Kyle Slavin

No shortage of drunk drivers in Saanich over long weekend

Long weekend revellers proved problematic on Saanich roads Saturday night, as alcohol-fuelled drivers caught the attention of police.

Door-to-door scammer targeting elderly victims

If the Saanich police department had its way, door-to-door salespeople – except Girl Guides – would be a thing of the past.

Target on target at Tillicum for 2013

Target's signature bullseye logo will be up in Saanich within the year.

Traffic enforcement ramped up with summer weather

Law enforcement agencies across the region are on the hunt for speeding, aggressive and reckless drivers

Broadmead house party descends into chaos

A house party in Saanich went out of control and a safe containing thousands of dollars went missing – temporarily.

Knife-wielding man gets punch instead of bullet

A Saanich police officer subdued a young man by punching him in the face early Friday morning after he wouldn't drop a large kitchen knife

Large grow-op busted near Camosun

More than 500 marijuana plants were found inside a Saanich home after B.C. Hydro tipped police off to a theft of electricity.

Police dismantle potential drug lab in Gordon Head

A slew of unlabelled chemicals, believed to be the makings of a drug lab in-progress, were found inside a shed at a Gordon Head home.

Funnyman Fred Penner highlights kids fest

Island Children’s Festival runs Saturday, May 12, 1 to 5 p.m.

Greater Victoria MPs react to Harper’s first year

A year ago this week, Canadians headed to the polls to elect Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s first majority government since 2004.

New UVic parkade plan adds just 98 stalls

The University of Victoria has significantly scaled back plans to build a parkade on McKenzie Avenue.

EXCLUSIVE: UVic told to address workers’ chronic health problems linked to ‘sick building’

A critical report from WorkSafeBC says high levels of mould and carbon dioxide were found in UVic's Sedgewick building in late 2009.

Column: Liberal win requires alternate reality

It’s May 13, 2013 – provincial election day in B.C.
Premier Kevin Falcon vows to hold onto his party’s majority.

Hens help Saanich high school teach hands-on food security

Reynolds students raise hens to give to families to promote local food sources

Saanich taxpayers in for $100,000, if Greater Victoria wins bid to host Junos

If the Capital Region's Juno bid is successful, the funds would come from each municipality's 2013/14 budgets.

Texting driver hits two parked cars

The young driver immediately took responsibility for the crash and said: "I'm not gonna lie, I was texting," police said.

Getting to know Kony

Kony video has sparked what Victoria-based documentary filmmaker Jordan Clark calls “the first social media revolution.”

Saanich police seize speeding motorcycle from video, slap owner with $1,449 in fines

Esquimalt mom fined after video posted online showing her bike travelling at speeds of 299 km/h. Police believe her son was the driver

Man arrested after search turns up weapons, balaclava and handcuffs

When questioned by the officers about why he was carrying the weapons, the man told the police it was for protection.

Craigflower Bridge construction delayed until 2013

Environmental, archaeological permits still needed before builders can be hired