Local News

Victoria-based seniors home uses Amazon product Alexa in pilot project

Physical touch is irreplaceable, but Amir Hemani wants to figure out how to bridge the gap

Bear encountered in rural Saanich

Out-of-town visitor meets up with bear on trails near Hector Road

Problem intersection could send Cadboro Bay traffic in circles

Group calls for traffic circle on Cadboro Bay Road at Beach Drive

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Carver honoured into Order of B.C.
School is in, so watch your speed
Whales so close man can smell them
Farms more important than ever

Students struggling with Greater Victoria’s tight housing market

Thousands of young adults flood into the Captial Region each September to attend classes at UVIC, Camosun and Royal Roads

Lisa Helps apologizes: More consultation needed in statue removal

The Victoria mayor issued her apology Aug. 29 on her municipal campaign website for not speaking with enough people about the statue’s removal

Growing the South Island: Jack Mar, Mar Farms

“At one time, the profit from farming made for a good living, but today it’s a huge expense to get into farming.”

BC Ferry back in service, backlog frustrates travellers

The Spirit of Vancouver Island resumed service with the scheduled 3 p.m. sailing from Swartz Bay

  • Aug 31st, 2018

About 25 parents scramble for daycare after owner of Langford-location bails

Head office offering parents deposits back

  • Aug 31st, 2018

Growing the South Island: John Pendray, Pendray Farms

“I was born on a farm in Saanich down by Swan Lake 93 years ago, so I have seen a change or two”

Mayor heads Saanich slate

Mayor Richard Atwell joins five-person political slate for Oct. 20 municipal election

Dog walker injured by bear at Matheson Lake in Metchosin

An off-leash dog engaged a bear in a scuffle

  • Aug 31st, 2018

Victoria Police are looking for a suspect seen watching a woman shower

The individual was seen at an Esquimalt residence on Monday evening

Structural movers relocate house from Langford to Chemainus

Traffic will be affected from midnight to 4 a.m.

Investigation into homicide of Delores (Deedee) Brown continues

More than three years since the discovery of her body

Former CFB Esquimalt naval officer charged with sexual assault

Lt. Ronald Clancy faces two counts of sexual assault in connection to alleged summer 2017 incidents