Victoria

Pictured is traffic on the Hollywood Freeway in Los Angeles. A UVic researcher found carbon pricing mixed with subsidies for drivers to choose cleaner options was one of the most effective mixes at reducing transportation emission in Europe. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

UVic researcher helps find what policy mixes drive down transportation emissions

A carrot-and-stick approach made for the largest emissions drops within Europe

Pictured is traffic on the Hollywood Freeway in Los Angeles. A UVic researcher found carbon pricing mixed with subsidies for drivers to choose cleaner options was one of the most effective mixes at reducing transportation emission in Europe. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
From left: Adena Waffle, Angie Chan, Helen Van Alstine, Pat Montgomery, Winnie Lee, Don Ross, Amber Reis. The group all played roles in creating and raffling off a quilt which raised more than $18,000 for a pilot program which will help Ukrainian newcomers find housing in Greater Victoria. (Courtesy of Tapestry Victoria Harbour)

Victoria quilters raise $18k for Ukrainian newcomers

Raffle proceeds going to Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria

From left: Adena Waffle, Angie Chan, Helen Van Alstine, Pat Montgomery, Winnie Lee, Don Ross, Amber Reis. The group all played roles in creating and raffling off a quilt which raised more than $18,000 for a pilot program which will help Ukrainian newcomers find housing in Greater Victoria. (Courtesy of Tapestry Victoria Harbour)
A life preserver sits on the bridge of the Royal Canadian Navy’s ORCA class patrol vessel Caribou. (Austin Westphal/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Canada’s Pacific fleet on display in Victoria’s Inner Harbour

Annual Defence on the Dock held at Ship Point for first time

A life preserver sits on the bridge of the Royal Canadian Navy’s ORCA class patrol vessel Caribou. (Austin Westphal/News Staff)
An aerial view over downtown Victoria and the Inner Harbour. (Black Press Media file photo)

Solving worker shortages requires housing action: Greater Victoria business leaders

Local business groups tackle employment crunch and how companies more forward

An aerial view over downtown Victoria and the Inner Harbour. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police responded to a report that a man had been shot at a temporary housing facility in the 3000-block of Douglas Street early Friday (Sept. 16) morning. (Black Press Media file photo)

Two arrested after man shot at Victoria temporary housing facility

Victim sustained possible life-altering gunshot wound

Victoria police responded to a report that a man had been shot at a temporary housing facility in the 3000-block of Douglas Street early Friday (Sept. 16) morning. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police are looking for male suspect after a victim was stabbed multiple times on Sept. 15. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police seek male suspect after victim stabbed multiple times

Victim’s injuries now considered non-life-threatening after receiving medical treatment

Victoria police are looking for male suspect after a victim was stabbed multiple times on Sept. 15. (Black Press Media file photo)
The driver of this 2011 GMC Terrain was arrested for impaired driving on Sept. 14 but police are seeking witnesses and people with damaged vehicles as the SUV is believed to be connected to multiple crashes. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Damaged vehicles lead to impaired driving arrest in Victoria

VicPD looking to hear from owners of other damaged vehicles who may have been affected

The driver of this 2011 GMC Terrain was arrested for impaired driving on Sept. 14 but police are seeking witnesses and people with damaged vehicles as the SUV is believed to be connected to multiple crashes. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Riga Godron was arrested in Langley after failing to appear for her court appearance relating to charges stemming from alleged erratic driving on July 1. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Victoria council candidate arrested after skipping court date

Riga Godron was wanted for charges related to several erratic driving incidents

Riga Godron was arrested in Langley after failing to appear for her court appearance relating to charges stemming from alleged erratic driving on July 1. (Courtesy of VicPD)
HMCS Winnipeg is seen during a previous Defence on The Dock event. The public will be invited to learn more about what the navy does on Sept. 17 as the event returns at Ship Point. (Black Press Media file photo)

Defence on the Dock returns Saturday to Victoria

The open house-style event is being held at Ship Point for the first time

HMCS Winnipeg is seen during a previous Defence on The Dock event. The public will be invited to learn more about what the navy does on Sept. 17 as the event returns at Ship Point. (Black Press Media file photo)
Identity Theft is one of the monster trucks set to bring excitement to the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre in January. (Black Press Media file photo)

Monster trucks, motocross coming to Victoria this winter

Two days of action at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre Jan. 20 and 21

Identity Theft is one of the monster trucks set to bring excitement to the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre in January. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Toronto Raptors are coming to Victoria Sept. 30 for open practice and a charity scrimmage game. Pictured in this file photo, the Raptors’ Scottie Barnes, tries to get past Philadelphia 76ers’ James Harden during the first half of Game 5 in an NBA basketball first-round playoff series on April 25 in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Toronto Raptors coming to Victoria later this month

The team will host an open practice and charity scrimmage at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre

The Toronto Raptors are coming to Victoria Sept. 30 for open practice and a charity scrimmage game. Pictured in this file photo, the Raptors’ Scottie Barnes, tries to get past Philadelphia 76ers’ James Harden during the first half of Game 5 in an NBA basketball first-round playoff series on April 25 in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
With almost all of the current mayor and councillors not returning, a large field of candidates is looking to join municipal politics in Victoria. (Black Press Media file photo)

Long list of candidates looking to fill Victoria council seats

Eight candidates eye mayor chair while 37 vie for councillor positions

With almost all of the current mayor and councillors not returning, a large field of candidates is looking to join municipal politics in Victoria. (Black Press Media file photo)
A rendering of Starlight Developments’ proposal for a 1,600-unit rental project on Yates Street from Quadra to Cook streets. (Courtesy of Starlight Developments)

Victoria’s next council to decide Harris Green Village proposal’s future

Plans include approximately 1,600 rental units, park space

A rendering of Starlight Developments’ proposal for a 1,600-unit rental project on Yates Street from Quadra to Cook streets. (Courtesy of Starlight Developments)
Ocean Network Canada field services manager Dirk Brussow and senior project engineer Nicolai Bailly with the recovered wave glider from the seafloor geodesy system project. (Courtesy of Ocean Networks Canada)

Research off Vancouver Island looks to uncover what makes megathrust earthquakes tick

Ocean Networks Canada team measuring tectonic plate movements underwater

Ocean Network Canada field services manager Dirk Brussow and senior project engineer Nicolai Bailly with the recovered wave glider from the seafloor geodesy system project. (Courtesy of Ocean Networks Canada)
A deal between the Victoria HarbourCats and the City of Victoria will allow the baseball club to use Royal Athletic Park for a number of years. (Provided by Victoria HarbourCats)

HarbourCats, City of Victoria extend baseball team’s Royal Athletic Park tenure

Team will have the option of another eight years at the park

A deal between the Victoria HarbourCats and the City of Victoria will allow the baseball club to use Royal Athletic Park for a number of years. (Provided by Victoria HarbourCats)
Police are asking any witnesses or individuals with video to come forward as they investigate reports of road rage and dangerous driving which saw a man arrested for a second time. (Black Press Media file photo)
Police are asking any witnesses or individuals with video to come forward as they investigate reports of road rage and dangerous driving which saw a man arrested for a second time. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria says the time commitments of VicPD officers waiting in hospitals for mental health assessments puts a burden on police resources, and security guards with the special constable designation could take over the duties to alleviate the issue. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria pleas for end of police supervision of Mental Health Act detainees

City says officers having to stay at hospital while individuals are assessed strains resources

Victoria says the time commitments of VicPD officers waiting in hospitals for mental health assessments puts a burden on police resources, and security guards with the special constable designation could take over the duties to alleviate the issue. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police are looking for wanted man Michael Lund. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Wanted man sought after not returning to Victoria halfway house

Michael Lund is serving a one-year sentence for multiple offences

Victoria police are looking for wanted man Michael Lund. (Courtesy of VicPD)
The yellow zones currently only allow for single-family dwellings. The missing middle initiative looks to change that. The proposal will now go before the next mayor and council. (Courtesy of the City of Victoria)

Victoria passes missing middle housing policy to next council

Two-part public hearing ran for more than 12 hours

The yellow zones currently only allow for single-family dwellings. The missing middle initiative looks to change that. The proposal will now go before the next mayor and council. (Courtesy of the City of Victoria)
The Law Society of B.C. has fined a Victoria lawyer $20,000 for how he held client fees and taxes on them in his trust account. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria personal injury lawyer fined $20,000 for misuse of trust account

Law society disciplines Monte Prior for holding legal fees, tax monies

The Law Society of B.C. has fined a Victoria lawyer $20,000 for how he held client fees and taxes on them in his trust account. (Black Press Media file photo)
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