Keili Bartlett

Risk of developing allergy could increase after wasp stings

Risk of developing allergy could increase after wasp stings

UBC prof said 60 per cent of people have as bad or worse reaction to more stings

Risk of developing allergy could increase after wasp stings
$100 fine for public pot smoking starts Oct. 1

$100 fine for public pot smoking starts Oct. 1

Clean Air Bylaw will begin issuing fines for vaping, tobacco and cannabis in Victoria’s public spaces

$100 fine for public pot smoking starts Oct. 1
Parent volunteer Victoria Grando and son Oleg help deliver free bread to Victoria West Elementary School every week. (Submitted)

Beyond the Bread: Weekly donations from local businesses help Vic West families

COBS Bread owner said he was gobsmacked by the amount of people in need

Parent volunteer Victoria Grando and son Oleg help deliver free bread to Victoria West Elementary School every week. (Submitted)
Craigdarroch Castle will screen classic horror films Thursday and Saturday evenings in October. (Photo by Andrew Annuar/Courtesy Craigdarroch Castle)

Onscreen classics haunt Craigdarroch Castle this October

Historic site to screen horror movies Thursday and Saturday evenings

Craigdarroch Castle will screen classic horror films Thursday and Saturday evenings in October. (Photo by Andrew Annuar/Courtesy Craigdarroch Castle)
Janeine Boice said the Mustard Seed Food Bank has had 33 per cent fewer food donations this season. (Keili Bartlett / News staff)

Mustard Seed Food Bank in ‘dire situation’ as donations drop by a third

As donations drop, the number of people coming for food is on the rise

Janeine Boice said the Mustard Seed Food Bank has had 33 per cent fewer food donations this season. (Keili Bartlett / News staff)
At the Democrats Abroad Victoria chapter’s event in September, Americans could register to vote from out of the country. (Submitted)

Victoria chapter of U.S. Democrats Abroad reminds members to vote

Midterm elections for the House and Senate are on Nov. 6

At the Democrats Abroad Victoria chapter’s event in September, Americans could register to vote from out of the country. (Submitted)
Barb Desjardins responded to a scathing report from the police commissioner into her role during the investigation into former Victoria Police Chief Frank Elsner. (Don Denton/News staff)

‘Set up for failure:’ Esquimalt mayor responds to Elsner report

Both Barb Desjardins and Victoria mayor Lisa Helps were co-chairs on police chief investigation

Barb Desjardins responded to a scathing report from the police commissioner into her role during the investigation into former Victoria Police Chief Frank Elsner. (Don Denton/News staff)
A Victoria teen’s tricycle was stolen on Sept. 22. (Victoria Police photo)

$1,000 raised to replace Victoria teen’s stolen tricycle

Teen uses the customized trike as her main mode of transportation

A Victoria teen’s tricycle was stolen on Sept. 22. (Victoria Police photo)
People shouted in protest and cheered in joy as the Sir John A. Macdonald statue was removed from Victoria’s City Hall Saturday morning. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS

Sir John A. MacDonald statue cost $23,000 to remove

Former prime minister’s likeness was relocated from Victoria City Hall in August

People shouted in protest and cheered in joy as the Sir John A. Macdonald statue was removed from Victoria’s City Hall Saturday morning. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS
Cathy MacDonald delivers her masterclass on negotiation.(Submitted)

Former hostage negotiator to hold class in Victoria

Cathy MacDonald will teach communication skills on Sept. 26

Cathy MacDonald delivers her masterclass on negotiation.(Submitted)
A BC Ferries passenger filed a claim that her puppy ate marijuana it found onboard. (Alyx Speth Facebook)

Passenger files claim puppy ate pot on BC Ferries

BC Ferries shares cleaning protocols of public spaces onboard

A BC Ferries passenger filed a claim that her puppy ate marijuana it found onboard. (Alyx Speth Facebook)
Dr. Andrew Atwell, Patricia Pitts and Dr. Brad Nelson announced the $250,000 donation that began BC Cancer’s Ovarian Cancer Research Program (OVCARE) on Sept . 25. (Keili Bartlett / News staff)

B.C. woman donates $250,000 to ovarian cancer research for friends

Two of Patty Pitts’s friends passed away from the disease within a year

Dr. Andrew Atwell, Patricia Pitts and Dr. Brad Nelson announced the $250,000 donation that began BC Cancer’s Ovarian Cancer Research Program (OVCARE) on Sept . 25. (Keili Bartlett / News staff)
Police briefs: stolen bikes, unlocked cars and falling trees

Police briefs: stolen bikes, unlocked cars and falling trees

Oak Bay police files from Sept. 17 to 23

Police briefs: stolen bikes, unlocked cars and falling trees
Municipalities can help tent cities with provincial aid, says UBCM president

Municipalities can help tent cities with provincial aid, says UBCM president

Provincial housing efforts can be facilitated on local level

Municipalities can help tent cities with provincial aid, says UBCM president
Four elementary schools in Victoria will receive fundraising from the 10th Adopt a School program. (Keili Bartlett / Victoria News)

Bookstores fundraising for four Victoria elementary school libraries

10th annual Adopt a School program runs Sept. 15 to Oct. 7, with four locations in Victoria

Four elementary schools in Victoria will receive fundraising from the 10th Adopt a School program. (Keili Bartlett / Victoria News)
Dragon’s Den held auditions on Vancouver Island for its twelfth season on March 10 at the Victoria Marriott Inner Harbour. (Photo courtesy Dragon’s Den)

Victoria’s Jill Van Gyn of FATSO peanut butter to appear on Dragon’s Den

The company will be featured on the Sept. 27 episode of the popular show highlighting Canadian businesses

Dragon’s Den held auditions on Vancouver Island for its twelfth season on March 10 at the Victoria Marriott Inner Harbour. (Photo courtesy Dragon’s Den)
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Rain and high winds to hit Vancouver Island this afternoon

Thursday and Friday to see downpour of 20 to 50mm and high winds on Vancouver Island

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Participants sign onto the Share the Local Love campaign for the 2018 United Way Day at the Bay Centre on Sept. 19. (Keili Bartlett / News staff)

United Way asks Victoria to share local love

2018 campaign aims to raise another $5M

Participants sign onto the Share the Local Love campaign for the 2018 United Way Day at the Bay Centre on Sept. 19. (Keili Bartlett / News staff)
In a photo posted to the group’s Facebook page, Camp Namegans questions why they’ve been forced to leave all municipalities in order to find a place to rest for the night. (Facebook/Camp Namegans)

Langford mayor upset with province over homeless camp

Camp Namegans moved to Goldstream Provincial Park campground on Sept. 18

In a photo posted to the group’s Facebook page, Camp Namegans questions why they’ve been forced to leave all municipalities in order to find a place to rest for the night. (Facebook/Camp Namegans)
A section of Torquay Elementary School’s blacktop is blocked off where service lines were installed. (Keili Bartlett / Black Press Media)

Torquay Elementary changes plans for portable on playground

PAC and School District 61 to discuss where to place a new childcare portable

A section of Torquay Elementary School’s blacktop is blocked off where service lines were installed. (Keili Bartlett / Black Press Media)