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BC Transit offering free rides on election day

To the polls!

BC health officials report 706 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, September 16th

81 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

Monsters Haunted House has returned and they have a brand new location

Are you brave enough? 👻

Survey ranks Vancouver Island resort as second best in Canada

Just another day on the island 😎

BC health officials report 661 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, September 15th

66 new cases and 2 deaths were reported in the Island Health region.

This fall could be a wet one according the Weather Network’s long-term forecast

Here comes the rain 🌧️

14 of the best crispy chicken sandwiches Victoria has to offer

As voted by Islanders themselves!

BC health officials report 677 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, September 14th

There are now over 6,000 active cases in the province.

Nanaimo RCMP seek help locating 25-year-old missing woman (UPDATED)

The woman is known to frequent emergency shelters.

BC health officials report 1,984 new cases of COVID-19 for a three-day period on...

There were two new deaths in the Island Health region.

Victoria Flying Club celebrates 75 years with an open house this weekend

Meet pilots, tour aircrafts and win prizes! ✈️
Westshore RCMP cruiser

West Shore RCMP arrest woman driving erratically in stolen vehicle

The vehicle was stolen out of Shawnigan Lake earlier this month.

Emergency services show support for health care workers at Victoria General Hospital (VIDEO)

The video was shared by a health care worker

New survey reveals majority of British Columbians prefer working from home

64% of participants would even consider switching jobs to remain working remotely.

Victoria man who drove over police cruiser and attempted to ram three others with...

Police are seeking the public’s help in locating the suspect

BC health officials report 820 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, September 10th

9 deaths were reported, the highest one-day total since February 25th.

Victoria family discover their massive $500,000 Lotto Max win over lunch

Bert expressed how much of a relief this prize brings to his family overall.

19 things to do in and around Victoria this weekend, September 11th-12th

Ribfest, comedy shows and collector car festivals!

Massive development and tech company coming to Langford will create hundreds of new jobs

The move brings a $44 million tech investment to the city

Ocean Cleanup vessel returns to Victoria with 8 tonnes of garbage in tow

The next sailing hopes to remove 30 to 40 tonnes of debris from the water.

Local cyclist to ride 400km to raise money for Duncan animal sanctuary

Ride for Hooves has a fundraising goal of $10,000.

BC health officials report 774 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, September 9th

People not vaccinated are 34 times more likely to be hospitalized than those fully vaccinated.

WestJet announces mandatory COVID-19 vaccines for all employees

Full vaccination will be a requirement of employment as of October 30th.

The Island Health COVID-19 Vax Van will be at Ribfest this weekend

First and second doses will be available

Sexual violence prevention campaigns relaunch at post-secondary schools across BC

Nearly two-thirds of sexual assaults occur on campus during the first eight weeks of school.

BC health officials report 814 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, September 8th

90 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.
VicPD Cruiser Downtown

Witness of attack against police officer in Banfield Park urged to come forward by...

The woman is described as a 50-year-old Caucasian woman with grey hair.

Oak Bay’s Collector Car Festival returns for its 21st year this weekend

Cars of all makes and vintages are welcome!

BC Cancer Foundation and Vancouver Island grocers team up to raise $500,000 toward cancer...

Thrifty Foods will be matching donations up to $125,000
Dr. Bonnie Henry

BC health officials report 2,425 new cases of COVID-19 for a four-day period on...

There were four new deaths in the Island Health region.
Sooke RCMP Cruiser

Five people seriously injured in single-vehicle crash in Sooke this morning

RCMP are looking for dashcam footage.

These 5 popular fall items could be toxic for your pets according to the...

Not everyone loves pumpkin spice!

Homeless encampment erupts in fire near Beacon Hill Park Monday night (PHOTOS)

Propane tank explosions fueled the blaze
VicPD cruiser

VicPD seeks witnesses after collision between woman and dump trunk over long weekend

Bystanders and the driver of the truck helped rescue the woman.

Island Health launches a second Vax Van this Labour Day long weekend

The van will be set up at popular shopping centres in Victoria and Nanaimo

Oak Bay Police seek to identify hammer-wielding man in ATM smashing incident

The crimes took place at two different banks
Dr Bonnie Henry Colin Smith Takes Pics 2021

BC health officials report 671 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, September 3rd

There are currently 21 active health care outbreaks in the province.

These are the 10 least expensive homes currently for sale in the Victoria area

Are you looking for a studio or one bedroom apartment?

London Drugs implements mandatory vaccination policy for employees

Vaccination will be a condition of employment as of November 1st.

24 things to do in and around Victoria this Labour Day long weekend, September...

It’s time for the fair! 🎡

Another staff member has tested positive in large COVID-19 outbreak at Victoria long-term care...

15 staff members and 20 residents have tested positive in the outbreak

BC health officials report 801 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, September 2nd

66 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

Royal Roads University will hold three COVID-19 vaccination clinics this month

Both first and second doses will be administered

Telus and Bell customers across Western Canada reported cell service outages this morning

The network error has been resolved as of 1 p.m.
BC Legislature

BC Legislature to light up in pink in support of Canada’s Health Care workers...

Thank you for all that you do 💕

Island Health workers verbally assaulted and harassed during Wednesday’s vaccine passport protest

One healthcare worker was physically assaulted.

BC health officials report 785 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, September 1st

One new death was reported on Vancouver Island at Sunny Lodge long-term care home.

These are the 5 most expensive homes currently for sale in the Victoria area

Talk about breaking the bank 💰

Victoria’s annual Greek Fest has returned with in-person food and entertainment

Enjoy traditional greek dishes and tours of the Greek Museum and Church

Here’s what to expect when Clipper sailings return to Victoria’s inner harbour

Ferry service will begin on September 17th for American visitors