Steven Heywood

Greater Victoria to mark 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

Battle of the First World War seen as Canada’s ‘coming of age’ on the world stage.

BC Ferries passengers to be banned from lower decks; smoking could be thing of the past

Formal announcement on BC Ferries policy changes expected in the new year.

Military member hurt in incident at North Saanich helicopter base

443 Squadron base commander orders investigation into industrial incident.

Malahat LNG plan floated for North Saanich crowd

Around 600 people came to hear about the project and information from its backers and opponents.

WSANEC chiefs oppose Malahat LNG project

First Nations Chiefs on the east side of the Saanich Inlet are calling on their neighbours to stand with them.

North Saanich’s Panorama Rec. Centre wins NHL preseason game

Hockeyville comes to the Saanich Peninsula in a big way, as Panorama tops national voting.

Security ramping up for Remembrance Day

No specific threats received about Nov. 11 but police forces will have added security resources on duty.

Stranded porpoise rescued from Saanich Inlet

Male porpoise named Levi in critical condition and in treatment at the Vancouver Aquarium.

Farmers under siege by developers

Growing south Island population puts pressure on farmland

SPCA seizes 45 dogs from Brentwood Bay home

Owner was hoarding the animals, leading to emotional and physical distress, says B.C. SPCA.

Earthquake felt off the coast of Sidney

Small quake, deep in Haro Strait, caused no damage.

Incumbents re-elected to Peninsula Co-op board

Cathie Ounsted, Cathy McIntyre, Ron Gaudet, Mike Fecteau back on board of directors

The innovative, diverse world of makers

Victoria Makerspace hosts its first Mini Maker Faire to bring together other Island do-it-yourselfers

New airline could operate out of Victoria International Airport

NorthStar Air hopes to run flights between Victoria and Bamfield - West Coast Trail, Tofino

Teachers’ demonstration will pack ferries

B.C. Ferries warns people of busy sailings as teachers converge on legislature lawns today

Federal NDP leadership hopeful Thomas Mulcair speaks at UVic

Party leader hopeful host meet and greet at University of Victoria today

Rumours of commuter routes from Victoria airport unconfirmed

Victoria International Airport might host WestJet commuter routes to smaller communities

YYJ runways to get first resurfacing in 35 years

Victoria International Airport's main runway could soon undergo $10 million resurfacing

Business picks up at airport in late 2011

Traffic was 2.3 per cent higher in December 2011 than December 2010

Warning: Ecstasy overdose in Saanichton prompts police alert

Peninsula police join in message to warn parents, friends about risks of ecstasy after Saanichton overdose scare last weekend