Thursday, October 22, 2020


Life

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

Victoria family plans to host research event after 6-year-old girl dies from extremely rare...

Lexi Townsin would have turned 7-years-old next week

Over 200 Canadians died in 2018 while waiting for an organ transplant (REPORT)

“Supply is not meeting demand,” says the Canadian Institute for Health Information

Over 20,000 potential drug overdose calls recorded in BC during first 10 months of...

Drug overdose deaths are on the decline but the risks remain high, says BC Coroners Service

John Lennon’s Rolls Royce will be undergoing maintenance at Camosun College this afternoon

The legendary vehicle is currently owned by the Royal BC Museum

Victoria students call for dismissal of Alberta professor who called Ukrainian genocide a “myth”

Dougal MacDonald's message has sparked backlash from various groups across Canada

UVic students to host commemoration on 86th anniversary of Ukrainian genocide

BC is the last province to recognize the Holodomor as an act of genocide perpetrated by the Stalin

Downtown Victoria’s newest fitness studio sells out classes within hours of opening

They've got spin, barre, strength...and free coffee in the morning 🏋🏻‍♀️☕️

Victoria’s first urgent and primary health care centre to open in March 2020

To provide more same-day appointments and access to ongoing primary care

BC Legislature building will light up in purple for pancreatic cancer awareness

Everyday over 1,257 people are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, and an estimated 1,184 of them will die.

Victoria cannabis dispensary shut down after police raid

Supporters and employees are marching to the legislature to protest the closure

BC announces new regulations for vape products to curb youth vaping rates

They also intend to raise the PST on vape products from 7% to 20%

This Langford pilates studio is offering classes by donation to local dog rescue society

And yes, there will be dogs to cuddle (and adopt)! 🐾

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! 😁
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