Thursday, June 27, 2019

Over 50 adoptable pets were rescued bythe Victoria Humane Society last week

“It seems like every day people are phoning in and saying ‘can you take this’...”

Victoria man sentenced to 2 years in prison for assaulting VicPD K9 service dog

PSD Uno was struck in the head and face multiple times

Youth vaping increased by a shocking 74% in Canada last year (REPORT)

The Canadian Cancer Society is calling for the government to increase regulations.

Starbucks has buy-one-get-one FREE coffees and frappuccinos this afternoon

Just in time for that afternoon jolt! ☕️

You could win this $1.2 million ocean view home in Colwood (PHOTOS)

You could also win a Tesla, travel packages and more!

BC Gang Enforcement Team assisting investigation of two shootings in 48 hours on Vancouver...

So far they've checked out numerous people associated with the street-level drug trade

Teenager from Lansdowne Middle School dies during field trip near Sooke

One other person remains in critical condition.

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Thursday June 20th

There's free music at Beacon Hill Park today in support of mental health! 🎶

Baby bunnies and stranded turtle rescued in Saanich

It doesn't get cuter than this 😍

Victoria’s 24th annual FernFest kicks off this Friday

Come see Fernwood transformed!

New federal bill completely bans bestiality and animal fighting across Canada

Animal sexual abusers will now be added to Canada’s National Sex Offenders Registry.

Victoria youth invited to attend FREE LGBTQ2+ event to kick off Pride month

Music, food, craft tables, Drag Makeup workshops and more! 🏳️‍🌈

Get your health in check at this futuristic wellness practice in Victoria

Because who doesn't want to remove stress and increase energy? 🧘

Canada welcomed the largest number of resettled refugees in the world last year (REPORT)

Over half of the refugee submissions were for children.

RCMP search for missing man who may be hitchhiking on Vancouver Island

They've conducted an intensive ground and air search but to no avail

80 new movies and shows coming to Netflix Canada this July

So many shows, too little time!!

Canada has officially outlawed the import and export of shark fins

Canada has been the largest importer of shark fins outside of Asia

WIN a pair of pit passes plus campsite to this year’s Sunfest Country Music...

Featuring Jason Aldean and Maren Morris as headliners! 🎵
Bear sighting

Black bear spotted in Brentwood Bay on Tuesday night

Anyone who sees the bear is asked to contact BC Conservation at 1-877-952-7277.

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Wednesday June 19th

Victoria's 20th Anniversary Ska & Reggae Festival begins today!

41-year-old man arrested for break-and-enter in North Saanich

Thanks to a collaboration between Sidney/North Saanich RCMP and Saanich Police

Air Canada named best airline in North America for 3rd year in a row

This is the eighth time they've received the title within 10 years
ska & reggae festival

Victoria’s 20th annual Ska & Reggae Festival kicks off tomorrow

Headlined by Bob Marley's son, Ky-Mani Marley! 🎶

You can float down Victoria’s Upper Harbour in a Hot Tub Boat this summer

Yes, it’s exactly what it sounds like 🛀⛵

Nearly 16,000 additional measles vaccines have been administered to BC students since April (REPORT)

The province launched a vaccination “catch-up program” earlier this year

Trudeau government approves Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

Their initial approval of the project was revoked by the Federal Court of Appeal last year

BC Transit is adding more buses to 4 busy summer routes in July

The bus routes go to Thetis Lake, downtown, the ferry terminal, and more.

WIN a pair of tickets to BC’s one and only Punk in Drublic Craft...

Headliners include Bad Religion, NOFX, The Real McKenzies, and more! 🤘

Vancouver Canucks to hold training camp at Victoria’s Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre

They will also play their first pre-season game at the barn on Blanshard! 🏑

Local business owners NEED to attend this workshop happening in Victoria on Thursday

Featuring expert research conducted at Royal Roads University.

Victoria council approves demolition of remaining Plaza Hotel building

But certain historic architectural elements of the building will be preserved

Hikers can now access Juan de Fuca trail after extensive upgrades

Featuring increased safety measures

BC Coroners Service report reveals there was no foul play in death of Ben...

He is survived by a wife and two young children

BC Ferries adds extra sailings to their summer schedule

Because it's travel time!

New elementary and middle schools will be built in Langford by September 2022

Most schools in SD62 are nearing capacity according to the board chair of the Sooke School District

Man arrested for stealing from change room lockers at Juan de Fuca Rec Centre

He also had a steel saw that could be used as a break-in tool. 

City of Victoria will provide free menstrual products at public facilities starting this summer

Victoria will be the first municipality in BC to do so

This waterfront patio in Sidney has some seriously stunning views

Add this one to your summer must-try list! 🍴

Here’s how you can combat boredom and exercise your brain for FREE

Games like crosswords and Sudoku keep your mind sharp!

6 events where you can celebrate Pride Month in Victoria

It all goes down next month! 🏳️‍🌈

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Monday June 17th

Learn more about roller derby!

Here’s how to spot when someone might be drowning

Be safe if you're going out swimming this weekend!

15 things to do in and around Victoria this Father’s Day weekend, June 15th...

There's plenty of things to do, like Car Free YYJ Day on Sunday!

Air Canada and WestJet flight fares are 15% off today to celebrate Raptors’ NBA...

A trip to the 6ix is in order! ✈️🇨🇦