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University Heights Shopping Centre could look very different by 2020 (PHOTO RENDERINGS)

The proposal includes the construction of 350 residential units alongside commercial buildings.

Man skating down a frozen Kelowna road with presents goes viral (VIDEO)

Winter is definitely here!

Victoria’s new Comic Con adds Canadian talent to line up

Victoria's upcoming Comic Con has announced their newest guest!
Lisa Helps

Will Lisa Helps announce her run for re-election on January 1st?

She is expected to announce her decision on January 1st at 1 p.m.

Oak Bay Police posts invoice for damages incurred by roaming tent city

"I'll hold it here and if you return to camp, it will be served on you."

Sidewalk collapses after burst water main on Cook and Johnson (VIDEO)

Victoria Police have temporarily shutdown the location on Cook and Johnson and blocked off traffic to the area.

Here are the top 10 most unbelievable reasons people called 9-1-1 in BC...

Unbelievably, one of those calls was about the fact that a nail salon wouldn’t change someone’s nail polish colour.

Help a local mom battle cancer by taking part in a bottle drive on...

Come out for a good cause!

Pagliacci’s to be temporarily closed in the new year for renovations

"In Victoria, I’m “Howie Siegel,” but in Duncan, I couldn’t get picked up hitchhiking. I owe everything I have to Victoria and Pagliacci’s." said a co-founder of the restaurant.

UPDATED: Search continues for missing teen last seen in Esquimalt

VicPD is still asking for help in finding a missing 17-year old woman

Parking ticket issued by City of Victoria reaches the front page of Reddit

Who knew a parking ticket could be so popular!

Here are Victoria Buzz’s Top 20 most popular photos and videos of 2017

Join us on a little trip down memory lane!

Blue lights on new Johnson Street Bridge pay tribute to original structure

The "Blue Bridge 2.0" is all set to light up Victoria's Upper Harbour this Christmas

Sooke man does 5,200 consecutive squats in support of B.C. Children’s Hospital (VIDEO)

This man definitely didn't skip leg day!

Help Victoria Police locate a stolen guitar with sentimental value

The owner received the instrument from his grandfather in 2001 and had a lot of sentimental value.

Start off the New Year with a big splash at these Polar Bear swims

Are you brave enough?

The Winter Solstice today makes it the shortest day of the year

Days will get longer from here on out!

Report confirms Canadians have some of the most expensive data in the world

Your wireless costs may be some of the most expensive on earth.

UPDATED | West Shore RCMP are looking for a missing 47-year old-man

Erik Mclean was last seen at 7:00 P.M. on December 20th.

7 things to do at the Royal BC Museum in the new year

Expand your horizons and drive away those holiday blues!

11-year-old girl struck by vehicle on her way to school in Saanich

Ash Road and Magista to Tyndall has been closed as police investigate the incident.
BC Transit Bus Lane

Free public transit in Greater Victoria on New Year’s Eve

Get free transit after 6 p.m. on New Years Eve.

Swiss Chalet tests new menu and restaurant design

The menu features an extravagant new Taco Poutine with chicken and ancho sauce.

Local Fair Trade Coffee Company doubles capacity at new facility

The company has helped provide 28 rural schools with scholarships for 200 students.
snowfall in Victoria

Environment Canada issues snowfall warning for Greater Victoria

Got a cool picture? Tag your snowfall posts with #victoriabuzz to be featured.
Back to School

Government purchases $23.3 million of land to build new schools

The land will be used for the construction of a new middle school and elementary school.

Six-foot retaining wall collapses near bus stop on Oak Bay Avenue

Police said Oak Bay Avenue eastbound will be closed for one to two days.

Provincial Government implements ban on grizzly bear hunting

Effective immediately, the B.C. NDP has put an end to grizzly bear hunting in the province. A recent poll revealed that 78% of respondents wanted...

CRD purchases 37 acres of parkland for Sooke Hills Wilderness Regional Park

It’s now the largest park in the CRD park system.

Massive Sitka spruce tree discovered on Vancouver Island

This tree is eleven feet wide and ranks tenth in the Big Tree Registry in British Columbia.

Central Saanich orders Woodwynn Farms to close doors

Richard Leblanc, Executive Director of the Creating Homefulness Society that operates the farm, has announced plans to fight back against the “No Occupancy” notice.

RCMP believe missing Alberta man may have traveled to Victoria

His last known location was in Canmore, Alberta on December 1st.

V2V Empress enters Victoria harbour in preparation for re-launch of service

The luxury vessel will be ready to set sail again on December 27th

$20 million contract awarded to Esquimalt Drydock for BC Ferries’ Ship upgrade

This process will take four months and employ 100 people of all trades backgrounds.

Over two-thirds of Canadians kept their landlines in 2016

Have you cut the cord yet?
Safe Injection kit overdose prevention

First permanent supervised consumption Site opening on Vancouver Island

This permanent consumption site will be the first of its kind to open on Vancouver Island.

Two people were arrested for printing fake money in Victoria

They were allegedly making counterfeit money in a parking lot.