Tuesday, January 28, 2020

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5 things to do in and around Victoria this Tuesday, January 28th

Brave the rain and make some memories today!

First of new BC Transit bus fleet arrive in Victoria

Two of the 80 new buses expected in 2020 will hit the streets this winter

Drivers advised of delays as crews begin working on Trans Canada Hwy project on Saturdays

The $10 million safety improvement project began in September

Family identifies 30-year-old Saanich man found dead in rural Alberta

He is survived by his wife who is expecting their child due in July

Naked man arrested for trying to break into several Colwood homes

Police arrived to find him running down the street, naked

Government of Canada issues travel advisory for parts of China

There is currently one confirmed case and one presumptive case of coronavirus in Canada

James Bay wolf will be released into the wild: BC Conservation Service

He'd been spotted wandering around the neighbourhood for two days

Wolf tranquilized and captured in Victoria’s James Bay neighbourhood

It was unharmed and will be checked over tomorrow.

B.C. airline offering extra flight to isolated Tofino, Ucluelet

Highway 4 is still mostly blocked after a scheduled blast went wrong

Victoria to spend $8 million restructuring Topaz Park

They're building a new bike park, skate park, and replacing the artificial turf field

30-year-old Saanich man shot dead in rural Alberta

Police believe this was an isolated incident

Indigenous youth speak out about arrests made during protest at Victoria government offices

Victoria Police have since corrected some of the information they initially released

5 things to do in and around Victoria this Friday, January 24th

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12 most affordable Happy Hour drinks and dishes in and around Victoria

This is one master list you NEED to save 😍🍻🍽

Police officer escapes serious injury after crashing cruiser near Malahat

The officer was taken to hospital but released shortly afterwards

Oak Bay police officer saves worker from drowning in pump tank

The worker was stuck upside down in a tank slowly filling back up with water

BC Ferries’ new hybrid ships dock at Port Hope Maritime tomorrow in Victoria

Here’s how and where you can watch the unloading!

Savvy Saanich senior shuts down potential phone fraudster

Police are sharing the 90-year-old’s story to protect the public from similar scams

38-year-old Victoria man held on animal injury charges after dog found dead on Hillside

The suspect allegedly took someone else’s dog after breaking into their home

Uber and Lyft have officially been approved to operate in parts of BC

But ride sharing applications have been declined for Vancouver Island

Supreme Court of Canada declines to hear Victoria plastic bag ban appeal case

The city first introduced its Checkout Bag Regulation bylaw in 2018

6-year-old girl hospitalized after being hit by pickup truck in Nanaimo

The driver, who was going at slow speed, immediately stopped to help

5 things to do in and around Victoria this Thursday, January 23rd

Enjoy some classical music and cocktails 🍸

Victoria wax bar nominated as finalist for Best Company in B.C. award

Foxy Box was one of two finalists from Vancouver Island!

66 new movies and shows coming to Netflix Canada this February

Fending off the cold, one season at a time 🎬

Nanaimo man scammed out of over $25,000 in credit card fraud

RCMP have released a photo of the alleged scammer

Cobble Hill’s Island Bakery is shutting down after nearly 40 years

“Our little bakery has no choice but to close our doors.”

Comox Valley RCMP warn people about thefts from storage units

Building residents should not hold open security doors for strangers, police say

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