Wednesday, October 16, 2019


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Search and rescue teams working to locate missing 51-year-old Nanaimo man

Cortney Latoski is an avid hiker, known to hike for several hours, and has MS

32-year-old Langford woman steals wallet and uses victim’s identity to take out $10,000 loan

She also changed the victim's information through Equifax and Trans Union

42-year-old man arrested after threatening to shoot a police officer on Vancouver Island

The incident occurred in Black Creek, a community located on Eastern Vancouver Island

Jagmeet Singh helps gain momentum for NDP in British Columbia (REPORT)

Canada could be headed towards a minority government

This FREE Bates Motel-inspired haunted house in Saanich is a Halloween must-see

You can check out any time you like, but you can never leave 🎵

Man arrested for allegedly threatening to kill a couple in Oak Bay

Because the woman refused to give him a cigarette 😶
Earthquake Drill Shake Out BC

Hundreds of thousands across BC will be participating in major earthquake drill this week

More than 780,000 people took part in ShakeOut BC last year

Victoria is set to receive 5 straight days of rain this week

But with higher temperatures than last week

These 5 companies were named the top plastic polluters in Canada (REPORT)

And the two most prolific polluters are the same as last year

Spice Jammer Restaurant is closing its doors after 29 years of operation in downtown...

And one lucky reader has the chance to win a $100 gift card to the restaurant!

Family of 20-year-old woman injured in Oak Bay hit-and-run seeking witnesses

Their 1-year-old French Bulldog, Louie, was killed in the crash. 

89-year-old pedestrian killed in Saanich vehicle collision

The driver is fully cooperating with investigators

Island Health will be providing temporary staff to Victoria and Nanaimo care facilities

At Selkirk Place in Victoria and Nanaimo Seniors Village

Sidney Scones is having a massive pre-order bake sale this Thanksgiving Monday

And we've scored you a sweet discount deal 😍

Police ask Saanich residents to check yards in search of missing 75-year-old woman (UPDATED)

Ruizhen Wu is believed to be suffering from Alzheimer's

One of Victoria’s scariest haunted houses is coming back this year with a new...

Recommended for children ages 12 and older 😱

32-year-old man wanted for drug trafficking arrested by West Shore RCMP

Matthew McTavish had 7 outstanding warrants for his arrest

Police release sketch of Sooke sexual assault suspect

The assault allegedly took place near the Sooke River last month

New state-of-the-art MRI machine officially open for use at Victoria’s Royal Jubilee Hospital

It was installed in August and is now ready for patients

BC Ferries adds over 90 extra sailings for Thanksgiving long weekend

The most popular travel day will be Thanksgiving Monday

This spook-tacular home in Victoria is a must see this Halloween season (PHOTOS)

It's no surprise they had over 250 trick-or-treaters last year! 🎃

Victoria is renaming Laurel Point Park in honour of former mayor

Peter Pollen served a total of four terms as Mayor of Victoria

Campbell River RCMP searching for missing man in his 50s

He was last seen in the Campbellton area

Man faces 13 charges in targeted shooting in the West Shore: police

The victim was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries

Man arrested for wielding replica handgun near grocery store in View Royal

He's being charged with possessing a weapon dangerous to the public and obstructing a police officer

Video captures 4 dogs attacking a deer at Bear Mountain golf course (VIDEO)

The deer had to be put down due to the extent of its injuries

BC Transit cancels 11 trips in Victoria on Monday evening

The transit advisory will end at 9:59 p.m. tonight

These two Vancouver Island resorts are the best in all of Canada (SURVEY)

According to Condé Nast Traveler’s 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards!

Province launches annual award in honour of Vancouver Island man killed in Ethiopia plane...

23-year-old Micah Messent was one of 157 people who perished in the tragic crash

Andrew Weaver announces plans to step down from BC Green Party leadership

He also said he won't seek re-election in the Oak Bay-Gordon Head riding in 2021.

Climate activists will shut down Johnson Street bridge today as part of Canada-wide movement

This protest also coincides with the closure of Gorge Road between Tillicum and Harriet Roads

One person hospitalized following motorcycle collision on Quadra Street

UPDATE: Quadra Street has reopened.

Police searching for suspect after woman sexually assaulted in Sooke

The victim was walking on Sunriver Way when she noticed an unknown man behind her

Animal control rescue anxious dog stuck on the roof of an Esquimalt home

Pepper broke through the screen of an open second-floor window and onto the roof of the house
elizabeth may

Green Party leader Elizabeth May pledges to plant 10 billion trees across Canada over...

That's 30,000 hectares of trees every year until 2050

Cineplex has $2.99 movies every Saturday in Langford until December 2019

With family friendly features like Paw Patrol, Shrek, and Polar Express!

Three dogs killed in destructive house fire in West Shore on Thursday

The six human inhabitants of the home were fortunately not injured

Victoria Police seek public assistance in locating “high risk” missing 31-year-old man

Jericho Labonte was last seen on September 30th