Community

Community raises close to $25,000 for hampers

Recap of the success of the Christmas Bureau's fundraising efforts

  • Jan 23, 2013

“SOO-SU-PRESS — circa 1944

Elida Peers writes about the history of the Sooke region.

Holy Trinity Anglican Church circa 1920.

Holy Trinity serves Sooke for 100 years

Elida Peers writes about the history of Anglican church

Holy Trinity Anglican Church circa 1920.
Sooke River Hotel

Hotels and vehicles in the past

Elida Peers pens another historical column on the happenings in Sooke and area.

Sooke River Hotel

Thanks for your generosity

Lions Club and Sooke mayor express heart felt gratitude for donations

Downtown Sooke in 1947.

A look at downtown Sooke in the winter of 1937

Elida Peers writes about the history of the Sooke region.

Downtown Sooke in 1947.
Abni Rego

Christmas far from home

Canada World Youth are celebrating the holidays in Sooke

  • Dec 19, 2012
Abni Rego
Cowichan Copper mine

The mine that flooded

Elida Peers writes historical stories from the Sooke region

Cowichan Copper mine
Brulé Mountain named for Voyageur

Voyageur Jean Baptiste Brulé had Sooke roots

Elida Peers writes about the history and characters that define Sooke and area.

Brulé Mountain named for Voyageur
Journey middle school students collected 125 shoe boxes to help needy children.

Journey collects 125 shoe boxes

Sooke students send gift-filled show boxes to needy kids in Mexico and Central America

Journey middle school students collected 125 shoe boxes to help needy children.

Call out for community supprt

Haunted House and Safe Halloween organizers seeking new volunteers

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