Nicole Crescenzi

The Royals battled Portland Winterhawks for the Pink in The Rink event on Feb. 24, 2019 in support of the B.C. Cancer Foundation. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria Royals gear up for 9th annual Pink in the Rink game

The popular event raises money for the BC Cancer Foundation

The Royals battled Portland Winterhawks for the Pink in The Rink event on Feb. 24, 2019 in support of the B.C. Cancer Foundation. (Black Press Media file photo)
The two Island Class hybrid ferries have been christened with new names ahead of going into service. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Two new hybrid BC Ferries ships christened with new names in Victoria ceremony

Island Aurora and Island Discovery will service Gulf Island and North Island routes

The two Island Class hybrid ferries have been christened with new names ahead of going into service. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Tim Hortons has changed the rules of its much-loved Roll Up the Rim game. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Tim Hortons minimizes Roll Up the Rim contest, adopts digital play

Significant changes have been made to the national game

Tim Hortons has changed the rules of its much-loved Roll Up the Rim game. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
New compressed natural gas buses have been added to the Greater Victoria fleet. (Twitter/BC Transit)

New, compressed natural gas buses hit Greater Victoria streets

12 new buses hitting the road, with a total of 71 to join the fleet by the end of the summer

New compressed natural gas buses have been added to the Greater Victoria fleet. (Twitter/BC Transit)
The building which houses Cherry Bomb Toys at 1410 Broad Street is for sale (Google Maps)

Cherry Bomb Toys, which houses the National Toy Museum of Canada, has had a rough year

The property that’s home to Cherry Bomb Toys is listed at $2.6 million

The building which houses Cherry Bomb Toys at 1410 Broad Street is for sale (Google Maps)
Police Services Dog Jonny helped track down two suspects Tuesday morning. (Twitter/VicPDK9)

Victoria police K9 unit helps make arrests in Esquimalt after early morning break-in

Police Services Dog Jonny helped make two arrests related to a business break and enter

Police Services Dog Jonny helped track down two suspects Tuesday morning. (Twitter/VicPDK9)
A man fills up his truck with gas in Toronto, on Monday April 1, 2019. Statistics Canada says the annual pace of inflation heated up in November as gasoline prices posted their first year-over-year increase since October last year. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov

Greater Victoria sees highest gas prices in the country

The Capital Region sits higher than Vancouver and the northern Island

A man fills up his truck with gas in Toronto, on Monday April 1, 2019. Statistics Canada says the annual pace of inflation heated up in November as gasoline prices posted their first year-over-year increase since October last year. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov
West Shore RCMP arrested three individuals outside Premier John Horgan’s house after protestors from Extinction Rebellion blocked access to his driveway Tuesday morning. Protestors claimed they were going to make a citizen’s arrest of the Premier. (Courtesy of Heidi Eisenhuth)

UPDATE: Three protesters arrested after blocking driveway at Premier John Horgan’s Langford home

Protestors claimed they would make a citizen’s arrest of the Premier, according to West Shore RCMP

West Shore RCMP arrested three individuals outside Premier John Horgan’s house after protestors from Extinction Rebellion blocked access to his driveway Tuesday morning. Protestors claimed they were going to make a citizen’s arrest of the Premier. (Courtesy of Heidi Eisenhuth)
Habitat for Humanity has secured a third build site located in Central Saanich. (Black Press file photo)

Habitat for Humanity seeks applicants for 11 new homes on the Saanich Peninsula

Successful applicants will help build their new homes and receive an affordable mortgage

Habitat for Humanity has secured a third build site located in Central Saanich. (Black Press file photo)
The Greater Victoria Art Gallery has made some alterations to its original designs. (File contributed/ City of Victoria)

Council approves new designs for Art Gallery of Greater Victoria development

The gallery’s expansion costs have risen to more than $26 million

The Greater Victoria Art Gallery has made some alterations to its original designs. (File contributed/ City of Victoria)
Demonstrators gather at the BC Legislature in support of the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs on Feb. 7. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

UVic professors opt to cancel, alter classes to accommodate protests

Several post-secondary instructors encourage students to attend demonstrations

Demonstrators gather at the BC Legislature in support of the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs on Feb. 7. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Denise S. (left) gets her hair done by Erin Bradley at Our Place’s annual Beauty Day. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Volunteers give Victoria’s vulnerable women makeovers for Valentine’s Day

Victoria’s Our Place Society held its 10th annual Beauty Day

Denise S. (left) gets her hair done by Erin Bradley at Our Place’s annual Beauty Day. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Cherry blossoms are blooming along View Street in downtown Victoria, just in time for Valentine’s Day. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Cherry blossoms bloom for Valentine’s Day

Something sweet is in the air in downtown Victoria

Cherry blossoms are blooming along View Street in downtown Victoria, just in time for Valentine’s Day. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
A group of about 20 protesters blocked the entrance to the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources building in Victoria on Tuesday in a show of solidarity for the Wet’suwet’en First Nation. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)

Demonstrations planned at 30 Victoria buildings on Friday

Supporters of the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs plan ‘government shutdown’

A group of about 20 protesters blocked the entrance to the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources building in Victoria on Tuesday in a show of solidarity for the Wet’suwet’en First Nation. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)
A car was on fire in a Victoria parking lot at the corner of Douglas and Tolmie Ave. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Car bursts into flames near Mayfair Mall

The cause of the fire is yet to be determined

A car was on fire in a Victoria parking lot at the corner of Douglas and Tolmie Ave. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
The Johnson Street Bridge has been running slower than it should due to issues with its hydraulic filter system. (Black Press Media file photo)

Johnson Street Bridge taking twice as long to lift as it should

Ongoing issues with the hydraulic filter system are keeping things slow

The Johnson Street Bridge has been running slower than it should due to issues with its hydraulic filter system. (Black Press Media file photo)
Valentine’s Day is coming up, do you know what you’re doing? (Black Press Media file photo).

One day to go: Last-second Valentine’s Day ideas

Some quick, romantic options for the last-minute planner

Valentine’s Day is coming up, do you know what you’re doing? (Black Press Media file photo).
The Royal and McPherson Theatres Society (RMTS) has commissioned a feasibility study into the expansion of the Royal Theatre. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Anonymous donation funds Royal Theatre study on expansion

The Royal and McPherson Theatres Society will conduct a feasibility study into upgrades

The Royal and McPherson Theatres Society (RMTS) has commissioned a feasibility study into the expansion of the Royal Theatre. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
The Royal BC Museum is hosting a unique Valentine’s event, Night Shift: Vintage Valentines (File Contributed/ Royal BC Museum)

Royal BC Museum offers vintage Valentine’s Day event

Combine cocktails and dancing with history and science

The Royal BC Museum is hosting a unique Valentine’s event, Night Shift: Vintage Valentines (File Contributed/ Royal BC Museum)
Tents shielding food and supplies for supporters who have occupied the B.C. Legislature for six days. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)

Protesters pack up from BC Legislature

People camped at the legislature for six days in support of the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs

Tents shielding food and supplies for supporters who have occupied the B.C. Legislature for six days. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)