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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 


Draft 5-Year Financial Plan for 2015-2019 to be presented March 2 at Committee of the Whole     Pink Shirt Day in Sooke Sooke gets $75,352 for bike trail Sooke Region Tourism -- wherefore art thou, tourists?) pg3 in Feb 20 SVN) Tsunami Hazard Signage approved for Sooke (pg 4 in Feb 27th SVN)
Federal / National West Shore of Vancouver Island
  Supreme Court of Canada says 'yes' to doctor-assisted suicide (Feb 6) 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  


Population growth in Langford at 3.9% (2013 to 2014) shows the growing municipality at the head of the pack in Greater Victoria 

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HEADLINES: Sooke's proposed 5-year Financial Plan shows 2.49% tax increase | Sooke Seedy Saturday - Feb 28 | SD62 school district must find up to $511,000 to cut from admin budget (pg2) | Feb 25 was Pink Shirt Day - local | SD62 to consider Equestrian Studies for 2015-2016 | Sooke Council revisits Tsunami signage | Sooke gets $75,352 for bike trail  





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