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Spirit of the West's Joh Mann performs in Sooke for Movember concert

Mo’show 2012 = benefit

Youth for Change support prostrate cancer awareness

Spirit of the West's Joh Mann performs in Sooke for Movember concert
Sooke Christmas Bureau members at the 2011 Santa Parade.

Kick off for Christmas Bureau

Local volunteers get prepared for fundraising for holiday hampers

  • Nov 21, 2012
Sooke Christmas Bureau members at the 2011 Santa Parade.
The Sooke Harbourside Lions in 2011 in their toy shop.

Toys for Kids program begins

Sooke Harbourside Lions gather toys, new and used, for needy kids

The Sooke Harbourside Lions in 2011 in their toy shop.

Attend meeting, get prepared for emergencies

An open house will be held at Sooke council chambers on Nov. 14

  • Nov 14, 2012

Garrison thanks veterans and their families

Esquimalt-Juan de Fuca MP Randall Garrison speaks out on Remembrance Day

  • Nov 7, 2012

Awareness video tracks pipeline, talks to people

Wednesday video presentation will include speaker from Dogwood Initiative

  • Nov 7, 2012
Students from the EMCS Culinary Arts program have been fundraising to buy large water tanks for villages in Kenya.

Global issues link EMCS students to Africa

Students preparing for annual buffet dinner on November 15

Students from the EMCS Culinary Arts program have been fundraising to buy large water tanks for villages in Kenya.
Kyle plays with the Dollyloop gang.

Vote for local entrepreneur

Aviva Community Fund helps fund local projects through votes

Kyle plays with the Dollyloop gang.
Milk cans

Milk cans were set on the road

In years gone by, milk was delivered differently in Sooke

Milk cans
Mayor Wendal Milne helped judge the 2011 Gingerbread Houses.

Build it and they will come…

Gingerbread House contest raises money for local charities

  • Oct 31, 2012
Mayor Wendal Milne helped judge the 2011 Gingerbread Houses.
The Poppy Campaign begins.On the left is Mayor Wendal Milne

Poppy campaign begins

The annual sale of poppies by the Royal Canadian Legion has begun

  • Oct 30, 2012
The Poppy Campaign begins.On the left is Mayor Wendal Milne
Sooke once had a cannery.

Sooke once had a salmon cannery

Elida Peers, Sooke's historian writes about cannery which was once on Maple Avenue

Sooke once had a cannery.
A beautiful wedding gown will be auctioned off at a fundraiser for the Sooke Transition House Society.

Fundraiser aided by generous couple

Sooke Transition House Society was gifted valuable items for auction

  • Oct 24, 2012
A beautiful wedding gown will be auctioned off at a fundraiser for the Sooke Transition House Society.
The Eerie Acres family

Be scared, be very scared

Annual Eeerie Acres in East Sooke opens for Halloween

The Eerie Acres family
Glenairley has a long history in East Sooke.

Glenairley has a 100 year history

Historic East Sooke farm has had many different 'lives'

Glenairley has a long history in East Sooke.
Sooke Toastmasters will host an open house on Oct. 24

Toastmasters to hold open house

If speaking in public scares you, Toastmasters may help

Sooke Toastmasters will host an open house on Oct. 24
Mavis Dora Alvarez

Cuban expert to speak on co-ops

Mavis Dora Alvarez to talk to Sooke FoodCHI on Oct. 22

Mavis Dora Alvarez

Diabetes fundraising run at Beaver Lake Sunday

Cash Store Financial is hosting a run at Beaver Lake park on Sunday to raise money for the Canadian Diabetes Association.

Woodside Farm along West Coast Road

B.C.’s oldest farm, Woodside 1851-2012

Elida Peers writes about the Sooke area and its history

Woodside Farm along West Coast Road

Free dental services offered Saturday

Dr. Ross Crapo, along with the team at Dr. C. Ross Crapo & Associates is offering free dental services on Saturday in Saanich