Pamela Roth

Low donations causing local charities concern

Local charities are hoping for a Christmas miracle as donations continue to be significantly lower than in previous years.

Esquimalt council exploring options for deer count following survey

Survey reveals many people not impressed by the number of deer

Overdose prevention sites set to open this week in Victoria

Prevention sites to open at Our Place and Johnson Street

Developer wants commuter rail service up and running in one year

Esquimalt mayor cautiously optimistic about project

CRD regional transportation proposal draws mixed reviews from Esquimalt council

Every day, more than 2,000 people travel from Saanich to work in Esquimalt.

Developer wants commuter rail service up and running in one year

Esquimalt mayor cautiously optimistic about project

Syrian refugee family proudly celebrates one year in Victoria

Stumbling around the living room like a typical 17-month-old girl, Loujain Shelleh is all smiles in her family’s three-bedroom apartment.

Repeat offenders a constant challenge for justice system

He’s from Montreal and doesn’t appear to have any local ties with Victoria.

Centralized 911 dispatch centre inches closer towards becoming a reality

As the top cop of the Victoria police, acting chief Del Manak is always looking for ways the department can become more efficient.

Results of study on military sex crimes not surprising: former sailor

When Nicola Peffers heard the results of a recent Statistics Canada survey about sexual assault in the military, she wasn’t surprised.

Victoria mayor disappointed with pipeline approval

She knew there was a good chance the Trudeau government would approve Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline.

Art gallery gets $2 million donation for expansion

Jon Tupper can’t help but tingle with excitement whenever he looks at the construction drawings for the expansion of the AGGV.

Local photographer hopes to inspire people to get outside

On a frosty morning in October, Melissa Welsh wandered off the beaten path down to a river in California’s Yosemite National Park.

VicPD officer recognized for role in 2013 fatal house fire

Const. Andre Almeida was recently awarded meritorious service honours, which recognize exemplary performance that exceeds expectations.

Mother continues search for missing daughter

Shelley Fillipoff and her youngest son always enjoy opening a box of ornaments and decorating the Christmas tree inside her Ontario home.

Mayor proposes changes to Esquimalt motto

Esquimalt Mayor Barb Desjardins has spent some time considering the township’s motto, thinking it may be a good time for a change.

Fire victim’s family always came first

Richard Vida has been identified as the man who died from a fire Tuesday evening

Community rallies behind fire victims

Residents displaced by an early morning fire last Friday have recieved an outpouring of support from the community.

Police add officer to help combat mental health, substance abuse

For the last two years, Victoria police Const. Sue Hamilton has been trying to do the best she can to support the ACT teams.

Esquimalt military police encouraging sex assault victims to come forward

Maj. Lisa Clark's main emphasis right now is urging victims of sexual assault and harassment to come forward.