Monday, April 22, 2019

Tests come back negative in latest measles scare in Victoria

Suspected locations included Victoria Butterfly Gardens, Walmart Supercentre on Saanich Road, and Selkirk Montessori School.

VicPD searching for missing 34-year-old man who walked away from the hospital (UPDATED)

Medical staff are extremely concerned for his health and wellbeing.

Island Health warning of possible measles exposure at several locations in Victoria (UPDATED)

Authorities have also asked unvaccinated students of Selkirk Montessori to stay home until May 3rd.

Campaign to save Hermann’s Jazz Club exceeds goal by nearly 20K

The fundraising campaign ended today.

Police searching for missing 36-year-old Nanaimo man (UPDATED)

He is currently dealing with “significant personal issues”

A massive fire is currently consuming Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral (VIDEOS)

The fire broke out only moments ago.

Province donating $1 million to Victoria’s Topaz Sikh Gurdwara

The Gurdwara is the second oldest in North America.

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

Welcome to the start of a short week, Victoria!

VicPD release photos of suspect in string of robberies (PHOTOS)

Three similar robberies in one week in the same area

Victoria Buzz will be giving away free potted plants at the Bay Centre this...

And the chance to WIN a $50 Bay Centre gift card by following the instructions in the article! 💰🛍️

Victoria Royals bid a fond farewell to 3 fan-favourites following 2018-19 season

Outhouse, Jarratt and McDonald - you will be missed!

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

Game of thrones premieres this Sunday! 🐺🐉👑

Major traffic delays caused by vehicle collision on Pat Bay Highway

No injuries have been reported yet

Firefighters say tragic Esquimalt apartment fire was sparked by human error

Residents have still not been allowed back into the building.

This is the route for the inaugural Sarah Beckett Memorial Run in Langford on...

The following roads will be closed during the day.

West Shore RCMP arrest two, seize $3,000 cash and drugs in trafficking investigation

A vehicle associated with criminal activity was also confiscated

Victoria Sexual Assault Centre receives $200,000 supportive funding from BC

Only 1-in-20 sexual assaults are reported to police

Province invests nearly $2 million in bursaries for early childhood educators

BC is trying to catch up on “pent up demand for quality child care”.

RCMP issue warning after two women’s drinks were tampered with at a Nanaimo nightclub

Same nightclub, two different days within one week.

VicPD say social media reports of child abduction attempt last night were unfounded

The interaction between the child and the older males was completely innocent!
BC Ferries

BC Ferries adds nearly 90 sailings for Easter long weekend

But you still might want to reserve a spot!
Hwy 1 closed

Province issues apology for further delay in completion of McKenzie interchange project

The $85-million project was originally slated for completion by late 2018
saanich police

Sudden death in Gordon Head deemed ‘not suspicious’ by Saanich police

The incident took place on Thursday afternoon.

Crash Test Dummies is coming to Vancouver Island this summer

Anyone else remember Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm 🎶?

White Spot is launching an Avocado Beyond Meat burger next week

The 100%-plant-based patty will also be available in other dishes.

Province expands healthcare support coverage for wildfire fighters

Coverage now includes cancer, heart disease, and mental-health disorders.

Esquimalt-based naval ship seizes 2.5 tonnes of hash in the Indian Ocean

The HMCS Regina was deployed just two weeks ago.

Grammy Award-winning artist Patti Austin pairs with Ian Veneracion in Canada-wide tour (CONTEST)

The dynamic duo will be visiting Victoria on April 27th!

Wanted Langford man arrested with drugs, baton, and replica firearm

The 37-year-old is well known to police.

Jim Gaffigan will be performing at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre tomorrow

Check out his live stand up on Friday, April 12th!

Canada’s top surfers are coming to Tofino to compete for the Olympic team

Surfing makes its Olympic debut in the Japan 2020 games.

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

There's plenty of local art to see today! 🎨

Nanaimo RCMP investigates strange encounter of man wielding knife in public park

The incident took place at Colliery Dam Park.

Here’s how you can bet on who will rule and die ahead of Game...

When you play the Game of Thrones, you win or...☠️

The City of Victoria is looking to hire their next in-house artist

It's a part-time gig that pays $42,000/year!

VicPD reopens downtown street following reports of a suspicious package

Cormorant St was blocked for approximately an hour.

Lethal rabbit virus is officially back on Vancouver Island

Hundreds of wild and domestic rabbits died from the virus last year.

Island Health confirms sixth case of measles in Victoria within two weeks

People who were at the Royal Oak shopping complex at the given dates and times may have been exposed to the infection

Canada-wide recall issued for two Indigo branded mugs due to risk of injury

Return them if you want to avoid a nasty surprise during your morning coffee 😬

Oak Bay double-murder trial begins in Vancouver on Monday

Andrew Berry is accused of murdering his two daughters on Christmas day 2017.

This is why you should stay away from those adorable baby deer

Yes, even if it looks lost or injured