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Thousands of firefighters are working around the clock to battle the 462 fires that currently burning across B.C. Unlike the unprecedented 2017 wildfire year, the 2018 fires are spread across the province with no fire region left untouched. As of Aug. 8 more wildfires have started in 2018 than 2017, but those fires have burned far less hectares. 📷 by John Calogheros of Francois Lake Provincial Park
Happy International Cat Day!
It was a busy weekend at the Goldstream and Metchosin farmers' markets over the weekend. The Goldstream market takes place at Veterans Memorial Park on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., while the Metchosin market takes place on the municipal grounds on Sundays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Both markets run until October. (James MacKenzie/Black Press)
Eric Church hit the stage at Sunfest in Youbou on Sunday, the final night of the annual country music festival. Thousands flocked to Lake Town Ranch for the show.
Victoria Shamrocks defeat #IslandRivals Nanaimo Timbermen 11-8 in #WLALacrosse playoff Game 3 at The Q Centre. Shamrocks lead the best of seven series 2-1. #lacrosse #ShamrocksNation #TimberNation @nanaimobulletin @wlalacrosse @wlashamrocks @nanaimotimbermenlacrosse
“I always get nervous before I race,” says 13 year old Billy Baker. He’s competing in the annual Geronimo Water Festival. This canoe race has been going since the 1970s and has over two hundred competitors from under eight to adults. Today and tomorrow at the Tsarlip First Nation.
Keegan and Nolan are two best friends doing something very special this summer for the @bccancerfdn. They’re selling their home-grown lavender to raise funds for cancer research, to give back after Keegan’s mom was diagnosed with terminal breast cancer.
July Summer Camp! • 📷 Photo by @bball.westshore
Dont miss this upcoming speaker series by @westshorearts!
Kids from West Shore Parks and Recreation's summer camp plant herbs in the herb spiral at the Colwood Community Garden on Wishart Road Monday.
The sixth Diner En Blanc in Victoria last night!
Leigh Walls took this photo of a dragon fly in Belmont Park. Don't forget to send us your photos!