Victoria News Last 7 days

Too steep to get at fire

Aug 17, 2018 / 6:33 am

A northern Vancouver Island village is on fire watch. Residents of Zeballos are on evacuation alert as a wildfire burns on a steep mountainside within sight of...

Not intended as monument

Aug 15, 2018 / 3:31 pm

The man who created a controversial statue of John A. Macdonald says he's pleased it's sparking a conversation about the country's horrific...

Fisherman airlifted at sea

Aug 15, 2018 / 3:11 pm

A military rescue helicopter from CFB Comox lifted an injured man from a fishing boat near Haida Gwaii on Tuesday. The man was hurt in a fall on board the boat,...

Gender revenue gap

Aug 15, 2018 / 6:20 am

When Dionne Laslo-Baker sought a bank loan to expand her burgeoning organic popsicle and freezies business in 2014, she was shocked by the patronizing feedback...

Lewd calls target women

Aug 14, 2018 / 7:13 pm

Police in Victoria say they have received more than 50 reports of unwanted sexually explicit phone calls aimed at female employees of local businesses. Police...

Record drought on Island

Aug 14, 2018 / 7:03 pm

The drought rating for eastern Vancouver Island has reached the highest warning level as hot and dry conditions persist. A Level 4 drought classification...

Cop hit by drunk driver

Aug 14, 2018 / 3:31 pm

A Victoria police officer is nursing injuries after a collision early Tuesday between a police van and another vehicle. Police say the investigation indicates...

Trudeau back to BC

Aug 14, 2018 / 8:05 am

Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, is coming back to British Columbia. The PMO's office announced Tuesday that Trudeau will hold a Cabinet retreat in Nanaimo,...

'We'll take your statue'

Aug 14, 2018 / 6:45 am

The Ontario government says it will take Victoria's statue of Sir John A. Macdonald. The statue of Canada’s first prime minister was removed Saturday,...

Motorcyclist clings to life

Aug 13, 2018 / 6:51 pm

A collision between a motorcycle and car sent two people to hospital in Victoria, Monday afternoon. The rider suffered life-threatening injuries in the crash on...

Ban the 'scalper bots'

Aug 13, 2018 / 12:08 pm

The vast majority of British Columbians consulted by the provincial government say they want "scalper bots" banned from snatching up event tickets...

John A. plaque vandalized

Aug 13, 2018 / 6:31 am

Vandals have struck a temporary plaque in place of a statue of Canada's first prime minister that was removed from Victoria City Hall. A large X was carved...