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The 2012 Women's Wellness Show had a display from Tugwell Creek Farm and Meadery and samples were provided to attendees.

Wellness show not just for women

Annual wellness show will be held at the Prestige Hotel.

  • Mar 6, 2013
The 2012 Women's Wellness Show had a display from Tugwell Creek Farm and Meadery and samples were provided to attendees.
The two 60-hectare properties awarded to the T’Sou-ke Nations are lots 40 and 41 on the above map.

T’Sou-ke acquires land in pre-treaty agreement

T'Sou-ke and Scia'new bands given lands in traditional territory

The two 60-hectare properties awarded to the T’Sou-ke Nations are lots 40 and 41 on the above map.
Every penny counts Five-year-old Oliver clutches two jars full of coins which he brought in to give to the Sooke Food Bank. It was a family effort. The Sooke News Mirror is accepting donations of non-perishable food and coins for the local food bank.

Every penny counts

Many businesses in Sooke are collecting pennies for the food bank

Every penny counts Five-year-old Oliver clutches two jars full of coins which he brought in to give to the Sooke Food Bank. It was a family effort. The Sooke News Mirror is accepting donations of non-perishable food and coins for the local food bank.
Mary Vine

Mary Vine Creek named for frontier midwife

Historian Elida Peers writes about the history of the Sooke area.

Mary Vine
Dr. Max Coppes

Philanthropy transforms cancer centre in Victoria

Patients and their families will find a place of refuge and support atop B.C. Cancer Agency's Victoria facility

Dr. Max Coppes
Feb 28 2013 - Eric Carswell demonstrates the eye exam machine used at the Canadian Longitudinal Study of Aging data collection site in the Gorge Road Hospital. Carswell was the first Greater Victoria resident to donate his health and lifestyle information for a study that aims to track 50

Unlocking the secrets to healthy aging

Victoria is one of 11 sites in Canada participating in a study that aims to track 50,000 Canadians between age 45 and 85, for 20 years

Feb 28 2013 - Eric Carswell demonstrates the eye exam machine used at the Canadian Longitudinal Study of Aging data collection site in the Gorge Road Hospital. Carswell was the first Greater Victoria resident to donate his health and lifestyle information for a study that aims to track 50

Lottery ticket helps break Greater Victoria crime spree

A stolen lottery ticket worth $42 helped police unravel an Esquimalt man’s car break-in crime spree across Greater Victoria.

Helping your child with math: Why it’s important

Former teacher explains the reason for enjoying mathematics

A vendor with tomato plants at Sooke's Seedy Saturday

Growing for the future

Sooke's Seedy Saturday planed seeds for success with gardeners

A vendor with tomato plants at Sooke's Seedy Saturday
Robert Deryk

Police Beat

Bonsai Bob found deceased, cause of death undetermined

  • Feb 27, 2013
Robert Deryk
T'Sou-ke Nation Chief Gordon Planes.

Pre-treaty agreements signed

Historic signing of agreements give Sooke areas First Nations land

  • Feb 26, 2013
T'Sou-ke Nation Chief Gordon Planes.

Former Saanich priest guilty on one count of sexual touching

Phil Jacobs has been found guilty of touching a young person for a sexual purpose, but not guilty on three other counts of molestation.

United Way Greater Victoria staff

United Way Greater Victoria achieves $6-million goal in tough economic climate

Volunteers and staff primed to keep going on raising money for local social service agencies

United Way Greater Victoria staff

Esquimalt-Juan de Fuca MP lobbies for riding name change

Randall Garrison hopes name will better reflect all areas of realigned constituency

Get an early start to spring on Saturday

Seedy Saturday takes place at the Sooke Community Hall

A clean up crew mops up the diesel spill left on the road when a logging truck overturned on Sooke Road.

Cleaning up after the crash

Sooke Road was closed for close to five hours because of an overturned logging truck.

A clean up crew mops up the diesel spill left on the road when a logging truck overturned on Sooke Road.

Changing the script: Math and children

Local retired instructor wants kids to love mathematics

2007 Grade 12 students from EMCS practice for their annual fashion show.

Looking Back, Feb. 20, 2013

A look back at what went on in Sooke over the years

2007 Grade 12 students from EMCS practice for their annual fashion show.

Off-leash dog park closer to reality

District of Sooke council is considering Ponds Park for a dog park

CAO Gord Howie

New CAO at district office

Gord Howie takes the helm at the District of Sooke municipal hall.

CAO Gord Howie