Andrea Peacock

Five Island First Nations sign agreement-in-principle for treaty

Songhees First Nation signs agreement-in-principle along with other First Nations on Vancouver Island

United Way campaign tops $5.7 million

Campaign goal for 2014 not reached, but year still considered successful for United Way of Greater Victoria

Maritime Museum future uncertain for Victoria region

Lease negotiations at the Steamship Terminal continue for the Maritime Museum of British Columbia

Area attractions call out to locals during Be a Tourist

Annual precursor to summer tourist time offers reduced rates

Proponents of dogs on buses not giving up

800-person petition not enough to sway Victoria Regional Transit Commission to allow dogs on buses.

Counting flowers

The 39th annual Victoria Flower Count runs from March 5 to 11.

Rekindling the amalgamation conversation

Discussions to take place in February about what amalgamation could look like

Short-term commuter gridlock expected with bus lane project

Construction on dedicated transit lanes expected to cause delays, city says it’s worth it for long-term benefit of region

Big Brothers Big Sisters supports Early Entrepreneurs

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria has partnered with an organization that teaches children about financial literacy.

Think Local Week launches today

Think Local First Victoria encourages shoppers to think local during the 3rd annual Think Local Week

CRD facing challenging issues in 2015

The new Capital Regional District chairperson will have to bring the board together to deal with regional issues.

Local businesses asking shoppers to think local first

The third annual Think Local Week is from Dec. 1 to 7.

Royal Jubilee lab takes big step forward with new microbiology technology

Royal Jubilee is the first hospital in North America to get a fully automated microbiology lab.

Herring sale benefits kids with cancer

Finest at Sea in Victoria is bringing in 20,000 pounds of fresh herring to sell for charity.

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation raises $210,000 in one night

Money from 10th annual Promise Ball fundraiser goes directly to research