Roszan Holmen

The design for landscaping features as part of the new Johnson Street Bridge is progressing

Johnson Street bridge public spaces a ‘canvas’ for future

Councillors split on views of potential landscaping design

The design for landscaping features as part of the new Johnson Street Bridge is progressing
Carol Holt

Investing in parks: Victoria maps out future green spaces

Fisherman’s Wharf park completion marks busy year for city department

Carol Holt

City of Victoria changes its tune on freedom of information

Application to restrict number of FOI requests related to magazine withdrawn

Timing ironic for Victoria’s FOI request

Experts weigh in on city’s move to limit access to information

This building at 769 Pandora Ave. was bought by the city during its own tax sale auction.

Downtown Victoria property auctioned for half million

City winning bidder for Pandora Street building, takes possession of a defaulted property from 2011 auction

This building at 769 Pandora Ave. was bought by the city during its own tax sale auction.

Column: Bolivia proves possibilities for pedestrians

In the weeks leading up to Sunday, Sept. 2, I heard several mentions of some sort of national no-driving day. I didn’t take much notice.

David Broadland is publisher of Focus magazine

City of Victoria seeks to limit requests for information

City says resources are stretched, but former privacy commissioner calls application ‘outrageous’

David Broadland is publisher of Focus magazine

Victoria council requests more oversight on bridge building

Proposals to win bridge contract delayed by a month

Mastermind re-sentenced for role in shootings outside Victoria nightclub

Somphavanh Chanthabouala sees sentence reduced following successful 2011 appeal

Black Press employees Don Descoteau

Newspaper employees don jerseys for Sports Day

Kidsport will be the beneficiary of one-day fundraiser

Black Press employees Don Descoteau

AIDS Walk for Life on Thursday

Organizers hope this year's walk will see huge support from community

Jessica Steele captures a hummingbird against the side of a net that drops when the bird comes in to eat at the feeder.

Hummingbird migration in flux

Rufous hummingbird populations have dropped in the last year, leaving scientists on the hunt for answers

Jessica Steele captures a hummingbird against the side of a net that drops when the bird comes in to eat at the feeder.

Shipyard zoning concessions contemplated by Victoria council

United Engineering Building derelict, but its replacement location up in the air

Swimmers jump off  the dock at Banfield Park and into the  the Gorge Waterway to help promote the upcoming Gorge Swim Fest to be held Aug. 12 from noon until 4 p.m. Swimmers can take part at three locations: Banfield Park

Gorge swim event bolstered by good water-quality results

Waterway cleanup efforts over the years have worked, but swimmers still few

Swimmers jump off  the dock at Banfield Park and into the  the Gorge Waterway to help promote the upcoming Gorge Swim Fest to be held Aug. 12 from noon until 4 p.m. Swimmers can take part at three locations: Banfield Park
Cyclists travelling over new Johnson Street Bridge could benefit from proposed new markings at one entrance to the strutcure.

Johnson Street Bridge suggestion aimed at cycling safety

Future bridge head proposed to include ‘elephant’s feet’

Cyclists travelling over new Johnson Street Bridge could benefit from proposed new markings at one entrance to the strutcure.
Nick Blasko

Power ballads help reclaim Victoria’s historic Amelia street

Block parties look a little different when they’re organized by Nick Blasko.

Nick Blasko

UPDATE: Victoria council waffles on naming rights policy

Possibilities varied, but realistically, few Victoria structures would likely attract sponsorship

Goodbye to Victoria West? Possibly, in proposed riding boundary change

Federal proposal would create super-riding of Esquimalt-Colwood

David Johnston

Community fund launches with fanfare in Victoria

Governor general in town to help Victoria Foundation introduce Smart and Caring Community Fund

David Johnston
Crews work on improvements to Fisherman’s Wharf Park last month. Capital projects that improve quality of life

Victoria’s new philanthropic frontier

City considers asking for donations toward capital projects

Crews work on improvements to Fisherman’s Wharf Park last month. Capital projects that improve quality of life