Community

Growing food network in Greater Victoria brings seeds, expertise to the people

Growing Together helps residents dig in to gardening opportunities

VIDEO: Langford siblings perform rap to cheer those stuck at home

Duo inspired by popular Netflix children’s show, Storybots

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Dancing Dentists
Crafts by Kathy Barlow
Wine Ninjas YYJ
Saseenos staff say hello to students

Business blooming for Sooke farmers

Residents growing new habits during self-isolation

  • May 7, 2020

Colourful display outside Saanich home reminds us ‘we’re all united’

Display includes kind messages for health care workers around the world

B.C. Grade 7 students create ‘We Are Canada’ video and web page

Abbotsford project features voices from across the nation defining what it means to be Canadian

  • May 7, 2020

United Way, Bay Centre team up to fill pantries

One for one program offers food through Local Love in a Global Crisis Fund

Blooming Esquimalt garden tour goes virtual

Township offers tips, videos, photos of local gardens as legacy project goes online

Island Health needs photos to memorialize nurses in action

Canada marks Nursing Week May 11 to 17 to coincide with the birthday of Florence Nightingale

Pirate ship sails through Esquimalt streets to spread cheer Saturday

Buccaneer Days, originally slated for May 8 to 10, is cancelled this year

PHOTOS: Bagpipers inspire Victoria seniors to dance on their balconies

Local pipers serenade residents at Amica Somerset House

Wild Wise Sooke urges bear awareness

Educational group kicks up social media presence in response to social distancing.

Royal Roads students launch quarantine cookbook, all proceeds benefit Our Place Society

Project looking to fill digital project with recipes from Vancouver Island restaurants

Oak Bay kindergarten students explore connection between trees and kindness

Willows students take part in project showing the benefits even a picture of a tree can bring

Fire Smart: What to do before and during a wildfire

Plan ahead to help lessen the impacts a wildfire can have on your family

  • May 3, 2020

QUIZ: A tribute to The Beatles

How much do you know about the iconic band from the 1960s?

Peninsula program provides free tax returns

Beacon Community Service offers service for those with low to moderate incomes

  • May 2, 2020

COLUMN: Esquimalt recreation offers tips to keep active

Township hosts free fitness, learning, information resources online

  • May 2, 2020

Victoria artist commemorates Discovery Island wolf Takaya with mural

Longtime artist doesn’t want Takaya’s death overshadowed by news of pandemic

Saanich playgrounds sit empty due to COVID-19

Residents abiding by closures, respecting social distancing, District spokesperson says