Victoria

The IMAX Victoria theatre is set to debut a new director’s cut of Saving Luna on Jan. 3. (Courtesy of the Royal B.C. Museum)

IMAX Victoria films showcase British Columbia wildlife

The Royal B.C. Museum has debuted a new directors’ cut of award-winning…

The IMAX Victoria theatre is set to debut a new director’s cut of Saving Luna on Jan. 3. (Courtesy of the Royal B.C. Museum)
Dine Around and Stay in Town Victoria runs Jan. 20 to Feb. 6, 2022. Don Denton/Black Press photo

Savour world-class culinary delights during Dine Around, Stay in Town Victoria

The tastiest time for foodies to visit Greater Victoria returns later this…

Dine Around and Stay in Town Victoria runs Jan. 20 to Feb. 6, 2022. Don Denton/Black Press photo
Cyclists roll down Wharf Street’s protected bike lane in Victoria. (Jake Romphf/News staff)

Victoria’s 2022 outlook: Housing key to recovery, bike lanes can benefit everyone, says mayor

Lisa Helps weighs in on business recovery, expanding bike lanes, 2022 municipal election

Cyclists roll down Wharf Street’s protected bike lane in Victoria. (Jake Romphf/News staff)
The Victoria Legislature building is decorated with a fine dusting of snow. (Tegwyn Hughes/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Victoria residents make the most of chilly temperatures, snow

Busy employees brandished snow shovels and bundled up pedestrians clogged the slushy sidewalks

The Victoria Legislature building is decorated with a fine dusting of snow. (Tegwyn Hughes/News Staff)
Premier John Horgan and Education Minister Rob Fleming read stories to kids at the James Bay Library in Victoria on July 3. (Greater Victoria Public Library photo)

COLUMN: Province improved the ways people get around this year

MLA Rob Fleming looks back at 2021

  • Dec 30, 2021
Premier John Horgan and Education Minister Rob Fleming read stories to kids at the James Bay Library in Victoria on July 3. (Greater Victoria Public Library photo)
Environmental sustainability, plant-based food and First Nations participation come together at Cascadia Seaweed, an innovative new food brand. (Courtesy of Cascadia Seaweed Corporation)

Going blue in 2022: Greater Victoria positioned to make waves in blue economy: advocates

Coastal capital should go with what it knows to create sustainable, innovative industries

Environmental sustainability, plant-based food and First Nations participation come together at Cascadia Seaweed, an innovative new food brand. (Courtesy of Cascadia Seaweed Corporation)
Joe Amabile (left) and Serena Pitt took a tour of Victoria’s top spots over the holidays. (Joe Amabile/Instagram)

Bachelor in Paradise couple visits Greater Victoria top spots over winter holidays

Fiances Joe Amabile and Serena Pitt share winter getaway with Instagram fans

Joe Amabile (left) and Serena Pitt took a tour of Victoria’s top spots over the holidays. (Joe Amabile/Instagram)
Victoria’s Dylan Garand at the 2021 World Junior Selection Camp at Winsport in Calgary (Photo: Matthew Murnaghan/Hockey Canada Images)

It’s gold or nothing for Victoria goalie returning to World Juniors

Canada’s Dylan Garand sees only unfinished business in looming 2022 tournament

Victoria’s Dylan Garand at the 2021 World Junior Selection Camp at Winsport in Calgary (Photo: Matthew Murnaghan/Hockey Canada Images)
The Bay Centre in downtown Victoria set a record with gift card sales in November. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)

Gift cards rule retail as mall shops work around supply chain issues

Shopping anywhere is a boutique experience right now, says Victoria mall general manager

The Bay Centre in downtown Victoria set a record with gift card sales in November. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)
The Salish Heron being tested in Polish waters. (Photo courtesy of BC Ferries)

LNG-powered BC Ferries vessel en route to Victoria; hybrid-electric ferry arrives

Salish-class ferry will feature original Indigenous artwork by Maynard Johnny Jr.

The Salish Heron being tested in Polish waters. (Photo courtesy of BC Ferries)
Earl Lacharity has been found safe. (Black Press Media file photo)

Earl Lacharity found safe

Victoria police sent out a missing person alert for the 78-year-old on Dec. 2

Earl Lacharity has been found safe. (Black Press Media file photo)
A rendering of the Telus Ocean building that would sit at the corner of Douglas and Humboldt streets in downtown Victoria. (Courtesy of Telus)

Telus Ocean proposal set for downtown Victoria approved despite divided public

Telecom’s office building will transform triangular lot at Douglas and Humboldt streets

A rendering of the Telus Ocean building that would sit at the corner of Douglas and Humboldt streets in downtown Victoria. (Courtesy of Telus)
Volunteers pack food items and holiday treats into bags for GT Church’s Christmas Hamper Outreach program on Dec. 14. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)

Victoria church fills 200 Christmas hampers for those in need

Volunteers hard at work filling packages with food items and more at GT Church on Dec. 14

Volunteers pack food items and holiday treats into bags for GT Church’s Christmas Hamper Outreach program on Dec. 14. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)
Four Victoria youth have been named to a group of young advisors to the B.C. government. (Black Press Media file photo)

3 Victoria youths named to provincial leadership council

Teens passionate about transportation, the environment, social justice and accessibility rights

Four Victoria youth have been named to a group of young advisors to the B.C. government. (Black Press Media file photo)
Aerial view of the Capital Regional District wastewater program’s residuals treatment facility at Hartland. (Photo courtesy CRD)

CRD dumps 6,100 tonnes of treated sewage at landfill – not the expected 700 – so far in 2021

Less than 7 per cent of waste destined for cement plant made it there through October

Aerial view of the Capital Regional District wastewater program’s residuals treatment facility at Hartland. (Photo courtesy CRD)
Romana Didulo is a Victoria resident who falsely claims to be the Queen of Canada. (YouTube/Reine Romana Didulo)

Violent rhetoric by self-proclaimed ‘Queen of Canada’ concerning: extremism experts

Romana Didulo has called for the execution of anyone assisting in vaccinating children

Romana Didulo is a Victoria resident who falsely claims to be the Queen of Canada. (YouTube/Reine Romana Didulo)
Kevin Henry was last heard from on Nov. 27 and was reported missing on Dc. 11. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)

MISSING: Kevin Henry last heard from on Nov. 27

The 37-year-old was last seen in Lake Cowichan, was heading to Fairy Creek

Kevin Henry was last heard from on Nov. 27 and was reported missing on Dc. 11. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)
Toy Drive organizer John-Andrew Pankiw-Petty of Victoria hands donated gifts to Chilliwack Community Services fundraising co-ordinator Shirley Triemstra at the Chilliwack Airport on Dec. 14, 2021. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)

Santa flight toy drive from Victoria touches down in Chilliwack

‘When we asked people to help out, the response was incredible,’ toy drive organizer says

Toy Drive organizer John-Andrew Pankiw-Petty of Victoria hands donated gifts to Chilliwack Community Services fundraising co-ordinator Shirley Triemstra at the Chilliwack Airport on Dec. 14, 2021. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)
Leila Bui remains in an unresponsive state, nearly four years after she was struck in a Saanich crosswalk by driver Tenessa Nikirk, who this week began an appeal of her conviction. (Black Press Media file photo)

Lawyer picks apart testimony in appeal of Saanich dangerous driving case

Leila Bui suffered life-altering injuries; Tenessa Nikirk was handed 2-year prison term in 2020

Leila Bui remains in an unresponsive state, nearly four years after she was struck in a Saanich crosswalk by driver Tenessa Nikirk, who this week began an appeal of her conviction. (Black Press Media file photo)
A screenshot from the live video as HMCS Winnipeg sets sail in August. (Facebook/HMCS Winnipeg)

HMCS Winnipeg returns to Greater Victoria with morning sailpast Thursday

Sailpast expected to start at 8:30 a.m. around Trial Island and head west along waterfront

A screenshot from the live video as HMCS Winnipeg sets sail in August. (Facebook/HMCS Winnipeg)