Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Seanna Wainman

Branded Content & Sports writer for Victoria Buzz. Have a story idea? Email me at

B.C. top doctor gives green light on Vancouver as a hub city for NHL

The ball (puck) is in the NHL's court now... 🏒

Food samples will not be returning to Costco stores in Canada

Sorry guys, your Costco trips are going to be WAY less exciting now...

Healing gathering to take place at B.C. Legislature for Indigenous Vancouver Island woman

She was killed by a police officer during a wellness check in New Brunswick on June 4.

The Drake Eatery is opening their very own beer garden in Victoria’s Market Square

Get your craft beer fix... at a safe distance 😎

Petition for police in B.C. to wear body cameras garners over 23,000 signatures

Body cams are also being endorsed by Prime Minister Trudeau.

Fraudulent CERB claims can now be reported on the CRA website

As of June 1, the federal government had processed over 15 million applications for CERB

14 of the best Instagram photos taken around Victoria last week, June 1st to...

Start your week with some spectacular local photography!

Immediate family members of Canadian citizens can cross U.S. border starting tonight

The 14 day quarantine rule will still apply to those entering the country

Nearly $5,000 worth of perfume stolen from Shoppers Drug Mart in Sidney

This crime makes no scents to us.. 🤔

$14 billion on the way to help provinces restart economies: Trudeau

“To really move forward, we need a Canada-wide plan on safely and effectively restarting the economy.”

Indigenous woman from Vancouver Island shot and killed by police in New Brunswick

The incident is being reviewed by an independent watchdog

Nanaimo RCMP searching for missing 18-year-old teen (UPDATED)

His caregivers are worried for his safety and well-being.

Many Canadians feeling financially optimistic despite COVID-19 (REPORT)

24% say they are actually better off now than they were last year.

Canadian seniors will start receiving COVID-19 financial aid in July: Trudeau

Eligible elders can receive a one-time payment of up to $500.

Vancouver Island couple captures wild footage of two bears atop a tree (VIDEO)

The eagles who live in the tree were NOT happy about this... 😬

Nanaimo RCMP seeking the public’s help to identify gas station assault suspect

The victim was attacked after placing a piece of garbage in the back of the suspect's truck.

RCMP investigating theft of parcel from the front porch of a Nanaimo home

The package,contained a $400 Samsung Galaxy Smart watch.

B.C. acquires millions of new surgical masks that exceed Health Canada standards

Making them available for health care workers.

Victoria man identified as victim in Thunder Bay homicide

An Ontario man has been arrested and charged with second degree murder in the investigation.

BC Ferries increasing service on Southern Gulf Island routes starting June 9

Some of these routes were suspended due to COVID-19.

COVID-19 response boosts Canada’s perception of Justin Trudeau (SURVEY)

Though 38% of Canadians still believe that we would be “better off” with a different Prime Minister

Trudeau calls on Canadians and global leaders to take action against all forms of...

When asked about the actions of the U.S. President, Trudeau took a 20 second pause and avoided saying his name

Struggling municipalities to receive $2.2 billion in support from Canadian government

Due to steep losses in revenues in light of COVID-19.

Victoria Police seeking owners of large array of music devices found in stolen vehicle

Including sound distortion, effects and looping pedals

Cruise ships that carry over 100 passengers banned from Canadian waters until October

This season, it was estimated that 300 cruise ships and 770,000 passengers would arrive in Victoria.

Global response needed to repair economic damage done by COVID-19: Trudeau

"Canadian jobs and businesses depend on stable and productive economies in other countries."

You can now privately rent this downtown Victoria arcade for you and your squad

Imagine the whole place and all those games to yourself! 🤩

Provincial court will resume in-person proceedings in Victoria on June 8

Supreme and provincial courts suspended regular operations on March 19th due to COVID-19.

Mia Pasta at Mayfair Shopping Centre has reopened and our taste buds couldn’t be...

And they're offering complimentary meals to frontline workers until June 15th! 🍝

Victoria’s only Swiss Chalet restaurant has shut its doors for good

According to notices posted on the eatery's front entrance.

Victoria Royals promote head coach Dan Price to General Manager

He will still remain coach of the team.

Canada partners with General Motors to produce 10 million face masks: Trudeau

10,000 new Canadian-made ventilators are also on the way.

Over 27,000 reservations made for B.C. campgrounds since bookings opened Monday morning

10 reservations are being made every second! 😲

Here’s how businesses in Canada can apply for rent subsidy

Applications for the program opened today.

Canadian government explores option to provide 10-day paid sick leave per year to all

Talks with provinces and territories on the subject are still ongoing.