Local News

UPDATED: Retaining wall collapse at bus stop on Oak Bay Avenue may be due to wet weather

Evacuated residents allowed to return home, but roadway will remain closed off for a couple days while site is investigated

Victoria venue hires consent captain

Consent Captain Tanille leads the charge in ‘confronting rape culture in the nightlife scene’

  • May 7th, 2018

Police briefs: Man reported as dead, faces two charges

Bike thefts re-emerge at Oak Bay High; impaired driving continues; child found unrestrained in vehicle

  • May 7th, 2018
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Five youth taken to hospital after late night crash on Beach Drive
Oak Bay Volunteer Services recognizes volunteers
Federal officials warn public to stop harassing elephant seal on Victoria beach
Dog restrictions start May 1 at Willows

Viking Air plans to hire 200 to launch water bomber program

50 new hires at Viking Air’s North Saanich base, the rest in Calgary

Oak Bay High teacher receives Prime Minister’s Award

Learning happens at the intersection of relevance, relationship, and rigour

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Victoria Airport pilots robot grass mower with Island Earth Landscape

Victoria team wonders what ReImagining Masculinities could do

One-day conference discusses what it means to identify as male in a post #MeToo world

Official opening for North Saanich’s Jubilee Park

District, sponsors to be on hand for May 10 event

  • May 6th, 2018

VIDEO: Explore local artists’ homes

The Fairfield Artists’ Studio Tour is on this weekend

A letter to my former self

Dawn Gibson, a reporter for the Sooke News Mirror, reflects on climbing into the boxing ring for the first time

VIDEO: Glenlyon Norfolk School teacher receives Prime Minister’s Award

PE teacher Gavin Bowers uses technology to promote a healthy lifestyle

B.C. Maritime Museum angling for waterfront location, national status

Most of collection sits in storage these days, with just 3,000 square feet for display space

Emergency crews rescue trapped driver after rollover crash in Colwood

The driver was transported to hospital, and the extent of his injuries are unknown

VicPD arrest two after attempted knife robbery in downtown Victoria

Officers called for man brandishing a knife Thursday night

  • May 4th, 2018

MOMENT OF TRUTH: Abstract prepares to transform Fort/Pentrelew property

By a 6-3 vote at council, Bellewood Park condo/townhouse project approved for 83 units

Young victims of Oak Bay homicide were ‘lively, energetic and silly girls’

Spokesperson for the family has identified the dead as 6-year-old Chloe and 4-year-old Aubrey Berry

Pop-up public consultation at Oak Bay Rec Centre Saturday

Mayor’s Task Force to hear how residents want to be informed and consulted

Suspect wanted in connection to West Shore property crimes

West Shore RCMP asks for public’s help to identify suspect