Community

Victoria celebrates 40 years of Tuba Christmas

Tuba Christmas dates back to 1974 where it originated in New York City

  • Dec 10, 2018

Esquimalt Christmas Tree Village is back

Vote for your favourite tree and partake in holiday events for the next two weeks

Firefighters across the region swing into the giving season

Local firefighter says it’s about whole community

  • Dec 8, 2018

Giller Prize-winning author visits local bookstore

Colwood writer Esi Edugyan stops at Munro’s Books for book signing

Monterey Faces: Meet Elsie Farr

Oak Bay centenarian first life membership of Monterey Centre

  • Oct 16, 2018

Sea of Lights sailing past Oak Bay and Saanich

Lighted ship parade floats thousands of lights through Haro Strait

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Sea of Lights 2018
Children help Oak Bay firefighters manage bonfire
Best costumes of Oak Bay's Trick or Treat on the Avenue
Oak Bay's Trick or Treat on the Avenue

Colwood Christmas Light Up Celebration draws hundreds to City Hall

Residents enjoyed warm beverages and watched local choirs sing

Our Place hosts Coldest Night information session Friday

Fundraising walk supports organization that dishes up 1,200 meals a day

  • Dec 7, 2018

Denford Hall revealed at GNS

Private school already working on upgrades ahead of funding campaign

  • Dec 5, 2018

Transplant recipients thank VGH staff with Operation Popcorn

Organ recipients deliver gifts to Victoria General Hospital in thanks for pre- and post-op care

Greater Victoria Green Team a cleanup machine

Volunteers needed Dec. 8 in Portage Inlet

  • Dec 5, 2018

Community Christmas dinner in Sidney ensures no one spends holidays alone

Annual event celebrates 19 years of serving up a festive feast with all the trimmings

Esquimalt Pyjama Prance to fundraise for the Rainbow Kitchen

Participants are encouraged to donate food items and stay in their PJ’s

BC Transit’s Santa bus is back in Victoria

For the 32nd year commuters can enjoy a Christmas-themed ride

Organ transplant recipients express thanks and also thank new donors in advance

B.C. Transplant’s Operation Popcorn event being held this week on Vancouver Island

VIDEO: Esquimalt pool goes to the dogs

Pool gets a thorough cleaning before it reopens Dec. 17

  • Dec 3, 2018

Arbutus choir captures hearts with ‘Hallelujah’ rendition

Choir produces powerful piece for national music competition

Saanich playground slides into the Top 10 of unique playgrounds around the world

Fodor’s Travel ranks playground at Cadboro-Gyro Park 10th

PHOTOS: Esquimalt lights the night

13th annual Esquimalt Celebration of Lights featured dozens of illuminated cars and floats

  • Dec 3, 2018

Photo Gallery: Thousands come out for annual Truck Light Convoy

Roughly 80 trucks were decorated and driven throughout Greater Victoria raising money for local food banks