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A look back at the early days of Do Some Good when the team was first forming. Photo courtesy Do Some Good

Do Some Good Receives National Award for Social Impact

B Corp and tech-for-good platform Do Some Good is being recognized on…

  • Dec 2, 2022

 

Police vehicle outside the Chemainus Health Care Auxiliary Thrift Shop. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Woman fine after fall in dumbwaiter lift at Island Thrift Shop

WorkSafeBC looking into the incident to make recommendations

 

Lucia and Geoff Lyons hold up their Long Service plaques beside District of Ucluelet's park and rec staff Abby Fortune and Barb Gudbranson. (Nora O'Malley photo)

Volunteer stalwarts earn Long Service Awards in Ucluelet

Geoff and Lucia Lyons honoured for dedication to community

 

Canadian Bollywood dance star Karima Essa teaches kids the Bollywood basics during a workshop on July 22. (Nora O’Malley photos)

PHOTOS: Community spirit shines at Ukee Days

With about 3,000 people moseying down to the fairgrounds, Ukee Days was…

Canadian Bollywood dance star Karima Essa teaches kids the Bollywood basics during a workshop on July 22. (Nora O’Malley photos)
Volunteer swimming sport coordinators Donna Tyrrell, husband Dan Tyrrell, Wei Xiao and horseshoes coordinator Bob McCauley help celebrate the countdown to Greater Victoria’s 55-Plus BC Games, at Berwick Royal Oak on June 7.

PHOTOS: Days counting down for 55-Plus BC Games on south Vancouver Island

Cauldron lighting at Saanich seniors residence June 7 marked 99 days to the Games

Volunteer swimming sport coordinators Donna Tyrrell, husband Dan Tyrrell, Wei Xiao and horseshoes coordinator Bob McCauley help celebrate the countdown to Greater Victoria’s 55-Plus BC Games, at Berwick Royal Oak on June 7.
The B.C. 55-Plus Games, the province’s largest annual sporting competition, requires 1,500 volunteers and is expected to contribute over $3 million to the region’s economy. (Courtesy of 55-Plus BC Games)

1,500 volunteers needed for Victoria’s 55-Plus BC Games this year

Saanich Commonwealth Place host kickoff to volunteer drive on April 30

The B.C. 55-Plus Games, the province’s largest annual sporting competition, requires 1,500 volunteers and is expected to contribute over $3 million to the region’s economy. (Courtesy of 55-Plus BC Games)
Members of the Invasive Species Council of BC, Association of Wetland Stewards for Clayoquot and Barkley Sounds and Redd Fish Restoration Society team up to remove Yellow Flag Iris from Ucluelet’s Big Beach. (Selby Wilkinson photo)

Yellow Flag Iris: beautiful but dangerous

Invasive species attacks Tofino and Ucluelet

  • Apr 25, 2022
Members of the Invasive Species Council of BC, Association of Wetland Stewards for Clayoquot and Barkley Sounds and Redd Fish Restoration Society team up to remove Yellow Flag Iris from Ucluelet’s Big Beach. (Selby Wilkinson photo)
(Westerly file photo)

Tofino fire chief calls for ‘critical’ boost in budget

“We are getting an incredible bargain for the services that are delivered to this community”

(Westerly file photo)
Food Bank on the Edge executive director Cris Martin beams next to a new cooler installed on Friday thanks to help from the district’s public works team. (Andrew Bailey photo)

Food Bank on the Edge cheers Ucluelet’s public works crew

“They really saved our day. They were our heroes for sure”

Food Bank on the Edge executive director Cris Martin beams next to a new cooler installed on Friday thanks to help from the district’s public works team. (Andrew Bailey photo)
Mooshu is on the mend and is helping to raise money for a shelter facility for her unique Meares Island herd. (CARE photo)

Baby Mooshu on the mend after being rescued near Tofino

Rescued little one becomes spokes-calf for unique, seaweed-eating, Meares Island herd

Mooshu is on the mend and is helping to raise money for a shelter facility for her unique Meares Island herd. (CARE photo)
Mooshu is on the mend and is helping to raise money for a shelter facility for her unique Meares Island herd. (CARE photo)

Rescued baby cow becomes spokes-calf for Meares Island herd

Rescued little one becomes spokes-calf for unique, seaweed-eating herd off Tofino

Mooshu is on the mend and is helping to raise money for a shelter facility for her unique Meares Island herd. (CARE photo)
Fish and Loaves Humane Society volunteers Bobby Burns, left, and John Enns, right, receive Volunteer Recognition Awards from acting mayor Duncan McMaster during the free food hand out at the Tofino Legion on Feb.24. (Nora O’Malley photo)

Tofino Fish and Loaves volunteers Enns and Burns cheered for community service

“He’s a very conscientious and hard-working, giving volunteer.”

Fish and Loaves Humane Society volunteers Bobby Burns, left, and John Enns, right, receive Volunteer Recognition Awards from acting mayor Duncan McMaster during the free food hand out at the Tofino Legion on Feb.24. (Nora O’Malley photo)
Tofino is pursuing a $5 million grant to build a Volunteer Emergency Response Building. (Image from Jan. 26 Tofino council agenda)

Tofino pursues grant to build $5M emergency response facility

Tofino’s volunteer first responders are feeling cramped in outdated facilities.

Tofino is pursuing a $5 million grant to build a Volunteer Emergency Response Building. (Image from Jan. 26 Tofino council agenda)
From the left: Midway RCMP Csts. Jonathan Stermscheg and Chris Hansen, Public Servant Leanne Mclaren and Cpl. Phil Peters. Pictured in the front are Mclaren’s dog, Lincoln and Peters’ dog, Angel. Photo courtesy of BC RCMP

B.C. Mounties commended for bringing firewood to elderly woman

Cpl. Phil Peters said he and detachment members acted after the woman’s husband went to hospital

From the left: Midway RCMP Csts. Jonathan Stermscheg and Chris Hansen, Public Servant Leanne Mclaren and Cpl. Phil Peters. Pictured in the front are Mclaren’s dog, Lincoln and Peters’ dog, Angel. Photo courtesy of BC RCMP
Chemainus Health Care Auxiliary’s Diana Lenihan, left, and Nancy Southern with a $10,000 cheque for the Cops For Cancer Tour de Rock campaign. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Duration of Tour de Rock stop in Chemainus much shorter than usual

Four alumni riders don’t get to come for breakfast in COVID year

Chemainus Health Care Auxiliary’s Diana Lenihan, left, and Nancy Southern with a $10,000 cheque for the Cops For Cancer Tour de Rock campaign. (Photo by Don Bodger)