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Sooke population drop raises questions

Survey shows population in Sooke needs access to more services

Olivia, Liam top lists of new baby names in B.C.

Also popular were Emma, Sophia, Emily and Ava for girls, and Mason, Ethan, Lucas and Benjamin for boys (With interactive charts)

#UsedHelps: Connecting Business with Canadian Charities

It's a first for Canadian buy and sell websites, where sellers can donate the proceeds of their sales directly to national, local charities.

Aerobatic jet team added to 2015 Abbotsford International Airshow lineup

Breitling Jet Team promises "a meticulously co-ordinated ballet" with seven L-39C Albatros

Modern day “Ninjas” discover the outdoors through play

Kids get chance to learn and play in the outdoors in Sooke

Warming to Winter with the Sooke Philharmonic

Two performances for orchestra in Sooke and Metchosin

On call along the west coast 24/7

Volunteers with Royal Canadian Search and Rescue save lives

Part 2: Mushrooms for health and wealth

The Greenman talks about the folk lore and benefits of mushrooms

Star of the week

Athletes in Sooke are being recognized for their dedication

Unwin wants to transform people through the power of art

Sooke's chainsaw artist is inspired by nature and community spirit

Part 1: The mushroom madness

Greenman of Sooke talks about the delectable fungus

Afterlife presents thrills and chills

Sooke Harbour Players on stage for one more weekend

Mo Bros grow it for Movember

Sooke's volunteer firefighters are growing moustaches for charity

Kinetic hockey action

Local hockey teams hit the ice and win some and lose some

Sooke firefighters enthused about 2015 calendar

Sooke firefighters fundraising for trip to Boquete, Panama

Girl Guide diplomacy

Local woman travels to Peru to do good deeds for local community

Young BMX star on the rise

Sooke's Brayden Friesen comes in first at Chilliwack races

Shovels in the dirt for new training centre

Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue centre to be in East Sooke

TIMELINE: An interactive history of terrorist attacks and plots in Canada

From the FLQ and the War Measures Act to Al-Qaeda-inspired plotters, Canada has seen terrorism before. Interactive timeline.

Flying high

Kitesurfing is becoming a popular sport in the Sooke region