Saturday, November 17, 2018

14 things to do in and around Victoria this weekend, November 17th – 18th

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas

30th annual Out of Hand Modern Market is back in Victoria next week (CONTEST)

'Tis the season for craft fairs and artisan goods 😍

BC Hydro blames frequent power outages on increasingly severe weather

Power outages in BC have increased by 265% in 5 years

Two whales found dead near Vancouver Island this week

One dead humpback whale washed up at the Tsawwasswen ferry terminal today

The Leonid meteor shower will grace Canadian skies this weekend

Keep your eyes peeled to the skies!

BC children with special needs to benefit from new devices made in Victoria

They were made by the CanAssist team at UVic

Métis flag raised in front of BC parliament building for Louis Riel Day

“Today, we commemorate the life of Louis Riel, a dedicated Métis leader, politician, and the founder of the province of Manitoba.”

BC will publicly fund gender-affirming surgery for trans people starting 2019

In the past, trans people had to travel to Montreal or the U.S. to have lower body surgery.

$16,000 worth of cocaine confiscated from West Shore residence

They also found 150 unknown pills and over $2,000 cash

Sooke resident confronts couple allegedly crabbing illegally (VIDEO)

"You have a bucket full of undersized crab. You don't know what you're doing."

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Starbucks is opening at UVic in fall 2019

It'll take over the location that is currently occupied by Finnerty Express

15-year-old cyclist killed in vehicle collision on Vancouver Island

The driver of the motor vehicle is cooperating with police

Victoria Buzz acquires prominent Vancouver Island Facebook page

Exciting times, Vancouver Island!