Kendra Crighton

Kelly Fells and Jenny Howard outside the Ministry of Health building as part of a rally in July aiming to call attention to the ongoing overdose epidemic. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)
Kelly Fells and Jenny Howard outside the Ministry of Health building as part of a rally in July aiming to call attention to the ongoing overdose epidemic. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)
A small number of the masks available at Disguise the Limit. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)

West Shore costume expert showcases pandemic-safe Halloween looks

Maureen Cue models the best masked Halloween costumes

A small number of the masks available at Disguise the Limit. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)
Vic High (Black Press Media file photo)

Vic High stadium plans drop promised 8-lane track to ‘barely wider than city sidewalk’

Friends of Vic High seek public inquiry into plans for Memorial Stadium Revitalization Project

Vic High (Black Press Media file photo)
The City of Victoria asked the organizer behind a mural in Bastion Square to removed the acronym A.C.A.B. from one of the letters. The mural reads, “More Justice, More Peace,” in a call for progress on racism and violence. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Victoria votes to remove ‘ACAB’ from Bastion Square mural

Date of removal is unknown as dialogues continue

The City of Victoria asked the organizer behind a mural in Bastion Square to removed the acronym A.C.A.B. from one of the letters. The mural reads, “More Justice, More Peace,” in a call for progress on racism and violence. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
NDP candidates Murray Rankin, Rob Fleming and Mitzi Dead promised the government would launch a long-term ship repair strategy on Wednesday if reelected. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)

NDP promise to launch longterm shipbuilding, repair strategy if reelected

The aim is to create jobs within the province, support west coast shipyards

NDP candidates Murray Rankin, Rob Fleming and Mitzi Dead promised the government would launch a long-term ship repair strategy on Wednesday if reelected. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)
Victoria city council will consider conducting the final reading of the checkout bag bylaw at Thursday’s committee of the whole meeting. (Black Press file photo)

Victoria’s plastic bag ban could make a comeback this month

Bylaw prohibiting plastic bags given approval from Minister of Environment, Climate Change

Victoria city council will consider conducting the final reading of the checkout bag bylaw at Thursday’s committee of the whole meeting. (Black Press file photo)
Victorians shopping at Fisgard Market in Chinatown. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Residents brave Tuesday’s rain, wind storm

Photos of Victoria residents on Oct. 13

Victorians shopping at Fisgard Market in Chinatown. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)

Mars jumps out from the night sky

Mars is the brightest it’s been in 15 years this October

Victoria considers heritage designation for old Times Colonist building

A rezoning application also submitted to turn press hall, print room into brewpub and distillery

Three types of rare gulls spotted in Esquimalt Lagoon this summer

‘The thing about gulls this time of year is they’re all about the food’

Mobile Irish pub brings good times to Victoria during pandemic

Be your own bartender with travelling Irish pub

Victoria endorses growing food in city greenhouses, distributing to residents annually

‘This program should be annual, pandemic or not’

BC Ferries wrongfully laid off hundreds of workers at beginning of pandemic

Independent arbitrator finds layoffs breached collective agreement

Thrifting, vintage community booms in Victoria despite pandemic

‘Wow people want this and they will pay a premium not to have to go find it’

Provincial police watchdog opens investigation after man found dead in Victoria cells

The man was arrested by North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP on Sept. 28

Victoria byelection will take place in December

City council approves additional $350,000 in funding

South Island Transportation Strategy looks to reduce reliance on personal vehicles

EV charging stations, bike lockers, new park-and-ride stalls among solutions in Capital Region

Greater Victoria man sentenced to four and a half years for sexually abusing foster daughter

Abuse took place over a three year period while victim was between the ages of 13 to 15

WorkSafeBC investigating death at Victoria Customs House construction site

Prevention officer will ensure all safety issues addressed before work starts again