Natalie North

Island Sexual Health Clinic executive director Bobbi Turner

Need advice on sexual health? Look to Saanich

Popular Fort Street sexual health clinic relocating to High Quadra

Island Sexual Health Clinic executive director Bobbi Turner
Vancouver Island Health Authority chief medical health officer Dr. Richard Stanwick sits in the hearing booth while Albert Guite

Canada’s most comprehensive health survey underway at UVic

Vancouver Island’s chief medical health officer sits inside a soundproof hearing booth with a smile on his face.

Vancouver Island Health Authority chief medical health officer Dr. Richard Stanwick sits in the hearing booth while Albert Guite
Graham Shorthill

Saanich celebrates 20 years as stewards of Mount Doug

On Thursday, the district unveiled a version of the constitution engraved on a towering rock at the park’s main entrance

Graham Shorthill

Court Friday for man accused of attack at Red Lion

The Red Lion Inn’s manager is set to make his first court appearance Friday

Darrell Wick

Mount Doug park still holds a few mysteries

District of Saanich celebrates 20 years overseeing the park

Darrell Wick
President of the Victoria branch of the Canadian Culinary Federation

Island’s top chefs face off at annual challenge

The Island’s best chefs will converge in Saanich on Sunday to face off for top culinary honours.

President of the Victoria branch of the Canadian Culinary Federation
Daphne Shaed

Tolerated, but not accepted

Discrimination the day-to-day norm for transgender people

Daphne Shaed
Shelley Eaves

Swab Mob events target optimal stem cell donors

Last February, Shelley Eaves got the kind of news no one ever wants to hear: her cancer had returned.

Shelley Eaves

Column: Old challenges in a new era

On my desk is a photo of Gwen Cash, Canada’s first female general reporter.

Fort Cafe co-owners

Curtain falls on beloved arts venue

Fort Café to close in December; owners hope to channel outpouring of community support into new location

Fort Cafe co-owners
UVic research engineer Alison Proctor kneels beside a Bluefin-12 AUV used this past summer to search for lost ships of the Sir John Franklin expedition in 1845.

Franklin’s ships remain lost

UVic ocean lab team returns from Northwest Passage search mission

UVic research engineer Alison Proctor kneels beside a Bluefin-12 AUV used this past summer to search for lost ships of the Sir John Franklin expedition in 1845.
Cheryl McLachlan

Social service workers walk off the job in the Capital Region

Social service workers in Greater Victoria were the latest to take part in a provincewide rotating strike in an attempt to gain higher wages

Cheryl McLachlan
With bus drivers refusing overtime work

Cancellation of bus runs balloon across city

Strike or no strike, some transit riders accustomed to spotty service

With bus drivers refusing overtime work
Craig Lyall gets the lace on the shirt of matador costume adjusted by costume loft manager Ned Lemley at the Langham Court Theatre.

What’ll it be? Zombie, steampunk, binder full of women?

Star Wars and superheroes still dominate Halloween wear

Craig Lyall gets the lace on the shirt of matador costume adjusted by costume loft manager Ned Lemley at the Langham Court Theatre.

Province reaches out young entrepreneurs via smartphone app

Government launches Boss Yourself app for small business startups

Historian and ghost story teller John Adams sits in the Fireside Grill on West Saanich Road. The restaurant is said to be haunted by the ghost of Katharine Maltwood

Restaurant plays host to a watching ghost?

Former owner with links to occult said to roam historic Saanich cottage

Historian and ghost story teller John Adams sits in the Fireside Grill on West Saanich Road. The restaurant is said to be haunted by the ghost of Katharine Maltwood

Teachers’ union offers anti-Enbridge lesson plans

The B.C. Teachers’ Federation last week began offering resources to teachers on Enbridge’s proposed Northern Gateway pipeline

Residents owe legal costs in Douglas fir campaign

"Dougy," Cadboro Bay’s notorious Douglas fir hit the ground Monday morning

Susan Baird gives Merna Lackhoff a flu shot at the Les Passmore Centre in Saanich.

Flu season, vaccination clinics begin in Greater Victoria

Some years, the influenza virus kills up to 8,000 Canadians, but it doesn’t have to.

Susan Baird gives Merna Lackhoff a flu shot at the Les Passmore Centre in Saanich.
UVic grad and rap artist Baba Brinkman returns to Victoria with unique brand of academic hip hop performance.

Darwin and Chaucer, via rap

Baba Brinkman translates literature, science for the hip-hop masses

UVic grad and rap artist Baba Brinkman returns to Victoria with unique brand of academic hip hop performance.
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