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

8 hrs ago | The St Paul Journal

Kissel leads field with eight CCMA Award nominations

Flat Lake's very own Brett Kissel will lead all artists at the Canadian Country Music Awards in Edmonton on Sept.

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12 hrs ago | Saanich News

Saanich event remembers the Komagata Maru, fight for equality

A devoted group of Saanich residents are celebrating a century of progress in the fight against racism by recognizing a dark day in Canada's history.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Stephen Harper,

20 hrs ago | Telegram

Photo

Clyde Drew of St. Alban's is a professional carver who has sold works of art all over the world.

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Yesterday | Western Star

Alaska at last

This past winter, our son Anthony was invited to attend a conference in Victoria, B.C. in May. So he called me and said he was thinking about taking a trip to Alaska while he was there.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Journal of Commerce

Vancouver Island landmark undergoing major renovations

The iconic Empress Hotel in Victoria, B.C. will soon undergo millions of dollars in renovations after a change in ownership.

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Impacts of dwarf mistletoe on the physiology of host Tsuga...

EPA Home A Science Inventory A Impacts of dwarf mistletoe on the physiology of host Tsuga heterophylla trees as recorded in tree ring C and O stable isotopes Impacts of dwarf mistletoe on the physiology of host Tsuga heterophylla trees as recorded in tree ring C and O stable isotopes Marias, D., F. Meinzer, D. Woodruff, D. Shaw, S. Voelker, J.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Examiner.com

Mike Arms to advocate for animals at business school

People all over the world are familiar with Mike Arms, animal advocate and President of Helen Woodward Animal Center .

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Related Topix: Canada, Rancho Santa Fe, CA

The Winnipeg Free Press

Marya Brown, 61, relaxes in a snooze room at the Island Health facility in Victoria, B.C.

She says it reminds her of her teenage years when she held up lighters in darkened arenas during encores at rock concerts.

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Related Topix: Canada, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Sat Jul 19, 2014

National Post

Fate of Vancouver Aquarium hangs in the balance: 'Whale jail'...

For years, Vancouverites did not seem to mind that the Vancouver Aquarium kept dolphins and belugas in its tanks.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Sibling revelry

Here come Australia's favourite faux-German headbangers, Die Roten Punkte, with a new party-hardy album and old sibling antipathy.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Journal of Commerce

Vancouver Island landmark undergoing major renovations

The iconic Empress Hotel in Victoria, B.C. will soon undergo millions of dollars in renovations after a change in ownership.

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BayStreet.ca

CardioComm Solutions Announces Issuance of Stock Options

The options are exercisable at $0.10 per share for five years from the date of grant and are subject to a four month hold period.

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Canada.com

Victoria to reduce speed limit to 40 km/h on core streets

The Pemberton Music Festival is on this weekend - and with a host of hot headliners including Deadmau5, Nine Inch Nails, Snoop Dogg and more - it's sure to be one of this summer's biggest events.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Journal of Commerce

Preview for the week of 21st, 2014

In this week's preview, we look at some of the stories we'll be covering in the Journal of Commerce for the week of July 21st, 2014.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

CineFile: Reviews of 'Deliver Us From Evil' and 'Begin Again'

My friends, things are heating up here in Victoria, BC, and all across the country, which means only one thing: stupid, loud movies.

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Related Topix: Canada, Sinister

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Big Apple

"A man walks into a bar with a slab of asphalt under his arm"

Listen to Robert Emmerich introduce The Big Apple , a hit song from 1937. Music written by Bob and performed by Tommy Dorsey's Clambake Seven with Bob on piano.

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The Toronto Star

Canadian navy ship ordered home after sailor arrested in San Diego

The arrest of one crew member in San Diego and the behaviour of two other sailors prompted the HMCS Whitehorse to be sent home from an international naval exercise called RIMPAC.

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TeleRead

Alice Munro's ex-husband gives away the store, hands Munro's Books to staff

Here's a good and positive story for these days of doomsaying and handwringing over the fortunes of bookstores.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Province claws back unapproved pay and perks for execs at Royal B.C. Museum and B.C. Cancer Agency

The Royal B.C. Museum board signed a contract with new CEO Jack Lohman that included a $30,000 signing bonus, $18,000 in a relocation allowance and $2,500 in tax advisory services, on top of Lohman's $161,800 annual base salary.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Tampa Bay Newspapers

'The One Man Star Wars Trilogy' coming to TBAC's Jaeb Theater

Without the use of props or any other actors, Charles Ross sings John Williams' theme music, mimes the crawling yellow text at the beginning of each episode, replicates the sound effects of whooshing X-Wing Starfighters and impersonates all the characters from Star Wars in his 58-minute show.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Dubuque, IA, Canada, Opinion

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