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WATCH: 6,000 lbs. of potatoes donated to charity

Galey Farms helped fill a railcar with three tons of food for the Salvation Army

Saanich Commonwealth Place marks silver anniversary

Celebration set for Friday to mark the 25th anniversary of recreation complex

  • Nov 29, 2018

Oak Bay art houses open doors for annual Avenue Gallery Walk

The annual Art on the Avenue Gallery Walk Thursday, Nov. 29

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Sidney Sparkles parades through town Sunday

Traditional lighted sailpast follows

  • Nov 29, 2018

Jeopardy responds to William Shatner tweet about word invented by Victoria 6-year-old

Jeopardy questions from Nov. 20 spur Twitter support for levidrome

Sooke Makerspace open to the public

Space allows access to cutting-edge technology

Northern B.C. city dealing with its own otter problem

Vanderhoof’s Nechako White Sturgeon Recovery Initiative working to increase fish survival rate

Sooke bed and breakfast offers a tree-mendous idea

A couple looks to the forest and the sky to create unique hospitality experience in a treehouse

Amateur fighters prepare for the seventh annual Fight 4 The Cause event

Charity boxing match fundraises for four local causes every year

Coast Capital in Sidney honours ‘Giving Tuesday’

Employees donate to local organizations, honour employee, a member of Sidney Volunteer Fire Department

Victoria, Saanich police team beats fire department in hockey game

At stake was the vaunted Gold jersey, won this year by the police squad 3-2

Prestige hotel hosting gingerbread contest

The annual contest is open to children and adults.

  • Nov 26, 2018

Vancouver Island teen launches Adopt-A-Grandparent to spread Christmas cheer

Breanna Brosko’s initiative helps give gifts to seniors at Christmastime

Celebration of Lights coming to Esquimalt

Illuminated trucks and cars to welcome Santa in 13th annual parade

Beloved lighted truck parade returns to the Comox Valley

RCMP reverse stance that forced the cancellation of last year’s tour

Butchart Gardens invites you to the ‘Magic of Christmas’

Holiday celebration includes light installation, brass band with carollers, ice skating with Victoria Royals

Vancouver Island Regional Library set to launch new website

The site, which launches Nov. 30, offers a design that is optimized for mobile devices

  • Nov 25, 2018

How Victoria’s Beer Fest grew to have 8,000 patrons and a $500,000 budget

Pioneers laid the groundwork for B.C.’s craft beer revolution

Langford musician shares legendary link

Retired music teacher played in 1970s rock band Troyka

  • Nov 25, 2018

VIDEO: Santa parades through Victoria

37th Island Farms Santa’s Light Parade