Dogwood’s Summit: Youth empowerment program

Looking for youth ­entering grade 10, 11, or 12 who want to make a difference in their ­community

›› Arielle Houghton

We are at an extraordinary point in time—youth around the world are raising their voices and standing up for change. From the March for our Lives to Scotland’s ­campaign to lower the voting age to the […]

By |May 29th, 2019|Buzz|0 Comments

Garden Work Party – April 27, 2019

First work party at the ­Community Centre ­gardens on Saturday, April 27th, 10am – 1pm

›› Mila Czemerys

This year, Fernwood NRG will be working on revitalizing the gardens at the Fernwood ­Community Centre for all to enjoy. We’ll be adding raised beds for annual veggies, perennial food plants, a ­pollinator ­garden, informational signage, and a new […]

By |April 18th, 2019|Events, News, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Little Owl Kids Fair – April 13, 2019

Little Owl Kids Fair is this Saturday, April 13th, 10am-4pm at the Fernwood Community Centre, 1240 Gladstone Avenue! Meet some of the island’s best creators of handmade goods for babies and kids, as well as new young makers selling their art and designs. Come support your friends and neighbours by shopping locally and stay for […]

By |April 11th, 2019|Events|0 Comments

Affordable housing development for Fernwood?

›› Ruben Anderson

Land ownership is changing in the area west of Vic High, with plans for 155 units of affordable housing to stand tall beside the school track.

There is a patchwork of lots owned by the City of Victoria, School Board 61, and BC Housing in the area between ­Chambers St. and the school. Negotiations […]

By |April 9th, 2019|Buzz, Village Vibe|0 Comments

10th Annual Fernwood Bites – June 23, 2019

Fernwood Bites 2019 tickets go on sale Monday, April 15th at 10:00am PST

›› Mila Czemerys

Once a year, Fernwood Square is ­transformed into a food and drink ­lover’s paradise. Over 30 of the city’s greatest chefs, restaurateurs, and drink makers gather to present their tastiest canapés and brews to hundreds of guests. Live jazz floats into […]

By |April 9th, 2019|Buzz, Events, Village Vibe|0 Comments

The Narwhal in Fernwood

Independent, ­investigative ­environmental ­journalism based in the neighbourhood

›› Lilly Kho

If you haven’t already heard, The Narwhal, an online magazine focused on sharing stories about Canada’s natural environment, proudly calls Fernwood its home. Although editor-in-chief and executive director Emma Gilchrist jokes about the fact that much of the publication comes together in the humble kitchen of […]

By |April 9th, 2019|Buzz, Village Vibe|0 Comments