Keili Bartlett

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Help Polar Express and pancakes fight child hunger

Rotary of Victoria and Breakfast2Music look for event sponsors

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Victoria-based Gaëlle Nicolussi makes ‘I carry naloxone’ buttons to help raise awareness about the opioid crisis. (Courtesy of Gaëlle Nicolussi)

Reducing harm with ‘I carry naloxone’ buttons

Victoria-based designer makes buttons with social justice messages

Victoria-based Gaëlle Nicolussi makes ‘I carry naloxone’ buttons to help raise awareness about the opioid crisis. (Courtesy of Gaëlle Nicolussi)
Driving onto the ferry. BC Ferries predicts traffic levels for statutory holidays through historic monitoring. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)

Changes coming to BC Ferries reservations for Vancouver Island routes

Many customers are booking multiple reservations, inflating wait times

Driving onto the ferry. BC Ferries predicts traffic levels for statutory holidays through historic monitoring. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)
The male-only urinal on Pandora and Government Street is too narrow to be easily accessed by a wheelchair user. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)

22 public toilets in Victoria: 136 people currently peeing

World Toilet Day floats some serious health issues

The male-only urinal on Pandora and Government Street is too narrow to be easily accessed by a wheelchair user. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)
Paul Heroux, a mayor in Massachesetts, took his terminal dog Mura on a cross-country roadtrip to see where she was born. (Paul Heroux Facebook)

U.S. mayor and dying dog’s roadtrip to Victoria goes viral

First vacation in three years came a month after blood cancer diagnosis

Paul Heroux, a mayor in Massachesetts, took his terminal dog Mura on a cross-country roadtrip to see where she was born. (Paul Heroux Facebook)
Nov. 16 honours Louis Riel and Métis people. (Métis Nation British Columbia Facebook photo)

Sunrise ceremony at B.C. legislature honours Louis Riel

Nov. 16 marks the 133rd anniversary of the Métis leader’s death

Nov. 16 honours Louis Riel and Métis people. (Métis Nation British Columbia Facebook photo)
A dog was killed in a hit-and-run after being struck in a crosswalk at the Dallas Road and Menzies Street intersection on Nov. 9. (Google Maps)

Dog killed in James Bay hit-and-run

Pedestrian narrowly missed by vehicle, VicPD say

A dog was killed in a hit-and-run after being struck in a crosswalk at the Dallas Road and Menzies Street intersection on Nov. 9. (Google Maps)
Biagio “B” Woodward announced the ticket sale for the March 22-24 Captial City Comic Con coming 2019. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)

First ticket sold for Victoria’s second comic con

Guest list is top-secret for the March 22-24 Capital City Comic Con coming 2019

Biagio “B” Woodward announced the ticket sale for the March 22-24 Captial City Comic Con coming 2019. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)
Premier John Horgan is expected to make an announcement at University of Victoria. (Photo courtesy of UVic)

UVic getting two new buildings for student housing

University will get a new 600-seat dining hall, kitchen and small grocery area

Premier John Horgan is expected to make an announcement at University of Victoria. (Photo courtesy of UVic)
A report of Oct. 5 sexual assault at CFB Esquimalt is under investigation. (BlackPress file photo)

Feds respond to sexual assault investigation at CFB Esquimalt

Report of Oct. 5 sexual assault on Vancouver Island base taken over by Canadian Forces National Investigation Service

A report of Oct. 5 sexual assault at CFB Esquimalt is under investigation. (BlackPress file photo)
The Canadian Forces National Investigation Service is investigating an alleged sexual assault that happened at the CFB Esquimalt on Oct. 5. (BlackPress file photo)

Active investigation into reported sexual assault at CFB Esquimalt

An Oct. 5 allegation is being investigated by Canadian Forces National Investigation Service

The Canadian Forces National Investigation Service is investigating an alleged sexual assault that happened at the CFB Esquimalt on Oct. 5. (BlackPress file photo)
A BC Transit bus heads south along Douglas Street near Finlayson Street mid-morning. Work begins this week to convert the southbound curb lane between Tolmie and Hillside avenues into a full-time dedicated bus lane. When the project is completed, the opposite side of Douglas in these blocks, currently used for a late-afternoon bus priority lane, will also become transit priority 24/7. (Don Descoteau/News staff)

Taxis in bus lanes not being considered, Victoria Transit chair says

Susan Brice responds to a cab driver’s request for access to Douglas Street priority lanes

A BC Transit bus heads south along Douglas Street near Finlayson Street mid-morning. Work begins this week to convert the southbound curb lane between Tolmie and Hillside avenues into a full-time dedicated bus lane. When the project is completed, the opposite side of Douglas in these blocks, currently used for a late-afternoon bus priority lane, will also become transit priority 24/7. (Don Descoteau/News staff)
Driving onto the ferry. BC Ferries predicts traffic levels for statutory holidays through historic monitoring. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)

BC Ferries passengers wait to leave Vancouver Island after Remembrance Day

Traffic aboard BC Ferries slows after Remembrance Day long weekend

Driving onto the ferry. BC Ferries predicts traffic levels for statutory holidays through historic monitoring. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)
A group of roughly 50 people wrote messages of welcoming and love in Centennial Square on Nov. 12 after several posters praising white beauty were found in Victoria. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)

‘Spread love’: UVic Pride replaces white supremacy posters in Victoria

Around 50 people walked through downtown on Nov. 12 to share posters of love

A group of roughly 50 people wrote messages of welcoming and love in Centennial Square on Nov. 12 after several posters praising white beauty were found in Victoria. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)
Driving onto the ferry. BC Ferries predicts traffic levels for statutory holidays through historic monitoring. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)

Nearly four-sailing wait from Swartz Bay to Vancouver after Remembrance Day

Monday sees long waits to leave Vancouver Island

Driving onto the ferry. BC Ferries predicts traffic levels for statutory holidays through historic monitoring. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)
John Reischman and the Jaybirds by Stephen Schauer. (Courtesy of John Reischman and the Jaybirds)

Bluegrass Christmas concert sparks season of giving

Tenth annual show and fundraiser held on Dec. 1 at Cordova Bay United Church

John Reischman and the Jaybirds by Stephen Schauer. (Courtesy of John Reischman and the Jaybirds)
After a water main break on Esquimalt and Tyee, VicPD closed Johnson Street Bridge on Nov. 12. (VicPD Twitter photo)

Johnson Street Bridge reopened after water main break

VicPD ask drivers to use alternate route on Nov. 12

After a water main break on Esquimalt and Tyee, VicPD closed Johnson Street Bridge on Nov. 12. (VicPD Twitter photo)
Athlete Karmen McNamara wrote an open letter to the City of Victoria about an extended closure of Crystal Pool. (Nicole Crescenzi/News staff)

Former Team Canada athlete pens open letter to City of Victoria about Crystal Pool

Karmen McNamara says an extended closure of the recreation facility would be ‘devastating’

Athlete Karmen McNamara wrote an open letter to the City of Victoria about an extended closure of Crystal Pool. (Nicole Crescenzi/News staff)
VicPD uses cameras to monitor Remembrance Day crowds

VicPD uses cameras to monitor Remembrance Day crowds

Victoria and Esquimalt events to be captured by CCTV footage

VicPD uses cameras to monitor Remembrance Day crowds
View Royal Fire responded at 7 a.m. to a head-on collision between two trucks at Admiral’s Road on Nov. 9. (Black Press staff photo)

Head-on collision in View Royal under investigation

Traffic was delayed for more than an hour after Admiral’s Road crash

View Royal Fire responded at 7 a.m. to a head-on collision between two trucks at Admiral’s Road on Nov. 9. (Black Press staff photo)