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Saturday, December 2, 2023

Victoria Buzz Staff

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

Meteor shower expected to peak over Vancouver Island skies tonight

Skygazers could see upwards of 15 meteors per hour!

Langford shooting suspect was creating and selling 3D-printed handguns

He was seen on surveillance camera shooting a gun at a park.

Businesses close early for the day after power outage in downtown Victoria

Make sure to use the 4-way stop at red lights!

Former Nanaimo Hells Angels clubhouse to be demolished today

After it was seized by the government.

Woman freed after being grabbed from behind and dragged into woods: Ladysmith RCMP

The suspect managed to flee the area.

Fire at Freemason Lodge in Mill Bay deemed suspicious: Shawnigan Lake RCMP

The fire made its way through the walls.
Man shot dead in Beiseker

33-year-old arrested after multiple cases of exposing himself in Langford area

He has been released from custody.

Photos of downtown Victoria purse snatching suspect released

A 59-year-old woman was injured after being dragged.
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Body of 17-year-old recovered from Sproat Lake after canoe flips

Two 16-year-old boys were saved.

Saanich Police reach milestone by deploying an all-female constable team

As part of their 30x30 initiative.

Tofino nurse suspended one year for sexual misconduct towards coworkers

She voluntarily agreed to the suspension.

Island Health reopens two operating rooms at Victoria General Hospital and Royal Jubilee Hospital

20 out of 22 operating rooms are now running full-time.

One confirmed case of avian flu discovered on Vancouver Island

Sixteen cases of the H5N1 avian influenza virus have been detected in BC.

Hit-and-run driver causes vehicle to crash into ditch along Pat Bay Highway

RCMP are looking for dashcam footage.

Sidney resident splits $5 million lotto win with sister in Ontario

Another big ticket sold on the Saanich Peninsula!

Downtown eatery Little Jumbo fined $7,000 for serving alcohol to a minor

It was the bartender’s first shift after training.

Tofino man fined $11,000 and jailed for killing black bear and cub

Witnesses spotted the incident and called it in.

Here’s why your business should be a part of the magic known as Festival...

Help be a part of this tree-mendous event! 🎄

75 prohibited drivers caught by West Shore RCMP this year

6 alone in October.

Police look to identify man who spat in face of BC Transit driver

The incident occurred in the Saanich Peninsula area.

Suspect at large after senior was stabbed in the hand and face in James...

The suspect first demanded money.

Youth seen ‘twirling handgun’ prompts hold and secure at Oak Bay High School

The teen was not located after an extensive search.

One boater remains missing after man’s body washes up on Gabriola last month

The boat had just been purchased.

Holiday sips return to Starbucks with a brand new gingerbread drink making its debut

The latest winter cup designs have also been released!

43-year-old man arrested for threatening to shoot employee of North Saanich business

He also threatened a homeowner in the area.

Toys “R” Us officially opens new location at Uptown in time for holiday season

They will close again in January for further renovations.

27-year-old Richmond man arrested twice during drug investigation in Campbell River

Fentanyl was among the drugs he was selling.

West Shore parents urged to check kids candy after pills accidentally handed out

It is believed several packs were handed out.

A gourd-geous forecast for Halloween is expected in Greater Victoria

Trick or treat, smell my feet… 🎃

Charges recommended against Campbell River RCMP officers in man’s death

BC's watchdog released a report on Friday.

Iconic Vancouver Island hotel makes list of the world’s most haunted destinations

Only one other Canadian hotel made the list!

Saanich landlord arrested after pulling shotgun on tenant

The incident was followed by a 3-hour standoff.

32 eerily haunted places in Victoria for you to explore this October

Gotta love a ghost story!