COMMUNITY NEWS IN BRIEF

Celebrate National Breastfeeding Week at this gathering organized by VIHA at the Sidney/North Saanich Library.

Beach walk

Island View Beach hosts a free guided walk for beginner birdwatchers Sat. Oct 1. 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Guided by a CRD naturalist taking walkers from the shoreline to the sand dunes. Binoculars will be available. Meet at the picnic shelter on Homathko Road.

Trail tales

Trail Tales, an all-ages guided story teller’s walk taking visitors through the woods of Coles Bay Regional Park with a CRD naturalist.

Hear stories about how the Raven tricked the Crow and where our Island chickadees came from during this free walk. Dec. 29, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Meet at the info kiosk in the parking lot off Inverness road.

Breastfeeding challenge

Celebrate National Breastfeeding Week at this gathering organized by VIHA at the Sidney/North Saanich Library.

Storytime, breastfeeding challenge, and prizes and refreshments on Saturday, Oct. 1, 10:30 a.m. to noon. For more info call 250-656-0944.

 

Just Posted

Oak Bay researcher’s Canadian English dictionary goes to print

How an unknown American hobbyist sparked a Canadian dictionary

Jesse Roper learns to create fire in the wild, in Sacred Knowledge web series

Ragnarock Studios production shares primitive skills with Islanders

Island athlete goes from hoop dreams to icy track

Cyrus Gray hopes to punch his ticket to Olympics in bobsleigh

Comic Con swings into town, June 9

Variety of cosplay prizes to be won from $100 – $450

Police release photos of suspect in daytime sex assault at Vancouver woman’s home

A young woman, in hers 20s, was followed home by the man, before he violently attacked her inside

Kamloops girl, 9, recovering from carbon monoxide poisoning now out of ICU

Her mother who was sleeping in the same tent with her did not survive

‘I think he’s still alive’: B.C. mom pleads for help finding son last seen a month ago

Family offering $5,000 reward for information leading to the safe return of Tim Delahaye

New poll suggests one-third don’t want politicians to wear religious symbols

Local politicians shouldn’t be allowed to wear hijabs, crucifixes or turbans on the job, survey suggests

Raptors fans far from home adjust plans to watch pivotal playoff game

Raptors currently lead the playoff series 3-2, and a win Saturday would vault them into NBA finals

PHOTOS: First responders in Fernie rescue baby owl who fell from nest

The baby owl’s inability to fly back to its nest prompted a rescue by first responders

Five takeaways from the Court of Appeal ruling on B.C.’s pipeline law

It’s unclear how many tools are left in B.C.’s toolbox to fight the project

Pacific Rim National Park Reserve investigating after sea lion found shot in the head

Animal is believed to have been killed somewhere between Ucluelet and Tofino

Most Read