Community

96-year-old woman scales B.C. butte with help of family, friends

‘I did as I was told and I enjoyed every minute of it’

 

Sooke makes 1,000 paper cranes for resident battling cancer

Receiving the cranes, Sarah Galbraith-Bonella says she is ‘eternally grateful’ for the Sooke community

 

Saanich to surprise residents with small pop-up music shows this summer

Music in the Community replaces Music in the Park for 2020

 

West Shore community leaders converge for virtual dialogue

Vision West Shore puts hot topics on the table

Helping our Hometown Heroes

With your tickets, you could win big – and give back

  • Jun 8, 2020

Considerations made to keep Island community’s drive-by birthday celebrations going

Trucks will tone it down or not use horns at all to bring some joy to kids and older folks

VIDEO: Victoria dental staff dance to *NSYNC to promote reopening

Urban Smiles staff ‘want you back’ after closure in response to pandemic

PHOTOS: Greater Victoria crafters share their isolation creations

For some, COVID-19 pandemic offered more time for creative endeavors

Sooke community groups keep in touch – from a distance

Sooke Rotary, Lions Club hold meetings online to stay connected

Difficult times highlight resilience in Sooke traditions

Many annual events disrupted to COVID-19; community finds creative ways to keep spirit alive

  • May 11, 2020

Oak Bay kindergarten students explore connection between trees and kindness

Willows students take part in project showing the benefits even a picture of a tree can bring

VIDEO: Victoria vet clinic makes Lizzo-inspired COVID-19 music video

Feltham Animal Hospital still open with modifications

Haircuts for Good asking for donations through home haircuts

Donations can go to food banks or health-care foundations of your choice

Why Victoria’s charitable sector must survive COVID-19

COVID-19 has shone a light not only on the dedication of frontline…

  • Apr 27, 2020

VIDEO: Community surprises Saanich boy with car parade on seventh birthday

Police, sports car drivers show up for social distancing birthday surprise

Island mayor confident of small community’s ‘resilience’ in ‘trial’

The mayor of Tahsis believes that nothing can dampen the spirit of this ‘strong’ community as it heads towards its 50th anniversary

COVID-19: Sooke eliminates community grants program for 2020

‘We need to find savings for our constituents and our community rights now,’ mayor says

COVID-19: West Shore sewing community makes scrub caps for health care workers

Langford’s Cloth Castle helps distrubute nearly 100 caps to Victoria hospitals

Black Press Media, Save-On-Foods bring groceries to families and food banks

Heart Soul of the Community contest shares $12,000 across Western Canada