Friday, August 7, 2020


Life

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

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

Federal government unveils $82 billion financial assistance package for Canadians

Here's a breakdown of what this means for individuals and businesses

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

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

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

They're tucked away, but have free parking!

Archived panoramic map shows what Victoria looked like in 1878

Did you know that Beacon Hill Park used to be a horse race course?

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

There are residents from Victoria on-board the ship.

B.C. announces eight new cases of novel coronavirus within one day

One of the patients has not recently travelled and has had no contact with anyone previously diagnosed with COVID-19.

B.C. woman in her 80s contracts critical case of coronavirus bringing total cases in...

She is currently in isolation in ICU at Vancouver General Hospital
Coronavirus fear

B.C. reports three new coronavirus cases, bringing total in province to 12

All three returned to Canada after travelling to Iran

Man in his 50s who travelled from Iran reported as BC’s 9th coronavirus case

Meanwhile 8 people have died of the illness in neighbouring Washington state

B.C. announces 8th case of COVID-19 as six die from illness in nearby Washington...

Four out of eight patients in B.C. have fully recovered
Coronavirus

Canada increases travel risk level for South Korea, Northern Italy, Iran amid COVID-19 spread

Nearly 3,000 people have succumbed to the disease worldwide
BC CDC coronavirus

New case of coronavirus confirmed in B.C. bringing total to seven

He was in close contact with another patient who had flown home to Canada from Iran

B.C. advocacy group expresses disappointment after birth control funding left out from 2020 budget

“We’ve heard very clearly from BC residents that this policy is something they want."
CANADIAN MONEY

Here’s how to check if you have unclaimed cheques from Canada Revenue Agency

People are finding hundreds of dollars in unclaimed cheques

Sixth presumed positive coronavirus case announced in British Columbia

The individual is a woman in her 30s who had recently traveled to Iran

There will be a huge clothing swap happening this Saturday at the Bay Centre

You could walk away with up to 6 new (to you) pieces of clothing! 👗

First coronavirus patient in British Columbia has fully recovered

Four out of five COVID-19 patients in B.C. are now asymptomatic
Coronavirus fear

B.C. Health Ministry confirms 5th case of coronavirus in the province

All five patients are recovering in isolation
Coronavirus

No new cases of coronavirus recorded in British Columbia

There continues to be four cases of the disease in the province

3rd annual pet food drive in memory of Cody the downtown business dog is...

He was a staple of downtown Victoria for 14 years.

Here’s why Victoria’s Salon Felice was voted Vancouver Island’s top salon

The business began 35 years ago in Broadmead. 💇

Two new cases of novel coronavirus confirmed in British Columbia

Both individuals were visiting from Hubei province, China
Romantic City

Victoria loses its ‘Most Romantic City in Canada’ title after 7 years

We’re not even close to the top 3 😱

19 places to play a game of pool in and around Victoria

It's the perfect rainy day activity
Coronavirus fear

Health ministry reiterates low risk of coronavirus in British Columbia after one confirmed case

"It is not necessary for the general public to take special precautions..."

World Health Organization declares global health emergency following coronavirus outbreak

JUST IN: There are now 7,834 confirmed cases of coronavirus around the world

Air Canada suspends flights to Beijing and Shanghai after federal travel advisory

There are now nearly 6,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus in China

James Bay wolf will be released into the wild: BC Conservation Service

He'd been spotted wandering around the neighbourhood for two days

Win a pair of tickets to the Victoria Health Show at Pearkes Arena this...

Plus a Charge Fitness package worth $380! 🌿

Couple in long-distance relationship gets engaged on BC Ferries (VIDEO)

They took the ferry to see each other almost every weekend for two years 💕

Langford veterinary hospital hosting dog blood donation clinic this weekend

Need some four-legged heroes to raise their paws! 🐾❤️
newt

Salamander sighting stirs interest on Saanich Peninsula

Don’t be alarmed if you see this amphibian scuttling around your garden!

Here’s how you can win a $200 Mayfair Shopping Centre gift card (CONTEST)

In need of a new wardrobe for the New Year? 🤔

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announce decision to step back from Royal family

And it doesn't sound like they discussed it with the fam first... 😬

Nearly 400 rainbow trout died at Vancouver Island University facility last month

Due to a series of human and mechanical errors

Victoria cannabis stores will start selling edibles by late December

The BC government has now made the new products available to retailers and customers online.

Island Health to oversee Victoria senior care facility after operator fails to meet standards

A report cited concerns about insufficient staffing and lack of cleanliness

Fish farm worker saves bald eagle from octopus in northern Vancouver Island (VIDEO)

“One hundred percent of reactions have just been, ‘Holy cow!’” 🐙
Royal Jubilee Hospital Parking Tickets

Island Health adds 15 new beds to Royal Jubilee Hospital end-of-life care units

Expected to begin service by spring 2020

Victoria hockey tournament derailed after possible norovirus outbreak

Six players from Victoria contracted the illness within 24 hours

Four B.C. residents affected by salmonella outbreak linked to snakes and rodents

There are 92 confirmed cases in six provinces across Canada

Oak Bay Police destroy nearly 70 guns that were handed over to department

Except for what appears to be two duelling guns from the 1800s

Saanich Police becomes first detachment in BC to receive mental health supports

Through a new partnership with Wounded Warriors Canada
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