Community

New Saanich bylaw to reduce cost to taxpayers for infrastructure upgrades

Bylaw governing development cost charges has not had a major update since 1998

  • Nov 26, 2019

VIDEO: Fix-A-Heart campaign returns to Greater Victoria Canadian Tire stores

17th annual fundraiser runs until Dec. 24 at participating locations

Getting their child back from a ‘deep hole’

After Makena suffered 100 seizures, surgery became a ‘high point’ for these parents

  • Dec 2, 2019
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Dog Swim at West Shore Parks & Recreation
Porcupine fish
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Berwick House Pumpkin Walk 2019

Belmont students prepare for return of West Shore’s largest food drive

10,000 Tonight takes place on Dec. 11 from 5 to 10 p.m.

Saanich Peninsula Community Foundation to host Giving Tuesday event

Foundation has granted $193,000 to about 100 projects on the peninsula over the past 20 years

Greater Victoria is an archeology hotspot, but it’s illegal to collect artifacts

Coastal archeologist talks mammoths, what to do if you find an artifact in B.C.

Scouts sell Island-grown Christmas trees in View Royal

Tree sales start Dec. 1 at Canadian Tire

  • Nov 25, 2019

Royal Bay students tackle climate change solutions

Students welcomes the public, presents 95 projects dealing with climate change

  • Dec 6, 2019

Victoria program sees students explore careers starting in middle school

Career exploration programs help Greater Victoria School District students sample different jobs

More than half of Saanich’s 10 worst intersections include McKenzie Avenue

ICBC data shows 200,000 crashes were reported on all of Vancouver Island between 2013 and 2017

PHOTOS: Oak Bay Avenue lights up for thousands of locals

Santa, lights, food, parade and more

  • Nov 24, 2019

Fairfield’s Greenhouse Hygge, a place to be cozy

Author one of 561 featured in library’s collection of emerging locals

Fun and science fly together during annual bird count

Saanich event contributes to national Christmas Bird Count for Kids

  • Nov 24, 2019

Annual Sea of Lights boat parade cruises Oak Bay, Saanich shoreline

Parade date set for Friday, Dec. 6 at Willows and Caddy Bay beaches

PHOTOS: Hundreds flock to Westshore Town Centre for Santa parade

Christmas carollers, Disney princesses, roller skaters, and more

Sooke youngster starts holiday season off on the right foot

Journey Middle School student filling 50 Christmas stockings for children in need

  • Nov 24, 2019

More than 100 purses filled with toiletries to be donated to Victoria’s most vulnerable women

Members of the Rotary Club of Victoria filled them with soap, deodorant, toothpaste and more

Juan de Fuca Soccer steps up for West Shore residents in need

Soccer association collect more than 1,300 pairs of socks in two weeks

  • Nov 23, 2019

Black Press Media supports Truck Light Convoy with food collection boxes

Drop off food donations at either office Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.