Monday, October 15, 2018

Health

Violet Christians Fundraise Rocking Chair

Newborn baby with heart defects fights for her life and family are thankful for...

A Victoria police officer and his family are very thankful for the community support.

Release some stress and sweat with a goat yoga class at this North Saanich...

Yoga has become a popular pastime, but not many yoga classes also feature baby goats.

A community of Victoria moms rally for child in need of breast milk

A community of Victoria mums has come together to donate breast milk for 6-month-old Hanna, whose is severely allergic to anything other than breast milk. Hanna's mum who lives...

District of Saanich offers free classes this week at all four recreation centres

It’s January, and that means time for New Year’s resolutions. If "getting in shape" was one of your resolutions, chances are you've already located your...

Island Health seeking those who became sick after attending the Oyster Festival

If you participated in the Clayoquot Oyster Festival in Tofino last weekend and now have gastrointestinal illness, Island Health is asking that you contact...

Victoria youth hardly “carefree” struggling to find balance new study finds

Millennials are often derided, criticized for their lifestyles, lack of responsibility and too much time spent on mobile devices. Yet, a 10-year study by...

Free Refurbished Hearing Aids and Services to Low Income Residents

Sound of Change is a new initiative, with the goal of providing free hearing assessments, treatment services and free refurbished hearing aids to low-income seniors and...
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This year’s flu stronger – flu shots available by early November

Each year, about 3,500 Canadians die from influenza and its complications across Canada. In 2015, around 35% of adults got the flu shot. The B.C. Centre for...

A song of praise for Mt. Tolmie Hospital care team

"This is a profession that must be one of the highest on the planet… You experience humanity at one of its deepest levels.” That’s just...
Yoga Victoria

7 steps to take for a happier you right NOW

We all know the feeling, drag yourself up in the morning, after hitting the snooze button a few times, stare at your acquaintance's Best...

The power to change the way you think and change your life.

You know that your brain controls your body, but did you know that your body also controls your brain? The activity in your brain...

E-cigarettes now banned from public spaces in BC

Beginning today, e-cigarettes will be treated the same as tobacco in B.C. New regulations mean vaping in no longer permitted in workplaces, or public spaces...

Nursing moms in Victoria can now donate their milk to help babies in need

Nursing mothers in the Greater Victoria area will now be able to donate their milk to benefit other babies in need, here and across...

Who was the man in chains, flipping a tire at the Legislature on Canada...

Terrance Joseph Kosikar is 43-years-old and lives in the beautiful back-country mountains of British Columbia, Canada. On the opening day of the Vancouver 2010 Winter...

Website allows patients to check wait times online for walk-in-clinics in Victoria

When you are sick, the last thing you want to do is sit in a waiting room for hours, or possibly show up to...

Victoria mom urges vaccination as sick 10-week-old daughter suffers in hospital

Canadian Press - A mother who says her baby is hospitalized with whooping cough in Victoria is warning parents who don’t vaccinate their children...

How to Prepare Yourself For the TC10k

Written by guest blogger, Yana Hempler: The TC10k is the biggest running event in Victoria with over 10,000 people stepping on the starting line! It's very inclusive...

GetCheckedOnline launches in Victoria – get tested for sexually transmitted infections online

People living in Duncan, Langford, and Victoria will now be able to access sexually transmitted infection and HIV testing without having to visit a...

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