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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.
VicPD Cruiser Downtown

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.

BC Liberal Party officially changing their name to BC United

The change will take effect early in the new year.

7 Vancouver Island Métis communities to benefit from $7.1 million funding announcement

To support job-ready skills training within the province.

Fog warning in effect for Greater Victoria Wednesday morning: Environment Canada

Another foggy day in the capital.

New police unit in Saanich will focus on sexual offences of the past and...

Trauma-informed training will be provided to officers.

Victoria’s Soup Kitchen sets out to make 4,000 meals in 40 days

They’ll achieve this by raising $24,000.

This time capsule will take you on a Vancouver Island trip from Victoria...

Recognize any of these places?
Man shot dead in Beiseker

West Shore RCMP investigate attempted abduction of 17-year-old girl

Police are looking for two male suspects.

Nanaimo man sentenced to life in prison for drug-fuelled murder in Brentwood Bay

He killed 20-year-old Emily Caruana in 2019.

Whooo done it: Owl suspected in two Oak Bay home ‘invasions’

No call too small.

Invasive species removed from Sidney and Saanich by volunteers over long weekend (PHOTOS)

Students from Spectrum Community School helped out! 🌿

A new high-speed ferry service from Nanaimo to Vancouver is launching this summer

There will be two high-speed catamaran ferries! ⛴️

Police officer who ‘doored’ cyclist in Esquimalt being investigated by VicPD

The cyclist was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Crisis negotiators de-escalate hostage situation in downtown Victoria condo

The suspect faces assault charges.

Woman sought after confronting elderly man at Oak Bay home

She fled the area when a neighbour came to the aid of the man.

Nanaimo RCMP seek help locating 30-year-old woman last seen on October 20th

She was last seen at a women’s emergency shelter.

BC Ferries remembers the ‘little ferry that could’ a year after the Malahat washed...

The Klitsa packed five days of work into 72 hours.

Victoria man wanted on Canada-wide warrant could be dangerous: VicPD

Anyone who sees him should call 911.

German hiker to finish epic five-year journey on Trans-Canada Trail in Victoria this Saturday

She’ll be finishing at Clover Point.

Victoria council candidate and former Saanich mayor fined by Elections BC

The two combined fines equal $250.

Victorians beyond frustrated with Beyond Van Gogh after multiple delays

Some people are being told they won’t receive a refund.

Polls show a third of young British Columbians want to change the province’s name

Most BC residents over 55-years-old disagree.

Duncan veteran to be given France’s highest honour for his service in Dieppe Raid

He’ll receive the rank of ‘Knight of the French Order of the Legion of Honour.’

Vancouver Island puppy abandoned in planter on doorstep needs help: BC SPCA

Security footage showed the dog chasing after the vehicle as it drove away, abandoning her. 😢

Camosun students serving up two-course lunch to feed up to 300 people in need

Learning the importance of community by giving back to theirs.
cowichan rcmp police cruiser

72-year-old man arrested for attempting to touch teen girl in Duncan

He has since been released with conditions.

Victoria opens Emergency Weather Response warming shelters for second consecutive night

They’re located at James Bay United Church and Rock Bay Landing.

Mark your calendar: BC Parks campsites opening 2023 reservations soon

You can now book your site 4 months in advance! 🏕️

VicPD and Victoria Royals join forces for charity scrimmage at SOFMC this Sunday

And the public can skate with the players after! 🏒

Star Cinema moves into brand new theatre in the heart of Sidney

They’re back on Third Street and Sidney Avenue.
VicPD Cruiser Downtown

Police seek witnesses and video after double stabbing in downtown Victoria on Sunday

There have been no arrests made.

More on the way: Snowfall warning extended for parts of southern Vancouver Island

Yup, that’s snow out there! ❄️

Calling all artists: City of Victoria on the hunt for artists to create kiosk...

Your art could be seen by thousands.

BC Transit and BC Ferries offer free transportation to veterans on Remembrance Day

Wear your uniform or show your military ID to ride for free.

Police still trying to identify deceased man found near Swan Lake in Saanich

His body was found on October 12th.

It’s soup season in Esquimalt: New cafe opens up shop in former bingo hall

They’ve got sandwiches too. 🍲🥪