Opportunity for affordable housing

›› Andrew Kerr

I choose to live in Fernwood because so many of its values align with my own. We are a neighbourhood with a strong sense of community, a passion for civic engagement and a deep desire to care for all of our neighbours, including across socioeconomic divides.

As our city grapples with a worsening affordability […]

By |December 2nd, 2019|Buzz, News, Village Vibe|0 Comments

The idea of neighbourhood

>> Lee Herrin

In the summer of 1998, I struck up a conversation with Paul Philips on the streets of Fernwood. He was ­putting up posters around the neighbourhood advertising a meeting at the Fernwood Community Centre. I asked him what it was about; he said it was important to the future of the neighbourhood. I […]

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Fernwood’s Universal Child Care Prototype Site: ­a year in review

›› Erin Gray

Just over a year ago, our Child Care ­programs at the Fernwood Community Centre became one of the 53 Universal Child Care Prototype sites in BC. What an honour it has been to be a part of this initiative. Part of this funding came to us in the form of Improvement Grants and […]

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Fernwood Community Association survey results

›› Denise Stocco

In August 2019, the Fernwood ­Community Association (FCA) reached out to the ­residents of Fernwood to find out their likes, their needs, and their priorities in anticipation of the update of the ­neighborhood plan by the City of Victoria. A paper survey was ­distributed in the Village Vibe and in local stores. The […]

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Bizkids – December 8, 2019

BIZKIDS2019 is taking place Sunday, December 8th from 1pm to 3pm at Fernwood Community Centre.

A craft & holiday fair featuring items hand made by children in the Victoria Home Learning Community. Come and support locally made crafts and holiday items at this fun afternoon event. Free entry with items available for sale.

For further information visit […]

By |November 27th, 2019|Events|0 Comments

Gift of Good Food Fundraiser Launches Nov. 18–Dec. 31 2019 and Aims to Raise $100,000 to Support 200 Families

Monday, November 18, 2019—Victoria BC. From Nov. 18 through Dec. 31, 2019 Fernwood NRG launches the annual Gift of Good Food Fundraiser for the fifth year in a row. The Gift of Good Food fundraiser aims to raise $100,000 which will provide fresh produce to 200 families facing poverty in the Capital Regional District for […]

By |November 18th, 2019|Buzz, Events, News|0 Comments

The Gift of Good Food 2019

›› Mila Czemerys

Fernwood NRG is thrilled to be hosting our annual fundraiser The Gift of Good Food. We’ve partnered up with community centres across the capital region and are aiming to raise $100,000! This amount of funds would support 200 families with much needed fresh produce. Every $500 raised will support a family in need […]

By |October 28th, 2019|Buzz, Editorial, Village Vibe|0 Comments