Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Adam Chan

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Victoria-born, UVic alum, and Staff Writer at Victoria Buzz. Feel free to send any story tips to [email protected]

6 brand new businesses in downtown Victoria you have to check out

Including a spot that houses the largest sake collection in Canada!

Victoria-based apparel company set to appear on Dragon’s Den this Thursday

“I am grateful for all the support I’ve received in my hometown."
CANADIAN MONEY

Almost half of all Canadians are just $200 away from not being able to...

1 in 3 said they did not make enough to cover their bills.

Officials discover source of what poisoned 12 bald eagles in Cowichan Valley (Graphic Images)

(WARNING: This article contains graphic images)

Residential fire in View Royal sends one person to hospital

No other injuries were reported.

73-year-old man dies in single vehicle crash in Nanaimo

The vehicle was being driven erratically just before the incident.

7-Eleven has partnered with Ghostbusters to create an insane AR videogame

Like Pokemon Go but with 100% more 👻

Saanich police warn that thefts from vehicles are on the rise

“In almost all of the reported incidents owners have left their vehicle unlocked.”
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Police searching for man who exposed himself to a woman near Swan Creek Park

The incident took place on Thursday afternoon.

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Friday January 18th

What's better, a wild Friday or a cozy night?

Former US president Barack Obama speaking in Vancouver this March

“At this moment in history, [former] President Obama is quite possibly the most coveted speaker in the world..."

“Most magnificent” old growth forest in Canada found on Vancouver Island

“This is perhaps the most magnificent and stunningly beautiful old-growth forest I’ve ever seen..."

Saanich K9 hunts down dangerous driver in Oak Bay

The driver drove into a park then abandoned his car.

Rowing Canada’s national training facility is leaving Elk Lake

The team's been training there since 1984.
RCMP Sooke

2 Port Alberni RCMP officers attacked with bear spray during arrest

RCMP are requesting charges of assault against a police officer and assault with a weapon.
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New long-term care facility for seniors coming to Comox Valley

There will be over 150 permanent beds available.

The latest Vancouver Island Lotto 6/49 winner just came forward and plans to buy...

“It really is an overwhelming blessing to be able to have security for your family.”

2 dogs were rescued from an Oak Bay house fire Tuesday night

Damage to the house is estimated at $50,000 to $100,000.

Province offers funding for fruit tree growers in BC

BC produces one third of all of Canada's fruit! 🍎

A rare Super Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse is set to rise over Vancouver Island...

You won't be able to see one again until 2022

The average British Columbian thinks they will need $1.07 million to retire (POLL)

16% said they were “very confident” they could reach their goal.

Zero visibility due to fog causes flight delays and cancellations along BC coast

You might want to double check your flight itinerary

Truck carrying 5 people drives off cliff near Fanny Bay on Sunday

Two adults and three children, the youngest being 12 years old.

Vancouver Island man plans to purchase a vintage Corvette after Lotto 6/49 win

"I thought it must be some mistake..."

You can now adopt one of the mysterious 101 chickens that appeared on the...

Do you know anyone that owns chickens?

Two people killed in head-on crash in Nanaimo on Monday

Both drivers were pronounced deceased at the scene.

VicPD K-9 helps nab wanted man with Canada-wide warrants related to homicide

He was convicted of manslaughter in the death of his 10-week-old son.

Frito-Lay delivery truck erupts into flames Monday morning

Those really were some Flamin’ Hot Cheetos

Victoria ranked one of the friendliest places in Canada in 2018

3 other BC communities made the list.

Esquimalt community to host pancake breakfast fundraiser for Duncan family on Saturday

They lost their home in December's windstorm and then were robbed.