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Oak Bay toilet garden brings relief in a time of stress

Rainbow of toilets treats visitors to Oak Bay path

QUIZ: Put your knowledge of Easter to the test

Take this 15-question quiz to see how much you know about this holiday

Langford Mayor Stew Young issues an Easter greeting

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  • Apr 10, 2020
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Fix-A-Heart has helped save lives
Help Fix-A-Heart support cardiac care

Sooke woman, 93, sews aprons for grocery store workers

Emilia “Oma” Tkacz has been donating her crafts to the community for years

West Shore first responders salute health care staff at Victoria General Hospital

Students and first responders support those on the frontline against COVID-19

Victoria health care worker reminds public animals need help too during pandemic

Cat’s Cradle’s thrift store in Sidney temporarily closed due to the risk of spreading COVID-19

Annual Goddess Run goes virtual with few registration spots remaining

Participants can share their route, time and photos online

Greater Victoria woman creates ‘call list’ for seniors to tackle loneliness

Call list allows seniors to have some friendly conversation during isolating times

  • Apr 9, 2020

Canoe found in men’s public bathroom in Cadboro-Gyro Park

‘Please do not park your canoe in our bathrooms,’ say Saanich parks staff

PHOTOS: Spring has sprung in Greater Victoria

Readers share thier images of the season from around the south Island

Greater Victoria sheriffs, local business deliver food to those struggling with mental health

More than $900 worth of groceries were delivered to members of the Connections Place Society

New #yyjegghunt2020 joins the ranks of fun, social distancing activities in Greater Victoria

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Sidney senior welcomes outreach phone calls from charity

A long-time user of Sidney’s SHOAL Centre, praises Beacon Community Services

Greater Victoria donates 166 tents, 240 sleeping bags and more for those in need

Items placed in 72-hour quarantine before being distributed to help homeless self-isolate

SOOKE HISTORY: Phillips at Highway 14 before it was home to Sooke’s third traffic light

Elida Peers is a historian with Sooke Region Museum

  • Apr 5, 2020

West Shore businesses bring fitness online during COVID-19

At-home workouts offered to help community keep fit

Peninsula organizations fund food bank ahead of ‘looming crisis’

Saanich Peninsula Lions Food Bank receives more than $5,000 from local organizations

Saanich mayor receives his foster bees through pollinator rental program

‘I feel like I’m an adoptive father,’ Fred Haynes says of his rented mason bee colony