Month: January 2011

Victoria Tea Festival

With traditional British roots and a colourful Chinese community, it’s no secret that Victoria has become a melting pot for tea drinkers. This healthy and natural beverage has become a popular means by which to relax, boost immunity,… Read More

O Lucky Boy!

While it’s no secret that British Columbia regularly faces a pet overpopulation problem – one that faces crisis levels – the problem has become even more severe in the United States, particularly California. With a plummeting economy, more… Read More

First Annual Comox Valley Whiskey Fest

Whether you’re a self-proclaimed connoisseur or simply someone who enjoys a decent scotch from time to time, a first-time evening is coming to the Comox Valley to celebrate all things whiskey. The Comox Rotary Club and The Westerly… Read More

January On Mt. Washington

With a current alpine snowbase of over 500cm (yes, you read that correctly), Mt. Washington’s definitely earned their bragging rights this season. However, all that tasty powder isn’t the only thing happening on the hill these days. Mt…. Read More

Banning Tanning In The Capital

Last night, in a landslide vote of 18-1, Victoria city council voted to ban those under the age of 18 from using tanning beds in the Greater Victoria region. This precedent-setting decision is being applauded by health care… Read More