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Wednesday, November 29, 2023


24 ‘Elf on the Shelf’ ideas for Victorians to try this holiday season

Naughty or nice list, Victoria?

Support local: Here’s 8 Victoria businesses to check out for all back to school...

There's something magical about that fresh start!

10 unique local gift ideas just in time for Father’s Day next weekend

Let the dad jokes commence 🥸

Here’s the full list of $2.99 movies you can see in Victoria this June

Popcorn time is the best time 🍿

The world’s largest inflatable obstacle course is coming to Victoria this June

Time to bring out your inner child! 🤸

13 things to do in and around Victoria this Spring Break without breaking the...

We’re in this together 👨‍👩‍👧‍👧

BC survey finds majority of Canadians are against physically disciplining children

26% still believe teachers should be allowed to physically discipline children.

Naughty or Nice: Here’s how you can see where you land on Santa’s list...

Did you make the nice list? 🎅

Victoria’s Ultimate Hobby & Toy Fair returns this weekend after pandemic hiatus

Featuring toys, action figures, collectables, and more! 

There are two carnivals happening in and around Victoria this month

In Esquimalt and Langford! 🎡

7 reasons why you need to get your $h!t together and have a Will...

... and what happens if you die without one. 😬

Hotel Zed offering 18 years of free hotel stays on Valentine’s Day for very...

Ready to go halfsies on a baby?

Cineplex has $2.99 movies every Saturday in Langford until December 2019

With family friendly features like Paw Patrol, Shrek, and Polar Express!

Province invests $6.3M into family respite program for children with special needs

Over 1,300 families are expected to benefit from the funding.

There’s a new program in BC that makes it easier for couples to get...

Except for couples who have children

ICBC could soon cancel your license if you don’t pay child support

If the amendment is approved, it will apply to anyone who owes over $3,000 in arrears
Maternity Leave

Maternity, parental, and compassionate care leaves could all be extended

Pregnant mothers could soon have an extra two weeks of leave
British Columbia childcare

Starting in April, BC parents could save up to $350 a month on childcare

"Parents in every corner of B.C. will start seeing their child care bills go down next month," said Premier Horgan.
Victoria Rainy Day Kids

20 places to take your kids on a rainy day in Victoria

Keep your child(ren) entertained through these wet, wintery months.

Here are the most popular baby names in British Columbia in 2017

Have a baby on the way and can't decide what to name it?
fresh food Victoria families poverty

Here’s how to support hundreds of Victoria families facing poverty (VIDEO)

Celebrate the season of giving by being a part of an ambitious cause: supplying 150 local families with fresh fruits and vegetables for an entire year

The Baby Bed program is coming to Vancouver Island this fall

Are you expecting a baby, or have a new-born now?
Back to School

Here are 10 money-saving back to school shopping tips

Where did the time go?!

4 ways to manage the increasing interest rates

Step 1: Stay calm

Here’s a full rundown of this weekend’s Canada 150 celebrations in Sidney

Free performances, great food vendors, a picnic by donation, and free ice cream are just a few of the options Sidney has to offer.

Here are 10 FREE water parks for the kids in and around Victoria

Grab the towels, sunscreen and stay cool this summer!

Here are 16 things to do in Victoria this weekend; June 23-25

Summer is here, beach weather has arrived and the weekend is loaded with events. From celebrating the nation in downtown Victoria to snacking on locally...

Here are 9 tips to afford a summer escape

Vacation like an investment advisor.

5 reasons to check out Fernfest on June 16-17

A weekend of fun for the whole family!

3 scenic places to fly a kite in Victoria and then grab a...

Fy a kite this weekend and satiate your hunger!

Victoria’s newest childcare with a unique and inspirational approach to learning (CONTEST)

A new daycare centre with a unique approach.

No Baby Unhugged: Victoria General Hospital Launches Baby Hugging Program!

Volunteers will cuddle, rock and sing to babies for hours, if needed

A community of Victoria moms rally for child in need of breast milk

A community of Victoria mums has come together to donate breast milk for 6-month-old Hanna, whose is severely allergic to anything other than breast milk. Hanna's mum who lives...
Maternity Leave

Baby’s First Peek-A-Boo! 3D/4D Ultrasound Imaging in the Comfort of Your Own Home...

No parent can forget the first time they laid eyes on their sweet baby.  Those tiny little hands, cute button nose, itty bitty feet...

Most popular baby names for British Columbia

For the first time, Oliver is the top name for boys born in B.C., according to the Vital Statistics Agency. For the past five years,...

First of its kind: BC launches online adoption process

Adopt BC Kids is the first website of its kind in Canada, capturing all the foster children available for adoption and prospective families in...

A song of praise for Mt. Tolmie Hospital care team

"This is a profession that must be one of the highest on the planet… You experience humanity at one of its deepest levels.” That’s just...

Preparing your dog before your first baby arrives (VIDEO)

For some dogs, transitioning into life with a new baby is effortless. For others? Not so much. So I'm sharing with you some of...

Five ways a new baby will change your financial picture

There’s nothing quite like the news of a first child on its way, to make couples start "adulting" when it comes to their money. When...

Having *that* talk about the future with your partner

Sure, all couples know that saving as a concept is a smart idea—it’s what you’re actually saving for that can be tricky to get...

New pilot program at CFB Esquimalt aimed at veterans and their families

Medically-released veterans at CFB Esquimalt will be able to access the Esquimalt Military Family Resource Centre (MFRC) as part of a four-year national pilot...

The ferris wheel is back in Centennial Square – Here are the details.

The DVBA Ferris wheel is back in Centennial Square for four weekends this holiday season!! Enjoy a ride 20m above the sparkling lights of...

Local Girl Battles Life-Threatening Kidney Disease

18 month old Hailey-Ann looks like a typical toddler, when in fact she isn’t. Hailey-Ann has autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD), a life-threatening, genetic...

Developmental Delay: What Parents Need to Know

There’s nothing quite like the joy of being a new parent. You spend those early months and years dreaming about who your baby will...