Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Adam Chan

Former Staff Writer at Victoria Buzz.

Island Health opens first dedicated injectable opioid site in downtown Victoria

It’s the first of its kind on Vancouver Island.
Galloping Goose

McKenzie interchange project may cause closures on the Galloping Goose Trail

Starting today until November 5th, 2019 🚴

Police looking for witnesses of rollover crash in Central Saanich Monday

Both drivers told police they had the green light.

SPCA launches investigation after cat shot 5 times with pellet gun in Nanaimo

The cat’s left hind leg was broken in several places.

VicPD seize loaded gun, $25K, and drugs from man with alleged gang links

He self-identified to police as a member of the Nortenos gang.

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Tuesday August 13th

Who's ready for some FREE outdoor yoga at the beach? 🧘
bike lane

Mayor Lisa Helps “delighted” with ‘messy’ intersections caused by increased pedestrian traffic

“I personally love the ‘messiness’ of all those pedestrians and bikes.”

Domino’s Pizza is offering 50% off pizzas all week across Canada

Who's ready for some cheap eats? 🙋 🍕

Nanaimo RCMP looking for missing 23-year-old woman last seen August 2nd

Family told police that she is “experiencing some personal struggles.”

RCMP searching for two missing Saanich Peninsula residents

They may be travelling in a dark blue 2002 BMW 325Ci coupe.

Police searching for two men who attempted to rob women at Carnarvon Park in...

The men had their lower faces covered and were wearing dark hoodies.

Victoria police arrest man after barricading himself inside a stranger’s home

He caused “extensive damage” to the residence.

Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit seeking tips on 4-year-old homicide investigation

The body of 19-year-old Delores “Deedee” Brown was discovered on August 19th, 2015.

Victoria man films orca swimming through inner harbour Friday morning (PHOTOS/VIDEO)

The killer whale briefly stalled all water traffic

Oak Bay drunk driver nabbed after nearly driving on to Willows Beach

A cooler of opened beers was found in his front seat.

Rain is expected to fall over Victoria this entire weekend

You might want to postpone your weekend lake plans!

Dine in Victoria closing for good after 20 years of delivering in the city

“ is time to step aside and leave delivery to the heavy hitters that have come to town.”

Thetis Lake swarmed by RCMP after woman brandishes replica handgun

The arrested occurred early Thursday morning.

BC Ferries releases results of what passengers want for future vessels (REPORT)

Better Wi-fi and expanded pet areas were two of them 🐶📶

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Friday August 9th

Esquimalt's annual aerial dance through the trees of Saxe Point Park is tonight!

The largest car show in Sidney is returning this Sunday

Over 300 diverse vehicles will be on display.

Port Alberni RCMP ask potential victims to come forward in sexual assault investigation

A Vancouver Island man has been charged with 7 counts of sexual assault, some involving minors.

Victoria experiences spike in overdoses according to Island Health

More than double the usual amount of overdoses occurred last week.

4 Vancouver Island breweries team up for a ‘killer’ collab

Whale, we know what we’re drinking this weekend 🍻

Canadian Tire in talks to purchase Party City Canada for $174.4 million

Expect more party supplies at Canadian Tire stores!

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Thursday August 8th

The Crash Test Dummies are performing tonight! 🎤

1 in 3 Canadian adults are not getting enough sleep (REPORT)

Here are Health Canada’s tips on improving your sleep

Crash Test Dummies will be performing in Sidney this week

This Thursday and Friday night!

Arizona Iced Tea is creating its own brand of cannabis infused products for Canada

When’s the last time you cracked open a tall green can?
killer whales

3 more Southern Resident killer whales near Vancouver Island have died this year

The total population has dropped to just 73.

Canadian government invests $75 million for construction of rental housing in BC

1,500 units are planned for construction.

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Wednesday August 7th

Who's ready for an outdoor summer movie? 🎬

RCMP recover “several items” linked to Vancouver Island murder suspects in Manitoba

Police have removed a large roadblock from the town of Gillam.

Super Smash Bros. tournament in Victoria to be hosted by the voices of Sailor...

The tournament includes cash prizes and a Nintendo Switch!

Take a look inside the most expensive property on Vancouver Island (PHOTOS/VIDEO)

Anyone looking for 24.57 acres of oceanfront property?

Vancouver Island residents spot Northern Lights early Monday morning (PHOTOS)

Were you lucky enough to see the Aurora Borealis? 🌌

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Tuesday August 6th

Who's ready for some music in the park? 🎸

Province opens new homeless modular housing project on Vancouver Island

The building has 24/7 staff and private bathrooms in each unit

Air Canada grounds Boeing 737 Max flights until 2020

In March, a 737 crash in Ethiopia claimed the lives of 157 people, including one Vancouver Island man

BC calls on federal government to criminalize conversion therapy

“If you are gay, you do not need to be fixed. If you are trans, you are accepted here in B.C.”

16 spectacular shots of 2019 Symphony Splash in Victoria (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Did someone say music and fireworks? 🎶🎇

These common items people are recycling are putting workers at risk: Recycle BC

One British Columbian put “58 rounds of live ammunition” into their recycling.

Vancouver Island man arrested for sexual assaults of sex trade workers in Nanaimo

Police are hoping that people will come forward with more information.

72-year-old receives 4-month driving ban for repeated distracted driving offences

The suspension is a whopping 4 months long.