Christmas

Booklet covers for two of the holiday stamps being released by Canada Post on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. (Canada Post)

PHOTOS: Canada Post releases four new stamps to brighten up the 2020 holiday season

Collection features one Nativity inspired scene and three secular folk artist pieces

 

Can you spot all 12 Days of Christmas displays at the Butchart Gardens? Jen Blyth photo.

The magic of Christmas returns to the Butchart Gardens

Annual display opens Nov. 27; timed ticket reservations available now

 

A cleaner wipes a glass panel at Toronto’s Eaton Centre Shopping mall on Saturday, March 21, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

12 weeks of Christmas — retailers speed up holiday plans in a daunting year

Higher than usual unemployment, end of loan deferrals could hamper shopping

 

(Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Good deeds all around in Rupert

Rampage visit Acropolis, NCHIS get Cancer Care funds, Cruise Ship Volunteer Ambassadors donate goods

  • Jan 11, 2020
(Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
The PRMS jazz band performs at the Lester Centre on Dec. 15. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Prince Rupert school bands trumpet in the holidays

Student performances from PRMS, Charles Hays & elementary schools make for a lively Christmas season

The PRMS jazz band performs at the Lester Centre on Dec. 15. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Kate and Sage Erickson get some warm hot chocolate and warm hugs from Santa Claus at The Winterfest parade. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

Winterfest highlights Prince Rupert’s holiday spirit

Video and photo coverage of the Special Events Society’s annual Winterfest

Kate and Sage Erickson get some warm hot chocolate and warm hugs from Santa Claus at The Winterfest parade. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
All baby Greyson wants for Christmas is his two front teeth! (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

WATCH: Jingle Boat, Jingle Boat, jingle all the way

Santa Claus visited the kids of Prince Rupert on the Inside Passage

All baby Greyson wants for Christmas is his two front teeth! (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
The Northern View presents Santa Shops Here in Prince Rupert

The Northern View presents Santa Shops Here in Prince Rupert

More reasons to spend your shopping dollars locally

The Northern View presents Santa Shops Here in Prince Rupert
The 2019 Harley Riders Toy Run netted 121 toys that will go to local children in time for Christmas. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Harley Riders secure hefty holiday haul

Salvation Army the beneficiary of donation that will bring hundreds of toys to local kids

The 2019 Harley Riders Toy Run netted 121 toys that will go to local children in time for Christmas. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Santa will be ditching the reindeer — for one day anyway — in favour of the Inside Passage this December. (Black Press file photo)

Jingling all the way back to Prince Rupert

Santa Claus will be steering the Jingle Boat Express back into the harbour this Christmas

Santa will be ditching the reindeer — for one day anyway — in favour of the Inside Passage this December. (Black Press file photo)
The exterior of Heather Dickson’s Oak Bay home decorated for Christmas. Don Denton photography

Picture Perfect House of Christmas Decorations

Heather Dickson shows off her curated Christmas collections

  • Dec 24, 2018
The exterior of Heather Dickson’s Oak Bay home decorated for Christmas. Don Denton photography
VIDEO: RCMP stop traffic with candy canes to remind drivers not to drink and drive

VIDEO: RCMP stop traffic with candy canes to remind drivers not to drink and drive

Police want to prevent any bad choices from being made this holiday season

VIDEO: RCMP stop traffic with candy canes to remind drivers not to drink and drive
Victoria council may stop funding Christmas decorations, such as Christmas trees, to make the city “more inclusive.” (File photo)

B.C. city considers scrapping funds for Christmas decorations

Victoria city coun. Ben Isitt doesn’t think the government should pay for any religious symbols

Victoria council may stop funding Christmas decorations, such as Christmas trees, to make the city “more inclusive.” (File photo)
Meat and Greet with Butcher Geoff Pinch

Meat and Greet with Butcher Geoff Pinch

Specialty meats are perfect for holiday entertaining

  • Dec 10, 2018
Meat and Greet with Butcher Geoff Pinch
The Berry family in Langley has created a holiday light extravaganza at their home. The display features over 10,000 lights and many inflatables, with new additions this year. At 9562 215A St, nightly from 4 to 11 p.m (Submitted)

PHOTOS: B.C. lights up for the holiday season

Cities from Langley to Victoria are merry and bright this year

  • Dec 21, 2017
The Berry family in Langley has created a holiday light extravaganza at their home. The display features over 10,000 lights and many inflatables, with new additions this year. At 9562 215A St, nightly from 4 to 11 p.m (Submitted)