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Guide

Your Guide to Our New Normal

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

  • Feb 22, 2021
Career Fair

5 reasons your career search just got easier

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

  • Feb 22, 2021
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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
A mortgage broker makes the mortgage process easy!
Technologist Bartosz Bos has launched a new aspect to his business, Revolvr. Any West Shore business that mentions this article from Feb. 15 - Mar. 17 will get a Street View tour for $99.

Put your business on the virtual map for a brick-and-mortar boost!

Local technologist expands into VR, helping West Shore shops improve search results, sales

  • Feb 15, 2021
Technologist Bartosz Bos has launched a new aspect to his business, Revolvr. Any West Shore business that mentions this article from Feb. 15 - Mar. 17 will get a Street View tour for $99.
Belmont Residences East

It’s not too good to be true, but perfect for you!

With 87 percent of units sold, it’s time to act fast…

  • Feb 15, 2021
Belmont Residences East
Phase 3 of Westhills' Starter Series features 22 multi-family strata units starting from $639,900.

Style, substance and a location to match: discover your first home!

If you’ve been dreaming of a stylish new home, in a growing,…

  • Feb 8, 2021
Phase 3 of Westhills' Starter Series features 22 multi-family strata units starting from $639,900.
In honour of Random Act of Kindness Day, Feb. 17, the Victoria Foundation and Black Press Media are hosting a colouring contest for children age 12 and younger. Artwork will also be shared with local senior homes to help spread kindness throughout the community. Travis Paterson photo.

Colour the world Kind: It’s contagious!

Join the Victoria Foundation Feb. 17 for Random Act of Kindness Day

  • Jan 25, 2021
In honour of Random Act of Kindness Day, Feb. 17, the Victoria Foundation and Black Press Media are hosting a colouring contest for children age 12 and younger. Artwork will also be shared with local senior homes to help spread kindness throughout the community. Travis Paterson photo.
Did you know: A whopping 19 per cent of household indoor water in the CRD goes down the shower drain. The good news is that small changes can lead to big impacts!

How the 5-minute shower pays big dividends

Is there power in a five-minute shower? From both an environmental and…

  • Jan 18, 2021
Did you know: A whopping 19 per cent of household indoor water in the CRD goes down the shower drain. The good news is that small changes can lead to big impacts!
Guide

Your Guide to Our New Normal

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

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