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Transportation

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BC Ferries offers deals for travellers with RVs, campers, and trailers on its most...

Only valid if you purchase it in advance.
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Tofino and Ucluelet RCMP impounded 13 cars this past weekend

41 violation tickets were also handed out.
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Fully-vaccinated Canadians returning to the country won’t have to quarantine starting July 5th

Travellers will still participate in a pre-travel and on-arrival COVID-19 test.
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BC Ferries announces recreational travel will resume starting tomorrow

BC Ferries' website crashed moments after the announcement was made.

Greater Victoria Harbour Authority publicly advocates for earlier return of cruise ships

The GVHA said the industry is threatened by the current temporary legislation.

ICBC will issue a second COVID-19 rebate to its customers

To those who had an active policy between October 2020 and March 2021.

Langford considers installing 3D crosswalk as a trial

Move over, Marvel.

Here’s when to expect lane closures on the Pat Bay Highway over the next...

Closures will occur mainly in the evening.
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Evo Car Share expands service to Victoria this summer

80 hybrid vehicles will be available for car sharing.
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Nanaimo RCMP are asking for witnesses and footage of a fatal collision on Trans-Canada...

The collision claimed the life of a 74-year-old woman.

Section of Douglas Street closed after pedestrian struck and killed near Uptown

Police expect the area to be closed for several hours.

Man struck by BC Transit bus on Douglas Street Tuesday morning

Reports say the man is alert and talking.
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Canadian Coast Guard opens new search and rescue station in Victoria

It will be staffed 24/7.

CRD seek public feedback on widening and adding lights to Galloping Goose trail

Due to a shift towards active transportation and healthy lifestyles.
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BC Ferries reminds public they will not accept non-essential travellers this May long weekend

Some sources say they’ve still been able to board for non-essential reasons.
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Oak Bay Police catch driver going 134 km/h in a 50 km zone

They’ve been dealing with speed demons all week.

ICBC will refund customers up to $150 as part of their new insurance model

For drivers who renewed on the old system.

VicPD ask for public’s help finding a nurse’s stolen bike

It was stolen while she was administering COVID-19 vaccines.
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City of Victoria seeking public opinion on new James Bay bike lanes

Two new routes are proposed totalling 32 km.

Nanaimo Parkway closed after serious crash involving two semi-trucks this morning

A driver has been transported to the hospital with injuries.
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Saanich Police investigate two serious crashes over the weekend

One driver was trapped in their vehicle with potentially life threatening injuries.

Here’s how the province will enforce the new travel restrictions in BC

Two more reasons for essential travel were added to the list today.

Two-vehicle crash snarls southbound traffic on TCH near West Shore Parkway

Drivers heading southbound on Highway 1 are limited to one lane and should expect delays. 
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Nanaimo woman dies in two vehicle crash on highway near Parksville

She pulled a U-turn in front of an oncoming RV.

Snowbirds set to return to the skies over Comox Valley this spring

Keep your eyes on the skies May 4th.
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BC Ferries will now deny travel to people travelling for non-essential reasons

Non-essential travelers may face a $575 fine.

Travelling outside your health region in BC for non-essential purposes could get you a...

These orders are effective immediately.
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Newest BC Ferries hybrid electric vessel joins fleet for Earth Day

The vessel will service the Nanaimo Harbour – Gabriola Island route.

BC’s Minister of Public Safety clarifies travel restrictions regarding random stops

There will be no random individual stops.

BC Transit to offer Victoria residents free rides on Earth Day this Thursday

COVID-19 protocols are still in place.

Saanich Police intercept impaired driver on Pat Bay Hwy after road rage incident

The driver had a mandated alcohol detecting ignition interlock in their vehicle.
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Here’s the times when the highway to Tofino will be closed next month

There will also be a 10-hour closure on April 28th

Air Canada offers refunds for COVID-cancelled flights dating back to February 2020

You can request a refund until June 12th, 2021.

Remaining ICBC refund cheques will be delivered by the end of April

Cheques were delayed a month due to a cyber attack.

COVID-19 exposure reported on Air Canada flight to Victoria

The flight departed from Vancouver on April 1st.

Flight inspection planned over Nanaimo Harbour this week

Don’t be surprised to see a large jet overhead!

11 new double decker buses coming to Victoria will have USB chargers

The first bus will roll-out tomorrow!

UVic’s new bike lanes set to be completed in time for return of students...

In-person classes are set to return in September.

BC to employ over 1,400 employees laid-off due to COVID-19 to assist with immunization...

Many of those from the travel and hospitality industries.

Saanich Council unanimously approves 30 km/h speed limit on residential roads

360 km of Saanich’s residential roads will see this change.

Two vehicles impounded for ‘racing’ on Pat Bay Highway Saturday night

Fast, furious, and confiscated.

Bus to Tofino expected to resume after $27M government grant announced

The provincial grant looks to support inter-city bus travel.
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BC Ferries launches discount fares on advance bookings for Island routes

The new fares will be available year-round.

Victoria International Airport awarded ‘Best Airport in North America’ in 2020

Along with 'Best Hygiene Measures'.
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BC Ferries cancels remaining Friday sailings due to adverse weather

The cancellations happened throughout the day and will continue through to the evening.

East Saanich Road exit off Pat Bay Highway will be closed after overpass built

The province is looking for feedback on the major project.

BC Transit employees get creative with physically distant wedding in Victoria

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

Federal government bans cruise ship visits to Canada until February 2022

The ban was initially put in place back in March 2020.