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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 June

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.

This Victoria ice cream truck will send you a text letting you know it’s...

Let the ice cream come to you 🍦
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Suspect sought after man attempts to steal purse from woman in Victoria last week

The suspect fled the scene after the woman screamed.

There will soon be two new Indigenous murals created in and around Victoria

With the first underway at the corner of Gonzales Avenue and Richmond Road
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West Shore RCMP officer saves woman from drug overdose after finding her along highway

She was transported to hospital shortly after.
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One man is in custody after he poured gasoline on an occupied boat in...

He attempted to light the vessel on fire.
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Nanaimo motorcyclist in stable condition after serious assault Wednesday

Officers believe it was a targeted incident.

VicPD officer strums a sweet tune in search of guitar’s rightful owner (VIDEO)

Come get your guitar before they start a band! 😂