Local News

Digital collection presents the life of great Canadian ecologist

University of Victoria online collection launches with 20th century works by Ian McTaggart-Cowan

  • Jun 26th, 2017

Two hours of festivities kick off Canada Day weekend Friday in Oak Bay.

Recreation Oak Bay hosts its eighth annual free Celebrate Canada event on June 30 from noon to 2 p.m.

Two weekend grass fires in Colwood deemed suspicious

Fire Chief John Cassidy is thankful that the wind wasn’t stronger

The iconic art piece was found laying on its nose following the weekend.

Oak Bay’s What the Nose Knows vandalized

Base command changes hands at CFB Esquimalt

Incoming commander has plenty of experience on and around the base

Young eagle released in Oak Bay


Power to Golf


Water main rupture


Wires down St. Patrick


Electronics, change, items stolen from unlocked vehicles

Majority of recent property crimes in Oak Bay are from unlocked vehicles, say police

Downtown Victoria business takes parking matters into its own hands

Customers encouraged to voice parking concerns to mayor, council

City of Victoria imposes six-month moratorium on rental building demolitions

Move aims to slow down shrinking affordable rental housing market

Firefighters, family, friends and dignitaries honour former Victoria fire chief Doug Angrove

Ceremonial funeral procession moves along Lyall Street to Esquimalt curling rink

Plans for Victoria’s Crystal Pool envision a community hub

Staff update council on multi-million dollar project, including the potential for no referendum

Strike votes results will determine next steps for Hospital Employees Union

About 4,000 hospital workers seek higher wages, better working conditions

  • Jun 23rd, 2017

New Island connection opens up the Great Trail

Trail connection provides new opportunities on South Island

Barge fire on Gorge Waterway in Victoria

Multiple crews responded including a Victoria Fire Rescue boat.

Heat wave coming to Vancouver Island

Temperatures expected to rise into 30’s for some areas including the east coast of island.

Vital Signs takes Greater Victoria’s temperature

Annual survey online now for providing community input

  • Jun 23rd, 2017

Victoria daycare operators concerned over lack of qualified staff

Shortages may prompt some daycares to break worker-to-child ratio rules

Victoria woman alerts public about dangers of stray BBQ brush wires

Bristle in food leads serious intestinal surgery

  • Jun 23rd, 2017

CREST upgrades almost operational in Capital Region

New equipment replaces aging systems

  • Jun 22nd, 2017