Daniel Palmer

Smoking ban to waft into parks, playgrounds

Sweeping health-based ban comes before Capital Regional District board July 9 for approval

CANADA DAY: Canada a special place for immigrant

Keri Greenidge will be waving the Canadian flag with zeal at Canada Day festivities in Victoria on Tuesday.

Flame-throwers, jugglers and acrobats – oh, my

Buskers ready to entertain at annual downtown festival

Victoria heritage buildings lead city tax grants

Owners of designated heritage buildings in the downtown core led 2013 property tax exemptions,

Mayor mulls ‘made-in-Victoria’ option for sewage

Sewage plan alternatives run the gamut as CRD mulls way forward

Victoria inventor wins national prize for food wrap

Toni Desrosiers' re-usable, biodegradable and anti-bacterial food wrap is the runner-up winner of the Young Entrepreneur Award

Shopping malls top Victoria’s tax rolls in 2013

Mayfair Shopping Centre boosted city coffers with nearly $4.2 million last year

CRD board offers Esquimalt more incentives for wastewater site as deadline looms

Capital Regional District scrambles to find alternatives for wastewater treatment site in Greater Victoria

Pipeline opposition far from silenced

The decision is still subject to 209 conditions recommended last year by the National Energy Board's Joint Review Panel

Victoria aboriginal festival highlights growing industry

B.C. is likely "leading the world" in aboriginal tourism development

Unions, non-profits partner to help low-wage workers

The first-of-its-kind service is being offered through TAPS after a spike seen with employment standards issues

Mental health home expands in Esquimalt

McCauley Lodge offers residents daily meals, medication assistance and ongoing monitoring

Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline project gets thumbs up from feds

Opposition members, environmental groups in B.C. accuse federal government of failing to gain 'social licence'

Esquimalt council votes for salary boost in split decision

Esquimalt's next mayor will get a salary bump of 34 per cent

Fire destroys unoccupied home at Cook and Empress streets in Victoria

Fire broke out around 11:30 a.m. in 2300-block of Cook St.; expect traffic delays all afternoon as Cook Street blocked to vehicles

‘Little Brother’ earns full scholarship to university

Henry Sexsmith says he owes a lot to Victoria’s Big Brother organization

Harbourside Rotary Club giving back to community

Service club doles out nearly $100,000 for Victoria causes

Frustration grows as Victoria teachers eye full strike with provincial counterparts

Money not only issue - teachers want more say on class composition

View Towers’ resident problems simmer

About 100 people gathered outside View Towers Wednesday to protest against what they say are unfair tenancy practices

Washington governor to Christy Clark: sort out Greater Victoria sewage treatment

Gov. Jay Inslee says Puget Sound's 3.5-million residents have been two decades for province to deliver on promise for sewage treatment