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Thrifty’s continues to show its commitment to community

Thrifty Foods donates $23,000 to Easter Seals British Columbia/Yukon

Company delivering food to doorsteps of Victorians

When SkipTheDishes launched in Winnipeg in 2014, it was more an information/technology company than a restaurant delivery service.

Real estate board gives back to local charity

It's not unusual for a professional organization to give back to the community through a financial contribution to a charitable cause.

Dockside Green clears hurdle to continue

Victoria's Dockside Green development is back in the public eye with yet another attempt to resurrect the ill-fated project.

Local Olympian championing technology to combat fear

Olympian Silken Laumann has embraced modern technology to help others find the courage to overcome their fears.

Twinkle-tot to professional: a long and passionate road for local ballerina

When Charlotte Battigelli first toddled her way through the doors of the Victoria Academy of Dance (VAD) she was dubbed a “twinkle-tot."

Seniors survey seeing influx of participants, volunteers needed

The targeted completion date for a comprehensive survey of seniors living in residential care facilities across B.C. has been extended.

Self-management key to chronic pain

Chronic pain (CP) is a debilitating condition that can leave sufferers feeling hopeless and depressed.

Sound of Change helps to end isolation

The Island Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre (IDHHC) has launched what could be a life altering program for some Victoria residents.

More work space needed for city’s tech industry

Imagine heading up a company whose growth sees an increase in staff from five employees to 45, all within two-and-a-half years.

A captain’s story finally told

Colin Henthrone, captain of the Queen of the North, tells his side of the story of the sinking of the ship 10 years ago in a new book.

Victorians contributing to booming second-hand economy

A new report by Vancity Credit Union shows B.C.'s second-hand economy generates more than $1 billion in sales annually.

South Park students help build wildlife habitat

Children from South Park Family School are discovering how wildlife habitat can be found, not only in parks, but all around them.

Luxury home sales spike in Victoria

Home buyers moving from Vancouver's overheated housing market have upped the number of million dollar home sales in Victoria.

More businesses allowed to apply for liquor licences

Businesses like barber shops, salons, spas, and book stores will be able to serve alcohol to customers beginning in January.

Cook Street development inches closer to approval

Urban Core Ventures has cleared another hurdle for approval for its proposed residential/commercial building at Cook and Oliphant streets.

James Bay musician keeps toes tappin’ at Hermann’s Jazz Club

David Vest was on stage with Big Joe Turner and opening for Roy Orbison before he was old enough to vote.

Program instills immigrants with financial literacy skills

According to Ximema Londono, November is an important time to remember the challenges faced by new immigrants.

DVBA announces second buskers festival

The Downtown Victoria Business Association has announced its intention to run a second buskers festival this summer.

U.S. election results shock local ex-pats

The U.S. election results have shocked and saddened some local American citizens.