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Your Guide to Our New Normal

Black Press Media publishes informative new guide exploring COVID-19 and its local impacts

  • Feb 22, 2021
Career Fair

5 reasons your career search just got easier

Black Press Virtual Career and Post-Secondary Education Event comes to Greater Victoria

  • Feb 22, 2021
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ESCAPE TO THE LAKE
Want a used car? Watch this video to see what you must do!
London Drugs: Expert advice on how to improve your sleep
A mortgage broker makes the mortgage process easy!
Interior Design involves an in-depth knowledge of home systems, including architecture, construction and building codes, space planning, product knowledge, plumbing and more, says Azucena Saavedra, Interior Designer with MAC Renovation.

How an Interior Designer adds value to your home reno

When we think about Interior Design, it’s easy to let our thoughts…

  • Feb 15, 2021
Interior Design involves an in-depth knowledge of home systems, including architecture, construction and building codes, space planning, product knowledge, plumbing and more, says Azucena Saavedra, Interior Designer with MAC Renovation.
A Pet's Life owner Chad McMillan's Shephard Cross, June.

Staff at this pet store bring an impressive pedigree

Decades of experience with animals and their owners — centuries if you count in dog years!

  • Feb 8, 2021
A Pet's Life owner Chad McMillan's Shephard Cross, June.
In honour of Random Act of Kindness Day, Feb. 17, the Victoria Foundation and Black Press Media are hosting a colouring contest for children age 12 and younger. Artwork will also be shared with local senior homes to help spread kindness throughout the community. Travis Paterson photo.

Colour the world Kind: It’s contagious!

Join the Victoria Foundation Feb. 17 for Random Act of Kindness Day

  • Jan 25, 2021
In honour of Random Act of Kindness Day, Feb. 17, the Victoria Foundation and Black Press Media are hosting a colouring contest for children age 12 and younger. Artwork will also be shared with local senior homes to help spread kindness throughout the community. Travis Paterson photo.
Did you know: A whopping 19 per cent of household indoor water in the CRD goes down the shower drain. The good news is that small changes can lead to big impacts!

How the 5-minute shower pays big dividends

Is there power in a five-minute shower? From both an environmental and…

  • Jan 18, 2021
Did you know: A whopping 19 per cent of household indoor water in the CRD goes down the shower drain. The good news is that small changes can lead to big impacts!
While Greater Victoria's mild temperatures allow for enjoyment of outdoor spaces virtually year-round, choosing the right materials and products is essential.

Are you ready to live al fresco this summer?

If we need to stay closer to home this summer, there are…

  • Jan 11, 2021
While Greater Victoria's mild temperatures allow for enjoyment of outdoor spaces virtually year-round, choosing the right materials and products is essential.
Guide

Your Guide to Our New Normal

Black Press Media publishes informative new guide exploring COVID-19 and its local impacts

  • Jan 11, 2021
Guide
Resolve to feed your pooch healthier food in 2021! A Pet's Life has quality foods from trusted local suppliers.

A new year’s resolution you can keep — one for your pet!

Resolve to be a better pet parent in 2021 with better quality, community-focused foods treats & toys

  • Jan 4, 2021
Resolve to feed your pooch healthier food in 2021! A Pet's Life has quality foods from trusted local suppliers.
Achieving our regional targets of reducing waste, water and energy use are only possible if everybody does their part, but if we each make small adjustments to our behaviour, together we can make a big difference.

Give your 2021 resolutions a green makeover in 10 simple steps!

Whether your resolution for 2021 is to eat better, get more exercise,…

  • Dec 28, 2020
Achieving our regional targets of reducing waste, water and energy use are only possible if everybody does their part, but if we each make small adjustments to our behaviour, together we can make a big difference.
Cameron Bulger was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 6 and passed away 2 1/2 years later. While BC Children’s Hospital is home to experts leading the way in treating the most aggressive cancers, a devastating 20 per cent of children who are diagnosed with cancer will not survive the next five years.

A childhood story of love, loss and hope

Supporting the fight to conquer childhood illnesses

  • Dec 21, 2020
Cameron Bulger was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 6 and passed away 2 1/2 years later. While BC Children’s Hospital is home to experts leading the way in treating the most aggressive cancers, a devastating 20 per cent of children who are diagnosed with cancer will not survive the next five years.
The 211 helpline is available 24 hours a day, every day in more than 150 languages.

BC 211 expects calls for support to increase as second wave continues across BC

Helpline is available 24 hours a day, every day

  • Dec 14, 2020
The 211 helpline is available 24 hours a day, every day in more than 150 languages.
Arts grants are part of more than $2.3 million distributed by the Victoria Foundation to help 126 Southern Vancouver Island organizations weather the pandemic’s catastrophic effects. Jo-Ann Richards photo.

Grants help arts groups get creative in pandemic response

Community Recovery Program distributes $2.3 million+ to local organizations impacted by COVID

  • Dec 14, 2020
Arts grants are part of more than $2.3 million distributed by the Victoria Foundation to help 126 Southern Vancouver Island organizations weather the pandemic’s catastrophic effects. Jo-Ann Richards photo.
Streamlining your holiday waste cycle starts with the 3R pollution prevention hierarchy: Reduce first; Reuse second; and Recycle third.

10 ways to support the 3Rs this holiday season

Reducing seasonal waste is as easy as 1, 2, 3!

  • Dec 7, 2020
Streamlining your holiday waste cycle starts with the 3R pollution prevention hierarchy: Reduce first; Reuse second; and Recycle third.
A Pet's Life has stocking stuffers (and cute pet stockings) for all the furry creatures on your Christmas list. Shop online or in store!

Stocking stuffers for pets and pet lovers

With free delivery and curb-side pickup, you can keep the convenience while supporting local shops!

  • Dec 7, 2020
A Pet's Life has stocking stuffers (and cute pet stockings) for all the furry creatures on your Christmas list. Shop online or in store!
Enjoy the opportunity to live in a vibrant city surrounded by amenities.

The harbourfront home you’ve been waiting for comes to Downtown Victoria

The Pearl Residences celebrate the best of the city

  • Nov 30, 2020
Enjoy the opportunity to live in a vibrant city surrounded by amenities.
Cameron Bulger was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 6 and passed away 2 1/2 years later. While BC Children’s Hospital is home to experts leading the way in treating the most aggressive cancers, a devastating 20 per cent of children who are diagnosed with cancer will not survive the next five years.

A childhood story of love, loss and hope

Supporting the fight to conquer childhood illnesses

  • Nov 23, 2020
Cameron Bulger was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 6 and passed away 2 1/2 years later. While BC Children’s Hospital is home to experts leading the way in treating the most aggressive cancers, a devastating 20 per cent of children who are diagnosed with cancer will not survive the next five years.
Victoria's Vital Signs 2020

Vital Signs report charts challenges 2020 has brought locally

15th edition of the report explores how Greater Victoria is faring over all and in 12 key areas

  • Nov 16, 2020
Victoria's Vital Signs 2020
Set up a recurring order so you never run out of pet food, and add a treat or toy for your furry friend. Convenient, local shopping at A Pet's Life.

PAWSitive news: Shop online AND shop local!

UnLEASH your shopaholic! This local pet store now has online shopping and free delivery

  • Nov 2, 2020
Set up a recurring order so you never run out of pet food, and add a treat or toy for your furry friend. Convenient, local shopping at A Pet's Life.