Kyle Slavin

A member of the RCMP's Explosive Ordinance Disposal unit walks past the remnants of a 'suspicious device' that was destroyed on Glasgow Avenue on Saturday.

UPDATED: Bomb squad destroys ‘suspicious device’ in Saanich

Lower Mainland-based RCMP EOD unit destroys suspicious device in Glasgow Avenue parking lot

A member of the RCMP's Explosive Ordinance Disposal unit walks past the remnants of a 'suspicious device' that was destroyed on Glasgow Avenue on Saturday.
Marc Charlevois

Claremont fine arts students get a boost

Saanich school's new diploma program acknowledges efforts of those in an arts stream

Marc Charlevois
Vic High R&B band members Taliya Seidman-Wright and Leo McKee-Reid take a break during rehearsal.

Vic High band takes rhythm on tour

Members of Vic High’s R&B band will travel to Ottawa as part of a whirlwind trip back east marking the band’s 20th year in existence.

Vic High R&B band members Taliya Seidman-Wright and Leo McKee-Reid take a break during rehearsal.
A typed letter that was found in a bag containing what Saanich police believe to be the items stolen from the University of Victoria. One item was missing from the bag

Stolen UVic electronics returned damaged, dubious apology note attached

Flash drive containing employee personal information still missing

A typed letter that was found in a bag containing what Saanich police believe to be the items stolen from the University of Victoria. One item was missing from the bag
Tearful goodbye  Friends of Leo Chan – Christina Starks

UVic student dies of meningicoccal disease

Bacteria strain can only be transmitted through contact with infected person

Tearful goodbye  Friends of Leo Chan – Christina Starks

Drunk teen drags cop down stairs

A female police officer was dragged down a flight of stairs after grabbing a teenager trying to run from a house party.

Police recover electronics with possible link to UVic data theft

"We're not 100 per cent sure there's an association (between the found items and what was taken from UVic)," said Sgt. Dean Jantzen.

Man arrested with items that could link him to urban deer poaching

Saanich police are optimistic they may have arrested a man connected to the crossbow arrow shooting deaths of deer in the municipality.

Saanich police are hoping the public can help identify this woman

Police look to ID woman who ripped off charity

After tallying the money, the woman told fellow volunteers she was going out to her car to retrieve thank-you gifts, but she didn’t return.

Saanich police are hoping the public can help identify this woman

UVic had policies in place to secure confidential data

Greater Victoria employers using data breach as a learning opportunity

‘Unusual’ underwear bulge tips off cops to stashed meth and cocaine

An "unusual bulge" in a suspect's underwear netted police a small amount of meth and cocaine early Thursday morning.

Teen who spat on bus driver arrested in housing complex

Saanich police dog Taz tracked the suspect's scent right to the police cruiser where the arrested teen was being held.

Anthony Wagner

UPDATED: Slippery roads cause minor mayhem for Saanich commuters

Police cars blocked access to Glanford Avenue south of McKenzie Avenue during Tuesday afternoon’s rush hour

Anthony Wagner

Cedar Hill Golf restaurant scaling back

Food service will change focus to solely light snacks

Patience key to solving traffic woes

I don’t want to admit it but I’m one of those drivers who gets annoyed by a slow cyclist inconveniencing a lane of car traffic.

Police warn of stolen Hydro uniforms amid rash of copper thefts

Five copper wire thefts from B.C. Hydro in Greater Victoria so far this month

UVic will cover costs of credit monitoring for employees

University will foot bill for credit bureau services after data theft

Thousands stolen from former UVic employee’s bank account

Saanich police believe financial theft is connected to weekend data theft

Marijuana, rifle found in grow-op bust

A marijuana grow-op was busted this week, netting over 400 pot plants. A 22-calibre rifle and ammunition were also seized at the scene.

Would-be copper thief mistaken for a rat

The suspect is described a 5'10 and 220 pounds. He was wearing a brown jacket and a toque.