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Ladysmith cartoonist documents loggers’ lives through caricatures

Gordon Barney’s cartoons tell stories of lives inside logging camps along the west coast of the Island

Victoria artist commemorates Discovery Island wolf Takaya with mural

Longtime artist doesn’t want Takaya’s death overshadowed by news of pandemic

Royal BC Museum asks for pandemic stories, photos for COVID-19 exhibit

Museum collection to share story of pandemic for future generations

Canada Day festivities among the latest coronavirus cuts

Victoria, View Royal officially cancel July 1 events

Victoria brewery throws support behind still-operating restaurants

Vancouver Island Brewing initiates #TakeOutTuesday to keep local eateries in the public eye

Royal BC Museum joins home education trend for outreach programs

Free webinar options available for RBCM@Home and kids’ programs, starting March 31

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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

VIDEO: Island artist gets help from Canadians far and wide for inspirational self-isolation message

Sue Pyper and others appear in video, accompanied by the Big Little Lions’ tune ‘Big Mistake’

80,000 reasons to support the food bank

Supporting your local food bank couldn’t be easier

Take your pick of artsy activites this Family Day weekend

From museums and galleries to historic aircraft, there’s many options for families to choose from

  • Feb 10, 2020

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Farms in BC

BC farmer shares reasons to love local!

  • Feb 3, 2020

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

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