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West Shore Local

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Youth summer passes at SEAPARC Recreation in Sooke

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Monday June 24, 2024 | SOOKE, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends Summer passes are now available at SEAPARC Recreation Centre on Phillips Road in Sooke. It's a way for youth to enjoy...

Health & Safety

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Youth summer passes at SEAPARC Recreation in Sooke

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Monday June 24, 2024 | SOOKE, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends Summer passes are now available at SEAPARC Recreation Centre on Phillips Road in Sooke. It's a way for youth to enjoy...

Environment & Sustainability

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New disaster resilience fund launched in BC

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Tuesday June 18, 2024 | VICTORIA, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends Local governments will have more grants they can apply for. In this case for emergency-response preparation. The deadline is September 15,...

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

family, affordability

Eby announces BC Family Benefit boost & one-stop programs portal

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Monday June 24, 2024 | VICTORIA, BC Analysis by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends | BC ELECTION COUNTDOWN 2024* With the cost of living top of mind: "These challenges are not unique but...

Business & Economy

family, affordability

Eby announces BC Family Benefit boost & one-stop programs portal

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Monday June 24, 2024 | VICTORIA, BC Analysis by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends | BC ELECTION COUNTDOWN 2024* With the cost of living top of mind: "These challenges are not unique but...

Food Supply & Healthy Eating

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New BC Farmers Market ‘trail tasting passport’

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Thursday June 20, 2024 | VICTORIA, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends A Tasting Passport to find farmers markets in BC has been released todayon the summer solstice! Launched by the BC Association of...

Housing

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Christie Point renters pitch highlights how developers need flexibility

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Friday June 21, 2024 | VICTORIA, BC Socioeconomic analysis by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends Renters at an older apartment building complex in Victoria don't want to pay for additional costs for property...

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