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Tuesday, November 29, 2022


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First in 17 years: Vital Stats report gives housing an F in Victoria

While scoring a B+ for quality of life.

British comedian Jimmy Carr bringing ‘Terribly Funny’ tour to Victoria

The tour will feature all new material!

Man found in medical distress while in Duncan/North Cowichan RCMP custody

He suffered 'serious harm' while in a cell.

19 stunning images of Victoria’s first snowfall of the season (PHOTOS)

And now we get a week of sunshine!

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Tuesday November 8th

Might be an indoor event day?

28-year-old impaired driver crashes sports car into wall in Langford

"The driver and passenger are lucky they walked away with minor injuries."

Police were stationed at Victoria Jewish Film Festival after anti-Semitic threats

The investigation remains ongoing. 

Senior cat that was thrown from moving car in Nanaimo finds new home

Merlot is moving to North Vancouver!

Victoria woman wins nearly $500,000 playing Lotto Max

"I was speechless.”

Environment Canada predicts snow for Saanich Peninsula Monday

From wind to snow! ❄️

Tens of thousands lose power on Vancouver Island from wild winds

Power has already been restored to 185,000 people in BC.

11 things to do in and around Victoria this weekend, November 5th-6th

Smash your pumpkins from a 105-foot fire engine ladder!

CRD issues blue green algae warning for Elk Lake

Keep pets out of the water!

Lost cat reunited with Victoria family after being found in Nanaimo

The cat came back... several months later.
Man shot dead in Beiseker

West Shore teenager assaulted then robbed of vape in Langford

A 14-year-old was arrested minutes later.

Victoria ranked as one of the most underrated cities in Canada

We beat out Banff! 🏆

There’s a 50% chance Victoria could see snow next week

And the Malahat could see snow this evening.

5 things to do in and around Victoria this Thursday, November 3rd

Beer tasting, anyone?

Starbucks reveals their 2022 holiday menu that includes some fan favourites

Step aside Pumpkin Spice lattes, it’s holiday time.

North Saanich eatery named on Canada’s 10 best new restaurants list

It's the only place in BC to make the cut!

Atmospheric river to bring heavy rain, strong winds to Greater Victoria this week

Wind gusts could reach as high as 80 km/h.

You can get a free Slurpee on ‘Reverse 7-Eleven Day’ next week

Ready to bring back the 90s, Victoria?

Suspect sought after supportive housing complex in Fairfield set on fire

The suspect opened an office window in the building, reached in, and lit a fire.

5 things to do in and around Victoria this Wednesday, November 2nd

Corey Hirsch is in town!

Suspect wanted in hardware store arson on Pender Island has been identified: RCMP

Damages from the fire were estimated at $10,000.

Two teenagers seriously injured during violent altercation in Langford

One was stabbed and the other suffered a broken nose.

Don’t forget to ‘fall back’ on Sunday as Daylight Saving Time ends in BC

An extra hour of sleep? Yes, please!

Smashing pumpkins event returns to Westshore Town Centre this weekend

Save those jack-o-lanterns! 🎃

GVERT arrests man suspected of robbing multiple people at gunpoint during PS5 sales

There were at least four incidents.

UVic issue safety alert after sexual assault incident on campus over the weekend

Saanich Police are investigating.

Province reveals new pay model for doctors to help with health crisis in BC

The new system will phase in this February.

5 things to do in and around Victoria this Halloween Monday, October 31st

Trick or treat, smell my feet...

Weather alerts have been issued for all of Vancouver Island

Including the Greater Victoria area.
Craigdarroch Castle

9 horror movies and TV shows that were filmed in and around Victoria

Just in time for Halloween!

Random rock attack in Victoria leaves woman with significant facial injuries

The suspect(s) fled in a car after the incident.

Police investigate second gunpoint robbery in Greater Victoria during sale of PS5

The second incident occurred in Langford.

Woman caught on surveillance boarding ferry to Pender Island before starting fire

She was seen boarding a ferry from Swartz Bay to Pender Island.

5 things to do in and around Victoria this Friday, October 28th

How is it already the last Friday of the month?

BC premier-designate David Eby to be sworn in November 18th

And the BC Green Party aren't happy with the timing.

80 km/h wind gusts expected for parts of Vancouver Island today

Fall weather has arrived!

Another random attack in Victoria sees coffee thrown on mom and baby

Fortunately, the coffee was not hot enough to cause physical injury.

5 things to do in and around Victoria this Thursday, October 27th

Perhaps go on an immersive cocktail adventure!

7 unique local bookstores in Victoria to find the perfect rainy day read

Including Vancouver Island's oldest antiquarian bookshop! 📚

Man wanted for sexual assault on Vancouver Island captured in Manitoba

He fled after providing police with fake ID.

BC Hydro warns of challenging season ahead due to drought conditions

It could be similar to 2015 and 2018 where storms caused significant power outages.