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Decades-long restoration project helps Oak Bay footpath get back to its roots

By Emily Fagan
May 14, 2021

Friends of the Brighton Walkway have turned a space once used to dump refuse into a haven for native plants

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Choir by wire: local singing ensembles evolve to share in song in spite of pandemic

By Emily Fagan
May 7, 2021

Singing groups find community, support through virtual rehearsals and online forum

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This Victoria nonprofit documentary group provides a platform for unhoused people to tell their own stories

By Emily Fagan
Apr 30, 2021

The Existence Project’s latest documentary, 'Moving Day,' will follow the experiences of unhoused Beacon Hill Park inhabitants as 24/7 camping comes to an end

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After surviving COVID, this 81-year-old will run a half marathon for the Victoria Hospital Foundation

By Emily Fagan
Apr 23, 2021

Keith Ashton was originally scheduled to run a full marathon, but then he had heart surgery. Yet, after surviving COVID. Yes, we know

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Inside the Victoria youth movement to end sexualized violence

By Emily Fagan
Apr 16, 2021

These young people are getting the work done while councillors struggle to even tweet about rape culture

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One bucket at a time, locals are taking on Victoria’s litter

By Emily Fagan
Apr 2, 2021

More than 1000 litres of refuse have been removed from neighbourhood streets since December

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Oak Bay Welcome House welcomes first two refugees thanks to generous community support

By Emily Fagan
Mar 26, 2021

Refugees receive housing, tutoring, counselling and other assistance

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Early vaccine recipients share joy, gratitude in their experiences

By Emily Fagan
Mar 19, 2021

The vaccine rollout has accelerated, and with it, the number of people whose lives can regain some sense of normalcy. We talk to some of them