Thursday, October 22, 2020

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Snowfall advisory issued for parts of Vancouver Island this week

Be careful on the highways tomorrow ❄️

Canadian Legion partners with HSBC to offer new tap-enabled poppy boxes

Over 250 of the boxes will be available across Canada.

Valuables including wedding bands stolen from Nanaimo home (PHOTOS)

The items were stolen on October 7.

Victoria-based vegan ‘meat’ company signs deal to expand service across Canada

The Very Good Butchers started in 2016 selling products on Denman Island.

VicPD respond to two separate reports of knife-wielding men

Only one suspect was located.

Where each B.C. political party stands on economic recovery during (and after) COVID-19

Laying out the parties' biggest promises and analyzing which ones are likely to benefit B.C. the most.

5 things to do in and around Victoria, Thursday October 22nd

Whatever you get up to, wear a mask and be safe!

Record-breaking 203 new COVID-19 cases, two more deaths reported in B.C. Wednesday

The province also recorded its first school outbreak today, in Kelowna.

BC SPCA rehabilitation centre working to save squirrels stuck together by sap

They will be released in the wild once they are healthy.

New Jetz service from Air Canada offers business-class experience on commercial routes

Flights from Vancouver to Phoenix, Palm Springs, and Puerto Vallarta are included

There will be no federal snap election after Trudeau government survives confidence vote

#BREAKING: The NDP and Green Party voted to support the Liberals.

101 movies and shows coming to Netflix Canada in November 2020

Immerse yourself in old classics and new creations 🎬

Over one-third of all B.C. voters have requested mail-in ballots or voted in advance

Today is the last day for advance voting ahead of general election day on October 24

Rising COVID-19 cases prompts EU to remove Canada from list of approved travellers

Canadians were able to travel to the EU as of July 1. That allowance has now been revoked.

Popular Victoria restaurant announces closure after 10 years in business

OLO Restaurant (formerly Ulla) had won several awards

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Wednesday October 21st

Get some friends together and rent an arcade!

B.C. reports 167 new COVID-19 cases, one more death Tuesday

Including one new case in the Vancouver Island health region.

Police deliver Amazon packages left outside mailbox in View Royal

An Amazon spokesperson says they are investigating the incident

RCMP identify suspect in Nanaimo locker break-in and pistol theft

He is wanted on multiple offences including assault

West Shore RCMP seek public help in search for sexual assault suspect

Police say they do not believe the public is at risk.

Victoria’s newest grocery store is giving away $100 to celebrate their opening (CONTEST)

And we'll be there this Saturday to give away even more prizes 😎

Latest poll shows B.C. election could be a close race near the end

Advance voter intentions still favour the NDP

Oak Bay roads closed after sudden death of young tree cutter

WorkSafe BC are attending as his death was caused by a workplace accident.

127 people died of suspected drug overdose in B.C. in September 2020

Around four people overdosed to death everyday last month.

Police issue alert after livestock killed by bear in Saanich

"If you have live stock nearby please be aware"

“Conspiracy theories”: Anti-mask protestors banned on weekend ferry from Nanaimo

They were on their way to protest COVID-19 restrictions at a large demonstration in Vancouver.

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Tuesday October 20th

Check out some bugs, or hear some stories!

Where each B.C. political party stands on housing and homelessness

Rental rebates, tax loopholes, and capital funding

499 new COVID-19 cases in B.C. since Friday as Henry confirms second wave of pandemic

"Be kind, be calm, be safe...and be brave," said Dr. Bonnie Henry today.

Police seek witnesses after man killed in assault outside Campbell River bank

The 60-year-old man died in hospital two days after being attacked.

Passenger ejected from vehicle that hit power pole in Colwood

Charges of impaired driving are forthcoming against the driver.

RCMP make arrests in connection with fatal 2019 Parksville hit-and-run

A 32-year-old Parksville man was killed in August 2019.

South Island candidate speaks out after racist incident in Saanich (VIDEO)

β€œI don’t want to be treated like a victim. We put this out so people can learn.”