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Victoria-born, UVic alum, and Staff Writer at Victoria Buzz. Feel free to send any story tips to [email protected]
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Nanaimo RCMP arrest sleeping man in stolen car full of stolen goods

A few items found in the vehicle include break-in tools, ID's, and the license plate to another vehicle that was reported stolen

A gorgeous harvest moon is set to rise over Vancouver Island on Monday

The forecast for Monday night is clear skies

Saanich votes in favour of banning single-use plastic bags by the end of 2019

Victoria's ban came into effect on July 1st

Saanich offers land and module housing to BC Housing for homeless

Saanich also allows temporary overnight sheltering in 102 Saanich parks

Victoria police searching for missing 26-year-old man (UPDATED)

Partington was last seen on September 19

McDonald’s to launch McDelivery in Victoria next week

May the hungry and the hungover rejoice

Goldstream Park campground closing due to homeless campers (UPDATED)

The campground, which usually welcomes campers year-round, has not announced when it will reopen.
bike lane

Victoria wins community planning and development award for bike lanes

Victoria's application was chosen over four other applicants

Canada’s ban on trans fat officially goes into effect today

Trans fats raise "bad" cholesterol" and lower "good" cholesterol

RCMP looking for witnesses of 3-vehicle crash on Sooke Road Friday

All three drivers were transported to hospital for injuries.

McDonald’s is giving away FREE cheeseburgers across Canada tomorrow

Nothing says 'I’m Lovin It' like free cheeseburgers!

Noodlebox to donate 50% of proceeds for mental health on Wednesday

Noodlebox hopes to surpass the $20,000 it made last year

The Weather Network just released Canada’s fall forecast

"...we expect a less active and less tumultuous pattern than normal."

Victoria to open overnight shelter every night starting in October

The shelter is being opened in response to urgent need

The Cook Street Marketplace is closing its doors after 32 years in business

John and his guitar will be hanging out on his last day.

Here’s why the historic Laurel Point cannon was removed

Have you heard the cannon firing at noon before?

Floyd’s Diner may close its flagship downtown Victoria location

Get a Mahoney before it's too late!
made in canada

4 in 10 immigrants believe religious freedom in Canada is better than home country

Just over half of Canadians say religion has a positive effect on the world overall

7-11 brings back ‘Name Your Price’ slurpee day tomorrow

Choose your flavour and how much you want to pay.

UVic working on plans to create marijuana smoking areas

Legalization is slated for October 17th

National rowing team considers relocating from Victoria’s Elk Lake

The national Olympic rowing team has practiced in Victoria since 1984

Province to create almost 1,400 new child-care spaces over the next decade

Have you been having trouble finding child-care?

Canada and U.S. return to NAFTA negotations

President Trump has promised “punitive tariffs” if a deal is not reached

These 3 UVic professors have been elected Royal Society of Canada fellows

It's the highest academic honour in the country

Royal B.C. Museum experts issue warning for spider season

Your house is basically Tinder for spiders right now
maple mountain

B.C. Government partners with local communities to tackle wildfire prevention

2018 was the worst year for wildfires in BC on record

B.C. government sets highest maximum rent increase at 4.5% – highest in 14 years

In comparison Ontario’s rent increase for 2019 sits at 1.8%

Canada Post workers consider strike or lockout this month

A job action could commence as early as September 26th

Nanaimo RCMP searching for missing 17-year-old girl

Brianna Fisher was last seen on Friday, September 7th

Victoria’s Steve Nash inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame

“If you’re patient, the plateaus will become springboards.”

VicPD’s Chief Constable and Deputy Chief “arrested” for Tour de Rock

Locked up for a good cause 🚓

BC Corrections fails to meet deadline to start external inspections

The deadline for implementing this recommendation was March 31, 2018

Special air quality statement issued for southern Vancouver Island

Have you been smelling smoke in the air?
centennial square

Victoria releasing sketches and concepts to revitalize Centennial Square

Here’s a chance to voice your thoughts on improving the area