Erin McCracken

Command changes in store for West Coast navy

Plenty of movement in store for Maritime Forces Pacific personnel

CFB Esquimalt civilian environment officer Tracy Cornforth leans on a new fence at Macaulay Point Park. The enclosures were erected to protect two endangered plant species, the dense-flowered lupine and the purple sanicle.

CFB Esquimalt naturalists planting a seed for the future

A rescue effort is underway to protect rare plants at Esquimalt’s Macaulay Point Park

CFB Esquimalt civilian environment officer Tracy Cornforth leans on a new fence at Macaulay Point Park. The enclosures were erected to protect two endangered plant species, the dense-flowered lupine and the purple sanicle.
Victoria News reporter Erin McCracken receives a crash course in operating a B.C Transit bus from B.C. Transit safety and training officer Phil Thornton-Joe Thursday before competing in the company's Bus Rodeo media challenge. McCracken earned a second-place finish.

Behind the wheel: My travels with B.C. Transit

Note: No passengers or B.C. Transit employees were injured in my driving attempt

Victoria News reporter Erin McCracken receives a crash course in operating a B.C Transit bus from B.C. Transit safety and training officer Phil Thornton-Joe Thursday before competing in the company's Bus Rodeo media challenge. McCracken earned a second-place finish.
With the Clipper ferry in the background, Sean Ward, acting chief of Canada Border Services Agency - Victoria operations, speaks to media Wednesday as Victoria police spokesperson Mike Tucker, centre, and Victoria police Det. Paul Spencelayh, right, look on. Border agents and Victoria police arrested a California man on Tuesday (March 27) after he arrived Monday (March 26) on the Clipper, allegedly in possession of child pornography.

Border agents stop California man with child porn in Victoria

Police say Canadian public not at risk

With the Clipper ferry in the background, Sean Ward, acting chief of Canada Border Services Agency - Victoria operations, speaks to media Wednesday as Victoria police spokesperson Mike Tucker, centre, and Victoria police Det. Paul Spencelayh, right, look on. Border agents and Victoria police arrested a California man on Tuesday (March 27) after he arrived Monday (March 26) on the Clipper, allegedly in possession of child pornography.
Victoria police say Kayla Holmes, 17, has not been seen or heard from since Thursday night, when she left her James Bay home.

UPDATE: Teenage Victoria girl found safe and sound

Victoria police report that Kayla Holmes was located Saturday

Victoria police say Kayla Holmes, 17, has not been seen or heard from since Thursday night, when she left her James Bay home.

Victoria-area dealers mourn loss of police motorbike contract

VicPD selects Arizona company to supply new motorcycles

Esquimalt shaking up animal control in the municipality

Extra parks patrols, variable schedule expected from new contractor

Guy Gene Tomoff is wanted by Victoria police after the 50-year-old walked away from a halfway house in Victoria where he was serving a federal sentence. Police say the parolee has a history of violence and should not be confronted.

Victoria police hunt fugitive with history of violence

Guy Gene Tomoff believed to be residing in Greater Victoria

Guy Gene Tomoff is wanted by Victoria police after the 50-year-old walked away from a halfway house in Victoria where he was serving a federal sentence. Police say the parolee has a history of violence and should not be confronted.

Suspected drunk drivers crash into parked cars, tree, telephone pole over weekend

Havoc results in towed vehicle, tickets and arrest

Teens in trouble following Esquimalt stabbing

A 19-year-old and a 15-year-old face several charges

Butter knife-wielding car thief caught red-handed: VicPD

Victoria man charged with several Criminal Code offences

Suspect cat shooting prompts pellet gun warning from VicPD

Case stalls in absence of evidence, witness reports

A bus rider climbs aboard the No. 14 bus in downtown Victoria. The route, popular with University of Victoria and Camosun College students, is among those that will have its service boosted on April 1.

Restored service hours benefit of transit budget health in Greater Victoria

Transit commission members use extra revenue found from various sources

A bus rider climbs aboard the No. 14 bus in downtown Victoria. The route, popular with University of Victoria and Camosun College students, is among those that will have its service boosted on April 1.

Conservationists call on navy to restrict sonar use in whale habitat

HMCS Ottawa captain cites Canadian Forces' marine mammal mitigation policy to defend activities in Juan de Fuca Strait

Anniversary of little Michael Dunahee’s disappearance passes

Victoria police continue to actively investigate missing person case

Latest wind storm in Greater Victoria produces wind chime noise complaint

VicPD peels back layers on ongoing neighbour dispute in Fairfield

Victoria murder suspect pleads guilty to assault charge

Judge not convinced that assault led directly to death

Langford residents Kim Newhaus and Chris Cordray hold their Delivery Mates pizza delivery kits at the Inn at Laurel Point while waiting for their turn at the Dragon’s Den audition.

Innovators line up to woo Dragons

Chris Cordray hoped his small and compact delivery bag invention would impress producers from CBC’s Dragons’ Den

Langford residents Kim Newhaus and Chris Cordray hold their Delivery Mates pizza delivery kits at the Inn at Laurel Point while waiting for their turn at the Dragon’s Den audition.

Unchallenged Esquimalt mayor gathered modest campaign war chest

Barb Desjardins wanted to be prepared going into campaign

Burden lighter on Esquimalt taxpayers

Proposed tax hike continues to be scaled back by councillors

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