Tuesday, August 20, 2019

This restaurant in Victoria is giving away 5 FREE kids meals to everyone who...

...to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada!

New 6-storey affordable rental building coming to downtown Victoria

The building will feature affordable “micro-suites”.
Juan de Fuca Strait

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Tuesday August 20th

Happy Tuesday, Victoria! From a salmon trivia night (in support of wild BC salmon) to a stellar line-up of local drag performers, here are 5...

Victoria cyclist suffers potentially life threatening injuries in downtown collision

The cyclist collided with a tow truck that was towing another vehicle.

Firefighters extinguish brush fire in Sooke near Basinview Heights

It took around two and a half hours for them to contain the blaze

Esquimalt-based HMCS Regina returns to Vancouver Island after six months at sea (PHOTOS/VIDEO)

The ship disrupted illegal shipments to North Korea, seized over 9 tonnes of illegal drugs, and more.

Wildlife rescue centre issues warning after people caught feeding black bear on Vancouver Island

“Feeding the bear is putting the bear at high risk of having to be euthanized…”

Saanich Police identify victim in suspicious death on Saturday

They are now searching for items which may help determine the circumstances surrounding his death

Disney’s new streaming platform is officially coming to Canada this November

It’s got shows and movies from Disney, Marvel, Pixar, Star Wars, and more

Carly Rae Jepsen will be performing in Victoria next weekend

This BC-born boss babe is coming back!

Heinz baby food recalled across Canada for possibly containing insects

The recall was launched following a consumer complaint.

14 photos and videos of this year’s adorable Pet-A-Palooza in Victoria (PHOTOS/VIDEOS)

Who wants to see videos of puppy races! 😍🐕

Impaired driver attempts to flee after crashing car into Esquimalt house

"It was so loud and went on for several seconds that I thought it was an earthquake."

Celebrate back to school with this make-your-own SLIME event happening August 19-24th

Who's ready to get their hands messy with Monk Office?! 👋

Oak Bay residents robbed at gunpoint by suspects disguised as salespeople

One of the suspects has since been arrested

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Monday August 19th

From learning to code to building a lantern!
saanich police

Saanich police confirm they’re investigating a suspicious death

The victim is described as being in in his late 20s to 30s.

Victoria police ask for help in locating missing Port Alberni man (UPDATED)

The 55-year-old might be in the Victoria area.

Victoria just got its first all-in-one taxi hailing app

It's not Uber, but it's close!

17 things to do in and around Victoria this weekend, August 17th – 18th

Come say hi to us Sunday at the Westshore Town Centre!

Island Health issues bacteria advisory for Elk Lake

Last week, Beaver Lake was closed due to a blue-green algae bloom

Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre is hosting a part-time job fair next weekend

Say hello to your next side hustle! 💰

Victoria ranked one of the top 10 cities for commuters in the world (REPORT)

How’s your daily commute?🚶‍♂️🚗🚴🚌

Emergency crews attend five vehicle collision on Pat Bay Highway

Police and ambulances are on site

Emergency crews rescue woman from waters off Oak Bay

The woman was seen wearing hospital pyjamas.

Pet-A-Palooza is coming to Victoria this weekend

FREE admission, wiener dog races, a puppy stampede, Victoria’s first ever ‘Mud Run with your dog’, and more!

36-year-old man arrested for stealing Saanich municipal work truck

He attempted to flee but was nabbed with the help of a K9 team
water gun

There’s a massive water gun battle happening this weekend at Fort Rodd Hill

Prove your might in the field of battle AND beat the heat!
Nanaimo store bathroom crime.fw

Man “breaks out” of Nanaimo business after locking himself inside bathroom stall overnight

He walked out of the business at 4 a.m., carrying two stolen monitors

Victoria Harbourcats advance to the WCL Finals following last nights win

And they play their very last home game TONIGHT at Royal Athletic Park!

VicPD arrest 28-year-old man for attempted murder in Bay Street shooting

On August 6th, a man was shot outside a Fernwood residence

Canada’s oldest hobby and toy shop is holding their grand opening at Hillside Shopping...

And check out how you could WIN a prize package worth over $400!

Major fire engulfs Metchosin home on Thursday night

A dog remains unaccounted for

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Friday August 16th

Who's ready for a FREE outdoor movie?

Downtown Victoria collision at busy intersection causes traffic delays Thursday afternoon

Avoid the intersection of Blanshard and Fisgard Streets.

One person injured after vehicle crashes into hydro pole in Langford

Millstream Road has now been reopened to one lane alternating traffic

Cannabis use in Canadians aged 65 and older has nearly doubled since legalization (REPORT)

Around 4.9 million Canadians have reported using cannabis between mid-May to mid-June, 2019.
Fentanyl overdose crisis

Island Health extends medical warning for spike in overdoses in Victoria

Last week, a teenage girl from Langford passed away from an alleged overdose.

Walmart officially launches home delivery service in Victoria

The company rolled out the delivery service in Toronto and Winnipeg last year.

9th annual Family Festival in Central Saanich is happening this weekend

Featuring 70 different vendors, inflatables, live musicians, and more!

Two separate incidents of rental scam reported for one residence in Colwood

The scammer took security deposits from victims for a property that wasn't actually for rent