Friday, July 23, 2021

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Victoria firefighters now trained to administer COVID-19 vaccines

In the fight to extinguish COVID-19.

RCMP rules woman’s fall from second-story window of Courtenay hotel as accidental

“We want to make it clear that she was not pushed and any acts of vigilantism will be subject to their own investigation.”

BC SPCA has responded to 642 calls for dogs left in hot cars already this summer

They're giving out free 'No Hot Pets' car decals to raise awareness.

BC health officials report 89 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, July 22nd

3 new cases were reported in the Island Health region.

Islanders urged to conserve water as drought conditions persist

If you're low-income, you can get a BC Hydro kit to help save water.

Vancouver Island wildfire near Shirley now being held according to Coastal Fire Centre

The fire grew to one-hectare on Thursday.

BC Transit rolling out ten new eco-friendly buses to Victoria fleet starting this week

And they’ll have USB charging ports!

71 of the best dishes in and around Victoria and where to find them

As voted by Victoria residents themselves!

Daughter raises funds for Nanaimo homeless man who was run over and pepper-sprayed

The victim suffered serious injuries and is currently being treated in hospital.

BC will change the minimum age for youth work from 12 to 16

Youth will still be allowed to do light work.

CRD issues water conservation advisory for Salt Spring and Gulf Islands

Most outdoor water use should be stopped.

Lake Cowichan RCMP seek help locating missing elderly couple from Victoria (UPDATED)

UPDATE: They have been located and are safe.

You can see one of BC Ferries’ hybrid ships arrive at Ogden Point tomorrow morning

It'll visible from a number of downtown locations.

These 13 Vancouver Island athletes are participating in the Tokyo Olympics

8 of them are from the Victoria area!

Langara College president picked as next Camosun College president

Dr. Lane Trotter has nearly 30 years of experience in education.

BC health officials report 78 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, July 21st

Almost 60% of of all eligible adults in BC are fully vaccinated.

Province announces four new health facilities in the Greater Victoria area

Making it easier for same-day, urgent or non-emergency health care.

11 perks of being a Peninsula Co-op member you may have never known about

#1: They cut you a cheque at the end of the year 😉

Luxury electric-vehicle taxi service pulls the plug on operations in Victoria

Current Taxi launched in the city in December 2019.