Rick Stiebel

L to R - Westshore Towing owner dave LeQuesne and Peninsula Towing owners Meghan and Don Affleck believe the cost of dealing with abandoned vehicles, boats, Rvs and campers is a significant financial burden. (Rick Stiebel/News Staff)

Towing the line: Vancouver Island tow truck operators at a loss with abandoned vehicles

Dealing with derelict boats, RVs, trailers, vehicles adds up to thousands in uncompensated costs

L to R - Westshore Towing owner dave LeQuesne and Peninsula Towing owners Meghan and Don Affleck believe the cost of dealing with abandoned vehicles, boats, Rvs and campers is a significant financial burden. (Rick Stiebel/News Staff)
Child, youth and family counsellor Mia Golden and Substance Use Outreach worker Lorna Mace at work on Tug of War, a documentary about the sexual exploitation of youth on Southern Vancouver Island. (Photo courtesy of Empress Avenue Media)

Documentary exposes youth sex trafficking in Greater Victoria

First edit set for release in January 2021

Child, youth and family counsellor Mia Golden and Substance Use Outreach worker Lorna Mace at work on Tug of War, a documentary about the sexual exploitation of youth on Southern Vancouver Island. (Photo courtesy of Empress Avenue Media)

Province tracks potential deadly deer virus outbreak on Gulf Islands

No known risk to human health from the virus

Humpback carcass off coast of Vancouver Island identified as Hawkeye

Ship strikes take toll on whale populatin

Stress weighs heavy on those working in veterinary health

Vancouver Island vet techs urge public to be patient, kind

A career of caring coming to an end in View Royal

Medical office assistant Fran Duck’s connection to families spans generations

New hotel planned for Langford

Three brands under consideration, restaurant, townhomes part of the plan

Royal BC Museum adds IMAX feature full-time

Province helps museum purchase $3.8M theatre

Historic site at CFB Esquimalt to be reborn

Site of Naden Drill Hall part of major new facility

Langford resident raises alarm over south Glen Lake beach

Parties at small swimming beach at Glen Cove cause concern

Police watchdog investigates Esquimalt incident resulting in injuries

Man injured during Aug. 9 arrest by VicPD

Ocean Boulevard could re-open after Labour Day

Colwood council expected to discuss options later this month

Avoid giving dogs ice cubes, says Greater Victoria vet

Tips for keeping dogs cool and safe this summer

Canada geese a scourge on Greater Victoria farmers

Immediate and long-term solutions needed, says Saanich farmer

Abused dog rescued in Chemainus is now a happy West Shore hound

Adopted owner grateful for staff at WAVE

Leap year Vancouver Island retiree finally celebrating 15th birthday

Ray Miller among the 0.07% of the population to have Feb. 29 as a birthday

Battling bullying covers a lot of ground, says Island Safe Schools manager

Social media responsible for a lot of the problems being seen in schools, Sooke official says