Edward Hill

Moses Pimentel sits near the CT scan machine at Victoria General Hospital

Stopping strokes before they hit

VIHA and Genome B.C. have launched a $10 million project in Victoria to make the warning signs of stroke easy to detect

Moses Pimentel sits near the CT scan machine at Victoria General Hospital
A great horned owl minds her three owlets

Saanich owl family lands online reality show

Great horned owls raise owls in planter outside office building near Tillicum area; Hancock Wildlife Foundation helps set up webcams

A great horned owl minds her three owlets

Lottery ticket helps break Greater Victoria crime spree

A stolen lottery ticket worth $42 helped police unravel an Esquimalt man’s car break-in crime spree across Greater Victoria.

Feb 28 2013 - Eric Carswell demonstrates the eye exam machine used at the Canadian Longitudinal Study of Aging data collection site in the Gorge Road Hospital. Carswell was the first Greater Victoria resident to donate his health and lifestyle information for a study that aims to track 50

Unlocking the secrets to healthy aging

Victoria is one of 11 sites in Canada participating in a study that aims to track 50,000 Canadians between age 45 and 85, for 20 years

Feb 28 2013 - Eric Carswell demonstrates the eye exam machine used at the Canadian Longitudinal Study of Aging data collection site in the Gorge Road Hospital. Carswell was the first Greater Victoria resident to donate his health and lifestyle information for a study that aims to track 50

Testimony ends at Phil Jacobs sexual abuse trial

Supreme Court justice to hear final arguments in January

Former friend testifies against accused former priest

A one-time friend of Phillip Jacobs testified on Thursday that the former Saanich priest touched him inappropriately a number of times

Witness testifies to alleged sexual abuse at Saanich church

Key complainant takes stand against former Saanich priest Phillip Jacobs

Archivist Frederike Verspoor reads a notice of delinquent taxes from the District of Saanich

Business records offer new insights into B.C.’s history

Pemberton Holmes donates extensive business archives to Royal B.C. Museum

Archivist Frederike Verspoor reads a notice of delinquent taxes from the District of Saanich
Nathan Lam

Victoria hosts ultimate nationals

72 teams, 1,500 athletes to vie for first championship in Capital Region for 15 years

Nathan Lam

Wheels of justice turn shockingly fast for petty thief

In what is breakneck speed for the B.C. court system, a View Royal man was sentenced to jail 10 hours after being arrested

Lars Grammel and Jamie Starke

Apartment hunting in Victoria? There’s a web app for that

It’s been a rite of passage for University of Victoria students for decades – the panicked, desperate scramble to find housing

Lars Grammel and Jamie Starke
Many people know Cadboro Bay for sea creatures at Gyro Park. A long-gone aboriginal village in the area 160 years ago

Cadboro Bay at the centre of aboriginal lawsuits

A long gone aboriginal village in Cadboro Bay has become the centre of a 160 year dispute

Many people know Cadboro Bay for sea creatures at Gyro Park. A long-gone aboriginal village in the area 160 years ago
UVic physics professor Michel Lefebvre stands near the under-construction Atlas detector in 2007

UVic scientists celebrate major discovery of new particle

The biggest science experiment in the history has yielded a new subatomic particle that could plug a big hole in the theory of matter.

UVic physics professor Michel Lefebvre stands near the under-construction Atlas detector in 2007
B.C. Investment Management Corp. has closed a deal to purchase 419 acres of Royal Bay properties from Lehigh Northwest Materials

Buyer found for Colwood’s Royal Bay lands

The vast and long empty Royal Bay lands in Colwood have found a buyer, a $91-billion pension investment trust based in Victoria.

B.C. Investment Management Corp. has closed a deal to purchase 419 acres of Royal Bay properties from Lehigh Northwest Materials

Potentially violent grow-rip thwarted in Langford

Police arrested three men armed with handguns and body armour who tried to rob a medical marijuana grow-op in Langford on Tuesday.

The vessel Grey Selkie cuts through the waters off Nanaimo in this undated photo. This 40-passenger vessel is one of two Victoria Harbour Ferry Company boats used to shuttle military and civilian defence personnel between Colwood and CFB Esquimalt May 1

Harbour ferry ready to take over Blue Boat service

A private ferry will launch 6 a.m. Tuesday from military property in Colwood as the Blue Boat service sails into the sunset.

The vessel Grey Selkie cuts through the waters off Nanaimo in this undated photo. This 40-passenger vessel is one of two Victoria Harbour Ferry Company boats used to shuttle military and civilian defence personnel between Colwood and CFB Esquimalt May 1
Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan (Vancouver Island North) and Langford Mayor Stew Young are all smiles after Duncan announced the federal government would chip in $7.5 million to help rehabilitate the E&N track.

Feds commit $7.5 million for E&N rail line

The federal government will chip in $7.5 million to help fix the E&N rail line between Courtenay and Victoria

Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan (Vancouver Island North) and Langford Mayor Stew Young are all smiles after Duncan announced the federal government would chip in $7.5 million to help rehabilitate the E&N track.
Crews remove the wreckage of the Columbia Fuels truck from the Malahat Drive on April 17

Driver linked to Goldstream fuel spill to plead guilty to one count

A truck driver who crashed and spilled 47,000 litres of fuel into Goldstream River last year will plead guilty to one charge

Crews remove the wreckage of the Columbia Fuels truck from the Malahat Drive on April 17

Man convicted for child porn, but sentence remains delayed

A Langford man convicted of possessing and distributing child pornography more than a year ago has successfully delayed his sentencing.

Edward Hill/News staff Esquimalt-Juan de Fuca MP Randall Garrison (NDP) lobbied the federal transportation committee to commit funding to help upgrade the E&N tracks. The committee said no

Federal committee snubs E&N rail funding request

The E&N rail line will remain idle a little longer after a transportation committee opted not to recommend upgrading the track.

Edward Hill/News staff Esquimalt-Juan de Fuca MP Randall Garrison (NDP) lobbied the federal transportation committee to commit funding to help upgrade the E&N tracks. The committee said no