Kiernan Green

Lt. Gov. Janet Austin, Royal Canadian Legion BC and Yukon commander Angus Stanfield and temporary aide-de-camp to the Lt. Gov. Glen Greenhill at Rockland Avenue’s Government House, Oct. 26. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

VIDEO: Lt. Gov. Janet Austin presented the first poppy of BC and Yukon Legion’s 100th remembrance campaign

Poppies will be available by donation at several organizations across Canada as of Oct. 29

Lt. Gov. Janet Austin, Royal Canadian Legion BC and Yukon commander Angus Stanfield and temporary aide-de-camp to the Lt. Gov. Glen Greenhill at Rockland Avenue’s Government House, Oct. 26. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
Demonstrators in favour of 10 paid sick leave days march away from the B.C. Legislature towards Belleville Street, where they made a lap before ending their demonstrators. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

BC Federation of Labour urges 10 paid sick days on final day of provincial consultation

Mandated paid sick days – a federal campaign promise – will come to B.C. in some capacity by Jan. 1

Demonstrators in favour of 10 paid sick leave days march away from the B.C. Legislature towards Belleville Street, where they made a lap before ending their demonstrators. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
The fire on the container ship Zim Kingston anchored near Victoria has been stabilized as of Oct. 24. Five crew members remain onboard. (Courtesy Canadian Coast Guard)

UPDATE: Container ship still smouldering as storm hampers firefighting efforts

Crews have been dousing a chemical fire onboard MV Zim Kingston off Victoria since Saturday

The fire on the container ship Zim Kingston anchored near Victoria has been stabilized as of Oct. 24. Five crew members remain onboard. (Courtesy Canadian Coast Guard)
Without an Island sales and service centre, Tesla owners have to make a trip to Vancouver to make repairs impossible at a traditional auto shop. (Vancouver Island Tesla Owners)

Vancouver Island’s first Tesla sales, service centre rumoured for Langford

“Reputable source” of Victoria Tesla driver says temporary service centre coming to Victoria

Without an Island sales and service centre, Tesla owners have to make a trip to Vancouver to make repairs impossible at a traditional auto shop. (Vancouver Island Tesla Owners)
Oceans director Hen van Dalen talks about the proof of their technology upon the return of Ocean Cleanup’s vessels to Ogden Point Wednesday, Oct. 20. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

Ocean Cleanup makes first dent in eradicating Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Victoria in the running as company looks for a base of operations to meet their 2040 goal

Oceans director Hen van Dalen talks about the proof of their technology upon the return of Ocean Cleanup’s vessels to Ogden Point Wednesday, Oct. 20. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
Oceans Cleanup CEO and founder Bayon Slat speaks to the crowd in front of their vessel’s crew members on Wednesday, Oct. 20. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

Ocean Cleanup returns to B.C. with its first dent out of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Victoria in the running as company looks for a base of operations to meet its 2040 goal

Oceans Cleanup CEO and founder Bayon Slat speaks to the crowd in front of their vessel’s crew members on Wednesday, Oct. 20. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
Fred Cameron stands among the harm reduction supplies that are handed out by SOLID Outreach to those living on Pandora Avenue. (Black Press Media file photo)

New drugs, COVID measures feeding record-breaking Victoria overdose pace: expert

Pandemic measures make it harder for some to access services

Fred Cameron stands among the harm reduction supplies that are handed out by SOLID Outreach to those living on Pandora Avenue. (Black Press Media file photo)
Langford developers have contributed to the city’s affordable housing fund with every rezoning request over the last five years. (Black Press Media file photo)

Langford promising select new homeowners up to 75% of their down payment

The city has earmarked $3 million in grants to help 250 families buy homes

Langford developers have contributed to the city’s affordable housing fund with every rezoning request over the last five years. (Black Press Media file photo)
Dorothy Chambers above the Colquitz Creek footbridge formerly used to catch and count coho salmon. The practice ended for the year on Oct. 10 after otters threatened their numbers. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

Otters end Colquitz Creek salmon count after 10 days

Pups taught to exploit salmon traps used for the count

Dorothy Chambers above the Colquitz Creek footbridge formerly used to catch and count coho salmon. The practice ended for the year on Oct. 10 after otters threatened their numbers. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
Companies are looking to suburban markets, including Langford, to find office space. (Black Press Media file photo)

Demand from Greater Victoria’s tech industry filling office supply

Businesses looking to suburban markets to find space

Companies are looking to suburban markets, including Langford, to find office space. (Black Press Media file photo)
Our Place Society volunteers and cooks Liina Mynttinen and Mike Radovanovic with one of their Thanksgiving meals for their clients. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

Our Place Society Thanksgiving meal creates bonds of family, despite lack of volunteers

Meals were served cafeteria-style by a team of six kitchen staff

Our Place Society volunteers and cooks Liina Mynttinen and Mike Radovanovic with one of their Thanksgiving meals for their clients. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
Gayle Ireland (second from the left) with the team of volunteers at Goldstream Food Bank. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

Goldstream Food Bank in need of donations amid rising demand

Clients increasing 10 per cent a month since August with rising cost of living in Greater Victoria

Gayle Ireland (second from the left) with the team of volunteers at Goldstream Food Bank. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
A union representing workers is calling for more safety measures at Vancouver Island Regional Correctional Centre. (Black Press Media file photo)

Six new COVID-19 cases at Vancouver Island Regional Correction Centre

Union calls for more robust prevention measures and funding for the sake of all inside

A union representing workers is calling for more safety measures at Vancouver Island Regional Correctional Centre. (Black Press Media file photo)
Rebeka Breder, animal law lawyer and legal counsel for Pacific Wild, speaks with her daughter outside the B.C. legislature building about the ongoing suit against B.C.’s wolf hunting practices. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

Half a million people petition B.C. to end wolf hunt practices

Case will resume in B.C. Supreme Court later this month

Rebeka Breder, animal law lawyer and legal counsel for Pacific Wild, speaks with her daughter outside the B.C. legislature building about the ongoing suit against B.C.’s wolf hunting practices. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
HMCS Harry DeWolf docked at Ogden Point Oct. 3, after completing its maiden operation in Nunavut waters. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

Naval ship docks in Victoria during historic circumnavigation of North America

HMCS Harry DeWolf spent time in Nunavut before heading out on drug-busting operation with the U.S.

HMCS Harry DeWolf docked at Ogden Point Oct. 3, after completing its maiden operation in Nunavut waters. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
Steve Sxwithul'txw in his home in Cook Street Village, standing beside a print of his independent production company – Kwassen Productions - logo. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
Steve Sxwithul'txw in his home in Cook Street Village, standing beside a print of his independent production company – Kwassen Productions - logo. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
Healthcare workers enjoy time with shepherd-husky mix puppies from the Victoria Humane Society on Wednesday at Victoria General Hospital. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

Victoria Humane Society brings puppies for visit to VGH

Healthcare workers line up for puppy time, society gives back to group that has ‘done so much for us’

Healthcare workers enjoy time with shepherd-husky mix puppies from the Victoria Humane Society on Wednesday at Victoria General Hospital. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
Victoria Coun. Jeremy Loveday said volunteers will be needed to assist the hosting of 2022 55+ BC Games. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

2022 55+ BC Games coming to Victoria

Organizers, participants speak to urgent need for sponsors, volunteers and accommodations

Victoria Coun. Jeremy Loveday said volunteers will be needed to assist the hosting of 2022 55+ BC Games. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
Delta officers march in ranks past Lt.-Gov. Janet Austin behind the B.C. legislature. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
Delta officers march in ranks past Lt.-Gov. Janet Austin behind the B.C. legislature. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
Langford’s first Little Free Pantry saw a total turnover of product in its first week. (Courtesy of Kevin Clark)

Little Free Pantry in Langford provides discrete support for people in need

Anonymous streetside food bank sees complete turnover of donated, taken goods in first week

Langford’s first Little Free Pantry saw a total turnover of product in its first week. (Courtesy of Kevin Clark)