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Thursday, December 7, 2023

Joel Brewster

Junior staff writer at Victoria Buzz. Have a story idea? Send it over: joel@victoriabuzz.com

This Victoria restaurant will serve $2 tacos for National Taco Day tomorrow

Who else loves tacos? 🙋

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Thursday October 3rd

Keep those rainy day blues at bay!

Victoria buses will be detoured during annual Run for the Cure on Sunday

They event raises $16 million annually to help cancer patients 

Diced chicken products recalled across BC due to possible listeria contamination

The recall was triggered by an investigation into an outbreak of the illness

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Wednesday October 2nd 

Did someone say beer and yoga?

Victoria’s Strathcona Hotel is hosting an Oktoberfest event this Saturday

Can’t make it to Munich? The Strath has you covered!

Victoria business owner tastes sweet victory at Gelato Festival America

And you can try the winning sorbetto with a quick trip down to his Johnson Street storefront!

Victoria Police issued 74 distracted driving tickets in September

Please don’t read this while driving!

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Tuesday October 1st

Welcome to October! 🎃

RCMP wants to return stolen items to their rightful owners on Vancouver Island

...including a lock of hair.

Suspect wanted for crimes across BC arrested on Vancouver Island

Keep your eyes out, but do not approach him

17 things to do in and around Victoria this weekend, September 28th– 29th

Enjoy the last weekend of September!

Fisherman shocked after catching red-bellied piranha in Vancouver Island lake

It was the second of its kind found in the same lake

This Vancouver Island resident is hoping for the return of his lost 100-year-old leather...

The glove belonged to Geoffrey Collins’ father who originally got it in the 1920s

This Victoria tech firm is #20 in new ranking of Canada’s top 400 growing...

...and they ranked 3rd overall in BC!
Save on Foods Memorial Centre

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Friday September 27th 

The Victoria Royals home opener is tonight!!

6 ways to deal with arachnids in your home this spider season

You no longer need to fear the fall spider boom! 

McDonalds Canada is giving away FREE coffee for National Coffee Day

Another coffee special! 😍

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Thursday September 26th

The Red Arrows are flying over Victoria today! ✈️

Tim Hortons and Starbucks announce FREE coffee deals across Canada this week

For National Coffee Day! ☕️

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Wednesday September 25th

It's a great day to play some pinball! 🕹

This toilet paper fundraiser event in Victoria is looking for more volunteers

TP the Town is back for its 5th consecutive year!

MEC stores announce Canada-wide closure on Friday to support climate change strikers

Millions around the world kicked off Global Climate Strike week by taking to the streets last Friday

BC raises fines for truckers driving without chains during winter season

They must chain their tires or face an ice-cold fine this winter.

A two-day Vintage Halloween Fair is happening in Victoria this weekend

Get spirited away to a spooky vintage and ghoulish weekend!
Craigdarroch Castle

This one-man Frankenstein performance will debut at Craigdarroch Castle next month

Make sure to kick off your Halloween season with this timeless classic!

19-year-old Saanich motorcyclist who died in collision with vehicle has been identified

Danny Schupach had just turned 19 this past summer
Camosun Students Category 12 Brewing Beer

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Thursday September 19th

Beer, art, or music - what will you pick today?

Heavy police presence slows traffic at corner of Bridge Street and Gorge Rd East

Sources say Greater Victoria Emergency Response Teams are also on site

Victoria gelato artisan will be the only Canadian competing in prestigious North American festival

He hopes to find the sweet taste of victory at West Hollywood’s Gelato Festival

Victoria man faces drug and weapons charges after accidentally using bear spray near police

He was found with two cans of bear spray, knives and a stun gun.

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Wednesday September 18th

Stay dry, Victoria!

Escape Victoria’s dreary weather with these 5 quick and cheap trips

Jonesing for a vacation? 😍

Aggressive deer in Victoria pose possible threat to dog walkers

PSA: Be weary of our hooved neighbours - not all are friendly

Lightning McQueen will be at Western Speedway in Langford this weekend

...and there'll be fireworks! 🎆

DavidsTea is giving away FREE tea across Canada for one day this month

Keep calm, chai on 🍵
Jesse Logan and Teresa Winters Day, Lottery winners

Vancouver Island duo wins Lotto 6/49 $5 million jackpot

Nanaimo has two new millionaires!

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Tuesday September 17th

Grab breakfast and coffee for only $5 this morning! ☕

BC Liquor Stores will be carrying their annual Bordeaux wine selection by the end...

The “perfect Bordeaux” will soon be available at 32 participating BC Liquor stores.

Motorcyclist succumbs to injuries after collision with vehicle near Cumberland Road in Saanich

“This is a terrible crash that has taken a man away from his family.”
One-bedroom rates in Victoria are on the up

Victoria is now the 5th most expensive place to live in Canada (REPORT)

Up from 6th place just a few months ago