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Vital People

The Victoria Foundation sponsors a television news feature series with CHEK TV called Vital People. Airing each Sunday on CHEK News @ 5, Vital People shares the stories of people and organizations working on the issues highlighted in the Victoria’s Vital Signs® community report that the foundation publishes annually.

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Vital People: Serving up Hope

Most of us go to cafes for coffee or tea, but a visit to Imagine Café in Victoria may just help renew your faith in humanity. 
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Vital People: Geeky Girls

Women software developers, engineers, computer scientists and others have created iWIST, Island Women in Science and Technology.
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Vital People: Teaching Change in Malawi

For Christie Johnson volunteering has become a life-changing experience for hundreds of the world’s poorest young women.
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Vital People: One Tab at a Time

Imagine the determination of working towards a goal for five years, especially if you’re only six years old when you start.

Times Colonist Vital People - June 26, 2016

Read about an internship program that grows organic farms and discover a local Scouts Canada renovation in the latest edition of Vital People.
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Vital People: Counting Bats

Want to sit outside at dusk and enjoy a Vancouver Island sunset, all while helping our bat population too? Then you might want to contact the Habitat...
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Vital People: Fighting Poverty with Colouring

Staff at an inner-city shelter say art is an important part of the healing process for many who struggle with life on the street. Now the program is...
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Vital People: Suiting up for Success

The latest Vital People looks at a program helping men to dress their best for success.
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Vital People: The Art of Aging

They say age is just a number and life is what we make it. For proof you need only meet any of the thousands of fascinating, inspiring seniors all...

Times Colonist Vital People - May 29, 2016

Learn all about new housing for homeless and the Victoria Foundation's 80th anniversary celebrations with the latest edition of Vital People.

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Vital People: Serving up Hope

Most of us go to cafes for coffee or tea, but a visit to Imagine Café in Victoria may just help renew your faith in humanity. 

Victoria's Vital Signs

Read the 2015 Victoria's Vital Signs® report, our tenth anniversary check-up of the Greater Victoria region as a place to live, work, play and grow.

Read the 2015 Vital Signs Report»

Victorians invited to help celebrate with paint

Celebrate Canada's 150th and the Victoria Foundation's 80th anniversaries by helping paint a community mosaic mural!

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