Victoria News Staff

Kate Moran, president and CEO of Ocean Networks Canada, has been recognized for her lifetime of ocean science, policy and research contributions. (Photo courtesy of Ocean Networks Canada)

Head of UVic-based ocean observing agency honoured for lifetime of science work

Kate Moran is the president and CEO of Ocean Networks Canada

Kate Moran, president and CEO of Ocean Networks Canada, has been recognized for her lifetime of ocean science, policy and research contributions. (Photo courtesy of Ocean Networks Canada)
More than 100 people from different walks of life gather at Royal Jubilee Hospital for Code Hack 2020. (Black Press Media file photo)

Island Health’s Code Hack returns to help improve health care

Code Hack takes place at Royal Jubilee Hospital from March 10 to 12

More than 100 people from different walks of life gather at Royal Jubilee Hospital for Code Hack 2020. (Black Press Media file photo)
Several Feb. 3 sailings aboard the Queen of New Westminster have been cancelled amid gale-force wind warnings impacting the marine areas between Vancouver Island and mainland. (Black Press Media file photo)

Friday BC Ferries sailings cancelled as gale-force winds expected to thrash marine areas

Two trips impacted, more at risk between Victoria and the Lower Mainland

Several Feb. 3 sailings aboard the Queen of New Westminster have been cancelled amid gale-force wind warnings impacting the marine areas between Vancouver Island and mainland. (Black Press Media file photo)
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Group attack in downtown Victoria leaves victim hospitalized

Police have not yet made any arrests related to incident on 500-block of Yates Street

(Black Press Media file photo)
Anyone with information on any of these individuals is asked to call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or visit the website victoriacrimestoppers.ca for more information.

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers wanted list for the week of Jan. 31

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in locating the…

Anyone with information on any of these individuals is asked to call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or visit the website victoriacrimestoppers.ca for more information.
Victoria police are looking for wanted man William Watts after he breached his release order. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Man on provincewide warrant sought by Victoria police

William Watt has numerous robbery convictions

Victoria police are looking for wanted man William Watts after he breached his release order. (Courtesy of VicPD)
The DriveBC traffic camera on the Trans-Canada Highway at Okotoks Road, looking north, shortly before 6 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31. (DriveBC traffic camera)

Late January snowfall hits parts of Greater Victoria

Vic High classes cancelled by cold weather combined with heating issues

The DriveBC traffic camera on the Trans-Canada Highway at Okotoks Road, looking north, shortly before 6 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31. (DriveBC traffic camera)
Netminder Braden Holt stopped 35 shots when his Victoria Royals beat the Kamloops Blazers 3-2 on Jan. 30, but none were finer than when the Montana product stretched across the open net with only his paddle to rob a sure goal off the stick of Kamloops’ Fraser Minten. (Courtesy of the Victoria Royals/WHL)

Outstretched-paddle robbery by Royals goaltender helps Victoria fend off Kamloops

Capital city remains locked with Kelowna in standings after weekend split

Netminder Braden Holt stopped 35 shots when his Victoria Royals beat the Kamloops Blazers 3-2 on Jan. 30, but none were finer than when the Montana product stretched across the open net with only his paddle to rob a sure goal off the stick of Kamloops’ Fraser Minten. (Courtesy of the Victoria Royals/WHL)
Victoria Fire Chief Paul Bruce and Mayor Lisa Helps tour the fire hall site. (Courtesy of City of Victoria)

Former Victoria mayor to advise premier on housing solutions

Lisa Helps appointed Premier David Eby’s housing solutions adviser

Victoria Fire Chief Paul Bruce and Mayor Lisa Helps tour the fire hall site. (Courtesy of City of Victoria)
Victoria police are investigating a Jan. 20 Richardson Street house fire as arson and have arrested one person in relation to the incident. (File photo courtesy of Ray Bernoties)

One arrested amid arson investigation into Victoria house fire

Nobody was home at the time but Richardson Street residence extensively damaged

Victoria police are investigating a Jan. 20 Richardson Street house fire as arson and have arrested one person in relation to the incident. (File photo courtesy of Ray Bernoties)
Anyone with information on any of these individuals is asked to call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or visit the website victoriacrimestoppers.ca for more information.

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers wanted list for the week of Jan. 24

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in locating the…

Anyone with information on any of these individuals is asked to call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or visit the website victoriacrimestoppers.ca for more information.
Cameron Lizotte, a former hockey enforcer and now a Victoria-based fashion designer, will have his story shared during Hockey Day in Canada. (Atelier Coin/Instagram)

NHL prospect turned B.C. fashion designer featured on Hockey Day in Canada

Cameron Lizotte shares his story from the ice in Ontario to Paris Fashion Week

Cameron Lizotte, a former hockey enforcer and now a Victoria-based fashion designer, will have his story shared during Hockey Day in Canada. (Atelier Coin/Instagram)
The Victoria Royals beat the Rockets 5-1 in Kelowna on Jan. 22. The two teams are now tied at 31 points on the year as they fight for the last playoff spot in the Western Conference. (Courtesy of the Victoria Royals)

Victoria Royals even with Kelowna in playoff race despite three losses on the week

Royals beat the Rockets 5-1 but Kelowna has games in hand

The Victoria Royals beat the Rockets 5-1 in Kelowna on Jan. 22. The two teams are now tied at 31 points on the year as they fight for the last playoff spot in the Western Conference. (Courtesy of the Victoria Royals)
The BC Emergency Services booth at the career fair on Nov. 24. The Bay Street Armoury will host a career fair on Feb. 23, (Black Press Media file photo)

‘No better way to network’: career fair comes to Victoria

Featuring over 60 companies, the job fair is free of charge

The BC Emergency Services booth at the career fair on Nov. 24. The Bay Street Armoury will host a career fair on Feb. 23, (Black Press Media file photo)
The Greater Victoria Public Library celebrates local authors and illustrators with its 2023 Emerging Local Authors Collection. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria library’s emerging author series looks to build on 1,073 unique titles

In its 7th year, GVPL program features more than 750 book-makers since inception

The Greater Victoria Public Library celebrates local authors and illustrators with its 2023 Emerging Local Authors Collection. (Black Press Media file photo)
Anyone with information on any of these individuals is asked to call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or visit the website victoriacrimestoppers.ca for more information.

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers wanted list for the week of Jan. 17

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in locating the…

Anyone with information on any of these individuals is asked to call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or visit the website victoriacrimestoppers.ca for more information.
CSL Tecumseh moved into Pier B on Jan. 17 at Ogden Point in the Breakwater District. (Greater Victoria Harbour Authority/Twitter)

Bustling Victoria breakwater sees ships on the move with a break-in reported

Container ship GSL Eleni moved out and CSL Tecumseh moved in at Pier B

CSL Tecumseh moved into Pier B on Jan. 17 at Ogden Point in the Breakwater District. (Greater Victoria Harbour Authority/Twitter)
A sneaky cat attempted to catch a ride in a patrol car while a VicPD officer was conducting a roadside investigation. (Courtesy VicPD)

VicPD officer finds ‘unauthorized intruder’ in patrol car during traffic stop

Officers were investigating a suspected impaired driver when a cat snuck into one of the cruisers

A sneaky cat attempted to catch a ride in a patrol car while a VicPD officer was conducting a roadside investigation. (Courtesy VicPD)
The Victoria Royals will wear Lunar New Year jerseys while hosting the Kelowna Rockets Saturday (Jan. 14). (Courtesy of the Victoria Royals)

Victoria Royals celebrating Lunar New Year with one-of-a-kind jerseys

The jerseys feature symbols and iconography of Chinese culture

The Victoria Royals will wear Lunar New Year jerseys while hosting the Kelowna Rockets Saturday (Jan. 14). (Courtesy of the Victoria Royals)
Dine Around and Stay in Town Victoria returns to the B.C. capital Jan. 20 to Feb. 5, featuring more than 40 restaurants and 11 hotels.

Dine Around, Stay in Town Victoria brings delicious deals to the B.C. capital

Featuring over 40 restaurants, the program gives restaurants a chance to shine

Dine Around and Stay in Town Victoria returns to the B.C. capital Jan. 20 to Feb. 5, featuring more than 40 restaurants and 11 hotels.
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