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Sunday, June 26, 2022


News

Langford mayor joins team heading to Ukraine to provide humanitarian aid

They will focus on food security and distribute meals to those in need.

VicPD release new photos of Indigenous woman missing for 17 years

Belinda Cameron was last seen on May 11th, 2005.

University of Victoria lands a spot in the top 500 universities in the world

How do you think it ranked next to other Canadian institutions? 🤔

Oak Bay mansion sells for $13.1M making it Vancouver Island’s priciest home sale

It boasts five “bedroom suites” and eight bathrooms.

Outdoor patio at Nanaimo breakfast restaurant destroyed during hit-and-run

RCMP are looking for witnesses.

VicPD searching for man wanted on Canada-wide warrant

He is serving time for robbery, arson, break and enter and disguise with intent.

Saanich ‘distraction theft’ thieves also on the prowl in Langford

As one distracts a woman, the other steals her wallet.

BC Ferries faces nearly $675K fine following worker drowning

WorkSafeBC says the company failed to ensure worksite safety.

BC residents urged to recheck scratch and win tickets after system failure

You might have actually won! 💰

Nanaimo RCMP issues warrant for violent offender charged with forcible confinement and assault (UPDATED)

After breaching his court order release conditions

East Sooke man falls for internet Bitcoin scam and loses $27,000

The victim got a pop-up on his computer.

Man in mental health crisis barricades himself in Victoria apartment: VicPD

Officers are on scene working to resolve the incident.

Staff shortage prompts BC Ferries sailing cancellations on Tuesday

Vaccination policies and a shortage of professional mariners are fueling hiring challenges.

Sooke RCMP searching for missing man last seen in May (UPDATED)

Call police if you spot him.

UVic food bank sees ‘extremely high’ demand despite summer slow down

They say it’s linked to unaffordable housing and rising food costs.

RCMP seek help locating missing 40-year-old man from Courtenay

He was last heard from on May 27th.

Last summer’s heat dome left 55 dead on Vancouver Island, 619 across BC

Temperatures soared past 40°C in many parts of the province.

Police release photos of suspects in Saanich ‘distraction theft’ scheme

Two women have had their wallets stolen in recent days.

Witnesses sought in physical altercation between two men at Central Saanich’s Centennial Park

It occurred in the rear parking lot by the lacrosse box.

Fatal collision on Saturday claims life of Nanaimo teen

A driver in her 20s turned herself in to police the next day.

BC Transit offering free fares in Victoria this Wednesday

Local transit-goers rejoice! 🚌

Victoria Royals name defenseman Gannon Laroque as the team’s next captain

And he just signed a contract with the San Jose Sharks too! 🏒

Vancouver Island’s west coast to increase patrols to ‘crack down’ on illegal camping

Following a spike in illegal camping over the past two summers.

More than half of British Columbians are concerned about their data being hacked while online

Have you ever received a “phishing” email? 🤔

BC has seen half the number of wildfires it usually sees by this time of year

The end of summer could be a sizzler.

Flyover overpass at Pat Bay Hwy and Keating Cross Road expected to be completed by 2025

It will eliminate the need to turn across highway traffic.

First Nation wants new $789-million Royal BC Museum project curbed, artifacts returned

“We believe the province needs to put the brakes on this work…”

19 things to do in and around Victoria this weekend, June 3rd-5th

Farmers markets and the Oak Bay Tea Party!

Vancouver Island bank robbery sees man loot ‘substantial’ amount of cash

Witnesses spotted the man changing his clothes after fleeing.

Search and rescue efforts ongoing for missing 64-year-old Nanaimo man

He was last seen at his residence on June 1st.

Engineer behind unsafe highrise in Langford faces fines, license revocation

In 2019, tenants already living in the building were forced to vacate.