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Meteorologist tells UBCM: heat dome was no surprise

Wednesday September 15, 2021 | VICTORIA, BC Editorial by Mary P Brooke, B.Sc., Editor | Island Social Trends Heat domes like the one experienced in British...
colwood elementary, kids

Mitzi Dean: investments in school playgrounds & ventilation

Wednesday September 15, 2021 | COLWOOD, BC by Mary P Brooke, Editor | Island Social Trends Proudly announced last week by Mitzi Dean, MLA (Esquimalt-Metchosin), students...
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Plexxis tech company headquarters relocates to Langford

Tuesday September 14, 2021 | LANGFORD, BC by Mary P Brooke, Editor | Island Social Trends Alongside the active construction site of the future Plexxis...
Westshore Town Centre, Langford

Westshore Town Centre: be kind & patient as proof of vax rolls out

Tuesday September 14, 2021 | LANGFORD, BC by Mary P Brooke, Editor | Island Social Trends Apparently there haven't been any particular incidents over rollout of...
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UBCM community excellence awards include Highlands and Nanaimo

Tuesday September 14, 2021 | VANCOUVER, BC by Mary P Brooke, Editor | Island Social Trends The 2021 Community Excellence Awards were rolled out this morning...
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RCMP: Erratic driver complaint leads to several criminal charges

Monday September 13, 2021 | METCHOSIN, BC by Mary P Brooke, Editor | Island Social Trends A traffic-stop stemming from an erratic driver complaint led to...
seniors, finance

LETTER: GIS clawback means no bus pass

Monday September 13, 2021 | VICTORIA, BC LETTER SUBMITTED TO ISLAND SOCIAL TRENDS Editor's note: GIS is the Guaranteed Income Supplement paid to seniors who...
dementia, health care

People with Alzheimer’s experience more isolation & uncertainty during COVID

Monday September 13, 2021 | VICTORIA, BC GUEST CONTRIBUTION by the Alzheimer Society of BC In September, as World Alzheimer’s Month is recognized around the world,...
budget 2021

BC Finance: continued adaptation to pandemic economic conditions

Monday September 13, 2021 | VICTORIA, BC by Mary P Brooke, Editor | Island Social Trends An update from the BC Minister of Finance was...
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Elxn44 ESS candidates: food sustainability on Vancouver Island

Sunday September 12, 2021 | OTTER POINT, BC by Mary P Brooke, B.Sc., Editor | Island Social Trends Food sustainability on Vancouver Island was addressed...
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