Kyle Slavin

Bag full of hamburgers whipped at MacDonald's restaurant manager.

Angry McDonald’s patron throws burgers at restaurant manager

A bag full of hamburgers was the weapon of choice for a McDonald's customer who became agitated when his meal wasn't hot enough.

Bag full of hamburgers whipped at MacDonald's restaurant manager.

Province won’t fund regional deer management plan

ot one penny. That’s how much financial support the Capital Regional District can expect from the province

Registrar of mortgage brokers issues stop order

Two people have been ordered to stop engaging in mortgage brokering by B.C.’s Registrar of Mortgage Brokers.

Arbutus middle school students Lorena Munoz and Aidan Fisher show off some of the colourful bowls the school's art class made to help raise money for at-risk youth in Victoria. The bowls will be sold as part of the Souper Bowls of Hope event

Souper Bowls of Hope returns Nov. 8

The event also includes an auction of celebrity-signed bowls, including ones from Elton John,Cory Monteith and Selena Gomez.

Arbutus middle school students Lorena Munoz and Aidan Fisher show off some of the colourful bowls the school's art class made to help raise money for at-risk youth in Victoria. The bowls will be sold as part of the Souper Bowls of Hope event

Sheriffs arrest Saanich mayoral candidate

Saanich mayoral candidate David Shebib was arrested Monday by the B.C. Sheriffs Services officers at his West Saanich Road home.

Helium balloons could help Saanich decide on condo height

Saanich councillors want to use helium balloons to help make their job easier.

Computer scam via phone still making rounds in region

A Saanich senior learned a lesson about fraud the hard way after a computer hacker accessed her hard drive and corrupted files.

Victoria police officers Murray Kennett and Suki Dhesi pose with their bikes before the second-ever Tour de Rock ride in 1999 in this Victoria News photo. A Saanich officer dreamed up the ride the year previous and the Tour has gone strong since – now in its 14th year.

Looking Back: Cops for Cancer rides have their roots right here on the Island

Tour de Rock was a Saanich cop’s dream that became a reality

Victoria police officers Murray Kennett and Suki Dhesi pose with their bikes before the second-ever Tour de Rock ride in 1999 in this Victoria News photo. A Saanich officer dreamed up the ride the year previous and the Tour has gone strong since – now in its 14th year.

Capital MPs united against Conservative anti-terrorism laws

Greater Victoria’s MPs are raising the red flag over the Conservative government’s plan to resurrect controversial anti-terrorism measures.

Bank of Canada introducing small businesses to security features of new $100 bills

According to statistics from the Bank of Canada, counterfeiting peaked in 2004 when 553,000 fake bills were passed, resulting in a $13 million loss to the economy. Last year, 54,000 were passed resulting in a $2.6 million loss.

Saanich police warn of compromised ATMs

Saanich police are warning bank ATM users to be extra cautious, as fraudsters are stealing people's debit card information in Greater Victori

Suspected drunk driver causes havoc on Trans-Canada

A 56-year-old man seen driving erratically along the Trans-Canada Highway was arrested after a minor crash Sunday, with a blood alcohol level three times the legal limit.

Craigflower Bridge replacement moving ahead

An announcement yesterday from Ottawa confirmed that $10 million of the region's federal gas tax money will be put toward replacing the 1933-built bridge and approaches.

Saanich police quartermaster Kevin Nunn

Running from Cowichan for cancer fight

Don’t mind the man donning the Union Jack short shorts slowing down traffic along the Trans-Canada Highway Saturday – he’s running for a great cause.

Saanich police quartermaster Kevin Nunn
Federal NDP Leader Jack Layton campaigns in Victoria in April of 2011.

Layton’s legacy one of hope and optimism, Greater Victoria MPs say

Layton, 61, stepped down as the New Democratic leader last month after revealing he was battling a second bout of cancer. The official opposition leader was frail and gaunt during an appearance July 25, after fighting off prostate cancer last year.

Federal NDP Leader Jack Layton campaigns in Victoria in April of 2011.
Prisoner overcrowding is being blamed by some for a close-call at the Wilkinson Road jail. Two prisoners apparently tried to escape through a large hole burrowed into the ceiling of one of the cells.

Alleged murderer among failed escapees

One of the men who dug a hole in cell ceiling charged with killing a Victoria man in March 2010

Prisoner overcrowding is being blamed by some for a close-call at the Wilkinson Road jail. Two prisoners apparently tried to escape through a large hole burrowed into the ceiling of one of the cells.

Saanich cops crack Island-wide burglary operation

Saanich police believe they've busted a sophisticated commercial break-in operation that's been plaguing Vancouver Island law enforcement agencies for months.

Local MLA expenses top $185K

Greater Victoria’s six MLAs incurred more than $185,000 in travel expenses last year.

Federal NDP leader Jack Layton and Victoria MP Denise Savoie. Layton announced this week he will take a temporary leave as party leader to fight an undisclosed form of cancer.

Wave of local support for ailing Layton

NDP leader responsible for getting Victoria MP into federal politics

Federal NDP leader Jack Layton and Victoria MP Denise Savoie. Layton announced this week he will take a temporary leave as party leader to fight an undisclosed form of cancer.
Prisoner overcrowding is being blamed by some for a close-call at the Wilkinson Road jail. Two prisoners apparently tried to escape through a large hole burrowed into the ceiling of one of the cells.

Alert guards prevent ‘movie-like’ escape from Vancouver Island Regional Correctional Centre

Two prisoners were involved in the attempt, which was uncovered Sunday morning by corrections officials when they discovered a large hole in the ceiling of a cell inside the maximum security facility.

Prisoner overcrowding is being blamed by some for a close-call at the Wilkinson Road jail. Two prisoners apparently tried to escape through a large hole burrowed into the ceiling of one of the cells.