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Victoria News – Donations dry up for Victoria group helping Ukrainians ‘arriving with 1 suitcase’  (October, 20, 2023)
Penticton Herald – RYGA FESTIVAL: What can be done to help displaced Ukrainians? (September, 23, 2023)
Sooke News Mirror – Ukrainian single mom facing challenges in Sooke (September, 11, 2023)
Chek News – Two Ukrainian refugees return to Victoria after Canadian visa mishap (August, 6, 2023)
Chek News – Two Ukrainian refugees stuck overseas after Canadian visa mishap (August, 1, 2023)
CBC Listen – Camp Sunflower is expanding access to affordable summer child care (July, 14, 2023)
Times Colonist – Tens of thousands line Douglas St. for Victoria Day Parade (May, 22, 2023)
Goldstream News Gazette – Ukrainian refugees helping newer arrivals settle in Greater Victoria (April, 13, 2023)
Victoria Buzz – Vancouver Island-based Ukrainian refugee support society calls on government to do better (March, 22, 2023)
Nash Holos – Karmen McNamara, General Manager of HUVI, shares how the organization is helping Ukrainian refugees (March, 02, 2023)
CBC Listen – Newcomers to Canada face unique challenges navigating the island’s housing market (February, 28, 2023)
Chek News – Two generations of Ukrainians reflect on their move to Vancouver Island (February, 25, 2023)
CTV News – Local Ukrainian woman reflects on one year of war (February, 24, 2023)
Times Colonist – Jack Knox: A year later, Island offers Ukrainians a candle in the dark (February, 24, 2023)
CTV News Vancouver Island – Non-profit group sees ‘massive uptick’ in Ukrainian refugees arriving on Vancouver Island (February, 23, 2023)
New Canadian Media – NGOs say they need “urgent help” settling refugees from Ukraine (February, 23, 2023)
CBC Listen – Ukrainians in Victoria mark one year since Russia invaded Ukraine (February, 21, 2023)
Victoria News – ‘Nowhere to go’: Help Ukraine Vancouver Island sees 300% rise in people seeking aid (February, 21, 2023)
iHeart – Support for Ukrainian refugees on Vancouver Island (February, 21, 2023)
Global News – Volunteer group helping Ukrainian refugees makes plea for host families (February, 20, 2023)
Chek News – Ukrainian refugee speaks on struggle to find housing: ‘I worry a lot’ (February, 19, 2023)
Times Colonist – Island group issues plea for shelter for Ukrainian refugees (February, 19, 2023)
Chek News – ‘He may have slept on the streets’: Ukrainian refugees facing housing crisis (
February, 18, 2023)
CBC Listen – Newcomers to Canada face unique challenges navigating the island’s housing market  (Feb, 28, 2023)
CBC Listen – A local organization is bringing food to hundreds of Ukrainian refugees across the island.  (Jan, 4, 2023)
Oak Bay News –
Oak Bay group spends $6,000 on groceries for refugees from Ukraine (January 5, 2023)
Victoria News – Fundraiser navigates currency for Ukrainians (January 11, 2023)
Comox Valley News – Recently migrated Ukrainians celebrate first Christmas in the Comox Valley (January 9, 2023)
Times Colonist – Booklet explaining Canadian cash to new arrivals from Ukraine includes $188 of the real thing (January 4, 2023)
CTV News – ‘Our Christmas Story’: Ukrainian family looking forward to first Christmas in Victoria (December 24, 2022)
Chek News – Ukrainian newcomers celebrate first Christmas in Canada (December 19, 2022)
Times Colonist – An unexpected journey: Ukrainian travel agents rebuild lives in Victoria (December 11, 2022)
Times Colonist – For Ukrainians fleeing to Victoria, a helping hand from the Christmas Fund (December 4, 2022)
PQB – Ukrainian newcomers find support from Parksville Qualicum Beach community (December 1, 2022)
Victoria Buzz – Ukrainian refugees on Vancouver Island need help as food costs continue to skyrocket (November 29, 2022)
Oak Bay News – Oak Bay home opening doors to refugees (November 21, 2022)
Chek News – Ukrainian family in Sooke receive free hockey gear (November 19, 2022)
Victoria Buzz – James Bay art gallery sold driftwood sculpture of Ukraine’s President Zelenskyy for a good cause (October 21, 2022)
Victoria News – Ukrainian refugees in need of support (September 17, 2022)
CFAX 1070 Radio – What are locals doing to help Ukrainians? (September 15, 2022)
CBC Radio – Helping Ukrainians find safe and secure housing on the island (September 14, 2022)
Times Colonist – Condo neighbours get married, offers extra unit to Ukrainians (August 23, 2022)
Victoria News – Ukrainians coming in to B.C. see rise in human trafficking risks (August 22, 2022)
Saanich News – Seniors home reopens for Ukrainian newcomers (August 6, 2022)
Chek News – Ukrainian Village opens (August 6, 2022)
Peninsula News Review – Ukrainian couple, daughter, land in North Saanich (August 5, 2022)
Times Colonist – Different war, same story in Fort Street barbershop (July 24, 2022)
Times Colonist – Kiwanis Village residents prepare to welcome Ukrainian refugees (July 23, 2022)
Saanich News – 3 groups build relationships to house Ukrainian family in Oak Bay (July 14, 2022)
Saanich News – Ukraine refugees reclaim wellness, discover community with Saanich Recreation (July 11, 2022)
Chek News – Community rallies to bring Ukrainian teen refugees to Victoria (June 20, 2022)
Peninsula News Review – ‘I got a lot of help from kind people’: Ukrainian refugees settling in Langford (June 10, 2022)
Times Colonist – Big promises and small deliveries for Ukrainians arriving on Vancouver Island (May 24, 2022)
Chek News – Ottawa’s $98 million for artillery applauded by Victoria’s Ukrainians (May 24, 2022)
Times Colonist – Defence minister in Victoria, announces $98M in artillery rounds for Ukraine (May 24, 2022)
Global News – Canada to provide 20k rounds of artillery to Ukraine in latest military aid (May 24, 2022)
Times Colonist – Victoria’s Ukrainian Cultural Centre becomes a de facto refugee centre (May 15, 2022)
Victoria News – Ukrainian Refugee Finds Home in Cowichan Valley (May 10, 2022)
Ukrainian Canadian Congress Press Release – Arson Attack on Ukrainian Priest, Family, in Victoria (April 20, 2022)
CTV Vancouver Island – Langford family opens home to Ukrainian refugees (April 19, 2022)
CBC News- Victoria paramedics raise enough money to donate 3 ambulances to war effort in Ukraine (April 19, 2022)
Victoria News- Victoria’s Kiwanis Village offers spaces to Ukrainian refugees (April 16, 2022)
Victoria News – Victoria rug-cleaning company floored by incoming donations for Ukrainians (April 15, 2022)
Times Colonist – As Ukrainians seek sanctuary on Island, logistics still being worked out (March 16, 2022)

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