Brittany Lee

Weekend lunch program fills a need at Our Place

Society sees gradual increase in usage one month into project

Jen Book

Providing warm, dry places to sleep in Victoria

As nasty weather hits Greater Victoria, the Extreme Weather Protocol lends a housing hand to the region's homeless

Jen Book

Health-care premium hike hits B.C. taxpayers

Increases in Medical Services Premium, Employment Insurance, Canada Pension Plan on menu for 2013

Donors emerging for Victoria-area social service campaigns

Salvation Army, United Way await final push for 2012

Oyez, Oyez, Oyez; town crier flaunts new duds

Kenny Podmore is delivering a message in his new regalia. 'It’s definitely authentic,' he says

Longtime florist Norma Fitzsimmons

‘Flower lady’ embodies community spirit

At 90, the woman who started Victoria’s famed flower count still beautifying city

Longtime florist Norma Fitzsimmons
Bob Goffin

ALS walk helps Saanich family heal

For Shanna Juszko, the hardest part about losing her mother is not being able to hear her voice.

Bob Goffin
Students from the University of Victoria show that different genders using the same washroom is now allowed in the Student Union Building. Two washrooms have been opened as multi-stall gender inclusive facilities

Gender neutral washrooms flush away discrimination

Men, women, transgendered – its all the same for washroom privileges at the University of Victoria Student Union Building.

Students from the University of Victoria show that different genders using the same washroom is now allowed in the Student Union Building. Two washrooms have been opened as multi-stall gender inclusive facilities
Ron Schuster

Canadian College of Performing Arts proposes permanent Oak Bay location

Greater Victoria performing arts school has outgrown its home in St. Mary’s Church

Ron Schuster
Kelsey Mech

UVic hosts world-record game of capture the flag

Heading back to class can be stressful, but the UVic Students’ Society has a week of events planned to welcome students back to school.

Kelsey Mech
Certified stream and wetland keeper and artist Joanne Parker Robertson works with her daughter

Marking a connection

Mosaics along Bowker Creek to help educate and engage community

Certified stream and wetland keeper and artist Joanne Parker Robertson works with her daughter
Esquimalt First Nation dancers Marcus Goldsmith

Uptown unveils plaza, centerpiece fountain

The town plaza at Uptown is now officially open to the public.

Esquimalt First Nation dancers Marcus Goldsmith
There's no shortage of good food at the annual Greek Fest as grandad Loukas Papaloucas feeds four-year-old Apostolos Bouckley souvlaki in this 2010 photo.

Greek Fest widens scope

Greek food abounds, but event now a folk celebration

There's no shortage of good food at the annual Greek Fest as grandad Loukas Papaloucas feeds four-year-old Apostolos Bouckley souvlaki in this 2010 photo.

Unique building process applied to Oak Bay High project

Variances for height and parking get go-ahead

New features help protect Uplands Park

Oak Bay council approves bike racks and information kiosk

Karen Fedoruk

Oak Bay reveals Henderson expansion plan

Construction slated to start this fall on recreation centre

Karen Fedoruk
Young chefs Nick Beatty

Summer camp creates cooks in Windsor Park

Thrifty Foods Young Chef Camp helps kids learn healthy ways

Young chefs Nick Beatty
Composer Tobin Stokes works on his chamber opera Rattenbury which will be presented Sept. 29 and 30

Bringing the past to life through music

Local composer Tobin Stokes keeps busy in his Oak Bay studio

Composer Tobin Stokes works on his chamber opera Rattenbury which will be presented Sept. 29 and 30
Jennifer Callioux’s photo of two young boys at Goldstream Provincial Park won a photo contest put on by park staff.

A Goldstream moment

Image of boys at picnic table, taken by Jennifer Callioux, chosen as this year’s winner of the Goldstream Provincial Park photo contest.

Jennifer Callioux’s photo of two young boys at Goldstream Provincial Park won a photo contest put on by park staff.
Pat Coyle

Team B.C. headed to national lacrosse finals

Team B.C. took the lead during the female lacrosse national championships at Bear Mountain Arena this week (July 29 to Aug. 2).

Pat Coyle