Brendan Mayer

Victoria Police Chief Del Manak speaking at a ceremony honouring the latest VicPD Civic Service Award winners. (Brendan Mayer/News Staff)

Witnesses honoured for lifting car off Victoria police officer hit by stolen vehicle

Service award recipients honoured for helping Victoria officer hit by stolen vehicle

Victoria Police Chief Del Manak speaking at a ceremony honouring the latest VicPD Civic Service Award winners. (Brendan Mayer/News Staff)
Paddles were installed by Lt.-Gov. Janet Austin and T’esots’en, Patrick Kelly, a member of the award selection committee, on Nov. 22, kicking off the call for nominations for the 2023 B.C. Reconciliation Awards. (Courtesy of the Office of the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia)

PHOTOS: Artists’ paddles hung in Victoria symbolize commitment to reconciliation

Tuesday event launches call for nominations for the 2023 B.C. Reconciliation Awards

Paddles were installed by Lt.-Gov. Janet Austin and T’esots’en, Patrick Kelly, a member of the award selection committee, on Nov. 22, kicking off the call for nominations for the 2023 B.C. Reconciliation Awards. (Courtesy of the Office of the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia)
Lindsey and Grayson Drakeley attend the launch of Help Fill A Dream and Country Grocer’s 2022 holiday campaign at Eurosa Farms in Central Saanich. (Brendan Mayer/News Staff)

Help Fill A Dream, Country Grocer launch 2022 holiday campaign for Island families

Help Fill A Dream has helped over 3,400 Vancouver Island and Gulf Island families since 1986

Lindsey and Grayson Drakeley attend the launch of Help Fill A Dream and Country Grocer’s 2022 holiday campaign at Eurosa Farms in Central Saanich. (Brendan Mayer/News Staff)
The West Shore RCMP detachment in Langford. (Black Press Media file photo)

Officials unable to locate cougar that followed woman through Greater Victoria park

Woman called 911, ducked into safety in a nearby Colwood home

The West Shore RCMP detachment in Langford. (Black Press Media file photo)
Layanna Robinson was awarded a crown and sash after being named Miss Earth Canada 2023. (Courtesy Layanna Robinson)

Victoria woman crowned Miss Earth Canada 2023

Layanna Robinson will represent Canada at Miss Earth 2023 in Vietnam

Layanna Robinson was awarded a crown and sash after being named Miss Earth Canada 2023. (Courtesy Layanna Robinson)
The cover for 80 Where Late the Song Birds Sing by Emma Robbins. (Courtesy of James Robbins)

Late the Song Bird: B.C. woman releases her debut country album at 80

Greater Victoria’s Emma Robbins began writing her own songs 15 years ago

The cover for 80 Where Late the Song Birds Sing by Emma Robbins. (Courtesy of James Robbins)
Dr. Bob Chow (left) and Dr. Bridget Ryan (right) are in the top three of the Eye on the Cure competition. (Courtesy of Dr. Bob Chow)

Eye on the cure: Island duo advance to finals in vision research competition

Dr. Bob Chow and Dr. Bridget Ryan are working to understand and eventually treat form of blindness

Dr. Bob Chow (left) and Dr. Bridget Ryan (right) are in the top three of the Eye on the Cure competition. (Courtesy of Dr. Bob Chow)
Victoria Levesque poses during a concert featuring ZINNIA at The.Victoria.House on Sunday, Nov. 6. (Brendan Mayer/News Staff)

Victoria resident hosting shows in her home before deal inked on Dragons’ Den

Victoria Levesque has been hosting concerts at her home since 2019

Victoria Levesque poses during a concert featuring ZINNIA at The.Victoria.House on Sunday, Nov. 6. (Brendan Mayer/News Staff)
Fraser Tuck (left) and Liam Pope-Lau (right) pose with a LifeHeat life jacket. (Courtesy of Kyle Slavin)

2 Greater Victoria students named finalists at Youth Innovation Showcase

Liam Pope-Lau and Fraser Tuck have invented a self-heating life jacket

Fraser Tuck (left) and Liam Pope-Lau (right) pose with a LifeHeat life jacket. (Courtesy of Kyle Slavin)
Kerri Butterworth poses for a photo after winning the lottery. (Courtesy of the British Columbia Lottery Corporation)

Greater Victoria woman wins $474K in Lotto Max draw

Kerri Butterworth is going to use some of her winnings to pay down her mortgage

Kerri Butterworth poses for a photo after winning the lottery. (Courtesy of the British Columbia Lottery Corporation)
Victoria’s Inner Harbour. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria named one of the most underrated cities in Canada

Victoria praised for its classic luxury experiences and the abundance of wildlife

Victoria’s Inner Harbour. (Black Press Media file photo)
Voters mark their civic election ballots at a polling station in Vancouver, on Saturday, October 15, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

ELECTION 2022: 158 new school trustees elected across B.C.

The province’s first openly transgender school trustee has been elected

Voters mark their civic election ballots at a polling station in Vancouver, on Saturday, October 15, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Bruce Charbonneau has been professionally framing pictures for more than four decades. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Small Business Week: B.C. has the largest number of local entrepreneurships in Canada

The week is a chance to recognize the hard work, adaptability and determination of small businesses

Bruce Charbonneau has been professionally framing pictures for more than four decades. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)