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Thursday, June 1, 2023


BC Ferries remembers the ‘little ferry that could’ a year after the Malahat washed...

The Klitsa packed five days of work into 72 hours.

Duncan veteran to be given France’s highest honour for his service in Dieppe Raid

He’ll receive the rank of ‘Knight of the French Order of the Legion of Honour.’

Vancouver Island puppy abandoned in planter on doorstep needs help: BC SPCA

Security footage showed the dog chasing after the vehicle as it drove away, abandoning her. 😢

Camosun students serving up two-course lunch to feed up to 300 people in need

Learning the importance of community by giving back to theirs.

Victoria opens Emergency Weather Response warming shelters for second consecutive night

They’re located at James Bay United Church and Rock Bay Landing.

VicPD and Victoria Royals join forces for charity scrimmage at SOFMC this Sunday

And the public can skate with the players after! 🏒

Star Cinema moves into brand new theatre in the heart of Sidney

They’re back on Third Street and Sidney Avenue.

Calling all artists: City of Victoria on the hunt for artists to create kiosk...

Your art could be seen by thousands.

Construction underway on transition homes for women and children escaping violence in the Westshore

The new facility will include 50 transitional houses.

15 somber captures of Cst. Shaelyn Yang’s funeral in Richmond on Wednesday (PHOTOS)

Saanich Military Police and RCMP officers from the island were in attendance.

Downtown Victoria’s bike valet set to close for the winter in early November

Many Victorians are sad to see it go.

Classics, hot-rods and muscle cars gather for the ‘Sidney Halloween Cruise’ this Sunday

Cars can dress up too you know. 🎃

Victoria and Nanaimo top the list of least religious cities in Canada

60% of Victoria is ‘non-religious’

Langford man represents Vancouver Island on this season of the Great Canadian Baking Show

John Fowler has a ‘show-stopping’ talent for baking.

Candlelight vigil planned at Rutledge Park for one victim of Saanich stabbing

Jade Elk was a mother of two.

This new artwork in downtown Victoria will have you ‘Feeling Fuzzy Inside’

It’s in the alley that connects Yates to Bastion Square.

New $25,000 grant aims to empower Victoria’s Black youth community

Four projects to empower the Black community were selected.

There’s a fang-tastic Howl-oween pet parade happening in Victoria

The costume contest will have five categories this year! 🎃

Don’t you put it in your mouth: Most chestnuts in Victoria are poisonous

Your guts will thank you for knowing what a horse-chestnut is. 🌰

BC’s 100th Fire Prevention Week is upon us during one of the driest summers...

We sure could use some rain.

New live music series that focuses on 2SLGBTQ+ artists is coming to Victoria

The first show is this Wednesday.

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.