Steven Heywood

The Vimy Ridge Memorial.

Greater Victoria to mark 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

Battle of the First World War seen as Canada’s ‘coming of age’ on the world stage.

The Vimy Ridge Memorial.
Vessels with BC Ferries could become smoke free in 2017.

BC Ferries passengers to be banned from lower decks; smoking could be thing of the past

Formal announcement on BC Ferries policy changes expected in the new year.

Vessels with BC Ferries could become smoke free in 2017.
Jason Fletcher and a big crowd at North Saanich's Panorama Rec. Centre celebrate winning an NHL preseason game in the nationwide Kraft Hockeyville contest.

North Saanich’s Panorama Rec. Centre wins NHL preseason game

Hockeyville comes to the Saanich Peninsula in a big way, as Panorama tops national voting.

Jason Fletcher and a big crowd at North Saanich's Panorama Rec. Centre celebrate winning an NHL preseason game in the nationwide Kraft Hockeyville contest.
Department of Fisheries and Oceanes marine mammal rescuers save a young male harbour porpoise stranded on a reef in the Saanich Inlet near Pat Bay on Tuesday.

Stranded porpoise rescued from Saanich Inlet

Male porpoise named Levi in critical condition and in treatment at the Vancouver Aquarium.

Department of Fisheries and Oceanes marine mammal rescuers save a young male harbour porpoise stranded on a reef in the Saanich Inlet near Pat Bay on Tuesday.
Farmers Michael Nyberg

Farmers under siege by developers

Growing south Island population puts pressure on farmland

Farmers Michael Nyberg
The B.C. SPCA seized 45 poodle-bichon frise dogs from a man they say was hoarding them on his Brentwood Bay property.

SPCA seizes 45 dogs from Brentwood Bay home

Owner was hoarding the animals, leading to emotional and physical distress, says B.C. SPCA.

The B.C. SPCA seized 45 poodle-bichon frise dogs from a man they say was hoarding them on his Brentwood Bay property.
This map from Earthquakes Canada shows the epicenter of a 3.3 magnitude quake

Earthquake felt off the coast of Sidney

Small quake, deep in Haro Strait, caused no damage.

This map from Earthquakes Canada shows the epicenter of a 3.3 magnitude quake
The Peninsula Power U19 softball team won gold in the district 1 championships held in Duncan June 22 to 24. The girls went undefeated throughout the weekend

U19 girls channel the Peninsula Power

U19 C Peninsula softball team win district 1 championships, move on to provincials

The Peninsula Power U19 softball team won gold in the district 1 championships held in Duncan June 22 to 24. The girls went undefeated throughout the weekend

Midget AA baseball team undefeated in finals

Team will now be part of Victoria AA squad bound for Island championships

Lacrosse fan brings sport film to Star Cinema

Pauquachin teen hopes to share the history of his people’s sport

Hockey girls clean up in Winnipeg tourney

Island Elite peewee hockey team wins North American Classic in Winnipeg

The Peninsula #1 midget AA baseball team stands out from the rest of the pack this year.

Midget AA baseball sqad posts near-perfect season

With one game left, Peninsula #1 midget AA boys are 20-1

The Peninsula #1 midget AA baseball team stands out from the rest of the pack this year.
Vanessa Pattison of the Victoria Makerspace peers through the 3D printer in the computing workshop at a black skull created by the machine. The Makerspace in Central Saanich is home to a diverse range of tools.

The innovative, diverse world of makers

Victoria Makerspace hosts its first Mini Maker Faire to bring together other Island do-it-yourselfers

Vanessa Pattison of the Victoria Makerspace peers through the 3D printer in the computing workshop at a black skull created by the machine. The Makerspace in Central Saanich is home to a diverse range of tools.

New airline could operate out of Victoria International Airport

NorthStar Air hopes to run flights between Victoria and Bamfield - West Coast Trail, Tofino

Peninsula poetry pair award one of their own

Susan Musgrave wins latest Spirit Bear Award for poetry

Cat fight: Panthers on their last leg following third straight loss

Victoria Cougars have swept the VIJHL finals so far with three wins in a row, winning 3-0 on Friday

Cat fight: Panthers battle their way into VIJHL finals

Peninsula Panthers face Victoria Cougars for junior B hockey title

Olympian’s record wiped out at Bazan Bay 5K

Victoria runner beats Simon Whitfield’s course record in Sidney

Teachers’ demonstration will pack ferries

B.C. Ferries warns people of busy sailings as teachers converge on legislature lawns today

Panthers victorious in round one of VIJHL playoffs

Peninsula Panthers to face Saanich Braves in next round of hockey playoffs