Friday, October 18, 2019

New playground opens at Eagle View Elementary School in View Royal

Plenty of room for everyone to play!

Probable case of whooping cough detected at Esquimalt elementary school: Island Health

Parents and guardians have been advised to watch for symptoms

RCMP looking for missing 15-year-old Duncan girl

She was last seen on Tuesday.

Greater Victoria organizations receive over $113K grants to improve oral and mental health care

Through the Victoria Foundation and Green Shield Canada

40-year-old woman facing drug trafficking charges after police raid in Chemainus

She received 5 drug trafficking charges in total

Greater Victoria School District creates online survey to help decide on school name change

Do you support changing the name of George Jay Elementary School?

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Thursday October 17th

“I see you shiver with antici…” 💋

Drug overdose deaths continue to decrease in Victoria: BC Coroners Service

35 illicit drug related deaths were reported within the first eight months of 2019

West Shore RCMP arrest suspected car thief with the help of local resident

But police don’t want anyone else to do what he did

These gas stations in Victoria have cheaper prices than average right now

Gas prices skyrocket up by 18 cents on Tuesday ⛽😨

First case of probable vaping-related illness found in B.C.

And more are expected to come to light as investigations continue

Canada’s federal political parties were just graded on their climate change policies

Guess who "did not attend science class"? 😬

Eight people displaced after structure fire in North Cowichan

The fire is not being deemed suspicious at this time

Nanaimo woman suffers serious injuries after being attacked by stranger with a pipe

The 28-year-old says she was assaulted as soon as she walked out of the Dorchester Hotel.

Search and rescue teams working to locate missing 51-year-old Nanaimo man

Cortney Latoski is an avid hiker, known to hike for several hours, and has MS

32-year-old Langford woman steals wallet and uses victim’s identity to take out $10,000 loan

She also changed the victim's information through Equifax and Trans Union

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Wednesday October 16th

We're already halfway through the week!

This Central Saanich corn maze will be full of evil clowns and zombies this...

Be warned, this isn’t for the faint of heart 🤡

The Ultimate Hobby and Toy Fair is happening in Victoria this weekend

Dress up and grab the item you’ve always wanted!

42-year-old man arrested after threatening to shoot a police officer on Vancouver Island

The incident occurred in Black Creek, a community located on Eastern Vancouver Island

Jagmeet Singh helps gain momentum for NDP in British Columbia (REPORT)

Canada could be headed towards a minority government

WIN a pair of entry passes to Crafted Farmhouse Market happening next weekend (CONTEST)

Sweet treats, warm drinks and a vintage vibe!

This FREE Bates Motel-inspired haunted house in Saanich is a Halloween must-see

You can check out any time you like, but you can never leave 🎵

Man arrested for allegedly threatening to kill a couple in Oak Bay

Because the woman refused to give him a cigarette 😶

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Tuesday October 15th

Only a couple more weeks til Halloween!
Earthquake Drill Shake Out BC

Hundreds of thousands across BC will be participating in major earthquake drill this week

More than 780,000 people took part in ShakeOut BC last year

Victoria is set to receive 5 straight days of rain this week

But with higher temperatures than last week

These 5 companies were named the top plastic polluters in Canada (REPORT)

And the two most prolific polluters are the same as last year

Spice Jammer Restaurant is closing its doors after 29 years of operation in downtown...

And one lucky reader has the chance to win a $100 gift card to the restaurant!

Family of 20-year-old woman injured in Oak Bay hit-and-run seeking witnesses

Their 1-year-old French Bulldog, Louie, was killed in the crash. 

89-year-old pedestrian killed in Saanich vehicle collision

The driver is fully cooperating with investigators

Island Health will be providing temporary staff to Victoria and Nanaimo care facilities

At Selkirk Place in Victoria and Nanaimo Seniors Village