Jennifer Blyth

Black Press Media and BraveFace have come together to support children facing life-threatening conditions. Net proceeds from these washable, reusable, three-layer masks go to Make-A-Wish Foundation BC & Yukon.

Put on a BraveFace: Mask fundraiser helps make children’s wishes come true

From Black Press Media + BraveFace – adult, youth and kid masks support Make-A-Wish Foundation

Black Press Media and BraveFace have come together to support children facing life-threatening conditions. Net proceeds from these washable, reusable, three-layer masks go to Make-A-Wish Foundation BC & Yukon.
Can you spot all 12 Days of Christmas displays at the Butchart Gardens? Jen Blyth photo.

The magic of Christmas returns to the Butchart Gardens

Annual display opens Nov. 27; timed ticket reservations available now

Can you spot all 12 Days of Christmas displays at the Butchart Gardens? Jen Blyth photo.
The Northern Lights have long captured our imaginations. Here’s how to experience the magic. Stefan Wackerhagen photo/Travel Yukon

Northern Lights return to dance across the Yukon sky

If the Northern Lights have captured your imagination, here are a few tips to plan your adventure

The Northern Lights have long captured our imaginations. Here’s how to experience the magic. Stefan Wackerhagen photo/Travel Yukon
Can you spot all 12 Days of Christmas displays at the Butchart Gardens? Jen Blyth photo.

The magic of Christmas returns to the Butchart Gardens

The magic of Christmas returns to the Butchart Gardens this holiday season.…

Can you spot all 12 Days of Christmas displays at the Butchart Gardens? Jen Blyth photo.
Explore BC IPA, a new limited-edition craft beer, inspires British Columbians to discover their own province along BC’s ale trails. BC Ale Trail photo.

Discover British Columbia this fall … via the Explore BC IPA!

Destination BC brews up partnership with BC Ale Trail and 6 BC breweries for the Explore BC IPA

Explore BC IPA, a new limited-edition craft beer, inspires British Columbians to discover their own province along BC’s ale trails. BC Ale Trail photo.
Join Black Press Media and Do Some Good

Join Black Press Media and Do Some Good

Pay it Forward program supports local businesses in their community giving

Join Black Press Media and Do Some Good
Victoria, Vancouver Island earn global ‘Safe Travels’ Stamp

Victoria, Vancouver Island earn global ‘Safe Travels’ Stamp

Tool helps travellers identify tourism experiences that meet health and safety protocols

Victoria, Vancouver Island earn global ‘Safe Travels’ Stamp
V-E Day celebrations, Bay Street, May 8, 1945 by John H. Boyd/City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1266, Item 96241. The Snapshots of Canada exhibition from the Canadian Museum of History and Canada’s History Society is at the Sidney Museum through Dec. 24, 2020.

Sidney Museum showcases Snapshots of Canada

Travelling exhibition continues to Dec. 24, 2020

V-E Day celebrations, Bay Street, May 8, 1945 by John H. Boyd/City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1266, Item 96241. The Snapshots of Canada exhibition from the Canadian Museum of History and Canada’s History Society is at the Sidney Museum through Dec. 24, 2020.
Royal BC Museum visitors will notice physical distancing measures, engineered controls and administrative changes at the museum, along with limits to the number of visitors in the galleries and more. Timed tickets are available online from the museum’s website. Photo courtesy the Royal BC Museum.

History on display: Royal BC Museum, Maritime Museum welcome you

Two of Victoria’s favourite museum spaces are inspiring guests with the history…

Royal BC Museum visitors will notice physical distancing measures, engineered controls and administrative changes at the museum, along with limits to the number of visitors in the galleries and more. Timed tickets are available online from the museum’s website. Photo courtesy the Royal BC Museum.
Outdoor explorations for adventure-lovers

Outdoor explorations for adventure-lovers

Southern Vancouver Island is build for adventurers

Outdoor explorations for adventure-lovers
Black Press Media, Save-On-Foods bring groceries to families and food banks

Black Press Media, Save-On-Foods bring groceries to families and food banks

Heart Soul of the Community contest shares $12,000 across Western Canada

Black Press Media, Save-On-Foods bring groceries to families and food banks
Laura Lansink, Executive Director of Food Banks B.C.

80,000 reasons to support the food bank

Supporting your local food bank couldn’t be easier

Laura Lansink, Executive Director of Food Banks B.C.
Randy Blair, Black Press Media Chief Operating Officer.

Community drives transformation of local news

Black Press Media reaches historic audience milestone

Randy Blair, Black Press Media Chief Operating Officer.
Buckerfields is opening a new store in Langford this spring. Shown here is the retailer’s storefront in Duncan. Photo contributed

Buckerfields targets booming West Shore

New store set to open April 1 in Langford Parkway location

Buckerfields is opening a new store in Langford this spring. Shown here is the retailer’s storefront in Duncan. Photo contributed
Dawn Christenson competes in her first marathon in Victoria in 2008 with running coach Mark Cryderman.

10 marathons, 10 provinces, 10 years? No problem!

Local woman to complete 10-year quest to complete a marathon in each province

Dawn Christenson competes in her first marathon in Victoria in 2008 with running coach Mark Cryderman.
The Vancouver Island Motor Gathering welcomes car enthusiasts of all ages.                                Black Press photo

Motor Gathering draws enthusiasts from across the Island

Motorsport Circuit hosts Sunday car show in support of charity

The Vancouver Island Motor Gathering welcomes car enthusiasts of all ages.                                Black Press photo
Local non-profit Lifetime Networks has raised more than $100,000 during its years taking part in the GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon.                                Photo by Matt Cecill

Marathon charity program raises funds, fun and fitness

GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon offers multiple ways to contribute

Local non-profit Lifetime Networks has raised more than $100,000 during its years taking part in the GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon.                                Photo by Matt Cecill
Artist Linny D. Vine at her home studio in Esquimalt. Vine participates in her 13th TD Art Gallery Paint-In this Saturday (July 15). Arnold Lim/Black Press

Victoria’s premier Paint-In brings art to the masses

Thousands will converge on Moss Street this Saturday for annual Art Gallery extravaganza

Artist Linny D. Vine at her home studio in Esquimalt. Vine participates in her 13th TD Art Gallery Paint-In this Saturday (July 15). Arnold Lim/Black Press
The MS Society’s Ashley McCartie, left, and Katie Ganassin, right, present the Heroes Among Us award to Country Grocer Director Pete Cavin, Thursday at Country Grocer Royal Oak.

Country Grocer recognized as a ‘Hero Among Us’ with award from MS Society

Award honours Island-grown company’s support for MS Society programs on Vancouver Island

The MS Society’s Ashley McCartie, left, and Katie Ganassin, right, present the Heroes Among Us award to Country Grocer Director Pete Cavin, Thursday at Country Grocer Royal Oak.
The Saanich Midget Tier 1 Braves are in Comox Saturday for the third and deciding game for the Island championship.

Midget Braves battle for Island crown

Saanich blanks Chiefs 7-0 to force deciding game Saturday in Comox

The Saanich Midget Tier 1 Braves are in Comox Saturday for the third and deciding game for the Island championship.