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Victoria’s Vital Signs helps inform local governments and donors as they direct resources to areas of greatest need. Recognizing that 20 per cent of the region’s young adults live in the West Shore and can’t readily access rehearsals in the core, a grant helped the community-building choir SingYourJoy expand to the western communities. Brad Edwards Photography

Why the Victoria’s Vital Signs Survey matters to your neighbourhood

The 16th annual survey continues to July 1

  • May 10, 2021
Through fundraisers like Jean Up, BC Children’s Hospital Foundation supports the hospital's world-leading experts who are working relentlessly to improve the lives of children like India.

A family navigates childhood cancer through the pandemic

Jean Up this May and help kids get out of their hospital gowns and back into their jeans

  • May 10, 2021
Ed Nelms, store manager at Thrifty Foods Colwood. (Photo: A. Gilligan)

Check out what’s new at this totally REFRESHED Colwood grocery!

Renos bring more local, healthy choices… including fresh herbs and greens grown right in the store

  • May 3, 2021
Pat and Gerry are happy to rent a new apartment at the Belmont Residences in Langford, BC!

This couple made the move to #MyBelmont – and hasn’t looked back!

‘It’s like living a holiday dream, they just have so much to offer’

  • May 3, 2021
Pat and Gerry are happy to rent a new apartment at the Belmont Residences in Langford, BC!
The Victoria Foundation launches its 16th annual Victoria’s Vital Signs Survey, open from May 4 to July 1.

Take the 2021 Vital Signs Survey, help the region chart a course forward

Have your say May 4 to July 1

  • May 3, 2021
The Victoria Foundation launches its 16th annual Victoria’s Vital Signs Survey, open from May 4 to July 1.
Abandoned waste isn’t just an eyesore – it’s also costly to clean up, encourages further illegal dumping and leads to increased health and environmental risks.

3 ways to keep spring cleaning community-friendly

Proper disposal key for unwanted household and yard material

  • Apr 19, 2021
Abandoned waste isn’t just an eyesore – it’s also costly to clean up, encourages further illegal dumping and leads to increased health and environmental risks.
Recycled Asphalt Product (RAP) has been used on South Island driveways 16 years.

If your driveway needs help, RAP it Up!

How many ruts and potholes do you have in your dusty or muddy driveway?

  • Apr 19, 2021
Recycled Asphalt Product (RAP) has been used on South Island driveways 16 years.
Pick up the <em>Financial Literacy Guide</em> from locations around Greater Victoria, or read the e-edition online.

Financial Literacy Guide shares what local families need to know now

According to a 2020 national survey by FP Canada, Canadians have ranked…

  • Apr 12, 2021
Pick up the <em>Financial Literacy Guide</em> from locations around Greater Victoria, or read the e-edition online.
Thariq

After battling cancer, a family rallies to help others in need

Register today for the RBC Race for the Kids: Home Edition

  • Apr 12, 2021
Thariq
Flushing these “unflushables” can lead to blockages in the sanitary sewer system that can be both costly to remove and cause sewage to overflow into the environment or back up into your home.

5 ‘unflushables’ that should NEVER go down the drain

Remember the 3Ps to avoid costly blockages and backups

  • Apr 5, 2021
Flushing these “unflushables” can lead to blockages in the sanitary sewer system that can be both costly to remove and cause sewage to overflow into the environment or back up into your home.
Career Fair

5 reasons your career search just got easier

Black Press Virtual Career and Post-Secondary Education Event comes to Greater Victoria

  • Mar 29, 2021
Career Fair
When cancelled performances decimated arts organization revenues, the Victoria Foundation's Arts & Culture Fund offered support. For Intrepid Theatre, funds helped them  modify the Metro Studio Theatre to include distanced, cabaret-style seating.

Victoria Foundation program boosts Community Recovery

Community Action Fund donations continue to make a difference; grant applications open March 29

  • Mar 22, 2021
When cancelled performances decimated arts organization revenues, the Victoria Foundation's Arts & Culture Fund offered support. For Intrepid Theatre, funds helped them  modify the Metro Studio Theatre to include distanced, cabaret-style seating.
The Belmont Residences ground breaking celebration brought local politicians, developers and financiers to the site in Langford, BC!

#MyBelmont celebrates three years in Langford

Master-planned community has been leading the standard for building in Langford since its creation

  • Mar 22, 2021
The Belmont Residences ground breaking celebration brought local politicians, developers and financiers to the site in Langford, BC!
March 15 to 21 is Fix-a-Leak Week, the perfect time to check for – and repair – leaks around the home that are wasting water and money!

Be a leak detective: 4 simple steps to save water … and money!

Fix a Leak Week, March 15 to 21, is the time to repair leaky toilets, faucets + other fixtures

  • Mar 15, 2021
March 15 to 21 is Fix-a-Leak Week, the perfect time to check for – and repair – leaks around the home that are wasting water and money!
Career Fair

5 reasons your career search just got easier

Black Press Virtual Career and Post-Secondary Education Event comes to Greater Victoria

  • Mar 15, 2021
Career Fair
Career Fair

5 reasons your career search just got easier

Black Press Virtual Career and Post-Secondary Education Event comes to Greater Victoria

  • Mar 8, 2021
Career Fair
When adding on to your home, it's important to design the addition to blend with the existing style and structure, says Derek Breen, Project Manager with MAC Renovation.

Planning for a new home addition? Start here!

If your family needs more space, it pays to start with a plan

  • Mar 8, 2021
When adding on to your home, it's important to design the addition to blend with the existing style and structure, says Derek Breen, Project Manager with MAC Renovation.
Career Fair

5 reasons your career search just got easier

Black Press Virtual Career and Post-Secondary Education Event comes to Greater Victoria

  • Mar 1, 2021
Career Fair
With the community’s continued support, we can come out of this crisis stronger and more resilient than ever before, says Sandra Richardson, CEO of the Victoria Foundation.

Non-profit sector at serious risk of Unraveling, new research reveals

While we have reason to be hopeful as we begin year 2…

  • Feb 22, 2021
With the community’s continued support, we can come out of this crisis stronger and more resilient than ever before, says Sandra Richardson, CEO of the Victoria Foundation.
Guide

Your Guide to Our New Normal

Black Press Media publishes informative new guide exploring COVID-19 and its local impacts

  • Feb 22, 2021
Guide