Sunday, March 29, 2020

Brishti Basu

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ICBC could soon cancel your license if you don’t pay child support

If the amendment is approved, it will apply to anyone who owes over $3,000 in arrears

Downtown Victoria was treated to a surprise fireworks show this evening (PHOTOS)

A dazzling shower of sparks was spotted cascading down the Chateau Victoria hotel 😍

RCMP search for suspect after Sooke home invasion

Police are investigating whether or not a series of other events in the area are linked to the crime

Watch out for the meteor shower that will grace the skies this weekend

And clear skies are in the forecast!

Newborn orca calf spotted on Victoria whale watching tour

Welcome to the world, little one!

Victoria Police are looking for missing 72 year old man

He is believed to be either in Victoria or Duncan.

Province establishes fund to build 14,000 new affordable rental housing units

It will cost them $1.9 billion over the next 10 years

This is your last chance to say goodbye to the old Johnson Street Bridge...

Both Johnson Street bridges will be closed until 4 PM today

UVic business school leads the way by investing in carbon neutrality projects

They're doing their part to reduce their carbon footprints.

A funeral procession will take place for VicPD officer on Thursday

The service will be held at Christ Church Cathedral

New bike lanes approved for Victoria and Oak Bay

Dallas Road and Cadboro Bay Road are about to become a little more biker-friendly πŸš΅πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ

Canadians don’t love Tim Hortons as much as they used to (REPORT)

One-in-three Tim Hortons customers say their opinion of company is worsening

Victoria Buzz will be hanging out at the Bay Centre this Thursday

Coffee's on us - and a free plant! β˜•οΈπŸŒΏ

Water restrictions will go into effect despite overflowing at Sooke Lake Reservoir

Expanding the reservoir would cost about $100 million

8 photos from last night’s Steve Miller Band and Peter Frampton concert (PHOTOS)

The show was sold out and the crowd was on its feet!

Victorian looking to reunite birthday boy with lost gift and card

Does anyone know an Elyjah who just turned 12?

Victoria featured in New York Times as acclaimed travel destination

This makes us want to be a tourist in our own hometown!

Blackout Sundays at Rooftop Patio is back for the summer

Bucket drinks and volleyball? Yes please! 😎

Kernels Popcorn at Hillside Mall could be all yours

Ever dreamt of owning your own popcorn store? 🍿

Downtown Victoria’s Board Game Cafe is now serving alcohol

Beer + Board Games = Awesome! 🍻

This Victoria hot spot is one of the top 50 bars in Canada

Bottoms up at Little Jumbo! 🍾

City approves development permit for Victoria’s tallest building

Construction is scheduled for completion by early 2020

Mount Washington to ban smoking on its entire property

The ban will take effect June 1

Cougar spotted sitting outside of Port Hardy hospital (PHOTOS)

"Just gonna hang out here for a sec"

Clean air bylaw updated to include vaping and marijuana restrictions

It's official: no smoking of any kind is allowed in public spaces

Victoria’s 2018 cruise season to bring more than 600,000 visitors

The first cruise ship arrived today with about 1,800 passengers

Investigators reveal new photos of suspect in 1987 murder case

DNA phenotyping has made it possible to come up with these images of what the suspect would look like at different ages

Laketown Rock music festival announces 2018 lineup

*cue epic air guitar solo*

Victoria Police are looking for missing 56-year-old man (UPDATED)

Daniel was last seen at 2 PM this afternoon
BC Legislature

Provincial government appoints task force to upgrade rental housing laws

"Our laws haven't kept up with the changing housing market, and that has left both renters and landlords vulnerable," says Premier Horgan.

These five baby goats were born at Beacon Hill Children’s Farm this morning

Five more reasons to go to the petting zoo! 😍

New DNA evidence could help solve 1987 murder of young Victoria couple

Tanya Van Cuylenborg and Jay Cook were found dead in Washington state

This Netflix-like subscription service for movie theatres just launched in Canada

Two movie tickets for less than the price of one? Yes please! 🍿😍

Raw oyster consumption leads to outbreak of norovirus in BC

About 40 cases have been reported since early March 2018

Coachella will be live-streamed on YouTube next week

Who's up for a viewing party? πŸŽ‰πŸ˜

The annual Sarah Beckett Memorial Cruise will take place on April 22

The Westshore RCMP officer was killed by an impaired driver two years ago
kinder morgan pipeline

Public opinion divided after pipeline work put on hold (REPORT)

It looks like our leaders may have reached a stalemate over the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion

James Bay Tea Room and Restaurant to close for good

Can you guess what's taking its place?

WIN a pair of tickets to see Peppa Pig live this month (CONTEST)

Surprise your kids with a night they won't soon forget!

GoFundMe created for victims of Humboldt bus crash

Thousands of Canadians have taken to social media to share messages of grief and support

This infamous cruise ship from β€˜hell’ is in Victoria for a refit (PHOTOS)

It was clearly the opposite of a relaxing vacation 😬