Community

$2.2M in cash for Christmas for 106 Greater Victoria charities

Victoria Foundation issues community grants ahead of the holidays

BC Transit’s Stuff the Bus raises almost 4,000 pounds of food

More than $1,300 in monetary donations also collected

Victoria Canadian Tire replaces toys stolen from Salvation Army

Children won’t have to go without toys this Christmas

Greater Victoria firefighters reflect on season of giving

‘It’s amazing to get those hugs and see the tears of joy in the parents’ eyes’

  • Dec 17, 2018

PHOTOS: Skate with Santa a smashing success in Oak Bay

Missed the fun? A second event is set for Dec. 18

  • Dec 17, 2018

Inspired by her kindergartners, Oak Bay teacher organizes fundraiser

Sally Hallam’s class is creating calendars to help plant trees

  • Dec 16, 2018
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More than 700 gifts given to those in need
Christmas Craft Beer Show
Canadian Tire replaces stolen toys for Salvation Army
Ask Santa

Langford elementary school kids test their hand at entrepreneurship

Students sold their own products at a Young Entrepreneurs Fair Friday

Remember Spunky? Santa came out to Sidney to check on him

Red-tailed Hawk made headlines last year after being stolen, raised by eagles

Musicians, community programmers wanted for summer concerts and events

City of Victoria adding to roster of pre-qualified, local musicians to perform June to September

Give the gift of nature this holiday season

Please don’t be mad, but I bought you a moose

Oak Bay teen targets 1,000 toys

Toy drive for Stan Hagen Centre For Families is Dec. 15 and 16 on Oak Bay Avenue

  • Dec 12, 2018

Esquimalt Lagoon’s driftwood birds get festive for the holidays

Artist Paul Lewis spread some holiday cheer at the Lagoon this weekend

Miniature Christmas Land is back in Saanich

Local family continues to open intense Christmas-themed basement to public

BC Transit’s Stuff the Bus brings back the spirit of giving to Victoria

17th annual Stuff the Bus is Dec. 15 at Save-On-Foods at Tillicum Centre

VIDEO: Close encounter with a whale near Canada-U.S border

Ron Gillies had his camera ready when a whale appeared Dec. 7

Saanich mother’s 1,000 cranes fundraiser takes flight

Raising stem cell donor awareness key

  • Dec 11, 2018

Saanich swimmer has ribs removed, posts them on social media

Jill Yoneda makes light of rare surgery for ‘slipping rib syndrome’

Victoria celebrates 40 years of Tuba Christmas

Tuba Christmas dates back to 1974 where it originated in New York City

  • Dec 10, 2018

Firefighters across the region swing into the giving season

Local firefighter says it’s about whole community

  • Dec 8, 2018

Giller Prize-winning author visits local bookstore

Colwood writer Esi Edugyan stops at Munro’s Books for book signing