Curtis Blandy

Staff Writer/Reporter

Let it snow: It’s snowing in Victoria and it isn’t stopping anytime soon

Get your Krazy Karpets ready!? 🛷
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BC Ferries breaks records for revenue, net earnings and passengers carried in 2022

Overall revenue is up by $62 million.

Construction underway on UVic’s National Centre for Indigenous Laws

The projected $27.1 million project will be complete in 2024.

Suspicious church fire now being investigated as arson: Saanich Police

The fire was set on November 20th between 9 and 10 p.m.

Port Alberni to get safe homes for women and children escaping violence

Construction will be completed by summer, 2023.

Missing 10 years: VicPD release age-progression drawing of Emma Fillipoff

Last seen acting oddly in front of the Empress Hotel.
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Nanaimo’s stabbing ‘victim’ turns out to be the aggressor in altercation on Thursday

The real victim was not injured seriously in the incident.

Here are the roads that will be closed during the Santa Claus Parade this...

Temporary CCTV cameras will also be installed.

Saanich Police cleared of any wrongdoing in man’s death by crossbow: IIO

Tear gas was used and he shot himself accidentally.

RCMP seek assistance in locating missing 31-year-old Nanaimo man

He has not been seen since October 31st.

Victoria Royals trade Shipley and Wilson to Wheat Kings for player and draft picks

Teydon Trembecky will skate for the sold out game on Saturday.

Nanaimo man hospitalized after being stabbed multiple times: RCMP

No arrests have been made.

Sooke Road could be closed for ‘number of hours’ due to two-car collision: West...

One person being treated in the hospital.

Comox is getting a new long-term care centre for people suffering from dementia

The state-of-the-art new facility will have 156 beds.

Pilot and two passengers unaccounted for in plane crash near Port Hardy: RCMP

Police believe the plane has sunk.
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Premier Eby announces $230 million in funding for specialized police in BC

The funding will help staff rural police forces.

RCMP seek help locating missing 29-year-old woman from Nanaimo

She was last seen on November 1st.

Dangerous wanted man may be in Victoria’s downtown core: VicPD

Call 911 if you see him.

Oak Bay father who killed his daughters on Christmas Day denied appeal by courts

He was sentenced to life in prison in 2019.

‘Education is so important’: Study says 55%of Canadians don’t understand what consent is

A Victoria organization is helping to improve this statistic.

Concerns over affordability arise following BC’s new housing initiatives

Low-income housing is the city's greatest need.

13-year-old Victoria actress wins two awards for youth performers in Canada and Europe

She won best performer and best youth filmmaker.

These two birds that frequent downtown Victoria have been given hilarious nicknames (VIDEOS)

Bite-ee McBite and Alistair Crow-Lee are the couple’s latest fascinations.

10 Victorians honoured by VicPD for aiding officer who was struck by a stolen...

The incident occurred in September.

Victoria veteran turns to social media in hopes to receive kidney transplant and share...

He’s been waiting on a donor for five years.

BC Premier David Eby announces new provincial ministry to solely handle housing

He’ll announce the minister on December 7th.

Saanich Police investigating church fire that is now deemed suspicious

The cost of the damage is still unknown.

Victoria Royals prepare for the first sold out game at SOFMC in three years

Connor Bedard is coming to town!

Late night blaze destroys empty building in Port Alberni on Sunday (VIDEO)

On 3rd Avenue between Napier and Dunbar.

Port Alberni highway to Tofino set to fully reopen two way traffic soon (VIDEOS)

After more than three years of construction!

Victoria radio station gears up for Christmas with one of the city’s biggest toy...

They’ll also take gift cards and cash donations.

Warrant issued for Nanaimo woman who punched victim multiple times

She broke down the door of her home to gain access.

BC government introduces two new measures to address housing crisis

Renters and homeowners alike will benefit.

What the heck is Gogh-ing on: Beyond Van Gogh Experience discontinues ticket sales

The event has yet to apply for a permit to operate.

16 women allege harassment in the workplace at BC Ferries

They’ve claimed gender-based discrimination.

David Eby reveals two cost-of-living credits in first move as premier of BC

Between the two, families could get $510.

David Eby officially sworn in as BC’s 37th premier during historic ceremony

Both will put money in British Columbians’ pockets.

How to recognize Transgender Day of Remembrance in Victoria on Sunday

There are three ceremonies in town. 🏳️‍⚧️

Nanaimo RCMP seek two men who steal ATM with pickup truck (VIDEO)

The ATM was found the next day empty.

12 days of brews: Phillips Brewing drops their ‘Space Case’ just in time for...

The perfect gift for a beer lover!

Victoria’s annual Santa Claus Parade has a brand new route this year

Happening on November 26th!

Victoria’s basic living wage has reached an all time high of $24.29 per hour

Nearly $4 an hour more than last year.

VicPD seek help identifying person of interest in October BC Transit incident

He has a tattoo on his right hand.

‘Sextorition’ scams becoming a problem in Duncan and North Cowichan: RCMP

Parents are encouraged to monitor their children’s social media usage.
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VicPD seek information in stabbing and robbery investigation from September

Two suspects are wanted by police.

How population growth will affect Victoria now that there are 8 billion people on...

Victoria is growing at the same rate as the world’s population.

Award-winning magician hosting three intimate shows in downtown Victoria

Live at ecologyst starts on Friday.