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Campers at Sooke Potholes must clear out

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Tuesday July 23, 2024 | SOOKE, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends Just after 12 noon today, instructions have been issued to campers at the Spring Salmon Campground (at Sooke Potholes) to...

Health & Safety

bc wildfire, sooke potholes

Campers at Sooke Potholes must clear out

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Tuesday July 23, 2024 | SOOKE, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends Just after 12 noon today, instructions have been issued to campers at the Spring Salmon Campground (at Sooke Potholes) to...

Environment & Sustainability

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Urban food panel to explore food growing, emergency storage

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Saturday July 20, 2024 | LANGFORD, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends Growing natural food in urban spaces is what Urban Food Resilience Initiatives Society (UFRIS) is all about. The non-profit group with...

Greater Victoria / CRD

urban food, panel, summer 2024

Urban food panel to explore food growing, emergency storage

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Saturday July 20, 2024 | LANGFORD, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends Growing natural food in urban spaces is what Urban Food Resilience Initiatives Society (UFRIS) is all about. The non-profit group with...

Education

camosun college, student housing

Camosun College launches first on-campus student housing

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Wednesday July 17, 2024 | SAANICH, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends Starting in 2027, Camosun College students will have access to on-campus student housing for the first time! For decades Camosun College students...

Politics

premier david eby, housing minister ravi kahlon

Housing is a top election issue says Eby

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Monday July 22, 2024 | VICTORIA, BC Political season news coverage by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends Everyone needs a place to live. In that context, Premier BC Eby says that housing is top...

Business & Economy

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Bank of Canada drops interest rate for 2nd time in 2024

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Wednesday July 24, 2024 | VICTORIA, BC Socioeconomic reporting by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends A cautious policy interest rate drop of 0.25% was announced this morning by the Bank of Canada on...

Food Supply & Healthy Eating

urban food, panel, summer 2024

Urban food panel to explore food growing, emergency storage

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Saturday July 20, 2024 | LANGFORD, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends Growing natural food in urban spaces is what Urban Food Resilience Initiatives Society (UFRIS) is all about. The non-profit group with...

Housing

premier david eby, housing minister ravi kahlon

Housing is a top election issue says Eby

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Monday July 22, 2024 | VICTORIA, BC Political season news coverage by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends Everyone needs a place to live. In that context, Premier BC Eby says that housing is top...

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