Monday, July 6, 2020

Victoria Buzz Staff

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

People can start applying for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit tomorrow

If you choose to direct deposit, you will get the first payment within 3 to 5 days.

VicPD appealing for witnesses and video following an arson at Fairfield gas station Sunday

This is the second fire at the location in the past year.

58-year-old man nabbed after stealing West Shore RCMP bait bike

The bike triggered a silent alarm when it was stolen.
Nanaimo man arrested

65-year-old man arrested after admitting he started house fire in Nanaimo

After returning to the property, he admitted committing the offense to police.

12-year-old boy has stolen bike replaced by two local business owners

He just got the bike a month ago for his birthday!

West Shore RCMP actively searching for suspect after armed bank robbery

Avoid the Jacklin Road and Kelly Road area.

Road rage incident in Saanich captured on dash cam (VIDEO)

"I had to split up the fight like it was my kids going at it".

Two people arrested after West Shore RCMP raid Colwood home

Police seized fake guns, brass knuckles, and drugs.

City of Victoria acquires 115 motel rooms to house homeless population

In addition to temporary outdoor shelters at Topaz and Royal Athletic Parks

Suspect caught with car stolen from Royal Jubilee Hospital health care worker

Police also found a loaded improvised firearm in the car.

Police arrest suspect in relation to two daytime robberies in downtown Victoria

The robberies occurred on Cook St and Quadra St

Victoria police officer buys ferry ticket for stranded woman

She travelled here with a man who then left her on her own.

Driver of stolen car flees after ramming police cruiser in downtown Victoria

The driver is still at large while the passenger was arrested.

K9 police service dog captures break-and-enter suspect in Colwood

The victim returned home to find an unknown man in her suite.

Man succumbs to injuries after serious assault with weapon in Victoria

The Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit is now investigating.

Victoria police actively searching for robbery suspect near Cook Street

In cas you're wondering what's happening!

Victoria Police searching for missing 37-year-old man

He's also wanted on two outstanding warrants.

Customer credited with foiling armed robbery and truck theft at Nanaimo 7-Eleven

Police have released a photo of a witness they're looking for.

Langford resident chases away suspect who tried to push his way into home

The suspect fled the area before police arrived.

Family of four left homeless after fire destroys Central Saanich home

A GoFundMe has been created to help support the family.

Walmart to hire 10,000 Canadians to keep up with demand related to COVID-19

They're also making a $1 million donation to charity partners.

Royal Athletic Park could be converted into a temporary camp for homeless

It'll be located on Cook Street at Caledonia Avenue side of the stadium.

Asian giant hornets could return to province very soon warns BC government

They were first discoverd last year on Vancouver Island

West Shore RCMP release footage of assault suspect, searching for female victim (VIDEO)

The suspect allegedly assaulted a woman and then attacked a bystander who tried to help her

Two suspects arrested, one still at large after violent home invasion in Victoria

If you see him, do not approach him, and call 911.

Canada’s big banks will allow mortgage payment deferrals for up to six months  

Assistance on other credit products will be included.

Panorama Recreation announced they will be suspending services starting today

Except Spring Break Camps which will remain open until Friday.

Comox Valley RCMP look to identify suspicious men going door-to-door about COVID-19

They're hoping someone captured them on surveillance footage.
Nanaimo man arrested

Man in hospital after altercation leads to stabbing: Nanaimo RCMP

He was transported to a Victoria hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police are appealing for help in locating two missing Nanaimo men

Both men were dealing with personal issues.

Nanaimo motorcyclist suffers life-threatening injuries in crash

He was airlifted to a Victoria hospital.

Sidney restricts public access to all municipal buildings including the driver’s services

Residents can pay their bills online or drop off in a mailbox.