Victoria News Staff

Victoria lawyer Rosario Canteno Di Bella has been suspended four months for professional misconduct. (Creative Outlet)

Victoria lawyer suspended for negligence by Law Society Tribunal

Rosario Canteno Di Bella to serve a four-month suspension beginning Jan. 1

Victoria lawyer Rosario Canteno Di Bella has been suspended four months for professional misconduct. (Creative Outlet)
A screenshot from the live video as HMCS Winnipeg sets sail in August. (Facebook/HMCS Winnipeg)

HMCS Winnipeg returns to Greater Victoria with morning sailpast Thursday

Sailpast expected to start at 8:30 a.m. around Trial Island and head west along waterfront

A screenshot from the live video as HMCS Winnipeg sets sail in August. (Facebook/HMCS Winnipeg)
At least one COVID-19 case has been confirmed at Tillicum Elementary School in December. (Photo courtesy of Tillicum Elementary School)

COVID-19 found at 3 more Greater Victoria schools

Ecole Marigold, Tillicum Elementary, South Park Family School hit with new cases

At least one COVID-19 case has been confirmed at Tillicum Elementary School in December. (Photo courtesy of Tillicum Elementary School)
(Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: Victoria police report previously missing young man found

Matthew Sydney, 26, had been seen last in the city Dec. 2

(Black Press Media file photo)
Leila Bui with her parents Tuan (left) and Kairry Nguyen. (Black Press Media file photo)

Appeal case for driver convicted after hitting Leila Bui to begin Wednesday in Victoria

Tenessa Nikirk is appealing a two-year prison sentence handed down in 2020

Leila Bui with her parents Tuan (left) and Kairry Nguyen. (Black Press Media file photo)
Katrine Conroy, the Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, was treated in hospital for injuries suffered when she was reportedly knocked to the ground by an unknown person on Dec. 7 near the B.C. legislature. (B.C. government photo)

No evidence yet cabinet minister knock-down near legislature related to role: Victoria police

VicPD still investigating incident that sent Forests Minister Katrine Conroy to hospital Dec. 7.

Katrine Conroy, the Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, was treated in hospital for injuries suffered when she was reportedly knocked to the ground by an unknown person on Dec. 7 near the B.C. legislature. (B.C. government photo)
The Saanich Fair is one of many events to receive COVID-19 recovery funding from the B.C. government. (Black Press Media file photo)

Greater Victoria festivals receive $2.6M in provincial recovery funding

Rifflandia, Esquimalt Ribfest, Saanich Fair and All Ways Home among dozens of recipients

The Saanich Fair is one of many events to receive COVID-19 recovery funding from the B.C. government. (Black Press Media file photo)
Lead singer Dan Reynolds of Imagine Dragon performs during the 2017 Much Music Video Awards in Toronto. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press file photo)

Imagine Dragons adds April tour date in Victoria

Pop-rock band best known for songs Believer, Thunder and Radioactive

Lead singer Dan Reynolds of Imagine Dragon performs during the 2017 Much Music Video Awards in Toronto. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press file photo)
SKAM Theatre Company’s rolling outdoor venue can be brought virtually anywhere there’s space for two cars in Greater Victoria, on order. (Photo courtesy SKAM.ca)

SKAM brings its mobile live theatre to you, for a donation

Dec. 17 to 19 final weekend to book a live performance where you are, two show options available

SKAM Theatre Company’s rolling outdoor venue can be brought virtually anywhere there’s space for two cars in Greater Victoria, on order. (Photo courtesy SKAM.ca)
A photo from 2018 shows missing man Dominic Cormack. (Courtesy VicPD)

Police seek public’s help finding man last seen in Victoria 2 years ago

Dominic Cormack, 52, was reported as missing by his family in Alberta

A photo from 2018 shows missing man Dominic Cormack. (Courtesy VicPD)
An aerial rendering of how Topaz Park will look once skate and bike parks are complete in summer 2022. (Courtesy City of Victoria)

Construction begins on new Victoria skate and bike park

Topaz Park transformation scheduled to be complete by summer 2022

An aerial rendering of how Topaz Park will look once skate and bike parks are complete in summer 2022. (Courtesy City of Victoria)
Spencer Middle School in Langford is one of 12 schools in Greater Victoria dealing with COVID-19 exposures. (Black Press Media file photo)

6 Greater Victoria schools hit with new COVID-19 cases

Total of 12 schools in region with known cases

Spencer Middle School in Langford is one of 12 schools in Greater Victoria dealing with COVID-19 exposures. (Black Press Media file photo)
The North Saanich 4-H Fowl Creatures poultry club won a $500 grant for programs and activities from Farm Credit Canada. (Black Press Media file photo)

North Saanich 4-H club receives financial boost from farm funder

The $500 will go towards developing existing programs, funding local events

The North Saanich 4-H Fowl Creatures poultry club won a $500 grant for programs and activities from Farm Credit Canada. (Black Press Media file photo)
Rapid snowfall commenced on the Malahat around noon on Sunday, Dec. 12. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

UPDATE: Snow continues on Malahat as icy roads make two separate crashes in Saanich Sunday morning

Emcon has dispatched plow trucks to Hwy. 1. Saanich police remind motorists to take heed

Rapid snowfall commenced on the Malahat around noon on Sunday, Dec. 12. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
Victoria Police have made an arrest and reccomended charges of sexual assault in connection with an ongoing sexual violence investigation. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police make arrest in sexual violence investigation

VicPD arrested a suspect in the investigation on the Lower Mainland Friday

Victoria Police have made an arrest and reccomended charges of sexual assault in connection with an ongoing sexual violence investigation. (Black Press Media file photo)
There’s plenty of options from B.C. brewers for holiday themed craft beer ideas. (Courtesy BC Craft Brewery Guild)

Holiday-themed beer recommendations crafted around the BC Ale Trail

Many new flavours, concoctions and combinations in store for the enthusiast

There’s plenty of options from B.C. brewers for holiday themed craft beer ideas. (Courtesy BC Craft Brewery Guild)
Gannon Laroque scored the game-winning goal for the Royals when Victoria took on the Vancouver Giants on Dec. 10. (Photo courtesy of Victoria Royals)

Victoria Royals take 4-3 win against Vancouver

Royals’ top scorers delivered on Friday night

Gannon Laroque scored the game-winning goal for the Royals when Victoria took on the Vancouver Giants on Dec. 10. (Photo courtesy of Victoria Royals)
BC Ferries has cancelled several Dec. 10 sailings between Vancouver Island and the mainland due to strong winds. (Black Press Media file photo)

BC Ferries cancels Friday night sailings due to strong winds in forecast

Routes between mainland and Greater Victoria, Nanaimo impacted

BC Ferries has cancelled several Dec. 10 sailings between Vancouver Island and the mainland due to strong winds. (Black Press Media file photo)
Curbside glass collection will resume on Dec. 13 in Greater Victoria. (Courtesy CRD)
Curbside glass collection will resume on Dec. 13 in Greater Victoria. (Courtesy CRD)
Spectators watch the waves at Ogden Point in Victoria during a recent wind storm. With heavy winds expected Friday night, the Salvation Army’s ARC in downtown Victoria will have additional overnight mats available.	(Black Press Media file photo)

Extra overnight mats open to Victoria’s homeless, with heavy winds expected Friday

Wind gusts up to 80 km/h forecast for Friday night, into Saturday this weekend

Spectators watch the waves at Ogden Point in Victoria during a recent wind storm. With heavy winds expected Friday night, the Salvation Army’s ARC in downtown Victoria will have additional overnight mats available.	(Black Press Media file photo)