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Thursday, February 2, 2023


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22-year-old man suffers possible life-threatening injuries after being struck by car on HWY 1 in Saanich

Southbound lanes of HWY 1 at Tillicum Road remain closed.

There’s a brand new ocean plastic recycling depot on Vancouver Island

It aims to help plastic pollution in our waters!

6 more weeks of winter: Vancouver Island marmot makes Groundhog Day prediction (VIDEO)

Don't tuck those toques and mittens away just yet! 🥶

Crash closes southbound lanes of Hwy 1 in Saanich Thursday morning (UPDATED)

Traffic is being diverted down Tillicum Road.

Vancouver Island named one of best island vacation destinations in the world

Nearly 500 km of coastal paradise!

Wellness check leads to discovery of 39-year-old woman’s body on Quadra Island

It's being investigated as a homicide.

Saanichton brewery creates Vancouver Island’s first ‘gluten-removed’ beer

They have a pale ale, pilsner and an IPA. 🍻

7 restaurants in and around Victoria still serving up buffet-style meals

Did someone say All-You-Can-Eat? 😋

Victoria’s Rich Harden will be added to Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame

After playing 9 years in MLB!

Nanaimo residents nab home intruder with gardening tools after second break-in

He lost a “significant amount of blood” during the first incident.

Inspired by grief: Victoria-based Indigenous artist has work showcased on CBC

Exploring personal stories of loss.

This interactive app walks you through the streets of Sidney and their histories

The seaside town has a vibrant past. 🌊

Nanaimo singer-songwriter Lauren Spencer-Smith snags two Juno nominations

TikTok Fan Choice and Artist of the Year.

Footage captures mattress precariously strapped to car roof before flying off into Sooke traffic (VIDEO)

Someone is going to have a ‘rough’ sleep tonight… 😅

‘We need the tools’: Saanich teacher speaks about new anti-racism education

The Anti-Racism Action Plan was launched on January 23rd.

Students set to light up the night in James Bay with vibrant window displays

Last year more than 80 windows featured artwork. ✨

‘It’s magnificent’: Duncan woman wins $78,000 playing Lotto 6/49

She's going to save the funds for a rainy day.

Nearly 2,300 lives claimed due to drug-poisoning in 2022: BC Coroners Service

Greater Victoria had 157 drug-related fatalities last year.

VicPD seek wanted 49-year-old man who’s considered high-risk to reoffend

His criminal history includes numerous robbery convictions.

Royal Canadian Mint pays tribute to Black soldiers with commemorative $20 coin

They served in the only all-Black battalion in Canadian history.

A new Australian-themed rolling cafe will be coming to Victoria’s Clover Point Park

They’ll have vegan baked goods too!

UVic launches investigation after reports of harassment against Ukrainian students

Some students are fearful of their safety.

‘Out of an abundance of caution’: Oak Bay library temporarily closed for asbestos testing

The rest of the building will be unaffected.

Farmers’ Almanac released its spring forecast and Victorians are going to be happy

The rest of the country… not so much. 😬

Victoria man wins $100,000 and plans to take a very special lady for dinner

He purchased his ticket at the Save-On-Foods on Pandora Avenue.

Here’s which roads will be closed during Victoria’s Chinese New Year Celebration this Sunday

Closures will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ⚠️

Saanich massage therapist’s license revoked for secretly videotaping female patient

He was criminally convicted for voyeurism in 2021.

Jake Poole continues his hot streak as Victoria Royals make push for the playoffs

He's leading the team in scoring with 25 goals and 26 assists!

This adorable grumpy-faced pooch is up for adoption in Victoria

And Joey is extremely affectionate! !! 🐕

Vehicle of a missing 30-year-old Nanaimo woman found without plates

She was last seen January 11th.

Watch as the Port Alice pulp mill is demolished after 104 years (VIDEO)

It had a long, sordid history!

Victoria man takes one last shot at Vancouver Canucks in obituary

You know you have a sense of humour when... 😬

Suspect arrested after house fire on Richardson Street deemed arson: VicPD

They turned themselves in.