Saturday, May 25, 2019

Life

Local carshare co-operative Modo ups their game on convenience

Less cost, less hassle, more convenience! 🚗

There were nearly 1,500 drug overdose deaths in BC in 2018

Almost half the people who died of drug overdose suffered from pain-related issues.

This BC group wants to bring seal hunting to the West Coast to protect...

The seal harvesting would also go towards local industry.

16-foot-long shark that washed up on North Saanich beach will soon be removed

Bystanders say that scavengers have already begun to eat away at the carcass

Woman captures rare encounter with a Coastal wolf in Tofino (VIDEO)

“I met a Tofino local this morning!”

Victoria ranked the most romantic city in Canada again

Number 1 for the 7th year running 💖
Elk/Beaver Lake

CRD issues update on toxic blue-green algae warning for Elk Lake

Beaver Lake is unaffected.

Half of Canadians cannot name a single Nazi concentration camp or ghetto (STUDY)

15% say they're unsure if they've ever heard about the Holocaust.

Victoria-made mental health app officially launches on Bell’s Let’s Talk Day

The app is designed to help manage panic attacks and anxiety!

There’s a 5 foot iguana missing in the Oak Bay area

SOS: Iguanas need warmth to survive

Provincial report gives the average BC resident an A+ for health (REPORT)

But they do say we drink too much 😬

If you are struggling with mental health, you need to attend the Victoria Health...

Make sure to get your code in the article to win a gift basket!
Royal Jubilee Hospital

Volunteer group working to end paid parking at BC hospitals

Do you think they should be free?

Here are Canada’s top 10 favourite dog breeds of 2018

Guess which breed has been topping the list for 25 years in a row?

Photo Renderings of BC’s first publicly funded Dementia Village on Vancouver Island

Inspired by a Dutch dementia village located in De Hogeweyk, Netherlands
CANADIAN MONEY

Almost half of all Canadians are just $200 away from not being able to...

1 in 3 said they did not make enough to cover their bills.

Officials discover source of what poisoned 12 bald eagles in Cowichan Valley (Graphic Images)

(WARNING: This article contains graphic images)

Hillside Shopping Centre’s massive sidewalk sale has been extended another week

It’s never been as easy to shop while you walk!

Get your health questions answered at the Victoria Health Show next weekend

Instead of Googling all your symptoms, talk to health professionals in person!
seniors

New long-term care facility for seniors coming to Comox Valley

There will be over 150 permanent beds available.

2 dogs were rescued from an Oak Bay house fire Tuesday night

Damage to the house is estimated at $50,000 to $100,000.

Fulfill your fitness resolutions with these 9 FREE classes in Victoria

From yoga to roller dance to street jazz, there's definitely something for everyone!

The average British Columbian thinks they will need $1.07 million to retire (POLL)

16% said they were “very confident” they could reach their goal.

You can now adopt one of the mysterious 101 chickens that appeared on the...

Do you know anyone that owns chickens?

VicPD K-9 helps nab wanted man with Canada-wide warrants related to homicide

He was convicted of manslaughter in the death of his 10-week-old son.

2nd pet food drive in memory of beloved downtown business-dog Cody happening this month

Because Cody would want every pet to have some warmth this winter 🐾

Nearly 100 chickens were on the loose on the Saanich Peninsula and nobody knows...

🎵 It’s raining chickens, hallelujah! 🐔

Victoria man convicted for attacking VicPD K9 service dog

PSD Uno was hit multiple times while trying to help his human partners arrest a drug trafficker

Shoppers Drug Mart is officially Canada’s newest licensed cannabis retailer

But you won't find an eighth of weed on the shelves anytime soon

Lower income families in BC will pay less for prescription drugs this year

“No one should have to make the difficult decision between their family’s health and putting food on the table.”

Durex issues Canada-wide recall on one of their lines of condoms

Apparently they don’t pass the company's “burst pressure specification.”

Here’s how to WIN $100,000 cash from the Millionaire Lottery

Dolla’ dolla’ bills y’all!

BC Conservation rescue 2 tiny bear cubs from dumpster in Sooke

They're back with their mama now 😍

Dental coverage could soon be added to healthcare in BC

When's the last time you went to the dentist?

Family searching for dog that may have been hit by two vehicles in Saanich

He was last seen at 4:15 p.m. at the intersection of Marigold and Interurban Rd

Two Pomeranian puppies stolen from Langford home have been returned

They were stolen on November 27th

These 10 natural beauty shops in Victoria will keep you glowing this winter

Lipsticks and perfumes and bath bombs, oh my!

Bear cub rescued near Tofino has died unexpectedly in accident

“Caring for these special animals is an emotionally intense experience and we feel this loss profoundly."

Two boys on scooters chased by deer in Oak Bay

The boys are shaken but physically unharmed

Victoria SPCA currently has 97 domestic rats surrendered from a downtown home

Anyone looking for a scurry little friend?

5 more BC residents have contracted Salmonella due to cucumbers

Earlier in November, 42 British Colombians had been infected

Police dog tracks down two prolific Nanaimo offenders

He's also one of the cutest members of the detachment 🐶

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