On The IslandA map of Shakespeare's LondonApr 23, 2015 | 7:32Today is believed to be William Shakespeare's 451st birthday, and thans to a project at the University of Victoria, anyone can take a virtual stroll through Shakespeare's old stomping grounds in London.
On The IslandCruise ship season begins in VictoriaApr 22, 2015 | 10:27Cruise ship season has begun in Victoria, and with 229 ship visits expected, local residents are once again raising concerns about noise, traffic and dirty air.
On The IslandIsland Health to send out thousands of surgeries to private clinicsApr 10, 2015 | 7:26Island Health wants private clinics to take on up to 4,000 surgical procedures a year in an attempt to reduce wait times and free up operating rooms at hospitals.
On The IslandEmergency preparedness for petsMar 30, 2015 | 4:35Residents of B.C.'s west coast are familiar with the reminders to be prepared for a large scale earthquake — something experts say is a near certainty — pet owners are being reminded to include things for their animals in their emergency preparedness kits
On The IslandVictoria dental clinic puts therapy dogs to workMar 25, 2015 | 6:42A Victoria dental clinic has come up with a way to calm jittery patients that is more gentle than knocking them out with a sedative.
On The IslandWebsite launched to help LGBT seniors plan for end-of-life careMar 24, 2015 | 8:19Simon Fraser University gerontology professor Gloria Gutman recently launched LGBT End of Life Conversations, a website that helps seniors find LGBT-friendly service providers.
On The IslandArtist Connie Watts says too many rules stifle creativityMar 16, 2015 | 6:37Artist Connie Watts is taking on the regulations around art commissioned for public places, saying too many rules stifle the creative process.
On The IslandAnita Majumdar criticizes use of 'brown face' in Victoria theatre productionMar 11, 2015 | 12:05Victoria-based theatre Langham Court has come under fire for its production Charles Dickens' The Mystery of Edwin Drood, because it features white performers wearing dark make-up to make themselves look South Asian.