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Victoria's Vital Signs 2020

Vital Signs report charts challenges 2020 has brought locally

15th edition of the report explores how Greater Victoria is faring over all and in 12 key areas

  • Nov 16, 2020
Pickleball enthusiasts have more opportunities to play at G.R. Pearkes Recreation Centre this fall.

From pickleball to personal training, G.R. Pearkes expands fall fitness opportunities

Expanded hours, more options at Saanich recreation centres

  • Nov 2, 2020
Luxury kitchens at Hudson Place One have everything you need for a night of entertaining or relaxing with family -- including a wine rack cabinet and a USB port in your kitchen island! (Photo: Vincent Klassen)

Elevated views and room to grow? This is the place!

Sophisticated details and downtown convenience make the latest Hudson homes a must-see!

  • Nov 2, 2020
Nanaimo has wealth of mountain biking opportunity for riders of all levels. Dave Silver photo/courtesy Tourism Nanaimo.

5 Reasons to fall for Nanaimo!

Your ideal close-to-home autumn getaway is here

  • Oct 26, 2020
Nanaimo has wealth of mountain biking opportunity for riders of all levels. Dave Silver photo/courtesy Tourism Nanaimo.
Sandra Richardson

Philanthropy Day, Victoria’s Vital Signs highlight power of giving

In an ideal world, philanthropy is on our minds – and in…

  • Oct 26, 2020
Sandra Richardson
Bryan Holder, from the Sundeck Centre, enjoys helping people realize their vision when it comes to design of their outdoor spaces.

5 great reasons to use vinyl deck coverings

Winter weather and humidity can take its toll on your deck

  • Oct 19, 2020
Bryan Holder, from the Sundeck Centre, enjoys helping people realize their vision when it comes to design of their outdoor spaces.
A recent customer survey provided valuable insights that further helped Gordon Head adjust the swimmer experience.

Protocols ensure safe fun + fitness and Saanich pools

Reserved drop-ins, increased cleaning among key steps to keep swimmers safe

  • Oct 19, 2020
A recent customer survey provided valuable insights that further helped Gordon Head adjust the swimmer experience.
Reserve your Super Pass at Galey Farms to wander the corn maze, ride the train, pick a pumpkin and try your luck in the kid-friendly haunted house!

Halloween’s haunts are here! Just make sure you pre-order online

New Super Pass for corn maze, railroad and pumpkin patch at Galey Farms

  • Oct 19, 2020
Reserve your Super Pass at Galey Farms to wander the corn maze, ride the train, pick a pumpkin and try your luck in the kid-friendly haunted house!
Is what you’re flushing down the toilet actually flushable? Only if it’s one of the Three Ps.

Is it flushable?

Clogs, blockages and expensive repairs are preventable when only the Three Ps get flushed!

  • Oct 12, 2020
Is what you’re flushing down the toilet actually flushable? Only if it’s one of the Three Ps.
Fall in love with your home all over again

Fall in love with your home all over again

Get creative for spaces that work in the home you love

  • Oct 12, 2020
Fall in love with your home all over again
Independent, together: Social lives thrive at this retirement residence

Independent, together: Social lives thrive at this retirement residence

Physically-distant spin classes, balcony science experiments, bird spy bingo and more!

  • Oct 12, 2020
Independent, together: Social lives thrive at this retirement residence
Fall recreation 2.0: Saanich adds programs, tweaks protocols in gradual re-opening

Fall recreation 2.0: Saanich adds programs, tweaks protocols in gradual re-opening

Registration for second half of fall registration opens Oct. 14

  • Oct 5, 2020
Fall recreation 2.0: Saanich adds programs, tweaks protocols in gradual re-opening
The Power of Your Will

The Power of Your Will

A gift in your Will shows remarkable foresight for your community

  • Oct 5, 2020
The Power of Your Will
Victoria Foundation targets community recovery + resilience

Victoria Foundation targets community recovery + resilience

New program supports vital work of local charities

  • Sep 28, 2020
Victoria Foundation targets community recovery + resilience
Longing to travel?

Longing to travel?

Planning a getaway is complicated at the best of times. Add in…

  • Sep 28, 2020
Longing to travel?
Dorothy Chambers, with the Salmon in the City program, counts returning salmon in Colquitz River.

Celebrate the fall salmon run right here in Saanich!

Viewing and volunteer opportunities support salmon in the city

  • Sep 21, 2020
Dorothy Chambers, with the Salmon in the City program, counts returning salmon in Colquitz River.
Travel back in time with scents that connect you to the natural world

Travel back in time with scents that connect you to the natural world

Oak Bay perfumery forages, distils and concocts custom scents in one-on-one sessions

  • Sep 21, 2020
Travel back in time with scents that connect you to the natural world
South Vancouver Island businesses achieve international success with Export Navigator

South Vancouver Island businesses achieve international success with Export Navigator

How small businesses are finding new customers in changing times

  • Sep 21, 2020
South Vancouver Island businesses achieve international success with Export Navigator
Sept. 14 to 18 is Septic Awareness Week, and the Capital Regional District and Western Canada Onsite Wastewater Management Association urge you to consider both what goes down the drain, and how you maintain your septic system.

3 ways to be septic savvy

Maintaining your septic system helps maintain a healthy environment

  • Sep 14, 2020
Sept. 14 to 18 is Septic Awareness Week, and the Capital Regional District and Western Canada Onsite Wastewater Management Association urge you to consider both what goes down the drain, and how you maintain your septic system.
Saanich parks are for the birds!

Saanich parks are for the birds!

Discover this popular pastime and get to know your feathered friends

  • Sep 14, 2020
Saanich parks are for the birds!