Kyle Wells

MEND directs youth toward healthy living

The Mind, Exercise, Nutrition, Do It! (MEND) program is kicking off in Greater Victoria in January to promote healthy lifestyles for youth.

New parents Jason Yen and Daisy Tsai welcomed Daryl Yen into the world at 12:01 a.m. New Year's Day

Victoria baby crowned as first in B.C. for 2014

Daryl Yen was brought into the world by Victoria General Hospital staff at 12:01 a.m. on January 1.

New parents Jason Yen and Daisy Tsai welcomed Daryl Yen into the world at 12:01 a.m. New Year's Day
Hannah Day's family are searching for a matching donor to provide the four-year-old cancer patient with a stem cell transplant.

Search is on for donor to save Hannah Day

Langford’s Hannah Day, 4, and her family are desperately searching for a stem cell transplant match.

Hannah Day's family are searching for a matching donor to provide the four-year-old cancer patient with a stem cell transplant.
Quinton Gordon and Diana Millar are making what's old new through their photography business Luz Studios. The couple uses many seemingly antiquated photography techniques to put a unique

New light on old photo technology

Studio reconnects with lost art of wet plate photo developing

Quinton Gordon and Diana Millar are making what's old new through their photography business Luz Studios. The couple uses many seemingly antiquated photography techniques to put a unique

West Shore set as priority for housing society focussing on youth

A Victoria-based society is taking over the quest to establish temporary youth housing on the West Shore.

Rachel and Lewis Freeman hold their newborn Jack

Hands-on healing at VGH

An ongoing research project is seeing parents of premature babies become more involved with their child’s care during his or her stay.

Rachel and Lewis Freeman hold their newborn Jack
Jeremy Orrego

Pageant brings true spirit of the season

More than 200 volunteers bring nativity scene to life

Jeremy Orrego

Christmas cheer not available to all

Victoria mental health expert recommends lending helping hand

Kyla Ferns

Salvation army kettle drive feeling the pinch in Greater Victoria

Low donations could mean fewer services for those in need in 2014

Kyla Ferns

Victoria tech firms team up for Thriftys app

Two local technology companies are earning recognition after joining forces to create a new mobile phone app

Victoria police department’s new chief constable

New Victoria police chief puts community first

New Chief Const. Frank Elsner takes over from Jamie Graham, who retires at the end of the year.

Victoria police department’s new chief constable
Libby Wray displays the before and after of her ceramics work made at The Arts Centre at Cedar Hill. The centre will be displaying the works of many of its artists at the Fire & Light exhibit

Cedar Hill an artists’ home away from home

Arts Centre at Cedar Hill is hosting the Fire & Light exhibition until Dec. 17

Libby Wray displays the before and after of her ceramics work made at The Arts Centre at Cedar Hill. The centre will be displaying the works of many of its artists at the Fire & Light exhibit

Theft from cars on the rise in Saanich

Over the past two weeks thefts from vehicles have been on the rise on Gorge Road, Glasgow Avenue and Tulip Avenue

Greater Victoria police CounterAttack roadchecks are on once again during the Christmas season.

Expect fewer Christmas CounterAttack roadblocks

More resources and money pushed to summer enforcement programs in Greater Victoria

Greater Victoria police CounterAttack roadchecks are on once again during the Christmas season.
Wes Oretel-Sproule

For the love of food

Grade 7 student Tayler Guy is excited about her learning to cook at a free after-school program at Shoreline community middle school.

Wes Oretel-Sproule
Caprice Cinemas Langford will be closing its doors for good on Jan. 5

Caprice Langford to close in the new year

The cinema will be screening its final films on January 5, 2014 before closing for good.

Caprice Cinemas Langford will be closing its doors for good on Jan. 5
Langford resident Hannah Day

Langford child faces second case of cancer

Four-year-old Hannah Day is back in hospital with a new form of cancer, only months after a previous cancer went into remission.

Langford resident Hannah Day
Gabe Epstein is helping organize the second Lights on the Gorge community celebration for this Sunday at 3:30 p.m. at the parking lot beside the Victoria Canoe and Kayak Club.

Lighting up the Gorge

Lights on the Gorge may be all carols and hot chocolate, but there is a larger purpose at work amid the fun and revelry: community building.

Gabe Epstein is helping organize the second Lights on the Gorge community celebration for this Sunday at 3:30 p.m. at the parking lot beside the Victoria Canoe and Kayak Club.
Susan Harrison

A gift to be truly grateful for

When Susan Harrison was on life support, waiting for a liver transplant, she knew how hard hospital staff were working to save her life.

Susan Harrison

Penny drops on online auction scams

Vancouver Island’s Better Business Bureau is warning consumers to use extreme caution when taking part in any online “penny auctions.”