Community

LifeRing starts group sessions in Greater Victoria

Groups planned for Saanich, Saanichton and Sidney beginning in September

  • Aug 16, 2012

Music at Rutledge Park tonight

Saanich's Music in the Park gets folksy tonight with Celtic music, jigs, reels and polkas, and a party atmosphere.

  • Aug 14, 2012

Mela offers glimpse of Indian culture

Two-day festival begins Friday at Centennial Square

  • Aug 14, 2012
Lorne Argyle shows off a family heirloom

Family dusts off relic for Esquimalt centennial year

Esquimalt home model on display through mid-September

Lorne Argyle shows off a family heirloom
Fairfield United Church office administrator Carol Turnbull

Colourful messages help rejuvenate Victoria church

New approach at Fairfield United aims to bring community together

Fairfield United Church office administrator Carol Turnbull
Artist Ingrid Fawcett works on a series of paintings at last year’s Bowker Creek Brush up. Hundreds are expected at this weekend’s event.

Bowker Creek Brush Up highlights youth artists

The Bowker Creek Brush Up outdoor art show and sale set for Sunday

Artist Ingrid Fawcett works on a series of paintings at last year’s Bowker Creek Brush up. Hundreds are expected at this weekend’s event.
Salvation Army Community Ministries director Pat Humble stocks a backpack at the Community and Family Services Centre on Quadra Street.

Victoria families helped out at back-to-school time by Salvation Army

Local charity organization has lofty goal for filling backpacks

Salvation Army Community Ministries director Pat Humble stocks a backpack at the Community and Family Services Centre on Quadra Street.

Lanterns, origami in Esquimalt Gorge Park to honour victims of Japanese war bombings

Anniversary of Second World War nuclear explosions to honour victims

Peacekeeping casualties to be remembered with service in Victoria

Lone Canadian casualty since last year's memorial to be honoured

Wallace Steeves reads his poem Freedom

Poems in new Victoria collection hint at writers’ personal stories

Shelters, rehab centres release commemorative poetry book

Wallace Steeves reads his poem Freedom
Mat Wright

Greater Victorians honing in on the Twitterverse

New interactive social media chat program appears to be gaining a foothold

Mat Wright
Master Cpl. Rob Whitney

MOVING TIME: Greater Victoria-based military personnel leaving and arriving

14,300 military members are being posted this fiscal year. The News sheds light on families moving to and from CFB Esquimalt this summer

Master Cpl. Rob Whitney

Christ Church Cathedral bridges shared hope with Islamic lecturer

Comparison of faiths topic of lecture this Sunday in Victoria

Dragon Boat coach and cancer researcher Katy Milne

Victoria Dragon Boat Society sponsoring lanterns with a message

Seventh annual Lights of Courage campaign raising funds for B.C. Cancer Society

Dragon Boat coach and cancer researcher Katy Milne

AIDS Vancouver Island hosting Love your Liver health fair in Victoria

Event being held in conjunction with World Hepatitis Day

Celebrate 150 years with the City of Victoria

The city is hosting tons of fun activities to mark its 150th anniversary

Hudson’s Bay Company man Sir James Douglas spearheaded development of the new fort and settlement named for Britain’s reigning queen. His name adorns many geographic points around the Capital Region.

Victoria’s history: What’s in a name?

Douglas vs. Blanshard: It’s clear who was more powerful in the fur trading post's earliest days

Hudson’s Bay Company man Sir James Douglas spearheaded development of the new fort and settlement named for Britain’s reigning queen. His name adorns many geographic points around the Capital Region.

Meet Marty McFly under the stars at UVic

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society hosting movie event, signing up volunteers for Light the Night

Beacon Bus driver Robert Walker

Victoria Sally Ann’s workhorse bus needs replacing

Beacon Bus crew attend numerous emergency and social service missions

Beacon Bus driver Robert Walker

Fernwood block party celebrates community

Fourth annual Neighbours for Change honours local environmental organizer