Friday, August 14, 2020

Brishti Basu

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Victoria’s famous ‘Ultimate Hockey Fan Cave’ featured on Netflix

This Victoria backyard is about to be visited by over 100 million people - online!

Vehicle belonging to missing 82-year-old Oak Bay woman has been found

But Gladys Barman still remains missing

Man convicted in death of West Shore RCMP officer to spend 18 more months...

This time for causing a second crash that also involved drunk-driving
strawberry moon

We’re about to witness the longest lunar eclipse of the century this weekend

The moon and Mars are putting on a show this weekend, and you won't want to miss it ๐ŸŒ•

Environment Canada issues special weather advisory for Greater Victoria

More sun and high temps: good news, or bad? ๐Ÿค”

VicPD search for missing passenger from vehicle crash

She was in the car at the time of the collision but was picked up by another vehicle and left the site

Two people critically injured in highway collision near Ladysmith

Traffic is being detoured in both directions on Davis Road

Sunday night shooting in Toronto kills 1, injures 13 (VIDEOS)

BREAKING: The shooter himself died in an exchange of gunfire

This photographer managed to capture a perfect Vancouver Island moment

West Coast truly is the best coast! ๐Ÿ˜

Victoria couple smash car window to save stuffed toy dog

The owners aren't too upset though

Nanaimo RCMP are looking for missing 19-year-old woman

Kelsie Boutilier was last seen on July 7th

This photo of police officers next to the Saanich tent city is going viral

It has been shared over 950 times so far

B.C. will not be getting rideshare services until 2019

For now, the province is focusing on increasing the number of taxis on the streets
saanich police

Scammers dressed as RCMP officers show up at 90-year-old’s home

They threatened to arrest her for not complying with their demands

BC government tightens rules on short-term rental units

Fines of $200 per week will be raised to up to $1,000 a day

Toys ‘R’ Us Canada wants to hire a kid to play with toys all...

It's every kid's dream come true!

RCMP shoot and kill cougar lurking near Nanaimo Yacht Club

Conservation officers later recovered the animal's body from the water

This โ€˜open airโ€™ bachelor suite could be yours for $750 a month

It's "fully furnished" and "pets are considered" ๐Ÿ˜‚

Police say dog left in vehicle at West Shore Town Centre was “not in...

But staff at a nearby movie theatre say there's more to the story.

The 6th annual Phillips Backyard Weekender is back this weekend

Incredible live music, tons of food, and some ice cold beer is just what this summer needs ๐Ÿคฉ

Province establishes funds to alleviate overdose crisis in high risk communities

Victoria will be one of the first 20 cities to receive the grant

Dog found vomiting after being left in vehicle at West Shore Town Centre

The owner was watching a movie at the theatre inside the mall

Campfire ban for Vancouver Island goes into effect tomorrow

No more open flames on either public or private land this summer

Police recover stolen SUV submerged in waters off of Cattle Point

The vehicle was submerged about 90 feet off the shore

Victoria Buzz will be live streaming the 2nd Annual ‘Dancing with the Cops’

Watch Saanich Police officers put their best feet forward!

Victoria has the 6th most expensive rental market in Canada (STUDY)

Renting a one-bedroom here is more expensive than in other major cities like Ottawa, Calgary, Winnipeg, and Halifax

Crews fight brush fire near Shawnigan Lake Monday afternoon (UPDATED)

Stay wary if you're travelling on the Malahat today

Three suspicious brush fires erupt at Panama Flats in Saanich (VIDEO)

They were hastily put out by Saanich fire crews

23 crowd shots from Rock the Shores 2018

Can you spot yourself? ๐Ÿ‘€

Esquimalt homes on Lampson Street are being evacuated due to a gas leak

Fortis BC and Esquimalt Fire officials are on site

Woman arrested in downtown Victoria with replica handgun

At the time, it looked like a very real black handgun

Nanaimo RCMP are looking for missing 34-year-old woman (UPDATE)

She was last heard from on June 11th

Four-vehicle accident closes down McKenzie Ave on Sunday night

It was caused by a Honda driver who suffered a "medical event"

Environment Canada issues heat warning for Greater Victoria

You probably saw this coming ๐Ÿ”ฅ

Here’s how to enter the BC SPCA’s Wildlife Photography contest

Calling all photographers! ๐Ÿ“ธ

VicPD warn Chinese community after another extortion attempt

This specific brand of scammers is known to target the Chinese community on Vancouver Island and the lower mainland

Police investigating call involving weapons in downtown Victoria

BREAKING: Two people are in custody following an incident in Bastion Square

DJ Pauly D is adding another show in Victoria

After his first show sold out in the blink of an eye!

Indigenous and local governments can ban cannabis production on their land

But only those that are grown in industrial-style bunkers

Here’s when to watch the FIFA World Cup final in Canada

Who are you supporting? ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทโšฝ๏ธ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท

Victoria is set to experience seven straight days of sunshine

Accompanied by temperatures well into the high 20s โ˜€๏ธ

13-year-old girl who went missing found safe by Police

She is now with her family

Victoria now has a ‘clinic on wheels’ to provide healthcare for the homeless

It's equipped with everything you would find in a doctor's clinic

Province purchases Woodwynn Farms in Central Saanich

It will serve as a therapeutic recovery community for people living in off-site supportive housing units

VicPD kicks off campaign to apprehend more impaired drivers this summer

Around 65 British Columbians die in crashes involving impaired driving every year

Elderly man who jumped off a Victoria-bound cruise ship found dead

The cause of the incident is currently under investigation

There’s a new program in BC that makes it easier for couples to get...

Except for couples who have children