It was Sir Winston Churchill who once said “Never give in.” Those fateful words certainly ring true for Grant McKenzie, a local writer who got…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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They say necessity is the mother of invention. In this case the necessity was to help a passionate cyclist who also has Parkinson’s disease to…Read More
A network of family and friends is important for each of us for support through the joys and challenges of life. That’s why 20 years…Read More
Last summer, two young men found an innovative way to raise money for the BC Cancer Agency. Their goal was $500 but they ended up…Read More
In the latest issue of Vital People, from the Times Colonist and the Victoria Foundation, learn about a new Belfry Theatre program supporting Indigenous presence on the…Read More
You could say he’s doing dirty work with a smile. A new CHEK News Vital People would like you to meet a Duncan man who’s…Read More
The Goward House Choir has been entertaining people across Greater Victoria for many years now. They’re always in demand, thanks to their original arrangements of…Read More
The lucky ones among us find a passion that sustains through the good times and the bad. For one young woman, that passion is singing…Read More
If you live in Greater Victoria and have always wanted to sing, the Gettin’ Higher Choir might just be for you. That’s because this choir,…Read More
Since 1936, the Victoria Foundation has awarded more than $196 million to support thousands of organizations. Last year alone, the Foundation granted more than $20…Read More