Aug. 1 marks Canada's first federally recognized Emancipation Day, the day in which the British Empire ended the practice of slavery for close to a million African people and their descendants across the former colonies.
If you were looking to catch a BC Ferries sailing from Vancouver Island to the mainland on Friday, and you didn’t make a reservation, there’s a good chance you were sitting in a multiple sailing wait.
The Snuneymuxw First Nation signed a historic memorandum of understanding (MOU) on July 28 with both the provincial and federal governments, to advance reconciliation based on the affirmation and implementation of Snuneymuxw Title and Rights.
It’s been a while since we’ve been able to ride on a ferris wheel at the fair or introduce our kids to farm animals at a petting zoo, but come September, you’ll be able to get your fill of both. The 153rd annual Saanich Fall Fair is again a go.