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Victoria elementary school seeks gently used household items for student market

The George Jay Holiday Emporium allows students to purchase gifts for their families

Esquimalt Rec Centre pool goes to the dogs

The inaugural “Dog Swim” happens before the pool is closed for maintenance

Adair a newcomer to Chemainus at 104 years old

Not many people her age relocate, but she also just had a knee replacement a year ago

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More than 700 gifts given to those in need
Christmas Craft Beer Show
Ask Santa
Meet B.C.'s oldest lawyer

Santa’s parade set to light up Victoria

37th Island Farms Santa’s Light Parade rolls down Government Street Saturday

VIDEO: Ucluelet Aquarium surveying spread and threat of microplastics

“Plastics never actually go away, they break down to smaller and smaller pieces.”

The Vancouver Island elasmosaur needs your help

Famous Comox Valley fossil hunting for votes in chase to become BC symbol

Good Food Summit plants seeds for food security

The Good Food Summit runs Nov. 22 and 23

Another Brick in Nepal building more schools

Fundraiser set for Nov. 20

  • Nov 19, 2018

Oak Bay kicks off Christmas with 18th annual light up

The lights come on Nov. 25 at 5 p.m. after an audience rendition of The Twelve Days of Christmas

First ski hill in B.C. opened this weekend

Sun Peaks, near Kamloops, was the first ski hill in the province to open for season

Handmade forest grows inside Bay Centre in support of sick kids

Festival of Trees raises funds for B.C. Children’s Hospital

Kick off the festive season with Victoria’s annual Marina Light Up

Explore the lighted vessels in Victoria’s Inner Harbour

  • Nov 19, 2018

Victoria Hospitals Foundation Visions gala raises record-breaking cash

Event raised $800,000 for 100 pieces of equipment for Royal Jubilee and Victoria General hospitals

  • Nov 19, 2018

PHOTOS: Uptown lights up the holiday season

Annual event drew crowd of all ages for parade and Christmas tree lighting

West Shore youth looking to give back this Christmas

Chase Doucette will hand out bags of warm apparel to the homeless

Fill the railcar to help feed Victoria’s homeless

A community food drive for the Salvation Army

Local leaders of all ages honoured at National Philanthropy Day event

Awards in six categories given to Victoria residents who are leaders in giving back

Gingerbread Showcase returns for another year of delicious fun in Victoria

Funds raised from the event support Habitat for Humanity Victoria’s build in Central Saanich

Pearkes book sale will have 15,000 titles

Some seek volume of books while others hunt early editions in annual Saanich sale

Bouquet sales support big dreams in Greater Victoria

Country Grocer features holiday bouquets for Help Fill a Dream