A long tradition continues this year at Butchart Gardens with the 32nd annual Magic of Christmas lights display, featuring hundreds of thousands of lights that have taken nine weeks to install.
The only area of the complex not lit is the Japanese Garden.
A key component of the attraction is the 12 Days of Christmas theme, which has seen each of the days mentioned in the song added to the display in successive years.
After four years of unimaginable carnage, the First World War finally came to an end, 100 years ago Sunday. In Victoria, as in cities and towns around the world, people poured into the streets to celebrate the armistice that took effect at 11 a.m.
About 120 Grade 6 and 7 students from Rockheights Middle School, accompanied by Canadian Armed Forces members from CFB Esquimalt, placed about 2,000 poppies on veterans' gravesites at God's Acre Veterans Cemetery in Esquimalt on Friday, Nov. 2, 2018.
It was part of the No Stone Left Alone program, an initiative that involves grade-school students in honouring the sacrifices that Canadian military men and women have made.
Indigenous youth from across Canada spent six weeks this summer at Work Point Barracks, getting a taste of life in the Canadian Armed Forces.
Created in 2003, the RAVEN program is designed to give young people an idea of the careers available in the Armed Forces while putting them through a challenging training regime. Canadian Press photographer Chad Hipolito spent time with this summer’s students.
Justin Trudeau mingled with hundreds of friendly people at two family-focused events on Vancouver Island on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2018, but the prime minister was also reminded of the strong opposition his government faces over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.
The three-day Phillips Backyard Weekender continues Sunday from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Phillips Brewing & Malting Co., 2010 Government St. The New Jersey band Gate opens the show, followed by Miami Nights 1984, Liinks, the Sorority, Dessa and Hollie Cook. Closing the night is the Revolution, the former backing band for Prince.
Forty-three racing yachts and their crews from around the world sailed into Victoria this past week for the Melges 24 World Championship Regatta.
The racing began on Tuesday and wrapped up on Saturday. Competing boats hailed from Canada, the U.S., U.K., Italy and Australia.