Tuesday, October 15, 2019


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Historic totem pole marks university’s 75th anniversary

Royal Roads University marked its 75th anniversary today, with the raising of its first ever totem pole. It will welcome students, faculty and the...

Advance Polls open today, your guide to voting early

Starting today, advance polls open over four days of Thanksgiving weekend, October 9-12. From noon to 8pm. If you are busy on Monday October 19, this is...
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Vital Signs Report – how to manage finances in Victoria

Victoria Foundation’s 10th Anniversary Vital Signs Report came out this week. While 89 per cent of Victoria residents said they were happy, the cost of...

Sea King helicopter makes controlled emergency landing

On Thursday October 8, a military Sea King helicopter made a controlled emergency landing on the beach at the foot of Mt. Newton X Road, after...

Liberal candidate who withdrew from election still on ballot

On Wednesday, Liberal candidate Cheryl Thomas withdrew from the October 19 election. The deadline to have a name removed from the ballot was September 28. Elections Canada...

School enrollments up in 2015

According to CFAX news, there are more students in Greater Victoria public schools this year over last. The official student population this year is 18,785...

Final weekend to purchase original local artwork at Goldstream Nature House!

This weekend is your last chance to purchase pieces at the "Nature of Island Artists Art Show" at Goldstream Naturehouse. The Habitat Acquisition Trust and RLC...

Plastic Bag Princess and Mr. Floatie get married

On Wednesday evening, before a crowd of media and curious onlookers, Mr. Floatie and Penelope “The Plastic Bag Princess” were united in marriage. The...

Sunday night SUPERMOON blood-moon total lunar eclipse! The first since 1982.

The first "supermoon" total lunar eclipse since 1982, will take place on Sunday, September 27. This phenomenon won't occur again until 2033! The orbit of...

Things to do around Victoria this weekend: Sept 11 – 13

The Great Canadian Beer Festival 2015 Once again Royal Athletic Park is hosting the Great Canadian Beer Festival. In attendance will be brewers from all...

Local Girl Battles Life-Threatening Kidney Disease

18 month old Hailey-Ann looks like a typical toddler, when in fact she isn’t. Hailey-Ann has autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD), a life-threatening, genetic...

50% off all Cineplex films this week!! August 31-Sept 4

Beat those back-to-school blues with Cineplex this coming week, with 50% off all movie tickets! From Monday, August 31 until Friday, September 4, Cineplex will offer Tuesday...

World class motor track coming soon to Vancouver Island!

Set in the Cowichan Valley, and opening in spring, 2016, Vancouver Island Motorsport Resort (VIMR) will be an exciting year-round motorsport facility. The resort...

Hatley Castle Summer Tour

This weekend, Victoria Buzz took part in a tour of Hatley Castle, located in the City of Colwood. Often recognized as the setting of the X-Men...

Women’s Fall 2015 Shoe Fashion Guide

Fall is just around the corner, and with the exciting new opening of DSW in Victoria this week, Victoria Buzz took the opportunity to...

DSW Grand Opening Today 8AM

Last night, Victoria Buzz had the pleasure of attending the pre-grand opening of the new DSW store at 805 Cloverdale (the old Michaels location)....
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Gorge Cruise with Victoria Harbour Ferry

Looking for something to do on a sunny summer's day? This weekend, we played tourist with Victoria Harbour Ferry. Hop on board in front...

Afternoon Tea Locations in Victoria BC

Victoria’s afternoon tea tradition goes back to its English heritage. In celebration of Afternoon Tea Week, August 10-17, we’ve compiled a reference list of...

Free-B Film Festival – outdoor movie fun!

Last night, Victoria residents and visitors were treated to the first Victoria Film Festival “Free-B Film Festival” screening of the summer! Families, couples, friends and...

BC Day Tourism Victoria Instameet – Showcasing our beautiful city!

This past BC Day, Monday August 3, Tourism Victoria in conjunction with Destination British Columbia held a fun-filled Instameet. What's an Instameet? An Instameet is...

Summertime at Fisherman’s Wharf

When was the last time you played tourist in your hometown? Inspired by the beautiful summery weather, we set out to explore our little...

People of Rock the Shores 2015

Thanks to all of you who let us snap your pics and for giving us those one-liners! If we missed you, there's always next...

Hidden Hero Donates $4000 to Our Place Society

Today we met with the staff of Our Place Society and handed over the cheque for $4000, raised by YOU the wonderful people of Victoria...

Royal BC Museum Food Truck Festival – running through April 2016!

Royal BC Museum's first ever Food Truck Festival is set to continue right through to spring 2016! This summer Royal BC Museum’s back courtyard was...

Sooke Potholes Campground to Reopen this Friday

The CRD and T’Sou-ke Nation have announced the reopening of the 67-site RV and tent campground at Sooke Potholes Regional Park this Friday, July...

Future Canucks train on the island

The latest prospects for the Vancouver Canucks hit the ice for the final day of their Development Camp at Shawnigan Lake School on Wednesday...

Community rallies to raise reward for homeless man in Langford after good deed

Update: We did it!!! A great big thank you to everyone that donated, we made our goal in under 24 hours.  We'll leave the...

Five burgers you HAVE TO TRY in Victoria!

Let us know which one is your favourite!