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BC Social Enterprise Month (May 2015) John Horgan says NDP would reinstate BC Ferries as a crown corporation Pg1 Coast Guard slammed by Premier Christy Clark, for slow handling of April 8 oil spill (pg 1) Immigration on 90-day pause in BC while backlog cleaned up & priorities re-assessed Rates up in BC on April 1: ferries 3.9%, hydro 6%.  BC Ferry fares to be capped at 1.9% for next 4 years, announced Mar 18 BC minimum wage up to $10.45/hr starting Sept. 15 (announced March 12) Questioning Education in the 21st Century (UVic Panel) - pg3 in Feb 6 SVN        District of Sooke Regular Council Meeting on Mon May 25 (7pm)
Federal / National West Shore of Vancouver Island
  Alberta NDP score a majority government in May 5 election (May 8 SVN pg1)    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) 

Mayors discuss Regional Crime Unit (pg.3, May 15th SVN) Biker gang not welcome in Langford: May 1st SVN, pg1 & May 8th SVN, pg1   Openings at pet-friendly West Shore Lodge: ad pg.3, May 1st edition & article/ad with 3-month discount -- in May 8th SVN edition 


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HEADLINES: BC to acquire private land to help enhance wildlife conservation | Community grants tight: $19,000 recommended out of $50K  | NDP Rally May 14 ~ 6:30pm at Victoria Conference Centre | Mayors discuss integrated crime unit | Will the cats come back? | No controlling of cats, says Sooke Council | Sooke River Bridge maintenance to May 22 | NDP wins Alberta election May 5 | Langford gets $2.5 million from BC for highway improvements  | Biker gang not welcome in Langford - May 1 & May 8 SVN   

    

 

 

 
    

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