They say it takes a village to raise a child, and that rings especially true for the man featured in this week’s Vital People. In…Read More
The Victoria Foundation sponsors a television news feature series with CHEK TV called Vital People. Airing each Sunday on CHEK News @ 5, Vital People shares the stories of people and organizations working on the issues highlighted in the Victoria’s Vital Signs® community report that the foundation publishes annually.
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There are many benefits for children who play sports: building self-confidence, learning sportsmanship, and getting exercise too. But the cost can be hard to meet…Read More
It’s estimated 30 per cent of Victorians have some Scottish blood in their veins, and now, thanks to volunteers from the Victoria Highland Games Association,…Read More
They say one of the ways to stay feeling young is to spend time with young people, and that philosophy is certainly embraced by the…Read More
In the latest issue of Vital People, from the Times Colonist and the Victoria Foundation, read about a new food sustainability program at the Shelbourne Community Kitchen…Read More
It’s a sobering statistic: experts saying 14 per cent of people in Greater Victoria do not have access to healthy, fresh food. That’s around 50,000…Read More
One of the hundreds of organizations that has gratefully received funding from the Victoria Foundation is the Growing Young Farmers Society. And that’s exactly what…Read More
There’s a new lane in town. Actually, it’s been there all along, but now the Downtown Victoria Business Association and the Greater Victoria Public Library…Read More
In the latest issue of Vital People, from the Times Colonist and the Victoria Foundation, read about a new program helping at-risk women and single…Read More
If you live in Greater Victoria, this is your chance to take part in an important community checkup; it’s called the Vital Signs survey and…Read More