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Burnside kids get a new playground

For $10 per year, the City of Victoria is leasing green space…

Cool Aid running program celebrates milestone

Two years ago, the Victoria Foundation and Victoria Cool Aid Society helped…

  • Feb 23, 2011
University of Victoria philosophy student Roy Nam gets physical as he smashes the window of a car as part of a Beatdown cancer event. Students paid for a chance to wield the pink hammer

UVic students get the hammer out to beatdown cancer

University of Victoria philosophy student Roy Nam gets physical as he smashes…

  • Feb 22, 2011
University of Victoria philosophy student Roy Nam gets physical as he smashes the window of a car as part of a Beatdown cancer event. Students paid for a chance to wield the pink hammer

Esquimalt legion’s Wall of Heroes honours fallen soldiers

In a tearful ceremony last Friday, the Wall of Heroes was unveiled…

Oak Bay’s Ney straps on blades for fundraiser

It'll be a grudge match between municipalities on the ice at Esquimalt…

  • Feb 20, 2011
Eight-year-old Kain Schneider and five-year-old Emma Wilkinson
Eight-year-old Kain Schneider and five-year-old Emma Wilkinson
Michael Mueller gets help from Roxanne Derkson at the Massage exchange Movement as he learns how to massage his daughter

Free classes spread healing, one massage at a time

A Victoria massage therapist is hoping her free massage movement will one…

Michael Mueller gets help from Roxanne Derkson at the Massage exchange Movement as he learns how to massage his daughter

A lifetime of leadership in the community

Alex Campbell Sr. has provided a benchmark for current and future leaders…

One of two park promises fulfilled

From a pile of rubble will soon rise a new park for…

Fair caters to Victoria’s love of vintage

The appetite for vintage duds in Victoria is alive and well.After three…

  • Feb 14, 2011

Cemetery society reveals the past

The Old Cemeteries Society is hosting two public events this week.On Feb.…

  • Feb 14, 2011
Maria Manna is a matchmaker who brings couples together for a company called It's Just Lunch.

The changing ways of online dating

Catherine and Boris sit in front of a crackling fire in the…

Maria Manna is a matchmaker who brings couples together for a company called It's Just Lunch.
Retired navy captain John Mason admires himself in artist Nathan Scott's studio on West Saanich Road.

Like looking in a mirror

A new sculpture of retired navy captain John Mason represents a Second…

  • Feb 14, 2011
Retired navy captain John Mason admires himself in artist Nathan Scott's studio on West Saanich Road.

Tea festival expected to draw thousands

Everything from brewed tea ales to oolong steeped with fresh fern needles…

  • Feb 8, 2011

Seminar sheds light on asbestos

People suffering from asbestos-related illnesses and their families are invited to an…

  • Feb 8, 2011

Calvin Sandborn earns more legal kudos

Second prestigious award for environmental lawyer

Lion Dancers start the dance celebrating the Chinese New Year year of the Rabbit in front of the Gate of Harmonious Interest in China town.

Lions bring in the Year of the Rabbit

Practiced for thousands of years, the Lion Dance is believed to chase…

Lion Dancers start the dance celebrating the Chinese New Year year of the Rabbit in front of the Gate of Harmonious Interest in China town.

Victoria caregivers sought for new program

Helping them cope with transitions in dementia

  • Feb 6, 2011
Pacific Opera Victoria volunteer Gary Karr clowns around with POV staffer Carla Funk to help promote the company’s Give it Up for Opera fundraiser

Opera roadshow comes to town Saturday

POV supporters encouraged to bring items for appraisal, possible donationHaving lived in…

Pacific Opera Victoria volunteer Gary Karr clowns around with POV staffer Carla Funk to help promote the company’s Give it Up for Opera fundraiser

Anti-Stigma Week aimed at drug users

Drugs are part of our community and all kinds of people, including…

  • Feb 4, 2011
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