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CURATOR’S CORNER: Gift giving traditions of Sooke

Many artifacts from the Sooke region have a connection to Christmas

  • Dec 16th, 2017

Lost Victoria: Story of the Crystal Palace

Historian Stuart Stark launches book about iconic Oak Bay structure that was lost to flames

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Community gardens stays busy through the winter
2017 Readers Lens gallery
Sooke couple's elaborate Christmas display

Sooke Rotary Club raises money for Salvation Army

Donations will be collected until Dec. 24

Sooke Christmas hampers to be handed out Sunday

Over 400 hampers have already been prepared

Panthers pay tribute to former player Derek Turnbull

Sunday’s hockey game is minor hockey and fan appreciation night

PART I: How Prince Rupert schools teach Indigenous language to hundreds of students

A multimedia series with videos and photos from children’s Sm’algyax classes on B.C.’s North Coast

VIDEO: Sooke couple’s elaborate Christmas display

Couple has been adding to tiny village display for past 11 years

VIDEO: Colquitz students cram Saanich Police cruisers with food

Food literally burst out of the door from Const. Lisa Bruschetta’s cruiser

Otter Point Fire Department hosts 26th Polar Bear Swim

Annual event takes place Jan. 1 at Whiffen Spit beach in Sooke

Kind Kids Club hands crafts cards for Oak Bay Lodge residents

Additional funds raised go toward gifts for the pediatric wing at Victoria General Hospital

Over 13,000 food items collected during Sooke’s 10,000 Tonight

EMCS fundraisers collects items for Sooke Food Bank

  • Dec 14th, 2017

Program helps families on tight budgets afford healthy foods

Nutritional coupon program allows participants to buy more fruits, vegetables

  • Dec 13th, 2017

Victoria Foundation hands out record number of community grants

Annual year-end program tops $2.3 million, 2017 total awarded reaches $20 million

Big Christmas donation

Village Foods helps out Sooke Christmas Bureau with $3,000 food donation

  • Dec 13th, 2017

WATCH: Victoria’s Hanukkah celebrations open at the B.C. legislature

Premier joins local Jewish community to mark first day of Festival of Lights

Victoria’s Santa bus is coming to town

Santa and Mrs. Claus take to transit Dec. 15 and 16 in Greater Victoria

  • Nov 30th, 2017

Living Edge program comes to Langford

Clients get fresh produce to combat hunger

Peninsula Santa’s Helpers get $2,000 toy donation

Realtor Chace Whitson and builder Carson Shanks challenge others to do the same

Saanich Peninsula firefighters’ food drive this Saturday

Annual food-and-fund-raiser hopes to top last year’s donations; at least in cash