Victoria News Staff

Cities across B.C. experienced record-breaking temperatures during the heat dome that hit much of the province at the end June, 2021. (Black Press Media file photo)

Summer heat dome resulted in 18 Greater Victoria deaths: BC Coroners Service

Vancouver Island saw a total of 48 deaths related to late June heatwave

Cities across B.C. experienced record-breaking temperatures during the heat dome that hit much of the province at the end June, 2021. (Black Press Media file photo)
Island Health has reported new COVID-19 exposures at four Greater Victoria schools. (Black Press Media file photo)

More COVID-19 exposures reported in Greater Victoria schools

Four more schools added to Island Health exposures list

Island Health has reported new COVID-19 exposures at four Greater Victoria schools. (Black Press Media file photo)
Members of the Sidney Concert Band perform at 2019’s Salute Our Veterans concert. (Sidney Concert Band)

Sidney Concert Band announces Nov. 7 Remembrance Day concert

Salute to Our Veterans concert to be held at Mary Winspear Centre

Members of the Sidney Concert Band perform at 2019’s Salute Our Veterans concert. (Sidney Concert Band)
(Black Press Media file photo)

MISSING FOUND: Victoria resident located by police

Jeff Marshall has been found safe after being missing two days

(Black Press Media file photo)
Jason Rempel outside his apartment complex that was damaged by a fire on Oct. 25. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)

James Bay residents impacted by fire hoping for help with days left in temporary accommodations

One man said he doesn’t know what he’ll do on Tuesday when Red Cross aid ends

Jason Rempel outside his apartment complex that was damaged by a fire on Oct. 25. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)
Street murals are one of the eight community project options Victoria residents can vote on to receive city funding. (Courtesy City of Victoria)

Resident votes to determine which Victoria neighbourhood projects receive funding

$50,000 available for eight possible neighbourhood spaces

Street murals are one of the eight community project options Victoria residents can vote on to receive city funding. (Courtesy City of Victoria)
Victoria Royals left-winger Bailey Peach during a game against the Kamloops Blazers on Oct. 29. (Photo courtesy of the Victoria Royals)

Kamloops Blazers’ shot onslaught proves too much as Victoria Royals lose 7-1

Kamloops had almost 60 shots in the Friday win

Victoria Royals left-winger Bailey Peach during a game against the Kamloops Blazers on Oct. 29. (Photo courtesy of the Victoria Royals)
Police are looking to speak with the driver of the white Mercedes SUV indicated in this still from dashcam footage captured Oct. 19 in Esquimalt. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)

Police seek witness to Oct. 19 Tillicum Road crash in Esquimalt

Incident left one man hospitalized with potentially life-altering injuries

Police are looking to speak with the driver of the white Mercedes SUV indicated in this still from dashcam footage captured Oct. 19 in Esquimalt. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)
Esquimalt and Central Saanich are the latest to join a growing list requiring staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19. (Black Press file photo)

Esquimalt, Central Saanich staff required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by Dec. 20

Mandate includes all employees including police and fire

Esquimalt and Central Saanich are the latest to join a growing list requiring staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19. (Black Press file photo)
Annie Taal gets her vaccination for COVID-19. Despite a rare allergic reaction the Victoria woman is happy she received the vaccine. (Courtesy of Island Health)

Victoria woman grateful to be vaccinated despite allergic reaction

About one in 100,000 people will have a severe allergic reaction to the COVID-19 vaccine

Annie Taal gets her vaccination for COVID-19. Despite a rare allergic reaction the Victoria woman is happy she received the vaccine. (Courtesy of Island Health)
The CRD boardroom. (Screenshot/ Capital Regional District)

CRD, Capital Regional Hospital District and Capital Regional Housing Corporation present 2022 financial plans

If approved in March 2022, the $611 million combined plan would be a 1.7% increase over this year

The CRD boardroom. (Screenshot/ Capital Regional District)
A rendering shows what a proposed residential tower, childcare centre and cafe would look like along Montreal Street in James Bay if city council approves it. (Courtesy Mike Geric Construction)

17-storey housing tower, childcare centre proposed for James Bay site

Old parking lot near Laurel Point would house 112 new residences

A rendering shows what a proposed residential tower, childcare centre and cafe would look like along Montreal Street in James Bay if city council approves it. (Courtesy Mike Geric Construction)
Victoria police are looking for this suspect after an early-morning armed robbery in Esquimalt on Thursday. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)

Police seek suspect after man with knife robs Esquimalt gas station

Clerk forced to hand over small amount of money from till, thief fled scene, police say

Victoria police are looking for this suspect after an early-morning armed robbery in Esquimalt on Thursday. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)
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POLL: Do you think children should go out trick-or-treating this year?

The lure of costumes and candy is being tempered by fears of…

(Black Press Media file photo)
West Shore RCMP is asking for help locating a child’s special travel seat that was lost around Thanksgiving somewhere between Victoria and Duncan. (Courtesy West Shore RCMP)

Greater Victorians asked to help find lost travel seat for child with special needs

Parents believe seat misplaced between Victoria and Duncan

West Shore RCMP is asking for help locating a child’s special travel seat that was lost around Thanksgiving somewhere between Victoria and Duncan. (Courtesy West Shore RCMP)
As a result of combined stormwater and wastewater overflows, residents are advised to avoid entering the waters along the affected shorelines, as the wastewater may pose a health risk. (Black Press Media file photo)

Wastewater overflow warning issued for Saanich, Oak Bay shorelines

Residents advised to stay out of the water in Cadboro Bay

As a result of combined stormwater and wastewater overflows, residents are advised to avoid entering the waters along the affected shorelines, as the wastewater may pose a health risk. (Black Press Media file photo)
A highway camera shows traffic backed up southbound along the Trans-Canada Highway at the Helmcken overpass Oct. 28. (DriveBC)

Crashes, pooling water cause morning traffic mayhem

Crashes reported on Highway 1 at Helmcken overpass and Veterans Memorial Parkway ramp

A highway camera shows traffic backed up southbound along the Trans-Canada Highway at the Helmcken overpass Oct. 28. (DriveBC)
Agriculture Minister Lana Popham presents Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Rashleigh and nephew Peter Bryce Rashleigh with a Century Farm and Ranch Award. (Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries)

Central Saanich family recognized for century of farming

Since 1936, Rashleigh family farms have provided food for the Peninsula and beyond

Agriculture Minister Lana Popham presents Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Rashleigh and nephew Peter Bryce Rashleigh with a Century Farm and Ranch Award. (Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries)
Incoming Esquimalt Fire Chief Steve Serbic. (Courtesy of Township of Esquimalt)

Esquimalt announces new fire chief, assistant moves up the ranks

Steve Serbic brings a passion for health and wellness to the position

Incoming Esquimalt Fire Chief Steve Serbic. (Courtesy of Township of Esquimalt)
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 Oct. 26

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.