Sunday, March 29, 2020

Brishti Basu

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farmers' market

Agricultural innovation in BC to get $14 million boost from governments

Get ready for some new food trends to blow up soon!

3 gorgeous local parks you have to go camping at this summer (VIDEOS)

Can't get enough of these island vibes 🏝

Victoria man could become the next MasterChef Canada

And he wants to open up a restaurant here!

The 6th annual Africa Fest is happening downtown this weekend

A medley of African cultural music, food, and performances! 😍

Watch the 120th Island Farms Victoria Day Parade HERE

Thanks for joining us! 🎉
BC Legislature

Class action lawsuit filed against BC over speculation tax

Residents of Alberta and "other provinces" are claiming that the tax discriminates against Canadians outside BC

Victoria Police seek witnesses and victims of downtown assault

The man went on a crime spree across downtown last night

Victoria ranked #17 among world’s best beer cities

This doesn't surprise us 💁🏼‍♀️

Multiple people attacked by man on rampage in downtown Victoria

BREAKING: Sources say he was wielding a hockey stick as a weapon

12 things you need to know about the 120th Island Farms Victoria Day Parade

Floats, marching bands, performances, fighter jets, and so much more!
Brandon Bartlett

VicPD warn Chinese community after student falls victim to a ‘virtual kidnapping’

The victim's family paid a significant amount of money to the suspects before officers were able to locate her

Learn about Medical Assistance in Dying at this forum tomorrow

Since it became legal, BC has had the highest rate of medically assisted deaths in the country

Province introduces new freedom of expression law

The aim is to protect individuals from lawsuits that impede their freedom of speech

Victoria is about to experience seven days of sun this week

It's officially ice cream and sun tan season! 😎

VicPD officer nearly struck by vehicle that later crashed into coffee shop

The Independent Investigations Office (IIOBC) is now looking into the case

Victoria Police looking for witnesses in stabbing at Beacon Hill Park

Major Crime Detectives are now investigating the incident
77 shelters available at Our Place and elsewhere in Victoria

Province dedicates $4.7 million to new therapeutic recovery centre in Victoria

The goal is to help people suffering from addiction, homelessness, etc. get to the root of their problems through a holistic approach

West Shore RCMP responds to numerous calls about dogs left in cars

PSA: don't leave your dog in a hot car!!
BC Ferries Lower Deck Ban

BC Ferries adds extra sailings for Victoria Day long weekend

Hopefully this means shorter wait times!

Environment Canada to unveil new weather app this summer

Straight from the source and at your fingertips!

Coffee shop on Quadra Street destroyed in car crash (PHOTOS)

Sources say it was caused by an impaired driver

WestJet pilots vote 91% in favour of strike action

Things are not looking up for the airline giant right now

Anti-abortion group to host protest rally in downtown Victoria this afternoon

Their goal is to get politicians to introduce anti abortion laws in Canada

One man killed in accident at Port Sidney marina

The BC Coroner's Service is currently investigating the incident
John Horgan

One year later, British Columbians unsure about NDP performance (REPORT)

Housing affordability, the pipeline dispute, and more

Strawberry Vale Preschool fears for future after school district imposes new regulations

SVP has been run almost independently by the community for the last 70 years

Man killed in police shooting at Nanaimo ferry terminal

The shooting took place just before noon on Tuesday

Some Salt Spring Island residents advised to boil drinking water (UPDATED)

PSA: There has been a water pipeline break

BC Breweries bag eight medals at World Beer Cup awards

Time to crack open a cold BC brew 🍻

Majority of Canadians say marriage is not necessary (POLL)

First comes love, then comes marriage? This poll says otherwise

Decayed human foot found on Gabriola Island

This is the 15th foot found along the B.C. coastline since 2007

RuPaul’s Drag Race is coming to Victoria this September

Walk into the room purse first 👛💄

UVic students set to launch mini-satellite into space

It could help change everything we know about the universe 😲

BC government expands program to help people with disabilities file tax returns

$1.14 million has been allocated to this year-round service