Danielle Pope

A challenging time of year

For families dealing with transition, Christmas can be difficult to handle: here are a few tips to get you through

The Smart Move

Designated driving services ensure everyone gets home safely

Santa’s Helpers: With an estimated more than 1,200 people living on Victoria’s streets this year, a hot meal can go a long way.

Organizations around Victoria grant wishes to those on the other side of the giving tree

The Week — Dec. 6: Wanted: home for holidays

The Victoria Pet Adoption Society has partnered with a national organization in hopes people will remember animals still waiting for homes

Shellfish prove risk, says government

Activists, scientists still disagree about safety of Victoria’s sewage

The Week — Nov. 29: No more Green for the Island

Island asks for Orange, World AIDS Day celebrates with no art, give a gift she’ll never forget and Walmart's black mark on shopping

Nutcracker offers holiday charm

Production showcases traditional Victorian England

Victoria Byelection

Six candidates compete to become the new MP for Victoria on Nov. 26

No licence to scan

Victoria police must change use of technology, says privacy commissioner

ISH clinic to move, expand

Victoria’s progressive Island Sexual Health (ISH) clinic is relocating in December to expand its clinical and educational services.

The Week — Nov. 22: Wheeling a new tradition

Ferris wheel comes to Victoria, Johnson Street Bridge gets a contractor and the queer bus is about to roll out

Mr. Gay Victoria to reign

Do you have what it takes to become Mr. Gay Victoria? How about Mr. Gay World? It all starts Sat., Nov. 24, at Paparazzi Nightclub

Survivor embraces his ‘Helmet Hair’

Brain injury opens cyclist’s eyes

The Week — Nov. 15: A home for every object

Kayla Smith cares deeply about abandoned objects, while gamers make money for charity by playing video games

Garry Oak gardens aflame

Maleea Acker’s neighbours have finally started talking to her again since she turned her backyard into her own authentic Garry Oak ecosystem

Yogis challenge residents to be kind for 40 days

Spreading kindness for joy and prizes

Lest we forget: vets urge all to remember sacrifice

Gordon Quan will lay a wreath this weekend to remember how lucky he is to be alive.

The Week — Nov. 8: City steels throne crown

City steels throne crown, bridging the controversy, Nature Deficit Disorder, adult industry for the win?

Victoria author tackles bullying

The Bathroom Mirror challenges survivors to take another look

Victoria to lose unique music hub

Fort Street Café loses lease, closing doors after six years