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Susan Sun and her mother Quing Du enjoy the new selection of Chinese language books available at the Central branch of the Greater Victoria Public Library.

Greater Victoria Public Library expands Chinese collection

With a $15,000 donation made by the Victoria Foundation, the library was able to expand its Chinese language collection

  • Jan 26, 2012
Susan Sun and her mother Quing Du enjoy the new selection of Chinese language books available at the Central branch of the Greater Victoria Public Library.

Community Arts Council seeks artist in residence

The Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria is seeking visual artists interested in working with youth.

Army cadet Sgt. Curtis Whittla

Esquimalt guardhouse new home to army cadets

Move marks a return of army presence at CFB Esquimalt’s Work Point

Army cadet Sgt. Curtis Whittla

Dementia video explores grieving process of caregivers

Grief, Loss and Dementia: Caregivers share their journey. It premieres Jan. 30.

Film festival encourages youth in Victoria to get creative with an anti-bullying message

Youth groups at each of the eight Victoria centres are invited to make a 30-second PSA that creatively conveys an anti-bullying message

  • Jan 24, 2012
Christine Ash cuddles her dog

Input sought on dog rules

Oak Bay mayor wants to make municipality more dog-friendly

Christine Ash cuddles her dog
Fernwood resident Barbara Fosdick is presented with a coomendation from Veteran Affairs Minister Steven Blaney.

Commendation recognizes local war veterans

Barbara Fosdick, Velma Emberly and Gerard Ratchford recognized by federal government

Fernwood resident Barbara Fosdick is presented with a coomendation from Veteran Affairs Minister Steven Blaney.
Victoria's poet laureate Janet Marie Rogers

Poet laureate brings First Nations’ voice to city

Janet Marie Rogers will serve three-year term as the city’s literary and cultural ambassador

Victoria's poet laureate Janet Marie Rogers

Fernwood: last in a series on Victoria’s neighbourhoods

As the “junky” in “Funky Fernwood” fades to memory, the neighbourhood known for its youthful vibrance evolves to face its next challenges.

Karen Taylor

Pre-diabetic athlete an unlikely marathoner

Team Diabetes members fundraise for Reykjavik, Iceland

  • Jan 17, 2012
Karen Taylor
Cadboro creations  Gwen McLaws. president of the Goward House Society

Student art brightens Goward House gallery

Goward House, 2495 Arbutus Rd., is hosting a new exhibit, running until Feb. 1, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays.

  • Jan 17, 2012
Cadboro creations  Gwen McLaws. president of the Goward House Society

READ Society celebrates with game day

Family Literacy Day Game-a-thon at Government Hous

Faith fuse for cultural communion

Free cooking class hosted by different faith groups in Greater Victoria

  • Jan 15, 2012

Scots Wha Hae, Burns celebrations abound in Victoria

Scottish bard Robbie Burns celebrated throughout the region this month

  • Jan 12, 2012

Support group gives girls a fighting chance

Training session will be hosted by Victoria Restorative Justice Society

Dedicated Malahat police unit needed but ‘unrealistic:’ RCMP

Province will be asked for additional police resources for the Island, which could boost police numbers on the Malahat

First Met provides chance for spiritual renewal

The church is presenting its 10th annual Epiphany Explorations from Jan. 19 to 23

Salvation Army tallies Christmas donations

More than 204,000 raised through red kettle campaign

  • Jan 10, 2012
Young British Columbians take part in the 83rd session of the B.C. Youth Parliament inside the provincial legislature. The teens

Youth leaders feel positive about future

92 teen leaders take part in B.C. Youth Parliament session over Christmas

  • Jan 8, 2012
Young British Columbians take part in the 83rd session of the B.C. Youth Parliament inside the provincial legislature. The teens

Warring neighbours needed for new TV show

Casting underway for Neighbourhood vs Neighbour