Arnold Lim

VIDEO: Fix-A-Heart campaign

VIDEO: Fix-A-Heart campaign

Campaign at local Canadian Tire stores raising funds for cardiac care

VIDEO: Fix-A-Heart campaign
Nord Mensah will be the subject of a court martial in Victoria. The former Acting Commander is facing multiple charges from 2015. (Royal Canadian Navy)

Mensah found guilty in CFB Esquimalt court martial

The former acting base commander had a sexual relationship with someone directly under his supervision

Nord Mensah will be the subject of a court martial in Victoria. The former Acting Commander is facing multiple charges from 2015. (Royal Canadian Navy)
Gordon Heys made a donation of more than $2-million to the B.C. Cancer Foundation. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

Cancer patient donates $2M for third PET/CT scanner in B.C

A Nanaimo businessman’s giant donation helps facilitate new PET/CT scanner for Vancouver Island

Gordon Heys made a donation of more than $2-million to the B.C. Cancer Foundation. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
Tom McBeth as Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol running at the Belfry Theatre Nov. 28-Dec.17. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

Belfry Theatre welcomes A Christmas Carol

Acclaimed production returns just in time for the holidays

Tom McBeth as Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol running at the Belfry Theatre Nov. 28-Dec.17. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
This is the underside of the new Johnson Street Bridge, which vehicles are expected to be driving over in March of 2018. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

Johnson Street Bridge taking shape

Vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists will be travelling over hundreds of tons of steel by March of 2018

This is the underside of the new Johnson Street Bridge, which vehicles are expected to be driving over in March of 2018. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
The Greater Victoria Public Libraries pulled in more than 1,000 pounds of food for food banks across Greater Victoria. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

Libraries check in 1,000 pounds of food for food banks

Library program forgave late fees for food donations benefitting the community

The Greater Victoria Public Libraries pulled in more than 1,000 pounds of food for food banks across Greater Victoria. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
B.C. Premier John Horgan speaks at the B.C. Legislature on a number of topics including duties on B.C.’s softwood Lumber. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

Horgan slams U.S. duties on lumber

B.C. Premier John Horgan says job loss is a very “real and present concern.”

B.C. Premier John Horgan speaks at the B.C. Legislature on a number of topics including duties on B.C.’s softwood Lumber. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
Extension Volunteer Fire Department firefighters try to put out a fire at a house on Nanaimo River Road on Oct. 24. (Greg Sakaki/Nanaimo News Bulletin)

VIDEO: Our best photographs from October

Vancouver Island’s best news photographs from our journalists and our readers

Extension Volunteer Fire Department firefighters try to put out a fire at a house on Nanaimo River Road on Oct. 24. (Greg Sakaki/Nanaimo News Bulletin)
Avery Williams gardens at Artemis Place, an alternative school offering outdoor programming for young women outside the public school system. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

Outdoor garden a “healing space,” for young women.

An alternative school offering more than education for students outside of public schools.

Avery Williams gardens at Artemis Place, an alternative school offering outdoor programming for young women outside the public school system. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
Mark Paterson of the Vancouver Island Bonsai Society says that the art of bonsai, is a conversation between the person and the plant. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

TIMELAPSE: Making of a bonsai tree

See a one-and-half minute timelapse of Mark Paterson pruning a bonsai tree from scratch

Mark Paterson of the Vancouver Island Bonsai Society says that the art of bonsai, is a conversation between the person and the plant. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
From Scooby Doo and the Mystery Machine, to Archie and his Jalopy, young Jackson Poole, who has cerebral palsy and autism, has been enjoying amazing Halloween costumes from his family every year. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

VIDEO: Halloween costumes bring joy to six-year-old with cerebral palsy

B.C. boy Jackson Poole loves Halloween and all the hand-made costumes his family makes

From Scooby Doo and the Mystery Machine, to Archie and his Jalopy, young Jackson Poole, who has cerebral palsy and autism, has been enjoying amazing Halloween costumes from his family every year. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
Michael David Mahy, seen here in an undated Facebook photograph, has been charged with two counts of sexual interference of a person under 14 and sexual exploitation. (Photo Facebook)

Victoria businessman gets two years for sex crimes

Michael David Mahy had been charged with multiple counts of sexual interference with victims as young as eight years old.

Michael David Mahy, seen here in an undated Facebook photograph, has been charged with two counts of sexual interference of a person under 14 and sexual exploitation. (Photo Facebook)
Students bring fine dining to the vulnerable

Students bring fine dining to the vulnerable

Hospitality students offered a full-service fine dining experience at Our Place, serving the less fortunate, many homeless, approximately 600 meals

Students bring fine dining to the vulnerable
A young girl holds up a sign as hundreds of people, many youth who have aged out of foster care, rallied at the steps of the BC Legislature to ask for better support for youth aging out of care. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

Rally held for B.C. youth aging out of foster care

Nearly 100 people showed up to provide support to those who have aged out of provincial foster care in the province.

A young girl holds up a sign as hundreds of people, many youth who have aged out of foster care, rallied at the steps of the BC Legislature to ask for better support for youth aging out of care. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
Devon Parisi gets a flu shot. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

Flu could see greater transmission in 2017

Health asking the public to get their flu vaccinations leading into a flu season that could start early and affect many in 2017.

Devon Parisi gets a flu shot. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
Raylen Lanktree of Victoria Costumes on the popular costumes of 2017. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

Popular Halloween costumes of 2017

The Joker, Game of Thrones characters and more are on the list as some of the most popular costumes in Victoria.

Raylen Lanktree of Victoria Costumes on the popular costumes of 2017. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
Fudge in A Round, a Sooke-based small business will see their sweets featured on CBC’s hit series Dragon’s Den Nov. 2. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

Sooke fudge company on Dragon’s Den Nov. 2

Fudge in A Round appearance on Dragon’s Den celebrated with a viewing party at the local Legion Nov. 2

Fudge in A Round, a Sooke-based small business will see their sweets featured on CBC’s hit series Dragon’s Den Nov. 2. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
Onegin offers immersive musical theatre experience

Onegin offers immersive musical theatre experience

The Belfry Theatre’s newest production brings the audience into the performance and the performance into the audience

Onegin offers immersive musical theatre experience
Sarah Johnston is advocating for Halloween participants to give out non-food products alongside the traditional treats for those children with allergies and medical challenges that don’t allow for them to eat candy. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

VIDEO: Teal Pumpkins promote inclusive Halloween

Sarah Johnston says the Teal Pumpkin Project offers children with severe allergies an opportunity to enjoy Halloween like other children

Sarah Johnston is advocating for Halloween participants to give out non-food products alongside the traditional treats for those children with allergies and medical challenges that don’t allow for them to eat candy. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
115,000 rolls of toilet paper raised

115,000 rolls of toilet paper raised

Several moving vans full toilet paper were donated for those in need

115,000 rolls of toilet paper raised