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New dog greeter at Fairmont Empress is spreading smiles

Trained as a guide dog, Winston was ‘too friendly’ for official service

B.C. man drives all night to get photo of rare duck

Local ‘bird-nerd’ gets shot of Mandarin Duck

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VIDEO: Theo the 800-pound pig finds a home on Vancouver Island

An 800-pound rescued Langley pig, named Theodore, is off to a livestock sanctuary on the Island.

Play for the Cure gathers momentum after games in Colwood

Initial event Jan. 4 raises more than $3,000

  • Jan 8, 2019

Seedy Saturday season starts in Saanich

Saanich Seedy Saturday is Jan. 12, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Horticultural Centre of the Pacific

Our Place adds chief administrative officer

Evans becomes CEO of society that cares for those dealing with homelessness

  • Jan 5, 2019

Marie Kondo’s ‘Tidying Up’ might be behind wave of South Island thrift store donations

Salvation Army sees 25 per cent increase in January donations this year

Reservations opening for campsites around B.C.

Now’s the time to start planning your camping trips

Expanded Scout bottle drive Saturday

The 5th Garry Oaks’ hope to raise $4,000—80,000 pop cans would do the trick

  • Jan 4, 2019

Who’s up for canoeing in the backyard?

Coombs family turns flooding into fun

  • Jan 4, 2019

‘Hockey mom’ diagnosed with cancer starts Play for a Cure

Jan. 4 cancer fundraiser supports families affected by cancer through hockey

Donate your gently used coat to those in need

Cool Aid’s Eleventh annual coat drive needs your gently-used donations

Nurses donate gifts to sick kids at Victoria General Hospital

Medical staff forego secret Santa to dole out more than 100 gifts children on pediatric floor

WATCH: Hundreds brave chilly waters of the Salish Sea to start 2019

Polar bear swims continue in popularity across Greater Victoria

  • Jan 2, 2019

UVic rock wall starts 2019 clean

Climber cleans up Peninsula Co-op Climbing Centre wall at CARSA

Greater Victoria polar bear plunges

Many will take an icy plunge on New Year’s Day

Alzheimer’s Awareness campaign challenges stigma for Greater Victorians living with dementia

Local society set to recognize volunteer at Jan. 9 open house

  • Dec 29, 2018

Start the new year with a stroll in Oak Bay

Other free fitness classes open to residents

  • Dec 29, 2018