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Charla Huber: Langford mayor delivers medicine bags from Indigenous youth to children in Ukraine

Charla Huber: Langford mayor delivers medicine bags from Indigenous youth to children in Ukraine

Medicine bags are a cultural item used for healing and protection
Trevor Hancock: For a livable region, we must minimize building waste and energy consumption

Trevor Hancock: For a livable region, we must minimize building waste and energy consumption

In North America, we spend on average 90 per cent of our time indoors.
Monique Keiran: Kicking Horse Canyon, where danger lurks for drivers, finally being tamed

Monique Keiran: Kicking Horse Canyon, where danger lurks for drivers, finally being tamed

$601-million project is the final, fourth stage of upgrades to the canyon highway
Geoff Johnson: Linguistic doorways open up other ways of life

Geoff Johnson: Linguistic doorways open up other ways of life

Bilingualism at any level of expertise has been found to have neurological benefits
Jody Wilson-Raybould awarded Order of B.C. for being 'a force for change'

Jody Wilson-Raybould awarded Order of B.C. for being 'a force for change'

β€œIt’s a great honour and pretty cool to be included in such a diverse group of people.”
Community: Celebration for Topaz skate and bike parks

Community: Celebration for Topaz skate and bike parks

Celebration on Aug. 20 for opening of new skate and bike facilities at Topaz Park
A hot start for cold-water swimming

A hot start for cold-water swimming

Summer, when the sun is so hot that even the painfully cold waves of the Salish Sea look appealing, is a great time to start cold water swimming β€” responsibly, of course.
Our Community: Saanich house has a living roof; big donation for Easter Seals camp

Our Community: Saanich house has a living roof; big donation for Easter Seals camp

A Saanich couple have gone over the top to reduce their ecological footprint by installing a living green roof to their house.
Geoff Johnson: The gamification of learning

Geoff Johnson: The gamification of learning

Games, Einstein insisted, are the first method children use to explore higher-order thinking skills associated with creating, evaluating, analyzing, and applying new knowledge.
Monique Keiran: The cool comfort of eating ice cream

Monique Keiran: The cool comfort of eating ice cream

As a child, Monique Keiran spent many, many hours outdoors in all seasons tending the old ice cream churn. Thank goodness there are plenty of easier ways to get ice cream in Greater Victoria.