Coming to a new ‘world’

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Scotland in the 60’s was challenging… so in 1970 they took their family to Saskatchewan…. Twenty-eight years later they moved to Victoria, yet still have an empathy for the newcomer.

Joni Mitchell – Sound track of our lives

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Two friends from other cities get together in Victoria and the Belfry Theatre production is a valued part of their shared experience

An interview with a member of Canada’s Who’s Who

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Heritage Artist & Community Advocate Member of the Canadian Who’s Who Keeping a friendly dialogue going is important. “That’s the key.” Themes: Finding a good cause Giving hope to the hopeless Overcoming challenges Land return to First Nations

Justin Blanchfield at the Institute for Global Change

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Justin Blanchfield is a Professional Mechanical Engineer living in Victoria, BC. His career is focused on the sustainable development of our communities by minimizing our ecological impact on the environment. Justin has extensive experience in energy conservation and renewable energy

Discovering how to speak again

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Dedicated support from his brother has helped a stroke victim find a new way to speak… A new/old process by a master’s student in using music to unlock communication was a turning point.

Building safer communities in London

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A community organizer talks about a campaign to improve safety for children when transit rates increased, and school children had to walk in new neighbourhoods.

Transformative moments from teaching art.. in an asylum

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In her early 20’s she was asked if she wanted to use her art to help in an insane asylum in Mexico. Marion shares the transformation she saw in working with these children.

School officer .. Bill Chisholm

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50 years later… a school liason officer is fondly remembered.

Officer Moments…

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Looking back to a highlight in his career… memorable moments while keeping the community safe. Upon seeing this clip his partner in those days wrote, ‘… those days were definitely among the best and most fun that I’ve had on

Key Moments

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Two strangers meet at a key board and the communication was immediate. You can see the staying power this quality opportunity elicited.