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ARCHIVE: Eradication of smallpox 40 years ago inspires public health officials now during COVID-19

First posted on Mother's Day ~ Sunday May 10, 2020 | BC & NATIONAL Reposted August 11, 2022, in the context that humanity is...
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Delay in opening new SD62 middle school in Sept 2022

Wednesday August 10, 2022 | LANGFORD, BC by Mary P Brooke, Editor | Island Social Trends This is a glitch no one wanted. The long-planned-for...
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CRD acquires additional land for Mill Hill Regional Park

Wednesday August 10, 2022 | VIEW ROYAL, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends Four parcels of land totalling 9.8 hectares adjacent to Mill...
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Try an electric vehicle or E-bike August 13 at Camosun

Tuesday August 9, 2022 | SAANICH, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends The Capital Regional District (CRD) is inviting residents across the...
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Plastics recycling innovation gets 2nd-phase boost

Tuesday August 9, 2022 | VANCOUVER ISLAND, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends A $10-million investment in the CleanBC Plastics Action Fund...
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Food hub gains traction with suppliers, provides training, supports local farmers

Monday August 8, 2022 | VICTORIA, BC by Mary P Brooke, B.Sc. | Island Social Trends Residents dealing with the increasing cost of living in Greater...
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Sooke fire department seeking new on-call recruits

Monday August 8, 2022 | SOOKE, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends The District of Sooke is seeking Paid On-Call Firefighter recruits for...
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UVic gets $1.5 million for hybrid electric propulsion development

Saturday August 6, 2022 | VANCOUVER ISLAND, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends The Innovative Centre for Aerospace Research at the University of...
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Wearing masks during Fall 2022 COVID season

Friday August 5, 2022 | LANGFORD, BC by Mary P Brooke, B.Sc. | Island Social Trends Will people be asked to wear masks again in the...
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Graffiti cleanup reignites Island Rail Corridor survival debate

Thursday August 4, 2022 | LANGFORD, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends On a hot summer Tuesday this week (August 2), some...
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Premier says BC cost-of-living supports in the works

Thursday August 4, 2022 | VICTORIA, BC Analysis by Mary P Brooke, Editor | Island Social Trends In the works! Yesterday Premier John Horgan said that...
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Post-secondary education expanding for students on the Westshore

Wednesday August 3, 2022 | LANGFORD, BC by Mary P Brooke, B.Sc., Editor | Island Social Trends A new collaborative post-secondary campus is coming to...
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Pacific FC vs Jamaican team in Langford August 2

Tuesday August 2, 2022 | LANGFORD, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends Updated: Pacific FC wins 6:0. | Game attendance 4,487 at...
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Island Health launches COVID-19 vaccination for kids up to age 5

Tuesday August 2, 2022 | VICTORIA, BC by Mary P Brooke, B.Sc. | Island Social Trends The pediatric COVID-19 vaccine for infants and children from...
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Langford NOW rounds out their group out to five

Monday August 1, 2022 | LANGFORD, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends On this hot long weekend, the new Langford coalition of...
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Premier’s statement on BC Day 2022: climate change, pandemic, reconciliation

Monday August 1, 2021 | VICTORIA, BC by Mary P Brooke, Editor | Island Social Trends Today Premier John Horgan has issued a statement in celebration...
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