Nicole Crescenzi

Victoria heritage committee requests $500,000 annual increase for restoration, seismic upgrade grants

The Victoria Civic Heritage Trust says rising construction costs belittle grant incentives

Speeding Alaska driver tells VicPD police chief he knows how to drive in the snow

Chief Const. Del Manak saw the speeder while driving on Highway 17

Victoria byelection scheduled for April 4

The byelection will replace former Coun. Laurel Collins

Crystal pool advocates hold mixed feelings as Victoria explores previously studied sites

Local neighbourhood associations, swimming advocates vote for different locations

Latest Victoria economic plan features new conference centre, downtown tech transformations

Victoria 3.0 aims to change the city’s brand between now and 2041

Victoria councillors want less criticism from VicPD in exchange for budget approval

Council tentatively approves four special constables on 2020 budget

CRD plans to use processed human feces from new wastewater treatment plant as fuel, fertilizer

Biosolid fuel produced at the treatment facility can be used locally and on the mainland

Many Victoria businesses remain closed due to snow

A list of what’s open following the winter snow storm

VicPD reminds drivers they have legal obligations when it comes to collisions

No spike in 911 calls to Victoria Police due to snow

Victoria snowfall breaks 49-year-old record; wind warnings in effect

Environment Canada says rain and high winds Wednesday afternoon could cause flooding, other problems

BC Green Party MLA Andrew Weaver to step away from party, will sit as independent

Weaver will remain in the Oak Bay-Gordon Head riding

CRD says recycling trucks may not be able to access residential streets

If pick-ups do not occur tonight residents are asked to store their recycling

Victoria homeless advocates desperate for additional shelter space in extreme weather

Current homeless shelters ‘bursting at the seams’

Most Greater Victoria grocery stores back on track after weather delays left shelves empty

Ferry cancellations due to wind and snow left several shops without perishables

CRD says Victoria needs to plan for earthquakes after calculating waste from Plaza Hotel fire

1,400 tonnes of debris from the arson had to be specially disposed of due to asbestos

Thousands of dollars spent on salt, plowing services for first 2020 snow dump

Dozens of plow trucks on the roads and more than 50 tonnes of salt spread on roads regionally

Vancouver Island dispatchers see rise in 911 calls due to snowfall

A 10 per cent increase was seen overnight, with more throughout the day

Experts warning drivers to slow down with more snow in the forecast

Up to 5 cm more of snow is expected in the area for Monday

Duke and Duchess of Sussex not moving into Hatley Castle, Royal Roads says

Royal Roads previously tweeted it could ‘neither confirm nor deny’ the new residents

Victoria charities invited to take all remaining food at Wellburn’s Market

The long-standing local grocery store was forced into an early permanent closure after flooding