Community

Squirrels star of guided walk in Saanich park

Going Squirrelly Guided Walk happening Sunday in Francis/King Regional Park

Savory School music room addition a hit

School’s PAC praises Legion’s generosity

  • Jan 15, 2019

Oak Bay volunteer fair aims to sow seeds of giving time

Oak Bay Volunteer Services hopes to attract the next generation

  • Jan 15, 2019

‘It’s just hair:’ Central Saanich woman chops her locks for Wigs for Kids

Wigs for Kids BC will receive two 12-inch braids from Brentwood Bay resident Liza Glynn

WATCH: Giving the special needs community a Night to Shine

Global event offers people with special needs a full prom experience in Chilliwack, Surrey

Vancouver Island science project to be launched into space

Experiment designed by 5 Parksville high school students will travel to International Space Station

  • Jan 15, 2019
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VIDEO: RBCM’s Wonder Sunday brings fossils into focus

Every Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. kids learn about science and history through interactive activities

  • Jan 14, 2019

Owner of WestCoast Tire left lasting impression on the community

Jeff Seabrook never met a charity he wouldn’t assist

  • Jan 14, 2019

PHOTOS: Seedy Saturday thrives in Saanich

Green thumbs flock to the Gardens at HCP

Help Fill a Dream sends Cordova Bay kid to Disneyland

Disney the dream destination of choice for Island kids with life threatening conditions

Surfriders return to Cadboro Bay

Local environmental organization brings monthly beach cleanup back to Caddy Bay

  • Jan 12, 2019

Sidney volunteer firefighter takes top job in Kootenay town

Assistant Fire Chief Joe Geary has accepted fire chief role in Christina Lake after a decade on the Peninsula

Sooke’s library a place of discovery and fun

Programs go far beyond traditional library roles

SOOKE GARDEN CLUB: It’s a New Year – Here We Grow Again

Jeff de Jong aims to inspire at next meeting

  • Jan 13, 2019

Gingerbread creations smash fundraising record in Victoria

More than $90,000 raised through annual Gingerbread Showcase for Habitat for Humanity Victoria

SOOKE: HISTORY: Sooke’s youth – 90 years ago

The group is significant to the community’s history

  • Jan 11, 2019

Plight of orcas examined in Sooke forum

UVic researcher discusses slow moving extinction of the species

Demand on food banks continues to grow

Food banks struggle with a ‘new norm’