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Older workers should play to their strengths

When the Big Bust hit in 2008, several of my friends were sweating the envelope. The envelope held their latest investment statements and they dreaded opening it the way they had once dreaded the post-Christmas Visa bill. Me? I was smug.

Team players do better in medical residency: Study

It may not be the first quality that most medical residency programs evaluate in their applicants, but a new study suggests past success in team sports could be the best indicator of how well a doctor-in-training will do as a resident.

Syphilis on the rise in Canada

Resurgence of illness is worldwide; outbreak hits California porn stars

Art club members display works

Eleven members of the Oak Bay Art Club will present their work at a show and sale. The exhibition will be open Aug. 27 through Aug. 31, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Victoria College of Art. An opening reception will be held Friday, from 4 to 6 p.m.

Goiter caught husband's eye

Dear Dr. Donohue: While reading the paper, I noticed my husband staring at me. He doesn't do that often. I asked him what he was looking at, and he said my neck - it was getting bigger. I dropped the paper and went to a mirror. He was right.

Go Greek with festival of food and music

If you love Greek food, you're in luck - Greek Fest, the annual festival of everything Greek, begins Tuesday and runs until Sept. 3.

Blogs celebrate the art of failure

DIY crafters, cooks provide plenty of funny fails for humorous sites

Learn about squirrels on walk

With fall just around the corner, one furry critter is getting busy. Going Squirrelly is a one-hour guided walk hosted by CRD Parks that helps explain the life of these creatures.
Go Movies

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RATINGS 5 Outstanding 4 Very Good 3 Good 2 Fair 1 Poor OPENING The Apparition (Empire Capitol 6) When a young couple is haunted by a presence conjured during a university parapsychology experiment, they enlist an expert in the supernatural to try to

8 hidden gems: Mystic Vale

The capital region is an outdoor lover's paradise, especially in summer when the days are long and even the rain takes a vacation.
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