Erin Cardone

Donna Ashmore stands inside her Cook Street Village book store. Fairfield Book Shop. Ashmore is co-owner of the store with her husband Glen. Last fall

Tough business: These aren’t easy times for local business owners

A growing number of Victoria businesses are struggling – and it’s not just about the economy

Donna Ashmore stands inside her Cook Street Village book store. Fairfield Book Shop. Ashmore is co-owner of the store with her husband Glen. Last fall

Curators offer deductive challenge at museum event

The Royal B.C. Museum’s Artifact or Artifiction event returns for the seventh instalmen

Under staffed and under budget

Uncertainty about whether Esquimalt will continue to receive its policing from VicPD is keeping the department understaffed – and under budget.

Victoria use new crime fighting tactic: lollipops

VicPD use sweets to quell violence on Canada Day weekend

Calls for police services down this year

Crime in Victoria and Esquimalt is down eight per cent overall

The U.S.-based Aerial Angels will perform during the Victoria International Buskers Festival

Weird and wonderful performers take to Buskers Festival

Victoria International Buskers festival fill city streets July 15-24

The U.S.-based Aerial Angels will perform during the Victoria International Buskers Festival

Missing Victoria woman found safe in Nanaimo

Lia McMahon, 37, from Victoria left hospital on Sunday, needs surgery

A swimmer stands beside a float placed in the waters off Willows Beach by the Canadian Red Cross to remind people to be careful in and around the water.

Taking aim at attitudes around water

Safety initiative unveiled at Willows Beach

A swimmer stands beside a float placed in the waters off Willows Beach by the Canadian Red Cross to remind people to be careful in and around the water.

Teens caught breaking in to ballpark

One teen caught with double-edged fighting knife

Paul Austin

Cool Aid’s program under new roof

Office equipment donations still needed

Paul Austin

Traffic fine dollars go back into policing

Victoria police get $2.3 million in 2011

Grant helps students get their hands dirty

LifeCycles Project wins $25,000 from Keg for school project

Victoria cops nab fourth bank robber

The four suspects in all six bank robberies in Victoria this year have been arrested

No charges against suspect in re-opened death investigation

Owen Padmore was killed in 2001, evidence lacks to press charges

Hearing in Heisler death case delayed again

Elderly driver faces traffic charge from September 2010 incident

Anti-gang cops descend on Victoria

Mainland-based unit made arrests on Canada Day long weekend

Public drunkenness leading cause for Canada Day arrests

Police say 85 people taken to cells, no major incidents on Victoria’s busiest day of the year

Three facing charges after school break-in

Potential computer thieves caught red-handed at Oak Bay High

Esquimalt’s policing proposal sent to province

No timeline for decision