Edward Hill

Moses Pimentel sits near the CT scan machine at Victoria General Hospital

Stopping strokes before they hit

VIHA and Genome B.C. have launched a $10 million project in Victoria to make the warning signs of stroke easy to detect

Moses Pimentel sits near the CT scan machine at Victoria General Hospital
A great horned owl minds her three owlets

Saanich owl family lands online reality show

Great horned owls raise owls in planter outside office building near Tillicum area; Hancock Wildlife Foundation helps set up webcams

A great horned owl minds her three owlets

Lottery ticket helps break Greater Victoria crime spree

A stolen lottery ticket worth $42 helped police unravel an Esquimalt man’s car break-in crime spree across Greater Victoria.

Feb 28 2013 - Eric Carswell demonstrates the eye exam machine used at the Canadian Longitudinal Study of Aging data collection site in the Gorge Road Hospital. Carswell was the first Greater Victoria resident to donate his health and lifestyle information for a study that aims to track 50

Unlocking the secrets to healthy aging

Victoria is one of 11 sites in Canada participating in a study that aims to track 50,000 Canadians between age 45 and 85, for 20 years

Feb 28 2013 - Eric Carswell demonstrates the eye exam machine used at the Canadian Longitudinal Study of Aging data collection site in the Gorge Road Hospital. Carswell was the first Greater Victoria resident to donate his health and lifestyle information for a study that aims to track 50
Easily accessible and relatively inexpensive technology has allowed Victoria natives Philip Turcotte

Creating low key sound in an urban bunker

When the mood strikes, Sandy Groulx, a.k.a. SandyG, steps into a fortress of blankets and belts out hip-hop rhymes.

Easily accessible and relatively inexpensive technology has allowed Victoria natives Philip Turcotte

COLUMN: No escape from radio frequencies

Electromagnetic fields are all around us, always have been

Uptown to host the city’s first high-voltage car charging station

B.C. Hydro has targeted Uptown for a fast-charging electric vehicle station, which is part of an emerging network of stations

Crown grills former priest on sexual compulsions around young boys

Phillip Jacobs vigorously denied that he molested male students at St. Joseph the Worker church

Former friend testifies against accused former priest

A one-time friend of Phillip Jacobs testified on Thursday that the former Saanich priest touched him inappropriately a number of times

Archivist Frederike Verspoor reads a notice of delinquent taxes from the District of Saanich

Business records offer new insights into B.C.’s history

Pemberton Holmes donates extensive business archives to Royal B.C. Museum

Archivist Frederike Verspoor reads a notice of delinquent taxes from the District of Saanich

Column: Tax increase poor treatment

I’ll say this right up front: I’m not eager to pay several hundred dollars more per year in taxes to feel better about flushing the toilet.

A runner makes her way along the Victoria waterfront.

PART 4: Running for different reasons

Victorians are serious about health and fitness, but road races see a decline as people shift to triathlon, adventure racing

A runner makes her way along the Victoria waterfront.
Dr. Andrew Weaver

Scientists protest federal cutbacks to environmental monitoring

Noted scientist calls latest Franklin expedition a front for oil and gas exploration

Dr. Andrew Weaver
Government Street chalk art fixture Ian Morris helped inspire Victoria’s first chalk art festival

Victoria welcomes classic art at street level

First chalk art festival touches ground

Government Street chalk art fixture Ian Morris helped inspire Victoria’s first chalk art festival
UVic scientists are installing an equipment probe similar to this one off Brentwood Bay in Cambridge Bay

UVic to help monitor Arctic sea ice

The extent of Arctic sea ice is hitting record lows, making now as good a time as any to add more gear to monitor the far North.

UVic scientists are installing an equipment probe similar to this one off Brentwood Bay in Cambridge Bay
An arist rendering of the Heights at Mount View

Construction begins on residential care building in Saanich

Greater Victoria seniors needing round-the-clock care will have a modern facility in two years as construction gets underway this week

An arist rendering of the Heights at Mount View
Nathan Lam

Victoria hosts ultimate nationals

72 teams, 1,500 athletes to vie for first championship in Capital Region for 15 years

Nathan Lam
Up and coming Victoria-based opera singer Sarah Vardy is performing in Don Giovanni at the University of Victoria next week. The busy 33-year-old soprano will be auditioning in Germany

Soprano sings opera – minus the horns

The Vivace production of Don Giovanni is July 31, Aug. 1-2, 7 p.m. at the University of Victoria MacLaurin Building

Up and coming Victoria-based opera singer Sarah Vardy is performing in Don Giovanni at the University of Victoria next week. The busy 33-year-old soprano will be auditioning in Germany
Lars Grammel and Jamie Starke

Apartment hunting in Victoria? There’s a web app for that

It’s been a rite of passage for University of Victoria students for decades – the panicked, desperate scramble to find housing

Lars Grammel and Jamie Starke

Wheels of justice turn shockingly fast for petty thief

In what is breakneck speed for the B.C. court system, a View Royal man was sentenced to jail 10 hours after being arrested