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Community Leadership CalendarFebruary 2023:

Wednesday February 1. Spoutible Social Media Platform goes live. Pre-launch profile of the new platform.

Wednesday February 1. BC Health Ministry – announcement about agreement with Doctors of BC. 1 pm. Livestream.

Sunday February 5. Wounded Warriors Run along Hwy 14 (Sooke to Sidney). Starts at Sooke Legion at 10 am. From 10 am to 12 noon, expect traffic delays on Hwy 14 from Otter Point Rd to the four-lanes. Full run is from Sooke to Sidney. | TRAFFIC ADVISORIES (west shore & Sooke)

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'Watching concrete pour' might seem like a slow experience, but the event today at @RoyalRoads #westshore campus in #Langford was foundational toward the Sept 2024 opening. The specialized #concrete holds embedded CO2. https://islandsocialtrends.ca/foundational-day-for-royal-roads-west-shore-campus/ | #university #carboncapture


Education and Child Care Minister @RachnaSinghNDP enjoyed a tour of @RoyalBay_SD62 last week. She was impressed with the 600-seat expansion but the school is already full again; she says discussions continue as to #housing growth pressures on @SD62_Sooke. https://islandsocialtrends.ca/education-child-care-minister-toured-royal-bay-secondary/

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Community Leadership CalendarFebruary 2023:

Monday February 6. Non-instructional day in SD62 for school-wide planning (moved from Sept 19, 2022).

Monday February 6. City of Langford Regular Council Meeting. 7 pm. In council chambers and livestreamed.

Tuesday February 7. SD62 Education Policy Committee Meeting. 6 pm. Livestream. Direct meeting link.

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Tuesday February 7. BC Legislative Assembly resumes Feb 7 (following winter break), and except for spring break they sit to May 11, followed by a 4-month summer break.

Tuesday February 7. Prime Minister & Provincial/Territorial Premiers meeting in Ottawa regarding the Canada Health Transfer.

Saturday February 11. City of Colwood Ideas Fair. At Royal Bay Secondary School, 3500 Ryder Hesjedal Way, Colwood. Drop-in, 2 to 7 pm. An interactive opportunity for Colwood residents to engage in conversations and share ideas with Council, staff and one another on a range of topics: Seniors | Youth | Health | Arts & Culture | Traffic | Sewer Service | Big Ideas.

Sunday February 12. Super Bowl 57.

Tuesday February 14. Valentine’s Day.

Tuesday February 14. SD62 Resources Committee Meeting. 6 pm. Livestream.

Wednesday February 15. Canadian Agriculture Day.

Wednesday February 15. SD62 Open House to discuss naming of South Langford elementary school. At Happy Valley Elementary. Details to come.

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Friday February 17. Non-instructional day in SD62 (tri-district in the south Vancouver Island region – SD61, SD62, SD63).

Monday February 20. BC Family Day (statutory holiday).

Sunday February 26. West Coast Sooke 10K Run in Sooke. Hosted by WestCoast Runners. Package pickup 9 am to 10:30 am.

Monday February 27. District of Sooke Coffee with Council. In Sooke municipal council chambers, 10 am to 11:30 am. Drop-in.

Tuesday February 28. SD62 Public Board Meeting. 7 pm. Livestream.

Community Leadership CalendarMarch 2023:

Tuesday March 7. SD62 Education Policy Committee Meeting. 6 pm. Livestream.

Wednesday March 8. SD62 Resources Committee Meeting. 6 pm. Livestream.

Sunday March 11. Chilliwack concert. EMCS Sooke Community Theatre. 7 pm. $50.

Sunday March 12. Academy Awards. Film awards. Televised starting 5 pm PT.

Tuesday March 14. SD62 Public Board Meeting. 7 pm. Livestream.

March 18 to April 2. SD62 schools closed for Spring Break.

Tuesday March 21. CENiC Citizens’ Environment Network in Colwood. Speaker series every Tuesday to April 18. 7-8 pm

Monday March 20. District of Sooke Community Coffee with Council. At Broomhill Playground, 10 am to 11:30 am. Drop-in.

Saturday March 25. Seedy Saturday. By Sooke Food CHI, at Sooke Community Hall. 10 am to 3 pm.

Tuesday March 28. CENiC Citizens’ Environment Network in Colwood. Speaker series every Tuesday to April 18. 7-8 pm

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Community Leadership CalendarApril 2023:

Friday April 14. CPL season opener. Pacific FC vs Vancouver FC. At Starlight Stadium in Langford, 7 pm. CPL 2023 Schedule

Community Leadership CalendarMay 2023:

Sunday May 7. Inaugural Home Match for Vancouver FC vs Cavalry FC. 4 pm PT. Vancouver FC is the newest team in the Canadian Premier League. CPL 2023 Schedule

Community Leadership Calendar – 2024:

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)

October 19, 2024 | Premier David Eby says he’s sticking to the scheduled 2024 BC provincial election date (article November 18, 2022). | New BC Cabinet announced by David Eby on December 7, 2022 (analysis)