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REGIONAL/NATIONAL BREAKING NEWS and
LOCAL BREAKING NEWS
||Sooke Local & Victoria Regional
Local Elections Act legislation would see municipal offices held
for 4 years, and elections held in October (not Nov).
John Horgan, MLA now only contender
in NDP leadership race
Tsunami debris being removed from BC Shores
Earthquake & tsunami public education coming summer 2014
April 14 at Sooke Council (7pm) ~ public input on Townsend
intersection was successful
Ayre Manor to change hands effective July 1, 2014
District of Sooke Council
wrestled with decision about double-billed funds -- keep for
infrastructure projects or reduce taxes this year? (see pg.1 in
TREND WATCH: frequent insights and analysis on the SVN
|Federal / National
The Fair Elections Act is
still being processed in the House of Commons; the proposed
legislation has come under much criticism by opposition MLAs and
Electoral Boundaries were finalized
in August 2013: Sooke is now in Saanich-Esquimalt-Juan de Fuca
(for 2015 federal election)
Townsend Road &
Sooke Road intersection continues to vex many in Sooke.
This goes to Sooke Council April 14 (~ follow
on Twitter @TownsendCorner
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Regional& National breaking News
John Horgan gathering
Jim Flaherty dies suddenly at age 64
~ state funeral on Wed Apr 16 |
Heartbleed bug not an issue for major banks | BC NDP gets behind
John Horgan as Mike Farnworth steps out of leadership race
Sooke Harbour House wins Lifetime Achievement Award |
SEAPARC to build bike park this spring |
April 1: Electricity up
9% & ferries up 4%
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