Chris Campbell

A new supportive housing project on Albina Street has just opened. (Screenshot courtesy of Grant McKenzie)
A new supportive housing project on Albina Street has just opened. (Screenshot courtesy of Grant McKenzie)
Beware of investment pitches over social media. (Photo by Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash)

‘I got sucked into a vortex’: B.C. woman reveals brush with crypto scammer

Authorities offer tips on how to avoid getting caught up in such scams

Beware of investment pitches over social media. (Photo by Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash)
One of several street preachers who speak loudly at the corner of Fort and Douglas in downtown Victoria. (Chris Campbell photo for Black Press Media)

Residents want Victoria to silence ‘very intimidating’ downtown street preachers

People using downtown bus stop say they just want to wait in peace

One of several street preachers who speak loudly at the corner of Fort and Douglas in downtown Victoria. (Chris Campbell photo for Black Press Media)
One man won the battle, but a Victoria moving company won the war in a dispute over a damaged refrigerator that ended up in court. (AP Photo/Allison Dinner)

Man sues after Victoria movers drop refrigerator, but fine print slashes damages

Court battle a warning to anyone planning on using moving companies

One man won the battle, but a Victoria moving company won the war in a dispute over a damaged refrigerator that ended up in court. (AP Photo/Allison Dinner)
A view of the 1045 Yates St. property that would be phase one of the construction should the 1,600 rental unit Harris Green Village development in Victoria. (Jake Romphf/ News Staff)
A view of the 1045 Yates St. property that would be phase one of the construction should the 1,600 rental unit Harris Green Village development in Victoria. (Jake Romphf/ News Staff)
A Colwood mom has had her sentence reduced. (Image courtesy Creative Outlet)

Judge cuts Colwood mom’s sentence for sexually assaulting teen, rules it unduly harsh

Mom from Colwood had sex with 15-year-old more than once

A Colwood mom has had her sentence reduced. (Image courtesy Creative Outlet)
A B.C. woman sued after buying a car off of a Facebook ad. (Dreamstime/TNS)
A B.C. woman sued after buying a car off of a Facebook ad. (Dreamstime/TNS)
A recent legal action involving palm trees and the Victoria climate tried to challenge the duty of care owed to customers by businesses months after a purchase. (Pexels photo)

Victoria resident sues after palm trees die, claiming they were ‘negligently’ planted

Case brings up issue of duty of care months after a purchase

A recent legal action involving palm trees and the Victoria climate tried to challenge the duty of care owed to customers by businesses months after a purchase. (Pexels photo)
An online fundraiser has been started to help out the family of Mike Leier, whose body was found near Sooke last weekend in a suspicious death that the Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit (VIIMCU) is now investigating. (Heather Leier photo)

Fundraiser set up for ‘incredible person’ as Sooke police investigate suspicious death

Man found dead near Sooke left behind a wife and two children

An online fundraiser has been started to help out the family of Mike Leier, whose body was found near Sooke last weekend in a suspicious death that the Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit (VIIMCU) is now investigating. (Heather Leier photo)
Police say a man has been charged in the murder of Richard “Blair” Young, whose body was found near the summit of the Malahat in March 2017 (Submitted/VicPD)
Police say a man has been charged in the murder of Richard “Blair” Young, whose body was found near the summit of the Malahat in March 2017 (Submitted/VicPD)
A Victoria rental unit is priced at $1,900 for just 350 square feet. (Screenshot/Craigslist)

‘Cozy’ or just tiny? 350-square-foot Victoria microsuite priced at $1,900 as city rents jump 15%

Victoria named fourth most expensive rental market in Canada

A Victoria rental unit is priced at $1,900 for just 350 square feet. (Screenshot/Craigslist)
The Victoria HarbourCats are offering a chance to win a free funeral for attending a game on July 30. (screenshot, Victoria HarbourCats)

Victoria Harbourcats planning for your demise with a free funeral promotion

Vancouver Island ball club staging free funeral contest during summer game

The Victoria HarbourCats are offering a chance to win a free funeral for attending a game on July 30. (screenshot, Victoria HarbourCats)
West Shore RCMP say they were kept busy with a drunken party on the weekend. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

Langford party gets out of control as police swamped with calls about drunk youth

West Shore RCMP detail 19 youth-related incidents in the past two weekends

West Shore RCMP say they were kept busy with a drunken party on the weekend. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
A Greater Victoria renter wants to risk a fire in order to stay in a below-market rental. (Black Press Media file photo)

Opinion: Victoria renter would rather live in a deadly fire trap than get evicted

A local tenant is facing eviction due to fire code violations but wants to stay

A Greater Victoria renter wants to risk a fire in order to stay in a below-market rental. (Black Press Media file photo)
Photos were posted on Twitter by an account that calls itself the Johnson Street Bridge (@JohnsonStBRDG), which is known for capturing moments of bad behaviour, including people blocking active transportation lanes. (Photos by @JohnsonStBRDG)
Photos were posted on Twitter by an account that calls itself the Johnson Street Bridge (@JohnsonStBRDG), which is known for capturing moments of bad behaviour, including people blocking active transportation lanes. (Photos by @JohnsonStBRDG)
BC Ferries has cancelled more sailings between Swartz Bay and Tsawwassen. (Black Press Media file photo)

BC Ferries hiring binge aims to fill 500 positions to stem wave of sailing cancellations

The ferry corporation is now offering incentives to lure workers

BC Ferries has cancelled more sailings between Swartz Bay and Tsawwassen. (Black Press Media file photo)
A Saanich School District teacher has been disciplined for his behaviour. (Pixabay photo)
A Saanich School District teacher has been disciplined for his behaviour. (Pixabay photo)
Hotel Grand Pacific, located on the Inner Harbour, has re-invented its restaurant with a new look and a new menu with the arrival of Fathom, which also features a curated whisky lounge. (Photo by J. Abram Photography)

Victoria’s next great restaurant just opened in the Inner Harbour

Fathom offers breakfast, brunch and dinner menus - and a whisky lounge

Hotel Grand Pacific, located on the Inner Harbour, has re-invented its restaurant with a new look and a new menu with the arrival of Fathom, which also features a curated whisky lounge. (Photo by J. Abram Photography)
The City of Langford issued a statement saying that Langford Parkway between Langford Lake Road and Jacklin Road will be impacted as work begins on BC Hydro transmission pole relocation. (City of Langford graphic)

Expect weeks of delays, closures on major Langford road due to project

BC Hydro transmission pole relocation takes place until the end of March

The City of Langford issued a statement saying that Langford Parkway between Langford Lake Road and Jacklin Road will be impacted as work begins on BC Hydro transmission pole relocation. (City of Langford graphic)
The City of Victoria is testing out a new software program to spot potholes. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Sick of potholes? Victoria has AI for that

Software spots potholes as they develop

The City of Victoria is testing out a new software program to spot potholes. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
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