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City seeks submissions for annual Victoria Book Prizes

City of Victoria Butler Book Prize, Children’s Book Prize each come with $5,000

‘The stream is my medicine’: Payne, Prine and the healing power of music in Metchosin

Metchosin neighbours host musical tribute on bridge where memorial was held last summer

Friends, family suprise Current Swell singer and new wife with socially distant wedding

‘We just thought we were going over there to have a glass of champagne and do some paperwork’

Greater Victoria libraries shut doors until further notice

All GVPL, VIRL branches close after tonight amidst COVID-19 fears

St. Luke’s Players bring heartwarming drama to the stage in Saanich

‘I Never Sang for My Father’ is deeply moving, strikes universal chord on the topic of aging parents

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Roller Skate Victoria
Victoria Weekender July 12-14
2019 Downtown Victoria Buskers Festival

Michelle Obama: In Conversation in Victoria, March 31

Former First Lady hosted by Victoria Chamber for moderated event at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre

We Are One! celebrates solidarity, inclusion with song and dance

Nov. 30 performance includes performers from across Greater Victoria

  • Nov 18, 2019

Two local authors walk away with Victoria Book Prize

Kathy Page and Aidan Cassie each walked away with a literary award

Sooke Harbour Players head outdoors

A duo of comedies the latest offering from local theatre company

In the footsteps of Emily Carr

Following in a hero’s footsteps sometimes means filling some pretty big shoes.…

Making Millennials feel old: the first Harry Potter book was released 22 years ago

Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone was released on June 26, 1997

Feed your hunger for Canucks hockey in Victoria this September

NHL team to host camp at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, exhibition vs. Calgary set for Sept. 16

Folk troubadour joins Gettin’ Higher Choir for Victoria concert

June 15 performance at Alix Goolden Hall will benefit Mozambique

Rifflandia Festival cancelled for 2019

Early Bird tickets can be refunded at point of purchase, or held and redeemed for 2020

Special Report: Opioid overdose display gets blessing from the Pope, awaits a city-approved spot

Judith Conway’s large display represents people who have died from opioid overdoses

Special Report: Front line work by caring emergency doctors

Dr. Jason Wale uses unique program to help people with addictions in Greater Victoria

Opioid Crisis Special Report: Hidden demographic served by West Shore clinic

AIDS Vancouver Island-run clinic provides opioid agonist treatment to almost 200 people

Special Report: Greater Victoria ambulance crews run off their feet with overdose calls

More resources and programs are helping, but they’re not the end-all solution