Kiernan Green

Companies are looking to suburban markets, including Langford, to find office space. (Black Press Media file photo)

Demand from Greater Victoria’s tech industry filling office supply

Businesses looking to suburban markets to find space

Companies are looking to suburban markets, including Langford, to find office space. (Black Press Media file photo)
Our Place Society volunteers and cooks Liina Mynttinen and Mike Radovanovic with one of their Thanksgiving meals for their clients. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

Our Place Society Thanksgiving meal creates bonds of family, despite lack of volunteers

Meals were served cafeteria-style by a team of six kitchen staff

Our Place Society volunteers and cooks Liina Mynttinen and Mike Radovanovic with one of their Thanksgiving meals for their clients. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
Gayle Ireland (second from the left) with the team of volunteers at Goldstream Food Bank. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

Goldstream Food Bank in need of donations amid rising demand

Clients increasing 10 per cent a month since August with rising cost of living in Greater Victoria

Gayle Ireland (second from the left) with the team of volunteers at Goldstream Food Bank. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
A union representing workers is calling for more safety measures at Vancouver Island Regional Correctional Centre. (Black Press Media file photo)

Six new COVID-19 cases at Vancouver Island Regional Correction Centre

Union calls for more robust prevention measures and funding for the sake of all inside

A union representing workers is calling for more safety measures at Vancouver Island Regional Correctional Centre. (Black Press Media file photo)
Rebeka Breder, animal law lawyer and legal counsel for Pacific Wild, speaks with her daughter outside the B.C. legislature building about the ongoing suit against B.C.’s wolf hunting practices. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

Half a million people petition B.C. to end wolf hunt practices

Case will resume in B.C. Supreme Court later this month

Rebeka Breder, animal law lawyer and legal counsel for Pacific Wild, speaks with her daughter outside the B.C. legislature building about the ongoing suit against B.C.’s wolf hunting practices. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
HMCS Harry DeWolf docked at Ogden Point Oct. 3, after completing its maiden operation in Nunavut waters. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

Naval ship docks in Victoria during historic circumnavigation of North America

HMCS Harry DeWolf spent time in Nunavut before heading out on drug-busting operation with the U.S.

HMCS Harry DeWolf docked at Ogden Point Oct. 3, after completing its maiden operation in Nunavut waters. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
Steve Sxwithul'txw in his home in Cook Street Village, standing beside a print of his independent production company – Kwassen Productions - logo. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
Steve Sxwithul'txw in his home in Cook Street Village, standing beside a print of his independent production company – Kwassen Productions - logo. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
Healthcare workers enjoy time with shepherd-husky mix puppies from the Victoria Humane Society on Wednesday at Victoria General Hospital. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

Victoria Humane Society brings puppies for visit to VGH

Healthcare workers line up for puppy time, society gives back to group that has ‘done so much for us’

Healthcare workers enjoy time with shepherd-husky mix puppies from the Victoria Humane Society on Wednesday at Victoria General Hospital. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
Victoria Coun. Jeremy Loveday said volunteers will be needed to assist the hosting of 2022 55+ BC Games. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

2022 55+ BC Games coming to Victoria

Organizers, participants speak to urgent need for sponsors, volunteers and accommodations

Victoria Coun. Jeremy Loveday said volunteers will be needed to assist the hosting of 2022 55+ BC Games. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
Delta officers march in ranks past Lt.-Gov. Janet Austin behind the B.C. legislature. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
Delta officers march in ranks past Lt.-Gov. Janet Austin behind the B.C. legislature. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
Langford’s first Little Free Pantry saw a total turnover of product in its first week. (Courtesy of Kevin Clark)

Little Free Pantry in Langford provides discrete support for people in need

Anonymous streetside food bank sees complete turnover of donated, taken goods in first week

Langford’s first Little Free Pantry saw a total turnover of product in its first week. (Courtesy of Kevin Clark)
A family stands with their newly planted tree, funded by City of Victoria grants in conjunction with their Trees and Cities challenge. (City of Victoria)

Grants sow the seeds for tree planting in Victoria

Residents can apply for $1,000 grant to plant trees on their property

A family stands with their newly planted tree, funded by City of Victoria grants in conjunction with their Trees and Cities challenge. (City of Victoria)
Squashed Cans for Recycling. (Black Press File Photo).

B.C. government to mandate items such as mattresses and EV batteries are recyclable by 2023

But recycling is only one small step towards a cylindrical economy, says expert

Squashed Cans for Recycling. (Black Press File Photo).
Laurel Collins is poised to retake her seat as federal member of parliament for the Victoria riding. (Courtesy Laurel Collins campaign)

VICTORIA: Laurel Collins vows to keep fighting with NDP for issues that matter to city residents

Incumbent sweeps to election victory ahead of runner-up Nikki Macdonald of the Liberal Party

Laurel Collins is poised to retake her seat as federal member of parliament for the Victoria riding. (Courtesy Laurel Collins campaign)
The English department at the University of Victoria is rethinking its practice of quoting disturbing passages in classic literature, after the use of the N-word in a lecture led to a complaint from a student.

Use of N-word in University of Victoria literature class lecture causes stir

English department to look at establishing best practices for teaching disturbing materials

The English department at the University of Victoria is rethinking its practice of quoting disturbing passages in classic literature, after the use of the N-word in a lecture led to a complaint from a student.
Victoria Grandmothers for Africa take off on the final leg of their fundraising efforts from Central Park. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

Victoria grandmothers raise over $100,000 with virtual tour across Africa

Riders averaging 70 years encouraged with the ethos, ‘don’t be too cautious – go as far as you can’

Victoria Grandmothers for Africa take off on the final leg of their fundraising efforts from Central Park. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
The Capital Regional District is taking applications for its nominee to sit on the Victoria Airport Authority board of directors. (Black Press Media File).

Victoria Airport Authority seeks board nominee from CRD

Capital Regional District nominee will serve a three-year term as a director

The Capital Regional District is taking applications for its nominee to sit on the Victoria Airport Authority board of directors. (Black Press Media File).
The Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce has published results of an online survey of local business owners and consumers on their thoughts on the use and implementation of the province’s vaccine passport system. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes)

Sooke chamber gets mixed opinions in survey on vaccine passports

Online poll finds businesses, consumers see issue of implementation slightly differently

The Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce has published results of an online survey of local business owners and consumers on their thoughts on the use and implementation of the province’s vaccine passport system. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes)
Our Place Society has seen increased non-compliance towards mask wearing and more violent incidents in the area, amid a backdrop of higher numbers of COVID cases within the community that uses its drop-in centre. (Black Press Media file photo)

Our Place Society in Victoria sends strong message by closing drop-in centre for a day

CEO cites need to ‘regroup’ amid rising levels of COVID, mask non-compliance and violent incidents

Our Place Society has seen increased non-compliance towards mask wearing and more violent incidents in the area, amid a backdrop of higher numbers of COVID cases within the community that uses its drop-in centre. (Black Press Media file photo)
Sam Burke, sales associate at Goodfellas Cigar Shop, holds a carton of Dominion cigars. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

Victoria cigar shops handle increased demand amid supply limitations

COVID-19 restricting imports, duty-free purchases but bolstering local sales

Sam Burke, sales associate at Goodfellas Cigar Shop, holds a carton of Dominion cigars. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)