Victoria News Staff

Victoria police found the missing man on Saturday (Aug. 13). (Courtesy VicPD)

FOUND: Police finds high-risk senior

The 72-year-old was reported missing and found on Saturday (Aug. 13)

Victoria police found the missing man on Saturday (Aug. 13). (Courtesy VicPD)
VicPD is investigating a sudden death after a body was found in a downtown parking lot. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police investigating sudden death

Investigation prompted by discovery of body in parking lot Saturday

VicPD is investigating a sudden death after a body was found in a downtown parking lot. (Black Press Media file photo)
Map shows regional water supply areas and capital works recommendations approved by the Capital Regional District board at the Aug. 10 meeting. (Courtesy Capital Regional District)

CRD board approves master plan for Greater Victoria regional water supply

2022 master plan will guide engineering projects proposed through 2050

Map shows regional water supply areas and capital works recommendations approved by the Capital Regional District board at the Aug. 10 meeting. (Courtesy Capital Regional District)
Victoria’s Daniel Damian, far left, and Colette Reimer, third from right, were part of B.C.’s gold medal-winning triathlon relay team Friday (Aug. 12) at the Canada Summer Games in Welland, Ont. (Ellen Pennick/Team BC)

Victoria triathlete Colette Reimer makes it triple gold at Canada Summer Games

21-year-old rising star joins fellow Victorian Daniel Damian on winning relay team

Victoria’s Daniel Damian, far left, and Colette Reimer, third from right, were part of B.C.’s gold medal-winning triathlon relay team Friday (Aug. 12) at the Canada Summer Games in Welland, Ont. (Ellen Pennick/Team BC)
Victoria’s Dylan Garand got the win between the pipes for Team Canada against Slovakia on Aug. 12 at the 2022 World Junior Hockey Championships. (Photo by Matthew Murnaghan/Hockey Canada Images)

Victoria goalie Dylan Garand wins first start for Team Canada at World Juniors

New York Rangers prospect made 22 stops in 11-1 thumping of Slovakia

Victoria’s Dylan Garand got the win between the pipes for Team Canada against Slovakia on Aug. 12 at the 2022 World Junior Hockey Championships. (Photo by Matthew Murnaghan/Hockey Canada Images)
Victoria police are asking for help in finding missing man Jayson Anderson. (Courtesy of VicPD)

MISSING: Jayson Anderson last seen almost a month ago in Victoria

He’s described as a 51-year-old Caucasian man standing 6’0’ with a medium build

Victoria police are asking for help in finding missing man Jayson Anderson. (Courtesy of VicPD)
The moon from Mill Hill in Langford. (Photo by Ed Court)

PHOTOS: Supermoon stands out over Greater Victoria

Readers capture supermoon in all its splendour

The moon from Mill Hill in Langford. (Photo by Ed Court)
The Victoria HarbourCats first season back after two pandemic-cancelled campaigns ended with a loss to the Bellingham Bells on Aug. 10. (Courtesy of the Victoria HarbourCats)

Victoria HarbourCats season comes to a close after first-round playoff exit

Local team faced the North Division-best Bellingham Bells in WCL quarters

The Victoria HarbourCats first season back after two pandemic-cancelled campaigns ended with a loss to the Bellingham Bells on Aug. 10. (Courtesy of the Victoria HarbourCats)
Cameron Gamble is wanted on a nation-wide warrant after failing to return to his community-based residential facility in Victoria. (Courtesy VicPD)

Greater Victoria fugitive wanted on Canada-wide warrant

Public asked to help locate Cameron Gamble, missing from parole facility

Cameron Gamble is wanted on a nation-wide warrant after failing to return to his community-based residential facility in Victoria. (Courtesy VicPD)
A help wanted sign hangs in a shop window. (David Zalubowski/AP)

POLL: Has the labour shortage had an effect on you?

Longer waits for goods and services, reduced business hours, longer lines at…

A help wanted sign hangs in a shop window. (David Zalubowski/AP)
Victoria’s Magnolia Hotel and Spa was fifth on the list of Tripadvisor’s top-rated Canadian stays. (Courtesy of Magnolia Hotel and Spa)

Three Greater Victoria hotels make top-25 list of highest-rated Canadian stays

B.C. properties well represented on Tripadvisor’s top 25 hotels in Canada list

Victoria’s Magnolia Hotel and Spa was fifth on the list of Tripadvisor’s top-rated Canadian stays. (Courtesy of Magnolia Hotel and Spa)
Anyone with information on any of these individuals is asked to call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or visit the website victoriacrimestoppers.ca for more information.

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers wanted list for the week of Aug. 9

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in locating the…

Anyone with information on any of these individuals is asked to call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or visit the website victoriacrimestoppers.ca for more information.
Victoria police are thanking the public after a missing 59-year-old man was found safe. (Black Press Media file photo)

59-year-old missing Esquimalt man found safe

Police thank the public for their help

Victoria police are thanking the public after a missing 59-year-old man was found safe. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Fibrations Festival, held last year in Fairfield’s Porter Park, returns Aug. 21 to a new location at Stevenson Park in Fernwood. Organizers expect this 11th edition to be bigger than ever. (Courtesy of Ryan Davis)

Fibrations festival relocates to Victoria’s Fernwood neighbourhood

Fibre artists, crafters and more gather in Stevenson Park for 11th festival Aug. 21

The Fibrations Festival, held last year in Fairfield’s Porter Park, returns Aug. 21 to a new location at Stevenson Park in Fernwood. Organizers expect this 11th edition to be bigger than ever. (Courtesy of Ryan Davis)
A Save Old Growth supporter sits on the roof of the Victoria Visitor centre with coloured smoke Aug. 9 during a demonstration. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

UPDATE: Topless Save Old Growth supporter climbs to roof of Victoria visitor centre

Group is calling for an end to all old-growth logging in B.C.

A Save Old Growth supporter sits on the roof of the Victoria Visitor centre with coloured smoke Aug. 9 during a demonstration. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
The National Peacekeepers’ Day events on Aug. 9 will include a march to the Esquimalt cenotaph around 7 p.m. (Google Maps)

National Peacekeepers’ Day marked in Esquimalt with ceremony, flyover

Day memorializes those who have died supporting missions around the world

The National Peacekeepers’ Day events on Aug. 9 will include a march to the Esquimalt cenotaph around 7 p.m. (Google Maps)
Concrete work will be going on at the intersection of Government and Herald streets from Aug. 9 to 12. (Google Streetview)

Drivers advised of concrete work at downtown Victoria intersection this week

Drivers should avoid intersection of Government and Herald streets

Concrete work will be going on at the intersection of Government and Herald streets from Aug. 9 to 12. (Google Streetview)
The City of Victoria plans to phase in a movement to a zero-carbon requirement on new buildings by 2025. (City of Victoria )

Victoria mandates zero carbon new buildings by 2025, ahead of B.C. timeline

Provincial requirement for new construction likely to take effect in 2030

The City of Victoria plans to phase in a movement to a zero-carbon requirement on new buildings by 2025. (City of Victoria )
Recycling collection will likely be delayed in Greater Victoria this week amid staffing shortages. (Black Press Media file photo)

Staffing shortages likely to cause more recycling collection delays in CRD

Residents asked to leave materials out past scheduled date

Recycling collection will likely be delayed in Greater Victoria this week amid staffing shortages. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria man Scott Graham has been missing in Spain since mid-July when he lost his phone, passport, and possibly his kidney-transplant medication. (Courtesy Georgia Graham)

Investigation continues into disappearance of Victoria man in Spain

Scott Graham was last seen on July 15 in Madrid

Victoria man Scott Graham has been missing in Spain since mid-July when he lost his phone, passport, and possibly his kidney-transplant medication. (Courtesy Georgia Graham)