Vital People: Foster Parents

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…

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Vital People: Park Revival

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…

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Vital People: Soup Sisters

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…

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Vital People: Stigma-Free Society

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…

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Vital People: Sing Your Joy

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…

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