Kristyn Anthony

Victoria city councillor Pam Madoff stands to address the crowd during an all-candidates meeting hosted by the Victoria Disability Resource Centre Monday at the Church of Truth in James Bay. (Kristyn Anthony/News Staff)

‘We live in an ableist society,’ Victoria candidates debate how to approach accessibility

All-candidates meeting hosted by Victoria Disability Resource Centre draws unanimous conclusion – city needs to do better

Victoria city councillor Pam Madoff stands to address the crowd during an all-candidates meeting hosted by the Victoria Disability Resource Centre Monday at the Church of Truth in James Bay. (Kristyn Anthony/News Staff)
Genevieve Weber, archivist with BC Archives at the Royal BC Museum. (Kristyn Anthony/News Staff)

#AskAnArchivistDay brings historical collections to digital audience

Twitter event invites public to ask questions for real time responses from around the globe

Genevieve Weber, archivist with BC Archives at the Royal BC Museum. (Kristyn Anthony/News Staff)
Edwin Frommelt was sent home from his job at Quality Foods in View Royal for wearing this t-shirt on Orange Shirt Day, a moment to draw awareness to the Canadian residential school system. (Submitted)

Indigenous man sent home from work in View Royal for participating in Orange Shirt Day

Company says employees required to submit prior notice if they intend to alter uniforms

Edwin Frommelt was sent home from his job at Quality Foods in View Royal for wearing this t-shirt on Orange Shirt Day, a moment to draw awareness to the Canadian residential school system. (Submitted)
When did you last sit and read a newspaper? National Newspaper Week is Oct. 1-7. (Wiki Commons)

Celebrate National Newspaper Week #NowMoreThanEver

Oct. 1-7 marks annual observance of printed news media

When did you last sit and read a newspaper? National Newspaper Week is Oct. 1-7. (Wiki Commons)
Louis Plevrigis, 38, was reported missing Sept. 23. (Submitted)

Victoria police search for missing 38-year-old man

Louis Plevrigis reported missing Sept. 23

Louis Plevrigis, 38, was reported missing Sept. 23. (Submitted)
Extra sailings will be added to all routes over the Thanksgiving weekend, generally the busiest time of year for travellers on BC Ferries. (BC Ferries photo)

BC Ferries adds extra sailings for Thanksgiving weekend

Expanded schedule on all routes during busiest time of year for travellers

Extra sailings will be added to all routes over the Thanksgiving weekend, generally the busiest time of year for travellers on BC Ferries. (BC Ferries photo)
Police were on scene for much of Sunday at Barrington Road, a cul-de-sac near Carey Road and Baker Street. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

UPDATE: Police track Royal Oak break and enter suspects to Saanich home

Tactical unit, armoured vehicle seen on Barrington Road Sunday afternoon

Police were on scene for much of Sunday at Barrington Road, a cul-de-sac near Carey Road and Baker Street. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Officers bow their heads in honour of the those who have been killed in the line of duty at the B.C. Law Enforcement Memorial Sunday at the legislature. (Kristyn Anthony/News Staff)

Abbotsford, Victoria officers killed in line of duty honoured at B.C. police memorial

Const. John Davidson and Ian Jordan’s names added to list of fallen officers read aloud

Officers bow their heads in honour of the those who have been killed in the line of duty at the B.C. Law Enforcement Memorial Sunday at the legislature. (Kristyn Anthony/News Staff)
Stefannie Postnikoff has also been known to use the name Elanie Hooker. (Submitted)

UPDATED: Victoria police find missing 47-year-old woman

Stefannie Postnikoff had been known to use the name Elaine Hooker

Stefannie Postnikoff has also been known to use the name Elanie Hooker. (Submitted)
Cirque du Soleil swings through town Oct. 4-7 with the tale of a circus clown who experiences his own funeral, at Save On Foods Memorial Centre. (Submitted)

Five fast facts about Cirque du Soleil’s Corteo, in Victoria Oct. 4 to 7

Story of circus clown who watches his funeral in a carnival-like dream one of Cirque’s longest-running shows

Cirque du Soleil swings through town Oct. 4-7 with the tale of a circus clown who experiences his own funeral, at Save On Foods Memorial Centre. (Submitted)
A Twitter photo from Melanie Lee N shows an accident near Esquimalt Lagoon at approximately 7 p.m. Thursday. (Twitter)

UPDATED: Car and motorcycle collide in fatal Colwood crash

Crash occurred shortly after 7 p.m. near Esquimalt Lagoon

A Twitter photo from Melanie Lee N shows an accident near Esquimalt Lagoon at approximately 7 p.m. Thursday. (Twitter)
The Victoria Health Hackathon will take place Sept. 28-30 at Fort Tectoria bringing together UVic students and faculty with health professionals and tech wizards. Kristyn Anthony/News Staff

Fort Tectoria hosts Victoria’s first ever health hackathon

UVic students, faculty will join health professionals, tech wizards to create health-related life hacks

The Victoria Health Hackathon will take place Sept. 28-30 at Fort Tectoria bringing together UVic students and faculty with health professionals and tech wizards. Kristyn Anthony/News Staff
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Indulge in some ‘Higher Learning’ at a Victoria dispensary

Curious about cannabis? Trees Dispensary holds three seminars at Yates Street location

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Chrissy Brett weeps as she holds another Camp Namagens resident at Goldstream Provincial Park in Langford Sept. 20. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

Province gives Goldstream homeless camp Oct. 1 deadline

Housing minister Selina Robinson says supports in place to transition campers to housing, shelters

Chrissy Brett weeps as she holds another Camp Namagens resident at Goldstream Provincial Park in Langford Sept. 20. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
Police Complaint Commissioner Stan Lowe speaks from the Office of the Police Complaints Commission on the punishment doled out to disgraced former VicPD Police Chief Frank Elsner. (Arnold Lim/News Staff)

Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps ‘100 per cent agrees’ with OPCC’s findings on ex-police chief investigation

Police board co-chair doesn’t want to see mayors in that position again

Police Complaint Commissioner Stan Lowe speaks from the Office of the Police Complaints Commission on the punishment doled out to disgraced former VicPD Police Chief Frank Elsner. (Arnold Lim/News Staff)
Andrew Weaver is welcomed by his supporters at the B.C. Green Party Headquarters at the Delta Ocean Pointe Resort May 9, 2017. (Arnold Lim/News staff)

Green Party picking up steam across the country, says B.C. leader Andrew Weaver

Oak Bay-Gordon Head MLA predicts Elizabeth May could climb the polls ahead of 2019 federal election

Andrew Weaver is welcomed by his supporters at the B.C. Green Party Headquarters at the Delta Ocean Pointe Resort May 9, 2017. (Arnold Lim/News staff)
Alastair Hayne, seen here in a photo from a GoFundMe page set up after he died in an accidental shooting on Salt Spring Island in September 2017. (GoFundMe)

Man charged in Salt Spring Island shooting death of 17-year-old

Local police determined shooting to be accidental, one youth faces manslaughter charge

Alastair Hayne, seen here in a photo from a GoFundMe page set up after he died in an accidental shooting on Salt Spring Island in September 2017. (GoFundMe)
Up to 100 daycare spaces proposed for new Langford shopping centre

Up to 100 daycare spaces proposed for new Langford shopping centre

Plans for the 6,100 sq. ft. daycare facility are pending approval

Up to 100 daycare spaces proposed for new Langford shopping centre
B.C. Building Trades estimates that by 2027, the province will be short more than 8,000 skilled trades workers. Ragnar Haagen/News Staff

B.C. Building Trades program to boost skilled labour in the province

Housing affordabililty not significant contributor to lack of workers, better inclusion of women, Indigenous people necessary

B.C. Building Trades estimates that by 2027, the province will be short more than 8,000 skilled trades workers. Ragnar Haagen/News Staff
GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon seeks volunteers

GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon seeks volunteers

The 39th annual event returns Oct. 7, requires more than 1,600 volunteers

GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon seeks volunteers