Stories

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
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

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
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

“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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