Tuesday, December 18, 2018

News

Victoria will receive over 400 new licensed childcare spaces

These spaces will be co-located at six elementary schools across the city

City of Victoria seeks feedback for proposed Vancouver Street bike lanes

You can make your voice heard in person or online

ICBC will redirect 50% of its advertising funds to police traffic...

The crown corporation is expected to suffer a loss $890 million this fiscal year

Victoria Royals nails the ‘header challenge’ and it’s going viral (VIDEO)

These guys sure know how to headbutt a soccer ball ⚽️

Shawnigan Lake RCMP search for missing 58-year-old man

He was last seen leaving his home at 9:15 p.m. on Friday.

Every new car sold in BC by 2040 will need to...

The BC government says it will take steps to make green vehicles more affordable

30-year-old man arrested for Sunday fires at Camosun College

The suspect was nabbed by a police dog when fleeing the scene

Saanich firefighters battle multiple fires at Camosun College Interurban campus

 BC Hydro, Saanich Police, and K9 units are also at the scene

Environment Canada issues special weather statement for Vancouver Island

Southeast winds could reach 90 km/h gusting to 110 Sunday evening over parts of the island.

Watch the official live broadcast of the 37th Island Farms Santa’s...

Bringing you fresh coverage of an old Victoria tradition 🎄

Nanaimo pedestrian seriously injured after being struck by vehicle

Alcohol/drug impairment and speed have been ruled out as contributing factors

Saanich police officer resigned after facing 11 allegations of serious misconduct

The allegations include inappropriate relations with a sex worker and extortion, among others

BC to fund new affordable housing and childcare spaces in Langford

Construction is expecting to begin before the end of the year.

ICBC warns drivers about mall parking lot crashes peaking in December

Approximately 150,000 crashes happened in mall parking lots last year, resulting in 5,400 injuries.

Province honours 106 police officers for distinguished service

7 of the officers are from Vancouver Island.

Elections BC extends referendum vote deadline in light of rotating Canada...

But the deadline to request a voting package is still midnight tonight!

5 Oak Bay homes evacuated after vehicle crash damages gas meter...

The incident occurred at about 8:10 p.m. tonight

Here’s how to get a premium emergency kit for 35% off...

Be PREPARED for Black Friday!

70 km/h winds are expected to hit Greater Victoria tonight (UPDATED)

90 km/h winds are expected to hit other parts of Vancouver Island

Report finds one in five children are growing up poor in...

Many of these children are also living in deep poverty  — up to $13,000 below the poverty line.

Nanaimo RCMP warns to keep an eye on parcel drop offs...

There's a grinch roaming around Nanaimo

VicPD arrest 2 men in separate child exploitation investigations

Police are recommending 10 charges between the two suspects

76-year-old man charged with impaired driving following 2-vehicle collision in Ladysmith

He is 135th driver to be charged with impaired driving this year in Ladysmith

Oak Bay police officer discharged after using the sevices of a...

It is unclear whether the officer was on or off duty at the time

Nanaimo hospital will have a new ICU by 2021

In 2013, the NRGH's ICU was found to be one of the worst in Canada

Victoria is forecast to get 7 straight days of rain

Time to get out the rain gear

CRD issues blue green algae warning for Elk Lake

Keep animals on a leash to prevent them from drinking or swimming in the water.

Minister of Agriculture’s stepson dies of accidental overdose

“In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to a fundraiser posted on Dan's Facebook page in an effort to help others who are struggling.”

It cost $30,126 to remove the Sir John A. Macdonald statue...

Some BC taxpayers are angry.

BC Hydro blames frequent power outages on increasingly severe weather

Power outages in BC have increased by 265% in 5 years

Two whales found dead near Vancouver Island this week

One dead humpback whale washed up at the Tsawwasswen ferry terminal today

The Leonid meteor shower will grace Canadian skies this weekend

Keep your eyes peeled to the skies!

BC children with special needs to benefit from new devices made...

They were made by the CanAssist team at UVic

Métis flag raised in front of BC parliament building for Louis...

“Today, we commemorate the life of Louis Riel, a dedicated Métis leader, politician, and the founder of the province of Manitoba.”

BC will publicly fund gender-affirming surgery for trans people starting 2019

In the past, trans people had to travel to Montreal or the U.S. to have lower body surgery.

$16,000 worth of cocaine confiscated from West Shore residence

They also found 150 unknown pills and over $2,000 cash

Sooke resident confronts couple allegedly crabbing illegally (VIDEO)

"You have a bucket full of undersized crab. You don't know what you're doing."

Team Canada will play 2 games in Victoria ahead of World...

Team Canada was last year's World Junior champs!

West Shore RCMP issues correction over update of child abduction incident...

"We apologize for any confusion this may have caused."

Driver sought in hit-and-run that killed a family dog on Dallas...

The vehicle is described as a white, 16-foot shuttle bus-style vehicle.

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