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Winnipeg team donates time to French charity

SLt Jamie Tobin, HMCS Winnipeg – Eight members of HMCS Winnipeg assisted a local not-for-profit organization in Toulon, France, Nov. 19. The team went to Résidence solidaire les Favières, a local rehabilitation centre that provides a stable living environment for people in Toulon that require support. While they were there, the team painted living areas […]

Volume 60, Issue 49, December 7, 2015

Volume 60, Issue 49, December 7, 2015

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Military divers spin on stationary bikes and run on a treadmill in a bomb suit

Divers’ charitable spirit shines in annual turkey fund-raiser

Rachel Lallouz, Staff Writer – The Goldstream Food Bank got an early Christmas gift this year thanks to clearance divers from CFB Esquimalt. More than $21,000 was raised for the food bank’s Christmas hamper program at the sixth annual Navy Diver Turkey  Fundraiser at Millstream Village on Saturday Nov. 21. Lt(N) Walter Dubeau, lead organizer […]

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Charity renovation project needs skilled volunteers

The HeroWork Program Society is calling out for  volunteers to help them complete their 2015 project– the overhaul of the Citizens’ Counselling Centre. Over 1,000 low income individuals a year find solace in the counselling services offered by the Centre. However, the 50-plus-year-old building they operate out of has not had repairs in 25 years. […]

UrbaCity team Sparkle My World competes at a Challenge Station

City-wide charity challenge invites base employees

In June, teams of brightly coloured contestants will sprint through the streets of downtown Victoria in the name of charity. The UrbaCity Challenge takes place June 8, and is a city-wide obstacle course that pits teams of two against each other in an Amazing Race-style event, with competitors completing various tasks, puzzles, and obstacles. Businesses […]