Monday, October 15, 2018

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School bus routes delayed or cancelled due to accidents on Sooke Rd

Parents/guardians are being advised to make alternate arrangements

Sooke Road closed in both directions following two serious crashes

BREAKING: The incident also caused a power outage in Sooke that is currently affecting 1,500 people

There will be a tractor parade to commemorate late Silver Rill Corn farmer Ken...

The parade will end at Saanich Fairgrounds where a celebration of life will be held

Fire that destroyed camper in Langford was caused by a cigarette

The camper was completely burnt to the ground before fire crews arrived

Saanich tent city moves to new location minutes away from Regina Park

Camp organizers allege that vigilantes have been shooting fireworks at tents in their new location

United States ‘Pop-Up’ Consulate coming to Victoria in October

This could save you a trip to the mainland!

Watch this cougar kill a deer in a Vancouver Island backyard (VIDEO)

An astonishing display of nature in action 😲

Saanich police to monitor Regina Park until tent city residents move out

However, residents of 'Camp Namegans' are planning to host a rally at Regina Park on Friday

Canadian government issues global travel advisory due to hurricane season

A hurricane, a tropical storm, and a super typhoon are about to make landfall this week

Traffic backed up due to vehicle incident on Blanshard and Caledonia

Police have blocked the lanes in which the accident took place

UVic Masters of Global Business program ranked in top 100 list worldwide

It's one of only three Canadian schools that made it to the list!

Victoria police search for missing 35-year-old woman

If you see Adrienne Hiebert, please call 911
campfire ban

Campfire bans on Vancouver Island have officially been lifted

Effective starting 12 p.m. today

Sonic the Hedgehog filming will shut down part of Vancouver Island highway today

Watch out for this little blue speed demon!

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Monday September 10th

Shake off those Monday blues!

Victoria is about to get a whole week of rainfall

Get ready for some classic fall Victoria weather ☔️

Victoria police searching for missing 61-year-old man (UPDATED)

Bernard 'Bernie' Chaperon was last seen on Friday night

Chapters is closing its downtown Victoria location this Sunday

And the sales just got even bigger! 📚😍

Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre is hosting a job fair this Sunday

Fire up those résumés! 📝

Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps launches campaign for re-election

One of her key promises is to lower speed limits in residential neighbourhoods

Power outage affecting almost 2,700 in West Shore and View Royal

Service has been off since 4 p.m. this afternoon

RCMP release statement on incident at West Shore law firm

Hazmat procedures were activated after an unknown powder was sent to a law firm along with a threatening letter

Salmonella contamination prompts chili powder recall across Canada

Get rid of that spice immediately!

Hazmat situation unfolding in the West Shore

BREAKING: Sources say a building has been quarantined

Supreme Court grants order to shut down Regina Park tent city in Saanich

BREAKING: Tent city residents have until Tuesday to vacate Regina Park

Ford recalls over 330,000 trucks in Canada due to fire risk

And more than 2 million vehicles in North America overall 😬

RCMP and Search and Rescue searching for missing 75-year-old Duncan man (UPDATED)

Walter was last seen by his family on September 3rd

50% of BC workers live paycheque to paycheque (SURVEY)

And 39% say they spend all of their net pay

WestJet and Air Canada are increasing check-in baggage fees

Prepare to shell out more cash when you travel...

Schools in Victoria and Esquimalt will not have liaison officers this fall

The department has had to reassign their school liaison officers to front line duty in light of increasing demands

Toyota recalls 7,000+ vehicles in Canada due to fire risk

ATTN: everyone that has a Toyota Prius or know someone who does

Facebook’s new rental housing feature lists this Esquimalt shack for $850/month

It's pet friendly...and that's where the positive points end 😬

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

We're almost over the hump already!

Here’s the long term winter forecast for Vancouver Island

Looks like we may not have a white Christmas this year

Three injured after 15+ people engage in bar fight in Nanaimo

The suspects may be players in an out-of-province lacrosse team

Fire crews respond to grass fire in Langford

If you see smoke in the area, this is what's causing it

Saanich police arrest convicted murderer who escaped from prison

Michael Sheets was serving a 14 year sentence for killing two young children in 2004 when he escaped

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Tuesday September 4th

Ready to jump into this short week?

Cyclist collides with BC Transit bus on Pat Bay off-ramp

Police have determined that the BC Transit bus driver was not at fault.

Oak Bay resident attacked by a herd of deer

Oh deer! 😱

7 photos of last night’s stunning sunset over Greater Victoria (PHOTOS)

Did you spot the halos last night? 😍

This brush fire in Colwood shows how fast one can spread (VIDEO)

Luckily, fire crews were able to contain Sunday's blaze before it spread any further

Saanich Regina Park fire extinguished by residents of tent city

The fire destroyed one tent, but was quickly contained

Victoria police searching for missing 67-year-old man (UPDATED)

Ronald White was last seen on Douglas Street on August 29th

Arrest made after man stabbed multiple times in West Shore

The suspect is expected to appear in court this afternoon