About:  Sooke Voice News

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. We also focus on news in health and education.   "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


Sooke Voice News

Retail Edition


Current newsstand edition in full COLOUR  for $1.75. 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


Free distribution of Sooke Voice News within Sooke town center.

Pick up or stop by to read a free grayscale print edition at these locations each week:  SOOKE:  Cathy's Corner Cafe, Cafe Mat, Kelz Bake Shop, Mom's Cafe, Peoples Drug Mart, Prestige hotel lobby, RBC Royal Bank (Sooke), Reading Room Cafe, Sooke Library, TD Bank (Sooke), The Stick in the Mud Coffee House. PORT RENFREW: Library.  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 (available to occasional and regular advertisers).





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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.


  Publisher and Editor in Chief: Sooke Voice News   


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



Display Ad Rates

Classified Ad Rates

Opportunities include print display (b&w in print, colour online, colour at newsstand, and subscriptions), print classified, online ads on the EVENTS webpage, display ads in the weekly enews email bulletins.

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.

Non-profit organizations may advertise at discount rates. Please inquire: 250-642-7729

To book an ad and marketing package:  call 250-642-7729 or email to advertising@sookevoicenews.com


  Contact us by email anytime or phone 250-642-7729.

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


Sooke Voice News delivery & content

News of the Sooke area and beyond is covered weekly (in print/online PDF) and daily (breaking news) in The Sooke Voice News in print and online.

  • The weekly print edition is published on Fridays.
  • The Sooke Voice News is a media news service serving a Sooke-area readership and a Web-wide online readership with quality journalism. 
  • Full edition in print and online.
  • Online breaking news.
  • Enews bulletins available free by email Opt-in (send an email with 'please subscribe to Friday enews bulletin').
  • Content includes interesting articles, informative columns and updates on local news. Content often follows topical or seasonal themes such as elections and legislation debates.
  • Advertisements from businesses and organizations keep the publication viable, and serve to support the marketing efforts of businesses and organizations. Include 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 quality news service while contributing to the positive growth of business and community organizations in Sooke. Publishing Sooke Voice News weekly since January 2011 (preceded by MapleLine Magazine 2008-2010).

Contributors welcome for articles, photos, reviews. 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.

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




  • Published weekly on Fridays. 
  • CONTENT: Stories, news releases, photos due Mondays at 5 pm.  Send to editor@sookevoicenews.com .
  • Ad bookings:  due Wednesdays at 5 pm. (Pre-booked print-ready ad files as 300 dpi colour jpg or PDF may be sent by 5 pm Wednesdays).  Send to advertising@sookevoicenews.com .  For more advertising information see our ADVERTISING page.
  • Letters to the editor: due Tuesdays 5 pm for the print edition. May be considered at any time for the online news. Send to editor@sookevoicenews.com .
  • News Releases: may be sent any time for consideration. Send to editor@sookevoicenews.com .



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.