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Thursday, December 7, 2023


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! 🏊

Victoria prohibits sheltering in Beacon Hill, Central and Stadacona Parks

Council is hoping to find better options than parks for houseless folks.

Residents of Esquimalt apartment next to construction site cave-in allowed to return home

17 residents were put up in a hotel for two days.

Gone fishin’: You can fish for free in BC this Father’s Day weekend

There's no catch... we promise. 😉

This year’s Victoria JazzFest is blending genres and hosting more free shows than ever

For the lovers and newcomers of jazz, funk, soul, and more!

Esquimalt construction site cave-in prompts evacuation of neighbouring apartment building

Engineers are assessing the situation.

Our Place Society hosts ‘Handsome Day’ for men facing difficult times ahead of Father’s...

‘Men living in poverty need pampering too.’

Here’s a list of Pride events happening in and around Victoria

Positive vibes and inclusivity = a better world 🏳️‍🌈

5 things to do in and around Victoria this Friday, June 9th

Kiss another work week goodbye! 😘

Hockey Day in Canada is coming to Victoria in 2024

Hockey fans, you won’t want to miss this!

This interactive map features all of the dog-friendly businesses in Greater Victoria

It’s paws-itively wonderful 🐶

5 things to do in and around Victoria this Tuesday, June 6th

Ready to take on the week? 💪

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.