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Suspect chases employees with knife inside Saanich liquor store Thursday morning

He also "violently bit" an employee!

Sidney RCMP confirm suspicious items at Victoria International Airport were decommissioned grenades

The individual has been released pending a court date.

Victoria International Airport reopens after bomb scare Tuesday afternoon

An individual is being investigated.
Long Lake Nanaimo

Man’s body recovered after presumed drowning in Nanaimo lake over the weekend

The man lived out of province and was working in Nanaimo.

46 snaps from the Thrifty Foods 122nd Victoria Day Parade on Monday (PHOTOS/VIDEOS)

A sense of normalcy has returned! 🎉

Win two tickets to Cirque du Soleil’s OVO in Victoria this June (CONTEST)

Take your next date night to new heights! 🤸

Here’s why you’ll see more helicopter activity near Metchosin this weekend

And marine search and rescue near Beecher Bay and Pedder Bay.

More than 16,000 BC Hydro customers without power on Vancouver Island

Winds reached 82km/h at the airport!

Lord Strathcona’s Horse mounted troop will perform in Victoria this weekend

And the Canadian Armed Forces Parachute Team “The Sky Hawks” will make an appearance!

Victoria Day long weekend typically sees roughly 480 people injured in crashes: ICBC

And three people are killed in crashes.

BC Ferries adding up to 110 extra sailings for May long weekend

Let the long weekend travels begin!

Wind a possible factor in moving van tipping over at McKenzie Interchange

One person suffered minor injuries.

Major crime detectives investigating homicide in Sooke on the weekend

The victim's body was discovered in a home yesterday.

14 things to do in and around Victoria this weekend, May 13th to 15th

Including the return of the TC book sale! 📚🐛

DVBA now the second largest business improvement area in BC after council approves expansion

They avoided expanding into areas such as James Bay and Cook Street Village.

Swarms of violent teens wreak havoc in downtown Victoria: VicPD

Two incidents saw an elderly man and two homeless people attacked.

VicPD seek help locating missing 25-year-old last seen over a month ago (UPDATED)

UPDATE: In a June 9th update, VicPD say Abigayle Singh has been located and is safe.

Rental rates in Victoria predicted to climb up to 10% by the end of...

Sorry, Victorians—don't shoot the messenger. 😬

The Great Canadian Beer Festival returns to Victoria this September

The longest running, craft-only festival in Canada is back! 🍻

Langford opens 9 new hiking and biking trails spanning over 130-acres of land

With three others trails planned before the end of the year.

4 people injured after vehicle crashes into building in Victoria

Police are asking people to avoid the area.

Missing 18-year-old Nanaimo woman recently made ‘troubling comments’ (UPDATED)

Her caregivers are extremely concerned for her safety and well-being.

Another random attack in downtown Victoria sees man threatened with a knife

Police took the suspect into custody at gunpoint.

Starbucks unveils a new chocolate-flavored coffee drink ahead of summer season

And it's supposed to taste like a sip of melted ice cream!

A total lunar eclipse will turn the moon red over Vancouver Island this Sunday

It’ll be the longest one in 15 years.

Two boys caught throwing rocks at passing vehicles on Nanaimo highway

"Damage will be in the hundreds if not thousands of dollars."

Stars on Ice set to return to Save On Food Memorial Centre in Victoria...

Members of Canada’s 2022 Olympic figure skating team will be performing.
VicPD Cruiser Downtown

Attempted break-and-enter in downtown Victoria thwarted by dog and employee

The dog began to growl and bark at the suspect as he approached the staff member.

Here’s a list of $2.99 movies you can watch at Cineplex in Victoria this...

What’s better than buttery popcorn on a Saturday morning! 🍿

BC Ferries to increase fuel surcharge to 2.5 per cent on June 1st

Bringing the cost up $2 per vehicle.

Man shot in driveway of residence in the Otter Point area of Sooke

A 55-year-old suspect has been arrested.

Two people charged with murder in 2018 death of young Port Alberni boy

Up until now, no arrests had been made in the case.

$1,000 reward offered to help catch those who killed two cougar kittens near Duncan

The paws and heads of both cougars were removed.

16 things to do in and around Victoria this Mother’s Day weekend, May 6th...

From crafts fairs to Disney's Beauty and the Beast!

There’s an unclaimed estate in BC worth $1.9 million and it could be yours

And another $149 million in unclaimed money! 🤑

BC SPCA urging people to remove bird feeders due to avian influenza outbreak

They are also asking that bird baths be emptied.

‘It’s a dream really’: Duncan man wins $1-million playing Lotto Max

He selected his numbers in a unique way.

Two baby cougars were found killed and mutilated in Cowichan Valley last week

Warning: this story contains graphic details.

CRD set to purchase Panorama Recreation property in North Saanich for $10

The transfer helps avoid an increase in user fees.

FBI teams up with RCMP to make massive drug bust spanning across Vancouver and...

Police also seized a large amount of cash, gold and silver bars.