Local News

Budget decisions will determine upgrades for Oak Bay ‘dangerous intersection’

Community Safety Network says concerns about Cadboro Bay Road not being addressed fast enough

Victoria Police budget decisions delayed

A long committee of the whole meeting prompted further investigation into report findings

In-coming Saanich police chief raises possiblity of tiered policing

Scott Green, who assumes his new office Aug.1, says Saanich needs staff but also contain costs

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Down on the farm with Sandown Racing Club
Group fishing for herring tosses explosives at seals
Fire on Blanshard and Cormorant
TeenWorks showcase to mark one year of the projects expansion

Owners of The Drake Eatery to open new brewery and lounge

The new lounge is set to open on Herald Street in downtown Victoria

Highway 14 improvements lead to speculation of land buys

Some landowners have already been approached

Pacific Rim National Park mourns loss of ‘bright star’ killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash

Angela Rehhorn remembered for her enthusiasm, dedication and sense of adventure

Three firearms, hundreds of rounds of ammunition seized by West Shore RCMP

One semi-automatic rifle altered with aftermarket synthetic stock and prohibited 21-round magazine

Deputy chief takes helm of Saanich Police

Scott Green assumes new post Aug.1 after starting career 31 years ago

Company “devastated” by Vancouver Island teen’s death at fish farm

Mowi Canada West releases statement after Nanaimo’s Aidan Webber dies near Port Hardy

800-year-old Vancouver Island log ready for United Nations project

Language Revitalization Pole will be publicly carved, then delivered to the University of Victoria

CMHC reports non-residents own 5.2 per cent of Greater Victoria homes

Non-residents tend to own newer and more expensive homes in Greater Victoria

CRD board puts the brakes on alternative Malahat route

Board ask provinces to consider alternative safety measures, oppose watershed route

Showers expected Thursday but sunshine is on the horizon for the weekend

Temperatures will continue to climb with the weekend hitting double digits

Security tips for National Password Day

Study found average person has 118 accounts, 73 per cent repeat same password

Unemployment rate in Greater Victoria drops to 3.2 per cent

British Columbia records lowest unemployment rate across Canada

B.C. honours social workers during Social Work Week

Contributions of thousands of social workers throughout B.C. celebrated from March 10 to 16

Expanded watershed protects Greater Victoria from ‘winter drought’ suffered elsewhere

Less precipitation in February impacts watersheds elsewhere while Victoria remains at 99.3 %

Victoria cracks top 10 Canadian cities for youths to work

Youthful Cities report ranks Victoria number nine out of 21 cities