Thursday, March 4, 2021


Marshalls set to open second location in Greater Victoria next month

The new store will occupy roughly 20,000 square feet.

Wounded Warrior marathon run postponed until April due to COVID-19

The popular marathon happens every February 21st.

VicPD warns city against cybercrimes after fraudster steals $5,400 in four days

One scammer told a victim he needed money for a funeral.

BC reports 508 new COVID-19 cases and six new deaths on February 19th

Today was the largest ever number of doses in one day.

First images sent back from Perseverance Mars rover (PHOTOS)

The rover will begin collecting samples shortly.

Victoria Cannabis Buyers Club threatened with eviction

The club said they may have no choice but to involve Dr. Bonnie Henry

Federal government extends COVID-19 benefits for Canadians

CRB, CRCB, EI, and sickness benefit have all been extended.

VicPD disarms man wielding shovel at Victoria Bylaw officers in Ravine Park

The man confronted officers with the shovel.

BC reports 617 new COVID-19 cases and four new deaths on February 18th

There was an increase of 198 active cases today.

Victoria’s ‘Downtown Delivers’ program extended until end of March

The program launched in December.

Downtown Victoria eatery subject of sexual assault allegations removes signage

However, job postings have been recently listed online.

Man wanted on multiple warrants busted for shoplifting at Winners in Langford

He ran from the store.. in a pair of stolen shoes.

Here’s how you can watch NASA’s latest Mars landing (PHOTOS/VIDEO)

Less than one hour to landing! (12:55 p.m.)

Province officially opens mobile government offices in Langford

Over 20% of Victoria’s government employees currently live in the Westshore area.

Canada received over 400,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines this week

It’s the largest shipment the country has received to date.

VicPD seize several weapons from an empty tent including a spiked baseball bat

The abandoned tent was located near Royal Athletic Park

Langford arena being converted to a major COVID-19 immunization centre

The facility will operate 7 days a week until August

Esquimalt couple tie the knot in emotional ceremony after woman given weeks to live

She is currently battling terminal cancer.

VicPD rescue 80-year-old man trapped in tent during last weekend’s heavy snowfall

He had been living in the tent for the past year.

Lost woman located by Ladysmith Search and Rescue after spending night outdoors

The woman was airlifted out and taken to hospital.

BC reports 427 new COVID-19 cases and three new deaths on February 17th

To date, 176,015 people in BC have received a COVID-19 vaccine.

Belfry Theatre goes virtual for spring season with filmed productions

Ticket holders will have access to streaming video during the performance runs.

Woman staves off attempted robbery in Saanich as she exits her vehicle

The incident occurred at Mattick's Farm plaza.

Victoria Shamrocks part ways with head coach ahead of 2021 season

Bob Heyes coached the lacrosse team for a very successful 8 years.

BC extends provincial state of emergency until March 2nd

The new deadline is just shy of a year since the first state of emergency was declared.

Only 10% of BC’s population will be vaccinated for COVID-19 by April: Adrian Dix

If the vaccines are delivered on schedule.

Dramatic high-speed crash in Langford captured on home security camera (VIDEO)

A single-father of two lost his car in the crash

38 acres of greenspace near Jordie Lunn Bike Park donated to Langford

The new park could feature a rock-climbing area!

Police seek witnesses in Nanaimo assault and robbery

When the victim awoke, his wallet and phone were gone.

Here’s how to get free flippin’ pancakes at Denny’s today

In celebration of International Pancake Day! 🥞

Nanaimo RCMP officer injured after cruiser crashes and flips onto roof

The officer was able to climb out from under the flipped car.

Here’s how much snow fell across Vancouver Island this weekend

Victoria saw the second-highest amount of snow.

West Shore RCMP ask public for help finding missing woman (UPDATED)

UPDATE: She has been located and is safe.

Canada Post service disrupted on Island following snowstorms

Keep your driveway and walkways clear!

BC Transit employees get creative with physically distant wedding in Victoria

That's one bus they're not going to want to miss! 😍

Canada named one of the top destinations for international students in the world

USA, Australia and the UK also join the top 5.

Victoria minor hockey team selected as finalist in Canada-wide contest (VIDEO)

The contest awards $100,000 to the winner's charity of choice. 

RCMP ask for public assistance after teenager reported missing from Nanaimo

He was reported missing on Thursday.

Victoria ranked 5th most expensive rental market in Canada for January

It was ranked 4th from September to January.

Nanaimo RCMP ask public for help to find missing 23-year-old

He has been missing since Saturday.

COVID-19 outbreak declared at two Nanaimo long-term care homes

Island Health is working to identify anyone who may have been exposed.