Community

Save-On-Foods stocks the pantry at Jeneece Place

Grocer donates groceries, gift cards, to Greater Victoria facility each winter

Royal Bay students hope to break records for West Shore’s largest food drive

10,000 Tonight takes place on Dec. 11 from 5 to 10 p.m.

Donations down, Peninsula Santa’s Helpers worry heading into final week of toy drive

Coin, toy drive supports 250 children registered with the Saanich Peninsula Lions Food Bank

North Saanich Fire Department wins national Movember challenge

Team raises more than urban Edmonton, Toronto firefighters

View Royal kids cruise their complex to raise food, toys for Goldstream Food Bank

Four kids gather more than 60 bags of non-perishable food items and toys

Spandads group collects, donates more than 100 used bikes

Oak Bay Bikes’ advent calendar donations go to fixing the used bikes

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Banding the tree to protect against Winter moth
History captured on Oak Bay hydro box
Christmas lights going up on Oak Bay Avenue
Classic 1967 Oak Bay ambulance for sale by owner

Esquimalt lights up the holidays with parade, Santa

Dec. 8 family festivities and light up usher in holiday season

Sidney Concert Band strikes up seasonal note with fundraiser for young musicians

Money raised from the Dec. 9 show benefits 676 Kittyhawk Air Cadet Band program

New Saanich resident says volunteers get back as much as they give

Saanich Volunteers Services Society member encourages others to help the community

Trees topped, greenery snatched from Saanich park

‘If everyone took one thing, there’d be nothing left,’ says president of park society

Victoria’s Christmas bird count set to take flight

More volunteers needed on the West Shore for Dec. 14 count

  • Dec 8, 2019

Santa, West Shore firefighters team up to fill the sleigh for the food bank

Santa makes annual visits Dec. 14, 15, 22 and 24 across the West Shore

  • Dec 9, 2019

Langford Fire Department seeks fresh batch of volunteer firefighters for 2020

Open house takes place at Langford Station 1 on Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. to noon

PHOTOS: City of Colwood hosts a ‘heartwarming start’ to the holidays

Colwood Christmas Light Up Celebration sees surge in attendance

Saanich councillor tries his hand at design with cycling T-shirt

Positive response has avid cyclist considering making more to share

Latke Mania returns to Jewish Community Centre of Victoria

Traditional latkes available at local deli until Dec. 20

Oak Bay Police welcome former Langford firefighter as newest officer

New position marks return to the Island for Const. Jenn Berkley

Imagination and Christmas spirit combine at Sooke Festival of Trees

Sooke’s festival part of a larger fund raising effort for Children’s Hospital