Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Education on BC’s Great Bear Rainforest now being added to provincial curriculum

BC's coast is home to the rarest bear on earth: the spirit bear.

Off-duty officer chases down and arrests wanted man in Langford

The suspect had warrants in the West Shore and Saanich.

Victoria Police searching for missing couple

They were last seen in Victoria in December.

New 132-unit affordable housing development completed in Langford

Occupants will be moving in on March 1st

Jim Gaffigan is coming to Victoria this Spring for a comedy tour

The father of five will be on his 'Quality Time' comedy tour.
Spirit of Vancouver Island Rescue

BC Ferries is cancelling all sailings after 5 pm today due to incoming weather

"The safety of our passengers and crew is of primary importance to us."

ICBC limiting use of experts in legal disputes to reduce $1.2B projected net loss

Vehicle injury claims have increased by 43% in the past five years.

Victoria Provincial Court evacuated after suspicious package found outside (UPDATED)

Roads surrounding the courthouse have been closed.

Highway 14 west of Sooke remains closed due to hazardous road conditions

Fallen trees and downed power lines block both directions.

Ring in the Year of the Pig with authentic Asian eats from Fairway Market

Chinese New Year isn't over quite yet!

10 photos of this year’s Chinese New Year Celebration in Victoria

The parade was held on Sunday just before the snow.

Another 10 to 15 cm of snow could fall in Victoria over the next...

Most schools have already announced a snow day.

Hundreds stranded at BC Ferries as Pat Bay HWY closed due to heavy snowfall

There are many vehicles stranded along the route.

Heavy snowfall closes Highway 1 at West Shore Parkway

10 to 20 cm is possible!

$5-million winning Lotto 6/49 ticket purchased on Vancouver Island

Someone became a millionaire overnight!!

Snow is in the forecast every day next week for Victoria

Hope you're not tired of the white stuff just yet

Greater Victoria could see up to 10 cm of snow in second winter storm...

Who's rooting for a snow day on Monday? ⛄️

Victoria’s Elements Casino has a thrilling Valentine’s Day experience for all lovebirds next week

Live music, dinner and dancing make for the perfect romantic evening! 💖

Major fire under way at Sidney marina (PHOTOS)

BREAKING: One of the vessels appears to have caught fire

BC rainforest IMAX documentary narrated by Ryan Reynolds opens next Friday

Parts of it were filmed on Vancouver Island!

Nearly 30,000 BC Hydro customers on southern Vancouver Island have no power this morning

Here's a list of all the major outages in the Greater Victoria region

26 photos of the first major snowfall on Vancouver Island (PHOTOS/VIDEOS)

In case you stayed inside all day and have serious FOMO ❄️

Here’s how the universities in Greater Victoria are handling the snow

In case you have a dreaded 6:30 p.m. class...

BC invests $11 million to help immigrants find careers in their field

Settlement services are expanding by 45%.
Jon Dore Big Questions Huge Answers

5 reasons to watch Jon Dore’s ‘Big Questions, Huge Answers’ comedy special in Victoria...

He once tried to bring a live bear onto Conan 🐻🎤

Nanaimo RCMP seek public assistance to find suspect in armed robbery at Tim Hortons

Officers are working to find a better image of the man

Over 2,000 customers have lost power in Saanich

Some residents are starting to feel the cold.

Vehicles are spinning out of control on the Malahat due to heavy snowfall

Don’t forget to use winter tires or chains when driving through the mountains!

Victoria parkade gives jaywalker a little dose of karma (VIDEO)

Excuse me, sir, do you have a ticket?

New extreme weather shelter opens up in Sooke just in time for snow storm

A total of 92 extreme weather shelter spaces are now available

Local carshare co-operative Modo ups their game on convenience

Less cost, less hassle, more convenience! 🚗

ICBC suffers $860M net loss in first 9 months of fiscal year

They expect lose $1.18 billion by the end of fiscal year.

Pacific FC signs trio of players including team Canada veteran

“We are delighted to have secured three dynamic attacking players.”

Province invests $300K in BC-Washington high-speed train research

Vancouver to Seattle in one hour - yes please! 😍

Over 100 guns and explosives were seized from a home in Campbell River

Detonators and detonator cords were found with the explosives.

Brief car chase in Nanaimo leads to K9 nabbing prolific offender

The 27-year-old was also wanted in Alberta.

There were nearly 1,500 drug overdose deaths in BC in 2018

Almost half the people who died of drug overdose suffered from pain-related issues.

UVic PhD student desperately searching for lost scientific instrument

It may be on a beach or drifting near Sidney.

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Thursday February 7

Interested in some FREE VR?

This BC group wants to bring seal hunting to the West Coast to protect...

The seal harvesting would also go towards local industry.

Canadian government advises against travel to Venezuela in light of political instability

Violent crime and economic upheaval are cited as the main reasons

Nearly 3,000 customers affected by power outage in Sooke

They've been in the cold since 1:50 p.m.