Monday, February 18, 2019

News

Province invests $300K in BC-Washington high-speed train research

Vancouver to Seattle in one hour - yes please! 😍

Over 100 guns and explosives were seized from a home in...

Detonators and detonator cords were found with the explosives.

Brief car chase in Nanaimo leads to K9 nabbing prolific offender

The 27-year-old was also wanted in Alberta.

There were nearly 1,500 drug overdose deaths in BC in 2018

Almost half the people who died of drug overdose suffered from pain-related issues.

UVic PhD student desperately searching for lost scientific instrument

It may be on a beach or drifting near Sidney.

This BC group wants to bring seal hunting to the West...

The seal harvesting would also go towards local industry.

Canadian government advises against travel to Venezuela in light of political...

Violent crime and economic upheaval are cited as the main reasons

Nearly 3,000 customers affected by power outage in Sooke

They've been in the cold since 1:50 p.m.

Construction worker suffers facial burns in downtown gas-line fire

A ladder truck had to be deployed to manage the fire from above

RCMP investigating cyber fraud after business loses $200,000 in West Shore

Foreign IP addresses were detected in the businesses' systems

There are currently 17 child pornography investigations unfolding in the West...

Some of these cases are already in court for trial.

16-foot-long shark that washed up on North Saanich beach will soon...

Bystanders say that scavengers have already begun to eat away at the carcass

Victoria could see up to 5 inches of snow starting this...

It may be time to go into hibernation mode, Victoria 🌨

BC Coroners Service seek help identifying body found on shores of...

The man was found deceased on June 23rd, 2018

BC Hydro is bracing itself for near-record breaking electricity use this...

Can you guess when the record was set for highest hourly peak demand of electricity in BC? 🤔

Here’s what those mysterious flares over Victoria were last night

“Just saw this fall from the sky over Victoria. Is this the end?”

Over 120 affordable housing units for Indigenous families to be built...

Rent will be approximately 30% of each tenants' gross household income

BC educators are now learning anxiety prevention strategies for classrooms

“When we address these issues early, students will be able to not just survive, but thrive..."

Former Port McNeill mayor who served for decades passes away

He was mayor for 39 years.

62-year-old pedestrian dies of injuries after being struck by car in...

The collision occurred on Saturday.

Victoria opens up an additional 95 shelter beds due to cold...

There are 465 spaces available.

VicPD just took a cheeky shot at Victorians’ ability to handle...

And the public shot right back.

Starbucks Canada will donate 100% of its unsold food by the...

Starbucks US has been donating their food since 2016.

Victoria ranked the most romantic city in Canada again

Number 1 for the 7th year running 💖

24-year-old Nanaimo man dies in head-on crash on Trans-Canada Highway in...

Two other suffered ‘significant’ injuries.

Air Canada is getting rid of plastic stir sticks by Summer...

Wonder what the replacements will look like 🤔

Brad Norris-Jones leaves HarbourCats to head Pacific FC

"We will be the best show in town, I promise everyone that!"

Victoria resident wins over $500,000 Lotto Max prize

"I still don’t believe it"

VicPD arrest one man after standoff involving deployment of tear gas

The man reportedly came out of a ground-level apartment suite after police used tear gas

WestJet issues advisory due to ongoing phone scams happening across Canada

PSA: WestJet does not engage in telemarketing

A woman is killed every 2.5 days in Canada (REPORT)

148 women and girls were killed by violence in 2018.

West Shore RCMP kept busy with 3 simultaneous serious incidents today

A chase, a suspicious package, and truck driving into oncoming traffic.

Nanaimo RCMP K9 nabs prolific Vancouver Island offender

She had 10 different warrants out for her arrest.

West Shore RCMP are currently dealing with an erratic man in...

Emergency boats have been deployed.

Suspicious package under investigation near elementary school in Langford (UPDATED)

The school and roads nearby it have been closed.

RCMP arrest suspect who assaulted a BC Transit driver in North...

The driver sustained injuries to his face and had to be taken to the hospital

Saanich municipality asking for public’s support in purchasing new land

They're looking to raise $2.75 million.

Half of Canadians cannot name a single Nazi concentration camp or...

15% say they're unsure if they've ever heard about the Holocaust.

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