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Former hostage negotiator to hold class in Victoria

Cathy MacDonald will teach communication skills on Sept. 26

Saanich churches seek to spread the blessings of pet ownership

St. Luke Cedar Hill Anglican Church will hold its annual Blessing of the Animals Service Sunday

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Saanich plants 60 trees to mark 60 years

Saanich Parks celebrates alongside National Tree Day, Sept. 26

Gourmet food meets healthy living at gala fundraiser at Gordon Head

Proceeds fund healthy living programs at William Head and throughout the region

Sunday service honours B.C. officers killed in the line of duty

Memorial for a fallen VicPD officer will be unveiled Friday in Victoria

  • Sep 25th, 2018

WATCH: Rare close encounter with whale pod

Pod of southern resident orca whales breach within arms length of whale watchers

GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon seeks volunteers

The 39th annual event returns Oct. 7, requires more than 1,600 volunteers

Victoria raises over $90,000 to support those with ALS

Society raises funds for research and patient support

  • Sep 25th, 2018

UrbaCity raises record-breaking $70,000 for Island Prostate Centre

240 racers, corporate sponsors fill the coffers for the cause

Video store in Langford shares secret to survival in the streaming age

Store manager, Tawny Artel, is happy kids can still pick out a movie in a store

Victoria Cool Aid Society looks to beautify city with art

New mural to be unveiled Tuesday meant to inspire hope

Victoria’s inaugural Mental Health Walk raises $7,000

More than 60 people walk and run ot support those living with mental illness

Bookstores fundraising for four Victoria elementary school libraries

10th annual Adopt a School program runs Sept. 15 to Oct. 7, with four locations in Victoria

Greater Victoria favourite Pendray Corn Maze opens today

Pendray Farms Corn Maze raises food and funds Sept. 29

Burn survivor camp an ‘eye-opening experience’ for Langford firefighter

Burn Fund also provides housing for firefighters, families for treatment at the Burn Fund Centre

  • Sep 23rd, 2018

Victoria non-profit karate school struggles to stay afloat

James Bay non-profit karate school tries to keep up with big businesses

$1 million raised for charities at Langford fundraiser

Jeneece Place, Help Fill Dream Foundation among benefactors

Seeing double, the trials and tribulations of twins

BIG READ: Three Vancouver Island mothers share their experiences with multiple births