Laura Lavin

Making the most of midlife

Victoria’s first MidLife Crisis Show, Oct. 2 and 3 at the Victoria Conference Centre, is mostly aimed at your funny bone.

Blog turned book encourages conversation on eating disorders

Karen Flello loses her composure only once during a conversation about her sister Michelle Stewart.

Fringe play shows mental illness as more than just a hashtag

Brendan McLeod lives inside his head, and it isn’t always a pretty place.

Arts Festival makes a splash

The Esquimalt Arts Festival returns to its roots at the English Inn this month.

New location for Fibrations Fest

The annual Fibrations Festival is back and better than ever with up to 60 vendors expected in its new location.

Showdown includes solo journey

For the first time in its five year history, Merridale Showdown presents Actor Showdown.

Latest wave of Gorge Swim Fest

Celebrate local waterway at fourth annual festival

Week of flamenco heats up City

For the third year in a row, Victoria’s Centennial Square is exploding with the passion and rhythm of flamenco music and dance.

Master of the meme

Leader of the federal Libertarian party Tim Moen won’t mind if he doesn’t get a seat during the next federal election.

Light the way to peace

It’s been 70 years since the world entered the nuclear age – with two massive explosions in Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Serious incidents keep VicPD busy

Taxi crash kills one; body washes up on Dallas Road beach

Heated competition expected at Royals camp

The Royals’ staff have their work cut out for them as GM Cam Hope predicts a hot contest at this year’s training camp.

Fire consumes Esquimalt home

Firefighters "dragged" both occupants from home says Esquimalt fire chief

Better Business Bureau warns News about suspicious email offer

The offer comes from That’s Great News, a company that has been sued in Illinois over copyright infringement in the past.

Highland Games at Topaz Park this weekend

New events and exhibits include a strongman competition, a sheaf toss competition, the Celtic Cup – a three-day Gaelic football tournament

Jim Kirk’s booming voice and contagious laughs will be missed

Eclectic and interesting, Oak Bay’s Jim Kirk dies at age 75

Back to school: Parents’ positive attitude goes a long way to happy school days

Here's how to help your child make smooth transition from home to pre-school

Public piano problematic for Oak Bay Avenue resident

Offer of compromise left on the table

Alaskan journey begins in Oak Bay waters

Starting from Willows Beach Alan Campbell, 66, David Maxwell, 68, and Rob Zacharias, 60, are paddling north to Alaska.

Victoria AM celebrates anniversary milestone

Victoria AM is hosting a celebratory breakfast at 7 a.m. at the Oak Bay Beach Hotel on May 23