Nicole Crescenzi

A group of Victoria police officers stand by as supporters block entrances to the B.C. Legislature. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)

Victoria councillor calls VicPD allegations of assault at downtown protest ‘fake news’

Coun. Ben Isitt says VicPD is trying to ‘discredit Indigenous youth’

A group of Victoria police officers stand by as supporters block entrances to the B.C. Legislature. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)
Saanich resident Dorothy Chambers spotted a blue-green algae bloom at Beaver Lake. (File contributed/Dorothy Chambers)

CRD seeks feedback on Elk/Beaver Lake management plan in effort to reduce algae blooms

Tactics include creek management, goose population control

Saanich resident Dorothy Chambers spotted a blue-green algae bloom at Beaver Lake. (File contributed/Dorothy Chambers)
The Greater Victoria Harbour Authority is looking to prioritize shore power. (Don Denton/News Staff)

Greater Victoria Harbour Authority delays upgrades, prioritizes shore power

The GVHA master plan will be delayed for five years

The Greater Victoria Harbour Authority is looking to prioritize shore power. (Don Denton/News Staff)
Esquimalt voted to add more legislation for docks in the Gorge. (Black Press Media file photo)

Esquimalt adds more legislation for private docks in its waterways

More than 30 docks had been put into the Gorge Waterway without proper zoning

Esquimalt voted to add more legislation for docks in the Gorge. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria fishing club founder celebrates her 100th birthday

Victoria fishing club founder celebrates her 100th birthday

Helen Wells has lived in Victoria for most of her life

Victoria fishing club founder celebrates her 100th birthday
The Urban Wildlife Stewardship Society and the Township of Esquimalt remind residents to be extra cautious as they drive, cycle and explore during fawning season. (Black Press Media file photo)

Esquimalt likely two years from starting deer birth control efforts

The Township needs provincial approval before more impactful steps are taken

The Urban Wildlife Stewardship Society and the Township of Esquimalt remind residents to be extra cautious as they drive, cycle and explore during fawning season. (Black Press Media file photo)
A Victoria man was allegedly assaulted by a Victoria Taxi driver while exiting the Save-On-Foods at Tillicum Mall. (Screenshot/ Google Maps)

Greater Victoria man says he received concussion, bruising from taxi driver

David James Taylor says he was pushed to the ground after a taxi driver ran a stop sign

A Victoria man was allegedly assaulted by a Victoria Taxi driver while exiting the Save-On-Foods at Tillicum Mall. (Screenshot/ Google Maps)
Crystal Pool (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Victoria examines new, undisclosed location for Crystal Pool

None of the previously-explored locations are currently being prioritized

Crystal Pool (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
The Wickannish Inn in Tofino is one of the four best ranked hotels to make the top 25 in Canada, according to U.S. News. (Wickinn.com)

Four of top 25 hotels in Canada on Vancouver Island

Three are in Greater Victoria with one in Tofino

The Wickannish Inn in Tofino is one of the four best ranked hotels to make the top 25 in Canada, according to U.S. News. (Wickinn.com)
Half of Victoria councillors do not live in Victoria. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Half of Victoria city councillors live outside of the municipality

Four councillors live in Esquimalt, Saanich rather than Victoria

Half of Victoria councillors do not live in Victoria. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
The IIO have concluded that police were not responsible for the Aug. 24 four-car collision. (Screenshot/ Ryan Burghardt)

Police watchdog concludes VicPD officer not at fault in high-speed four-car collision

One man was seriously injured as a result of the Aug. 24 collision

The IIO have concluded that police were not responsible for the Aug. 24 four-car collision. (Screenshot/ Ryan Burghardt)
Daniel Church (left) and Andy Lee have been paired as a little and big brother through the Big Brothers, Big Sisters Victoria branch for more than four years. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

100 Greater Victoria kids on waitlist for Big Brothers and Big Sisters

The Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Victoria is in desparate need of more mentors

Daniel Church (left) and Andy Lee have been paired as a little and big brother through the Big Brothers, Big Sisters Victoria branch for more than four years. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
The FIBA Men’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament takes place in Victoria from June 23 to June 28. (Facebook/FIBA)

Victoria slated to pay $90,000 to host FIBA basketball tournament

The event is a qualifying tournament for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo

The FIBA Men’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament takes place in Victoria from June 23 to June 28. (Facebook/FIBA)
Passersby and boat enthusiasts travel through the rain awaiting two new hybrid vessels from BC Ferries. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Victoria sees second wettest January on record

Many records were set in the wet, snowy month

Passersby and boat enthusiasts travel through the rain awaiting two new hybrid vessels from BC Ferries. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
VicPD looking for two men believed to be involved in an armed robbery near the Gorge

VicPD looking for two men believed to be involved in an armed robbery near the Gorge

One Victoria police officer was injured chasing reports of the robbery

VicPD looking for two men believed to be involved in an armed robbery near the Gorge
What does it mean if someone is “high risk” and missing? (Black Press File Photo)

Victoria Police Department outlines what it means to be a ‘high risk’ missing person

VicPD explains protocols for missing people, repeat releases

What does it mean if someone is “high risk” and missing? (Black Press File Photo)
Snow is expected on the Malahat Tuesday morning. (Black Press Media file photo)

Environment Canada to send snow warning for the Island for Tuesday morning

Some areas of the Island can expect 20 cm of snow

Snow is expected on the Malahat Tuesday morning. (Black Press Media file photo)
Residents of the Wellesley knitted 30 pouches and micro pouches for injured animals in Australia. (File contributed/ Stephanie Lumley)

Victoria retirement home residents knit pouches for animals burned in Australian wildfires

Members of the Wellesley crafted pouches and micro pouches for koalas, joeys, sugar babies and more

Residents of the Wellesley knitted 30 pouches and micro pouches for injured animals in Australia. (File contributed/ Stephanie Lumley)
The HMCS Calgary arrived in Prince Rupert on Friday, and remained docked overnight. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
The HMCS Calgary arrived in Prince Rupert on Friday, and remained docked overnight. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Couples can celebrate the most romantic day of the year by getting married at an upcoming pop-up event. (File contributed/ Tegan McMartin )

Unique Valentine’s event offers pop-up weddings for couples

The Love Bash will have mini chapels and all the necessities for a wedding

Couples can celebrate the most romantic day of the year by getting married at an upcoming pop-up event. (File contributed/ Tegan McMartin )