City of Victoria

VicPD is asking the public for help locating wanted man Jonathan Leroux. (Courtesy VicPD)

VicPD seeks wanted man

Jonathan Leroux is wanted for a breach of a release condition

VicPD is asking the public for help locating wanted man Jonathan Leroux. (Courtesy VicPD)
The view over the top of Victoria city hall, as seen from the top of the Fisgard Street parkade. (Black Press Media file)
The view over the top of Victoria city hall, as seen from the top of the Fisgard Street parkade. (Black Press Media file)
Alan Lowe, chair of the Victoria Chinatown Museum Society, speaks at Wark Street Park on Monday to commemorate 100 years since Chinese students protested segregated schools in Victoria. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Victoria’s Chinese community walks to mark 100 years since segregated schools

Hundreds gathered to remember those who protested, hear school board’s apology

Alan Lowe, chair of the Victoria Chinatown Museum Society, speaks at Wark Street Park on Monday to commemorate 100 years since Chinese students protested segregated schools in Victoria. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
The City of Victoria is hosting the first-ever Victoria Music Symposium in partnership with Rifflandia this fall. (File photo courtesy of Rifflandia)

Victoria hosting first-ever music symposium

The three-day event aims to help local professional artists further their careers

The City of Victoria is hosting the first-ever Victoria Music Symposium in partnership with Rifflandia this fall. (File photo courtesy of Rifflandia)
VicPD are seeking witnesses who may have information on an early Saturday morning house fire which is considered suspicious. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police seek witnesses in suspicious fire investigation

A home on Sumas Street was seriously damaged Saturday (Sept. 3) morning

VicPD are seeking witnesses who may have information on an early Saturday morning house fire which is considered suspicious. (Black Press Media file photo)
VicPD Speed Watch volunteers will be out keeping an eye on drivers near schools all through September. 
(Courtesy of VicPD)

VicPD reminds drivers to slow down with schools reopening

School zones come back into effect when students return on Sept. 6

VicPD Speed Watch volunteers will be out keeping an eye on drivers near schools all through September. 
(Courtesy of VicPD)
Uber hopes to be operating in Kelowna and Victoria soon. (Photo/Black Press Media)

Uber applies to drive into Kelowna and Victoria

Uber has applied for a licence transfer from another company to operate in Kelowna and Victoria

Uber hopes to be operating in Kelowna and Victoria soon. (Photo/Black Press Media)
The Ministry of Forests has upgraded Vancouver Island’s drought level warning to level 3 after a long period of hot weather and no rain. (Courtesy of Ministry of Forests)

Vancouver Island’s drought rating rises to level 3

Province asking people to cut back on water usage, may add restrictions if conditions don’t improve

The Ministry of Forests has upgraded Vancouver Island’s drought level warning to level 3 after a long period of hot weather and no rain. (Courtesy of Ministry of Forests)
Ian Robertson, CEO of the Greater Victoria Harbour Authority. The authority is gearing up to start repair work on the Broughton Street Pier at the end of October, with the work set to finish in March 2023. (Black Press Media file photo)

Greater Victoria Harbour Authority readies for Broughton Street Pier repairs

Work is expected to start in October and last until March 2023

Ian Robertson, CEO of the Greater Victoria Harbour Authority. The authority is gearing up to start repair work on the Broughton Street Pier at the end of October, with the work set to finish in March 2023. (Black Press Media file photo)
(Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: Missing Victoria man found safe

Subject of a VicPD missing person alert found safe

(Black Press Media file photo)
Skateboarder Francis Lemoy rides the railing in the new Topaz skate park. (Austin Westphal/News Staff)

PHOTOS: New Topaz skate and bike parks open in Victoria

New facilities designed with accessibility, inclusion in mind

Skateboarder Francis Lemoy rides the railing in the new Topaz skate park. (Austin Westphal/News Staff)
VicPD officers will be working to mitigate traffic disruptions during the Saturday (Aug. 20) cycling event. (Black Press Media file photo)

Several Victoria roads will be closed for Saturday’s cycling event

Tour de Victoria brings series of road closures from 4 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 20

VicPD officers will be working to mitigate traffic disruptions during the Saturday (Aug. 20) cycling event. (Black Press Media file photo)
A live streaming video facing the intersection of Pandora and Store streets captured the moment a cyclist was struck by a truck July 5. (Swans/Youtube)

Victoria to install side guards on its trucks; cities want feds to mandate them

Capital Bike says the guards can help prevent cyclist deaths

A live streaming video facing the intersection of Pandora and Store streets captured the moment a cyclist was struck by a truck July 5. (Swans/Youtube)
The Township of Esquimalt plans to not renew a policing agreement that has seen it share budgeting and resources for VicPD with the City of Victoria. (Black Press Media file photo)

Township of Esquimalt to look at policing alternatives

Decision to not renew policing agreement with Victoria after 2023 follows public engagement

The Township of Esquimalt plans to not renew a policing agreement that has seen it share budgeting and resources for VicPD with the City of Victoria. (Black Press Media file photo)
CFB Esquimalt Naval and Military Museum head curator Tatiana Robinson arranges a unique handmade 1950s UN flag flown by HMCS Sioux during the Korean War. The museum highlighted the flag for National Peacekeepers’ Day this year. (Courtesy CFB Esquimalt)

Crafty sailor remembered at CFB Esquimalt museum for his resourcefulness

Naval and Military Museum marks National Peacekeepers’ Day with reminder of local contributions

CFB Esquimalt Naval and Military Museum head curator Tatiana Robinson arranges a unique handmade 1950s UN flag flown by HMCS Sioux during the Korean War. The museum highlighted the flag for National Peacekeepers’ Day this year. (Courtesy CFB Esquimalt)
Victoria lawyer Donald Roy McLeod was suspended from practice for six weeks by the Law Society of B.C. for professional misconduct related to an adult guardianship case. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria lawyer suspended six weeks for professional misconduct

Donald Roy McLeod was also fined more than $16,000 for his actions

Victoria lawyer Donald Roy McLeod was suspended from practice for six weeks by the Law Society of B.C. for professional misconduct related to an adult guardianship case. (Black Press Media file photo)
VicPD is investigating a sudden death after a body was found in a downtown parking lot. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police investigating sudden death

Investigation prompted by discovery of body in parking lot Saturday

VicPD is investigating a sudden death after a body was found in a downtown parking lot. (Black Press Media file photo)
Nulla’s reusable glass that’s been used at some Greater Victoria markets. The City of Victoria will create a new section in its 20-year economic plan and aims to become a national leader in the circular economy. (Photo courtesy of The Nulla Project)

Victoria looks to be a national leader in the circular economy

City incorporating the low-waste lens into its economic strategy for climate, waste, business goals

Nulla’s reusable glass that’s been used at some Greater Victoria markets. The City of Victoria will create a new section in its 20-year economic plan and aims to become a national leader in the circular economy. (Photo courtesy of The Nulla Project)
The Fibrations Festival, held last year in Fairfield’s Porter Park, returns Aug. 21 to a new location at Stevenson Park in Fernwood. Organizers expect this 11th edition to be bigger than ever. (Courtesy of Ryan Davis)

Fibrations festival relocates to Victoria’s Fernwood neighbourhood

Fibre artists, crafters and more gather in Stevenson Park for 11th festival Aug. 21

The Fibrations Festival, held last year in Fairfield’s Porter Park, returns Aug. 21 to a new location at Stevenson Park in Fernwood. Organizers expect this 11th edition to be bigger than ever. (Courtesy of Ryan Davis)
Concrete work will be going on at the intersection of Government and Herald streets from Aug. 9 to 12. (Google Streetview)

Drivers advised of concrete work at downtown Victoria intersection this week

Drivers should avoid intersection of Government and Herald streets

Concrete work will be going on at the intersection of Government and Herald streets from Aug. 9 to 12. (Google Streetview)