Sunday, January 17, 2021

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RCMP and rescuers search for missing Saanich Peninsula man (UPDATED)

Police are asking resident to watch for his vehicle.

9 new deaths reported in B.C. COVID-19 update as vaccines delayed

Pfizer production delays are expected to have a short term impact on vaccine distribution.

Construction of $6.25M Port Alberni hospital upgrade to begin in March

Improvements include 3 new beds, a seclusion room and new entrances.

Victoria Police issue alert for high-risk missing 54-year-old woman (UPDATED)

She is driving an arctic blue Nissan Frontier truck.

Traffic delays expected as crews make emergency sewer repairs in Sooke

Talk about a crappy situation ๐Ÿ˜

SD61 seeks public input on seismic upgrades that could include potential school closure

One of the four options includes potentially closing Craigflower Elementary.

4 million doses of Pfizer vaccine delayed as Canada projects rise in COVID-19 cases

New modelling suggests that new cases could more than triple across the country.

Cowichan Tribes completes delivery of current supply of vaccine

600 doses were administered across two days.

7 new deaths reported in BC as worldwide COVID-19 death toll exceeds 2 million

536 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in B.C.

Victoria council moves forward with tiny home plans at Royal Athletic Park

The proposal has a March 31, 2021 target date for occupancy.

GoFundMe launched for Langford teen who took his life in Goldstream Park

Funds raised will go towards erecting barriers in the park as well as supporting the family.

22-year-old jogger seriously injured after being hit by vehicle in Nanaimo

The 43-year-old driver is cooperating with police.

Driver dies in single vehicle crash in Campbell River

The driver is believed to have suffered a severe medical event that caused the crash.

Kraft Hockeyville returns for its 15th year supporting Canadian hockey communities

One lucky arena will win $250K AND get to host an NHL game!

Search for missing kayaker in Sooke suspended as heโ€™s presumed drowned

The man's kayak was recovered by rescuers earlier.

Wanted man arrested after barricading himself in suite of a multi-unit facility in Victoria

The 800 block of Johnson Street was closed for about 5 hours.

34 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Island Health region

Active cases continue to fall.

Nanaimo man wanted for assaulting an officer and fleeing police

His charges stem from an incident in September.

6 surefire ways to survive and thrive in 2021

You made it through 2020, now what? ๐Ÿค”

Air Canada slashes 1,700 jobs in deepening COVID cutbacks

The company is planning a 25 per cent cut to operating capacity.

CRAFT Beer Market acquires popular downtown Victoria brewpub

Cheers to new beers in the New Year! ๐Ÿป

400th Little Free Library installed in Greater Victoria (PHOTOS)

The newest addition is called "Boats on the Roof."

Violent winds kill power to thousands across Vancouver Island

Currently, over 19,000 are still without power on Southern Vancouver Island.

Starbucks to shutter up to 300 shops in Canada by March of this year

Your morning coffee might only be offered 'curbside' from now on! โ˜•

Active cases in B.C. continue to fall in latest COVID-19 update

62,294 people have been vaccinated in B.C.

Canadians increasingly eager to get COVID-19 vaccine (POLL)

Albertans continue to be most opposed to getting vaccinated.

RCMP seek dashcam footage and witnesses in crash near Nanaimo

WARNING: this story contains graphic details some readers may find upsetting.