7 ways Victorians can recognize National Day for Truth and Reconciliation this weekend

We are here and we are ready to listen.

Camosun encourages students to participate in Orange Shirt Day on campuses this week

A ceremony will be held on Thursday.

There’s a new interactive mural on Government Street honouring Chinese heritage

You can use an app and watch in awe!

10 Indigenous owned and operated businesses in Victoria to support

You'll want to write these down!

‘Our knitted legacy’: The history and significance of Cowichan Sweaters

Now you know the history!

11 approved places to purchase official Orange Shirt Day Victoria merchandise

This important day will be recognized on September 30th.

Love drowns out hate at denounced anti-trans protest on BC legislature lawn

Around 2,500 people attended.

Victoria council considers options on turning Ship Point from parking lot to public space...

Now, they just need to figure out how to pay for it.

BC singer and pianist performing at new concert series in Saanich

She’s considered one of the most well regarded jazz artists working in North America!

Peaceful counter-protest planned against anti-trans group at BC Legislature next week

Anti-trans movements in America may have been the catalyst here in Canada.

There’s a new maternity and midwifery clinic open in Esquimalt

To mitigate the maternity care crisis.

Province warns of back-to-school traffic on HWY 17 near Keating Cross overpass construction

And police are reminding motorists not to speed!

BC Transit announces Greater Victoria buses will return to their fall schedule in September

Back-to-school season is officially upon us!

Saanich neighbourhood bands together to expand beloved floral road mural

Studies show that road murals reduce collisions.

‘It was good timing’: $5,000 metal ping pong table being relocated to Centennial Square

It will be joining other immersive games in one big installation!

‘A bridge of empathy’: Art show raising awareness for Victoria’s unhoused happening next week

You can donate your unused art supplies!

Here’s what you need to know about the North Saanich Flavour Trails Festival

Eats, drinks, and sun — sounds good to us!😎

Ground breaks on Rutledge Park construction for new playground and splash pad

Don’t worry, they’re keeping Rutley! 🐘

‘Above and beyond’: West Shore taxi driver given award for act of kindness

He was able to help a young girl in distress.

Victoria’s houseless population sees uptick as more than 1,600 people were counted

2020’s count recorded just over 1,500.

Celebrating diversity: There’s a Latin festival happening in Victoria this weekend

And it’s free to attend! 💃

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‘Dynamic, reimagined space’: Royal BC Museum’s ‘Old Town’ reopening this weekend

Back by popular demand, but in a new way!

There’s a summertime festival coming to Cadboro Bay next weekend

It’s all sun and games here 😎

Langford developer donates 35-acres of park space near Jordie Lunn Bike Park

It will feature new biking and hiking trails!

Sidney launches survey looking for public feedback on new logo design

“Where are the seagulls?”

24-year-old who was killed by impaired driver identified as Harbourside FC staff member

He was beloved throughout BC’s sports communities.

Shawnigan Lake camp for kids with disabilities to undergo massive $25 million transformation

It will be North America’s first year-round camp for those with disabilities.

‘Removing barriers’: Second mobile health clinic launched for people experiencing homelessness in Victoria

14,000 patients have used the clinic since the launch in 2020.

Langford teens receive award for their efforts in building harm reduction awareness

They each received $1,000 and a framed certificate!

Here’s what to expect at this year’s Victoria Japan Fest happening this weekend

Japanese food, cultural performances, and more!

‘Perfect summer playlist’ features 30 Victoria-based artists and bands

Listen to the city's first official playlist here!

Local artist aims to change how Victoria views downtown houseless community

She is inspiring empathy and hope for Pandora Avenue.

Vancouver Island theatre company purchases downtown Victoria building

A new home for artists and a space for the community to chill!

The 24th annual Ska & Reggae Festival happening in Victoria this week

Get ready to groove 🎸

‘Powerful community response’: Capital Bike’s stolen cargo e-bike recovered

It was located in less than 48 hours.

‘A Reel Heist’: Vancouver Island filmmaker releases project filmed almost entirely in Victoria

It was completely self-funded by an LGBTQ2+ team!

‘By musicians, for musicians’: Local artists take over Victoria’s The Mint for Folk Night

Where songwriters come to be heard. 🎶

Victoria approves major makeovers for Centennial Square and Gorge Waterway

Including a new swimming dock for the Gorge! 🏊