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Your Guide to Our New Normal

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

  • Jan 11, 2021
Combining accessibility, security and value for your self-storage needs!

Too much clutter? Don’t say good-bye … say ‘See you later!’

Langford’s only storage facility reveals the important qualities of storage units

  • Jan 11, 2021
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Sharing an "I" for Interior Design
ESCAPE TO THE LAKE
Want a used car? Watch this video to see what you must do!
London Drugs: Expert advice on how to improve your sleep
Thanks to Doorway Drop, fresh, local, quality groceries bring virtually endless delicious possibilities to your kitchen.

Fresh, fast and local doesn’t need to cost you more

Get fresh groceries right to your door without ever stepping outside!

  • Jan 4, 2021
Thanks to Doorway Drop, fresh, local, quality groceries bring virtually endless delicious possibilities to your kitchen.
Acres of forest surrounding Lighthouse Christian Academy mean there are plenty of opportunities for students to learn outdoors.

Learning outside: How this teacher makes it work!

The first step to successful outdoor kindergarten? Empowering children to self-regulate

  • Dec 28, 2020
Acres of forest surrounding Lighthouse Christian Academy mean there are plenty of opportunities for students to learn outdoors.
Achieving our regional targets of reducing waste, water and energy use are only possible if everybody does their part, but if we each make small adjustments to our behaviour, together we can make a big difference.

Give your 2021 resolutions a green makeover in 10 simple steps!

Whether your resolution for 2021 is to eat better, get more exercise,…

  • Dec 28, 2020
Achieving our regional targets of reducing waste, water and energy use are only possible if everybody does their part, but if we each make small adjustments to our behaviour, together we can make a big difference.
Cameron Bulger was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 6 and passed away 2 1/2 years later. While BC Children’s Hospital is home to experts leading the way in treating the most aggressive cancers, a devastating 20 per cent of children who are diagnosed with cancer will not survive the next five years.

A childhood story of love, loss and hope

Supporting the fight to conquer childhood illnesses

  • Dec 21, 2020
Cameron Bulger was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 6 and passed away 2 1/2 years later. While BC Children’s Hospital is home to experts leading the way in treating the most aggressive cancers, a devastating 20 per cent of children who are diagnosed with cancer will not survive the next five years.
After living with cystic fibrosis his entire life, Nick Kanaan required a double-lung transplant. Today, he honours Dr. John Yee and the medical team at VGH who helped save his life.

Double-lung transplant saves father after lifelong battle with cystic fibrosis

This holiday season Angel donations will help fund the most urgent health care needs

  • Dec 14, 2020
After living with cystic fibrosis his entire life, Nick Kanaan required a double-lung transplant. Today, he honours Dr. John Yee and the medical team at VGH who helped save his life.
Arts grants are part of more than $2.3 million distributed by the Victoria Foundation to help 126 Southern Vancouver Island organizations weather the pandemic’s catastrophic effects. Jo-Ann Richards photo.

Grants help arts groups get creative in pandemic response

Community Recovery Program distributes $2.3 million+ to local organizations impacted by COVID

  • Dec 14, 2020
Arts grants are part of more than $2.3 million distributed by the Victoria Foundation to help 126 Southern Vancouver Island organizations weather the pandemic’s catastrophic effects. Jo-Ann Richards photo.
Streamlining your holiday waste cycle starts with the 3R pollution prevention hierarchy: Reduce first; Reuse second; and Recycle third.

10 ways to support the 3Rs this holiday season

Reducing seasonal waste is as easy as 1, 2, 3!

  • Dec 7, 2020
Streamlining your holiday waste cycle starts with the 3R pollution prevention hierarchy: Reduce first; Reuse second; and Recycle third.
The 211 helpline is available 24 hours a day, every day in more than 150 languages.

BC 211 expects calls for support to increase as second wave continues across BC

Helpline is available 24 hours a day, every day

  • Dec 7, 2020
The 211 helpline is available 24 hours a day, every day in more than 150 languages.
From a home theatre or rec room for the kids, to a home gym, guest space or hobby room, a basement offers valuable real estate that can be put to good use.

What could you do with that unfinished basement?

This often untapped resource can yield big benefits for the whole family

  • Nov 30, 2020
From a home theatre or rec room for the kids, to a home gym, guest space or hobby room, a basement offers valuable real estate that can be put to good use.
Erik Churlish, Managing Director of Pemberton Holmes Strata Property Management. Hiring a property manager can help your Strata Council handle issues quickly, respectfully, and affordably.

Don’t manage your home, live in it!

Take the pressure off your Strata Council by hiring an expert advocate

  • Nov 30, 2020
Erik Churlish, Managing Director of Pemberton Holmes Strata Property Management. Hiring a property manager can help your Strata Council handle issues quickly, respectfully, and affordably.
Cameron Bulger was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 6 and passed away 2 1/2 years later. While BC Children’s Hospital is home to experts leading the way in treating the most aggressive cancers, a devastating 20 per cent of children who are diagnosed with cancer will not survive the next five years.

A childhood story of love, loss and hope

Supporting the fight to conquer childhood illnesses

  • Nov 23, 2020
Cameron Bulger was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 6 and passed away 2 1/2 years later. While BC Children’s Hospital is home to experts leading the way in treating the most aggressive cancers, a devastating 20 per cent of children who are diagnosed with cancer will not survive the next five years.
The team gathers for a fun ground breaking event at Belmont Residences East in Langford, BC.

How #MyBelmont has quickly become the new heart of the Westshore

Entering the construction of Phase 3, Belmont Residences East is building on its early buzz!

  • Nov 23, 2020
The team gathers for a fun ground breaking event at Belmont Residences East in Langford, BC.
Recycled Asphalt Product (RAP) has been used on South Island driveways for 15 years.

The Rural Driveway Dilemma: Rainy season, winter driveways and spring run-off

Now is the time to get your driveway ready for the weather ahead

  • Nov 16, 2020
Recycled Asphalt Product (RAP) has been used on South Island driveways for 15 years.
Victoria's Vital Signs 2020

Vital Signs report charts challenges 2020 has brought locally

15th edition of the report explores how Greater Victoria is faring over all and in 12 key areas

  • Nov 16, 2020
Victoria's Vital Signs 2020
Sandra Richardson

Philanthropy Day, Victoria’s Vital Signs highlight power of giving

In an ideal world, philanthropy is on our minds – and in…

  • Oct 26, 2020
Sandra Richardson
MAC Renovations – before

5 essential steps BEFORE starting your renovation

Do your homework to help ensure you get the project you want

  • Oct 26, 2020
MAC Renovations – before
Lizz Moffat, with the VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation, helps launch “High Fives for Health Care,” a five-week fundraising campaign to help spread cheer and inspire donations for the most urgent needs of their hospitals and health care centres.

High Fives for Health Care spreading gratitude and raising vital funds for B.C. health care

VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation campaign spreads much-needed positivity and raises essential funds

  • Oct 19, 2020
Lizz Moffat, with the VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation, helps launch “High Fives for Health Care,” a five-week fundraising campaign to help spread cheer and inspire donations for the most urgent needs of their hospitals and health care centres.