Kyle Slavin

Sara Wilson of Sidney holds the copper boat she built at the Canadian National Sheet Metal Competition in Ontario. It earned her second place. Wilson is in her fourth year of apprentice work at Seaspan’s Vancouver Island shipyards in Esquimalt.

Camosun student is making a name for herself

Sara Wilson is quickly making a name for herself in a very male-dominated industry

Sara Wilson of Sidney holds the copper boat she built at the Canadian National Sheet Metal Competition in Ontario. It earned her second place. Wilson is in her fourth year of apprentice work at Seaspan’s Vancouver Island shipyards in Esquimalt.

Girl flees into ocean at mental health facility in Saanich

Two boaters are being credited for rescuing a 15-year-old girl from the cold ocean off Finnerty Cove this afternoon.

UVic student society booted from provincial federation

B.C. students' federation claims UVSS still has $160,000 in outstanding membership fees

Cows moo-ve into Gordon Head

Residential Gordon Head may soon be a smellier, louder place

Police arrest man stealing bulk cigarettes from Costco customers

More than $100,000 worth of cigarettes were stolen in 2012 from the vehicles of Costco customers all over B.C.

Transit union threatens full system shutdown

Jan. 22 pegged as strike day, unless B.C. Transit returns to bargaining: union president

Property values decline across Greater Victoria

Chances are when you open your 2013 notice from B.C. Assessment, you'll see your property value has decreased since last year.

UVic law professor Jamie Cassels will take over as president David Turpin on July 1

Law professor named next UVic president

An exhaustive seven-month process to find a president for UVic ended with a recognizable name earning the high-profile appointment.

UVic law professor Jamie Cassels will take over as president David Turpin on July 1

Accused former priest testifies in own defence

Phillip Jacobs took the stand Monday afternoon by explaining how, when he was a young priest he took teenage boys on overnight trips

Former priest Phillip Jacobs is standing trial for sexually abusing minors during his time at St. Joseph the Worker church in Saanich between 1996 and 2001.

Sex assault trial starts for former Saanich priest

Diocese of Victoria aware of allegations of sexual abuse in Ohio

Former priest Phillip Jacobs is standing trial for sexually abusing minors during his time at St. Joseph the Worker church in Saanich between 1996 and 2001.

Column: The B-52s is a manly band name

New parents paint the walls of their son’s nursery blue. Or they’ll dress their infant daughter in pink.

Marigold elementary teacher Liz Belanger gives a 12 pound coho salmon a smooch at Colquitz River. Students learn about the health of the salmon-bearing watershed from volunteer stewards.

Oil in the watershed

Creeks, wildlife pay the price for aging heating oil tanks on Saanich properties

Marigold elementary teacher Liz Belanger gives a 12 pound coho salmon a smooch at Colquitz River. Students learn about the health of the salmon-bearing watershed from volunteer stewards.
Camosun students Daphne Shaed

Update: Camosun College support staff walk off the job

Pickets at Interurban, Landsdowne campuses as part of provincewide strike

Camosun students Daphne Shaed

UPDATE: Three CUPE unions strike deal with UVic

CUPE member ratification votes to be held this week, next week

Family-run butcher business in Victoria closes after 35 years

A Greater Victoria institution for meats – including its haggis – has shut down its three shops after 35 years in operation.

‘Free baby’ posted on classified website

Victoria police officers attempting to find the would-be seller to ensure no children are at risk

Attorney General Shirley Bond announces the formation of a Justice Access Centre at the Victoria courthouse. Looking on is event MC Maple Ridge-Mission MLA Marc Dalton. The Justice Centre will assist people who need legal help with family and civil legal matters.

New Victoria centre aims to make justice accessible

Province announces $1.5 million plan to create Justice Access Centre

Attorney General Shirley Bond announces the formation of a Justice Access Centre at the Victoria courthouse. Looking on is event MC Maple Ridge-Mission MLA Marc Dalton. The Justice Centre will assist people who need legal help with family and civil legal matters.
Dezmond White

Wanted federal parolee captured by Victoria police

Dezmond White arrested during a traffic stop in Esquimalt

Dezmond White
VicPD Detective Const. Lori Beauvais looks over one of a pair of shoes that were found on the beach at Clover Point with bone and meat inside them. The material was found to be not human but police would still like to find those responsible and are asking for helping in identifying who the shoes may have belonged to.

Meat found in children’s shoes on Victoria beach was poultry

Police seeking assistance to identify owners of different toddler, baby shoes

VicPD Detective Const. Lori Beauvais looks over one of a pair of shoes that were found on the beach at Clover Point with bone and meat inside them. The material was found to be not human but police would still like to find those responsible and are asking for helping in identifying who the shoes may have belonged to.
Hendrika Vantriet sits on one of the couches in St. Elizabeth's Church where she'll facilitate LifeRing meetings. LifeRing is a nonsecular addiction recovery program that relies on individualized peer-support

Answering a call for help

Lifering program will now be held in Sidney for those struggling with addiction

Hendrika Vantriet sits on one of the couches in St. Elizabeth's Church where she'll facilitate LifeRing meetings. LifeRing is a nonsecular addiction recovery program that relies on individualized peer-support