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8 winter issues only southern British Columbians can relate to

"Winter" means something very different here in our corner of the world ☺️

Duncan man who adopted and killed pet pig issues apology

"I do feel remorse and regret for my actions, and I would like to ask that people stop sending death threats to me and my partner"

Duncan couple adopt pet pig from BC SPCA and proceed to kill and eat...

Imagine going home with your new family, only to find out that you're being served for dinner...
Woodwynn Farms

Town hall to discuss saving rehab programs such as Woodwynn Farms

Woodwyn Farms, a therapeutic rehab program in Central Saanich, was slated for closure in January.

Duncan man sentenced to 4-months in jail for death of puppy

He's also banned from owning animals for a decade

This golden retriever was nearly drowned by three otters off Dallas Road

A cautionary tale, with a happy ending

Rare sperm whale sighted in Alert Bay (VIDEO)

For the first time since 1984!
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City of Victoria Archives introduces new online search

The City of Victoria's Archives just got a whole lot more accessible

Reminder to have an emergency plan, as small earthquake rattles Victoria

Did you feel the tremors last night?
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Statistics Canada launches anonymous survey to find out how much Canadians pay for weed...

Find out if you're paying too much for your weed
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Statistics Canada reveals 4.9 million Canadians purchased cannabis in 2017 (REPORT)

And most of it was for non-medicinal purposes

Canada ranked #1 country in the world for Quality of Life

We've now gotten top spot three times in a row!

Here’s how to get a free acupuncture treatment in January or February

"We take what we do seriously, but we don't take ourselves seriously."
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Langford residents address concerns over marijuana smell from local cannabis producer

It all started with a post on a Facebook group...

Victoria ranks 2nd in popularity among millennials in 2018 (REPORT)

And Saanich snagged 6th place!

There is a rally happening today in Langford in support of Landen

It begins at 1 p.m. today outside Premier John Horgan's office.

Thousands of Victorians will take part in Women’s March Canada on Saturday

Victoria Buzz will be joining the discussion on the ground - see you there!

Health Canada warns consumers about “unidentified capsules” in Flintstones Plus Iron multivitamins for children

Make sure to check your pack of Flintstones chewable tablets before giving them to your kids!
Mifegymiso Abortion Pill

Abortion pills will be available for free in BC starting Monday

The provincial government will soon be providing universal, no-cost coverage for the drug Mifegymiso.

There’s a pet food drive happening right now in memory the beloved downtown greeting...

Because Cody knows that every pet deserves to go to sleep with a full belly every night. 

Multiple dogs succumb to parvovirus infection in Sooke

Gentle reminder to make sure your dog is fully vaccinated!
Victoria Rainy Day Kids

21 places to take your kids on a rainy day in Victoria

Keep your child(ren) entertained through these wet, wintery months.

7 places in Victoria that will help you achieve your fitness goals in 2018

Time to get off that couch and shed those extra holiday pounds! 💪

Here are the most popular baby names in British Columbia in 2017

Have a baby on the way and can't decide what to name it?

Here are 37 amazing Canadian Boxing Day sales you can’t miss

And a lot of them last all week, so you still have time!

Here are Victoria Buzz’s Top 20 most popular photos and videos of 2017

Join us on a little trip down memory lane!

App charging patients to save a spot at walk-in clinic lines is under government...

The Ministry of Health is concerned the fee may be violating the extra billing ban

6-year-old Sooke child with rare and potentially fatal disease seeks funding for his treatment

The drug that could cure Landen costs about $19,000 a month, which comes to over $225,000 a year
Flu Season Island Health

Everything you need to know about avoiding the flu this year

Have you gotten your flu shot yet? It's not too late.

UVic associate professor to highlight the work of Swiss bureaucrat who helped thousands of...

Carl Lutz helped more than 60,000 Hungarian Jews escape the horrors of the Nazi Holocaust, in what is now recognized as the largest civilian rescue of Jewish people at the time.
Cat MDMA Snapchat

Snapchat videos sent to family showing cat allegedly being fed MDMA and abused (PHOTOS)

"It sounds like they gave her MDMA and then tried to shave her," said the cat's owner.

Oaklands couple seek help searching for missing 9 year old Indian ringneck parrot

Have you heard any squawks around town lately?
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Here’s how to support hundreds of Victoria families facing poverty (VIDEO)

Celebrate the season of giving by being a part of an ambitious cause: supplying 150 local families with fresh fruits and vegetables for an entire year

Here’s how to keep your pets safe on Halloween

Keep your pets safe this Halloween.

Fort Street’s beloved business-dog Cody passed away today

This time, we really are crying 😭

Sooke woman asking for help locating 15-year-old Macaw parrot

They believe he is hiding among treetops in the Sooke area.

Langford clinic set to provide opioid addiction treatment to patients

Opiate addiction therapy is now much more accessible to West Shore residents.

Victoria police service dog passes away after 12 years of duty

We're trying really hard not to cry here 😔

Victoria ranked as best Canadian city to be a woman

Windsor, Ontario ranked worst.
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The Salmon Run at Goldstream Provincial Park has begun

The annual salmon run, where thousands of fish make their way back to Goldstream to spawn, has begun!

11 stunning locations to view the Fall colours in Victoria (PHOTOS)

Catch nature's vibrant show!

Manufacturing defect in B.C. Cancer Agency leads to colon cancer screening test suspension

The problem was spotted by labs that handle the samples.
Camosun Students Category 12 Brewing Beer

Victoria’s own Irish Times Pub named North America’s best Irish pub

Don't forget to stop by and raise a pint of Guinness!

31 haunted places you have to visit in Victoria

Almost every building in the downtown core has a ghost story. 

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