Thursday, October 29, 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

Le Dîner en Blanc celebrated its 5th year in Victoria on Friday (PHOTOS)

In the past, the event has been held at Fisherman’s Wharf, Ship’s Point and on the harbour front next to the Delta Hotel.

Victorians rally on social media to make one little boy’s Canada Day dream come...

Asher was invited to meet Tegan and Sara in person and had a special spot at their concert!
Mr Mikes

Mr Mikes will be back in Victoria after 25 years

Ready to have your taste-buds tickled?

Teams will compete in an incredible land and water based race this Sunday at...

An action packed team-building adventure race in support of Power To Be!
Smartphone ICBC

A Victoria school starts a debate after deciding to ban cell phones for all...

The cell phone ban will go into effect in September.

Canadian privacy invaded as Russian website live streams people’s living rooms and daycares

There are about 11 cameras based out of Victoria that is viewable on this website.

This is the post that got Victoria Buzz banned from Facebook for a week

Don’t despair, fellow Victorians! Your city’s largest online community and platform will be back to grace your news feeds starting May 11th.
cougar file photo

Cougar spotted near UVic, school website cautions students

Both Campus Security and Saanich Police have been alerted

Washington school cancels 18th annual band trip to Victoria for Victoria Day Parade, citing...

Students and their families were given the news about the cancellation of the trip to Victoria less than a month before it was supposed to take place, despite the fact that the actual decision was made in February.

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria reveals big plans for May

Admission by donation starts on May 2nd.

Family of fallen Constable Sarah Beckett frustrated as court continues to delay the case

The case against Kenneth Jacob Fenton has been delayed eight times this year.

Police investigating after man exposes himself to a child at an elementary school in...

The suspect is a described as a white male in his 30s, wearing a blue and grey hoodie and blue jeans.
Violet Christians Fundraise Rocking Chair

Newborn baby with heart defects fights for her life and family are thankful for...

A Victoria police officer and his family are very thankful for the community support.

Volunteers take charge of cleaning up derelict vessels in Cadboro Bay when city says...

If you’re in the area on May 13th, head on down to Cadboro Bay to help your community.

More people say they’ve had rocks thrown at them after second victim comes forward

The rocks being thrown are the size of a baseball.

People are ordering this ‘Dragon Frappucino’ at Starbucks for their magical fix

For those of you that missed the Unicorn Frap hype!

Oak Bay PD answers questions on woman attacked in her home

The suspect remains at large.

Join your fellow boat lovers at the Inner Harbour this weekend

The 27th Victoria Inner Harbour Boat show runs from Thursday, April 27 to Sunday, April 30

Photographers wanted for a snap-tastic workshop this May

“Musicians get to jam. But photographers? We usually work solo.”

CRD Plans to “Leash” professional dog-walkers in off-leash parks

For now, it is business as usual.

Have some fun in the sun at Family Fun Day & 1K Fun Run/Walk...

All proceeds will be donated to the B.C. Children’s Hospital Foundation.

Release some stress and sweat with a goat yoga class at this North Saanich...

Yoga has become a popular pastime, but not many yoga classes also feature baby goats.

Update: Oak Bay Woman attacked with machete in her home, suspect still at large

Police are looking for a heavy set man in his mid-20s, wearing a brown jacket, dark pants, and a blue and white handkerchief around his neck.

Incident in Oak Bay house prompts police search and lockdown

Woman in her 40s was seriously injured in random attack in her home.

Kick-start the summer by helping out this National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week is a time to celebrate Canadian volunteers and thank them for the selfless work they do to help those around them.

Moss Street Market returns for its 26th season

Let the market season begin!

Proposed rental increase for Strawberry Vale Preschool postponed after community support

It was a unanimous vote by the trustees to delay rental fee increases.

Saanich planning department wants YOUR feedback on the latest concepts for Uptown-Douglas corridor

The vision for the project is to create a heart for Saanich as a vibrant place to live, work, shop and explore.

Community lends support to 3-year-old diagnosed with rare brain tumour

The average life-expectancy of a child diagnosed with this specific tumour is 9-12 months, with treatment.

Preschool fears shut-down after proposed 600% rental fee increase – meeting to discuss will...

Strawberry Vale Preschool says it likely will close doors in June 2018 if rent's increased as planned.

We just tried Starbucks’ new Unicorn Frappuccinos and they are truly enchanted

They will be available for just five days!

8 great places to study at UVic this exam season

It's that time of year again!

Times Colonist presents its annual Book Drive this month

Proceeds are given to local libraries and Island literacy programs.

Add Your Voice to the Mass Singing of O Canada this April 30th

Get those singing voices ready!

UVic Senate decides to allow students enrolled in the STEPS Forward program to attend...

The power of activism prevails! Last week, we brought to you the story of Nathan Brodie, a student at the University of Victoria enrolled through...

Oak Bay makes list of Canada’s most and least expensive cities to rent apartments

Quebec appears to be the cheapest place in Canada to rent a place.

No Baby Unhugged: Victoria General Hospital Launches Baby Hugging Program!

Volunteers will cuddle, rock and sing to babies for hours, if needed

Canada’s largest indoor trampoline park set to open in Esquimalt

Who's ready to play dodge ball on a trampoline!

Mayor of Victoria Proposes Bylaw Change to Allow People to Sleep in Their Cars

On one day in March there were only 11 apartments available for rent in the whole city

Student with autism denied Convocation Ceremony at UVic, committe responds

The Convocation Committee has sent a proposal to the Senate to allow STEPS Forward students to attend future Convocation ceremonies.