Tuesday, November 12, 2019


Life

Cougar killed in Comox Valley after it was observed hunting domestic house cats

It was also seen lingering close to where children wait for their school bus

3-month-old puppy undergoes surgery in Victoria after getting hit by a car

She had four broken bones and skin abrasions caused by road rash.

BC SPCA is offering 50% off all pet adoptions next weekend

Do you have room in your home for a new family member? 🐾

Here’s how to score a FREE gift card to Winners at the Bay Centre...

The coffee and smiles will be free, too! 😁

Here are 5 things to love about fall in Victoria

There’s no shortage of natural beauty!

Grey-white orca calf spotted near Sooke on Wednesday (PHOTOS)

One-year-old Tl'uk was travelling with his family 😍

Probable case of whooping cough detected at Esquimalt elementary school: Island Health

Parents and guardians have been advised to watch for symptoms

Greater Victoria organizations receive over $113K grants to improve oral and mental health care

Through the Victoria Foundation and Green Shield Canada

First case of probable vaping-related illness found in B.C.

And more are expected to come to light as investigations continue

Island Health will be providing temporary staff to Victoria and Nanaimo care facilities

At Selkirk Place in Victoria and Nanaimo Seniors Village

New state-of-the-art MRI machine officially open for use at Victoria’s Royal Jubilee Hospital

It was installed in August and is now ready for patients

Video captures 4 dogs attacking a deer at Bear Mountain golf course (VIDEO)

The deer had to be put down due to the extent of its injuries

Animal control rescue anxious dog stuck on the roof of an Esquimalt home

Pepper broke through the screen of an open second-floor window and onto the roof of the house

Cineplex has $2.99 movies every Saturday in Langford until December 2019

With family friendly features like Paw Patrol, Shrek, and Polar Express!

Endangered tropical sea turtle rescued by members of the public on Vancouver Island

'Berni' was found suffering from hypothermia near Port Alberni

BC will fund urban deer population control projects sought by local governments

Several people have reported being attacked or chased by deer on the island in the past year

31 haunted places around Victoria you have to visit

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

Forever 21 announces closure of all Canadian stores after filing for bankruptcy

There are currently 44 retail locations across Canada

Fisherman shocked after catching red-bellied piranha in Vancouver Island lake

It was the second of its kind found in the same lake

6 ways to deal with arachnids in your home this spider season

You no longer need to fear the fall spider boom! 

Vancouver Island group launches $7M fundraiser to build housing facility for hospital outpatients

For families and pregnant women who need a place to stay while accessing adjacent North Island Hospital

Bear cub trapped in fenced garden at Royal Roads University in Colwood (UPDATED)

The mother bear has not yet been located

This new sustainable fashion line is available at Victoria’s Bay Centre until September 30th

They're also holding eco-friendly workshops! 🌱

Island Health warns Greater Victoria residents of potentially fatal death cap mushrooms

A puppy died last week after consuming one of these mushrooms

Two feral rabbits die of lethal infectious disease near Elk Lake in Saanich

The disease is exclusive to rabbits and cannot infect humans or other pets

Nanaimo beekeepers find and eradicate invasive Asian giant hornet nest

Two of them were stung in the process
Cougar

Sooke school district warns families after cougar sighted between Poirier and Journey schools

Students who walk home will be held on campus until they can be picked up

WIN a prize package worth over $200 from the Spa at Ocean Pointe Resort...

Including a Fire & Ice Facial and Marshmallow Manicure! 💆

Aggressive deer in Victoria pose possible threat to dog walkers

PSA: Be weary of our hooved neighbours - not all are friendly

Leashed dog injured during allegedly unprovoked dog attack in Metchosin

The dog was left with small puncture wounds on her neck and leg

Three invasive Asian giant hornets have been found on Vancouver Island

This is the first time the species has ever been found here
Royal Jubilee Hospital

40% of British Columbians identify long wait times as the biggest problem in health...

Other issues include shortage of doctors and nurses, and inadequate resources and facilities

Oak Bay firefighters free deer stuck in metal fence early Tuesday morning

And it walked away without any injuries!

SPCA seeks donations for Nanaimo cat who requires $6K surgery

“Fizz is a social butterfly who loves to snuggle with people and other cats."

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