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Shoreline Community middle school student Lucas Roos

Shoreline grows with garden project

Middle school students getting used to eating salads, greens

  • Jul 3, 2013
Shoreline Community middle school student Lucas Roos
From left Pat Soliman

Happy Birthday Canada!

Thousands gathered in Downtown Victoria to take part in the family oriented multi-cultural Canada Day celebrations.

From left Pat Soliman

Victoria Pride Festival features many activities

Annual parade leads to colourful fair at MacDonald Park

Canada Day penny carnival

Step back in time on Canada Day with the Royal B.C. Museum's penny carnival, July 1

  • Jun 24, 2013
Kirk Westergaard strikes a pose before participating in the Navy Run at CFB Esquimalt Naden.

He’s Got Legs

Over 600 runners took part in the 7th annual Navy Run in Victoria.

Kirk Westergaard strikes a pose before participating in the Navy Run at CFB Esquimalt Naden.

Teen songwriters need to get busy

The Greater Victoria Public Library's popular Teen Summer Writing Contest is open for registration

  • Jun 21, 2013
Macaulay Elementary kindergarten teacher Katrinka Karpes and student Jett Scales

Macaulay student wins national contest

Local kindergarten student earns kudos for anti-bullying poster

Macaulay Elementary kindergarten teacher Katrinka Karpes and student Jett Scales
Vic High students Ricky Adams

Diggin’ in the dirt: Vic High students build veggy garden

Vic High garden project helps students make direct connection to the food chain

Vic High students Ricky Adams

Kids can win prizes for charting reading

For bookworms and those looking to read more books, the Greater Victoria Public Library offers its annual Summer Reading Club

  • Jun 20, 2013

FernFest nears two decades of community building

19th aqnnual event takes place at Fernwood Square all weekend.

  • Jun 19, 2013

Fryer set to lead Canadian Club

Former union leader and university professor took on new role June 18

  • Jun 18, 2013

Mural restoration along Goose this weekend

Volunteers will help paint over graffiti and touch up two murals by artist Frank Lewis

  • Jun 18, 2013

Volunteers needed for Our Place pet wash

The event is provided free of charge to homeless and seniors who have pets and don't have the resources of ability to wash them.

  • Jun 18, 2013
Father's Day Barbecue contest winners Cheyenne Duguay and her father Dan Duguay pose with their new barbecue

Barbecue a handy prize for contest winner

Saanich Penisula resident wins grand prize in Black Press' online Father's Day Barbecue Giveaway

  • Jun 18, 2013
Father's Day Barbecue contest winners Cheyenne Duguay and her father Dan Duguay pose with their new barbecue

Heritage trees given TLC in Esquimalt

The work was done in conjunction with Esquimalt’s 2013 Bloomin’ Beautiful Home and Garden Contest

  • Jun 17, 2013

Victoria MP hosts green economy talk

Victoria MP Murray Rankin hosts a forum on the green economy tomorrow

  • Jun 14, 2013

Christ Church hosts community fair

Family fair features food carts, games and a performance of the musical, Oh, Jonah

  • Jun 14, 2013

Golf tournament celebrates kids

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria and the Canadian World Education Society are hosting the first Kids Helping Kids Golf Classic

  • Jun 13, 2013
Kindergarten student Grace Camaiani throws up her arms to describe her story as Paisley Aiken

Young authors learn art of the creative process

Project introduces elementary students to world of creative writing

Kindergarten student Grace Camaiani throws up her arms to describe her story as Paisley Aiken

Summer concerts in Beacon Hill Park

The Cameron Bandshell comes alive once again this summer with a series of outdoor musical concerts to suite every taste.

  • Jun 12, 2013