Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Jeremy Weeres

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Junior staff writer at Victoria Buzz. Soccer player and coach, hockey and drumming enthusiast. Story idea? Send me a message.
BC Ferries smoking ban

The B.C. Ferries smoking ban comes in effect next week

This policy shift follows recent changes in October prohibiting lower deck passengers from remaining in their cars on closed vehicle decks.

You can cast your vote in Victoria’s first ever Participatory Budgeting!

For the first time ever, YOU get to decide how the city spends $50,000 on its projects and initiatives

Canadian men’s Olympic hockey team announced today

For a generation of hockey fans, the 2018 Winter Olympics will provide a completely new hockey experience. For the first time since 1994, Olympic teams...

Thieves make off with $6,000 of fuel using stolen gas card (PHOTOS)

Police released surveillance photos of the alleged suspects.
Dylan Coghlan

Here are 14 Vancouver Island WHL players to watch

Check out how the local hockey talent is doing!

Victoria Police takes a new approach to combating distracted driving with seminar option

Distracted driving is now killing more people than impaired driving in some provinces. Despite an increase in fines, penalty points, and numerous campaigns stating the...

Victoria International Airport expected to handle record number of passengers

Nearly 2-million passengers passed through YYJ in 2017.

7 new restaurants that opened up in Greater Victoria in 2017

Which means you have 7 dates already planned for 2018!

Get a week of admission-by-donation during the Royal BC Museum’s Community Days in January

That's SEVEN whole days of incredible exhibits to choose from!

Royals get back in win column with 7-1 smashing of Cougars

It looks like the team is back to their winnings ways!

GoFundMe campaign started for family devastated by Christmas Day fire

The community has been rallying behind the family to help them get back on their feet

Here’s how you can help shape the future of Topaz Park

Disc golf or a splash park, anyone?

Victoria Royals looking for revenge against Prince George tonight

The Royals fell 5-3 last night.

Take part in the first ever Esquimalt Lagoon Polar Bear Swim

Start 2018 with some willpower, ocean water, and a hot chocolate.

The half-way point: Victoria Royals’ mid-season awards

Most improved player, Comeback kid, Top forward, Rookie of the year, and more!

Environment Canada issues special snowfall statement for Christmas Eve

If you have been dreaming of a white Christmas this year, your dreams may just come true.

The Royals host the Vancouver Giants tonight in the last home game before Christmas

Top offensive battle: Matthew Phillips & Tyler Soy vs. Tyler Benson and Ty Ronning.

The Blender at the Mac: Four incredible local bands and a DJ

Get ready for a night of music salad.

City of Victoria passes ban on plastic checkout bags

"Paper or plastic?" will no longer be the recurring question for cashiers operating tills in Victoria.

Nelly adds second Victoria show after his first one sold out in minutes

It's getting really, really hot in here! 🔥🔥

17 things to do in and around Victoria this weekend: Dec 15-17

Get out and enjoy the city!

Rent prices in Victoria have dropped slightly compared to a year ago (REPORT)

This could mean some relief for renters on a budget.
saanich bike lanes

Victoria’s bike lanes to cost nearly double the expected amount

The bike lanes are expected to be completed by 2019

Open your eyes to the 2017 Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibit

It's better than Instagram, we swear!
BC Transit Bus Lane

These six bus routes will be affected by Johnson St. Bridge closures until Sunday

The bridge will be closed intermittently until Sunday, December 10th.

Tickets for the 2019 World Junior Hockey will go on sale Friday

Victoria will host Canada for two exhibition games!

V2V Vacations relocates its home port to Victoria

More ways to get to Vancouver!

Opening day at Mount Washington is upon us! (PHOTOS)

Forget Christmas, it's ski season!

Calling all musicians, food truckers, and community programmers

The City of Victoria is looking to build its roster of local talent.

Tyler Soy became the Royals’ franchise leader in points last night

His 10th of the season wasn't just any goal.

Lawyers on Stage Theatre presents: The Snow Queen

Witness Victoria's lawyers in a new light!
Bike Lanes Victoria

Another set of new bike lanes proposed for downtown Victoria

Victoria City Council is inviting the public to voice their opinions about the project on Monday, November 27th from 10:30 am - 1:30 pm.

Government of Canada announces National Housing Strategy

The NHS is the first of its kind and aims to reduce chronic homelessness by 50% 🏠

Mount Washington will kick off ski season one week early

The announcement marks the first early opening in five years.
Victoria Public Market Ladies Night Holiday Edition

5 things to do in and around Victoria today: Friday, November 24th

From the Zone's Band of the Month Showcase to the Habitat for Humanity Gingerbread Showcase.

William Shatner adds voice to Victoria boy’s campaign to add a new word to...

6-year-old Levi Budd created the word "levidrome" to describe any word (i.e. stop) that spells another word backward (i.e. pots).

Victoria Royals to host Downie Wenjack Fund Night on Friday

The Royals host two weekend games before a two week road trip.

5 things to do in and around Victoria today: Friday, November 17th

Welcome to Friday! You've earned it.

Here’s how to protect yourself against CRA scams

Have you or someone you know been contacted by the "CRA"?