Community

Dandelion Society leads midnight candlelight vigil for the homeless

13 minutes of silence will be held ahead of midnight at the B.C. Legislature

How much do you really know about Christmas?

Whether you’re a Christmas angel or a Grinch, this test will challenge your knowledge of the holiday

Long-time director of Saanich Neighbourhood Place leaves behind legacy

Colleen Hobson will leave after 25 years to take new job with provincial government in early 2019

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Vandals leave 'living room' worth of furniture in Mount Doug Park
Driver escapes harm as Garry oak falls suddenly
Giving blood a holiday tradition for Crawford family
Cat champion recognized for saving hundreds of kittens

Happy ending for Great Dane struck by two cars, missing for ten days

‘There was a lot of ugly crying. We are all on cloud nine’

Sooke’s polar bear swim a shiveringly good time

More than 80 swimmers expected to take the plunge

Langford youth’s campaign to give back will now involve Mustard Seed

Chase Doucette will be giving out gift bags to the homeless on Dec. 22

Nativity pageant a family Christmas tradition

Live nativity scene returns to Topaz Park on Dec. 21, 22, 23

Giving blood a holiday tradition for Victoria family

Dad and son race to see who can fill bag the fastest

20,000 free Christmas dinners and counting for Gordy Dodd

Victoria businessman donates 1,000 meals at Our Place Society for holidays

Saanich elementary students draw attention to local ecosystem with art

Grade 4/5 students attending McKenzie Elementary produce poems and pictures for Swan Creek bridge

Goldstream Food Bank receives turkeys, toys, cash from Millstream Village

The Market on Millstream and Millstream Village Shopping Centre donated items Wednesday

Rare Russian bird sighting sees birdwatchers flock to the B.C. Shuswap

The fieldfare, a member of the thrush family, might have made its way to B.C. from Russia

Sooke bird count returns Dec. 30

Newcomers encouraged to take part

Cloverdale Clovers win national music challenge

$5,000 in music gear for Cloverdale Traditional music program

1,000 free Christmas meals served at Our Place

Community donations fuel support for those in need

Santa visits some of Victoria General Hospital’s littlest patients

Santa flew in to the hospital via air ambulance helicopter

$2.2M in cash for Christmas for 106 Greater Victoria charities

Victoria Foundation issues community grants ahead of the holidays

BC Transit’s Stuff the Bus raises almost 4,000 pounds of food

More than $1,300 in monetary donations also collected

Victoria Canadian Tire replaces toys stolen from Salvation Army

Children won’t have to go without toys this Christmas

Greater Victoria firefighters reflect on season of giving

‘It’s amazing to get those hugs and see the tears of joy in the parents’ eyes’

  • Dec 17, 2018