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Batten down the hatches winter is coming

When the nights get colder and frost starts appearing in the mornings it’s time to take action

Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

Building a bridge in the Light the Portrait workshop

  • Oct 19th, 2017

VIDEO: ‘Don’t do life alone’ say suicide awareness runners on Vancouver Island

First Nations Heliset Hale Relay team running to make a difference

Watch out for these common backyard invaders

The truth and how-to-remove behind English ivy, periwinkle and more

  • Jul 18th, 2017

Order of Canada marking 50-year anniversary

Quintessential Canadian additions to this year’s Order of Canada

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      Miss BC competition a ‘catalyst’ for confidence, advocacy

      Past winner Tara Teng reflects on her accomplishments as this year’s event approaches

      Leadership lessons forged from politics

      Book review: On! Achieving Excellence in Leadership

      Light it up blue for World Autism Awareness Day

      Every year on April 2, the organization invites the world to #lightitupblue

      VIDEO: Students battle in Pacific Northwest robotics competition

      More than 300 high school students from B.C., Alta., and Washington took part in the VEX Robotics competition

      Gas prices in Victoria to get a seven-cent increase

      Observer says B.C. drivers should expect prices per litre of around $1.40 or $1.45 all summer long

      Taste standards for pot are coming: UBC study

      Marijuana could soon have flavours as standardized as shiraz and pinot gris are for wine

      BC Parks Foundation board begins work

      Board gets $10 million endowment, will raise money and encourage more use of provincial parks

      Column: Follow on: Instagram ideas for Gardeners

      Christin Geall is an avid Oak Bay gardener and a creative non-fiction writing instructor at the University of Victoria.

      • Mar 22nd, 2017

      Have you got any unclaimed cash at the Bank of Canada?

      The central bank is holding about $678 million in unclaimed funds. Here’s how to find out if any of it is yours.

      The coming disruption: How robots might upend different professions

      The study argues that tasks, not entire professions, will be affected

      REPLAY: B.C. this week in video

      In case you missed it, here's a look at replay-worthy highlights from across the province this week

      Lecture explores Jewellery for Old Houses

      Expert reviews original hardware options for home restorations