Kyle Slavin

UVic had technology in place to prevent data theft

Chair of UVic's cyber-security centre says incident was easily preventable

Elementary students have close encounter with ‘Buck Rogers’

Large, sick deer ‘removed’ from Rogers school field

Two more cougar sightings overnight in Saanich

Fourth cougar sighting in Saanich in two days prompts police to put out second warning

Police confirm cougar prowling Saanich

Saanich police are advising residents to be vigilant after officers spotted a cougar prowling in a residential neighbourhood.

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Elizabeth May made headlines in 2011

Elizabeth May faced major lifestyle changes after becoming the Green party’s first-ever candidate to be elected to the House of Commons.

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Polar Bear Swim set for Sunday

Environment Canada is forecasting a clear but cool day on Sunday for the 2 p.m. event.

Jewish Festival of Light begins Tuesday

An estimated 2,500 Jews in the Capital Region have begun celebrating the eight-day Festival of Lights, better known as Hanukkah.

Apologetic armed robber makes off with cash

"Prior to leaving, he apologized no less than two or three times," Saanich police Sgt. Dean Jantzen said.

South Island NDP politicians look to federal leadership race

When federal NDP leader Jack Layton died in August, a major question loomed in the background.

VIHA releases internal review following young psych patient’s death

B.C. Coroners inquest into teen's death begins Monday

Mayors look to focus joint council meeting on Douglas Street transportation

Mayors of Saanich and Victoria hope meeting will help make headway on one of the biggest issues facing both municipalities.

UVic hires consultant after public backlash over proposed parkade

Consulting firm hired to help quell neighbour's concerns over a planned sports complex and seven-level parkade.

Woman drags dead deer home under her car

"It is also suggested that you avoid a collision with any deceased animals on the roadway to avoid similar issues," police said.

Three-year-olds Anabelle Irvine Topping

UPDATED: Oil spill stains urban miracle in Colquitz Creek

Waterway's health is now in jeopardy, as an estimated 1,000 litres of home heating oil leaked into the river last week.

Three-year-olds Anabelle Irvine Topping
Bag full of hamburgers whipped at MacDonald's restaurant manager.

Angry McDonald’s patron throws burgers at restaurant manager

A bag full of hamburgers was the weapon of choice for a McDonald's customer who became agitated when his meal wasn't hot enough.

Bag full of hamburgers whipped at MacDonald's restaurant manager.
Integrated Road Safety Unit member Cpl. Ryan Bacia

Cops crack down on capital’s crash corners

The regional unit will be stepping up its watch at five intersections in Greater Victoria deemed the most dangerous.

Integrated Road Safety Unit member Cpl. Ryan Bacia
For deer like this one crossing Henderson Road

Province won’t fund Greater Victoria deer management plan

“No financial resources would be available” from the Ministry of Environment to support a deer management plan

For deer like this one crossing Henderson Road
Arbutus middle school students Lorena Munoz and Aidan Fisher show off some of the colourful bowls the school's art class made to help raise money for at-risk youth in Victoria. The bowls will be sold as part of the Souper Bowls of Hope event

Souper Bowls of Hope returns Nov. 8

The event also includes an auction of celebrity-signed bowls, including ones from Elton John,Cory Monteith and Selena Gomez.

Arbutus middle school students Lorena Munoz and Aidan Fisher show off some of the colourful bowls the school's art class made to help raise money for at-risk youth in Victoria. The bowls will be sold as part of the Souper Bowls of Hope event

Library lends passes for Royal B.C. Museum

Twenty family passes are available for borrowing on a week-long basis from any of the 10 branches in the region.

Registrar of Mortgage Brokers issues stop order

"It is contrary to Canadian law to ask someone to pay upfront fees to obtain financing," said Saanich police Sgt. Dean Jantzen.