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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
cornerstone cafe sustainability

The Cornerstone Café in Victoria, BC, is not your regular coffee shop. Sure, people go there to sit, drink coffee, socialize, and read; maybe they work, and maybe they study....

Location: Cornerstone Café

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