Natalie North

UVic research engineer Alison Proctor kneels beside a Bluefin-12 AUV used this past summer to search for lost ships of the Sir John Franklin expedition in 1845.

Franklin’s ships remain lost

UVic ocean lab team returns from Northwest Passage search mission

UVic research engineer Alison Proctor kneels beside a Bluefin-12 AUV used this past summer to search for lost ships of the Sir John Franklin expedition in 1845.
Cheryl McLachlan

Social service workers walk off the job in the Capital Region

Social service workers in Greater Victoria were the latest to take part in a provincewide rotating strike in an attempt to gain higher wages

Cheryl McLachlan
With bus drivers refusing overtime work

Cancellation of bus runs balloon across city

Strike or no strike, some transit riders accustomed to spotty service

With bus drivers refusing overtime work
Craig Lyall gets the lace on the shirt of matador costume adjusted by costume loft manager Ned Lemley at the Langham Court Theatre.

What’ll it be? Zombie, steampunk, binder full of women?

Star Wars and superheroes still dominate Halloween wear

Craig Lyall gets the lace on the shirt of matador costume adjusted by costume loft manager Ned Lemley at the Langham Court Theatre.

Province reaches out young entrepreneurs via smartphone app

Government launches Boss Yourself app for small business startups

Teachers’ union offers anti-Enbridge lesson plans

The B.C. Teachers’ Federation last week began offering resources to teachers on Enbridge’s proposed Northern Gateway pipeline

Historian and ghost story teller John Adams sits in the Fireside Grill on West Saanich Road. The restaurant is said to be haunted by the ghost of Katharine Maltwood

Restaurant plays host to a watching ghost?

Former owner with links to occult said to roam historic Saanich cottage

Historian and ghost story teller John Adams sits in the Fireside Grill on West Saanich Road. The restaurant is said to be haunted by the ghost of Katharine Maltwood
Susan Baird gives Merna Lackhoff a flu shot at the Les Passmore Centre in Saanich.

Flu season, vaccination clinics begin in Greater Victoria

Some years, the influenza virus kills up to 8,000 Canadians, but it doesn’t have to.

Susan Baird gives Merna Lackhoff a flu shot at the Les Passmore Centre in Saanich.

Residents owe legal costs in Douglas fir campaign

"Dougy," Cadboro Bay’s notorious Douglas fir hit the ground Monday morning

UVic grad and rap artist Baba Brinkman returns to Victoria with unique brand of academic hip hop performance.

Darwin and Chaucer, via rap

Baba Brinkman translates literature, science for the hip-hop masses

UVic grad and rap artist Baba Brinkman returns to Victoria with unique brand of academic hip hop performance.
Photo pioneer Alice Anne Girling shot images across Saanich and the Capital Region 100 years ago. Her collection of work was lost for decades before being donated to the Saanich archives.

Saanich, through the eyes of Anne

Luck and fate preserve century-old photographic work of Anne Alice Girling

Photo pioneer Alice Anne Girling shot images across Saanich and the Capital Region 100 years ago. Her collection of work was lost for decades before being donated to the Saanich archives.
Cadboro Bay resident John Oberg

Gloves come off in fight to chop tree in Saanich

Saanich files court injunction against Cadboro Bay residents

Cadboro Bay resident John Oberg
Chef Dan Hayes and health researcher David Trill is looking for families to sign up to learn about kids' nutrition while getting free cooking lessons from Hayes at the London Chef cooking school on Fort Street.

Researcher seeks families keen to cook

Participants rewarded with cooking classes at London Chef

Chef Dan Hayes and health researcher David Trill is looking for families to sign up to learn about kids' nutrition while getting free cooking lessons from Hayes at the London Chef cooking school on Fort Street.

Debate over school Wi-Fi reignites

Debate over allowing wireless Internet into Greater Victoria schools will take centre stage again after a year-and-a-half hiatus.

Ready for the Big One?

Most British Columbians ignore calls for emergency preparedness

Visually impaired runner Graeme McCreath and his guide Carlos Castillo run on the Galloping Goose trail. McCreath has filed a human rights complaint against the TC10K race for not allowing him to run with other disabled runners in the annual event.

TC10K run hit with human rights complaint

A blind runner has filed a human rights complaint after having his request denied to start the run early to avoid race congestion.

Visually impaired runner Graeme McCreath and his guide Carlos Castillo run on the Galloping Goose trail. McCreath has filed a human rights complaint against the TC10K race for not allowing him to run with other disabled runners in the annual event.
Peter Carlone and Chris Wilson star in Peter N’ Chris and the Mystery at Hungry Heart Motel.

Phoenix theatre showcases comic alumni

Peter N’ Chris and the Mystery at Hungry Heart Motel runs Oct. 11 to 20, 8 p.m. with a 2 p.m. matinee Oct. 20.

Peter Carlone and Chris Wilson star in Peter N’ Chris and the Mystery at Hungry Heart Motel.
Cadboro Bay resident John Oberg

Neighborhood tree lives to fight another day

Saanich's patience coming to and end; Cadboro Bay residents threaten legal injunction against cutting down a Douglas fir

Cadboro Bay resident John Oberg
Reynolds secondary Grade 10 student Laurel Chweles right

Reynolds raises $101K for Tour de Rock

Students and staff at Reynolds secondary have once again outdone themselves in their Cops for Cancer campaign, this year raising $101,066

Reynolds secondary Grade 10 student Laurel Chweles right

Region draws record number of foreign students

Camosun, Uvic, RRU see spike in international numbers