News & Updates

Stories from our staff and volunteers

Sep 2019 | Bereavement

Article: How to Support a Friend Who is Grieving

When a friend or loved one is grieving, it can impact many aspects of their life. It may be hard to know how to offer help and support. Bereavement counselors at Victoria Hospice offer this advice...

Aug 2019 | Events, Hospice

Cycle of Life Tour Soars Past Fundraising Goal

This year’s Cycle of Life Tour set an all-time fundraising high, raising over $280,000 for hospice care across Vancouver Island. The weekend saw over 100 cyclists ride in support of eight hospices across Vancouver Island.

Aug 2019 | Bereavement

Article: Learning to Live With Loss

When a loved one dies, the thoughts and emotions that come with that loss can be intense and confusing. As grief counselors, we often encounter a question that, by contrast...

May 2019 | News Releases

News Releases: Victoria Teams Hike to Remember Loved Ones

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VICTORIA – May 1, 2019 – Sunday, May 5th marks the beginning of National Hospice Palliative Care Week with dozens of cities across Canada hosting hikes to raise critical funds and...

Apr 2019 | Hospice, Staff

Victoria Hospice Staffing Update

At the end of February, 2019, Wendy Wainwright, a nationally-recognized champion of psychosocial care, retired after 36 years of dedicated service to Victoria Hospice...