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Boaters must stay 200 metres away from orcas, like these Southern Resident Killer Whales. Stay 400 metres away in protected areas, including Southern British Columbia coastal waters between Campbell River and Ucluelet. (Photo: Ocean Wise)

Spotted a whale? Here’s what to do

Brush up on the rules before your next boat ride to protect BC’s whales

  • Apr 5, 2021
Flushing these “unflushables” can lead to blockages in the sanitary sewer system that can be both costly to remove and cause sewage to overflow into the environment or back up into your home.

5 ‘unflushables’ that should NEVER go down the drain

Remember the 3Ps to avoid costly blockages and backups

  • Apr 5, 2021
Career Fair

5 reasons your career search just got easier

Black Press Virtual Career and Post-Secondary Education Event comes to Greater Victoria

  • Mar 29, 2021
While Greater Victoria's mild temperatures allow for enjoyment of outdoor spaces virtually year-round, choosing the right materials and products is essential.

Are you ready to live al fresco this summer?

If we need to stay closer to home this summer, there are…

  • Mar 29, 2021
While Greater Victoria's mild temperatures allow for enjoyment of outdoor spaces virtually year-round, choosing the right materials and products is essential.
Career Fair

5 reasons your career search just got easier

Black Press Virtual Career and Post-Secondary Education Event comes to Greater Victoria

  • Mar 22, 2021
Career Fair
March 15 to 21 is Fix-a-Leak Week, the perfect time to check for – and repair – leaks around the home that are wasting water and money!

Be a leak detective: 4 simple steps to save water … and money!

Fix a Leak Week, March 15 to 21, is the time to repair leaky toilets, faucets + other fixtures

  • Mar 15, 2021
March 15 to 21 is Fix-a-Leak Week, the perfect time to check for – and repair – leaks around the home that are wasting water and money!
Career Fair

5 reasons your career search just got easier

Black Press Virtual Career and Post-Secondary Education Event comes to Greater Victoria

  • Mar 15, 2021
Career Fair
Career Fair

5 reasons your career search just got easier

Black Press Virtual Career and Post-Secondary Education Event comes to Greater Victoria

  • Mar 8, 2021
Career Fair
Career Fair

5 reasons your career search just got easier

Black Press Virtual Career and Post-Secondary Education Event comes to Greater Victoria

  • Mar 1, 2021
Career Fair
Interior Design involves an in-depth knowledge of home systems, including architecture, construction and building codes, space planning, product knowledge, plumbing and more, says Azucena Saavedra, Interior Designer with MAC Renovation.

How an Interior Designer adds value to your home reno

When we think about Interior Design, it’s easy to let our thoughts…

  • Feb 22, 2021
Interior Design involves an in-depth knowledge of home systems, including architecture, construction and building codes, space planning, product knowledge, plumbing and more, says Azucena Saavedra, Interior Designer with MAC Renovation.
Guide

Your Guide to Our New Normal

Black Press Media publishes informative new guide exploring COVID-19 and its local impacts

  • Feb 22, 2021
Guide
Career Fair

5 reasons your career search just got easier

Black Press Virtual Career and Post-Secondary Education Event comes to Greater Victoria

  • Feb 22, 2021
Career Fair
In honour of Random Act of Kindness Day, Feb. 17, the Victoria Foundation and Black Press Media are hosting a colouring contest for children age 12 and younger. Artwork will also be shared with local senior homes to help spread kindness throughout the community. Travis Paterson photo.

Colour the world Kind: It’s contagious!

Join the Victoria Foundation Feb. 17 for Random Act of Kindness Day

  • Jan 25, 2021
In honour of Random Act of Kindness Day, Feb. 17, the Victoria Foundation and Black Press Media are hosting a colouring contest for children age 12 and younger. Artwork will also be shared with local senior homes to help spread kindness throughout the community. Travis Paterson photo.
Did you know: A whopping 19 per cent of household indoor water in the CRD goes down the shower drain. The good news is that small changes can lead to big impacts!

How the 5-minute shower pays big dividends

Is there power in a five-minute shower? From both an environmental and…

  • Jan 18, 2021
Did you know: A whopping 19 per cent of household indoor water in the CRD goes down the shower drain. The good news is that small changes can lead to big impacts!
Guide

Your Guide to Our New Normal

Black Press Media publishes informative new guide exploring COVID-19 and its local impacts

  • Jan 11, 2021
Guide
Achieving our regional targets of reducing waste, water and energy use are only possible if everybody does their part, but if we each make small adjustments to our behaviour, together we can make a big difference.

Give your 2021 resolutions a green makeover in 10 simple steps!

Whether your resolution for 2021 is to eat better, get more exercise,…

  • Dec 28, 2020
Achieving our regional targets of reducing waste, water and energy use are only possible if everybody does their part, but if we each make small adjustments to our behaviour, together we can make a big difference.
Cameron Bulger was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 6 and passed away 2 1/2 years later. While BC Children’s Hospital is home to experts leading the way in treating the most aggressive cancers, a devastating 20 per cent of children who are diagnosed with cancer will not survive the next five years.

A childhood story of love, loss and hope

Supporting the fight to conquer childhood illnesses

  • Dec 21, 2020
Cameron Bulger was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 6 and passed away 2 1/2 years later. While BC Children’s Hospital is home to experts leading the way in treating the most aggressive cancers, a devastating 20 per cent of children who are diagnosed with cancer will not survive the next five years.
The 211 helpline is available 24 hours a day, every day in more than 150 languages.

BC 211 expects calls for support to increase as second wave continues across BC

Helpline is available 24 hours a day, every day

  • Dec 14, 2020
The 211 helpline is available 24 hours a day, every day in more than 150 languages.
After living with cystic fibrosis his entire life, Nick Kanaan required a double-lung transplant. Today, he honours Dr. John Yee and the medical team at VGH who helped save his life.

Double-lung transplant saves father after lifelong battle with cystic fibrosis

This holiday season Angel donations will help fund the most urgent health care needs

  • Dec 14, 2020
After living with cystic fibrosis his entire life, Nick Kanaan required a double-lung transplant. Today, he honours Dr. John Yee and the medical team at VGH who helped save his life.
Streamlining your holiday waste cycle starts with the 3R pollution prevention hierarchy: Reduce first; Reuse second; and Recycle third.

10 ways to support the 3Rs this holiday season

Reducing seasonal waste is as easy as 1, 2, 3!

  • Dec 7, 2020
Streamlining your holiday waste cycle starts with the 3R pollution prevention hierarchy: Reduce first; Reuse second; and Recycle third.