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Teens arrested after stolen minivans recovered

On Tuesday night, an 18-year-old boy and 14-year-old girl were arrested after two stolen vehicles were recovered in the 700-block of Viaduct Ave.

  • Sep 20, 2011

Japanese man ends cross-Canada journey at Mile Zero

Ryo Ambe has completed an 8,000-kilometre cycle ride at Dallas Road

B.C. Transit real estate deals raising questions

The bus company plans to transform two parcels of land it purchased in late 2010 in the Royal Oak area of Saanich into a new fleet operations and maintenance facility

Reverend Lon Towstego leads the Common Ground Service in St. Paul’s Historic and Naval Garrison Church.

Wear your jeans, bring your coffee – to church

Message delivered through Common Ground gatherings

Reverend Lon Towstego leads the Common Ground Service in St. Paul’s Historic and Naval Garrison Church.
Premier Christy Clark lays out her target for attracting more international students at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops Tuesday.

Foreign student plan recycled, NDP says

Premier Christy Clark stopped at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops Tuesday to unveil the second part of her jobs plan, a goal of increasing the number of international students in B.C. by 50 per cent. But critics were quick to point out that at least one of the key measures, an international education council, is already in place.

Premier Christy Clark lays out her target for attracting more international students at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops Tuesday.
Caroline Reidel

Oak Bay Lodge plans on display at open house

A second public open house is scheduled for this weekend

Caroline Reidel

Seismic work beefs safety at Esq. public safety building

Project over budget despite being divided in two phases

Cash business draws ire in Esquimalt

Council seeks options to encourage business variety, prevent repetition

Initiation stunt starts school year off with criminal charges

Wrong way driving comes at wrong time for UVic student

New food drive adds to food bank cupboards

17,700 kilograms of food collected in Greater Victoria last weekend

One suspect wanted for three robberies

Anyone with information is asked to call Victoria police

Robert 'Willie' Pickton in custody on Feb. 23

Chance for Pickton to leave prison just 12 years away

Swift parole a long shot for serial killer of missing women: Expert

Robert 'Willie' Pickton in custody on Feb. 23

Downtown density bonus system faces criticism

The city plans to eventually collect 75 per cent of the value of the added density, as calculated by an independent consultant

Container ship leaves Prince Rupert. Facilities also include Ridley Island terminal for bulk goods such as coal and potash

Premier boosts northwest export plans

The Ridley Island bulk terminal at Prince Rupert will be expanded with a $90 million road and rail project, Premier Christy Clark announced Monday.

Container ship leaves Prince Rupert. Facilities also include Ridley Island terminal for bulk goods such as coal and potash

No suspect, no victim in View Towers shooting

Police find shell casings in apartment hallway but no weapon

Shoppers assaulted; two men arrested

Two suspects arrested in Victoria

Bank of Canada introducing small businesses to security features of new $100 bills

According to statistics from the Bank of Canada, counterfeiting peaked in 2004 when 553,000 fake bills were passed, resulting in a $13 million loss to the economy. Last year, 54,000 were passed resulting in a $2.6 million loss.

Witness reports of woman’s death vary

Manslaughter trial of Christopher Groves looks at how Ariana Simpson died under a bus in 2009

Mount Tolmie Hospital fate pending fall decision

The long timeline hinges on provincial governmental approval of the agreement and construction of the new facilities, in addition to a one-year mandatory move notice, VIHA’s Shannon Marshall said. Meanwhile, Baptist Housing, the primary proponent to assume management of a replacement for Mount Tolmie Hospital and Oak Bay Lodge, has begun to unveil plans for a new six-storey care facility to replace the latter.