Community

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

Saanich mother’s 1,000 cranes fundraiser takes flight

Raising stem cell donor awareness key

  • Dec 11, 2018

Saanich swimmer has ribs removed, posts them on social media

Jill Yoneda makes light of rare surgery for ‘slipping rib syndrome’

Victoria celebrates 40 years of Tuba Christmas

Tuba Christmas dates back to 1974 where it originated in New York City

  • Dec 10, 2018
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Cat champion recognized for saving hundreds of kittens
Eleven salmon found dead in Colquitz Fish Fence
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Ask Santa

Esquimalt Christmas Tree Village is back

Vote for your favourite tree and partake in holiday events for the next two weeks

Firefighters across the region swing into the giving season

Local firefighter says it’s about whole community

  • Dec 8, 2018

Giller Prize-winning author visits local bookstore

Colwood writer Esi Edugyan stops at Munro’s Books for book signing

Sea of Lights sailing past Oak Bay and Saanich

Lighted ship parade floats thousands of lights through Haro Strait

Colwood Christmas Light Up Celebration draws hundreds to City Hall

Residents enjoyed warm beverages and watched local choirs sing

Our Place hosts Coldest Night information session Friday

Fundraising walk supports organization that dishes up 1,200 meals a day

  • Dec 7, 2018

Denford Hall revealed at GNS

Private school already working on upgrades ahead of funding campaign

  • Dec 5, 2018

Transplant recipients thank VGH staff with Operation Popcorn

Organ recipients deliver gifts to Victoria General Hospital in thanks for pre- and post-op care

Greater Victoria Green Team a cleanup machine

Volunteers needed Dec. 8 in Portage Inlet

  • Dec 5, 2018

Community Christmas dinner in Sidney ensures no one spends holidays alone

Annual event celebrates 19 years of serving up a festive feast with all the trimmings

Esquimalt Pyjama Prance to fundraise for the Rainbow Kitchen

Participants are encouraged to donate food items and stay in their PJ’s

BC Transit’s Santa bus is back in Victoria

For the 32nd year commuters can enjoy a Christmas-themed ride

Organ transplant recipients express thanks and also thank new donors in advance

B.C. Transplant’s Operation Popcorn event being held this week on Vancouver Island

VIDEO: Esquimalt pool goes to the dogs

Pool gets a thorough cleaning before it reopens Dec. 17

  • Dec 3, 2018