Community

James Bay runner logs every street in Victoria, Oak Bay

James Wanless has run all 509 streets in Victoria and 216 streets in Oak Bay

City of Victoria digs deep for community gardens

Neighbourhoods can apply for Community Garden Volunteer Coordinator Grants

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HMCS Ottawa returns in time for Christmas
Esquimalt switches on Christmas for 2019
Fix-A-Heart has helped save lives
Help Fix-A-Heart support cardiac care

Garry Oak Scouts bank on 10-cent boost for upcoming bottle drive through Oak Bay

5th Garry Oak Scouts will visit Oak Bay homes on Jan. 4 for bottles

VIDEO: Saanich middle school’s modern twist on French folk wins Canada-wide music competition

Arbutus Global Middle Schools takes home second win in Canadian Music Class Challenge

PHOTOS: Holiday joy abounds at 20th annual Sidney Community Christmas Dinner

All ages enjoy Christmas dinner, music at Mary Winspear Centre

Bateman Foundation reflects on 2019, looks ahead to the new year

The national charity shares its namesake’s passion for protecting nature

PHOTOS: Greater Victoria’s top images for 2019

A selection of the best photos from the year

Belmont student collects bags of warm clothing for people in need

Austin Turner collected nine to 10 bags of winter clothing in one week

Claremont students gather gift cards for teens in need during the holidays

Teacher Chelsea Giordano sings on PA system to remind students to donate

Stelly’s Secondary students fill hampers to ease the holiday burden

The hampers are filled with food staples to last a family of four for a week

Langford Fire Rescue’s annual Santa run goes Christmas Eve

Santa begins making the rounds in Langford at 5:30 p.m.

Families take to the ice at Saanich arena on Christmas Eve

Six-day Ice Festival continues on Thursday

  • Dec 24, 2019

Time lapse: Oak Bay residents enjoy Christmas Eve on Willows Beach, Victoria Golf Course

A look at residents enjoying their day or getting some last-minute shopping done

Memorial for Oak Bay girls killed on Christmas Day set up at Willows Beach

The memorial will stay up until Dec. 30 for community members to pay their respects

Boxing Day hockey tourney returns to Oak Bay

The 11th annual tournament is an Oak Bay tradition

VIDEO: Saanich mayor helps locals buy groceries during Christmas Blessings Challenge

Mayor Fred Haynes, Royal Oak Country Grocer pay it forward with $25 gift certificates

  • Dec 24, 2019

Christmas Memories

Sooke News Mirror readers touch us with their Christmas memories

  • Dec 24, 2019