Community

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

Chris Hoyer

Online game helps house homeless monks

Victoria-based Facebook connections help rebuild Himalayan monastery

Chris Hoyer
Cory Olsen takes a few minutes at the park with sons

Victoria community centre summer camp needs financial help

Camp Blanshard looking for sponsors to help get more disadvantaged kids involved

Cory Olsen takes a few minutes at the park with sons

Funky Fernwood attracts Big Apple media spotlight

Victoria neighbourhood featured in New York Times print, online versions

Major food and wine festival launches in Victoria next week

Taste festival offers opportunities for foodies and wine connoiseurs

Vancouver Island Health Authority videos earn international awards in New York City

Victoria-based MultiMedia Services take a grand award and two gold for

CFB Esquimalt sailors represent navy at annual Calgary Stampede

Calgary's sailors trading in their caps for stetsons this week

Musician Valdy plays Metchosin show tonight

Concert, weekend workshops at Pearson College raise money for Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts

  • Jul 6, 2012
Sooke resident Rowan James

Chess champs are getting younger and younger

Grandmasters, fresh-faced rising stars hosted at this weekend’s Canadian Open

Sooke resident Rowan James
Blair Spencer shows off the community tool shed at a subsidised housing complex built by himself and the six-person Leadership Victoria team.

Leadership Victoria volunteers build community tool shed

For a tool shed built by a gang of white-collar workers, it looks unexpectedly sturdy and cleanly designed.

Blair Spencer shows off the community tool shed at a subsidised housing complex built by himself and the six-person Leadership Victoria team.
Emily Zabel

Garden grows community

Garden at Oak Bay United Church helps foster new relationships

Emily Zabel
New citizenship judge Gerry Pash has spent time in broadcasting as well as with the military reserves.

Longtime media man appointed as citizenship judge in Victoria

Gerry Pash has worn many hats in his decades-long career

New citizenship judge Gerry Pash has spent time in broadcasting as well as with the military reserves.

Jubilee Hospital burn unit receives financial boost

Firefighters Burn Fund kicks in nearly $350,000 for equipment requirements

Tony Joe

Victoria’s Chinatown Night Market calling on karaoke singers

Ten finalists to be selected from You Tube videos to perform at July 18 market

Tony Joe
Residents and visitors alike joined together to form a living flag on the lawn of the Legislature as part of the Canada Day celebration.

Oh Canada

Canada Day Celebrations attracted thousands to downtown Victoria.

Residents and visitors alike joined together to form a living flag on the lawn of the Legislature as part of the Canada Day celebration.

Mustard Seed Food bank gets boost from local realtors

Summertime sees demand for food bank services increase, with schools closed

Miss Paparazzi Lanza Norris-Jones

Overflowing with pride: Pride Week 2012 hits Victoria

Gay, transgender communities still seeking full human rights

Miss Paparazzi Lanza Norris-Jones

Kiwanis celebrating 35 years in Esquimalt

Children-related charities a large part of what club members support

Sarah Kramer

Inaugural vegan fest launches in Victoria

Variety of activities planned for organizers' first-ever festival

Sarah Kramer