Bailey Moreton

The E&N track along Station Avenue in Langford. (Black Press Media file photo)

Premier John Horgan doubts return of Island rail service is achievable

Lack of federal support a barrier says Horgan as deadline looms

The E&N track along Station Avenue in Langford. (Black Press Media file photo)
Premier John Horgan answered questions about statements made by retiring BC Housing CEO Shayne Ramsey, during an unrelated announcement in Langford on Aug. 3. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

John Horgan says everyone needs to make sacrifices to solve B.C.’s housing issues

Premier feels outgoing BC Housing boss’s frustration with vocal opposition groups

Premier John Horgan answered questions about statements made by retiring BC Housing CEO Shayne Ramsey, during an unrelated announcement in Langford on Aug. 3. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
Premier John Horgan looks on as the rendering of the new post-secondary campus in Langford is unveiled at the announcement on Aug. 3. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

$125-million collaborative post-secondary campus coming to Langford

Horgan called the project ‘an unprecedented collaboration’ between multiple schools

Premier John Horgan looks on as the rendering of the new post-secondary campus in Langford is unveiled at the announcement on Aug. 3. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
A construction worker works on the exterior of a building project on Orono Avenue in Langford. So far no exemptions have been granted to the city’s new construction noise bylaw. (Black Press Media file photo)

No construction noise exemptions yet granted in Langford

3 applications made since bylaw was adopted May 16, none approved

A construction worker works on the exterior of a building project on Orono Avenue in Langford. So far no exemptions have been granted to the city’s new construction noise bylaw. (Black Press Media file photo)
Parking Lot A, at the corner of Second Street and Bevan Avenue in Sidney, is changing from long-term paid parking to free three-hour parking. (Google Maps)

Clinic owner worried about impacts of Sidney parking lot switch

Lot A changing from long-term parking to free three-hour due to lease violation

Parking Lot A, at the corner of Second Street and Bevan Avenue in Sidney, is changing from long-term paid parking to free three-hour parking. (Google Maps)
Manny Aparicio (left) and Alejandro Diaz (right) celebrate a goal as Josh Heard jumps on their shoulders during Pacific FC’s rampant 6-0 win against Waterhouse FC in CONCACAF League action on Aug. 2. (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media)

Pacific FC run riot against Waterhouse, win 6-0

With the win, PFC are through to the next round of the CONCACAF League

Manny Aparicio (left) and Alejandro Diaz (right) celebrate a goal as Josh Heard jumps on their shoulders during Pacific FC’s rampant 6-0 win against Waterhouse FC in CONCACAF League action on Aug. 2. (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media)
The Mysterious doorway is one of the natural oddities highlighted on the Elsie King Trail in Francis King Regional Park. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Three trails west of Esquimalt worth checking out

Each offers something different, and all have something worth seeing

The Mysterious doorway is one of the natural oddities highlighted on the Elsie King Trail in Francis King Regional Park. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
City of Colwood parks staff doing cleanup along Ocean Boulevard the mornign after the Eats and Beats event held on July 30. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Colwood’s Eats and Beats grows in popularity, but some concerned about environmental impact

Impacts of garbage on Esquimalt Lagoon raised on social media

City of Colwood parks staff doing cleanup along Ocean Boulevard the mornign after the Eats and Beats event held on July 30. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
Pacific FC players celebrating a goal during their game against Forge FC on April 10. The game was the first-time they wore the alternate jersey. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

Diaz double carries Pacific FC to victory

The league’s top-scorer netted 2 in as many minutes after Valour player was sent off

Pacific FC players celebrating a goal during their game against Forge FC on April 10. The game was the first-time they wore the alternate jersey. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
The Royal Canadian Legion Prince Edward Branch 91 is undergoing renovations as Langford council passes rezoning of the Station Avenue properties on which it and the Alexander Mackie Lodge sit. (Black Press Media file photo)

Legion renovations progressing as Langford approves rezoning

Land on which legion, Alexander Mackie Lodge sit now has city centre zoning

The Royal Canadian Legion Prince Edward Branch 91 is undergoing renovations as Langford council passes rezoning of the Station Avenue properties on which it and the Alexander Mackie Lodge sit. (Black Press Media file photo)
Fans gathered at Darcy’s in Langford to watch the live stream of the Pacific FC game against Waterhouse FC on July 26. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Pacific FC ties Waterhouse FC 0-0 in Jamaica

PFC splits the honours in their first CONCACAF League game

Fans gathered at Darcy’s in Langford to watch the live stream of the Pacific FC game against Waterhouse FC on July 26. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
Lack of available and affordable housing in the region has seen some junior members of the Royal Canadian Navy at CFB Esquimalt stay in single quarters largely meant for trainees, months after they were meant to find housing off base. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

New recruits at CFB Esquimalt struggle to find housing after training completed

Some personnel remain in single quarters due to cost, availability of housing in region

Lack of available and affordable housing in the region has seen some junior members of the Royal Canadian Navy at CFB Esquimalt stay in single quarters largely meant for trainees, months after they were meant to find housing off base. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)
Canada huddles up after Italy scores a try at Starlight Stadium on July 24. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

Canadian women’s rugby team bests Italy 34-24 in Langford

First time women’s 15s have played at home in 7 years

Canada huddles up after Italy scores a try at Starlight Stadium on July 24. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
Marco Bustos scored his first goal of the season as Pacific FC won 3-0 against Cavalry FC at Starlight Stadium in Langford on July 22. (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media)

Pacific FC back on top with win against Cavalry FC

3 straight wins for PFC, heading to Jamaica for first CONCACAF League game

Marco Bustos scored his first goal of the season as Pacific FC won 3-0 against Cavalry FC at Starlight Stadium in Langford on July 22. (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media)
The terms of a standstill agreement relating to a possible future Indigenous protection area signed in February by representatives of Pearson College, the District of Metchosin, Sc’ianew First Nation and Habitat Acquisition Trust prevent more detail being given about the district’s sale of buffer zone land to the Capital Regional District, according to Mayor John Ranns. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Relationships strained over Metchosin buffer zone sale

Mayor John Ranns frustrated by various aspects of the process

The terms of a standstill agreement relating to a possible future Indigenous protection area signed in February by representatives of Pearson College, the District of Metchosin, Sc’ianew First Nation and Habitat Acquisition Trust prevent more detail being given about the district’s sale of buffer zone land to the Capital Regional District, according to Mayor John Ranns. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
Federal minister Harjit Sajjan speaks with Dionne Laslo-Baker, founder and CEO of DeeBee’s Organics – and tries one of her company’s freezies – at a Langford event Wednesday announcing $3.25 in federal funding for three businesses, including DeeBee’s to help them expand operations. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Three Greater Victoria businesses get boost from feds for expansion

$3.25 million shared by DeeBee’s Organics, Codename Entertainment, Peloton Technologies

Federal minister Harjit Sajjan speaks with Dionne Laslo-Baker, founder and CEO of DeeBee’s Organics – and tries one of her company’s freezies – at a Langford event Wednesday announcing $3.25 in federal funding for three businesses, including DeeBee’s to help them expand operations. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
A pitch to add more tree protection requirements into the City of Langford’s rezoning process fell on mostly deaf ears at Monday’s (July 18) council meeting. (Black Press Media file photo)

Langford council votes down another tree protection policy pitch from Szpak

Coun. Lillian Szpak points to resident concerns over tree loss, climate change

A pitch to add more tree protection requirements into the City of Langford’s rezoning process fell on mostly deaf ears at Monday’s (July 18) council meeting. (Black Press Media file photo)
The buffer zone in Metchosin was acquired as part of the land swap agreement between the district, Langford and Scia’new First Nation in 2017. (Black Press Media File)

Metchosin residents angry over stalled buffer zone sale to CRD

Residents to speak at council Monday as Langford council votes on Centre Mountain bylaws

The buffer zone in Metchosin was acquired as part of the land swap agreement between the district, Langford and Scia’new First Nation in 2017. (Black Press Media File)
A worker toils on a construction project on Orono Avenue in Langford. Council will vote July 18 on whether to charge a fee for applications for construction noise bylaw exemptions. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Companies seeking exemption from construction noise bylaw may be charged in Langford

Application fee proposal would see companies charged $500, or $750 for short notice

A worker toils on a construction project on Orono Avenue in Langford. Council will vote July 18 on whether to charge a fee for applications for construction noise bylaw exemptions. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
York United goalkeeper Niko Giantsopoulos makes a save during the Pacific FC versus York United match at Starlight Stadium on May 20, 2022. (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media)

Langford-based Pacific FC face two key clashes in four days

PFC have recovered form lately with two wins on the bounce

York United goalkeeper Niko Giantsopoulos makes a save during the Pacific FC versus York United match at Starlight Stadium on May 20, 2022. (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media)
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