Tuesday, May 11, 2021


Life

Cougar sighting in Duncan prompts warning from RCMP

Attacks are extremely rare.
RPG dice

Ford on Fridays: During COVID, don’t take the initiative: roll for it

Everyone wants to get in on that sweet D&D action.

BC government details $56 million in mental health support for youth

The announcement is part of the 2021 BC Budget.
Orcas Displays

A whale of a tale: Orcas exhibition at Royal BC Museum opens to public

Orcas: our shared future runs until January 2022.

Oak Bay Police seek help in locating pet budgie that escaped

This green and yellow budgie respond to Peter.

Win a ‘Fly & Dine’ package to celebrate Vancouver Island’s newest cannabis shop (CONTEST)

The Easter bunny wants to bring you something special this year!

Langford tops list of over 150 most ‘livable places’ in Canada

While Victoria only placed 30th on the list!

11 beautiful Vancouver Island waterfalls you need to visit

You probably should go chasing waterfalls.

Saanich residents rescue duck with plastic lid stuck around beak (VIDEO)

The incident points to a bigger litter problem in the area.

Human remains found near construction site in Saanich deemed ancestral

The area is known to be active with First Nations remains.

Victoria Cannabis Buyers Club threatened with eviction

The club said they may have no choice but to involve Dr. Bonnie Henry

38 acres of greenspace near Jordie Lunn Bike Park donated to Langford

The new park could feature a rock-climbing area!

7 must-see technology fails that we’ve probably all experienced (VIDEOS)

"Have you tried turning it off and on again?" 🤓
Lisa Lapointe

Almost 7,000 people have died in B.C. since the opioid crisis was declared in...

1,716 people died in 2020 alone.
BC SPCA calendar

BC SPCA puts out call for 2022 pet calendar entries

Share your fur babies!

Cougar caught on camera having a midday meal in Cobble Hill backyard (PHOTOS)

Here's something you don't see every day! 😱
Seized dog BC SPCA Vancouver Island

Puppies removed from Vancouver Island breeder following public complaint

The dogs showed signs of infection and neglect.

This tourism footage of Victoria from 1936 is a must-watch (VIDEO)

Enjoy a nearly 9-minute long blast from the past!
Happy woman

Victoria-based mask maker launches new line of reusable menstrual pads

The company looks to continue creating reusable products beyond the pandemic.

Colwood crowned Canada’s sexiest town of the year ahead of Valentine’s Day

What have you guys been up to? 😳

Victoria mask-maker creates specialty masks for the bespectacled and bearded

Wear glasses or have a beard? They've got you covered (literally!)
BCCOS Elk

Conservation officers free elk caught in zipline on Vancouver Island

The zipline was located in Youbou.

Cat-astrophe averted: Victoria firefighters rescue family’s feline (VIDEO)

A purr-fectly happy ending.

Win a $100 gift card to Hillside Centre and kick off 2021 in style...

It's winter clearance time!

6 surefire ways to survive and thrive in 2021

You made it through 2020, now what? 🤔

20 photos that perfectly sum up the year 2020 in Victoria (PHOTOS)

Protests, wildfire smoke, and a pandemic; this year was a pretty wild ride.

Victoria COVID-19 patient gives back to local hospital that saved his life

"My doctors tell me I’m lucky to be alive. I know I’m lucky for them."

Victoria hospitals are facing unprecedented challenges due to COVID-19; here’s how you can help

Expanding critical care capacity is top priority for the Victoria Hospitals Foundation.

Island Health launches survey seeking input about Hospital at Home program

The results will inform plans for a broader province-wide roll out of the program.

Over 50% of Canadians say their mental health has deteriorated during COVID-19

And 1 in 4 people living on Vancouver Island struggle with mental health issues

Henry the octopus to be released from Sidney aquarium

Henry first came to the Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea in June.

This Langford aromatherapy company is giving away a free diffuser and holiday oil blend...

Because everyone wants their house to smell like Christmas! 🎄

40% of Canadians report mental health impacts of COVID-19 second wave (SURVEY)

71% said they were worried about themselves and their loved ones.

The Millionaire Lottery is giving away a $40,000 Christmas Bonus

You have until December 4th to enter!

Petition to ban hunting near Cowichan River Estuary after swan shooting gets 22K signatures

"The community shudders every time the blasts are heard."
Safe Injection kit overdose prevention

162 people died of toxic drug overdose last month in BC, death toll at...

More than five people overdosed to death every day last month.

The Millionaire Lottery’s 50/50 jackpot has topped a massive $1.5 million

And YOU could take home half of that! 😲
Jody Wells Common Pochard Duck

Brentwood Bay local spots rare duck at Summit Park in historic sighting 

"I just had a moment of 'oh my, is that really what I see on the back of my camera?'"
VHF Donation Seaspan

Vancouver Island critical care unit one step closer to reality with large donation

The $7 million campaign is now past its halfway point but needs more contributions

The Millionaire Lottery is giving away a $36,000 Fall Bonus this November

Deadline to enter is this Friday! 🤑

5 reasons to check out the newly renovated Walmart in Langford

#2: In-house baked croissants. With tons of butter. 🤤

Victoria WildARC caring for bald eagle in rough shape after fight with another eagle

She has been on oxygen and receiving treatments for several days.

Here’s how you can take home a tax-free $2.7M with this year’s Millionaire Lottery

What would you do with all that cash?! 🤔
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