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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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