One of the heartbreaking consequences of restricting our social networks and staying home more during the pandemic is the increase in domestic violence. Victoria Women’s…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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Did you know that more than 90 million trees have been planted across this country by non-profit organization Tree Canada? Many of those trees have…Read More
It’s estimated that 70,000 British Columbians are living with Alzheimer’s disease. One Victoria-based man has written a novel about how a husband and wife cope…Read More
Victoria’s Coats for Kids is a registered charity created 22 years ago to ensure every child in Greater Victoria has a warm coat to get…Read More
Back in May, an artist on the Saanich Peninsula was thinking of how the isolation brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic must be impacting our…Read More
In the latest issue of Vital People, from the Times Colonist and the Victoria Foundation, learn how Oak Bay Volunteer Services is helping seniors weathering the…Read More
For more than four decades, the Garth Homer Society has been supporting adults with developmental disabilities and that includes finding meaningful employment for those who…Read More
One of the many challenges we are all facing during the pandemic is finding ways to feel connected while we keep our distance. Back in…Read More
Victoria’s gorgeous Belfry Theatre has been around for almost 50 years now, tucked away in Fernwood. During that time, they’ve brought us play after play,…Read More
You may have noticed the little free libraries as you wander through the neighbourhoods of Greater Victoria. Perhaps you even have one on your street….Read More