Wednesday, October 17, 2018

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Globetrotting photo fiend!

7 tips to enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner on a budget this weekend

We bid you a satisfying and restful food coma

31 haunted places around Victoria you have to visit

Almost every building in the downtown core has a ghost story. 

Oh What a Night! – Le Dîner en Blanc 2018 (PHOTOS)

The outfits, the glamour...

West Shore RCMP unveil Wall of Honour for fallen officers (PHOTOS)

The ceremony coincided with the two-year anniversary of the tragic on-duty death of Constable Sarah Beckett

30 of the best spots to see cherry blossoms in and around Victoria

Instagram is about to get a lot more pink!

11 stunning locations to view the Fall colours in Victoria (PHOTOS)

Catch nature's vibrant show!

7 tips to enjoy a Thanksgiving on a budget this weekend

Enjoy a palate-pleasing dinner.

8 recipes for your freshly picked blackberries

Blackberry Bounty – Recipes for this summer!

The BEST spots to grab a Caesar in Victoria

Yes please!

Terry Fox exhibit at Royal BC Museum for Canada’s 150th Anniversary

Terry Fox, was a young man from Port Coquitlam who at the age of 18, lost part of his right leg to bone cancer. The...

6 locations to enjoy Easter Brunch in Victoria

Easter is just a week away and some of Victoria's finest establishments are preparing unforgettable brunches filled with classic and seasonal dishes. Here are six...

Start spring right with our 3 favourite Smoothie Bowls in Victoria

Delicious, cool, and healthy! 😍

Movie Night at the Market returns tonight with “Doctor Strange”

It's midweek, you've been working hard, and now it's time to treat yourself to a good ol' movie night. Head to the Victoria Public Market...

Where to drink and be merry in Victoria this St. Patrick’s Day!

The luck of the Irish has delivered St. Patrick's Day on a Friday this year. So to help you in your quest for the best...

Victoria Flower Count is here March 6th – March 12th, 2017!

The annual Victoria Flower Count commenced today, and even the morning snow did not stop the counting! The light-hearted event begins March 6th and runs through March 12. Each...

Victoria Butterfly Gardens brand new INSECTARIUM is now OPEN!

The Victoria Butterfly Gardens are up and running following renovations, with a brand new INSECTARIUM! See fascinating insects and invertebrates from around the globe: mantises,...

Your guide to Victoria Beer Week, March 3 – 11

March is here and that means it's time for the annual Victoria Beer Week! The craft beer-focused celebration will take place March 3-11, 2017...
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Consolidated 911 dispatch centre expected by 2019

A South Island Dispatch Centre located in a new shared state-of-the-art post-disaster facility is set to operate as the 'first point' of contact for 9-1-1...

6 Reasons to Visit Seattle with Clipper Vacations This Spring (CONTEST)

Spring is the perfect time to visit Seattle, as the rainy days give way to sunshine and optimistic blue skies. Shake those winter blues with...

Be a Tourist in Your Hometown – 5 things to know!

Live it up like a tourist. Save like a local. Tomorrow marks the start of Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown, running from...

Ordering a pint of beer – local Redditor warns you might be getting ripped...

A local Redditor made the following informative post to the popular discussion board, and has allowed Victoria Buzz to share it with our readers: I recently...

7 Romantic Things To Do in Victoria this Valentine’s Day

Whether you’re looking for a "Nooner", a four-course tea, or to lock up your love, we’ve got you covered for Valentine’s Day. Here are 7...

Stuck drivers are rescued by good Samaritans!

As chaos descended on Victoria's roads this afternoon, many drivers found themselves struggling to make it up icy hills and slippery slopes. When out of...

Winter Storm hits afternoon commuter traffic

The winter storm has hit Victoria commuters this afternoon, causing widespread traffic accidents and traffic jams. Police and other first responders have been kept...

The Dining Room at Butchart Gardens one of 100 Most Romantic Restaurants for 2017

The Dining Room at The Butchart Gardens has made it into the 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in Canada for 2017! The Dining Room is a...

Rocket Man with Chris Hadfield coming to Victoria!

Col. Chris Hadfield, was the first Canadian to walk in space, the first to operate the Canadarm, flew two space shuttle missions and served as...

Victoria once again crowned Canada’s Most Romantic City

For the fifth year in a row, Victoria has been named Canada's Most Romantic City according to Amazon.ca. Six of the top twenty cities are located...

Victoria least affordable smaller housing market in international report

If you thought Victoria's housing prices were unaffordable - you were right. An annual international survey has rated Victoria the least affordable smaller housing...

Film industry career fair coming to Victoria

Dreaming of those bright lights of the film industry? Now is your chance to learn more at the FILM INDUSTRY CAREER FAIR: "REEL JOBS IN...
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Cold snap broken as mild Pacific air and rain move in

Get ready for rainy, grey and windy days for the week ahead. Environment Canada says a series of moist and increasingly mild Pacific storms are...

Step into spring in winter at the Butchart Gardens!

Beat those winter blues and step into paradise at the Butchart Gardens' annual Spring Prelude! "The Spring Prelude display was created to provide our visitors with...

20 things to do around Victoria this weekend Dec 10-11

Saturday, Dec 10 Moss Street Holiday Market What: The annual Holiday Market features 80 vendors selling bath products, cards, calendars, clothing, jewelry, pottery, glassworks, art, toys, preserves, baked...

10 PHOTOS of the glowing sunset dazzling Victoria on this icy evening

At the end of a chilly, snow and ice covered day, Victoria commuters were treated to a breathtaking golden and red explosion of colour over...

5 Things You Need to Know to Deal with the Icy Conditions

With the first snowfall of the season, come reports of people slipping on ice as well as seniors being unable to leave their homes,...

20 things to do around Victoria this weekend Nov 25-27!

Friday Nov 25  28th Annual Out of Hand Artisan Fair What: Get your Christmas shopping done at Victoria’s most prestigious artisan fair. Find some of BC’s most...

61 things to do this Christmas Season in and around Victoria!

The holidays are a wonderful time of the year to see and experience all that Victoria has to offer. With so much going on and...

Join the Ugly Christmas Sweater Fun Run!

Join in Flytographer's first annual "Ugly Christmas Sweater Fun Run"! A 5km walk/run wearing all your holiday flair! What: A fun 5km walk or run...

Snap a selfie and you could win $5000 in travel!

Grab your favourite holiday sweater set, your work family or your loved ones and snap a selfie in The Bay Centre’s larger than life...

7.4 magnitude earthquake near Fukushima triggers tsunami warning

Update: Japan lifted the tsunami warning some four hours after the powerful quake. The largest recorded wave was 1.4 metres (4.6 feet). Earlier: A tsunami warning is...

Find Mr. Nutcracker shopping in Oak Bay Village and win!

Mr. Nutcracker is arriving in Victoria by Helijet a few days before his debut Nutcracker performance at the Royal Theatre with Canada’s Royal Winnipeg...

Have your say on proposed Supervised Consumption Sites

In response to some concerns regarding the methodology in the online questionnaire that Island Health is using to solicit feedback from the public on...

Bravery of those in law enforcement recognized at B.C.’s Police Honours Night

The bravery and dedication beyond the call of duty of 56 women and men of law enforcement were recognized in at B.C.'s 35th annual...

Canada’s National Gingerbread Showcase 2016: Nov 19 – Jan 2

More than just a house, these are "sweet" masterpieces! Canada's National Gingerbread Showcase at Inn at Laurel Point, brings together professionals and amateur chefs from across Canada,...

16 things to do this weekend November 11 – 13

Friday, Nov 11 Remembrance Day What: Canadians across the country will mark Remembrance Day on Nov. 11 by attending ceremonies to pay their respects to those who...

Mounties babysit at Langford daycare, after provider has medical emergency

On Tuesday, November 8th, three West Shore RCMP members took on the role of babysitters at a local Langford daycare, after the provider sustained a...

Convoy of kitties travelling halfway across Canada in search of forever homes

Over 50 cats and kittens left Prince Albert, Saskatchewan early Wednesday morning to embark on a journey of nine-lifetimes. Greater Victoria Animal Crusaders (GVAC...

Where did Captain Cook go?

Locals and visitors have been wondering what happened to the statue of Captain James Cook. The effigy has been in the Inner Harbour for 40...

Changes to campground reservation system to increase fairness

Following public complaints about overbooking and unscrupulous reselling, the BC government has announced changes to the camping reservation system for 2017, to ensure fairness for users....

Best Victoria Instagram Photos! November 01-07

This island has some fantastic Instagram accounts. So each week we compile a selection of some of the best photos, that used the hashtag...