Angela Cowan

Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps.

Mayor’s message: Cities in the 21st century

I’m sitting in the Imagine Café in James Bay, watching a man and child toss a Frisbee in Fisherman’s Wharf park on this blustery Sunday.

Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps.
The toy shop at the Salvation Army’s Stan Hagen Centre for Families has a wide assortment of items for children of all ages. The shop opened its doors a week earlier than usual this year

FAMILY: Families the focus at Christmas for Salvation Army

Goal to make holidays special for family members of all ages

The toy shop at the Salvation Army’s Stan Hagen Centre for Families has a wide assortment of items for children of all ages. The shop opened its doors a week earlier than usual this year
Sylvan Learning Centre client Tiana

FAMILY: Tutoring can make a big difference for students

Extra help can keep academic challenges from getting out of control

Sylvan Learning Centre client Tiana
Emma Smith

‘Moving Mountains’ hike to raise money for cancer families

This year's hike in memory of founder's late nephew

Emma Smith
Kristina Patterson has opened her home since February 2013 to foster animals from Broken Promises Rescue

Animal rescue group nearly out of funds

Service takes in and adopts out animals with issues

Kristina Patterson has opened her home since February 2013 to foster animals from Broken Promises Rescue

Suspects identified, one arrested, in knife attack on the Goose

RCMP confident in tracking down remaining two suspects

Karen Frost

FAMILY: Finding safe preschool snacks can be a tough nut to crack

Healthy, flavourful options are out there for kids who can eat anything

Karen Frost
Gerry Denis

Back to school: Staples’ Stock the Lockers reaches out to those in need

Staples with a number of elementary and middle schools to ensure that no child goes without the necessities of education

Gerry Denis
Some care facilities working with school-aged children will be offering all-day “strike camps” if the teachers’ strike is not resolved by September.

GREATER VICTORIA FAMILY: Care providers gear for September strike

Provision of care in schools could get dicey if no deal reached with teachers

Some care facilities working with school-aged children will be offering all-day “strike camps” if the teachers’ strike is not resolved by September.
Stephanie Cambrey of Langford with her three dogs

Greater Victoria pet group aims to keep all members of families together

Volunteers help reunite disaster victims with their pets

Stephanie Cambrey of Langford with her three dogs