Friday, March 22, 2019

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Friday March 22nd

The Royals playoff season begins tonight!

Victorians invited to help form a ‘protective human chain’ around mosque on Friday

Following last week’s attacks in New Zealand.

BREAKING: BC Transit driver assaulted and hospitalized near downtown Victoria

The driver was trying to break up a fight on the bus.

Saanich police nab prohibited driver with fake license plates on uninsured car

He was arrested, fined, and his car was impounded.

These 6 celebrity guests will be at this year’s Capital City Comic Con this...

Including Jake “The Snake” Roberts! 💪🐍

Coast Guard performing hyper-realistic training in the outer harbour today

The exercises may include overturned vessels and smoke.

Canada ranked one of the top 10 happiest countries in the world

Finland was titled the happiest country.

This is why you need to visit ‘The Room’ at Uptown this Spring Break

It's an Instagram-worthy picture playground!

Missing 69-year-old Victoria man found deceased in Port Renfrew

He was last seen on March 17th.

These 5 locations could be the future home of Howard the Gnome

Where do you want to see him?!

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Thursday March 21st

Another day of double digit weather!

Kids spotted playing ‘darts’ with used needles in a Saanich park

Saanich police removed the needles after responding.

VicPD searching for missing 69-year-old man last seen on March 17th (UPDATED)

His family is very concerned for his welfare.

There’s a new free app available for immigrants and refugees moving to BC

It's designed to help them get settled into the community.

Province doubling funding into low-cost dental care in BC this year

It’ll help nearly 54,000 people living in poverty.
BC Ambulance overdoses

BC drug overdose deaths are on the decline in 2019

January saw an average of 2.9 overdose deaths per day.

Province announces measles immunization catch-up program in BC schools

The program will run from April through June of this year.

Royals to face Kamloops Blazers in first-round playoff match-up after tie-breaker game

The Blazers secured a playoff spot with a 5-1 win against Kelowna tonight!

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Wednesday March 20th

Today's gonna be the bee's knees!

Federal Budget 2019: Some first time home buyers will have reduced mortgages

And a substantial increase to the Home Buyers' Plan RRSP withdrawal limit

Federal Budget 2019: Canada will lower student loan interest rates

Over 1 million students are expected to benefit from the plan

Tonight’s match to decide who the Victoria Royals’ first round playoff opponent will be...

The Rockets & Blazers will be fighting for their playoff lives!

BC invests $101 million to prepare for upcoming wildfire season

Firefighters will be given night vision goggles 👀

Federal Budget 2019: Every Canadian will have high speed internet by 2030

They've pledged up to $6 billion in investments over the next 10 years

BC SPCA urges public to support bill that would help curb bestiality and dog...

Animal cruelty laws in Canada have not been substantially updated since 1892

Missing mountain biker found by Nanaimo Search and Rescue

He left for a ride on Monday and was expected to return the same day

Air Canada removes all Boeing 737 MAX aircraft from schedule until July 1st

They've included a rebooking and refund policy for all passengers affected by itinerary changes

Toronto murder suspect nabbed in Nanaimo after being spotted riding bike without a helmet

19-year-old Kyle Dias is wanted for Second Degree Murder in connection with a shooting

There have been three cougar sightings in Saanich over the past three days

In the first case, a cougar was trying to kill and eat a deer in a Cadboro Bay backyard

Adulting 101: 5 things you need to know before tackling your taxes this season

It's the most wonderful time of the year! 🎵

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Tuesday March 19

Here are some things to do besides enjoying the ☀️

WIN a $214 Victoria Royals playoff package (CONTEST)

2 days, 8 tickets, and a $50 gift card!

Preliminary study outlines plan for ferry service between the West Shore and Victoria

The study offers three potential ferry terminal sites

Sooke’s Camp Thunderbird will offer gender-neutral cabins for kids this year

It’s one of the oldest camps on the island.

Elderly driver slams into 6 parked vehicles near Beacon Hill Children’s Farm (PHOTOS)

The car ended up on top of another vehicle.

Suspect sought after woman sexually assaulted at knifepoint in Saanich home

Officers believe the man had prior knowledge of the house not being secured

New Canadian parents can take 5 extra weeks of shared parental leave starting tomorrow

The move is intended to shift the responsibility of child care away from primarily women

Here are the results from the 44th annual Greater Victoria Flower Count

For the first time in 5 years, we have a new winner!

Large brush fire on Dallas Road near Clover Point extinguished (PHOTOS/VIDEO)

The blaze broke out at around 1 p.m. this afternoon

BC and Ottawa establish $142 million fund to rebuild wild salmon stocks

It will support projects by Indigenous and conservation groups who aim to protect and restore wild salmon stock