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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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Brandon Sun

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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Brandon Sun

HitchBOT the hitchhiking robot wraps up cross-country journey in Victoria

Once he gets past the plastic-bucket body, the pool-noodle arms and the complete lack of a soul, Seb Leeson sees a lot of himself in HitchBOT, the ragtag robot that spent several weeks hitchhiking across Canada.

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Iol.co.za

Hitchhiking robot reaches journey's end

A chatty robot with an LED-lit smiley face sent hitchhiking across Canada this summer as part of a social experiment reached its final destination on Thursday after several thousand kilometres on the road.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Examiner.com

When visiting Victoria BC off a cruise ship or by land eat here

Ahoy cruise passengers, or anyone traveling to enchanting Victoria BC, if you find yourself hungry and looking for places to quench your appetite, have we got a couple of good choices for you.

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