Sunday, May 24, 2020

Central Saanich Police nab driver going 122 km/h in an 80 km/hr zone

... and they didn't have a license 😱

Province opens 73 new affordable rental homes in Saanich

Residents will start moving in on Friday, May 15

Students can apply for the Canada Emergency Student Benefit now

Qualified students could receive up to $1,250 per month.

West Shore RCMP locate missing 11-year-old girl (UPDATED)

She was last seen riding her bike in Metchosin.

Dr. Bonnie Henry explains provincial COVID-19 testing strategy throughout this pandemic

Answering questions about "why we don't just 'test, test, test everyone'".

B.C. launches COVID-19 online survey to help inform future pandemic response

The survey also asks about willingness to participate in a serology test to determine immunity in the future

B.C. reports 7 new COVID-19 cases today, lowest number since March 9

There are now 397 active cases remaining in the province.
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Man arrested for alleged stabbing in downtown Victoria Saturday morning

He fled the scene after stabbing a man during a fight

B.C. announces $300K fund to help local food producers bring their products online

To offset the losses incurred during the COVID-19 pandemic

Local business donates $5 to Mustard Seed Food Bank for every photo of a...

Matching a heartwarming gesture with meaningful action ❤️

Comox Valley RCMP searching for people who may have unwittingly bought stolen property

Items ranged from wallets, to gift cards, to jewelry.

B.C. will hand out 3,500 smartphones to homeless across the province amid COVID-19

The phones can connect to WiFi and come pre-loaded with a data plan

COVID-19 can be found in infected men’s semen, says Chinese study

But there is no evidence that the virus could be sexually transmitted.

Bryan Adams issues apology after backlash over problematic coronavirus Instagram rant

The profanity-ridden tirade blames Chinese people for the existence of the virus

$2.5 billion aid package for Canadian seniors affected by COVID-19 announced today

Eligible seniors could receive up to $500 per month.

Victoria council to vote on banning vehicles at Beacon Hill Park, more pedestrian space...

This motion will be discussed at an upcoming Committee of the Whole meeting this Thursday

B.C. reports 23 new confirmed COVID-19 cases over two days, one additional death

There were no new cases in the Island Health region over the weekend

British musician stranded in Victoria performs free shows on Gorge Waterway (VIDEO)

Lifting spirits amid the pandemic, one tune at a time 🎶

UVic, Royal Roads planning to offer mainly online courses in fall semester due to...

Camosun College has yet to announce their plans for the fall

Westshore RCMP and VicPD team up to return bike stolen nearly a year ago

"It was my first bike that I saved up money to buy," said the rightful owner.

“Totally overblown”: Small group protests COVID-19 lockdown at B.C. Legislature in Victoria

Demonstrators protested subjects ranging from lockdown measures to vaccinations to the recent assault-style weapons ban

Canadian government unveils financial aid plan for large businesses affected by COVID-19

"Let me be clear: these are bridge loans, not bailouts."

Two more people die of COVID-19 in B.C. as recovery rate jumps to 71%

There are now 542 active ongoing cases in B.C.

Body of a 33-year-old man found in submerged van pulled out of Cowichan Lake

An investigation into the incident is currently ongoing.

29 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in B.C. today, one additional death

The total number of cases in B.C. are now up to 2,315

Nanaimo RCMP seek information about alleged stabbing last week

The 20-year-old victim walked to the hospital after the incident.

Deadline to dismantle Topaz Park, Pandora Ave homeless camps in Victoria moved to May...

"No one will be asked to leave these encampments without being offered a suitable temporary housing option."

6 ways to celebrate Mother’s Day while physical distancing

This pandemic doesn't have to get in the way of celebrating mom!

Greater Victoria gas prices up by almost 10 cents since last week

Prices spiked after the announcement to start increasing economic activity in B.C.

Premier Horgan hosting virtual town hall to answer questions about B.C. reopening plan today

Submit your questions for a chance to have them answered (link in article)

Victoria Harbourcats cancel 2020 season due to COVID-19 pandemic

Home runs, hot dogs and fireworks will have to wait until next year.. ⚾

Behind the scenes of Dr. Bonnie Henry’s daily COVID-19 briefings for B.C. (PHOTOS)

The voice we've all grown to know and trust during this pandemic

One man arrested after bank cards and jewelry stolen from vehicle in Langford

West Shore RCMP says theft from vehicles is one of their highest reported crimes.

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy for businesses will be extended beyond June: Justin Trudeau

As of Monday, 96,000 employers had applied for this subsidy

Some rules on how to increase your social circle in B.C. after Victoria Day...

Can you hug your family if you don't live with them? This and other questions answered.

B.C. businesses require COVID-19 safety plan to reopen, but don’t have to submit for...

Employers will have to post their plans publicly, and will be held accountable through a complaints-based process

Two more COVID-19 patients dead as B.C. announces 33 new test-positive cases

There are two new cases in the Island Health region reported today