Tuesday, December 18, 2018

News

Police can now demand mandatory breathalyzer tests for drivers across Canada

People who refuse the test can face a minimum fine of $2000

Province seeking British Columbians’ input for future Chinese Canadian museum

Victoria's Chinatown is the oldest in the country!

Another wind warning has been issued for most of Vancouver Island...

70 km/h winds are expected to hit Victoria!

Police searching for suspect in unprovoked assault at bus stop near...

The suspect boarded a busy BC Transit bus around 6 p.m. Sunday

Woman scares off sexual assault suspect near Rudd Park in Saanich

It happened around the same time of a similar incident in Esquimalt.

Woman sexually assaulted by armed stranger in Esquimalt home

Police are asking the public to be vigilant.

Police confirm man died after falling from Johnson Street bridge

"Our thoughts are with the man’s family during this difficult time"

Body recovered from water near Johnson Street bridge

Unconfirmed reports say the man was inebriated and fell into the water

15 things to do in and around Victoria this weekend, December...

In the mood for some live ice sculpture carving?

ICBC files application to increase basic insurance rates by 6.3%

It would mean an increase of almost $60

Police searching for visiting youth hockey team’s gear stolen in Victoria

The team was visiting from Banff, AB

Mt. Washington’s winter season opens this Saturday

Skiers and snowboarders rejoice!

Over 14,600 customers experiencing power outages on Vancouver Island

Most of the outages are caused by wires being disrupted in the windstorms

BC Ferries cancels over a dozen sailings due to high winds...

Sailings departing from Victoria, Vancouver, Nanaimo, and more have been cancelled

Wind gusts up to 90 km/h expected to hit Victoria tonight

Wind warnings have been issued for almost all of the island!

Bomb threats reported in many major Canadian and US cities, including...

Did anyone else receive the email threat?

RCMP searching for unique items stolen from Sidney home

The items are considered very valuable

Dental coverage could soon be added to healthcare in BC

When's the last time you went to the dentist?

Province adding 40 new affordable homes for Indigenous peoples in Langford

Rent prices are projected to range from $640 (studio) to $1,500 (three bedroom)

Esquimalt man arrested for sharing child sexual abuse videos online

Police say the videos were “extremely graphic”

Family searching for dog that may have been hit by two...

He was last seen at 4:15 p.m. at the intersection of Marigold and Interurban Rd

Major tampon brand issues Canada-wide recall after consumers report injuries

Some people reported experiencing infections, vaginal irritation, localized vaginal injury, and other symptoms

Two people taken to the hospital after stabbing on Douglas St

Both the suspect and the victim suffered injuries

Here’s what Canadians searched for on PornHub in 2018

Don’t worry, things don’t get too graphic (SFW)

WATCH Vancouver Island’s Sandcut Falls grow to “insane” proportions after heavy...

The CRD had to issue a wastewater discharge warning too!

Province proposes closing Vancouver Island rivers to help fish de-stress

The Ministry is currently seeking public feedback on the proposal

Environment Canada issues wind and rain alerts for coastal Vancouver Island

It's shaping up to be quite a stormy week!

There are over 7,500 homeless people across BC (REPORT)

It’s the first ever province-wide homeless count

Residents relocated due to gas leak on Tolmie Ave

Fortis BC is currently on site conducting repairs

BC Ferries experiencing major delays and cancellations due to severe weather...

Three vessels to and from the island are currently delayed

Natural gas prices to increase by 9% for Vancouver Island due...

Expect a higher natural gas bill in 2019

Pedestrian struck by BC Transit bus on Douglas Street at Pandora...

The incident occurred just before 9 a.m.

36-year-old Parksville mother still missing one year later

“Carmel has left behind children that she loved and this is completely out of character for her.”

60 to 80 km/h wind gusts expected to hit Greater Victoria...

Parts of Vancouver Island could see wind speeds reaching up 100 km/h.

Over 150 homeless move into supportive housing in Nanaimo

They were living in a tent city

West Shore RCMP recover stolen firearms from Colwood home

"Any time police can take a stolen firearm off the street is important for the safety and well being of our community.”

7 straight days of rain predicted in Victoria forecast

Keep those umbrellas handy!

Police search for hit-and-run suspect after child hit by vehicle in...

The investigation is still in the early stages.

Victoria city councillor seeking to “roll back” Christmas decorations sparks debate...

A petition entitled “Hands off Christmas!” has been launched.

Belongings of missing Central Saanich woman found near Centennial Park

Police are asking for the public's help in locating her.

Impaired driver hands VicPD officers a hamburger instead of a driver’s...

He was so impaired he could not provide a sample for impairment testing.

70 to 90 km/h wind warning issued for north and west...

Get ready weather watchers!

RCMP warn of dangerous synthetic drug found in Comox Valley

It contains a lethal combination of fentanyl, synthetic cannabinoid, caffeine, and acetaminophen.

Two Pomeranian puppies stolen from Langford home have been returned

They were stolen on November 27th

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