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B.C.-based juggler and comedian Alex Elixir is performing at the Victoria International Buskers Festival

Buskers invade Victoria

Weather won’t dampen spirits at talent festival

B.C.-based juggler and comedian Alex Elixir is performing at the Victoria International Buskers Festival
UVic physics professor Michel Lefebvre stands near the under-construction Atlas detector in 2007

UVic scientists celebrate major discovery of new particle

The biggest science experiment in the history has yielded a new subatomic particle that could plug a big hole in the theory of matter.

UVic physics professor Michel Lefebvre stands near the under-construction Atlas detector in 2007

Saanich senior fined for fatal airport crash

A moment of confusion and panic for a Saanich senior citizen left a man dead and six others seriously injured at the airport last year.

Regional emergency radio system chips away at reducing static

When a Victoria police officer radios for backup from Esquimalt, a five second delay can feel like forever.

South Island B.C. Nurses Union reps Judith Raymer (left) and Margo Wilton lead a rally with dozens of nurses along Finlayson Road and around the perimeter of Mayfair Centre on Thursday. Nurses say more nurses need to be hired to ease burnout and unmanagable patient workloads.

Patient care falling through the cracks, nurses say

Nurses rallied on the streets in Victoria today to highlight worker burnout, staffing shortages and suffering patient care.

South Island B.C. Nurses Union reps Judith Raymer (left) and Margo Wilton lead a rally with dozens of nurses along Finlayson Road and around the perimeter of Mayfair Centre on Thursday. Nurses say more nurses need to be hired to ease burnout and unmanagable patient workloads.

Municipalities reluctant to commit cash for Victoria Juno bid

The deadline is looming for Greater Victoria’s bid to host the 2014 Juno Awards

Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan (Vancouver Island North) and Langford Mayor Stew Young are all smiles after Duncan announced the federal government would chip in $7.5 million to help rehabilitate the E&N track.

Feds commit $7.5 million for E&N rail line

The federal government will chip in $7.5 million to help fix the E&N rail line between Courtenay and Victoria

Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan (Vancouver Island North) and Langford Mayor Stew Young are all smiles after Duncan announced the federal government would chip in $7.5 million to help rehabilitate the E&N track.
Seven-year-old May Galayugo dumps two rainbow trout out of her bucket and into Elk Lake on March 8

Thousands of trout added to Elk Lake, signalling start of fishing season

About 2,000 fish were released in what was the first drop of the season on March 8 into Elk Lake

Seven-year-old May Galayugo dumps two rainbow trout out of her bucket and into Elk Lake on March 8
Crews remove the wreckage of the Columbia Fuels truck from the Malahat Drive on April 17

Driver linked to Goldstream fuel spill to plead guilty to one count

A truck driver who crashed and spilled 47,000 litres of fuel into Goldstream River last year will plead guilty to one charge

Crews remove the wreckage of the Columbia Fuels truck from the Malahat Drive on April 17
Royal Roads aboriginal relations co-ordinator Greg Sam stands in the space of the future Aboriginal Learning and Cultural Centre.

Aboriginal centre takes shape at Royal Roads

First Nations people will soon have a place to call their own at Royal Roads University.

Royal Roads aboriginal relations co-ordinator Greg Sam stands in the space of the future Aboriginal Learning and Cultural Centre.

West Shore RCMP charge Victoria man with prostituting teen girl

A 22-year-old Victoria man has been charged with prostituting a 16-year-old girl on a number of online sites.

Luc Pearson

Elite rugby players at home in Langford

For a group of young men and women living on the West Shore, breakfast is a scrum at Goudy field

Luc Pearson

UVic plays key role in Higgs boson research

Search for ‘God particle’ helps us understand how everything we know came to be

Tom MacDonald and Oslo the lab walk the Galloping Goose trail near Atkins Road in View Royal. MacDonald is fundraising to install drinking fountains along the trail.

Watering the Goose

Despite being lined by thick forest and brush, and occasionally farm fields, Greater Victoria's two regional trails are a bit barren when it comes to water.

Tom MacDonald and Oslo the lab walk the Galloping Goose trail near Atkins Road in View Royal. MacDonald is fundraising to install drinking fountains along the trail.
The West Shore parks and rec board will decide next week if it will green-light a plan to reopen the idling Juan de Fuca velodrome.

Juan de Fuca velodrome on track to reopen for cyclists

After nearly three years of growing dust and sitting idle, the Juan…

The West Shore parks and rec board will decide next week if it will green-light a plan to reopen the idling Juan de Fuca velodrome.
The cab of a Columbia Fuels b-train fuel truck is crumpled against a rock wall next to the Malahat Drive

Update: Fish dying after tanker truck spills gasoline into Goldstream River

Thousands of litres of gasoline spilled into Goldstream River Saturday night after a tanker truck crashed into a rock wall and overturned on the Malahat Drive.

The cab of a Columbia Fuels b-train fuel truck is crumpled against a rock wall next to the Malahat Drive
West Shore RCMP Const. Tad Narraway stands watch outside 2557 Jeanine Dr. Tuesday morning. One Langford man is dead and another is facing murder charges after an incident Monday night.

Update: Langford man charged with first degree murder

A 44-year-old Langford man has been charged with first degree murder relating…

West Shore RCMP Const. Tad Narraway stands watch outside 2557 Jeanine Dr. Tuesday morning. One Langford man is dead and another is facing murder charges after an incident Monday night.