James Bay author Marcia Mae Nelson Pedde has just published a wonderful children’s book called The Adventures of Rainbow Mouse. The book is beautifully illustrated by Victoria illustrator Astra Crompton. The 48 page picture book tells an inspiring story of finding confidence in your own abilities so that you can help others.
While we were flinging plants about at the spring plant swap, a few people wandered by, looked sadly at the plants, and said “I have a shady 11th floor balcony and everything dies.”
Part of living together respectfully is to share the health care system equitably. Truth and Reconciliation, Calls to Action published by the University of Manitoba, 2015 identifies the ways in which Aboriginal people should be treated to redress the unjust practices under which they have suffered.
This just in: The first colourful harvest of herbs and edible flowers springing from the Growing Little Gardeners program at the James Bay Community Project.
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After assisting in veterinary work on game reserves in South Africa during my final year in vet school, I gained a new appreciation for what may be lurking in the grass, bushes and trees.
CPR passenger transportation days were over in Victoria. The Empress would have to do business in a tourist market where newer and shinier inns were appearing. The hotel needed a complete overhaul. After giving a year's warning, the Empress closed its doors on October 23, 1988, for its Royal Restoration.
A few weeks ago, I spent an interesting hour talking with Gayle and her grade twos at James Bay Community School. This is no ordinary classroom, especially in the spring when the grade twos wait impatiently for the eggs to become chickens in the classroom’s incubator.
What does it take to become a vendor at a farmers’ market? What piece of the human psyche inspires someone to spend huge chunks of one’s life creating things and selling them to the public?
Over the years I’ve heard countless stories from families in our community about the challenges of finding affordable and quality child care.
Most linguists specialize in not just a technical area of language science (as I did in syntax and semantics), but also in a particular language or language family. For me, the choice was Welsh, and, more generally, the other Celtic languages.
This is the year for national co-op organizations to hold their Annual Meetings in Victoria – what a wealth of information and enthusiasm! The Co-op Housing Federation of Canada Annual General Meeting is being held in Victoria on June 6 – 8, 2018.
Question: Who pays lip-service to the affordable housing crisis? Answer: All levels of Canadian government. But none declare that housing is a fundamental human right. In this country, housing is considered the privilege of those who work hard.
Mayor Lisa Helps addressed concerns and issues of James Bay residents at the May 9, 2018, monthly meeting of the James Bay Neighbourhood Association (JBNA) following a brief CALUC meeting.
Rip-off artists abound (and not just governments 😊) and are still using the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) scam. The latest permutation involves Interac E Transfers.
Professor Mai is a doctor, a professor, a writer of medical articles, and now, also a novelist! His first novel, Father, Unknown, published in 2017 by Austin Macauley Publishers Ltd., London, was motivated by a piece of personal history in his family in when he discovered a “father, unknown” in his own ancestry.
First, the plants: the James Bay Neighbourhood Association Gardening Committee will host the third annual Spring Plant Swap and Sale on Sat, May 5, 10-12 am at Irving Park on Menzies Street (new location, so don’t get confused!) This
When the sxʷeŋxʷəŋ təŋəxʷ James Bay Branch of the Greater Victoria Public Library (GVPL) opened at 10 a.m. on Monday, April 9, a large group of eager library patrons streamed through the doors to be among the first to use the new library.