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Heritage Minister James Moore defends creation of new history museum
The proposed name and mandate change of the Canadian Museum of Civilization will give museums across the country access to the Gatineau institution's 3.5 million artifacts, 90 per cent of which are now in storage, says Heritage Minister James Moore.
Thu May 23, 2013
Bitters add flavour to Island spirits
Master Distiller Peter Hunt, takes a sample of his brandy from a wooden barrel at the Victoria Spirits Distillery in Saanich, B.C. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito Tradition is an important ingredient in a family business, and for Victoria Spirits, known for its gin, it is also part of their bitters.
4 music shows to check out in Ottawa this weekend
Victoria's Aidan Knight and his five-piece band bring their latest EP, inspired by Germany's Forest Boy, to the Black Sheep Inn on May 23.
Santa Barbara Independent
Good Car, Ma
Mom is just back from another drive. This was a 3,500-mile round-trip to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
Wed May 22, 2013
Seven Connections Academy STEM teachers selected for "School of Rock" National Research Workshop
Seven STEM teachers from Connections Academy virtual public schools across the country set sail today on board the scientific ocean drilling vessel JOIDES Resolution , as participants in the 2013 "School of Rock Expedition for Educators" professional development workshop.
'Rookie Blue' writing never dull
"It makes it exciting, they're always trying to spice it up," Faia says. "This time you have two new regular characters who are going to be there for the season." As you can guess, Faia plays one of those new characters, with Rookie Blue returning for its fourth season, Thursday on Global and ABC.
Tue May 21, 2013
KONP 1450 Local News
Rayonier & PA Harbor Clean Up Forum
Dr. Peter deFur, of Environmental Stewardship Concepts LLC, will tie together and update the public on the Rayonier and the Port Angeles Harbor cleanup efforts at a forum on Tuesday, 28 May at 7 PM in the Port Angeles Landing Mall 2nd floor meeting room.
His Royal Highness impresses at Highland Games
Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, inspects a flag from a member from the 78th Fraser Highlanders, the 1st regiment to come from Scotland in 1757, at the opening ceremonies of the Victoria Highland Games in Victoria, B.C. Saturday May 18, 2013.
Sun May 19, 2013
Photos: Duke of York visits Victoria
Several thousand people took in the 67th annual Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair Saturday.
The Madison Press
Cyclers on track with Underground Railroad
That Civil-War-period fact is not lost to cyclists who are retracing the route, which courses northward from Alabama to Ontario, Canada.
Sat May 18, 2013
Thomson: Alberta adds trade offices to boost business and image
Perhaps Alberta should open a trade office in Victoria, B.C., to boost our image and woo Premier Christy Clark.
The Winnipeg Free Press
Ex-'Pegger seeks to grow local businesses
Peter Gustavson is using cash he earned from Custom House to invest in promising firms, and has found some in Winnipeg.
Fri May 17, 2013
West Seattle Blog
Next up for The Whale Trail: Erich Hoyt, 'Adventures with Orcas in the North Pacific'
One more talk is set for The Whale Trail 's series, announced today by TWT's Donna Sandstrom : "Adventures with Orcas in the North Pacific, From A1 Stubbs to Iceberg, the White Russian Bull," featuring author/researcher Erich Hoyt .
Jane Sterk to stay B.C. Greens leader after historic election of Andrew Weaver
VICTORIA, B.C.: May 14, 2013 - Green Party's Jane Sterk watches as the results to come in, at her campaign office in Victoria.
Lower Mainland drivers pay second-highest tax on gas in North America
Like a lot of us, Gordie Panovic of Surrey didn't know exactly how much of his gas bill goes to taxes.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Globe and Mail
Greens make a beachhead in B.C.
Federal Green Party leader Elizabeth May and Oak Bay/Gordon Head B.C. Green Party MLA candidate Andrew Weaver brave the elements to wave at traffic and speak to people along Oak Bay Ave.
Tue May 14, 2013
Liberals defy odds, pollsters, to hold onto power in B.C. provincial election
British Columbia's Liberals defied common wisdom and months of abysmal polling numbers to win a majority government Tuesday, a stunning turnaround for a party and a premier written off for dead when the election started just a few weeks ago.
manah Awarded Commercial Rooftop Solar Projects Valued at Approximately $2.0M
Victoria, British Columbia CANADA, May 14, 2013 /FSC/ - Carmanah Technologies Corporation , In two separate commercial rooftop solar projects valued at approximately $2.0M, Carmanah Technologies was awarded to design and build roof mounted solar photovoltaic systems that will deliver a total of 500kW of renewable energy for the province of Ontario.
Lake Cowichan Gazette
Editorial: Don't pass the sewage buck
Citizen opposition groups in Greater Victoria decry that the venture is a colossal waste of money, and residents and politicians in Esquimalt don't want treatment plants in their backyard.
Mon May 13, 2013
The Globe and Mail
Greens' rise will be a page-turner, Sterk says
British Columbia Green Party leader candidate Jane Sterk, left, answers questions from the public as BC NDP leader candidate Carole James listens during an all-candidates debate at the New Horizons Activity Centre in Victoria, B.C. Wednesday May 1, 2013.