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Year of the Rat: Celebrate Chinese New Year with Victoria food fundraiser

Victoria Chinatown Lioness celebrate with a feast Feb. 1 at Golden City Restaurant

Vancouver Island home to one of Canada’s largest private skateboard collections

Eric Pinto owns hundreds of boards, spanning multiple decades

Vancouver Island Pride weekend returns to Mount Washington Alpine Resort

Building on the success of last year’s family-friendly pride festival on Vancouver…

  • Jan 20, 2020
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WATCH: Three men take on 65km Wounded Warriors run from Sooke to Sidney
WATCH: Metchosin residents run into ocean for annual polar bear swim
WATCH: Metchosin residents race into Taylor Beach for annual polar bear swim
HMCS Ottawa returns in time for Christmas

Langford Legion gives the gift of tech to elementary school

Savory donation of $2,680 funds four Chromebooks and two iPad minis

West Shore parenting program tackles stigmas around raising teenagers

‘Many teens don’t feel like their parents have confidence in them,” says program coordinator

Oak Bay climate group meets Saturday

Group seeks public input to start the day

SOOKE HISTORY: Remembering Salvatore (Sam) Pasta

Salvatore (Sam) Pasta lived life to the fullest

  • Jan 17, 2020

VIDEO: Missing cat reunited with Vancouver Island family after three months

‘It was like one day she was there, the next day she was gone,’ said owner

Tell Me A Story returns to Oak Bay

Family Literacy Week starts Jan. 27

  • Jan 16, 2020

VIDEO: Sooke man clears snow wearing inflatable unicorn costume

David Burneau also snowplowed his neighbours’ driveways too

Willows students rejoice with mid-day snowfall

Willows students rejoice with mid-day dump

PHOTOS: Greater Victoria hit by third round of snowfall overnight

Journalists, readers send in photos from all the frozen corners of the region

How much snow is at your home?

Readers send measurements, photos from across Greater Victoria

Sooke volunteers prepare salmon for next stage of life

Group ‘pond’ chinook salmon fry into troughs and tanks at Sooke River Jack Brooks Hatchery

  • Jan 15, 2020

Funds raised through off-road cycling event will help improve Central Saanich bike trails

Tripleshot Cycling Club presents $3,000 cheque to Nature Trails Society

Saanich resident pushes for colourful road murals, cites traffic-calming benefits

Road murals are the ‘nexus of placemaking and road safety,’ says the resident

Bottle drive organized for Colwood mom left without use of legs after emergency surgery

Event takes place at Colwood Elementary on Jan. 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Swan Lake seeks candidates for board of directors willing to be ‘paid in cookies’

Nominations close Feb. 8 for the six spots available on the new board