The Georgia Straight
Victoria considers slower vehicle speeds after province raised limits
Next Thursday , Victoria city council will vote on a proposal to reduce the maximum speed limit in many areas to 40 kilometres per hour.
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Journal of Commerce
Report finds usual approach to water and water management will not work
The water and wastewater infrastructure deficit across Canada is pushing past $88 billion dollars and relying on business as usual practices guarantees a crisis, a report from the Blue Economy Initiative reveals.
Journal of Commerce
Canadian Construction Association explores impact of lean construction
The Canadian Construction Association has begun to explore what its role should be when it comes to lean construction project delivery for its membership nationwide.
Garcinia Cambogia, Womens Weight Loss Reviews Finds Quality Differs Between Brands
Victoria, BC / March 11, 2014 / New questions of quality arise after an in-depth study into the popular weight loss supplement Garcinia Cambogia.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
B.C. alone in using troubled software system to manage child welfare
B.C. chose Oracle's Siebel software for its Integrated Case Management computer system, the only Canadian province to do so.
Trotsky's tactical ruthlessness may have won the Bolsheviks Russia. ...
Over the next two months, more than five million foreigners will come to Canada on their summer vacation.
Victoria council pushing to lower speed limits on some roads
Victoria councillors are proposing to lower the speed limits on some roads, saying they want to make their community safer for people to walk, cycle and drive.
The Globe and Mail
Pasajes: A flamenco story of grief and survival
Veronica Maguire's husband died in her arms, of a sudden aneurysm in 2010. Maguire, a flamenco dancer, and guitarist husband Harry Owen, had established Alma de Espana, Victoria, B.C.'s first flamenco company and school, in 1991.
TV's 'Mad Men,' cooking shows boosts interest in home bars, bar carts
As cocktail culture becomes trendy in lounges and bars across Canada, there's increasing interest in bringing a piece of it home.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
The Chronicle Herald
Foreign workers suspension lifted at Valley trucking firm
Eassons Transport Ltd. of Berwick was suspended May 1 and Employment and Social Development Canada said on its website there were "reasonable grounds to suspect that the employer or group of employers provided false, misleading or inaccurate information in the context of the request for that opinion."
Anglican clergy calls prostitution bill immoral
Many religious groups in Canada, especially Catholics and Evangelicals , have been enthusiastically supporting the government's new prostitution bill, Bill C-36 , which aims to eradicate sex trade by criminalizing those who buy sex not those who sell it.
Vancouver ensemble offers summer fare
The Ensemble Theatre Company presents several offerings from now until Aug. 16, including The Duchess of Malfi, featuring Alison Raine as The Duchess, Adam Bergquist as Antonio, and Paul Herbert as Ferdinand.
Indians 101: Kwakwaka'wakw Dancers
In June 2014, the Aboriginal Cultural Festival in Victoria, British Columbia, brought together First Nations singers and dancers from the Pacific Northwest Coast.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Sooke News MIrror
Looking Back July 9, 2014
It seems there is no publicly accessible amenity that can be put in place that cannot, or will not, eventually be vandalized.
The Asian Pacific Post
Understanding the Asia factor across Canada
The impact of Asia is extending to unexpected corners of Canada. Did you know that Asia now absorbs close to 45 per cent of British Columbia's merchandise exports and more than 13 per cent of Nova Scotia's? Asia is a major buyer of goods from across Canada.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
The Now Newspaper
Subs' start was comedy of errors
In the early 20th Century, Canada didn't have much of a navy. We were still conjoined with Britain, and one of the consuming federal issues of the pre-First World War years was whether to properly fund a real and independent Canadian Navy.
Globe and Mail
Legal marijuana now on sale in Washington state
Cale Holdsworth of Abeline, Kan., holds up his purchase after being the first in line to buy legal recreational marijuana at Top Shelf Cannabis in Bellingham, Wash., on July 8, 2014.
The Globe and Mail
Why so many franchisees fail
There are a number of reasons including undercapitalization, location, competition in the market and lack of due diligence.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
A Hitchhiking Robot Records Summer Road Trip On Social Media
This summer, a kindergartener-sized robot will stick out its thumbing hand - its only movable part - and attempt to be the first-ever machine to hitchhike across Canada.
High tea: Seattle developer buys Victoria's Empress Hotel
Nat Bosa, a real estate developer who's building the Insignia condominium project in downtown Seattle, and his wife, Flora, have bought the Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria, British Columbia.