Danielle Pope

DANIELLE POPE: The season for savouring

DANIELLE POPE: What’s in a name: power

I once got into an argument with a teacher in kindergarten about the correct spelling of my name.

DANIELLE POPE: The season for savouring
Walk A Mile In Her Shoes is turning its focus away from footwear and towards the idea that teaching youth is the best way to combat gender-based violence.

THE WEEK — May 23: A week to start walking

Walk A Mile In Her Shoes asks men to wear heels in a fight against violence, while the March Against Monsanto battles GMOs.

Walk A Mile In Her Shoes is turning its focus away from footwear and towards the idea that teaching youth is the best way to combat gender-based violence.
George Colussi, manager of community development for CF Canada, Heather Strange and Paul Underhill are all taking great strides for Cystic Fibrosis this Sunday.

Great Strides taken in support

People living with Cystic Fibrosis given hope through community

George Colussi, manager of community development for CF Canada, Heather Strange and Paul Underhill are all taking great strides for Cystic Fibrosis this Sunday.
DANIELLE POPE: The season for savouring

DANIELLE POPE: The season for savouring

Summer. It’s a time of year that, as a child, I looked forward to with more anticipation than I even held for Santa, the Easter Bunny or...

DANIELLE POPE: The season for savouring
Bonnie Todd (left) and Alexis Ragan are the two behind Off the Eaten Track.

Chowing down Off the Eaten Track

New food tour group brings focus back to love of locavores

Bonnie Todd (left) and Alexis Ragan are the two behind Off the Eaten Track.

Your election, your choice

Local organizations ask candidates the tough questions

Fashion will be the draw for Women In Need to talk about and fundraise for domestic violence prevention programs.

THE WEEK — May 9: A fashionable way to stop violence

Women in Need offers a fashionable way to stop violence, oily messages not so slick, dragon boats paddle on

Fashion will be the draw for Women In Need to talk about and fundraise for domestic violence prevention programs.
DANIELLE POPE: The season for savouring

DANIELLE POPE: The sexier side of elections

I can’t count the number of conversations I’ve had that have turned away from politics. You know the moment...

DANIELLE POPE: The season for savouring
The Leadership Victoria project team holds one guerrilla blackboard.

Chalk it up to honesty

Guerrilla Blackboard Project reveals Victoria’s youth voice

The Leadership Victoria project team holds one guerrilla blackboard.
Victoria business moms Alice Bracegirdle (left), Jo-Ann Way, Carolyne Taylor, Michele Powell and Rosie Bitts are redefining the work-life balance.

Seeing Mom in a New Way

Five Victoria mothers redefine the term 'work'

Victoria business moms Alice Bracegirdle (left), Jo-Ann Way, Carolyne Taylor, Michele Powell and Rosie Bitts are redefining the work-life balance.
See Old Blue while you still can, as the most visceral construction of Johnson Street Bridge will start this week.

THE WEEK — May 2: Katz tackles masculine politics

Jackson Katz tackles politics of manhood, construction on Johnson Street Bridge begins this week and outreach team cool heels...

See Old Blue while you still can, as the most visceral construction of Johnson Street Bridge will start this week.
DANIELLE POPE: The season for savouring

DANIELLE POPE: We never stop needing her

It’s that hug before the tears come, the smell of her shoulder, the way her brow furrows when I know she’s really listening...

DANIELLE POPE: The season for savouring
Dancing with the Octopus has a new mission: to get women into the history books.

Dancing Backwards aims to get Canada’s political women into history

One group of Victoria women are taking their message to a school near you: we need more powerful women in the history books.

Dancing with the Octopus has a new mission: to get women into the history books.
Staff from AIDS Vancouver Island dined to save lives in 2012. This year, the organization hopes to raise $40,000 by convincing all foodies to eat out at the eighth annual event.

Islanders dining out for life

It’s not every day you can justify taking yourself out for breakfast, lunch and dinner, but on April 25, hundreds of Victorians will.

Staff from AIDS Vancouver Island dined to save lives in 2012. This year, the organization hopes to raise $40,000 by convincing all foodies to eat out at the eighth annual event.
Artist Peggy Frank sits with her “cocktail” sculpture.

This is Not a Cocktail Party

Victoria artist creates pill sculpture to raise HIV awareness across Canada

Artist Peggy Frank sits with her “cocktail” sculpture.
Kiran Ahluwalia performs in Victoria Sat., April 27.

Punjabi folk songs for a cause

Kiran Ahluwalia brings haven to Victorian spirits

Kiran Ahluwalia performs in Victoria Sat., April 27.

When you gotta go: How user-friendly are public urinals in Victoria?

I am in a urinal. Not just any urinal, but Victoria’s award-winning public urinal.

New habits: former addict David Mitchell injects hope into street community

David Mitchell still remembers the night he rolled over in his sleeping bag and broke two ribs.

Companion for hire: one local escort talks about the business of sex

Belle de Jour — inside the private life of Victoria escort Miss Emily Marie

Heart of a fighter: Mixed Martial Arts champ talks fighting, sexuality & garlic bread

A Real Knockout Betty: Meeting Sarah Kaufman is like being punched in the face with awesome.