Community

Staggering amount of leaves removed from Oak Bay every fall

The 3,500 cubic yards of leaves cost the municipality almost $200,000

  • Oct 30, 2018
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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
Oak Bay High welcomes Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock riders

Superkids help Greater Victoria families fulfill dreams

Annual calendar launches in Sidney with proceeds going to Help Fill a Dream

Fostering community with random acts of kindness

Victoria Foundation encourages paying it forward on annual kindness day

Victoria police live-tweet night calls in #YYJ

‘Had to pause the TV to read all the @vicpdcanada tweets. Enthralled by the #VicPDlive’

Meet B.C.’s oldest practicing lawyer

98-year-old still drives an hour to and from Victoria law firm every day

LOCAL FLAVOUR: Kudos to Saanich on its local food security plan

Geggie is the executive director with the Capital Region Food and Agriculture Initiatives Roundtable

  • Oct 27, 2018

Halloween horrors sprouting up all over Vancouver Island

Your Vancouver Island guide to spooky fun and ghoulish glory

  • Oct 27, 2018

Hundreds of downtown Victoria businesses to participate in Pumpkin Pursuit

Jack-o-lanterns and trick-or-treating are coming to the downtown area

Halloween pet picture raises funds for PATS

Howl’oween leads up to Halloween at Broadmead Village

  • Oct 27, 2018

Sooke artist’s paintings a call for remembrance

Sue Daniels-Ferrie creates poignant depictions of warfare and sacrifice

Victoria cat rescue hosts movie night to get charity out of the red

Cat’s Cradle Animal Rescue holds silent auction, film screening at Vic Theatre

Oak Bay cops tackle tough subjects with Twitter humour

Chief Constable Andy Brinton says that’s a way to keep the audience engaged

  • Oct 26, 2018

Esquimalt archivist honoured by BC Museum Association

Volunteer helped co-found municipal archives in 1981, still at the helm today

Greater Victoria Public Library waives overdue fines for food

Annual Food for Fines campaign takes place Oct. 27 and 28

#YYJapanFair2018 hits Esquimalt Saturday

Cultural fair highiligths vast variety of Japanese culture

Royal Canadian Legion seeks poppy campaign volunteers

Langford Legion president targets $100,000 raised by poppies

  • Oct 24, 2018