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Trevor Meyer pops a wheelie in 49th Parallel Grocery while doing his grocery shopping in a scene from his winning BC Bike Race video. (Photo by Nick Clarke)

VIDEO: Clever training formula lands rider top prize in BC Bike Race video contest

Eat, ride, sleep and repeat brings humorous connotations

 

Trevor Meyer at the base of Maple Mountain with the bike he won as part of his prize package in the BC Bike Race video contest. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Clever training formula lands Island rider top prize in BC Bike Race video contest

Eat, ride, sleep and repeat brings humorous connotations

 

More than 100 community members showed up to Planet Ice in Maple Ridge on April 1 to watch the live announcement of who won the Kraft Hockeyville 2023 contest. (Brandon Tucker/The News)

B.C. arena loses Kraft Hockeyville 2023 contest

Planet Ice in Maple Ridge will still receive $25,000 as a runner-up

 

Maple Ridge Mayor Dan Ruimy posed with Fin, the Vancouver Canucks mascot, for a Kraft Hockeyville promotional video at Planet Ice. (Brandon Tucker/The News)

PHOTOS: Vancouver Canucks mascot helps make killer contest video for B.C. arena

Voting for the Kraft Hockeyville contest starts on March 31

Maple Ridge Mayor Dan Ruimy posed with Fin, the Vancouver Canucks mascot, for a Kraft Hockeyville promotional video at Planet Ice. (Brandon Tucker/The News)
Planet Ice in Maple Ridge is the only B.C. arena to be a finalist in this year’s Kraft Hockeyville contest. (The News file)

B.C. arena named finalist in Kraft Hockeyville contest

Planet Ice is one of the four finalists competing for the $250,000 grand prize

Planet Ice in Maple Ridge is the only B.C. arena to be a finalist in this year’s Kraft Hockeyville contest. (The News file)
Dripside Customs is giving away a car on Dec. 16. To nominate someone you know who is in need of some new wheels, visit Dripside Customs at 727 Anderton Rd. in Comox. Photo by Meg Sehn

Comox company giving away a car for Christmas

Public asked to submit for nominations

  • Dec 7, 2022
Dripside Customs is giving away a car on Dec. 16. To nominate someone you know who is in need of some new wheels, visit Dripside Customs at 727 Anderton Rd. in Comox. Photo by Meg Sehn
Renowned nature and wildlife artist Valerie Rogers works on a painting of a wolf in her Salmon Arm studio. (Photo contributed)

Renowned Salmon Arm wildlife artist puts her stamp on prestigious contest

Painting of spawning chinook wins Pacific Salmon Foundation competition

Renowned nature and wildlife artist Valerie Rogers works on a painting of a wolf in her Salmon Arm studio. (Photo contributed)
This home in the 1700-block of Sansum Park Drive in North Saanich was a popular destination for fans of Christmas lights last holiday season. The season’s top decorated homes are eligible to win prizes through the Thrifty Foods Light up the City event. (Black Press Media file photo)

Contest helps light up the holiday season in Greater Victoria

Thrifty Foods Light up the City event offers prizes for the best Christmas decorations

This home in the 1700-block of Sansum Park Drive in North Saanich was a popular destination for fans of Christmas lights last holiday season. The season’s top decorated homes are eligible to win prizes through the Thrifty Foods Light up the City event. (Black Press Media file photo)
Capital Bike’s Sticker Challenge is back for a third year and runs through Aug. 14. (Courtesy of Capital Bike)

Explore Greater Victoria by bike and have a chance to win prizes

Capital Bike’s annual Sticker Challenge returns for third year, runs until Aug. 14

Capital Bike’s Sticker Challenge is back for a third year and runs through Aug. 14. (Courtesy of Capital Bike)
2021 Wildlife in Focus first place winner Wild Settings. Photo credit: Steve Burgess

BC SPCA annual Wildlife-in-Focus photography contest ends soon

There’s still time to enter the BC SPCA’s annual Wildlife-in-Focus photography contest,…

  • Jul 7, 2022
2021 Wildlife in Focus first place winner Wild Settings. Photo credit: Steve Burgess
The top prize in the inaugural Comox Valley Land Trust photo contest went to James Mackenzie for his photograph of a male red-winged blackbird singing in a local wetland.

Comox Valley Land Trust photo contest celebrates the beauty and importance of nature

By Tanis Gower Special to the Record This spring, the Comox Valley…

The top prize in the inaugural Comox Valley Land Trust photo contest went to James Mackenzie for his photograph of a male red-winged blackbird singing in a local wetland.
Walk On, Victoria is asking Greater Victoria residents to send in photos of their least favourite piece of local pedestrian infrastructure as part of a contest aimed at raising awareness of the need to improve such infrastructure. (Courtesy of Walk On, Victoria/Facebook)

Worst Greater Victoria sidewalks, foot paths the focus of Walk On, Victoria’s contest

Walk On, Victoria is hoping to raise awareness of need for pedstrian infrastructure improvement

Walk On, Victoria is asking Greater Victoria residents to send in photos of their least favourite piece of local pedestrian infrastructure as part of a contest aimed at raising awareness of the need to improve such infrastructure. (Courtesy of Walk On, Victoria/Facebook)
People take part the 2019 Spirit of the People Powwow at Chilliwack Secondary on Feb. 16, 2019. Youth are being asked “What does being Indigenous mean to you?” as the topic of the National Indigenous Peoples Day 2022 Writing and/or Art Contest. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Fraser Valley writing, art contest open to all Indigenous youth in B.C.

Youth asked ‘What does being Indigenous mean to you?’ as the topic contest

People take part the 2019 Spirit of the People Powwow at Chilliwack Secondary on Feb. 16, 2019. Youth are being asked “What does being Indigenous mean to you?” as the topic of the National Indigenous Peoples Day 2022 Writing and/or Art Contest. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Donations made through the BC SPCA’s annual calendar contest have helped the society expand its role of assisting domestic, farm and wild animals throughout the year. (Courtesy BC SPCA)

BC SPCA opens submissions for 2023 calendar contest

14 friendly furry faces will be selected for the months, cover and as an honourable mention

Donations made through the BC SPCA’s annual calendar contest have helped the society expand its role of assisting domestic, farm and wild animals throughout the year. (Courtesy BC SPCA)
Greater Victoria residents are encouraged to light up their properties with holiday decorations this month, and to enter into the Light up the City contest though vicnews.com/contests, with the top-voted displays earning prizes from Helijet International, Peninsula Co-op, and other local sponsors. Pictured is a display from the 2020 contest. (Photo Courtesy of Greater Victoria Festival Society)

Light Up The City holiday decoration contest returns to Greater Victoria

Enter and vote for your favourites at vicnews.com/contests until Dec. 17

Greater Victoria residents are encouraged to light up their properties with holiday decorations this month, and to enter into the Light up the City contest though vicnews.com/contests, with the top-voted displays earning prizes from Helijet International, Peninsula Co-op, and other local sponsors. Pictured is a display from the 2020 contest. (Photo Courtesy of Greater Victoria Festival Society)
South Surrey’s Jacek Kaim got an honourable mention in last year’s contest for this photo of a skunk family. (Jacek Kaim photo)

BC SPCA invites amateur photographers to ‘go wild’ for annual competition

Deadline for Wildlife-In-Focus contest, open to anyone 14 and over, is July 26

South Surrey’s Jacek Kaim got an honourable mention in last year’s contest for this photo of a skunk family. (Jacek Kaim photo)
Best of the City 2019 (Sergej Krivenko photo)

Voting opens for Victoria’s annual Best of the City

Annual awards mark 27th year in Greater Victoria

Best of the City 2019 (Sergej Krivenko photo)
Three Vancouver Island photographers place in BC SPCA 2020 Wild-in-Focus photography contest

Three Vancouver Island photographers place in BC SPCA 2020 Wild-in-Focus photography contest

Out of 956+ submissions province wide, both winners place in separate categories

Three Vancouver Island photographers place in BC SPCA 2020 Wild-in-Focus photography contest
One of the 2019 contestants in the Gingerbread Showcase, which had the theme Building a Diverse Community. Funds raised from this annual event go to Habitat for Humanity Victoria. (Black Press Media file photo)
One of the 2019 contestants in the Gingerbread Showcase, which had the theme Building a Diverse Community. Funds raised from this annual event go to Habitat for Humanity Victoria. (Black Press Media file photo)
Unique mural opened up. (Photo submitted)

New Chemainus mural has a name: In Tune With Nature

Contest submission by Riot Brewing’s Tomlin selected to grace unique piece

Unique mural opened up. (Photo submitted)