One of the key messages from the recent Earth Day is a simple one: reduce, reuse and recycle. One group in Victoria has embraced that…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 there are more than a thousand foster children on Vancouver Island? Many of these children and teens come from tough places, but…Read More
More than a century ago, the Canadian Department of Agriculture designated 11 acres to North Saanich for a unique park filled with plants from other…Read More
Soup Sisters provides comfort to women and children recovering from abuse by making and then donating soups to Victoria Women’s Transition House. And the non-profit…Read More
WorldStrides OnStage is an international music and dance festival for students. Since 2003, music students at Spencer Middle School in the Sooke School District have performed at…Read More
In the latest issue of Vital People, from the Times Colonist and the Victoria Foundation, learn how Beacon Community Services is watching out for local seniors, and…Read More
In any given year one in five Canadians will suffer from a mental health illness. Which is why talking about mental health struggles, and removing…Read More
One of the more distressing findings in the Victoria Foundation’s Vital Signs Report is that less than 40 per cent of youth on Southern Vancouver Island feel…Read More
A life changing program based out of a Duncan barn is helping people heal one ride at a time. Started some 30 years ago, the…Read More
In the latest issue of Vital People, from the Times Colonist and the Victoria Foundation, read how a new program offered by Bridges for Women helps train…Read More