Edward Hill

Teen top in Canada for peace poster

World peace is tough to visualize as a snapshot, but a Saanich student has captured its spirit in a drawing that came out on top in Canada

Stopping strokes before they hit

VIHA and Genome B.C. have launched a $10 million project in Victoria to make the warning signs of stroke easy to detect

Canada’s forgotten artist

A celebrated wildlife painter decades ago, the artistic legacy of Denys Cook remains uncertain

Paddlers to circumnavigate region for Easter Seals

By late afternoon Saturday, an armada of canoes should round Ten Mile Point as part of a day-long circumnavigation of Greater Victoria.

Saanich branches into ‘nature’ education

Swan Lake to host outdoor preschool this September

Toothy remains of ancient ‘hippos’ highlight fossil fair

Victoria Palaeontology Society hold annual fossil fair this weekend at Swan Lake

Haro Woods land swap, rezoning before council in April

CRD seeks land for overflow tank in Saanich as part of regional sewage treatment

Bike officers go off the beaten path

Saanich police’s year-round bike patrol acts as the eyes and ears for homelessness

Saanich owl family lands online reality show

Great horned owls raise owls in planter outside office building near Tillicum area; Hancock Wildlife Foundation helps set up webcams

Lottery ticket helps break Greater Victoria crime spree

A stolen lottery ticket worth $42 helped police unravel an Esquimalt man’s car break-in crime spree across Greater Victoria.

Unlocking the secrets to healthy aging

Victoria is one of 11 sites in Canada participating in a study that aims to track 50,000 Canadians between age 45 and 85, for 20 years

Creating low key sound in an urban bunker

When the mood strikes, Sandy Groulx, a.k.a. SandyG, steps into a fortress of blankets and belts out hip-hop rhymes.

Emergency responders don pink for anti-bullying effort

Liaison officers with the Saanich police will have to bleach their white work shirts, after dying them pink to stand up against bullying.

The legend of Cougar Annie comes to Spectrum

In 2007, Katrina Kadoski found herself as caretaker of a homestead on the remote coast of Clayoquot Sound

A life well lived, and a degree well deserved

Professors and academic officers at UVic work in overdrive to award PhD to a mechanical engineer faced with terminal cancer

Blind runner wins discrimination case against TC10K

The B.C. Human Rights Tribunal has ordered the TC10K organization to pay damages and to accommodate a blind runner from Saanich

Prying doctors from their pagers

Saanich tech startup aims to revolutionize outdated communication within the medical world

IPad gives a stronger voice to developmentally disabled

Portable, touch-screen devices widely adopted into Saanich-based Garth Homer Society programs

Ocean swim fundraiser grows

Mustard Seed funraiser and ocean swim Sunday 1 p.m. at Gyro Park in Saanich

Cellphone stores targeted in sophisticated heists

Saanich police investigators suspect thieves were targeting the new BlackBerry 10 mobile phone during two well-planned break-ins this week.