Thursday, April 25, 2019

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The Salmon Run at Goldstream Provincial Park has begun

The annual salmon run, where thousands of fish make their way back to Goldstream to spawn, has begun!

11 stunning locations to view the Fall colours in Victoria (PHOTOS)

Catch nature's vibrant show!

Manufacturing defect in B.C. Cancer Agency leads to colon cancer screening test suspension

The problem was spotted by labs that handle the samples.
Camosun Students Category 12 Brewing Beer

Victoria’s own Irish Times Pub named North America’s best Irish pub

Don't forget to stop by and raise a pint of Guinness!

Large salmon shark spotted off the coast of Vancouver Island (VIDEO)

Former NHL player and Vancouver Canuck Willie Mitchell went tuna hunting with a group of people when they suddenly saw a shark fin in the water. 

An epic harvest moon is set to light the Victoria sky tomorrow

Don't forget to look outside at sunset on Thursday.

The Baby Bed program is coming to Vancouver Island this fall

Are you expecting a baby, or have a new-born now?

Victoria man rescues baby squirrel now dubbed “Rocky”

Rocky has been placed with a surrogate mother and is recovering.

This is what a screaming cougar on Vancouver Island sounds like (VIDEO)

The screeching sound is similar to that of a human female screaming.

14 basic and brilliant ways to stretch a student budget

On average, Canadian students now graduate with over $26,000 in debt at the end of a four-year degree program.

Itchy black bear spotted on Sooke trail camera (VIDEOS)

When you've got an itch, you can't scratch.
Back to School

Here are 10 money-saving back to school shopping tips

Where did the time go?!
Puppies Adoption BC SPCA

12 adorable puppies available for adoption from Victoria SPCA next week (PHOTOS)

WARNING: This article contains incredibly cute photos.

The Victoria music scene is featured in Rolling Stone Magazine (VIDEO)

Look mom! We made it into the Rolling Stone! Well... our city did.
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Wearing a mask to keep out wildfire smoke could make things worse

As the smoke around Victoria continues to persist, you might be looking at options to protect your lungs. Construction or surgical masks could seem a quick...

6 Things You Should Know Before Buying Grass-Fed Beef (CONTEST)

Grass-Fed beef is becoming increasingly popular
Smoke Haze Ferry

BC Wildfire smoke drifting over to Vancouver Island today

Smoke has started to creep over the Georgia Strait.
sperm count

North American men have lost over 50% of their sperm count over the last...

Just under 43,000 men took part in the research.

82-year-old Sooke man charged with animal cruelty in dog’s death

BC SPCA belive the dog suffered an extremely painful death due to the lack of veterinary care.

Foster homes needed for animals abandoned due to BC wildfires

The Victoria Humane Society is calling for the public's help to take care of what could end up being "hundreds" of homeless animals.
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Check out this skateboarding video of Esquimalt back in the mid-70s! (VIDEO)

Pack your short shorts we're going skating in the 70s.
Tsawwassen Mills Entrance

5 reasons you need to shop at Tsawwassen Mills this summer (GIVEAWAY)

Vancouver Island has a new summer destination, and it's only a ferry trip away!

Dozens of cats embarked on a journey of nine-lifetimes from Saskatchewan to Victoria for...

Looking for a new pet? Fifty cats from Saskatchewan are coming to Victoria and will be in need of homes!
Oaklands Elementary

Parents warned of whooping cough case at local elementary school

The severity of symptoms depends on whether vaccinations are up to date. Whooping cough is especially dangerous in young children and infants.
Dog Fireworks

Here are some tips to keep your pets happy and safe during Canada 150

Each year, dogs are inevitably spooked by fireworks and some even go missing. To help prevent that this year, we've compiled a few tips from the SPCA. 

Throwback Thursday: We found a video of Victoria in 1907!

The century-old cityscape is surprisingly recognizable!

Canadian Veteran begins walk from Prince George to Victoria for PTSD Awareness

Robert Gagnon is on an inspiring journey: an 876 kilometre walk across British Columbia, raising awareness and funds for sufferers of PTSD. On Wednesday, 44-year-old Gagnon...

Fairmont Empress Hotel hosts grand re-opening ceremony (VIDEO)

The Queen has returned, courtesy of Nat Bosa. Just three years after the Vancouver-based developer bought Victoria's most iconic hotel, the Empress now has a...
Butchart Gardens

Butchart Gardens named 8th best attraction in Canada by USA Today

The gardens outranked the likes of Lake Louise and Old Montreal!

Here’s a full rundown of this weekend’s Canada 150 celebrations in Sidney

Free performances, great food vendors, a picnic by donation, and free ice cream are just a few of the options Sidney has to offer.

Here are 10 FREE water parks in Victoria

Grab the towels, sunscreen and stay cool this summer!

A lost mother and two baby goats seen in Central Saanich

Are you missing a trio of goats? These three were last seen near the Pat Bay Highway.

The Sooke Hills Wilderness Trail is now open for hiking!

Looking for new hiking route this summer? The Capital Regional District (CRD) has got your back. The Sooke Hills Wilderness Trail is now open for...

We got a pre-opening sneak peek into the brand new Lush on Government St!...

The new location is unlike any Lush you've ever seen!

Here are 16 things to do in Victoria this weekend; June 23-25

Summer is here, beach weather has arrived and the weekend is loaded with events. From celebrating the nation in downtown Victoria to snacking on locally...

Greater Victoria Public Library launches free e-learning platform

Having fun isn't hard when you've got a library card, and now neither is self-taught learning! The Greater Victoria Public Library has just announced that...

Here are 9 tips to afford a summer escape

Vacation like an investment advisor.

Songhees Point residents collaborate for Canada 150 (PHOTOS)

97 large Canadian flags are on display

Victoria ranked fifth best city in Canada by Agents Choice Awards

BC's capital fell behind Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, and Quebec City.

Christmas Hill Park to be renamed after Councillor Vic Derman

Saanich Council have announced a plan to honour Councillor Vic Derman’s legacy. In July, they'll officially change the name of Christmas Hill Park to Vic...

The Strawberry Buzz Festival is happening this weekend

Did someone say strawberries?!

Flying Legends of Victory tour arrives in Sidney

The B-25 'Maid in the Shade' Bomber will be available for tours (for anyone age 12 and over) all week!

9 reasons why it’s time to update your home security system at a STEAL

Home and office security: More affordable than you think.

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!

The Canada 150 toonie is secretly glow-in-the-dark

The new toonie, features a stunning design of the iconic Northern Lights that GLOWS IN THE DARK!

Annual Aboriginal Cultural Festival returns to Victoria this weekend

Head down to the Royal BC Museum from June 16-18, entry is free!

5 reasons to check out Fernfest on June 16-17

A weekend of fun for the whole family!

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