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In 1976, competitive skateboarding took off in B.C.

‘California had excess skateboards and they dumped them here, in Canada’

Electric vehicle enthusiasts charged up over new mid-Island EV association

Mid Vancouver Island Electric Vehicle Association will promote technology and infrastructure

How to keep the hummingbirds fed during a cold snap

Four cups of water and one cup of white sugar is the perfect solution

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Tips to get around years-long waiting lists for Greater Victoria attraction passes

Some passes have more than 2,000 people on the Greater Victoria Public Library waitlist

Remembering Ginger: Cumberland Museum receives national award

Museum given Governor General’s History Award for exhibit honouring martyr of the union movement

How Parksville’s St. Anne’s became a place homeless people would actually go

After opening as a ‘pray and stay’ vigil, church decided to stay open nightly

VIDEO: Missing cat reunited with Vancouver Island family after three months

‘It was like one day she was there, the next day she was gone,’ said owner

VIDEO: Sooke man clears snow wearing inflatable unicorn costume

David Burneau also snowplowed his neighbours’ driveways too

Broken bones and buried parks: Stories of skateboarding’s beginning in Victoria and Vancouver

Part 2: Earliest skate parks were buried in Esquimalt, Saanich and West Vancouver

Greater Victoria gears up for fourth annual Women’s March

‘Women Rising 2020’ theme to be reflected in Saturday’s march

How much snow is at your home?

Readers send measurements, photos from across Greater Victoria

West Coast welcomes its first veterinarian in years

Tofino and Ucluelet without a full-time vet since 2004

Wesley the therapy dog brings smiles to Port Alberni’s seniors

The border collie and his handler make the rounds of seniors’ homes every month

Warm reception for new Chemainus library on a cool day

Customers in awe of the building’s wonderful atmosphere and extensive resources

One million bricks: Lego Exhibition in Sidney bigger, better than ever

The show runs at the Sidney Museum daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. until March 31

Resident Alien casting call sees good turnout

The casting call was held Jan. 11 in Ladysmith for new sci-fi TV series

Vancouver Island’s Anglican bishop retires this spring

Logan McMenamie known for focus on reconciliation, approval of same-sex marriage

Unbuilders demolishing old homes in a sustainable way

New Vancouver Island ‘deconstruction’ company breaks down heritage houses by hand

Island program teaches good habits for overall family health

‘You can’t buy chips and say don’t eat it,’ says doctor about bad grocery shopping habits