Saturday, December 15, 2018

Brishti Basu

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

Butchart Gardens’ Magic of Christmas Season starts tonight

It's the most wonderful time of the year! πŸŽ„

These two people may have information about violent Nanaimo home invasion

RCMP are asking for the public's assistance in identifying them

Chuck’s Burger Bar is officially open in downtown Victoria

Which will you try first: the poutines or the burgers?

Canada Post warns customers that backlogs may cause delivery delays into 2019

International parcel deliveries are expected to be delayed until March

Two childhood friends from Vancouver Island win $19.8 million Lotto 6/49 jackpot

New houses, cars, vacations, and retirements are in order!

Shaw is doubling internet speeds for all customers up to 600 mbps for free

"This isn't a promotion or a one-time offer."

No tsunami warning issued for Vancouver Island following 7.0 M earthquake in Alaska

The only tsunami warnings issued so far are in the coastal areas of Cook Inlet and southern Kenai Peninsula in Alaska

These 47 breweries will be at the Christmas Craft Beer Show this weekend

Have a beer-y Christmas and a hoppy new year! 🍻

Elderly couple violently assaulted in Nanaimo home invasion

They were asleep when 3 men broke into their home and attacked them

Dive into the Christmas spirit at the annual Sidney Merchants Open House this Friday

Horse-drawn carriage rides, carollers, picturesque stores, and gingerbread houses? Yes please πŸŽ„

Victoria will receive over 400 new licensed childcare spaces

These spaces will be co-located at six elementary schools across the city

ICBC will redirect 50% of its advertising funds to police traffic enforcement

The crown corporation is expected to suffer a loss $890 million this fiscal year

Victoria Royals nails the ‘header challenge’ and it’s going viral (VIDEO)

These guys sure know how to headbutt a soccer ball ⚽️

8-year-old Victoria philanthropist raises funds to acquire diabetic alert dog

This Giving Tuesday, let's help a little kid with a really big heart!
Victoria Police Needle

Saanich firefighters battle multiple fires at Camosun College Interurban campus

Β BC Hydro, Saanich Police, and K9 units are also at the scene

5 ways to spike your eggnog this holiday season

What's the craziest boozy eggnog you've ever tried? πŸ€”

BC to build over 190 homes for Indigenous people on Vancouver Island

BC will be the first to dedicate provincial housing funds to on-reserve homes

Canada Post back-to-work legislation up for debate in Senate after passing in House of...

Bill-C89 has been criticized by NDP and labour leaders for undermining the collective bargaining process

Watch the official live broadcast of the 37th Island Farms Santa’s Light Parade here

Bringing you fresh coverage of an old Victoria tradition πŸŽ„

Nanaimo pedestrian seriously injured after being struck by vehicle

Alcohol/drug impairment and speed have been ruled out as contributing factors

Elections BC extends referendum vote deadline in light of rotating Canada Post strikes

But the deadline to request a voting package is still midnight tonight!

Oak Bay police officer discharged after using the sevices of a sex trade worker

It is unclear whether the officer was on or off duty at the time

Nanaimo hospital will have a new ICU by 2021

In 2013, the NRGH's ICU was found to be one of the worst in Canada

Victoria is forecast to get 7 straight days of rain

Time to get out the rain gear

Victoria-based Giller Prize winning author Esi Edugyan to host book signing in Langford

This is the second Giller prize win for the Victoria-based author

You can get half priced Jugo Juice at the Bay Centre today

Smoothie time! πŸ₯€

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!

WIN two weekend passes and $75 to the 30th annual Out of Hand Modern...

'Tis the season for craft fairs and artisan goods 😍

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