Monday, April 22, 2019

Brishti Basu

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

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West Shore RCMP arrest man for sexually assaulting another man at Thetis Lake

The victim was jogging around the lake when he encountered the molester on the trail

RCMP says Langford daycare where infant suffered head injury is cooperating with the investigation

"No arrests have been made and no charges have been laid"

Two injured in collision between pick-up truck and car in Nanaimo on Monday

One of the drivers is suffering from serious but non-life threatening injuries

This week’s Lotto Max jackpot is a whopping $55 million

May the odds be ever in your favour!
BC Transit Bus Lane

BC Transit spring service changes will take effect on April 8th

Some buses will be rerouted due to construction

BC Hydro rates will increase by 1.8% starting Monday

The result of a BC Liberal government move that will cost customers $16 billion over the next 20 years

BC introduces new program designed to help children with anxiety

Children can soon access educational videos and weekly telephone coaching sessions from home
ska & reggae festival

Here’s the lineup for the 20th annual Victoria Ska & Reggae Fest this summer

Headlined by Bob Marley's son, Ky-Mani Marley! 🎶

Former Victoria Buzz staff writer wins national CBC comedy contest

He's the "awkward young man with good jokes"! 🎤

ICBC will implement increased benefits for auto injury victims starting April 1st

Injured parties will also have 60 days to submit their claims

10-year-old West Shore patient Hannah Day diagnosed with cancer for the third time

Tests have revealed several tumours in her brain and spine
Royal Jubilee Hospital

Island Health confirms two cases of measles at Royal Jubilee Hospital

Individuals may have been exposed to the disease at the given dates and times

Saanich Police arrest motorhome driver for possession of loaded firearm stolen in 1985

He was originally stopped for driving too slow
Victoria Police

Assault in downtown Victoria leaves two women seriously injured

The suspect is believed to have been at Paparazzi nightclub prior to the attack

BREAKING: Police searching for cougar spotted in Gordon Head

BREAKING: Residents in the area are advised to bring their children and pets indoors

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Wednesday March 27

It's a beautiful day to try something new!
Victoria Police

Victoria Police seek witnesses in Dallas Road assault

A woman was attacked by a man while two others stood by

BC Coroners Service launches inquest into 16-year-old Oak Bay student who died of opioid...

His parents have been requesting this inquest since his death in April 2018

New Floyd’s Diner location will open in Saanich this April

The cat's out of the bag! 🍽

Rock the Shores will not be returning in 2019

The event took a year off in 2017 before returning last year

Victoria Police searching for missing 43-year-old man (UPDATED)

If you see Delmer Esau, call 911

Province invests $18.6 million in ground search and rescue teams across BC

SAR volunteers in BC respond to over 1,600 incidents every year.

Canada-wide recall issued for Janes Pub Style Chicken Nuggets

There have been illnesses reported linked to the product

GoodLife Fitness will be closing its Vic West facility this summer

Patrons will soon have to switch to the gym's Bay Centre location

These 3 Victoria landmarks will be lit up in red for World Tuberculosis Day

1.6 million people died of TB in 2017

BC is in for warmer than average temperatures this Spring

Sunglasses at the ready! 😎

Island Health confirms second case of whooping cough in Greater Victoria

This time at a community centre in Sidney

Woman found suffering from opiate overdose in the middle of the highway in View...

Officers and paramedics administered Narcan nasal spray to revive her

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Wednesday March 20th

Today's gonna be the bee's knees!

Federal Budget 2019: Some first time home buyers will have reduced mortgages

And a substantial increase to the Home Buyers' Plan RRSP withdrawal limit

Federal Budget 2019: Every Canadian will have high speed internet by 2030

They've pledged up to $6 billion in investments over the next 10 years

BC SPCA urges public to support bill that would help curb bestiality and dog...

Animal cruelty laws in Canada have not been substantially updated since 1892

Air Canada removes all Boeing 737 MAX aircraft from schedule until July 1st

They've included a rebooking and refund policy for all passengers affected by itinerary changes

Toronto murder suspect nabbed in Nanaimo after being spotted riding bike without a helmet

19-year-old Kyle Dias is wanted for Second Degree Murder in connection with a shooting

There have been three cougar sightings in Saanich over the past three days

In the first case, a cougar was trying to kill and eat a deer in a Cadboro Bay backyard

Suspect sought after woman sexually assaulted at knifepoint in Saanich home

Officers believe the man had prior knowledge of the house not being secured

New Canadian parents can take 5 extra weeks of shared parental leave starting tomorrow

The move is intended to shift the responsibility of child care away from primarily women