Sunday, May 24, 2020

Here’s how two major shopping malls in Victoria are reopening tomorrow

What to expect when you visit the Bay Centre and/or the Hillside Shopping Centre

B.C. pilots to perform memorial flyover in Vancouver to honour Snowbirds

And as tribute to Capt. Jennifer Casey, who was killed in yesterday's crash.

Restaurants, retailers, hair salons start opening in B.C. tomorrow. Here’s what to expect.

Businesses will be adopting guidelines on a case-by-case basis, but here's an idea of what customers can look forward to once they reopen

18 of the best Instagram photos taken around Victoria last week, May 10th to...

Use the hashtag #victoriabuzz to get featured next week!

First clinical trial for potential COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada

If trials are successful, the vaccine could be produced and distributed in Canada.

Post-secondary institutions in Victoria offer online courses for community at large this summer

Learn a new skill, or simply quench your curiosities!

One dead in Canadian Forces Snowbird crash in Kamloops

The other pilot suffered serious injuries.

B.C. reports 21 new cases of COVID-19 today, one additional death

There are now 355 active cases across the province, and just one active case in the Island Health region

Five more people dead from COVID-19 in B.C., 15 new cases reported today

There are now 359 active cases in B.C. and two new outbreaks were reported today

106 Victoria workers expect to lose job after finding out about Comfort Inn sale...

Staff was not notified of the sale by the company's HR, and are now being told not to speak to media

You can help those in need just by ‘showing your heart’ this month (PHOTOS)

Each ❤️ in a window = $5 to Mustard Seed Food Bank!

BC SPCA launches virtual fundraiser to support animals in need amid pandemic

Lock-In for Love has a whole new meaning this time around 🐾
Nanaimo man arrested

Elderly Nanaimo man injured after assault by another elderly man over dog walking complaint

The attacker punched the man in the face after he told him his dog should be leashed

Youth in Victoria can apply for free monthly bus passes online

The passes will then be mailed to their home.

Gyms and fitness studios on Vancouver Island will be allowed to reopen May 19

The order to close these facilities was originally expected to expire at the end of the month

K-12 students can start returning to classrooms in B.C. on June 1 on voluntary...

Families will be contacted by school leaders about individual schedules by May 22

Canada-wide arrest warrant issued for Nanaimo man

His current whereabouts are unknown.

City of Victoria passes partial vehicle ban for Beacon Hill Park this summer

In an effort to ‘pedestrianize’ the park.

Federal government extends Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy until August

The $73 billion wage subsidy program was initially slated to run until June 6.

BC Ferries fill up with passengers to islands ahead of long weekend as capacity...

Authorities have been advising against non-essential travel this Victoria Day long weekend

Three more COVID-19 deaths in B.C. today, as total case numbers reach nearly 2,400

One new case has been diagnosed in Island Health region today

B.C. dental clinics will not resume full service on May 19: Dental Association

They can only provide emergency care until further notice

Police find truck “parked” on top of vehicle in James Bay

This dramatic incident is being used as an example to prevent distracted driving

MV Coho extends sailing cancellations between Victoria and Washington until June 30

The Clipper's ferry service also remains suspended at this time.

One in five B.C. non-profit organizations risk closing down due to pandemic (REPORT)

23 per cent feel as if they may not last more than 6 months at this rate.

Over 70 per cent of British Columbians approve of provincial COVID-19 restart plan (SURVEY)

Most residents prefer a gradual reopening of the economy to mitigate the risks of virus transmission
coast guard

Coast Guard asks British Columbians to refrain from non-essential boat trips over long weekend

Boaters who do choose to venture into the waters are asked to carry their own food, fuel, and other supplies

Victoria to remain host of FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament rescheduled for 2021

It will now take place from June 29 to July 4 next year.

B.C. Attorney General forgoes video appearance after viral Twitter account rates his room 1/10

"@Dave_Eby seems to have some particularly cruel kidnappers."

ICBC could see $1 billion losses for upcoming fiscal year after 100K drivers cancel...

But insurance claims dropped by nearly 50 per cent with fewer drivers on the road between mid-March and May 2

2020 GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon cancelled due to ongoing pandemic

It was scheduled to take place on October 11th.

Victoria man cashes in on winning Lotto Max ticket while buying milk

How does $93,895 with your morning coffee sound? 😲

BC Transit enters $850K agreement to retrofit all buses will full driver doors by...

The doors are already being installed on bus fleets in Victoria and Nanaimo

Mount Douglas Park closed to vehicle traffic over May long weekend: District of Saanich

Playgrounds and outdoor recreation facilities in the municipality will remain closed.

National parks and historic sites to partially re-open June 1: Trudeau

Including trails, day use areas, green spaces and recreational boating.

“Fewer faces, bigger spaces”: How to safely expand your social circle in B.C. next...

Dr. Henry details how to date, host a BBQ, attend religious services, and more

16 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in B.C. today, one additional death

78% of all cases in the province have now recovered

B.C. extends state of emergency for two more weeks amid COVID-19 pandemic

Phase 2 of the province's restart plan officially kicks in on May 19

Three arrested in Saanich after investigation leads to drugs, weapons, $25K of stolen property

Most of the owners of the stolen items have already been contacted

Victoria announces re-opening of some outdoor recreation facilities this week

Playgrounds and other close contact facilities remain closed

31-year-old woman faces impaired driving charges for fatal Malahat crash in 2018

The head-on collision led to one death and left one person seriously injured.