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  1. WSDOT Updates Anacortes Road Construction ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 12 | Construction Equipment Guide

    ... of Whidbey Island. The SR 20 Spur is the primary access to Anacortes and ferry service to the San Juan Islands and Sidney, B.C. As a result, the intersection of these two roadways has significant regional importance. On average, more than 30,000 ...


  2. Vancouver Island biochemist encourages women to get creative in science careersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 11 | CBC News

    Sunday marks the International Day of Women in Science, and the UN says women and girls continue to be excluded from the field despite efforts over the past 15 years to encourage involvement. "I think critical thinking is a form of creativity and you really need imagination and creativity to help with problem solving, and science is full of problem solving," said Dr. Anna-Mary Schmidt, who works at the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's Centre for Plant Health in Sidney, B.C., in Greater Victoria.


  3. Which Low-Tech Activity Should Make a Comeback at Events?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 8 | BiZBash Event Style News

    ... a fun photo opportunity." Melinda Orlowski, executive assistant and corporate secretary, Victoria Airport Authority, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada "When I was the marketing manager at House of Blues New Orleans, we planned and hosted many events. ...


  4. Magnitude-3.2 earthquake hits San Juan Islands, shakes Greater VictoriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 4 | Richmond News

    A magnitude-3.2 earthquake struck Saturday night in Washington state's San Juan Islands, about 20 kilometres from Sidney and 24 kilometres from Victoria. The U.S. Geological Survey said the temblor happened at 10:57 p.m. at a depth of 14 kilometres.


  5. Jessica Mitchell of London joins Johnny Reid's 'Revival' tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 23 | The London Free Press

    She'll be with Reid when the six-time Juno award winner and Canadian country music icon stops at Budweiser Gardens April 8, one of 44 dates on Reid's 2018 "Revival" national tour. Reid's long-time big band, The Soul Providers, and Grammy nominated group Glass Tiger will be joining him on the tour, which kicks off Feb. 26 in Sidney, B.C. Mitchell, dubbed country music's Adele, received four nominations for the Country Music Association of Ontario awards being held at Centennial Hall last June, the nominations for her single Workin' on Whiskey, songwriting, female and roots artist of the year.


  6. Oscar nominations 2018: 'The Shape of Water' leadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 23 | The London Free Press

    ... for the film include production designer Paul Austerberry, costume designer Luis M. Sequeira, and film editor Sidney Wolinsky. The Canadian co-production has a superstar executive producer in Angelina Jolie and features Toronto actress Saara Chaudry ...


  7. B.C. man wins inaugural Mohn prize for Arctic researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | CBC News

    ... wonderful people. Colleagues who have become friends, memories that I'll never forget," said Carmack, who is from Sidney, B.C. Carmack has been named in the award as "the most influential and cited oceanographer at work in the Arctic Ocean." The ...


  8. Police watchdog clears RCMP in North Saanich crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2018 | Westender

    Sidney-North Saanich RCMP officers were not responsible for the injuries of a man involved in a fiery crash Friday, the province's police watchdog has found. Marten Youssef, spokesman for the Independent Investigations Office of B.C., said his office has given Sidney-North Saanich RCMP the go-ahead to continue investigating the case.


  9. How Health Canada changed its mind on pesticide testing in the marijuana industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2017 | The Globe and Mail

    ... alarms with laboratories that test consumer products for purity. Wendy Riggs, manager at M.B. Laboratories Ltd. in Sidney, B.C., a federally accredited facility, said commercial enterprises should not have been left in charge of their own health and ...


  10. On the Wild Side: Winter is for the ducksRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2017 | Beach Metro Community News

    ... than the male but, in my opinion, they are just as sassy. Random fact for the month: I discovered that the town of Sidney, B.C., uses two buffleheads on their coat of arms. As their website states: "The bufflehead ducks symbolize Sidney's position ...


  11. B.C. victims of government-funded brainwashing experiments want apologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | CBC News

    ... he tried to explain why his wife was upset all the time and a very unhappy person. His mother died 10 years later in Sidney, B.C., a recluse who moved out of her bedroom and spent her last decade smoking on the sofa, Clacket said. "She never got ...


  12. Underfunded from the start, Canadian Arctic Aviation Tour 2017 leaves contractors holding the bagRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | CBC News

    ... near to it, but in reality there was no federal funding. Close said she still chose to arrange a January meeting in Sidney, B.C., with several of the educators who would be part of the project, McClure, and Brian Celli, the tour's director of ...


  13. Canada's peacekeeping incoherenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | The Globe and Mail

    Richard Shimooka is a senior fellow at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute's Centre for Advancing Canada's Interests Abroad. Don Macnamara is a retired brigadier-general and a national-security strategy analyst living in Sidney, B.C. Over the past few weeks there has been a renewed impetus toward Canada undertaking a new peacekeeping mission.


  14. Johnny Reid in KelownaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 |

    Chart-topping, multi-platinum, award winning singer-songwriter Johnny Reid announced today that he will embark on the 2018 "Revival" National Tour. The extensive outing of 44 dates will kick off on February 26th at in Sidney, BC and includes a stop in Kelowna at Prospera Place March 6th.


  15. Country star Johnny Reid plays Budweiser Gardens April 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | The London Free Press

    The six-time Juno award winner and Canadian country music icon will be taking the stage at Budweiser Gardens April 8, one of 44 dates on Reid's 2018 "Revival" national tour. Reid's long-time big band, The Soul Providers, and Grammy nominated group Glass Tiger will be joining him on the national tour which kicks off Feb. 26 in Sidney, B.C. Pre-sale tickets for Reid's fan club members go on sale Nov. 6 at 10 a.m. Tickets for all shows will go on sale to the general public Nov. 10 at 10 a.m. local time.


  16. Platinum award-winning singer-songwriter Johnny Reid coming to LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | GlobalNews

    ... is set to release Friday, Nov. 3, a preview to his upcoming tour. The tour, which includes 44 dates, kicks off in Sidney, B.C. on Feb. 26. Reid will be in London Sunday, April 8 at Budweiser Gardens at 7 p.m. Tickets for the show range from $45 to ...


  17. Pigs coming to Savoy Theatre in Glace BayRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2017 | Cape Breton Post

    A band that describes itself as being Canada's most authentic Pink Floyd tribute will perform a show at Glace Bay's Savoy Theatre on Friday, Nov. 3. It's part of a 27-city cross-Canada tour, Left + Right East Coast Tour Fall 2017, that has taken the group, Pigs, from Nanaimo, B.C. to Glace Bay and back again to Sidney, B.C. on Friday, Nov. 24. Pigs was formed in Victoria, B.C., in 2008. In addition to classics from legendary albums like "Dark Side Of The Moon," "Wish You Were Here," "Animals" and "The Wall," the band will showcase material that has rarely - if ever - been performed live by Pink Floyd.


  18. Perry Connolly was skipper of the storied sloop Red JacketRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | The Globe and Mail

    ... and with acrimony. In retirement, he became a notable volunteer at a hospital in Portland, Ore., before moving to Sidney, near Victoria, B.C., where he was well known as a volunteer at the local aquarium. Mr. Connolly died of lung cancer in hospital ...


  19. Peshko - William "Bill"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    ... his memory, his wife, Ethelda; his sons, Allan of Invermay, SK and Lawrence of Yorkton, SK; one sister, Pauline of Sidney, BC; brother-in-law, Victor Pilkey of Yorkton, SK; sister-in-law, Patricia Peshko of Regina, SK as well as many nieces, ...


  20. Tour de Rock riders join a carnival in SidneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... Cancer Tour de Rock nears the end of the ride, team of 24 riders from up and down the Island will join a carnival in Sidney. Each year, the team of police, fire, paramedic, military, community and media riders cycle from Port Alice in the northern ...