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Two people arrested after stolen vehicle hits police cruiser in Qualicum Beach

The car was stolen from Regina, Saskatchewan on October 1st.

Most British Columbians plan to avoid travel during holiday season this year

Many residents prefer a staycation.

Canadian pop princess Avril Lavigne to make Victoria stop on first nationwide tour in ten years

She's back, and she's bringing her sk8er boi with her. 🛹

Victoria driving instructor Steve Wallace has died of an alleged heart attack

Shortly after sexual assault charges against him weren't approved.

BC health officials report 424 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, November 25th

63 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

Here’s where you can find BC Transit’s Santa Bus around Victoria this December

Ho-ho-ho hop on a bus this holiday season! 🎅

IIO investigating death of Saanich man whose car plunged into ocean near Victoria airport

The 19-year-old was arrested earlier in the day and later released.

Construction workers stop random attack on woman in Victoria

The 42-year-old suspect has a history of random assaults.

BC health officials report 322 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, November 24th

42 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

Multiple weather warnings have been issued for both BC’s interior and coastal areas

A series of storms will hit BC tonight and continue through to next week

The 37th annual holiday light up at the BC Legislature tonight has been postponed

Due to expected protests in the area

BC first province in Canada to implement a minimum five days paid sick leave

Employees will get a minimum of 5 paid sick days starting January 1st 2022

Man presumed dead in BC mudslide was in the process of moving to Victoria

His partner and mom escaped the landslide unharmed.

BC health officials report 324 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, November 23rd

36 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

Impaired driving arrest on Quadra Street leads to discovery of over $100K in identity fraud

The man was caught driving in the wrong direction.

Here’s how vaccinations will roll out for children aged 5 to 11 across BC

Nearly 90,000 children have already been registered.

6 Craft Markets and Fairs in and around Victoria to check out this holiday

All your Christmas shopping in one place! 🎁

19-year-old Saanich man dies after car plunges into waters of Pat Bay

An investigation is underway, but does not appear suspicious.

BC health officials report 1,052 new cases of COVID-19 for a three-day period on Monday, November 22nd

159 new cases and 2 new deaths were reported in the Island Health region.

Nanaimo RCMP seeking public assistance in locating missing 32-year old woman (UPDATED)

UPDATE: Stephanie Thomas has been located and is safe.

Protestors who blocked Pat Bay Highway for hours Sunday could face charges: Saanich Police

The highway was closed in both directions for several hours

Video sought after motorist allegedly drove over pedestrian’s foot at View Royal gas station

The pedestrian in return kicked the drivers car.

The 30th annual Festival of Trees has officially kicked off at the Bay Centre

With over 70 Christmas trees decorated by local businesses! 🎄

West Saanich Road re-opens both lanes after closure due to last week’s heavy rainfall

Traffic control will be onsite to assist in directing single lane alternating traffic.

BC health officials report 497 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, November 19th

71 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

Gas purchases on Vancouver Island now limited to 30 litres per trip

The government order is in effect until December 1st.

VicPD seeking public’s help in locating missing 40-year-old man (UPDATED)

UPDATE: He has been located and is safe.

Majority of Canadians support vaccine passports in offices according to a new study

People 55 and over were most in favour of implementing the passports

Here’s where you can get your Victoria Firefighter calendar this year

Winter time is heating up! 🔥

Health Canada approves COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5 to 11

There are an estimated 360,000 young British Columbians eligible for the vaccine

BC health officials report 468 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, November 18th

72 new cases and one death was reported in the Island Health region.

Two Victoria police officers attacked during separate mental health related calls

One officers was bitten, the other was punched and kicked in the face.

BC to provide financial assistance for residents affected by flooding and landslides

Applications for Disaster Financial Assistance are available online now.

VicPD responding to report of stabbing incident between students at Esquimalt High School

There is no further risk to students or the nearby community.

Vancouver comedian Ed Hill brings the laughs to Victoria’s Duke Saloon next month

Following the debut of his first ever Amazon special!

Saanich Police identify man involved in Monday’s alleged child-luring incident

It was determined to be a misunderstanding

Police seek information in the sudden death of woman on Wharf Street Wednesday morning

The cause of death is unknown at this time.