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77-year-old Jeanne Socrates became the oldest person to sail around the world solo, non-stop and unassisted on Sept. 7, 2019. (Black Press Media File Photo)

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77-year-old Jeanne Socrates became the oldest person to sail around the world solo, non-stop and unassisted on Sept. 7, 2019. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Career centre coordinator Cammie Watson (left), custodian Danny Tang (centre), and education assistant Helen Casey (right) participate in ongoing job action in SD63 Nov. 14. The strike has now ended with a deal ratified between CUPE Local 441 and the Saanich School District’s Board of Education. (Sophie Heizer/News Staff)

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Career centre coordinator Cammie Watson (left), custodian Danny Tang (centre), and education assistant Helen Casey (right) participate in ongoing job action in SD63 Nov. 14. The strike has now ended with a deal ratified between CUPE Local 441 and the Saanich School District’s Board of Education. (Sophie Heizer/News Staff)
Santa in Oak Bay (Keri Coles/News Staff)

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Santa in Oak Bay (Keri Coles/News Staff)
Chopping skills are much harder than they look, according to Darren Dean, owner of West Coast Lumberjack Shows. (contributed)

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Chopping skills are much harder than they look, according to Darren Dean, owner of West Coast Lumberjack Shows. (contributed)
Wild ARC is asking drivers to be observant and avoid throwing food out of their vehicles after seeing an influx of injured barred owls and raptors. (Wild ARC/Facebook)

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Wild ARC is asking drivers to be observant and avoid throwing food out of their vehicles after seeing an influx of injured barred owls and raptors. (Wild ARC/Facebook)
The City of Victoria has installed Remembrance Day medallions on Shelbourne Street from from North Dairy Road to Pembroke Street. (Courtesy of the City of Victoria)

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The City of Victoria has installed Remembrance Day medallions on Shelbourne Street from from North Dairy Road to Pembroke Street. (Courtesy of the City of Victoria)
Free travel is being given to active, reserve and retired military personnel, along with cadets and senior citizens in honour of Remembrance Day. (Courtesy of BC Ferries

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Free travel is being given to active, reserve and retired military personnel, along with cadets and senior citizens in honour of Remembrance Day. (Courtesy of BC Ferries
Reader’s Lens Photographer Elaine Kwok came across this tiny Pacific tree frog, while visiting the Gardens at the Horticulture Centre of the Pacific, in Saanich. To submit a photo to Reader’s Lens, please email editor@sookenewsmirror.com. Reader’s Lens is sponsored by Greenaway Realty.

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Reader’s Lens Photographer Elaine Kwok came across this tiny Pacific tree frog, while visiting the Gardens at the Horticulture Centre of the Pacific, in Saanich. To submit a photo to Reader’s Lens, please email editor@sookenewsmirror.com. Reader’s Lens is sponsored by Greenaway Realty.
The steam donkey is slowly moved into place at the Sooke Region Museum. It took volunteers more than two hours to move the nine-ton piece of equipment a few yards. (Kevin Laird/Sooke News Mirror)

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The steam donkey is slowly moved into place at the Sooke Region Museum. It took volunteers more than two hours to move the nine-ton piece of equipment a few yards. (Kevin Laird/Sooke News Mirror)
Elizabeth May, here at her victory party Monday night, said she would likely run again in 2023 to be the MP for Saanich Gulf-Islands, but left open the possibility that she might step from the party’s leadership (Arnold Lim/News Staff)

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Elizabeth May, here at her victory party Monday night, said she would likely run again in 2023 to be the MP for Saanich Gulf-Islands, but left open the possibility that she might step from the party’s leadership (Arnold Lim/News Staff)
Locals are urged to put their pumpkins in their green waste bins instead of placing them in Mount Doug Park after Halloween on Oct. 31, 2019. (Black Press File Photo)

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Locals are urged to put their pumpkins in their green waste bins instead of placing them in Mount Doug Park after Halloween on Oct. 31, 2019. (Black Press File Photo)
The Teal Pumpkin Project raises awareness of food allergies and promotes inclusion of all trick-or-treaters throughout the Halloween season. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)

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The Teal Pumpkin Project raises awareness of food allergies and promotes inclusion of all trick-or-treaters throughout the Halloween season. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)
Canadian geese mill about at Edward Milne Community School field. (Bruce Hogarth)

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Canadian geese mill about at Edward Milne Community School field. (Bruce Hogarth)
A group of teachers (back row, Chloe Gill, Sara Pratt, and Janica Blaikie), Educational Assistants (Mike Forrester, centre, and Karla Steeds, right), and a clerk (Taylor-May Musgrave, front left) picketing in front of Royal Oak Middle School, on Oct. 28, 2019. (Sophie Heizer/News Staff)

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A group of teachers (back row, Chloe Gill, Sara Pratt, and Janica Blaikie), Educational Assistants (Mike Forrester, centre, and Karla Steeds, right), and a clerk (Taylor-May Musgrave, front left) picketing in front of Royal Oak Middle School, on Oct. 28, 2019. (Sophie Heizer/News Staff)
West Shore Parks and Recreation is opening its pool for dogs only on Nov. 10. (Black Press Media file photo)

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West Shore Parks and Recreation is opening its pool for dogs only on Nov. 10. (Black Press Media file photo)
Graham Kelly, left, and Jared Ellis, and other members of Mitchell House help local Kiwanis members set up the 2016 Pumpkin Art on the Avenue. (Black Press File Photo)

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Graham Kelly, left, and Jared Ellis, and other members of Mitchell House help local Kiwanis members set up the 2016 Pumpkin Art on the Avenue. (Black Press File Photo)
Sculpturist Daniel Cline’s Harmony Humpbacks sculpture won the 2019 ArtsAlive People’s Choice Award in Oak Bay. (Photo by Kevin Murdoch)

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Sculpturist Daniel Cline’s Harmony Humpbacks sculpture won the 2019 ArtsAlive People’s Choice Award in Oak Bay. (Photo by Kevin Murdoch)
Floral designs of all sorts could be seen at this year’s Sooke Fall Fair. (Bruce Hogarth)

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Floral designs of all sorts could be seen at this year’s Sooke Fall Fair. (Bruce Hogarth)
Elections Canada says roughly 27.4 million people are eligible to vote. (Canadian Press file photo)

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Elections Canada says roughly 27.4 million people are eligible to vote. (Canadian Press file photo)
John Montgomery at the 2018 Pizza Pigout (Photo provided by KidSport Victoria).

The Amazing Race host brings pizza fundraiser to Victoria

Host of The Amazing Race & 2010 Olympic Gold Medalist, Jon Montgomery, to host Pizza Pigout.

John Montgomery at the 2018 Pizza Pigout (Photo provided by KidSport Victoria).