City of Victoria

David Screech said he has been forced to seriously consider moving Greggs Furniture and Upholstery somewhere else in Greater Victoria due to an increasing number of concerning incidents at its current Government Street location. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

Home since ‘55, Greggs Furniture and Upholstery pondering move out of Victoria

David Screech said an increasing amount of concerning incidents driving possible move

 

Victoria Mayor Marianne Alto becomes the fourth Greater Victoria candidate to be fined for breaking campaign financing rules in the 2022 municipal elections. (Courtesy Marianne Alto)

Victoria mayor among latest to be fined by Elections BC

Mayor Marianne Alto issued penalty for missing authorization information

 

(Courtesy City of Victoria)

Victoria’s outdoor art gallery celebrates young people and their passion

Work portrays four elements – music, thoughts and words, movement and art

 

The Canadian flag was lowered on Remembrance Day in honour of those who died fighting in the Armed Forces. (Hollie Ferguson/News Staff)

VIDEO: Victoria Remembrance Day ceremony draws hundreds to cenotaph

Crowds gathered to hear speeches, place wreaths to honour those in the Armed Forces who have died

The Canadian flag was lowered on Remembrance Day in honour of those who died fighting in the Armed Forces. (Hollie Ferguson/News Staff)
The City of Victoria is looking for new members to serve on its renters’ advisory committee. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria looking for citizens to serve on rental advisory committee

Members help draft rental policies over a two-year term

The City of Victoria is looking for new members to serve on its renters’ advisory committee. (Black Press Media file photo)
The emergency entrance at Royal Jubilee Hospital. (Black Press Media file photo)
The emergency entrance at Royal Jubilee Hospital. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich mayoral candidate Fred Haynes (left) and Victoria council candidate Janice Williams both face fines from Elections BC for sponsoring election advertising without a proper authorization statement in the 2022 municipal elections. (Submitted file photos)

Greater Victoria municipal election candidates face fines for violating advertising rules

Fred Haynes, Janice Williams issued monetary penalties for breaking campaign financing rules

Saanich mayoral candidate Fred Haynes (left) and Victoria council candidate Janice Williams both face fines from Elections BC for sponsoring election advertising without a proper authorization statement in the 2022 municipal elections. (Submitted file photos)
Royal Athletic Park was filled with excited festival goers on Sunday, Sept. 18, during the final day of Rifflandia 2022. (Brendan Mayer/News Staff)

Victoria’s festival investment grant program now accepting applications

Non-profits can receive up to $50,000 for large events, $25,000 for small celebrations

Royal Athletic Park was filled with excited festival goers on Sunday, Sept. 18, during the final day of Rifflandia 2022. (Brendan Mayer/News Staff)
Kemi Craig is Victoria’s newest artist-in-residence. (Courtesy City of Victoria)

Victoria’s new artist-in-residence looks to share agency with dance and visual works

Kemi Craig looks to bring art to where people are every day

Kemi Craig is Victoria’s newest artist-in-residence. (Courtesy City of Victoria)
VicPD is seeking information to help their investigation into a random rock attack which caused more than $5,000 in damage and injured a woman sitting in her living room. (Courtesy Victoria Police Department)

VicPD investigating after woman hit by rock while in living room

Two rocks were thrown through a window at a Chambers Street home Oct. 25

VicPD is seeking information to help their investigation into a random rock attack which caused more than $5,000 in damage and injured a woman sitting in her living room. (Courtesy Victoria Police Department)
The City of Victoria is asking the public for their thoughts on its downtown bike valet project. A cyclist is pictured on the Pandora Avenue bike lanes. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria’s downtown bike valet closing until next spring

City asks public to weigh in on service’s first summer

The City of Victoria is asking the public for their thoughts on its downtown bike valet project. A cyclist is pictured on the Pandora Avenue bike lanes. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Victoria Police Department is seeking help from the public in an investigation into an incident Wednesday morning in which coffee was thrown at a mother and her baby. (Black Press Media file photo)

VicPD investigating after coffee thrown on woman, baby

Anyone with information on the Wednesday morning incident is asked to contact police

The Victoria Police Department is seeking help from the public in an investigation into an incident Wednesday morning in which coffee was thrown at a mother and her baby. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Victoria Police Department is asking Vic West residents to get in touch if they have security footage after a string of vehicles were damaged early Friday morning. (Black Press Media file photo)

Police seek security footage following string of vehicle damage in Vic West

Cars were damaged on several streets early Friday morning

The Victoria Police Department is asking Vic West residents to get in touch if they have security footage after a string of vehicles were damaged early Friday morning. (Black Press Media file photo)
A rendering of a 451-unit residential and commercial development planned for 1961 Douglas St. and 710 Caledonia St. (Courtesy of Chard Development)

21-storey proposal could see transitional housing site relocated in Victoria

Main redevelopment includes 451 residential units, grocery and commercial space

A rendering of a 451-unit residential and commercial development planned for 1961 Douglas St. and 710 Caledonia St. (Courtesy of Chard Development)
Esi Edugyan and Wendy Proverbs have won this year’s City of Victoria Butler Book Prize and City of Victoria Children’s Book Prize, respectively. (Courtesy of Victoria Book Prize Society)

Victoria’s book prize winners celebrated at gala

Esi Edugyan won the city’s Butler book prize while Wendy Proverbs took home the children’s book prize

Esi Edugyan and Wendy Proverbs have won this year’s City of Victoria Butler Book Prize and City of Victoria Children’s Book Prize, respectively. (Courtesy of Victoria Book Prize Society)
A runner wipes their face after completing the race during the Victoria Marathon held on Sunday (Oct. 9). (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Runners take on the Victoria Marathon

Thousands ran, walk and hobbled across the finish line on Sunday (Oct. 9)

A runner wipes their face after completing the race during the Victoria Marathon held on Sunday (Oct. 9). (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
Atticus Dachsel Kerr has always enjoyed taking the bus and hopes to encourage more people to join him on transit. (Courtesy of Atticus Dachsel Kerr)

Esquimalt teen riding every bus route in Greater Victoria to encourage transit use

Atticus Dachsel Kerr plans to complete every route in numerical order over a year

Atticus Dachsel Kerr has always enjoyed taking the bus and hopes to encourage more people to join him on transit. (Courtesy of Atticus Dachsel Kerr)
Through song and dance, Friday’s (Sept. 30) South Island Powwow at Victoria’s Royal Athletic Park memorializes the past and future of First Nations and Metis people. (Austin Westphal/News Staff)

PHOTOS: South Island Powwow in Victoria celebrates Indigenous culture, resiliency

Survivors, families recognized in spirit of reconciliation

Through song and dance, Friday’s (Sept. 30) South Island Powwow at Victoria’s Royal Athletic Park memorializes the past and future of First Nations and Metis people. (Austin Westphal/News Staff)
Late morning view southward over the top of Victoria city hall, as seen from the top of the Fisgard Street parkade. (Black Press Media file photo)
Late morning view southward over the top of Victoria city hall, as seen from the top of the Fisgard Street parkade. (Black Press Media file photo)
Finalists for the 2022 City of Victoria Victoria Butler Book prize and Children’s Book prize have been announced. (Black Press file)

Finalists announced for Victoria’s best books of the past year

Butler Book Prize, Children’s Book Prize each comes with $5,000 cash award

Finalists for the 2022 City of Victoria Victoria Butler Book prize and Children’s Book prize have been announced. (Black Press file)