Sunday, February 23, 2020

Cormac O'Brien


Police warn of thief stealing from staff rooms in downtown Victoria businesses

The theft closely resembles several recent similar incidents in downtown Victoria.
Rapid Transit

BC Transit will phase in wider bike racks on their buses in 2020

The new racks can fit up to three-inch tires.

School District launches survey seeking public input on Vic High renovations

There’s an extra $1.5 million to spend on school amenities

Nanaimo RCMP looking for man who stole over 150 pairs of coloured contact lenses

Security camera footage shows the man breaking the display case in half

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Friday December 13th

Thankfully this list involves no ladders, mirrors, or black cats

Pornhub reveals top Canadian searches on website in 2019

Did your searches make the list?

Saanich Police investigating string of suspicious fires

Four fires have been set over the last two weeks
77 shelters available at Our Place and elsewhere in Victoria

Our Place Society will be serving annual holiday dinner to around 800 people in...

Over 450 kilograms of turkey, 225 kilograms of potatoes, and 115 litres of gravy!

Sooke student hospitalized after accident in front of Edward Milne Community School

An email from the school says the student is in stable condition.

Dive into the new year at the third annual Polar Bear Swim happening at...

Kick off the Roaring 20s by getting freezing cold for a good cause 🥶

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Thursday December 12th

Ready to put your Harry Potter knowledge for the test for $300 in prizes?

Fish farm worker saves bald eagle from octopus in northern Vancouver Island (VIDEO)

“One hundred percent of reactions have just been, ‘Holy cow!’” 🐙

Merriam-Webster names “They” as its 2019 Word of the Year

The word has spiked in usage as a singular third-person pronoun in place of “he” or “she”

41st annual Tuba Christmas returns to Victoria this Saturday

Any and all tuba players are invited to be loud and proud 📯

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Wednesday December 11th

Get your scissors and glue ready for some Christmas crafting!

Four B.C. residents affected by salmonella outbreak linked to snakes and rodents

There are 92 confirmed cases in six provinces across Canada

5 Vancouver Island beers were just named some of the best winter brews in...

Here are the best beers for these cold and chilly times 🍻

Victoria residents are split on George Jay Elementary School renaming (SURVEY)

Over 2,500 people responded to an online survey on the topic with vastly differing opinions

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Monday December 9th

Why buy your holiday gift when you can make it?
IEOA Truck Light Convoy and Food Drive

7 things to know about the IEOA Truck Light Convoy and Food Drive happening...

Including the times of where the trucks will be! 🚚

Top companies rank UVic graduates among best in Canada for employability (REPORT)

Both Google and Tesla employ dozens of UVic graduates ⚡

Over 200 Canadians died in 2018 while waiting for an organ transplant (REPORT)

“Supply is not meeting demand,” says the Canadian Institute for Health Information

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Friday December 6th

It’s the perfect day for some Christmas shopping!
Rapid Transit

BC Transit seeking public input on changes to bus routes in Sooke

How do you feel about Sooke’s transit system?

The BC Legislature building will be lighting up for Christmas tonight

There'll be holiday music, hot chocolate, and other winter treats for all! ✨

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Thursday December 5th

Get an early Christmas gift for free at the Bay Centre 🌵

Activist video shows infected blood still flowing into waters near Campbell River after two...

Scientists and activists alike are concerned about the potential spread of disease

One of the brightest meteor showers will pass over Vancouver Island next week

The best Christmas lights show north of Orion’s Belt 🌟

Musical legends James Taylor and Bonnie Raitt are coming to Victoria in April 2020

The two singer-songwriters will kick off their tour at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre

The 21st annual IEOA Truck Light Convoy and Food Drive is happening this Saturday

Huge trucks and dazzling Christmas lights — what’s not to love?

Several stores inside Tillicum Shopping Centre closed due to flooding

A sprinkler was accidentally triggered during construction work 🚧
hit and run

44-year-old Alberta man arrested in Oak Bay for outstanding sexual assault warrants

He will be returned to Edmonton to face the charges

Russell Books invites eminent Victoria authors to host “book warming” party at their new...

Cozy up and hear from three of the best authors in town ☕

19 shots from the dazzling 38th annual Island Farms Santa’s Light Parade (PHOTOS/VIDEOS)

The holiday season is well and truly under way 🎅