Community

Army cadets to host open house

The local army cadet corps,, 2483 Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, parades every Tuesday from 6:30 to 9:15 p.m.

  • Aug 13, 2013
Buddy owned by Kristi Baird from Gig Harbour Washington competes in a Dock Dog competition at Pet-A-Palooza at Ogden Point.

Taking a flying leap!

The second annual Pet-A Palooza is being held at Ogden Point featuring the newest products for pets.

Buddy owned by Kristi Baird from Gig Harbour Washington competes in a Dock Dog competition at Pet-A-Palooza at Ogden Point.

Victoria’s annual Kidney walk starts from Clover Point

Raised awareness, fundraising aims of Kidney Foundation event Aug. 18

Sohal Dharmender from the Sizzling Tandoor Restaurant gets the tandoori chicken ready for the oven at the Indian Mela celebration at Centennial Square.

A taste of India

Indian Mela has been held all week at Centennial Square featuring food, music, entertainment and booths selling Indian arts and crafts.

Sohal Dharmender from the Sizzling Tandoor Restaurant gets the tandoori chicken ready for the oven at the Indian Mela celebration at Centennial Square.
Sharon Tiffin/News staff August 10

Arts, music and flowers

19th annual Arts and Music in the gardens is taking place this weekend at the Horticultural Centre of the Pacific.

Sharon Tiffin/News staff August 10

Victoria firefighters and fashion a red-hot mix

Annual Fashion Inferno a fundraiser for firefighter's charity

Victoria dragon boat festival looking for volunteers

Four hundred down, another 100 to go for Inner Harbour festival organizers

Help send kids to summer camp

White Spot's annual Pirate Pak fundraising event Aug. 14 supports Zajac Ranch in Maple Ridge

Gavin O'Driscol

Cancer survivor asks others to help in the Race for Life

Gavin has been racing in the Ride for Life for seven years, but this year will different after watching his friend live with cancer.

Gavin O'Driscol
A  crowd of about 40

Making a Splash

The 24th annual Symphony Splash attracted about 40,000 people To the Inner Harbour in Victoria.

A  crowd of about 40
Ana McGregor does Zumba moves at the sixth-annual Tango and Latin Festival in Centennial Square.

Zumba Fun

The sixth-annual three day Tango and Latin Festival had people dancing in a variety of venues in Downtown Victoria.

Ana McGregor does Zumba moves at the sixth-annual Tango and Latin Festival in Centennial Square.
Nine-year-old Adrian Horridge

Welcome to Ross Bay Villa

Ross Bay Villa, a heritage home built in 1865, celebrated it's opening after many years of restoration by volunteers.

Nine-year-old Adrian Horridge

Victoria’s civic employee union sponsors free swim on B.C. Day

Crystal Pool will be hopping for rare holiday Monday opening

Megumi Saunders

Lighting a path to peace in Esquimalt

Ceremony honours those lost in Hiroshima, Nagasaki bomb attacks on Japan

Megumi Saunders
Cops For Cancer riders front from left Saanich Constable Lisa Bruschetta

Last Lap!

Four of the Cops for Cancer riders rode around Ring Road at the University of Victoria for 24 hours to raise money for the Tour de Rock.

Cops For Cancer riders front from left Saanich Constable Lisa Bruschetta
From left Victoria Councillor Ben Isitt and Edward Pullman and Ryan Mijker move a bike over a road divider near Kings Road at the inaugural Tour de Disaster.

Tour de Disaster

The City of Victoria in partnership with the Greater Victoria Bicycle Coalition held it's inaugural Tour de Disaster Exercise.

From left Victoria Councillor Ben Isitt and Edward Pullman and Ryan Mijker move a bike over a road divider near Kings Road at the inaugural Tour de Disaster.
Former practising lawyer and current public speaker and author

Talking the talk: Royal Roads grad off to continental speaker competition

Diane A. Ross works out of offices in Victoria and Vancouver

Former practising lawyer and current public speaker and author
Salvation Army Addictions and Rehabilitation Centre cook Richard Thatcher

Downtown Victoria service provider sees the end of an era

"Kitchen" Bill Harding developed working relationships with many other charity food service organizations

Salvation Army Addictions and Rehabilitation Centre cook Richard Thatcher

Hepatitis awareness day set for Saturday in Victoria

Event teaches people how to love your liver and avoid hepatitis

Estate sale Saturday at community hall in Saanich

Order of the Eastern Star selling high-end household items at garage sale