Sunday, May 24, 2020

Brishti Basu

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

Greater Victoria is about to experience nearly two weeks of sunshine

Brb, heading to the beach 😎☀️

Over 350 businesses, local artists and makers will be at Car Free YYJ on...

There will be a 19+ Beer Garden to treat your dad!

These 49 businesses will give you a discount if your pet is licensed

Pet license = profitable perks 🐾

BC Ferries cancels fuel rebates due to rising gas prices

The rebates have been in place for the past 2 years

Here’s what is happening on Canada Day in downtown Victoria

... and yes, there will be fireworks at the Inner Harbour! 🎇 .

An outdoor group yoga session is happening at the legislature next week

Grab your yoga mats and get ready to get limber!

Shotgun seized from Victoria man threatening self harm

He also threatened to injure others in the vicinity

46-year-old Vancouver man identified as victim of fatal Malahat crash

David James Tilley, son of former St. John's councillor Bruce Tilley, was pronounced dead at the scene

Province launches BC Hydro review to lower costs

Since 2013, BC Hydro rates have increased by 25%

RCMP pull distraught woman from Bastion Street bridge in Nanaimo

She was perched on the bridge railing, gazing outward and looking forlorn

Funnel cloud looms over Vancouver Island on Sunday (VIDEOS)

And it was accompanied by some rather unusual weather 🤔

CRA scammer shows up at Esquimalt home, threatens victim

He threatened to arrest the victim if she didn't hand over money immediately
saanich police

47-year-old Saanich man injured in stabbing on Thursday (UPDATED)

He was stabbed in the stomach by his common law partner
Starbucks Happy Hour

All Starbucks locations in Canada will be closed on Monday

Staff will be undergoing implicit racial bias training for the afternoon

Lotto Max to give away a record-breaking $112 million tonight

Fingers crossed! 🤞🏼

RCMP searching for suspect accused of sexual assault in Duncan

A woman was allegedly pulled into the woods and sexually assaulted

Oprah Winfrey’s new $10 million home is just 20km away from Victoria (PHOTOS)

She's basically our next-door neighbour now!

Belmont Secondary School student dies of alleged drug overdose

This is the second case of a high school student overdosing in Victoria this year

Body of 76-year-old man found at Central Saanich beach

He was spotted by a woman who was out paddle boarding, and called 911

Early morning fire consumes Langford home

No injuries were reported

Disappearance of two Vancouver Island men now deemed suspicious

Ryan Daley and Dan Archbald were last seen in Ucluelet on May 16th

Venomous caterpillar sends 8-month-old baby into surgery in Victoria

Thankfully, this brave little girl is all better now!

Duncan couple accused of shocking animal abuse pleads not guilty

The courtroom became heated after a family member allegedly made some controversial remarks

One man killed, one seriously injured in separate workplace accidents

The incidents occurred in Langford and Parksville

Bryan Adams kicks off tour at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre (PHOTOS)

This Canadian music staple sure knows how to put on an energetic show!

Body of woman pulled from Puntledge River in Courtenay

The cause of death is under investigation

73 dog-friendly businesses on the Saanich Peninsula

So you won't ever have to leave your fur baby in the car!

58 dog-friendly businesses in and around the West Shore

So you won't ever have to leave your fur baby in the car!

261 dog-friendly businesses in and around Victoria

So you won't ever have to leave your fur baby in the car!

The 3rd Annual Larry Orr Charity Golf tournament returns in June

The event has raised $31,751.60 in only two short years with proceeds supporting KidSport

California’s best youth orchestra to perform at UVic (CONTEST)

And two lucky winners get a pair of free tickets each! 😍

5 amazing job openings in and around Victoria

Fire up those résumés! 💪🏻

Canadian music icon Bryan Adams coming to Victoria tomorrow

Because everything he does, he does it for us 😍

This downtown Victoria patio restaurant is BACK for the summer (CONTEST)

WIN a 1 night stay at Hotel Grand Pacific and a $50 gift card by LIKING this post and following the instructions here:

Three anti-pipeline protests happening in Victoria today

Over a hundred 'snap action' rallies are taking place across Canada all day

Fire engulfs abandoned house in Oak Bay (PHOTOS/VIDEO)

Over 20 firefighters from three different municipalities battled the blaze for four hours
James Bay cruise ship

5 places to view the largest cruise ship to ever dock in Victoria

This could make for a nice, low key date!

Hundreds to attend anti-pipeline protest in downtown Victoria today

The movement seems to have strengthened after the federal government's announcement to buy out the project for $4.5 billion

This Sooke bear found his favourite vacation spot on the island

The bear necessities of life! 🎶
Two kidnapping and robbery crimes are not believed to be connected: VicPD

Police seek witnesses after two men left injured in downtown Victoria assault

Investigators believe that alcohol was a factor in the incident

BC minimum wage to increase by $1.30 on Friday

It's the single largest minimum wage boost in recent BC history

Nanaimo RCMP are looking for missing 75-year-old woman

Julie Curling suffers from extreme memory loss, and if you see her, call 911 immediately

BeaverTails will be giving away FREE pastries this week

Yes, you read that right: FREE! 🎉