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His Royal Highness impresses at Highland Games
Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, inspects a flag from a member from the 78th Fraser Highlanders, the 1st regiment to come from Scotland in 1757, at the opening ceremonies of the Victoria Highland Games in Victoria, B.C. Saturday May 18, 2013.
Sun May 19, 2013
Photos: Duke of York visits Victoria
Several thousand people took in the 67th annual Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair Saturday.
The Madison Press
Cyclers on track with Underground Railroad
That Civil-War-period fact is not lost to cyclists who are retracing the route, which courses northward from Alabama to Ontario, Canada.
Sat May 18, 2013
Thomson: Alberta adds trade offices to boost business and image
Perhaps Alberta should open a trade office in Victoria, B.C., to boost our image and woo Premier Christy Clark.
The Winnipeg Free Press
Ex-'Pegger seeks to grow local businesses
Peter Gustavson is using cash he earned from Custom House to invest in promising firms, and has found some in Winnipeg.
Fri May 17, 2013
West Seattle Blog
Next up for The Whale Trail: Erich Hoyt, 'Adventures with Orcas in the North Pacific'
One more talk is set for The Whale Trail 's series, announced today by TWT's Donna Sandstrom : "Adventures with Orcas in the North Pacific, From A1 Stubbs to Iceberg, the White Russian Bull," featuring author/researcher Erich Hoyt .
Jane Sterk to stay B.C. Greens leader after historic election of Andrew Weaver
VICTORIA, B.C.: May 14, 2013 - Green Party's Jane Sterk watches as the results to come in, at her campaign office in Victoria.
Lower Mainland drivers pay second-highest tax on gas in North America
Like a lot of us, Gordie Panovic of Surrey didn't know exactly how much of his gas bill goes to taxes.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Globe and Mail
Greens make a beachhead in B.C.
Federal Green Party leader Elizabeth May and Oak Bay/Gordon Head B.C. Green Party MLA candidate Andrew Weaver brave the elements to wave at traffic and speak to people along Oak Bay Ave.
Tue May 14, 2013
Liberals defy odds, pollsters, to hold onto power in B.C. provincial election
British Columbia's Liberals defied common wisdom and months of abysmal polling numbers to win a majority government Tuesday, a stunning turnaround for a party and a premier written off for dead when the election started just a few weeks ago.
manah Awarded Commercial Rooftop Solar Projects Valued at Approximately $2.0M
Victoria, British Columbia CANADA, May 14, 2013 /FSC/ - Carmanah Technologies Corporation , In two separate commercial rooftop solar projects valued at approximately $2.0M, Carmanah Technologies was awarded to design and build roof mounted solar photovoltaic systems that will deliver a total of 500kW of renewable energy for the province of Ontario.
Lake Cowichan Gazette
Editorial: Don't pass the sewage buck
Citizen opposition groups in Greater Victoria decry that the venture is a colossal waste of money, and residents and politicians in Esquimalt don't want treatment plants in their backyard.
Mon May 13, 2013
The Globe and Mail
Greens' rise will be a page-turner, Sterk says
British Columbia Green Party leader candidate Jane Sterk, left, answers questions from the public as BC NDP leader candidate Carole James listens during an all-candidates debate at the New Horizons Activity Centre in Victoria, B.C. Wednesday May 1, 2013.
Fish Entrepreneurs Show Interest in Adak
Icicle Seafoods closed its plant in Adak last month, but fisheries business on the island didn't grind to a halt - fish buyers are moving in to fill the void left by the processor.
GoodLife Fitness Lands at Toronto Pearson International Airport in September 2013
This innovative partnership between Canada's largest fitness company and Canada's largest airport demonstrates an incredible investment in the health and well-being of individuals travelling in and out of , Newfoundland to Victoria, British Columbia," said David "Patch" Patchell-Evans, GoodLife Founder & CEO.
Tommy Chong beats cancer
Comedian and stoner icon Tommy Chong is celebrating after he was declared cancer-free. The Cheech & Chong star revealed last June that he was suffering with stage one prostate cancer, but he decided against traditional medicine to treat the disease and instead opted to overhaul his diet and lifestyle.
Medford Mail Tribune
The history of railroad logging
The history of logging in the Pacific Northwest was written in the form of some 6,000 miles of railroad tracks in the logging woods, says Erik Piikkila.
Sun May 12, 2013
Burnside lands given official thumbs down for Victoria sewage facilities
The idea of building both the Capital Region sewage treatment plant and the biosolids energy centre on a rural site near Victoria General Hospital was rejected by the CRD board last week.
11th Annual Canadian Brewing Awards in Victoria
On May 11th, 2013 the 11th annual Canadian Brewing Awards presentation was held at The Inn at Laurel Point in Victoria, British Columbia.
Sat May 11, 2013
Northwest Progressive Institute
B.C. Journal: 2013 campaign enters the home stretch in Canada's third largest province
As we announced earlier this week, I am visiting our northern neighbors this weekend to cover the 2013 British Columbia provincial elections, which will conclude this Tuesday, May 14th.