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NOVEMBER 17
Button battery safety
https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/toy-safety/battery-safety.html
 
NOVEMBER 15
Tidal Treasures
www.tidaltreasures.org

NOVEMBER 14
Victoria Extreme Weather Protocol
https://www.vewp.net

NOVEMBER 3
Greater Victoria Down Syndrome Society (GVDSS)  
Website: www.gvdss.org
E-mail: info@gvdss.org  
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2377403153

OCTOBER 25
Halloween safety tips from ICBC
http://www.icbc.com/about-icbc/newsroom/Pages/2014Oct29.aspx

OCTOBER 23
List of locations to get flu shot
www.immunizebc.ca

OCTOBER 18
Silver Threads - Speed Dating
http://silverthreads.ca/join-us/the-ageless-love-series/

OCTOBER 14
Above and Beyond program
https://engage.gov.bc.ca/aboveandbeyondawards/

OCTOBER 6
Goodlife Fitness Victoria Marathon road closures
https://www.runvictoriamarathon.com

SEPTEMBER 27
Influenza immunization
http://www.viha.ca/flu/clinics.htm

Handwashing guidelines
https://www.healthlinkbc.ca/healthlinkbc-files/hand-washing

SEPTEMBER 26
Search for Kaydance
www.facebook.com/whereintheworldisKaydance
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h4aDmIi5n90&feature=youtu.be

SEPTEMBER 16
VIHA's Baby Bed Program
http://www.viha.ca/children/pregnancy/babybed

SEPTEMBER 13
Pandora Bike Lane Educational Ride
https://biketoworkvictoria.ca/bike-skills

SEPTEMBER 6
Island Health Healthy Schools Initiative
http://www.viha.ca/children/school_years/healthy_schools/

SEPTEMBER 5            
BCSPCA - Paws for a Cause   
http://support.spca.bc.ca/site/PageServer?pagename=Pawsforacause_homepage

SEPTEMBER 4
Victoria Humane Society
https://www.victoriahumanesociety.com/

AUGUST 30
Back to school tips to combat anxiety
http://www.viha.ca

AUGUST 23
Back-to-school health tips, including sleep tips
HealthLink BC

AUGUST 18
AnxietyBC Information on how anxiety can express itself and effective strategies to address it in children, youth and young adults.
www.anxietybc.com

An interactive website designed to help youth and young adults age 13-25 to check out how they’re feeling and quickly connect to mental health resources and support.
www.mindcheck.ca

BC FRIENDS Online Parent Program: An online resource for parents of children in kindergarten to grade 7. FRIENDS is an anxiety prevention and resiliency building curriculum available for use in BC classrooms. Resources include videos of the FRIENDS curriculum in action at home and school, a parent information workshop, tips for using the FRIENDS skills at home, and related downloadable activities.
www.friendsparentprogram.com

AUGUST 16
UVic Observatory Outreach
https://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/arc/outreach/astronomy-open-house/index.php
The Eclipse 2017 open house details
http://www.uvic.ca/science/physics/about/home/news/current/solar-eclipse.php

Other links for the eclipse:
NASA: https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/
RASC National: https://www.rasc.ca/solar-eclipse-2017
RASC Victoria: https://victoria.rasc.ca/solar-eclipse-august-21-2017/

AUGUST 11
Daughters in the Workplace
www.daughtersintheworkplace.ca

AUGUST 4

Lifecycles Fruit Tree Project

www.lifecyclesproject.ca

AUGUST 2
Gulf Islands National Park Reserve, Parks Canada - Events
https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/bc/gulf/activ/activ2017

JULY 26
Questions about beekeeping? Contact Barry Denluck
http://barrysbees.ca

JULY 16
Fostering animals with the Victoria Humane Society
https://www.victoriahumanesociety.com/

JULY 14
Oak Bay Calendar of Events
https://www.oakbay.ca/parks-recreation/events/calendar

JULY 9
Canadian Red Cross donations for BC Wildfires
https://donate.redcross.ca

JULY 5
More info on Coastal Fire Centre campfire ban
http://bcfireinfo.for.gov.bc.ca/hprScripts/WildfireNews/DisplayBan.asp?ID=490#CampfireBans

Apps to help you beat the heat
SunZapp App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sunzapp/id910310629?ls=1&mt=8
Waterlogged App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/waterlogged-daily-hydration-tracker/id352199775?mt=8

JUNE 30
Report reactions or issues with Banana Boat products
https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/drugs-health-products/medeffect-canada/adverse-reaction-reporting.html

JUNE 21
Spirit of 150 Victoria - Full schedule of events
http://spirit150victoria.ca/celebrate-canada/schedule/

The Gardens at HCP (Horticulture Centre of the Pacific)
www.hcp.ca

JUNE 15
Agropur Milk Products Recall: Lucerne, Island Farms and Natrel

Nature's Path Coconut & Cashew Butter Crunchy Granola Recall

JUNE 14
Royal Oak Burial Park’s Summer Soulstice event
www.robp.ca

JUNE 9
West Coast Reach Association
www.westcoastreach.org

JUNE 7
Provincial fire ban information
http://bcfireinfo.for.gov.bc.ca/hprScripts/WildfireNews/DisplayBan.asp?ID=490#OpenFireBans

MAY 31
Comox Valley boil water notice
http://www.comoxvalleyrd.ca

MAY 26
Where to recycle electronics in B.C.
www.recyclemyelectronics.ca

MAY 25
Walk 4 the Salish Sea route
https://www.facebook.com/events

MAY 24
Pemberton/Tall Tree Ticket Exchange
https://talltreemusicfestival.com/2017/pemby-ticket-exchange/

Bike to Work Week Greater Victoria
https://www.biketowork.ca/victoria

MAY 18
Pemberton Music Festival cancelled: Refund info
http://documentcentre.eycan.com/Pages/Main.aspx?SID=1403

BC Ferries Victoria Day holiday weekend schedule
http://www.bcferries.com/schedules/busy_times/index.html

MAY 16
Vic-Alert: City of Victoria's new emergency notification service
http://www.victoriaready.ca

APRIL 27
Medication collection facilities in the CRD
http://www.healthsteward.ca/returns/british-columbia

APRIL 26
Nanaimo FIV (feline immunodeficiency virus) map
https://batchgeo.com/map/7a4feb19613c82848321c4f9b61abe6c

APRIL 21
Intercontinental Hotels Group – Credit Card Breach
https://www.ihg.com/content/us/en/customer-care/protecting-our-guests

Earth Day: Annual Creatively United Sustainability Showcase
http://creativelyunited.org/

APRIL 19
Neighbour Day Victoria
www.neighbourdayvictoria.com

APRIL 18
Expanded flour recall
http://www.inspection.gc.ca

APRIL 12
Consumer Protection BC
https://www.consumerprotectionbc.ca/blog/item/309-salesperson-at-your-door-know-your-rights

Bike to Work Week 2017
https://www.biketowork.ca/victoria

Family Matters: Go Girls Mentoring Program
www.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca

APRIL 4
Walk-In Clinics of BC Assocation petition for more family doctors
https://www.bcwalkinclinics.org/petition-for-more-family-doctors-in-bc.html

APRIL 3
EpiPen recall
http://www.pfizer.ca/node/7651

MARCH 29
Rock The Shores ticket refund info
www.rocktheshores.com

Canadian Coast Guard job postings
http://www.ccg-gcc.gc.ca/College-and-Careers

MARCH 24
Family Matters: Spring break ideas for families
www.downtownvictoria.ca

Guacamole recall
http://www.inspection.gc.ca

MARCH 23
B.C. camping reservations
www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/reserve/group

MARCH 21
B.C. surgery wait times
https://swt.hlth.gov.bc.ca/faces/Wooden.xhtml

MARCH 10
Wee Nourish and Caitlin Boudreau
www.weenourish.ca

Nutrition Month 2017
https://www.dietitians.ca/

Island Health Nutrition Services and Programs
http://www.viha.ca/nutrition/

MARCH 9
Google Impact Challenge Canada
https://impactchallenge.withgoogle.com/canada2017

MARCH 7
BC Ferries' Salish Eagle tracker
www.vesselfinder.com

MARCH 1
InspireHealth Rain Walk
https://sna.etapestry.com/fundraiser/InspireHealth/rainwalk-victoria/

FEBRUARY 28
Victoria Beer Week
www.victoriabeerweek.com

FEBRUARY 23
Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown
https://attractionsvictoria.com

FEBRUARY 16
Stroller recall
healthycanadians.gc.ca

FEBRUARY 10
BC Recreation and Parks Association
Family Day Events list
http://bcrpa.bc.ca/familyday

Chatterblock
www.chatterblock.com

FEBRUARY 1
Pop-Up @ the Square competition
Victoria.ca/popupsquare

JANUARY 31
Wounded Warrior Run BC
http://www.woundedwarriorrunbc.com/

JANUARY 25
DriveWise SafeStart Program for Parents
https://drivewisebc.com/safestart-for-parents-free-driver-coaching-sessions/

JANUARY 20
Comox Valley water boil notice
www.comoxvalleyrd.ca/boil

JANUARY 19
Parent Information Night on overdose prevention
https://vichigh.sd61.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/sites/26/2017/01/Parent-info-nite-poster.pdf

JANUARY 16
Transport Canada tire recalls
Toyo Open Country H/T tires and Nitto Dura Grappler Highway Terrain tires

Health Canada warning on Security Fireplace products
http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2017/61760a-eng.php

JANUARY 11
Trans Mountain Expansion Project summary assessment report

JANUARY 10
BC Hydro winter payment plan
https://www.bchydro.com

JANUARY 3
GoFundMe campaign for Malahat fire chief Rob Patterson
https://www.gofundme.com/pattersons-a-fire-fighting-family