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BC ARCHIVE Sooke Local & Regional News | EVENTS LISTINGS
BC Ferries crew rescues kayaker off shores of Vancouver Island June 19   New regulations & fines for travelling in the left-lane on BC Highways (pg1 - June 12th SVN)    BC investing $30 million in Western Forest Products as a job creator [June 11]      Open House & Free Salmon BBQ at Sooke Region Museum, Sun June 28 (1-3 pm), everyone welcome   Canada Day Sooke at Sooke Flats on Wed July 1 (gates open 12 noon, ceremony at 1 pm; activities all day; music in the day & evening, fireworks at dusk) District of Sooke Special Council Meeting on Monday, July 20 (July 13 meeting cancelled)
Federal / National West Shore of Vancouver Island
   Pope Francis rocks the world with sweeping statement on climate change (June 18)  Electoral Boundaries: Sooke is now in Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke (formerly Esquimalt-Juan de Fuca); candidates are incumbent Randall Garrison, MP (NDP); Frances Litman (Green); Shari Lukens (Conservative); David Merner (Liberal); and Josh Stefler (Libertarian) 

Metchosin has banned all fires, including beach fires (as of June 15) String of thefts from unlocked cars (May 29th SVN, pg 2) Mayors discuss Regional Crime Unit (pg.3, May 15th SVN)  

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HEADLINES: | Fashion Files exhibit at museum to Sept 20 | Salmon BBQ served 200 meals | Canada Day Sooke is biggest community gathering of the year | Fire at 6726 West Coast Road | Canada Day fireworks pending, due to Extreme fire danger | Bark mulch fires are costly | Outdoor concerts at Government House |  Salvation Army couldn't make a profit in Sooke (pg1 June 19 SVN)  | New antenna put in place June 17 at Sooke Fire Hall | Job losses on south Vancouver Island in 2014 | Strong winds in Sooke June 16 | Fines for left-lane travel in BC (pg1)             





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