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Household Products You Should Stop Buying and Using
Life as a Human on Thu 16 May 2013 at 3:00 AM Mireille Mayrand-Fiset suggests that some products we use daily are harmful to our health and the environment, and she suggests five interesting and effective alternatives.Household Products You Should
JOE MALONE: Preparation
FiftyWordStories on Thu 16 May 2013 at 3:00 AM I ran away from home. My folks came after me. They found me. They brought me back. I ran away from home again. My folks came right after me. I hid. They still found me. They brought me back again. Stup
Twitter Updates for 2013-05-15
Bill Next Best Blog on Thu 16 May 2013 at 2:00 AM Tweets from 2013-05-15
How to Help Your Toddler Transition to a Bed
AdviceScene on Thu 16 May 2013 at 1:21 AM Leaving the security and familiarity of a well-loved crib for the new experience of a "big kid” bed can be exciting for your toddler, but it can also be a bit scary. Because kids thrive under a routi
Marsh Wren (Cistothorus palustris)
Victoria Daily Photo on Thu 16 May 2013 at 12:01 AM This little bird, a Marsh Wren (Cistothorus palustris), was so busy building a nest when I saw him out at Swan Lake recently that it was difficult to snap a photo of him. I write "him" advisedly since
Loading Time - SPRING!
LoadingReadyRun on Thu 16 May 2013 at 12:00 AM Behind the scenes of multi-location shoot for SPRING!
Alberta Oil Sands Monitoring Program
Policy Monitor Canada on Wed 15 May 2013 at 9:32 PM Bill 21, the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Amendment Act, 2013, passed by the Alberta Legislature on May 8, establishes a funding mechanism for Alberta's enhanced oil sands monitoring progra
From Hunan to the Hub City
On The Island on CBC Radio One on Wed 15 May 2013 at 9:00 PM If you build it, he will come in droves from China to Nanaimo. Thousands of Chinese tourists will be on their way to Nanaimo annually, if a proposal by Chinese investors to build a new waterfront hotel
North Cowichan grow op concerns
On The Island on CBC Radio One on Wed 15 May 2013 at 9:00 PM Changing federal rules about growing medical marijuana has one Island community scrambling to control a possible proliferation of grow ops.
Quebec Shale Gas Legislation
Policy Monitor Canada on Wed 15 May 2013 at 6:50 PM Bill n°37 : An Act to prohibit certain shale natural gas exploration and production activities EXPLANATORY NOTES This bill establishes a moratorium prohibiting all drilling, injectivity testing and fr
Erins' magnificent belly
helenecyr.com on Wed 15 May 2013 at 6:01 PM A quick visit from the wonderful Erin Froese (make up artist extraordinaire!) with junior to be… could not help place them under the lights for just one shot. A beautiful spirited gypsy that Erin is!
Today's Nuke News
Intuitech -NGOs & Tech on Wed 15 May 2013 at 4:59 PM Golden weapon against nuclear Iran - The Australian AFP Golden weapon against nuclear IranThe AustralianTHE United States is working to block sales of gold to Iranians in order to undermine their curre
Rembrandt, Van Dyke and Gainsbourough, The Vogel Collection, Frank Stella: Seattl
Art of Consumption on Wed 15 May 2013 at 4:54 PM Kenmore Air Float Plane terminal Check In: Yes, you were scheduled to fly yesterday, and were posted as a no show. Me: Stink eye directed at my travel companion. Check In: But, we've got room today, an
Four Saxophones Blow Into Colwood
Island Jazz on Wed 15 May 2013 at 4:07 PM Jazz Vespers fans might be interested in the upcoming concert this Sunday in Colwood at the Church of the Advent, featuring the Barracuda Saxophone Quartet. For more details check out the following art
New Website Launched: Nanaimo Track & Field
Radar Hill on Wed 15 May 2013 at 3:24 PM Upcoming meets, times for practices, athlete news and more. It's all there on the new Nanaimo Track and Field website. And all manageable from within Radar Hill's Pyramid Content Management System.
Emily Carr Branch of the GVPL to relocate to Uptown #yyj @GVPL @Uptown_Place
PLAY IN VICTORIA on Wed 15 May 2013 at 2:40 PM Greater Victoria Public Library: Emily Carr Branch Relocation to Uptown Saanich, BC - The District of Saanich has approved an agreement to relocate the Greater Victoria Public Library, Emily Carr Bran
Four reasons the Liberals won, and the NDP lost
Paul Willcocks on Wed 15 May 2013 at 2:06 PM So why did the NDP lead in the polls evaporate?Sure, the $17 million in taxpayers' money spent promoting the Liberals was a factor, as were the negative ads. From far away, I'd offer four more basic r
PRO-LIFE LIBERTARIAN WESTERN SEPARATIST CHRISTIANS STAYED HOME: BC Libs get 44.4%
LA ROSA on Wed 15 May 2013 at 12:42 PM Less than half of British Columbians voted: reports VANCOUVER SUN MAY 15, 2013 8:52 AM Only 48% of eligible British Columbians voted in the 2013 election, according to early reports, down from
Julia the banana seller: Putting a face to Honduras' poor
Paul Willcocks on Wed 15 May 2013 at 12:24 PM Julia Pérez Alvarado and part of her large familyOn a good day, Julia Pérez Alvarado makes about $6 selling bananas in Tegucigalpa neighbourhoods. Not much for a single mom with eight children.But pr
Riddick Strikes a Deal with Bounty Hunters in this Second Trailer
28 Days Later Analysis on Wed 15 May 2013 at 11:42 AM It has been thirteen years since the first Riddick movie, Pitch Black, was released. This sci-fi series has spawned two sequels and the latest film returns the series to its roots. The anti-hero Riddic
New Website Launched: Richmond Property Group
Radar Hill on Wed 15 May 2013 at 11:34 AM Richmond Property Group's new site features a clean design that has been tied to their existing branding. The strong burgundy and gold of their logo have been combined with a subtle brick background to
Crumpled Paper on Wed 15 May 2013 at 11:28 AM It's May 15th Y'ALL. Which means I spent 45 mins this morning navigating the unbelievable slow site http://www.swimsuitsforall.com placing my order for my super uber sexy honeymoon bathing suit! YES!
TO FOCUS? OR MULTI-TASK?
Create WhatMatters Most on Wed 15 May 2013 at 10:51 AM (From the Financial Times Magazine)TO FOCUS? OR MULTITASK?For years, we've been told that multi-tasking is necessary in today's fast-paced, ever-changing world?But what if that's not true?What if multi
VicPD Hosts North American Motor Officers Association @VicPDCanada @CityofVictori
PLAY IN VICTORIA on Wed 15 May 2013 at 10:44 AM Photo Credit: Brad Edwards VicPD Hosts North American Motor Officers Association Victoria BC - VicPD is hosting the 31st annual training conference of the North American Motor Officers Associa
Iron Man 3: Morgan & Justin's Video Movie Review
cvvmagazine.com on Wed 15 May 2013 at 10:31 AM Morgan Cranny and Justin Carter review Iron Man 3
You don't have to wait for BCcampus
clintlalonde.net on Wed 15 May 2013 at 9:56 AM I've been on the road for the past 3 weeks speaking to educators in this province about the BC open textbook project attending & presenting at a number of BCCAT articulation committee meetings and vari
Squeal: The Harvest Has Something Else on the Menu
28 Days Later Analysis on Wed 15 May 2013 at 8:47 AM Tagline: "The food chain is not what it used to be." Dismal Productions and MOnsterworks66 are teaming up to produce the horror thriller Squeal: The Harvest. This title has already announced some ca
MY DRIVE-BY POST
Waterborne - A Live-Aboard Blog on Wed 15 May 2013 at 7:18 AM We've had a road trip since I last posted! I had the opportunity to take WEFT Magazine to a new Fibre Festival in Campbell River -- and it was perfect timing for a little get-away for both of us. It wa
Deconstructing Fiction (For Writers and Readers): Excerpt Deconstructed (1)
Life as a Human on Wed 15 May 2013 at 4:00 AM This is the first in a series of articles in which author Steven Erikson deconstructs, paragraph by paragraph, the excerpt, posted here last week, from his most recent novel Forge of Darkness.Deconstru
JH STATTS: The Event
FiftyWordStories on Wed 15 May 2013 at 3:00 AM They held hands. The special moments passed, as they do. She smiled that smile he had fallen for years before. Her eyes sparked. Her grip tightened. "I love you.” He heard the words before her mouth
Twitter Updates for 2013-05-14
Bill Next Best Blog on Wed 15 May 2013 at 2:00 AM Tweets from 2013-05-14
Albert Head Lagoon
Victoria Daily Photo on Wed 15 May 2013 at 12:01 AM Just a little further west along the coast from Esquimalt Lagoon is Albert Head Lagoon. In the photo above, the lagoon is on the left, separated from the ocean by the spit in the center. Like Esquimalt
Insects for Dinner
The Escapist on Wed 15 May 2013 at 12:00 AM This week's Feed Dump shines a light on the UN's plan to do eradicate all insect life.
On The Island on CBC Radio One on Tue 14 May 2013 at 9:00 PM Why did the Liberal majority seem to take everyone by surprise? We talk to Alison Redford's campaign strategist who's seen this all before.
Surprising the pollsters
On The Island on CBC Radio One on Tue 14 May 2013 at 9:00 PM We get election result reaction from Angus Reid's Mario Canseco.
A disappointed NDP
On The Island on CBC Radio One on Tue 14 May 2013 at 9:00 PM Change, but not the kind the New Democrats hoped for. We speak with re-elected NDP MLA for Juan de Fuca, John Horgan.
looks like another four years of the same old death and destruction machine
a room of my own on Tue 14 May 2013 at 8:49 PM Topics: politics
Final nail: will the Dippers kill the market?
HouseHuntVictoria on Tue 14 May 2013 at 8:21 PM Polls just closed. I'm calling a NDP majority government, probably by 15-plus seats. Everyone Knows(tm) that Dippers are bad for business, bad for the economy and especially bad for housing. I have it
Heart & Hands Monthly Newsletter, May 2013 Edition!
Heart & Hands Health Centre on Tue 14 May 2013 at 8:07 PM Hello Community! We hope this newsletter finds you sun-kissed and sandal-wearing! We bring you TWO for $30 Acupuncture, Dancing with Integrity + H&H Yoga into the summer, introducing Madison Kolla, R.A
Countering Racism & Oppression in Holistic Healing
Heart & Hands Health Centre on Tue 14 May 2013 at 7:57 PM Thought-provoking article from "Queering Herbalism”, http://queerherbalism.blogspot.ca/2013/03/no-herbal-revolution-without-anti.html "Power imbalances exist between herbalists and those who come to
Shake it up Contemporary works in clay at Eclectic gallery
You Tube on Tue 14 May 2013 at 6:34 PM Shake it up Contemporary works in clay at Eclectic gallery From: ExhibitVic Views: 1 0 ratings Time: 30:15 More in Entertainment
Quebec Consultation on Transportation and Mobility Policy
Policy Monitor Canada on Tue 14 May 2013 at 5:26 PM Public consultation on the Quebec Sustainable mobility policy - Transport Minister announces a public consultation on the development of the Quebec Sustainable mobility policy QUEBEC, May 14, 2013 / CN
Today's Nuke News
Intuitech -NGOs & Tech on Tue 14 May 2013 at 5:00 PM Perry nuclear power plant's goldfish owners still unidentified - Plain Dealer Perry nuclear power plant's goldfish owners still unidentifiedPlain DealerPERRY_NUCLEAR_STEAM_TURBINE.JPG View full size Hi
Sabina Proulx and Gordon Friesen at Martin Batchelor Gallery
exhibit-v on Tue 14 May 2013 at 4:40 PM
Have you implemented a mission statement at work? Is so,
Inside Awareness Blog on Tue 14 May 2013 at 3:54 PM do you clearly state what qualities are important for your company. Qualities could mean values or needs that are meaningful. Some of these may include: respect, consideration, success, empathy
Brewery and the Beast returns September 22 #yyjevents @PhillipsBeer
PLAY IN VICTORIA on Tue 14 May 2013 at 2:53 PM Brewery and the Beast A Festival of Meat Sunday, September 22, 2013 Phillips Brewing Company - 2010 Government Street TICKETS ON SALE MAY 15, 2013 AT 10AM $55* About "Festival of Meat" Brewery & T
GLOBALISTS CHEMTRAIL VICTORIA VOTERS ON ELECTION DAY… Hartnell votes for JESUS
LA ROSA on Tue 14 May 2013 at 2:32 PM A massive chemtrail spray job is underway as Victorians go to the polls today. Chemtrail geo-engineering should have been a hot topic of debate among the candidates in this campaign, but was never ment
Melanie Furtado open studio
exhibit-v on Tue 14 May 2013 at 2:25 PM
Caleb Beyers at Habit Chinatown
exhibit-v on Tue 14 May 2013 at 2:23 PM
Shawn Shepherd installation
exhibit-v on Tue 14 May 2013 at 2:18 PM
Samantha Dickie at the apaARTment gallery
exhibit-v on Tue 14 May 2013 at 2:16 PM
Rande Cook at Alcheringa Gallery
exhibit-v on Tue 14 May 2013 at 2:12 PM In this exhibition of small paintings Rande Cook continues his adventurous exploration of traditional form line design. He has created a series that celebrates aspects of pop culture such as Belgia
Freyja Zazu new works at Raino Dance Studio
You Tube on Tue 14 May 2013 at 2:10 PM Freyja Zazu new works at Raino Dance Studio From: ExhibitVic Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 02:48 More in Entertainment
Gig Postings at Island Jazz
Island Jazz on Tue 14 May 2013 at 1:38 PM Time constraints mean that I can't write about all the jazz gigs happening on the Island. I'll continue to cover as many as I can that seem noteworthy. However, musicians and promoters can now post t
Teaching the brain with empathy
Inside Awareness Blog on Tue 14 May 2013 at 12:37 PM Jewel from Monday's relationship class ~ Teaching the brain with empathy: Noticing recent triggers to discover root source. The ease of deepening connections to the cause and source of the triggers roo
Brain learning from movement
Inside Awareness Blog on Tue 14 May 2013 at 12:30 PM One Jewel from Monday's movement class: Brain learning from movement ~ stating focused area was blank, dead, not moving. Later - movement! Yes the brain can't do what it doesn't know yet….
Quebec Groundwater Review of Oil and Gas Activities
Policy Monitor Canada on Tue 14 May 2013 at 11:20 AM (Translated) The inquiry BAPE sessions held the first part of the hearing starting Tuesday 14th May 2013 in the 19 M Recreation Center L'Etang-du-Nord, 1349, The Road to Vernière The ...This post appe
10 Crazy Lies Most Teenagers Tell
AdviceScene on Tue 14 May 2013 at 10:37 AM Whether they're looking to get out of a scrape, put one over on their parents in order to get away with something that isn't allowed or just make themselves look better, teenagers have a tendency to be
Filmmaking 101 Part 5 - Casting & Crew & Catering, Oh My!
sarahgignac.com on Tue 14 May 2013 at 6:04 AM Filmmaking 101 is a series of articles I'm writing for Life As A Human. Please check out the full article over there. Once upon a time I decided that it would be a really swell idea to write a series
Easy Isn't Always Easy
UsedEverywhere on Tue 14 May 2013 at 6:00 AM Sometimes life presents us with challenges. Sometimes they are obvious, and sometimes they reveal themselves slowly and painfully. I've recently been lucky enough to experience the latter while working
Filmmaking 101 Part 5 - Casting & Crew & Catering, Oh My!
Life as a Human on Tue 14 May 2013 at 5:55 AM I needed to find four actors for the photo shoot. As it was for flashbacks, they had to look like younger versions of my lead actors. They had to be union. They had to be available on April 10th. Sound
Rob Willey: An Interview with a Westcoast Horror Director
28 Days Later Analysis on Tue 14 May 2013 at 4:00 AM Rob Willey is the frontman of the rock group Jell. Willey won "Best Director" for his video "Out of Your Head" at the Vancouver Island Music Awards in 2012. He has continued to work with the camera. In
How To Cope With Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Life as a Human on Tue 14 May 2013 at 3:00 AM Irritable bowel syndrome can be managed by diet, lifestyle changes, and natural supplementation.How To Cope With Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a post from: LIFE AS A HUMAN
KRISTINA ENGLAND: At the Bottom
FiftyWordStories on Tue 14 May 2013 at 3:00 AM "What was it like down there?” "It was heavy.” "Heavy?” "Yes, like a fat man.” Marty looked at his brother as Tony ate a cup of Jello. ”Then why did you jump in the water? You could never sw
Twitter Updates for 2013-05-13
Bill Next Best Blog on Tue 14 May 2013 at 2:00 AM Tweets from 2013-05-13
Victoria Daily Photo on Tue 14 May 2013 at 12:01 AM Here's another favourite spring wildflower - the Chocolate Lily (Fritillaria affinis), sometimes known as Rice-root because of the many small swellings on the roots that look like grains of rice. I als
LoadingReadyRun on Tue 14 May 2013 at 12:00 AM As day 7 comes to a close another two Artists will face the Creators.
muddylaces.ca on Mon 13 May 2013 at 10:21 PM Saturday the weather wasn't supposed to be that great, but I wanted to get out on my bike any way. Thankfully the weather cooperated and I didn't get rained on. My plan was to get out for 2 hours, and
My Garden on Mon 13 May 2013 at 9:22 PM Looking towards the bench from the top grass path, over the hebe, and little front rockery. The view looks pretty good with the cedars trimmed down a bit and the top leveled. This is just a sho
Nazareth July 6 Royal Theatre #yyjmusic @rmts_victoria
PLAY IN VICTORIA on Mon 13 May 2013 at 9:00 PM Rock It Boy presents: NAZARETH WITH HEADPINS Royal Theatre July 6, at 7:30PM *Tickets are $62.00 Hard Rock super group NAZARETH needs no introduction. Often copied and frequently cover
Tristin Hopper wants to move B.C.'s capital
On The Island on CBC Radio One on Mon 13 May 2013 at 9:00 PM What if the capital city wasn't the capital city any more? We'll ask the National Post writer and former Victorian Tristin Hopper why he thinks the seat of BC government should move to the mainland?
Mount Douglas or Pkols?
On The Island on CBC Radio One on Mon 13 May 2013 at 9:00 PM When it comes to Mount Doug, what's old is new again. Some First Nations want the older indigenous name used instead of the newer colonial name.
Pasta - Scallops in lemon pepper and butter
CoffeeCrew on Mon 13 May 2013 at 8:39 PM Toast 1/4 cup of Panko bread crumbs Put some pasta on to cook - enough for 2. Into Saute pan put 1/4 cup of quality Extra virgin Olive oil to heat. Put in 1/4 cup of butter Cut 5 large Scallops in
What's up with the harder lessons?
Circles within Circles on Mon 13 May 2013 at 8:04 PM G - life can be hard at times and lessons very testing. It sometimes feel like those living positively filled with love have the harder lessons than those choosing the other path. Is this true? The
38th Annual Luxton Pro Rodeo this Weekend #yyjevents #langford #rodeo #midway
PLAY IN VICTORIA on Mon 13 May 2013 at 7:30 PM The Canadian Professional Rodeo Association & The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association. World and Canadian Champion Cowboys. Starts Sat 18, Sun 19, Mon 20, of May @ 2pm * Saddle & Bareback Bronc
ASCENSION OF JESUS CHRIST: Andrea Mantegna 1461: Our Lord ascends to His Father,
LA ROSA on Mon 13 May 2013 at 7:22 PM ASCENSION OF JESUS CHRIST ANDREA MANTEGNA 1461 (Double click to enlarge Wikipedia image) +++
Platinum Blonde July 2 - Mary Winspear Centre #yyjmusic @PlatinumBWorld @marywins
PLAY IN VICTORIA on Mon 13 May 2013 at 6:08 PM PLATINUM BLONDE Tuesday, July 2, 2013 Charlie White Theatre Mary Winspear Centre in Sidney Tickets on-sale now for $42.00 plus tax and service charges Buy tickets here ? MAIL
Nixie Barton, Grant Leier & Tammy Hudgeon at West End Gallery
exhibit-v on Mon 13 May 2013 at 5:42 PM Nixie Barton, Grant Leier & Tammy Hudgeon :West Coast's Most Wantedat West End Gallery Nixie Barton, Grant Leier and Tammy Hudgeon present a much anticipated exhibition of new works. Playing with co
A Trio of Wheat Beer From Phillips
Beer On The Rock on Mon 13 May 2013 at 5:40 PM 3 seasonal returns from Phillips Brewing Co. The beaches are slammed, faces are tanned, and cold beers pair up with warm hands. Yes, summer is back, and for us it's the perfect excuse to indulge our wh