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Grass fire in Victoria park Monday believed to be human caused

No one was hurt in the incident.

Enjoy a movie under the stars in downtown Victoria this week

With beer, wine and snacks to enjoy while you watch!

BC health officials report 1,079 new cases of COVID-19 for a three-day period on...

There are now over 3,000 active cases in the province

BC reduces wait time between first and second dose of COVID-19 vaccine

833,298 British Columbians are not yet vaccinated.
Phillips Backyard Weekender Crowd

Phillips Brewing is bringing back their popular backyard events this September

Attendees must show proof of full vaccination status to attend

BC health officials report 464 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, August 6th

One new long-term care outbreak was reported in the Island Health region.

Salt Spring RCMP officer goes viral in piano playing performance (VIDEO)

He is now being recognized as ‘the piano cop’ 🎹

16 things to do in and around Victoria this weekend, August 6th-8th

Rain or shine, there’s plenty to do and to see!

BC health officials report 402 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, August 5th

25 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

BC’s first ‘Walk-In Wednesday’ COVID-19 vaccination event declared a success

More than 80% of the vaccines reserved specifically for walk-ins were administered.
Perseid Meteor Shower Nasa

The brightest meteor shower of the year will be viewable from Victoria next week

You could see up to 60 meteors per hour at the shower’s peak! ☄️

10 scenic routes to go for a run in and around Victoria

Remember to stretch! 🏃

BC health officials report 342 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, August 4th

32 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

BC health officials report 742 new cases of COVID-19 for a four-day period on...

42 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

Saanich horse unharmed after being saved from muddy bog (VIDEO)

Too much horsin’ around! 😬

Victoria’s own Dr. Bonnie Henry appointed to the Order of British Columbia

The award is the province's highest form of recognition

BC health officials report 13 new cases in Island Health on Friday, July 30th

56% of active cases in the province are in the Interior Health region.

Here’s how you can show thanks to front line workers and first responders this...

Thank you for all that you do! ❤️

BC health officials report 14 new cases in Island Health on Thursday, July 29th

The province now has over 1,000 active cases.

21 places in and around Victoria to stay cool during this week’s heatwave

It’s the second of the season ☀️🌡️

Here’s how you can take a puppy cuddle break this ‘Work Like A Dog...

The perfect break from work 🐕

10 must see Vancouver Island destinations to check out on your way to Tofino

Might as well enjoy the journey along the way 🚗

BC health officials report 185 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, July 28th

8 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

Municipalities can now make the call to ban single-use plastics without BC government approval

Bylaws have already been passed in Esquimalt, Saanich and Victoria.
Dr. Bonnie Henry

BC health officials report 150 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, July 27th

Three new cases were reported in Island Health.

Unvaccinated Canadians make up almost 90% of newly reported COVID-19 cases across the country

Nearly 6 million eligible Canadians have not yet been vaccinated

Ribfest returns to Esquimalt for smokin’ 2021 event

Get those bibs ready! 🤤

BC health officials report 267 new cases of COVID-19 for a three-day period on...

18 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

Victoria BC Transit driver shows support in a big way for girlfriend competing in...

29-year-old Celina Toth is currently competing as a diver.

BC health officials report 112 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, July 23rd

This marks the first day with over 100 new cases since June 18th.

Water Taxi connecting all Southern Gulf Islands to begin operation in September

The pilot project will run every Saturday and Sunday

14 things to do in and around Victoria this weekend, July 24th-25th

Live music and whisky flights 🥃

UVic expanding Engineering and Computer Science building with new state-of-the-art learning facilities (PHOTOS)

The decision comes as a result of growing demand for programs

BC health officials report 89 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, July 22nd

3 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

BC Transit rolling out ten new eco-friendly buses to Victoria fleet starting this week

And they’ll have USB charging ports!

71 of the best dishes in and around Victoria and where to find them

As voted by Victoria residents themselves!

These 13 Vancouver Island athletes are participating in the Tokyo Olympics

8 of them are from the Victoria area!

BC health officials report 78 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, July 21st

Almost 60% of of all eligible adults in BC are fully vaccinated.

Luxury electric-vehicle taxi service pulls the plug on operations in Victoria

Current Taxi launched in the city in December 2019.

Sample the best spirits across BC with the all-new ‘Distillery Passport’

With a free flight at each stop! 🥂

BC health officials report 76 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, July 20th

3 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

43 new movies and shows coming to Netflix Canada this August

The list includes new seasons of 19 shows!

BC health officials report 156 new cases of COVID-19 for a three-day period on...

4 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

The Malahat Skywalk is now open and the views are breathtaking (PHOTOS)

The attraction welcomed over 5,000 visitors in its opening weekend!

11 restaurants in and around Victoria to satisfy your mac and cheese craving

All the options look so gouda 🧀
Cruise Ship

Cruise ships will be allowed to return to Canadian waters this November

The ban was originally set to expire in 2022.