Kevin Laird

Victoria mystery writer gets foothold in U.S. market

Grant McKenzie signes a five-book deal with Polis Books of New York City

Victoria property values remain stable

On average, the assessed value of single homes within the City of Victoria increased by 1.9 per cent last year

Esquimalt lights up for Christmas

Annual Celebration of Lights kicks off Sunday (Dec. 7)

PEOPLE ‘N PLACES: Naughty by Nature attends international gathering

Congratulations to Rob Bye on his latest appointment within the Jim Pattison Broadcast Group.

Teddy bears get dressed up for Christmas

The 14th annual Bear Wear holiday event kicks off at Hotel Grand Pacific.

Victoria financial institutions bank on United Way

Banks, credit union challenge for employee participation and engagement opportunities with United Way

Postcards from the edge of history

Victoria author Nick Russell writes a new book on postcards

Mayors, MP call for delay in community mailboxes

More public consultation and assurances cities won't foot bill needed

CANCER & FAMILIES-Part 3 – Family focus brought to cancer care

Families have many fears when their child undergoes cancer treatment.

PEOPLE ‘N PLACES: Coffee roaster sews up partnership

Royal B.C. Museum’s executive team has been strengthened with two new world-class (human) acquisition

Island Health braces for flu season

The health authority has ordered 268,700 doses of flu vaccine this year

CANCER AND FAMILIES-Part 2: Family knew little of children’s cancer

A diagnosis of a rare form of cancer changes life for a young Victoria girl and her family

CANCER AND FAMILIES-PART 1: ‘The diagnosis was terrifying’

A labour Day backyard barbecue a year ago is one Alicen Chow will never forget.

Victoria all-candidates meeting turns into a ‘circus’

The meeting included spontaneous outbursts and one candidate storming out

Victoria closer to getting supervised drug injection facility

Application six months way, followed by about year of advocacy and organization, says councillor

Trash in doorways leaves merchants fuming

Finding used syringes, discarded food and other garbage in front of their Trounce Alley businesses was the last straw

Masters of the Mountain High

For years the Suminski Runners have run the wooded trails of Greater Victoria, and producing some of the region's best runners.

A pace all her own

Catrin Jones never reckoned to be a marathon runner. Now she’s the one to beat at Sunday’s marathon race

Eight challenge Dean Fortin for Victoria mayoralty

Ida Chong, Stephen Andrew and Lisa Helps considered biggest challengers

New website helps critically ill fundraise

James Bay resident Peggy Mahoney took two years to develop site, which offers both financial and emotional support to ill.