Vital People: George Jay Emporium

Do you have household goods or gently-used toys that your family no longer needs? Victoria’s George Jay Elementary is hoping for donations from the public…

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Vital People: Refugee Counselling

As a young girl, Adrienne Carter experienced the Hungarian Revolution, before immigrating to Canada as a refugee. Now, as Director of Services for the Vancouver…

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Vital People: Artists with Disabilities

In 1992, the United Nations proclaimed December 3 as the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. To recognize that important date, the Victoria Disability Resource…

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Vital People: ID Clinic

It’s one of the basics we all need in life: identification. Without ID so many things, from cashing a cheque to renting an apartment, become…

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Vital People: Mealshare

A new Vital People, from CHEK News and the Victoria Foundation, features a program that helps feed hungry children in Victoria. It’s called Mealshare and…

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Vital People: Gary Hynes

This past summer, Victoria lost a vital member of its culinary community. Gary Hynes created Eat magazine to celebrate his passions: great food, wine and…

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Vital People: Walking School Bus

Last year alone, the Victoria Foundation granted more than $20 million across Greater Victoria. Some of those grants were $500 or less, but all of…

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Vital People: Brain Injury Support

Right now, there are 160,000 British Columbians living with the impacts of a brain injury. This week’s Vital People, from CHEK News and the Victoria…

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