Community

Black Press Media, Save-On-Foods bring groceries to families and food banks

Heart Soul of the Community contest shares $12,000 across Western Canada

 

Helping those at risk, one piece of paper at a time through ‘isolation communication’

Simple paper tool during pandemic making its way across Canada thanks to social media.

 

Community comes together to fund Rapid Relief

Entrepreneurs, community, Victoria Foundation fight local impact of COVID-19

  • Mar 30, 2020

 

Clothes cupboards bare at Our Place Society

Donations can be dropped off at any time, seven days a week

Island Food Caring launches program to tackle food insecurities

Victoria Foundation and five local grocers team to launch campaign on Feb. 27

Nanaimo man wins lotto, plans to buy $16,000 fridge

Curtis Wright a winner in Lotto 6/49 draw

Love birds take flight at Saanich Valentine’s Day birdathon

Yearly event draws bird-loving couples to Victoria Natural History Society

Esquimalt in talks with homeowner after $50,000 oil spill in Gorge Creek

Containment and cleanup expected to last another week

Saanich mayor pens open letter addressing paused Local Area Plans

Council paused updates to the 12 neighbourhood plans in December to focus on housing

Vital funds support vital change: 2020 Community Grant applications open Feb. 3

Victoria Foundation welcomes applications from local charities

  • Jan 27, 2020

Saanich seeks young residents to serve on 2020 advisory committees

Youth members must be between 16 and 24 years old

Saanich community association chairs say the network will look at housing issues in 2020

Developments, affordable housing, garden suites, and institutional land will be a focus next year

Victoria residents advocate for funding for neighbourhoods without community centres

North Park Neighbourhood Association hopes to see $75,000 to bolster nearby staff

More than 600 people enjoy Thanksgiving lunch at Victoria’s Our Place

Community members and volunteers cook and serve the holiday favourite

Ford and Friends car show rolls into Central Saanich

Over 200 cars coming to Heritage Acres park July 14 for annual show and shine

CRD hears proposal for 200-unit complex at contentious Hillside-Quadra property

Residents beg CRD to sell the former Blanshard Elementary site to the City of Victoria

Mental health walk/run aims to outpace depression

Walk increased to 5k, run to 10k

BC Ferries report net loss of $14.8 million in third quarter

CEO assures public it’s smooth sailing, advises of new ‘fare initiatives’

  • Feb 23, 2018

Young and old alike mark community grief at growing Oak Bay memorial

Acting mayor hears from residents experiencing profound grief