Vital People: Country Grocer

Vital People: Country Grocer

Country Grocer makes a difference in our community every year by donating hundreds of thousands of dollars to a wide variety of causes. They’re currently…

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Vital People Kiwanis Tea Room

Vital People: Kiwanis Tea Room

The Kiwanis Tea Room at Willows Beach in Oak Bay has drawn beachgoers for decades, but it wouldn’t be possible without the hard work of…

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Trans Voice Coach, Jess Gibbard

Vital People: Trans Voice Coach

A Saanich woman is helping transgender people all over the world find their voice. Jess Gibbard, owner of Trans Voice Coach, volunteers her time to…

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Peers Victoria Van

Vital People: Peers Victoria Van

Peers Victoria runs a mobile outreach program, seven nights a week, to support sex workers and people who are unhoused. But their van is starting…

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Vital People: Victoria Hindu Temple

Surinder Sharma, president of Victoria’s Hindu Temple for the last 15 years, is being honoured for his efforts to build community and make Greater Victoria…

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Vital People: Queer at Sea

Vital People: Queer at Sea

Filled with stories, photographs, artifacts and more, the Maritime Museum of British Columbia’s new exhibit Queer at Sea: Tales from the 2SLGBTQ+ Community shares experiences…

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Fateh Care Charity

Vital People: Fateh Care Charity

Imagine immigrating to Canada on the last flight from India just before the first COVID-19 shutdown? Then entering the job market as businesses are closing…

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