Sunday, January 19, 2020

Brishti Basu

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The government of Canada wants to know your thoughts on physician assisted suicide

The federal government will be launching a review of the Medical Assistance in Dying law

Wind gusts up to 80 km/h will hit Greater Victoria tonight

Part of the Pacific storm approaching Vancouver Island

Andrew Weaver leaving Green Party to sit as Independent MLA

Effective Monday, January 20th

West Shore RCMP searching for missing 29-year-old man (UPDATED)

Grant Kinnear was last seen on January 14th

Victoria Police arrest two alleged drug dealers, seize loaded firearms and ammunition (VIDEO)

The investigation spanned five months and involved three Strike Force operations

Province announces 74 new child care spaces in Sidney

24 new infant/toddler spaces and 50 spots for children aged three to school age

Child seriously injured after being struck by SUV while tobogganing in Saanich

"Miraculously, the injuries sustained were not life threatening," said Saanich Police

A magical unicorn was spotted clearing snow in Sooke (VIDEO)

Who said they were extinct?! 🦄

This downtown Victoria restaurant specializes in everything grilled cheese (PHOTOS)

Everyone's favourite comfort food 🤤🥪

Hilarious Nanaimo RCMP tweet about snow day turns out to be fake

"...please refrain from doing Bad Things" 😂

33 incredible photos of Greater Victoria in the snow (PHOTOS/VIDEOS)

Our very own winter wonderland ❄️

Victoria Police searching for “high risk” missing 14-year-old girl

Lia Barker was last seen on January 13th

All schools closed after Victoria receives nearly one foot of snow overnight

Motorists are advised to avoid all non-essential travel

UVic to join Canadian universities in commemorating Iran plane crash victims

Nearly one-third of the victims were students, faculty, researchers, and alumni of Canadian colleges and universities

Plane bound for Victoria lands in Vancouver after hitting bird

There were 31 passengers aboard the WestJet flight from Calgary

Fourth annual Women’s March is happening in Victoria this weekend

Over 1,000 people are expected to attend

Snowfall warning in effect for Greater Victoria, up to 15 cm snow expected by...

All schools and post-secondary institutions are open and in session

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Tuesday January 14th

Welcome to another wintry day ⛄️

21 images of Victoria’s first snowfall in 2020 (PHOTOS/VIDEOS)

Walking in a winter wonderland ❄️
snow on january 14th

More snow on the way for Greater Victoria this week: Environment Canada

Several BC Transit routes have been affected by today's flurries

Police and passersby rescue man who jumped into stormy waters off of Dallas Road

He was trying to capture video footage of the King Tides

One man hospitalized after barricading himself inside Vic West apartment building Friday

Residents were evacuated for about 2 hours during the incident

This epic viral airport reunion happened in Victoria (VIDEO)

Viewed over 10 million times! 🦖

Needle found in packaged vegetable product purchased at Victoria grocery store

All relevant products were taken off the shelves while the store conducted an investigation

2nd annual downtown Victoria snowball fight is happening tomorrow night

Nearly 500 people battled it out last year! ❄️

One man arrested after heavy police presence on Tillicum Road due to ongoing investigation...

A section of the road has been closed to traffic

Police release image of suspect who stabbed security guard after shoplifting in Saanich

The security guard tried to confront him outside Walmart

Environment Canada extends wind warning as 90 km/h gusts to hit Victoria Saturday

Will you be out storm watching or spending a cozy day in?

Trudeau says Ukraine plane crash that killed 176 people was likely shot down by...

A UVic student was among those that died in the crash

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announce decision to step back from Royal family

And it doesn't sound like they discussed it with the fam first... 😬

Nearly 400 rainbow trout died at Vancouver Island University facility last month

Due to a series of human and mechanical errors

Parts of Vancouver Island could receive snowfall Thursday night

Got those winter tires ready? ❄️

Six British Columbia residents were among 176 killed in Ukrainian airline plane crash in...

82 Iranians, 63 Canadians, and 11 Ukrainians are among the deceased

Nanaimo RCMP arrest 29-year-old man for reportedly threatening hostages with weapon

The suspect was found in an apartment with two children aged 7 and 3 years old

Downtown Victoria spa announces permanent closure due to damage from Plaza Hotel fire

Restoring the space occupied by Sattva Spa could take 3-5 years

Together Victoria slate announces nomination for 2020 municipal byelection

Stefanie Hardman was one of eight candidates seeking the slate's endorsement

These were the 10 most popular titles on Netflix Canada in 2019

How many of them have you seen? 🍿

Victoria Police searching for “high-risk” missing 28-year-old man (UPDATED)

Update: He has been located and is safe.

Police release videos of suspects in altercation involving knife at Langford school yard (VIDEOS)

One teenager was taken to the hospital during the fight in June 2019

22 places to get your Christmas tree chipped in and around Victoria this winter

Wrapping up another magical holiday season 🎄

Second victim dead after Christmas Eve assault in Duncan

A couple was killed in a targeted attack on December 24th