Sooke Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. MP Report: Frustration mounts over broken promisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 30 | Penninsula News Review

    After a year of working hard to deliver results for Canadians, New Democrats are becoming increasingly frustrated with the Liberal government's growing list of broken promises. In Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke, we have been especially disappointed with the Liberal's broken promises on electoral reform, health care, and a new nation-to-nation relationship with First Nations.

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  2. 2017: SOOKE Mayor has long to-do list as new year beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The start of a new year means a clean slate for most people and while weight loss or travel may top your list of New Year's resolutions, Sooke Mayor Maja Tait is thinking a little bigger in 2017. In a year-end interview with the Sooke News Mirror, Tait expressed a desire to begin construction of a new library, keep taxes low and "see more activity in the town centre."

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  3. Body found in burned-out vehicle in Port RenfrewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 30 | GlobalNews

    Sooke RCMP say the Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit has been called in after a body was found in a burned-out vehicle in Port Renfrew. Officers were called to the Pacheedaht First Nation just after 10 a.m. on Dec. 27 following reports of a burned Pontiac Grand Am.

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  4. Body in burned Grand AmRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 29 | Castanet.net

    Sooke RCMP suspect foul play after the remains were found inside a grey 2004 Pontiac Grand Am on the Pacheedaht First Nation at about 10 a.m. Tuesday. The Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit and the BC Coroners Service and a forensics team are investigating the scene.

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  5. B.C. holds the line on student fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 28 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    With 572 more students enrolled in the Sooke School District this year than last, the district stands to receive roughly $4.13 million more in funding from the Education Ministry. The Sooke district has seen the third-highest jump in enrolment in the province year over year, with only Surrey and Langley increasing more from 2015.

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  6. 30th Anniversary: Saanich home to Island printing pressRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 25 | Penninsula News Review

    ... retained the Goldstream name, but for 27 years the press has printed the Saanich News, Oak Bay News, Victoria News, Sooke News Mirror and Peninsula News Review each twice a week in Saanich. The monthly Monday Magazine and weekly Real Estate Victoria ...

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  7. Critical thinking, not fear, key to drug abuse education, teacher saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 26 | CBC News

    A Sooke, B.C., teacher who specializes in drug education says fear is on the way out when it comes to teaching kids about substance abuse. Jennifer Gibson says educators in B.C. shouldn't be teaching kids about what their brains look like on drugs anymore: instead, the focus should be on thinking critically about substance use.

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  8. Whale watching boat witnesses swimming deer's near-miss with transient killer whalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | UPI

    The captain of a British Columbia whale watching boat helped guide a wayward buck back to shore after it nearly ended up as lunch for a group of killer whales. Mark Malleson of Prince of Whales tours was leading a Zodiac Adventure Tour Sunday on near East Sooke Park when they noticed what initially appeared to be a tree in the water near a group of four transient orcas.

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  9. Funding boost for Langley schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | The Aldergrove Star

    ... years of decline," Bernier said. The districts with the highest growth were Surrey (993 more students), Langley (697), Sooke (572), Abbotsford (484), Richmond (473), Comox (427) and Central Okanagan (421). The funding boost maintains the provincial ...

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  10. District of Sooke battles floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Sooke News MIrror

    John Patterson is used to seeing Sooke River Road's constant mood swings - one moment it's there, the next, it's underwater - sometimes for months. "It's huge and it's very deep.

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  11. Sooke resident frustrated with mold problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Sooke News MIrror

    When Sooke resident Meg Anderson moved to a house in Ladysmith a few years ago, she noticed she was getting a cough, her chest felt heavy and she couldn't sleep. A couple of trips to the doctor revealed she had asthma, and that her lungs were attacked by an allergy.

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  12. EDITORIAL: Yuletide cheerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Sooke News MIrror

    ... to behold. (We didn't mind the Charlie Brown Christmas tree last year, either). But other Christmassy features along Sooke Road and Wadams Way has also put us in the holiday spirit. It's nice to see Sooke's town core all lit up in a seasonal way - ...

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  13. Belmont senior boys have strong showing at hoops tourney in Oak BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... Taylor final to the Churchill JV squad, features 12 teams. The Royal Bay senior boys were in action at Edward Milne in Sooke last weekend, but wound up losing a pair of close games to local opponents at the Wolverine Classic. The Ravens opened ...

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  14. Parents lobby for more French resource fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | Sooke News MIrror

    A group of parents is rallying support in an attempt to free up more funding for French immersion students in the Sooke School District. "We're in need of funding for everything.

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  15. Deer in water encounters killer whales off B.C. coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | CBC News

    A swimming deer nearly ran into a pod of killer whales lurking off the coast of Sooke, B.C. on Sunday. A B.C. skipper stumbled on a rare sight Sunday: a young buck swimming right past a pod of killer whales lurking nearby.

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  16. Parents lobby for more French resource fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | Goldstream Gazette

    A group of parents is rallying support in an attempt to free up more funding for French immersion students in the Sooke School District. "We're in need of funding for everything.

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  17. Sooke District staff abruptly walks out of meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Sooke News MIrror

    Several District of Sooke staff abruptly walked out of a council meeting Monday night during a discussion of a bylaw amendment to the municipality's five-year financial plan. "Council is being misled on this.

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  18. Sooke mailman Tommy Seward made his rounds even in the snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    No one heard of a snowplow on the Sooke Road in the 1930s, vehicles were rare enough, and letter carrier Tommy Seward was on his own in getting the mail delivered. His route was called R.M.D. 2 Victoria, or also R.R. 2 and he delivered the mail along Sooke Road to Sooke and Jordan River weekdays.

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  19. Sooke looks to tighten gun rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | Sooke News MIrror

    The proposed legislation is aimed at tightening the existing bylaw and ensure public safety, said Patti Rear, district deputy corporate officer. "The bylaw does not deviate from the current ban of firearms use within municipal boundaries.

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  20. LETTER: Physician assistants could ease our health-care woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    We moved to Sooke from Manitoba where I was working in emergency medicine after I retired from the Canadian Forces. It's sad that I have to travel to the Northwest Territories to practice at remote mine where I am responsible for the care of 1,500 people yet cannot practice in B.C. It's time for the B.C. government to acknowledge how physician assistants are making a positive impact in other provinces and enact legislation to allow physician assistants to practice here.

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