Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Brishti Basu

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

Goodlife Fitness Victoria Marathon to receive $30,000 from the province

The marathon regularly brings in thousands of participants and supporters from over 25 different countries.
BC Ferries Lower Deck Ban

BC Ferries to add 90 extra sailings this Thanksgiving weekend

In addition to 90 extra sailings, B.C. Ferries has also introduced discounted prices to incentivize travel during off-peak periods!

Second Tim Hortons location set to arrive in downtown Victoria

Your next double-double is just a few hundred metres way.

Man in Halloween costume robs liquor store in Nanaimo with knife and bat

Once he got the money, the robber ran out the front door and was last seen heading westbound towards Howard Ave.

RCMP looking for missing 19-year-old Courtenay woman

The Courtenay resident was last seen on Thursday, Sept. 28th

Saanich PD issues $1,127 fine to driver for speeding near playground zone

He was also caught driving without a licence or insurance.

A 21-year-old Victoria man suffered two gunshot wounds in Las Vegas attack

According to his tweets on Monday afternoon, Sheldon suffered two gunshot wounds resulting in a ruptured colon, and a broken forearm.

A fundraiser is happening this weekend for Central Saanich boy with cancer

The fundraiser will be held this Sunday, September 24th.

The Baby Bed program is coming to Vancouver Island this fall

Are you expecting a baby, or have a new-born now?

The man who invented the screensaver is coming to Victoria

Do you want to learn more about visual design and how it can help improve your business?

UPDATED: RCMP searching for missing 95-year-old Ucluelet man

William (Bill) Sapsford was last seen on September 20th.

5 things you need to know about the Vancouver Island Baby Fair

The annual event to celebrate all things mini-human!

10 local student discounts you need to take advantage of

Deals deals deals....

Starbucks announces the return of the iconic Pumpkin Spice Latte

Do you need some cooler fall vibes in your life?

Vancouver Island residents urged to conserve water due to dry conditions

Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands are now at a Level 3 drought rating.

Former foster children will get free tuition at any college or university in B.C.

If you are eligible and have already paid your fees for the upcoming semester, you will be refunded.

Langford driver responds after getting hefty fine for tossing cigarette butt out the window

Save your butt from getting fined and dispose of your cigarette in a safer manner.

Itchy black bear spotted on Sooke trail camera (VIDEOS)

When you've got an itch, you can't scratch.
Johnny Depp Colwood

Johnny Depp spotted filming at Hatley Castle in Colwood

We've got photos to prove it!

GoFundMe campaign launched for Central Saanich mother seriously injured in car crash

The single mother of two suffered serious injuries and is currently in ICU.

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.