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Get into the Holiday Spirit – Things to do this Christmas

Follow us on Facebook for updates and prizes: https://www.facebook.com/VictoriaBCBuzz Get in the Holiday Spirit - Christmas in Victoria is the most wonderful time of the...

YOUR TABLE, OUR HOUSE – You create the menu, let us do the cooking!

Available from November 1, 2014 – January 31, 2015. Minimum party of 6 and maximum of 16 required. The Menu Whether it’s a close family gathering...

Belmont high school goes into lock out after police learn of a possible...

On Tuesday November 18, 2014, at just before 11:00 am, West Shore RCMP received information about a possible fight involving a knife and gun....

New Traffic Signals in Operation on West Side of Johnson Street Bridge Monday

Beginning Monday morning, new traffic signals will be in place at the intersection of Esquimalt and Harbour Roads. Changes include new traffic lights at the...

BC Coroners confirms the identity of a man who died following a police shooting...

As the BC Coroners and the Independent Investigations Office (IIO) continue to investigate the police shooting in James Bay.  The BC Coroners confirms Rhett Patrick...

Salish Sea Vending Launching New Bitcoin ATM at Cavity Curiosity Shop

Salish Sea Vending are pleased to announce the official unveiling of their bitcoin ATM at 4 pm this Friday, November 7th in association with...

Homeless man in Edmonton on the street plays beautifully

Ryan, a man who has been living on the street for 30 years plays the piano outside in downtown Edmonton, in Churchill Square, no...

Canada Honours Nathan Cirillo along The Highway Of Heroes (PHOTOS)

Here are some photos of Cpl. Cirillo’s journey home.  Thank you for all you’ve done. Canadians have gathered along the Highway of Heroes to...

New distracted driving penalties in effect today

Drivers are advised to put their hand-held electronic devices away, as the Province’s new distracted driving penalties hit British Columbia roads and highways today....

Roommate Prank GOES VIRAL !

Alien invasion prank : A couple roommates teamed up to scare a friend and it worked very well. They used a fog machine and...

VicPD Traffic Officers Seek Witnesses to Serious Collision

VicPD Traffic officers are continuing their investigation into a major collision on Quadra Street and  Summit Avenue yesterday that sent one person to hospital...

Distracted driving will soon cost motorists three penatly points

The Province is taking a first step in what will be a two-part approach to protect British Columbians from distracted drivers on roads and...

Missing Man Investigation Continues

VicPD Detectives are continuing the investigation into the disappearance of Richard Watson, a 62-year-old Victoria man whose boat was reported sunk in the Selkirk...

EVIL ACRES Presents Two Terrifying Scary Houses (CONTEST CLOSED)

  Evil Acres presents two terrifying haunted houses known as Slaughter House Extreme and The Darkness Maze! The gates to evil opens October 10th until...

New Approach Road for the Johnson St Bridges Opens Oct 8th

On Wednesday, October 8, a new road to the existing Johnson Street Bridge will open from the intersection of Esquimalt and Harbour Roads. Opening the...

Arrest Made, Charges Laid in Sexual Assault After Young Lady Attacked on Galloping Goose...

In the early morning hours of June 26th, 2014, a woman in her early 20’s was sexually assaulted by an unknown man on the...

VicPD Detectives Investigate Robbery with Firearm Caught on Camera

VicPD detectives are investigating a robbery that occurred on September 16th that appears to involve a handgun. Officers were called to the 400-block of Gorge...

Elderly Crofton Man with Early Stage of Dementia Still Missing

Missing Person Anthony Morley - North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP are asking the public's help in locating a missing person. Mr. Anthony 'Tony' Morley left his...

Name that Drink Contest & Win a $75 Gift Card!!

Vics at Harbour Towers Hotel and Victoria buzz need your creative help! We have concocted a new fall drink, we now just need a name…....

ROYALS 2013-14 SEASON RAISED OVER $360,000 IN CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTIONS

The Victoria Royals Hockey Club is proud to announce that during the 2013-14 WHL season the team helped raise over $360,000 for local organizations...

Maritime Museum leaving Bastion Square after 49 years and moving to Steamship Terminal...

After 49 years at Bastion Square, the Maritime Museum edges closer to Victoria's Inner Harbour waterfront! A six month option-to-lease has been signed for...

BC FERRIES PLANS TO CONVERT SPIRIT – CLASS VESSELS TO LIQ UEFIED NATURAL GAS...

VICTORIA – BC Ferries plans to convert its two largest vessels, the Spirit of Vancouver Island and the Spirit of British Columbia, to dual...

WATCH LIVE – 4:30pm BCTF News Conference

BCTF president Jim Iker will speak at 4:30 about the tentative BCED agreement.

Lane Reductions on Both Johnson Street Bridge and Point Ellice Bridge Next Week

VICTORIA, BC – Beginning Monday, lane reductions will be in place on the Point Ellice (Bay Street) Bridge impacting east and west bound traffic....

Six Suspects Arrested During Drug Offence Investigation

Throughout the afternoon of Sunday, September 7, a total of six people were arrested in relation to an ongoing drug investigation. With the assistance of...

Abandoned 911-Calls Continue to Plague VicPD Communications Centre

Victoria BC – A high number of abandoned 911-calls are continuing to plague VicPD’s Communication Centre. During the last 14 hours, between 5:30 p.m. last...

GRAND OPENING OF EXPANDED UVIC TRANSIT EXCHANGE

VICTORIA – The Victoria Regional Transit Commission (VRTC) along with the Government of British Columbia, BC Transit and the University of Victoria are pleased...

CONTEST CLOSED – Win Passes To Rifflandia Festival Including VIP Passes!

CONTEST CLOSED. OUR WINNERS: Sept 2 winner: Bibi Zermeno - 2 Thursday Single-Night Passes Sept 3 winner: Nancy Peddie - 2 Friday Single-Night Passes Sept 4 winner: Drew Robertson - 2 Saturday-Single Night...

Work Underway on Approved Bicycle Network

VICTORIA, BC – Today work begins on new bicycle lanes on Cook Street, one of the areas identified by the community for improvements in...

BC FERRIES RELEASES FIRST QUARTER RESULT S

VICTORIA – British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. (BC Ferries) released its first quarter results today. Net earnings for the first three months ended June...

BC Transit Adds More Service Hours This Fall

VICTORIA – BC Transit and the Victoria Regional Transit Commission (VRTC) are pleased to announce more service hours are being directed at post-secondary schools....

Contest Closed – Win 3 Days Passes to the 147th Annual Saanich Fair

The contest is now closed. The winners are: Damien McDonald Tanya Malloch Sabrina Scullion Kristin Morrison Anna Caldwell If you are the winner, please email us at info@victoriabuzz.com STAY TUNE....We...

UPDATE: FOUND – RCMP Seeks Publics Assistance to Locate Two Missing Youth

UPDATE: The West Shore RCMP wishes to advise that the two youth reported missing on August 18th, 2014 have been located. We would like to...

Officers searching for suspects after home invasion leaves family suffering from pepper spray

Victoria, BC – VicPD detectives are looking for four men after a home invasion left a five-year-old boy and his parents suffering from the...

Miracle Treat Day at Dairy Queen

Today, Thursday August 14th, 2014, all proceeds from every Blizzard® Treat purchased at participating DQ® store in British Columbia will be donated to BC...

Several Break and Enters to Residences This Past Week throughout Saanich

Over the course of this past week, there have been several break and enters to residences throughout Saanich. In the early morning hours of Wednesday,...

Sharp-Eyed Citizen Puts the Brakes on One-Man Crime Spree

Victoria BC – A sharp-eyed citizen put the brakes on a one-man crime spree early Monday, which all started with the theft of a...

WARNING TO PET OWNERS IN THE 3900 BLOCK OF CAREY RD.

4 pets have died in the 3900 block of Carey Road in less than a week...2 cats were found deceased and a cat and...

Tonight’s Supermoon Will Be the Largest Moon of 2014

The largest full moon of 2014 rises tonight (Aug. 10). August's full moon, a so-called "supermoon," rises when the natural satellite is at perigee...

Victoria named the world’s third friendliest city

Victoria has been voted the 3rd friendliest city in the world ..... so give yourselves a pat on the back and if you can't...

What do 25,000 cigarette butts look like?

What do 25,000 cigarette butts look like? The City of Victoria, Downtown Victoria Business Association and Surfrider Foundation celebrated a goal today of 20...

White Spot Pirate Pak Day 2014

Ahoy Mateys! Get ready to set sail because Wednesday August 13th is Pirate Pak Day at White Spot. It’s the one day a year...

VicPD Requesting Public’s Assistance in Solving String of Suspicious Fires

Victoria BC – VicPD Detectives are requesting the public’s assistance in solving this summer’s series of suspicious fires. While already investigating over a dozen fires...

Big mess left behind after Sunfest leaving people unimpressed (photos)

From Times Colonist: The Cowichan Valley was awash with country music over the weekend as more than 40,000 fans made their way to the...

Victoria Symphony Splash

The annual Victoria Symphony Splash is a spectacular event that sees Victoria’s beautiful Inner Harbour transformed into an outdoor concert stage. Symphony Splash 2014...

Canucks Alumni vs Cougars Junior Hockey Club in Support of the Tour de Rock

Victoria Buzz is a proud Social Media Sponsor for the upcoming Canucks Alumni vs Cougars Junior Hockey Club in Support of the Tour de Rock:...

LOCATED | VicPD Requesting Assistance Locating Missing Man

UPDATE: LOCATED | The missing 59-year-old man who was the subject of a VicPD alert earlier today has been located by a keen-eyed member of...