Community

Saanich school district parent pens open letter as CUPE strike continues

‘It’s not a strike that’s just affecting adults,’ wrote the parent who wants kids back in school

Pacific Christian Secondary volleyball teams target banner years

Junior boys won Island Championships and senior teams to compete this weekend

Sooke nativity display back for second year

More than 400 versions of the nativity are at heart of show

Save-On-Food customers can help save lives with small, at till donations

New campaign aims to raise $25,000 to purchase patient monitor for VGH’s pediatric intensive care unit

Victoria owl tangled in net for two days faces long road to recovery

Barred owl rescued by Victoria Animal Control, taken to Wild ARC

Flurry of Yuletide activities coming to Sidney

Sidney Business Improvement Area Society and members organize festive events

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Bike polo players flock to Victoria for Winter Mixer tournament
Howard the Gnome comes home to Galey Farms
Pacific Cat Clinic overrun by rescue kittens waiting to be adopted
BC SPCA Paws for a Cause

Help Cedar Hill Middle School students make a difference in Guatemala this Christmas

Proceeds from Christmas cards made by CHMS go to the Aldea Maya charity

  • Nov 15, 2019

Saanich schoolkids observe salmon dissections in Cuthbert Holmes Park

Researchers, volunteers teach about salmon lifecycles and anatomy

Sooke workshop shows you how to discover animal signs in the forest

Animal Signs: The Essence of Animal Communication is on Nov. 30

  • Nov 14, 2019

Free De-Stress Fest at UVic open to students, community

Friday event features performances by spoken word artists, prizes, food and more

Oak Bay hydro box wrap captures community history

Image shows what early homestead on The Avenue looked like

Sno’uyutth Day returns, this year celebrated at The Oaks

Songhees’ Florence Dick to speak about reconciliation

Bright red salmon appear at Saanich’s Colquitz River fish fence

Local preschool group looks on in delight while volunteers work

Christmas lights appear on Oak Bay Avenue

Installation marks the countdown to the annual Christmas Light Up

Saanich firefighters save Remembrance Day ceremony at retirement home

The flag cord broke and crews worked to get it back up in time for the ceremony

GoodLife Fitness runs all the way to $2 million for local charities

Broadmead Care Society top fundraiser this year

  • Nov 12, 2019