Empathy and support from a pawn shop

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It’s the only pawn shop in Esquimalt, and gives support and respect to about 1700 customers a month.

How your grandmother met her second husband

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He had just come back from the war, and saw she was getting unwanted attention on the train…. He did make an impression, and she followed up.

Ruby Moments: 40th Anniversary

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We put this together over some months… So many stories here.

Momentum .. A walking tour

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He walked down the West Coast of North America and had some important conversations along the way. For more info on the podcast see JordanBower.com

Symphony Stories and Poetry

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Drawing on his years as a teacher, professor and writer, Jack Hodgins curates a unique musical/ written word event with the Victoria Symphony

Asked to create a girls’ Little League

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She started it from scratch and ended 9 years later with 30 teams… using 3 ball parks. One now has her name on it.

Beginning influences and decisions of an artist and teacher

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Carole Sabiston looks back at her family, school and community influences in shaping her career path. Everything in her career development interconnected.

Buying my first car

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Spent a bit of time with Jack, a wonderful story teller and author. He shared this story about the first car he bought, a ‘hot rod’ 1950 Meteor.

Phenomenal experimental course

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No one was getting any credits, but four classes of students loved the experience. They sometimes stayed and talked for hours after school. Thirty years later that experience with the students still feels phenomenal.

Grandfather’s voice

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My grandfather's voice from Christopher Bowers on Vimeo. The whole family was deeply affected when they heard their father’s voice on a video after his passing.