Brittany Lee

Weekend lunch program fills a need at Our Place

Society sees gradual increase in usage one month into project

Jen Book

Providing warm, dry places to sleep in Victoria

As nasty weather hits Greater Victoria, the Extreme Weather Protocol lends a housing hand to the region's homeless

Jen Book

Health-care premium hike hits B.C. taxpayers

Increases in Medical Services Premium, Employment Insurance, Canada Pension Plan on menu for 2013

Donors emerging for Victoria-area social service campaigns

Salvation Army, United Way await final push for 2012

Bob Goffin

ALS walk helps Saanich family heal

For Shanna Juszko, the hardest part about losing her mother is not being able to hear her voice.

Bob Goffin
Students from the University of Victoria show that different genders using the same washroom is now allowed in the Student Union Building. Two washrooms have been opened as multi-stall gender inclusive facilities

Gender neutral washrooms flush away discrimination

Men, women, transgendered – its all the same for washroom privileges at the University of Victoria Student Union Building.

Students from the University of Victoria show that different genders using the same washroom is now allowed in the Student Union Building. Two washrooms have been opened as multi-stall gender inclusive facilities
Kelsey Mech

UVic hosts world-record game of capture the flag

Heading back to class can be stressful, but the UVic Students’ Society has a week of events planned to welcome students back to school.

Kelsey Mech
Esquimalt First Nation dancers Marcus Goldsmith

Uptown unveils plaza, centerpiece fountain

The town plaza at Uptown is now officially open to the public.

Esquimalt First Nation dancers Marcus Goldsmith
There's no shortage of good food at the annual Greek Fest as grandad Loukas Papaloucas feeds four-year-old Apostolos Bouckley souvlaki in this 2010 photo.

Greek Fest widens scope

Greek food abounds, but event now a folk celebration

There's no shortage of good food at the annual Greek Fest as grandad Loukas Papaloucas feeds four-year-old Apostolos Bouckley souvlaki in this 2010 photo.
Melanie Leeder

Fitness in the front yard at Langford home

Melanie Leeder’s driveway is covered in chalk-drawn arrows and plastic cones, a maze of wooden stakes and yellow police tape.

Melanie Leeder
Jennifer Callioux’s photo of two young boys at Goldstream Provincial Park won a photo contest put on by park staff.

A Goldstream moment

Image of boys at picnic table, taken by Jennifer Callioux, chosen as this year’s winner of the Goldstream Provincial Park photo contest.

Jennifer Callioux’s photo of two young boys at Goldstream Provincial Park won a photo contest put on by park staff.
Hailey Finnigan

A new home for art in Metchosin

Collaborative effort of the school district and municipality finally opens.

Hailey Finnigan

Developer considers standalone sewage treatment

Private plant at Capital City Centre could ease Colwood’s sewage woes

Province lauds Metchosin for age friendly policies

By 2031, close to 1.5 million British Columbians, or almost a quarter of the province’s population, will be over 65

West Shore fastball team fundraising for nationals

The Langford Rebels have made it to nationals, but the 11-member team needs help getting to the competition.

Pat Coyle

Team B.C. headed to national lacrosse finals

Team B.C. took the lead during the female lacrosse national championships at Bear Mountain Arena this week (July 29 to Aug. 2).

Pat Coyle

Care agency calls for more beds

Care providers association asks VIHA to re-issue requests for proposals

Black Press reporter and Tour de Rock 2012 rider Kyle Slavin shows he’s got what it takes to host the Tour de Rock fundraiser Comedy for Cancer on July 31 at Club 9one9.

Funny for your money in Victoria

Comedy for Cancer at Club 9one9 in the Strathcona Hotel raises money for Canadian Cancer Society's Tour de Rock

Black Press reporter and Tour de Rock 2012 rider Kyle Slavin shows he’s got what it takes to host the Tour de Rock fundraiser Comedy for Cancer on July 31 at Club 9one9.
Jurgen Pokrandt

Volunteers first on the water to find those in danger

Oak Bay’s ‘navy’ always at the ready

Jurgen Pokrandt

Deer management group seeks public input

Online surveys posted on CRD website as committee discusses possible strategies