Monday, January 21, 2019

Adam Chan

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

Esquimalt Lagoon’s driftwood sculptures damaged after artist receives threats on them

"I came down today to check on them and sure enough the swan was decapitated.”

Durex issues Canada-wide recall on one of their lines of condoms

Apparently they don’t pass the company's “burst pressure specification.”
Victoria Police

Suspect arrested following sexual assault in downtown Victoria, Thursday

He was linked to two separate incidents.

Nanaimo thieves break into home and steal presents on Christmas day

“How do I explain this to my boys?”

Portofino Bakery recalls batch of gluten free almond stollen

The batch was made on December 26th, 27th, and 28th

Police investigating bizarre abduction, assault, and stabbing near Nanaimo

The investigation began after a homeowner found an injured man tied up on his property.

Good samaritan looking to return camera found at Mt Tolmie

Did you misplace your new Christmas present?

The Esquimalt Lagoon polar bear swim is returning this year

Oh, the possibilities of a brand new year!

There is a 3 sailing wait at BC Ferries today

Today is the busiest day for BC Ferries during the holidays!

This popular downtown Victoria breakfast eatery is officially closing Jan 1st

Last chance to pick up a Mahoney on Yates Street!

Nest camera captures the moment the beloved Saanichton Gary Oak fell (VIDEO)

RIP Mt. Newton Cross Road tree 😢

Duncan’s Cowichan River Bridge safety upgrades now complete

Construction began in late July.

The top 10 most ridiculous reasons people called 9-1-1 in BC in 2018

Number 6 was "to ask for help turning off their car lights"...

60 homeless shelter beds opened on Vancouver Island in time for Christmas

173 shelter beds opened across BC

One dead, two hospitalized after head-on crash near Nanaimo

Two more people were also airlifted to hospital.

15 things to do in and around Victoria this weekend, Dec. 22nd – 23rd

It's the last weekend before Christmas!

Vancouver Island woman killed in Thursday’s severe windstorm

Tens of thousands are still without power
Victoria Police Needle

Man dies after trailer fire in Cobble Hill Thursday night

No foul play is suspected

City of Victoria seeking public input on 2019 draft budget

Victorian's can respond through an online survey and two town meetings in January

VicPD investigating two sexual assaults that may be connected

The incidents took place on Dec. 4th and Dec. 13th

Here’s how you can give a personalized holiday gift to a homeless person in...

"There’s something powerfully bonding about sitting together, and listening to someone else’s story..."

BC votes to keep first-past-the-post system

Majority of Victorians voted against it.

Canadians’ donations to charity down 32% since 2006 (STUDY)

Americans are donating almost 3x as much as Canadians per average income

Over 100,000 Vancouver Island residents without power due to storm

Over 67,430 people are without power on southern Vancouver Island.

Prolific Nanaimo bicycle thief busted stealing bait bike

Don't mess with the bait bike!

Province creating new protected wildlife habitat in Cowichan Valley

Visitors can see one of the over 200 species of birds that use the habitat 🐦

Heavy winds in Cadboro Bay nearly capsize sailboat (VIDEO)

Is this your boat? 😬

Over 10,000 without power on Vancouver Island due to heavy winds

Many of the outages are caused by transmission circuit failures

BC Ferries cancels all sailings until 2 p.m. today due to high winds

"We will resume service as soon as it is safe to do so."

Here’s how to WIN $100,000 cash from the Millionaire Lottery

Dolla’ dolla’ bills y’all!

Victoria police responded to number of notable calls this weekend

“The man was reaching into his waistband for the handgun.”

Police can now demand mandatory breathalyzer tests for drivers across Canada

People who refuse the test can face a minimum fine of $2000

Province seeking British Columbians’ input for future Chinese Canadian museum

Victoria's Chinatown is the oldest in the country!

Another wind warning has been issued for most of Vancouver Island tonight

70 km/h winds are expected to hit Victoria!

Our Place hosting its annual Christmas meal for over 1,000 vulnerable people

They're prepping over 2000 pounds of food!
saanich police

Police searching for suspect in unprovoked assault at bus stop near Uptown

The suspect boarded a busy BC Transit bus around 6 p.m. Sunday

Police searching for visiting youth hockey team’s gear stolen in Victoria

The team was visiting from Banff, AB

Mt. Washington’s winter season opens this Saturday

Skiers and snowboarders rejoice!
Spirit of Vancouver Island Rescue

BC Ferries cancels over a dozen sailings due to high winds today

Sailings departing from Victoria, Vancouver, Nanaimo, and more have been cancelled
windy weather

Wind gusts up to 90 km/h expected to hit Victoria tonight

Wind warnings have been issued for almost all of the island!

Bomb threats reported in many major Canadian and US cities, including Vancouver Island

Did anyone else receive the email threat?

RCMP searching for unique items stolen from Sidney home

The items are considered very valuable

15 photos that will make you want to move to Colwood

We’ll let the pictures speak for themselves.