Friday, January 24, 2020

Brishti Basu

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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
Downtown Victoria fire

One hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after police incident in downtown Victoria

They allegedly barricaded themselves in a suite that then caught fire

Magnitude 5.1 earthquake strikes west of Vancouver Island

At 8:44 a.m. this morning

Vancouver Island activists raise billboards for missing Indigenous women

Angeline Pete has been missing for 8 years, and Lisa Young disappeared 17 years ago

View Royal will receive a new $32M HandyDART operations facility

It will be able to accommodate 110 buses

BC Green Party appoints Adam Olsen as interim party leader

Party leader Andrew Weaver announced plans to step down in October

Saanich announces plan to replace Pearkes arena ice rink in $2.6M project

Construction will begin in April 2020

Alcohol believed to be a factor in Thursday night single-vehicle collision in Saanich

Police were able to locate the driver with help from witnesses

Over 4,600 affected by power outages in Metchosin and Colwood

Crews have not yet been assigned as of the time of publication

Victoria Police arrest one man after two thefts during Facebook Marketplace transactions

In the first incident, the suspect succeeded in stealing a used iPhone 10

Oak Bay father Andrew Berry sentenced to life in prison with parole eligibility after...

After being found guilty of murdering his daughters, six-year-old Chloe and four-year-old Aubrey Berry.

Top 50 most popular baby names in Canada 2019

Spot your name on the list?

Provinces announces new $82M high school opening in Duncan in 2023

The new facility will be located next to Vancouver Island University's Cowichan campus

Victoria Police searching for witnesses after random assault on woman pushing a stroller

The child was fortunately unharmed during the attack

West Shore RCMP searching for 35-year-old man wanted on Canada-wide warrant

Anyone who sees Noah Hodge is asked to call 911

44-year-old Saanich man arrested for trafficking drugs including fentanyl, heroin, cocaine

They also found weapons, $40,000 in cash, and valuable stolen property

Saanichton daycare director arrested for allegations related to conduct with children

Montessori Educare Daycare has been closed until further notice
Brandon Bartlett

Woman arrested after breaking into downtown Victoria building

Police were seen on the roof as they extracted her from the attic

Province says building emergency detour route for Malahat not feasible (REPORT)

Due to collateral impacts and associated costs of the proposed routes

Vehicle collision snarls northbound traffic on Pat Bay Highway on Monday

The collision involves two cars and a transport trailer