Chris Campbell

A B.C. woman sued after buying a car off of a Facebook ad. (Dreamstime/TNS)
A B.C. woman sued after buying a car off of a Facebook ad. (Dreamstime/TNS)
A recent legal action involving palm trees and the Victoria climate tried to challenge the duty of care owed to customers by businesses months after a purchase. (Pexels photo)

Victoria resident sues after palm trees die, claiming they were ‘negligently’ planted

Case brings up issue of duty of care months after a purchase

A recent legal action involving palm trees and the Victoria climate tried to challenge the duty of care owed to customers by businesses months after a purchase. (Pexels photo)
An online fundraiser has been started to help out the family of Mike Leier, whose body was found near Sooke last weekend in a suspicious death that the Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit (VIIMCU) is now investigating. (Heather Leier photo)

Fundraiser set up for ‘incredible person’ as Sooke police investigate suspicious death

Man found dead near Sooke left behind a wife and two children

An online fundraiser has been started to help out the family of Mike Leier, whose body was found near Sooke last weekend in a suspicious death that the Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit (VIIMCU) is now investigating. (Heather Leier photo)
Police say a man has been charged in the murder of Richard “Blair” Young, whose body was found near the summit of the Malahat in March 2017 (Submitted/VicPD)
Police say a man has been charged in the murder of Richard “Blair” Young, whose body was found near the summit of the Malahat in March 2017 (Submitted/VicPD)
A Victoria rental unit is priced at $1,900 for just 350 square feet. (Screenshot/Craigslist)

‘Cozy’ or just tiny? 350-square-foot Victoria microsuite priced at $1,900 as city rents jump 15%

Victoria named fourth most expensive rental market in Canada

A Victoria rental unit is priced at $1,900 for just 350 square feet. (Screenshot/Craigslist)
The Victoria HarbourCats are offering a chance to win a free funeral for attending a game on July 30. (screenshot, Victoria HarbourCats)

Victoria Harbourcats planning for your demise with a free funeral promotion

Vancouver Island ball club staging free funeral contest during summer game

The Victoria HarbourCats are offering a chance to win a free funeral for attending a game on July 30. (screenshot, Victoria HarbourCats)
A Greater Victoria renter wants to risk a fire in order to stay in a below-market rental. (Black Press Media file photo)

Opinion: Victoria renter would rather live in a deadly fire trap than get evicted

A local tenant is facing eviction due to fire code violations but wants to stay

A Greater Victoria renter wants to risk a fire in order to stay in a below-market rental. (Black Press Media file photo)
BC Ferries has cancelled more sailings between Swartz Bay and Tsawwassen. (Black Press Media file photo)

BC Ferries hiring binge aims to fill 500 positions to stem wave of sailing cancellations

The ferry corporation is now offering incentives to lure workers

BC Ferries has cancelled more sailings between Swartz Bay and Tsawwassen. (Black Press Media file photo)
A Saanich School District teacher has been disciplined for his behaviour. (Pixabay photo)
A Saanich School District teacher has been disciplined for his behaviour. (Pixabay photo)
The City of Victoria is testing out a new software program to spot potholes. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Sick of potholes? Victoria has AI for that

Software spots potholes as they develop

The City of Victoria is testing out a new software program to spot potholes. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
A Victoria tenant says her landlord plied her with liquor to get her to sign an eviction notice. (Pexels photo)

Opinion: ’Greedy’ Victoria landlord got concussed tenant drunk to get her to sign eviction

With rent hikes capped, some landlords are trying to get rid of tenants

A Victoria tenant says her landlord plied her with liquor to get her to sign an eviction notice. (Pexels photo)
A fine entree of sablefish at Oak Bay Marina Restaurant. (Chris Campbell photo for Black Press Media)

Opinion: I (finally) had a legendary meal in Victoria but the restaurant has shut down

Emotional final week for staff of a restaurant that’s been around since the 1970s

A fine entree of sablefish at Oak Bay Marina Restaurant. (Chris Campbell photo for Black Press Media)
Tent camp in Beacon Hill Park in Victoria. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press Media)

Advocate for unhoused sued Victoria, saying city ‘wrongly confiscated’ donations

City says it spent at least $5,000 fighting the case

Tent camp in Beacon Hill Park in Victoria. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press Media)
The City of Victoria says it received positive feedback on its downtown bike valet project. A cyclist is pictured on the Pandora Avenue bike lanes. (Black Press Media file photo)

Bike valet returning to downtown Victoria with expanded hours

City offered coat check-style service as a pilot project in 2022

The City of Victoria says it received positive feedback on its downtown bike valet project. A cyclist is pictured on the Pandora Avenue bike lanes. (Black Press Media file photo)
In Saanich, there is a “hotel-inspired” estate at 4823 Major Rd. that is on the market for nearly $7.9 million. (Realtor.ca photo)
In Saanich, there is a “hotel-inspired” estate at 4823 Major Rd. that is on the market for nearly $7.9 million. (Realtor.ca photo)
The Very Good Butchers, a vegan butcher shop, has closed down its downtown Victoria location. (Courtesy of the Very Good Butchers)

‘So sad’: Customers mourn sudden closure of Victoria vegan butcher shop

The Very Good Butchers was once featured on Dragons’ Den

The Very Good Butchers, a vegan butcher shop, has closed down its downtown Victoria location. (Courtesy of the Very Good Butchers)
A RapidBus route will replace the Langford/Downtown Route 50 on April 10. (Courtesy of BC Transit)

Opinion: The Victoria ‘war on cars’ wouldn’t sting so much if BC Transit didn’t ‘suck’

You need amazing transit to get people out of cars - not just higher parking fees

A RapidBus route will replace the Langford/Downtown Route 50 on April 10. (Courtesy of BC Transit)
The listing has been on the market for more than 40 days at 860 Carrie St. (Realtor.ca photo)

Opinion: Victoria-area property a ‘goldmine’ if you just kick out the tenants

Listing for apartment building sale says money to be made with ‘tenant turnover’

The listing has been on the market for more than 40 days at 860 Carrie St. (Realtor.ca photo)
Snow hit Victoria hard in December 2022. (Brendan Mayer/News Staff)
Snow hit Victoria hard in December 2022. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)

Snowmageddon looms in Greater Victoria as weather statement issued

Drivers urged to stay home by Environment Canada

Snow hit Victoria hard in December 2022. (Brendan Mayer/News Staff)
Snow hit Victoria hard in December 2022. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)
With the closure of Capital Iron, Victoria family business Lumberworld has added a specialty barbecue section to its Quadra Street location. (Black Press Media file photo)
With the closure of Capital Iron, Victoria family business Lumberworld has added a specialty barbecue section to its Quadra Street location. (Black Press Media file photo)