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The CapriCCio Vocal Ensemble, under the                                direction of Michael Gormley, performs In Remembrance, Nov. 11 at Christ Church Cathedral.                                Photo contributed

Courage Remembered: Vocal ensemble performance adds to Nov. 11 tributes

Christ Church Cathedral hosting Capriccio Vocal Ensemble for 2 p.m. concert

The CapriCCio Vocal Ensemble, under the                                direction of Michael Gormley, performs In Remembrance, Nov. 11 at Christ Church Cathedral.                                Photo contributed
Ninety-seven-year-old Murray Edwards is a retired officer with the Canadian Forces and author of self-published volumes which chronicle his time in Korea, Cyprus, Israel and Syria.                                 Travis Paterson/News Staff

Ninety-seven year old retired major still journals peacekeeping missions

“You wondered how one human being could do something like that to another”

Ninety-seven-year-old Murray Edwards is a retired officer with the Canadian Forces and author of self-published volumes which chronicle his time in Korea, Cyprus, Israel and Syria.                                 Travis Paterson/News Staff
Alberta trucker recounts being hijacked in B.C.

Alberta trucker recounts being hijacked in B.C.

‘He wouldn’t have had a problem shooting me:’ Trucker recounts being hijacked at gunpoint near Kamloops

Alberta trucker recounts being hijacked in B.C.
(Metro Vancouver Transit Police handout)

Teen charged after allegedly bear spraying man for walking too slowly

17-year-old boy faces charges, including assault with a weapon

(Metro Vancouver Transit Police handout)
Small knives okay, baby powder out on flights in Canada

Small knives okay, baby powder out on flights in Canada

Transport Canada amends list of prohibited items

Small knives okay, baby powder out on flights in Canada
Maritime Forces Pacific public affairs officer Lt. Melissa Kia offers a salute to those who fell during wartime and are buried nearby at Ross Bay cemetery. The war graves area in the southwest corner of the cemetery, near Dallas Road, is the site for one of numerous Remembrance Day ceremonies happening around the region on Saturday (Nov. 11) at 11 a.m. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Ross Bay cemetery ceremony little-known, but meaningful

Service is an undertaking of the Naval Fleet School in Esquimalt

Maritime Forces Pacific public affairs officer Lt. Melissa Kia offers a salute to those who fell during wartime and are buried nearby at Ross Bay cemetery. The war graves area in the southwest corner of the cemetery, near Dallas Road, is the site for one of numerous Remembrance Day ceremonies happening around the region on Saturday (Nov. 11) at 11 a.m. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
WEB POLL: When do you start decorating for the holidays?

WEB POLL: When do you start decorating for the holidays?

When do you start decorating for the holidays?

  • Nov 9, 2017
WEB POLL: When do you start decorating for the holidays?
A large fire is closed traffic on Shelbourne Street near University Heights at McKenzie Avenue around 5 p.m. (Colin Hosokawa photo)

Saanich fire destroys ten trees

A fire Wednesday afternoon destroyed 10 mature cedar trees outside a Saanich…

A large fire is closed traffic on Shelbourne Street near University Heights at McKenzie Avenue around 5 p.m. (Colin Hosokawa photo)
September least deadly month for drug overdose this year: coroner

September least deadly month for drug overdose this year: coroner

Carfentanil was detected in 37 deaths between June and September

September least deadly month for drug overdose this year: coroner
A clue to the toys that have reached superstardom

A clue to the toys that have reached superstardom

The paper airplane and Wiffle Ball are the newest inductees into the National Toy Hall of Fame

A clue to the toys that have reached superstardom
Irene Hall and Bernie Stipkala, pictured here at Berwick House on Shelbourne Avenue, fear leaders in the United States and North Korea, are about to repeat the mistakes of the past.                                 Wolf Depner/News Staff

Saanich veterans happy to share lessons of history

It is a late October morning at the Berwick House on Shelbourne…

Irene Hall and Bernie Stipkala, pictured here at Berwick House on Shelbourne Avenue, fear leaders in the United States and North Korea, are about to repeat the mistakes of the past.                                 Wolf Depner/News Staff
Young B.C. climber joins elite global mountain trek group

Young B.C. climber joins elite global mountain trek group

North Vancouver’s Liz Rose completed the Seven Summits, a series of climbs up the highest mountains on each of the world’s seven continents.

Young B.C. climber joins elite global mountain trek group
Ilan Highton and Crystabelle Fobler hold the Canada 150 flag, which they raised up the refurbished Memorial Arena flagpole, erected ahead of Remembrance Day at Royal Oak Burial Park.                                 Travis Paterson/News Staff

Old Memorial Arena flagpole raised once again

Royal Oak Burial Park raises salvaged flagpole for Canada 150th Remembrance Day

Ilan Highton and Crystabelle Fobler hold the Canada 150 flag, which they raised up the refurbished Memorial Arena flagpole, erected ahead of Remembrance Day at Royal Oak Burial Park.                                 Travis Paterson/News Staff
B.C. Finance Minister Carole James (Hansard TV)

NDP matches B.C. Liberal tax cut promise

Small business income tax relief retroactive to last spring

B.C. Finance Minister Carole James (Hansard TV)
Supreme Court to decide on handling of abandoned oil wells

Supreme Court to decide on handling of abandoned oil wells

The Supreme Court of Canada will hear an appeal over a ruling that could allow energy companies to walk away from cleaning up abandoned oil wells

Supreme Court to decide on handling of abandoned oil wells
Former Canadian international Adam Kleeberger to coach new rugby generation
Former Canadian international Adam Kleeberger to coach new rugby generation
Veterans with PTSD bond over military vehicles

Veterans with PTSD bond over military vehicles

‘Misfits all getting together:’ Veterans with PTSD bond over military vehicles

Veterans with PTSD bond over military vehicles
Expanded parental leave to come into effect by end of year

Expanded parental leave to come into effect by end of year

The federal government will unveil the details of its long-promised changes to parental leave rules

Expanded parental leave to come into effect by end of year
Canada’s coastal communities in race against time

Canada’s coastal communities in race against time

Sea level maps show Canada’s coastal communities are in race against time

Canada’s coastal communities in race against time
Trudeau to meet Myanmar leader at APEC summit in Vietnam

Trudeau to meet Myanmar leader at APEC summit in Vietnam

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau set to meet Myanmar leader Suu Kyi at the APEC summit

Trudeau to meet Myanmar leader at APEC summit in Vietnam