Stories

The Victoria HarbourCats are a local semi-professional baseball team that the whole community can enjoy watching on any warm summer...

Location: Victoria HarbourCats Baseball Club

Leadership Victoria (LV) is a community-based organization originally founded in 2001.

Location: Leadership Victoria

At the end of May 1790, at Nootka Sound, Manuel Quimper was ordered by Francisco de Eliza to explore and chart the Strait of Juan de Fuca.  He was also asked to determine if...

Location: Haro Strait
Plano del Estrecho de Fuca 1790

Quimper at Sooke - Expedition of the Juan de Fuca Strait

Location: Sooke Inlet

Quimper's Expedition of the Strait of Juan de Fuca 

 

Location: Nootka Sound

The Mosque is an integral connection point to the Muslim community located on Vancouver Island and, specifically in Greater Victoria.  There is only one mosque on all of...

Location: Masjid Al-Iman Mosque

ART Gallery Story

Website: http://aggv.ca/

Telephone: 250-384-4171

Address: 1040 Moss Street Victoria, British Columbia 

Location: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
Royal BC Museum, lantern restoration

Recently, some University of Victoria students interviewed Erik Lambertson, the corporate communications manager at the Royal British Columbia Museum (RBCM).

Location: Royal BC Museum
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
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

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