Kendra Crighton

Restaurant team puts community first with initiative to seed 500 backyard food gardens

The Big Wheel Community Foundation has sponsored a new initiative called My FED Farm

Multinational trial for COVID-19 treatment comes to Vancouver Island

More than 1,000 patients have already been enrolled in the Solidarity Trail, launched by the WHO

Victoria allocates more than $50,000 for policing around Topaz Park homeless camp

Council also allocated another $100,000 to city staff to help the vulnerable population

Victoria’s first urgent primary health clinic set to open in James Bay this month

Facility will be Island’s third, patients asked to call ahead due to risk of COVID-19

Guide dogs not taught social distancing, public asked to assist when necessary

Dogs trained to take most efficient route meaning they could jump the line, brush against people

Death on Pandora Avenue not thought to be COVID-19 related

A man in his late 30s died in his tent

PHOTOS: People wearing masks, hearts in windows — Victoria’s streetscape continues to shift

The World Health Organization declared a pandemic on March 11

Hotels might not be best option for Victoria’s homeless population

‘It’s almost like we need to take a military approach’

Victoria grocery store employees stage protest during collective bargaining

Demonstration follows a two-week campaign calling for hazard pay

Victoria police reports 126 per cent increase in calls near Topaz Park

Officers conducting proactive enforcement, remaining highly visible to combat the rising trend

Two firefighters sustain minor injuries in late Thursday fire in Central Saanich

At this time the fire is not believed to be suspicious

Advocates call safe drug supply a victory but worry about logistics in pandemic

Pandemic contributes to scarce supply, advocates worried about potential impact on the streets

Saanich resident calls on District to clean up private party beach ‘before someone gets killed’

Chris White draws attention to a section of beach near Arbutus Cove covered in graffiti

‘Strong correlation’ between pandemic and 40-50 per cent drop in pollutants on Island

Nitrous Oxide, particulate matter 2.5, ozone have decreased significantly, says Environment Canada

Public rallies around Beacon Hill Children’s Farm in wake of pandemic

Farm closed just after it opened, denying it of the user donations that typically sustain it

Man arrested for breaking into Juan de Fuca Recreation Centre, threatening to burn it down

Man faces charges of break and enter, uttering threats and mischief

Ex-member of the Savages motorcycle club will see three years in jail for possession of a firearm

Lyle Briscoe said he had the gun for self-defence after trying to dissociate with the club

Mental Health: ‘Choke it down’ mentality now in the past for first responders

Emergency crews implementing programs focusing on self-care

Should you stockpile medication during the pandemic? Experts say no

Canadian Pharmacist Association calls stockpiling “completely unnecessary”