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Teacher to pay for punch

Apr 4, 2021 / 8:07 am

A veteran Shawnigan Lake private school teacher has been ordered to pay $226,000 to a security guard he “sucker-punched” in a drunken assault more...

Anti-masker kicked off ferry

Apr 3, 2021 / 7:30 am

The Spirit of Vancouver Island turned around and headed back to dock at Swartz Bay on Friday after a passenger refused to wear a mask and created a disturbance....

'This is my truth'

Apr 1, 2021 / 10:45 am

Warning: This story contains allegations of sexual assault that may be disturbing to some readers. Members of the Victoria Sexual Assault Centre are commending...

Old shipwreck leaking oil

Mar 31, 2021 / 6:24 pm

Canada is spending $7 million to hire a Florida-based marine salvage company to assess the wreck of an old cargo ship that is leaking fuel into Nootka Sound and...

Attempt to steal properties

Mar 31, 2021 / 1:54 pm

Police and property officials say elaborate scams using fake passports and deceptive online techniques have been used in attempts to sell property without the...

Hunter denies claims

Mar 31, 2021 / 12:08 pm

A Victoria area hunter with an international reputation for ­trophy hunting is disputing claims that she wiped out an entire wolf pack in the Sooke area....

Child dies after pool injury

Mar 31, 2021 / 10:00 am

A child who suffered injuries at an indoor swimming pool at a Victoria hotel last week has died. Victoria police were called to Hotel Zed on Douglas Street...

Logging rally at legislature

Mar 28, 2021 / 11:32 am

Several hundred people rallied at the legislature grounds on Saturday (March 27) to protest the logging of old-growth forests in B.C. Rally organizers said...

Allegations hit third agent

Mar 27, 2021 / 7:07 pm

New troubling allegations are surfacing online claiming a third Victoria real estate agent allegedly drugged and sexually assaulted a woman. The allegations...

West Coast Trail will reopen

Mar 27, 2021 / 10:04 am

The West Coast Trail, which closed last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will reopen to overnight Canadian visitors this summer, much to the delight of...

Big idea paid off

Mar 27, 2021 / 8:15 am

Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps and councillors Ben Isitt and Jeremy Loveday were met with a heavy dose of skepticism back in 2015 when they proposed that the Capital...

Found dead after verdict

Mar 26, 2021 / 4:11 pm

Master Sailor Randolph Machtmes was found dead in his residence Thursday night, hours after being found guilty at a Victoria court martial of luring a child,...

Arrest after shots fired

Mar 26, 2021 / 3:46 pm

One man has been arrested after a lengthy standoff in Courtenay, B.C. RCMP swarmed a home on Pickering Rd. after reports of shots fired from a residence. The...

Sailor guilty of sex crimes

Mar 25, 2021 / 5:23 pm

A sailor has been found guilty of all three charges against him — luring a child, invitation to sexual touching and disgraceful conduct — at a court...

Agents fired after allegations

Mar 25, 2021 / 1:59 pm

Glacier Media has learned two Victoria real estate agents have been fired following sexual assault allegations made against them. The allegations have been...

Arrest in hammer attacks

Mar 25, 2021 / 9:33 am

A 17-year-old has been arrested in connection with two random and unprovoked attacks with a hammer in Courtenay this month. The suspect was arrested Tuesday and...

Murder probe continues

Mar 25, 2021 / 9:28 am

Major crimes officers searched a Victoria home Wednesday as they continue to investigate the killing of a mother whose body was found on Dallas Road this month....

Dunahee: new sketch

Mar 24, 2021 / 10:24 am

It has been 30 years since Michael Dunahee disappeared from a playground in Victoria in a case that became one of the largest missing child investigations in...

Missing over a year

Mar 24, 2021 / 9:42 am

Comox Valley RCMP are appealing for information on the whereabouts of James Wesley (Wes) Edwards, who has been missing for over a year. Edwards, who was 45 when...

Local trays keep vaccine safe

Mar 23, 2021 / 4:37 pm

When provincial health officials needed a way to safely carry precious vials of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to remote communities, they turned to the...