VICTORIA, BC, March 5, 2017 – The first leader’s jerseys of the 2017 Canada Cup mountain bike series were awarded on Saturday at Bear Mountain Resort, just outside Victoria, BC.  The Canada Cup has been the career starting point for many of Canada’s top professional and Olympic riders. Situated in the foothills of Mount Finlayson with… Read more »

The new $200 million Belmont Residences development in Langford will create hundreds of new residential and rental units. Tess van Straaten reports.

An ambitious new affordable housing development is now under construction in Langford. “It’s a big project and we’re really excited about it,” says Langford Mayor Stew Young. “It’s right in the heart of Langford.” The $200-million Belmont Residences project will see 440 residential units, including around 155 rental properties, constructed on part of the old… Read more »

Bear Mountain gears up for inaugural bike festival

It’s January 24—so by now the whole country has started binging on chocolate and deeply regretting spending $400 on gym memberships. But for the steel-willed few who still haven’t broken their New Year’s fitness resolutions, the Bear Mountain Bike Festival weekend is a haven for athletes and cycling enthusiasts alike. The headline event of the… Read more »

Canadian women’s rugby: Support the key to success

Bronze-medallist Olympian Bianca Farella labelled it the Canadian women’s sevens rugby team’s “Tour de Vic.” The national squad conducted a swing through the region Monday to thank all those places and venues that over the past four years helped the team rise to the podium at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics, making stops at Langford… Read more »

Colin Montgomerie wins Bear Mountain PGA event; three-hole playoff

Scott McCarron left the door open a smidgen and Scotsman Colin Montgomerie burst through it on Sunday, stealing the Pacific Links Bear Mountain Championship trophy right out of the American’s hands on a day full of low scores at the PGA Tour Champions tournament. Montgomerie made about a 15-foot birdie putt from just off the… Read more »


If Day 1 of the 2016 Pacific Links Bear Mountain Championship started out being all about #ThePower3 – with Bernhard Langer, Vijay Singh and Miguel Angel Jimenez teeing off at 12:55 pm in quite the legendary matchup – it finished up being Scott McCarron’s party. Shooting a 9 under 62, McCarron not only finished top… Read more »