Saturday, September 26, 2020

Adam Chan

Former Staff Writer at Victoria Buzz.

A new MRI scanner set to open in Nanaimo will reduce wait times on...

There were over 11,264 scans made in Nanaimo last year.

Trix cereal is officially returning to Canada permanently

Calling all 90s kids! 🐰

Province shuts down unlicensed cannabis dispensary near Mayfair (UPDATED)

The closure occurred Wednesday morning.

The Cadboro Bay Festival is returning to Saanich in early August

You don’t want to miss these spectacular sand castle sculptures!

Traffic on Blanshard Street snarled by Wednesday morning crash

Emergency crews are currently on site.

30 places in and around Victoria to get your Beyond Meat Burger fix

From grocery stores to restaurants to fast food chains.

Quadra Island man fends off grizzly bear with a knife along Sunshine Coast

After the attack, the man rode his bike to find medical treatment.

Nanaimo RCMP asking for help locating missing 14-year-old girl (UPDATED)

Her caregivers are extremely worried.

6 million Canadians affected in Capital One credit card security breach

As well as roughly 100 million Americans.

Police seek public’s help in locating missing 25-year-old man from Ladysmith

He was last seen on Thursday, July 25th.

RCMP searching for BMW linked to hit-and-run in Cowichan Bay

The collision caused “significant damage” to two parked vehicles.

Popular Dallas Road tree to be removed by city staff this August

The tree has been a community landmark for over a century

BC Ferries accident that injured two crew members blamed on a short hoist rope

Both crew members fell into the ocean from about 36 feet.

Saanich Police catch driver tossing lit joint out of car window

They were also speeding in a playground zone 🙄

District of Saanich purchases Kings Park from BC Hydro for $5.5 million

The area is a popular community space.
red-light cameras

5 new traffic cameras were just activated across BC today

Including one on Vancouver Island.

This Vancouver Island car show is returning in August with a new name and...

Come pursue some classic cars while raising money for local hospitals and families!

West Shore RCMP impound uninsured car for excessive speeding in Colwood

The car was travelling over 100 km/h

NBC News features Victoria author’s Tweet in Forever 21 body-shaming fiasco

Atkins diet bars were added to some plus-sized customers’ orders

A record-breaking number of people took survey on BC’s Daylight Saving Time

223,273 people took part in the survey.

Province wants to know your opinion on banning single-use plastic bags in BC

BC Court of Appeals recently struck down Victoria’s plastic bag ban.

RCMP investigating death of baby girl in Sooke

The Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit is involved with the case.

Vancouver Island man wanted on Canada-wide warrant arrested in Nanaimo

Before his arrest he was last seen in downtown Victoria

Starbucks Canada is offering half-price Frappuccinos today

Here’s how to receive the deal! ☕

BC Transit’s live bus-tracking system launches in Victoria today

Plus several other new transit upgrades 🚌

RCMP confirm burnt vehicle in Manitoba linked to Vancouver Island murder suspects

One suspect’s father said he believes they’re on a “suicide mission”

BC SPCA is offering 50% off cat adoption prices starting this weekend

A paws-itively purr-fect deal to help clear shelters! 🐈

Trudeau names Victoria MP Murray Rankin as new national security-review chair

In February, Rankin said he was not seeking re-election for Victoria in 2019

Police arrest man with loaded gun who barricaded himself inside Langford home

A gunshot was fired while nearby residents were being evacuated.

RCMP say teenage suspects in northern BC murders may have reached Manitoba

The pair was last seen in northern Saskatchewan
ice cream restaurants

Victoria’s kinkiest ice cream store has officially opened its doors

“I had no idea Victoria was so ready to get Perverted…”

Canada-wide recall issued for BOB Jogging Strollers

Affected strollers were produced between 1997 and 2015.

Vancouver Island woman captures close encounter with cougar (VIDEO)

“The dogs started barking… and I looked up and I saw the cougar right above me.”

Port Alberni teens thought missing now considered suspects in 3 Northern BC murders

Anyone who spots them is asked not to approach and call 911 immediately.

Drunk man spotted clinging to the Johnson Street bridge as it was being raised

One witness said he had a beer in one hand and a bag of beer in the other.

Nanaimo RCMP release surveillance photos of alleged electronics thieves (PHOTOS)

Two men and one woman are believed to be involved.

Entry into Royal Roads’ Hatley Park Gardens is now free

Time to live out your Disney princess dreams in a castle’s gardens 🏰💐

Vancouver Island just broke the Guinness World Record for longest river tube chain

The event raised thousands of dollars for a local girl who is battling a serious disease.

Vancouver Island’s first ever state-of-the-art cancer screening facility to open in Victoria

1,900 Island residents had to travel to Vancouver for their scans last year.

Truck of two missing Vancouver Island teens found ablaze in northern BC

Their burned truck was located near a deceased male.