Monday, July 15, 2019

Researchers to start exploring Canada’s largest underwater volcano near Vancouver Island tomorrow

You can even watch live-streams of their underwater expedition!

Victoria’s Moss Street will be transformed into an art-lovers paradise this weekend

The TD Art Gallery Paint-In is happening on Saturday! 🎨

20-year-old woman in critical condition following hit-and-run in Saanich Monday morning

The driver abandoned their vehicle and was caught fleeing on foot.

Canada’s new air passenger rights come into effect today

To start, you can claim up to $2,100 for lost or damaged baggage.
Victoria Sunshine

5 things to do in and around Victoria today Monday, July 15th

There are plenty of FREE things to do today!

Teenage girl sexually assaulted on the Galloping Goose trail in Langford

Police are asking for the public’s help finding a suspect.

Police identify victim of suspicious death in Metchosin home

His truck was located in Oak Bay on Tuesday afternoon.

16 things to do in and around Victoria this weekend, July 13th – 14th

Who's ready for a Roller Disco Puppy Party with these guys? 🕺🐾

Dashcam captures extremely close call between 2 cyclists and driver in Victoria (VIDEO)

The truck can be seen spinning-out after missing the cyclists.

You can get paid up to $550 for cleaning up cigarette butts from Victoria...

Cigarettes make up half of the waste found on Victoria’s shorelines.

Candlelit vigil to protest treatment of migrant families in the US is taking place...

The international vigil calls the US’ migrant camps “concentration camps”.

New $150,000 bike park coming to View Royal Park this month

Designed for circuits, jumps, berms, and more 🚴

Police arrest suspected drunk driver for crashing through wall of Saanich home

The car came to a stop “halfway into the house”

Victoria man arrested after trying to sell stolen bike online

It was up for sale just six days after being stolen

Central Saanich motorcyclist fined over $700 for excessive speeding

He was going 120 km/hr in a 50 km/hr zone 😬

Early morning Seattle earthquake felt on Vancouver Island

The earthquake had a magnitude of 4.6

Victoria plastic bag ban struck down by B.C. Court of Appeals ruling

"There is no turning back," said Mayor Lisa Helps

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Friday July 12th

Anyone else want a free pretzel?! 🙋 🥨

RCMP searching for missing 32-year-old Nanaimo woman (UPDATED)

Her family is extremely worried for her safety.

Police searching for missing 25-year-old Vancouver Island woman (UPDATED)

Police believe she is still on the island.

Seal pup rescued by Vancouver Island salmon farmers released back into wild

Her name is Mo and she is adorable ❤️
BC Transit Bus Lane

BC Transit is launching live bus tracking in Victoria this month

The real-time bus tracking technology was delayed from Spring 2019.
Fentanyl overdose crisis

Overdose deaths in BC are down 30% compared to 2018

Health officials are “cautiously optimistic” about the future.

Nanaimo RCMP release surveillance photos of suspects who attempted to drill through bank wall...

They were attempting to access a night deposit box.

5 eateries that serve healthy raw meals in Victoria

Eating healthy doesn’t have to be boring!

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Thursday July 11th

Fancy a free drive-in movie night, anyone? 🍿

Over 1,300 classic cars will take over the Inner Harbour for this year’s Northwest...

Tens of thousands of spectators are also expected to attend the show.

Victoria fog forces Harbour Air to cancel and delay flights

Helijet has also been affected by the weather.

Victoria’s 27th annual Great Canadian Beer Festival announces 2019 brewery line up

Featuring nearly 100 Canadian craft breweries from coast to coast! 🍻

Province to fund nearly $100K in free menstrual products for vulnerable women

“Period poverty creates barriers and stigma, and leaves people isolated.”

VicPD warn that thefts from vehicles are on the rise this summer

There were 23 reported thefts in 3 days last week.

Experience the ultimate indulgence at the Spa at Ocean Pointe Resort (CONTEST)

Fancy a spa day? You could win one here! 💆

Tim Hortons is launching limited edition Iced Capp flavours this summer

To celebrate the Iced Capp’s 20th birthday!

8 fresh meals to make with seasonal farmers’ market produce in Victoria

So you know exactly what ingredients to pick up! 🍓

Inmates who escaped from Vancouver Island prison captured in Esquimalt

The inmates were violent offenders whose convictions include murder.

RCMP searching for suspect in midday robbery at TD Bank in Sidney

He produced a note demanding cash before fleeing the scene on foot.

Saanich firefighters extinguish dramatic semi-truck malfunction at University Heights

Smoke was emerging from the vehicle’s engine compartment.

You have 10 days left to complete BC’s Daylight Saving Time survey

It’s received the highest number of responses in recent BC survey history.

Construction begins on 48-unit family rental apartment building in Colwood

Approximate projected rent is $1,300/month for one-bedroom units

Vancouver Canucks versus Calgary Flames preseason game tickets to go on sale in August

The game is being played at our very own Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre! 🏒

Oak Bay driver nearly hits traffic control flagger on a sidewalk

The flagger was there to indicate a road closure

Esquimalt Naval Base rescue a vessel involved in explosive incident

The vessel had explosive detonators on board for construction purposes.