Tuesday, June 25, 2019

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Tuesday June 25th

It's time for a HarbourCats Funeral Giveaway game!

The 25th annual Victoria Pride Parade and Festival is just two weeks away

And we'll be livestreaming it all!! 🏳️‍🌈💖

Road detours between Douglas and Government begin today

Commuters who usually drive down Dallas Road near downtown Victoria should find an alternate route this summer as construction on the Clover Point Pump...

RCMP searching for teenager who broke into Langford liquor store

He was with two 15-year-old girls who have already been arrested

BC government wants your opinion about ending Daylight Saving Time

Do you want to end the practice of Daylight Saving Time?

You can join Vancouver Island’s attempt to create the world’s longest river tube chain

Help break a Guinness World Record next month! 🚣

Victoria woman rushed to ICU after being hit by the same car twice while...

The driver hit her once, then backed their car up and struck her again.

Here’s why there are dozens of load bearing posts at Uptown parkade in Saanich

They make for an intimidating sight, but they're there for an innocent reason

GoFundMe campaign launched for family of 13-year-old who tragically died on Sooke field trip

His last act was warning other students of a falling tree.

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Monday June 24th

Corey Hart is playing at the Save-on-Foods-Memorial-Centre tonight!

15 things to do in and around Victoria this weekend, June 22nd – 23rd

Entertaining amateur sports are here at the 10th annual Island Summer Games! 🏃

West Shore RCMP seeking 32-year-old man wanted for sexually assaulting minors

Richard Tom is wanted for 8 counts of sexual offences

11 FREE outdoor movies happening in and around Victoria this summer

Spiderman, Aquaman, or Harry Potter? 🤔

39-year-old man arrested for armed robbery and theft of high end rings in Nanaimo

Dustin Williams allegedly pointed a firearm at the Best Buy Liquor Store clerk before stealing money from the till

Downtown Victoria business owners believe lack of parking and safety are top concerns (REPORT)

Cases of graffiti and drug paraphernalia nearly doubled in one year.

Pacific FC is building BC’s largest indoor field house in Langford

The $5 million facility is expected to open in Fall 2019.

New taco restaurant officially opens shop in Sidney

Fresh, homemade guac anyone? 🤤

Woman found dead following early morning apartment fire in Saanich

Two other people have been taken to the hospital with unconfirmed injuries

Crews extinguish large multi-unit apartment fire in Saanich (UPDATED)

Richmond Rd at Carrick is currently closed to traffic as crews deal with the aftermath of the fire

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Friday June 21st

FernFest kicks off tonight!

Camper receives over $1,000 fine for starting campfire in a Langford park

He was in a non-camping zone 🤦🏽‍♀️

36-year-old woman arrested for stealing from Seaspan ferry in North Saanich

Police found and arrested her after she paddled out to a nearby sailboat
BC Ferries

BC Ferries delays alcohol sale on vessels pending liquor license approval

They were expected to roll out beer and wine sales on select vessels this month

Over 50 adoptable pets were rescued bythe Victoria Humane Society last week

“It seems like every day people are phoning in and saying ‘can you take this’...”

Victoria man sentenced to 2 years in prison for assaulting VicPD K9 service dog

PSD Uno was struck in the head and face multiple times

Youth vaping increased by a shocking 74% in Canada last year (REPORT)

The Canadian Cancer Society is calling for the government to increase regulations.

Starbucks has buy-one-get-one FREE coffees and frappuccinos this afternoon

Just in time for that afternoon jolt! ☕️

You could win this $1.2 million ocean view home in Colwood (PHOTOS)

You could also win a Tesla, travel packages and more!

BC Gang Enforcement Team assisting investigation of two shootings in 48 hours on Vancouver...

So far they've checked out numerous people associated with the street-level drug trade

Teenager from Lansdowne Middle School dies during field trip near Sooke

One other person remains in critical condition.

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Thursday June 20th

There's free music at Beacon Hill Park today in support of mental health! 🎶

Baby bunnies and stranded turtle rescued in Saanich

It doesn't get cuter than this 😍

Victoria’s 24th annual FernFest kicks off this Friday

Come see Fernwood transformed!

New federal bill completely bans bestiality and animal fighting across Canada

Animal sexual abusers will now be added to Canada’s National Sex Offenders Registry.

Victoria youth invited to attend FREE LGBTQ2+ event to kick off Pride month

Music, food, craft tables, Drag Makeup workshops and more! 🏳️‍🌈

Get your health in check at this futuristic wellness practice in Victoria

Because who doesn't want to remove stress and increase energy? 🧘

Canada welcomed the largest number of resettled refugees in the world last year (REPORT)

Over half of the refugee submissions were for children.

RCMP search for missing man who may be hitchhiking on Vancouver Island

They've conducted an intensive ground and air search but to no avail

80 new movies and shows coming to Netflix Canada this July

So many shows, too little time!!

Canada has officially outlawed the import and export of shark fins

Canada has been the largest importer of shark fins outside of Asia

WIN a pair of pit passes plus campsite to this year’s Sunfest Country Music...

Featuring Jason Aldean and Maren Morris as headliners! 🎵
Bear sighting

Black bear spotted in Brentwood Bay on Tuesday night

Anyone who sees the bear is asked to contact BC Conservation at 1-877-952-7277.

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Wednesday June 19th

Victoria's 20th Anniversary Ska & Reggae Festival begins today!

41-year-old man arrested for break-and-enter in North Saanich

Thanks to a collaboration between Sidney/North Saanich RCMP and Saanich Police

Air Canada named best airline in North America for 3rd year in a row

This is the eighth time they've received the title within 10 years
ska & reggae festival

Victoria’s 20th annual Ska & Reggae Festival kicks off tomorrow

Headlined by Bob Marley's son, Ky-Mani Marley! 🎶