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Saturday, October 1, 2022


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Here’s 8 local cafes in and around Victoria to visit this National Coffee Day

10/10, would recommend. ☕

Over 200 trees will be planted by volunteers at Saxe Point Park this weekend

It’s about to get a whole lot greener! 🌳

15 places in Victoria you can get official Orange Shirt Day t-shirts

All proceeds go toward Indigenous led charities and organizations.

Westshore Motorsports Park saw its last burnout this past weekend

The end of an era. 🏁

Public dock at Banfield Park expanded in time for summer

Swimmers and paddlers will have better access to the Gorge Waterway 🏊

A new 6,000 sq. ft pavilion is now open at Esquimalt’s Gorge Park (PHOTOS)

It’s surrounded by the oldest Japanese Garden in North America! 🌸

Here’s a look at Vancouver Island’s first dementia village (PHOTOS)

Construction is now underway.

Here’s how you can gift isolated seniors in Victoria a warm meal and conversation...

With a chance to win a $50 Peninsula Co-op gift card to treat your favourite senior! ❤️

Seasonal beach mat means this popular Victoria shore is accessible to all

Just in time for summer! ☀️

Countdown is on for Victoria Pride Festival and parade

Happy Pride Month, Victoria! 🏳️‍🌈

Camosun College welcoming back 2020/21 alumni for in-person convocation this June

After COVID-19 put a damper on their in-person celebrations.

Here’s the story behind a well-known art piece in James Bay

"Night is for sleeping, day is for resting"

Rare bee swarm sighting captured on cam at Saanich shopping mall (VIDEO)

The 14-second video has social media buzzing. 🐝

BC SPCA donates 500 pet microchips to Island-based animal clinic

To reunite lost pets with their guardians. 🥰

Tiny Homes Village marks first anniversary helping Victoria’s most vulnerable

A safe and secure place to call home. 🏠

Just For Laughs tour with Rick Mercer coming to Victoria this month

Get ready to laugh! 😂

Popular pop-up dog parks return to Saanich this summer

Who let the dogs out?! 🐶

103-year-old Oak Bay man walking 103 laps for charity nears finish line

“I want to be like John when I grow up.” ❤️

Victoria school principal joins Tour De Rock team to honour colleague who died from...

"Losing a loved one, colleague or neighbour to cancer is one of the most difficult losses."

Family of 4 celebrates their new affordable home in North Saanich

"We no longer have to worry about where we can live."

Victoria mom ‘blown away’ by community support in search for disabled son’s stolen bike...

"This has just opened up my eyes that we've made a good decision moving here and that we're going to be loved here."

BC’s first trauma-informed daycare opens in Victoria

Offering support for children who have experienced trauma.

103-year-old Oak Bay man walking 103 laps for a good cause starting May 2nd 

John Hillman wants to raise thousands for families fleeing conflict.

Here are all the new upgrades coming to Saanich’s Rutledge Park

Grab your bathing suit! 👙

Greater Victoria will soon see its first-ever female deputy police chief

Congrats on your promotion, Const. Julie Chanin!

Big milestone: Saanich Police open Community Safety Office at Uptown

"We truly believe that this will be a community office, run by the community, and for the benefit of the community."

Over $27,000 raised for Victoria family who endured ‘horrific’ arson attack

“Their family is an integral part of our local Ukrainian community, and supporting them in this way is the least we can do.”

Victoria man wants to build world’s largest Ukraine flag out of flowers

Featuring 100,000 blue and yellow flowering plants. 🌼

Here’s how many people moved to the capital region between 2014 and 2021

Now that’s a lot of moving boxes! 📦

‘We see you, we hear you’: BC marks Transgender Day of Visibility today

A transgender flag can be seen soaring above BC’s Legislature.

Victoria Pride Festival and parade will return in-person this summer

Less than 3 months to go! 🏳️‍🌈 

Nanaimo coffee shop ready to reopen following homicide of beloved employee

“It’s really heartwarming and touching to have our community come together and support us”

Victoria and Saanich to look into potential amalgamation at a cost of $750K

Thoughts on a new name? 🤔

Victoria man plants hope with Ukrainian flag flower bed

Featuring 500 blue, yellow and white primulas 🌼 

Here’s why Downtown Langford was voted the most livable community in Canada

Location, location, location! 🌆

Two thirds of young people in BC now suffer one or more mental health...

Here's how you can do your part to help them! 💚

Here’s how you can support small businesses in downtown Victoria this fall

In honour of Small Business Month. ❤️

Here’s how you can give the gift of life this holiday season

There's even free cookies in it for you! 😋
Little Free Library 500

Little Free Libraries take off in Victoria as 500th library installed

This one is called the "Dragon's Lair."

City of Victoria asks public to pitch their ideas for a neighbourhood spaces grant

The winning proposal will be granted $50,000!

Video captures Town and Country Shopping Centre from 2004 (VIDEO)

Now known as Uptown Shopping Centre!
Crystal Gardens Bridge

Original 60-foot bridge from Victoria’s Crystal Garden up for sale for $45k

Anyone have a cool $45k lying around?
SS Valencia boards

Maritime Museum opts out of Langford project in favour of Victoria harbour

The museum is seeking new partners downtown.