Kendra Crighton

A trial courtroom at the Provincial Court of B.C., in Vancouver in this undated photo. (Cliff MacArthur/provincialcourt.bc.ca)
A trial courtroom at the Provincial Court of B.C., in Vancouver in this undated photo. (Cliff MacArthur/provincialcourt.bc.ca)
Michael Stone, a renowned teacher of yoga and Buddhism, died in 2017 of fentanyl poisoning. (Change.org)

Overdose deaths take time to report due to contributing factors, says Henry

Dr. Bonnie Henry responds to petition calling for overdose deaths to be announced

Michael Stone, a renowned teacher of yoga and Buddhism, died in 2017 of fentanyl poisoning. (Change.org)
An open letter is urging the province find ways to house people who are experiencing homelessness. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)

Experts, advocates urge province to provide more housing as second wave of COVID-19 looms

‘We need to stop chasing people who are homeless from one encampment to another’

An open letter is urging the province find ways to house people who are experiencing homelessness. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)
Masks, social distancing make communication harder for those with hearing loss

Masks, social distancing make communication harder for those with hearing loss

Face shields, masks with clear centre marketed to help people who rely on lip reading

Masks, social distancing make communication harder for those with hearing loss
An app is allowing people to book campsites on private land. (File photo)

App allows campers to book sites in people’s backyards

Campertunity offers camping on private land across Canada

An app is allowing people to book campsites on private land. (File photo)
Michael Stone, a renowned teacher of yoga and Buddhism, died in 2017 of fentanyl poisoning. (Change.org)

Wife of Victoria yogi who overdosed asks Dr. Bonnie Henry to announce overdose deaths

Carina Stone lost her husband Michael in 2017 to fentanyl poisoning

Michael Stone, a renowned teacher of yoga and Buddhism, died in 2017 of fentanyl poisoning. (Change.org)
A man who tried to sue the Victoria Police Department has had his claim dismissed by a Supreme Court Justice. (Cliff MacArthur/provincialcourt.bc.ca)

Judge dismisses Victoria man’s claim of wrongful arrest by VicPD

The arrest occurred after the man’s daughter made allegations of sexual offences

A man who tried to sue the Victoria Police Department has had his claim dismissed by a Supreme Court Justice. (Cliff MacArthur/provincialcourt.bc.ca)
Crystal Irene Buchan will begin her one month suspension starting on Tuesday. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria lawyer suspended for second time in 2020

Crystal Irene Buchan began her one month suspension Tuesday

Crystal Irene Buchan will begin her one month suspension starting on Tuesday. (Black Press Media file photo)
Cynthia Diadick has created a petition to ‘save Beacon Hill Park’ from becoming a tent city as sights like the one pictured become a more common occurrence. (Provided by Cynthia Diadick)

Petition demands Victoria ‘save Beacon Hill Park’

Residents ask City do something to house those camping in Beacon Hill Park

Cynthia Diadick has created a petition to ‘save Beacon Hill Park’ from becoming a tent city as sights like the one pictured become a more common occurrence. (Provided by Cynthia Diadick)
Two women at the rally for Black lives in Victoria hold signs reading ‘defund the police.’ (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)

Motion to consider alternative responses to policing social issues coming to Victoria council

Councillors recommend staff research proposal in time for 2012 budget deliberations

Two women at the rally for Black lives in Victoria hold signs reading ‘defund the police.’ (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)
Man who killed Victoria father in middle of Hillside Avenue sentenced to seven years

Man who killed Victoria father in middle of Hillside Avenue sentenced to seven years

Joseph Gauthier, a father of four, was killed March 10 after a party.

Man who killed Victoria father in middle of Hillside Avenue sentenced to seven years
The new Crosstown development was approved by Victoria City Council on June 11. (Provided by Cool Aid Society)

PHOTOS: Victoria green lights Cool Aid’s new affordable housing at former Tally Ho

The Crosstown development will be located on the former Tally Ho property at 3020 Douglas Street

The new Crosstown development was approved by Victoria City Council on June 11. (Provided by Cool Aid Society)
(Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police, fire crews investigating suspicious fire at U-Haul business

Two vehicles, two storage units damaged in the fire

(Black Press Media file photo)
When events and concerts started getting cancelled, Metropol Industries Inc. – the company behind printing the posters – wanted to do something to bring some “colour” to Victoria streets. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)

Victoria utility poles turn open-air art gallery after concert, event posters dry up

‘We just wanted to put some art up for the sake of just putting art out’

When events and concerts started getting cancelled, Metropol Industries Inc. – the company behind printing the posters – wanted to do something to bring some “colour” to Victoria streets. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)
A portrait of George Floyd has been painted on Fort Street by Victoria artist Paul Archer. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)

George Floyd mural appears on Victoria street

Victoria artist Paul Archer painted the mural outside his shop on Fort Street

A portrait of George Floyd has been painted on Fort Street by Victoria artist Paul Archer. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)
Liam Kenah paints ‘what are you willing to risk?’ on the ground in Centennial Square, helping to rebuild the display that was destroyed earlier in the week. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Dozens show up to rebuild vandalized Victoria people-less protest

Chalk messages of support surround the fountain in Centennial Square

Liam Kenah paints ‘what are you willing to risk?’ on the ground in Centennial Square, helping to rebuild the display that was destroyed earlier in the week. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)
Papers depeicting names and descriptions of people who have lost their lives to the hands of police brutailty were

Name of victims ‘ripped down’ from Victoria display

Organizers feel the act is ‘malicious’

Papers depeicting names and descriptions of people who have lost their lives to the hands of police brutailty were
A people-less protest is holding space for the lives lost to systematic racism and police brutality. (Courtesy of Zara Chaudhry)

People-less protest in Victoria holds space for victims of police brutality, systematic racism

People are asked to come learn the names of the lives lost to the hands of racism

A people-less protest is holding space for the lives lost to systematic racism and police brutality. (Courtesy of Zara Chaudhry)
The land at the southeast corner of Douglas and Humboldt streets, is a 27,790 square foot triangular vacant parcel created as part of the original infilling of James Bay in the early 1900s. Currently, two car rental companies operate on the property. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)

Telus headquarters to come to Victoria in ‘landmark building’ development

City sells land on coroner of Douglas and Humboldt streets for $8.1 million

The land at the southeast corner of Douglas and Humboldt streets, is a 27,790 square foot triangular vacant parcel created as part of the original infilling of James Bay in the early 1900s. Currently, two car rental companies operate on the property. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)
Police are on scene at 1502 Fulford-Ganges Rd. on Salt Spring Island. (Gulf Islands Driftwood photo)
Police are on scene at 1502 Fulford-Ganges Rd. on Salt Spring Island. (Gulf Islands Driftwood photo)