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Paul Jenkins

Thrifty Foods customers, staff donate $54,000 to Japan relief efforts

It’s not every day that a cheque this size comes across Jim…

Paul Jenkins

Empty seat on Esquimalt council won’t be filled

Esquimalt won't hold a byelection now that former Coun. Randall Garrison will…

Admirals Road going under microscope

Esquimalt council takes first look at conceptual upgrade plan

Master rigger Terry Schafer crafts one of the hundreds of knots he ties in the rigging loft at HMC Dockyard.

Plying the ancient trades

For as long as there have been ships at sea, sailors have plied the skills passed down to them by past masters of their trades. The News goes behind the scenes at CFB Esquimalt to explore the work done by the bosuns, riggers, hull technicians and cooks who are keeping traditional aspects of their jobs alive, which are valued more than ever in this modern age.

Master rigger Terry Schafer crafts one of the hundreds of knots he ties in the rigging loft at HMC Dockyard.

Forging a link with the past

Ancestors of Germans from Russia unite this weekend

Seminar takes guesswork out of cancer treatment

Type "complementary medicine" into any Internet search engine, and more than two…

Politics about more than bottom line

Analysts say new MPs will have a chance to make a difference for their ridings

Navy showcases coastal defence power off Victoria shores

A naval battle is taking shape not far from Victoria shores.Involving only…

Residents victorious in battle for park

Esquimalt residents have won back Denniston Park, and received an apology from…

Regional voice needed to get Ottawa’s attention

Without a Conservative Member of Parliament to champion their projects, the region’s…

Single mother Tania Wallace looks at a bouquet her daughters four-year-old Cianna

Single mothers benefit from donations at florists

Donations help rebranded 1UP centre for single parents

Single mother Tania Wallace looks at a bouquet her daughters four-year-old Cianna
Swashbuckling pirates Commodore Terrible Terry Campbell and Capt. Murky Matt Slaman keep an eye out for scallywags wanting to board their new pirate ship at Fisherman's Wharf.

Pirates capture imaginations through adventure

Kim Young has pirates in her backyard.The resident of the Fisherman's Wharf…

Swashbuckling pirates Commodore Terrible Terry Campbell and Capt. Murky Matt Slaman keep an eye out for scallywags wanting to board their new pirate ship at Fisherman's Wharf.

Website aims to show what traffic congestion costs Canadians

To shine the spotlight on the amount of time and money lost…

Mental Health Week begins Sunday

Looking after yourself also means taking care of your mental well-being, and…

Royal Wedding ignites Victoria’s spirit

Jenni Hopkyns and Vivienne Phillips found it was just as easy deciding…

Float home owners showcase life on water

World of floating homes revealed in Mother’s Day event

B.C. Transit recommends light rail for Capital Region

Full start-up costs estimated at $950 million

Ferry service returns to Esquimalt

The little green harbour ferries are once again stopping by Esquimalt's Westbay…

Barber trades scissors for retirement

The cracks and the quips are never in short supply at the…

Local play inspires youth to give back

Capturing the imaginations of children is as easy as making them –…