Saturday, November 17, 2018

Brishti Basu

Senior Staff Writer and Content Manager at Victoria Buzz. Got a story? Shoot me an email: [email protected]

This luxury oceanside Sidney home is one of 8 Millionaire Lottery prizes (PHOTOS)

And it comes with a 2019 Jaguar convertible 😍

8 Christmas events happening in and around Sidney this season

Mark your calendars! πŸŽ„

New 80’s style arcade is now open in Trounce Alley

Anyone up for a pinball match? 😏

We are giving away FREE Victoria Royals tickets this Tuesday

We can't wait to see you!

BC Hydro blames frequent power outages on increasingly severe weather

Power outages in BC have increased by 265% in 5 years

The Leonid meteor shower will grace Canadian skies this weekend

Keep your eyes peeled to the skies!

BC will publicly fund gender-affirming surgery for trans people starting 2019

In the past, trans people had to travel to Montreal or the U.S. to have lower body surgery.

$16,000 worth of cocaine confiscated from West Shore residence

They also found 150 unknown pills and over $2,000 cash

Ontario professor to present talk in Victoria based on John A Macdonald statue removal

Dr. Jan Grabowski will be comparing actions in Victoria to "memory wars" in Eastern Europe

Comox Valley RCMP investigate after stranger offers candy to an 11-year-old girl

A stranger in a black van pulled up to the young girl who was riding her bike

US mayor brings terminally ill dog on road trip to her birthplace in Victoria

We're not crying, you're crying 😭

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Wednesday November 14th

Is it still called a hump day if it's part of a short week? πŸ€”

WIN your way to the Christmas Craft Beer show happening this month (CONTEST)

'Tis the season to get litty 🍻

7-Eleven Canada will sow a plant for every cup of hot beverage sold

Helping the environment, one cup of joe at a time

Vancouver Island cheese product recalled after E. Coli outbreak in BC

Five people became ill in B.C.

Over 1,200 new affordable rental homes planned for Vancouver Island

588 new homes are slated for Victoria

Canada’s new vertical $10 banknote will go into circulation next week (PHOTOS)

With a portrait of the first Canadian woman to ever be featured on a regular banknote

“Weird Al” Yankovic will perform in Victoria next summer

Are you ready to get weird, Victoria?

Victoria to commemorate 85th anniversary of Ukrainian genocide this month

A candle-lighting ceremony will be hosted in memory of the millions who died in the man-made famines of 1933

Victoria Buzz acquires prominent Vancouver Island Facebook page

Exciting times, Vancouver Island!

15-year-old cyclist killed in vehicle collision on Vancouver Island

The driver of the motor vehicle is cooperating with police

Starbucks is opening at UVic in fall 2019

It'll take over the location that is currently occupied by Finnerty Express

Sooke woman warns of leptospirosis after her dog succumbs to disease

This is the first known case of the disease originating in Sooke

Eight facilities on Vancouver Island now have $10-a-day child care programs

Part of the NDP's initiative to lower child care costs for families

Facebook Dating has officially launched in Canada

No swiping with this one!

Three KiSS 103.1 Victoria radio personalities let go by Rogers Media

Rumour has it, the station is planning to switch to Country music

Unique tricycle stolen from Nanaimo man with mobility issues

"He's just a good guy who needs a break"

Central Saanich to unveil new cenotaph this Remembrance Day

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War

Monty Python actor John Cleese announces show in Victoria next summer

Get ready to laugh your @*# off!

Groups working with trauma victims can now apply for provincial grants in BC

The funding comes from civil forfeiture proceeds

Police evacuate Victoria City Hall area following second bomb threat of the day (UPDATED)

BREAKING: This is the second bomb scare of the day
Victoria Police

Victoria Law Courts evacuated due to bomb threat (UPDATED)

BREAKING: The Provincial Courthouse has been locked down
BC Transit Bus Lane

BC Transit offers free rides for Canadian military personnel on Remembrance Day

Buses have stops close to several major ceremony locations around town
James Bay Branch

Victoria library workers vote overwhelmingly in support of strike action

Demands related to scheduling, and the employment of student workers have not been met

Province lowers speed limits on three Vancouver Island highway segments

Speed limits were increased in 2014, resulting in higher collision rates for several highway segments across BC

Douglas Street 24-hour bike and transit lanes come into effect on Monday

Driving a motor vehicle in these lanes will cost you a pretty penny

Dog attack injures four people in Colwood

CRD Animal Control will be reviewing the dog's history of aggression

Greater Victoria will experience up to 90 km/h wind gusts tonight

A cold front will be sweeping across BC's south coast tonight

Victoria ranked one of the best small cities in the world (SURVEY)

The capital city is not a bad place to be!

Mother Mother is coming to Victoria this winter

With brand new tracks from their album, Dance and Cry!

New British Columbia IDs to feature ‘X’ gender identity option

The option is available as of November 1st

13 photos of the eleven Golden Retriever puppies up for adoption in Victoria (PHOTOS)

Brb, applying for puppy cuddles ASAP 🐾😭

Police investigating 6 suspicious fires in Victoria and Saanich on Halloween night

Three in Victoria, three in Saanich 😬

9 photos of The Glorious Sons at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre (PHOTOS)

Calling all rock fans! 🀘🏻

Creative Craft Fair returns to Pearkes Rec Centre next weekend (CONTEST)

It's one of the first craft fairs of the season! πŸŽ„

Smoky skies around Greater Victoria area caused by controlled burning

In case you were wondering what's on fire