News Releases

Pride Parade Route Changes, Road Closures To Affect Traffic

Friday, July 5, 2019

Victoria, BC – Enhancements to this year’s Pride Parade route and road closures will have an impact of traffic in Victoria and Esquimalt Sunday morning.

With the road closures, VicPD officers are suggesting that those who wish to join the celebrations arrive well in advance of the 11:00 a.m. Parade start time. Others travelling Sunday morning should consider a route that is well outside of the downtown area. Travel into downtown from the west is likely best via the Tillicum Road bridge.

Parade Route

Greater Victoria Police Diversity Advisory Committee Statement On 2019 Pride Parade

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Greater Victoria, B.C. - The Greater Victoria Police Diversity Advisory Committee (GVPDAC) was created in 2001 to bring together representatives from Greater Victoria's diverse communities and the region’s police agencies with the goals of fostering trust, improving communication, and building mutual understanding.


Thieves Targeting Valuables Left In Vehicles In Hillside Area

Friday, June 14, 2019

Victoria, BC – Officers are warning area residents and those visiting the area of the 1600-block of Hillside Avenue to remove valuables from their vehicles. Thieves are targeting valuables left in vehicles in the neighbourhood. Several thefts from vehicles have recently occurred in the area, resulting in damage to vehicles and loss of valuable property.