Friday, January 24, 2020


Woman dies from injuries sustained in downtown Victoria apartment fire

The fire began after she barricaded herself inside a suite.

B.C. residents won $785 million in lottery winnings in 2019

Over 86 million winning tickets were sold throughout the year

Police looking to identify two men in Oak Bay liquor store smash-and-grab

The two men were caught on CCTV smashing the front window with a rock.

Police release videos of suspects in altercation involving knife at Langford school yard (VIDEOS)

One teenager was taken to the hospital during the fight in June 2019

B.C. dispatch room releases its 10 most ridiculous 911 calls of 2019

These are not good reasons for calling the police 🙅‍♂️

Second victim dead after Christmas Eve assault in Duncan

A couple was killed in a targeted attack on December 24th

Saanich Police search for missing 24-year-old man

He was last seen on Christmas Day

VicPD issues public warning after two possible attempted kidnappings in downtown Victoria

Both incidents occurred today and both women were able to escape.

One hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after police incident in downtown Victoria

They allegedly barricaded themselves in a suite that then caught fire

70-year-old pedestrian sent to hospital after being struck by vehicle in Oak Bay

This is the second pedestrian struck in Oak Bay this week.

6.3 magnitude earthquake strikes west of Port Hardy on Christmas Eve

This is the fifth quake in the past couple days in the area.

34-year-old man arrested in connection with multiple Saanich fires

It's alleged he started 5 fires from December 6th to December 20th

Six arrested on drug trafficking charges after search warrant executed on Haultain Street

Numerous concerns were raised about activity at the home

Nanaimo RCMP on the hunt for bank robber wearing Santa hat

You could say there was a ho-ho-hold up.. 🎅🏻

ICBC are “deeply sorry” about claiming that slain West Shore RCMP officer was at fault for drunk driving collision

“We were wrong and we are going to fix it,” the insurance agency says.

Gifts stolen after thieves ransack Oak Bay home while residents were away

Unfortunately for this family, the Grinch made an appearance in Oak Bay.

Magnitude 5.1 earthquake strikes west of Vancouver Island

At 8:44 a.m. this morning

Vancouver Island activists raise billboards for missing Indigenous women

Angeline Pete has been missing for 8 years, and Lisa Young disappeared 17 years ago

Pedestrian hospitalized after being struck by vehicle in Oak Bay

They suffered a head injury and are in serious condition.

View Royal will receive a new $32M HandyDART operations facility

It will be able to accommodate 110 buses

BC Green Party appoints Adam Olsen as interim party leader

Party leader Andrew Weaver announced plans to step down in October

West Shore RCMP arrest drug dealer wanted on Canada-wide warrant

The suspect is wanted in PEI for cocaine trafficking.

Saanich announces plan to replace Pearkes arena ice rink in $2.6M project

Construction will begin in April 2020

Two women arrested after search warrant executed at hotel room in Courtenay

Drugs, cash, and cell phones were seized.

Alcohol believed to be a factor in Thursday night single-vehicle collision in Saanich

Police were able to locate the driver with help from witnesses

Over 4,600 affected by power outages in Metchosin and Colwood

Crews have not yet been assigned as of the time of publication

Pedestrian killed while crossing road in Port Alberni Wednesday night

Bystanders provided first aid to the pedestrian until first responders arrived.

Victoria Police arrest one man after two thefts during Facebook Marketplace transactions

In the first incident, the suspect succeeded in stealing a used iPhone 10

BC Ferries’ first hybrid electric vessels will reach Victoria by early 2020

They started their journey from Romania last month.

Oak Bay father Andrew Berry sentenced to life in prison with parole eligibility after 22 years

After being found guilty of murdering his daughters, six-year-old Chloe and four-year-old Aubrey Berry.

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Thursday December 19th

Say goodbye to one of Victoria’s most legendary bars!

Provinces announces new $82M high school opening in Duncan in 2023

The new facility will be located next to Vancouver Island University's Cowichan campus

Over 25% of Malahat crashes are caused by driver inattentiveness (REPORT)

ICBC data breaks down all Malahat crashes over the past decade.