Victoria News Staff

Wet’suwet’en solidarity demonstrators stand outside of RCMP headquarters in Victoria. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Wet’suwet’en solidarity protest hits the streets in Victoria

Demonstrators throw support behind Indigenous land defenders in northern B.C.

Wet’suwet’en solidarity demonstrators stand outside of RCMP headquarters in Victoria. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)
Greater Victoria residents are being asked to hold onto their glass items for now as recycling operations join the list of sectors impacted by B.C.’s disastrous floods. (Black Press Media file photo)

Glass recycling in Greater Victoria and beyond temporarily suspended due to B.C. floods

Recycle BC says flooding has impacted glass processing, transportation operations

Greater Victoria residents are being asked to hold onto their glass items for now as recycling operations join the list of sectors impacted by B.C.’s disastrous floods. (Black Press Media file photo)
Police are looking to speak with anyone who has information about a baseball bat assault at a Victoria park in early November. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police seek information about baseball bat assault

Earlier this month, a security guard found a man who was assaulted in Topaz Park

Police are looking to speak with anyone who has information about a baseball bat assault at a Victoria park in early November. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Victoria Police Department is investigating after an early morning stabbing in downtown Victoria. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Victoria Police Department is investigating after an early morning stabbing in downtown Victoria. (Black Press Media file photo)
Oct. 13, 2021 - Victoria Royals #34 Igor Zborovskiy dumps Kamloops Blazers #7 Kaden Hammel as they fight for the puck along the boards during first period action at the Save-On-Foods memorial Centre. Don Denton photo

Victoria Royals’ Friday game in Kamloops postponed

Highway closures resulting from Monday’s storm cause game to be rescheduled for February

Oct. 13, 2021 - Victoria Royals #34 Igor Zborovskiy dumps Kamloops Blazers #7 Kaden Hammel as they fight for the puck along the boards during first period action at the Save-On-Foods memorial Centre. Don Denton photo
An Esquimalt High School student was hospitalized on Thursday with non-life-threatening injuries after being stabbed during a fight at the school. (Black Press Media file photo)

Esquimalt student stabbed during school fight, injuries not life-threatening

Victoria police say another Esquimalt High School student involved was arrested

An Esquimalt High School student was hospitalized on Thursday with non-life-threatening injuries after being stabbed during a fight at the school. (Black Press Media file photo)
Officers have arrested a man who was the suspect of a report of a man being chased with a hatchet by another man in the 700-block of Fort Street earlier on Thursday. (Courtesy VicPD)

UPDATE: Victoria police arrest suspect after man was chased with hatchet

Chase occurred in 700-block of Fort Street, according to police

Officers have arrested a man who was the suspect of a report of a man being chased with a hatchet by another man in the 700-block of Fort Street earlier on Thursday. (Courtesy VicPD)
BC Transit has announced that routes 44 Victoria/Duncan, 66 Duncan Commuter and 99 Shawnigan Lake Commuter will have only one bus travelling in either direction as of Nov. 18 due to the slowdowns on the Malahat. (Black Press Media file photo)

BC Transit routes between Duncan and Victoria, in Duncan and Shawnigan Lake altered

The single routes for each are a result of the repair work on the Malahat

BC Transit has announced that routes 44 Victoria/Duncan, 66 Duncan Commuter and 99 Shawnigan Lake Commuter will have only one bus travelling in either direction as of Nov. 18 due to the slowdowns on the Malahat. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police are looking for a driver who left a trail of auto parts and debris from downtown to James Bay after an early-morning crash on Wednesday. (Black Press Media file photo)

Driver’s early-morning downtown Victoria crash leaves trail of parts to follow

Police follow trail, find and impound vehicle 2.5 kilometres away, search on for driver

Victoria police are looking for a driver who left a trail of auto parts and debris from downtown to James Bay after an early-morning crash on Wednesday. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police officers have closed the 1200-block of Wharf Street to traffic while they investigate a sudden death Nov. 17. (Courtesy VicPD)
Victoria police officers have closed the 1200-block of Wharf Street to traffic while they investigate a sudden death Nov. 17. (Courtesy VicPD)
Emergency crews begin work on a flood-damaged single-lane section of the Malahat Drive on Highway 1. (BC Transportation)

POLL: Do you think the province should begin work on an alternate route to the Malahat?

The torrential rains may have passed, but the aftermath has left many…

Emergency crews begin work on a flood-damaged single-lane section of the Malahat Drive on Highway 1. (BC Transportation)
Anyone with information on any of these individuals is asked to call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or visit the website victoriacrimestoppers.ca for more information.

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers wanted list for the week of Nov. 16

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in locating the…

Anyone with information on any of these individuals is asked to call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or visit the website victoriacrimestoppers.ca for more information.
COVID-19 cases in Greater Victoria schools continue to be reported regularly. (Black Press Media file photo)

COVID-19 cases reported at four Greater Victoria schools

Gordon Head and Spencer middle schools, Kelset and Keating elementary schools affected

COVID-19 cases in Greater Victoria schools continue to be reported regularly. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria firefighters worked to extinguish a van fire on Richmond Avenue Nov. 16. (Credit: Chris Adair, Courtesy of Victoria Fire Department)

VIDEO: Victoria firefighters extinguish billowing van blaze

Single occupant escaped unscathed

Victoria firefighters worked to extinguish a van fire on Richmond Avenue Nov. 16. (Credit: Chris Adair, Courtesy of Victoria Fire Department)
Monday’s rain and windstorm downed trees onto BC Hydro wires across Vancouver Island, leaving thousands without power. (Courtesy BC Hydro)

UPDATE: Lights back on for nearly all of Greater Victoria in wake of storm

50,000 people lost power in southern Vancouver Island Monday afternoon

Monday’s rain and windstorm downed trees onto BC Hydro wires across Vancouver Island, leaving thousands without power. (Courtesy BC Hydro)
Benjamin Gatchell was wanted on several warrants for uttering threats, failing to stop after an accident, causing fear of injury and dangerous operation of a conveyance. (Courtesy of VicPD)

UPDATE: Victoria, Cowichan Valley police arrest wanted man Benjamin Gatchell

Man arrested on warrants stemming from incidents on South Island

Benjamin Gatchell was wanted on several warrants for uttering threats, failing to stop after an accident, causing fear of injury and dangerous operation of a conveyance. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Several BC Hydro outages have left Greater Victoria residents without power Nov. 15. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: 50,000 without power across southern Vancouver Island

Thousands of people, multiple businesses without power across region

Several BC Hydro outages have left Greater Victoria residents without power Nov. 15. (Black Press Media file photo)
Environment Canada issued heavy rain and wind warnings for Greater Victoria, and much of Vancouver Island, Nov. 15. (Black Press Media file photo)

Heavy rain, wind warnings issued for Vancouver Island

Up to 180 millimetres expected by noon, according to Environment Canada

Environment Canada issued heavy rain and wind warnings for Greater Victoria, and much of Vancouver Island, Nov. 15. (Black Press Media file photo)
Flooding and bank instability has closed the northbound lane of the Malahat past Westshore Parkway Nov. 15, according to Emcon highway services. (Courtesy Emcon)

VIDEO: Flooding, mudslide hampering travel through southern Vancouver Island

Rainfall warning in effect for majority Vancouver Island

Flooding and bank instability has closed the northbound lane of the Malahat past Westshore Parkway Nov. 15, according to Emcon highway services. (Courtesy Emcon)
The 2021 Gingerbread Showcase will be on display from Nov. 20 to Jan. 2. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria’s 2021 Gingerbread Showcase set to launch

‘The Future of Home’ creations to be on display Nov. 20 to Jan. 2

The 2021 Gingerbread Showcase will be on display from Nov. 20 to Jan. 2. (Black Press Media file photo)