Sunday, December 8, 2019


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GRAND OPENING OF EXPANDED UVIC TRANSIT EXCHANGE

VICTORIA – The Victoria Regional Transit Commission (VRTC) along with the Government of British Columbia, BC Transit and the University of Victoria are pleased to officially open a 10-bay expansion of the UVic transit...

Work Underway on Approved Bicycle Network

VICTORIA, BC – Today work begins on new bicycle lanes on Cook Street, one of the areas identified by the community for improvements in the City’s cycling network. This spring over 1,300 people provided input...

BC FERRIES RELEASES FIRST QUARTER RESULT S

VICTORIA – British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. (BC Ferries) released its first quarter results today. Net earnings for the first three months ended June 30, 2014 (the first quarter of fiscal 2015) were $13.9...

BC Transit Adds More Service Hours This Fall

VICTORIA – BC Transit and the Victoria Regional Transit Commission (VRTC) are pleased to announce more service hours are being directed at post-secondary schools. Late night service on Fridays and Saturdays will be added...

UPDATE: FOUND – RCMP Seeks Publics Assistance to Locate Two Missing Youth

UPDATE: The West Shore RCMP wishes to advise that the two youth reported missing on August 18th, 2014 have been located. We would like to thank the public and the media for assisting us in...

Officers searching for suspects after home invasion leaves family suffering from pepper spray

Victoria, BC – VicPD detectives are looking for four men after a home invasion left a five-year-old boy and his parents suffering from the effects of pepper spray. Officers responded to a townhouse in the...

Miracle Treat Day at Dairy Queen

Today, Thursday August 14th, 2014, all proceeds from every Blizzard® Treat purchased at participating DQ® store in British Columbia will be donated to BC Children's Hospital to help children in need. Together we can provide...

Several Break and Enters to Residences This Past Week throughout Saanich

Over the course of this past week, there have been several break and enters to residences throughout Saanich. In the early morning hours of Wednesday, August 6th, an unknown suspect entered an unlocked residence in...

Sharp-Eyed Citizen Puts the Brakes on One-Man Crime Spree

Victoria BC – A sharp-eyed citizen put the brakes on a one-man crime spree early Monday, which all started with the theft of a bicycle. A distraught bike owner called VicPD at approximately 3 p.m....

WARNING TO PET OWNERS IN THE 3900 BLOCK OF CAREY RD.

4 pets have died in the 3900 block of Carey Road in less than a week...2 cats were found deceased and a cat and dog both passed away after suffering seizures...no cause has been...

Tonight’s Supermoon Will Be the Largest Moon of 2014

The largest full moon of 2014 rises tonight (Aug. 10). August's full moon, a so-called "supermoon," rises when the natural satellite is at perigee — the closest point to Earth in its orbit. It...

Victoria named the world’s third friendliest city

Victoria has been voted the 3rd friendliest city in the world ..... so give yourselves a pat on the back and if you can't do it yourself,  get that friendly person next to you,...

What do 25,000 cigarette butts look like?

What do 25,000 cigarette butts look like? The City of Victoria, Downtown Victoria Business Association and Surfrider Foundation celebrated a goal today of 20 cigarette disposal canisters installed downtown. This program has taken 25,000...

VicPD Requesting Public’s Assistance in Solving String of Suspicious Fires

Victoria BC – VicPD Detectives are requesting the public’s assistance in solving this summer’s series of suspicious fires. While already investigating over a dozen fires from an earlier series starting in April, this long weekend,...

Big mess left behind after Sunfest leaving people unimpressed (photos)

From Times Colonist: The Cowichan Valley was awash with country music over the weekend as more than 40,000 fans made their way to the Sunfest country music festival in Duncan. The sold-out festival, which ran...

Victoria Symphony Splash

The annual Victoria Symphony Splash is a spectacular event that sees Victoria’s beautiful Inner Harbour transformed into an outdoor concert stage. Symphony Splash 2014 will take place on August 3rd, 2014! Victoria Symphony Splash is...

Canucks Alumni vs Cougars Junior Hockey Club in Support of the Tour de Rock

Victoria Buzz is a proud Social Media Sponsor for the upcoming Canucks Alumni vs Cougars Junior Hockey Club in Support of the Tour de Rock: Tickets On Sale Now! The Cougars Junior Hockey Club and Esquimalt...

LOCATED | VicPD Requesting Assistance Locating Missing Man

UPDATE: LOCATED | The missing 59-year-old man who was the subject of a VicPD alert earlier today has been located by a keen-eyed member of the public. He is safe and being reunited with family. Victoria...

New look for the Victoria Harbour Ferry

The Saturday Victoria Harbour Ferry Water Ballet showcased the newly-wrapped #exploreBC boats! If you see one of these blue boats around the harbour, take a closer look and try and guess what beach is...

Historic WWII Bomber B-25J, Maid in the Shade in Victoria

Victoria Flying Club at The Victoria International Airport welcomes the historic WWII Bomber B-25J, Maid in the Shade. The iconic aircraft will be on display for the public to tour through the aircraft from...

UPDATE: FOUND – Potentially Dangerous Military Marine Flare Missing in Area of Pat Bay Highway and Keating X-Rd

UPDATE : Earlier this morning a Central Saanich resident found the C2A2 Military Marine Smoke Marker while out walking her dog in an isolated area near the 6700 block of Danica Place. On July 28th, 2014...

TOWN OF SIDNEY CELEBRATES FIRE DEPARTMENT’S 100TH ANNIVERSARY

Sidney, B.C.;   The Town of Sidney’s Fire Department is 100 years old this August and to mark the occasion, the community is putting on a big celebration. On Saturday, August 2nd, beginning at 11:00...

Lost Tourist” Scam Leaves Helpful Senior without Debit or Credit Cards

A helpful Metchosin octogenarian was the victim of an orchestrated theft when she stopped to offer help to two scammers posing as lost tourists. The victim was at the shopping plaza at Fort Street and...

The Fairmont Empress has been sold

Vancouver developer Nat Bosa and wife Flora have purchased the historic Fairmont Empress. The Empress has been a focal point of Victoria’s Inner Harbour since it opened in 1908. The hotel was purchased from Ivanhoe Cambridge...

Sidney – Canada Day Celebrations Event Schedule

Sidney will be celebrating Canada day over a 2 day period. Please see schedule below. If we missed anything, please email us at info@victoriabuzz.com PLEASE NOTE  - Fireworks Extravaganza to Music is at 10pm -...

Downtown Victoria – Canada Day Event Schedule

Victoria Celebrates Canada Day 2014 is pleased to announce an exciting line-up of family-friendly events, main stage performances, fireworks, and A Flavour of Canada, all set to take place on July 1st, 2014! As we...

Major Bell / Virgin network outage in Canada

Do you use BELL or Virgin for phone or internet? There is currently a massive outage happening. We are hearing mostly phone and internet services are down. We aren't sure about satellite or...

The BCTF has released the schedule for the third week of rotating strikes in B.C. schools.

The BCTF has released the schedule for the third week of rotating strikes in B.C. schools. On Wednesday, BCTF President Jim Iker said teachers will take a vote next Monday and Tuesday to decide whether...

BCTF threatens full-scale teachers’ strike in next two weeks

BCTF President Jim Iker is threatening a full-scale teachers’ strike within the next two weeks if the government doesn’t put more money on the table. Iker says teachers will take a strike vote on Monday,...

An auto-dial phone scam is claiming to be the Victoria International Airport

The Victoria Airport Authority (VAA) is warning airport customers and local residents about a scam involving phone calls from people claiming to be from the Victoria International Airport. The scammers will call you and identify...

Tim Hortons restaurant owners donate 100 per cent of the proceeds from coffee sales to the Tim Horton Children’s Foundation June 4th

Wednesday June 4, 2014 is Camp Day. This is the one day each year when Tim Hortons restaurant owners donate 100 per cent of the proceeds from coffee sales to the Tim Horton Children's Foundation (THCF),...

Remains of lost warplane and crew recovered 70 years later

More than 70 years after a Second World War aircraft disappeared on a training flight over B.C., the wreckage has been found and four servicemen have been identified. It was during World War 2, October...

BC Teachers announce their rotating strike will extend to next week

Notice of further strike action was announced by the British Columbia Teachers' Federation today.

VicPD Investigating Death of Infant in downtown Victoria restaurant

The Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit and VicPD are investigating the suspicious death of an infant yesterday morning. An Esquimalt man has been charged with manslaughter after the suspicious death of an infant Saturday,...

BCTF responds to government lockout

WATCH: BCTF President Jim Iker fired back at Premier Christy Clark and the Liberal government over the imposed lockouts   (Global News) The B.C. Teachers’ Federation says the provincial government is putting its own political agenda...

BC teachers to begin rotating strikes next week

As a result of the unwillingness of the provincial government and the BC Public School Employers’ Association to offer any improvements to class size, class composition, and other important learning conditions for students, as...

Protecteur on her way home today

                   HMCS Protecteur departs Pearl Harbour today, under tow bound for home port at Esquimalt

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