Monday, April 22, 2019

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Province invests $300,000 in programs targeting domestic abuse

Three organizations on Vancouver Island have received a part of this funding

BC Transit buses in Victoria will have real-time tracking by late...

Around 2/3rds of the fleet is already equipped with the on-board audio and visual announcements.

Here’s how you could own one of BC Ferries’ retiring vessels

Currently going for just $12,250 😲

“Extraordinary General Meeting” being held to save Vancouver Island’s only adoption...

If it closes there will only be 2 private adoption agencies left in BC.

BC Ferries adding over 300 annual sailings to Nanaimo and Gabriola...

They’re part of the 2,700 additional sailings announced in February.

Victoria police seize concealed knife and bear spray from teen in...

There’s been an increase in violence and drug/alcohol use in the area.

Douglas Street to be shut down on Monday due to protesters

The environmental protest is scheduled for 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Minors now need a chaperone accompanying them on party buses in...

The new rule comes into effect just ahead of graduation season.

Province expands mental healthcare support for nurses, healthcare assistants, and 911...

Workers in these fields regularly encounter traumatic situations.

People have donated over $1 billion to rebuild the Notre Dame...

French president Emmanuel Macron has set a 5-year deadline to complete the restoration of the cathedral

Oak Bay father Andrew Berry’s double-murder trial reveals unsettling details

WARNING: This story contains graphic details and may be disturbing to some readers.

Victoria mayor Lisa Helps has been appointed to BC Transit’s board...

She'll be one of 7 people in charge of overseeing the management of the crown corporation

Province invests $3.2M to make textbooks at BC universities free

Programs in science, early childhood education, engineering and more will benefit.

Esquimalt-based HMCS Regina seizes another 3 tonnes of hash in the...

The profits from the hash would have gone to local crime networks.

Victoria’s first cruise ship of the season docked on Tuesday

It’s poised to be the largest season yet.

UVic researcher awarded $1 million grant to fund his cancer research

He’s designing a diet-based immunotherapy.

Cat belonging to woman killed in Esquimalt fire found injured but...

‘Blueberry’ was found with singed fur, bloody and burned paws, and whiskers “not even half an inch long”.

There’s an electric vehicle scavenger hunt coming to Victoria next month

Over 100 local businesses are participating.

Province contributing $27.3M to expand Royal Bay Secondary school

The project will add 21 classrooms to the school.

Tests come back negative in latest measles scare in Victoria

Suspected locations included Victoria Butterfly Gardens, Walmart Supercentre on Saanich Road, and Selkirk Montessori School.

VicPD searching for missing 34-year-old man who walked away from the...

Medical staff are extremely concerned for his health and wellbeing.

Island Health warning of possible measles exposure at several locations in...

Authorities have also asked unvaccinated students of Selkirk Montessori to stay home until May 3rd.

Campaign to save Hermann’s Jazz Club exceeds goal by nearly 20K

The fundraising campaign ended today.

Province donating $1 million to Victoria’s Topaz Sikh Gurdwara

The Gurdwara is the second oldest in North America.

VicPD release photos of suspect in string of robberies (PHOTOS)

Three similar robberies in one week in the same area

Victoria Royals bid a fond farewell to 3 fan-favourites following 2018-19...

Outhouse, Jarratt and McDonald - you will be missed!

Major traffic delays caused by vehicle collision on Pat Bay Highway

No injuries have been reported yet

Firefighters say tragic Esquimalt apartment fire was sparked by human error

Residents have still not been allowed back into the building.

This is the route for the inaugural Sarah Beckett Memorial Run...

The following roads will be closed during the day.

West Shore RCMP arrest two, seize $3,000 cash and drugs in...

A vehicle associated with criminal activity was also confiscated

Victoria Sexual Assault Centre receives $200,000 supportive funding from BC

Only 1-in-20 sexual assaults are reported to police

Province invests nearly $2 million in bursaries for early childhood educators

BC is trying to catch up on “pent up demand for quality child care”.

RCMP issue warning after two women’s drinks were tampered with at...

Same nightclub, two different days within one week.

VicPD say social media reports of child abduction attempt last night...

The interaction between the child and the older males was completely innocent!

BC Ferries adds nearly 90 sailings for Easter long weekend

But you still might want to reserve a spot!

Province issues apology for further delay in completion of McKenzie interchange...

The $85-million project was originally slated for completion by late 2018

Province expands healthcare support coverage for wildfire fighters

Coverage now includes cancer, heart disease, and mental-health disorders.

Esquimalt-based naval ship seizes 2.5 tonnes of hash in the Indian...

The HMCS Regina was deployed just two weeks ago.

Wanted Langford man arrested with drugs, baton, and replica firearm

The 37-year-old is well known to police.

Canada’s top surfers are coming to Tofino to compete for the...

Surfing makes its Olympic debut in the Japan 2020 games.

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