Tim Collins

Winter rainfall slightly below average

If you think Victoria has been subjected to an unusually high level of rainfall this winter, you’re mistaken.

Sexual assault victims find support in new centre

A new, collaborative approach to helping the victims of sexual assault has come to Victoria.

Members of CFB Esquimalt are joined by Minister of Public Services

CFB Esquimalt receives funding for new weapons

A federal government announcement has set the stage for the next component of the long promised enhancement of the Royal Canadian Navy.

Members of CFB Esquimalt are joined by Minister of Public Services
Senior vice president of Bosa Properties Daryl Simpson

New attitude at City Hall aids development

Bayview Place bills itself as the next chapter in the history of downtown Victoria.

Senior vice president of Bosa Properties Daryl Simpson
Carey Newman

Fernwood artist honors First Nations’ strengths

First Nations artist Carey Newman has always used art as the vehicle to deal with serious personal and cultural issues.

Carey Newman
Dan Marten

Esquimalt rail line being converted to pathway

Trains no longer run on the old E&N rail line but the right of way beside the tracks have found a new purpose.

Dan Marten

Best of the City — it’s your choice

Voting for your favourite brews, bars, sporting events and festivals, among many more continues until April 14 at 11 p.m.

Chris Hildreth (left) and Alley Dewji at Dockside Green last week.

Dockside Green the new home for urban agriculture

Chris Hildreth anticipates that the first crop from his urban farm will be delivered to restaurants on April 22, which is also Earth Day.

Chris Hildreth (left) and Alley Dewji at Dockside Green last week.
Slim Sandy (Peter Sandmark) and his wife

Victoria trio launches European tour

Slim Sandy and the Hillbilly Boppers have launched their new five song EP on iTunes and will begin touring Europe in April.

Slim Sandy (Peter Sandmark) and his wife
HMCS Winnipeg crew say operation tarnished, despite success

HMCS Winnipeg crew say operation tarnished, despite success

Some crew members say Operation CARIBBE is tarnished since the media coverage of their sail focused on the actions of two crew members.

HMCS Winnipeg crew say operation tarnished, despite success

Taxation and disincentives creating rental shortage

Greater Victoria’s 0.6 per cent vacancy rate is hurting business’s ability to recruit and retain employees, says the Chamber of Commerce.

From left to right: Toni Blodgett

Jazz sextet continues to groove

Toni Blodgett’s love of jazz continues to fuel her band’s unique blend of what she calls “more traditional” music.

From left to right: Toni Blodgett

Homebuyers look to revenue properties to offset costs

More Victoria homeowners are considering the creation rental units to help generate revenue.

Marco Cvitanovic (left) and Julia Widdowson under an earthquake-proof desk at St. Patrick’s Elementary School.

School upgrades for earthquakes should be complete in five to seven years

For most people, Victoria is an ideal place to live, raise a family and educate our children.

Marco Cvitanovic (left) and Julia Widdowson under an earthquake-proof desk at St. Patrick’s Elementary School.
Admiral Summer

CFB Esquimalt commemorates liberation of Kuwait in Gulf War

A small ceremony was held at CFB Esquimalt to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the liberation of Kuwait during the Gulf War recently.

Admiral Summer

Daylight savings contributes to sleep deprivation: professors

Clocks move forward one hour at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 13.

Nourish Café named one of Canada’s top 100 restaurants

Café’s approach to food represents the future of dining; a locally sourced, organic selection of environmentally friendly foods.

Library focusing on outreach as part of new strategic plan

The Greater Victoria Public Library (GVPL) recently released its new strategic plan.

Eric Hall (left) and Jessie Gervias perform as Mercutio and Tybalt in Ballet Victoria’s production of Romeo and Juliet.

Ballet features swords, sorrow and true love

Ballet dancers are phenomenally skilled artists whose physical abilities allow them to give expression to an artistic soul.

Eric Hall (left) and Jessie Gervias perform as Mercutio and Tybalt in Ballet Victoria’s production of Romeo and Juliet.
Acting Insp. Jason Laidman has been appointed to take the reins of the VicPD’s Esquimalt and Vic West Division.

New officer takes reins in Esquimalt

A new officer has been appointed to take the reins of the VicPD’s Esquimalt and Vic West Division.

Acting Insp. Jason Laidman has been appointed to take the reins of the VicPD’s Esquimalt and Vic West Division.