Steven Heywood

The Vimy Ridge Memorial.

Greater Victoria to mark 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

Battle of the First World War seen as Canada’s ‘coming of age’ on the world stage.

The Vimy Ridge Memorial.
Vessels with BC Ferries could become smoke free in 2017.

BC Ferries passengers to be banned from lower decks; smoking could be thing of the past

Formal announcement on BC Ferries policy changes expected in the new year.

Vessels with BC Ferries could become smoke free in 2017.
Hangars at the 443 Maritime Helicopter Squadron in North Saanich. A military member was badly hurt Monday in an industrial incident.

Military member hurt in incident at North Saanich helicopter base

443 Squadron base commander orders investigation into industrial incident.

Hangars at the 443 Maritime Helicopter Squadron in North Saanich. A military member was badly hurt Monday in an industrial incident.
At Remembrance Day ceremonies Nov. 11

Security ramping up for Remembrance Day

No specific threats received about Nov. 11 but police forces will have added security resources on duty.

At Remembrance Day ceremonies Nov. 11

David Shebib wants to be mayor in all 13 Greater Victoria municipalities

Shebib is approaching the Nov. 15 campaign from well outside of the mainstream and he knows it.

A large crowd spent four hours debating the merits of additional housing development in North Saanich Monday night at the Mary Winspear Centre.

North Saanich clears the way for more development

Hundreds of people attend public hearing on housing density change and 164 new units planned for North Saanich.

A large crowd spent four hours debating the merits of additional housing development in North Saanich Monday night at the Mary Winspear Centre.

OUR VIEW PENINSULA: Tag, you’re it on elder abuse

Recognizing elder abuse is more complex than the province’s public relations plan to promote the issue on social media.

Mikayla Savage

Police, family in Sidney trying to find Mikayla Savage

Mikayla Savage, 17, has been missing since May 22 and police have issued a second appeal for public help.

Mikayla Savage

Sidney to partner with airport on new development

Town and airport authority sign memorandum of agreement to create a 10-acre commercial site beside the Pat Bay Highway.

An honour guard carries the body of Leading Seaman Brandon South to a waiting hearse during a repatriation ceremony at Victoria International Airport. South died in hospital in Tanzania on April 21. He was en route to Canada for a scheduled leave period from HMCS Regina

Leading Seaman Brandon South returns to Victoria

A repatriation ceremony was held at Victoria Airport Wednesday as family, friends and the military community welcomed back one of their own.

An honour guard carries the body of Leading Seaman Brandon South to a waiting hearse during a repatriation ceremony at Victoria International Airport. South died in hospital in Tanzania on April 21. He was en route to Canada for a scheduled leave period from HMCS Regina

Suspect in Sidney bank robbery arrested

B.C. Transit driver called police after picking up an agitated passenger in downtown Sidney Tuesday afternoon.

AIDS Vancouver Island's James Boxshall

Pick up a menu and help fight HIV/AIDS

Enjoy a meal April 24 and help feed people in need through Dining Out For Life fundraiser.

AIDS Vancouver Island's James Boxshall
B.C. Finance Minister Mike de Jong announced the first million of a $5 million investment in the province's aerospace industry Tuesday afternoon at Viking Air in Sidney.

B.C.’s aviation industry gets a lift from the province

First million of a five-year, $5 million investment announced at Sidney's Viking Air on Tuesday.

B.C. Finance Minister Mike de Jong announced the first million of a $5 million investment in the province's aerospace industry Tuesday afternoon at Viking Air in Sidney.
Geoff Martinson crosses the finish line of Sunday's Bazan Bay 5k in Sidney in a time of 14:12.

Saanich’s Martinson sets course record at Bazan Bay 5K

Geoff Martinson's 14:12 could be the top time among 5k racers in the province.

Geoff Martinson crosses the finish line of Sunday's Bazan Bay 5k in Sidney in a time of 14:12.
Ten-year-old Jada Benwell

Youngsters collecting warm socks for the homeless

Jada Benwell says socks will be handed out at Our Place

Ten-year-old Jada Benwell
The driver of this blue pick-up was taken to hospital Monday morning after a collision with a red pick-up on the Pat Bay Highway in Central Saanich. The driver of the second truck was killed.

Driver killed in Central Saanich collision

Pick-up truck flipped over median on the Pat Bay Highway, striking a second truck.

The driver of this blue pick-up was taken to hospital Monday morning after a collision with a red pick-up on the Pat Bay Highway in Central Saanich. The driver of the second truck was killed.

North Saanich house fire sends 11 to hospital

Up to 16 people were in the house; fire not suspicious in early investigation.

OUR VIEW: Doctors are retiring too

Attracting new doctors to the Saanich Peninsula is certainly a daunting task facing the medical establishment in the wake of a shortage.

OUR VIEW: If Sidney’s Beacon Ave. must change make it shine brightly

Business owners and residents alike may find themselves on opposite sides of the street when it comes to one-or-two-way traffic.

Loss of Undersea Gardens worrisome for Greater Victoria tourism

Sidney aquarium operator says there's an opportunity for other tourism businesses to flourish