Monday, April 22, 2019

Local church launches GoFundMe campaign for people displaced by deadly Esquimalt fire

Nearly 120 people were affected by the fire.

50% of low income households can’t afford new Canada Food Guide diet (REPORT)

Households can expect to pay about $400 more for groceries this year due to rising food costs

Cougar sighting reported near Gordon Head Middle School this morning

The possible sighting happened at 6:15 a.m.

Province looks to explore new post-secondary options in West Shore (REPORT)

High school graduates are half as likely to attend university as the BC average.

Victoria Royals fall 3-0 in the series after Giants’ overtime win tonight

Despite the loss, Royals' goaltender Griffen Outhouse made a mind-blowing 52 saves.

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Wednesday April 10th

Wishing you a happy Wednesday, Victoria 😊

90’s favourite Clearly Canadian now available at Thrifty Foods

Bring on the Wild Cherry and Mountain Blackberry 🤤

Pacific Football Club to host job fair at Darcy’s Pub this weekend

They're looking for game-day staff in all departments!

Spotify Canada is giving away FREE Google Home Mini Speakers to premium users

Available for both new and existing subscribers!

Victoria ranked the 2nd “rattiest” city in BC for the third year in a...

We're talking about the little furry creatures you DON'T want to see in your house 🤢

Canada’s top boxers to compete at Langford’s Bear Mountain Resort this month

It's the biggest Olympic boxing event in the country!
wildfire

BC campfire bans will no longer exclude Vancouver Island’s ‘Fog Zone’

Residents in this area will soon experience the same open fire bans as the rest of the island

Province proposes new law to eliminate ticket scalping bots in BC

This could mean more event tickets at lower prices 😍

Victoria realtor searches for suspect who keyed his vehicle on BC Ferries trip (PHOTOS)

He was able to acquire photos of the suspect from witnesses and dashcam footage
Royal Jubilee Hospital

These two Victoria hospitals are among the top 15 in Canada (REPORT)

Based on a survey of medical professionals, patients, and key performance indicators for each hospital

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Tuesday April 9th

The Royals take on the Giants in game 3 tonight!

RCMP arrest Duncan man who robbed two businesses within 10 minutes at knifepoint

He's facing multiple charges including assault with a weapon and uttering threats.

One man hospitalized after truck hits centre highway median near Duncan

His injuries are currently unknown.
CANADIAN MONEY

There are no dedicated federal anti-money laundering police officers in BC (REPORT)

The province is calling on the federal government to do more.

5 reasons why you need to take part in Pacific FC’s home-opener this month

Kick off the inaugural season of Vancouver Island's only professional soccer team!

Saanich Commonwealth Place receives $100K in funding for 2020 Olympics training

The facility was built in 1994 to host the Commonwealth Games.

Woman killed in Sunday’s apartment fire in Esquimalt

Bystanders attempted to save her.

Iconic Rockland family home is being sold for the first time ever (PHOTOS/VIDEO)

The family first built the house 47 years ago.
Oak Bay Mayor

Former Oak Bay mayor Nils Jensen dies following a short battle with cancer

The 69-year-old served Oak Bay for over 20 years.

Two police officers injured while executing an arrest warrant in Sidney

The suspect barricaded himself and a woman inside a house.

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Monday April 8

Get ready for a musical Monday 🎶

24-year-old Victoria man dies from injuries after being hit by vehicle on Pat Bay...

Police had contact with the man the day before the incident for mental health concerns.

Fire engulfs top floor of Esquimalt apartment building

There have been reports of multiple people trapped inside.

Southbound lanes of the Pat Bay Highway closed near Elk Lake following crash

The southbound lanes of the Pat Bay Highway are closed near Elk Lake Sunday afternoon, following a collision between a camper van and cyclist....

Saanich Police search for missing 9-year-old boy (UPDATED)

He wandered off from his home in the Cedar Hill area earlier this morning.

Two new cases of measles confirmed in Greater Victoria

BC Transit bus, Camosun College and a shopping mall are some places in Victoria people may have been exposed to the measles.

Giants further lead in series with 2-1 overtime win against Royals

Tonight marked game two of the best-of-seven series.
BC Transit Bus Lane

BC Transit spring service changes will take effect tomorrow

Keep an eye on your route's schedule!

Nearly 6,000 affected by power outage on southern Vancouver Island

Strong winds have also affected BC Ferries sailings this morning

Dairy Queen introduces new Dreamsicle-Dipped Cones and people are loving it

The internet is already obsessed!! 😍
Fentanyl overdose crisis

RCMP arrest three people in drug trafficking investigation on Vancouver Island

Cash, fentanyl, and methamphetamines were seized

BC Ferries cancels several sailings due to strong winds Saturday morning

Remember to check conditions before you travel!

Head-on collision closes Millstream Road in the Highlands area

There's no estimate as to when it will be reopened

RCMP release sketch of suspect who robbed a man at knifepoint on Galloping Goose...

He was last seen running on the boardwalk at Glen Lake on Wednesday

Get your broken items fixed for FREE at a Repair Cafe this Saturday

Don't throw out that old computer or that broken bicycle!

Wind gusts up to 90 km/h expected to hit Victoria on Saturday

Other parts of the island are in for up to 110 km/h speeds

VicPD arrest man with replica firearm on Douglas Street

He was reportedly drinking beer and holding the replica on a bus.

Bystanders intervene in domestic abuse incident on Foul Bay Rd

The incident occurred on Thursday.

Here are the Canadian Premier League’s brand new jerseys for the 2019 season

Pacific FC with the eye-catching purple and teal!

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