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InnovateBC offers business owners COVID-19 recovery programming including digital skills hiring grants, no-cost business coaching, access to local connections and more.

Innovate BC offers boost to those growing their business online

COVID recovery programming includes digital skills hiring grants, no-cost business coaching and more

  • Dec 21, 2020
Cameron Bulger was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 6 and passed away 2 1/2 years later. While BC Children’s Hospital is home to experts leading the way in treating the most aggressive cancers, a devastating 20 per cent of children who are diagnosed with cancer will not survive the next five years.

A childhood story of love, loss and hope

Supporting the fight to conquer childhood illnesses

  • Dec 21, 2020
The 211 helpline is available 24 hours a day, every day in more than 150 languages.

BC 211 expects calls for support to increase as second wave continues across BC

Helpline is available 24 hours a day, every day

  • Dec 14, 2020
Arts grants are part of more than $2.3 million distributed by the Victoria Foundation to help 126 Southern Vancouver Island organizations weather the pandemic’s catastrophic effects. Jo-Ann Richards photo.

Grants help arts groups get creative in pandemic response

Community Recovery Program distributes $2.3 million+ to local organizations impacted by COVID

  • Dec 14, 2020
Arts grants are part of more than $2.3 million distributed by the Victoria Foundation to help 126 Southern Vancouver Island organizations weather the pandemic’s catastrophic effects. Jo-Ann Richards photo.
After living with cystic fibrosis his entire life, Nick Kanaan required a double-lung transplant. Today, he honours Dr. John Yee and the medical team at VGH who helped save his life.

Double-lung transplant saves father after lifelong battle with cystic fibrosis

This holiday season Angel donations will help fund the most urgent health care needs

  • Dec 14, 2020
After living with cystic fibrosis his entire life, Nick Kanaan required a double-lung transplant. Today, he honours Dr. John Yee and the medical team at VGH who helped save his life.
At the Paragon Parc project in the North Quadra area, families will enjoy room to move, both inside and out.

The Paragon of modern family living is here

New North Quadra townhome project offers location, design and room to move

  • Dec 14, 2020
At the Paragon Parc project in the North Quadra area, families will enjoy room to move, both inside and out.
Berwick celebrates active aging every day, emphasizing the many dimensions to wellness: intellectual, physical, social, spiritual, vocational, and emotional.

Active, engaged, alive! ‘Retired’ doesn’t have to mean dull.

Strutting the catwalk or Zooming with friends: these seniors do retirement right!

  • Dec 7, 2020
Berwick celebrates active aging every day, emphasizing the many dimensions to wellness: intellectual, physical, social, spiritual, vocational, and emotional.
Streamlining your holiday waste cycle starts with the 3R pollution prevention hierarchy: Reduce first; Reuse second; and Recycle third.

10 ways to support the 3Rs this holiday season

Reducing seasonal waste is as easy as 1, 2, 3!

  • Dec 7, 2020
Streamlining your holiday waste cycle starts with the 3R pollution prevention hierarchy: Reduce first; Reuse second; and Recycle third.
Enjoy the views of the West Shore in a new way – via horse-drawn carriage!

Contests, Mistletoe Walk at Belmont and more bring Christmas to the West Shore

#MyBelmont prepares holiday festivities for the whole community!

  • Nov 30, 2020
Enjoy the views of the West Shore in a new way – via horse-drawn carriage!
Cameron Bulger was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 6 and passed away 2 1/2 years later. While BC Children’s Hospital is home to experts leading the way in treating the most aggressive cancers, a devastating 20 per cent of children who are diagnosed with cancer will not survive the next five years.

A childhood story of love, loss and hope

Supporting the fight to conquer childhood illnesses

  • Nov 23, 2020
Cameron Bulger was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 6 and passed away 2 1/2 years later. While BC Children’s Hospital is home to experts leading the way in treating the most aggressive cancers, a devastating 20 per cent of children who are diagnosed with cancer will not survive the next five years.
Victoria's Vital Signs 2020

Vital Signs report charts challenges 2020 has brought locally

15th edition of the report explores how Greater Victoria is faring over all and in 12 key areas

  • Nov 16, 2020
Victoria's Vital Signs 2020
Nanaimo has wealth of mountain biking opportunity for riders of all levels. Dave Silver photo/courtesy Tourism Nanaimo.

5 Reasons to fall for Nanaimo!

Your ideal close-to-home autumn getaway is here

  • Nov 9, 2020
Nanaimo has wealth of mountain biking opportunity for riders of all levels. Dave Silver photo/courtesy Tourism Nanaimo.
Millionaire Lottery spokesperson Todd Talbot, at the 2020 VGH Millionaire Lottery home in Courtenay.

Take a video tour of the Millionaire Lottery homes

Win this home: Enjoy luxury golf course resort living at Crown Isle, in this 2,333 square-foot home!

  • Nov 9, 2020
Millionaire Lottery spokesperson Todd Talbot, at the 2020 VGH Millionaire Lottery home in Courtenay.
Ball drumming on the beach offers Berwick residents exercise, arts, sunshine and fun!

What’s it like inside Independent Living? ‘Vibrant and safe!’

Let the professionals worry about the pandemic — these seniors are relaxed and healthy at Berwick

  • Nov 2, 2020
Ball drumming on the beach offers Berwick residents exercise, arts, sunshine and fun!
Bryan Holder, from the Sundeck Centre, enjoys helping people realize their vision when it comes to design of their outdoor spaces.

5 great reasons to use vinyl deck coverings

Winter weather and humidity can take its toll on your deck

  • Nov 2, 2020
Bryan Holder, from the Sundeck Centre, enjoys helping people realize their vision when it comes to design of their outdoor spaces.
Sandra Richardson

Philanthropy Day, Victoria’s Vital Signs highlight power of giving

In an ideal world, philanthropy is on our minds – and in…

  • Oct 26, 2020
Sandra Richardson
When their hormones kick in, bucks can lose much of the ‘street sense’ they’ve gained over the previous year.

Keep your eyes open for love-struck bucks

Darker days, raging hormones create challenges for urban deer

  • Oct 19, 2020
When their hormones kick in, bucks can lose much of the ‘street sense’ they’ve gained over the previous year.
Bryan Holder, from the Sundeck Centre, enjoys helping people realize their vision when it comes to design of their outdoor spaces.

5 great reasons to use vinyl deck coverings

Winter weather and humidity can take its toll on your deck

  • Oct 19, 2020
Bryan Holder, from the Sundeck Centre, enjoys helping people realize their vision when it comes to design of their outdoor spaces.
Residents of Berwick House and Berwick Royal Oak have plenty of opportunities to be active and engaged. To learn more visit berwickretirement.com. (Photo: Derek Ford)

Independent, together: Social lives thrive at this retirement residence

Physically-distant spin classes, balcony science experiments, bird spy bingo and more!

  • Oct 19, 2020
Residents of Berwick House and Berwick Royal Oak have plenty of opportunities to be active and engaged. To learn more visit berwickretirement.com. (Photo: Derek Ford)
Face financial fears, with a friend who understands

Face financial fears, with a friend who understands

Fear holds you hostage —take action on your finances and feel infectious confidence!

  • Oct 12, 2020
Face financial fears, with a friend who understands