Weekly print-PDF edition, daily breaking news online, Twitter (local, regional and national), and e-news bulletins.

Informative insights for today's inquisitive reader. Sooke Voice News offers insightful, meaningful news coverage about Sooke and the west shore of Vancouver Island, BC, Canada and beyond.    "Journalism by independent newspapers in today's media-saturated world is about figuring out what to ask, who to ask, and not being afraid to ask -- then publishing with care." ~ Mary P. Brooke, Publisher, Sooke Voice News


West Shore / Sooke Voice News

Retail Edition


Current newsstand edition in full COLOUR  for $1.95. Sold locally at:

  • Shoppers Drug Mart at the Evergreen Shopping Centre, 6660 Sooke Rd, Sooke

Newsstands outside of Sooke are invited to arrange delivery. See Newsstands




Pick up or stop by to read a free grayscale print edition at these locations each week:  SOOKE:  Kelz Bakery, Mom's Cafe, Peoples Drug Mart, Prestige hotel lobby, RBC Bank, SEAPARC, Sooke Library, Sooke Regional Museum, TD Bank, The Stick. PORT RENFREW: Library  COLWOOD: Pilgrim Coffee House  VIEW ROYAL: Serious Coffee (on Island Hwy) LANGFORD: Great Canadian Oil Change, Juan de Fuca Constituency Office, Turmeric Indian Cuisine

 Businesses who wish to have multiple grayscale copies available in their lobby for customers, please contact the Editor for details





Back-issues of Sooke Voice News

Archived back-issues available to read online for up to 4 weeks; print or PDF back-issues available for $2.50 each by request.


  Editor in Chief: West Shore Voice News & Sooke Voice News   

Mary P. Brooke, B.Sc., Cert PR


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Marketing to target markets through a reputable established news service is available through West Shore / Sooke Voice News.


Advertising rates and information. All display ad bookings include options for online ads and promotion on Twitter.

Editorial themes and content are established to produced maximum readership in any given week.

Discounts: 21% for non-profits or 13% for fee-based organizations, 10% for businesses with 3 or more consecutive ads.

To book ads and marketing packages:  250-217-5821 or advertising@sookevoicenews.com

Publisher:  Brookeline Publishing House Inc.

CONTACT: Email |  phone/text 250-217-5821

Postal Mailing: Sooke Voice News, PO Box 851, Sooke, BC V9Z 1H8


Delivery & content

News of the west side of the Vancouver Island west shore area is covered weekly (in print/online PDF) and daily (breaking news) online.

  • The weekly print edition is published on Fridays.
  • West Shore Voice News is a media news service serving a south island (west shore) and Sooke-area readership and a broad eb-wide online readership with quality journalism. 
  • Full edition in print and online.
  • Online breaking news: regional/BC  and local Sooke
  • Opt-in to ENews by email.  WeeklyFriday enews bulletin
  • Content includes interesting articles, informative columns and updates on local news for attentive readers. Coverage of elections, economy, socio-economic trends, health and education.
  • Advertisements from businesses and organizations keep the publication viable, and serve to support the marketing efforts of businesses and organizations. Include West Shore / Sooke Voice News in your marketing mix.
  • Bulletins and announcements from municipal government, elected officials, and community leaders are summarized or included in articles.


Sooke Voice News is brought to you by Brookeline Publishing House Inc., a local business committed to providing a quality news service while contributing to the positive growth of business and community in Sooke. West Shore Voice News since November 2015, emerging from within Sooke Voice News (weekly since January 2011). Preceded by MapleLine Magazine 2008-2010.

Contributors welcome to submit articles, photos and reviews for consideration. Write to editor@sookevoicenews.com

RIGHT of REFUSAL: We reserve the right to not publish material or contributions (letters or otherwise) that are unsuitable for a general audience or possibly libellous or slanderous, or which are deleterious to the best interest of the Publisher.  Views expressed in Letters, Op-Eds or other comment sections are not necessarily also those of the Publisher or Editor.

West Shore Voice News and Sooke Voice News is produced and printed in-house, in Sooke, BC.






We are committed to serving the Sooke community with quality news coverage and expanding the awareness of Sooke far beyond Vancouver Island. We appreciate the support we receive from many businesses and community leaders and give back with great stories, insights, and a fantastic marketing opportunity for groups and businesses.    See events page for current activities.