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For people on the hunt for an innovative home in the Victoria area, the latest release from #MyBelmont represents the best in community building. Register now at mybelmontliving.com, so you don’t miss out!

Sales success leads to early launch in Langford’s most award-winning neighbourhood!

The concluding release from #MyBelmont community starts selling in late summer 2021

  • May 31, 2021
For people on the hunt for an innovative home in the Victoria area, the latest release from #MyBelmont represents the best in community building. Register now at mybelmontliving.com, so you don’t miss out!
This year's 2021 Youth Innovation Showcase winners will be announced at an awards show on June 10.

Youth Innovation Showcase finalists announced

Selected students to compete for two $5,000 prizes with winners announced June 10

  • May 31, 2021
This year's 2021 Youth Innovation Showcase winners will be announced at an awards show on June 10.
Back in 1936, Burges Gadsden, right, had a seemingly simple, yet innovative, idea: Build an organization that with a solid source of funds could provide support to local charities. With $20 donated by his mother, Fannie, Gadsen founded the Victoria Foundation out of the Sunshine Inn, a soup kitchen he ran on Pandora Avenue.

How an innovative idea + $20 created 85-year community legacy

Back in 1936, Burges Gadsden had a seemingly simple, yet innovative, idea:…

  • May 24, 2021
Back in 1936, Burges Gadsden, right, had a seemingly simple, yet innovative, idea: Build an organization that with a solid source of funds could provide support to local charities. With $20 donated by his mother, Fannie, Gadsen founded the Victoria Foundation out of the Sunshine Inn, a soup kitchen he ran on Pandora Avenue.
“Living in a Berwick Retirement Community allows you to use your energy to do things you enjoy, instead of spending that energy on chores! We clean your suite, wash the linens and make your meals, leaving you the freedom and energy to do what you want.”

Healthy aging starts with conversation

How this retirement community’s social calendar improves mental and physical health

  • May 24, 2021
“Living in a Berwick Retirement Community allows you to use your energy to do things you enjoy, instead of spending that energy on chores! We clean your suite, wash the linens and make your meals, leaving you the freedom and energy to do what you want.”
From May 21 to 24, the Capital Regional District hosts a virtual Biodiversity Challenge in honour of the International Day for Biological Diversity, May 22.

Picture this: Discover the biodiversity in your own backyard

CRD hosts a virtual Biodiversity Challenge … and the chance to win some awesome prizes!

  • May 17, 2021
From May 21 to 24, the Capital Regional District hosts a virtual Biodiversity Challenge in honour of the International Day for Biological Diversity, May 22.
Hometown Heroes Lottery spokesperson Sebastian Sevallo outside of the 5,137 sq. ft. Grand Prize home in Langley, in Murrayville.

Win big and help our Heroes

Get your tickets to win a $2.6 million Grand Prize – and support two great causes

  • May 17, 2021
Hometown Heroes Lottery spokesperson Sebastian Sevallo outside of the 5,137 sq. ft. Grand Prize home in Langley, in Murrayville.
Through fundraisers like Jean Up, BC Children’s Hospital Foundation supports the hospital's world-leading experts who are working relentlessly to improve the lives of children like India.

A family navigates childhood cancer through the pandemic

Jean Up this May and help kids get out of their hospital gowns and back into their jeans

  • May 10, 2021
Through fundraisers like Jean Up, BC Children’s Hospital Foundation supports the hospital's world-leading experts who are working relentlessly to improve the lives of children like India.
Fawns may not recognize vehicles or bikes as a potential threat, making it all the more important for drivers and cyclists to be alert to their unexpected appearance. Jen Blyth photo.

Be Deer Aware: The 5 DOs of fawning season

As the weather warms and those spring showers grow fewer, more of…

  • May 10, 2021
Fawns may not recognize vehicles or bikes as a potential threat, making it all the more important for drivers and cyclists to be alert to their unexpected appearance. Jen Blyth photo.
Vic Lawn Bowling

Lawn bowling or croquet, these sports were made for spring … and summer!

Local clubs kick of their 2021 season – and want you to join them

  • May 3, 2021
Vic Lawn Bowling
Pick up the <em>Financial Literacy Guide</em> from locations around Greater Victoria, or read the e-edition online.

Financial Literacy Guide shares what local families need to know now

According to a 2020 national survey by FP Canada, Canadians have ranked…

  • May 3, 2021
Pick up the <em>Financial Literacy Guide</em> from locations around Greater Victoria, or read the e-edition online.
The Victoria Foundation launches its 16th annual Victoria’s Vital Signs Survey, open from May 4 to July 1.

Take the 2021 Vital Signs Survey, help the region chart a course forward

Have your say May 4 to July 1

  • May 3, 2021
The Victoria Foundation launches its 16th annual Victoria’s Vital Signs Survey, open from May 4 to July 1.
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After battling cancer, a family rallies to help others in need

Register today for the RBC Race for the Kids: Home Edition

  • Apr 26, 2021
Thariq
Daryl Fediw, store manager at the recently-renovated Thrifty Foods James Bay, open daily from 7 a.m to 10 p.m. Visit the store to see what's new!

James Bay’s hub is back, and fresher than ever

Grocery store reno brings smoother shopping and hyper-local products… grown in the produce dept!

  • Apr 19, 2021
Daryl Fediw, store manager at the recently-renovated Thrifty Foods James Bay, open daily from 7 a.m to 10 p.m. Visit the store to see what's new!
Abandoned waste isn’t just an eyesore – it’s also costly to clean up, encourages further illegal dumping and leads to increased health and environmental risks.

3 ways to keep spring cleaning community-friendly

Proper disposal key for unwanted household and yard material

  • Apr 19, 2021
Abandoned waste isn’t just an eyesore – it’s also costly to clean up, encourages further illegal dumping and leads to increased health and environmental risks.
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This local pro gives home heating + cooling the personal touch

25 years of experience specializing in all aspects of heating and cooling

  • Apr 12, 2021
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Belmont

A progressive development in a desirable community – what more could you ask for?

Making homeownership easy as 1-2-3, literally!

  • Apr 12, 2021
Belmont
Flushing these “unflushables” can lead to blockages in the sanitary sewer system that can be both costly to remove and cause sewage to overflow into the environment or back up into your home.

5 ‘unflushables’ that should NEVER go down the drain

Remember the 3Ps to avoid costly blockages and backups

  • Apr 5, 2021
Flushing these “unflushables” can lead to blockages in the sanitary sewer system that can be both costly to remove and cause sewage to overflow into the environment or back up into your home.