Tuesday, November 12, 2019


Brishti Basu

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Senior Staff Writer and Content Manager at Victoria Buzz. Got a story? Shoot me an email: brishti@victoriabuzz.com

Bay Street bridge will resume two-way traffic on Monday

But construction will continue during the evenings

100 new movies and shows coming to Netflix Canada this November

Including several Christmas specials for those already jonesing for some holiday spirit!

A VicPD officer used her police cruiser to get her kids to school on...

She strapped her two kids in the front seat with one seatbelt

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg says she has “definitely not declined” invite to Victoria

Several reports today have stated that Thunberg rebuffed the city because BC Ferries uses fossil fuels

Emergency crews responding to structure fire at Four Mile Pub in View Royal

Sources say the fire started on the 2nd floor of the establishment

Fugitive charged with attempted murder arrested by Victoria Police after he fled to France

Sebastian Normandin was charged with trying to run over his ex-girlfriend and her partner with his car

5th annual Wicked Victoria is happening this Sunday

Boo Boulevard is back!
Justin Trudeau

Liberal party leader Justin Trudeau wins seat in Quebec

With 50.8% of the vote

People’s Party of Canada leader Maxime Bernier loses seat in Quebec

The seat in his riding went to Conservative party candidate Richard Lehoux
Victoria Police

Multiple Victoria residents wake up to find car tires slashed this morning

At least 30 vehicles had their tires slashed

Here’s how to cast your federal elections vote in Greater Victoria

Polls open at 7 a.m. tomorrow ✔️

These are the 5 major candidates running for election in Saanich-Gulf Islands

Do you know who you're voting for on Monday? ✔️

These are the 5 major candidates running for election in Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke

The incumbent MP, Randall Garrison, is running for re-election

18-year-old boy injured after stabbing near Langford bus exchange

Police are now seeking witnesses and anyone with dashcam footage

Conservative leader Andrew Scheer pledges to eliminate carbon tax and GST on utility bills

He also says a Trudeau-NDP coalition will "cost you thousands of dollars more every year".

Pacific FC dismisses head coach one day before final game of the season

"We felt we weren’t getting the results on the pitch that our fans deserve."

Saanich fire crews responding to major structure fire on Linwood Avenue (VIDEO)

BREAKING: A neighbour was walking her dog at 7:45 a.m. when she first noticed smoke coming out of the house

Probable case of whooping cough detected at Esquimalt elementary school: Island Health

Parents and guardians have been advised to watch for symptoms

Greater Victoria organizations receive over $113K grants to improve oral and mental health care

Through the Victoria Foundation and Green Shield Canada

Greater Victoria School District creates online survey to help decide on school name change

Do you support changing the name of George Jay Elementary School?

Drug overdose deaths continue to decrease in Victoria: BC Coroners Service

35 illicit drug related deaths were reported within the first eight months of 2019

First case of probable vaping-related illness found in B.C.

And more are expected to come to light as investigations continue

Canada’s federal political parties were just graded on their climate change policies

Guess who "did not attend science class"? 😬

Nanaimo woman suffers serious injuries after being attacked by stranger with a pipe

The 28-year-old says she was assaulted as soon as she walked out of the Dorchester Hotel.

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 😍