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October 2014

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This year VBIS has had the honor of being chosen by the Victoria Legal Support Staff Association (VLSA) as their charity of choice for their annual silent auction! The event is happening on December 2nd at the Comfort Hotel on Blanshard, and VLSA and VBIS would like to encourage anyone who can to come out and support the event! All proceeds will go towards helping VBIS and our many programs so we can continue to provide comprehensive and quality service. We want to express our sincerest gratitude to VLSA for their support, this will make a huge difference for us this year! You can read more...

When looking around West Coast cities today, it's safe to say there has been a dramatic increase in those choosing to use a bike as their main form of transportation.

Many are opting to take the bike route due to increased living expenses, gas prices, as well as physical and environmental factors.

But even with there being a law for riders to wear helmets at all times and a possible $100 fine, we often see riders opting not to wear them.

Apparently good hair is more important than what is underneath. 

When searching online about the issues people have with helmets, there's an influx of posts...

Earlier this month, the Victoria Foundation Vital Signs report came out, which outlines Greater Victoria's progress for the last year in areas such as Health and Wellness, Housing, Standards of Living, Environmental Sustainability, Safety, Learning, Transportation, and Sports & Recreation; it even has a large section on youth perceptions and engagement within our city! If you've ever wondered the volunteer rate in the city, or how affordable housing really is, then this report is for you! Take a look and let us know anything that stands out for you.

We want to thank The Victoria Foundation...

The Victoria Brain Injury Society is pleased to announce the 2015 Victoria & Circle Tour Art Calendar Fundraiser in partnership with Suzanne of Blue Heron Arts!