Edward Hill

Wheels of justice turn shockingly fast for petty thief

In what is breakneck speed for the B.C. court system, a View Royal man was sentenced to jail 10 hours after being arrested

B.C.-based juggler and comedian Alex Elixir is performing at the Victoria International Buskers Festival

Buskers invade Victoria

Weather won’t dampen spirits at talent festival

B.C.-based juggler and comedian Alex Elixir is performing at the Victoria International Buskers Festival

Water fountain campaign nearing goal

Water fountains should be cropping up soon on the Galloping Goose and Lochside regional trails, thanks to a former marathon coach.

Saanich parents Shannon Hunt

A digital window into the Olympic Games

A Saanich couple creates an iPad London Olympics e-book for kids

Saanich parents Shannon Hunt
Many people know Cadboro Bay for sea creatures at Gyro Park. A long-gone aboriginal village in the area 160 years ago

Cadboro Bay at the centre of aboriginal lawsuits

A long gone aboriginal village in Cadboro Bay has become the centre of a 160 year dispute

Many people know Cadboro Bay for sea creatures at Gyro Park. A long-gone aboriginal village in the area 160 years ago

Column: Developments a good barometer

From where I live, the 84-metre high crane at the Bayview Promontory cuts through the skyline.

UVic physics professor Michel Lefebvre stands near the under-construction Atlas detector in 2007

UVic scientists celebrate major discovery of new particle

The biggest science experiment in the history has yielded a new subatomic particle that could plug a big hole in the theory of matter.

UVic physics professor Michel Lefebvre stands near the under-construction Atlas detector in 2007

Saanich senior fined for fatal airport crash

A moment of confusion and panic for a Saanich senior citizen left a man dead and six others seriously injured at the airport last year.

2011 census statistics for Greater Victoria

Greying population

Data from Statistics Canada's 2011 census shows Greater Victoria's above-65 population is growing

2011 census statistics for Greater Victoria

Regional emergency radio system chips away at reducing static

When a Victoria police officer radios for backup from Esquimalt, a five second delay can feel like forever.

David Hoyle of Hitachi and UVic mechanical engineering professor Rodney Herring stand next to the electron gun apparatus

A window into the world of the subatomic

By this fall, the world’s most powerful microscope will fire up and allow UVic scientist to enter a new frontier of subatomic research.

David Hoyle of Hitachi and UVic mechanical engineering professor Rodney Herring stand next to the electron gun apparatus
South Island B.C. Nurses Union reps Judith Raymer (left) and Margo Wilton lead a rally with dozens of nurses along Finlayson Road and around the perimeter of Mayfair Centre on Thursday. Nurses say more nurses need to be hired to ease burnout and unmanagable patient workloads.

Patient care falling through the cracks, nurses say

Nurses rallied on the streets in Victoria today to highlight worker burnout, staffing shortages and suffering patient care.

South Island B.C. Nurses Union reps Judith Raymer (left) and Margo Wilton lead a rally with dozens of nurses along Finlayson Road and around the perimeter of Mayfair Centre on Thursday. Nurses say more nurses need to be hired to ease burnout and unmanagable patient workloads.
Buttercup the skateboarding English bulldog will show off his talents this weekend at the Pet Expo at Pearkes rec centre.

Pet Expo weekend at Pearkes arena

Featuring racing wiener dogs and a skateboarding bulldog, the Vancouver Island Pet Expo launches this weekend

Buttercup the skateboarding English bulldog will show off his talents this weekend at the Pet Expo at Pearkes rec centre.
Legion poppy fund chair Pat Paterson

Home for the haunted

Cockrell House in Colwood offers sanctuary to military veterans struggling to return to civilian life after war

Legion poppy fund chair Pat Paterson

Millions spent, but no word from government on sewage treatment

In six years the Capital Regional District has spent more than $18 million on planning for regional sewage treatment,

Two more years for American convicted of attempted murder in Saanich

A saga of jilted love and attempted murder in Saanich came to an end today in B.C. Supreme Court

U.S. man convicted of attempted murder in Saanich learns sentence Friday

An American convicted of trying to murder a Saanich couple will learn if he will face more time behind bars, or be sent home a free man.

Municipalities reluctant to commit cash for Victoria Juno bid

The deadline is looming for Greater Victoria’s bid to host the 2014 Juno Awards

Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan (Vancouver Island North) and Langford Mayor Stew Young are all smiles after Duncan announced the federal government would chip in $7.5 million to help rehabilitate the E&N track.

Feds commit $7.5 million for E&N rail line

The federal government will chip in $7.5 million to help fix the E&N rail line between Courtenay and Victoria

Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan (Vancouver Island North) and Langford Mayor Stew Young are all smiles after Duncan announced the federal government would chip in $7.5 million to help rehabilitate the E&N track.
Crews remove the wreckage of the Columbia Fuels truck from the Malahat Drive on April 17

Driver linked to Goldstream fuel spill to plead guilty to one count

A truck driver who crashed and spilled 47,000 litres of fuel into Goldstream River last year will plead guilty to one charge

Crews remove the wreckage of the Columbia Fuels truck from the Malahat Drive on April 17