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Saturday, January 22, 2022


Life

Here are the most popular fast food drive-thrus in Canada

Including Victoria’s favourite ☕

Video footage captures 95-year-old abandoned mansion in Sooke (VIDEO)

It is currently for sale for almost $10 million 👻

Here’s a list of Canada’s most popular dog and cat names in 2021

The most popular COVID-inspired pet names in 2021 were Covi and Rona.

Bachelor in Paradise couple spotted in Victoria over the holidays

The duo even ate at Il Terrazzo! 🍝

Bachelor in Paradise Canada is now casting and people from Victoria can apply

Single and ready to mingle? Here's your chance! 🌹

Emaciated 2-year-old dog and her five puppies found abandoned in Nanaimo (VIDEO)

"She was obviously doing everything she could to try to feed her puppies and keep them safe."

Here’s how you can help women in Victoria escape violent or abusive homes

Up to 80% of women who have been in a violent relationship have received at least one brain injury from their partner. 

Here’s where you can get your Victoria Firefighter calendar this year

Winter time is heating up! 🔥

This low-impact workout is easy on your body and only takes 20-minutes per day

And you can see results in two twenty minute sessions per week!
Amalgamation

City of Victoria seeking public input on 2022 draft budget

Residents can provide feedback via an online survey or a virtual town hall.

The same workout that Madonna and Kim Kardashian use is now available in downtown...

And you don't even have to hit the gym.

31 haunted places in and around Victoria you have to visit

Almost every building in the downtown core has a ghost story. 

Canadian Blood Services is in need of donations before Thanksgiving

Half of all Canadians are eligible to donate blood, but less than 4% do.

Take charge of your fitness by winning 6 free EMS training sessions (CONTEST)

EMS = all of the workout in a fraction of the time! 💪

New Nanaimo bylaw prohibits cats on others’ property without permission

Also, owning four or more dogs over four months old is not allowed.

BC SPCA is offering 50% off pet adoption prices starting today

A paws-itively purr-fect deal to help clear shelters!

This Vancouver Island community ranked in a list of best Canadian small towns

It’s popular for vacationers and vagabonds alike.

These 5 popular fall items could be toxic for your pets according to the...

Not everyone loves pumpkin spice!

This Mayfair retailer is giving away a $500 back-to-school shopping spree (CONTEST)

That's a lot of new clothes 😍

Mask up: province announces return of mandatory masks with rising cases

The measure is set to take effect tomorrow, August 25.

Abandoned dog found on Vancouver Island to undergo surgery in Victoria

She will need to undergo surgery in Victoria.

BC SPCA alerts dog guardians over spike in kennel coughs

Most of the dogs were vaccinated, so this virus may not be covered by vaccines.

10 scenic routes to go for a run in and around Victoria

Remember to stretch! 🏃

This is what a screaming cougar on Vancouver Island sounds like (VIDEO)

The screeching sound is similar to that of a human female screaming.

Upgrade your health and fitness at this new wellness centre in downtown Victoria

Complete with keto-friendly cafe! 🍳🥓
ecologyst store area

Victoria-based clothing line opens combo factory and storefront downtown

Ecologyst lets you see your clothes being made.

15 new-member deals in and around Victoria to kick start your workout

It’s time to sweat! 💪

7 must-have summer wardrobe essentials you can shop for right in Victoria (CONTEST)

Plus a chance to win a $50 gift card to snag some of them for yourself 😍
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Ford on Fridays: Bailey-Traily adventures and impulse buying

Bailey the pitbull/corgi is ready for action.

Vancouver Island’s largest dispensary also offers cannabis education

Do you know your strains?

11 local gift ideas you can surprise dad with this Father’s Day weekend

Support local while celebrating dad!
Clover-Point-then-now

This iconic Clover Point Park capture merges a piece of the past with the...

See the vestiges of yesteryear.

5 abandoned Vancouver Island sites and their history

Ghost towns and crash sites 👻

Here’s why you should stay away from those adorable baby deer

Even if it looks lost or injured!

Victoria just got an upgrade with this all new health and wellness centre

The first of its kind in Canada!

5 fun day trips to enjoy on Vancouver Island this summer

It’s stay-cation time!

16 beginner hikes that will take you to new heights in and around Victoria

Adventurous and Instagram worthy! ⛰️

Canada named ‘most cashless’ country in the entire world

We also reportedly have the filthiest currency in the world 🤢

Saanich pups can enjoy off leash roaming parks this summer with ‘Paws in Parks’

The pilot project could mean more permanent off-leash dog parks

5 outdoor fitness classes to check out in and around Victoria

Spin, sun, and sweat! 😎

Masks now mandatory at all times in BC gyms, even during workouts

Gym-goers who disobey the order will get a $230 fine.

Vancouver Island’s largest cannabis retailer has donated over $250k to local charities

And they just celebrated their 6th anniversary!

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.