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Crosscut
9 Reasons to build that Canadian wall1. Stop the Poutine invasion Canada’s heart-clogging national dish, poutine, i
9 Reasons to build that Canadian wall
Crosscut / Posted 3 hours ago
1. Stop the Poutine invasion Canada’s heart-clogging national dish, poutine, is appearing on more and more Seattle menus where it has become a Happy Hour favorite. The basic ingredients: brown gravy and cheese over French fries. The way it congeals... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Fall fitness week offers free trialsHave you ever wanted to try a spin class, get tangled up in yoga or bench press
Fall fitness week offers free trials
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 7 hours ago
Have you ever wanted to try a spin class, get tangled up in yoga or bench press your own weight? Is the fear of committing to a fixed class schedule or a long-term pass keeping you from trying something new? Well, West Shore Parks and Recreation... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
Election battle in Sooke could 'come down to the wire'The Esquimalt-Sooke-Saannich election battle could come down to the wire, says
Election battle in Sooke could 'come down to the wire'
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 9 hours ago
The Esquimalt-Sooke-Saannich election battle could come down to the wire, says a University of Victoria professor. Kim Speers, a professor in the faculty of human and social development at UVic, said with recent federal boundary changes, all parties... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Midget rep Ice Hawks to join Saanich Minor HockeyJennifer Blyth Oak Bay News Due to low numbers, Victoria Minor Hockey Associa
Midget rep Ice Hawks to join Saanich Minor Hockey
Oak Bay News / Posted yesterday
Jennifer Blyth Oak Bay News Due to low numbers, Victoria Minor Hockey Association will not run a midget rep program this year, sending its Oak Bay, Victoria and Esquimalt players to neighbouring Saanich Minor Hockey instead. It’s not simply a... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Top cruise destinations: World's 20 most perfect ports to drop anchorSome places are just meant to be seen from the sea. Here are 20 of the world’s
Top cruise destinations: World's 20 most perfect ports to drop anchor
Kiama Independent / Posted 2 days ago
Some places are just meant to be seen from the sea. Here are 20 of the world’s best ports to drop anchor. Travellers may argue over which city provides the most beautiful arrival by ship, but few would leave Rio de Janeiro far from the top of the... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Young BMX rider would make a cool championFor someone who pedals frantically at times as he dashes around the twists, tur
Young BMX rider would make a cool champion
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
For someone who pedals frantically at times as he dashes around the twists, turns and jumps of a BMX bike track, Riely Brosius is incredibly calm. Gunning for a provincial 12-year-old boys expert title this weekend in Langley – he’s currently tied... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
British diver’s body found in B.C. waters more than 7 weeks after disappearanceThe coroners service says the body of a 28-year-old British police officer who
British diver’s body found in B.C. waters more than 7 weeks after disappearance
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
The coroners service says the body of a 28-year-old British police officer who went missing during a dive has been recovered. Man Timothy Chu was vacationing in the Victoria area when he went on a charter dive in a marine ecological reserve at Race... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Training camp set for weekendArnold Lim News Gazette staff As summer comes to a close, a colder, harder-hi
Training camp set for weekend
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
Arnold Lim News Gazette staff As summer comes to a close, a colder, harder-hitting season is set to hit the ice. After another promising regular season ending in bitter playoff disappointment, Victoria Grizzlies’ director of operations Jim Swanson... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Salmon run estimates reduced significantlyBlack Press Are they late, or are they not coming? This is a quandary Fisheri
Salmon run estimates reduced significantly
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 14 days ago
Black Press Are they late, or are they not coming? This is a quandary Fisheries and Oceans Canada is facing with the early summer sockeye stocks which spawn in Scotch Creek and Seymour River. On Friday, Aug. 7, The Pacific Salmon Commission and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Cascadia initiative to monitor Northwest Pacific seismic risksResearchers on the Research Vessel Oceanus retrieve an ocean-bottom seismometer
Cascadia initiative to monitor Northwest Pacific seismic risks
PhysOrg / Posted 15 days ago
Researchers on the Research Vessel Oceanus retrieve an ocean-bottom seismometer during a 2014 expedition supporting the Cascadia Initiative. Credit: Pat Kight, via Flickr Early data coming in from a massive, four-year deployment of seismometers... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
15 things to do today, Aug. 18, in Boulder CountyAudrey Delella Benedict and Joseph Gaydos will speak about and sign their new b
15 things to do today, Aug. 18, in Boulder County
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 15 days ago
Audrey Delella Benedict and Joseph Gaydos will speak about and sign their new book, "The Salish Sea," tonight at the Boulder Book Store. (Courtesy Photo) Fashioned by the violent volcanism of the Pacific Rim of Fire, plate tectonics, and the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers model tsunami hazards on the Northwest coastThe coast of the Pacific Northwest from space. Credit: SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Go
Researchers model tsunami hazards on the Northwest coast
PhysOrg / Posted 15 days ago
The coast of the Pacific Northwest from space. Credit: SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, ORBIMAGE Recent press and social media coverage have reminded residents of the Pacific Northwest that they live in a seismically active region.... Read more
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The Tyee
Ahead of Cascadia's Big One, Washington City Seeks Shelter from the WaveThe magnitude 9 earthquake that hit Japan in 2011 is an example of what's in st
Ahead of Cascadia's Big One, Washington City Seeks Shelter from the Wave
The Tyee / Posted 19 days ago
The magnitude 9 earthquake that hit Japan in 2011 is an example of what's in store for the Pacific Northwest when the next big earthquake ruptures in the Cascadia fault. Tsunami photo by Alexander Tidd, Creative Commons licensed. [Editor's note:... Read more
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BC Local News
BY THE BAY: Humpback whales making comebackSpouts of spray against a blue sky, the arch of a dark back and the flip of gia
BY THE BAY: Humpback whales making comeback
BC Local News / Posted 19 days ago
Spouts of spray against a blue sky, the arch of a dark back and the flip of giant tail flukes as a humpback whale dives deep into the water: a thrilling sight that is becoming more common in local waters. Humpback populations are on the rebound, 100... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
New home, new name for Westshore Velox RFCThe official opening of a new artificial turf field inside the velodrome track
New home, new name for Westshore Velox RFC
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
The official opening of a new artificial turf field inside the velodrome track at Juan de Fuca Recreation Centre means a crosstown move for Westshore Rugby Football Club. Westshore Velox RFC contributed $450,000 toward the field project, which was... Read more
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BC Local News
Turf Burners take trophies at annual soccer tournamentWillows Beach FC captured the open division title with a win over Play Fair Hav
Turf Burners take trophies at annual soccer tournament
BC Local News / Posted 20 days ago
Willows Beach FC captured the open division title with a win over Play Fair Have Fun on Sunday at the annual Turf Burn Co-Ed Soccer Tournament at Juan de Fuca Recreation fields. The Power Rangers proved most powerful in the recreational division,... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Turf Burners take trophies at annual soccer tournamentWillows Beach FC captured the open division title with a win over Play Fair Hav
Turf Burners take trophies at annual soccer tournament
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
Willows Beach FC captured the open division title with a win over Play Fair Have Fun on Sunday at the annual Turf Burn Co-Ed Soccer Tournament at Juan de Fuca Recreation fields. The Power Rangers proved most powerful in the recreational division,... Read more
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Peace Arch News
BY THE BAY: Humpback whales making comebackSpouts of spray against a blue sky, the arch of a dark back and the flip of gia
BY THE BAY: Humpback whales making comeback
Peace Arch News / Posted 20 days ago
Spouts of spray against a blue sky, the arch of a dark back and the flip of giant tail flukes as a humpback whale dives deep into the water: a thrilling sight that is becoming more common in local waters. Humpback populations are on the rebound, 100... Read more
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Salmon Arm Observer
Salmon run prediction cut in halfAre they late, or are they not coming? This is a quandary Fisheries and Oceans
Salmon run prediction cut in half
Salmon Arm Observer / Posted 21 days ago
Are they late, or are they not coming? This is a quandary Fisheries and Oceans Canada is facing with the early summer sockeye stocks which spawn in Scotch Creek and Seymour River. On Friday, Aug. 7, The Pacific Salmon Commission and the Fraser... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
Marilyn Bell's 1956 swim had a Sooke connectionIt was 59 years ago this month that Canada’s famous Marilyn Bell was posed with
Marilyn Bell's 1956 swim had a Sooke connection
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 21 days ago
It was 59 years ago this month that Canada’s famous Marilyn Bell was posed with Sooke’s Robert Acreman after her successful Strait of Juan de Fuca swim. During the 20th century, long distance swim challenges were all the rage, perhaps first... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
John Horgan reflects o the last 10 yearsea where “the heck the time went.” That’s how the New Democratic Party leader
John Horgan reflects o the last 10 years
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 21 days ago
ea where “the heck the time went.” That’s how the New Democratic Party leader initially chose to describe the past 10 years as MLA for the Juan de Fuca riding. “In the first campaign in 2005, my attitude was to see how it goes and hope I do a good... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
EDITORIAL: Plenty of time to get to know West Shore riding candidatesNow that the election writ has been dropped and Prime Minister Stephen Harper h
EDITORIAL: Plenty of time to get to know West Shore riding candidates
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
Now that the election writ has been dropped and Prime Minister Stephen Harper has officially acknowledged the start of the 2015 federal election campaign, the magnifying glass can be raised above the West Shore ridings of Cowichan-Malahat-Langford... Read more
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BC Local News
BUSINESS COLUMN: Out and aboutWith August in full swing, we hope everyone is enjoying their summer. In just a
BUSINESS COLUMN: Out and about
BC Local News / Posted 22 days ago
With August in full swing, we hope everyone is enjoying their summer. In just a few weeks we will be getting ready for Back to School, when the new Belmont and Royal Bay secondaries on the West Shore welcome students through the doors for the highly... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
BUSINESS COLUMN: Out and aboutWith August in full swing, we hope everyone is enjoying their summer. In just a
BUSINESS COLUMN: Out and about
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
With August in full swing, we hope everyone is enjoying their summer. In just a few weeks we will be getting ready for Back to School, when the new Belmont and Royal Bay secondaries on the West Shore welcome students through the doors for the highly... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Mosquito baseball Tier 2 Eagles wind up fourth in B.C.The Victoria Eagles were unbeatable over the first two days of the Baseball B.C
Mosquito baseball Tier 2 Eagles wind up fourth in B.C.
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 27 days ago
The Victoria Eagles were unbeatable over the first two days of the Baseball B.C. provincial Mosquito AAA Tier 2 championships at the Juan de Fuca fields in Colwood last weekend. The locals had a tough time of it in the final two days, however,... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Soccer fundraiser in Colwood mixes social fun, competitionThere’s a fundraising event for soccer players who want to improve facilities f
Soccer fundraiser in Colwood mixes social fun, competition
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
There’s a fundraising event for soccer players who want to improve facilities for their sport, while having a lot of fun playing the beautiful game. It’s the Turf Burn Seven-a-Side Adult Co-Ed Soccer Tournament, which takes place Friday (Aug. 7)... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
Long trail begins for MP hopefulsYou can expect a few more knocks at the door this week with the official launch
Long trail begins for MP hopefuls
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 29 days ago
You can expect a few more knocks at the door this week with the official launch of the federal election. So far, five candidates – New Democrat Randall Garrison, Conservative Shari Lukens, Green Frances Litman, Libertarian Josh Steffler and Liberal... Read more
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Salon.com
Why we all need to learn the word “anthropogenic”This piece originally appeared on The wettest rainforest in the continental Un
Why we all need to learn the word “anthropogenic”
Salon.com / Posted 30 days ago
This piece originally appeared on The wettest rainforest in the continental United States had gone up in flames and the smoke was so thick, so blanketing, that you could see it miles away. Deep in Washington’s Olympic National Park, the aptly named... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Royal Athletic bases loaded with youthBaseball fans will want to head to Royal Athletic Park this weekend for the BC
Royal Athletic bases loaded with youth
Oak Bay News / Posted 1 months ago
Baseball fans will want to head to Royal Athletic Park this weekend for the BC Premier Baseball League championships. Hosted by the Victoria Premier Eagles, in conjunction with the Victoria HabourCats at Sports Traders Diamond, the event welcomes the... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Comox Valley Wild win silver at B.C. boxla championshipsThe Comox Valley Wild won the silver medal at the British Columbia Lacrosse Ass
Comox Valley Wild win silver at B.C. boxla championships
Comox Valley Record / Posted 1 months ago
The Comox Valley Wild won the silver medal at the British Columbia Lacrosse Association 2015 Midget Box Lacrosse Provincials, falling 6-5 to the Coquitlam Adanacs. Levi Hofmann of the Wild was named to the Midget B all-star team while teammate Luke... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Mosquito Eagles set for baseball provincials in ColwoodThe Victoria Eagles and Triangle Baseball Association welcome fans of all ages
Mosquito Eagles set for baseball provincials in Colwood
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
The Victoria Eagles and Triangle Baseball Association welcome fans of all ages this weekend to the B.C. Baseball Mosquito (under-11) AAA Tier 2 championships in Colwood. The Eagles, a regional rep team, have five players from the West Shore-based... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
B.C. silver for Whalers midget lacrosse squadThe boys from Vanderhoof were a power that was tough to tame, as the Juan de Fu
B.C. silver for Whalers midget lacrosse squad
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
The boys from Vanderhoof were a power that was tough to tame, as the Juan de Fuca Whalers Midget C lacrosse team found out at the Lacrosse B.C. provincial championships Sunday in Prince George. The northern squad was given its closest game of the... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
NEWS FEATURE: On Juan de Fuca: MLA appreciates its diversity“I don’t know where the heck the time went,” John Horgan says with a chuckle.
NEWS FEATURE: On Juan de Fuca: MLA appreciates its diversity
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
“I don’t know where the heck the time went,” John Horgan says with a chuckle. That’s how the New Democratic Party leader initially chose to describe the past 10 years as MLA for the Juan de Fuca riding. “In the first campaign in 2005, my attitude... Read more

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