Tuesday, June 18, 2019

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Remains of fallen WWI soldier identified as 18-year-old from Esquimalt

Pte. George Alfred Newburn enlisted when he was just 16-years-old

RCMP searching for missing 65-year-old Nanaimo woman (UPDATED)

Johanna Coccioloni stopped maintaining contact with her family in recent months
BC Legislature

Diabetes and arthritis patients in BC will soon have access to cheaper treatment options

"Biosimilar" drugs cost up to 50% less than their original counterparts

15-year-old boy who went missing in Saanich has run away again (UPDATED)

Joseph Brown first ran away from home on Wednesday night

21-year-old woman fends off potential attacker on Vancouver Island

He approached her from behind and grabbed her arm

Victoria council delays voting on horse-drawn carriage ban after hundreds rally in support of...

Last night's meeting lasted for nearly 6 hours as council heard from dozens of speakers on both sides of the debate

National CBC comedy contest winner is hosting a show in Victoria tomorrow

Give it up for the "awkward young man with good jokes"!

BC SPCA is offering 50% off cat adoption prices this month (PHOTOS)

Ready to bring home your new furry friend? 🐾

Saanich Police searching for missing 13-year-old and 15-year-old boys (UPDATED)

Stepbrothers Joseph and Tyson Brown were last seen just after 10 p.m. last night

8th annual Touch a Truck event is happening in North Saanich this Sunday

In support of crucial paediatric cancer research in BC

30 fir and pine trees deliberately destroyed by vandals on Vancouver Island

The damage was so extensive that all affected trees have to be removed

23-year-old man dies after ATV accident in Nanaimo

He was first airlifted to a hospital in Vancouver

Canadian Coast Guard to perform oil spill response drill near Victoria tomorrow

You may be able to see their activities on the water!

Letter to the Buzz: Langford dad reveals chilling details of daughters murder ahead of...

Nine years ago, 18-year-old Kimberley Proctor was abducted, raped, tortured, and killed by two of her classmates

Police seek 3 suspects after woman pushed off 40 ft cliff at Thetis...

The victim was hiking near a beach cliff face when the incident occurred

Tickets for the 6th Annual Victoria Wine Festival go on sale today

This is one event you won't want to miss! 🍷

Horse-drawn carriage industry prepares lawsuit against City of Victoria

"I am really disappointed that five members of Council seem to be blindly following Mr. Isitt’s own personal animal activist agenda"

9 photos of the renovated Sidney library re-opening this Tuesday (PHOTOS)

The $2 million remodel took 8 months to complete

Town of Sidney opens 167 free parking stalls for downtown employees

No more moving your vehicle every 2 hours!

Victoria welcomes 8 millionth cruise ship passenger today

This lucky traveller got a complimentary tour of Victoria and a gift basket full of local goodies

One man arrested after early morning fire at Blanshard Street townhouse unit

Two police officers were taken to the hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation

Saanich police look to identify suspect who slashed multiple vehicle tires

They punctured the tires of seven vehicles in one night

Province says over 99% of British Columbians won’t have to pay speculation tax

Most people paying the tax are foreign owners, satellite families, and Canadians living outside B.C.

Early morning fire at Blanshard Street townhouse unit deemed suspicious

A criminal investigation is now being conducted by VicPD

Victoria Police arrest Montréal man wanted for human trafficking

Investigators believe there may be more victims connected to this case

Toronto police issue Canada-wide warrant for 3 men wanted for first-degree murder

A 26-year-old Toronto man was killed in what police believe was a shooting

RCMP arrest one, seize significant amount of drugs at West Shore residence

Fentanyl, crack cocaine, methamphetamines and more

BC Ferries will raise ticket prices by 1.5 percent starting this June

That's an extra 85 cents for vehicles on the Vancouver-Victoria route

Family of missing 29-year-old Sooke surfer releases statement

Search and Rescue teams have officially called off their search

Victoria police release new surveillance photos of caretaker missing since downtown fire

Mike Draeger remains unaccounted for over a week after the massive fire consumed the building
Fentanyl overdose crisis

Monthly average drug overdose deaths have decreased by 32% this year in BC

13 people have overdosed to death in Victoria so far this year

Bay Street Bridge will be closed to eastbound traffic until October starting next week

Vehicles headed downtown will have to use the Johnson Street bridge