Galloping Goose closure and census forms

  • May. 18, 2011 12:00 p.m.

Temporary closure advisory

The public is advised that the Todd Creek Trestle is closed weekdays from May 16 to 30, 2011, between 7:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. for maintenance assessment. The trestle is open to the public on evenings and weekends. Please use caution crossing the temporary ramp during this period.

Todd Creek Trestle is located near kilometre 47 on the Galloping Goose Regional Trail above Sooke Potholes Regional Park in the District of Sooke.

CRD Regional Parks appreciates the public’s cooperation during this regular maintenance assessment.

 

Census forms

Mayor Janet Evans advises that the 2011 Census forms are now out and are mandatory for everyone to complete.  These forms are very important to the District of Sooke and the information that is provided in the Census determines the amount of monies that are transferred to the local municipalities.

They are called transfer payments and the amount is based on total population.

These payments are used in our municipal government to provide police, fire and emergency services, road maintenance, development services, parks, trails and recreation, and many other services.

“Please make sure you provide accurate information because that population figure is with us for five years,” said Mayor Evans in a news release.

Just Posted

Number of SD62 kindergarten registrations about same as last year

Approximately 850 kindergarten registrations for 2019/2020 school year

Missing: 12-year-old girl last seen in area of Shelbourne and Hillside

Victoria police ask for public help in locating girl

VicPD faces ‘significant pressure’ following Victoria’s 2019 budget decision

Chief Const. Del Manak says council continues to micromanage his department

Work set to begin on removing Sooke’s derelict boats from waterways

Seven boats earmarked to be removed this spring

B.C. researcher says device mimics parent’s touch to help babies cope with pain

Calmer device is a rectangular platform that replaces a mattress inside an incubator

Sentencing judge in Broncos crash calls for carnage on highways to end

Judge Inez Cardinal sentenced Jaskirat Singh Sidhu to eight years

Wildlife activists slam B.C. business, clubs for ‘wolf-whacking’ contests

Chilcotin Guns, Creston Valley Rod and Gun Club and West Kootenay Outdoorsmen Club under fire

‘Families torn apart:’ Truck driver in fatal Broncos crash gets 8-year sentence

Judge Inez Cardinal told court in Melfort, Sask., that Sidhu’s remorse and guilty plea were mitigating factors

Vancouver Island motorists attempted CPR on victim in fatal Highway 4 crash

Collision took place west of Whiskey Creek; man in his 70s died

WestJet sticking with Boeing 737 Max once planes certified to fly

WestJet had expected to add two more of the planes this year to increase its fleet to 13

B.C. driver caught going 207 km/h on motorcycle along Okanagan Highway

A motorcyclist was caught by Kelowna RCMP going 207 km/h on Highway 97C

Motorcyclist dies after three-vehicle crash on old Island Highway

Accident happened at 12:15 p.m. Friday near Country Club Centre in Nanaimo

SOOKE HISTORY: Grandma Sue shared First Nations’ traditions with visitors

Elida Peers | Contributed We have had a number of books published… Continue reading

Most Read