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PHOTO GALLERY: Tour de Rock in pictures

See some of the best photographs from the 2018 Tour de Rock from across Vancouver Island

Tour de Rock’s stop in Sooke met by smiles and laughter

$30,000 donation from Sooke Lions cheered by the crowd

WATCH: Tour de Rock 2018

See the incredibly compassionate and dedicated supporters of the Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock

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Rainbow trout released into local lakes
Sooke Shelter Society addresses homelessness
Pacheedaht First Nation
Trauma compounded her mental health

Sooke author among finalists for Governor General’s Literacy Awards

70 Canadian books in seven categories are up for this year’s awards

Chemainus maintains its appetite for big donations at Tour de Rock breakfast

Community groups respond to the cause and 49th Parallel’s contribution surpasses $50,000

POLL: How many of these #GGBooks finalists have you read?

Victoria and Sooke authors among 70 finalists for prestigious Governor General’s Literary Awards

Pooch pals welcome again on popular Oak Bay beach

Willows Beach allows dogs from Oct.1 to Apr. 30

Every child matters, say Orange Shirt Day organizers

Kids wear orange shirts in support of residential school survivors

Tour de Rock in Sooke on Wednesday

Riders will stop at Journey Middle School

New sign welcomes Stelly’s students

Carved by Charles Elliott Jr., a Stelly’s graduate and son of a master carver

Saanich rehearses emergency response to ammonia leak

Oct. 17 exercise includes fully-staffed emergency operations centre

  • Oct 1st, 2018

Finalists announced for Victoria’s National Philanthropy Day awards

Social change-elevating works by community members recognized in six award categories

One in seven Vancouver Island residents don’t get a flu shot

Flu vaccines will be available for adults at local pharmacies or by a physician starting Oct. 8

Beyond the Bread: Weekly donations from local businesses help Vic West families

COBS Bread owner said he was gobsmacked by the amount of people in need

Victoria restaurant swipes right to hook up with customers

Profile promises ‘a beefy lamb-fed Greek boy who wants to fill you up’

Royal Bay students get hands-on farm experience

Lohbrunner has given over 200 people in Langford a farm experience

Sooke Awareness Film Night tackles wildfires

Era of Megafires airs on Oct. 10

  • Sep 29th, 2018

Oak Bay High faces off in Dan McLean Challenge Cup hockey game

First responders tie up the Cops for Cancer game with just eight seconds left on the clock

5 hot things to see and do in Greater Victoria this weekend

WHL hockey, Navy tours, Run for the Cure, animal blessings and motorcycle hill climb on the agenda

  • Sep 28th, 2018