Victoria

The Agency has fired two of its real estate agents following sexual assault allegations made against them online. (Jane Skrypnek/News Staff)

Two Victoria real estate agents fired following sexual assault allegations

The Agency Victoria says it is shocked and deeply disturbed

The Agency has fired two of its real estate agents following sexual assault allegations made against them online. (Jane Skrypnek/News Staff)
<em>SS Valencia: ‘A Theatre of Horror’</em> continues at the Maritime Museum of BC to Sept. 2 2021. The shipwreck remains one of the worst maritime disasters in an area along Vancouver Island’s west side known as ‘The Graveyard of the Pacific.’<em></em>

Victoria museum exhibit dives into shipwreck’s ‘Theatre of Horror’

The tale of the SS Valencia’s sinking off the coast of southern…

<em>SS Valencia: ‘A Theatre of Horror’</em> continues at the Maritime Museum of BC to Sept. 2 2021. The shipwreck remains one of the worst maritime disasters in an area along Vancouver Island’s west side known as ‘The Graveyard of the Pacific.’<em></em>
Matthew Tanner, 36, is in the Intensive Care Unit at the Victoria General Hospital after suffering a brain stem stroke at his Saturna Island home. (Courtesy of Natasha Dalton)

Oak Bay man locked-in after massive brain stem stroke

Hundreds support family as Matthew Tanner in Victoria intensive care unit after stroke

  • Mar 24, 2021
Matthew Tanner, 36, is in the Intensive Care Unit at the Victoria General Hospital after suffering a brain stem stroke at his Saturna Island home. (Courtesy of Natasha Dalton)
Island Health says it will take a series of actions to address concerns of former patients at the Royal Jubilee Hospital’s Psychiatric Emergency Services. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Island Health promises action after criticism of Victoria hospital’s psychiatric unit

‘When we see things happen we’ll start to believe them,’ former patient says

  • Mar 24, 2021
Island Health says it will take a series of actions to address concerns of former patients at the Royal Jubilee Hospital’s Psychiatric Emergency Services. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Michael Dunahee was four when he disappeared from the Blanshard school playground. Victoria police will release an age-enhanced forensic sketch of what he could look like now on March 24, the 30th anniversary of his disaperannce. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police to release age-enhanced sketch of Michael Dunahee, missing since 1991

After disappearing at age four, the sketch will show what he could look like now

Michael Dunahee was four when he disappeared from the Blanshard school playground. Victoria police will release an age-enhanced forensic sketch of what he could look like now on March 24, the 30th anniversary of his disaperannce. (Black Press Media file photo)
Big Brothers Big Sisters Victoria need more mentors for a variety of programs, especially on the West Shore. (Black Press Media file photo)

Fitness fundraiser supports Big Brothers Big Sister Victoria’s youth mentoring

Move for Mentoring fundraiser runs from to April 24 and is still open to particpants

Big Brothers Big Sisters Victoria need more mentors for a variety of programs, especially on the West Shore. (Black Press Media file photo)
Grace Lore, MLA for Victoria-Beacon Hill. (Black Press Media file photo)

Grace Lore, MLA for Victoria-Beacon Hill, announces son’s brain tumour diagnosis

She’ll be stepping back to care for her son and family, but will stay on as MLA

Grace Lore, MLA for Victoria-Beacon Hill. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police are asking for the public’s help as they try to locate Saul Padilla, who was last seen in Victoria on March 20. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)
Victoria police are asking for the public’s help as they try to locate Saul Padilla, who was last seen in Victoria on March 20. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)
“A Theatre of Horrors”, the story of SS Valencia shipwreck, is on display at the Maritime Museum of B.C. until Sept. 2. (Black Press Media file photo)

‘A Theatre of Horrors:’ Victoria museum tells story of notorious Island shipwreck

Exhibit on the SS Valencia runs at Maritime Museum March 12 to Sept. 2

“A Theatre of Horrors”, the story of SS Valencia shipwreck, is on display at the Maritime Museum of B.C. until Sept. 2. (Black Press Media file photo)
Over 150 people were gathered in Centennial Square by 1 p.m. March 20 to listen to speakers decry COVID-19 restrictions. (Jane Skrypnek/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Greater Victoria residents gather to protest COVID-19 restrictions

Over 150 people gathered in Centennial Square by 1 p.m.

Over 150 people were gathered in Centennial Square by 1 p.m. March 20 to listen to speakers decry COVID-19 restrictions. (Jane Skrypnek/News Staff)
People gathered in Centennial Square February 27 to protest COVID-19 restrictions. Another rally is expected March 20. (Black Press Media file photo)

TRAFFIC: Rally against COVID-19 restrictions expected to disrupt Victoria traffic

Protestors will gather in Centennial Square from noon to 4 p.m. March 20

People gathered in Centennial Square February 27 to protest COVID-19 restrictions. Another rally is expected March 20. (Black Press Media file photo)
Pam Buisa (left), team Canada rugby sevens player, is part of group raising money to get the essential items for unhoused people. (Black Press Media file photo)

Olympic rugby player helping bring essential items to Victoria’s unhoused

Pam Buisa wants to break down the stigma of homelessness and support the city’s vulnerable people

Pam Buisa (left), team Canada rugby sevens player, is part of group raising money to get the essential items for unhoused people. (Black Press Media file photo)
Supporting local was made easier last year by a Victoria-based online site that allowed shoppers to purchase gift cards online. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria initiative sells nearly $1 million in local business gift cards

Support Local BC lets people purchase local gift cards in one online space

Supporting local was made easier last year by a Victoria-based online site that allowed shoppers to purchase gift cards online. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Customs House construction site is closed temporarily after a COVID-19 exposure. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Customs House construction site is closed temporarily after a COVID-19 exposure. (Black Press Media file photo)
A petition launched by a group of University of Victoria students calls for the renaming of Trutch Street. (Google Maps)

Online campaign to rename Victoria street gets support of hundreds

UVic students say Trutch Street puts racist history on a pedestal

  • Mar 17, 2021
A petition launched by a group of University of Victoria students calls for the renaming of Trutch Street. (Google Maps)
A modified and loaded rifle was found on a wanted woman when Victoria police arrested her early Wednesday morning. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)

Arrested wanted woman had ‘heavily modified,’ loaded rifle with her

She was wanted for failing to attend court in relation to a drug trafficking, weapons investigation

A modified and loaded rifle was found on a wanted woman when Victoria police arrested her early Wednesday morning. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)
Craigdarroch Castle (Black Press Media File Photo)

Victoria’s Craigdarroch Castle takes restoration into the kitchen – 19th Century style

The castle’s $288,000 restoration is funded by the province and B.C. Heritage

Craigdarroch Castle (Black Press Media File Photo)
Craigdarroch Castle (Black Press Media File Photo)

Victoria’s Craigdarroch Castle kitchen area being restored to pre-1919 state

The castle’s $288,000 restoration is funded by the province and B.C. Heritage

Craigdarroch Castle (Black Press Media File Photo)
Spectrum Community School announced it’s dealing with an additional COVID-19 exposure on March 13. Black Press Media File Photo

South Park Elementary School member tests positive for COVID-19, another school dealing with additional exposure

The Victoria school’s members could’ve potentially been exposed during week of March 8 to 12

Spectrum Community School announced it’s dealing with an additional COVID-19 exposure on March 13. Black Press Media File Photo
Sprocket required 13 stitches for injuries received during a dog attack at Gonzales Beach on March 2. (Photo: Jason Arnold)

Victoria beach dog attack leaves poodle with 13 stitches

Jason Arnold is offering to pay the attacking dog’s owner $400 to have it trained

Sprocket required 13 stitches for injuries received during a dog attack at Gonzales Beach on March 2. (Photo: Jason Arnold)