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Saturday June 22. CRD Watershed Tour [Accessible] – Get to Know your H20 from Source to Tap. 9:30 am to 3 pm. Langford. Tour info.

Sunday June 23. CRD Watershed Tour [Accessible] – Get to Know your H20 from Source to Tap. 9:30 am to 3 pm. Langford. Tour info.

Thursday June 27. Sooke Night Market at Sooke Region Museum. 5 to 8 pm. Every Thursday to Sept 5.

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Monday July 1. Happy Canada Day 2024! (long weekend June 29 to July 1).

  • Monday July 1. Canada Day in Langford. At Starlight Stadium. 10 am to 3 pm. Free admission.
  • Monday July 1. Canada Day in Sooke. At Sooke River Campground. Organized by the Sooke Lions. Opening ceremony 11:30 am. Free admission.
  • Monday July 1. Gorge Canada Day Picnic in Saanich. 8:30 am to 4 pm. The length of Gorge Road West from Tillicum Rd to Admirals Rd hosts the event. Family fun, pancake breakfast, car show, Gorge on Art, lots of food trucks, voyageur canoe rides on the Gorge, the Canada Day Market, Community Engagement displays, Craigflower School House open house, Strawberry Tea, street hockey, and kids’ inflatables and activities.
  • Monday July 1. Canada Day Victoria at Victoria Inner Harbour. Musical performances and cultural programming, family activities, an international food village and the iconic Victoria’s Canada Day Fireworks! 
  • Monday July 1. Canada Day Family Fun Fair in Sidney. 12:30 to 4 pm.
  • Monday July 1. Canada Day in the Town of Lake Cowichan. 11 am to 4 pm in Central Park. Performers and refreshments.
  • Monday July 1. Canada Day in Parksville.
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ALL SUMMER: Beacon Hill Animal Farm. Open daily. Enjoy farm animal experience in the city. Hands-on experience including goat petting area. 10 am to 4 pm daily. Admission by donation (suggested $6 for adults and $5 for children).

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Tuesday July 2. SEAPARC Recreation Centre pool reopens (closed June 10-July 1 for annual maintenance). SEAPARC reception area has been under construction. Enter the facility via the arena lobby door as required. 

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Tuesday July 2. Town of View Royal Council Meeting. 7 pm. In council chambers.

Thursday July 4. Sooke Night Market at Sooke Region Museum. 5 to 8 pm. Every Thursday to Sept 5.

Monday July 8. Esquimalt Farmer’s Market. Mondays to Sept 16 at Gorge Park, from 4:30 to 7:30 pm.

Tuesday July 9. Town of View Royal Committee of the Whole. 3:30 pm. In council chambers.

Thursday July 11. Sooke Night Market at Sooke Region Museum. 5 to 8 pm. Every Thursday to Sept 5.

Monday July 15 to Wednesday July 17. Council of the Federation (Canada’s Premiers) meeting in Halifax.

Monday July 15. Esquimalt Farmer’s Market. Mondays to Sept 16 at Gorge Park, from 4:30 to 7:30 pm.

Tuesday July 16. Town of View Royal Council Meeting. 7 pm. In council chambers.

Thursday July 18. Sooke Night Market at Sooke Region Museum. 5 to 8 pm. Every Thursday to Sept 5.

Monday July 22. Esquimalt Farmer’s Market. Mondays to Sept 16 at Gorge Park, from 4:30 to 7:30 pm.

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July 23. BC Election pre-campaign period begins. Election is scheduled for October 19, 2024.

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Wednesday July 24. Bank of Canada – scheduled date for announcing the overnight rate target (it was recently reduced on June 5, 2024 from 5.0% to 4.75%). The Bank will publish its next full outlook for the economy and inflation, including risks to the projection.

Wednesday July 24. Urban Food Resilience discussion panel. Presented by Urban Food Resilience Initiatives Society, with Mary P Brooke executive lead and panelists from across the local food-growing region. Hosted by MLA Mitzi Dean at the Esquimalt-Metchosin community office, 104-1497 Admirals Road in View Royal. Free admission. Register by sending an email.

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Thursday July 25. Sooke Night Market at Sooke Region Museum. 5 to 8 pm. Every Thursday to Sept 5.

Monday July 29. Esquimalt Farmer’s Market. Mondays to Sept 16 at Gorge Park, from 4:30 to 7:30 pm.

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July 27 to August 5. Sooke Fine Arts Show 2024. (Opening night July 26.)

Thursday August 1. Sooke Night Market at Sooke Region Museum. 5 to 8 pm. Every Thursday to Sept 5.

Monday August 5. BC Day. Long weekend Aug 3 to 5.

Monday August 5. Esquimalt Farmer’s Market. Mondays to Sept 16 at Gorge Park, from 4:30 to 7:30 pm.

Thursday August 8. Sooke Night Market at Sooke Region Museum. 5 to 8 pm. Every Thursday to Sept 5.

Monday August 12. Esquimalt Farmer’s Market. Mondays to Sept 16 at Gorge Park, from 4:30 to 7:30 pm.

Thursday August 15. Sooke Night Market at Sooke Region Museum. 5 to 8 pm. Includes one-night booth by Urban Food Resilience Initiatives Society. | Every Thursday to Sept 5.

Monday August 19. Esquimalt Farmer’s Market. Mondays to Sept 16 at Gorge Park, from 4:30 to 7:30 pm.

Thursday August 23. Sooke Night Market at Sooke Region Museum. 5 to 8 pm. Every Thursday to Sept 5.

Monday August 26. Esquimalt Farmer’s Market. Mondays to Sept 16 at Gorge Park, from 4:30 to 7:30 pm.

Thursday August 29. Sooke Night Market at Sooke Region Museum. 5 to 8 pm. Every Thursday to Sept 5.

Saturday August 31 to Monday September 2. Labour Day Long Weekend.

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September 2024. SD62 School Calendar for 2024-2025.

Monday September 2. Labour Day (statutory holiday).

Tuesday September 3. Town of View Royal Council Meeting. 7 pm. In council chambers.

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Thursday September 5. Sooke Night Market at Sooke Region Museum. 5 to 8 pm. Every Thursday to Sept 5.

Tuesday Sept 10. Town of View Royal Committee of the Whole. 3:30 pm. In council chambers.

Monday September 16. House of Commons begins Fall 2024 sitting (through to December 17).

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September 21. Writ Day (election is called) Campaign period begins. Election is scheduled for October 19, 2024.

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September 2024. Royal Roads University West Shore Campus, 798 Goldstream Ave, Langford. The new campus is set to open in September 2024. Check out continuing news: Groundbreaking for Royal Roads west shore campus (Aug 3, 2022) | Base slab concrete pour (Feb 1, 2023)

Tuesday October 1. Town of View Royal Council Meeting. 7 pm. In council chambers.

Monday October 7. BC Provincial Election online and telephone voter registration closes at midnight. Election is scheduled for October 19, 2024.

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Tuesday October 8. Town of View Royal Committee of the Whole. 3:30 pm. In council chambers.

October 10, 11, 12,13, 15, 16. Advance Voting for the BC Provincial Election. Election is scheduled for October 19, 2024.

Saturday October 12 to Sunday October 13. Royal Victoria Marathon. Fundraiser for the BC Cancer Foundation.

Saturday October 12 to Monday October 14. Thanksgiving Long Weekend.

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Monday October 14. Thanksgiving Monday.

Tuesday October 15. Town of View Royal Council Meeting. 7 pm. In council chambers.

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BC PROVINCIAL ELECTION RESOURCES

September 21. Writ Day (election is called) Campaign period begins. Election is scheduled for October 19, 2024.


WEST SHORE RIDINGS: Langford-Highlands, Esquimalt-Colwood, Juan de Fuca-Malahat: Update at Feb 12, 2024

CANDIDATES by PARTY: BC NDP | BC UNITED | BC GREENS | BC CONSERVATIVES

ADVANCE VOTING. October 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16.

VOTING DAY. October 19, 2024. BC PROVINCIAL ELECTION: visit the Elections BC website: how to register to vote | ways to vote | voting dates, etc.


BACKGROUND ANALYSIS by Island Social Trends:

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Community Leadership Calendar – AFTER OCT 19, 2024

October 31. Halloween 2024.

Tuesday November 5. Town of View Royal Council Meeting. 7 pm. In council chambers.

Tuesday November 12. Town of View Royal Committee of the Whole. 3:30 pm. In council chambers.

Tuesday November 19. Town of View Royal Council Meeting. 7 pm. In council chambers.

Tuesday December 5. Town of View Royal Council Meeting. 7 pm. In council chambers.

Tuesday December 10. Town of View Royal Committee of the Whole. 3:30 pm. In council chambers.

December 25. Christmas Day 2024.

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Community Leadership Calendar – 2025:

February 8 to 16, 2025. Invictus Games in Vancouver. and Whistler.

February 2025. Start of the Spring Session of the BC Legislative Assembly (first session after the Fall 2024 provincial election)

Sunday March 30, 2025. JUNO Awards in Vancouver and live on CBC.

September 22 to 26, 2025. Woodrise International Congress mass-timber construction convention, in Vancouver, BC.

October 20, 2025. Federal election. Background articles: Former View Royal mayor eyes federal Liberal chances in Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke [May 3, 2024] | NDP choose Colin Plant as their Saanich-Gulf Islands candidate [April 27, 2024] | Maja Tait kickstarts her federal campaign in Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke (September 1, 2023)

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2026:

June 2026. FIFA World Cup 2026. Vancouver will be a host city for seven (7) games. First game on June 13, 2026. | Cost-benefit announcement held on April 30, 2024.