Thursday, June 27, 2019

RCMP search for wanted 21-year-old man believed to be on Vancouver Island

If you see him, call police and do not approach

You can find products from 100+ Vancouver Island businesses at this local grocery store

Household names like Phillips and Portofino make the list!

West Shore RCMP seek 13-year-old who is missing for the second time this month...

She first went missing on June 2nd but was found three days later

Saanich police searching for missing 45-year-old man

Eric Thomas Hartley was last seen on June 10th and reported missing on the 13th

Victoria council decides to fund Remembrance Day policing after public backlash

They also issued an apology to veterans and anyone else offended by the original motion

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Friday June 14th

Have you checked out this year's Breakwater Barge yet? ⛵👀

FREE drive-in movie nights are coming to Langford this July

Vintage summer movie nights are BACK 😍

Victoria residents lose over $20,000 to new type of phone scam

They were contacted by fraudsters pretending to be lawyers

Instagram users report app outages across North America and Europe (UPDATED)

People are already flocking to Twitter to complain

Nanaimo RCMP seize various weapons from teenagers carrying them “for protection”

A hatchet, double sided knife, and hammer, among other things

The annual Francophone Festival will be returning to Victoria in June

Entry to the festival is entirely free!

Coastal Naturalists are returning to BC Ferries starting tomorrow

Over 100 extra presentations have been added to the schedule! 🐳

West Shore RCMP arrest shoplifter who tried to hide from police under a tarp

"Clearly the suspect hadn’t thought out his hiding spot..." 😂

Decades old Victoria diner will close to make way for new residential development

Pluto’s Diner’s 31-year lease comes to a close in 2020.

Bell and Telus launch competing mobile plans to keep up with unlimited Rogers data...

Bell has a similar unlimited plan offer, while Telus decided to take a different route

6 warm weather records were broken on Vancouver Island on Wednesday

And 17 records were broken across BC ☀️

Rogers launches “unlimited” cellphone data plans across Canada starting tomorrow

There will be a speed cap at 10GB but no additional charges for going over

A new bike skills park will be opening in Saanich next year

It may also include a skate track, rope course, bouldering, and more.

Tim Hortons now serves Beyond Meat breakfast items across Canada

Plant-based sausages for breakfast sandwiches, wraps, and more!

8-year-old girl reports narrow escape after man tries to abduct her in Nanaimo

She was riding her bike home from school when an unknown man tried to grab her

Victoria just broke another massive temperature record on Tuesday

The previous record stood for 121 years!

Police release footage of possible suspect who dumped kitten with meth in its system...

Lily was zipped into a shaving case and abandoned in a trash can at Hillside Shopping Centre

Nanaimo RCMP seeks thief who stole $15,000 e-bike from Belgian honeymooners

They were hiking at Colliery Dam and returned to find their bike missing

Incident involving woman pushed off Thetis Lake cliff “did not occur”, says RCMP

She did fall of the cliff, but police say no suspects are being sought

Victoria students under 18 years old will be getting free BC Transit passes this...

"The whole point of why we're doing this to make kids lifelong transit riders and reducing [their] reliance on cars," said Mayor Helps

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Wednesday June 12th

Did someone say Harry Potter trivia? ⚡🧙

60-year-old Nanaimo pedestrian succumbs to injuries sustained in vehicle collision

He was running across an intersection against a walk light when he was struck by a pickup truck

Nearly 100 local Victoria musicians have created this massive Spotify playlist

If you’re a local musician you can have your music added to the lineup!

105-year-old Victoria food market to be shut down and redeveloped into condos (PHOTOS)

Redevelopment of the building will begin in May 2020.

RCMP investigate suspicious fire set in Nanaimo park

It could have spread to the tinder dry forest nearby

Oak Bay homeowner chases off intruder who broke into their home

The homeowner woke up in the middle of the night and heard the thief.

GoFundMe created to support Victoria reporter diagnosed with terminal lung cancer

The life expectancy for people with her condition is 6 months without treatment and 1.5 years with treatment
Hockey Cards

Victoria Police search for owner of hockey card collection

They're associated with a “Ryan Thomas”

Downtown Victoria business evacuated due to unknown contaminant (UPDATED)

VicPD and fire department officials are on site

Canadian government to ban all single-use plastics by 2021

Shopping bags, straws, cutlery, plates, stir sticks

There’s a FREE Filipino festival happening in downtown Victoria this weekend (CONTEST)

A Saturday full of delicious Filipino eats and entertainment! 🎉

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Tuesday June 11th

Anyone else want to learn a 156-year-old perogie recipe? 🙋‍♂️

New mental health and addictions care facility opening in North Saanich next week

It offers specialized care programs for first responders, military, veterans, executives, as well as adults and young adults

Victoria Police searching for missing 33-year-old woman

She was last seen on May 22nd and reported missing on June 5th

Rollover crash in downtown Victoria caused by suspected medical condition

The 800 block of Pandora Ave was closed to vehicle traffic earlier today

RCMP investigate dozens of shots fired in one Vancouver Island neighbourhood over 48 hours

Several schools in the area had to be locked down while officers investigated.

Nanaimo dirt biker plunges off 30ft cliff after drinking and going out “for a...

He suffered a number of non-life threatening injuries.