Edward Hill

Swimmers dive into second Gorge Swim Fest

Community groups and municipalities lining the waterway are helping launch the second Gorge Swim Fest in August

From a dusty court basement to the B.C. Archives

Donated historical documents tell tales of B.C.'s early cases of murder, celebrity intrigue and the aboriginal fight for rights

Alternative plans pressed for Gyro Park

Cadboro Bay resident disputes Saanich park planning proposals

Hotrods ticketed at popular collector car hangout in Saanich

For more than a decade, Francelli's Coffee House has been the social hub for classic car collectors from across the region.

Giving hope to addicted youths

Beacon of Hope House opens in Saanich as the Greater Victoria's primary rehabilitation centre for teenage boys

Young aboriginal artists in Victoria get $15,000 boost

The Saanich-based Victoria Native Friendship Centre has been awarded $15,000 to support local off-reserve aboriginal artists.

All Victoria letter mail to be processed in Lower Mainland

A letter mailed to your neighbour across the street will journey through Vancouver and back starting this September.

Jail in Saanich pilots high-tech fingerprinting system for inmates

Wilkinson Road jail is piloting a system that that allows inmates easy access to their court documents using fingerprint technology.

Reversing the Canadian brain drain

Summer intern program at the University of Victoria a means to attract foreign research scientists

Seaweed viable for biofuels in B.C., says UVic scientist

Seaweed – it’s great for sushi, and perhaps even better for biofuels.

Eradicating invasive plants in Saanich a slow, steady battle

Volunteers the backbone of a broader invasive species strategy across the municipality

Saanich horseshoe club kids going to worlds

The 16-year-old member of the Greater Victoria Horseshoe Pitching Association is the reigning junior female Canadian champion

Relics of history remain hidden in Gorge waterway

One colonist’s trash is another man’s treasure, given a century or so.

Prostate cancer, a tough nut to crack

Scientists at the University of Victoria tackle the problem of diagnosing prostate cancer using vastly different high-tech techniques

Speaking out for mental health

Saanich’s Kevin Breel uses his personal story to break the stigma of depression

Saanich nears gaining Haro Woods as parkland

Haro Woods, a forest in Cadboro Bay will be preserved as parkland, minus a parcel dedicated to an underground sewage holding tank.

On a roll for his daughter

Greater Victoria man plans 24-hour wheelchair marathon at 24 Hour Relay at UVic this weekend

Center of the Universe in Saanich to close at the end of summer

The Centre of the Universe astronomy interpretive centre in Saanich will close at the end of the summer due to budget cutbacks

Unsung Victoria artist brought to light

The Life and Art of Edythe Hembroff-Schleicher launches June 29, 8 p.m. at the Victoria College of Art, 1625 Bank St.

Cordova Bay Day celebrates 10 years

For its 10th anniversary, Cordova Bay Day is expanding its venues and bringing in a bit more of everything for its community celebration.