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5 things to do in and around Victoria this Friday, June 2nd

Get ready to rock!

Public library reveals 260 books by emerging authors in Greater Victoria

Celebrating the magic of imagination! ✨

5 things to do in and around Victoria this Wednesday, May 31st

It’s the last day of May, my dudes! 🤓

5 things to do in and around Victoria this Friday, May 26th

Funky Friday is upon us 😎

5 things to do in and around Victoria on Thursday, May 25th

Thursdays can be fun too!

Here’s how Victoria musicians can get up to $10,000 in grant money from the...

Funds will be given out monthly until November. 💸

Asbestos be gone!: Oak Bay Library Branch to reopen in early June

The temporary pop-up location will close on Sunday.

‘It’s pretty much just bad news’: One of Victoria’s last video rental stores announces...

A petition has been started to have GVPL buy the collection.

5 things to do in and around Victoria this Wednesday, May 24th

For your mid-week blues!

Here’s why you might see bronze hand statues around downtown Victoria

Conduct your own scavenger hunt!

Activist group protested 150th anniversary of RCMP at Legislature lawn on Victoria Day

A massive painting was done in the centre of the intersection of Government and Belleville Streets.

These Vancouver Island trails receive some of the most search and rescue calls in...

Know your hiking limits and properly prepare!

Nanaimo testing new pilot program to help those in recovery find meaningful employment

Connective is the Nanaimo recovery centre chosen.

GoFundMe launched for municipal worker killed while working in Oak Bay

The 52-year-old was a father of two young children.

Some believe one of Victoria’s only safe spaces for queer folks isn’t what it...

Paparazzi went from being a queer-friendly space to an all-inclusive one.

Victoria’s historic Point Ellice House to reopen at the end of May under new...

In late March the former site managers called it quits.

‘This is what I’m meant to be doing’: Haida carver has work featured in...

Honouring those impacted by the MMIWG genocide.

10-year-old Cobble Hill actor works with big names on hit Apple TV+ series

He got to work with Keegan-Michael Key and Cecily Strong!

Public memorial planned for beloved Langford firefighter who lost battle with cancer

Lance Caven will be remembered for his laughter, kindness and enthusiasm.

Volunteers with Habitat for Humanity Victoria tie the knot where they first met

Anywhere can be a wedding venue with a little creativity!

Victoria City Hall lowers flag to half-mast after tragic discovery of unmarked graves in...

40 unmarked graves were found at the site of a former residential school.

‘The people’s poets’: Two new Poet Laureates chosen for the City of Victoria

They’ll give their first readings at the next city council meeting

Frustrated pub: 5th Street creates petition in last-ditch attempt to keep outdoor patio

They’ve garnered over 1,400 signatures in less than 12 hours.

Victoria’s Ultimate Hobby & Toy Fair returns this weekend

There will be 200 tables filled with toys and collectibles!

7-year-old Victoria actress making a name for herself with big Netflix debut

With three feature films slated for release in 2023!

Food security efforts in Oaklands destroyed along with community garden shed

Police believe the fire was set intentionally.

Moss Street Farmers Market will launch its 32nd season this May

There will be over 100 vendors!

‘The demand was there’: Hillside Shopping Centre to open free bike valet this week

Its grand opening is on Thursday, April 6th! 🚲

Canada Post workers ask Victoria dog owners to be mindful of unleashed canines

7 mail carriers have reported incidents since January

New Indigenous supportive housing in Vic West to shelter 45 houseless people

It is one of three supportive housing builds in the region.

Flag raised in front of Legislature for Transgender Day of Visibility (VIDEO)

To celebrate the beautiful lives of transgender British Columbians. 🏳️‍⚧️

Hand-drawn map by Victoria artist highlights local gems for walking tours

Explore like never before!

Here’s how to watch the ‘Big Canoe’ fundraiser’s final push through Victoria’s Inner Harbour

Their goal is to raise $20,000 for summer camp at Shawnigan Lake. 🛶

Fire damage forces Victoria’s Mustard Seed to throw out food and close for the...

They are asking for financial donations if people want to help.

Petition launched to help save mobile food vendors operating along Dallas Road

The food and coffee carts will not be able to operate.

‘You can’t hold art down’: Victoria entrepreneur advocates for artists through creator studio

In need of a place to create? Look no further. 📸🎥🎶

Victoria-based Black entrepreneur launches bold new community-focused brand

Bringing Malian culture to the city!

Local artist releases portrait honouring the life of Alfred the Flower Man

Rest in Piece Alfred the Flowerman❤️

Memorial run for Cst. Sarah Beckett celebrates life of RCMP officer killed while on...

The 4th annual event happens this May.

Vancouver Island-based Ukrainian refugee support society calls on government to do better

The group has helped over 960 Ukrainians.

These Greater Victoria clinics offer mental health services free for Indigenous folks

They have a Fernwood location and a new clinic in Langford.

‘I fell through the cracks’: Vancouver Island man advocates for victims of brain injuries

An assault in downtown Victoria will haunt him forever.