Roszan Holmen

B.C. SPCA Victoria receptionist Amy McLaughlin plays with an orange tabby kitten at the Napier Lane office. All cat and kitten adoption fees are half price until Dec. 9.

Victoria SPCA holds fire sale on cats and kittens

Adoption fees cut in half for cats and kittens until Dec. 9

B.C. SPCA Victoria receptionist Amy McLaughlin plays with an orange tabby kitten at the Napier Lane office. All cat and kitten adoption fees are half price until Dec. 9.
Victoria Native Friendship Centre executive director Bruce Parisian is pleased with the City of Victoria's plans to help create subsidized housing for aboriginal people at this former Traveller's Inn motel.

Work to begin on aboriginal home in Victoria

City of Victoria’s second Traveller’s Inn motel conversion progressing

Victoria Native Friendship Centre executive director Bruce Parisian is pleased with the City of Victoria's plans to help create subsidized housing for aboriginal people at this former Traveller's Inn motel.
Instead of grass

Let the rains come down: Victoria homeowner

Backyard run-off measures protect home, reduce stress on city’s storm drain system

Instead of grass

Victorians envision large trash needs

In January, residents will receive a new standardized trash container from the city, as well as a separate bin for kitchen scraps.

City upping charges for water, sewer

On average, homeowners will pay an additional $43 per year, businesses an additional $1,032.

Two people walk along the Odgen Point breakwater. Phase 3 of the breakwater mural is now underway.

Odgen Point mural gets hesitant financial support

Victoria council approves funding for Phase 3 of mural, pending Esquimalt contribution

Two people walk along the Odgen Point breakwater. Phase 3 of the breakwater mural is now underway.

PCL selected to build new Johnson Street Bridge

City of Victoria to enter into negotiations with contractor

The emergency supplies container in James Bay’s Irving Park was one of the city’s first. While it is painted with a delightful mural

Volunteers key to evacuee assistance in Victoria

Emergency containers hold short-term supplies to keep people safe and warm

The emergency supplies container in James Bay’s Irving Park was one of the city’s first. While it is painted with a delightful mural

Victorians asked to pledge a cold night

Twenty-four hours seems like a long time to go without home heating, but it’s a small inconvenience compared to night on the street.

Brain injury clinic hosts annual gala event

Sports injuries, greater awareness of concussions has lead to waitlist for patients

Coun. Lisa Helps says properties  like this one-storey row house for sale on Fernwood Road at Vining Street

Housing money reinstated by Victoria council

Despite city cash crunch, council sees affordable housing as key commitment

Coun. Lisa Helps says properties  like this one-storey row house for sale on Fernwood Road at Vining Street

Community backs booze at the Roxy

But city council stalls on granting theatre necessary approval

Maya Herzog and her brother

Social enterprises targeted for tax by City of Victoria

Council looks at ending breaks for non-profit commercial activities

Maya Herzog and her brother
As Coun. Chris Coleman

Victoria’s Langley Street loo wins accolades

Voted most hospitable public washroom in Canada in an online poll

As Coun. Chris Coleman
Keltie Manderville is co-ordinator of Hope House

Teen residential recovery centre finds new home

Salvation Army facility moving from Victoria West church to Saanich house

Keltie Manderville is co-ordinator of Hope House

The cost of rain in Victoria

A new stormwater utility being considered by the city could see homeowners pay more, business less

Onlookers check out a stylized mural

Victorians see Lady Justice through new eyes

Community project honours work of Victoria Integrated Court

Onlookers check out a stylized mural

Victoria council waffles on beefing up freedom-of-info processes

Councillors debate whether to spend to reduce FOI backlog, as part of move toward further transparency

Outgoing British Columbia Lt.-Gov. Steven Point became emotional upon launching his dugout canoe on Ross Bay Beach along Dallas Road in 2010. It was the same location where Point found the log from which he carved the canoe along with renowned artist Chief Tony Hunt. The ceremony

Point paddles into the sunset

His Honour Steven Point glad to be heading home after five years in Victoria as Lieutenant Governor.

Outgoing British Columbia Lt.-Gov. Steven Point became emotional upon launching his dugout canoe on Ross Bay Beach along Dallas Road in 2010. It was the same location where Point found the log from which he carved the canoe along with renowned artist Chief Tony Hunt. The ceremony

Game-changing ideas need your vote

Eleven social enterprises across B.C., including three based in Victoria, are vying for votes for a chance to receive $15,000.