Community

1,000 free Christmas meals served at Our Place

Community donations fuel support for those in need

Santa visits some of Victoria General Hospital’s littlest patients

Santa flew in to the hospital via air ambulance helicopter

$2.2M in cash for Christmas for 106 Greater Victoria charities

Victoria Foundation issues community grants ahead of the holidays

BC Transit’s Stuff the Bus raises almost 4,000 pounds of food

More than $1,300 in monetary donations also collected

Victoria Canadian Tire replaces toys stolen from Salvation Army

Children won’t have to go without toys this Christmas

Greater Victoria firefighters reflect on season of giving

‘It’s amazing to get those hugs and see the tears of joy in the parents’ eyes’

  • Dec 17, 2018
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Sidney Sparkles Christmas Parade
Sidney Christmas Carolers
Story time at Sidney All Care
Canadian Tire replaces stolen toys for Salvation Army

PHOTOS: Skate with Santa a smashing success in Oak Bay

Missed the fun? A second event is set for Dec. 18

  • Dec 17, 2018

Inspired by her kindergartners, Oak Bay teacher organizes fundraiser

Sally Hallam’s class is creating calendars to help plant trees

  • Dec 16, 2018

Langford elementary school kids test their hand at entrepreneurship

Students sold their own products at a Young Entrepreneurs Fair Friday

Remember Spunky? Santa came out to Sidney to check on him

Red-tailed Hawk made headlines last year after being stolen, raised by eagles

‘Coffee with a cop’ heads to North Saanich

Semi-regular event branches out to Deep Cove Market, Dec. 19

Musicians, community programmers wanted for summer concerts and events

City of Victoria adding to roster of pre-qualified, local musicians to perform June to September

Give the gift of nature this holiday season

Please don’t be mad, but I bought you a moose

Small Christmas grows in McTavish Market

The display is 14 feet with seven tiers, more moving parts and a vintage train set

Oak Bay teen targets 1,000 toys

Toy drive for Stan Hagen Centre For Families is Dec. 15 and 16 on Oak Bay Avenue

  • Dec 12, 2018

Help us help others with Coins for Kids

Annual campaign collects coins, toys for children in need across the Peninsula

Esquimalt Lagoon’s driftwood birds get festive for the holidays

Artist Paul Lewis spread some holiday cheer at the Lagoon this weekend

Miniature Christmas Land is back in Saanich

Local family continues to open intense Christmas-themed basement to public

BC Transit’s Stuff the Bus brings back the spirit of giving to Victoria

17th annual Stuff the Bus is Dec. 15 at Save-On-Foods at Tillicum Centre

VIDEO: Close encounter with a whale near Canada-U.S border

Ron Gillies had his camera ready when a whale appeared Dec. 7