Saturday, May 25, 2019

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Victoria-born, UVic alum, and Staff Writer at Victoria Buzz. Feel free to send any story tips to [email protected]

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Wednesday April 17th

Dance the night away with Metric and July Talk.

UVic researcher awarded $1 million grant to fund his cancer research

He’s designing a diet-based immunotherapy.

Comox Valley RCMP take over search for missing man first reported missing in Surrey

He was reported missing from the mainland on April 2nd.

4 places to get chocolate mini egg desserts in Victoria this Easter long weekend

How does a whipped mini egg cheesecake sound to you? 👀

Cat belonging to woman killed in Esquimalt fire found injured but alive (PHOTOS)

‘Blueberry’ was found with singed fur, bloody and burned paws, and whiskers “not even half an inch long”.

There’s an electric vehicle scavenger hunt coming to Victoria next month

Over 100 local businesses are participating.

Province contributing $27.3M to expand Royal Bay Secondary school

The project will add 21 classrooms to the school.

Island Health warning of possible measles exposure at several locations in Victoria (UPDATED)

Authorities have also asked unvaccinated students of Selkirk Montessori to stay home until May 3rd.

Campaign to save Hermann’s Jazz Club exceeds goal by nearly 20K

The fundraising campaign ended today.

Police searching for missing 36-year-old Nanaimo man (UPDATED)

He is currently dealing with “significant personal issues”

A massive fire is currently consuming Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral (VIDEOS)

The fire broke out only moments ago.

Province donating $1 million to Victoria’s Topaz Sikh Gurdwara

The Gurdwara is the second oldest in North America.

13 things to do in and around Victoria this weekend, April 13th – 14th

Game of thrones premieres this Sunday! 🐺🐉👑

Firefighters say tragic Esquimalt apartment fire was sparked by human error

Residents have still not been allowed back into the building.

This is the route for the inaugural Sarah Beckett Memorial Run in Langford on...

The following roads will be closed during the day.

Province invests nearly $2 million in bursaries for early childhood educators

BC is trying to catch up on “pent up demand for quality child care”.

RCMP issue warning after two women’s drinks were tampered with at a Nanaimo nightclub

Same nightclub, two different days within one week.
BC Ferries

BC Ferries adds nearly 90 sailings for Easter long weekend

But you still might want to reserve a spot!
saanich police

Sudden death in Gordon Head deemed ‘not suspicious’ by Saanich police

The incident took place on Thursday afternoon.

Crash Test Dummies is coming to Vancouver Island this summer

Anyone else remember Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm 🎶?

White Spot is launching an Avocado Beyond Meat burger next week

The 100%-plant-based patty will also be available in other dishes.

Province expands healthcare support coverage for wildfire fighters

Coverage now includes cancer, heart disease, and mental-health disorders.

Esquimalt-based naval ship seizes 2.5 tonnes of hash in the Indian Ocean

The HMCS Regina was deployed just two weeks ago.

Wanted Langford man arrested with drugs, baton, and replica firearm

The 37-year-old is well known to police.

Jim Gaffigan will be performing at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre tomorrow

Check out his live stand up on Friday, April 12th!

Canada’s top surfers are coming to Tofino to compete for the Olympic team

Surfing makes its Olympic debut in the Japan 2020 games.

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Thursday April 11th

There's plenty of local art to see today! 🎨

Nanaimo RCMP investigates strange encounter of man wielding knife in public park

The incident took place at Colliery Dam Park.

VicPD reopens downtown street following reports of a suspicious package

Cormorant St was blocked for approximately an hour.

Lethal rabbit virus is officially back on Vancouver Island

Hundreds of wild and domestic rabbits died from the virus last year.

Oak Bay double-murder trial begins in Vancouver on Monday

Andrew Berry is accused of murdering his two daughters on Christmas day 2017.

Local church launches GoFundMe campaign for people displaced by deadly Esquimalt fire

Nearly 120 people were affected by the fire.

Cougar sighting reported near Gordon Head Middle School this morning

The possible sighting happened at 6:15 a.m.

Province looks to explore new post-secondary options in West Shore (REPORT)

High school graduates are half as likely to attend university as the BC average.

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Wednesday April 10th

Wishing you a happy Wednesday, Victoria 😊

90’s favourite Clearly Canadian now available at Thrifty Foods

Bring on the Wild Cherry and Mountain Blackberry 🤤

Spotify Canada is giving away FREE Google Home Mini Speakers to premium users

Available for both new and existing subscribers!

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Tuesday April 9th

The Royals take on the Giants in game 3 tonight!

RCMP arrest Duncan man who robbed two businesses within 10 minutes at knifepoint

He's facing multiple charges including assault with a weapon and uttering threats.

One man hospitalized after truck hits centre highway median near Duncan

His injuries are currently unknown.
CANADIAN MONEY

There are no dedicated federal anti-money laundering police officers in BC (REPORT)

The province is calling on the federal government to do more.

Saanich Commonwealth Place receives $100K in funding for 2020 Olympics training

The facility was built in 1994 to host the Commonwealth Games.

Woman killed in Sunday’s apartment fire in Esquimalt

Bystanders attempted to save her.