Saturday, December 15, 2018

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

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

Daylight Saving Time comes to an end this Sunday

Don't forget to turn your clocks and watches back!

RCMP believe missing 28-year-old Sidney man is hiding from police

There are no warrants for his arrest
Bear sighting

Black bear discovered with severed head and paws on Vancouver Island trail

WARNING: This story contains graphic images
ICBC

High-risk drivers will be charged higher ICBC rates starting this week

People with a history of reckless driving may want to check their bills soon
saanich police

No foul play suspected after body discovered behind Saanich Plaza

The identity of the deceased has not been released.

RCMP search for missing 28-year-old Sidney man

Howard Baker was last seen on October 28th

Victoria Jewish community to hold memorial for synagogue shooting victims tonight

11 people were killed in an anti-Semitic massacre on Saturday

Halloween costume sparks neighbourhood lockdown in Nanaimo

Careful what you wear this Halloween.

Extensive search conducted for missing 72-year-old Nanaimo man

Search and Rescue teams have paused their efforts until more information comes to light

Oak Bay youth fined $230 for driving with cannabis in his vehicle

While he wasn't impaired, he had unsealed cannabis in his vehicle

U-Bicycle will soon require passengers to drop off bikes at designated locations

Instead of parking them anywhere they want

Nanaimo RCMP search for missing 72-year-old man

John Richard Larson was last seen on Thursday morning

Sea lion found with bullet wound in Ucluelet has been euthanized

He was also blind and had likely been suffering for several weeks before being rescued

This Victoria eatery was named one of the best new restaurants in Canada

Air Canada sent anonymous writers to dine at 30 new restaurants across the country

New therapeutic recovery community opens doors in View Royal

It aims to help people who have a history of repeated addiction, incarceration, and homelessness