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Changes to campground reservation system to increase fairness

Following public complaints about overbooking and unscrupulous reselling, the BC government has announced changes to the camping reservation system for 2017, to ensure fairness for users....

Best Victoria Instagram Photos! November 01-07

This island has some fantastic Instagram accounts. So each week we compile a selection of some of the best photos, that used the hashtag...

10 things to do this weekend Nov 4 – 6

Friday, Nov 4 Day of the Dead Fiesta What: The 5th Annual Day of the Dead Fiesta with music from Bučan Bučan and others, dancing,...

15 Photos of Blazing Friday Nov 4 Sunrise!

On Friday, Nov 4, early birds were treated to a spectacular fiery red and glowing golden sunrise. Here are 15 photos from around Victoria...

Random Acts of Kindness Day Nov 4

This Friday, brighten someone's day with a random good deed. On Nov 04, all across Canada, people will be making small acts of kindness, in...

When can a landlord enter your home? [VIDEO]

The Residential Tenancy Branch have just released a new video explaining the rules for landlord’s access to rental units in British Columbia. If you’ve ever...
BC Ferries

BC Ferries adding extra sailings for Remembrance Day weekend

BC Ferries has announced twenty-four extra sailings on the Tsawwassen – Swartz Bay route, Thursday, Nov 10 - Sunday, Nov 13. An extra round trip has also...

Victoria youth hardly “carefree” struggling to find balance new study finds

Millennials are often derided, criticized for their lifestyles, lack of responsibility and too much time spent on mobile devices. Yet, a 10-year study by...

Playground to replace former Tent City site

The lawn at Victoria's courthouse will get a new playground and recreational green space, which will be ready for use by 2017, the Province...

12 Places to visit for a Freshly Made SANDWICH in Victoria

We asked YOU, our fans, for your favorite locations to get a freshly made sandwich in Victoria. Here are your top 12 spots! 1. Red Barn...

IMAX 2017 annual passes are available for purchase now!

Heads up, the legendary IMAX annual passes just went on sale! The $51.25+gst annual pass gets you: Unlimited entry to 45 minute IMAX films. $5...

First of its kind: BC launches online adoption process

Adopt BC Kids is the first website of its kind in Canada, capturing all the foster children available for adoption and prospective families in...

Looking for a fitness partner? There’s an app for that!

Want to make new friends, maybe meet a single, but also get fit and healthy? There's an app for that! With an interface similar to the...

Casting Call for Pups and Owners Today!

Pup Star: Season 2 is conducting a casting call in Esquimalt today! The film follows the adventures of a Yorkshire Terrier, separated from her owner by...

15 Sneak Peek Photos of Whole Foods Market at Uptown

Whole Foods Market is opening the doors to its new Uptown store on Wednesday, November 2! We stopped by today for a sneak peek and to...

Free Refurbished Hearing Aids and Services to Low Income Residents

Sound of Change is a new initiative, with the goal of providing free hearing assessments, treatment services and free refurbished hearing aids to low-income seniors and...
saanich police

Saanich police search home, man taken into custody after gun scare

On Wednesday October 26, 2016. just before 11:00pm, Saanich Police were in the 1800 Block of Elmhurst Dr., when an officer noted what appeared...

Ladies Night at the Market – cocktails, chocolate and firemen!

Ladies Night at the Market is back! Grab a friend and come down for this FREE event. Enjoy cocktails, dinner, chocolate cooking demonstrations and samples,...

Malahat safety improvements information session

Learn more about the plans to enhance safety along the Malahat. In the works are over three kilometres of new median barrier, five kilometres of...

New Middle Eastern Street Eats restaurant opening this Saturday

Inspired by the street food and cafés of Israel and the West Bank, Yalla is bringing the flavours of the Middle East to Victoria! Opening its doors this...

Halloween Fireworks Spectacular at Bear Mountain!

Bear Mountain's Halloween Fireworks Spectacular returns October 31! This annual Halloween fireworks celebration is Free and open to the public. Come early for games and candy, then shortly after...

This Halloween the Spooks n’ Spokes Ride returns!

One of the most popular GVCC rides! Join us for the Spooks n’ Spokes Ride this Sunday! Come along on this easy, 15 km ride and...

Victoria Symphony Halloween Spooktacular!

Trick or treat to a wicked beat and celebrate the magic and mystery of Halloween with the Victoria Symphony Orchestra. Ghosts and goblins come...

Royal Canadian Legion’s 2016 Poppy Campaign begins this week

On Tuesday, Oct. 25, the Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia the Honourable Judith Guichon, was presented with the first poppy of the Royal Canadian Legion BC/Yukon...

Woman attacked in her Saanich home Monday morning

On Monday October 24, 2016 a 40-year-old woman at home with her infant child, was attacked by a man who stormed into her house,...

World-renowned Storm Chaser and Extreme Weather Movie arrive in Victoria!

He is used to chasing big storms, but happy to visit stormless Victoria for the opening of his latest film, Extreme Weather at IMAX® Victoria in the Royal...

Who you gonna call? Paranormal Investigation happening this Halloween weekend!

Don’t miss the most fascinating Halloween event in the city! The Maritime Museum of BC, and renowned clairvoyant Dawn Kirkham and her paranormal investigation...

Pies to the face for United Way of Greater Victoria!

Once again, this coming Thursday, the brave staff of Inn at Laurel Point will face the “battle of pies” for the fifth annual Pie-in-the-Face, all to...

Cost of one bedroom rentals up 4.6% this month according to popular app

PadMapper have just released their latest October Canadian National Rent Report. The report analyzed hundreds of thousands of listings this September to examine rent prices...

New Year’s will have fireworks this year!

On December 31, 2016, Victoria will be one of 19 cities across the country marking the countdown to the New Year, as part of...

Age is just a number: 96-year-old first woman to receive Law Society Award

Victoria lawyer Constance D. Isherwood, QC has been named the recipient of the 2016 Law Society Award. After 65 years in the profession, at age 96, she is also British...

Community rallies to help nine-year-old Victoria girl get lifesaving surgery

Madeleine is a nine-year-old little girl from Victoria who is suffering from a rare form of arthrogryposis. Her two surgeries to manage her scoliosis...

Future employment prospects resource now available

The Province has just published a resource with detailed employment growth and job openings forecast information. It is now available on the WorkBC website. The Industry...

Victoria lucky number 7 among Best Cities in the World!

Victoria just placed at number 7 in the Condé Nast 2016 Readers' Choice Awards survey! Travelers cast more than 100,000 votes for their favorite...

Get spooked for a good cause – Heritage Haunted House is back!

A spooky period home in Saanich is back this Halloween. Each room and garden has a themed area, with trick-or-treaters young and old invited...

Donut lovers rejoice – Empire Donuts now has a store open!

Yes, it's true, Victoria's beloved Empire Donuts now has a store open. The are still delivering to your local coffee shops Wednesday to Saturday,...

Best Victoria Instagram Photos! October 10-17

This island has some fantastic Instagram accounts. So each week we compile a selection of some of the best photos, that used the hashtag...

Firefighters could deliver your pizza this Saturday!

For the fifth year in a row, the Victoria Fire Department has partnered with Domino’s Pizza in Victoria to reward customers with the potential...

BC Storm 2016 Update – most powerful storm expected Saturday

Fueled by the remnants of Typhoon Songda, the third and most powerful storm is expected to arrive in our region late Saturday. There is uncertainty...

The first fully-electric double decker bus in North America unveiled today!

The Greater Victoria Harbour Authority (GVHA) has unveiled North America’s first purpose built, fully electric double-decker bus. The 45-foot-long EV550 has a capacity of 99 seats including...

Victoria best place to be a woman study finds

For the second year in a row, Victoria has come out on top as the best place to be a woman in Canada. The results...

When the Power Goes Out – 7 things BC Hydro wants you to know

"Storm season" is upon us, and that means an increased likelihood of power outages. Waiting for the power to come back on in the dark can...

Gordy Dodd serves 1500 at Our Place annual Thanksgiving Dinner

For the 18th time, local businessman Gordy Dodd served his Thanksgiving Meal at the Our Place shelter, on Monday. Hundreds of turkeys and over 500lbs...

Pedestrian-only zone returns for Wicked Victoria!

Celebrate the Harvest Season and Halloween at the fun, festive and FREE pedestrian-only family event on Sunday, October 30th, from noon until 5pm. Government Street...

15 PHOTOS from Phantogram’s concert at Sugar Nightclub

On Saturday night, August 8th, Phantogram played in Victoria in a sold out performance at Sugar Nightclub, presented by Atomique Productions, as part of...
Yoga Victoria

7 steps to take for a happier you right NOW

We all know the feeling, drag yourself up in the morning, after hitting the snooze button a few times, stare at your acquaintance's Best...

Crows or Candy: Halloween themed rooms to try this October!

This October, Inn at Laurel Point have created two unique Halloween-inspired packages - the Birds Suite Package or the Treat Suite Package, where you can enjoy...

Alarming Number of BC Children in Care Victims of Sexualized Violence New Report

An alarming number of children in the care of the provincial government, girls in particular – including a highly disproportionate number of Aboriginal girls...

Best Victoria Instagram Photos! September 26 – October 3

This island has some fantastic Instagram accounts. So each week we compile a selection of some of the best photos, that used the hashtag...

Work Begins on Victoria’s First Protected Bike Lane

Today, October 3, work began on Victoria's first protected bike lane. The Pandora Avenue protected bike lane will be different from more traditional, painted bike lanes. Users...