West Shore Local

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Fresh Xmas trees for sale at Langford pop-up

Sunday November 27, 2022 | LANGFORD, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends The Happy Holidays Tree Company is back in seasonal action at the Luxton Fairgrounds parking lot in Langford. Over 750 trees...

Health

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First new medical school in western Canada in over 50 years

Monday November 28, 2022 | SURREY, BC by Mary P Brooke, B.Sc. | Island Social Trends It's the first new medical school in western Canada in over 50 years, as Premier David Eby put it in...

Environment & Sustainability

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Sooke sandbag station now closer to town

Friday November 4, 2022 | SOOKE, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends Today the District of Sooke announced that they have moved their sandbag station from the Parks Yard on Kaltasin Road...

Greater Victoria / CRD

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New Langford council sworn-in on a snowy November night

Monday November 7, 2022 | LANGFORD, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends The sort of snowfall you'd expect at Christmastime was softly falling outdoors as the new Langford mayor and council were...

Education

sfu, surrey

First new medical school in western Canada in over 50 years

Monday November 28, 2022 | SURREY, BC by Mary P Brooke, B.Sc. | Island Social Trends It's the first new medical school in western Canada in over 50 years, as Premier David Eby put it in...

Politics

Business & Economy

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BC lottery revenues back up after pandemic impacts, largest contributor of...

Friday November 25, 2022 | VICTORIA, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends Revenues from the BC Lottery Corporation (BCLC) to the BC Government are back up to normal levels since the pandemic-related downturn. In...

Food Supply & Healthy Eating

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Apple growers get a boost

Thursday November 17, 2022 | VICTORIA, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends BC's tree-fruit industry is getting a boost from the BC government. The funding will support the tree-fruit sector until spring 2024. Producers...

Housing

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New BC standalone housing ministry

Tuesday November 22, 2022 | VICTORIA, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends BC will have one cabinet minister dedicated solely to the housing portfolio. Premier David Eby made that announcement today at a...
 
 

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