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Tuesday, December 5, 2023


20-year-old impaired driver crashes vehicle into Port Alberni’s Canadian Tire

Several other drivers were nabbed as well within the same time.

United Way takes on Victoria’s food insecurity for Giving Tuesday

This issue hits especially hard among seniors.

Docu-series surrounding disappearance of barefooted Emma Fillipoff seeks answers

It’s been 11 years since she went missing in downtown Victoria.

‘Safe and stable housing’: 46 new homes open in downtown Victoria for unhoused population

Each one a studio unit with attached private washroom.

32-year-old Sooke man charged with breaking dog’s jaw that resulted in death

He created a fake story to police.

Ground breaks on new ‘seismically safe’ Cedar Hill Middle School in Saanich

Construction is slated to be completed by fall 2025.

Vancouver Islanders want to see more speed cameras on our roads to slow reckless drivers

And most said they want residential roads to be 30 km/h.

Environment Canada warns of ‘zero visibility’ due to fog in Victoria

It’ll stick around until at least Monday morning.

Victoria claims top spot in Globe and Mail ranking of Canada’s most livable cities

7 Vancouver Island communities made the list!

Police seek help identifying Saanich robbery suspect

He robbed the 7-Eleven store on Shelbourne Street.

Vancouver Island dining spot among top 100 restaurants in Canada

Ahead of the holiday season!

‘Building confidence’: Fundraiser launched to get kids from the Songhees Nation riding bikes

Four kids learned to ride a bike because of this program.

Negotiations standstill: Here’s why there is a sugar shortage in BC

One company is salty with its workers.

Saanich Police seek help in identifying man who stole poppy donation box

Photos show him carrying the box.

Heavily armed police raid home for ‘high-risk warrant execution’ in Sidney (PHOTOS)

The incident occurred just after 3 p.m.

Victoria Councillor Susan Kim issues second apology for signing open letter

She reiterated that she won’t be stepping down.

British Columbia ranks sixth in Canada’s luckiest lottery regions

Can't win if you don't play!

Five Vancouver Island communities may face additional taxes on their homes next year

As part of the speculation tax.

Survey reveals most important issues to coastal BC communities

And who to trust in marine matters.

Empowering futures: Black youth initiatives in Victoria to receive grant funding

Each will receive up to $10,000.

Forecast calls for clear skies during Santa’s sleigh ride through Victoria this parade weekend

And he's bringing 7-days of sunshine! with him!

Rally for peace in Palestine planned for this weekend in Victoria despite temporary ceasefire

With members of the Jewish community at the centre.

Second petition emerges in support of Victoria city councillor’s intentions

Calling for a permanent ceasefire in the Hamas-Israel conflict.

Here’s three things the Canadian government is going to do to improve affordability this fall

Groceries, housing and mental health care! 🤞

CRD issues another blue-green algae bloom for Durrance Lake

It can be fatal for pets.

App-based workers could get better pay and conditions with new BC legislation

Currently, delivery drivers practically live on their tips.

Inflation rate drops slightly while food and housing prices worsen: StatCan

Largely due to the cost of gas coming down.

Victoria city councillor releases statement following calls for her resignation

She said she will complete her term.

Police warn residents of cougar sighting in Victoria area Tuesday morning

Conservation have been called in.

12-year-old’s ‘false allegation’ leads to large police presence in Nanaimo

Three people were arrested and later released.

22-year-old impaired driver flips car Bear Mountain Parkway: West Shore RCMP

The driver walked away with minor injuries

Canadians across the country call for resignation of Victoria city councillor

After she co-signed an open letter regarding the Israel-Hamas conflict.

Premier Eby called out for ‘sidestepping opposition to fracking’ in BC

At the BC NDP convention this weekend.

Transgender flag raised on legislature grounds in honour of those who have died

Today is ​​Transgender Day of Remembrance.

Dramatic rollover crash snarls traffic on Quadra Street in Saanich Monday morning

Police are asking motorist to avoid the area.

Beware of scammers impersonating Capital Regional District officials

They’re telling people to hang up.

Missing 56-year-old Sooke man found deceased

He was last seen on a trail camera with a visible head injury

Environment Canada upgrades wind warning for Greater Victoria

70 to 90 km/h wind gusts are expected!

Increase in romance/investment scams targeting Chinese community in Saanich

The scam has led to substantial financial losses.