Charla Huber and Tess Van Straatten

Vital People: Vital Signs

The Victoria Foundation released our annual Vital Signs report on October 5. Overall, Victoria is doing fairly well with a B grade. But some areas…

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Abkazi Garden volunteers

Vital People: Abkhazi Garden

Victoria’s world-famous Abkhazi Garden wouldn’t be able to operate without dozens of volunteers. But there are two volunteers who have been a familiar sight in…

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Vital People: Cycle to the Arctic

A Victoria teacher cycled 33,085 km to the Arctic Ocean with his dog Cinder to raise money for Broken Promises Rescue. And what started as…

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Steven Baileys at the Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria

Vital People: Leadership Victoria

Steven Baileys dedicates his days to building community and connection as the Community Development Coordinator for Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria. As this year’s recipient…

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Golf for Kids

Vital People: Golf for Kids

COVID has hit a lot of charities hard, which continues to hamper fundraising efforts. But the dedicated volunteers at Golf for Kids are hoping they…

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NatureHood Map of Greater Victoria

Vital People: NatureHood

A new initiative spearheaded by volunteers is helping people find nature adventures right on their doorstep. As part of the NatureHood initiative, Nature Canada has…

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Deep fried Halibut dish as part of Our Place Society's Hungry Hearts

Vital People: Hungry Hearts

As Our Place Society’s biggest annual fundraiser, Hungry Hearts is a delicious way to give back and help our city’s less fortunate. This foodie fundraiser…

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