Greater Victoria

Malahat snow conditions. (DriveBC traffic camera)

Major roadways clear after Greater Victoria snowfall

Some snow accumulation on Malahat, West Shore

Malahat snow conditions. (DriveBC traffic camera)
Discount airline Flair is adding eight new destinations this spring and summer, including Victoria. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Flair Airlines)

Discount airline Flair comes to Victoria this July

Airline adding eight new domestic routes in 2021

Discount airline Flair is adding eight new destinations this spring and summer, including Victoria. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Flair Airlines)
The curator of the Indigenous collection at the Royal B.C. Museum is using his last few days at the museum to draw attention to the racism and gaslighting he says he has experienced. (Courtesy of RBCM)

Indigenous collections curator calls Royal B.C. Museum ‘wicked place’

Troy Sebastian alleges racism and gaslighting by museum

The curator of the Indigenous collection at the Royal B.C. Museum is using his last few days at the museum to draw attention to the racism and gaslighting he says he has experienced. (Courtesy of RBCM)
All proceeds from London Drugs’ Cards for All collection will be donated to United Way’s COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund. (Courtesy of London Drugs)

‘You cohabitate my heart’: New Valentine’s Day cards reflect unique times

All proceeds from London Drugs’ card collection go to COVID-19 relief efforts

All proceeds from London Drugs’ Cards for All collection will be donated to United Way’s COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund. (Courtesy of London Drugs)
The Sidney Museum hosts the Lego Exhibition at the Sidney Museum until March 31. Wolf Depner photo

Family Day in Victoria: Your bubble-friendly planner

Like many things this year, Family Day long-weekend will likely look a…

The Sidney Museum hosts the Lego Exhibition at the Sidney Museum until March 31. Wolf Depner photo
Four cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed at CFB Esquimalt since Feb. 3. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
Four cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed at CFB Esquimalt since Feb. 3. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
A chance of flurries is forecast for Greater Victoria this week. (Black Press Media file photo)

Flurries possible for Greater Victoria this week

Chance of flurries forecast as arctic air nears the coast

A chance of flurries is forecast for Greater Victoria this week. (Black Press Media file photo)
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Victoria adoption fund awards $126,000 to seven B.C. projects

UVic research project and south Island respite care program among recipients

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Victoria curler Steph Jackson-Baier will compete in two national curling championship events in Calgary in February. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria curlers ready to roll in Calgary competition

National competition was swept aside by the pandemic last year

Victoria curler Steph Jackson-Baier will compete in two national curling championship events in Calgary in February. (Black Press Media file photo)
Cruise ship arrives at Victoria Harbour, a prime source of international tourism that has been suspended in the COVID-19 pandemic. (Black Press Media file photo)

‘Welcome to Victoria’ garden a casualty of extended cruise ship ban

Greater Victoria Harbour Authority supports extension, but says losses will follow

Cruise ship arrives at Victoria Harbour, a prime source of international tourism that has been suspended in the COVID-19 pandemic. (Black Press Media file photo)
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Quadra Elementary and SJ Willis Alternative School were in lockdown Tuesday afternoon while police responded to a report of a man holding a firearm nearby. (Black Press Media file photo)
Quadra Elementary and SJ Willis Alternative School were in lockdown Tuesday afternoon while police responded to a report of a man holding a firearm nearby. (Black Press Media file photo)
Jonathan Lee Robichaud, from Central Saanich, is being sentenced in BC Supreme Court Monday. (Courtesy of Saanich police)

Greater Victoria nanny to be sentenced for sex crimes

Jonathan Lee Robichaud pleaded guilty to eight charges of sex crimes against children

Jonathan Lee Robichaud, from Central Saanich, is being sentenced in BC Supreme Court Monday. (Courtesy of Saanich police)
Numerous signs reading “There’s always hope” have been installed at the Goldstream Trestle, following the death of Andre Courtemanche (whose memorial sign, left, can be found at the base of little Niagara Falls nearby. (Jane Skrypnek/News Staff)

‘There’s always hope’ signs added along Goldstream Trestle

Langford teen, Andre Courtemanche’s, body found near trestle Jan. 9

Numerous signs reading “There’s always hope” have been installed at the Goldstream Trestle, following the death of Andre Courtemanche (whose memorial sign, left, can be found at the base of little Niagara Falls nearby. (Jane Skrypnek/News Staff)
Steven Hagen, 25, is wanted Canada-wide for failing to abide by the conditions of his statutory release. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)

Victoria police seeking man wanted on Canada-wide warrant

Steven Hagen, 25, last seen in 700-block Queens Avenue

Steven Hagen, 25, is wanted Canada-wide for failing to abide by the conditions of his statutory release. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)
Victoria police are searching for Tyler Desorcy, 31, who has been missing since Dec. 30. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)

Victoria police still searching for Tyler Desorcy, missing for one month

Desorcy, 31, last seen Dec. 20 in 800-block Courtney Street

Victoria police are searching for Tyler Desorcy, 31, who has been missing since Dec. 30. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)
There were 164 more overdose calls in Greater Victoria in 2020 than in 2019. (Black Press Media file photo)

Greater Victoria sees increase in overdose calls in 2020

Official says most deaths are in the suburbs, in garages and bedrooms

There were 164 more overdose calls in Greater Victoria in 2020 than in 2019. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saphira, a four-year-old ferret, went missing in downtown Victoria on Jan. 25 and was reunited with her owner the next day thanks to some kind strangers. (ROAM/Facebook)
Saphira, a four-year-old ferret, went missing in downtown Victoria on Jan. 25 and was reunited with her owner the next day thanks to some kind strangers. (ROAM/Facebook)
Victoria police are seeking a young woman suspected of spitting on a bus driver in October 2020. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)
Victoria police are seeking a young woman suspected of spitting on a bus driver in October 2020. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)
Victoria police made 22 warrant enforcement arrests Jan. 27 as part of its #VicPDWarrantWednesday project. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

UPDATED: Victoria police make 23 arrests during #WarrantWednesday

VicPD says arrests part of warrant enforcement project

Victoria police made 22 warrant enforcement arrests Jan. 27 as part of its #VicPDWarrantWednesday project. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)