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West Shore Local

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Crushing rock in Sooke to stay on construction schedule

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Thursday June 13, 2024 | SOOKE, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends | TRAFFIC NEWS Noise and dust are in the air for residents of Sooke in the Charters Road area. A rock crusher...

Health & Safety

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Recruiting & retaining health-care workers: next steps in west shore strategy

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Wednesday June 12, 2024 | COLWOOD, BC Socioeconomic political reporting by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends Health-care workers need affordable housing close to where they work. That was the overall thrust of a...

Environment & Sustainability

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CRD announces expanded Saturday hours at Hartland Landfill

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Monday June 3, 2024 | VICTORIA, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends New Saturday hours at Hartland Landfill will get rolling on June 15, 2024. The new Saturday hours will be 7 am to...

Greater Victoria / CRD

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CRD announces expanded Saturday hours at Hartland Landfill

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Monday June 3, 2024 | VICTORIA, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends New Saturday hours at Hartland Landfill will get rolling on June 15, 2024. The new Saturday hours will be 7 am to...

Education

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New SD62 superintendent Paul Block is building partnerships

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Wednesday May 22, 2024 | LANGFORD, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends Long-time education administrator Paul Block became Superintendent of the Sooke School District 62 (SD62) back on new year's day 2024. Now...

Politics

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Collins leads in legislating against coercive control

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Thursday June 13, 2024 | VICTORIA, BC Political analysis by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends Coercive control in relationships is in the process of being criminalized. Bill C-332 as put forward by NDP MP Laurel...

Business & Economy

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Workers at another Cascadia Liquor store join union

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Thursday June 13, 2024 | VICTORIA, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends For what appears to the first time in the private sector that workers have applied to unionize amidst an ongoing strike...

Food Supply & Healthy Eating

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Food-growing keeners show up for Soil Quality workshop

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Wednesday April 10, 2024 | LANGFORD, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends It was outdoors on a busy Saturday that a good handful of folks turned up for the Soil Quality Workshop in...

Housing

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Sensational Angus Reid housing-cost survey headline

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Tuesday June 11, 2024 | VICTORIA, BC Socioeconomic & political analysis by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends "Is BC the place to be?" is how an Angus Reid Institute survey report opened in their...

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