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Year of the Rat: Celebrate Chinese New Year with Victoria food fundraiser

Victoria Chinatown Lioness celebrate with a feast Feb. 1 at Golden City Restaurant

Capital Regional District seeks volunteers to fill Arts Advisory Council

Application deadline is on Jan. 30, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.

Doggy donors wanted at West Shore blood drive

Clinic runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 25

  • Dec 23, 2019

Vancouver Island home to one of Canada’s largest private skateboard collections

Eric Pinto owns hundreds of boards, spanning multiple decades

Vancouver Island Pride weekend returns to Mount Washington Alpine Resort

Building on the success of last year’s family-friendly pride festival on Vancouver…

  • Jan 20, 2020

Langford Legion gives the gift of tech to elementary school

Savory donation of $2,680 funds four Chromebooks and two iPad minis

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HMCS Ottawa returns in time for Christmas
Esquimalt switches on Christmas for 2019
Fix-A-Heart has helped save lives
Help Fix-A-Heart support cardiac care

West Shore parenting program tackles stigmas around raising teenagers

‘Many teens don’t feel like their parents have confidence in them,” says program coordinator

Oak Bay climate group meets Saturday

Group seeks public input to start the day

Funds raised through off-road cycling event will help improve Central Saanich bike trails

Tripleshot Cycling Club presents $3,000 cheque to Nature Trails Society

VIDEO: Missing cat reunited with Vancouver Island family after three months

‘It was like one day she was there, the next day she was gone,’ said owner

Tell Me A Story returns to Oak Bay

Family Literacy Week starts Jan. 27

  • Jan 16, 2020

VIDEO: Sooke man clears snow wearing inflatable unicorn costume

David Burneau also snowplowed his neighbours’ driveways too

Willows students rejoice with mid-day snowfall

Willows students rejoice with mid-day dump

PHOTOS: Greater Victoria hit by third round of snowfall overnight

Journalists, readers send in photos from all the frozen corners of the region

How much snow is at your home?

Readers send measurements, photos from across Greater Victoria

Sooke volunteers prepare salmon for next stage of life

Group ‘pond’ chinook salmon fry into troughs and tanks at Sooke River Jack Brooks Hatchery

  • Jan 15, 2020

Saanich resident pushes for colourful road murals, cites traffic-calming benefits

Road murals are the ‘nexus of placemaking and road safety,’ says the resident