Victoria Buzz Staff

Your inside source for Greater Victoria happenings. Established in 2012.

International student drowns after swimming at Thetis Lake Friday

His body was recovered only feet from shore.

Missing 67-year-old Prince George man was heading to Vancouver Island

Police believe he may be lost.

29 fun facts about Victoria that you might not have known

Ready for some newfound knowledge?!

West Shore RCMP alerts public to rising Facebook Marketplace scam reports

Don't send an e-Transfer to hold an item!

Saanich Police seek public’s help in locating woman who hasn’t been seen in over...

She was last seen on September 20th.

Man found with stab wound to neck in Langford parking lot Thursday

His injuries are considered non-life threatening.

Saanich Police investigate alleged sexual assault at UVic

The suspect is believed to be in his 60s.
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BC Transit reaches milestone in returning to pre-pandemic ridership levels

At one point, only 20% of the pre-pandemic crowd hopped on board.

Frankenstein’s monster will return to Craigdarroch Castle this October

Just in time for scary season. 🎃

Southbound lanes of Pat Bay Highway closed due to truck rollover

Expect major delays!

Province sets housing targets which will include Victoria, Saanich and Oak Bay

10,000 homes will need to be built in the next 5 years.

Police seek 32-year-old Victoria man wanted on Canada-wide warrant

He “walked away” from his day parole facility.

West Shore RCMP investigating two separate missing people cases (UPDATED)

Both were reported missing this week.

The Victoria International Wine Festival is happening this weekend

Sip, sip hooray! đŸ·

Death on Pandora Avenue officially ruled as homicide: VicPD

There are unconfirmed reports he was fatally shot.

Saanich Police release photo of alleged indecent exposure suspect on BC Transit bus

The incident occurred on the number 31 bus.

Police look to identify driver of truck that caused motorcyclist to crash: Nanaimo RCMP

Causing life-threating injuries to the motorcyclist.

Multiple bear sightings prompts safety warning from Saanich Police

Make sure to give the bears space!

Winter tires are required on BC highways as of October 1st

Hard to believe we're already thinking about winter!

80-year-old Port Alberni man charged with hit-and-run that left woman hospitalized

The victim in her 60s was transported to hospital by air.

Investigation underway into plane crash on Vancouver Island that left two injured

The plane crashed in a wooded area.

RCMP apppeals for information on Duncan bank break-in suspect in Bugs Bunny hoodie

And they're investigating another incident that saw five buses damaged.

5 things to do in and around Victoria this Friday, September 22nd

The Canucks are in town!

ICE attempt to identify sexual assault victim who may reside on Vancouver Island

The female victim is aged between six and ten years old.

Vancouver Canucks officially announce roster for training camp in Victoria

The players have arrived!

VicPD asks demonstrators to ‘cease activity’ amid anti-trans protests on Legislature lawn

JUST IN: Due to escalating tensions between the groups.

Vancouver Island resident(s) among those charged in PNE riot last year

The incident unfolded after a last-minute cancellation of a headline act.

CF-18 Hornets will fly over Vancouver Island skies today during NORAD training

Make sure to watch for them!

Letter to the Buzz: High school teacher speaks out against anti-trans protests in Victoria

"These attacks are about eliminating the rights of trans children."

Two people arrested after they were nabbed breaking into cars in James Bay

One of the men had more than 15 outstanding warrants.

Family of missing Vancouver Island woman concerned for her wellbeing

She might be heading to Alberta.

Police seek help locating stolen jet skis and trailer from Qualicum Bay

They're worth at least $60,000.

Suspect in custody after two people stabbed in Sooke: RCMP

The mother of one of the victims released an update.

5.2 magnitude earthquake among three tremors detected off coast of Vancouver Island

No tsunami or damage is expected.

Wrestling returns to the West Shore at newly renovated Langford Legion

It's going to be action packed!