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Peninsula Santa’s Helpers annual toy drive kicks off

Toy drive runs from Nov. 22 to Dec. 17

RCMP vets help restore funds to Sooke Harbourside Lions

Donation comes in the wake of a brazen theft in September

Black Press Media supports Truck Light Convoy with food collection boxes

Drop off food donations at either office Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Stelly’s gala to send students on annual humanitarian trip rescheduled to Dec. 4

Event had to be postponed due to the Saanich School District strike

James Bay hotel hosts gift and toy drive for Victoria Women’s Transition House

Residents invited to fill stockings and warm hearts

Eagles congregate around Salish Sea for one last feast before period of famine

Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society preparing to receive birds in need of care

  • Nov 22, 2019
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Bike polo players flock to Victoria for Winter Mixer tournament
Howard the Gnome comes home to Galey Farms
Pacific Cat Clinic overrun by rescue kittens waiting to be adopted
BC SPCA Paws for a Cause

It’s lunchtime

A hungry sea lion grabs a quick salmon lunch on the Sooke…

  • Nov 22, 2019

VIDEO: Festival of Trees back at the Bay Centre to support BC Children’s Hospital

Visitors can donate to vote for their favourite tree

VIDEO: Behind-the-scenes of Belmont’s annual winter concert rehearsals

The concert takes place on Thursday, Dec. 5

Camosun students, Royal BC Museum to bring Victorian funeral rituals to life

Free with museum admission or membership

  • Nov 22, 2019

Resident pushes for electric in Saanich’s leaf blower replacement plan

Saanich owns more than 80 leaf blowers, 51 of which will expire by 2025

Time to start baking in time for Sooke’s gingerbread contest

Proceeds go to support the work of Sooke’s the food bank

CRD hosts Saanich open house on solid waste management

Open house is Nov. 21, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Saanich Greek Community Hall

  • Nov 21, 2019

Muppet-topped motorcyclists hit the road for sick kids

Helmet Heads Canada collecting donations during Victoria Christmas parades

  • Nov 21, 2019

Victoria parents share personal stories of raising kids with substance abuse issues

What We Wish We Had Known takes place on Nov. 21 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Weaver joins climate strike teens on Oak Bay High panel

Oak Bay hosts 24 Hours of Reality presentation

Saanich mayor urges premier to tweak road speeds in an ‘epidemic of road crash fatalities’

Haynes cites ICBC and provincial documents in letter to John Horgan

  • Nov 20, 2019

SOOKE HISTORY: Firehall opening was a celebration

The event featured local dignitaries, First Nation Dancers and the Highlanders Band

  • Nov 22, 2019

Oak Bay ready for 19th annual Light Up

Games, crafts, live music, roasted chestnuts mark Sunday’s Light Up

10,000 Tonight helps Sooke students combat hunger

Initiative stocks Sooke Food Bank shelves