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Santa Bus now touring through Nanaimo and area

Transit bus to spread holiday cheer and collect food and money for Salvation Army Nanaimo

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Meet B.C.'s oldest lawyer

Organ transplant recipients express thanks and also thank new donors in advance

B.C. Transplant’s Operation Popcorn event being held this week on Vancouver Island

VIDEO: Esquimalt pool goes to the dogs

Pool gets a thorough cleaning before it reopens Dec. 17

  • Dec 3, 2018

Saanich playground slides into the Top 10 of unique playgrounds around the world

Fodor’s Travel ranks playground at Cadboro-Gyro Park 10th

Camosun artists wrap school’s new food truck in comic figures

Camosun Cuisine Machine food truck hits local high schools

Greater Victoria School District holds thousands of archival items in temporary site

Many donated items are over 100 years old and show how the education system has changed

Language and culture: Aboriginal speech language pathologist helps Vancouver Island kids

Kristan Nolan was recently hired at the Victoria Native Friendship Centre

Butchart Gardens invites you to the ‘Magic of Christmas’

Holiday celebration includes light installation, brass band with carollers, ice skating with Victoria Royals

Sooke bed and breakfast offers a tree-mendous idea

A couple looks to the forest and the sky to create unique hospitality experience in a treehouse

Popular Victoria hiking group closing after facing cyberbullying

Take a Hike Vancouver Island had more than 40,000 local followers

POLL RESULTS: Fake Christmas tree vs. real Christmas tree

The votes are in after Black Press readers shared their festive favourite

Annual Truck Light Convoy brightens up communities with lights and food donations

Greater Victoria event starts at Odgen Point, finishes at Western Speedway

WATCH: 6,000 lbs. of potatoes donated to charity

Galey Farms helped fill a railcar with three tons of food for the Salvation Army

New equipment and work spaces to improve cardiac care in Nanaimo and Parksville

Hospital foundation launches $1.8-million campaign for cardiac care in the region

Ladysmith ready to flick switch on 31st Festival of Lights celebration

Santa arrives downtown at 6:30 p.m to officially light up town tonight

Sidney Sparkles parades through town Sunday

Traditional lighted sailpast follows

  • Nov 29, 2018

Cat champion recognized for saving hundreds of felines

Eighty-five year-old drives the Island to rescue cats