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Mobility Cup sets sail in Esquimalt Harbour

Mobility Cup sets sail in Esquimalt Harbour

A team of volunteers are getting set to huff, puff, and put some wind into the sails of this year’s Mobility Cup. The Canadian Forces Sailing Association (CFSA) located at Munroe Head on the north side of Esquimalt Harbour is host to the 24th annual edition of Canada’s international regatta for sailors with disabilities, Sept. […]

BMX-WAY too much fun

BMX-WAY too much fun

“Brutal, Mad, Xciting!” blared one newspaper headline after the 2012 summer Olympic men’s quarter-finals in BMX racing resulted in 10 crashes involving 21 riders. But that’s not how members of the Greater Victoria BMX Association would describe their local version of the sport. Speaking with some of the civilian and military members of the club, […]

charity organization

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. […]

Remembrance Day Downtown

Remembrance Day Downtown

The Canadian Scottish Regiment marches past the saluting dias during the Remembrance Day ceremony in Victoria.