Katherine Engqvist

Charges are being considered against a West Shore RCMP officer as part of the investigation into the fatal crash that led to the death of Const. Sarah Beckett at the Peatt Road and Goldstream Avenue intersection in Langford

Public may never see report on leadup to Beckett crash

RCMP officer could face charges for actions taken the morning of fatal crash

Charges are being considered against a West Shore RCMP officer as part of the investigation into the fatal crash that led to the death of Const. Sarah Beckett at the Peatt Road and Goldstream Avenue intersection in Langford
A hibernating brown bat displays visible signs of white nose syndrome. The usually fatal condition is said to be moving the West Coast of North America.

Bats, wanted dead or alive across Capital Region

Fungal disease is a threat to bats, but not humans

A hibernating brown bat displays visible signs of white nose syndrome. The usually fatal condition is said to be moving the West Coast of North America.
Langford resident Jessica Koch has been on a long journey since being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of 21. But it’s been a journey that connected her with the JDRF and now she’s the Victoria manager

Type 1 diabetes diagnosis alters life’s journey

Young mother changes careers for better life balance

Langford resident Jessica Koch has been on a long journey since being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of 21. But it’s been a journey that connected her with the JDRF and now she’s the Victoria manager
Participants in last year’s Moving Mountains hike stop for a quick photo at the Gowlland Todd Provincial Park check point. The hikers are gearing up to tackle three of the region’s highest peaks this weekend while raising money for local families dealing with a cancer diagnosis.

Groups teaming up to help those battling cancer

Annual tribute hike goes this Saturday after pasta fundraiser night

Participants in last year’s Moving Mountains hike stop for a quick photo at the Gowlland Todd Provincial Park check point. The hikers are gearing up to tackle three of the region’s highest peaks this weekend while raising money for local families dealing with a cancer diagnosis.
A Haitian family places an order at one of the warehouses George Farah and his family operate in the Port-au-Prince area.

On the ground in Haiti: Making community connections

Local warehouse owner describes the perils of owning a business

A Haitian family places an order at one of the warehouses George Farah and his family operate in the Port-au-Prince area.
Candace Verners (left)

Give a gift that keeps on giving at Victoria General Hospital

‘Tis the season for warm blankets and healthy babes

Candace Verners (left)
Residents at the Baby Jesus of Prague Orphanage in Port-au-Prince unload supplies from Enel Michel’s “tap tap

On the Ground in Haiti: Established orphanage struggles to remain open

West Shore volunteer group checks on projects with which they’ve been involved – past and present

Residents at the Baby Jesus of Prague Orphanage in Port-au-Prince unload supplies from Enel Michel’s “tap tap
A little girl waits patiently to open her bag of chips until all the children have theirs at the Divine Hands Orphanage near Port-au-Prince

On the Ground in Haiti: West Shore lends a hand

Orphanage works toward sustainability through small projects

A little girl waits patiently to open her bag of chips until all the children have theirs at the Divine Hands Orphanage near Port-au-Prince
Rachel MacNamee

Breast milk repository open at Vic General

Babies across the province will receive locally donated milk

Rachel MacNamee
Performances by Vancouver dance group Shiamak Dawar Academy are among the highlights of this year’s India Mela celebration in Victoria’s Centennial Square Aug. 7 to 9.

India Mela a cultural celebration in Victoria

Group hopes to inspire youth with a connection to their heritage

Performances by Vancouver dance group Shiamak Dawar Academy are among the highlights of this year’s India Mela celebration in Victoria’s Centennial Square Aug. 7 to 9.