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Local news for Victoria, BC continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

9 hrs ago | Esquimalt News

Royal B.C. Museum shines light on Canada's dark past

The Royal B.C. Museum is teaming up with institutions across the country to tell the story of one of Canada's darkest periods.

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23 hrs ago | The Osoyoos Times

Justin Trudeau's Liberals reaching out to make impact in B.C., says veteran MP

Under the new leadership of Justin Trudeau, the Liberal Party of Canada is committed to ensuring that western voices are heard in Parliament.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Breitbart.com

Man Unicycles Across Canada for Global Warming During Record-Breaking Cool Summer

A man from Victoria, British Columbia, chose the wrong summer to unicycle across Canada to raise awareness for global warming, as this year has been unseasonably cool for our northern neighbor.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Global Warming, Canada

The Globe and Mail

B.C. teachers' strike looms over start of school year

B.C. Teachers' Federation President Jim Iker speaks to media speaks to media in Victoria, B.C., August 27, 2014.

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Telegram

The long road

He'll likely get here today, after he finishes biking from Victoria, B.C. - not popping the pills that almost destroyed his life.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Media Advisory: Minister Blaney to Speak at Canadian Association of...

Note: Although the conference is closed to media, Minister Blaney will be available to answer media questions immediately following his address in the Media Room beside the conference hall.

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Esquimalt News

Esquimalt's big guns coming out party

Mike Reed stands behind one of Esquimalt's First World War trophy guns. The weapons will be unveiled at a special commemoration ceremony on Sept.

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Saanich News

B.C. Transit boosts bus hours in Greater Victoria

After extensive public input, B.C. Transit is adding another 5,000 hours of bus service in the Capital Region.

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Canada.com

Victoria to spend $90,000 to post, publicize lower speed limits

Some of television's biggest celebrities arrive at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles for the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on August 25, 2014 in Los Angeles.

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GISuser Weblog

Open Government Tour 2014 #OGT14 Hits Victoria to Stimulate OpenData Dialog #opendata

A topic that is hugely hot these days, particularly with the GeoTech crowd, is Open Data.

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BroadwayWorld.com

DanceWorks Presents World Premiere of ELSEWHERE, Choreographed by Heidi Strauss, 9/25

DanceWorks, Toronto's longest running contemporary dance series, presents the world premiere of elsewhere, an adelheid dance projects production choreographed by its award-winning Artistic Director, Heidi Strauss.

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Related Topix: Arts, Dance, 9, Anthropology, Science, North America, Canada, World News,

Mon Aug 25, 2014

CNN

Alaska Cruising

Exploring Alaska through Princess Cruise Line, Star Princess. Starting in San Francisco, with stops in Juneau Skagway , Glacier Bay, Ketchican and a stop over in beautiful Victoria, B.C. Select one of the options below.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

KTNA

Writer's Voice-Patagonian Misadventures (#1), by Willi Prittie

In the first of a two-part story, Willi Prittie tells the tale of how two bicyclists and a ferry-load of Chilean truck drivers find themselves stranded on the coast of Chile.

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Related Topix: South America, Chile, World News, Canada, Port Angeles, WA

KurzweilAI.net

Can we trust robots? Better question: can robots trust us?

Ask HitchBOT , a charismatic robot who just hitchhiked its way across Canada from Halifax, N.S. to Victoria, B.C. - a three-week journey of more than 6,000 km - accepting 18 rides from total strangers and tweeting its progress to its 35,100 followers.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Goldstream Gazette

Tennis fans score love for Goldstream Food Bank

The Gllangcolme Tennis Festival raised $460 that will be donated to the Goldstream Food Bank on behalf of Langford Tennis Club.

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HeraldNet

Meet the Vikings: Learn their real story in a trip to Victoria, B.C.

Visitors excavate a Viking boat burial in an interactive exhibit at the "Vikings: Lives Beyond The Legends" exhibit at the Royal BC Museum in Victoria, B.C. Visitors excavate a Viking boat burial in an interactive exhibit at the "Vikings: Lives Beyond The Legends" exhibit at the Royal BC Museum in Victoria, B.C. A silver pendant found in a woman's ... (more)

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Oak Bay News

Conquering hills on two wheels

Steep hills and long distances no longer have to be an issue for cyclists, now that Pedego Electric Bicycles has ridden into town.

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Nanaimo Daily News

TV industry watchdog says 'pick-and-pay' model would hurt economy, cost jobs

Some local TV stations will be forced to close and more than 30,000 people could lose their jobs if Canada's broadcast regulator adopts changes it wants Canadians to consider, says a broadcast industry watchdog group.

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CBC News

Peeing in the ocean is good for the environment, scientists say

When you're enjoying the water on a hot summer day and realize you have to go, do you need to swim all the way back to the bathroom? Or can you just pee in the ocean? Go ahead and pee, says a new video from the American Chemical Society , an association of professional chemists and chemical engineers.

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Prince George Citizen

Clean gutters can help roof longevity but sweeping not always recommended

A roof is shown in Victoria, B.C., on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. Roofs are one of the most important features of a house, and one of the most expensive, which is why homeowners look to prolong the life of their roof with maintenance.

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