Monday, October 22, 2018

News

Family issues public plea in locating a missing 36-year-old Langford...

UPDATE: She has been located and is safe.

Nanaimo RCMP searching for stolen safety and assistance boat

The estimated cost to replace the vessel and its safety equipment is $25,000 to $30,000.

Saanich stages large-scale emergency exercise near Pearkes Recreation Centre

It's like a dress rehearsal for events that will hopefully never happen.

Four lanes now open on the Malahat as safety improvement project...

The province is now considering an additional 1.5 kilometres of median barriers

Two men arrested following Saanich home invasion on Sunday

All parties were known to each other, according to police.

Man in life-threatening condition after being attacked in Saanich

Police are looking for possible witnesses on a BC Transit bus

Winter tires required on BC highways starting this Monday

This includes the Malahat and Sooke Road (Highway 14).

Police issue alert for a missing 47-year-old Victoria woman (UPDATED)

Have you seen Stefannie Postnikoff?

Carey road closed after serious incident sends one to hospital

The road has been reopened. More to come.

Vancouver Island man pleads guilty to animal cruelty involving 34 animals

A variety of animals were found living in disturbing conditions

25% of British Columbians would choose their phones over their spouses...

And 65% would give up coffee for 2 days before parting with their phones

Two Nanaimo men arrested for threatening people with machetes

The incident occurred after people shone a laser light into the tent city encampment

Vancouver Island man caught masturbating in his car while staring at...

The suspect has not been located yet

Facebook data leaked for 50 million users in security breach

This isn't something a quick password change can fix 😬

Owner of Pagliacci’s Restaurant passes away after battling cancer

A funeral for David Siegel will be held on Sunday, for those who would like to attend

VicPD seek witnesses in violent carjacking and collision this morning

This series of events would fit right into an action movie 🚓🚨

GoFundMe launched for father killed in crash near Esquimalt Lagoon

The man was pronounced deceased at the scene

West Shore RCMP attempting to identify a vehicle involved in hit-and-run...

One person was transported to hospital.

Man caught on camera stealing liquor bottles from a store in...

Is that a stolen bottle in your pants... or are you happy to be on Crime Stoppers?

Motorcycle crash closes Ocean Blvd at Esquimalt Lagoon (UPDATED)

The crash occurred just after 7 pm.

Police investigating after human remains found in Duncan cornfield

The B.C. Coroners Service is helping to determine the identity and cause of death

Over half of BC residents who died of drug overdoses had...

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

1 in 4 British Columbians would choose smartphone over spouse (SURVEY)

Since the early 90s, household energy used for personal electronics has increased by nearly 150%

B.C. government caps rent increase to 2.5% for 2019

"It's simply not sustainable for renters, many of whom are on fixed incomes, to see their rent increase by more than inflation each and every year"

Province sets date on when homeless campers must leave Goldstream Park

"BC Parks will notify the public once the campground is ready to reopen”

Police release sketch of sex assault suspect in Duncan

Can you Identify this sexual assault suspect?

Young man charged in fatal shooting of Salt Spring Island teengager

Police determined the shooting to be accidental at the time of the incident.

Former Victoria police chief Frank Elsner has been dismissed from policing

He was found to have committed eight acts of misconduct under the Police Act.

2 sailing wait at B.C. Ferries after man goes overboard

Rescue boats were launched within 5 minutes of the passenger hitting the water

Victoria’s Cool Aid to host Canada/US Community Health Centers conference

CHC plans to discuss issues that affect both sides of the border

Plaque honouring fallen VicPD officer will be unveiled Friday in Victoria

The constable is survived by his wife and son

VicPD searching for custom bike stolen from girl with cerebral palsy

It was her main source of transportation.

Gorge Road closed after motorcyclist seriously injured in early morning crash...

A motorcyclist suffered life-threatening injuries.

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

Nanaimo RCMP arrest two teens who robbed a man at knifepoint

They stole marijuana and cocaine from a 20-year-old man

Vancouver Island pharmacist suspended after distributing human placenta pills

Health Canada does not approve the distribution of placenta pills

RCMP shut down Colwood intersection due to serious accident

BREAKING: Unconfirmed reports say a pedestrian was struck

Shoppers Drug Mart acquires cannabis license from Health Canada

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

Here’s how to get 50% off V2V’s scenic Victoria-Vancouver passenger ferry

Don't miss your chance to gobble up these savings!

New mural in downtown Victoria was painted to evoke a sense...

“We wanted to give a special and hopeful image to Victoria in a prominent, downtown location”

Victoria police issue alert for a missing 18 year-old man

He is known to frequent the Greater Victoria Public Library to use the internet.

The Malahat is nearing completion and the new lanes could open...

Great news for those travelling up and down the island!

BC Rental Housing Task Force recommends reducing rent increases by almost...

The task force recommends changing 2019's rent cap from 4.5% to 2.5%

RCMP warns Sidney residents to lock car doors after another rash...

“Is this beginning to sound like a broken record?”

City Council endorses Mayor Helps’ call to audit Johnson Street bridge

The endorsement from councillors was unanimous

Police investigating potential new lead in 32-year-old Victoria cold case

Investigators are looking to speak with Dennis Crook’s friends here in Victoria, including those who initially reported his disappearance.

Victoria is in for 5 days of sunshine next week

Don't put away the sunscreen and flip flops just yet!

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