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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

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Ask Santa
Meet B.C.'s oldest lawyer
Trauma compounded her mental health

Langford resident lives her life at a gallop

From horse photos to rock and roll and back

  • Nov 24, 2018

Expect a soggy parade route for Santa Saturday in Victoria

Closed circuit cameras go up as expected courtesy VicPD

  • Nov 24, 2018

Santa, biker friends deliver gifts to kids in hospital this season

About 50 children and teens are expected to spend the holiday season at Ledger House and VGH

  • Nov 23, 2018

Greater Victoria holiday craft fair roundup for Nov. 23 to 25

Check off all of the items on your shopping list at these great events

SOOKE HISTORY: Gas car once transversed Victoria and Sooke

Gas car No. 15813 on track in the 1920s

  • Nov 23, 2018

Time is up for wood stave storm sewers in Greater Victoria

Three kilometres of wood pipe remain in use in Saanich

‘From 1 to 100’: Story time in Sidney written for all ages

Programming for readers 5 years and younger finds new location, more readers at local nursing home

Community showing support for West Shore youth who is giving back

Chase Doucette plans to hand out bags of warm apparel to homeless people on Christmas Eve

Victoria elementary school kids celebrate ‘We Day’

Kids at Sir James Douglas Elementary School reflect on their philanthropy work

Sooke Santa Run coming soon

Santa can be tracked online

Sooke Food Bank looking for donations

Donations can be dropped off at SNM

Adair a newcomer to Chemainus at 104 years old

Not many people her age relocate, but she also just had a knee replacement a year ago

Fuel-switching incentives available for CRD residents

Energy used to heat buildings is the second-largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in region

  • Nov 21, 2018

Santa’s parade set to light up Victoria

37th Island Farms Santa’s Light Parade rolls down Government Street Saturday

VIDEO: Ucluelet Aquarium surveying spread and threat of microplastics

“Plastics never actually go away, they break down to smaller and smaller pieces.”

Sooke’s Lifelong Learning group keeps minds active

Seniors engage in “Einstein for Beginners” and more