Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Today is McHappy Day in support of ‪‎Ronald McDonald House‬: May 3rd

McDonald's is celebrating 40 years since the launch of McHappy Day today.
cougar file photo

Cougar spotted near UVic, school website cautions students

Both Campus Security and Saanich Police have been alerted

Students and parents stumped over missing stumps needed for Quadra Elementary School project

About 15 stumps were taken from the school property.

15th Anniversary of Ocean 98.5 Radiothon for Kids kicks off on May 11th

Last year over 48 stories were shared and $128,000 raised to help B.C. kids.

The Langtoria Greenline bus service is coming to an end in June

Now we really need to get the commuter rail up and running.

Washington school cancels 18th annual band trip to Victoria for Victoria Day Parade, citing...

Students and their families were given the news about the cancellation of the trip to Victoria less than a month before it was supposed to take place, despite the fact that the actual decision was made in February.

Here are 5 shows in Victoria to check out in May

Spring has finally sprung in Victoria. The sun is out, the sky is blue and all around us the flowers are blooming. And what, might...

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria reveals big plans for May

Admission by donation starts on May 2nd.

Update: Police confirm body recovered from McNeill Bay was missing Oak Bay man

Police say it’s too early to tell whether it’s the result of foul play.

Here are 11 things to do in and around Victoria this weekend: Saturday April...

From hundreds of show boats to 10,000 plus people running, here are 11 things to do in and around Victoria this weekend, Saturday, April...

Family of fallen Constable Sarah Beckett frustrated as court continues to delay the case

The case against Kenneth Jacob Fenton has been delayed eight times this year.

Police investigating after man exposes himself to a child at an elementary school in...

The suspect is a described as a white male in his 30s, wearing a blue and grey hoodie and blue jeans.
Violet Christians Fundraise Rocking Chair

Newborn baby with heart defects fights for her life and family are thankful for...

A Victoria police officer and his family are very thankful for the community support.

Volunteers take charge of cleaning up derelict vessels in Cadboro Bay when city says...

If you’re in the area on May 13th, head on down to Cadboro Bay to help your community.

More people say they’ve had rocks thrown at them after second victim comes forward

The rocks being thrown are the size of a baseball.

Police officers will camp out at Uptown Shopping Center this weekend

Starting today, officers will pitch their tents, roll out their sleeping bags and camp out on scaffolding to raise funds and awareness for the...

Police release more details of Oak Bay home-invasion

Police now know the suspect is a white male.

Police arrest man believed to be responsible for Saanich Peninsula farm stand theft

He was caught after breaking into a business on Keating Cross Road.

56-year-old Oak Bay man still missing a week later

He was last seen at his home on April 20th.

Police receive a report of a cougar sighting in James Bay

VicPD weren’t able to track down a cougar that was reported to them on Thursday morning. According to police, they received a call about a...

V2V Vacations delays launch of its passenger ferry service between Victoria and Vancouver

The V2V Empress is now expected to set sail on her inaugural voyage within the next few weeks.

The Cheese and Meat Festival releases final list of vendors for May event

The Cheese and Meat Festival’s final vendor announcement is here! Who wouldn't want more of the best cheese, charcuterie, and pairings the region has...

People are ordering this ‘Dragon Frappucino’ at Starbucks for their magical fix

For those of you that missed the Unicorn Frap hype!

Oak Bay PD answers questions on woman attacked in her home

The suspect remains at large.

5 reasons to attend Social Media Camp! Win a Pass (CONTEST)

The eighth annual Social Media Camp is coming up on May 3 and 4 at the Victoria Conference Centre. The event has a strong following of...

Join your fellow boat lovers at the Inner Harbour this weekend

The 27th Victoria Inner Harbour Boat show runs from Thursday, April 27 to Sunday, April 30

Ogden Point home run derby to kick off 2017 baseball nationals

Who says you need a baseball diamond to hit home runs when you’ve got Ogden Point.

Victoria’s Nick Pivetta who threw Harbourcats first pitch is slated to start Wednesday in...

He threw the first pitch in Victoria HarbourCats history in June of 2013, and he’s from Victoria!

Foreign buyers tax gets tentative approval from Victoria City Council

Victoria housing market has risen by 7% since the execution of the Metro Vancouver tax went into effect.

Photographers wanted for a snap-tastic workshop this May

“Musicians get to jam. But photographers? We usually work solo.”

CRD Plans to “Leash” professional dog-walkers in off-leash parks

For now, it is business as usual.

Have some fun in the sun at Family Fun Day & 1K Fun Run/Walk...

All proceeds will be donated to the B.C. Children’s Hospital Foundation.

Release some stress and sweat with a goat yoga class at this North Saanich...

Yoga has become a popular pastime, but not many yoga classes also feature baby goats.

Update: Oak Bay Woman attacked with machete in her home, suspect still at large

Police are looking for a heavy set man in his mid-20s, wearing a brown jacket, dark pants, and a blue and white handkerchief around his neck.

Incident in Oak Bay house prompts police search and lockdown

Woman in her 40s was seriously injured in random attack in her home.

Kick-start the summer by helping out this National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week is a time to celebrate Canadian volunteers and thank them for the selfless work they do to help those around them.

Akon is coming to Victoria in June

Five Grammy Award nominations, and 45 Billboard Hot 100 songs says it all.

Moss Street Market returns for its 26th season

Let the market season begin!

There will soon be a new crosswalk between Uptown Shopping Centre and Saanich Plaza

The project is expected to be completed and operating by the end of May.

UPDATED: Police seek public assistance locating missing woman last seen leaving work

Update: Family and friends tell us Kaylee has been in touch with family today and is safe. We have reached out to the RCMP...

Proposed rental increase for Strawberry Vale Preschool postponed after community support

It was a unanimous vote by the trustees to delay rental fee increases.

Man stabbed in downtown Victoria near Johnson and Fernwood

Victoria police are looking for s suspect in connection with a stabbing in downtown Victoria this evening. Officers were called to Johnson Street and Fernwood...
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Hit-and-run driver who struck 14-year-old cyclist sought by police

Saanich police are appealing to the public for help in locating the truck and driver involved in a hit-and-run on Willis Point Road, which...

9 things to do in and around Victoria this weekend: April 22-23

Are you ready for the weekend?

Giant Bikes opening next week in downtown Victoria

Just in time for the nice weather!