The recently formed Bennetts’ Wet Paint Company brings together the diverse talents of three generations of local musicians.
Rick Thomas is a tough guy to pin down to one idea. I’m supposed to be writing a book review of his novel A Dead Artist Can Make a Good Living, but after I talked to him last week, and tried to stick to the topic, I realized it was impossible—at least for me—so instead, I’m going to write about the many iterations of Rick’s life and the one unifying thread that’s a part of each of the dominant characteristic that permeate all he does.
Since the 1970s the Dickens Fair has brought you a holiday shopping experience showcasing a diverse group of vendors and a wide array of quality products. The variety of new products, the quality of workmanship, and the care that goes into their creations are sure to impress the most discerning of shoppers.
Living closer to urban sprawl than nature reminds me of how lucky I was growing up. My childhood home was located on a small island. During summer nights the sound of the frogs would form a soothing blanket of rhythmic sound, filling the black sky.
The Victoria Health Co-op offers several ways for our member-owners and the wider community to make a contribution to their own health and to the wellness of the community - all while reducing the taxes they must pay next Spring. But first, here are some updates about our work.
Shingles is a virus called herpes zoster; it is the same virus that causes chickenpox. Over 90% of adults in Canada have been exposed to the chickenpox virus. As you age, the immune system weakens and the chickenpox virus can reactivate and become shingles. Shingles can result in a painful, blistering rash that can sometimes lead to long lasting nerve pain.
Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA) limit for 2019 has been announced. The limit for 2019 will be $6,000, up from 2018’s $5,500.
So called Active Transportation Network
Lighted Model Boat Parade
Remembering School Discipline
James Bay residents were invited to comment on a proposed high density low-cost housing project in the neighbourhood at the November 2018 monthly meeting of the James Bay Neighbourhood Association (JBNA).
I would like to highlight a few of the initiatives from the last few months of 2018 that may be of particular interest to you and your family.
Despite their lengthy record of insuring that all development proposals reflect the James Bay Community Plan and accurately reflect the values, issues, and concerns of James Bay residents, why is it community concerns are given cursory reference only during time permitting at meetings, after the Executive’s issues are discussed?
The Board of the James Bay Neighbourhood Association (JBNA) appreciates the opportunity to respond to Ms Adams’ concerns and to clarify the situation she has raised.
The most common question at this fall’s plant swap was “Will this survive winter on my balcony?” So, since you asked, here’s how to help a potted plant live to see the spring.
To understand and respect Indigenous ways of seeing the world, it is, first of all, important to know their history, cultural values, and religious beliefs.
Between 15,000 and 29,000 years ago Shoal Point, and the rest of Victoria harbour were under the massive weight of the Fraser Glaciation.
At the inaugural James Bay Window Wanderland we were treated to imaginative displays. It was the first time the event had taken place anywhere in North America.
While Karate isn’t a team sport, it is a team-building pursuit. While I watched the seven students gather in the customary circle that begins the class, I realized that this was a far different world from the one I had experienced such a long and impressionable time ago.