Sharon Tiffin

Bill Andrews

Cool Sailings

Members of Victoria Model Shipbuilding Club sail their boats on Harrison Pond.

Bill Andrews
Participants make a quick exit after running into the frigid water at Elk Lake for the 36th annual Polar Bear Swim.

Cold start to the New Year

Hundreds braved the frigid waters for the 36th annual Polar Bear Swim at Elk Lake

Participants make a quick exit after running into the frigid water at Elk Lake for the 36th annual Polar Bear Swim.
Josh Hozack

Ready, set curl!

2012 BC Junior Provincial Curling Championship started today at the Victoria Curling Centre

Josh Hozack
Tyler Reese gets help from Future Shp employee Graham Jones to carry his 40 inch television to his car.

Box it up, please

Boxing Day shoppers were ready to take advantage of special deals.

Tyler Reese gets help from Future Shp employee Graham Jones to carry his 40 inch television to his car.
Victoria Constable Kevin Nystedt talks to the media about a large cache of recovered stolen property they are hoping to return to their rightful owners.

Is it yours?

The police recovered a large cache of stolen property last Friday and are looking for the rightful owners.

Victoria Constable Kevin Nystedt talks to the media about a large cache of recovered stolen property they are hoping to return to their rightful owners.
Leading Seaman Brendan Churcher takes down the Royal Union Flag from the masthead of HMCS Regina at CFB Esquimalt.

Traditional colours flown

The Royal Union Flag is flown on Royal Canadian ships sunrise to sunset December 11, on the Statute of Westminster Day.

Leading Seaman Brendan Churcher takes down the Royal Union Flag from the masthead of HMCS Regina at CFB Esquimalt.
Three-year-old Fin McLennan gets a hand from dad

Slippin’ and a Slidin’

The new outdoor ice skating rink opened on the weekend in Centennial Square.

Three-year-old Fin McLennan gets a hand from dad
Dave Rogers

Riders Ride for Safety

Motorcycle riders ask for a concrete barrier on the Malahat

Dave Rogers
Preston Davey gets a kiss from Evanne Bednarski as he is surrounded by Octoberfest beauties L-R Melissa Evans

Cheers to October-fest!

An Octoberfest celebration took place Saturday in Bastion Square with music, magic and beer.

Preston Davey gets a kiss from Evanne Bednarski as he is surrounded by Octoberfest beauties L-R Melissa Evans
Lieutenant Governor Steven L. Point is greeted by Premier Christy Clark on the stairway at the B.C. Legislature. The Governor General was on hand to give the speech from the throne opening the new legislative session.

And it begins…

New session of the Legislature opened at the Legislature in Victoria.

Lieutenant Governor Steven L. Point is greeted by Premier Christy Clark on the stairway at the B.C. Legislature. The Governor General was on hand to give the speech from the throne opening the new legislative session.
Nine-year-olds Gonzalo Pardo-Figueroa

Day of the Living Dead

Hundreds of zombified walkers turn out for annual event in Victoria

Nine-year-olds Gonzalo Pardo-Figueroa
Charly Leverman shucks corn in the Silver Rill corn tent during Eat Here Now on Sunday at Centennial Square.

Aw Shucks

Eat Here Now festival was a free family friendly festival featuring farm goods, music and tastes from restaurants around the region.

Charly Leverman shucks corn in the Silver Rill corn tent during Eat Here Now on Sunday at Centennial Square.
Prajakta Trehan performs a dance at the 2nd annual India Mela festival in Centennial Square.

Mela!

The India Mela Fest was a two day festival featuring entertainment, food and crafts showcasing the Indian community in Victoria.

Prajakta Trehan performs a dance at the 2nd annual India Mela festival in Centennial Square.
Tania Miller

Splash of Summer

The Victoria Symphony returned for it 22nd year performing on a barge in the Inner Harbour for the Victoria Symphony Splash with a theme honouring B.C.'s Parks' 100th anniversary. Tens of thousands crowded the streets for the popular summer event enjoying the free performances, the kid-friendly activities, the food venders, a street dance and much more.

Tania Miller
Marcela Grove looks at bottles of preserves at the Camille's Restaurant stand at the Farmers Market at Centennial Square.

Pass-da antipasto

The market is open every Sunday 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. offering vegetables, baked goods and much more.

Marcela Grove looks at bottles of preserves at the Camille's Restaurant stand at the Farmers Market at Centennial Square.
April 10

Sail sighting

April 10
A group of about 20 protesters calling for the ban of sled dog races and tours in B.C. marches down Government Street on Saturday.

Dog Days of March

The march, led by Kate Gram, left, public relations for Lush Cosmetics,…

A group of about 20 protesters calling for the ban of sled dog races and tours in B.C. marches down Government Street on Saturday.

Sewage plant will restrict harbour’s future: GVHA

A liquid-waste sewage treatment plant planned for McLoughlin Point will cut into…

One-year-old Hunter Simon looks behind the signs for Auntie Amy Barney before the start of the Stolen Sisters Memorial March Sunday on Pandora Avenue.

I see you

The Stolen Sisters Memorial March is an annual event that brings people…

One-year-old Hunter Simon looks behind the signs for Auntie Amy Barney before the start of the Stolen Sisters Memorial March Sunday on Pandora Avenue.
Lion Dancers start the dance celebrating the Chinese New Year year of the Rabbit in front of the Gate of Harmonious Interest in China town.

Lions bring in the Year of the Rabbit

Practiced for thousands of years, the Lion Dance is believed to chase…

Lion Dancers start the dance celebrating the Chinese New Year year of the Rabbit in front of the Gate of Harmonious Interest in China town.