Stories

Yogi and Cameron testing out the Cycling Without Age' new passenger bicycle

Don’t you love the feeling of the wind in your hair and sun on your back!  In 2012, a man by the name of Ole Kassow started a program called ‘...

Location: Beckley Farm Lodge

In 1858, Matthew Begbie became the first Chief Justice of the Crown Colony of British Columbia.

Location: The Old Courthouse

To Celebrate the City of Victoria’s 150th Anniversary, the City commissioned Crystal Przybille, UVic Fine Arts graduate; to design a series of 12...

Location: Victoria Public Market at the Hudson
Tsawout First Nation youth mapping

In September 2013, the University of Victoria Research Team began a transportation safety project in partnership with the University of Windsor’s School of Social Work and...

Location: Tsawout First Nation

Walking along the well-established trails toward Tod Inlet in Central Saanich gives an air of relatively untouched beauty.

Location: SṈIDȻEȽ (Tod Inlet, Gowlland-Tod Provincial Park)

On August 9th, 2014, the W̱SÁNEĆ Nation went reef net fishing to reclaim a practice that the colonial government outlawed a hundred years ago.

Location: Saanich (W̱SÁNEĆ) Nation Reef Net Fishing Site
Traditional Foods Video poster

Our short film showcases an event that took place at the North Saanich Farm Market on Saturday September 22nd, 2013.

Location: North Saanich Farm Market

In an era when the English reading and writing Saanich Person was not entirely common, not to mention the preservation on knowledge through a literacy, seeking to record a...

In BC, 36% of senior women and 17% of senior men live alone. The lack of social connections can negatively affect a senior's overall health.

The beer culture in Victoria has come full circle.

The Galloping Goose Trail is a 55 Km recreational trail that spans from Victoria to the abandoned mining town of Leechtown which is situated near Sooke. The trail was...

Location: Galloping Goose Regional Trail

The Galloping Goose begins in Downtown Victoria, running 151 hectares (60 kilometres) through Sooke, because of this vast range, and the ability for the trail to connect...

Location: Galloping Goose Regional Trail

While green buildings and the use of sustainable development principles seem to be on the rise in many North American cities, few are so clearly on the forefront of this trend...

Location: Dockside Green

Before I begin this summary of the traditional and colonial history of PKOLS, currently referred to as Mount Douglas, it is important to acknowledge the following is only one...

Knockan Hill Park

Points of higher elevation are significant for their panoramic views, their intriguing geological history, and their innate ability to instill significant memories and stories...

Location: Knockan Hill

What better way to enhance potential for food security than harvesting local edibles, like rose hips? Rose hips are the fruit of the rose plant.

“It’s too polluted”—that’s the reason most people will give you for not wanting to swim in the Gorge Waterway. But is it really true?

Location: Gorge Waterway

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