Month: October 2012

Parksville Uncorked 2013

While it’s hard to imagine planning for anything in 2013 when there’s still so much of 2012 left to enjoy, one of Vancouver Island’s premiere winter wine festivals is fast-approaching. Parksville Uncorked is getting set to celebrate its… Read More

Earthquake Preparedness On Vancouver Island

Having grown up on Vancouver Island, the notion that an earthquake could be upon us at any time was a very real one. Earlier this month, many residents took part in the Great BC ShakeOut – a province-wide… Read More

The Great Outdoors: Take Me Outside Day

Did you know that Canadian youth spend an average of eight hours each day in front of a computer or TV screen? However, on an island like Vancouver Island, it’s pretty hard to come up with excuses to… Read More

Candlelight Conservation Dinner

Since 2009, various BC restaurants have teamed up with BC Hydro to encourage energy conservation around our province for the Candlelight Conservation Dinner. This coming Thursday, October 25th, a number of participating restaurants across Vancouver Island will be… Read More

Souper Bowls Benefiting The Youth Empowerment Society Of Victoria

Since 1992, Victoria’s Youth Empowerment Society (YES) has been advocating on behalf of the city’s street youth and providing services to meet the needs of youth in the Capital Region. Now celebrating 20 years in the community, YES… Read More