Andrea Peacock

Saanich hosting Galloping Goose-Carey connection session Sunday

Saanich hosting public presentation Sunday for Galloping Goose/Carey Road connector at the fork of Goose and Lochside from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Royals take games 1, 2

Victoria’s next home game in this series (if necessary) will be Friday, April 1.

Family-run businesses important to community

The holiday season is a time to spend quality time with family, but for Ron and Greg Boyce, spending time with family has become the norm.

Young Victoria goalkeeper eyes national team

Emily Moore is working toward a university scholarship to play soccer

2.2% property tax increase in Victoria budget

Victoria city council finalized this year's budget, which includes a property tax increase

Five Island First Nations sign agreement-in-principle for treaty

Songhees First Nation signs agreement-in-principle along with other First Nations on Vancouver Island

Feds extend Johnson Street Bridge funding deadline

The federal government extended its $37.5 million funding deadline until March 2018

Quadra residents want more say on residential care facility plans

Quadra Village Community Centre director expresses concerns about green space around Summit at Quadra Village

Coalition targets youth homelessness

Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness seeks reasons why teens are living on the streets

Maritime Museum negotiations extended

The Greater Victoria Harbour Authority and the provincial government are still in negotiation regarding the Maritime Museum's big move

Earth Hour fails to turn off all the lights

Victoria and Esquimalt did not save nearly as much electricity during Earth Hour this year compared to last year

Victoria council reins in Johnson Street Bridge budget increase at $1.5 million

Council rejected a recommendation from staff to increase the bridge's contingency fund by $4.8 million

Skateboarding ban lifted for downtown Victoria

Victoria council voted unanimously to lift a 25-year-old prohibition for skateboarding downtown

Victoria’s economy improving, but more jobs needed

Economic development officer Dallas Gislason said growth will occur in Victoria this year

Victoria tourism expected to grow in 2015

Tourism Victoria is working to attract even more tourists to the city in 2015

Pharmacy research project aims to personalize medication

Pharmacies across B.C., including Victoria, will be collecting DNA samples of patients to use in a new research endeavour

Afghanistan war memorial plans on full retreat

Pioneer Square is not the right place for a war memorial, says Victoria's heritage committee

Victoria keeping sewage options open

Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps is open to giving up government funding for a regional sewage treatment plan

Victoria mayor, council keep options open on sewage plan

The City of Victoria is working on a sewage treatment solution that does not necessarily involve the CRD

Johnson Street Bridge seismic concerns tempered

Project manager for the bridge assures council and the public that the new bridge is up to highest standards