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Local author up for Booker prize

Local author up for Booker prize

Esi Edugyan nominated to literary award, the Man Booker prize

Region’s housing sales lean to buyer’s market

Greater Victoria is seeing continued downward pressure on housing prices as statistics released this week show slowing sales and an uptick of inventory on the real estate market.
Malahat bypass frustrates Highlands

Malahat bypass frustrates Highlands

When tragedy strikes on the Malahat Drive, often it’s Finlayson Arm Road in Highlands that ends up picking up the slack.
Politicos call on feds for LRT cash

Politicos call on feds for LRT cash

Group supports requests for independent analysis of business case
Government House takes food from the yard to the table

Government House takes food from the yard to the table

Government House volunteers have created a garden at the back of the mansion – producing food for the lieutenant governor and his guests

Officer showed ‘poor judgement,’ says RCMP review

The West Shore RCMP officer who left a puppy baking in a police vehicle is still training service dogs.
Municipal auditor plan ruffles feathers

Municipal auditor plan ruffles feathers

The B.C. government's plan to appoint a municipal auditor-general has raised concerns in local government circles, but the minister responsible says it won't mean the province is going to start telling local councils how to tax and spend money.

Young bear wanders into Langford Lake area

Two mothers and their children came across a young black bear today during a leisurely morning walk along on the west side of Langford Lake.
Canada rolling out tough-to-fake plastic currency

Canada rolling out tough-to-fake plastic currency

Canadian currency counterfeiters may have met their match.
Sex partners urged to disclose infections via e-cards

Sex partners urged to disclose infections via e-cards

B.C. joins online service to help battle spread of disease