Tuesday, February 19, 2019


31 haunted places around Victoria you have to visit

Almost every building in the downtown core has a ghost story. 

Province announces funding for Vancouver Island/Gulf Island bee health

“We’re developing stronger bees…”

Vancouver Island man pleads guilty to animal cruelty involving 34 animals

A variety of animals were found living in disturbing conditions

3 unconventional places to meet new friends in Victoria

Make all your squad goals come true 💪🏻
BC Ambulance overdoses

Over half of BC residents who died of drug overdoses had mental health disorders

"Illicit drugs continue to be the source of more than three deaths per day in B.C.”

BC announces $240 million to increase direct care hours for seniors

This year, VIHA was able to add 37,600 direct care hours to its facilities

Trees Dispensary is hosting 3 FREE cannabis education seminars

It’s high time Victoria had some proper education on cannabis

Vancouver Island pharmacist suspended after distributing human placenta pills

Health Canada does not approve the distribution of placenta pills

Shoppers Drug Mart acquires cannabis license from Health Canada

Patients who need medical marijuana can soon fill their prescriptions at their local Shoppers

Victoria Wild ARC facility urgently needs funds to repair roof

The facility has been providing a shelter for orphaned or injured wild animals for 21 years

Canada’s ban on trans fat officially goes into effect today

Trans fats raise "bad" cholesterol" and lower "good" cholesterol

18 fun facts you may not know about Victoria

In case you ever need to play the role of a tour guide!

Here’s why the historic Laurel Point cannon was removed

Have you heard the cannon firing at noon before?

UVic working on plans to create marijuana smoking areas

Legalization is slated for October 17th

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

An astonishing display of nature in action 😲

Canada and U.S. return to NAFTA negotations

President Trump has promised “punitive tariffs” if a deal is not reached

Royal B.C. Museum experts issue warning for spider season

Your house is basically Tinder for spiders right now

Special air quality statement issued for southern Vancouver Island

Have you been smelling smoke in the air?

Oak Bay resident attacked by a herd of deer

Oh deer! 😱

Canada is officially the most spiritual country in the world (STUDY)

Based on a "Global Spirituality Index"
Royal Jubilee Hospital

These 6 Vancouver Island hospitals could be getting FREE Wi-Fi soon

That includes Victoria General Hospital and Royal Jubilee!

BC launches class action lawsuit against opioid drug companies

The Province aims to recoup millions of dollars from over 40 opioid drug companies

3 ways Monk Office will make your back to school shopping easier

You work hard. Give yourself a break this back-to-school season 📚

Watch this humpback whale swim right up to a boat off Vancouver Island (VIDEO)

Talk about a once-in-a-lifetime experience! 😱

Rare endangered Leatherback turtle spotted off the coast of Vancouver Island

The last recorded sighting of one was in 2016!

New dictionary released to preserve language of Saanich Peninsula First Nations

It took 40 years to put together 1500 pages of this Indigenous Vancouver Island language

Watch this incredible footage of orca pod hunting seal near Oak Bay (VIDEO)

"They're gonna capsize our boat and we might die!"
bc spca

BC SPCA offering 50% off cat adoptions until the end of August

Meow's the time to adopt a new furry companion 😻
farmers' market

Here’s how to find every single farmers’ market on Vancouver Island

There are 30 listed markets across Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands

Mobile mammography service will make a stop by Saanichton in September

The service visits 120 rural communities annually

BC firefighters save lost puppies after fighting wildfire

Puppies + firefighters = 😍

This new arcade is opening up in Trounce Alley this fall

Talk about a blast from the past!

Victoria named among top ten friendliest cities in the world (SURVEY)

The only Canadian city on the list! 🙌🏽

Cannabis 101: What you need to know to consume responsibly

Sativa or Indica? THC or CBD? Joints or edibles? 🤔

Grieving orca mother spotted without her dead calf after almost three weeks

J35 pushed her dead baby around with her for at least 17 days
bc spca

Celebrate International Cat Day with a party at the Victoria Event Centre

It's the purr-fect excuse for a party 🐱
langford teacher

This Langford teacher is up for a $5,000 prize from Post Foods

He needs your vote to stay in the top 10 nominations

Victoria WestJet employee searches for owner of camera

Counting on social media to work its magic!
bay centre

Step up your selfie game with these new Instagram walls at the Bay Centre

These are guaranteed to make anybody's photos double-tap worthy 📸

Police issue advisory after juvenile cougar spotted in Saanich

The feline was last seen in Outerbridge Park

BC Children’s Hospital patient and philanthropist surprised with dream trip to Australia

13-year-old Emma Locke has been helping make dreams come true for years. Now, it's her turn

Victoria woman uses obituary to call out fat-shaming in medical profession

Ellen Bennett died a few days after being diagnosed with inoperable cancer

Mourning orca mother is still carrying her dead calf’s body off the coast of...

She has been transporting her baby's body for seven days straight

WIN a two night stay at the fabulous Tigh-Na-Mara Resort in Parksville (CONTEST)

And some extra cash to spend in their luxurious Grotto Spa 😎