Thursday, April 2, 2020


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

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

The annual Times Colonist Book Sale is happening this weekend

So here's everything you need to know!

Here’s why you shouldn’t touch that adorable baby deer

Even if you think it may be lost

Front-end loader nearly tips out of top floor of Customs House while unloading...

The front-end loader is now safely tucked inside the building

Vehicle flips onto side in Sidney crash Wednesday afternoon

Witnesses say the woman seems to have lost control of her vehicle

Victoria Police respond to call after a man lit himself on fire

Expect traffic delays on Gorge Road East

VI Fitness closing all locations due to bankruptcy

The news came as a shock to hundreds of members and employees

GoFundMe launched for Victoria father who contracted HIV after being pricked by a needle

He is receiving a new kidney and will need to move to Vancouver for the transplant

There’s been another fatal drug overdose in Victoria

Another man suffered a severe reaction to drugs on the same night

Comprehensive youth mental health centre opens doors in downtown Victoria

A one-stop-shop for all your health care needs!
Brandon Bartlett

VicPD officer injured by suspect during arrest

Luckily the injuries were not fatal

Nanaimo RCMP investigating sewing pins found in packaged food

There were three separate incidents, all involving Grimm's meat products

This hotel is giving away free mom-nap packages for Mother’s Day

Know a mom who just needs a mother-effin' nap?

17 photos from Victoria’s first Vaisakhi parade (PHOTOS)

About 2,500 people showed up to celebrate!

Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site vandalized on Thursday night

They caused about $2,000 worth of property damage 😬

BC Parks introduces new fund for volunteer projects

$240,000, to be precise