Kyle Slavin

Conditional sentence for priest convicted of sex offence in Saanich

Former Saanich priest Phil Jacobs has been handed a five month conditional sentence, which includes two months of house arrest

Former Saanich priest guilty on one count of sexual touching

Phil Jacobs has been found guilty of touching a young person for a sexual purpose, but not guilty on three other counts of molestation.

Transit union threatens full system shutdown

Jan. 22 pegged as strike day, unless B.C. Transit returns to bargaining: union president

Law professor named next UVic president

An exhaustive seven-month process to find a president for UVic ended with a recognizable name earning the high-profile appointment.

Accused former priest testifies in own defence

Phillip Jacobs took the stand Monday afternoon by explaining how, when he was a young priest he took teenage boys on overnight trips

Update: Camosun College support staff walk off the job

Pickets at Interurban, Landsdowne campuses as part of provincewide strike

UPDATE: Three CUPE unions strike deal with UVic

CUPE member ratification votes to be held this week, next week

Picket line goes up at UVic

Two unions currently undertaking job action say the students won't be impacted by the strike until Sept. 17 at the earliest.

UVic to develop drone aircraft for civilian use

Jenner Richards foresees a not-so-distant future where any farmer in Greater Victoria could send an unmanned aircraft into the air

Merchants buying cigarettes at Costco being targeted, police suspect

Police say a growing black market for cigarettes could be fuelling three recent cigarette thefts linked to merchant purchases at Costco.

Accused YouTube motorcycle racer in custody

Victoria man surrenders to Kelowna RCMP on Tuesday

Update: UVic unions won’t strike – yet

Talks begin next week to determine essential service levels at UVic

Saanich resident has truck stolen twice in four days

A Saanich man was reunited with his truck – for the second time this week – after the vehicle was stolen twice in four days.

Door-to-door scammer targeting elderly victims

If the Saanich police department had its way, door-to-door salespeople – except Girl Guides – would be a thing of the past.