well-known tradition in Greater Victoria

A new look for a beloved James Bay garden

Birgit Piskor is in the process of converting her perennial James Bay garden to a sculpture garden

Five Island First Nations sign agreement-in-principle for treaty

Songhees First Nation signs agreement-in-principle along with other First Nations on Vancouver Island

Maritime Museum’s garage sale takes on nautical theme

The 12th annual Massive Marine Garage Sale takes place on April 25 at Ogden Point

Feds extend Johnson Street Bridge funding deadline

The federal government extended its $37.5 million funding deadline until March 2018

Quadra residents want more say on residential care facility plans

Quadra Village Community Centre director expresses concerns about green space around Summit at Quadra Village

Council eyes more money for housing

Victoria city council is considering alternative housing options for homeless people

Festivals join forces in one centre

Victoria International Buskers Festival, Victoria Chalk Art Festival and Victoria International Kite Festival combine into one office

Tool library in the works for Victoria

Location and donations still needed to make Victoria Tool Library a reality

Coalition targets youth homelessness

Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness seeks reasons why teens are living on the streets