Community

Fire Smart: Tips to prepare your home and yard for fire season

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

Rare spider sneaks out of hiding in Langford

Pacific folding door spiders are native to Vancouver Island, non-venemous

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

South Vietnam flag flies in Victoria to remember liberation

Flag brings focus to ‘perilous journey to freedom made by millions of refugees’ to Canada

COVID-19 washes out Gorge Canada Day Picnic

Canada Day celebrations cancelled across Greater Victoria

Public show of hearts could raise $2,500 for Victoria food bank

Hillside Centre to donate $5 to Mustard Seed for every heart photo uploaded

100-year-old gravestones vandalized at Surrey Centre Cemetery

Headstones of local pioneers toppled in Cloverdale

B.C. salmon farmers donate 60,000 pounds of canned salmon to food banks

The BC Salmon Farmers Association (BCSFA) has created a salmon donation initiative…

  • Apr 28, 2020

Ladysmith cartoonist documents loggers’ lives through caricatures

Gordon Barney’s cartoons tell stories of lives inside logging camps along the west coast of the Island

VIDEO: Victoria vet clinic makes Lizzo-inspired COVID-19 music video

Feltham Animal Hospital still open with modifications

Saanich boy gives free giggles with roadside joke stand

Cadboro Bay’s Callaghan McLaughlin is now a local celebrity

Sooke Country Market opens online starting May 2

Online version of farmers market created in response to social distancing measures

Sooke Fine Art Show moves online due to COVID-19 pandemic

34th annual event hosted online in order to adhere to social distancing practices

  • Apr 27, 2020

VIDEO: Victoria councillor launches bedtime story livestream to help tired parents

Lineup of elected officials to read their favourite story weekdays at 8 p.m.

Saanich firefighters adjust to COVID-19 while maintaining community connections

‘They’re not afraid to pull up their socks and carry on,’ deputy fire chief says

QUIZ: A salute to health care workers

How much do you know about doctors, nurses and medicine? Put your knowledge to the test.

B.C. man runs 100 miles on treadmill in garage to raise money for Search and Rescue

Chilliwack’s Gary Robbins is spending the weekend running 100 miles uphill while collecting donations

Friends give Vancouver Island veteran a drive-by 99th birthday greeting

Jim Cooper of Courtenay is one of a couple of Second World War veterans in the community