Victoria News

Government Street becomes pedestrian-priority corridor

One block of downtown street closed to cars entirely

  • Jun 4, 2020

 

People-less protest in Victoria holds space for victims of police brutality, systematic racism

People are asked to come learn the names of the lives lost to the hands of racism

  • Jun 4, 2020

 

COLUMN: Volunteer opportunities in Greater Victoria

Spend some time helping others in your community

  • Jun 3, 2020

 

National drive-by art show rolls in Victoria on Saturday

Map shows drivers where local artists have set up displays in windows, balconies, driveways

  • Jun 3, 2020

University of Victoria parking lot hosts drive-in movies

The Breakfast Club, Hook and The Life Aquatic shown on a 40-foot screen

  • Jun 3, 2020

Victoria police searching for suspect after baseball bat assault

Man assaulted in the 900-block of Pandora Avenue

  • Jun 3, 2020

Province buys Paul’s Motor Inn to house Victoria’s homeless population

Inn is the second hotel the province has purchased to support vulnerable community

  • Jun 2, 2020

Sketch outside, connect with nature through Bateman Foundation program

#MyNatureSketch initiative encourages Canadians to become 'bright-eyed three year olds'

  • Jun 2, 2020

University of Victoria chemist works to create at-home COVID-19 test

The test uses a sample of saliva, results are then read by an app

  • Jun 2, 2020

Victoria man identified as victim in Thunder Bay murder

Police investigating after Paul Vivier, 29, discovered in hotel

  • Jun 2, 2020

Anti-racism rally takes to the streets of downtown Victoria

Vigil for George Floyd planned at B.C. Legislature for 7 p.m.

  • Jun 1, 2020

LETTER: Seniors hurt by council decisions

Here we go again. Now Victoria council is trying to restrict yet another favourite spot for seniors to visit.

  • Jun 1, 2020

Ninja groups could be setting children up for identity theft, online safety expert says

'When I started seeing entry codes into secure buildings, I'm thinking oh my God, what are we doing?'

  • Jun 1, 2020

PHOTOS: Greater Victoria School District reports 50 per cent of students back in class

Students are on a rotational schedule alternating two days a week

  • Jun 1, 2020

LETTER: Climate change alliance pushes agenda

Devon Bidal's report as to how the Saanich mayor is 'bewildered' by the pushback to Saanich council's unanimous decision in joining the global climate change alliance speaks volumes as to the lack of knowledge about this 'global covenant of mayors' launched in 2014 by the United Nations.

  • May 31, 2020

COLUMN: Esquimalt offers virtual resources while it prepares to open recreational facilities

The Township offers an update on its recreation facilities and activities

  • May 30, 2020

Grieving together, but apart: How funeral homes are handling the pandemic

'Hugs are so important and right now hugs can't happen'

  • May 30, 2020

LETTERS: Taking a global approach

I am thrilled with the announcement by the federal government of support to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. If there is something that we have learned from the COVID-19 crisis, it is the need to come up with global solutions to challenges such as pandemics.

  • May 30, 2020

Cancelled cruise ships costs Victoria more than $130 million

Transport Canada bans ships until end of October in response to COVID-19

  • May 29, 2020

LETTERS: New sidewalk etiquette

Think people. With six-foot distancing, if you stop, stand or sit on or near a sidewalk, you are effectively blocking it for everyone else.

  • May 29, 2020