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One block along Victoria's Government Street. Photo © Jason Vanderhill, via flickr & Creative Commons

Perceptions change as our cities evolve

I have little need for t-shirts, caps or jackets emblazoned with our capital’s name. I don’t bother with coasters, tea cozies or trinkets to remind me of my day-to-day existence here. When I can step out my door to live the dream, I rarely think of shops that sell souvenirs Read more →

Manhole cover in the rain. Photo © Scott Schiller, via Creative Commons

Water management, like winter rain, is in the forecast

When government officials and industry specialists gather downtown on Tuesday, they’ll be discussing an issue rarely off the public radar for long in this region: water management. The Partnership for Water Sustainability in British Columbia and the Irrigation Industry Association of British Columbia are hosting the one-day workshop, Convening for Read more →

Cycling in Victoria. Photo © John Luton, via creative commons and flickr

Cycling rally explores disaster relief, two-wheeled style

With the 2014 Tour de France ending tomorrow, this year’s version delivered the usual combination of surprise and excitement to fans. The spectacular high-speed crashes and cringing injuries that regularly occur during the renowned cycling race brought sudden and unexpected ends to the participation of many contenders for this year’s Read more →