Community

Cards express gratitude for Saanich firefighters’ efforts

Saanich Fire vehicle plastered with thank you cards on BC Ferry

Victoria Fringe Festival announces performance list

Tickets go on sale Aug. 1 for 58 shows, 330 performances and 350 artists.

Inaugural bicycle music fest pedals into Victoria

Generator bikes will be used to power sound systems

Tribal Journeys reach Saanich Peninsula

First Nations from Washington state arrived by canoe in Tsawout territory the morning of July 26

  • Jul 26th, 2017

All the love for half the price

Cat adoptions now half price at all SPCA shelters in B.C.

  • Jul 26th, 2017

Vic West resident finds Gorge Waterway a calming influence

Sunday’s Gorge Swim Fest will mark 400 straight swim days for Caleb Kennedy

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Sidney resident turns 105
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Arnold Lim Tour de Rock vlog episode 3: Mount Washington
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Having fun on Canada Day in Victoria
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Why do you love Canada?
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BC Fires Appeal receives $51K from Vancouver Island Co-ops and Federated Co-operative

The Canadian Red Cross will redistribute the donation to evacuated and recovering communities

  • Jul 26th, 2017

Saanich Tigers win midget B lacrosse provincials

Tigers midget B win gold, A1 team bronze at box lacrosse provincials

WSANEC Welcome Figure unveiled in Sidney

Addresses and a witness ceremony took place July 21 for the unveiling of the figure.

  • Jul 25th, 2017

Gaming store looks to the future in University Heights

New businesses open while University Heights’ future hangs in question

Robot greenskeeper helps Victoria Golf Club staffers keep the pace

Club founded in 1893 uses leading-edge technology to keep the grass green

Genevieve the goat home safe after capture in Central Saanich

The therapy goat for Binkadi Community Services was missing since July 8

  • Jul 25th, 2017

Retired Gulf Islands park warden publishes third book in fictional series

George Mercer released Jasper Wild late June, plans to write three more in wilderness series

  • Jul 26th, 2017

Tour de Rock Vlog 3: Mount Washington

The 2017 Tour de Rock team, including Black Press rider Arnold Lim, challenges Mount Washington in episode 3 of his video blog.

Drinking and boating can be a lethal combination

The Canadian Safe Boating Council is launching a new campaign to discourage this dangerous practice.

Esquimalt adventure park a destination play site

Water park attracting people from Esquimalt and beyond

Natural phenomenon in Esquimalt-Saanich prompts closer look

Tide change foam on Gorge Waterway resembles chunks of ice flowing down a river

Twenty families ‘Learn to Camp’ at Fort Rodd Hill

Parks Canada event teaches essential skills to host of new campers

70 years later, the Martlet’s still telling stories that matter

Newspaper fosters new student journalists at the University of Victoria

  • Jul 22nd, 2017