Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Victoria Buzz Staff

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

Saanich Police warn of cougar sighting in Cordova Bay area

It’s believed to be the same cougar spotted two weeks ago

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Friday July 24th

Art, trivia and markets - what more could you ask for on a Friday?!

Saanich Police ask for help in locating missing 15-year-old girl

She may be in downtown Victoria or the Beacon Hill Park area.

Tsunami warning cancelled for Alaska after 7.8 magnitude earthquake Tuesday night (UPDATED)

BC is still being evaluated for a tsunami warning level.

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Tuesday July 14th

From a dose laughter to a screening of Dirty Dancing and more!

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Monday July 13th

From testing your IQ to busting a lyric!

Saanich Fire crews battle early morning fire at Strawberry Vale Elementary School

Flames could be seen shooting from the windows.

SUV driver crashes into police cruiser on Pat Bay HWY while distracted by another...

Two out of the three collisions happened when drivers were distracted by the first crash 👀

5 things to do today in and around Victoria, Tuesday July 7th

Watch a film, enjoy some wine and more!

Victoria’s Kaleidoscope Theatre looks to the community for summer program support

Making arts programs affordable for young people age 4 to 18

Massive power outage affects thousands of BC Hydro customers on southern Vancouver Island

There are outages being reported in Saanich, Langford, Esquimalt, View Royal, and the Highlands.

Diamond earrings with sentimental value stolen from vehicle in Saanich

Identification, money, and an iPhone were also stolen.

VicPD investigating hate crime that left man with non-life-threatening injuries

The suspect was captured on a nearby surveillance camera.

Two suspects arrested after robbing woman at gunpoint in downtown Victoria

The victim was assaulted during the robbery.

RCMP issue alert for missing 73-year-old View Royal resident (UPDATED)

Update: She has been located and is safe.

3-year-old boy reunited with family after found wandering on his own in View Royal

The child had been playing with his siblings and wandered out of the home

Police seek public’s help in locating missing Vancouver Island man

He has not been seen or heard from since June 11

Victoria woman wins $100,000 on ‘Scratch & Win’ lottery ticket after impulse buy

She plans to pay off her student line of credit and enjoy a nice bottle of champagne

Canada-U.S. border to remain closed for another 30 days: Trudeau

This is the third time the agreement has been extended.
Armed Robbery

Altercation at Gorge Road East apartment leads to one man being stabbed

Both the victim and suspect resided in the building.

Man arrested after random unprovoked assault in downtown Victoria

He flagged down a police officer driving by.

West Shore RCMP searching for missing 83-year-old man Sunday night (UPDATED)

He was last seen near downtown with his dogs.

53-year-old man dead after motorcycle crash on Malahat Saturday afternoon

The passenger suffered life threatening injuries.

Impaired driver passed out behind the wheel in Colwood turns out to be alleged...

He was identified as a 37-year-old Victoria resident

Police take down “fencing operation” at Mega Mart in Burnside Gorge neighbourhood

Two people associated with the businesses were arrested

Body of 33-year-old Saanich woman missing since June 7 has been found

Sad news to report on a previously reported missing person.

Oak Bay and Sidney begin reopening playgrounds June 8

Bring your own hand sanitizer!

Saanich PD issue alert for high-risk missing 33-year-old woman

Her vehicle was found near the Malahat Summit
Jennifer Daughinee-Mendelson

Victoria Police issue alert for missing woman last seen on May 25th (UPDATED)

Police are working to locate her to ensure that she is safe.

RCMP issue warning after several sightings of a cougar in View Royal

Wildlife encounters have been on the rise over the past couple weeks.
Oliver Govinda Petersen

50-year-old man arrested in connection to string of fires in the James Bay area...

Three fires were set within a span of 10 minutes.
Nanaimo man arrested

33-year-old Vancouver Island man dies after ATV crash near Nanaimo

BC Coroners Service is continuing with its investigation.
View Royal crash

39-year-old motorcyclist succumbs to injuries after collision with vehicle in View Royal

Two people from the other vehicle suffered non-life threatening injuries.