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In honour of Random Acts of Kindness Day, Feb. 17, the Victoria Foundation and Black Press Media are hosting a colouring contest for children age 12 and younger. Artwork will also be shared with local senior homes to help spread kindness throughout the community. Black Press file photo.

Colour the world kind on Feb. 17 … and every day!

Victoria Foundation marks Random Acts of Kindness Day with youth colouring contest

  • Jan 24, 2022
A virtual career and post-second and post-secondary education event is taking place in Greater Victoria from Jan. 31 to Feb. 4, showcasing an array of career and educational opportunities.

Jumpstart your career search today!

Black Press Virtual Career and Post-Secondary Education Event comes to Greater Victoria

  • Jan 24, 2022
Candice May and Jeff Campbell bring hearing healthcare to you with their Ears to You Mobile Hearing Clinic.

 Van-tastic innovation in hearing healthcare in Victoria

Finding new ways to do things has always been a part of…

  • Jan 17, 2022
Candice May and Jeff Campbell bring hearing healthcare to you with their Ears to You Mobile Hearing Clinic.
Simple food swaps can often make your favourite dishes diabetes-friendly, and in turn help protect your heart, says registered dietitian, Diana Steele.

Getting to the Heart of Type 2 Diabetes and Eating Well

Simple steps to make heart health part of managing diabetes

  • Jan 17, 2022
Simple food swaps can often make your favourite dishes diabetes-friendly, and in turn help protect your heart, says registered dietitian, Diana Steele.
A virtual career and post-second and post-secondary education event is taking place in Greater Victoria from Jan. 31 to Feb. 4, showcasing an array of career and educational opportunities.

Jumpstart your career search today!

Black Press Virtual Career and Post-Secondary Education Event comes to Greater Victoria

  • Jan 17, 2022
A virtual career and post-second and post-secondary education event is taking place in Greater Victoria from Jan. 31 to Feb. 4, showcasing an array of career and educational opportunities.
In late summer, Isaac from Osprey Tree Service pruned branches off a sweetgum tree to reduce the risk of winter snow weight damage.

Ask an arborist: Should you remove snow from trees?

Victoria arborist answers your questions about west coast tree and hedge care

  • Jan 10, 2022
In late summer, Isaac from Osprey Tree Service pruned branches off a sweetgum tree to reduce the risk of winter snow weight damage.
Hatley Castle

Life without change is a bore, so these seniors embrace new opportunities!

Nurturing 6 dimensions of wellness, from the climbing gym to Berwick University

  • Jan 10, 2022
Hatley Castle
A virtual career and post-second and post-secondary education event is taking place in Greater Victoria from Jan. 31 to Feb. 4, showcasing an array of career and educational opportunities.

Jumpstart your career search today!

Black Press Virtual Career and Post-Secondary Education Event comes to Greater Victoria

  • Jan 10, 2022
A virtual career and post-second and post-secondary education event is taking place in Greater Victoria from Jan. 31 to Feb. 4, showcasing an array of career and educational opportunities.
A virtual career and post-second and post-secondary education event is taking place in Greater Victoria from Jan. 31 to Feb. 4, showcasing an array of career and educational opportunities.

Jumpstart your career search today!

Black Press Virtual Career and Post-Secondary Education Event comes to Greater Victoria

  • Jan 3, 2022
A virtual career and post-second and post-secondary education event is taking place in Greater Victoria from Jan. 31 to Feb. 4, showcasing an array of career and educational opportunities.
CanAssist

People with disabilities still face barriers to finding work — CanAssist programs aim to close the gap

According to Statistics Canada, people with disabilities aged 25 to 64 are…

  • Jan 3, 2022
CanAssist
Live Green

Local guide shares tips and resources to Live Green

From the summer heat dome and wildfires to the recent flooding, the…

  • Dec 27, 2021
Live Green
Call Ears to You at 250-619-5746 or email them at mobile.hearing@earstoyou.ca for service from Port Hardy to Victoria!

Victoria’s mobile hearing clinic brings the speed of sound to your door

How we access health care has changed over the last couple of…

  • Dec 20, 2021
Call Ears to You at 250-619-5746 or email them at mobile.hearing@earstoyou.ca for service from Port Hardy to Victoria!
“As we look ahead to the new year, we invite you to join the discussion, and to consider how you can contribute to a vital Victoria,” says Sandra Richardson, CEO, Victoria Foundation.

A busy year for the Victoria Foundation brings some significant ‘firsts’

In a year unlike any other, it can be easy to forget…

  • Dec 13, 2021
“As we look ahead to the new year, we invite you to join the discussion, and to consider how you can contribute to a vital Victoria,” says Sandra Richardson, CEO, Victoria Foundation.
ISA Certified Arborist Chris McVey from Osprey Tree Service in Victoria has answers to some of your most common questions. For a free quote, call 250-474-7993 or email info@ospreytreeservice.ca.

Ask an arborist: Is the heavy rain damaging my backyard trees?

Victoria arborist answers common questions about west coast tree and hedge care

  • Dec 6, 2021
ISA Certified Arborist Chris McVey from Osprey Tree Service in Victoria has answers to some of your most common questions. For a free quote, call 250-474-7993 or email info@ospreytreeservice.ca.
Follow the principles of the ‘3R pollution prevention hierarchy’ — reduce first, reuse second and recycle third — to help reduce kitchen waste this holiday season.

10 simple steps to reduce kitchen waste this holiday season

As we plan our seasonal celebrations, the kitchen invariably takes centerstage. From…

  • Dec 6, 2021
Follow the principles of the ‘3R pollution prevention hierarchy’ — reduce first, reuse second and recycle third — to help reduce kitchen waste this holiday season.
Murray Rankin, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation with Louis De Jaeger, Métis Nation British Columbia Acting Vice-President, Director for Region 2 (Lower Mainland) and the Minister of Economic Development and Natural Resources at the Louis Riel Day proclamation, 2021. Derek Robitaille photo.

Métis building strong future, based on long history in BC

Over 22,000 Métis are registered in BC, with 90,000 self-identifying as Métis on the last census

  • Nov 29, 2021
Murray Rankin, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation with Louis De Jaeger, Métis Nation British Columbia Acting Vice-President, Director for Region 2 (Lower Mainland) and the Minister of Economic Development and Natural Resources at the Louis Riel Day proclamation, 2021. Derek Robitaille photo.
The Victoria Foundation is happy to support the Vancouver Island Giving Hearts Awards, part of this year’s National Philanthropy Day festivities.

The value of a Giving Heart: Paying it forward benefits the entire community

There’s no question that Carl and Sue Stovel are committed to their…

  • Nov 15, 2021
The Victoria Foundation is happy to support the Vancouver Island Giving Hearts Awards, part of this year’s National Philanthropy Day festivities.
This summer’s devastating Lytton fire destroyed most of the community, home to both Lytton First Nation and the town of Lytton. TELUS technicians drove through the smoke towards the fire towing in a cell-tower-on-wheels, or COW, and deployed a smaller and more portable device, called a Calf, to further enable connectivity.

How TELUS became a key player in the battle against western wildfires

With climate change fuelling increasingly severe fire seasons in B.C. and Alberta,…

  • Nov 15, 2021
This summer’s devastating Lytton fire destroyed most of the community, home to both Lytton First Nation and the town of Lytton. TELUS technicians drove through the smoke towards the fire towing in a cell-tower-on-wheels, or COW, and deployed a smaller and more portable device, called a Calf, to further enable connectivity.
Berwick House resident James Robert (Bob) Cameron with his children, Douglas Cameron and Dawn Fitzgerald. Bob was presented with a Quilt of Valour in honour of his service in the Korean and Second World War.

Victoria veteran honoured with Quilt of Valour

To date nearly 16,000 quilts have been presented to Canadian veterans, each one ‘a handmade hug’

  • Nov 1, 2021
Berwick House resident James Robert (Bob) Cameron with his children, Douglas Cameron and Dawn Fitzgerald. Bob was presented with a Quilt of Valour in honour of his service in the Korean and Second World War.