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VicPD investigating serious motorcycle collision with vehicle on Cook Street

One person was transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries.
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Victoria police investigating another indecent act

The suspect description matches the description of a suspect from an incident earlier this week.

Comox Valley RCMP searching for missing 22-year-old man

He was last seen Thursday morning in Courtenay.

Police warn public after man exposed himself and followed two women on Galloping Goose...

The incident occurred just before 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Police requesting assistance locating a high-risk missing teen (UPDATED)

UPDATE: He's been located and is safe!
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Motorcyclist killed after colliding into bus that was blocking the entire road

Charges are being considered against the owner of the privately owned bus

Tourist relieved after VicPD recover his stolen one-of-a-kind motorcycle

Surveillance footage showed a man loading the motorcycle into his van.

Victoria police issue alert for a missing 49-year-old man whose health is declining (UPDATE)

He was last seen near Royal Jubilee Hospital just after 2:15 p.m. on Monday.

6 things to know about the Victoria Symphony Splash happening today

Enjoy the largest annual symphony event in North America!
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Body found near location of missing Oak Bay senior’s car

The body was located 11 km from the missing Oak Bay woman’s car
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Police investigating reports of shots fired between two vehicles in Langford

Several shell casings were found in the area.

Lake Cowichan RCMP searching for missing 71-year-old man (UPDATED)

He was last seen at the Tim Hortons in Lake Cowichan

Metchosin councillor identified as victim in T-bone collision in Surrey

Police believe the other driver disregarded a stop sign and slammed into Moralea Milne's vehicle
Fentanyl overdose crisis

B.C. paramedics responded to 130 suspected overdose calls on Friday

The number ties the highest of such calls the agency has ever recorded in a single day

Special air quality statement issued for most of Vancouver Island

Temperatures are forecast to reach 29℃ today
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Saanich police warn of reported cougar sighting on Lochside Drive

The feline was believed to be about 150 pounds.

Sooke Road down to single-alternating lanes following MVI (UPDATED)

The crash occurred of Veterans Memorial Pkwy

This patio in downtown Victoria is about to get an epic mural

Victoria's new photo wall will take about 4 days to paint

10 things to do in and around Victoria this weekend, July 28th – 29th

From dazzling fireworks to Chilliwack live in concert at a baseball game!
tent city

There is now a live YouTube stream on the tent city in Saanich

The stream went live on July 20th.

8 photos from day two of the Phillips Backyard Weekender

The Revolution will take over the stage on day 3!

Langford Lake closed to swimmers due to high E.coli level

The water will be tested again next week.
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Sidney man defies the odds, collects $500,000 Lotto 6/49 jackpot

Robert Scott was told 15 years ago that he might never walk again

Oak Bay police are looking for missing 82-year-old woman

Gladys Barman was last seen on Thursday at Petro Can on West Saanich Road.
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Saanich Police investigate possible attempted abduction of 14-year-old girl

The incident occurred at the Royal Oak bus exchange
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Police investigating serious stabbing in Nanaimo tent city

The 27-year-old victim suffered life-threatening injuries.

RCMP arrest four and seize cash, fentanyl and other drugs in Cowichan Valley

They also seized eight firearms including long guns, hand guns, and a loaded shotgun
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Tugwell Creek wildfire near Sooke grows rapidly to 85 hectares

The fire is suspected to be human caused, but remains under investigation.

3 FREE summer concerts at Government House

Get your dancing legs ready!

9 photos and video of last night’s nearly sizzled out Canada Day fireworks in...

Who didn’t pay their property taxes?! 😂🇨🇦

$10-thousand worth of equipment stolen from Sooke Fire Department

Majority of the items taken are used to fight wildfires.
bc parks

These licence plates have generated $2.3 million for BC Parks

Money generated from the licence plates will go towards multiple protection and preservation initiatives.

Victoria Royals release 2018-19 regular season schedule

All WHL teams will play 68 regular season games starting this season as opposed to 72 games (since 1975-76).
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Early morning house fire in Parksville deemed suspicious

Emergency crews ensured all five occupants escaped the home safely.
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One arrested after man stabbed in downtown Victoria Saturday afternoon

Police located the suspect four hours later, not far from the scene.
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Police seize nearly 2,000 marijuana plants from Shawnigan Lake grow-op

Three people were arrested without incident.

Police seek witnesses to alleged impaired driver in Sidney

The driver was seen driving erratically on East Saanich Road before crashing.

Family issues public plea in locating Colwood father missing since Friday (UPDATED)

Ash Redford was last seen Friday evening at 9:30 p.m. in Colwood.

Two Vancouver Island drivers start the weekend off on the wrong foot (PHOTOS)

Not the best way to start the weekend 🙃