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Thursday, May 26, 2022

Mariah Burchell

Staff writer with Victoria Buzz. Story idea? Send me an email mariah@victoriabuzz.com

Comox Valley RCMP investigating fatal crash in Courtenay involving a logging truck

One man was found deceased and one woman was transported to hospital.

Langford’s first ever craft beer festival is coming to Starlight Stadium this July

Cheers to beers, bands and good eats! 🍻

Three-in-four Canadians feel the worst of COVID-19 is behind us (POLL)

Almost half of Canadians are still anxious about the end of restrictions.

This Nanaimo ice cream truck serves wacky but amazing frozen treats

How'd you like your next soft serve with googly eyes and a marshmallow nose? 😋

9 places in and around Victoria to celebrate national wine day

Red, white or rosé? 🍷

$1 Summer Drink Days return to McDonald’s to quench your thirst this season

The perfect way to cool down ☀️

BC transit will add 11 electric buses to its fleet by summer 2023

With a goal to transition to an entirely electric fleet by 2040.
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Two rescued, one unaccounted for after overturned boat found in waters near Vancouver Island

RCMP and Parks Canada are continuing their search for the missing man.
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52-year-old Langford man arrested after neighbours report suspected drug activity

Fentanyl, methamphetamine, stolen tools, cash and brass knuckles were recovered in the search.

This Sooke property with seven waterfalls and oceanfront views could be yours for $30...

The ultimate Vancouver Island paradise 😍

Sunny days ahead: Victoria forecast shows sun and high temperatures this May long weekend

With temperatures reaching 18 degrees on Monday!

Langford’s Starlight Stadium announces its first ever Canada Day celebration this July

With a pancake breakfast, hot wing eating contest, musical acts and more! 🇨🇦

The annual Orcas display will return to Victoria’s Inner Harbour this week

Created with 10,000 plants 🌱

West Shore RCMP arrest 39-year-old suspect accused of stealing over $10,000 in lumber

Stolen from various Colwood businesses and construction sites.

Tim Hortons teases social media with new collaboration with Justin Bieber

and the return of Timbiebs!

Creepy 3D walkthrough of Saanich home for sale goes viral on TikTok (VIDEO)

It’s listed for almost $800,000 😲

Woman goes on shopping spree with stolen credit card in Saanich

Police are hoping surveillance footage will help identify her.

BC invests $8 million in library improvements across the province

It’ll be spread across 71 libraries.

VicPD arrest 8 youths over the weekend as violence and vandalism escalates

Offences include weapons possession, vandalism, underage open consumption and more.
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Driver of electric bicycle suffers serious injuries in collision with vehicle in Courtenay

Speed and impairment are believed to be factors in the crash.
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Oak Bay police look to identify suspect involved in assault near Harling Point

The incident took place on May 10th.

Grand opening of Langford Station kicks off on May 20th with launch of summer...

Cold beer, food trucks and shopping 🍻

A new two-level Canadian themed sports bar will open at Uptown this summer

Including a bowling alley, batting cages and a rooftop patio 🍺

This provincial grant will help low income Victorians access local nutritious food

Through hands-on training and distribution to food charities and school meal programs.

Sooke’s newest library branch will finally celebrate its grand opening this June

After events were postponed due to ongoing librarian strikes.

Increase in spiked drinks at Nanaimo nightclubs prompts warning from RCMP

There were at least 6 incidents last weekend.

Province donates $2.8 million towards not-for-profit dental clinics across BC

To help more low income residents access dental care.
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Nanaimo RCMP look to identify suspect who exposed himself to a woman while on...

They are also providing safety tips for those who use city trails and parks.

Rifflandia music festival announces Lorde and Charli XCX to headline its comeback

With Shaquille O’Neal as DJ Diesel!

Ladysmith woman spins her way to $1-million Powerbucks win

“I started jumping up and down with my laptop screaming!”

Nanaimo liquor store employees attacked with bear spray during late night robbery

Suspects include one man and two women

New bike and nature park coming to Saanich after 1.85-acre property generously donated by...

He has lived on the property his entire life.

Here’s the story behind the goats on the roof of Coomb’s Old Country Market

It all started over a glass of wine 🍷🐐
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Witnesses sought after assault in Duncan involving a group of youth and two men

They were not known to each other.