Jennifer Blyth

The MS Society’s Ashley McCartie, left, and Katie Ganassin, right, present the Heroes Among Us award to Country Grocer Director Pete Cavin. Photo contributed

Country Grocer receives award from MS Society

Award honours Island-grown company’s support for MS Society programs on Vancouver Island

The MS Society’s Ashley McCartie, left, and Katie Ganassin, right, present the Heroes Among Us award to Country Grocer Director Pete Cavin. Photo contributed
A group heads out on a tour of the B.C. SPCA's Wild Animal Rehabilitation Centre in Metchosin during a previous open house event. This year's event

Go behind the scenes at Wild ARC in Metchosin

Annual open house happens April 1 and 2, but register soon to secure your spot

A group heads out on a tour of the B.C. SPCA's Wild Animal Rehabilitation Centre in Metchosin during a previous open house event. This year's event
The risk of damage to your home increases as the temperature drops.

HOMEFINDER: Take simple steps to prevent cold-weather chaos

Key steps can save you a lot of cold weather headaches this winter

The risk of damage to your home increases as the temperature drops.
Thrifty Foods general manager Lorne MacLean announces the company’s $1 million commitment over three years to the BC Cancer Foundation’s campaign to buy a PET/CT scanner for Vancouver Island.

Thrifty Foods commits $1 million to Island cancer campaign

Jingle Mingle raises $1.74 million to launch bid for PET/CT scanner

Thrifty Foods general manager Lorne MacLean announces the company’s $1 million commitment over three years to the BC Cancer Foundation’s campaign to buy a PET/CT scanner for Vancouver Island.
The annual Victoria Conservatory of Music’s Mother’s Day Garden Tour has been offering inspiring ideas for homeowners since 1982.

HOMEFINDER: Tours offer inspiration for your new-to-you home

From new builds and renovations to small-space gardens and large acreages, lots of ideas around region

The annual Victoria Conservatory of Music’s Mother’s Day Garden Tour has been offering inspiring ideas for homeowners since 1982.
Victoria Chargers under-15 volleyball players Logan Wenzel

Regional side second at Super Spike event

Defending champions compete in final

Victoria Chargers under-15 volleyball players Logan Wenzel
John McDonald of Duncan wants to see the United Nations' 1989 Declaration of the Rights of the Child marked officially on Nov. 20.

Children’s Rights Day declaration urged

Cowichan Valley man asks everyone to recognize children's rights on anniversary of UN declaration

John McDonald of Duncan wants to see the United Nations' 1989 Declaration of the Rights of the Child marked officially on Nov. 20.
A well-organized garage sale can be a great way to get rid of no-longer-needed household items before a move.

HOMEFINDER: Preparing to move: timely tips for fall garage sale season

Clearing out unused or unwanted items in a garage sale, or giving them to charity can help give your home a tidier look

A well-organized garage sale can be a great way to get rid of no-longer-needed household items before a move.
The housing market around Greater Victoria

HOMEFINDER: Market sizzling around Greater Victoria

Desirable neighbourhoods, consumer confidence and lower inventory are putting pressure on Greater Victoria housing market

The housing market around Greater Victoria
The B.C. freshwater fishing synopsis for the next two years is on shelves and available online now.

B.C. fishing synopsis now available

West Shore lakes among those covered off in biennial guide

The B.C. freshwater fishing synopsis for the next two years is on shelves and available online now.

Victoria author, historian honoured

Local author receives high honour for Canadian history book

Tristan Thompson

Stars shine on TeenFest stage this weekend in Saanich

Teens from around Greater Victoria invited to annual celebration

Tristan Thompson
Attendees at a previous TeenFest try out standup paddleboards at a booth in the trade show area.

Totally TeenFest

Third annual free celebration/showcase fills Pearkes Rec. with arts, entertainment, educational opportunities and much more

Attendees at a previous TeenFest try out standup paddleboards at a booth in the trade show area.
The cost of living far ahead of other concerns weighing on locals’ minds

Vitals Signs shines light on Greater Victoria’s successes and struggles

Cost of living far ahead of other concerns weighing on locals’ minds

The cost of living far ahead of other concerns weighing on locals’ minds
Westshore Warriors dragon boaters Bob Mitchell

Dragon boat crew works hard, but also enjoys a good time

Westshore Warriors a tight-knit group on and off the water

Westshore Warriors dragon boaters Bob Mitchell
Victoria Eagles mosquito division all-star teammates Julian Cull

West Shore players help baseball Eagles soar

Bright baseball futures may lay ahead for nine year olds

Victoria Eagles mosquito division all-star teammates Julian Cull
Women in Need supports local women in transition between crisis and wellness

Women in Business: A WIN-ning approach for Women in Need

“Knowing I have the support of my community is immeasurable.”

Women in Need supports local women in transition between crisis and wellness
Lacey Webster

Women in Business: Leadership and experience help build Nando’s career

The restaurant business was completely new to Lacey Webster when she came to work at Nando’s at the Millstream Village Shopping Centre

Lacey Webster
Stephanie Papik

Women in Business Awards: Eco-entrepreneur

Stephanie Papik: takes green approach to the fibre arts

Stephanie Papik

Women in Business Awards: Above and Beyond

Mandy Farmer: Victoria business with a community focus

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