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Teacher talks begin with arbitration

Teacher talks begin with arbitration

The B.C. Public School Employers' Association applied to the labour board for a ruling expected by Friday, saying the B.C. Teachers' Federation continues to try to negotiate provincial issues such as class size and staffing ratios at local district bargaining tables.
Implied support for parks plan

Implied support for parks plan

Public consultation yields little but positive comments for strategy

External review to examine VGH newborn death

An independent, external review into case of a infant death during childbirth has been commissioned by the Vancouver Island Health Authority.

Alcohol blamed for Saturday crash that sent motorcycle tumbling along Trans-Canada

Saanich police say nobody was seriously hurt in a remarkable crash around 2:15 a.m. on Saturday when a motorcycle rear-ended a car on the Trans-Canada Highway.
B.C. hires more sheriffs to avert trial delays

B.C. hires more sheriffs to avert trial delays

Judges paused some cases over courtroom security
Esquimalt’s image may get scrub and polish

Esquimalt’s image may get scrub and polish

Signage and banners explored as township’s centennial inches closer

Public golf course tweaked to cut down on wayward balls

Errant golf balls sliced off the 18th hole are technically no longer a problem for people living next door to the Cedar Hill golf course. That’s because what had been the final hole is now the ninth.

Drunk woman flees police, urinates on Dallas Road

Victoria woman faces charges of drunk driving and refusing a breathalyzer, and received a driving ban and ticket for public drunkenness.

CRD seeks info on deer damage

Discussions between the province and the CRD about a regional deer management strategy have gone slowly

Council approves training 'tent' at Camsoun for Olympic rowers

A tent to house Olympic rowers will be erected at Camosun College's Interurban campus after council unanimously approved the temporary training facility Monday night.