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Parts of Vancouver Island could receive up to 200 mm of rain through to...

This is the third atmospheric river storm in less than a week.

Suspect arrested after two teenagers robbed at gunpoint in Victoria Saturday night

Douglas Street was closed on Sunday as officers worked to arrest the man.
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Two people arrested after stolen vehicle hits police cruiser in Qualicum Beach

The car was stolen from Regina, Saskatchewan on October 1st.

Most British Columbians plan to avoid travel during holiday season this year

Many residents prefer a staycation.

Victoria driving instructor Steve Wallace has died of an alleged heart attack

Shortly after sexual assault charges against him weren't approved.

Peninsula Co-op Santa’s Light Parade returns to Victoria this Saturday

Don't forget your mittens and hot chocolate! 🎅

Photos released of two BC Transit passengers with crucial information in ongoing investigation

Police said they pose no risk to the public.
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IIO investigating death of Saanich man whose car plunged into ocean near Victoria airport

The 19-year-old was arrested earlier in the day and later released.

Construction workers stop random attack on woman in Victoria

The 42-year-old suspect has a history of random assaults.

The 37th annual holiday light up at the BC Legislature tonight has been postponed

Due to expected protests in the area

Man presumed dead in BC mudslide was in the process of moving to Victoria

His partner and mom escaped the landslide unharmed.

The BC Legislature building and sequoia tree will light up for Christmas tonight (UPDATED)

There'll be holiday music, hot chocolate, and other winter treats for all! ✨

Impaired driving arrest on Quadra Street leads to discovery of over $100K in identity...

The man was caught driving in the wrong direction.

Man arrested on Lochside Trail two months after he committed sexual assault in same...

The incident occurred near Swan Lake.

19-year-old Saanich man dies after car plunges into waters of Pat Bay

An investigation is underway, but does not appear suspicious.

Protestors who blocked Pat Bay Highway for hours Sunday could face charges: Saanich Police

The highway was closed in both directions for several hours

Domino’s is offering 50% off all pizzas this week across Vancouver Island

We think we all deserve a pizza party right now!
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Video sought after motorist allegedly drove over pedestrian’s foot at View Royal gas station

The pedestrian in return kicked the drivers car.

Security guard finds injured man attacked with baseball bat near Topaz Park

Police are also investigating a stabbing.

Two Victoria police officers attacked during separate mental health related calls

One officers was bitten, the other was punched and kicked in the face.

Overnight closures of the Malahat cancelled as crews make significant progress (VIDEO)

Travel remains limited to essential trips only.

Convoy of gas trucks to be escorted down Malahat to refuel stations

Stop the panic-buying!

BC declares state of a emergency following mass flooding across province

Residents in BC should avoid non-essential travel.

Malahat will be closed overnight all week for repairs due to flooding

From 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. until November 22nd

CRD issues wastewater warnings along multiple shorelines around Victoria

After the extreme rainfall.

Police seek help in locating missing 88-year-old Victoria woman last seen on Friday (UPDATED)

UPDATE: She has been located and is safe.

Another 50 to 75 mm of rain is expect to fall in Victoria by...

Keep your umbrellas out, Victoria!

VicPD warn parents after attempted child luring incident at Topaz Park

The woman left the area before the child could tell someone.

Police investigating after shots fired through living room window of Sooke home

The resident was shaken but uninjured.

Shawnigan Lake RCMP look to identify suspect who broke into Legion on Remembrance day

The suspect was caught on camera before he damaged them.

Female jogger ‘violently’ assaulted by unknown man on trail in Nanaimo

The man became more enraged when the victim took a photo of him.

RCMP warns of suspicious incident after man offers teen ride in North Saanich

This is the second reported case on the peninsula.

RCMP renew call for public’s help to find man missing in Fairy Creek watershed...

A backpack belonging to Kearney was found in the area early in the investigation.

1,000 unruly partygoers at UVic were on the verge of rioting over the weekend

According to police, people are so intoxicated, they weren’t able to care for themselves.

80-year-old woman drowns while crab fishing near Sooke

Bystanders in the area pulled the woman from the water.

Northern lights could be visible over Vancouver Island this Halloween weekend

And the skies are expected to be clear!

Motorhome of missing 70-year-old Montreal man located at China Beach

Police believe it's been there for about a week.

Police look to identify armed robbery suspect in Esquimalt

VicPD are also seeking witnesses.

BC Premier John Horgan to undergo surgery to remove lump found in throat

BC's solicitor general Mike Farnworth will step in as deputy premier if needed.

This year’s salmon run at Goldstream Park has begun

An average of 30,000 salmon return to the river each year!

West Shore family seek help in locating missing special needs child seat

It's a specialized seat for their daughter.
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Suspects nabbed in rash of break-and-enters in West Shore

There have been at least 7 since late August.

A guy broke into an ATM and asked two uniformed VicPD officers to help...

Might have asked the wrong guys. 🤦‍♂️

Island Health declares COVID-19 outbreak at Tofino hospital over

There are currently no outbreaks on the island.

Early morning apartment fire in James Bay leaves one man dead

Foul play has been ruled out.

Nanaimo woman deemed missing after leaving hospital against medical advice on Friday

Police and her family are extremely worried for her safety and well-being.

VicPD release video of drug-impaired driver crashing into Bay Centre (VIDEOS)

He crashed the vehicle into the building multiple times.

Victorians won’t feel any health impacts of recent container ship fire: Canadian Coast Guard

An update on the situation will be provided this afternoon.