Saturday, November 17, 2018

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Driver sought in hit-and-run that killed a family dog on Dallas Road

The vehicle is described as a white, 16-foot shuttle bus-style vehicle.

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Thursday November 15

The Festival of Trees has kicked off for the season!

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Tuesday November 13th

It's the start of a short week!
Victoria Police

Pedestrian suffers life-threatening injuries after being hit by motorcycle in Victoria

The crash is being investigated by the major crime unit.

Man killed in police-involved shooting in Shawnigan Lake identified

The IIO is asking anyone who witnessed the incident to contact them.

Victoria Royals host Spokane Chiefs tonight for Canadian Armed Forces Night

The Victoria Royals will wear special commemorative Canadian Forces jersey with the CFB Esquimalt crest on them.
Grandfather Grandson Assault Robbery Bowen Park

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Friday November 9th

From hockey to craft fairs and an evening with Glass Tiger!

Sidney woman becomes millionaire after winning lottery

“I’ve always looked after everyone else and now I’m going to look after me.”

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Thursday November 8th

From learning about zero waste to a West Coast Burlesque.

Police seeking Central Saanich man in connection with alleged domestic assault (UPDATED)

Police are asking anyone who sees Turner to call call 9-1-1 immediately and to not approach him or his vehicle.
Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day ceremonies happening in and around Victoria

This year marks 100 years since the end of the First World War, also known as the Great War

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Tuesday November 6th

From meeting Curtis Joseph to dancing the night away to Kim Churchill!

Valuable painting depicting Buddha stolen from a residence in Comox

The canvas was stolen on October 24th.

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Monday November 5

From paint night to learning to move to exotic rhythms .

Wastewater discharge notice issued for Victoria after heavy rainfall

Avoid swimming or wading, or allowing pets in the water along these shorelines

31-year-old woman charged in connection with suspicious fires on Halloween

6 fires were set over a five-hour time period.

Gorge Road East closed after man in wheel chair injured

Unconfirmed reports say the man was struck by a vehicle.

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Friday November 2nd

Two big shows tonight including Celtic Thunder!

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Thursday November 1st

Make your Happy Halloween Hangover fun!

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake detected near Tofino Halloween night

The USGS says the quake struck at about 9:22 p.m.

The Malahat is closed in both directions following rock slide (UPDATED)

It could be closed until 10:30 p.m.

Man in critical condition after hit-and-run on Quadra Island

Police are asking the person responsible to do the right thing and come forward.

$1 million Lotto 6/49 ticket purchased in Victoria still unclaimed

Check your pockets, jackets, and junk drawers!

Janes Pub Style Chicken Burgers recalled due to possible salmonella

25 people are believed to have become sick from consuming the product.
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5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Monday October 29th

From Canadian hip hop to open mic comedy and scary haunted houses.

A 4.0 magnitude earthquake struck near Tofino Sunday night

It was detected about 144 kms west of Tofino.

School district warns parents after possible attempted child abduction in Langford

The 12-year-old girl was able to run to safety.
Victoria Police

Two people arrested after police raid multi-residential building on Johnson Street

This is the second raid in the same block this October

19 things to do in and around Victoria this weekend, October 27 – 28

It's all about the Halloween this weekend!

5 things to do today in and around Victoria, Friday October 26th

It's all about the Halloween today!

RCMP confirm trailer park fire in View Royal is suspicious

It took 39 firefighters to battle the flames.

Body of missing Ben Kilmer found by hiker in remote area of Duncan

A GoFundMe has been set up for his kids.

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Wednesday October 24th

From comedy to ghost stories, which will you do?

Police seize U-Haul truck associated with roving tent city group at Thetis Lake

It appears the group were planning to occupy Thetis Lake campground.

5 things to do today in and around Victoria, Monday October 22nd

Comedy? Poutine? Horror? You had my curiosity, but now you have my attention.

A second powerful 6.8 earthquake has just struck off Vancouver Island

Tsunami warnings have not been issued for both earthquakes.

Magnitude 6.6 earthquake strikes near Vancouver Island

A tsunami warning has not been issued.

Former Sidney mayor Steven Price defeated in surprising election result

Cliff McNeil-Smith garnered a shocking 79.7% of the votes.

Here are the 2018 municipal election results for Langford

Mighty Stew Young remains Mayor of Langford.

Saanich dog walker spots cougar head protruding from shrubs

Fresh large paw prints were found alongside the home.