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Saanich gas leak closes section of Quadra Street and prompts evacuation of nearby buildings...

Cloverdale Elementary School was also evacuated.

West Shore RCMP reveal details of Sunday’s serious collision on HWY 1 near Leigh...

One vehicle was going nearly 200 km/h.

Confirmed gas leak closes roads in Fernwood as crews respond

Several BC Transit bus routes are being impacted.

Blanshard Street delays ahead as crews work on underground infrastructure

Between Caledonia Avenue and Fort Street.

This new Canadian airline is offering round-trip flights starting at $1

Plus fees, of course.

ICBC president and CEO departs position to take over same role at BC Ferries

He was with ICBC for nearly two decades.

Portion of Goldstream Avenue in Langford to close for a month; here’s what you...

The entire project could take a year to complete.

Nanaimo ranks among top 10 cheapest cities in Canada for car insurance

They pay almost half what a Calgarian would. 🚗

Two-vehicle crash snarls Wednesday morning traffic on Pat Bay Hwy

One truck T-boned another truck.
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Construction begins on ambitious roadway makeover in James Bay

And there will be a berry garden!

Here’s the backstory on the bizarre crash that closed the Malahat last week (PHOTOS)

One vehicle ended up on the roof of another.

Here’s why there is a massive container ship docked at Victoria’s breakwater

The 300 metre long ship has been there since January 1st. ⚓
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5-year-old Courtenay boy expected to recover after being struck by vehicle

The driver remained on scene and cooperated with officers.

Vancouver Island’s only bus service to Tofino is cancelling service until May

It hasn’t been profitable since the pandemic.

Evacuation alert lifted for North Cowichan as river flow levels begin to recede

Chemainus River’s water levels have stopped rising.
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BC Transit will be free across Greater Victoria this New Year’s Eve

Start 2023 on the right foot!

Evacuation alert extended for parts of North Cowichan due to continued flooding

The evacuation will be reassessed today.

Tragic Christmas Eve bus crash near Kelowna leaves four dead and 53 in hospital

The bus flipped while driving on dangerous icy roads.

Here are live updates of current highway conditions on southern Vancouver Island (PHOTOS)

This article updates every 15 minutes!

Majority of Friday flights cancelled at YYJ amid freezing rain, provincial travel advisory

WestJet has suspended all YYJ and YVR flights today.

Province warns Vancouver Islanders to stay off the roads as freezing rain approaches

Power outages, snow and freezing rain are on Victoria’s horizon.

8 must know tips when travelling with BC Ferries during the holiday season

… the 9th tip is patience.

Victoria’s snowfall on Tuesday was 5th snowiest day on record since 1940

They recorded 29 cm of snow at YYJ!

These services and events around Victoria are cancelled due to weather

In case you were wondering 🤔

Arctic air warning for Victoria means outside temperatures will feel like -20°C

Buses, flights and roads continue to be affected.
snow on january 14th

BC Transit suspends all service in Greater Victoria for second day in a row

Due to snow and freezing conditions.

BC Transit suspends road service in Greater Victoria for remainder of day

Attempts to resume the service were unsuccessful.

21 travel tips for Victoria residents flying home for the holidays

Avoid flight stress with these travel tips

BC Ferries cancels all early morning trips; more cancellations on the way

The province recommends avoiding travel today.
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BC Ferries sailings between Crofton and Salt Spring Island heavily impacted by cold weather

Broken vessels, cold weather and staff shortages, oh my!

Here are live updates of current road conditions on southern Vancouver Island (PHOTOS)

This article updates every 15 minutes!
Victoria Intersection

These are the top 10 collision prone intersections on Vancouver Island: ICBC

Can you guess which ones are the worst? 💥🚗
Bike Lanes Victoria

Tillicum Road to get additional bike lanes connecting Esquimalt cycling community

Plus, speed limits will be reduced to improve safety.

Passengers stranded after BC Ferries vessel loses anchor mid-voyage

Some reported they saw smoke.

ICBC claims rise by 94% after a week of winter-like conditions

Here’s a few driving tips to keep you and your car safe.
Victoria Harbour Road Bike Lanes

Victoria commuters like to bike or walk to work: 2021 Census

Lots of people taking the ol’ ‘shoelace express’ to work.

Over a dozen BC Transit routes affected due to Tuesday’s snowfall

BC Transit recommends leaving more time for your journey.

BC Ferries cancels remainder of Tuesday’s sailings on major route due to looming storm

With winds potentially reaching 90 km/h.

Here are live updates of current road conditions on southern Vancouver Island (PHOTOS)

This article updates every 15 minutes!

BC Transit warns commuters of potential delays with snow in the forecast

Plan for the worst and hope for the best! ❄️
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BC Ferries breaks records for revenue, net earnings and passengers carried in 2022

Overall revenue is up by $62 million.

Here are the roads that will be closed during the Santa Claus Parade this...

Temporary CCTV cameras will also be installed.