News In Victoria: Latest Stories

Politics

Key takeaways from the 2024 provincial budget

Robyn Bell
February 22, 2024

The province projects a record-breaking deficit for 2024-2025

Municipal

Saanich releases its proposed road safety plan

Mark Brennae
February 22, 2024

The district wants to hear how Saanichites feel about the proposal in an accompanying survey, which will remain online until the end of March.

Healthcare

Victoria has second highest wait times in Canada for walk-in clinics

Robyn Bell
February 21, 2024

Victoria's wait times have made the top 5 for longest in the country for years

Music

Rifflandia Festival moving out of Royal Athletic Park and into Rock Bay

Mark Brennae
February 21, 2024

“This is a decision we started pondering months and months before the CFL news broke." Nick Blasko, Rifflandia Festival president and CEO.

Housing

BC government’s throne speech promises to help homebuyers and renters

The speech—which was delayed temporarily by protestors on the legislature lawn calling for a ceasefire to the conflict in Gaza—laid out what the governing NDP has done and what it plans to do over the nine months before this fall’s provincial election.

Community

Family Day events around Greater Victoria

Robyn Bell
February 17, 2024

From swimming to seeing magic to counting birds, there's plenty to do with your crew!

Events

Everything happening for Winter Arts Fest this weekend

Robyn Bell
February 16, 2024

Check out all the art, live music and food taking over Victoria this weekend