Tuesday, April 7, 2020


Seanna Wainman

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

Victoria Police issue alert for high-risk missing 75-year-old man

He suffers from a medical condition and may be confused.

These provincial parks are currently still open to the public amid coronavirus concerns

In case you still want to go for a social-distancing hike!

BC Liquor stores to remain open with adjusted hours amid COVID-19 outbreak

And there is no shortage of beer, wine and spirits in the province

Police seize loaded tactical-style rifle after arrest of Victoria home invasion suspect

The home invasion incident occurred on February 14th.

List of stores in Victoria designating hours for elderly or other vulnerable shoppers due...

If you know of any more, let us know in the comment section!

Victoria’s newest licensed cannabis dispensary is still open in Vic West

From 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday!

Victoria Clipper extends service suspension to May 20 due to COVID-19 pandemic

They originally announced it would be until April 30th.

This Netflix hack lets you stream with your friends and chat at the same...

Social distancing = Netflix party! 🍿

You can try these 7 local restaurants from the comfort of your own home...

And win yourself $50 towards your favourite!
netflix price increase

10 Netflix recommendations to help you practice social distancing

If we're going to be stuck at home, might as well do it right. 🍿

WHL to cancel all remaining games in the 2019-20 regular season due to COVID-19

The 2020 WHL Playoffs may still happen at a later date.

Victoria Royals cancel annual award ceremony due to coronavirus pandemic

They will be announcing all award winners online via social media.
77 shelters available at Our Place and elsewhere in Victoria

Our Place Society releases emergency plan in response to growing COVID-19 concerns

They still plan to serve three meals per day on Pandora Avenue.

ICBC has cancelled all road tests for at least the next two weeks due...

Autoplan insurance and claims will also be affected.

List of Victoria businesses that have temporarily closed due to COVID-19 concerns

If you know of any more, let us know in the comments!

Cineplex announces closure of all theatres across Canada due to COVID-19

This includes their 3 locations in Greater Victoria.
Bell

BC Health Minister announces launch of dedicated coronavirus information line

Adrian Dix says you will also be able to text questions to the number.

WestJet releases list of flights with passengers who tested positive for COVID-19

One flight was from Vancouver to Kelowna on March 10th

Starbucks and Tim Hortons to temporarily close dining room seating amid coronavirus outbreak

They will focus on take-out, drive-thru and delivery.

Greater Victoria malls reduce hours in light of COVID-19 concerns

Several independent retailers inside the malls have shut down completely.

6 reasons why you’ll want to win this beautiful James Bay townhome (VIDEO)

The grand prize also includes $725,000 CASH!

Sophie Gregoire Trudeau tests positive for coronavirus

JUST IN: The Prime Minister’s wife recently returned from a trip to the UK.

This new Mayfair pop-up is giving away $300 in gift cards just for tagging...

Sustainable fashion for men and women? Yes, please. 🙋

WHL suspends season due to rising concerns over coronavirus

The Victoria Royals had two home games scheduled for this weekend.

NHL suspends season along with NBA due to coronavirus concerns

Two NBA players have tested positive for the virus.

Victoria’s newest licensed cannabis dispensary is now open in Vic West

They're tucked away, but have free parking!

WHL advises against contact between players and fans due to COVID-19 outbreak

In an official statement released today.

The Truffles Group is hosting a massive hiring fair at Canoe Brewpub this Wednesday

Catering, serving, and even barista positions available!

West Shore RCMP investigating woman shot and killed in Langford home Friday night

It is believed the suspect was apprehended this morning.
Tim Hortons

Tim Hortons temporarily stops accepting reusable cups in light of coronavirus outbreak

The upcoming Roll Up The Rim contest will also be affected.

One person arrested following explosion in apartment building on Gorge Road East

In case you heard the big bang this afternoon 😳

Province unveils response plan for British Columbians due to rise in coronavirus outbreaks

Of BC's 21 confirmed COVID-19 cases, four patients have fully recovered.

Cruise ship bound for Victoria currently quarantined in California due to coronavirus

There are residents from Victoria on-board the ship.

Province announces 462 new child care spaces coming to Greater Victoria

As a part of the New Spaces Fund launched in July 2018.

Saanich Police release photos of suspect sought in sexual assault of 17-year-old girl

It is believed the suspect was also involved in a second assault.

Nanaimo announces new West Coast League baseball team

The Harbourcats are going to have some Island competition! ⚾

Horse-drawn carriage ban proposal turned down by Victoria City Council

BC SPCA sent council a letter in November deeming the industry "acceptable".

Be one of the first to walk through a brand new show home in...

And we're giving away a $500 Red Barn gift card in this article! 🎉

The Victoria Women’s Expo is happening THIS weekend at Pearkes Recreation Centre (CONTEST)

And you could win a pair of passes PLUS $100 to spend there! 💜