Saturday, February 16, 2019

Community

School district delays Fernwood garden decision until the end of May

The district says the garden will stay for the time being

Free the fuzz at Uptown Shopping Centre this weekend

Help raise funds for Special Olympics BC!

School district orders removal of Fernwood community garden

The garden technically sits on Victoria High School property
Esquimalt High School lockdown

Esquimalt High School petitions to upgrade track field

It hasn't been upgraded in almost 50 years

Pop-up U.S. Consulate coming to Victoria in May

Calling all Americans and dual-citizens!

Have your say in the Topaz Park Improvement Plan open house tomorrow

Free lunch, a family fun zone, and a feedback/information session await!

The HarbourCats will wear Humboldt Broncos hats on opening night

HarbourCats fans have already helped raise $2,424 to support the Humboldt Broncos

Victorian looking to reunite birthday boy with lost gift and card

Does anyone know an Elyjah who just turned 12?
Elizabeth Buckley School

Elizabeth Buckley School forced to close its doors due to teacher shortage

An independent elementary school in Victoria is citing BC's teacher shortage as a "direct" cause of its closure this June.
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Victoria’s newest library will open on Monday

Having fun isn't hard when you've got a sx史e艐x史蓹艐 t蓹艐蓹x史 James Bay Branch!聽馃摎
Crystal Pool

Crystal Pool upgrade project to receive $6 million from Federal Gas Tax fund

This will give the $69.4 million project a little boost
Tampon Tuesday Victoria

“Tampon Tuesday” is coming to Hillside Mall next Saturday

United Way Greater Victoria is joining the Tampon Tuesday movement and collecting menstrual products to help people in need.

Our Place’s “Coldest Night of the Year” Walk has already raised over $30,000

The February 24th walk for homelessness hasn't even happened yet and it's already a success!

Petition launched to rename BC Transit double decker bus after the “Bus Boy”

Four-year-old Dominic Orr - known for his joyful demeanor and love of BC Transit buses - passed away unexpectedly in his sleep on Saturday morning.

11 things to do in and around Victoria this weekend: January 20-21

Whether you're looking to join the Women's March, dance the night away, or just enjoy some live music, we've got you covered.
Things to do Victoria

5 things to do in Victoria today, Friday January 19th

From stand-up comedy to a David Bowie tribute, this Friday is packed with potential!

5 things to do in and around Victoria today – Wednesday, January 17th

Comedy, karaoke, free yoga, and more!

Students at Victoria High work on building Vancouver Islands’ first school farm

These kids will be graduating with quite the green thumb!聽

City of Victoria leaf pick-up schedule has been announced

Here's what to do with those piles of crunchy leaves after you're done playing in them! 馃崅

James Bay neighbourhood is about to get a new library

Bookworms rejoice! 馃摎

Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa named 7th best resort in Canada

Time for a little impromptu getaway! 馃憸馃槃

Check out this exciting new mural in North Park (PHOTOS)

Next time you're near Crystal Pool, make a stop at the North Park Village Centre!
slo-pitch Chris Godfrey

Slo-pitch player critically injured during tournament in Courtenay

"He's the kind of guy who would give you the shirt off his back even if it was the last thing he owned. He's always there for you," said Scott Parsons, tournament organizer.

Langford Boston Pizza defends mom from heckler

A local mother is praising Boston Pizza in Langford after the restaurant stood up to a man who was heckling her and her kids.
RCMP

The RCMP Musical Ride is coming to Victoria and Colwood!

The popular RCMP equestrian show is celebrating Canada 150 with a cross-Canada tour. Thirty-two riders and horses will be performing at two free events.

Victorians rally on social media to make one little boy鈥檚 Canada Day dream come...

Asher was invited to meet Tegan and Sara in person and had a special spot at their concert!

Local man searches for bonsai tree stolen from Burnside/Tillicum area

Wes Phelps is offering the reward of a "shiatsu massage...karate lessons for their kids...hugs...life advice...whatever" to anyone that rescues the tree.

We found out why there are helmets attached to power lines around town

Victoria Buzz talked to BC Hydro to find out what's behind the strange sightings

Pop-up and live music today at Anian’s Summer Bash!

Get your weekend started on Discovery St with Canadian designers, live music, and free beer!
Violet Christians Fundraise Rocking Chair

Newborn baby with heart defects fights for her life and family are thankful for...

A Victoria police officer and his family are very thankful for the community support.

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