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District councillors have approved funding of $16,000 to the Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce. (Pixabay photo)

Sooke council approves new funding for chamber of commerce

A $16,000 service agreement to be created

District councillors have approved funding of $16,000 to the Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce. (Pixabay photo)
The location of the proposed structure for Quimper Park. (District of Sooke)

Sooke council delays vote on Whiffin Spit memorial wall

Sooke district council has again delayed a decision to erect a memorial…

The location of the proposed structure for Quimper Park. (District of Sooke)
Sheila Beech. (Photo contributed by District of Sooke)

Former Sooke councillor Sheila Beech dies

District of Sooke pays tribute

  • May 14, 2020
Sheila Beech. (Photo contributed by District of Sooke)
MAYOR’S MESSAGE: District steps up to help during pandemic

MAYOR’S MESSAGE: District steps up to help during pandemic

Mayor Maja Tait says local government offers 0% tax increase and other programs during COVID crisis

  • May 4, 2020
MAYOR’S MESSAGE: District steps up to help during pandemic
Sooke eyes more budget cuts due to COVID-19 pandemic

Sooke eyes more budget cuts due to COVID-19 pandemic

District staff suggests a zero percent property tax increase

Sooke eyes more budget cuts due to COVID-19 pandemic
The District of Sooke has eliminated a fund supporting community organizations as it struggles with diminishing revenues against the backdrop of the COVID-19 crisis. (Pixabay)

COVID-19: Sooke eliminates community grants program for 2020

‘We need to find savings for our constituents and our community rights now,’ mayor says

The District of Sooke has eliminated a fund supporting community organizations as it struggles with diminishing revenues against the backdrop of the COVID-19 crisis. (Pixabay)
Sooke creates local business directory during COVID-19 pandemic

Sooke creates local business directory during COVID-19 pandemic

District’s community update asks residents for vigilance during crisis

Sooke creates local business directory during COVID-19 pandemic
Sooke Municipal Hall is closed to the public to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus, but most municipal services are still running. Above, Sooke Municipal Hall. (Kevin Laird - Sooke News Mirror)

Sooke Municipal Hall closed to stem spread of coronavirus

Businesses and community groups also announce closures, cancellations

Sooke Municipal Hall is closed to the public to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus, but most municipal services are still running. Above, Sooke Municipal Hall. (Kevin Laird - Sooke News Mirror)
This monopine cell tower (centre screen) was designed to blend into the surrounding forest. (Black Press Media)

Third time lucky for Freedom Mobile cell tower in Sooke

Council approves tower after cell provider applies multiple times

This monopine cell tower (centre screen) was designed to blend into the surrounding forest. (Black Press Media)
Sooke Council turned down a request to reinstate funding to the Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce. (Black Press Media)

Sooke council rejects chamber of commerce funding request

‘Take time to get your act together,’ says councillor

Sooke Council turned down a request to reinstate funding to the Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce. (Black Press Media)