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Provincial Sooke Local & Regional
Public school teachers in BC still on strike (continues into Sept) Parents may claim $40/day for each child under age 13 during BC teachers strike Parents to make alternate plans for Sept 2 with teachers still on strike  Sooke Fire Danger Rating is set at HIGH   Water flow line exhibit Aug 1 to Sept 28 at Charters River Interpretive Center   Sooke Night Market every Thursday night to Sept.4 at Sooke Region Museum   Municipal election in Sooke is on Saturday, November 15, 2014    
Federal / National Business
  Federal Anti-Spam law came into effect July 1, 2014  Electoral Boundaries: Sooke now in Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke (for 2015 federal election)  

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   ONLINE WEEKLY EDITION and ARCHIVES:  Sooke Voice News full print edition is published online weekly - read SVN online [after Sept 5, 2014 subscriptions will be required for access to the PDF weekly edition]. Ongoing breaking news posted on this website. Tweets release the fastest breaking news daily (posted real-time on this page for the convenience of a wider readership). 

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Colour Edition   Read SVN online in colour (free to Sept 5, then subscribe). Subscribe for PDF by email, or delivery of the print edition by postal mail, or purchase the colour print edition ($1.50) at Shoppers Drug Mart in Sooke.

Regional & National breaking News  Local News

 HEADLINES: No public school on Sept 2 | John Horgan asks Premier Clark to meet directly with BCTF (Sept 1) |  Fire danger level is HIGH (Aug 30) | Sooke School District advises parents to make alternate plans for back-to-school | SD62 writes to Premier Clark about settling the teachers strike (Aug 28) | ICBC seeks 5.2% rate hike to cover distracted driving claims |  Sooke Council on Tues Aug 19 approved referendum question on long-term borrowing    



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Phone to pay by credit card. DO NOT send credit card info by email. Pay by wireless POS in Sooke - phone 250-642-7729 for us to drop by.