Sunday, September 15, 2019


GoFundMe created for single mom injured in high-speed collision in downtown Victoria

Cheryl's recent divorce cleared out her savings and doctors cannot say when she'll be able to return to work

Victoria thief steals vehicle, then attempts to rob owner’s apartment on Sunday

They got her address from insurance papers left in the vehicle

Saanich woman who suffered memory loss from workplace injury will remarry her husband next year

It made her forget ever meeting, falling in love with, and marrying her husband

Two people turn themselves in for arson charges in Campbell River house fire

On June 25th, a fire destroyed one house and damaged others nearby

Two Vancouver Island men arrested for allegedly possessing child pornography

The images were detected by the National Centre for Missing and Exploited Children

Saanich School District support staff issue strike notice

They are demanding comparable wages to their counterparts in Victoria and Sooke

Victoria police search for missing 63-year-old man last seen in July

It is possible that he travelled to Vancouver.

Victoria kids set up Iced Tea booth to raise money for family of deceased friend

When 9-year-old Carter Bonsdorf passed away, his friends decided to rally together and help out his family

CRD warns against swimming in Prior Lake due to toxic blue-green algae

They produce toxins that have a range of harmful effects on humans and pets

29-year-old man stabbed in Saanich for refusing to share his cigarettes

The suspect first punched the victim's girlfriend in the face, which is when he stepped in

UVic students will study with prison inmates in new philosophy course this Fall

10 UVic students and 10 Wilkinson Road jail inmates will be studying works by influential writers and thinkers

VicPD arrest alleged drug dealer operating near Esquimalt school

They also seized cash, suspected drugs, and a large amount of weapons

RCMP searching for violent offender who may be on Vancouver Island

If seen, do not approach and call 911.

Major vehicle collision closes Highway 19 lanes on Vancouver Island

The highway is expected to be closed for at least an hour.

Camosun college will supply free menstrual products on Lansdowne campus washrooms

In the first floor men's and women's washrooms in the Library and Learning Commons

BC announces new 152-unit mixed income housing in View Royal

34 of those units will be rented out at $375/month

33-year-old man arrested for allegedly robbing a BC Transit driver in Central Saanich

The driver was physically uninjured in the incident

28-year-old Duncan man arrested and charged with sexually harassing young girls

He also allegedly vandalized merchandise with profanities and crude drawings.

Heavy police presence in downtown Victoria as officers deal with barricaded man (UPDATED)

BREAKING: Happening on Johnson and Blanshard Streets

Oak Bay firefighters free deer stuck in metal fence early Tuesday morning

And it walked away without any injuries!

Theft from vehicles is up over 100% in some parts of Victoria this year

It's up by 236% in the Rockland neighbourhood

UVic research finds that average Canadian drinker consumes 250 calories of alcohol everyday (STUDY)

A.k.a. 11% of their daily estimated energy requirement 🍸

New $18.5M overpass will be built at Pat Bay Hwy and Keating Cross Road in Central Saanich

Funded jointly by the federal government and the District of Central Saanich

The grand opening of Langford’s Sarah Beckett Memorial Playground is this Saturday

The playground is in memory of Cst. Sarah Beckett who died in the line of duty.

BC Hydro applies for 1% rate reduction starting April 2020

If approved, it would be the first rate decrease in decades

Victoria’s first ever international women’s college basketball tournament is coming to UVic

It’s only the second time that the NCAA is coming to Canada 🏀

Retired Vancouver Island teacher wins $675K scratch-and-win grand prize

He’s looking to buy sails for a boat he’s building.

Island Health expands bacteria advisory for Elk/Beaver Lake

2 previous advisories for the lake were released earlier this month.

West Shore RCMP recover large amount of stolen property from vacant residence in Langford

Including paintings and an extensive comic book collection

Saanich Pearkes Recreation Centre closed due to flooding after broken water pipe

The extent of any damage is unknown at this point.

SPCA seeks donations for Nanaimo cat who requires $6K surgery

“Fizz is a social butterfly who loves to snuggle with people and other cats."

Police no longer believe foul play was involved in Saanich death

A Victoria man’s body was found in a driveway last week.

BC’s long-term autumn forecast has just been released

Winter is NOT coming…

Someone in Nanaimo won $5 million in Lotto 6/49 draw

Check your lottery tickets! 🤑