Thursday, June 24, 2021


Racist graffiti spree hits Cowichan Valley schools over the past month

Four different schools have been targeted.

There’s a new massive mural representing youth and hope to brighten Burnside neighbourhood (PHOTOS)

The mural marks the beginning of many future art projects for the community

Advance bookings for BC Ferries foot passengers now open

Seniors and students will have to show proper ID to claim tickets.

114 new movies and shows coming to Netflix Canada this July

For when it’s too hot to even go outside.. 🥵

Casinos and nightclubs in Victoria slated to re-open as early as July 1st

Doors have been closed since March 2020

Saanich man busted with stolen firearm, drugs and cash after striking two police cruisers

He was caught while driving a car with the wrong licence plate.

Victoria eatery closes its doors and social media accounts amid sexual assault accusations

The business has been listed as ‘permanently closed’ online.

VicPD seeks public assistance to find missing 19-year-old woman

She was last seen June 6th.

RCMP investigate suspicious eight-foot fire put out by Nanaimo Fire and Rescue

The fire was extinguished before it got out of control.

Here’s a list of beaches on southern Vancouver island and their water quality ranking

One beach revealed high levels of bacteria 😬

BC health officials report 87 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, June 23rd

This is BC's fifth consecutive day with less than 100 new daily cases!

Royal BC Museum will work to provide UBC’s Indigenous centre with historical records about residential schools

The Royal BC Museum will act as a neutral third party.

BC Ferries offers deals for travellers with RVs, campers, and trailers on its most popular sailings

Only valid if you purchase it in advance.

Tofino and Ucluelet RCMP impounded 13 cars this past weekend

41 violation tickets were also handed out.

This massive waterfront home in Metchosin just sold for a record-breaking $14.1 million (PHOTOS)

The ranch property has a boathouse AND a tennis court.

BC’s state of emergency could be lifted as soon as July 6th

It was initially declared on March 18th 2020.

Drone footage captures aftermath of destructive gas station fire on Vancouver Island (VIDEO)

The blaze started after a van caught fire while being fueled up.

There were less than 100 new cases of COVID-19 in BC for the fourth consecutive day today

Over 1 million people in BC are now fully immunized!

Here’s how you can help make Government Street one of the best streets in Canada

City of Victoria is looking for your input!

Man caught on camera snatching a bottle of scotch worth almost $5,000 in Oak Bay

A criminal not as smooth as his contraband.

30 privately-owned BC cannabis and liquor retailers found breaching customer and employee privacy

Some stores were using facial recognition and thumbprint technology.

B.C. heatwave prompts warning from SPCA about pets in hot cars

The best option? Leave your pet at home while you run errands.

Province will continue to help BC Hydro customers pay their bills

Eligible customers can access grants of up to $600.

Four people escape James Bay house fire on Father’s Day (VIDEO)

Two cats also escaped the blaze unharmed.

VicPD ask for public’s help finding missing 33-year old man (UPDATE)

He is actively avoiding police.

Island Health observes moment of silence for National Indigenous Peoples Day

To honour and respect the 215 Indigenous children found in Kamloops

Ban on open burns throughout Vancouver Island starts Wednesday

Campfires and cooking stoves are still permitted.

BC health officials report 229 new cases of COVID-19 for a three-day period on June 21st

There are currently 29 active cases on Vancouver Island.

Financial aid now available to BC businesses to help hire people with disabilities

So they can acquire the tools needed

55-year-old totals Corvette in dramatic hit-and-run on Trans Canada Highway Friday night (VIDEO)

The driver was possibly impaired and arrested at the McKenzie Avenue exchange.

Fully-vaccinated Canadians returning to the country won’t have to quarantine starting July 5th

Travellers will still participate in a pre-travel and on-arrival COVID-19 test.

Sooke RCMP investigation leads to drug bust and arrest

This is the second major drug bust in a month by Sooke RCMP.

BC health officials report 109 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, June 18th

There were no new cases reported in the Island Health region.

Here’s why a woman on a scooter blocked a downtown Victoria intersection Thursday

She was eventually moved from the area by police.

US Coast Guard deployed to find missing 75-year-old fisherman south of Victoria

The Canadian Coast Guard is assisting in the search.

Year-end stats from BC Ferries show 40 per cent drop in passenger traffic

And there was a 24 per cent drop in vehicle traffic compared to last year.

Victoria Royals announce date for 2021-22 season home opener

This will be the first time they hit the ice at SOFMC since the pandemic began! 🏒