Sunday, April 11, 2021


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Saanich Police issue 30-day impound for intoxicated driver

The driver was drinking the night before, and thought they were “ok to drive”.

Greater Victoria School District warns of an additional COVID-19 exposure

The potential date of exposure is March 29th.

Province purchases Vic West property for $9.4 million to house homeless people in Victoria

A real estate listing shows the property was listed at $3.4 million last year.

Police watchdog clears RCMP of wrongdoing in Courtenay suicide

WARNING: this story contains details some readers may find upsetting.

These 4 things will start to cost more in BC as of April 1st

No, this isn’t an April Fools joke.

RCMP finds lost hikers ‘thirsty but unharmed’ near Metchosin

The pair had no food or water.

Employee at Langford Superstore tests positive for COVID-19

The last day they worked was March 24th

BC health officials report record high 1,013 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, March 31st

With a record high 1,013 new cases in one day, BC's case count reaches 100,048.

Maritime Museum opts out of Langford project in favour of Victoria harbour

The museum is seeking new partners downtown.

BC residents will pay more for heat as carbon tax increases April 1st

There was no hike in cost last year due to the pandemic.

Here’s how to get FREE delivery from your favourite downtown Victoria restaurants

Give a shoutout to your favourite restaurant in the comment section!

Vancouver man subject to ten police calls in span of three days in Victoria

He was arrested on Monday after he fought with officers.

Vancouver Island trophy hunter denies killing wolf pack near Sooke

But admits she killed two “problematic” wolves

Here’s how Canada ranks in vaccine rollout compared to the rest of the world

BC is third amongst Canadian provinces with the most vaccinations.

Here’s a breakdown of COVID-19 violation tickets handed out in BC

1,570 violation tickets have been issued.

BC health officials report 840 new cases of COVID-19 for Tuesday, March 30th

BC reported an additional 100 cases of the P1 Brazilian variant since yesterday.

Over 200 new affordable rental homes to be built in downtown Victoria

The housing will be located in the Hudson District.

Trust in vaccines remains high among most Canadians (POLL)

Pfizer is the most trusted brand.

Witnesses sought after woman attacked by three men in Victoria

No arrests have been made yet.

VicPD deploy bean bag gun to subdue suspect threatening staff at business

The suspect faces charges of uttering threats and causing a disturbance.

Three men arrested for threats and attempted assault on security guard in Nanaimo

The suspects range in age from 25 to 37.

Saanich Police issue nearly $5,000 in fines over the weekend for indoor gatherings

One homeowner said they were hosting a party for neighbourhood friends.

Over $90,000 raised for sexual assault centre after Victoria Real Estate agent launches GoFundme

The fundraiser was prompted after allegations of sexual misconduct against two realtors.

BC suspends the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine for those 55 and under

Until further risk assessments can be made.

BC health officials report 2,518 new cases of COVID-19 for a three-day-period on Monday, March 29th

Starting midnight until April 19th, indoor dining and group physical activities will be prohibited.

Island Health warns that “significant” numbers of COVID-19 exposures in schools are expected

A letter was distributed to staff and families over the past two days.

Impaired Campbell River man crashes vehicle into multiple parked cars

"Parked vehicles are rarely known to jump out and cause accidents."

Port Alberni homicide victim identified as 20-year-old

He had stab wounds to his chest.

Environment Canada issues wind warning for Greater Victoria

70 to 90 km/h winds are expected!

RCMP investigate suspicious death of man found on sidewalk

Port Alberni RCMP were called to the scene just after 7 a.m. today.

BC health officials reported 908 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, March 26th

This is the largest number of active cases in a day this year.

A free drug checking service and storefront opened in Victoria this week

Substance UVic aims to protect drug users from a toxic drug supply.

One person in Victoria has placed 193 orders with SkipTheDishes so far this year

Also, apparently Victorians REALLY like chicken sandwiches... 😋

Island Health surpasses 100,000 COVID-19 vaccinations in the region

Around 13% of the Island's population is now immunized.
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