Local News

Greater Victoria officers ready ride Tour de Rock

The annual ride across Vancouver Island for cancer research begins this weekend and arrives in Victoria Oct. 4 and 5

West Shore RCMP block entrance to Goldstream Park, expected to evict all campers Thursday morning

Roving tent city moved to provincial park Wednesday, advocates say homeless unfairly targeted

Four Greater Victoria mayors to be acclaimed in fall election

No election in District of Highlands with six council candidates up for six seats

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Victoria area tent city remains beyond court set deadline
Protester tapes herself to Marine Harvest ship in Victoria
Driver blows stop sign
New York Review of Books editor out after Ghomeshi backlash

First phase of Highway 14 improvement project nears completion

Province ready to start more work this fall in Sooke

Shoplifter launches bear spray at Victoria’s Bolen Books

The shop closed early after emergency responders arrived on scene

Saanich endorses plan for food production on Panama Flats

Coun. Dean Murdock wants next council to follow through on idea

Saanich approves plan that features 16-storey residential tower

Despite public concern about height and political accounability, council approves Nigel Valley Action Plan

BC SPCA praises City of Victoria for bylaw amendments

Changes to tethering time and animal count limits are in line with organization’s beliefs

Victoria’s roving tent city moves to Goldstream campground

Police from around the region evicted Camp Namegans from provincial land near Uptown early Tuesday morning

Oak Bay Fitness opens its doors with free classes

Top calibre instructors welcome public to 10,000 sq ft training facility

Brunch in your pajamas to feed Greater Victoria students

#yyjpajamaparty raises funds for school breakfast programs

  • Sep 19th, 2018

Social media attack ads a ‘distraction from democracy’ says Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps

‘Elections are won on the doorstep. Elections are not won on Facebook,’ says incumbent mayor

Torquay Elementary changes plans for portable on playground

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

B.C. SPCA Wild ARC seeking donations to replace roofs

Donations made to the roof campaign will be matched up to $10,000

Oak Bay Councillor Eric Zhelka to seek re-election

Zhelka announces intention to run for council seat in upcoming municipal election

Canadian tobacco exec pushes back against vaping health concerns

A warning from Interior Health about the unknown health risks of vaping is getting a partial rebuke

Oak Bay election candidates and voting information

Advance voting available Oct. 10 and 17

  • Sep 4th, 2018

Saanich homeless camp residents at a standstill, evicted, prohibited from local parks

‘Ultimate goal is to get people into shelters and longer-term housing,’ Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing

Ministry of Agriculture commits $300,000 to help B.C. farmers obtain land

B.C. Land Matching Program supports access to affordable farmland for young farmers

Woman arrested as Saanich Police tape off Hwy 17 tent city

Province of B.C. calls in local police to clear campers

  • Sep 18th, 2018