Fashion Fridays: New Year’s Eve outfits under $200

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

Stephanie Greaves takes centre stage

Victoria songstress is fueled by the music

  • Dec 18, 2019

Island vet talks tips for winter travel with pets

Going to see the vet the day before a trip is never a good idea

Building homes and community

Alair Homes’ Stu Hopewell finds time for work, charity and travel

  • Dec 16, 2019

Visiting Peru’s Lake Titicaca

Villagers want to draw tourists — but on their own terms

  • Dec 16, 2019

Palestinians in Bethlehem look beyond religious tourism

BETHLEHEM, Palestinian Territory — For decades, the people of Bethlehem have watched…

  • Dec 15, 2019

Students coming up with signature VIU chocolate

Blind taste testing this week part of chocolate recipe competition

CHEF DEZ: Getting the most from your Christmas baking

Ice water and ingredient focus will make a difference

  • Dec 15, 2019

Ucluelet Aquarium celebrates “best” season to date

“We had some wonderful, really engaged visitors,” said curator Laura Griffith Cochrane.

Victoria restaurant gets one-year extension after facing renoviction

Pluto’s Restaurant set to stay at its Cook Street location until March 2021

Fired up for winter wear

Firefighter Jason Hodge also helms the Oak Bay Firefighters Charitable Foundation

  • Dec 13, 2019

Canadian airline passengers to be eligible for $1,000 in compensation for delayed flights

Passengers can also receive compensation for overbooking, lost luggage and other inconveniences

Fashion Fridays: A masterclass on H&M knitwear

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

How to make panforte

Check out Italy’s medieval-era fruitcake with a peppery kick

  • Dec 13, 2019

California’s Paso Robles area offers wine-tasters variety

The wine-growing area around Paso Robles is nearly three times the size of Napa Valley

  • Dec 12, 2019

Couple’s love of Oak Bay Beach Hotel leads to purchase of strata unit

The best of both worlds in hotel condo

  • Dec 11, 2019

The art of Kelly Corbett

Landscapes and wildlife of British Columbia

  • Dec 9, 2019

A very cheesy Christmas at Little Qualicum Cheeseworks

Annual family Christmas event, this year with raclette hot off the melting wheel

CHEF DEZ: Cranberries and sweet potatoes on your holiday table

Discussing a couple of essentials included in a classic holiday dinner

  • Dec 8, 2019

TESS VAN STRAATEN: Find Christmas cheer in the heart of Victoria

From the iconic Fairmont Empress to decorated Old Town, seasonal activities abound in the harbour

  • Dec 7, 2019