Local News

Population growth on West Shore strains wait lists for family services

Funding not keeping pace with demand at Pacific Family Services Association

  • Nov 12, 2019

Greater Victoria Harbour Authority’s second steel shipment arrives safely

The GVHA’s original shipment was lost at sea in December 2018

Parents plan second rally as CUPE 441 strike in SD63 stretches into third week

Parents have written to the provincial government asking them to step in

  • Nov 12, 2019

Saanich to hold open house for proposed upgrades to West Saanich/Prospect Lake roads intersection

Staff will be attending to hear feedback from locals and answer questions

  • Nov 12, 2019

School district seeks input on potential land disposition near Victoria High

Open house covers school’s seismic project, proposal to exchange and lease unused land at the school

UBC Thunderbirds win national championship at UVic

Esquimalt’s Emily Moore, goalkeeper, stops 5 goals

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Konrad Herrmann helps coach Matt Kaiser demonstrate
Konrad Herrmann sparring with a jiu jitsu classmate
Three high school baseball players from Saanich invited to Florida scouting tournament
Pacific FC inaugural games

Victoria immigration lawyer has rights revoked after lying to many clients

James Edward Turner will not be eligible to practise law again for 10 years

West Shore RCMP arrest man accused in Port Renfrew theft, Duncan fraud

Man charged after $300 in fraudulent charges, two phones and wallet stolen

VIDEO: A selection of Greater Victoria’s top stories

A selection of stories for Nov. 12

Three young West Shore sisters hit new personal record for donation to veterans

They donated $615, surpassing their goal of $500

New Kiwanis club is official for West Shore

Ten members in 10 days hits the mandatory mark for new service club

  • Nov 12, 2019

Saanich firefighters save Remembrance Day ceremony at retirement home

The flag cord broke and crews worked to get it back up in time for the ceremony

Oak Bay police respond to three car crashes in a week

Thief pulls smash and grab from store window on Oak Bay Avenue

Peninsula Panthers face nemesis Victoria Cougars Friday night

Cougars are the only Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League team to have beaten the local Cats twice

Rain throughout the day for Tuesday

Plus a look ahead at the week

Victoria women’s program in critical need of household items for women

Everything from dining sets to beds is needed to keep their programs running

Confused semi driver drives wrong way on Malahat, backs up morning traffic in both directions

Stalled, unoccupied car also affecting morning commute near McKenzie Avenue

Renowned men’s chorus ‘Back by Popular Demand’ in Victoria

One of Canada’s premier singing ensembles kicks off its 39th season on Nov. 16

  • Nov 11, 2019

War bride’s oversea voyage to Canada took a leap of faith

More than 45,000 women immigrated to Canada after the Second World War

One woman’s scrapbook uncovered at Fort Rodd Hill tells story of thousands during Second World War

Joyce Margaret Whitney served in the Canadian Women’s Army Corps from 1942 to 1946