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Support for Japan “Mrs. Canada” Kelly Robbins

Support for Japan

“Mrs. Canada” Kelly Robbins, left, and Tomoko Votour promote an upcoming fundraiser…

  • May 18, 2011
Support for Japan “Mrs. Canada” Kelly Robbins

Smoke Signals and Police Beat

A pair of major incidents in the early morning hours of May…

  • May 18, 2011

Respect gained for workplace hazards

A somber ceremony was happened upon while heading to Journey Middle School…

  • May 18, 2011

Galloping Goose closure and census forms

Temporary closure advisoryThe public is advised that the Todd Creek Trestle is…

  • May 18, 2011

District proceeds with Alternate Approval Process

Negotiations for the long–term wastewater franchise agreement are now complete. The District…

First step to Hawaii  Refurbished Savory is launched May 16 at Park Isle Marine just west of Sooke.  Boat owner John Boquist and partner Robert Chouinard are preparing to sail the 42-foot

First step to Hawaii

  Refurbished Savory is launched May 16 at Park Isle Marine just west…

  • May 18, 2011
First step to Hawaii  Refurbished Savory is launched May 16 at Park Isle Marine just west of Sooke.  Boat owner John Boquist and partner Robert Chouinard are preparing to sail the 42-foot

CRD aasks Chong to reconsider decision

The Capital Regional District Board, unhappy with the decision made by Minister…

Darcy Smith hopes the arena will be full of  fitness enthusiasts burning calories.

Fighting a battle with fitness and fun

Two-hour fitness challenge at SEAPARC

Darcy Smith hopes the arena will be full of  fitness enthusiasts burning calories.

Sewer franchise agreement draws a variety of responses

At the District of Sooke Committee of the Whole meeting on May…

Vancouver Police Chief Jim Chu

Civilian investigators to watch B.C. RCMP

VICTORIA – The B.C. government has announced a new civilian office that…

Vancouver Police Chief Jim Chu
ICBC plans to cut 350 jobs over three years and change how it rewards and punishes drivers on the basis of risk.

ICBC retreats from stiffer fees to punish risky drivers

Rethink must be 'reasonable', not charge more for one ticket

ICBC plans to cut 350 jobs over three years and change how it rewards and punishes drivers on the basis of risk.
The West Shore parks and rec board will decide next week if it will green-light a plan to reopen the idling Juan de Fuca velodrome.

Juan de Fuca velodrome on track to reopen for cyclists

After nearly three years of growing dust and sitting idle, the Juan…

The West Shore parks and rec board will decide next week if it will green-light a plan to reopen the idling Juan de Fuca velodrome.
Finance Minister Kevin Falcon unveils the $5 million advertising campaign that begins this month.

B.C. government launches HST ad campaign

VICTORIA – Stick figures puzzled about the harmonized sales tax are the…

Finance Minister Kevin Falcon unveils the $5 million advertising campaign that begins this month.
Motorcycle Ride For Dad Vancouver Island chair Pat Cassels and volunteer co-ordinator Mike Storrier stand by a CVO Road Glide touring bike in the Langford Harley Davidson showroom.

Ride for Dad rumbles into Langford

Motorcyclists will parade through Langford Sunday morning with the message that prostate…

  • May 12, 2011
Motorcycle Ride For Dad Vancouver Island chair Pat Cassels and volunteer co-ordinator Mike Storrier stand by a CVO Road Glide touring bike in the Langford Harley Davidson showroom.
Creston RCMP have issued a Canada-wide warrant for Jason Neil Beaudry.

Creston RCMP issue Canada-wide warrant for Jason Neil Beaudry

Creston RCMP have issued a Canada-wide warrant for arrest for Jason Neil Beaudry...

  • May 12, 2011
Creston RCMP have issued a Canada-wide warrant for Jason Neil Beaudry.

The biggest mistakes for employment seekers

Looking for a job? Avoid the seven biggest mistakes employment seekers make: 1.…

  • May 11, 2011

Clark wins squeaker in Point Grey byelection

Premier Christy Clark trailed for part of the evening, but took a narrow victory over her NDP rival David Eby in a byelection in Vancouver-Point Grey Wednesday.

Green Party candidate Shaunna Salsman with her daughter Trinity is considering a position on District of Sooke council.

Local focus possible for Green candidate

The May 2 federal election was an introduction to the political world…

  • May 11, 2011
Green Party candidate Shaunna Salsman with her daughter Trinity is considering a position on District of Sooke council.
Racoons are frequent guests at Wild ARC.

When racoons and homeowners collide

Nobody wants a raccoon family living under their deck, but relocating the…

  • May 11, 2011
Racoons are frequent guests at Wild ARC.

CRD ready to show off parks plan

The outgoing strategic parks plan has served its purpose, lived out its…

  • May 11, 2011