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DECEMBER 12
Best cities to work in BC 2019 survey

 

DECEMBER 3

Security Features on Fraudulent Websites

https://www.bbb.org/

NOVEMBER 27
$1-million Canucks 50/50 jackpot
www.canucks.com/online5050

NOVEMBER 21
Improving safety at Cathedral Grove
https://engage.gov.bc.ca/cathedralgrove/

Book a visit to the Cottage at Uptown
http://shopuptown.ca/thecottage 

NOVEMBER 19
Greater Victoria School District catchments survey
www.surveymonkey.com/r/YVYHBHL

NOVEMBER 15
Vote for B.C's provincial fossil!
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BC_Provincial_Fossil

Help improve pedestrian and traffic safety at Cathedral Grove
http://engage.gov.bc.ca/cathedralgrove

Capital City Comiccon 2019 announcement
https://capitalcitycomiccon.ca/

Nanaimo Toy Drive
https://thegreatnanaimotoydrive.ca/
 

NOV. 12
Pristine Shores - Remembrance Day Cleanup
https://www.facebook.com/groups/2058628341115906/?ref=br_rs

NOV. 2
Greater Victoria Down Syndrome Society GVDSS
http://www.gvdss.org

Canadian Down Syndrome Society CDSS
http://www.cdss.ca

OCT. 31
DFO: Aquaculture regulations and policies
http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/aquaculture/regulations-reglements-eng.html

OCT. 19
Buddy Check for Jesse - supporting mental health in youth hockey
https://buddycheckforjesse.com/

OCT. 16
Abbott Nutrition recall
http://www.inspection.gc.ca

OCT. 10
Advance voting locations on Elections BC's website
https://elections.bc.ca/

OCT. 10

World Mental Health Day

Resources:

• Health Services Navigator: 8-1-1

• Crisis line: 1-800-784-2433

• Kid’s Help Phone: 1-800-669-6868

• Mental Health Support Line: 310-6789 (no area code).

• Find your local Mental Health Association here https://cmha.ca/find-your-cmha

OCT. 9

Fire Prevention Week

https://www.victoria.ca

OCT. 3

Track Jeanne Socrate's sailing record attempt

https://svnereida.com/

SEPT. 21
Coffee for kids? Why doctors say high levels of caffeine aren't safe
HealthLink BC
Federal Government Info on Caffeine and Energy Drinks
Caffeinated energy drinks
Energy Drinks Video

SEPT. 19
Wild Arc offering to match donations for new roof
http://support.spca.bc.ca/site/R?i=YwXVW-W6QjZNtuCWuoflTw

SEPT. 18
B.C.'s land-matching program for new farmers
https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/industry/agriculture-seafood/programs/land-matching

SEPT. 14

Famliy Matters: What you need to know for cold season

https://www.healthlinkbc.ca/health-topics/zx1780

SEPT. 10
Pizza Pigout for KidSport BC
https://www.jonmontgomerypizzapigout.com/

AUGUST 29

Hornby Island School Renewal Fund

https://hornbyeducation.com/2018/08/29/school-renewal-fund/

AUGUST 27

RainCoast Dog Rescue Society

http://www.raincoastdogrescue.com/

AUGUST 24
The Big Squeeze: Victoria's first city-wide lemonade stand competition
https://victoria.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/the-big-squeeze/

AUGUST 17

Ryder Hesjedal's Tour de Victoria road closures

https://tourdevictoria.com/traffic/

Exclusively pumping

https://www.healthyfamiliesbc.ca/home/articles/pumping-breast-milk

https://toooldforthisshitblog.wordpress.com/2018/07/23/family-exclusively-pumping/

AUGUST 14
Privacy awareness lesson plans
https://www.oipc.bc.ca/resources/lesson-plans/

AUGUST 10
CRD Parks events
www.crd.bc.ca/parks-events

AUGUST 7
Free services for pets displaced by wildfire in Nanaimo

AUGUST 3
VicPD info on National Drug Drop Off Month
https://www.drugfreekidscanada.org/secureyourmeds

JULY 24
Greater Victoria Point-In-Time Homeless Count
https://www.crd.bc.ca/about/what-we-do/regional-housing/research-and-planning
https://www.crd.bc.ca/docs/default-source/housing-pdf/housing-planning-and-programs/point-in-time-count-2018-faq.pdf

JULY 5
Northeast Pacific Seamounts expedition
http://protectoceans.ca/

JUNE 28
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives report on childcare across Canada
https://www.policyalternatives.ca/publications/reports/child-care-deserts-canada

JUNE 15
Jonny Cash exhibit information
https://exhibits.library.uvic.ca/spotlight/holiff

Learn to Fish from Go Fish BC
https://www.gofishbc.com/Events.aspx?region=Vancouver+Island&type=Learn+to+Fish&page=1
http://www.bcfamilyfishing.com/
 

JUNE 14
BC 211 - Connecting British Columbians with resources in their area
http://www.bc211.ca/

JUNE 8
Child Safety: Bicycles and Tricycles
https://www.healthlinkbc.ca/health-topics/ue5158

JUNE 5
Light on PTSD
https://www.lightonptsd.com/

JUNE 1
BCAA Play Here Contest
https://www.bcaaplayhere.com

MAY 28
Greater Victoria Bike to Work Week
https://www.biketowork.ca/VICTORIA

MAY 25
Tips for raising digitally responsible youth
https://www.caringforkids.cps.ca/handouts/social_media

Swiftsure International Yacht Race tracker
http://www.swiftsure.org/race-tracker/

MAY 24
Boating safety guide
www.tc.gc.ca/boatingsafety

MAY 18
Friends of Uplands Park – Tide Pool School
https://friendsofuplandspark.org/
Tide Pool School
DATE:  Saturday May 19, 2018
TIME:  1 to 2:30 pm
PLACE:  Cattle Point in Uplands Park

MAY 14
Extra sailings on Victoria Day long weekend
https://www.bcferries.com/bcferries

MAY 11
Nanaimo’s Golden Bucket Contest
https://www.nanaimo.ca/recreation-parks/parks-events/golden-bucket-contest
https://twitter.com/CityofNanaimo
https://www.facebook.com/cityofnanaimo/
https://www.instagram.com/nanaimoparksandrec/

MAY 9
Emergency preparedness for earthquakes

MAY 8
Emergency Alert Messages
https://crtc.gc.ca/eng/television/services/alert.htm

MAY 2
Healthlink BC - Sun Safety for Children
https://www.healthlinkbc.ca

Way2Go Campaign
https://way2go.islandhealth.ca/

APRIL 25
Recall Alert for Greenbelt Microgreens
http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2018/66602r-eng.php

BC SPCA Provincial Call Centre

https://spca.bc.ca/faqs/how-do-i-report-animal-cruelty/

APRIL 18
Hands-On Cook-Off Contest
www.bettertogetherbc.ca

APRIL 12
The Chloe and Aubrey Memorial Scholarship Fund
https://ca.gofundme.com/chloe-amp-aubrey-memorial-fund

APRIL 11
Donate to Children's Health Foundation of Vancouver Island
https://islandkidsfirst.com/donate-now/

APRIL 4
ICBC Rate Fairness Survey
https://engage.gov.bc.ca/ratefairness/

MARCH 13
Vancouver Island Cetacean Sightings Group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/793013597475356/about/
 
Wild Ocean Whale Society
Email: sightings@wows.org
1-877-323-9776

MARCH 9
Bin 4 Burger Lounge
https://www.facebook.com/bin4burgerlounge/

MARCH 6
Government survey on ticket-buying in B.C.
http://engage.gov.bc.ca/ticketbuying/

FEBRUARY 22
Send condolonces to Dave Barrett's family
https://forms.gov.bc.ca/governments/condolence-message/

FEBRUARY 15
Weigh in on point-to-point cameras on the Malahat Highway
https://crdtrafficsafety.ca

JANUARY 22
Exercises from Rise Health that can help alleviate neck and back pain
http://bit.ly/2F5vSvU

JANUARY 10
Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary
www.swanlake.bc.ca