Tuesday, June 18, 2019

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Kitten abandoned in Victoria garbage can has tested positive for methamphetamine

She's been named Lily and is doing a lot better now ๐Ÿ˜ป

Mustard Seed purchases Food Security Distribution Centre building in Esquimalt

With the help of a $2 million provincial grant

These are the Victoria dates for community engagement on modernizing Royal BC Museum

Two in-person meetings and an online forum have been scheduled

Victoria game developer Kixeye purchased by Swedish company for over $120 million CAD

The creators of Battle Pirates, War Commander, and Vega Conflict

UVic study says humans consume around 100,000 plastic particles per year

In the food we eat and the air we breathe

Traffic delayed due to multi-vehicle incident on Blanshard Street (UPDATED)

Police, fire, and ambulance are currently on site

Animal Control recovers kitten abandoned in garbage can at Hillside Shopping Centre

She will be spending the night at the vet due to major health concerns

BC has the highest average gas price in Canada right now

And this "heat map" shows how we compare to other provinces

Police seek suspect who sexually assaulted two women in Nanaimo

The incidents occurred within 10 minutes of each other

Reckless Victoria driver throws lit cigarette into open window of another car

Luckily a child in the victim's vehicle was uninjured

New art exhibits will be featured on these 6 Victoria bus shelters

Showcasing local talent, one bus stop at a time!

3 recipes to celebrate Eid tonight using Vancouver Island spice blends

A hearty meal to celebrate the end of Ramadan!

Victoria is about to get 3 straight days of rain this week

Back to classic Victoria weather

Saanich Police seek victims of stolen cell phone sale scam

Have you recently bought a phone that's been blacklisted by wireless networks?

Victoria is one of the top 5 most expensive cities to rent an apartment...

Can you guess which city is #1? Hint: It's not Vancouver or Toronto

City and Colour is coming to Victoria this November

The Juno award winning band is kicking off their Canada tour right here!

36-year-old man arrested after pulling handgun on West Shore RCMP officers

"No shots were fired by either police or the suspect"

North Saanich park renamed to reflect connections to Indigenous culture

4th grade students from ศฝรU,WELแนˆEWฬฑ Tribal School successfully petitioned for the change

Victoria Police request additional funding to cover Canada Day celebration costs

Policing Canada Day festivities in Victoria costs around $122,000

Vancouver Island grocery stores launch campaign to improve food security in the region

Country Grocer, Fairway Market, Red Barn Market, The Root Cellar and Thrifty Foods, to be precise

17-year-old boy beaten with baton and robbed by three teenagers in Langford

The assailants are between 14-17 years old

Over 50% BC drivers are interested in getting an electric vehicle (POLL)

But some people are afraid of being stranded in a place without any charging stations

RCMP arrest three men for carving a swastika on the pavement in Colwood

The suspects involved had been drinking alcohol
Victoria Police

Victoria Police arrest two people for drug trafficking, seize fentanyl and cocaine

They allegedly have ties to organized crime on the Lower Mainland

52-year-old Saanich man arrested for robbing two 7-Eleven stores and TD bank

Police are still searching for a woman involved in the second robbery

BC appoints first human rights commissioner in 17 years

The only province in the country without one since 2002

UVic-owned downtown property will be converted into hotel instead of student housing

The first purpose-built hotel in Victoria since 2004

West Shore RCMP K9 officer uncovers cannabis stash hidden under a rock

Someone's about to be very disappointed ๐Ÿ™Š

Minimum wage in BC will increase by $1.20 this Saturday

Wages for liquor servers, resident caretakers and live-in camp leaders are also going up

Victoria Police searching for missing 21-year-old woman

She was last seen on May 12th

Victoria woman searching for nurse who helped her after serious fall at grocery store

Can we help her find and thank this Good Samaritan?

Saanich Police actively searching for bank robbery suspect at Tillicum Shopping Centre

BREAKING: He robbed the TD bank branch on Burnside Road West this afternoon

Police release sketch of suspect in 2018 sexual assault on Vancouver Island

The victim reported that she was walking in a park when a man grabbed her from behind

Island Health opens new mental health and substance use clinic in Langford

This referrals-based facility is located above the Westshore Urgent Primary Care Centre
bike lane

BC government to spend $5.2 million for new bike lanes and paths on Vancouver...

Victoria will be getting a multi-use trail that connects the city to Langford
Victoria Police

VicPD recover fentanyl and fake firearm while apprehending a stolen vehicle

Three individuals were arrested and are facing several charges

BC cracks down on money laundering through post-secondary institutions

As a result of Peter German's second report

Nanaimo RCMP seek man who stole Macbook Pro from Staples

"Can you identify the guy with the big hair?"
Baby Goat Cuddle

Goat Yoga returns to Victoria Lavender Farm for the summer (PHOTOS)

You can also sign up for baby goat cuddling sessions! ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜

Open fire ban for Vancouver Island goes into effect this week

The 'Fog Zone' is no longer excluded from this ban

Saanich approves $26 million redevelopment plan for Elk Lake Drive fire station

Partly due to increased service needs as a result of the city's growing population

BC Green Party introduces bill to ban LGBTQ conversion therapy

Currently prohibited in Ontario, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, and the City of Vancouver.ย 

This downtown Victoria burger joint just opened a brand new patio

Add this to the list! ๐Ÿ”๐Ÿป

Friends and family seek help locating missing Langford mom and her two young kids...

According to her husband, she went missing on Friday, May 24th