Are Vancouver Islanders ready for the 2018 wildfire season?

Foresters concerned residents don’t take the threat seriously enough

  • Mar 16th, 2018

Surrounded by coastal serenity, tourists spontaneously tie the knot in Ucluelet

“I said, jokingly, to Justin, ‘Hey, you want to get married today?’ He said, ‘Yeah!’

‘You just don’t know when someone has a challenge’

Wounded Warriors Run BC spreads awareness of mental health, hopes to raise $100,000

Batten down the hatches winter is coming

When the nights get colder and frost starts appearing in the mornings it’s time to take action

New executive director leads a charge to grow Oak Bay Volunteer Services
Robotics competitors hit Oak Bay ahead of big Victoria competition
Monterey Market
InspireHealth second annual Victoria Rainwalk

Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

Building a bridge in the Light the Portrait workshop

  • Oct 19th, 2017

VIDEO: ‘Don’t do life alone’ say suicide awareness runners on Vancouver Island

First Nations Heliset Hale Relay team running to make a difference

Watch out for these common backyard invaders

The truth and how-to-remove behind English ivy, periwinkle and more

  • Jul 18th, 2017

Order of Canada marking 50-year anniversary

Quintessential Canadian additions to this year’s Order of Canada

Miss BC competition a ‘catalyst’ for confidence, advocacy

Past winner Tara Teng reflects on her accomplishments as this year’s event approaches

Leadership lessons forged from politics

Book review: On! Achieving Excellence in Leadership

Light it up blue for World Autism Awareness Day

Every year on April 2, the organization invites the world to #lightitupblue

VIDEO: Students battle in Pacific Northwest robotics competition

More than 300 high school students from B.C., Alta., and Washington took part in the VEX Robotics competition

Gas prices in Victoria to get a seven-cent increase

Observer says B.C. drivers should expect prices per litre of around $1.40 or $1.45 all summer long

Taste standards for pot are coming: UBC study

Marijuana could soon have flavours as standardized as shiraz and pinot gris are for wine

BC Parks Foundation board begins work

Board gets $10 million endowment, will raise money and encourage more use of provincial parks

Column: Follow on: Instagram ideas for Gardeners

Christin Geall is an avid Oak Bay gardener and a creative non-fiction writing instructor at the University of Victoria.

  • Mar 22nd, 2017