Vital People: Women Empowered Event

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…

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Vital People: Tree Canada

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…

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Vital People: Alzheimer’s Novelist

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…

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Vital People: Coats for Kids

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…

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Vital People: Veteran Mural

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…

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Vital People: Garth Homer Society

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…

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Vital People: Belfry Theatre

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,…

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Vital People: Little Libraries

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….

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