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UVic business grads turn Top Guns into charity, tour the country

UVic business grads turn Top Guns into charity, tour the country

In 2007, Kenneth Heinbecker founded Top Guns at the University of Calgary with the sale of aviator sunglasses to benefit the Canadian Cancer Society.
36-year VIA employee bids tearful goodbye to terminal

36-year VIA employee bids tearful goodbye to terminal

VIA Rail station closed Aug. 12
Alleged murderer among failed escapees

Alleged murderer among failed escapees

One of the men who dug a hole in cell ceiling charged with killing a Victoria man in March 2010
'Royal' restored to Canada's military bodies

'Royal' restored to Canada's military bodies

Return of the royal pays tribute to past and present members

Saanich high school student designs robot for nuclear lab

The St. Michaels University student was one of 20 students from across the country admitted to the Deep River Science Academy, a not-for profit private summer school that connects high-achieving science students with scientists and engineers in a laboratory setting.

Alleged sex offences spark booze warning at CFB Esquimalt

Commander holds lecture after two incidents

Astute officer arrests pair outside business at 2:20 a.m.

Const. Sue McLeod, a canine handler with VicPD, was patrolling near Gorge and Tillicum roads around 2:20 a.m. Monday when she spotted a nearby business' storage outbuilding with a door suspiciously ajar.
Hunter stepping down from municipal politics

Hunter stepping down from municipal politics

Saanich councillor to seek spot as school trustee, instead
Good Samaritans help homeless man find housing, reunite with sister after 25 years

Good Samaritans help homeless man find housing, reunite with sister after 25 years

The Saanich News first wrote about Derry last June when two women (who have asked to remain anonymous) took it upon themselves to uncover his identity and secure government funding for him. Derry is a soft-spoken, 64-year-old who lived on the street for at least 12 years, regularly travelling between Tim Hortons locations across Greater Victoria. His gentle nature and unwillingness to accept help from those he crossed paths with earned him a spot in the hearts of many.

Hospital board approves capital projects

Nineteen new projects across the Capital Regional Hospital District were green-lit last week and put on a 10-year financing term.