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Local religious and spiritual groups continue to provide community, companionship, hope

With the holiday season approaching, religious groups are having to navigate worship at a distance. For many people in Victoria, these groups aren't just people to pray or meditate with…
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Bylaw-violating fuchsia clipped from Cadboro Bay boulevard

A beloved fuchsia in Cadboro Bay was reluctantly trimmed by its owners on Nov. 21, despite a public campaign by a meme account to save the plant. The fuchsia was…
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Inaugural University of Victoria Indigenous Film Festival features three short films created by Indigenous UVic students and alumni

On Nov. 13, the Native Students Union hosted their first ever Indigenous film festival live at Cinecenta and online. The event featured three short films produced by recent Indigenous UVic…
anti-racism zine

UVic anti-racism zine empowers Asian youth to build BIPOC solidarity

Cultivating Growth and Solidarity is a zine that aims to give youth tools to understand and work against racism. But it is also a story of community resiliency and deeper…
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New Legacy Art Gallery exhibit aims to revitalize traditional W̱SÁNEĆ fishing practices

UVic’s Legacy Art Gallery’s newest exhibit, “To Fish as Formerly,” offers a powerful and educational exploration of the traditional fishing practices of the W̱SÁNEĆ (Saanich) and Salish peoples, while exploring…
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B.C. craft beer industry still kicking amid COVID-19

At the outset of COVID-19, B.C. craft breweries found themselves struggling to stay afloat due to taproom closures and reduced production capacities. In response, breweries like Hoyne and Whistle Buoy…
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1 200 repaired bikes in two years: Tim Storm brings joy of biking to the world

Retired schoolteacher now rescues bikes and finds them new homes both in the CRD and overseas Tim Storm repaired and donated over 30 bikes to immigrants since the start of…
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The Traveling Singer: Michael Bernard Fitzgerald brings his Greenbriar farm concerts to Victoria

Are you a lover of folk music? Have you been missing the draw and excitement of live music? Well, look no further, Michael Bernard Fitzgerald is bringing his Greenbriar farm…
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Victoria Festival of Authors offers platform for powerful voices

The Victoria Festival of Authors wrapped up its online events on Oct. 4 after four days of lively panel discussions. Exploring ideas of environmental crisis, social upheaval, diverse futurisms, and…

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