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Bailey dog trailer

Ford on Fridays: Bailey-Traily adventures and impulse buying

Bailey the pitbull/corgi is ready for action.

Vancouver Island’s largest dispensary also offers cannabis education

Do you know your strains?

11 local gift ideas you can surprise dad with this Father’s Day weekend

Support local while celebrating dad!
Clover-Point-then-now

This iconic Clover Point Park capture merges a piece of the past with the...

See the vestiges of yesteryear.

5 abandoned Vancouver Island sites and their history

Ghost towns and crash sites 👻

Victoria just got an upgrade with this all new health and wellness centre

The first of its kind in Canada!

5 fun day trips to enjoy on Vancouver Island this summer

It’s stay-cation time!

16 beginner hikes that will take you to new heights in and around Victoria

Adventurous and Instagram worthy! ⛰️

Canada named ‘most cashless’ country in the entire world

We also reportedly have the filthiest currency in the world 🤢

Saanich pups can enjoy off leash roaming parks this summer with ‘Paws in Parks’

The pilot project could mean more permanent off-leash dog parks

5 outdoor fitness classes to check out in and around Victoria

Spin, sun, and sweat! 😎

Masks now mandatory at all times in BC gyms, even during workouts

Gym-goers who disobey the order will get a $230 fine.

Vancouver Island’s largest cannabis retailer has donated over $250k to local charities

And they just celebrated their 6th anniversary!

Cougar sighting in Duncan prompts warning from RCMP

Attacks are extremely rare.
RPG dice

Ford on Fridays: During COVID, don’t take the initiative: roll for it

Everyone wants to get in on that sweet D&D action.

BC government details $56 million in mental health support for youth

The announcement is part of the 2021 BC Budget.
Orcas Displays

A whale of a tale: Orcas exhibition at Royal BC Museum opens to public

Orcas: our shared future runs until January 2022.

Oak Bay Police seek help in locating pet budgie that escaped

This green and yellow budgie respond to Peter.

Win a ‘Fly & Dine’ package to celebrate Vancouver Island’s newest cannabis shop (CONTEST)

The Easter bunny wants to bring you something special this year!

Langford tops list of over 150 most ‘livable places’ in Canada

While Victoria only placed 30th on the list!

11 beautiful Vancouver Island waterfalls you need to visit

You probably should go chasing waterfalls.

Saanich residents rescue duck with plastic lid stuck around beak (VIDEO)

The incident points to a bigger litter problem in the area.

Human remains found near construction site in Saanich deemed ancestral

The area is known to be active with First Nations remains.

Victoria Cannabis Buyers Club threatened with eviction

The club said they may have no choice but to involve Dr. Bonnie Henry

38 acres of greenspace near Jordie Lunn Bike Park donated to Langford

The new park could feature a rock-climbing area!

7 must-see technology fails that we’ve probably all experienced (VIDEOS)

"Have you tried turning it off and on again?" 🤓
Lisa Lapointe

Almost 7,000 people have died in B.C. since the opioid crisis was declared in...

1,716 people died in 2020 alone.
BC SPCA calendar

BC SPCA puts out call for 2022 pet calendar entries

Share your fur babies!

Cougar caught on camera having a midday meal in Cobble Hill backyard (PHOTOS)

Here's something you don't see every day! 😱
Seized dog BC SPCA Vancouver Island

Puppies removed from Vancouver Island breeder following public complaint

The dogs showed signs of infection and neglect.

This tourism footage of Victoria from 1936 is a must-watch (VIDEO)

Enjoy a nearly 9-minute long blast from the past!
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Victoria-based mask maker launches new line of reusable menstrual pads

The company looks to continue creating reusable products beyond the pandemic.

Colwood crowned Canada’s sexiest town of the year ahead of Valentine’s Day

What have you guys been up to? 😳

Victoria mask-maker creates specialty masks for the bespectacled and bearded

Wear glasses or have a beard? They've got you covered (literally!)
BCCOS Elk

Conservation officers free elk caught in zipline on Vancouver Island

The zipline was located in Youbou.

Cat-astrophe averted: Victoria firefighters rescue family’s feline (VIDEO)

A purr-fectly happy ending.

Win a $100 gift card to Hillside Centre and kick off 2021 in style...

It's winter clearance time!

6 surefire ways to survive and thrive in 2021

You made it through 2020, now what? 🤔

20 photos that perfectly sum up the year 2020 in Victoria (PHOTOS)

Protests, wildfire smoke, and a pandemic; this year was a pretty wild ride.

Victoria COVID-19 patient gives back to local hospital that saved his life

"My doctors tell me I’m lucky to be alive. I know I’m lucky for them."

Victoria hospitals are facing unprecedented challenges due to COVID-19; here’s how you can help

Expanding critical care capacity is top priority for the Victoria Hospitals Foundation.

Island Health launches survey seeking input about Hospital at Home program

The results will inform plans for a broader province-wide roll out of the program.