Wednesday, June 26, 2019

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

There will be a vigil in Victoria today for victims of New Zealand mosque...

A candle-light vigil is being held this afternoon in downtown Victoria to honour the victims of a deadly mosque shooting in New...

Family fishing rod heirloom among stolen items in recent Nanaimo theft

“...it holds countless childhood memories for me.”

BC immigrant entrepreneur program to be piloted on Vancouver Island

This is the first government step to help immigrants establish their own businesses.

Victoria woman finally charged after dog left in hot car died last summer

The incident took place during a heat wave last summer.

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Friday March 15

Want to hang out at the Crafted Farmhouse Market with us tonight?

RCMP warn Sidney residents of large spike in thefts from vehicles

Thieves are “punching” locks to break in.

Over 200 miniature earthquakes rumbled between Victoria and Seattle

They could signal the beginning of a larger event.

Police searching for missing 59-year-old Vancouver Island woman

Her disappearance is “totally out of character”.
Oak Bay Handgun

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Thursday March 14

We'll see you at the Bay Centre for lunch!

CRD opposes new highway through Sooke Hills Regional Park as alternate Malahat route

But they approved of having an alternate route.

VicPD recovers more than $35,000 from international online money scam

They are still looking for victims.

Shocking dog abuse trial sparks concerning racial threats in Duncan

North Cowichan Mayor Al Siebring said the community will not tolerate racism.

Island Health will take over all home-care services on Vancouver Island

Beacon Community Services has provided the service for the past 15 years

Duncan couple plans to travel the world after winning ‘Set For Life’

“We want to go to Belize and then maybe an African Safari.”

Three people risk their lives to rescue man from flame-engulfed vehicle near Port Alberni

He suffered serious but non life-threatening injuries.

Transport Canada grounds all Boeing 737 MAX 8 and 9 after deadly crash

The latest crash claimed the lives of 157 people, including 18 Canadians

BC Ferries is looking for your input on how to design their 5 new...

The new ferries will run from Vancouver Island to Metro Vancouver.

This new program in BC schools strives to keep teenage boys away from crime

The province is investing $1.12M into the program.

Nanaimo man wanted for stealing a woman’s purse and using her credit cards (UPDATED)

Police are "extremely grateful" for the public's assistance.

Langford family issues public plea in search for missing son

He was last seen at Langford Lanes on Saturday night.

This UVic athlete is representing Canada at the World University Games

The games are the second-largest multi-sport event, just after the Olympics.

Vancouver Island man among 18 Canadians killed in Ethiopia plane crash

The plane crashed just after takeoff on Sunday.

GoFundMe campaign launched to save Victoria’s Hermann’s Jazz Club

It is the longest continuously running jazz club in Canada.

Construction of a bus-only lane on Jacklin Road in Langford begins today

This could be faster than driving yourself 😲

13 things to do in and around Victoria this weekend, March 9th & 10th

The sun is out and so are we! ☀️

Most involuntarily admitted mental health patients in BC have not been informed of their...

“Involuntary detention and treatment is the most intrusive form of mental health care available.”

New provincial policy aims to clear car accident sites quicker

Fender benders won’t stall traffic for much longer!

BC Hydro says most British Columbians aren’t sure why Daylight Saving exists

It’s not to provide more morning daylight.

The Jersey Boys musical is coming to Victoria for the first time ever in...

There’s only 8 showings of the Broadway hit!
Victoria Police Needle

Police investigate suspicious dumpster fire in Esquimalt last night

There’s been several intentional fires set in Victoria and Saanich

New headquarters in the works for North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP

Leaks, flooding, and rodents plague the current detachment.

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.