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Thursday, December 2, 2021


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Rare Waterspout appears in Strait of Georgia off Lasqueti Island (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

The spout lasted approximately 10 minutes.

3 Syrian Refugees Given Helicopter Tour of British Columbia (VIDEO)

Producer Amar Mirchandani and Helicopter Pilot/Youtuber Bradley Friesen took 3 Syrian refugees on an unforgettable trip through the province.

This skateboarding video filmed in Esquimalt will take you back to the mid-1970s (VIDEO)

Pack your short shorts we're going skating in the 70s.
Power To Be Volunteers

Volunteers needed for three Power To Be projects

HeroWork, a Victoria-based non-profit organization, is helping Power To Be revamp a former golf course at Prospect Lake into inclusive and accessible recreation hub.
Daily Driven Exotic Damon Fryer

Youtuber says reporter “completely lied” about his call for Malahat speed limit increases (VIDEO)

Damon Fryer (YouTube: DailyDrivenExotics) is accusing the Victoria-based Chek News station of misrepresenting his statements.
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.

18 photos and videos of Canada Day fireworks in Victoria

Thousands of people gathered around the waters of the inner harbour Saturday night to take in the live music followed by a fireworks display...

Old footage shows what downtown Victoria looked like in 1907 (VIDEO)

The century-old cityscape is surprisingly recognizable!

Fairmont Empress Hotel hosts grand re-opening ceremony (VIDEO)

The Queen has returned, courtesy of Nat Bosa. Just three years after the Vancouver-based developer bought Victoria's most iconic hotel, the Empress now has a...

Watch the 119th Island Farms Victoria Day Parade

Tune in for LIVE coverage of the Island Farms Victoria Day Parade presented by Natrel. Join CHEK News' Stacy Ross, Ed Bain, Jeff King &...

Sea lion grabs young girl and pulls her into water in Richmond BC (VIDEO)

A quick thinking family member jumped into the water to save her.

Watch live BC Election results starting at 8pm

The 2017 B.C. election comes to a close on Tuesday night, with polls closing at 8 p.m. LEADING or ELECTED (44 required for a majority) LIBERAL:...

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

Get up and get moving, Victoria!

Boat in the Gorge Waterway destroyed by fire (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

A thick cloud of smoke filled the air over Victoria’s Gorge Waterway Monday afternoon after a boat burst into flames near the Selkirk Trestle....

Truck gets stuck under E&N railway bridge near Esquimalt (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Not the way you want to start your work week!

Local media company is looking for teens that consider themselves the antidote to ‘normal’...

Love the Kik messaging app? Guess what. They’re launching a brand new website next month and need Victoria teens with unique looks to be...

Dashboard cam captures dramatic head-on crash on Pat Bay Highway

A dramatic head-on crash on the Pat Bay Highway last week was captured on dash cam video. Eric who was a few vehicles back of...

16 freezing photos and a video from the Sidney Polar Bear Swim 2017

Hundreds of people braved this year’s Polar Bear Swim in Sidney to welcome in the new year with a splash! The beach location off Lochside...

12 photos and videos of Backstreet Boys member Nick Carter performing at Sugar Nightclub...

Backstreet Boys member Nick Carter, performed to a nearly sold-out crowd at Sugar Nightclub Tuesday night. As of 2015 Carter has released three solo...

When can a landlord enter your home? [VIDEO]

The Residential Tenancy Branch have just released a new video explaining the rules for landlord’s access to rental units in British Columbia. If you’ve ever...

Time-lapse video of Salish Orca being wrapped in a massive decal

That’s a wrap! BC Ferries’ newest vessel, the Salish Orca just finished being wrapped in a massive decal over in Poland. The artwork was designed...

VIDEO: Damaging waterspout in Oregon from today’s storm

A waterspout struck the Oregon beach town of Manzanita on Friday morning. The footage was captured by Tyler Ryals. No injuries were reported, however...

Little Royal children mesmerized by balloons bubbles and baby animals at Victoria party

The grounds of Government House were transformed into a petting zoo and an idyllic playground for a Royal play date with Princess Charlotte and...

Video shows cruise ship list heavily as the vessel approaches Victoria

There was some very tense moments for passengers aboard the cruise ship Carnival Legend as it approached Victoria last week. The ship began to list...

Preparing your dog before your first baby arrives (VIDEO)

For some dogs, transitioning into life with a new baby is effortless. For others? Not so much. So I'm sharing with you some of...

Have you ever wondered what Sooke Basin looked like from the sky? (VIDEO)

The Sooke Basin is a small body of water located between Sooke and East Sooke. The shores are mostly rock, but along the north...

Meet the man behind Deuce Days! (SHAW TV)

Shaw TV's Lisa Pysmenny introduces us to the man who is facilitating the largest gathering of 32's in the world. Related: 28 photos from the...

Swimming in the Gorge Waterway at Curtis Point in about 1922 (VIDEO)

For many years the Gorge was the primary place people in the Greater Victoria area did their swimming. There were several bath houses. At...

Must watch drone footage of Victoria’s Canada Day fireworks display

As always, Victoria put's on a spectacular fireworks display over the Inner Harbour to celebrate Canada’s 149th birthday downtown. Jeff Hughes, from Vancouver Island...

Man who scaled Vancouver’s Trump Tower is at it again, this time at Goldstream...

While most  prefer a leisurely hike on the abandoned rail line that crosses high above the Niagara Creek in Goldstream Provincial Park, two urban...

Fire destroys century old Cassidy Inn Pub in Nanaimo (VIDEO)

Fire crews were called to the Cassidy Inn Pub along the Trans-Canada Highway just after 11 p.m. when smoke was seen coming from the...

Canada Day fireworks light up Victoria skies (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Canada's 149th has come and gone, and what a party it was! Thousands of people around Greater Victoria celebrated our nation’s birthday throughout the region,...

10 beautiful beaches near Sooke to add to your summer bucket list (VIDEO)

From drone shots to timelapses 😍

Rex Murphy: For Fort McMurray, better days will come

Even before this week, before the fires, before the evacuation, Fort McMurray wasn't an easy place to live. That isn't to say that the...

Fiery escape from Fort McMurray caught on dash cam being used to raise money...

A Fort McMurray resident's dash cam recorded what he and nearly 80,000 other residents experienced as they escaped the fire-torn city. Michel Chamberland, a 25-year-old...

Home in Brentwood Bay destroyed by massive fire

A family of four in Brentwood Bay lost their home to an early morning massive fire. Emergency crews were called to the home in...

Before and after morning traffic simulation of Trans-Canada Highway/McKenzie interchange

The video first shows an aerial view of what the current morning rush hour traffic pattern is like Trans-Canada Highway/McKenzie intersection, then switches to...

Trans-Canada Highway/McKenzie interchange before and after video simulation

This video shows an aerial view of current afternoon rush hour traffic patterns at the existing Trans-Canada Highway/McKenzie Avenue intersection and the McKenzie/Burnside intersection....

Photos and video from the 27th annual TC10K

A little damp weather on Sunday morning didn't stop nearly 10,000 people from partaking in the 27th annual TC10k. The Times Colonist is reporting...

Fire destroys motor home at West Bay RV Park in Esquimalt (VIDEO)

An early morning fire on Tuesday at the West Bay RV park in Esquimalt destroyed a motor home and badly damaged two camper trailers. Both...

Aerial footage captures the ruins and cliffs of the Sooke Potholes.

Aerial drone footage of ruins on the edge of a cliff above the flooded Sooke River Potholes of Sooke B.C. March 2016

Amazing drone footage showing the flooded Cowichan Bay

Check out this stunning 4K drone footage captured on March 10th in the Cowichan Bay. The video also captures a flooded SUV on Cowichan Bay Road...

Kayaking on Northern Vancouver Island from a traveller’s point of view [VIDEO]

Destination BC released a new video this week showing what it's like to take a trip to Northern Vancouver Island from a traveller's point...

#PinkShirtDay – Pink takes over Victoria!

Bullying is a major problem in our schools, workplaces, homes, and over the Internet. Today many people in Victoria and across Canada participated in...