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A Matter of Confidence: How Christy Clark took a tumble while John Horgan was handed the house

A Matter of Confidence: How Christy Clark took a tumble while John Horgan was handed the house

Rob Shaw and Richard Zussman chronicle the province’s ‘bizarre journey’ in new book

A Matter of Confidence: How Christy Clark took a tumble while John Horgan was handed the house
Carver Tanis (Simon James) takes a photo of the newly restored Parksville Kwakiutl bear totem pole at the Parksville Civic and Technology Centre Friday, March 23, 2018. — J.R. Rardon photo

Parksville’s totem pole gets new home, old look

Carver replicates cedar life cycle in 50-year-old centennial pole

  • Mar 26, 2018
Carver Tanis (Simon James) takes a photo of the newly restored Parksville Kwakiutl bear totem pole at the Parksville Civic and Technology Centre Friday, March 23, 2018. — J.R. Rardon photo
Regular gas prices rose to $1.49.9 per litre around Victoria on Thursday. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS.

Capital Region regular gas prices highest since 2008

Greater Victoria prices roughly 10 cents above the B.C. average

Regular gas prices rose to $1.49.9 per litre around Victoria on Thursday. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS.
Victoria unveiled the first of 11 wayfinding signs designed to help people find their way around Victoria. The inaugural sign was blessed by local First Nations on March 21, 2018. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)Victoria unveiled the first of 11 wayfinding signs designed to help people find their way around Victoria. The inaugural sign was blessed by local First Nations on March 21, 2018. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

New signage to show Victoria residents and tourists the way

Eleven new wayfinding signs use Lekwungen language to guide people from Ogden Point to the Johnson Street Bridge

Victoria unveiled the first of 11 wayfinding signs designed to help people find their way around Victoria. The inaugural sign was blessed by local First Nations on March 21, 2018. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)Victoria unveiled the first of 11 wayfinding signs designed to help people find their way around Victoria. The inaugural sign was blessed by local First Nations on March 21, 2018. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
Local painter Teresa Waclawik is doing her best to brighten up the dreary situation along Niagara Street, painting a mural on the sewage pipe currently being staged in the neighbourhood as part of construction on the McLoughlin Point Wastewater Treatment Plant.                                 Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS

Victoria painter splashes some colour on a dreary situation

Six-week long James Bay construction project gives Teresa Waclawik an impromptu canvas

Local painter Teresa Waclawik is doing her best to brighten up the dreary situation along Niagara Street, painting a mural on the sewage pipe currently being staged in the neighbourhood as part of construction on the McLoughlin Point Wastewater Treatment Plant.                                 Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS
Andrea Jenkins, activist, historian, poet, and transgender woman will present a talk entitled, ‘The T is Not Silent: Centering Black Trans-Identities in an Historical Context, during the MTHF conference. Photo contributed

Moving Trans History Forward conference aimed at more than LGBTQ community

UVic’s Aaron Devor: “We’re all here to learn from each other”

Andrea Jenkins, activist, historian, poet, and transgender woman will present a talk entitled, ‘The T is Not Silent: Centering Black Trans-Identities in an Historical Context, during the MTHF conference. Photo contributed
Victoria Women’s Expo showcases the latest trends

Victoria Women’s Expo showcases the latest trends

Over 100 vendors feature lots of beauty, health, food, jewelry products and more

Victoria Women’s Expo showcases the latest trends
Kai Zheng, Josh White and Ashleigh Fletcher are among nine Stelly’s students responsible. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

Stelly’s TARDIS travels to Cap City Comic Con

Woodworking students at Stelly’s Secondary are building a TARDIS for Capital City…

Kai Zheng, Josh White and Ashleigh Fletcher are among nine Stelly’s students responsible. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)
David Bamford plays the trumpet during last year’s Nanaimo International Jazz Festival parade. The City of Nanaimo recently voted to grant the festival $10,000. (Karl Yu/The News Bulletin)

City of Nanaimo grants Jazz Fest $10,000

Funds will go towards second annual Nanaimo International Jazz Festival

David Bamford plays the trumpet during last year’s Nanaimo International Jazz Festival parade. The City of Nanaimo recently voted to grant the festival $10,000. (Karl Yu/The News Bulletin)
A Christmas Carol is a brilliant piece of theatre
A Christmas Carol is a brilliant piece of theatre

A Miracle of Team Work: Back stage at the Royal with Alberta Ballet’s Nutcracker

Monique Salez goes backstage with this holiday season’s favourite dance production.

Wintertime a boisterous holiday comedy

Wintertime is “a delightful evening of hilarity with moments of poignance and feeling.”

Gingerbread Showcase open for voting

One of Victoria’s most beloved holiday traditions, the Gingerbread Showcase in support…

A Christmas classic at the Belfry

A Christmas classic at the Belfry

Locals shine in timeless Christmas tale

A Christmas classic at the Belfry
Funny-lady Jann Arden brings Christmas show to Royal Theatre

Funny-lady Jann Arden brings Christmas show to Royal Theatre

Canadian superstar Jann Arden will bring her quick wit and passion for…

Funny-lady Jann Arden brings Christmas show to Royal Theatre
The Millies take Langham

The Millies take Langham

By Sara Wilson The Millies bring their luscious harmonies, toe-tapping beats and…

The Millies take Langham
Kenny G kicks off the holiday season

Kenny G kicks off the holiday season

World renowned saxophonist takes the stage at the Save On Foods Memorial Centre.

Kenny G kicks off the holiday season
Yellowpoint Christmas Spectacular shines with talent

Yellowpoint Christmas Spectacular shines with talent

By Sara Wilson The Yellowpoint Christmas Spectacular returns to the McPherson Playhouse…

Yellowpoint Christmas Spectacular shines with talent
Kenny G blows in the holiday season

Kenny G blows in the holiday season

By Sara Wilson One of the world’s most revered saxophonists will be…

Kenny G blows in the holiday season
Melissa Verleg (right), pictured with her husband and two boys, is fighting to have the life-sustaining medication she needs covered under B.C. medical. (Shira Brown photo)Photo by Shira Brown

B.C. residents rally for medication

Cystic fibrosis patients from Vernon, Vancouver, Victoria among those rallying at Legislature Wednesday

Melissa Verleg (right), pictured with her husband and two boys, is fighting to have the life-sustaining medication she needs covered under B.C. medical. (Shira Brown photo)Photo by Shira Brown