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Saturday, April 1, 2023

Curtis Blandy

Staff Writer/Reporter

Here are 7 ways to save money on your grocery bill in Victoria

Because every dollar counts!

Port Alberni residential school gravesites prompt 26 calls for truth and justice

After 17 unmarked graves were discovered.

29-year-old woman missing for months sought by Nanaimo RCMP

Family haven’t had contact with her in months.

Police watchdog blames driver of stolen truck for flipping vehicle in Courtenay

The incident happened last October.

Oak Bay library opens pop-up location while dealing with asbestos contamination

Browse a curated collection and drop in for story time! 📚

17 Victoria music venues you can see your next favorite local band play

Local music is alive and well in Victoria!

Impaired driver destroys Camaro after rolling vehicle several times in Langford

Miraculously, no one suffered serious injury.

‘Overboard’: BC Ferries crew swoops in to save the day for one lucky sailor

She had gone overboard on her own vessel.

Activist throws paint on Royal BC Museum’s woolly mammoth exhibit

No permanent damage to the exhibit was done.

Nanaimo woman suffers serious injuries after being struck by car

The driver remained at the scene.

Petition launched by Victoria radio hosts to bring IKEA to Vancouver Island

The people want cheap furniture and meatballs! 🪧

10 things you need to know about the BC NDP’s 2023 budget

Free birth control, renter’s credit and more!

One of Kimberly Proctor’s killers has been denied day parole again

The Langford teen was brutally murdered in 2010.

9 restaurants in Greater Victoria have closed so far this year; here’s why

And we’re only two months in…

Fundraiser launched for family of Sooke teen tragically killed in Sunday crash

The funds will help her family while they grieve.

Petition launched to stop controversial Jordan Peterson from coming to Victoria

It’s calling on the mayor and council to put an end to the show.

2022 Victoria city council candidate still on the run from VicPD

She did not win a seat on Victoria’s council.

VicPD seek public’s help locating 22-year-old man missing since February 5th

He has a few identifiable tattoos.

New Royal BC Museum satellite building coming to Colwood for nearly $270 million

It’s expected to open in 2026.

Nurse practitioners in BC can now order involuntary admission for psychiatric patients

VicPD says this will benefit them too.

Here’s why protesters are bringing a procession of puppets to downtown Victoria this weekend

Puppets, performers and protest, oh my!

Traffic snarled following truck rollover on McKenzie interchange Thursday afternoon

No serious injuries have been reported.

What you should and shouldn’t do in the event of a power outage on...

Don’t be left in the dark! 💡

Camosun College takes next steps in building on-campus film studio

They hope to compete with BCIT and Vancouver Film School.

12 Vancouver Island road condition webcams to keep an eye on this week (PHOTOS)

The images auto update every 15 minutes.

Conservation group purchases land on Saturna Island to protect ecosystems (PHOTOS)

The land contains several at-risk species.

Nearly one-in-ten British Columbians still believe COVID-19 was a hoax

18% want to see more restrictions put in place.

Victoria to receive additional provincial funding to combat climate change

A new preparedness portal has been launched!

Robbery near Centennial Square leaves a victim badly injured: VicPD

A teenage girl may be connected.

Intricate WhatsApp scam impacting some Vancouver Islanders

A Nanaimo woman lost $1,800 from the scam.

You could own this downtown Victoria café and juice bar for only $78,000

All the espresso and smoothies you could ever dream of. ☕🥤

BC SPCA rescues injured labrador retriever with muzzle taped shut in Comox

Her leg will also have to be amputated.

Lost VicPD notebook containing personal info used to commit criminal offence

It contained 60 names and 50 addresses.

Larger-than-life banner unveiled in downtown Victoria for toxic drug supply awareness (PHOTOS/VIDEO)

157 Victorians died from drug poisoning last year alone.

Sooke man arrested twice in two weeks for drug and firearm charges

The 34-year-old remains in police custody.

Downtown Victoria library has windows shattered for 6th time in three weeks (PHOTOS)

The library will be closed on February 16th.

Downtown restaurant breaks down why a burger and fries costs $21.50 in Victoria

“Let’s make it clear.”

Premier Eby announces new measures to protect old growth in BC

BC Green Party agrees with the plan.

BADBADNOTGOOD will headline the Victoria International JazzFest this summer

Along with Chris Botti!