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Craft Beer Month – 12 of Victoria’s Craft Breweries!

As if we needed an excuse to sample the incredible selection available, but October is officially B.C. Craft Beer Month!! A time to discover and...

16 of the BEST local bakeries for sweet treats!

You know the feeling, it's mid-week and you're craving that something sweet, a little pastry to go with the humpday coffee. Luckily Victoria is...

Local resident steps in to caddy for Mark O’Meara to save the day

Bear Mountain resident and Golf Club member, Ryan Ruedebusch has been living the dream this weekend, stepping up to caddy for Mark O’Meara at...

Best Victoria Instagram Photos! September 19 – 26

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

Child abducted by estranged wife – Saanich police seek public assistance

On May 14, 2016 Tasha Brown contacted the Saanich Police to report that her estranged wife, Lauren Etchells, who is a dual Canadian and...

Vehicles need to be “winter ready” as of Oct. 1

Winter weather is just around the corner and that means B.C.'s winter tire rules come into effect as of Oct. 1. Drivers will be required to...

A voice in court – community impact statements introduced in BC

When an individual has suffered as a victim of crime, they can submit a statement to the court, which is weighed into consideration at...

International visitors flocking to BC according to latest stats

With the excitement over the Royal visit, comes news British Columbia exceeded the three-million mark for international visitors for the first half of 2016....

New regulations for Victoria’s medical marijuana dispensaries in effect

On Thursday night, City Council approved The Storefront Cannabis Retailer Rezoning Policy. As of today, September 23, marijuana dispensaries will have to obtain a...

24 September road closures for Royal Tour

The public's best chance to welcome the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be on Saturday, September 24 at approximately 5 p.m. on the lawn...

Victoria’s winter to be stormy but mild according to Almanac

According to the Canadian Farmers' Almanac, this winter is going come early, and throw Canada into a deep freeze - except in southern BC...

5 of the best LOCAL coffee shops in Victoria

Victoria is a coffee lovers paradise, with an array of independent shops, all taking pride in the quality of beverages, personal service and that...

Public Warning Issued following Esquimalt Sexual Assault

UPDATE –VicPD investigators would like to speak to anyone who would have been in or around Highrock Park (Cairn Park) between 7:30 p.m. and 9:00...

VicPD addresses questions about upcoming Royal Tour

The Victoria Police Department has apparently had many inquiries from the public about the upcoming visit by the Royal Family. Last night, the department...

Cost of payday loans to drop under new regulations

The borrowing rates of payday loans will be lowered under new regulations announced today. As of Jan. 1, 2017, the maximum allowable charge for a...

Can you identify these graffiti suspects?

On July 7th 2016, five individuals, four young men and one young woman, were captured on surveillance video outside a restaurant in the 500-block...

HWY 1 traffic stoppages for rock work starting Sept 22

Road users can expect delays due to rock excavation work on the Trans-Canada Highway at the West Shore Parkway, starting September 22. Traffic will be...

Exciting changes coming to Bear Mountain

All eyes are on Bear Mountain this week with the PGA Tour Champions! The tournament is being broadcast internationally on the Golf Channel to...

Dive in for a closer look at the ocean’s smallest creatures with IMAX

Discover some of the world’s tiniest and most vibrant communities beneath the ocean's surface. As Jean-Michel Cousteau, son of ocean pioneer Jacques Cousteau, takes...

Best Victoria Instagram Photos! September 12 – 19

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

Arrest made in Cadboro Bay sexual assault – same offender as involved in UVic...

A youth arrested for allegedly masturbating in front of a woman close to UVic last week, has been charged again after a sexual assault...

The power to change the way you think and change your life.

You know that your brain controls your body, but did you know that your body also controls your brain? The activity in your brain...

Best Victoria Instagram Photos! August 22-29

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

Tent city solution causing headaches – “growing pains” according to Lisa Helps

Lisa Helps addressed issues raised by nearby residents and businesses around the new transitional housing care facility at 844 Johnson Street, in an interview on...

Jim Pattison Auto Group purchases Colwood’s Saunders Subaru

Bob and Norma Saunders and their family will be passing the car keys to their auto business, Saunders Subaru, to Jim Pattison and his...

VicPD Searching For Missing Woman Cheyenne Parent

Investigators are asking for your help in locating missing woman Cheyenne Parent. Cheyenne is described as a young Metis female with a medium build, standing 5ft...

Campfire ban begins on Vancouver Island

At noon on Wednesday, August 17, 2016, campfires and Category 3 open burning will be banned in most areas of the Coastal Fire Centre, with the...

Pit bull dog and owner mauled by cat

On Monday night, Javiera Rodriguez and her dog Bandida were along for a walk around the Mt. Tolmie area with the dog group, "Pit...

Environment Canada issues special weather statement for inland Vancouver Island

Just before lunch on Tuesday August 16, 206, Environment Canada issued a special weather statement for inland Vancouver Island. Following a near-normal start to summer,...

Best Victoria Instagram Photos! August 8-15

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

Woman who died at Sooke Potholes lost her footing BC Coroner confirms

The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a woman who died following a fall at the Sooke Potholes Regional Park on Saturday,...

Signs and security camera to be installed on HWY1 to discourage rabbit abandonment

Rabbits continue to be dropped off at the Helmcken interchange. According to the Ministry of Transportation these rabbits have multiplied, creating a hazard for all road users...

Free Guided Adult Lochside Bicycle Tour – August 20

Ride the Lochside Guided Adult Bicycle Tour! On this guided cycle tour along the scenic Lochside Regional Trail, you will venture on to the...

Woman dies after falling off cliff at Sooke Potholes

A woman died after falling from a cliff at Sooke Potholes Regional Park around 8:20pm Saturday night. The RCMP, BC Ambulance and Sooke Fire...

Ice cream, gelato, soft serve… 10 places you HAVE to try!

With hot weather here, it's time for a cool treat! Ice cream, gelato, soft serve, dairy-free, gluten-free, sugar-free, or just totally decadent - these...

5 things to do in Victoria today: Wednesday, August 10

Here are five things to do in Victoria today, Wednesday, August 10. For more things happening around town, check out our events calendar. Fiesta on Fort ...

Saanich police release surveillance video of suspect from robbery at Wilkinson Rd Subway

On Sunday, around 9:40pm, a lone male suspect robbed the Subway on Wilkinson road. The man, who had been in the store earlier, walked up...

Best Victoria Instagram Photos! 19 – July 25

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

Blackberry Bounty – Recipes for this summer!

Picked a bucket of blackberries, but out of ideas of what to do with them? We've compiled our favourite recipes to get you started!...

Best Victoria Instagram Photos! July 12-18

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

Online petition against the fence on Dallas Road off-leash dog park

A petition protesting the fence and enforcement of dogs wearing leashes on the path along Dallas road, has over 500 signatures in 24hrs. "As many...

Unprecedented number of humpbacks sighted off Victoria

According to the Pacific Whale Watch Association there has been an unprecedented number sightings of large groups of humpback whales near Victoria recently. Humpback whales were...

Best #VictoriaBuzz Instagram Photos! May 17-May 25

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

Tent City has until tomorrow to comply with fire and safety order – residents...

Those living at the encampment have until tomorrow, May 25th to comply with an order from the Victoria Fire Department to put out any fires, take down...

Passerby reportedly violently attacked and robbed outside Tent City

On Tuesday night, 22-year-old Aaron Locke was coming home from a downtown Victoria pub, a route he has taken many times, when a woman...

Bylaw forces beloved downtown dog into early retirement

Cody the beloved dog of a Fort Street shop has been forced into early retirement. "It's hard on him, he wants to do his job...

Best #VictoriaBuzz Instagram Photos! May 10 – May 16

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

Rifflandia release 2nd wave of line up – Jurassic 5, De La Soul, and...

Rifflandia have announced the 2nd wave line up, for the four-day September festival. Artists include: JURASSIC 5 • DE LA SOUL • CHARLES BRADLEY & HIS...

Songhees Seafood & Steam Food Truck: Food + Culture + Community

If you're looking for a healthy bite to eat, head to the new Songhees Seafood & Steam Truck. Part of the Victoria Buzz team checked out...

Fire Ban in Effect May 13 – October 21

Effective at noon on Friday, May 13, 2016, Category 2 open fires will be prohibited in most areas of the Coastal Fire Centre's jurisdiction...