Friday, September 25, 2020

Abby Neufeld

Freelance writer for Victoria Buzz.

5 places to pick the perfect pumpkin in and around Victoria this year

Start planning your physically distanced pumpkin picking trip!

A look at campus life at the University of Victoria this pandemic season

Students talk about physical distancing, online classes, and social isolation

Employees at Victoria Starbucks vote to unionize after frustration with management

Employees at several locations have expressed exasperation at the company’s lack of communication during the pandemic.

These Canadian celebrities want you to take a FREE online course on Indigenous issues

Including Dan Levy of Schitt’s Creek fame.

These are Vancouver Island’s most dangerous intersections for drivers and cyclists (ICBC)

The most dangerous intersection for cyclists is nowhere near a highway, while the opposite is true for drivers.

A mysterious island has appeared in the Gorge Waterway

Adorned with a singular Japanese Katsura tree 🤔
CNN recommends travelling in Victoria!

“Absolutely devastating”: B.C. hotel workers raise awareness for industry crippled by COVID-19

Around 50,000 workers have lost jobs that they’re not guaranteed to get back

Essential services in B.C. can’t be held liable for damages caused by exposure to...

As long as they are complying with provincial health orders

These institutions are offering FREE online courses during the COVID-19 pandemic

Broaden your horizons and take an Ivy League class or two!

B.C. government launches COVID-19 information app

Featuring the province's self-assessment tool

Coho cancels sailings between Victoria and Washington starting March 30 amid COVID-19 pandemic

Until then, it will facilitate the return of U.S. and Canadian citizens back to their home countries.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in self-isolation after Sophie Trudeau tests positive for COVID-19

The PM will not be tested unless he displays symptoms

15 places to watch the Super Bowl LIV in Victoria this Sunday

Where will you be getting your game on? 🏈

Victoria hockey tournament derailed after possible norovirus outbreak

Six players from Victoria contracted the illness within 24 hours

Comedian Jim Jefferies leaves crowd laughing hysterically during stop in Victoria

The famous Australian-American comedian left the audience in fits of laughter

Social media reacts to the 43rd Canadian Federal Elections

Some people didn't know HOW to feel about last night's results

Sooke school district partners with community groups to keep youth off opioids

"What we try and do is bring parents, students, and the community together to have conversations surrounding substance abuse"

Young Inuk artist cycles across Canada to raise awareness for Indigneous and Inuit suicide...

She started her journey from Victoria on June 16th and is nearing the finish line

RuPaul’s Drag Race winner Bianca Del Rio will be hosting a comedy show in...

"If you’re sitting anywhere in the first ten rows, be prepared to s#!t yourself.” 

Canada needs better cannabis waste guidelines to prevent Greenhouse Gas emissions (OPINION)

Unclear guidelines have forced processing facilities to turn to make-shift methods

10 unique ways to reduce your plastic consumption in Victoria

While shopping locally! ♻️🌿

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

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

February snowfall caused serious accessibility issues for disabled people in Victoria (OPINION)

Many handicap parking spots were used as spaces to plow snow into

Victoria woman leads new Harvard research on implicit bias in Americans

She used data from an online test that you can take too!

Victoria is officially one of the worst cities in BC to work in this...

From #7 in 2018 to #36 in 2019 😬

5 things you need to know about Christmas at the Victoria Public Market

This downtown staple is like a one-stop holiday shop!

Colwood Mayor pitches seabus as alternative transportation to alleviate vehicle congestion

Is the idea of a commuter ferry worth floating?