Andrea Peacock

Proponents of dogs on buses not giving up

800-person petition not enough to sway Victoria Regional Transit Commission to allow dogs on buses.

The Mystery of Edwin Drood is a musical comedy based on Charles Dickens' unfinished novel. The play will be performed at Langham Court Theatre from March 4 to 21.

Who killed Edwin Drood?

A Langham Court musical captures the mystery of Charles Dickens' unfinished work.

The Mystery of Edwin Drood is a musical comedy based on Charles Dickens' unfinished novel. The play will be performed at Langham Court Theatre from March 4 to 21.

Art show features range of artists and displays

The Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria's annual Look Show will have a variety of exhibits from Feb. 27 to March 21.

Victoria school board faces potential $1M budget cut

B.C. budget announcement leaves school district unclear of what cuts will need to be made.

Be a Tourist campaign targets locals

Attractions Victoria's annual Be a Tourist promotion offers discounts and free activities with the purchase of a playbook of coupons.

Royal B.C. Museum launches new online learning portal

Online database offers opportunity to learn about a variety of subjects through Victoria's Royal B.C. Museum.

Amalgamation study should outline implementation plan, says mayor

The City of Victoria is sending a letter to the province requesting a study on amalgamation for Greater Victoria.

The building at 220 Cook St. is one of four locations developer Urban Core Ventures is planning to tear down in order to build a five-storey mixed-use building. The developer is also proposing rezoning of 212 and 214 Cook St.

City councillors eye more focus on neighbourhood plans

Conflicts between residents and developers could be reduced if there was a clearer vision for the city's villages, say councillors.

The building at 220 Cook St. is one of four locations developer Urban Core Ventures is planning to tear down in order to build a five-storey mixed-use building. The developer is also proposing rezoning of 212 and 214 Cook St.
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Counting flowers

The 39th annual Victoria Flower Count runs from March 5 to 11.

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Developer eyes 5-storey building for Cook Street Village

Cook Street Village residents are seeking more consultation on a proposed development in the area.

All-star poet Erin Dingle

Spoken word all-stars come to Victoria

The 5th annual Victoria Spoken Word Festival will feature favourite poets from the previous four years.

All-star poet Erin Dingle

Metal bands battle in Victoria

Victoria metal bands will compete for the chance to go to Germany for the Wacken Metal Battle.

Robert and Birgit Bateman on their wedding day

Homemade love

Robert and Birgit Bateman have been giving each other handmade Valentine's gifts for 43 years now since their first Valentine's Day in 1972.

Robert and Birgit Bateman on their wedding day
Carley Colclough

Miss Bodangles needs your help

Victoria Animal Control is raising money to pay for the surgery of a cat found with a broken leg.

Carley Colclough

Seedy Saturday welcomes gardeners of all levels

The annual seed exchange event is now offering seminars for kids and adults interested in gardening.

Mustard Seed walks to fight poverty

The Coldest Night of the Year walk-a-thin takes place on Feb. 21 downtown Victoria.

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Film project brings seniors, teens together

The Revera and Reel Youth teamed up for the Age is More film project for older women and younger women.

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Artist Butch Dick smiles as he takes his turn singing in a drumming circle  to start a blessing ceremony for the Ogden Point Breakwater Land and Sea mural (in background). The mural art was designed by Dick and fellow local First Nations artist Darlene Gait.

Songhees elder honoured with lifetime achievement award

Clarence (Butch) Dick is a well-known figure in the Songhees nation, and now he is being recognized for his work in the community.

Artist Butch Dick smiles as he takes his turn singing in a drumming circle  to start a blessing ceremony for the Ogden Point Breakwater Land and Sea mural (in background). The mural art was designed by Dick and fellow local First Nations artist Darlene Gait.

Celebration of family connections crosses cultures

Family Day gets Victoria families thinking about the different traditions they celebrate with each other.

Stayin’ downtown Victoria

Many businesses are choosing to stay downtown, says the manager of the Downtown Victoria Business Association.