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The winners of London Drugs’ 2019 Amateur Photographer of the Year contest are…

After more than 26,000 entries, the winners have been selected across Western Canada.

Truck light convoy an annual precursor to Christmas

Lit-up commercial vehicles, food drive, part of huge community event

Free De-Stress Fest at UVic open to students, community

Friday event features performances by spoken word artists, prizes, food and more

Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus presents Christmas in Bohemia

Annual holiday concert set for Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 in Sooke and Colwood

Unwrap the glam and make someone shine at the Hudson’s Bay

Special event raises funds for improving mental health across Canada

  • Nov 12, 2019

Remembrance Day services: where to pay your respects in Greater Victoria

Memorial events happening around the region on Nov. 11

  • Nov 10, 2019
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HMCS Ottawa returns in time for Christmas
Esquimalt switches on Christmas for 2019
Fix-A-Heart has helped save lives
Help Fix-A-Heart support cardiac care

Old Paint Duo coming to Sooke coffee house

Duo performs American roots music

  • Nov 6, 2019

Cinderella brings pantomime tradition to Sooke

Sooke Harbour Players production premiéres Nov. 15

Citizen Kane featured at Sooke’s Intermission Film Series

Movie considered the greatest of all time

  • Oct 30, 2019

City of Victoria seeks next Youth Poet Laureate

Nominations for the 2020 position close on Oct. 29

Five Halloween activities for adults to celebrate the spooky season

Halloween isn’t just for little ghouls in Greater Victoria

Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra launches new season

First up: Celebrating the Concerto on Oct. 27

  • Oct 9, 2019

Valdy to bring folk music magic to Sooke

Guitarist Adam Dobres will join Valdy for Sooke performance

Fashion Fridays: 9 fall trends that won’t break the bank

Kim XO, helps to keep you looking good on Fashion Fridays on the Black Press Media Network

  • Oct 8, 2019

It’s onward and upward for Victoria gelato artisan

After winning Gelato Festival gold, Stefano Mosi will compete at North American finals in 2020

Award-winning folk singer Valdy headlining Jazz Vespers fundraiser in Oak Bay

St. Philip Anglican Church to host 80th Jazz Vespers on Oct. 6 for community kitchen

Celebration of life scheduled for Victoria restaurateur Ferris

Tom Ferris passed away on Aug. 30 after a short battle with cancer

Sooke Awareness Film Night set to launch 25th season

Push follows UN Rapporteur as she investigates how equity firms are profiting from housing crisis

  • Sep 26, 2019

VIDEO: Sports doc features local prospect’s rise to Victoria Royals

WHL club ready to roar in home opening weekend, this Friday and Saturday vs. Prince George

Remains of local orca and calf reunited for exhibit at Royal BC Museum

Orcas: Our Shared Future will explore the history, ongoing trials and future of orcas