Victoria Bc

Bid To Ban Clapping In Legislature Rejected With Rousing Applause

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.14.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The House of Commons in the United Kingdom banned hissing and applause 323 years ago.

Where The Locals Love To Hang Out In Victoria

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 04.15.2016 | Canada Travel
Sacha DeVoretz

For me, the best part of traveling is when I chat with the locals. I learn from them what life is like in the town or city. Where do they eat? What shops do they visit? It can be an amazing way to explore a new destination. I asked those very questions to locals in Victoria, and here's what they told me.

Serial Arsonist In B.C. Declared Dangerous Offender

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.31.2016 | Canada British Columbia

His record spans decades.

Victoria Man Charged With Sex Assault In Denver

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.29.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Three other Vancouver Island men are suspects in the case.

Group Petitions To Ban Horse-Drawn Carriages In Victoria

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.23.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The Victoria Horse Alliance says most people know it's no longer ethical to hire the carriages.

This Is The Brunch Capital Of Canada, According To Food Network

CBC | CBC News | Posted 03.12.2016 | Canada British Columbia

There are just so many places to choose from.

Police Officers' Breakdance Moves Are Pure Art

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 02.25.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Get down!

Texting Driver Rear-Ends Police Cruiser, Continues To Text

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 02.11.2016 | Canada British Columbia


Those Booted From Homeless Camp Should Be Grateful: B.C. Minister

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.05.2016 | Canada British Columbia

"Why are you complaining? You should actually be celebrating today.''

Several Cities Willing To Accept Syrian Refugees, If Feds Pay

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.20.2016 | Canada Politics

Refugees whose costs are covered entirely by the federal government are sent to just 36 cities.

New Ferry To Connect Vancouver And Victoria

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.19.2016 | Canada British Columbia


Farmers Pushing To Hunt 'Out Of Control' Canada Geese

CBC | CBC News | Posted 01.16.2016 | Canada British Columbia

"When they are hungry, they are eating and are just devastating too many crops."

This Canadian Has Knit Herself Quite The Empire

The Huffington Post B.C. | Emily Murray | Posted 01.06.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Jane Richmond is a knitting superstar from Victoria, B.C.

RCMP Called In To Probe Victoria Police Chief's Twitter Scandal

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.18.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A police-board investigation found direct Twitter messages Frank Elsner sent to another officer's wife were inappropriate.

Victoria Residents Fed Up With Tent City Outside Courthouse

CBC | Posted 11.25.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"It's a very direct reminder to the province that they have obligations to provide health services and housing services for these people in need."

Glass Mansion In B.C. Will Stretch New Owner's Windex Budget

Emily Murray | The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.13.2016 | Canada British Columbia

So many windows.

Veteran Who Survived Axe Attack Receives Honorary Doctorate In B.C.

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.11.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Greene was attacked during a peacekeeping gathering in Afghanistan nearly 10 years ago.

Staff, Parents Stop Attempted Abduction At Victoria School

CP | Posted 10.16.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A woman allegedly tried to take a child from a stroller.

Complicated Refugee Claim May Force Couple From B.C. Home

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.06.2015 | Canada British Columbia

But any action to remove John Collins would be "outrageous," according to Green party Leader Elizabeth May.

Cougar Chased Through Victoria Streets

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.05.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Officials say they hope to relocate the animal far from the city.

Victoria's Homeless Given $20 'Consulting Fee' To Attend Meeting

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 09.20.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The mayor is defending a decision to pay $20 each to nearly 400 homeless people to participate in a meeting on housing options.

Inmate Accidentally Released From B.C. Jail

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.10.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Grant Barker was "inadvertently" set free Sunday.

Autistic Boy With Service Dog Denied Whale-Watching Trip In B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 09.05.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"He kept saying, 'You're right, Mom. They shouldn't have refused us.'"

Police Called For Knife-Wielding Unicorn In B.C. Graveyard

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.31.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Well, I neigh-ver...

Barge Tips Vehicles Into Victoria Harbour

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.31.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Booms are in the water to contain any pollution, and the ministry says the coast guard, Transport Canada, police, fire and the harbour master are on scene.