Community

Students learn valuable lessons at the 10,000 Tonight food drive

Leadership students embrace community events at Royal Bay Secondary

Lost Victoria: Story of the Crystal Palace

Historian Stuart Stark launches book about iconic Oak Bay structure that was lost to flames

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Goldstream Food Bank Christmas Hamper Program
IEOA's Truck Light Convoy goes Saturday
Hitched: fashion show
Hitched: fashion show

Sooke Rotary Club raises money for Salvation Army

Donations will be collected until Dec. 24

Sooke Christmas hampers to be handed out Sunday

Over 400 hampers have already been prepared

Reader photo: Garry oak skyline

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  • Dec 15th, 2017

Panthers pay tribute to former player Derek Turnbull

Sunday’s hockey game is minor hockey and fan appreciation night

PART I: How Prince Rupert schools teach Indigenous language to hundreds of students

A multimedia series with videos and photos from children’s Sm’algyax classes on B.C.’s North Coast

Santa hits West Shore streets with local fire departments

Firefighters help to raise food and cash for a worthwhile cause

VIDEO: Sooke couple’s elaborate Christmas display

Couple has been adding to tiny village display for past 11 years

VIDEO: Colquitz students cram Saanich Police cruisers with food

Food literally burst out of the door from Const. Lisa Bruschetta’s cruiser

Otter Point Fire Department hosts 26th Polar Bear Swim

Annual event takes place Jan. 1 at Whiffen Spit beach in Sooke

Kind Kids Club hands crafts cards for Oak Bay Lodge residents

Additional funds raised go toward gifts for the pediatric wing at Victoria General Hospital

Victoria Foundation hands out record number of community grants

Annual year-end program tops $2.3 million, 2017 total awarded reaches $20 million

WATCH: Victoria’s Hanukkah celebrations open at the B.C. legislature

Premier joins local Jewish community to mark first day of Festival of Lights

Victoria’s Santa bus is coming to town

Santa and Mrs. Claus take to transit Dec. 15 and 16 in Greater Victoria

  • Nov 30th, 2017

Living Edge program comes to Langford

Clients get fresh produce to combat hunger

Peninsula Santa’s Helpers get $2,000 toy donation

Realtor Chace Whitson and builder Carson Shanks challenge others to do the same

Child care alternatives for the holidays

While schools and a lot of daycare options close for the holidays, not all businesses do

  • Dec 12th, 2017

Saanich Peninsula firefighters’ food drive this Saturday

Annual food-and-fund-raiser hopes to top last year’s donations; at least in cash