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West Side of Vancouver Island: Langford, Colwood, Sooke, Metchosin, View Royal


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SD62 Academies (Sports & PACE) in west shore & Sooke.

Thursday February 1 Registration opens at 6am on Thurs Feb 1 online:


Pharmasave at 6716 West Coast Road in Sooke (just west of town centre) open daily. Mon to Thurs 8 am to 8 pm | Fri 8am to 6 pm | Sat 9 am to 6 pm | Sun & holidays 10 am to 5 pm
SD62 Kindergarten Registration Registration Mon Jan 29 to Fri Feb 2. Registration for Kindergarten 2018-2019. For children age 5 by Dec 31, 2018.  Starting 8am online:
 Traffic Advisory Jacklin Road (from Jenkins Ave over to a new road in the Belmont Market construction area called Division Ave). Langford. Coming soon.




Monday January 22. BC Ferries – new regulation on all ferries starts January 22… all smoking is banned (cigarettes, e-cigarettes, etc).


Monday January 22. Blood Donor Clinic. Church of the Advent, 510 Mount View Ave, Colwood. 12-7 pm.


Monday, January 22. City of Langford Regular Council Meeting. 5:30 pm.


Monday, January 22. City of Colwood Regular Council Meeting. 7 pm.


Monday, January 22. District of Sooke Committee of the Whole. 7 pm.


Tuesday January 23. SD62 board meeting at 7 pm (new time), at the board office.


Wednesday, January 24. Ad deadline for the January 26th Issue of West Shore Voice News.  Ad rates on the Advertising page. Call 250-217-5821 to ask about discounts and special packages. Email:


Saturday January 27. Family Learning Tour.  10 am to 1 pm. Free event at 3 locations: JdF Rec Centre, Royal Bay Secondary, Centennial Centre.


Saturday January 27. Winter Pruning workshop. 1 to 3 pm. Victoria Compost Education Centre. $20. Register:


Thursday, February 1. SD62 Academies (Sports & PACE) in west shore & Sooke. Registration for 2018-2019 opens at 6am on Thurs Feb 1 online at: | This registration portal is preceeded by information nights at four schools: Belmont, Royal Bay, Spencer, and Dunsmuir.  More info to come.


Thursday, February 1. Vision Westshore 2018. Hear the five west shore mayors speak about current issues. Dinner event hosted by the West Shore Chamber of Commerce. 5:00 PM to 9:30 PM at Olympic View Golf Club (643 Latoria Rd). Tx $85 members, $100 non-members plus GST. Call (250) 478-1130 or purchase at the Chamber office in Langford.


Monday February 12. BC Family Day. 


Monday February 12. Blood Donor Clinic. Sooke Legion, 6726 Eustace Rd. 11:30 am -6:30 pm.


Wednesday, February 14. By-election in Kelowna West. A significant vote, that could tip the balance of power in the BC Legislature.


Wednesday, February 28. West Shore Voice News Ad deadline for special 5-week ad package in Spring Break & Easter Issues March 2018 .  Call 250-217-5821 or email to


April 19-21, 2018.  Liberal National Convention, in Halifax.  #LIB2018


October 20, 2018. Municipal & School Trustee Elections across BC. Election period starts Jan 1, 2018, even though election day isn’t until Oct 20. Candidates for Mayor, Council, and school trustee seats across BC may submit nomination papers starting Sept 4. . The official campaign peropd begins Sept 22. Election Oct 20. West Shore Voice News will in particular follow the action in Langford, Colwood, Metchosin, Sooke, Juan de Fuca and View Royal. Candidates: see ad rates on the Advertising page.