Christine van Reeuwyk

The 2017 Torch Awards at The Union Club in Victoria. (Courtesy BBB Vancouver Island)

Local businesses that go above and beyond honoured at annual gala

Better Business Bureau of Vancouver Island Torch Awards go Nov. 2 at the Union Club

The 2017 Torch Awards at The Union Club in Victoria. (Courtesy BBB Vancouver Island)
Half of young golfers surveyed plan to smoke pot on the links

Half of young golfers surveyed plan to smoke pot on the links

British Columbia Golf and Inside Golf surveyed more than 5,400 golfers province-wide

Half of young golfers surveyed plan to smoke pot on the links
Sell-out crowd enjoys Feast of Fields in North Saanich

Sell-out crowd enjoys Feast of Fields in North Saanich

More than 40 local food and beverage producers fed nearly 600 guests

Sell-out crowd enjoys Feast of Fields in North Saanich
Coroner confirms Lake Cowichan body that of missing Oak Bay woman

Coroner confirms Lake Cowichan body that of missing Oak Bay woman

Gladys Barman located 11 km from where her car was found

Coroner confirms Lake Cowichan body that of missing Oak Bay woman
‘Not all seal pups you see alone need to be rescued’

‘Not all seal pups you see alone need to be rescued’

Scooped seals fare well so far at Vancouver rescue centre

‘Not all seal pups you see alone need to be rescued’
(Nicole Crescenzi/Victoria News)

Lowest tides in years exposes Island seashore

Moon and sun collaborate for significant low tides this summer with more lows predicted to return July 13 and Aug. 11

(Nicole Crescenzi/Victoria News)
The body of Const. Ian Jordan is taken from the Christ Church Cathedral following the funeral. Jordan passed away after being unresponsive for more than 30 years following an accident in the line of duty. (Christine Van Reeuwyk/Black Press)

Update: Police chief calls constable a fallen hero during public funeral

Late Victoria cop mourned by officers from numerous local, out-of-town jurisdictions

The body of Const. Ian Jordan is taken from the Christ Church Cathedral following the funeral. Jordan passed away after being unresponsive for more than 30 years following an accident in the line of duty. (Christine Van Reeuwyk/Black Press)
Harpist Josh Layne celebrates 1 million YouTube views with a concert. (Submitted photo)

Victoria harpist celebrates 1 million YouTube views with a concert in Saanich

The concert is at St. Luke’s Church on April 15 at 2:30 p.m.

Harpist Josh Layne celebrates 1 million YouTube views with a concert. (Submitted photo)
Lilia Zaharieva wants to share her medical good fortune

Lilia Zaharieva wants to share her medical good fortune

UVic student wants treatment for cystic fibrosis made available for all

Lilia Zaharieva wants to share her medical good fortune
BBB brings virtual cybersecurity to businesses and consumers Island-wide

BBB brings virtual cybersecurity to businesses and consumers Island-wide

Free virtual CyberSecurity Awareness Event on your computer terminal March 23

BBB brings virtual cybersecurity to businesses and consumers Island-wide
Bernard Richard, British Columbia’s child and youth representative said his office receives roughly 2,200 reports every year of critical injuries or deaths of kids in care or recently out of care.

Deaths of young Victoria sisters trigger reviews by multiple agencies

When police investigation concludes, reviews by MCFD and BC’s child and youth rep could begin

Bernard Richard, British Columbia’s child and youth representative said his office receives roughly 2,200 reports every year of critical injuries or deaths of kids in care or recently out of care.
‘These children were the light of our lives’: Oak Bay gathers to honour sisters

‘These children were the light of our lives’: Oak Bay gathers to honour sisters

Hundreds fill Willows park in ‘incredible show of support’ for sisters’ family

‘These children were the light of our lives’: Oak Bay gathers to honour sisters
Levi Budd (Submitted photo)

Oxford Dictionary responds by video to Victoria boy’s bid for levidrome

William Shatner tweet garners attention of Oxford

Levi Budd (Submitted photo)
Levi Budd, 6. (Submitted photo)

B.C. boy’s social media bid to get levidrome in the Oxford dictionary goes viral

‘It’s been five weeks and has totally blown up today.’

Levi Budd, 6. (Submitted photo)
Captain Kirk helps B.C. kid’s enterprise

Captain Kirk helps B.C. kid’s enterprise

William Shatner tweet boosts B.C. boy’s bid to get levidrome in the dictionary

Captain Kirk helps B.C. kid’s enterprise
B.C. boy looks to add new word to Webster’s dictionary

B.C. boy looks to add new word to Webster’s dictionary

Levidrome: a word that means something else when spelled backwards, Vancouver Island boy says

B.C. boy looks to add new word to Webster’s dictionary
Oak Bay Police Deputy Chief Ray Bernoties (left) and Chief Constable Andy Brinton are among the officers that take to the bikes with Oak Bay Police Department in a community-policing initiative. (Morgan Cross photo)

Vancouver Island police chief in hospital after being hit by deer

The man was struck during a cycling trip on Salt Spring Island and suffered broken clavicle, ribs.

Oak Bay Police Deputy Chief Ray Bernoties (left) and Chief Constable Andy Brinton are among the officers that take to the bikes with Oak Bay Police Department in a community-policing initiative. (Morgan Cross photo)
Wild Kingdom: Eagles fend off crows

Wild Kingdom: Eagles fend off crows

Photographer captures wildlife interaction in Greater Victoria.

Wild Kingdom: Eagles fend off crows