Jacob Zinn

Mount Douglas secondary senior Shae Morgan recently completed the Greater Victoria school district’s brand new aviation and design program

Program has students reaching for the skies

Mount Douglas student gains insight on a career in aviation

Mount Douglas secondary senior Shae Morgan recently completed the Greater Victoria school district’s brand new aviation and design program
Gustavson grad Jordyn Hrenyk and Animikii Indigenous Technologies CEO Jeff Ward are two of the people involved in Startup Skool

Blazing a trail for indigenous youth

UVic camp connects indigenous youth to tech careers

Gustavson grad Jordyn Hrenyk and Animikii Indigenous Technologies CEO Jeff Ward are two of the people involved in Startup Skool
A suspect has been arrested in relation to this fire in the 4000 block of Cedar Hill Road

Suspect arrested in Home Depot and Cedar Hill fires

57-year-old in police custody, two charges of arson to endanger life recommended

A suspect has been arrested in relation to this fire in the 4000 block of Cedar Hill Road
Howard Sturrock died Tuesday night following a lengthy battle with cancer.

Former Saanich mayor dies

Howard Sturrock was mayor of Saanich from 1987 to 1990

Howard Sturrock died Tuesday night following a lengthy battle with cancer.
St. Michaels Grade 11 students Fo Wu and Jasmine Yu are headed to Nanaimo this week for the Festival of Architecture’s High School Parklet Design competition. The duo are finalists in the contest

St. Michaels students have designs on parklet competition

Grade 11 students among the teams in High School Parklet Design competition at the Festival of Architecture

St. Michaels Grade 11 students Fo Wu and Jasmine Yu are headed to Nanaimo this week for the Festival of Architecture’s High School Parklet Design competition. The duo are finalists in the contest
David Eyles

Goward House marks quarter century

Music on the Lawn gets the celebration going Tuesday

David Eyles
Torquay Elementary students Jayda Douillard

Torquay looks online to find financial boost for playground

Gordon Head school among five finalists in BCAA's Play Here contest which offers a new playground worth up to $100,000

Torquay Elementary students Jayda Douillard
David Stott

Serenity Farm puts the community in community garden

Garden at the Seven Oaks Tertiary Mental Health Facility benefits close to 50 participants

David Stott
Pacific Christian School seniors Kayanne Thompson and Lindsay Abbott star in the school’s production of The Light in the Piazza

PCS cast shines with The Light in the Piazza

Pacific Christian School stages Broadway musical from June 1 to 4

Pacific Christian School seniors Kayanne Thompson and Lindsay Abbott star in the school’s production of The Light in the Piazza
Jackson Sahota just can’t wait to be king. The Grade 8 Colquitz student plays the older version of Simba in the school’s production of The Lion King

Curtain rises on the circle of life

Colquitz middle school stages The Lion King at Spectrum community school

Jackson Sahota just can’t wait to be king. The Grade 8 Colquitz student plays the older version of Simba in the school’s production of The Lion King
To celebrate 50 years in the community

Lochside marks 50 years

Elementary school’s history highlighted at June 1 open house

To celebrate 50 years in the community
Gary Swan used to take part in the Westcoast Motorcycle Ride to Live as a supporter. Now he’s returning as a cancer survivor. The annual charitable ride is raising awareness and money for the Island Prostate Centre

Ride to Live takes on new meaning for cancer survivor

Sunday's motorcycle ride will raise money and awareness for prostate cancer

Gary Swan used to take part in the Westcoast Motorcycle Ride to Live as a supporter. Now he’s returning as a cancer survivor. The annual charitable ride is raising awareness and money for the Island Prostate Centre
Christian Verrier

Saanich family trading places with Swiss counterparts

Teachers prepare to embark on yearlong exchange to Switzerland

Christian Verrier
Janet Holland of Simply Brass and the Chief and Petty Officers Band stands with Julie Poskitt of the Anglican Diocese of B.C. outside St. Peter’s. The Anglican church is hosting a concert this Friday night to raise money for its ongoing 2 Saints + Friends refugee sponsorship efforts.

St. Peter’s hosting benefit concert for refugees

Chief and Petty Officers Band and Simply Brass will perform Friday night

Janet Holland of Simply Brass and the Chief and Petty Officers Band stands with Julie Poskitt of the Anglican Diocese of B.C. outside St. Peter’s. The Anglican church is hosting a concert this Friday night to raise money for its ongoing 2 Saints + Friends refugee sponsorship efforts.
Health Minister Terry Lake

Camosun nets funds for health-care programs

$550,000 create 56 additional seats across three of the school’s health-care programs

Health Minister Terry Lake
Rashpal Basi

Earthquake simulator preps hospital workers for the big one

Shake Zone is a portable earthquake simulator that replicates the feelings of an earthquake up to an 8.0 magnitude

Rashpal Basi
Saanich painter Jim Dodd

Tour showcases artists’ work

Scattered Artists tour will highlight the work of several Saanich artists

Saanich painter Jim Dodd
The St. Luke’s Players are closing their 2015-16 season with Bull in a China Shop

Bull in a China Shop brings down curtain on St. Luke’s season

Saanich community theatre group stages comedy about six spinsters vying for the attention of a homicide detective

The St. Luke’s Players are closing their 2015-16 season with Bull in a China Shop
Saanich South MLA Lana Popham poses with Beach House Restaurant owner Kate Phoenix at the Saanich Women in Business Awards

Photos from the Saanich Women in Business gala

Evening recognized local business owners, entrepreneurs, politicians and educators for their accomplishments

Saanich South MLA Lana Popham poses with Beach House Restaurant owner Kate Phoenix at the Saanich Women in Business Awards
The Re/Max Spring Trends Report has highlighted some driving factors behind Vancouver Island’s real estate boom. The Greater Victoria area has seen a sharp increase of house sales in the first quarter of 2016

Report follows spring housing trends

Greater Victoria witnesses a 10 per cent increase in selling price

The Re/Max Spring Trends Report has highlighted some driving factors behind Vancouver Island’s real estate boom. The Greater Victoria area has seen a sharp increase of house sales in the first quarter of 2016