Roszan Holmen

Johnson Street Bridge director resigning

Mike Lai, the City of Victoria's director for the Johnson Street Bridge replacement project, is resigning as of July 6.

City of Victoria looks to remove former E and N ticket office

Bidders sought for removal, re-use of Via Rail passenger train station

Seniors housing at Bayview seeks rezoning

Bayview Properties proposes 95 units

This home at 1731 Albert St. in the North Jubilee neighbourhood has been saved from possible demolition.

Victoria council supports conversion to condos of 114-year-old house

Heritage rehabilitation proposal "a miracle," Pam Madoff says

This home at 1731 Albert St. in the North Jubilee neighbourhood has been saved from possible demolition.
Makenna Rielly

City of Victoria eyes cap on tax breaks

Council ponders whether exemption system is fair to non-profits

Makenna Rielly
The interior staircase of the Janion building

Victoria’s Janion building targeted for redevelopment

New owner also plans development for Northern Junk property across Johnson Street

The interior staircase of the Janion building

Oaklands residents abandon church purchase

Victoria neighbourhood group changes mind due to high cost of initiative

First Nations to re-establish historic ties to Victoria Harbour

Rock Bay remediation to be complete by 2016, offering new opportunities for First Nations, industry, and city parks.

Greater Victoria libraries’ Internet access safe, for now

Federal access funding cut means adjustments in other areas

Victoria Coun. Shellie Gudgeon paints over graffiti on a telephone pole at the corner of Bridge and Bay Streets. Covering over graffiti shouldn’t be the responsibility of the city

Victoria citizens asked to pick up a paintbrush

Supplies provided by city for graffiti removal; hefty fines in store for offenders

Victoria Coun. Shellie Gudgeon paints over graffiti on a telephone pole at the corner of Bridge and Bay Streets. Covering over graffiti shouldn’t be the responsibility of the city

Fond memories of summers spent on the Gorge

Residents from around Greater Victoria would swim at the salt water site

Grassroots Wi-Fi project off to a slow start in Victoria

Business association happy with progress of its own Wi-Fi service

A Victoria and Island Athletic Association water polo match is in action at Curtis Point

NEWS FEATURE: Back in the swim at Victoria’s Gorge

Summer event aims to welcome back the masses to the warm waters of the once-polluted waterway

A Victoria and Island Athletic Association water polo match is in action at Curtis Point
Grade 2 student Maya Kara displays her artwork

Victoria-area youngsters define citizenship through artwork

UVic student using creative project for masters thesis

Grade 2 student Maya Kara displays her artwork
Esquimalt resident Eric Pittman

Anna’s Paradise: Esquimalt photographer hunts for hummingbirds

A keen ear and a trained eye allow birders to capture intimate moments among nesting hummingbirds

Esquimalt resident Eric Pittman

Social agencies in Victoria unite to put a CAP on poverty

Groups work together to create plan for reducing financial barriers

Victoria to pursue grants for electric charging stations

Financial details around stations still to be ironed out

Hope House on the move from Victoria West

Salvation Army lease on former church rectory up in five months

Tammy Carter and Lorn Nelson enjoy a smoke while relaxing in Centennial Square. City council rejected a proposal to ban smoking in the square as a pilot project for a wider ban on lighting up in outdoor places where people congregate.

Outdoor smoking ban idea doesn’t get far with Victoria councillors

Budgetary restraints among reasons given for rejection of Gudgeon's proposal

Tammy Carter and Lorn Nelson enjoy a smoke while relaxing in Centennial Square. City council rejected a proposal to ban smoking in the square as a pilot project for a wider ban on lighting up in outdoor places where people congregate.

Rapid transit corridor best bet for green grant in Victoria

Gas Tax Fund applications being prepared by city, Saanich