Gordy Dodd

Vital People: Coat Drive

It might feel like spring is almost here, but for those less fortunate, winter is still taking a toll. That’s why Gordy Dodd and Dodd’s…

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Kindness Wall at Lake Hill Elementary School

Vital People: Kindness Wall

Are you ready to spread some love and kindness this week? Students at Lake Hill Elementary School have been spreading kindness all week through positive…

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Vital People Palliative Medical Equipment Program

Vital People: Palliative Help

Despite being hit hard by the pandemic, a local business owner is donating thousands of dollars worth of medical equipment. As part of an innovative…

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Bowker Creek Salmon Recovery

Vital People: Bowker Creeek

Dedicated Bowker Creek Salmon Recovery volunteers have been restoring the urban watershed in Oak Bay for years. And last week, they placed thousands of chum…

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Vital People: Meaning of Home

Vital People: Meaning of Home

What does home mean to you? Grades 4, 5 and 6 students around Greater Victoria and across the country are being asked to share their…

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Pandemic Volunteering

Vital People: Pandemic Volunteering

If volunteering or becoming more engaged in the community is one of your New Year’s resolutions, then you’re in luck. Thousands of non-profits in Victoria…

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Rocky Point Bird Volunteer

Vital People: Rocky Point Birds

Tagging and monitoring birds are essential for protecting them. Learn how dedicated volunteers at the Rocky Point Bird Observatory are contributing critical data on the…

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Aboriginal Coalition to End Homelessness

Vital People: Gender Violence

Indigenous women in Greater Victoria’s unhoused community face a lot of serious safety concerns. In a new Vital People, from CHEK News and the Victoria…

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Vital People The Foundry Victoria Youth Clinic

Vital People: Mental Health

The holidays can be a tough time for a lot of people and demand for mental health services has been growing for the last few…

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