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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

The Buzz

Voodoo doll of Mayor Lisa Helps turns up on Facebook Marketplace

They’re asking $457. 🤨

‘Stop the Squawk’: One Victoria man’s vendetta against a bird-deterring noise maker

"No bird makes that much noise in such a consistent way all day long."

Here’s how Greater Victoria fared in this CBC reporter’s ranking of municipal pins

See how your Vancouver Island community fared!

A mysterious island has appeared in the Gorge Waterway

Adorned with a singular Japanese Katsura tree 🤔

Here are Victoria Buzz’s top 12 articles from 2019

You guys really like ice cream, hey?

This Victoria Buzz follower created a hilarious Bingo card about our comment sections

He's a self-proclaimed "seasoned memelord" 😂

Victoria Buzz officially surpasses 100,000 fans on Facebook

Thank you, Victoria! 🙏

Here’s how you can see Victoria in 3D on Google Maps

And we're not just talking about Street View!

Here’s how you can bet on who will rule and die ahead of Game...

When you play the Game of Thrones, you win or...☠️

Former Victoria Buzz staff writer wins national CBC comedy contest

He's the "awkward young man with good jokes"! 🎤

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Meet the dynamic duo behind the scenes at Victoria Buzz (PODCAST)

In case you've ever wondered what makes us tick!

Oprah Winfrey’s new $10 million home is just 20km away from Victoria (PHOTOS)

She's basically our next-door neighbour now!
Saanich Police Flamingo

Saanich Police remind driver to properly tie down flamingo

Yes, you read that headline correctly.
Dinosaur BC Legislature

A “dinosaur” apparently showed up at the BC legislature (VIDEO)

Clever girl... or whoever was underneath that costume 🦖
Bike Lanes Victoria

This Video Could Change Your Mind About Bike Lanes

We know it's a touchy subject...
Baby Goat Cuddle

The Victoria Lavender Farm needs you to cuddle its baby goats (PHOTOS)

It's a tough job, but someone's got to do it 🐐
Beaver Most Canadian Thing Ever

This Nanaimo break and enter might be the most Canadian thing ever (PHOTOS)

If we had a nickel for every time this happened... We'd have exactly one nickel 🇨🇦

Victorian’s message in a bottle washes up in Oregon

If that wasn't awesome enough, the message itself is full of inspiration and kindness.
Reddit Least Favourite Victoria

Here are Reddit’s top 10 “least favourite” things about Victoria

Maybe bike lanes are more popular than we thought 🤔
Baby Goats UVic

Baby Goats are coming to UVic this afternoon

Cuteness overload! 😍
Driftwood Victoria Breweries

A CBC Journalist just ranked every brewery in Victoria

People are not stoked about his choices 🍻😬
Tide Pod Saanich Police

WATCH: Saanich Police released a hilarious video about the Tide Pod Challenge

Highlights include plenty of dad jokes, a slow-motion "waterfall" scene, and the #nopodinyourbod hashtag.
Sea Otter Saanich Road

A river otter was reportedly “travelling down the road” in Saanich

And of course, Twitter users otterly loved it and responded
RCMP Musical Ride

21 photos and videos from the RCMP Musical Ride in Victoria and Colwood

Nearly 15,000 Victorians came out to watch this weekend, and the performances didn't disappoint!
Puzzle Art Faded

Puzzle piece art to be removed from Douglas and Yates intersection

They put all the pieces together and decided to get rid of it.
Johnny Depp Colwood

Johnny Depp spotted filming at Hatley Castle in Colwood

We've got photos to prove it!
Riverdale Tiera Skovbye Polly Cooper

Riverdale’s “Polly Cooper” got engaged at Shawnigan Lake

The high-school drama may seem endless on-screen, but at least one of Riverdale's characters has settled down in real life.
Drake Canada billboard

A Canadian rapper put up a billboard in LA and it’s going viral

It first appeared in 2016 as an advertisement for the OVO clothing line, but now it's suddenly back in the spotlight.
Puppies Adoption BC SPCA

12 adorable puppies available for adoption from Victoria SPCA next week (PHOTOS)

WARNING: This article contains incredibly cute photos.
Johnny Depp Sword Fight BC Children's Hospital

Johnny Depp surprises and sword-fights patients at BC Children’s Hospital (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

The Hollywood star reprised his Pirates of the Caribbean role as Captain Jack Sparrow for over five hours, greeting every single patient.

A Mountie chased a black bear and it might be the most Canadian thing...

Damian Gillis filmed a Mountie chasing a bear, creating a video with 20 of the most Canadian seconds we've ever seen.
Ethan with magazine

Colwood boy dressed as Deadpool featured on Ryan Reynolds’ Instagram

The post received over 900,000 likes!
Crowd Reaching

4 iconic moments from Victoria’s Canada 150 celebrations

From the crowd size and fireworks to the Arkells' antics and the Decolonize movement, read and watch the Canada Day that was.

We got a pre-opening sneak peek into the brand new Lush on Government St!...

The new location is unlike any Lush you've ever seen!

We found out why there are helmets attached to power lines around town

Victoria Buzz talked to BC Hydro to find out what's behind the strange sightings

Cheeky Craigslist ad offers the perfect starter home for you

Ready to make an offer?

Police and students pull off surprise flash mob at Uptown Shopping Center

Get up and get moving, Victoria!

The evolution of the Victoria Buzz logo

We’re changing, but for the better.

Bucket of tennis balls left for other dogs to play with at Willows Beach...

It was Family Day in BC on Monday, so many people were off for the day and were able to spend time outdoors in...

A community of Victoria moms rally for child in need of breast milk

A community of Victoria mums has come together to donate breast milk for 6-month-old Hanna, whose is severely allergic to anything other than breast milk. Hanna's mum who lives...

Central Saanich Police pull over Zamboni during Vancouver Island’s “Snowmageddon”

No good deed goes unpunished, or at least without a warning. Central Saanich farmer Marko Kardum became a viral sensation during the “Snowmageddon” last night after...

20 years ago: 96 photos from the “Blizzard of 1996” in Victoria

Today marks exactly 20 years since the first snow began to fall and which we now look back on in Victoria as the "Blizzard of...

CTV does a follow up on Ken the Scrabble player in Colwood

Ken, the man who welcomes a Scrabble challenge every Tuesday at a Tim Hortons in Colwood, is back in the news again, following our...

Age is just a number: 96-year-old first woman to receive Law Society Award

Victoria lawyer Constance D. Isherwood, QC has been named the recipient of the 2016 Law Society Award. After 65 years in the profession, at age 96, she is also British...

Victoria lucky number 7 among Best Cities in the World!

Victoria just placed at number 7 in the Condé Nast 2016 Readers' Choice Awards survey! Travelers cast more than 100,000 votes for their favorite...

What was Batman doing in Langford yesterday?

Did you happen to notice Batman roaming around the streets of Langford on Wednesday? After receiving multiple reports of the sighting, we decided to do...