Katya Slepian

posted 59 stories to Sooke News Mirror.
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ELECTION 2017: No firm stance on marijuana from the three B.C. parties

Federal legislation leaves distribution and enforcement up to provinces

  • Apr 23rd, 2017 1:55pm

VIDEO: Christy Clark inspired cat scratching post up for grabs

A B.C. entrepreneur is auctioning off the cat toy to raise money for First Nations youth.

  • Apr 21st, 2017 4:15pm

Black Press papers take home 53 Canadian Community Newspaper Awards

Newspapers received awards in sports, news and feature writing and photography

  • Apr 19th, 2017 10:30am

VIDEO: B.C. celebrates Easter

Kids across the province hunted for eggs and took part in all sorts of Easter fun

  • Apr 16th, 2017 3:45pm

BC Ferries unveils new Coast Salish hull wrap

The ship will enter service at the end of June

  • Apr 13th, 2017 2:45pm

VIDEO: Victoria students want an end to paper cups on campus

A petition to the University of Victoria is at 500 signatures

  • Apr 12th, 2017 10:40am

Tips on saving money this tax season

The Canada Revenue Agency offers some ways to save time and money

  • Apr 12th, 2017 4:25am

John Horgan promises no bridge tolls and better jobs at NDP campaign kickoff

The NDP leader attacked the BC Liberals on education, jobs and their handling of Crown corporations

  • Apr 9th, 2017 3:20pm

VIDEO: Security camera captures deer taking out man in Smithers

Cary McCook wasn’t hurt but he is laughing about it

  • Apr 5th, 2017 5:25pm

VIDEO: Pepsi pulls Kendal Jenner ad after online backlash

Twitter users mocked the ad, calling it ‘insensitive’ and ‘out of touch.’

  • Apr 5th, 2017 12:45pm

VIDEO: Social workers demand better workplace conditions from B.C. government

Ministry of Children and Family Development employees rally for higher wages, proper training

  • Apr 4th, 2017 12:34pm

VIDEO: Social workers demand better workplace conditions from B.C. government

Ministry of Children and Family Development employees rally for higher wages and proper training for social workers in Vancouver.

  • Apr 4th, 2017 10:00am

Light it up blue for World Autism Awareness Day

Every year on April 2, the organization invites the world to #lightitupblue

  • Apr 2nd, 2017 6:00am

Light it up blue for World Autism Awareness Day

Every year on April 2, the organization invites the world to #lightitupblue

  • Apr 2nd, 2017 1:30am

VIDEO: Signs of the election cropping up across B.C.

Quesnel and Terrace crack down on signage, while the Lower Mainland takes a laissez-faire approach

  • Mar 30th, 2017 5:00pm

B.C. residents save 24 megawatt hours during Earth Hour

The savings up are nine megawatt hours from 2015

  • Mar 26th, 2017 5:00pm

Former B.C. children’s watchdog sues province

Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond is targeting the government over alleged unpaid pension benefits

  • Mar 19th, 2017 6:00am

VIDEO: Young people aren’t profiting from strong B.C. economy, says report

Generation Squeeze reports those aged 25 to 44 earn up to $10,000 less than they did in decades ago

  • Mar 15th, 2017 8:00pm

Kamloops sheriffs being flown into Victoria to deal with shortage

Each sheriff could cost $1,200 per week of the six month arrangement

  • Mar 15th, 2017 8:00am

B.C. judge calls for harsher sentences for fentanyl dealers

Top court says longer sentences would reflect the current “public health crisis"

  • Mar 14th, 2017 12:00pm