Monday, November 18, 2019


News

Two men arrested after police seize 70 bags of drugs in Duncan

Including suspected fentanyl/heroin, methamphetamine, crack, and powdered cocaine

3-month-old puppy undergoes surgery in Victoria after getting hit by a car

She had four broken bones and skin abrasions caused by road rash.

Man arrested for brandishing weapon during Facebook Marketplace transaction in Colwood 

He brandished a long baton-shaped conducted energy weapon, or a kind of taser, at the victim.

UVic basketball champion and two-time Olympian Eli Pasquale dies of cancer at 59

He led the UVic Vikes team to five consecutive national championships from 1980-84.

Driver suffered from “cough induced syncope” before crashing into home on Sooke Road

"Extremely scary for me when I woke up and realized I had hit someone's house."

34-year-old man arrested for alleged sexual assault after breaking into North Cowichan home

Over the past 16 years, the suspect has been charged with break and enter, sexual assault, impaired driving, and breach of probation.

Traffic diverted on Sooke Road after vehicle drives into house, causes gas leak

There is currently no word on whether anyone was injured. 

Toxic blue-green algae bloom found at Thetis Lake

Don't let your dogs drink or swim in the water

Island celebrity Pamela Anderson sparks backlash for donning feather headdress for Halloween

She has responded with a link to an essay about why the idea of cultural appropriation is illogical

Police apologize for sharing photo of innocent man in Nanaimo theft

They originally believed he was suspected of stealing from a local hardware store.

Saanich school board resumes negotiations with support staff in hopes of end to strike

19 Saanich schools have been closed since Monday

Police arrest youth wanted on Canada-wide warrant after attempted theft from View Royal casino

His identity cannot be revealed due to protection under the Youth Criminal Justice Act

New driver has vehicle impounded after speeding away from police in Colwood

He was let off with a warning the first time but decided to speed away from police 😳

24-year-old arrested for puncturing a man’s lung with a screwdriver in Saanich

The victim was trying to break up a fight between two women

20-year-old man arrested after destroying a kiosk at a Langford McDonald’s

Tips from the public helped identify suspect.

46-year-old man arrested for allegedly drunk driving an 18-wheeler truck in Nanaimo

"...it was simply a miracle that a tragic accident had not occurred."

Driver receives over $700 fine after speeding and crashing vehicle in Langford

The driver also had cannabis in the vehicle within reach

Pat Bay Hwy blocked for 40 minutes after collision involving six vehicles and a deer

The deer was hit by two vehicles and survived to tell the tale

Vancouver Island man charged with animal cruelty in “horrific” dog abuse case

Hope was found suffering from emaciation, dehydration, extreme muscle wasting and a deep, severe neck wound

BC Ferries passengers banned for one year after being aggressive towards employees

One passenger drove their vehicle aggressively towards an employee

This year’s salmon run at Goldstream Park has begun

An average of 30,000 salmon return to the river each year!

Missing 60-year-old mushroom picker found dead in Campbell River

His death has not been deemed suspicious

Saanich police release surveillance footage to help identify wheelchair thief (VIDEO)

He can be seen loading it into a newer Toyota four-door sedan.

Vice principal of Comox Valley school fired after checking male students’ underwear

She was trying to determine who had left a pair of soiled underwear in the boys' bathroom

Daylight Saving Time ends in BC this weekend

This could be the last time ever ⏱

Vehicle of missing Saanich Peninsula man found down an embankment near Sombrio Beach

He sent a photo to his ex girlfriend after the crash

Saanich Police investigating hit-and-run involving a weapon on Gorge Road this morning

Suspects in a Ford pickup truck crushed the victim's e-bike while making a U-turn

BC Transit offering free rides for veterans and military personnel on Remembrance Day

Bus routes also stop near several major ceremony locations around town

13-year-old boys under investigation for sexual harassment in Saanich corn maze

One of the boys ran up to a 16-year-old girl and allegedly grabbed her butt

Nearly 1,500 affected by power outage in Oak Bay due to downed wire

BC Hydro crews have been assigned to assess the situation

Firefighters responding to structure fire on Quadra Street

No injuries have been reported

Climate change denier loses adjunct professor status at University of Victoria (UPDATED)

Susan Crockford was an adjunct professor in the Anthropology department for 15 years

Here are 5 things to love about fall in Victoria

There’s no shortage of natural beauty!

BC Ferries cancels several sailings due to strong winds

Southern coastal BC is under a wind advisory this morning

Sections of Galloping Goose Trail will be closed due to McKenzie interchange project

The first round of closures starts on Monday

Police warn Chinese community in Saanich after attempted ‘virtual kidnapping’

A similar incident was reported in Victoria last year

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