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Oak Bay physiotherapist Grant Hutchings from Mountain Physiotherapy Acupuncture can help you strengthen your golf swing. (Photo: Savino Paolella)

Oak Bay physiotherapist offers tips for a smooth golf swing

Improving your body’s rotation ability has benefits for many activities, beyond golf!

  • May 10, 2021
The Victoria Foundation launches its 16th annual Victoria’s Vital Signs Survey, open from May 4 to July 1.

Take the 2021 Vital Signs Survey, help the region chart a course forward

Have your say May 4 to July 1

  • May 3, 2021
A Pet's Life owner Chad McMillan's dog June, eager for a raw treat.

What’s for dinner? Raw pet food is easier than you think!

Talk to the experts at your local pet food store to learn about simple ways to expand your pet’s diet

  • May 3, 2021
Pick up the <em>Financial Literacy Guide</em> from locations around Greater Victoria, or read the e-edition online.

Financial Literacy Guide shares what local families need to know now

According to a 2020 national survey by FP Canada, Canadians have ranked…

  • May 3, 2021
Pick up the <em>Financial Literacy Guide</em> from locations around Greater Victoria, or read the e-edition online.
Thariq

After battling cancer, a family rallies to help others in need

Register today for the RBC Race for the Kids: Home Edition

  • Apr 26, 2021
Thariq
Abandoned waste isn’t just an eyesore – it’s also costly to clean up, encourages further illegal dumping and leads to increased health and environmental risks.

3 ways to keep spring cleaning community-friendly

Proper disposal key for unwanted household and yard material

  • Apr 19, 2021
Abandoned waste isn’t just an eyesore – it’s also costly to clean up, encourages further illegal dumping and leads to increased health and environmental risks.
Residents of Carlton House Oak Bay are enjoying the new Wellness Program, headed by Jamille Morrison! John Hillman, who recently celebrated his 102nd birthday, smiles alongside Jamille. You might recognize him from his fundraising efforts last year, which saw him walking laps around Carlton House to raise money for Save The Children.

Finding the silver lining during a pandemic is no problem for this Oak Bay retirement community!

Team used restrictions to find ways to change for the better

  • Apr 19, 2021
Residents of Carlton House Oak Bay are enjoying the new Wellness Program, headed by Jamille Morrison! John Hillman, who recently celebrated his 102nd birthday, smiles alongside Jamille. You might recognize him from his fundraising efforts last year, which saw him walking laps around Carlton House to raise money for Save The Children.
This renovation by MAC Renovation created a beautiful, modern and functional walk-in shower from the outdated tub-shower combo.

This walk-in solution makes your bathroom both beautiful and functional!

Why a walk-in shower makes sense today, and tomorrow

  • Apr 12, 2021
This renovation by MAC Renovation created a beautiful, modern and functional walk-in shower from the outdated tub-shower combo.
Flushing these “unflushables” can lead to blockages in the sanitary sewer system that can be both costly to remove and cause sewage to overflow into the environment or back up into your home.

5 ‘unflushables’ that should NEVER go down the drain

Remember the 3Ps to avoid costly blockages and backups

  • Apr 12, 2021
Flushing these “unflushables” can lead to blockages in the sanitary sewer system that can be both costly to remove and cause sewage to overflow into the environment or back up into your home.
Comfortably carry a young puppy on your summer hikes with the help of a Kurgo backpack carrier from A Pet's Life.

Travelling with pets: the right supplies for an easy journey

Carriers, pet seat belts, automatic feeders and other tools to make summer travel a breeze

  • Apr 5, 2021
Comfortably carry a young puppy on your summer hikes with the help of a Kurgo backpack carrier from A Pet's Life.
Boaters must stay 200 metres away from orcas, like these Southern Resident Killer Whales. Stay 400 metres away in protected areas, including Southern British Columbia coastal waters between Campbell River and Ucluelet. (Photo: Ocean Wise)

Spotted a whale? Here’s what to do

Brush up on the rules before your next boat ride to protect BC’s whales

  • Apr 5, 2021
Boaters must stay 200 metres away from orcas, like these Southern Resident Killer Whales. Stay 400 metres away in protected areas, including Southern British Columbia coastal waters between Campbell River and Ucluelet. (Photo: Ocean Wise)
Career Fair

5 reasons your career search just got easier

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

  • Mar 29, 2021
Career Fair
Career Fair

5 reasons your career search just got easier

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

  • Mar 22, 2021
Career Fair
When cancelled performances decimated arts organization revenues, the Victoria Foundation's Arts & Culture Fund offered support. For Intrepid Theatre, funds helped them  modify the Metro Studio Theatre to include distanced, cabaret-style seating.

Victoria Foundation program boosts Community Recovery

Community Action Fund donations continue to make a difference; grant applications open March 29

  • Mar 22, 2021
When cancelled performances decimated arts organization revenues, the Victoria Foundation's Arts & Culture Fund offered support. For Intrepid Theatre, funds helped them  modify the Metro Studio Theatre to include distanced, cabaret-style seating.
March 15 to 21 is Fix-a-Leak Week, the perfect time to check for – and repair – leaks around the home that are wasting water and money!

Be a leak detective: 4 simple steps to save water … and money!

Fix a Leak Week, March 15 to 21, is the time to repair leaky toilets, faucets + other fixtures

  • Mar 15, 2021
March 15 to 21 is Fix-a-Leak Week, the perfect time to check for – and repair – leaks around the home that are wasting water and money!
Career Fair

5 reasons your career search just got easier

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

  • Mar 15, 2021
Career Fair
Healthy treats are a great way to add variety to your pet's diet! A Pet's Life has a range of treats, toppers and pet food of all kinds to keep your pet's attention.

What do Fido and Fluffy need — consistency or variety?

When it comes to food, this local pet expert says it’s better to mix it up — with a plan

  • Mar 8, 2021
Healthy treats are a great way to add variety to your pet's diet! A Pet's Life has a range of treats, toppers and pet food of all kinds to keep your pet's attention.
Career Fair

5 reasons your career search just got easier

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

  • Mar 8, 2021
Career Fair
Career Fair

5 reasons your career search just got easier

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

  • Mar 1, 2021
Career Fair
With the community’s continued support, we can come out of this crisis stronger and more resilient than ever before, says Sandra Richardson, CEO of the Victoria Foundation.

Non-profit sector at serious risk of Unraveling, new research reveals

While we have reason to be hopeful as we begin year 2…

  • Feb 22, 2021
With the community’s continued support, we can come out of this crisis stronger and more resilient than ever before, says Sandra Richardson, CEO of the Victoria Foundation.