West Shore Local

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Foundational day for Royal Roads West Shore campus

Wednesday February 1, 2023 | LANGFORD, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends A major concrete pour in downtown Langford on this first of February highlights the significant growth of the city and...

Health & Safety

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Continued attention to ventilation in all BC school districts

Tuesday January 31, 2023 | COLWOOD, BC EDUCATION NEWS | by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends All schools in BC are working on ventilation improvements, said Education and Child Care Minister Rachna Singh...

Environment & Sustainability

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323rd anniversary of ‘the big one’

Thursday January 26, 2023 | LANGFORD, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends What emergency preparedness specialists refer to as 'the big one' happened on this date exactly 323 years ago. The Magnitude 9...

Greater Victoria / CRD

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Good turnout for Winston Churchill annual remembrance

Sunday January 22, 2023 | VICTORIA, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends Also see event preview: Winston Churchill annual remembrance at Beacon Hill Park (Jan 21, 2023) An annual tradition to commemorate Winston...

Education

concrete, royal roads, feb 2023

Foundational day for Royal Roads West Shore campus

Wednesday February 1, 2023 | LANGFORD, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends A major concrete pour in downtown Langford on this first of February highlights the significant growth of the city and...

Politics

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Jagmeet’s visit to Langford

Tuesday January 31, 2023 | LANGFORD, BC by Mary P Brooke, Editor | Island Social Trends Near the end of a full week on Vancouver Island, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh made a pit stop in Langford...

Business & Economy

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Spoutible ready to launch against Twitter

Tuesday January 31, 2023 | VANCOUVER ISLAND, BC Social media tech editorial by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends On February 1 the new Spoutible social media platform will go live. On this day before,...

Food Supply & Healthy Eating

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Large grocery corp profit debate continues as people turn to food...

Sunday December 4, 2022 | VANCOUVER ISLAND, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends As inflation has continued to gouge ever deeper into the livability resilience of most Canadians over the past year,...

Housing

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Building permit centralization aiming to speed up housing construction

Monday January 16, 2023 | VANCOUVER, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends What BC calls a 'new permitting strategy' was announced today, as part of Premier Eby's NDP government hoping to help build...
 

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