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Oprah Winfrey’s new $10 million home is just 20km away from Victoria (PHOTOS)

She's basically our next-door neighbour now!
Saanich Police Flamingo

Saanich Police remind driver to properly tie down flamingo

Yes, you read that headline correctly.
Hiking Victoria Mount Douglas

5 breathtaking views worth hiking to around Victoria

Let us know which ones we've missed ⛰️
Dinosaur BC Legislature

A “dinosaur” apparently showed up at the BC legislature (VIDEO)

Clever girl... or whoever was underneath that costume 🦖
Bike Lanes Victoria

This Video Could Change Your Mind About Bike Lanes

We know it's a touchy subject...
Baby Goat Cuddle

The Victoria Lavender Farm needs you to cuddle its baby goats (PHOTOS)

It's a tough job, but someone's got to do it 🐐
Beaver Most Canadian Thing Ever

This Nanaimo break and enter might be the most Canadian thing ever (PHOTOS)

If we had a nickel for every time this happened... We'd have exactly one nickel 🇨🇦

Victorian’s message in a bottle washes up in Oregon

If that wasn't awesome enough, the message itself is full of inspiration and kindness.
Reddit Least Favourite Victoria

Here are Reddit’s top 10 “least favourite” things about Victoria

Maybe bike lanes are more popular than we thought 🤔
Baby Goats UVic

Baby Goats are coming to UVic this afternoon

Cuteness overload! 😍
Driftwood Victoria Breweries

A CBC Journalist just ranked every brewery in Victoria

People are not stoked about his choices 🍻😬
Tide Pod Saanich Police

WATCH: Saanich Police released a hilarious video about the Tide Pod Challenge

Highlights include plenty of dad jokes, a slow-motion "waterfall" scene, and the #nopodinyourbod hashtag.
Sea Otter Saanich Road

A river otter was reportedly “travelling down the road” in Saanich

And of course, Twitter users otterly loved it and responded
RCMP Musical Ride

21 photos and videos from the RCMP Musical Ride in Victoria and Colwood

Nearly 15,000 Victorians came out to watch this weekend, and the performances didn't disappoint!
Puzzle Art Faded

Puzzle piece art to be removed from Douglas and Yates intersection

They put all the pieces together and decided to get rid of it.
Johnny Depp Colwood

Johnny Depp spotted filming at Hatley Castle in Colwood

We've got photos to prove it!
Riverdale Tiera Skovbye Polly Cooper

Riverdale’s “Polly Cooper” got engaged at Shawnigan Lake

The high-school drama may seem endless on-screen, but at least one of Riverdale's characters has settled down in real life.
Drake Canada billboard

A Canadian rapper put up a billboard in LA and it’s going viral

It first appeared in 2016 as an advertisement for the OVO clothing line, but now it's suddenly back in the spotlight.
Puppies Adoption BC SPCA

12 adorable puppies available for adoption from Victoria SPCA next week (PHOTOS)

WARNING: This article contains incredibly cute photos.
Johnny Depp Sword Fight BC Children's Hospital

Johnny Depp surprises and sword-fights patients at BC Children’s Hospital (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

The Hollywood star reprised his Pirates of the Caribbean role as Captain Jack Sparrow for over five hours, greeting every single patient.
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A Mountie chased a black bear and it might be the most Canadian thing...

Damian Gillis filmed a Mountie chasing a bear, creating a video with 20 of the most Canadian seconds we've ever seen.
Ethan with magazine

Colwood boy dressed as Deadpool featured on Ryan Reynolds’ Instagram

The post received over 900,000 likes!
Crowd Reaching

4 iconic moments from Victoria’s Canada 150 celebrations

From the crowd size and fireworks to the Arkells' antics and the Decolonize movement, read and watch the Canada Day that was.

We got a pre-opening sneak peek into the brand new Lush on Government St!...

The new location is unlike any Lush you've ever seen!

We found out why there are helmets attached to power lines around town

Victoria Buzz talked to BC Hydro to find out what's behind the strange sightings

The evolution of the Victoria Buzz logo

Our logo has changed, but not a lot. We’re changing, but for the better. After more than four years with our previous logo, we...

Bucket of tennis balls left for other dogs to play with at Willows Beach...

It was Family Day in BC on Monday, so many people were off for the day and were able to spend time outdoors in...

A community of Victoria moms rally for child in need of breast milk

A community of Victoria mums has come together to donate breast milk for 6-month-old Hanna, whose is severely allergic to anything other than breast milk. Hanna's mum who lives...

Central Saanich Police pull over Zamboni during Vancouver Island’s “Snowmageddon”

No good deed goes unpunished, or at least without a warning. Central Saanich farmer Marko Kardum became a viral sensation during the “Snowmageddon” last night after...

20 years ago: 96 photos from the “Blizzard of 1996” in Victoria

Today marks exactly 20 years since the first snow began to fall and which we now look back on in Victoria as the "Blizzard of...

CTV does a follow up on Ken the Scrabble player in Colwood

Ken, the man who welcomes a Scrabble challenge every Tuesday at a Tim Hortons in Colwood, is back in the news again, following our...
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Age is just a number: 96-year-old first woman to receive Law Society Award

Victoria lawyer Constance D. Isherwood, QC has been named the recipient of the 2016 Law Society Award. After 65 years in the profession, at age 96, she is also British...

Victoria lucky number 7 among Best Cities in the World!

Victoria just placed at number 7 in the Condé Nast 2016 Readers' Choice Awards survey! Travelers cast more than 100,000 votes for their favorite...

What was Batman doing in Langford yesterday?

Did you happen to notice Batman roaming around the streets of Langford on Wednesday? After receiving multiple reports of the sighting, we decided to do...

A song of praise for Mt. Tolmie Hospital care team

"This is a profession that must be one of the highest on the planet… You experience humanity at one of its deepest levels.” That’s just...

Farm scene investigation at Vancouver Island corn maze just became SO MUCH MORE REAL!!

Those of you that have been to the Vancouver Island corn maze, and received the Farm Scene Investigation (FSI) Detective badge, will know this...

Love letter for Mia found in a bottle near Trial Island

A Victoria woman, who stumbled upon a romantic message in a bottle is hoping to pass along what appears to be an ode to "Mia." On...
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Man who scaled Vancouver’s Trump Tower is at it again, this time at Goldstream...

While most  prefer a leisurely hike on the abandoned rail line that crosses high above the Niagara Creek in Goldstream Provincial Park, two urban...

Photos of two iconic birds battling it out on Vancouver Island go viral

There was an epic battle between two iconic birds on Vancouver Island over the weekend, and it was all captured on camera. Lisa Bell and...
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The Buzz: Woman laughing in Chewbacca mask sets Internet on fire

Star Wars fans are definitely some of the most devoted people in the world and Candace Payne‘s love for Chewbacca is making her a...

Painters come to the rescue of a seagull caught in wires (PHOTOS)

Painters to the rescue! While seagulls aren't the most popular bird in the flock, nobody wants to see one fighting for its life. Earlier today,...
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The Buzz: Ball boy face-plants into wall and has a smooth recovery

SOME days, things just don’t go your way — but all you can do is pick yourself up, dust yourself off and keep going. That’s...

“Las Vegas-style fountains” attraction coming to Victoria’s Inner Harbour

With the immense popularity of the lighting of the Steamship Terminal, the Greater Victoria Harbour Authority announced today the exciting changes coming to the...
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Mom and daughter catch special moment while walking along Galloping Goose trail

A mom and daughter got see a special moment tother they were walking along the  Galloping Goose in Langford/Metchosin. Carol Murray tells Victoria Buzz, her...

Canadians among Happiest in the World!

Canada is the sixth happiest country in the world, out of 156 countries, according to the annual World Happiness Report. Residents were asked to rank...
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Amazing drone footage showing the flooded Cowichan Bay

Check out this stunning 4K drone footage captured on March 10th in the Cowichan Bay. The video also captures a flooded SUV on Cowichan Bay Road...

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