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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

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

Sign up to be a fundraising team for the Gift of Good Food

Gift of Good Food Fundraising Teams are integral to our fundraising initiative. Teams have the opportunity to canvas for donations and feel good about doing it! This is a great opportunity for families, offices, sports teams, and groups of friends to come together and give. We are grateful for every team that signs up and here […]

By |October 23rd, 2019|Events, News|0 Comments

Hydro pole painting no longer permitted

After a decade of art and community ­building, BC Hydro asks Fernwood NRG to stop pole painting

›› Beth Threlfall

How to start a neighbourhood art project? Everything begins with a spark: mine was attending a community-building lecture hosted by Fernwood NRG back in 2008. Walking home afterwards, I knew I could do something for our neighbourhood, […]

By |September 30th, 2019|Buzz, News, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Fernwood Halloween Bonfire 2019

›› Mila Czemerys

Halloween’s origins date back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain. This day marks the end of summer and the harvest and the beginning of winter and months of ­darkness. Celts believe that on this one night of the year, the boundary between worlds of the living and the dead becomes blurry.

On October […]

By |September 30th, 2019|Events, News, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Discussion around the proposed Caledonia Project: Fernwood could lose precious green space

›› Scott Fox & David Maxwell

School District 61 is considering ­granting a 60-year lease to the Capital Region ­Housing Corporation, resulting in two 3-story townhouse complexes, one 4-story ­apartment building and two 5-story ­apartment ­buildings to be constructed on school grounds. At the same time, the scheduled enlargement of the school will bring the population […]

By |September 30th, 2019|Buzz, News, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Rock Bay Creek Revival Community Watershed Celebration – September 21, 2019

Saturday, September 21st, 2019, 1-4pm

At Alexander Park, 1333 Walnut Street in Fernwood, everyone welcome, kid friendly activities, free, we are marking World Rivers Day

We celebrate the Rock Bay Creek Watershed and all the watershed beings that depend upon clean fresh water. Through three City of Victoria My Great Neighbourhood Grants, we have designed and installed […]

By |September 17th, 2019|Events, News|0 Comments
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