Erin McCracken

Christian Francey

French festival takes weekend spotlight

French Fest to showcase tasty food, musical and artisan treats this weekend

Christian Francey
Harry Shaw stands with his favorite photo taken by a child in Honduras. Shaw chose this photo because he says it reminds him how much they need our help. The Grade 5 students at St Michael’s University junior school participated in a photo exchange that was part of a project through World Vision.

Through the camera’s lens

Victoria students become global citizens through photo exhibit

Harry Shaw stands with his favorite photo taken by a child in Honduras. Shaw chose this photo because he says it reminds him how much they need our help. The Grade 5 students at St Michael’s University junior school participated in a photo exchange that was part of a project through World Vision.

CFB Esquimalt personnel recognized for life at sea

A new service insignia recognizing significant amounts of time spent at sea…

École Victor-Brodeur Grade 12 students Nicholas Côté

Field trip of a lifetime

Victor-Brodeur students journeying to Africa

École Victor-Brodeur Grade 12 students Nicholas Côté
Painter David Jacobs uses stilts to reach the top of hallway walls at the Single Parent Resource Centre on Gorge Road East. Jacobs works for Bob Fuch’s White Knight Painting

Single Parent Resource Centre gets a fresh coat

Before even one lick of paint had gone on the walls, staff…

Painter David Jacobs uses stilts to reach the top of hallway walls at the Single Parent Resource Centre on Gorge Road East. Jacobs works for Bob Fuch’s White Knight Painting

Spicing up your love life an art form

For many people their relationships over time bear the brunt of the…

Workshop focuses on helping youth help themselves

Restorative justice methods can apply in various situations

Esquimalt pumps more cash into donated Saxe Point house

Esquimalt council has agreed to fork over thousands of additional dollars to…

Douglas Street businesses take transit plan into their own hands

A group of Douglas Street business owners are developing their own plan…

New Zealand earthquake a reminder for Victoria

When word came that an earthquake devastated Christchurch, New Zealand on Monday,…

New sub-detector repair space going up at CFB Esquimalt

Civilian employees at CFB Esquimalt are getting a new multi-million-dollar workspace where…

UPDATE: Man arrested for arson; fire set at Royal Jubilee Hospital

A 36-year-old man was arrested Tuesday (Feb. 22) for arson, as well…

Victoria leaders taste navy life at sea

No matter how often Cedric Steele witnesses the Canadian Navy in action,…

Sabrina Pacheco

Dragons’ Den hopefuls pitch unique ideas at Victoria auditions

From a naughty adult gingerbread-making kit to a voice-automated house to custom-made…

Sabrina Pacheco
Feb. 10

Wrapping our heads around garbage

Like clockwork, Allan Cheaney awaits his turn to tip the contents of…

Feb. 10
Eight-year-old Kain Schneider and five-year-old Emma Wilkinson

Greater Victoria kids send message against bullying

Pink Shirt Day is Feb. 23

Eight-year-old Kain Schneider and five-year-old Emma Wilkinson

B.C. Transit in ‘crisis’ mode

Tax hike on table to bail budget out of deficit

More Greater Victoria residents are thinking twice before tossing recyclables into their trash cans. But there is still a pressing need to extend the life of Hartland Landfill beyond the next 30 years. The News sifts through the garbage heap to find out how the region is tackling its waste.

Trash talk: A look at garbage around Greater Victoria

Region making gains in diverting recyclables

More Greater Victoria residents are thinking twice before tossing recyclables into their trash cans. But there is still a pressing need to extend the life of Hartland Landfill beyond the next 30 years. The News sifts through the garbage heap to find out how the region is tackling its waste.
Colwood residents Michael and Sarah Hammond of Primal Fire Productions are a husband-and-wife fire-dancing team that relishes the chance to add sizzle to the night.

Blaze of glory

Colwood couple’s flair for fire dancing lights up the nightBy day, Michael…

Colwood residents Michael and Sarah Hammond of Primal Fire Productions are a husband-and-wife fire-dancing team that relishes the chance to add sizzle to the night.
Michael Mueller gets help from Roxanne Derkson at the Massage exchange Movement as he learns how to massage his daughter

Free classes spread healing, one massage at a time

A Victoria massage therapist is hoping her free massage movement will one…

Michael Mueller gets help from Roxanne Derkson at the Massage exchange Movement as he learns how to massage his daughter