Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Adam Chan

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

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Friday March 8

Happy International Women's Day! ♀️
Elk/Beaver Lake

The toxic blue-green algae warning has lifted from Elk Lake after nearly 4 months

The algae was potentially lethal for animals.

Footage of BC fishermen throwing explosive at sea lions sparks controversy (VIDEO)

The device is called a ‘bear banger’.

17-year-old in critical condition after being struck by SUV in Nanaimo

The youth was walking through a marked crosswalk.

Victoria could see snow, thunder, and sunshine throughout this week

If you don’t like the weather - wait 5 minutes!

Multiple people identified in Victoria man’s ongoing murder investigation

The homicide took place in 2017, but police are still looking for more information.

Jeopardy’s Alex Trebek diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer

He plans to continue hosting the show.

Downtown apartment building evacuated after fire breaks out on lower-floor (PHOTOS)

Firefighters now have the blaze under control.

Stranded dog rescued from frigid waters by VicPD and Animal Control

The dog was stuck on a rock 150 feet offshore.

Pat Bay Highway crash shuts down road and pushes median barrier into oncoming traffic

Three people were transported to hospital for injuries.

You can now spend a night stargazing in these incredible domes in Tofino

We’re SO ready for this glamping trip 😍

These are the top 20 richest people in Canada

Billions upon billions 💰

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Tuesday March 5

Get your dancing shoes ready! 💃

Victoria Police seize 2 replica handguns over the weekend

Police noticed a “bulge” in one of the suspect’s pants 👀

Help judge a food eating competition that raises money for charity

Master chefs and Hungry Hearts!

The world’s tallest gnome on Vancouver Island is being torn down

It’s Guinness World Records certified.

Luke Perry, star of 90210 and Riverdale dies at 52

He suffered a massive stroke on Wednesday.

Bystanders save father and daughter from violent carjacking in Saanich

It was the suspect's second attempted carjacking of the night.

Dairy Queen is selling Blizzards for $0.99 starting next week

Make sure to bring a friend!

Fire engulfs boathouse near Swartz Bay ferry terminal

One person may have suffered from smoke inhalation.

Victoria Royals are giving away FREE Don Cherry bobbleheads this Saturday

It’s the last 3 home games of the season!

Victoria’s 2nd annual Irish Whiskey Hooley is happening tomorrow

Don't forget to dress up for this Irish party! ☘️🍻

Section of Cloverdale Avenue closed after truck drags down hydro pole

Live wires were strewn across the road
Victoria Police

Victoria police issue warning after Airbnb properties were used for prostitution ring

One property also had thousands of dollars’ in furnishings stolen.

One person ejected from vehicle in Douglas Street crash last night

The road was closed overnight.

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Friday March 1

Look at all that sunshine! ☀️😎

ICBC can now revoke your driver’s license if you don’t pay child support

They can also refuse to renew your license.

Victoria MP Murray Rankin says he will not run for re-election this year

He has represented Victoria for the past 7 years.

Province increases financial support for caregivers and foster parents

It’s the first increase since 2009.

VicPD K9 helps tracks down fleeing assault suspect

He didn’t get far 🏃🐕

Dragon’s Den open auditions are coming to Victoria next week

Get your pitches ready, Victoria!

Province orders 6 new officers for Victoria and Esquimalt

The order overrules budget decisions made in 2018.

Here’s why you might see a BC Transit bus full of menstrual products this...

Everyone should have access to the health products they need.

BC’s largest programming competition is coming to Victoria this weekend

*Hacker voice* 💻 “I’m in.”

A&W is launching a new Beyond Meat vegan breakfast sandwich in March

Featuring an entirely plant-based sausage patty.

RCMP searching for missing 60-year-old Vancouver Island man

He was last seen in November, 2018.
Cordova Bay

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Thursday February 28

Can you believe it's already the last day of February? 🤯

Impaired driving charge laid following roll-over crash on Admirals Road Tuesday

Speed is also believed to have been a factor.

Duncan woman pleads guilty in shocking animal abuse case

Her co-accused pleaded not guilty back in June.

Mira Laurence returns to Vancouver Island to join Pacific FC

The former Canucks rinkside reporter is back in town!

Military attacks between India and Pakistan prompt Canadian travel advisory

Air Canada has temporarily cancelled all flights to India.