Fraud suspect used ICBC text scam to steal $14,000 from victim: Saanich Police
The victim sent their bank details.
Here’s why there’s a barge chilling on Willows Beach right now (VIDEO)
Sorry Oak Bay, no ‘Barge Chilling Park’ for you.
There’s a young entrepreneurship market happening in Victoria next month
The event will help students learn how to make their own business decisions!
Canada raises minimum wage starting April 1st to help people combat inflation
The province usually announces their minimum wage top up in June.
Victoria’s historic Point Ellice House announced it is closing for good
The end of an era.
Victorians can finally check their passport application status online
The call centre received more than 15 million calls this past year.
St. Patrick’s Day hit-and-run ends with Oak Bay driver fleeing on foot
Police still haven't found the suspect.
Vancouver Island-based Ukrainian refugee support society calls on government to do better
The group has helped over 960 Ukrainians.
Saanich Police seize over $100K in vape products being sold to kids
They used Snapchat to promote their sales.
Multiple people assaulted and robbed at knifepoint in Victoria
He was chasing the victims.
Victoria Royals last game of the season is this Saturday and it’s Fan Appreciation Night
$10 tickets are available! 🏒
These Greater Victoria clinics offer mental health services free for Indigenous folks
They have a Fernwood location and a new clinic in Langford.
Langford kicks their artificial turf policy to the curb opting for real grass instead
The grass is always greener when it’s real.
Canadian Forces Snowbirds set to return to skies over Vancouver Island this April and May
Keep your eyes on the sky!
Vancouver Island’s We Wai Kai Nation announces business venture with Starbucks Canada
The collaboration is the first of its kind in the country.
Child pornography cases spike by 105% on the West Shore despite conviction efforts
There were a total of 39 cases in 2022.
‘I fell through the cracks’: Vancouver Island man advocates for victims of brain injuries
An assault in downtown Victoria will haunt him forever.
Beloved cocktail bar in downtown Victoria will permanently close this April
They’ll serve their last drinks on April 9th.
Saanich Police cleared but ridiculed by watchdog for arrest in tenancy dispute last May
Their reasoning for using a police dog was called “fanciful.”
Gas relief: FortisBC customers will see their bills drop starting April 1st
Some customers could save upwards of 7%.
Second shooting in Nanaimo this month leaves one victim with serious gunshot wound
The victim flagged down community safety officers.
Construction on Sooke Potholes gateway entrance to begin before warm weather arrives
More parking stalls, bathrooms and more!
30 life-size driftwood sculptures will be on display in Victoria for a good cause
In support of wildlife rehabilitation!
Search and rescue crews scour Vancouver Island shoreline for missing man and his rowboat (UPDATED)
Neither were located over the weekend.
Victoria’s beloved Alfred the Flower Man has passed away
Forever in our hearts! 💐
Suspect sought after $5,000 in damage caused to Royal Athletic Park
Damage includes cut wiring, junction boxes and breakers.
Nanaimo shooting suspect remains at large while victim still in hospital
The shooting victim remains in hospital.
Sooke will have a new integrated health-care centre by 2025
Many local health service will movie into the facility.
City councillor puts wheels in motion to bring bike-sharing back to Victoria
Scooters would also be great!
VicPD and Saanich Police collaborate to seize cash, property, drugs and guns
A bicycle worth $10,000 was also found. 🚲
Victoria moves to reduce single-use disposables at local eateries
Single-use items will be banned for dine-in situations.
RCMP arrest group driving stolen trucks on private property in Duncan
Thefts of Ford F-350s are on the rise.
Nanaimo man arrested after wielding bow and arrow with hypodermic needle attached to it
The needle was stuck on with a band-aid.
Fundraiser launched to support family after Sooke father of two suddenly passes
The GoFundMe is over halfway towards its goal so far.
66-year-old Nanaimo man arrested after stabbing security guard in Ladysmith
He has since been released from custody.
Timelapse shows significant deforestation on Vancouver Island over 39 years (VIDEO)
Including the Fairy Creek area!
Seniors rejoice: Over 300 long-term care beds coming to Colwood for aging population
The new care home will be near the corner of Metchosin Road and Latoria Boulevard.
From tragedy to happy ending: Beacon Hill Petting Zoo announces emotional birth of two baby goats
We’re not crying, you're crying! 🐐
Topless Junos protester has bared her chest for trees in Victoria before this latest scandal
“I have perfect titties and a huge ass.”
Greater Victoria receives unique sustainable tourism certification
Their efforts are in line with the United Nations.
BC to increase cost of fishing licences by 14% over the next year
It's the first increase since 2003. 🎣
Dogs banned from Vancouver Island beach to protect migratory birds
Fines start at $58.
Greater Victoria teachers quarrel with VicPD over police presence in schools
The GVTA believes having officers in schools is harmful.
Saanich to shut down stretch of Cordova Bay Road for nearly two weeks this month
And so construction season begins.
Three people arrested in Vancouver Island drug trafficking bust
Two homes were raided.
Victoria’s average rental costs decrease for the first time this month
Every little bit helps!