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Provincial Sooke Local & Regional
Youth driver fatalities report shows no correlation between driver training and any drop in fatalities (pg2 in Feb 13 SVN) Questioning Education in the 21st Century (UVic Panel) - pg3 in Feb 6 SVN New water charges start 2016  Attention to Data Privacy urged by BC Govt BC to help build local organic foods industry  Nominations open to March 6, 2015 for Order of BC   Pink Shirt Day at Evergreen mall kiosk, 2 pm, Wed Feb 25 Sooke gets $75,352 for bike trail Sooke Region Tourism -- wherefore art thou, tourists? Tsunami Hazard Signage could be on its way (pg 3 in Feb 20th SVN)
Federal / National Business
  Supreme Court of Canada says 'yes' to doctor-assisted suicide Elizabeth May opened new western Canada headquarters for the Green Party in Victoria on Jan 17 Prime Minister Harper says international Jihadists have declared war (pg.2 - Jan 9th Sooke VOICE) Electoral Boundaries: Sooke is now in Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke (formerly Esquimalt-Juan de Fuca); Randall Garrison, MP (NDP) will run in 2015 for a 2nd term  

TD Bank's ATM no longer accepts envelopes, just your cheques & bills   Bank of Canada lowers the overnight interest rate; banks slow to follow suit (pg3, Jan 23 SVN)

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  HEADLINES: Feb 25 is Pink Shirt Day - local | SD62 to consider Equestrian Studies for 2015-2016 | Sooke Council revisits Tsunami signage | Sooke gets $75,352 for bike trail | Sooke Region Tourism -- pitch far &/or close to home? | NDP stand against  C51, saying personal freedoms affected