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Robert Amos: Retro artworks, high-tech lace

Robert Amos: Retro artworks, high-tech lace

Last year, the Special Collections of the University of Victoria’s library received the papers of Victoria artist (and UVic graduate) Glenn Howarth. Amid the sketchbooks, diaries and photo albums was a cache of old-style floppy discs.

Nellie McClung: First skylark of the year leaves Nellie in a fine mood

This column first appeared in the Victoria Daily Times on March 11, 1939. I took a day off yesterday. It was the yellow morning sunshine coming in through the window where I sat reading the paper that suggested the idea.
Our Community: Dragon-boat team seeks new members

Our Community: Dragon-boat team seeks new members

The Island Breaststrokers dragon-boat team is holding its annual meet and greet on Wednesday to promote awareness and attract new paddlers for the season. The team is made up of breast-cancer survivors of different ages and walks of life.
Naz Rayani's goal: Bring people together

Naz Rayani's goal: Bring people together

Naz Rayani has been a vital member of the Victoria community for years, constantly giving of his time and energy to make a difference.
Around Town: Finding the fun side of Sin City

Around Town: Finding the fun side of Sin City

What happens in Vegas doesn’t necessarily stay in Vegas, as far as Sin City fans are concerned. Social media lit up as brightly as the Strip since the launch of the weekly live improvised serial’s sixth season at Victoria Event Centre.
Robert Amos: Artist ‘just wants to have fun’

Robert Amos: Artist ‘just wants to have fun’

Mary Conley is a wonderful artist. A small sample of her work is part of a group show by students of Nancy Slaght.

Nellie McClung: Why Canada must be ready to go down with the ship

This column first appeared in the Victoria Daily Times on March 4, 1939.
Learning lessons through loss

Learning lessons through loss

An accessible and supportive program for youth experiencing loss is reaching a wider audience, thanks to funding from the Victoria Foundation.
Theatre gives volunteers a chance to hone skills

Theatre gives volunteers a chance to hone skills

Langham Court Theatre is re-energizing its mandate to provide theatrical learning with a Volunteer Learning Program, funded by the Victoria Foundation.

A night to have a vital discussion

How do you know when you’re spending your time and money on the right things? That you’re putting your efforts in the right areas, and not barking up the wrong tree? These questions are just as important for charities and non-profits as they are for