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Volunteer gardener Gemma Norton-Wilks tends to the heather in the Abkhazi Gardens during its open house on Sunday

Abkhazi opening proves popular

More than 350 visitors enjoyed a self-guided tour in the first two…

Volunteer gardener Gemma Norton-Wilks tends to the heather in the Abkhazi Gardens during its open house on Sunday
Pat Humble

Stockings donated to homeless

Sally Ann distributes red socks, bought by Nood shoppers

Pat Humble
Cedric Steele

Committed to Community

Cedric Steele’s philosophy of taking care of others has served him well

Cedric Steele

Interactive Outdoor Expo at Pearkes this weekend

Fire off a few arrows in the archery range and bounce off…

  • Mar 30, 2011
Alex Smith and one of his twin sons

Genome work a far cry from O.B. High days

Alex Smith enjoys success in the U.S., but still misses hanging at…

Alex Smith and one of his twin sons
Oak Bay Kiwanis member Wanda Walker and Child Find B.C. executive director Steve Orcherton dirty their hands in preparation for identification clinics this weekend.

Child abduction: preparing for the worst a necessity

Child identification kits give parents peace of mindA missing child is every…

  • Mar 30, 2011
Oak Bay Kiwanis member Wanda Walker and Child Find B.C. executive director Steve Orcherton dirty their hands in preparation for identification clinics this weekend.

Foster families sought for puppies

The Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind is looking for good homes…

Walkers from the Garden City Wanderers Volkssport Club take a weekend stroll on Henderson Road.

Walkers crossing

Members of the Garden City Wanderers Volkssport Club can be seen around…

Walkers from the Garden City Wanderers Volkssport Club take a weekend stroll on Henderson Road.
Fab find Eight-year-old Orielle Henriquez reacts to Tom Cockburn explaining that the snail fossil she found at Swan Lake Nature Sanctuary is millions of years old. Visitors to the centre during Fossil Days last weekend were able to talk to members of the Victoria Paleontology Society.
Fab find Eight-year-old Orielle Henriquez reacts to Tom Cockburn explaining that the snail fossil she found at Swan Lake Nature Sanctuary is millions of years old. Visitors to the centre during Fossil Days last weekend were able to talk to members of the Victoria Paleontology Society.
Seven-year-old Mio Cardinal performs a traditional Japanese dance at Hillside Centre on Saturday during the Victoria Nikkei Cultural Society's Support Japan-Gambare Nippon fundraiser.

Fundraiser event implores, ‘Don’t give up, Japan’

Members of the Victoria Nikkei Cultural Society gave mall goers at the…

  • Mar 27, 2011
Seven-year-old Mio Cardinal performs a traditional Japanese dance at Hillside Centre on Saturday during the Victoria Nikkei Cultural Society's Support Japan-Gambare Nippon fundraiser.

Bidding with the gift of time

Time-raising event seeks volunteers, not money

Walk promotes importance of social services

Social services, self-advocates, families, workers, service providers and the public will get…

Four-year-old Maya Stevens gets swimming instructions from Olivia King during lessons at the Gordon Head Recreation Centre on Monday.

Hold your breath

Four-year-old Maya Stevens gets swimming instructions from Olivia King during lessons at…

  • Mar 23, 2011
Four-year-old Maya Stevens gets swimming instructions from Olivia King during lessons at the Gordon Head Recreation Centre on Monday.
St. Patrick's elementary students (from left

Wearing of the green brings in the green

Students and staff at St. Patrick's elementary got into the spirit of…

  • Mar 22, 2011
St. Patrick's elementary students (from left
it weren’t for volunteer drivers such as Grant Tschanz

Going the extra mile

Volunteer drivers give much-needed rides to cancer patients

  • Mar 21, 2011
it weren’t for volunteer drivers such as Grant Tschanz

Fundraisers support Japan relief efforts

Victorians are showing their support for the thousands of people affected by…

Madeleine Taylor and Julien Butterfield sound off for change

Sounding off for change

High school students are organizing the 10th annual Change Conference at Glenlyon Norfolk School in Oak Bay.

Madeleine Taylor and Julien Butterfield sound off for change

Greater Victoria homes new and renewed on display

21st annual Home Renovation Tour returns

  • Mar 18, 2011

Giving an old prayer new meaning

Victoria conference explores the Lord’s Prayer

Firefighters croon for fundraiser

Hockey team needs help to get to New York for World Police and Fire Games