Victoria

You Won't Believe What People Do At Roadblocks

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.11.2014 | Canada British Columbia

If you really want to know how to act at a police roadblock, it's best to go straight to the police manning them. A Victoria police constable has ...

Canada's Most Selfie-Obsessed City Is..

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.14.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Last week, we told you about how Victoria, B.C. residents buy the most sex toys in Canada. Well, turns out the same city also leads the country in —...

Victoria Sure Loves Sex Toys

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.06.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The people of Victoria sure love their sex toys. People in B.C.'s capital city buy the most sex toys per capita than other Canadian cities, accordi...

Wallet Thieves HIRED By Alleged Fraudsters: Police

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

NANAIMO, B.C. - Police in Nanaimo, B.C., say a couple accused of dozens of property-related offences in central and south Vancouver Island hired other...

Baby Iver Update!

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Iver Benson, the baby whose mother was kept on life support until he could be delivered, no longer requires an IV, according to a Facebook update. ...

Jimmy Fallon Wowed By Victoria Teen

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.20.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Victoria teen, Ann Makosinski made headlines last year when her body heat-powered flashlight invention won a top prize at the Google Science Fair. ...

B.C. Mall Urinals Better Than Sochi

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.20.2014 | Canada British Columbia

One of the most ridiculed photos from the Sochi Winter Olympics shows two toilets in one stall at a venue. But now a mall bathroom in Victoria, B.C. m...

Budget Is 'Boring, Balanced,' Says De Jong

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbia's Liberal government tabled a balanced budget Tuesday, delivering a fiscal blueprint that forecasts three years of surplus...

Fatal Stabbing Suspect Arrested..

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - A suspect wanted in a fatal stabbing outside a Prince George, B.C., convenience store nearly four years ago has been arrested in...

Who's Spying On Distracted Drivers Now?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.06.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Drivers in Victoria have yet another reason to leave their mobile devices and other distractions out of their hands. Police will be riding on buses to...

B.C. Government Broke Own Law: Ombudsperson

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.30.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The B.C. government routinely missed legislated deadlines for providing benefits to some of the province's most vulnerable people, the ombu...

'Slightly Embarrassing' Rescue For Ex-Olympian

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

B.C. search and rescue crews called out to help a paddle boarder in gale-force winds instead found Olympic medallist triathlete Simon Whitfield "havin...

Legendary Train Robber's Stolen Watch Found

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.11.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The Royal British Columbia Museum discovered there's no honour among thieves as a pair of bandits made off with a collection of prized watc...

Fined For Being Responsible?

CBC | Posted 02.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A novice Saanich driver says he's being punished for trying to do the right thing, after being fined for having no 'N' sign while drivi...

Sex Offender Steals Ferry

CP | Doug Esser, The Associated Press | Posted 02.01.2014 | Canada British Columbia

SEATTLE - Officials are reviewing security for a commercial U.S.-to-Canada ferry service after they say a sex offender managed to steal one of the boa...

Suspicious Man Arrested Aboard Victoria Clipper

CBC | Posted 01.31.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Police in Seattle arrested a lone man after boarding the Victoria Clipper IV passenger ferry, which was set adrift in Seattle's Elliott Bay Sunda...

$88K: The Price Of Love?

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A Victoria resident has lost $88,000 in an online romance scam after wiring cash to a somebody posing as an overseas love interest, according to inves...

Who Let The Dog Out?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 11.11.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Travelling is stressful. Even for dogs. On Sunday, an adopted street dog from Mexico got loose inside Victoria International Airport. Zander, se...

LOOK: Besties

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.29.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Sometimes two famous (and super awesome) people come together in friendship, and the result leaves the rest of us "common folk" swooning. Such is t...

Motorcyclist Acquitted Of Speeding At 299 Km/H

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.25.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - A Saanich Police spokesman says the force is disappointed about the acquittal of a Victoria-area man accused of weaving his motorcycle at r...

Floating Aquarium Goes Under

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A long-standing marine attraction in Victoria's inner harbour is closing today after 40 years. The Pacific Undersea Gardens, an aquarium locate...

Crime Fighting? There's An App For That

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Victoria police have released a mobile phone app to help them fight crime in the city, joining the Toronto police as the only two forces using an app ...

Victoria Book Store Celebrates

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Alice Munro tried selling other people's books for years, but the deeper she dove into the book-selling business, the more she believed she...

Victoria Gets New Police Chief

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.10.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Victoria's new Chief Constable has been confirmed and he's coming west from Ontario.Greater Sudbury Police Chief Frank Elsner takes over fr...

Victoria Good Samaritans Honoured By Police

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.09.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Five people who ignored their own safety are being honoured for their efforts to help at a chaotic Victoria crash scene that had the potent...