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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
To pay or not to pay: a question of good healthThe walk from the parking lot to the front door of your hospital is not a long
To pay or not to pay: a question of good health
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 3 hours ago
The walk from the parking lot to the front door of your hospital is not a long trek. It might take about two minutes, or maybe a couple hundred strides by an adult walking with purpose — more for those feeling the weight of age, illness or... Read more
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Alberni Valley News
To pay or not to pay: a question of good healthThe walk from the parking lot to the front door of your hospital is not a long
To pay or not to pay: a question of good health
Alberni Valley News / Posted 3 hours ago
The walk from the parking lot to the front door of your hospital is not a long trek. It might take about two minutes, or maybe a couple hundred strides by an adult walking with purpose — more for those feeling the weight of age, illness or... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
To pay or not to pay: a question of good healthThe walk from the parking lot to the front door of your hospital is not a long
To pay or not to pay: a question of good health
Comox Valley Record / Posted 3 hours ago
The walk from the parking lot to the front door of your hospital is not a long trek. It might take about two minutes, or maybe a couple hundred strides by an adult walking with purpose — more for those feeling the weight of age, illness or... Read more
8 related stories
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BC Local News
To pay or not to pay: a question of good healthThe walk from the parking lot to the front door of your hospital is not a long
To pay or not to pay: a question of good health
BC Local News / Posted 3 hours ago
The walk from the parking lot to the front door of your hospital is not a long trek. It might take about two minutes, or maybe a couple hundred strides by an adult walking with purpose — more for those feeling the weight of age, illness or... Read more
8 related stories
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Campbell River Mirror
16-year-old Seals goalie steps into breach for the stormIn the past four weeks, the Campbell River Storm have been riddled by injuries
16-year-old Seals goalie steps into breach for the storm
Campbell River Mirror / Posted 3 hours ago
In the past four weeks, the Campbell River Storm have been riddled by injuries but they have found a way to pick up points and are undefeated in their last 15 games. On Saturday night, with one starting goalie already out of the line-up, Riley Welyk... Read more
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Campbell River Mirror
To pay or not to pay: a question of good healthThe walk from the parking lot to the front door of your hospital is not a long
To pay or not to pay: a question of good health
Campbell River Mirror / Posted 3 hours ago
The walk from the parking lot to the front door of your hospital is not a long trek. It might take about two minutes, or maybe a couple hundred strides by an adult walking with purpose — more for those feeling the weight of age, illness or... Read more
8 related stories
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Oak Bay News
To pay or not to pay: a question of good healthThe walk from the parking lot to the front door of your hospital is not a long
To pay or not to pay: a question of good health
Oak Bay News / Posted 3 hours ago
The walk from the parking lot to the front door of your hospital is not a long trek. It might take about two minutes, or maybe a couple hundred strides by an adult walking with purpose — more for those feeling the weight of age, illness or... Read more
8 related stories
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Goldstream News Gazette
To pay or not to pay: a question of good healthThe walk from the parking lot to the front door of your hospital is not a long
To pay or not to pay: a question of good health
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 3 hours ago
The walk from the parking lot to the front door of your hospital is not a long trek. It might take about two minutes, or maybe a couple hundred strides by an adult walking with purpose — more for those feeling the weight of age, illness or... Read more
8 related stories
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
To pay or not to pay: a question of good healthThe walk from the parking lot to the front door of your hospital is not a long
To pay or not to pay: a question of good health
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 3 hours ago
The walk from the parking lot to the front door of your hospital is not a long trek. It might take about two minutes, or maybe a couple hundred strides by an adult walking with purpose — more for those feeling the weight of age, illness or... Read more
8 related stories
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Sooke News Mirror
To pay or not to pay: a question of good healthThe walk from the parking lot to the front door of your hospital is not a long
To pay or not to pay: a question of good health
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 3 hours ago
The walk from the parking lot to the front door of your hospital is not a long trek. It might take about two minutes, or maybe a couple hundred strides by an adult walking with purpose — more for those feeling the weight of age, illness or... Read more
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BC Local News
Bait car stolen from View Royal yields arrestFamily Day didn't start out well for a man suspected of stealing a bait car in
Bait car stolen from View Royal yields arrest
BC Local News / Posted 4 hours ago
Family Day didn't start out well for a man suspected of stealing a bait car in View Royal. A Victoria police dog handler, with the help of his canine companion, arrested a 45-year-old man on Frances Street in the city shortly after midnight Monday,... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Bait car stolen from View Royal yields arrestFamily Day didn't start out well for a man suspected of stealing a bait car in
Bait car stolen from View Royal yields arrest
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 4 hours ago
Family Day didn't start out well for a man suspected of stealing a bait car in View Royal. A Victoria police dog handler, with the help of his canine companion, arrested a 45-year-old man on Frances Street in the city shortly after midnight Monday,... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Generals lose to top-ranked Victoria CougarsThe Save-On-Foods Oceanside Generals were in tough against the league-leading V
Generals lose to top-ranked Victoria Cougars
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 8 hours ago
The Save-On-Foods Oceanside Generals were in tough against the league-leading Victoria Cougars last Thursday night, looking to get back into the win column on their push towards the VIJHL playoffs. It was a tough task from opening puck drop for the... Read more
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BC Local News
LukeFest honours young musician who died in fireFor Maurice and Terry Rachwalski, the first annual LukeFest music festival is s
LukeFest honours young musician who died in fire
BC Local News / Posted 9 hours ago
For Maurice and Terry Rachwalski, the first annual LukeFest music festival is shedding light on just how many musicians and bands are based in the capital region. Their eldest son Luke was 22 when he moved to Montreal in 2014 with his band of Gordon... Read more
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The Tyee
Watchdog 'Aware of' Duffy Testimony Related to Election Fraud Cold CaseIn December, Sen. Mike Duffy alleged Tories 'used robocalls to misdirect voters
Watchdog 'Aware of' Duffy Testimony Related to Election Fraud Cold Case
The Tyee / Posted yesterday
In December, Sen. Mike Duffy alleged Tories 'used robocalls to misdirect voters' in 2008. The Commissioner of Canada Elections has taken a second look at a seven-year-old election fraud cold case from British Columbia and may have reopened its... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Glacier Kings fall 6-3 to Buccaneers; host Storm on Feb. 6 and 8The Nanaimo Buccaneers built a 3-1 first period lead over the Comox Valley Glac
Glacier Kings fall 6-3 to Buccaneers; host Storm on Feb. 6 and 8
Comox Valley Record / Posted 4 days ago
The Nanaimo Buccaneers built a 3-1 first period lead over the Comox Valley Glacier Kings on just nine shots. But the Bucs didn't stop there. They added two more in the second period to open a 5-2 lead en route to a 6-3 Vancouver Island Junior Hockey... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Busy playoff weekend on tap for Juan de Fuca rep hockey teamsThe opening round of the minor hockey rep playoffs winds up this weekend at a n
Busy playoff weekend on tap for Juan de Fuca rep hockey teams
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
The opening round of the minor hockey rep playoffs winds up this weekend at a number of different sites, with Juan de Fuca teams figuring heavily. The midget Tier 1 JdF Grizzlies face off against the Saanich Braves at Pearkes Recreation Centre this... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Riptide U16 boys defeat Storm 2-1 in youth soccerWith six players from Campbell River on the team (Gary Thiara, John Samuels, Sh
Riptide U16 boys defeat Storm 2-1 in youth soccer
Comox Valley Record / Posted 4 days ago
With six players from Campbell River on the team (Gary Thiara, John Samuels, Shohei Iwamoto, Eugene Park, Jack Crosby, and Tanner Kempe) the Marine Harvest Upper Island Riptide U16 boys very much wanted to christen the new Campbell River turf, Robron... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
West Shore visitor seeks her special pendantA Victoria woman is hoping to be reunited with a symbol of the love of her life
West Shore visitor seeks her special pendant
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
A Victoria woman is hoping to be reunited with a symbol of the love of her life in time for Valentine’s Day. Rhonda Hilton had been married for 40 years when her husband died of cancer in 2012. Not long after moving to Victoria from Ontario last... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Spring sports on the horizon— image credit: Jennifer Blyth/Oak Bay News As Oak Bay’s winter sports begin t
Spring sports on the horizon
Oak Bay News / Posted 5 days ago
— image credit: Jennifer Blyth/Oak Bay News As Oak Bay’s winter sports begin to wind down for the season, there’s lots on the calendar for spring. Registration is open through March 11 for Oak Bay youth of all ages to join the Victoria Esquimalt... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Riptide U16 boys defeat Nanaimo in youth soccer matchWith six players from Campbell River on the team (Gary Thiara, John Samuels, Sh
Riptide U16 boys defeat Nanaimo in youth soccer match
Comox Valley Record / Posted 5 days ago
With six players from Campbell River on the team (Gary Thiara, John Samuels, Shohei Iwamoto, Eugene Park, Jack Crosby, and Tanner Kempe) the Marine Harvest Upper Island Riptide U16 boys very much wanted to christen the new Campbell River turf, Robron... Read more
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BC Local News
Two little pigs closer to returning homeA Vic West man fighting to have outdated city bylaws changed is one step closer
Two little pigs closer to returning home
BC Local News / Posted 6 days ago
A Vic West man fighting to have outdated city bylaws changed is one step closer to bringing his potbelly pigs back home. For the last four months, Mike Downey has been visiting his two potbelly pigs Athena and Vishnu at a farm in Brentwood Bay on... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
Thunderbirds lose pair in Powell RiverA road trip to Powell River last weekend didn’t produce the result the Sooke Th
Thunderbirds lose pair in Powell River
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
A road trip to Powell River last weekend didn’t produce the result the Sooke Thunderbirds Atom A minor hockey team was hoping for. The Thunderbirds were outscored 18-2 in two games, losing 10-1 and 8-1. Meantime, the Midget A Thunderbirds gave the... Read more
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Campbell River Mirror
Storm loses leading scorersThe big story for Campbell River Storm fans last weekend wasn’t the 6-1 victory
Storm loses leading scorers
Campbell River Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
The big story for Campbell River Storm fans last weekend wasn’t the 6-1 victory or the 3-3 tie; it was news that the league’s leading goal scorer and team captain, Gage Colpron, is out of the lineup for the remainder of the season. In a short... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
EDITORIAL: Sewage griping a costly luxuryThe Capital Regional District’s Westside wastewater and resource recovery selec
EDITORIAL: Sewage griping a costly luxury
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
The Capital Regional District’s Westside wastewater and resource recovery select committee includes Colwood Mayor Carol Hamilton, View Royal Mayor David Screech, Langford Mayor Stew Young and Coun. Lanny Seaton, as well as Esquimalt Mayor Barb... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Alternate intersection solution promoted for TCH and McKenzie in SaanichA retired View Royal machinist and a Saanich economist want the Ministry of Hig
Alternate intersection solution promoted for TCH and McKenzie in Saanich
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
A retired View Royal machinist and a Saanich economist want the Ministry of Highways to give serious consideration to another plan for solving the commuter traffic tie-ups for which the intersection at Trans-Canada Highway and McKenzie... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Comox Valley United earns berth in first-ever Provincial A CupA win in their final regular season road game has put Comox Valley United on th
Comox Valley United earns berth in first-ever Provincial A Cup
Comox Valley Record / Posted 8 days ago
A win in their final regular season road game has put Comox Valley United on the road to their first-ever Provincial A Cup appearance. The local men's soccer side defeated Nanaimo 2-1 on Jan. 30 and will join Cowichan as Vancouver Island Soccer... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Westshore Wolves in thick of Junior B playoff raceIt looks like the race for the number 2, 3 and 4 spots in the Vancouver Island
Westshore Wolves in thick of Junior B playoff race
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
It looks like the race for the number 2, 3 and 4 spots in the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League's South Division will come down to the wire. The Westshore Wolves, set to play an inter-divisional game Wednesday night (Feb. 3, 7 p.m. start)... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Victoria’s affordable homes prompting early moves out of Lower MainlandRob Adamson typifies many average-income-earning homeowners who have cashed out
Victoria’s affordable homes prompting early moves out of Lower Mainland
The Globe and Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Rob Adamson typifies many average-income-earning homeowners who have cashed out of the Lower Mainland at an early age. They are part of the drive behind a spike in sales for Victoria-area housing. The Greater Victoria market has seen a an overall... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Police stunned by brazen sexual assault on Church AvenueSaanich Police are on the hunt for a suspect in a sexual assault and robbery.
Police stunned by brazen sexual assault on Church Avenue
Oak Bay News / Posted 11 days ago
Saanich Police are on the hunt for a suspect in a sexual assault and robbery. Two women in their 20s entered the Starbucks at 3600 block of Shelbourne Street in distress at about 8 p.m. Wednesday. When Saanich Police responded, it was clear at least... Read more
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BC Local News
North Saanich family runs the table on LegoDante Dewey and his family are the perfect examples of why the Family Day long
North Saanich family runs the table on Lego
BC Local News / Posted 11 days ago
Dante Dewey and his family are the perfect examples of why the Family Day long weekend in Sidney has become such a big hit across the region. Dante, six, is what his parents Sanjeeta and Jeremy call a master Lego builder. Their son simply loves the... Read more
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BC Local News
Vibrant, attractive: the future of Burnside GorgeVibrant, attractive and a place where people come and visit rather than drive t
Vibrant, attractive: the future of Burnside Gorge
BC Local News / Posted 11 days ago
Vibrant, attractive and a place where people come and visit rather than drive through is how the Burnside Gorge Neighbourhood Association sees the future of the area. The City of Victoria is working on identifying a new 20-year neighbourhood plan... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Buccaneers beat Braves 11-1The Nanaimo Buccaneers skated circles around the competition on Thursday night.
Buccaneers beat Braves 11-1
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
The Nanaimo Buccaneers skated circles around the competition on Thursday night. The Bucs reached double digits in an 11-1 win over the Saanich Braves in Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League action at the Nanaimo Ice Centre. "We showed up," said... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
JOCK TALK: Hardwood happenings on the West ShoreWest Shore high school basketball returns strong next week when the Division 1
JOCK TALK: Hardwood happenings on the West Shore
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
West Shore high school basketball returns strong next week when the Division 1 Belmont boys hit the hardwood Tuesday, Feb. 2, hosting Spectrum at 7:30 p.m. On Thursday, Feb. 4, the Belmont boys visit Lambrick Park for a 7:30 p.m. start. In Div. 2... Read more
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BC Local News
Island grocery chain leads plans for Sidney GatewayIsland-based grocery store chain Quality Foods and the Western Financial Group
Island grocery chain leads plans for Sidney Gateway
BC Local News / Posted 11 days ago
Island-based grocery store chain Quality Foods and the Western Financial Group credit union are two strongly-hinted-at tenants in the proposed Sidney Gateway commercial site. Peter Laughlin, the Vancouver Island director of Omicron Development Ltd.,... Read more
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BC Local News
Retail pot store in Sidney a non-starterA proposed pot dispensary will not be getting a business licence from the Town
Retail pot store in Sidney a non-starter
BC Local News / Posted 12 days ago
A proposed pot dispensary will not be getting a business licence from the Town of Sidney. What proponents of the medicinal marijuana storefront might be getting, is attention from the police. A new sign was recently painted on a retail storefront... Read more
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BC Local News
Police stunned by brazen sexual assault on Church AvenueSaanich Police are investigating a sexual assault and robbery that was reported
Police stunned by brazen sexual assault on Church Avenue
BC Local News / Posted 12 days ago
Saanich Police are investigating a sexual assault and robbery that was reported Wednesday evening just before 8 p.m. Two women in their 20s entered the Starbucks at 3600-block of Shelbourne Street in distress. When Saanich Police responded, it was... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Comox Valley United has sights set on second place in VISL Div. 1First place is out of reach, so Comox Valley United is concentrating on securin
Comox Valley United has sights set on second place in VISL Div. 1
Comox Valley Record / Posted 12 days ago
First place is out of reach, so Comox Valley United is concentrating on securing second place in Div. 1 of the Vancouver Island Soccer League. Cowichan clinched top spot Jan. 23 by defeating Bays United 2-1 and improving their record to 13-1-2 for... Read more
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BC Local News
Central Saanich working to prioritize its trails planCentral Saanich is in the works of prioritizing a number of trails within the d
Central Saanich working to prioritize its trails plan
BC Local News / Posted 12 days ago
Central Saanich is in the works of prioritizing a number of trails within the district and next up is a trail down Stelly’s X Road, from West Saanich down to the Tsartlip First Nation. A recent town hall meeting between Central Saanich councillors... Read more
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BC Local News
Life in speed skating celebratedLocal speed skaters have Ian Hennigar to thank for having a place to learn the
Life in speed skating celebrated
BC Local News / Posted 12 days ago
Local speed skaters have Ian Hennigar to thank for having a place to learn the sport and hone their skills. Hennigar and his wife Brenda built the Saanich Peninsula Speed Skating Club after coming to the area from Esquimalt. But more than that, the... Read more
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BC Local News
Geese are top of mind in Central SaanichAt Central Saanich’s town hall meeting at Brentwood Bay’s Cultural Centre recen
Geese are top of mind in Central Saanich
BC Local News / Posted 12 days ago
At Central Saanich’s town hall meeting at Brentwood Bay’s Cultural Centre recently, resident Pamela Fox asked for an update on local efforts to manage problem wildlife in Central Saanich. She specifically wanted to know what steps are being taken to... Read more
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BC Local News
Will it be amalgamation or integration?Central Saanich council and residents are in the process of discussing what ama
Will it be amalgamation or integration?
BC Local News / Posted 12 days ago
Central Saanich council and residents are in the process of discussing what amalgamation will look like. In a town hall meeting with residents of Central Saanich on Nov. 30, council talked of their meeting in the summer with former Minister of... Read more
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BC Local News
Sidney author writes her story of finding familyIt’s been a long journey for Sidney author Eileen Hayes who recently won a Cedr
Sidney author writes her story of finding family
BC Local News / Posted 12 days ago
It’s been a long journey for Sidney author Eileen Hayes who recently won a Cedric Award in the creative non-fiction category for her unpublished work of Silk Sisters, 5 and 6. The inspiration of her short story was when she met her aunt in 1998,... Read more
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BC Local News
New job program helps overcome barriers to employmentSociety of Saint Vincent de Paul is launching a new job program in Sooke to pro
New job program helps overcome barriers to employment
BC Local News / Posted 13 days ago
Society of Saint Vincent de Paul is launching a new job program in Sooke to provide support and training to people with barriers to employment. Starting Feb. 11, the Job Skills program will assist people who face complex and multiple barriers to... Read more
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Oak Bay News
High school b-ball back to centre court— image credit: Jennifer Blyth/Oak Bay News High school Division 1 Basketball
High school b-ball back to centre court
Oak Bay News / Posted 13 days ago
— image credit: Jennifer Blyth/Oak Bay News High school Division 1 Basketball returns with a busy week. On Tuesday, Feb. 2, the Oak Bay boys visit Belmont while St. Michaels University School hosts Claremont, both at 7:30 p.m. On Thursday, Feb. 4,... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
New job program helps overcome barriers to employmentSociety of Saint Vincent de Paul is launching a new job program in Sooke to pro
New job program helps overcome barriers to employment
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 13 days ago
Society of Saint Vincent de Paul is launching a new job program in Sooke to provide support and training to people with barriers to employment. Starting Feb. 11, the Job Skills program will assist people who face complex and multiple barriers to... Read more
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BC Local News
Woman accosted in school fieldA woman in her mid-20s felt threatened when she was approached by a male while
Woman accosted in school field
BC Local News / Posted 13 days ago
A woman in her mid-20s felt threatened when she was approached by a male while attempting to cut through the field of Mount Douglas secondary school on Tuesday night. Shortly after 8:30 p.m. Saanich Police received a report that a woman had been... Read more
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BC Local News
Holocaust rememberedTonight a team of young Oak Bay High dramatists tackles an intimidating 500-plu
Holocaust remembered
BC Local News / Posted 13 days ago
Tonight a team of young Oak Bay High dramatists tackles an intimidating 500-plus page oratorio written 44 years ago by a Holocaust survivor. Peter Gary has a wife he loves along with two Labrador dogs and seven chickens on a quiet piece of the... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Holocaust rememberedTonight a team of young Oak Bay High dramatists tackles an intimidating 500-plu
Holocaust remembered
Oak Bay News / Posted 13 days ago
Tonight a team of young Oak Bay High dramatists tackles an intimidating 500-plus page oratorio written 44 years ago by a Holocaust survivor. Peter Gary has a wife he loves along with two Labrador dogs and seven chickens on a quiet piece of the... Read more
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BC Local News
CRD finds local solution to kitchen-scraps programWith the Capital Regional District recently awarding a new kitchen scraps contr
CRD finds local solution to kitchen-scraps program
BC Local News / Posted 13 days ago
With the Capital Regional District recently awarding a new kitchen scraps contract to D.L. Bins Ltd., the program is here to stay — and possibly grow — in the coming years. But despite the program’s extension in the municipality, concerns among... Read more
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