Daniel Palmer

Victoria supports ban on Tofino mine exploration

The Tla-o-qui-aht declared their territory off limits to mining activity after the provincial government issued a gold exploration permit

Victoria council OKs surplus cash to reduce property tax bump

Residential property tax hikes expected to decrease from the expected 4.2 per cent to about 2.67 per cent.

McLoughlin Point in Esquimalt

CRD to ask province to intervene after Esquimalt sewage site rejection

Capital Region sewage plans surely delayed after Esquimalt bans use of McLoughlin Point for wastewater treatment site

McLoughlin Point in Esquimalt

Future of Island non-profit housing up for debate this weekend

The B.C. Non-Profit Housing Association is hosting a Regional Education, Networking and Tradeshow

A rendering of the new Johnson Street Bridge project in downtown Victoria

Johnson Street Bridge contractor requests more cash from Victoria

Fortin confident project can still be delivered on budget, despite PCL's request for $7.9 million addition to contract

A rendering of the new Johnson Street Bridge project in downtown Victoria

Recycling program needs pause: Esquimalt council

MMBC, mandated by the province, aims to make retailers and other generators of packaging and paper shoulder the full cost of recycling

An artist’s rendition of the development planned for 1002 Pandora Ave.

Traffic concerns mar development plan

BlueSky Properties is looking to build a four- to six-storey mixed use building at 1002 Pandora Ave.

An artist’s rendition of the development planned for 1002 Pandora Ave.
Victoria Mayor Dean Fortin

Hudson Mews opening continues Victoria’s downtown rental revival

The 120-unit rental building will provide 83 one-bedroom and 37 two-bedroom rental apartments

Victoria Mayor Dean Fortin

School closure leaves students scrambling

Students at now defunct Western Academy of Photography are waiting to see if their programs will continue through another local school.

A replica handgun

Police seize huge stash of stolen property at Colwood, Langford homes

Search warrants executed on West Shore properties stemmed from the use of stolen ATM cards: RCMP

A replica handgun

Victoria police officer cleared in fatal crash

Darcy David Cole, 29, died when his vehicle slammed into a light standard at Blanshard Street

Western Academy of Photography shut its doors permanently today after nearly 30 years of private course offerings in professional photography.

Victoria’s Western Academy of Photography shuts down for ‘financial reasons’

Professional photography school's registration cancelled by B.C. governing body; Victoria-based students could receive partial refund

Western Academy of Photography shut its doors permanently today after nearly 30 years of private course offerings in professional photography.

Sundance elementary closure splits school board

The move will save the district next fall about $316,000 annually

Iris Gray and Dev Percey

Why autism doesn’t need fixing

New group fills a niche for autistic adults who want to socialize in a non-judgmental environment

Iris Gray and Dev Percey
Victoria firefighters abseil down the side of the Royal Jubilee Hospital Patient Care Centre to unveil a community thank you banner as the hospital foundation reached its $25-million fundraising goal this week after more than three years of efforts.

Victoria Hospitals Foundation reaches $25 million goal for ‘state-of-the-art’ services

Three-year fundraising campaign ends with celebration at Royal Jubilee Hospital on Friday afternoon

Victoria firefighters abseil down the side of the Royal Jubilee Hospital Patient Care Centre to unveil a community thank you banner as the hospital foundation reached its $25-million fundraising goal this week after more than three years of efforts.

Greater Victoria school district decides fate of Sundance elementary on Thursday

School considered for closure as school district grapples with budgetary restrictions

Liam Cullins

Kids urged to ‘unplug and play’

ParticipACTION week activities happen all week in Victoria region

Liam Cullins

Victoria AIDS centre to close its doors Monday

Island Health informed VARCS last October that it failed to quality for funding

Sewage public hearing wraps up in Esquimalt

More than 100 residents addressed council on issue in February and March

Victoria-Swan Lake MLA Rob Fleming

Greater Victoria literacy organizations see bleak future

Funding for literacy outreach programs across B.C. is being slashed as the province struggles to balance its books

Victoria-Swan Lake MLA Rob Fleming