Shalu Mehta

(Black Press Media file Photo)

UPDATED: BC Ferries sailings filling up Family Day Monday

More than 20 sailings added between Swartz Bay and Tsawwassen for long weekend

(Black Press Media file Photo)
(Black Press Media file photo)

Dunsmuir Middle School works with students following in-school protest over cell phone policy

Pupil said he wants students to be included in decisions that impact them

(Black Press Media file photo)
Hundreds walked through the streets of Victoria Saturday afternoon for the Stolen Sisters Memorial March. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

VIDEO: Victoria Stolen Sisters Memorial March honours, remembers missing and murdered

‘We’re just going to keep going until we find them,’ said one attendee

Hundreds walked through the streets of Victoria Saturday afternoon for the Stolen Sisters Memorial March. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Recently retired Assistant Fire Chief for the Township of Esquimalt, Steve Serbic, will join more than 250 firefighters for the BC Lung Association’s Climb the Wall fundraiser. He is climbing 48 storeys in honour of late Black Press Media reporter Keri Coles. (Courtesy of BC Lung Association)

Local firefighter to ‘climb the wall’ in honour of late Black Press Media reporter Keri Coles

Steve Serbic will join more than 250 firefighters for the BC Lung Association fundraiser

Recently retired Assistant Fire Chief for the Township of Esquimalt, Steve Serbic, will join more than 250 firefighters for the BC Lung Association’s Climb the Wall fundraiser. He is climbing 48 storeys in honour of late Black Press Media reporter Keri Coles. (Courtesy of BC Lung Association)
Dunsmuir Middle School will implement a new cell phone policy in March. (Photo: Pixabay)
Dunsmuir Middle School will implement a new cell phone policy in March. (Photo: Pixabay)
Langford Mayor Stew Young, Canada Soccer national men’s team head coach John Herdman and Pacific FC CEO Rob Friend hold up a poster for the Canada versus Trinidad and Tobago soccer match to take place at Westhills Stadium on March 27. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

Canadian national men’s soccer team to play Trinidad and Tobago in Langford

Canadian men’s team looks to qualify for 2022 FIFA World Cup

Langford Mayor Stew Young, Canada Soccer national men’s team head coach John Herdman and Pacific FC CEO Rob Friend hold up a poster for the Canada versus Trinidad and Tobago soccer match to take place at Westhills Stadium on March 27. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Biosolids will be created as a by-product of wastewater treatment at the new McLoughlin Point wastewater treatment facility. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Capital Regional District approves land use for sewage biosolids

Biosolids to be used on land at Hartland Landfill for about one month per year

Biosolids will be created as a by-product of wastewater treatment at the new McLoughlin Point wastewater treatment facility. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Traffic is at a standstill on the Malahat near Finlayson Arm Road due to a reported truck rollover. (Submitted by Lisa Gregus)

UPDATED: Traffic moving again on Malahat after Thursday morning crash

Delays due to congestion are to be expected

Traffic is at a standstill on the Malahat near Finlayson Arm Road due to a reported truck rollover. (Submitted by Lisa Gregus)
Graeme McCreath has filed a complaint with the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal, alleging he was discriminated against by Bluebird Cabs Ltd. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria man files human rights complaint over alleged guide dog discrimination

Bluebird Cabs Ltd. application to dismiss complaint denied

Graeme McCreath has filed a complaint with the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal, alleging he was discriminated against by Bluebird Cabs Ltd. (Black Press Media file photo)
Stuart Stark, a local historian, says he is pleased the City of Colwood is moving to grant the Colwood Dairy and Cheese House heritage designation. (Black Press Media file photo)

Historic Colwood Dairy and Cheese House one step closer to heritage designation

Building is the oldest standing structure on the West Shore

Stuart Stark, a local historian, says he is pleased the City of Colwood is moving to grant the Colwood Dairy and Cheese House heritage designation. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria High was in a hold and secure on Wednesday just before noon. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: Victoria High hold and secure lifted

Greater Victoria School District says ‘all precautions are being taken’

Victoria High was in a hold and secure on Wednesday just before noon. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Central Saanich Fire Department responded to a fire at Brentwood House, a long-term care facility in Brentwood Bay on Monday night. Seventeen residents in the building were displaced due to the fire. There were no injuries. (Twitter/Central Saanich Fire)

Fire at Brentwood Bay long-term care facility displaces 17 residents

Some residents home with families, others sent to Victoria General Hospital

The Central Saanich Fire Department responded to a fire at Brentwood House, a long-term care facility in Brentwood Bay on Monday night. Seventeen residents in the building were displaced due to the fire. There were no injuries. (Twitter/Central Saanich Fire)
The Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada says it is too early to know how salmon at Goldstream Provincial Park have been affected by the flood that took place on Feb. 1. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
The Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada says it is too early to know how salmon at Goldstream Provincial Park have been affected by the flood that took place on Feb. 1. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
A 90-unit apartment building has been proposed for 2627 Sooke Rd. in Langford. (Screenshot/City of Langford Council Agenda Feb. 3)

90-unit apartment building proposed for Sooke Road in Langford

Building would contribute to neighbourhood centre on Sooke Road

A 90-unit apartment building has been proposed for 2627 Sooke Rd. in Langford. (Screenshot/City of Langford Council Agenda Feb. 3)
Some residents are upset about camper vans parked along Dallas Road for long periods of time, claiming the City of Victoria is not enforcing bylaws that limit overnight parking along the popular oceanside street. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

James Bay resident starts response petition in favour of Dallas Road campers

Three petitions now launched regarding Dallas Road camping issue

Some residents are upset about camper vans parked along Dallas Road for long periods of time, claiming the City of Victoria is not enforcing bylaws that limit overnight parking along the popular oceanside street. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
Stem Cell Club will hold a drive on Feb. 12 at UVic to swab people and get them to consider registering as a stem cell donor. (Pixabay)
Stem Cell Club will hold a drive on Feb. 12 at UVic to swab people and get them to consider registering as a stem cell donor. (Pixabay)
Supporters of Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs gathered for a rally Saturday afternoon at the B.C. Legislature. Supporters have been there since Thursday. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Supporters of Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs gathered for a rally Saturday afternoon at the B.C. Legislature. Supporters have been there since Thursday. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Hibernating little brown bats showing signs of white nose syndrome. (Alan Hicks/New York State Department of Environmental Conservation)

Public asked to monitor winter bat activity as deadly disease spreads

White nose syndrome now detected in 13 bat species in North America

Hibernating little brown bats showing signs of white nose syndrome. (Alan Hicks/New York State Department of Environmental Conservation)
Colby Perkins and his family have packed up to stay in a hotel as rising water levels from a neighbouring property have flooded their home. (Courtesy of Colby Perkins)
Colby Perkins and his family have packed up to stay in a hotel as rising water levels from a neighbouring property have flooded their home. (Courtesy of Colby Perkins)
About 2,000 BC Hydro customers are without power in Sooke Friday afternoon. (BC Hydro Outage Map)
About 2,000 BC Hydro customers are without power in Sooke Friday afternoon. (BC Hydro Outage Map)
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