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A night of emotion marks 25th class at Sports Hall of Fame

October 30, 2016

It was an emotional night Saturday as the Class of 2016, the 25th enshrined, was inducted into the Victoria Sports Hall of Fame at the Westin Bear Mountain. Because of his success at Saanich Commonwealth Place guiding the careers of Olympic-medallist swimmers such as Ryan Cochrane and Hilary Caldwell, it was evident that coach Randy…

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Canadian women’s rugby: Support the key to success

October 24, 2016

Bronze-medallist Olympian Bianca Farella labelled it the Canadian women’s sevens rugby team’s “Tour de Vic.” The national squad conducted a swing through the region Monday to thank all those places and venues that over the past four years helped the team rise to the podium at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics, making stops at Langford…

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How would you spend $1,000 a day in Victoria?

October 24, 2016

What if you had $1,000 a day for the rest of your life? This might sound like a dream, but it could become your reality thanks to the new national lottery game, DAILY GRAND. Every $3 ticket gives you a chance to win $1,000 a day for life. DAILY GRAND is your daily reminder that…

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A great day for a rough and tumble bicycle ride — or just to play

October 11, 2016

More than 400 riders from U-13 to expert divisions took part in Monday’s Bear X-ing cyclocross bike race at Bear Mountain, which consisted of multiple laps around a 2.5-to-3 kilometre course featuring pavement, trails, steep grass hills and obstacles. Parker Bloom won the Expert Men’s race, while Carey Mark finished first in the Expert Women’s…

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KC Custom Designs – For Life.

October 7, 2016

Cindy Scott had never considered a career in home building until she started to work on her own. “It’s not a largely female-dominated industry, so it wasn’t something I thought of doing,” she says. “Once I was involved, I felt the passion and really enjoyed it.” She formed KC Custom Designs Ltd. with her sister-in-law,…

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Bear Mountain Pkwy. connection will help alleviate traffic woes

October 4, 2016

As crews prepare to break ground and forge ahead on the construction of Bear Mountain Parkway, Langford council and staff are eagerly pushing the project along. “It’s all coming together for Langford in terms of our road network,” said Coun. Lillian Szpak. “People are anxious for the results and they’re coming.” The project will see…

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What’s Happening on Bear Mountain, Vancouver Island

October 3, 2016

The golfing world’s eyes have been fixed on Bear Mountain, just outside Victoria, over the past few weeks, as the PGA Tour 2016 Pacific Links Championship took place on one of the golf resort’s two Jack Nicklaus-designed mountainside courses September 19-25. Colin Montgomery may have walked off with the title, but the real winner here…

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Bear Mountain Reawakened

October 1, 2016

The story of Bear Mountain Resort begins in 2002, as a land assembly and re-zoning proposal supported by the City of Langford in the hopes that it would become an economic driver for local communities, and attract domestic and international visitors. The development was spearheaded by Len Barrie, a retired NHL forward and former co-owner…

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