Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Saanich firefighters extinguish dramatic semi-truck malfunction at University Heights

Smoke was emerging from the vehicle’s engine compartment.

You have 10 days left to complete BC’s Daylight Saving Time survey

It’s received the highest number of responses in recent BC survey history.

Construction begins on 48-unit family rental apartment building in Colwood

Approximate projected rent is $1,300/month for one-bedroom units

Vancouver Canucks versus Calgary Flames preseason game tickets to go on sale in August

The game is being played at our very own Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre! 🏒

Oak Bay driver nearly hits traffic control flagger on a sidewalk

The flagger was there to indicate a road closure

Esquimalt Naval Base rescue a vessel involved in explosive incident

The vessel had explosive detonators on board for construction purposes.

Saanich Police issue warning after another cougar sighting this morning

It’s believed to be hunting pets and small animals.

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Tuesday July 9th

The FREE Memorial Park Music Festival starts tonight! 🎤🎶

Vancouver Island grandmother wins $500K lottery prize while waiting for dentist appointment

She plans on sharing her winnings with her family.

Victoria city councillor tables motion to oppose Quebec’s new religious symbols law

The law prohibits public service employees from wearing religious symbols at work.

Atomique Productions has been acquired by Vancouver-based entertainment company

This means the return of Rifflandia in 2020

VicPD teams up with local business to replace Victoria boy’s stolen bicycle

The locked bike was stolen from his school while he was in class.

BC announces regulations and insurance policy for ride-sharing services

One more step towards finally getting Uber!

Here’s how you can get FREE pretzels at the Bay Centre’s newest pretzel stand...

They're also giving away four $25 gift cards! 🥨

40 photos of the 2019 Victoria Pride Parade (PHOTOS/VIDEOS)

Can you spot yourself in the crowd? 🏳️‍🌈

Baby orca born near Tofino confirmed to be a girl

This is one gender reveal party we can get behind!

Win a 2-night summer getaway to Seattle with Clipper Vacations (CONTEST)

As if you need another reason to sail away! ⛴️

Two inmates have broken out of William Head federal prison in Metchosin

Both are considered dangerous and should not be approached by civilians.

Here’s how to WIN our Victoria Pride Parade prize package (VIDEOS)

And watch our livestream of the event! 🏳️‍🌈

Saanich Police issue warning about cougar believed to be hunting pets

The feline was spotted near Hampton Park

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Monday July 8th

Get ready to laugh at the Roxy Theatre's fundraising stand-up competition!

Victoria drag queen Jimbo shines in new music video from musician Adrian Chalifour

The video was filmed at the E & N Roundhouse in Esquimalt.

Here’s the route and timeline of the 2019 Victoria Pride Parade and Festival

It's just TWO sleeps away! 🏳️‍🌈

Colwood City Council votes in favour of ferry service from West Shore to Victoria

Research into the project is still in its very early stages.

Colwood man arrested after stealing cell phone from courthouse

And he'll be returning to court for this crime...

63-year-old Paul’s Motor Inn Diner in downtown Victoria has a brand new name and...

The iconic establishment is being remodeled by Fol Epi.
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BC Passenger Transportation Board says province has a ‘public need’ for ridesharing

“...there is compelling evidence that taxi service cannot meet peak period public need.”

Seth Rogen gives a shoutout to Vancouver Island in response to New York Times...

Dont mess with Seth and his love for Canadian cuisine! 🇨🇦

RuPaul’s Drag Race winner Bianca Del Rio will be hosting a comedy show in...

"If you’re sitting anywhere in the first ten rows, be prepared to s#!t yourself.” 

Saanich Police issue warning after multiple people arrested for squatting in RVs

One homeowner noticed a naked man enter his RV.

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

The Big Gay Dog Walk is today! 🌈🐶

The Victoria Pride Parade is in dire need of volunteers for Sunday

Help make the magic happen 🏳️‍🌈

The Victoria-Vancouver BC Ferries route will be extremely busy on the next two Saturdays

Because of the Scouts Canada 2019 Pacific Jamboree being held in Sooke

You only have one week left to win one of these stunning Island Lottery...

Or take your pick of 7 other amazing grand prizes!

Saanich child abducted by parent 3 years ago has been found in Europe

In 2016, 4-year-old Kaydance Etchells was taken to Europe, in defiance of a court order, by her birth mother Lauren Etchells

6.2 magnitude earthquake strikes north of Vancouver Island Wednesday night

No tsunamis were expected following the quake.

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Thursday July 4th

Picot Night Markets have returned to Fernwood Square!

Celebrate Victoria Pride week at this 19+ party hosted by Royal BC Museum

DJs and Drag Queens/Kings galore! 🏳️‍🌈
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Driver crashes into Saanich police SUV after running red light

That's a lesson they won't forget any time soon...

Non-uniformed police officers will be marching in Victoria Pride Parade this year

A decision made by the Victoria Pride Society and the Greater Victoria Police Diversity Advisory Committee

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