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Voice your opinions on the future of Greater Victoria in this annual survey

Voice your opinions on the future of Greater Victoria in this annual survey

Victoria’s 2024 Vital Sign citizen survey is now open, and the Victoria Foundation wants to hear your thoughts on the local community.
The problem with leaf blowers, and what you can do instead

The problem with leaf blowers, and what you can do instead

When I was a kid, I used to help my mother clear leaves the old-fashioned way — with a rake. These days, I don’t see many rakes in my neighborhood.
Your Good Health: Eliminating dairy helps with eosinophilic esophagitis

Your Good Health: Eliminating dairy helps with eosinophilic esophagitis

Food elimination diets, usually starting with cow’s milk products alone, is an effective first-line treatment for eosinophilic esophagitis
Ask Lisi: Be honest with in-laws about marital problems

Ask Lisi: Be honest with in-laws about marital problems

Since you live with your in-laws, they may be more observant and astute than you realize, and they may already know that your relationship is on the rocks.
April 23: Your Daily Horoscope

April 23: Your Daily Horoscope

Tuesday, April 23rd ARIES (March 21 - April 20): Try not to let your guard down because the full moon could tempt you to make the kind of mistake that costs a great deal of money.
Consciousness a 'realistic possibility' in birds, fish, squid and bees, scholars say

Consciousness a 'realistic possibility' in birds, fish, squid and bees, scholars say

The New York Declaration on Animal Consciousness says there is "at least a realistic possibility" that all vertebrates and many invertebrates have conscious experience.
Ellie: When it comes to love, humour both teases and pleases

Ellie: When it comes to love, humour both teases and pleases

In many long-time unions, love and laughter are commonly part of their closeness.
Tulips are just the beginning in Washington's Skagit Valley

Tulips are just the beginning in Washington's Skagit Valley

RoozenGaarde’s tulip fields, along with Tulip Town, Garden Rosalyn and Tulip Valley Farms, has helped make the Skagit Valley a must-visit destination.
April 22: Your Daily Horoscope

April 22: Your Daily Horoscope

Monday, April 22nd ARIES (March 21 - April 20): That sense of urgency you feel is an illusion brought about by mind planet Mercury moving retrograde through your sign.
Eric Akis: Bring out the barbecue for Indian-style chicken burgers

Eric Akis: Bring out the barbecue for Indian-style chicken burgers

Chicken patties flavoured with curry powder and rich with cashews are grilled and then stuffed in buns with mango chut- ney-flavoured mayonnaise and a tangy slaw.