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Saanich vet talks tips for winter travel with pets

Going to see the vet the day before a trip is never a good idea

View Royal chief revisits 35 years of heading into the fire

Paul Hurst has no plans to stop now

  • Dec 13, 2019

Oak Bay’s parliamentary page returns to run toy drive

Toy drive benefits for Stan Hagen Centre for Families

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HMCS Ottawa returns in time for Christmas
Esquimalt switches on Christmas for 2019
Fix-A-Heart has helped save lives
Help Fix-A-Heart support cardiac care

Sooke’s École Poirier students win B.C. Hydro Power Smart contest

More than 100 schools compete in province-wide competition

VIDEO: ‘Life-saving’ Fix-A-Heart campaign hits $40,000 two weeks in

Canadian Tire on track to surpass 2018 donation of $41,445

Jeneece Place receives bags of holiday gifts from Save-On-Foods

Store provides $1,000 worth of food, $600 in gift cards for families with sick children

Langford’s Isabelle Reader Theatre gets a makeover

Upgrades include new stage, new seats and improved sightlines

  • Dec 12, 2019

Beaches near Sidney’s Tsehum Harbour to receive first clean up in years

Peninsula Streams Society hopes to attract 50 volunteers for the Saturday event

Donations down, Peninsula Santa’s Helpers worry heading into final week of toy drive

Coin, toy drive supports 250 children registered with the Saanich Peninsula Lions Food Bank

Save-On-Foods stocks the pantry at Jeneece Place

Grocer donates groceries, gift cards, to Greater Victoria facility each winter

North Saanich Fire Department wins national Movember challenge

Team raises more than urban Edmonton, Toronto firefighters

View Royal kids cruise their complex to raise food, toys for Goldstream Food Bank

Four kids gather more than 60 bags of non-perishable food items and toys

Esquimalt lights up the holidays with parade, Santa

Dec. 8 family festivities and light up usher in holiday season

Spandads group collects, donates more than 100 used bikes

Oak Bay Bikes’ advent calendar donations go to fixing the used bikes

Santa, West Shore firefighters team up to fill the sleigh for the food bank

Santa makes annual visits Dec. 14, 15, 22 and 24 across the West Shore

  • Dec 9, 2019

Victoria’s Christmas bird count set to take flight

More volunteers needed on the West Shore for Dec. 14 count

  • Dec 8, 2019

New Saanich resident says volunteers get back as much as they give

Saanich Volunteers Services Society member encourages others to help the community

Trees topped, greenery snatched from Saanich park

‘If everyone took one thing, there’d be nothing left,’ says president of park society