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Local news for Victoria, BC continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

13 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

SkyTrain riders told: Next time, don't flee

SkyTrain passengers stand on a Skytrain car traveling east from Commercial-Broadway station during the afternoon rush in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday July 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Canada, Psychology, Science

13 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Decades in the making, Canada looks to institute a national missing persons DNA databank

Judy Peterson, whose daughter Lindsey Nicholls went missing in August, 1993, has been fighting for a missing persons index fro more than a decade.

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14 hrs ago | CNews

Thumbs out for robot hitchhiking across Canada

The anthropomorphic robot named hitchBOT sits on the shoulder of Highway 102 to begin its 6000 kilometer cross country journey outside of Halifax, Nova Scotia, July 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Canada,

21 hrs ago | The Abbotsford News

Abbotsford man given Order of B.C.

Local Abbotsford businessman Barry Marsden was among 23 civic leaders honoured Tuesday in Victoria with the province's highest form of recognition, the Order of British Columbia.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News

Sat Jul 26, 2014

SooToday

Marchers for open hearts and open minds to arrive Monday

SooToday.com received the following release about the Into No Man's Land PTSD Awareness March, which is expected to reach Sault Ste.

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Related Topix: Canada, Suicide,

Examiner.com

Phillips Backyard Weekender: the place to be this weekend in Vic, BC

Some weeks close with only a weekend, but mid-summer in Victoria BC, sunglass clad beer swillers and eager foot stompers get to have a weekender.

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Related Topix: Canada, The Wailers, Reggae

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Penninsula News Review

Pat Bay history takes flight

During the Second World War, there were as many as 7,500 people working at the Pat Bay Airfield - what is today the Victoria International Airport.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Avro Anson, Avro Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Vickers Aircraft, Vickers Viscount, Canada,

Truro Daily News

Shriners FezMobile reaches destination

Almost two months after the Exceptional Care Odyssey made its pit stop in Truro, its 65-day journey came to an end.

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Related Topix: Canada

MetaFilter

Reason magazine and racism

PandoDaily contacted noted Holocaust historian and Holocaust Museum expert Deborah Lipstadt to ask her opinion.

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Canada.com

B.C. residents in a three-way split on the monarchy, poll finds

For British Columbia, anything "royal" means business. Our capital is named after the longest-serving monarch.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Europe, United Kingdom, Prince William, Royal Wedding, Wedding, Queen Elizabeth

BayStreet.ca

CardioComm Solutions Closes Equity Financing

TORONTO, ONTARIO / ACCESSWIRE / July 24, 2014 / CardioComm Solutions, Inc. announced today it had closed the first tranche of its previously announced private placement equity financing.

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Related Topix: Canada

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Hitchbot hits road for science

A chatty robot named HitchBot sits next to Aurenn MacIntosh, 11, at the Institute for Applied Creativity at NSCAD port campus on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Canada,

Sys-Con Media

MGX Minerals Receives NI 43-101 Technical Report-Driftwood Creek Magnesite

The report, dated July 22, 2014, was produced by D.G. MacIntyre & Associates of Victoria, BC and authored by Donald MacIntyre, .

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Hydro Pole Catches Fire on Craigflower Road

Esquimalt Fire Rescue was called to the scene of a burning power pole in the 800 block of Craigflower Road at approximately 9 a.m. this morning.

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Related Topix: Canada

The Toronto Star

Foreign workers program challenged in court

A husband and wife who own two chain restaurants in Labrador have launched a constitutional challenge against Ottawa's move to keep them from hiring foreign workers and place their businesses on an online blacklist.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Canada.com

Metro Vancouver woman joins movement to drop her U.S. citizenship

The Vancouver Sun launches Wine Critic for your smartphone, tablet and desktop computer, featuring wine picks, tips, videos, advice on food pairings and more from our expert Anthony Gismondi.

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Related Topix: Canada, Computers, North America, World News, North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, Opinion

SBWire

Social Network for Dogs! 2Galvanize Web Solutions Launches WagAround App

Local technology juggernaut, 2Galvanize Web & Mobile Solutions, announced today the launch of its new technological solution.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Indie Fridays Continues Through 9/5 at Yonge-Dundas Square

DUNDAS SQUARE transforms into Toronto's biggest indie venue when Virgin Mobile presents INDIE FRIDAYS takes place every Friday night from 8-10pm until September 5, 2014.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Building bridges for West Shore women

Nicole Bichard, counsellor and facilitator at Bridges for Women's new West Shore campus, works with materials used in one of the programs offered at the Langford site.

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Related Topix: Canada

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The St Paul Journal

Kissel leads field with eight CCMA Award nominations

Flat Lake's very own Brett Kissel will lead all artists at the Canadian Country Music Awards in Edmonton on Sept.

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