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The national census

Census 2011 leans heavily on residents’ co-operation

Greater Victoria to see 140 temporary positions filledGood data can be hard…

The national census
A carriage train of convention delegates makes its way along the waterfront road in front of McNeill Bay in this photo from 1906. Beach Drive follows the same route along the water today.

Then and Now: McNeill Bay

Much of what is now Oak Bay was undeveloped in 1906, when…

A carriage train of convention delegates makes its way along the waterfront road in front of McNeill Bay in this photo from 1906. Beach Drive follows the same route along the water today.
B.C. Premier John Hart reviews the Oak Bay emergency response team and Red Cross nurses during the Second World War at Windsor Park.

A green gem in our midst

Windsor Park at 120: looking better than everIf Windsor Park could tell…

B.C. Premier John Hart reviews the Oak Bay emergency response team and Red Cross nurses during the Second World War at Windsor Park.
Summer Gold

Wii bowling fills fundraising gap

Big Brothers/Big Sisters hosting gaming partiesWhat do you do when one of…

Summer Gold
Susan Bodnar settles with one of her favourite stories of love

Reading of and for love

Want to show someone you love them this Valentine’s Day? For many…

Susan Bodnar settles with one of her favourite stories of love
Oak Bay firefighter Mike Josephson gets measured up for new turnout gear by manufacturer’s rep Ed Wilding at the fire hall. Wilding was on site getting specs for replacement gear for a handful of Oak Bay firefighters.

Keeping firefighters safe key to suit replacement

In the officers’ room at Oak Bay fire hall, there are no…

Oak Bay firefighter Mike Josephson gets measured up for new turnout gear by manufacturer’s rep Ed Wilding at the fire hall. Wilding was on site getting specs for replacement gear for a handful of Oak Bay firefighters.
Pacific Opera Victoria volunteer Gary Karr clowns around with POV staffer Carla Funk to help promote the company’s Give it Up for Opera fundraiser

Opera roadshow comes to town Saturday

POV supporters encouraged to bring items for appraisal, possible donationHaving lived in…

Pacific Opera Victoria volunteer Gary Karr clowns around with POV staffer Carla Funk to help promote the company’s Give it Up for Opera fundraiser
Already a veteran of one Olympic Winter Games

Photo boss will be on the run

Denton part of Olympic coverage team for the 2010 GamesWhen they heard…

Already a veteran of one Olympic Winter Games