Local News

Christian minister accused of homophobia set to speak in Sidney

Kelowna-based Art Lucier will speak about the Battle of Canada

Saanich man spots blue-green algae at Prospect Lake Park

The local dog walker raised the alarm on Tuesday, concerned signs aren’t clearly marked

  • Nov 6, 2019

Five-year-old Esquimalt boy becomes fire chief for the day

Thomas Childs took over the Esquimalt Fire Department

video
Images and moments from the 2019 Remembrance Day service at the Oak Bay Memorial Cenotaph
On the hunt for Oak Bay's most wanted
Parade of Play mural complete for Oak Bay community to enjoy
Victoria News Update

Greater Victoria mayors reach urban deer standstill with province

CRD mayors unable to get meeting with minister responsible for urban deer management

Saanich to hold public hearing on potential for growing local cannabis

The council will put forward a recommendation to allow production in industrial zones

  • Nov 6, 2019

Victoria free youth bus passes for sale on Craigslist

Online ads offer to sell passes for $25, buy for $8 to $10

VIDEO: Visit Royal BC Museum’s rare fish, learn how ‘citizen science’ advances research

Porcupine fish, trigger fish, louvar and more found by British Columbians

AVI health open house is all about education and healing

Naloxone training, guest speakers, refreshments all on the agenda Nov. 22

  • Nov 6, 2019

Talks break off between CUPE, SD63 as strike heads toward the end of day eight

Picket lines expect to remain Thursday

  • Nov 6, 2019

Proposed 12-storey building in Esquimalt pared down to 10, medical clinic no longer prioritized

Esquimalt council heard from Lexi Development about proposed changes to plans

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers wanted list for the week of Nov. 5

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in locating the…

  • Nov 6, 2019

West Shore Parks and Rec shifts to random closures of Island Highway access

Exit will be closed between 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. from Tuesday to Thursday

Saanich seeks cash from Capital Regional District to preserve Kings Park

Discussion set for CRD’s next Parks and Environment Committee meeting on Nov. 27

  • Nov 6, 2019

Victoria’s Cool Aid Society opens 15 more affordable units for seniors

Seventy-Eight supportive housing units already at Mount Edward Court

Fifteen-storey condominium project proposed to replace Pluto’s Diner

The downtown property at 1150 Cook St. could see 105 units and ground-floor commercial space

Sun and wind ahead for Wednesday

Plus a look ahead at the weekend’s forecast