Community

Fun and science fly together during annual bird count

Saanich event contributes to national Christmas Bird Count for Kids

  • Nov 24, 2019

Annual Sea of Lights boat parade cruises Oak Bay, Saanich shoreline

Parade date set for Friday, Dec. 6 at Willows and Caddy Bay beaches

PHOTOS: Hundreds flock to Westshore Town Centre for Santa parade

Christmas carollers, Disney princesses, roller skaters, and more

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Dog Swim at West Shore Parks & Recreation
Porcupine fish
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Berwick House Pumpkin Walk 2019

Sooke youngster starts holiday season off on the right foot

Journey Middle School student filling 50 Christmas stockings for children in need

  • Nov 24, 2019

More than 100 purses filled with toiletries to be donated to Victoria’s most vulnerable women

Members of the Rotary Club of Victoria filled them with soap, deodorant, toothpaste and more

Saanich Peninsula Community Foundation to host Giving Tuesday event

Foundation has granted $193,000 to about 100 projects on the peninsula over the past 20 years

Juan de Fuca Soccer steps up for West Shore residents in need

Soccer association collect more than 1,300 pairs of socks in two weeks

  • Nov 23, 2019

Greater Victoria is an archeology hotspot, but it’s illegal to collect artifacts

Coastal archeologist talks mammoths, what to do if you find an artifact in B.C.

Black Press Media supports Truck Light Convoy with food collection boxes

Drop off food donations at either office Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Stelly’s gala to send students on annual humanitarian trip rescheduled to Dec. 4

Event had to be postponed due to the Saanich School District strike

It’s lunchtime

A hungry sea lion grabs a quick salmon lunch on the Sooke…

  • Nov 22, 2019

Eagles congregate around Salish Sea for one last feast before period of famine

Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society preparing to receive birds in need of care

  • Nov 22, 2019

Resident pushes for electric in Saanich’s leaf blower replacement plan

Saanich owns more than 80 leaf blowers, 51 of which will expire by 2025

Camosun students, Royal BC Museum to bring Victorian funeral rituals to life

Free with museum admission or membership

  • Nov 22, 2019

Time to start baking in time for Sooke’s gingerbread contest

Proceeds go to support the work of Sooke’s the food bank