Danielle Pope

The dregs of winter are the perfect time to vacation, but for Victorians who hit up Dine Around & Stay In Town, no airfare is needed to find that great escape.

The Week — Feb. 21: It’s your time to Vic-ation

It’s your time to Vic-ation, a new way to get carded and viva la superbug résistance!

The dregs of winter are the perfect time to vacation, but for Victorians who hit up Dine Around & Stay In Town, no airfare is needed to find that great escape.
Dine Around offers true Victoria experience to locals

Dine Around offers true Victoria experience to locals

Imagine your body stretches as you slowly sprawl out on your king-sized bed: you’re on vacation, and you haven’t even left your city.

Dine Around offers true Victoria experience to locals
Linda Breault, co-editor of a national anthology project called 'Living Apart Together: A New Paradigm for Loving Couples' believes that couples can just as easily find happiness staying apart, together.

Loving Apart

Love in Victoria, Part 3: Couples choose to live apart together, as evolving structure gives new definition to the term 'committed'

Linda Breault, co-editor of a national anthology project called 'Living Apart Together: A New Paradigm for Loving Couples' believes that couples can just as easily find happiness staying apart, together.

HerWay Home

As though pregnancy doesn’t come with enough challenges, expectant mothers living on the streets can mean the difference between...

Devon Tatton believes everyone can find love, or at least a good book, during Literacy Speed Dating.

The Week — Feb. 14: Speed dating for seniors

Speed dating for seniors, a Canoe of dating magic and the Science of sugar

Devon Tatton believes everyone can find love, or at least a good book, during Literacy Speed Dating.
The seventh-annual Victoria Tea Festival will raise a cup and needed funds to Camosun’s Child Care Services.

The Week — Feb. 7: A day for every sweater

This week: A day for every sweater, the Victoria Tea Festival offers cozy solution and Hub 2 becomes a done deal...

The seventh-annual Victoria Tea Festival will raise a cup and needed funds to Camosun’s Child Care Services.
The Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness has partnered with homeless participants to create a guide for everyone facing life on the streets.

Homeless participants help launch Street Survival Guide

Surviving life on the streets just got a bit easier thanks to the efforts of a team of people who have experienced homelessness in the city.

The Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness has partnered with homeless participants to create a guide for everyone facing life on the streets.
Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines screens Wed., Feb. 6 at The Vic Theatre (7pm).

Victoria Film Festival Preview: Wonder Women

Comic book veteran and GoGirl! creator Trina Robbins will be making a special guest appearance at the Victoria Film Festival

Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines screens Wed., Feb. 6 at The Vic Theatre (7pm).
The Final Member screens Fri., Feb. 1 at The Vic Theatre at 7pm.

Victoria Film Festival Review: The Final Member

Documentary tells the story of an Icelandic penis museum.

The Final Member screens Fri., Feb. 1 at The Vic Theatre at 7pm.
Marwo Abdi and her husband Mohammed Adam hold a sign saying “bylaw infraction” to highlight kissing irony.

The Week — Jan. 31: Kissing for the cause

Kissing turns into activist move, then from a kiss to a wedding and, finally, high time for a celebration

Marwo Abdi and her husband Mohammed Adam hold a sign saying “bylaw infraction” to highlight kissing irony.
“Miracles are simply these tiny shifts in perception,” says author Gabrielle Bernstein. “They’re nothing major, they’re just subtle adjustments, but they change your whole life.”

Miracle Minded

Author Gabrielle Bernstein challenges Victorians to cleanse their fear

“Miracles are simply these tiny shifts in perception,” says author Gabrielle Bernstein. “They’re nothing major, they’re just subtle adjustments, but they change your whole life.”
Jo-Ann Roberts would like to see Canadians “a little more outraged” about the need for public broadcasting.

The Week — Jan. 24: More outrage needed

More outrage needed for public broadcasting, calling all passengers to proposed new ferry service and more food for thought

Jo-Ann Roberts would like to see Canadians “a little more outraged” about the need for public broadcasting.
“Alison and Byron” became 2011 award winners for this Victoria-centric smooch in the Kiss in the City contest.

The Week — Jan. 17: The Victoria kiss is back

The Victoria kiss is back, A scrappy outlook on life and Finding Fillipoff

“Alison and Byron” became 2011 award winners for this Victoria-centric smooch in the Kiss in the City contest.

One win for all cannabis-kind

Despite historic ruling, marijuana growers now face new hurdle

The City of Victoria wants everyone to remember we all have a role to play in keeping sidewalks safe this winter.

The Week — Jan. 10: Extreme weather: protocol

Extreme weather protocol: Know the road before you go, and grab a warm bed in the cold

The City of Victoria wants everyone to remember we all have a role to play in keeping sidewalks safe this winter.
Anne Hansen chose to paint black over her art.

As Enbridge hearings close, picture looks black

Victoria’s renowned wildlife artist Anne Hansen has found her own action for Enbridge — publicly destroying her art.

Anne Hansen chose to paint black over her art.
“How a thing begins is a clue to how it unfolds. This year will be full of energetic enthusiasm, surprising detours, and with much good fortune,” says astrologer Georgia Nicols.

Predictions 2013 – Victoria’s experts look ahead

We ask a few local experts to gaze into their crystal balls and offer their opinions on what trends they predict for 2013.

“How a thing begins is a clue to how it unfolds. This year will be full of energetic enthusiasm, surprising detours, and with much good fortune,” says astrologer Georgia Nicols.
The Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind hopes the extinction of Canada’s penny won’t stop donations

The Week – Every penny (still) counts

The end of the penny is growing near, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t still a few charities out there who want your good cents

The Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind hopes the extinction of Canada’s penny won’t stop donations
Your craving is only a scroll away thanks to the newly created Victoria-based smart phone app, “ForkJoy.”

The Week – Joy straight from the fork

One clever group of Victorians has found the cure to the common food craving: an app that does it all.

Your craving is only a scroll away thanks to the newly created Victoria-based smart phone app, “ForkJoy.”
The Odgen Point breakwater will be receiving handrails (see this artistic render) from the GVHA for Christmas this year, in a “done deal” that will see installation close the 800-metre structure from January to March.

The Week — Dec. 20: Call the guards to Ogden Point

Call the guards to Ogden Point, Ghosts of Christmas Past and Santa fills every stocking

The Odgen Point breakwater will be receiving handrails (see this artistic render) from the GVHA for Christmas this year, in a “done deal” that will see installation close the 800-metre structure from January to March.