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Car wash fundraiser Saturday

People with dirty vehicles, an appetite or perhaps looking for a bargain…

Jean Stephenson graduated as a nurse in September 1949 and will be attending this weekend’s 120th anniversary of the School of Nursing. She was photographed with a model wearing a Nursing Sister Dress Uniform (Summer) in the School of Nursing Archives at Royal jubilee Hospital. Jean is also a volunteer in the archives.

Memories of Begbie Hall

Hundreds of nurses reunite for school's 120-year anniversary

Jean Stephenson graduated as a nurse in September 1949 and will be attending this weekend’s 120th anniversary of the School of Nursing. She was photographed with a model wearing a Nursing Sister Dress Uniform (Summer) in the School of Nursing Archives at Royal jubilee Hospital. Jean is also a volunteer in the archives.
Willows grade 2 students Phoenix Smith

100 years of learning at Willows

Classes at école Willows elementary have created displays of the different eras…

  • May 26, 2011
Willows grade 2 students Phoenix Smith

Car wash fundraiser

People with dirty vehicles, an appetite or those looking for a bargain…

Canada Post letter carrier Lucie Hulford

Posties put stamp on hunger

Postal workers will be arriving at your doorstep this weekend ready to…

Canada Post letter carrier Lucie Hulford

Birding bash in Uplands Park

Ralph Archibald of the Friends of Uplands Park is leading a bird-watching…

Selkirk Waterfront Festival Saturday

The Selkirk waterfront transforms into a family-friendly festival Saturday (May 28) 10…

  • May 25, 2011

Willows elementary centennial celebrations kick off this weekend

History comes alive at L’Ecole Willows elementary’s centennial celebration.School alumni are invited…

Victoria hospitals launch spring fundraising camapign

Foundation hopes to raise $361,000

  • May 24, 2011

Fur trader’s life celebrated

Fur trader, explorer and author John McLean's legacy will be commemorated where…

  • May 24, 2011

Night sky viewing

If Monday offers a clear evening, members of the Victoria Centre of…

Courtnall Classic attracts celebrity roster

Break out the golf clubs and roll out the red carpet.The goal…

Bob Haldane stands among the headstones in God's Acre Veteran's Cemetery. Haldane is helping to organize the annual Candlelight Tribute held in the cemetery to honour Canadian military women and men.

Remembrance by candlelight

If there ever was a man to embody the reluctance to share…

Bob Haldane stands among the headstones in God's Acre Veteran's Cemetery. Haldane is helping to organize the annual Candlelight Tribute held in the cemetery to honour Canadian military women and men.

Tour offers behind-the-scenes look at CFB Esquimalt

The next best thing to donning a uniform and working at CFB…

Pedal the big bike for big rewards

For cyclists who enjoy riding in groups, the Heart & Stroke Foundation's…

World youth chess champion Jason Cao

Chess enthusiasts gear for Challenge with beach event

Festival runs same weekend as Canadian tournamentWillows Beach will teem with chess…

  • May 19, 2011
World youth chess champion Jason Cao
John Robertson

Two-wheeled transportation is golden in Africa

Mountain bike collection day set for SundayHaving ridden Africa from top to…

John Robertson
Workers pose in front of the Tilikum in New Plymouth

Tilikum’s story: Epic journey in dugout canoe remembered

The Maritime Museum of B.C. is marking 110 years since two men…

  • May 18, 2011
Workers pose in front of the Tilikum in New Plymouth

Afternoon tea a royal affair

Queen Victoria would be pleased.A Royal Victoria Day Tea for seniors planned…

Mark Johnson and Kogaylene Ruddick look through a class picture scrapbook in the Oak Bay High archives room during Sunday’s alumni reunion visitors’ day.

Old times meet future at Oak Bay High reunion

Past grads get chance to view school’s proposed new lookWith eyes closed…

  • May 17, 2011
Mark Johnson and Kogaylene Ruddick look through a class picture scrapbook in the Oak Bay High archives room during Sunday’s alumni reunion visitors’ day.