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Hallmark Heritage Society talk on the Causeway, Nov. 6

Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, 7pm, Old Craigflower Schoolhouse, 2755 Admirals Rd.For over twenty years, the citizens and the politicians of the City of Victoria discussed and debated what to do about the ‘James Bay Flats’. These mudflats, located behind the Church of our Lord, were an unsightly and smelly mess, causing concern to all who… Continue reading Hallmark Heritage Society talk on the Causeway, Nov. 6

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Registration open for UVic lecture on planning for demographic changes in CRD

A New Leaf: Turning to Our Region’s Future (February 21-22, 2013 at the University of Victoria, in collaboration with the CRD). The demographic profile of the capital region is changing. As the population size and structure changes, demands for labour, housing, health care, transportation, education and many other aspects of our region will change over… Continue reading Registration open for UVic lecture on planning for demographic changes in CRD

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UVic lectures: A New Leaf: Turning to Our Region’s Future

The University of Victoria, in collaboration with the Capital Regional District, presents the upcoming forum, A New Leaf: Turning to Our Region’s Future.   Please mark your calendars and track our website for updates at  February 21, 2013 (7:00 pm)- Public Lecture featuring Dr. Caroline Andrew, Creating a Welcoming, Diverse and Sustainable Community. Free Admission. No Registration… Continue reading UVic lectures: A New Leaf: Turning to Our Region’s Future

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“Two Years Before the Mast”: free UVic lecture by George Dyson at

Tuesday, December 4, 2012, 7pm, at the University Centre, Farquhar Auditorium. George Dyson is a highly regarded author and historian of technology whose latest book, Turing’s Cathedral, has been called “a wonderful, even visionary” account of the early years of computers. He attributes his influential ideas on the symbiosis and co-evolution of humans, animals and machines to lessons… Continue reading “Two Years Before the Mast”: free UVic lecture by George Dyson at

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Free lecture: post-earthquake efforts in NZ

UVic is sponsoring a special free lecture about the Student Volunteer Army that helped residents in the wake of New Zealand’s biggest natural disaster—the Feb. 2011 Christchurch earthquake.  Free and open to all: Thursday, November 1st, 7:00pm, at University of Victoria Social Sciences and Mathematics Building, room A120.   USING SOCIAL MEDIA FOR COMMUNITY ACTION Louis Brown is regarded… Continue reading Free lecture: post-earthquake efforts in NZ