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

Yesterday | 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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Saturday | 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.

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Saturday | 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.

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Saturday | KLKN

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.

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Related Topix: Garcinia cambogia, Supplement, Canada, Life, Food, Nutrition

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Canada.com

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.

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National Post

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.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, North America, Canada,

GlobalNews

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.

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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.

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Brandon Sun

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.

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Related Topix: Drink, Cocktails, Canada

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."

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MacLeans

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.

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24 Hours

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.

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Daily Kos

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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Japan,

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.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Canada, South America, Chile, World News

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.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Bellingham, WA, Canada

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.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News

Mon Jul 07, 2014

PSFK

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.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, Canada

Business Journal

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.

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