Life

Really cheap thrills

A list of things to do in Sooke that cost nothing or very little

Farm market coupon program expands

Seniors, pregnant women and low-income family members who take a free food preparation course get $15 a week

False killer whale calf making progress

Rescued false killer whale calf passes first hurdle in long-odds battle

  • Jul 24th, 2014
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What was your best car?

    Energy savings offered to lower-income families

    BC Hydro and FortisBC are expanding their low-income energy conservation programs to reduce the impact of rising electricity costs

    Should Canada Day always be on a Monday? (VIDEO)

    This year, July 1 falls on a Tuesday – meaning Canadians will either take a four-day weekend or awkwardly work Monday...

    Not all happy with B.C. happy hour

    "Happy hour" discounts for alcoholic drinks impose new minimum drink prices that force some outlets to raise their prices

    B.C. happy hour laws may raise beer prices

    Some bar owners not so happy new liquor laws in B.C. may raise prices for beer

    • Jun 22nd, 2014

    Booze can now be sold at B.C. farmers markets

    New B.C. liquor laws allow booze at farmers markets and minors in pubs

    • Jun 21st, 2014

    RCMP praised on social media management

    New Brunswick RCMP hold master class on social media management: Expert

    • Jun 6th, 2014

    What you need to know about keeping chickens

    Fall fair president outlines some pointers for first timers

    Talking defibrillator program expands

    Funding doubled to put life-saving machines in arenas, recreation centres and libraries around B.C.

    The T’Sou-ke wasabi project

    Sooke First Nation band plans on growing wasabi in greenhouses

    • May 21st, 2014

    Get a move on: Take steps to better health

    Lunch time walk with Sooke doctors, everyone welcome

    A taste of India for those who enjoy ethnic food

    New service provides take out food with a unique Indian flavour

    Rhodos, rhodos everywhere

    Sooke Garden Club to talk about perennial favourite

    Recipe of another kind

    Ellen Lewers provides a home grown recipe for modelling clay

    • Apr 2nd, 2014

    The art of floral design on Garden Club agenda

    Sooke Garden Club welcomes designer Pam Day to meeting

    Comfort found in chicken soup

    Enjoy easy and nutritious recipe during cold rainy weather

    Garden Club: Time to show and (almost) time to grow

    The Sooke Garden Club has lots in the works for 2014

    Seedy Saturday: Planting seeds for posterity

    A day for farmers, growers and gardeners to share seeds and knowledge

    • Feb 19th, 2014