Monday, August 10, 2020

Suspect sought after pepper spray incident at the Bay Centre

Police believe it was a random attack.
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Police dog subdues erratic stolen car driver in Langford

"Dash" proved to be a "key asset" in apprehending a suspect on Tuesday.

Esquimalt hotel to be converted into rental housing

The Econolodge Inn & Suites is slated to be developed into 96 units of market rate rental housing
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One man has been arrested after he attempted to set two homes on fire

Occupants were inside of one of the home and were unware of the fire

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...

Sentencing of impaired driver involved in death of West Shore RCMP officer delayed until...

Lengthy statements, including those from the victim's family, the crown, and the defense forced an adjournment of proceedings until early July
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Butchart Gardens named 8th best attraction in Canada by USA Today

The gardens outranked the likes of Lake Louise and Old Montreal!

Christie Point hearing draws large crowd, more concessions

As expected, the View Royal Council's hearing on the proposed rezoning and redevelopment of the Christie Point apartments drew a large, vocal crowd on...

Tim Hortons’ RRRoll Up The Rim is back for Canada 150

You're not seeing double-double: The contest is back for a second time this year.

UPDATED | RCMP seek assistance in identifying deceased male of Lasqueti Island

Police said the man appears to be in his mid-20's, olive skin, approximately 6 feet, athletic build, dark brown wavy hair down to his shoulders.

Police deem Oak Bay machete attack as “not targeted”

Oak Bay Police said in a statement that they are confident there are people who have information about the attack and haven’t yet come forward yet.

Police trying to identify Hillside Mall voyeurism suspect

Victoria Police would like the public’s help in identifying a voyeurism suspect. Police said the incident took place at Hillside Mall on June 10th. They...

Victoria police seek stolen car after a marijuana dispensary was robbed at gunpoint

Police would not release details on the suspects.

How to spot a drowning person

In ten percent of drownings, an onlooker will actually watch on, having no idea what is happening.

UPDATED: Three teenagers rescued from drowning at Thetis Lake

Two women on a paddle board and a man on a boat were able to pull up the drowning student and return them to shore

Colwood grass fires deemed suspicious

People were seen rapidly leaving the area of the fire origin.

Two hikers rescued at Goldstream Park thanks to a deactivated cellphone

The two were found by the team within a couple of hours.

Here’s a full rundown of this weekend’s Canada 150 celebrations in Sidney

Free performances, great food vendors, a picnic by donation, and free ice cream are just a few of the options Sidney has to offer.

RCMP are looking for a missing Victoria teen last seen in Campbell River

She was last seen at 10:30 a.m. on June 22.

Local man searches for bonsai tree stolen from Burnside/Tillicum area

Wes Phelps is offering the reward of a "shiatsu massage...karate lessons for their advice...whatever" to anyone that rescues the tree.

Here are 10 FREE water parks for the kids in and around Victoria

Grab the towels, sunscreen and stay cool this summer!

Friday’s barge fire will not be investigated by Victoria Fire Department

Despite causing a huge smear on the city's skyline, officials say the barge fire on the Selkirk waterway won't be investigated further. Battalion Chief Wayne...

Arrest warrant issued for ‘armed and dangerous’ Saanich home invasion suspect

Following a violent home invasion in Saanich June 21, Saanich Police have released a warrant for Christopher Corey Wilson, 31, of North Saanich. Wilson may be...

A lost mother and two baby goats seen in Central Saanich

Are you missing a trio of goats? These three were last seen near the Pat Bay Highway.

Two teens arrested in Langford after damaging cars and a street sign

Early Monday morning, West Shore RCMP received a complaint from the 2800 block of Peatt Rd in Langford. Around 2:00 am on June 26, two...
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City of Langford to add four new officers to West Shore RCMP

The new officers will allow for the creation of a unit patrolling community trails, parks, and the downtown core

15 photos of last night’s stunning sunset in Victoria

Check out the best of Sunday's fiery skies caught on camera!
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Saanich police issue warning after two sexual assaults in Gordon Head

The description of the suspect were similar in both cases.

Hundreds line up for opening of John Fluevog Shoes in downtown Victoria

Hundreds of eager shoe shoppers line up on lower Johnson Street today for the grand opening of John Fluevog Shoes. The Vancouver shoe designer once...

Oaklands Sunset Market makes a comeback for its 7th year, this June!

Beer Gardens. Fresh Local Produce. Live music and more!

Comox Valley RCMP searching for missing 31-year-old man from Alberta

Jordan Pritchard was last seen on June 20.

The Sooke Hills Wilderness Trail is now open for hiking!

Looking for new hiking route this summer? The Capital Regional District (CRD) has got your back. The Sooke Hills Wilderness Trail is now open for...

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!

Dîner en Blanc Celebrates 5 years in Victoria

Get your best elegant white outfit ready!

Photos and videos of a barge fire in the Gorge Waterway

Victoria fire crews are currently fighting a fire on car barge on the Gorge Waterway belonging to Schnitzer Steel. According to the Victoria Fire Department,...

Here are 16 things to do in Victoria this weekend; June 23-25

Summer is here, beach weather has arrived and the weekend is loaded with events. From celebrating the nation in downtown Victoria to snacking on locally...

10 pounds of marijuana was found in a vehicle during a traffic stop in...

Police found 18 bags of marijuana inside the vehicle.

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

Greater Victoria Public Library launches free e-learning platform

Having fun isn't hard when you've got a library card, and now neither is self-taught learning! The Greater Victoria Public Library has just announced that...

Here are 9 tips to afford a summer escape

Vacation like an investment advisor.

Nanaimo student rescued after falling into air intake

He was rescued by emergency crews and is believed to have suffered a broken leg

Temperatures will reach 30°C in Victoria this weekend

And these conditions could continue and run through the end of the month.

Victoria’s 7 millionth cruise ship passenger arrives!

One lucky cruise ship passenger at Ogden point today became the seven millionth to arrive in the city. Reshma, from Trinidad and Tobago, and her...

Police found no evidence of shots fired at Fisherman’s Wharf on Wednesday

The man was co-operative and no charges are expected

Victoria man faces twenty-three new charges in relation to historical sexual assaults

Harry Charles Sadd was initally arrested on sexual assault charges in August, 2016

Air Canada named Best Airline in North America

Canada's largest airline picked up the win at the World Airline Awards on June 20th

Here are 10 things to do in Victoria this week: June 21 to 25

Canada 150, Strawberry Buzz Festival, and Outstages are all happening this week!
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One man injured after home invasion in Saanich today

Two men were inside the home during.