Andrea Peacock

Patricia Jelinski

United Way campaign tops $5.7 million

Campaign goal for 2014 not reached, but year still considered successful for United Way of Greater Victoria

Patricia Jelinski

Maritime Museum negotiations extended

The Greater Victoria Harbour Authority and the provincial government are still in negotiation regarding the Maritime Museum's big move

HarbourCats coach joins Big Brother

Before starting his first season coaching the Victoria HarbourCats, Graig Merritt is participating on Big Brother Canada

Jason Cole

Power To Be program director honoured

Power To Be programs work give kids and adults with physical and mental disabilities and challenges the opportunity to experience nature

Jason Cole

Earth Hour fails to turn off all the lights

Victoria and Esquimalt did not save nearly as much electricity during Earth Hour this year compared to last year

Skateboarding ban lifted for downtown Victoria

Victoria council voted unanimously to lift a 25-year-old prohibition for skateboarding downtown

Distracted drivers, beware

Victoria Police, Saanich Police and the Capital Regional District Integrated Road Safety Unit started a distracted driving campaign

Victoria council reins in Johnson Street Bridge budget increase at $1.5 million

Council rejected a recommendation from staff to increase the bridge's contingency fund by $4.8 million

Victoria’s economy improving, but more jobs needed

Economic development officer Dallas Gislason said growth will occur in Victoria this year

Ophthalmologists Dr. Darren Behn and Dr. Olivia Dam

Monitoring eye health prevents permanent damage

A Victoria ophthalmologist advises seniors to regularly monitor their eye health

Ophthalmologists Dr. Darren Behn and Dr. Olivia Dam

Victoria tourism expected to grow in 2015

Tourism Victoria is working to attract even more tourists to the city in 2015

Cindy Chen

Pharmacy research project aims to personalize medication

Pharmacies across B.C., including Victoria, will be collecting DNA samples of patients to use in a new research endeavour

Cindy Chen

Additional $4.8 million recommended for Johnson Street Bridge

Victoria city council will consider a recommendation from staff to increase the bridge's budget on Thursday

Rainbow Kitchen feeds thousands

The Esquimalt soup kitchen run entirely by volunteers relies on donations from the community

Capital Park project 20 years in the making

James Bay neighbourhood Association president sees value in Capital Park development

Fern Perkins

Afghanistan war memorial plans on full retreat

Pioneer Square is not the right place for a war memorial, says Victoria's heritage committee

Fern Perkins
Alberto Pozzolo

Italian Bakery rises from the ashes

After a devastating fire 14 months ago, a local bakery is finally back up and running

Alberto Pozzolo

Victoria mayor, council keep options open on sewage plan

The City of Victoria is working on a sewage treatment solution that does not necessarily involve the CRD

Johnson Street Bridge seismic concerns tempered

Project manager for the bridge assures council and the public that the new bridge is up to highest standards

Flower Count tops 17 billion blooms

Greater Victoria counted billions of blooms this year, with Colwood coming out on top