Community

Kool-Aid man to run for mayor of B.C. town

Comedian Danny Nunes hopes youth will “drink the kool-aid” and exercise their vote

Washroom closure puts players in holding pattern at Layritz Park

Many choosing to ‘pee in the bush’ rather than make the trek to Prospect Lake facility

CRD acquires 28-hectare property in the Highlands as parkland

Property helps protect coastal Douglas fir ecosystem

  • Jul 28th, 2018
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Carver honoured into Order of B.C.
Sooke resident celebrates 100th birthday
Getting closer to pot-based medical products for pets
Dolphin rescue on Vancouver Island

5 things to see in Greater Victoria this weekend

Hot cars, cool dogs, music, art and street hockey all on the agenda

  • Jul 27th, 2018

Japanese Canadian recounts life in B.C. internment camp

Salmon Arm centenarian shares story of forced relocation from Vancouver to Yard Creek in the Shuswap.

Dog returns nearly 80 lost balls to softball teams

South Cariboo resident, Whisper, really has a thing for softballs

Compost expert shares knowledge at Sooke market

Kayla Siefried visits Sooke Saturday Market on July 28.

  • Jul 26th, 2018

VIDEO: Robots take over at Oak Bay school during TeacherCon

Teachers Learning Code to inspire kids to be builders – not just consumers - of technology

Eyes of the blind: how one woman sees for 6,000 people

Barbara Schuster is the only specialist helping visually impaired Islanders regain mobility

Colwood artist creating one of a kind hats

Stinking Fish Tour takes place July 27 to 31

Operation Little Black Dress reaching new heights for B.C. search and rescue group

Women hope to inspire others to fundraise for their search and rescue volunteers

Among the largest in North America, Oak Bay Jaguar gathering raises funds for hospice

About 120 Jaguars of all ages share the field at Windsor Park on July 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Win a car for $2 at Oak Bay car show

Pedal car fun continues to roll for charity

Belmont student wins Sarah Beckett scholarship

Nathaniel Blondeau hopes to become a police officer

Raccoons making themselves at home on Saanich property

Resident blames neighbour for attracting pests to area

Peace Walk fundraiser for hospice runs on Sunday

Take a walk, have a snack, and help donate to a local charity

Swimmer set for double crossing of Georgia Strait

Jill Yoneda’s Aug. 3 swim will benefit Canuck Place

SOOKE HISTORY: Empress liner goes aground at Albert Head

CPR steamships often seen along south coast in early 20th century

  • Jul 21st, 2018