Saturday, September 21, 2019


News

Quadra Street coffee shop reopens over a year after being destroyed by impaired driver

They had been closed since May 2018 ☕️

Popular singer Raffi will be joining hundreds of youth in Victoria for global climate strike today

Thousands of #ClimateStrike events are happening across 150 countries today

Victoria police investigating sudden death at Beacon Hill Park

Traffic in the area will be diverted for several hours

Victoria fire crews working to extinguish structure fire on Heywood Avenue

Expect traffic delays due to road closures

19-year-old Saanich motorcyclist who died in collision with vehicle has been identified

Danny Schupach had just turned 19 this past summer

Nanaimo beekeepers find and eradicate invasive Asian giant hornet nest

Two of them were stung in the process

One person transported to hospital following stabbing on the Galloping Goose trail

Expect traffic disruptions near Waterfront Cresent.

VicPD commandeer civilian boats to rescue woman screaming for help on Gorge Waterway

At one point, she was reportedly screaming "he's trying to kill me".

Sooke school district warns families after cougar sighted between Poirier and Journey schools

Students who walk home will be held on campus until they can be picked up

24-year-old Saanich shoplifter arrested after pulling knife on security guard, injuring police

Attending officers suffered bruises and abrasions in the struggle to arrest him

Canadian Olympic icons Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir announce retirement from ice dancing

"We feel like the most fortunate kids in Canada." 🇨🇦⛸

Heavy police presence slows traffic at corner of Bridge Street and Gorge Rd East

Sources say Greater Victoria Emergency Response Teams are also on site

Greater Victoria Harbour Authority unveils new branding for Ogden Point

Introducing "The Breakwater District at Ogden Point"

Victoria man faces drug and weapons charges after accidentally using bear spray near police

He was found with two cans of bear spray, knives and a stun gun.

Victoria police seek witnesses in vehicle collision after driver suffers potential opioid overdose

Police say the two vehicles involved may have been travelling at high speed

Victoria youth joins hundreds in pledging not to have children until government takes climate action

“As a 17-year-old, I should not have to worry about having or not having children, yet it has become my responsibility because the adults are not adulting..."

Aggressive deer in Victoria pose possible threat to dog walkers

PSA: Be weary of our hooved neighbours - not all are friendly

UVic hosts gathering to commemorate two 18-year-old students killed in bus crash last week

They were both first year biology students on their way to Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre

Victoria man arrested after allegedly assaulting two people with a knife

He was arrested at gunpoint after ignoring verbal commands

Vancouver Island duo wins Lotto 6/49 $5 million jackpot

Nanaimo has two new millionaires!

Teenage girls restrained by volunteer security guards at Langford’s Luxton Fair (VIDEOS)

"You’re lucky I didn’t kick the s#!t out of you," one security guard said to a 16-year-old

Motorcyclist succumbs to injuries after collision with vehicle near Cumberland Road in Saanich

“This is a terrible crash that has taken a man away from his family.”

Traffic rerouted due to serious motor vehicle incident on Cumberland Road in Saanich (UPDATED)

Emergency crews will be on site for "quite some time"

The Weather Network predicts warmer fall for British Columbia

And higher than average precipitation along the coast ☔️

Leashed dog injured during allegedly unprovoked dog attack in Metchosin

The dog was left with small puncture wounds on her neck and leg

Victoria native Tristan Connelly wins UFC Vancouver match in epic fashion (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

The fight literally started with a backflip! 😮

Two UVic students killed in rollover bus crash on Vancouver Island

Two University of Victoria students were killed and three others were taken to hospital in critical or serious condition after a bus rollover between Port Alberni and Bamfield Friday night. The charter bus was travelling...

‘Friday the 13th’ prank goes horribly wrong at a North Saanich school today

That machete was a little too realistic... 😬

Sidney fire crews battle residential structure fire in North Saanich

Police and ambulances are also on site

Large bags will not be allowed at Canucks training camp and pre-season game in Victoria

They'll be facing off against the Calgary Flames on Monday 🏒

Saanich installs new highly reflective road markings at three locations

Expected to last about 6 years longer than traditional road markers

Police say BC Transit bus crashed through Trans Canada highway median due to rainy weather

The driver and the one passenger of the bus were treated for minor injuries

Victoria police investigating hit and run involving 9-year-old child

At the intersection of Bay Street and Richmond Road

BC announces integrated mental health support services for Comox Valley School District

Students will be able to access comprehensive mental health and substance use support at school

Haze of smoke settles over Victoria due to controlled burn in Metchosin

The prescribed burns were announced by the BC Wildfire Service last week

Saanich Police seek suspect who allegedly assaulted 24-year-old woman

She was left with swelling and bruises to her face and body

Three invasive Asian giant hornets have been found on Vancouver Island

This is the first time the species has ever been found here

UVic professor says Canadians’ biggest political pet peeve is misspent tax dollars

While the US and UK tend to focus on sex scandals

Assault suspect thanks Victoria police for arresting him after several days of drug use

He expressed gratitude for being able to access support services while in custody

Former Victoria resident will be competing at UFC Vancouver this weekend

He currently holds a 13-6 professional record.

BC Ferries employees remove over 1,700 kg of garbage from beaches (VIDEO)

They found bizarre items like a baby stroller, various car parts, and a can of ham.

Sooke school district partners with community groups to keep youth off opioids

"What we try and do is bring parents, students, and the community together to have conversations surrounding substance abuse"

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