Local News

Sentencing hearing underway for Kenneth Jacob Fenton

Fenton’s blood alcohol level was three and a half times the legal limit after the crash

  • Jun 28th, 2017

Victoria police searching for vehicle in connection to armed robbery

Stolen BMW allegedly used in robber of dispensary on Harriet Road

Victoria police prepping for Canada Day celebrations

Additional buses added, road closures in effect Friday and Saturday

Realstar agrees to grandfather rents for 20 per cent of Christie Point residents

View Royal redevelopment proposal met with mixed reviews

Saanich school district funded for six more teachers

Extra $600,000 from B.C. helps District meet class size requirements for next school year

Near drowning at Thetis Lake in View Royal

Two 16-year-old boys saved by bystanders, lucky to be alive

Dog recovers from


Greater Victoria Public Library Booksale


How to throw a knuckle ball


Home invasion in rural Saanich


Oak Bay may be ‘at our carrying capacity’ for deer

Wildlife society deer collaring start delayed to late summer

Police still seek information on ‘horrific attack’ in Oak Bay

People in the community have more information to share, say police

Saanich school board to talk funding shortfall today

Special board meeting in Central Saanich on class size and teaching funding from the province

Tsawout bus 81 gets extended route

Starting January 2018, the bus will run deeper into Tsawout First Nation in Central Saanich.

  • Jun 27th, 2017

Digital collection presents the life of great Canadian ecologist

University of Victoria online collection launches with 20th century works by Ian McTaggart-Cowan

  • Jun 26th, 2017

Two weekend grass fires in Colwood deemed suspicious

Fire Chief John Cassidy is thankful that the wind wasn’t stronger

Base command changes hands at CFB Esquimalt

Incoming commander has plenty of experience on and around the base

Downtown Victoria business takes parking matters into its own hands

Customers encouraged to voice parking concerns to mayor, council

City of Victoria imposes six-month moratorium on rental building demolitions

Move aims to slow down shrinking affordable rental housing market

Firefighters, family, friends and dignitaries honour former Victoria fire chief Doug Angrove

Ceremonial funeral procession moves along Lyall Street to Esquimalt curling rink

Plans for Victoria’s Crystal Pool envision a community hub

Staff update council on multi-million dollar project, including the potential for no referendum

Strike votes results will determine next steps for Hospital Employees Union

About 4,000 hospital workers seek higher wages, better working conditions

  • Jun 23rd, 2017

New Island connection opens up the Great Trail

Trail connection provides new opportunities on South Island

UPDATED: Cause of barge fire on Gorge Waterway remains undetermined

The barge poses too many hazards for investigators.