Victoria News Staff

Trial date set for former Olympian charged with fraud

Harold Backer is accused of bilking investors out of thousands of dollars.

Power restored to 7,000 hydro customers in Greater Victoria

Last night’s wind and rain storm have left thousands without power Tuesday morning.

10 spooky Halloween events to hit up in Victoria

There’s something for everyone on southern Vancouver Island this month.

Wind warning in effect for Greater Victoria

Hold on to your hats, high winds and heavy rain is forecast for the region.

Victoria Royals player named WHL player of the week

Tyler Soy has already picked up 13 points in just five games this season after spending training camp with the Anaheim Ducks.

UPDATE: Missing teenage girl from Victoria found safe

Arianna McKenzie, 14, was last seen Oct. 1 and may be trying to make her way to Vancouver.

Our Place artists showcase creations at Victoria City Hall

Indigenous artist Lindsay Delaronde helped instruct the group during workshop sessions at Our Place community centre.

Finalists announced for 2017 Torch Awards on Vancouver Island

These awards handed out by the Better Business Bureau honour companies that demonstrate ethics and integrity.

Woman taken into police custody under mental health act

Victoria Police responded to Beacon Hill Park after reports of someone with a butcher’s knife.

Police seek man missing from Victoria hospital

Mohammed Aziz, 83, was reported missing on Saturday from Royal Jubilee Hospital.

Property sales are down, according to market experts

Price of average single family home rose 10 per cent in 2017

UPDATE: Province will not fund Victoria’s Commonwealth Games bid

Bid committee chair David Black ‘terribly disappointed’ with turn of events

Victoria Royals training camp opens next week

The Island’s only WHL hockey club is back on the ice with returning players, draftees and new invites.

Pile of puppies up for adoption at Victoria SPCA

The local branch is looking after a litter of 12 puppies that will be ready for adoption next week.

CRD offers berry bonanza tour next weekend

An adult bike ride along the E&N rail trail with a naturalist guide.

Multi-vehicle crash slows traffic on Malahat

No one seriously injured when truck loses wheel; southbound traffic still backed up.

Victoria police return $11,000 bike stolen from tourists

The couple were on their honeymoon when the bike was stolen off the back of their vehicle.

New Victoria marina finally ready to open

Already over budget, organizers anticipate full completion in time for major regatta in May 2018.

Victoria Fringe Festival announces performance list

Tickets go on sale Aug. 1 for 58 shows, 330 performances and 350 artists.

Victoria opens door to more street food

Mobile bicycle vendors may sell a wide range of food under pilot program